Last blog before the trip! We leave in just a couple days for our first-ever trip to Disneyland! We’re really getting excited, but we still had a few questions we needed answered by the podcast team. Read on to hear what we talked about on this segment of the DIS Unplugged Disneyland edition.
As a part of Disney Parks’ Limited Time Magic celebration, Star Wars fans are flocking to Disney’s Hollywood Studios today for May the Fourth Be with You, a fan-proclaimed “Star Wars Day” celebrating the films, culture, and outer space phenomenon that brought Jedis, Chewbacca, and others into our world. In true Disney fashion, specialty merchandise [...]
Food, glorious food! In this segment of our Disneyland 101 series, we cover some of the many dining options around the Disneyland Resort. There are a wide variety of dining choices, and that’s a good thing because almost everyone has a different way of approaching food and dining at the parks. But I don’t want [...]
Recently I was able to get a sneak peek into the creation of the new live show coming this Summer to the Fantasyland Theatre in Disneyland Park. No video was allowed, but I was able to get a peek at the stage, get a sample of what the set can “do”, plus take a look [...]
Walt Disney and those who originally built Disneyland had their roots in film making. Walt enlisted employees from studio art and set design departments throughout Hollywood to ensure his vision for his family theme park was realized. Entering Disneyland is similar to entering a theatre. The attraction posters provide a sneak preview as to what is inside. [...]
This morning (April 15, 2013), the United States Supreme Court ended attempts to force Walt Disney World to permit Segways in the theme parks. Without comment, the Court issued a one line order (page 3, third entry) declining to review the Court of Appeals decision upholding Disney’s safety-based ban on Segways.
DIS Unplugged host Pete Werner is joined by Casting Director Rita Koutsoulis from USA Network’s show “The Moment.” Have you dreamed of becoming a Disney Imagineer? Here’s your chance. USA Network’s new show “The Moment” is casting for an upcoming episode where one lucky participant will have the chance to interview for their dream of [...]
Steve Jobs sure knew what he was doing when he created the world’s most popular smartphone. With its amazing capabilities and unique functions, the iPhone has revolutionized the way we look at a mobile device. One would be hard-pressed to walk into a store or business and not see someone with this little gadget. And, [...]
We’re almost to the 60-day mark on our countdown to our first Disneyland trip and Disney vets will know what that means – time to make dining reservations! Since we know nothing about where and what to eat at the Disneyland resort, I turned to my panel of local experts and asked their opinions on [...]
One of the things I love most about Disney Parks is the amount of creativity and ingenuity that goes into creating their attractions. The Disney Imagineers, designers of the rides and shows at the parks, are known for pushing the envelope on what can and cannot be done to improve guests’ experiences in terms of [...]