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Defying a Disney Demolition

Elizabeth Sobieski | Posted 09.26.2016 | Los Angeles
Elizabeth Sobieski

Some people believe Walt Disney has been cryogenically frozen, awaiting future technology to thaw his genius, even though there is substantial evidence indicating that he was cremated two days after his lung cancer related death, and a small metal wall plaque marks the remains of one "Walter Elias Disney" in a garden at the Forest Lawn Memorial Park.

The Colorful History Of Rainbow Brite™

Kenyth Mogan | Posted 06.26.2016 | Entertainment
Kenyth Mogan

In 1984, the canvas of children's entertainment got a lot more colorful when Hallmark Cards introduced the character of Rainbow Brite to the world. A...

The Walt Disney World Resort -- 2016 And Beyond

Chuck Mirarchi | Posted 06.09.2016 | Travel
Chuck Mirarchi

When Walt Disney opened Disneyland in 1955 he said, "Disneyland will never be completed. It will continue to grow as long as there is imagination left in the world." Well, the same thing can be said for Walt Disney World. All four parks have changes coming to them; albeit to different degrees.

Must-Do Experiences for Star Wars Fans

Visit Florida | Posted 01.20.2016 | Travel
Visit Florida

With all the hype surrounding Star Wars in advance of the latest installment in the iconic film series, people are looking for ways to experience their favorite saga set a long time ago in a galaxy far away.

Dressing the Universe: 'Star Wars' and the Power of the Costume Exhibition

Chuck Mirarchi | Posted 11.20.2015 | Entertainment
Chuck Mirarchi

The Discovery Times Square recently opened Star Wars and the Power of Costume: The Exhibition in New York City.

Disney plans Descendants Sequel for 2017, Will Hold Fan Event at the Disneyland Resort This Saturday

Jim Hill | Posted 10.15.2016 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

This Disney Channel original movie -- which was built around the teenage sons and daughters of Disney's most infamous villains -- debuted back on July 31st and wound up being cable television's fifth highest-rated movie of all-time.

What To Eat At Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom

Visit Florida | Posted 09.28.2016 | Travel
Visit Florida

Walking around a theme park all day can work up a hunger. Thankfully, the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World has plenty of sweet and salty snacks to satisfy every taste bud when the need to feed strikes.

Gary Snyder | Posted 04.20.2015 | Business
Gary Snyder


Gary Snyder | Posted 03.27.2015 | Business
Gary Snyder


The Great Dream: An American Opera

Daron Hagen | Posted 09.17.2014 | Arts
Daron Hagen

We're in for a wild ride the next few years. Some really great operas are going to be produced. The Great Dream is coming true.

REPORT: Disney Tried To Buy BuzzFeed

Fortune | Posted 04.28.2014 | Media

The merger conversations happened several months ago, but fell apart over price....

Notable Changes at the Walt Disney World Resort

Chuck Mirarchi | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Chuck Mirarchi

Although there are constant changes happening at Walt Disney World like MyMagic+ and the recent remodel of The Contemporary Resort Hotel's restaurant, The California Grill, there have been some significant changes at the Resort that may affect your vacation.

Mickey, Meet Moe: How the Three Stooges Influenced Disney's New Emmy Award-winning Series of Mickey Mouse Shorts

Jim Hill | Posted 12.18.2013 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

For decades now, Mickey Mouse has been the corporate symbol of The Walt Disney Company. Nice, safe and bland. But there are those at the Mouse House who remember when Disney's corporate symbol used to be really funny.

Disney Characters You Might Not Want as Your College Roommate

Posted 09.24.2013 | Entertainment

(Courtesy Oh My Disney) Roommate nightmares are real and they happen often. Let’s face it, some of these Disney characters would be the worst off...

One Minute Of Pure Disney Bliss

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 09.12.2013 | Comedy

If you feel like revisiting your childhood, but not for that long, you should watch this one-minute music video that sums up "Aladdin," "The Lion King...

Disney Pulled Out Of Controversial Country Just Ahead Of MASSIVE Disaster

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 05.02.2013 | Business

When a factory collapsed in Bangladesh last month, killing hundreds, the workers inside likely weren’t making clothes for Disney. The company ju...

I Want to Be a Failure, Like Walt Disney

Stacey Alcorn | Posted 06.29.2013 | Small Business
Stacey Alcorn

How is it that one man created something so amazing allowing his name to live on forever? Perhaps the secret is in his failures. We all fear falling down. However, rarely will falling down kill us. Death is in not getting back up. Just ask Mickey Mouse.

The Tragic AIDS Death Behind Your Favorite Disney Love Songs

VICE | Mitchell Sunderland | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

The first week of November 1989, filmmakers and executives from the Walt Disney Company gathered in a crowded room in Disney World in Orlando, Florida...

Buildings, Energy, & Transportation Choices in Tourism: A Key to protecting coastal habitat and marine environments

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 05.28.2013 | Green
Dr. Reese Halter

The Blue Community initiative has developed 12 strategies for coastal habitat and marine environment protection for the tourism industry. Three of th...

Peak What? Ask Barbie and Mickey Mouse

Terry Tamminen | Posted 05.05.2013 | Green
Terry Tamminen

There are a lot of disagreements about whether we have reached peak oil or when the downhill slope will hit a point that brings a significant percentage of our vehicles to a grinding halt, but the concept has made scientists and policy makers ask the question: What other critical resources may be peaking?

Sustainable Tourism: A Potential Force for Coastal Habitat & Marine Environment Protection

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 05.04.2013 | Green
Dr. Reese Halter

Despite the many benefits Oceans are facing vast extinction from multiple stresses according to several marine experts from around the world. Primary threats include: ocean acidification, climate change, ocean pollution, and unsustainable fishing practices.

WATCH: Vintage Disney Video Explains Periods

Posted 11.28.2012 | Women

What happens when you combine a Disney movie with sex ed? Now you know. A 1946 cartoon produced by Disney in collaboration with Kotex illustrates "...

Dave Jamieson

Disney Helps Kill Paid Sick Time Measure | Dave Jamieson | Posted 10.03.2012 | Business

Thanks largely to the pressure brought by the business lobby in Orange County, Fla., it appears the most magical place on earth won't include mandated...

PHOTOS: The World's Most Popular Theme Parks

Travel + Leisure | Posted 10.13.2012 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Mickey Mouse has competition: The rising star of the theme-park industry is an English boy with round spectacles and a scar on his forehead.

Why Disney's Junk Food Ad Ban Marks the Future of Food Reform

Bettina Elias Siegel | Posted 08.06.2012 | Home
Bettina Elias Siegel

The biggest news in the kid-and-food world yesterday was an announcement in which Disney promised to phase out the advertising of junk food on its child-directed television channels, web sites and radio stations. The initiative should be enthusiastically applauded.