Author Archives: Charles Boda

Appeal Partially Successful, Autism Lawsuits Against Disney to Proceed

Ongoing lawsuits by 30 individuals who allege discrimination against autistic or cognitively disabled guests by Disney may continue, thanks to a ruling on Friday. While the 11th U.S. Court of Appeals did support a previous ruling that no evidence was submitted to claim Disney intentionally discriminated against the disabled guests, it overturned rulings that said […]

Disney Opposes Living-Wage Measure on Anaheim Ballot

Although the Disneyland Resort and cast member unions recently agreed on a contract to raise minimum hourly wages, a ballot measure in the city of Anaheim which aims to raise service employee wages is getting push-back from Disney and other local employers, including the Anaheim Chamber of Commerce. The opponents made their positions clear on […]

Quick Service Eat to the Beat Dining Packages at Food & Wine 2018

This year’s concert series at the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival is shaping up to be something special, with newcomers like Vertical Horizon and 98 Degrees joining the list of Walt Disney World concert veterans. Musical acts aren’t the only thing new for 2018, though, as Eat to the Beat will be offering a Quick […]

New Kids’ Area, Events at Epcot 2018 Food & Wine Festival

Guests could be forgiven for thinking that the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival is one of Walt Disney World’s less family-friendly events — after all, wine is right there in the name — but this year’s festival is looking to put parents at ease by adding some additional activities and entertainment with children in mind. For […]

Menu and Merchandise Highlights from Food & Wine 2018

If you’ve already marked the dates on your calendar for one of Walt Disney World’s most impressive culinary events this year, you won’t be disappointed. The 2018 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival will be in full swing starting August 30th and continue through November 12th, offering a number of unique dining, drinking, and purchasing experiences […]

Disney Releases New Sneak Peek of ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’

Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2 still has a few months before it makes its way into U.S. theaters on its November 21st release date, but Walt Disney Animation Studios has posted another look at the upcoming feature to keep anticipation building. This newest sneak peek focuses on Ralph and Vannellope leaving the arcade, running […]

Disney Deal Causes Uncertainty for 20th Century Fox Projects

Thanks to the looming acquisition by The Walt Disney Company, 20th Century Fox’s future is mired in skepticism. Creatives and producers both inside and outside the studio are questioning its future, leading to complications for new and upcoming projects, according to Wall Street Journal sources. Disney’s purchase of 21st Century Fox assets is nearing finalization. After […]

PhotoPass Day Returns to Walt Disney World with Special Photo Opportunities

Disney PhotoPass day is once again upon us, taking place on August 19th at the Walt Disney World Resort. If you’re not familiar with the event, PhotoPass Day celebrates the creative camerawork that Disney’s PhotoPass photographers offer by showcasing picture-taking opportunities throughout the resort. Here is where guests looking to add some color to their […]

The Walt Disney Co. 3rd Quarter Earnings Report: Overall Growth, Short of Estimates

The Walt Disney Company has just released their earnings report for the third fiscal quarter of 2018. This Q3, which ended on June 30th, saw significant growth in diluted earnings per share for the company as well as overall increases in revenues and segment operating income, yet still fell short of Wall Street estimates. Chairman […]

Disney Tries to Reclaim Star Wars Rights from TNT, TBS for New Streaming Service

When The Walt Disney Company’s new direct-to-consumer streaming service launches, they are going to want a full roster of all their most popular intellectual property at their disposal to entice viewers. It seems that with the Star Wars franchise, they’ve caught themselves in a bit of a bind. According to Bloomberg sources, Disney has recently […]