Modern Endings: Princesses in Today’s World

 Happily Ever After. Every Disney movie seems to end that way, but especially if it's a Princess movie! Of course, we don't live in that kind of a world, do we?Celebrities are constantly being maligned. Their lives are reported on and distorted beyond recognition. Sometimes it's unbelievable the headlines we see!So I wondered:What kind of headlines would the Disney Princesses make in today's tabloids? Well, let's have a look...Snow WhiteTeenage Girl … [Read more...]


Character Dining: How Much Is Too Much?

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I see this a lot:  A family plans a trip to Disney World and they get the dining plan, which allows them to eat at a wide variety of restaurants on site, but when  they make their advanced dining reservations (ADRs), they end up booking a character meal for almost every day of the trip.  As a travel agent and possibly more so parent as a who's taken my children to Disney World many times, I want to shout "don't do it."  Don't get me wrong, I like character meals, but hear me out.  There's a … [Read more...]


DVD Review: ‘Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes’ Volume 1 and 2

Iron Man is my favorite superhero of all time. Brilliant, fearless and flawed. A perfect example of the "Marvel Way" of creating characters and storytelling. That said, The Avengers is my supergroup of choice. Not only do those characters have deep rooted issues but they are are all individuals forgoing the route of the X-men and The Fantastic Four that have team uniforms. They are strong willed individuals who come together to fight for the common good while at times having a fair amount of … [Read more...]


Pirates of the Caribbean 4 Premiere Set Up for Saturday

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I was finally able to return home...err, to Disneyland, this week. I knew the Pirates premiere was going to happen this Saturday, but I was surprised to see the set up already done (for the most part). Then again, I wouldn't want to procrastinate on something like this.As you'll see in the photos below, the seating has been constructed, extending over Rivers of America. A giant screen is being set up on Tom Sawyer's Island. These photos were taken a few days ago, so I'm sure more has been … [Read more...]


How Toy Story 3 Should Have Ended

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I have to agree -- Toy Story 3 should have totally ended this way. … [Read more...]