Author Archives: Stephen Porter

Stephen "Steve" Porter started going to the parks with his family in 1996. Since then he hasn't looked back! Steve was cast member participating in the Disney College Program in 2013. Most recently he graduated from Penn State University!



Disney Parks Blog Will Live Stream the 20th Anniversary Celebration of Disney’s Animal Kingdom

If you didn’t already know, the 20th anniversary of Disney’s Animal Kingdom is Earth Day, which is this Sunday, April 22. The celebration will begin with the Party for the Planet celebration, which will stream live on the Disney Parks Blog. The celebration will be located in front of the Tree of Life and will […]




Walt Disney World Resort Hotel Guests Can Now Make FastPass+ Selections for Toy Story Land

Starting today guests staying at select Walt Disney World Resort hotels can book their FastPass+ reservations for Toy Story Land, which opens on June 30 at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Guests who are 60 days from their hotel check-in can now book one FastPass+ reservation at either the Slinky Dog Dash rollercoaster or the Alien Swirling […]



Disney Permits Bonnier Publishing to Create Bilingual Books

BuzzPop, a subsidiary of Bonnier Publishing USA, has been permitted a three-year license from Disney Publishing Worldwide to publish books that feature characters from Disney’s animated films and television series. BuzzPop will be creating bilingual titles, their corner of the marker, with the Disney characters. Disney also works with much bigger publishers like Scholastic. BuzzPop intends […]




New ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ Merchandise Available Starting April 13

Starting on Friday, April 13 brand new merchandise for Solo: A Star Wars Story will start popping up in Disney Stores, on shopDisney.com, and at other retail locations around the world. Brand names like Funko, Hasbro, Jakks, Lego, Mattel, Pottery Barn Kids, Regal Robot, Rubies, seven20, Topps, and Tervis have all created brand new film-inspired […]