Disney debuts reading apps for children of different ages

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In recent weeks, Disney has released a versatile group of digital apps based on classic characters. Most work on all Apple devices — the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. My 7-year-old daughter and 9-year-old son tested a group of beautifully illustrated storybooks with me. The “The Lion King: Timon’s Tale” and “Tangled: Storybook Deluxe” are the … Continue reading "Disney debuts reading apps for children of different ages"
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Photo Album – Disney Horticulture

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Epcot’s Flower and Garden Festival ended on May 15th but that doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy the fantastic hard work that horticulturists do all year long at Walt Disney World and Disneyland. It’s funny how one notices things like topiaries that are year-round once the show closes. I hope you enjoy this segment of my … Continue reading "Photo Album – Disney Horticulture"
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Pixar Pals Countdown to Fun Parade Debuts at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

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The new Pixar Pals Countdown to Fun parade, the successor to Block Party Bash, debuted today at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. It follows the same parade route as Block Party Bash did. The Cast Members seemed excited that this parade was starting. I had several tell me to be sure to check it out this afternoon. … Continue reading "Pixar Pals Countdown to Fun Parade Debuts at Disney’s Hollywood Studios"
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Send a Hello Stamp

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Since 1986, Pixar films have stretched the boundaries of our imagination with stories about unlikely heroes who explore the bonds of friendship and family. Now some of those heroes are the subjects of colorful new Send a Hello stamps that encourage people to connect with loved ones through the mail. The Send a Hello stamps, … Continue reading "Send a Hello Stamp"
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Green Army Men Invade Disney’s California Adventure

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Alpha Gollihugh brings us this breaking story from Disney’s California Adventure! A new show on the roll at Disney’s California Adventure features the Green Army Men from Toy Story. From under the bed in the upstairs bedroom of the Toy Story Midway Mania ride, come Andy’s army men, full-sized and looking for recruits. They march, … Continue reading "Green Army Men Invade Disney’s California Adventure"
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D23 Expo – Day 4, Plus This and That

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As usual, not enough time to write everything I’d like to write about, so just a few things. Lee’s been busy editing video, so we have a few new videos on youtube from Jay Rasulo’s Imagineering the Future of Disney Parks talk that we’d like to share with you: The Fantasyland Expansion: Star Tours II … Continue reading "D23 Expo – Day 4, Plus This and That"
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3-D Mania!

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Toy Story Mania rider gets ready for a series of 3-D midway computer games.Nikon D70/18-200VR, 1/5s, f/3.5, ISO 200, EV -0.3, 18mm Focal Length The newest interactive ride at Walt Disney World is Pixar’s Toy Story Midway Mania which is part ride and part computerized midway gaming machine. The ride vehicle whisks you from one … Continue reading "3-D Mania!"
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The Pixar Play Parade

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The new Pixar Play Parade officially opened at DCA on Friday evening (there were several preview performances). I was on-hand for the first official parade, which started at 5:15. I claimed a spot on the edge of the parade route at Sunshine Plaza (where it starts) about 4:00 – turns out I didn’t really have … Continue reading "The Pixar Play Parade"
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