Disney World to cancel Wishes for new Nighttime show

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Reports are coming in that this spring Disney World is going to be cancelling Wishes Nighttime Spectacular.“Wishes” tells a richly emotional tale about making a wish come true, using classic Disney songs and character voices accompanied by meticulously choreographed fireworks. Presented most nights, “Wishes” is several times larger than “Fantasy in the Sky,” the previous fireworks show at Magic Kingdom, and roughly five minutes longer.Replacing Wishes will be all all new fireworks show … [Read more...]





Disney Infinity Muppets Toy Box

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To celebrate the new Muppets movie in theaters this Friday, Disney Infinity players were asked to use Muppets-themed items like, Muppets Townspeople from the Toy Box Vault and the Electric Mayhem Bus Power Disc to make a new and fun experience.The top Toy Box of the week is “The Muppet Show” featuring appearances by Kermit, Waldorf, Animal and more.Checkout this week's episode:Winning submissions include:1. The Muppet Show- As guest star you must help Kermit, take … [Read more...]





Muppets Most Wanted: Must Haves & Special Giveaway

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It's finally here!  The week we've all been waiting for!  Kermit and the gang are hitting theaters inMuppet Most Wanted this Friday, March 21st.  I'm excited about this movie and I'm even more excited to see all the awesome Muppet merchandise.    Here are a few of the great items available.Muppets Most Wanted OPI Nail Lacquer  You might remember the OPI nail polish post we featured last month.  Get your own at professional salons and Ulta.  Products in this line range from … [Read more...]





‘Muppets Most Wanted’ Press Junket Part 1: The Filmmakers

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Last weekend, I was lucky enough to attend a press junket for 'Muppets Most Wanted', the highly anticipated sequel to the 2011 film, 'The Muppets'. The new film stars Ricky Gervais, Ty Burrell, and Tina Fey, with everyone's favorite Muppets, on a worldwide adventure that sees the Muppets caught in the middle of a crime wave, where they are suspect number one. Disney invited us out to talk to the people behind the film, getting an inside look at their minds during the filmmaking process. The day … [Read more...]





Jim Henson’s Son has Passed Away

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This is so sad, Unfortunately Jim Henson's son John Henson passed away, he was only 48 years old. He suffered a major heart attack and passed away on Friday at his home.He is the youngest of Jim Henson's 5 children. He is survived by his wife, his 2 daughters, and his siblings.He was very involved in the family business. He was operating as a shareholder and  board member, and a performer.He frequently played the role of the 9 foot tall troll, Sweetums. Some of his other credits include … [Read more...]