Category: Editorials

DIS Unplugged Podcast – 08/13/13 – Orlando Show

DIS Unplugged Podcast – 08/13/13 – Orlando Show

| August 13, 2013 | Reply

In this week’s show as Pete Werner returns as host, Disney reports Q3 earnings, Dapper Day is coming to Disney Parks, and Finding Dory ending changed in light of Blackfish controversy. We are joined in the studio by Jason Garcia, Senior Business Reporter from The Orlando Sentinel. Then, The DIS Unplugged team records live from [...]

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Times are A’Changing – Is Disney Listening?

Times are A’Changing – Is Disney Listening?

| January 17, 2013 | 3 Replies

Money talks. We all know that in today’s society the amount of money you spend speaks volumes. Disney Parks are no different. It’d be naive to think that Disney execs are not monitoring what sells and what doesn’t only to make a new plan to bring in revenue. While some like to keep themselves distant from the [...]

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Jenifer Lewis – Just Goin’ with the Flo

Jenifer Lewis – Just Goin’ with the Flo

| November 19, 2012 | Reply

This past July, after twenty years of not performing in a New York City nightclub, Jenifer Lewis returned to 54 Below with a new cabaret show called “Black Don’t Crack.” In a song by the same name, written by Tony Award winning composer/lyricist Marc Shaiman, Lewis sings, “…Oprah Winfrey’s got her billions, and Michelle’s got [...]

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Analyzing the Disney Parks Starbucks Announcement

Analyzing the Disney Parks Starbucks Announcement

| November 13, 2012 | 9 Replies

What do you think?Vote in our survey and let us know what you think about Starbuck on Main Street! Let me raise my hand.  Hi!  I was one of them.  Yup, I asked, even begged over the years for better coffee at the Disney theme parks.  It was a mission of mine most mornings to [...]

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Starbucks to Replace the Main Street Bakery at Magic Kingdom

Starbucks to Replace the Main Street Bakery at Magic Kingdom

| November 9, 2012 | 27 Replies

That’s right, folks, you read the headline correctly. Tonight Disney Parks announced that the first ever Starbucks inside Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom will replace the iconic Main Street Bakery. As an avid lover of both Disney and Starbucks, I’m both conflicted and shocked at this news. It’s time that I weigh in.   Image: The [...]

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Disneyland Home Base: Join the Action with a Working Movie Studio Tour

Disneyland Home Base: Join the Action with a Working Movie Studio Tour

| October 30, 2012 | 1 Reply

Have you ever wanted to find a way to immerse yourself in the world of movie making?  Has your daughter dreamed of being on the set of her favorite show?  Has Grandma always wanted to be a contestant on The Price is Right?   Has your spouse ever wished to be able to simply stand where the greatest actors have [...]

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The Return of Classic Disney Imagineering

The Return of Classic Disney Imagineering

| October 21, 2012 | 4 Replies

Disney does it right. For years, theme park goers have found themselves amazed by the amount of detail Walt Disney Imagineering puts into creating new experiences for its guests. Everything from the line queues, ride vehicles, and walkways, to the background music, cast member costuming, and building structures are examined when creating a new area [...]

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