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Disney, Please Don’t Tease When It Comes to The Muppets

I often think about the genius of Jim Henson, but especially this month. He was born on September 24, 1936 in Greenville, Mississippi. So let’s celebrate Jim and his beloved creations by taking a closer look at the multitude of Muppet sightings at the recent Destination D23. Beaker is baffled! Bunsen Honeydew is befuddled! And Statler Disney, Please Don’t Tease When It Comes to The Muppets





Could Disney’s All-Star Movies Resort Become New Toy Story Hotel?

Entry sign to Shanghai Disney's Toy Story Hotel

I’ve been expanding my Disney horizons lately, contemplating a trip to China that would include some time at Shanghai Disney, and one of the elements that has me captivated is the Toy Story Hotel. Freshly opened only a few months ago, the Shanghai Disney Resort is so impressive that it’s been added to my official Could Disney’s All-Star Movies Resort Become New Toy Story Hotel?









The New Stepping Stone for Disney Towards Villains Theming

Disney Villains Restaurant

Recently we were discussing the likelihood of a Villains-themed area that might eventually come to Disney theme parks. Thanks to Chris Beatty, a renewal of the topic is now swirling around the Disney forums with speculation and armchair Imagineering aplenty. However, it wasn’t until this morning, when I considered which characters I would like to The New Stepping Stone for Disney Towards Villains Theming