Tag Archives: Walt Disney

A Tale of The Daily Poutine and a Canadian


This born and raised Canadian was lucky enough to spend some time living in Orlando Florida.  Like anyone who moves to a different country, there are certain things I missed from home. The Canadian Pavilion could provide some relief but it was always nice to have more. You can imagine how excited I was when I […]


Painting A Complete Picture: “Ink & Paint: The Women of Walt Disney’s Animation”


In the early part of the twentieth century, women had a limited choice of occupations. If they were not working as dressmakers, teachers, domestic service workers or nurses, they were housewives and mothers. However, in Hollywood, California, another option was available – working in animation. “As artists, women could find professional roles within Ink & […]


Disney’s Wait Time “Red Cards” Are Going Away


One of the “unwritten” must-dos at many Disney Parks is to get a “red card,” or as they are officially known as, FLIK Cards. According to an online story on the Inquisitr, writer Danny Cox says that these red cards will be a thing of the past. These FLIK Cards – or “red cards” as […]


David A. Bossert’s New Book Tells Just How Lucky Oswald Really Is


OSWALD THE LUCKY RABBIT The Search For The Lost Disney Cartoons By David A. Bossert 176 pp. Disney Editions. Hardback, $40.00. On Sale: August 27, 2017 If you were to ask most Disney fans about the history of Oswald, they would tell you he was created by Walt Disney, lost to Winkler Productions and as […]


Disneyland vs. The Magic Kingdom: Adventureland


Adventureland Walk into Adventureland from the hub and you slowly start to hear the Main Street U.S.A. music drift away and the Adventureland music loop get louder. The foliage starts to change, as if you are in a distant jungle. Look down at your feet and you realize even the ground has changed and the walkway […]


One Man’s Dream Will Be Reimagined as Walt Disney Presents


Just when you thought there was nothing left to change, Disney has announced yet another update coming to Disney’s Hollywood Studios! The Disney Parks Blog has just announced that starting this September, One Man’s Dream is going to be reimagined as Walt Disney Presents. Walt Disney Presents will be fairly similar to One Man’s Dream, […]


Legendary Disney Imagineer Marty Sklar Passes Away at 83 in his Hollywood Hills Home


The legendary Disney Imagineer Martin A. “Marty” Sklar sadly passed away in his Hollywood Hills home on Thursday, July 27, 2017. He was 83. Marty worked closely with Walt Disney in his 54-year illustrious career and was “instrumental in creating, enhancing and expanding Disney’s creative vision.” Marty was honored with the Disney Legend award back […]


The History of Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa – Part One


Image: WATG Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa is one of the flagship resorts at the Walt Disney World Resort. It is an elegant, romantic turn-of-the-century resort, however when the resort was originally being planned Disney had another resort in mind. When Project X (as the Walt Disney World Resort was originally called) – later […]


Taking a Stroll with Walt: July 4th on Main Street U.S.A.


July 4th, 2016: Main Street U.S.A. was completely packed, people darting here and there throughout the colorful signage and decorated store-front glass. There was an extra air of excitement surrounding events that day, as you could feel a type of warm electricity running through the whole place. What a wonderful way to spend America’s Independence […]


Review: “Bambi” Signature Collection Blu-ray


When discussing the greatest Disney films of all-time, no list would be complete without mentioning Bambi. Walt Disney’s fifth animated feature is almost a rite of passage and has once again come out of the Disney Vault, but this time as part of the Walt Disney Signature Collection. So far, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Beauty […]