Tag: Star Wars

DIS Unplugged Podcast – 01/30/13 – Orlando Show

DIS Unplugged Podcast – 01/30/13 – Orlando Show

| January 30, 2013 | 1 Reply

In this week’s show, Congress is coming after your Magic Bands, J.J. Abrams signs on to direct the new Star Wars film, and Phillip Glass makes an opera about the death of Walt Disney. Also, Kevin Klose and John Magi give their review of Le Cellier. They also give a sneak peak into the new [...]

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Rumor Mill: Holiday Comedy Edition

Rumor Mill: Holiday Comedy Edition

| November 16, 2012 | 1 Reply

After the last rumors segment of the DIS Unplugged Podcast, I really didn’t know what to write about.  How can you possibly top a Star Wars buyout?  Luckily, once the initial shock wore off, the rumor mill continued to churn on!  Continue after the break to see how my Christmas wish is at least partially [...]

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Disney agrees to purchase Lucasfilm for $4 billion

Disney agrees to purchase Lucasfilm for $4 billion

| October 30, 2012 | 1 Reply

The Walt Disney Co. has just announced that they have agreed to purchase Lucasfilm Ltd. from George Lucas for $4.05 billion in cash and stock.  George Lucas has been well-known for maintaining creative control over all details that bear the Lucasfilm name, so it comes as no surprise that he will continue as a creative [...]

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Star Wars Weekends at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Star Wars Weekends at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

| May 23, 2012 | Reply

It’s that time of the year at Disney’s Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World!  Star Wars Weekends takes place over 4 weekends. If you are a fan of the movies you will love this event at the park. There are video highlights of the 2012 Star Wars Weekends here.

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Star Wars Icon Billy Dee Williams Discusses Art, Mickey & Disney

Star Wars Icon Billy Dee Williams Discusses Art, Mickey & Disney

| August 9, 2011 | Reply

“Hello, what have we here?”  Actor Billy Dee Williams is best known for the iconic role of Lando Calrissian in the original Star Wars trilogy.  Friday, August 19, he’s appearing at the Disney’s D23 Expo in conjunction with the debut of the newly re-imagined Star Tours – The Adventures Continue.  However, before Williams portrayed the gambling scoundrel Lando [...]

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Power of 10 Defeats the Power of the Dark Side at Disney

Power of 10 Defeats the Power of the Dark Side at Disney

| June 7, 2011 | Reply

It never ceases to amaze me the power and generosity of the Disney fan community.  On Sunday, May 22 a breakfast meet was held in Disney’s Hollywood Studios to raise money for Give Kids The World (GKTW) via our Power of 10 campaign.  There were over 120 guests registered for the event, and helped to raise [...]

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Jedi 101: Build Your Own Lightsaber at Disneyland’s Star Trader

Jedi 101: Build Your Own Lightsaber at Disneyland’s Star Trader

| May 21, 2011 | 9 Replies

Ah, young Padawan – the Force is strong with you.  You will need the weapon of a Jedi Knight to save the Rebel Army. So where do all the young Jedi-wannabes go for their weapon of choice?  LightsaberMart?  No, silly – they closed lightyears ago.  They head to the newly reopened Star Trader shop, next door [...]

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