Author Archives: Becky Burkett

Disney’s Losing the Rights to Mickey Mouse in a Few Days, But He’s Not the Only Character Vanishing Into the Great Unknown of the Public Domain

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In only a few short days, Disney will no longer own the rights to Walt’s first version of Mickey Mouse, but as Mickey sets sail for the great unknown of the public domain, he won’t be traveling alone. In approximately two weeks, The Walt Disney Company will be forced to concede the rights to Walt Disney’s very first iteration of ...

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Top News Stories of 2023 as Determined by the Disney Dining Audience

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It has been a whirlwind year around the world. In 2023, India surpassed China as the most populated country on earth. The dawn of artificial intelligence made its debut–and “dawn” turned to daylight and dusk quickly as AI offered the promise of advancement mixed with several hints of peril.¬†The battle between Russia and Ukraine continues to simmer, and in October ...

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Disney Fans, Community Saddened By the Loss of Legend Behind Construction of Disney World

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Disney Parks fans and the Disney community are saddened today by the loss of Disney Legend Dick Nunis, who was instrumental in the development of the Walt Disney World Resort and its attractions. He was 91. Disney Legend Dick Nunis passed away in his “adopted hometown” of Orlando, Florida, on Wednesday, a friend of Nunis’s family has confirmed. Disney Legend ...

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New Disney Vacation Club Resort Opening in Disney World’s Magic Kingdom Area in 2024

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Disney’s Fort Wilderness is getting a major upgrade in the form of a brand-new Disney Vacation Club Resort in 2024. Recently, the Walt Disney World Resort shared exciting news about changes coming to Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground. Disney also shared the news that the Cabins at Disney’s Fort Wilderness would be a Disney Vacation Resort in the future. ...

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WILD FIGHT Breaks Out Between Guests in Line at EPCOT Before Cast Members Are Forced to Intervene

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This post contains video of a guest altercation at Disney World, during which extremely strong and offensive language is used. Viewer discretion and caution are strongly advised. Just when you think you’ve seen the most awful behavior on display at a Disney park, an incident takes place that makes you realize that, yes, it can get worse. That’s exactly what ...

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Worst- and Highest-Rated Disney Theme Parks Revealed After Ticket Prices Skyrocket

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Disney’s theme parks around the globe are known as locations of great lore, beacons of magic, and worlds of wonder. Disneyland Resort in California has long been referred to as “The Happiest Place on Earth,” while the Walt Disney World Resort in Central Florida embraces the nickname of “The Most Magical Place on Earth.” Related:Disney Parks Have Been Doing Something ...

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The Demise of Walt Disney’s Mickey Mouse Is at Hand, But Only True Disney Fans Understand the Depth of Such a Loss

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Walt Disney’s Steamboat Willie is soon to set sail one final time, and the journey will be a one-way trip. But his destination is still unknown, as copyright protection law is a many-splendored thing. And while some think of the loss of Steamboat Willie as nominal, true Disney fans understand how great a loss it actually is. Related:Fans Celebrate Mickey ...

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Twenty-Seven Rounds of Applause For the Walt Disney Company!

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Congratulations are in order as The Walt Disney Company has earned 27 Golden Globe nominations for films including Wish, Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 3, and Pixar’s Elemental. Disney shared the news of the company’s impressive line-up of 27 Golden Globe nominations on the official Walt Disney Company website¬†with the following announcement: The Walt Disney Company today received 27 ...

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Google Just Released Its Top Search Trends for 2023. Here’s How Disney-Related Searches Ranked

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Google has just released its top search trends for the year 2023, and Disney fans’ online inquiries are definitely represented in those trends. But some of the results might surprise those who love all things Disney. Related: This Disney Term Was the Most Searched Topic of the Year, Just Weeks After Its Debut Google Trends By Year Every year, usually ...

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Disney Company Prepares to Share Massive “Revelation” With Fans in January

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The Walt Disney Company is reportedly preparing for a massive “revelation” in mid-January, and all fans can do is count down the days until the announcement, which, according to those at Disney, looks to be a win-win for everyone involved–fans included. READ ALSO: Universal Studios Takes Giant Steps in Beating Disney in Florida’s Theme Park Wars The Disney+ streaming platform ...

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