Author Archives: Spencer Johnette

LGBT Cast Member Protest Rocks Walt Disney World

737 protestors hold signs saying disney workers deserve a raise and pride flags while a man dressed as the mandalorian joins them

The Walt Disney World Resort Cast Member protest by the Local 737 union continues lobbying the Walt Disney Company for a raise in hourly salaries, as well as petitioning against the anti-LGBT rhetoric preached by the new Reedy Creek Board chosen by Governor Ron DeSantis. Recently DeSantis assumed control of the Reedy Creek Improvement District, now the Central Florida Tourism ...

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Disney Channel Duo Suffered ‘Identity Crisis’ After Attempting Mature Rebrand

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In the early 2000s, amidst the success of Hannah Montana and other Disney actors turned music artists, Disney Channel duo Aly and AJ Michalka formed a hit pop band that captured the hearts of young fans, particularly their edgy single “Potential Breakup Song.” As the front runners of their band Aly & AJ, the Michalka sisters signed to Disney’s Hollywood ...

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Disney Park to Reopen Monumentally Popular Attraction Ahead of Schedule

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In January, the popular Disney Park attraction Indiana Jones Adventure: Temple of the Forbidden Eye closed for an extended refurbishment expected to be completed sometime in late spring, but new reports the ride will reopen as early as tomorrow! Since the iconic thrill ride, which allows adventure-seeking Guests to trek inside the goddess Mara’s foreboding temple, opened its doors in 1995, ...

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Did Disney Cancel Sequel Project Because of ‘The Mandalorian?’

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As the Walt Disney Company continues restructuring its hierarchy and future plans in the wake of Disney CEO Bob Iger’s return, Disney+ has just announced the cancelation of yet another original project sequel. In a recent interview, Bob Iger spoke on the Company’s future projects, noting that in contrast to the practice of releasing new originals yearly or even bi-annually ...

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Disney Has Completely Changed Designs for Mickey & Minnie Mouse

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A new video on the Disney Parks’ TikTok account reveals a startingly update to the designs for Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse at the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida, which will soon open its latest attraction, TRON Lightcycle / Run. One of the best Disney Parks experiences available to Guests is the ability to meet-and-greet with famous characters like ...

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Exclusive Disney Item Brings in Millions

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A new collaboration between Disney and the Florida Department of Motor Vehicles has raised more than $1.5 million for the Make-A-Wish Foundation, helping grant the wishes of medically challenged children by selling an exclusive license plate. RELATED: 4 Year Old With Cancer Overjoyed By Surprise Disney Trip Since 1980, the Walt Disney Company has partnered with the nonprofit organization Make-A-Wish, which ...

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Try to Spot This Unique New Feature at TRON Lightcycle / Run

a coaster rides down track in blue beside water art in the shape of a ligtcycle by a bearded cast member man in white

As Walt Disney World prepares to open TRON Lightcycle / Run next month, new final touches make their way to the Magic Kingdom’s gateway to the Grid. Fans have waited patiently to enter the Grid since Walt Disney Imagineering announced a second theme park “gateway” opening at the Walt Disney World Resort. Unlike the TRON Lightcycle Power Run coaster already ...

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Disney Heiress Speaks Out Against Walt Disney Company CEOs

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In a new interview, Dr. Abigail Disney addressed criticisms of her loyalty to her family and the Disney legacy after speaking out about the economic crisis currently faced by Disney Parks Cast Members and CEO salaries. At both the Disneyland Resort and the Walt Disney World Resort, Cast Members make the magic possible through their hard efforts each day but ...

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Op-Ed: Princess Nite After Hours Event Made For Disney Influencers (and Possibly No One Else)

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After attending Princess Nite at the Disneyland Resort on Thursday, I think it’s safe to say that the Disney event had some merits, but ultimately not enough to warrant the high price point. Held on March 7 and March 9, Disney Parks advertised the Southern California event in the popular Disneyland After Dark series as a “celebration under the stars ...

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