Tag: Theme parks

Disney Takes Steps for Magic Kingdom Expansion Beyond Big Thunder Mountain

The theme park wars may be starting, and it has the same energy as when Commissioner Gordon told Batman about escalation before handing him the Joker card. Universal Studios, which is now called Universal Orlando but is still really Universal Studios, is working on its Epic Universe, a massive expan...

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Bob Iger Wins Disney Proxy War

If it were put up for a vote, do you think the passengers aboard the Titanic would have voted for the iceberg? I think it’s possible. In today’s annual shareholder meeting, Disney CEO Bob Iger announced that he had won the proxy war instigated by Nelson Peltz that sought to get Peltz and Jay Ra...

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Universal Orlando Teases How to Train Your Dragon – Isle of Berk

Universal’s Epic Universe is calling in the dragons. In a video released last week, Universal Orlando showed off one of its “worlds,” this one based on How to Train Your Dragon. Called How to Train Your Dragon – Isle of Berk, this world will have rides, games, and attractions, with certain ...

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Splash Mountain Replacement Tiana’s Bayou Adventure Releases Artwork

Did you know Disneyland and Disney World got rid of Splash Mountain? It’s hard to believe; the ride is a Disney staple, something even people who’ve never been to either of the parks know of. But modern Disney hates its past, so of course, one of their most beloved attractions is no more.  (The...

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Disney Legend Joe Rohde to Teach Imagineering Courses

Disney is bringing back its geniuses – or one of them, at least, in a limited capacity. In an Instagram post on their Walt Disney Imagineering account, Disney announced that Joe Rohde, the “Imagineer” (which, as near as I can tell, is a fantasy-sounding word Disney made up that means “design...

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Disney World Cast Member Accosted During Parade

Another day, another story of a Disney World employee being accosted. This incident occurred on November 5, 2023, and comes courtesy of WDW News Today, which only just learned of it via the Orange County Sheriff’s Office report. A Disney cast member claims that a guest, who was identified as Emily...

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