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We're Half Way Done With Round ONE of the AllEars Mickey Outfit Throwdown!

Jan 18, 2021Our readers are voting on the Mickey Outfit Throwdown to see which Mickey Mouse outfit is the best! See if your favorite made the cut this round!

What Ride Had the Longest Wait Time on January 18th?

Jan 18, 2021What were the wait times at all four Disney World parks on January 18th?

PHOTOS: Take a First Look at Disney/Pixar's Upcoming 'Luca'!

Jan 18, 2021A new Disney and Pixar film is set to premiere in the summer of 2021 and we just got a first look at the characters the animated film will follow.

This is the Best $15 of Cute Air You'll Ever Buy in Disneyland

Jan 18, 2021Disneyland is featuring a brand new Up Balloon, and you're going to want to see all the sweet details on it here!

The Best Face Mask Tips for Your Walt Disney World Trip

Jan 18, 2021Disney World has implemented the safety regulation that face masks must be worn in the theme parks. We've been wearing masks at the parks for several months and gathered some of our best tips to share with you!

AllEars TV: The WORST Ride at Universal Studios Florida

Jan 18, 2021In this all new AllEars TV video, we're taking a look at some of the worst rides in Universal Studios Orlando!

The Best Park Hopping Combos for Your Walt Disney World Trip

Jan 18, 2021When park hopping returns to Disney World in January 2021, guests will once again be able to visit multiple parks on the same day. These are our picks for the best park hopping combos!

The Battle of the Magic Kingdom Mountains

Jan 17, 2021The mountains of the Magic Kingdom are duking it out to see which one comes out on top thanks to all your votes. Place your bets, people!

Where in the World #672

Jan 17, 2021To all who come to this photo trivia game, welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details that Walt’s Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! And now: Challenge #671: And here’s the answer: As you all guessed, it’s the toy cabinet in the Peter Pan’s …

Photography Review - Aperture

Jan 15, 2021This is the time of year I do a review of basic photography terms. Many of you may have gotten new cameras or smartphones with cameras over the holidays. Starting with the term: Aperture. Aperture seems to work in reverse to common sense when you first learn about it. Measured in f/stops, the smaller the …

Disney Pic of the Week: Port Orleans-Riverside Resort

Jan 12, 2021Disney’s Port Orleans-Riverside Resort is one of two Port Orleans resorts at Walt Disney World. My wife and I love both of them with their unique food courts, pools and guests rooms. Port Orleans-Riverside Resort also has the Boatwright’s Dining Hall restaurant with sit down dining service featuring a menu with a Southern flair. Have …

Where in the World #671

Jan 10, 2021To all who come to this photo trivia game, welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details that Walt’s Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! Thanks for answering my question about easy & tough challenges. I wanted to make sure the game stays fun to …

The Rise of Disney's Trackless Ride Systems

Jan 12, 2021Disney's trackless vehicles are guided by computers, which allow these next-gen attractions to be kept very much under control even as they often appear to riders to be something akin to berserk billiard balls.

A Peek At Some Of EPCOT's Proposed (But Never Built) Attractions

Dec 22, 2020Epcot was in the midst of a massive and long-overdue overhaul earlier this year when the Covid-19 pandemic hit. If nothing else, the delay in the opening of attractions such as Ratatouille and Guardians of the Galaxy and the overall upgrade of the park has afforded us the opportunity to pause and take a look back 
 to some of the attractions that were on the drawing board, but never made it to the park.

Disney Parks Attractions Design Guru Bob Gurr Calls Himself 'A Failure at Retirement'

Dec 7, 2020Disney Legend Bob Gurr, a man who is revered in the world of theme park attraction design, calls himself a “failure at retirement.”

The Walt Disney Company Has Been In A ‘New York State of Mind’ For Decades

Nov 23, 2020Even though the Walt Disney Company is based in California, New York and Disney have had a long association, one which continues to this day. One could go as far as to say that New York City is the Walt Disney Company’s second home.

Building Pixar's 'Burrow' With Director Madeline Sharafian

Dec 24, 2020Premiering on Disney+ this Christmas is the latest in the SparkShorts series from Disney/Pixar, Burrow.

Disney Press Conference: Jamie Foxx, Pete Docter, Kemp Powers, and Dana Murray on "Soul"

Dec 21, 2020On December 25th, viewers will be opening their Christmas gift from Pixar Animation Studios in the form of its 23rd feature film premiering on Disney+, Pete Docter’s Soul. Soul introduces us to Joe Gardner (Jamie Foxx) whose passion for becoming a jazz musician is only matched by his lack of success.  His safe but prosaic …

Video Game Review: "KINGDOM HEARTS Melody of Memory"

Dec 1, 2020This month, Square Enix and Disney have introduced the next installment in the Kingdom Hearts saga, KINGDOM HEARTS Melody of Memory.   [A copy of the game was provided by Square Enix for review purposes with no restrictions on expressed thoughts or opinions.]

Bringing "Soul" to Life: A Talk With the Filmmakers

Dec 1, 2020Now coming to Disney+ this Christmas is Disney/Pixar’s latest film from director Pete Docter, Soul. Soul centers around middle-school band teacher Joe Gardner (voiced by Jamie Foxx) who has always aspired to play jazz with the greats, but whose life has turned out more like that of George Bailey in It’s A Wonderful Life — a …

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