Author Archives: Michael Arnold

Op-Ed: Castles Built on The Rock – A Christian Defense of Disney

Castles Built on The Rock: A Christian Defense of Disney

Disclaimer: The words and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author only. They do not reflect the overall opinion of DisneyDining.com or The Walt Disney Company. Disney, the renowned entertainment company, has captured the hearts of millions worldwide with its enchanting stories and captivating characters. While some may argue that Disney’s roots are solely in entertainment, it ...

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“Blackface” Mickey Mouse Has Disney Fans Extremely Upset

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Disney has had a complicated relationship with racism and stereotypes in its history. Fans of Walt Disney World and Disneyland found themselves at odds over the retheming choices surrounding the popular Splash Mountain ride. However, the most notable Disney representative, Mickey Mouse, has never found himself in question until now. A Brief History of Mickey Mouse Originally thought to be ...

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Magic Kingdom Guest Jumps From Water Attraction While Visiting Tom Sawyer Island: Report

Report: Magic Kingdom Guest Jumps From Water Attraction While Visiting Tom Sawyer Island

It seems people and water go together like peas and carrots, especially at Walt Disney World. In recent months, Disney has experienced an increased number of guests leaving ride vehicles to enter the water at popular attractions at Magic Kingdom, bathing in fountains, or jumping from bridges at EPCOT. January 31 wasn’t much of a different story as early reports ...

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Reports of DAS Abuse by TikTokers Plague Disney Parks

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Disney Parks offers a Disability Access Service (DAS) to ensure that guests with disabilities can have a magical and inclusive experience. The DAS is designed to assist individuals who cannot wait in a conventional queue due to their disability. However, many visiting Disney Parks feel as if the DAS system at both Disneyland and Walt Disney World is lacking, leading ...

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Universal Music Group to Remove Content, Including Taylor Swift, from TikTok

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It a surprising move, Universal Music Group will withdraw its content from the popular social media app TikTok, but when? Seemingly out of nowhere, Universal Music Group (UMG) has announced its decision to remove its content from the popular social media platform TikTok. This decision has sparked a significant discussion within the music industry and among TikTok users. As Universal ...

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‘Peter Pan’ to Replace ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ at Disney

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Disney attractions come and go. It’s part of the evolution of Walt Disney World and Disneyland, falling in line with Walt Disney’s vision to recreate something alive, changing as the world around it also changes. Popular attractions like the Pirates of the Caribbean ride at Disneyland, Space Mountain, and the Haunted Mansion at Walt Disney World, and many others have ...

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Universal’s Epic Universe Beats Disney World as Cries for a Villains Park Go Unheard

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Universal Orlando Resort has released exciting details regarding the progress of their next Orlando-based theme park, Epic Universe. Fans of Universal Orlando Resort have heard plenty of whispers about what this new land, set to open in 2025, will entail. As it turns out, much of the speculation was right, as Epic Universe will house the Wizarding World’s Ministry of ...

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In a Violent World, Disney Takes Steps to Delete Iconic Scene From an Upcoming Live-Action Film, Fans Speak Out

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Despite what you may think, the world doesn’t always appreciate Disney’s whimsical and magical stories, especially when things get dark. Despite tales of dark themes surrounding iconic and masterful Disney characters like Maleficent, the thought of portraying violence and saddening scenes has led Walt Disney Pictures to a crossroads regarding their live-action remakes. As Disney moves into the next phase ...

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Why NFL Superstars Like Travis Kelce and Patrick Mahomes Head to Disney World After Winning the Super Bowl

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We’ve all heard from recent Super Bowl winners like Travis Kelce and Patrick Mahomes, superstars like Tom Brady and Peyton Manning, after winning the big game, “I‘m going to Disney World!” Although we’re used to Super Bowl winners like the Kansas City Chiefs visiting Disney World after finishing at the top of the pack and taking home the hardware, we ...

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