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Johnny Depp is Unrecognizable Now

Johnny depp new look

After the much-publicized defamation trial against ex-wife Amber Heard, Johnny Depp practically disappeared from the public eye. He recently resurfaced last Friday, and… to put it mildly…he looked a little different.   A little different may be an understatement. He looks downright unrecognizable! The actor, who has been performing on stage with English rocker Jeff Beck, showed off a brand new ...

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Could Disney Soon Be Represented in Florida State Legislature? Some Think So.

Disney vs DeSantis

The feud between Governor Ron DeSantis and Disney has faded from national headlines, but the battle is far from over. Earlier this year, it was reported that the Reedy Creek Improvement District that essentially allows Disney to govern itself would be abolished as a result of the company’s strong stance against Republican lawmaker’s contrivetsial so-called “Don’t Say Gay Bill.”   Reedy ...

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Hocus Pocus 2- The Softer Side of Witchcraft?

Hocus focus witchcraft

Hocus Pocus 2 is currently the biggest thing on Disney+  after a record-breaking premiere. After nearly 30 years, the Sanderson Sisters are back to their wicked ways, much to the delight of fans. The film has many similarities to the 1993 original and many nostalgic throwbacks that left fans satisfied. However,  there was one significant difference between the two films: ...

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Monsieur Paul to Reopen Soon!

Monsieur Paul

Bonjour! We have news that is simply très magnifique! After two very long years, Monsieur Paul will finally reopen at EPCOT! The France Pavilion’s signature restaurant has is one of the last restaurants in the World Showcase to reopen after the COVID closure, though the regular table service restaurant below it, Chefs de France, reopened just mere months after the ...

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Has Bob Chapek Set Disney on the Fast Track to the End?

Bob chapek greedy

Bob Chapek has a vision. In an interview last month, the Disney CEO  hinted at the future of Disney Parks. Rather than a world of family togetherness and happy memories for everyone, it will become a place where you might get to go…if you’re lucky. The latest round of price increases certainly hint at that new reality.  Chapek seems to ...

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How Cast Members Keep Animals Safe During Hurricane Ian

Disney animals hurricane ian

Hurricane Ian wreaked havoc in Western and Central Florida at the end of September. Countless Floridians were affected, and the damage ranged from minor to catastrophic. The death toll from the deadly storm is currently in the hundreds. One particularly vulnerable group, however, were the thousands of animals that move in Florida’s many theme parks, zoos, and other attractions. Native ...

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Price Increases at Savi’s Workshop and Droid Depot

Galaxy's Edge

May the Force be with you (and also your wallet). We are bringing you yet another round of price increases, this time in a “galaxy far far away.” Prices for Savi’s Workshop and Droid Depot have gone up. These are already some of the most expensive souvenirs you can buy (but they are also some of the most popular).  Savi’s ...

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Ticket Increase at One Disney Resort, Will Others Follow?

Main Street Disneyland

‘Tis the season for ticket increases. Ticket prices at Disneyland are going up again. Sometimes ticket increases are relatively small, but this time the rise in price is significant, jumping an average of 9%. There is also a new ticket type: Tier 0. Let’s look closer at what it all means: Disneyland has introduced a new “Tier 0” one-day ticket ...

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Price Increase for Disney Genie+

Disney Genie

Disney Genie+, the (often confusing) replacement for FastPass, is changing again. This time it’s the price that has changed…sometimes…depending on the day you want it. The price for service will now operate on a sliding scale depending on the day you want it. This change will apply to both Walt Disney World and Disneyland. Let’s take a closer look: Currently, ...

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