Category Archives: Disney

“At This Time We Ask That You Do Not Get Out” – As Splash Mountain Log Sinks

By now, you’ve seen pictures and video of a log sinking at Splash Mountain at Walt Disney World. While we don’t know what caused the log to sink, we are glad to see everyone was ok in the incident. The bigger issue is how the Cast Member who arrived on the scene first told them

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Walt Disney World Performers Are Ready To #BringBackTheMagic

While Walt Disney World theme parks have reopened in phases over the last several weeks, thousands of workers still have not been called back. Amongst these are all performers that are part of Actors Equity Association that guests see in shows like Indiana Jones Epic Stunt Spectacular. You may also see them strolling along Main

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Should “Face Characters” Wear A Mask At Disney Parks?

Surely I am not the only one who has noticed this. As Disney Parks have reopened around the world, they’ve gone to great lengths to ensure the safety of their guests and cast members. They’ve added many new safety procedures such as new cleaning protocols, social distancing markers and enforcing all guests and employees to

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BREAKING: Restaurant Workers at Epcot Laid Off

We are hearing some sad news tonight as several restaurants at Epcot have laid off their workers. It seems that employees of the Palmas Group restaurants were let go on Friday as a result of downsizing. These were third party Disney employees that staffed San Angel Inn, La Cantina De San Angel, La Cava Del

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Why Rebranding Splash Mountain to “Princess and the Frog” is Brilliant for Disney

Earlier, Disney officially announced that they are changing the theme of Splash Mountain from Song of the South to a Princess and The Frog makeover. As usual, all Disney fans are welcoming the changes with open arms. It’s great to see how no matter where everyone is from or where they stand on certain issues:

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BREAKING: Splash Mountain To Be Rethemed To Princess and The Frog Attraction

As it turns out, Disney was listening. The official word has come from the mouse: Splash Mountain will be rethemed a Princess and The Frog Attraction. Here is concept art provided by The Walt Disney Company earlier today. Theme Park University covered this story back in 2017, when a reader asked if the ride should

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Can Disney Stay Consistent With Their Animated Characters From Film to Theme Parks?

Recently there has been a petition requesting Disney to “stop casting white people for roles that require real people of color”. As a BIPOC woman (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) following this topic for years, my immediate response was a passionate variation of “YES. Thank you, duh, of course.” But then I really got to

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Will Disney Tickets Be Cheaper Once The Parks Reopen?

As fears of COVID-19 grip the globe, many of us who follow theme parks have a lot of questions on our minds. When will the parks reopen? What does social distancing look like in a theme park? Will a visit to a theme park ever be the same? Perhaps one I have heard more than

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New Video Showcases What Disney Parks Could Be Like Once They Reopen

Shanghai Disneyland Resort has partially reopened on March 9th with limited operations. Disneytown, Wishing Star Park and the Shanghai Disneyland Hotel have reopened with limited operations. Now we have a look at what a Disney Resort might look like after the CoronaVirus closures start to get lifted. Recently a report from ShanghaiEye, a news station

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Patrick Spikes and Cousin Plead No Contest in Stealing and Selling Disney World Props

In what may be one of the most bizarre Disney World stories we’ve ever covered, a deal has been reached. Patrick Spikes, former Walt Disney World Cast Member, has pleaded no contest in the stealing and selling of stolen props from Disney’s Haunted Mansion attraction. You may recall, we have been following this story for

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