Author Archives: Jill Bivins

TikToker Says Disney Sued: Legit Lawsuit or Clever Ruse?

Lightning mcqueen lawsuit

There are two constants in the Disney fandom: #1 is that fans love to create fan art based on their favorite characters and #2 is that Disney loves to sue them for it. In April, TikToker Nine Five Garage learned this the hard way. He modified his Subaru BRZ to look like Lightning McQueen, which garnered the ire of Disney’s ...

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Legendary Pit Master Big Moe Cason is Coming to Walt Disney World

Big Moe Cason

Legendary Pit Master Big Moe Cason is world famous for his BBQ and is currently on a world tour promoting his National Geographic show “World of Flavor with Big Moe Cason.” The tour will include several stops at military bases for troop appreciation as well as a stop at Walt Disney World to experience some of their incredible BBQ dishes.  ...

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Former Disney Animator Heads Up New Studio


Breaking into the animation business is challenging. You have to compete against absolute giants and decades-old monopolies. Overcoming the industry gatekeeping is a challenge. It helps, though, if you formerly worked for Titans in the industry. Meet Pencilish, the animation company that hopes to do things differently.  Tom Bancroft is the CEO of Pencilish and a former animator for Disney ...

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Universal Has A Disney Problem

Universal vs Disney

In the battle of the theme parks, there is only one hard and fast rule: stay relevant. This is often an uphill battle for Disney and Universal. Both resorts battle to dominate the industry and have the highest attendance. The race is neck and neck, but each resort faces its own challenges when it comes to staying relevant.   Disney’s problem ...

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Don’t Let Pool Closures Keep Your Disney Trip From Making a Splash

Disney's Wilderness Lodge Pool

Despite the emergence of Spooky Season in the parks, it’s still summer, and many families are trying to squeeze in one last trip before school starts. Others are planning ahead for future vacations. If you find yourself in that camp, there are some things you’ll need to consider when choosing your Resort hotel.  Swimming is a time-honored family vacation activity, ...

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Joffrey’s Recipes to Add a Boost to Your Day

Joffrey's Recipe

It’s Friday which means it’s the last day of the grind before we can unwind! To fuel us up? Joffrey’s Coffee, of course! We adore Joffrey’s, and the fact that we can buy many of their signature blends online and have them shipped to us makes us so happy. Bringing the taste of our favorite place home makes the day ...

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A Mouse, a Bean, and a Dream- How Joffrey’s Became the Official Coffee of Disney Parks

Joffrey's Coffee

Starbucks who? When I’m at Disney, my coffee-loving heart belongs to Joffrey’s! Joffrey’s Coffee and Tea is the official coffee of Disney Parks, and as a bonus, their line is almost always shorter than Starbucks, meaning you get your caffeine fix much quicker! When you’re trying to avoid a grown-up Disney Meltdown, that’s important! Have you ever wondered how Joffrey’s ...

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Surviving the “Disney Meltdown”

Disney meltdown

Ask anyone who has been to Disney World more than once, and they’ll tell you that “The Disney Meltdown” is real. It’s real, it’s terrifying, and it doesn’t just happen to kids. A Disney meltdown has struck every member of my family (myself included) at one point or another. When it hits, you’ve got no choice but to buckle up ...

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