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  • Donald Glover Cast as Young Lando Calrissian in Upcoming Han Solo Star Wars Stand-Alone Film

    10/23/2016 9:47:37 AM PDT · by brucedickinson · 23 replies
    Star ^ | 10-21-2016 | Disney
    Lucasfilm announced today that Donald Glover, an acclaimed actor, award-winning writer, and Grammy-nominated artist, will be playing the part of Lando Calrissian in the still-untitled Han Solo Star Wars film, helmed by directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller. Glover will join Alden Ehrenreich — previously cast as Han Solo — in bringing two iconic Star Wars characters back to the big screen, but at a time in their lives previously unexplored. This new film depicts Lando in his formative years as a scoundrel on the rise in the galaxy’s underworld — years before the events involving Han, Leia, and Darth...
  • Teaser Trailer: Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

    10/07/2016 1:19:59 PM PDT · by brucedickinson · 41 replies
    Youtube ^ | 10-02-2016 | Disney Movie Trailers
    Johnny Depp returns to the big screen as the iconic, swashbuckling anti-hero Jack Sparrow in the all-new “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales.” The rip-roaring adventure finds down-on-his-luck Captain Jack feeling the winds of ill-fortune blowing strongly his way when deadly ghost sailors, led by the terrifying Captain Salazar (Javier Bardem), escape from the Devil's Triangle bent on killing every pirate at sea—notably Jack. Jack's only hope of survival lies in the legendary Trident of Poseidon, but to find it he must forge an uneasy alliance with Carina Smyth (Kaya Scodelario), a brilliant and beautiful astronomer, and...
  • 5 Things Disney Doesn't Want You to Know Right Now

    10/03/2016 7:16:49 AM PDT · by rktman · 49 replies ^ | 10/1/2016 | Megan Fox
    Thinking of planning a vacation to Walt Disney World for the next year? Maybe you should think again. Here are a few things that Disney doesn’t want you to know about what they are up to in Orlando.
  • Entire State of Louisiana Loses Its Collective Mind Over ‘Healthy’ Gumbo Recipe

    09/24/2016 6:38:26 AM PDT · by DFG · 141 replies
    grubstreet ^ | 09/14/2016 | Chris Crowley
    <p>Sensing an opportunity to show that they can be just as angry about their classic dishes as Italians, Louisianians experienced a collective meltdown after a recipe video for “healthy” gumbo went viral. Posted by a Disney internet account, the offending video was perhaps meant to corrupt innocent youth as it attributed the recipe to Princess Tiana of the popular New Orleans–set The Princess and the Frog — giving it a veneer of legitimacy.</p>
  • The Media’s Female African Chess ‘Prodigy’ Is Actually Nothing Of The Sort (New Disney Movie)

    09/23/2016 7:33:59 PM PDT · by brucedickinson · 59 replies
    Dailt Caller ^ | 9-22-2016 | Jonah Bennett
    Her actual performance in the chess world shows these to be puff pieces with very little attention paid to empirical fact. Mutesi has no doubt achieved something as a young Ugandan girl living in poverty, to capture the attention of the world, but that something she accomplished is not being good at chess. She achieved her highest chess rating in 2012, a 1686, as listed by FIDE. As of September 2016, her rating has dropped to 1622. FIDE lists that from the 40th Olympiad in 2012, to April 2016, she played a grand total of 39 matches and never scored...
  • Why People Say This Disney Costume is Cultural Appropriation [writer is an idiot]

    09/20/2016 7:11:24 PM PDT · by grundle · 40 replies ^ | September 19, 2016 | Jennifer Gerson Uffalussy
    <p>You may have heard that there’s a new Disney princess coming and her name is Moana and basically everybody thinks she’s going to be totally awesome — and that Disney was getting early props for bringing some diversity to the princess landscape with its first Polynesian royal daughter.</p>
  • Controversial Moments Hidden In Disney Movies

    09/07/2016 11:24:48 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 29 replies
    YouTube ^ | September 7, 2016 | Looper
    When you think of Disney movies, you think of safe, wholesome fun for the entire family. But based on this list, maybe instead you should think about sad orphans and the literal embodiment of death appearing in a man's eyes shortly before he meets his grisly demise. Here are some of the most controversial moments hidden in Disney movies...
  • Disney theme parks could harness foot recognition technology

    08/01/2016 8:38:14 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 15 replies
    fox ^ | 08/01/2016
    he technology could provide an alternative to “rather invasive methods” for acquiring guest information, such as retinal and fingerprint identification, according to the patent filing. “These methods are obtrusive and some guests may not feel comfortable providing this type of biometric information to a third party,” it added, noting that accessories such as hats and sunglasses could also limit the effectiveness of the technologies. The technology could be used at amusement parks, theme parks, sporting events and other entertainment venues, according to Disney. The entertainment company has no immediate plans to use the system, according to the Orlando Sentinel, which...
  • Parents of 2-year-old boy killed by alligator at Disney resort will not sue

    07/20/2016 2:14:47 PM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 39 replies
    nydailynews ^ | 20 July 2016 | Jason Silverstein
    The parents of the Nebraska boy who was killed by an alligator at Walt Disney World will not sue the company for his death, they announced Wednesday. Matt and Melissa Graves, whose 2-year-old Lane was dragged to his death at the Orlando resort, said they will “solely be focused on the future health of our family and will not be pursuing a lawsuit against Disney.”
  • Family: No lawsuit over Disney World gator attack

    07/20/2016 8:44:07 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 23 replies
    "Melissa and I are broken. We will forever struggle to comprehend why this happened to our sweet baby, Lane. As each day passes, the pain gets worse, but we truly appreciate the outpouring of sympathy and warm sentiments we have received from around the world. We know that we can never have Lane back, and therefore, we intend to keep his spirit alive through the Lane Thomas Foundation. It is our hope that through the foundation we will be able to share with others the unimaginable love Lane etched in our hearts. In addition to the foundation, we will solely...
  • Urinating in the streets, vandalised light sockets and pushy crowds: [tr] [Shanghai Disneyland]

    07/18/2016 11:57:11 AM PDT · by C19fan · 35 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | July 18, 2016 | Carolina McGuire
    According to Disney, their theme parks are 'where dreams come true,' but according to recent video footage of one man's visit to the new Shanghai Disneyland, a lot of nightmare manners also surface. In the new YouTube clip, an American-Chinese man called Disney Dwayne takes a tour of the new theme park and points out all of the aspects that he was shocked by during his two-day visit. They included a woman helping a young boy to urinate in a public place, an electrical socket ripped from a wall and children freely playing in an off-limits display area.
  • How Disneyland has changed decade by decade

    07/17/2016 6:38:41 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 54 replies
    Orange County Register (multiple links in body of thread) | July 11-17, 2016 | Mark Eades
    Part 1: This is how Disneyland looked in 1955Part 2: This is how ​Disneyland changed from 1956 to 1959Part 3: Here's how Disneyland looked and changed in the 1960sPart 4: This is how Disneyland looked in the 1970sPart 5: Star Tours, Captain EO, Splash Mountain – see how Disneyland changed in the 1980sPart 6: From 'Fantasmic!' to Toontown, this is how Disneyland changed in the 1990sPart 7: Gold, diamonds and new lands for the new century at Disneyland
  • Disney Firefighters Were Asked to Stop Feeding Gators Before Deadly Attack

    07/15/2016 12:43:07 PM PDT · by Rio · 8 replies
    Good Housekeeping ^ | July 14, 2016 | Caroline Picard
    Two months before an alligator killed a toddler at Walt Disney World, local firefighters were illegally feeding the predators, according to new evidence obtained by the Orlando Sentinel. Officials warned the employees about the dangerous consequences in a series of newly-released emails.Firefighters of Reed Creek Emergency Services, which protects the theme parks, reportedly gave food to two gators living less than a mile away from where 2-year-old Lane Graves died. The illegal feedings caused station employees to worry about their safety because it causes the animals to lose their natural fear of humans. Most Popular In the first email, Reedy...
  • Disney firefighters were warned to stop feeding alligators

    07/14/2016 6:47:54 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 23 replies ^ | 07/14/2016 | Sandra Pedicini
    The admonitions were in emails from employees at Reedy Creek Emergency Services. Reedy Creek is the Disney-controlled taxing district that provides government services to the theme parks and surrounding areas. The emails were obtained through a public-records request made after an alligator snatched 2-year-old Lane Graves from the shore of the Seven Seas Lagoon on June 14 and drowned him while he was on vacation with family from Nebraska. The attack took place at Grand Floridian Resort & Spa. After that, many tourists came forward with their own stories of alligator sightings at Disney. One employee at the resort said...
  • Man Accused of Groping 6 People at Disney Water Park

    07/06/2016 8:53:24 AM PDT · by Leaning Right · 42 replies
    ABC News ^ | July 6, 2016 | the AP
    A man has been accused of groping six people, including teenagers, at Disney's Typhoon Lagoon water park in Florida. According to news reports, one of the victims told Orange County Sheriff's deputies she and 27-year-old Aman Bhatia were in the wave pool Sunday. She says that as waves crashed over her, she felt Bhatia's hands all over her body. Another victim says she was in the wave pool when Bhatia grabbed her waist from behind. She was able to break loose from his grasp, but he grabbed her again. Four others reported similar incidents to authorities.
  • Retiring Disneyland photographer shares some of his favorite images

    07/05/2016 7:18:30 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 21 replies
    Orange County Register ^ | July 5, 2016 | Mark Eades
    Capturing the magic of Disneyland in photos is something Paul Hiffmeyer has been doing for more than 10 years. But on July 5, he will hang up his Mickey Mouse ears as chief photographer at the Disneyland Resort and retire at age 70.
  • Five Great Movies That Celebrate American Patriots

    07/05/2016 5:09:09 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 50 replies ^ | July 5, 2016 | John Hanlon
    On the 4th of July, it’s always important to recognize the strength and resolve of the American spirit. At times, it may seem that Hollywood takes that idea for granted but despite that, filmmakers continue to create great patriotic features that remind us about what being an American is all about. With that in mind, here’s a list of five movies — all from the past dozen years—that do a great job in capturing and celebrating American patriots. Miracle (2004): Aside from the 4th of the July, there aren’t that many major events when thousands of people rally around our country and...
  • After gator attack, Disney makes changes in real life and fiction

    06/30/2016 8:55:34 AM PDT · by C19fan · 15 replies
    CBS News ^ | June 30, 2016 | Staff
    Walt Disney World is making some changes in the wake of an alligator attack that killed a 2-year old boy at one of the company's resorts, reports CBS Miami. According to the Sun-Sentinel, "No fishing" signs have been added to areas including Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa, the Fort Wilderness campground and Old Key West Resort. Beaches are now staffed by employees and are closed at night except during fireworks shows.
  • Critics Are Calling Out Disney for Fat-Shaming Polynesians With ‘Moana’ Character

    06/29/2016 9:25:30 AM PDT · by TangledUpInBlue · 56 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 6/29 | Jenna Birch
    Salesa calls Maui’s depiction “obese,” and thinks children might get the wrong message about their bodies. “The environment our kids grow up in and what they are exposed to have a role to play. Disney movies are very influential on our children. It is great that Moana is the lead. However, it is disappointing that Maui, one of our beloved historical ancestors from hundreds of years ago, who was a very strong man [and] a skilled navigator, is depicted to be so overweight in this kids’ movie.”
  • You have come through the eye of the needle into Kingdom Come [Charismatic Caucus]

    06/21/2016 10:33:39 AM PDT · by Jedediah · 4 replies
    You have come through the eye of the needle into Kingdom Come , Zion lays before you blessed daughters and sons, So now the "real awakening begins", Truly you ARE worthy free from all sins, Look you are dressed in righteousness for you wear my gown, I have bestowed on you and a clean turban as your crown, Your feet shine at the mention of My WORD, For Now they Know it IS the Path of Righteousness they have heard, Holy ! Holy ! Holy ! Is the sound, That you hear now echoing all around, Voices that sound like...
  • (Florida State) Prosecutor Ken Lewis suspended over offensive Orlando Facebook posts

    06/18/2016 2:53:51 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 31 replies
    UCF Knight News ^ | June 18, 2016 | Kyle Swenson
    Following the Pulse Night Club shooting, an Assistant Florida state Attorney has been suspended for posting ill about Orlando on Facebook. According to a press release from the Office of the Orange Osceola State Attorney, Kenneth Lewis wrote this disparaging message just hours after the massacre: Downtown Orlando has no bottom. The entire city should be leveled. It is void of a single redeeming quality. It is a melting pot of 3rd world miscreants and ghetto thugs. It is void of culture. If you live down there you do it at your own risk and at your own peril. If...
  • Toddler’s body recovered after alligator attack near Disney World hotel: source

    06/15/2016 1:26:22 PM PDT · by barmag25 · 183 replies
    Wgn news ^ | 6/15/16 | CNN
    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — The 2-year-old boy who witnesses said was pulled by an alligator into a lagoon near a Walt Disney World hotel has been found dead, a source with knowledge of the investigation told CNN on Wednesday.
  • Ellen DeGeneres: Transgender Stingray in Disney’s ‘Finding Dory’

    06/15/2016 6:32:47 AM PDT · by C19fan · 30 replies
    Breitbart ^ | June 14, 2016 | Daniel Nussbaum
    Disney/Pixar’s upcoming film Finding Dory features a transgender stingray who transitions to become “Sting-Rhonda,” the film’s star Ellen DeGeneres revealed in an interview.
  • Deputies say alligator dragged child into lake at Disney World

    06/14/2016 9:01:10 PM PDT · by pnz1 · 21 replies
    Officials with the Orange County Sheriff’s Office are searching for a young child who was dragged into the water by an alligator near Disney World, the Orlando Sentinel reports.
  • Reports: Toddler dragged by gator into water near Disney's Grand Floridian

    BAY LAKE, Florida - Deputies are searching for a two-year-old child that reportedly was dragged into water around the area of Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, according to WFTV and The Orlando Sentinel . According to Orange County deputies, authorities were told the child was dragged into the Seven Seas Lagoon. A helicopter was sent above the area to search for the child above as authorities search by ground.
  • Why Hasn't ESPN Disciplined Jemele Hill For Political Tweet About The Orlando Shootings?

    06/14/2016 12:30:23 AM PDT · by ConservativeTeen · 28 replies
    Forbes ^ | 06/13/2016 | Alex Reimer
    Earlier this year, ESPN sent a memo to its employees that tells them to refrain from making political statements. But it seems as if the policy has a double standard. Jemele Hill, a co-host on ESPN2′s His & Hers, tweeted Sunday that it’s wrong for Americans to condemn homophobia in Islamic cultures, given the discrimination that gay people have faced in the United States. The tweet was a response to the reaction following the Orlando shootings, where a gunman pledged allegiance to ISIS before killing 49 people and wounding 53 more inside of a popular gay nightclub early Sunday morning.
  • Orlando Nightclub Gunman Scouted Walt Disney World as Potential Target: Source

    06/13/2016 11:13:26 AM PDT · by C19fan · 47 replies
    People ^ | June 13, 2016 | Stephanie Petit
    he gunman behind the Orlando nightclub shootings, the deadliest mass shooting in American history, recently scouted Walt Disney World as a potential target, a federal law enforcement source tells PEOPLE. Omar Mateen and his wife, Noor Zahi Salman, visited Walt Disney World in April, the source says. Salman told federal authorities on Sunday that her husband had more recently been "scouting Downtown Disney and Pulse [nightclub] for attacks."
  • Disney CEO: U.S. taxes are 'too high' and 'ridiculously complex'

    06/10/2016 7:16:31 AM PDT · by C19fan · 31 replies
    CNN ^ | June 9, 2016 | Matt Rivers and Sophia Yan
    Disney CEO Bob Iger thinks companies -- including his -- are simply paying too much in tax to Uncle Sam. Iger told CNNMoney on Thursday that high corporate tax rates in the U.S. are "anti-competitive," and described the country's tax system as "ridiculously complex." "It doesn't mean that a company shouldn't pay taxes, but I think the structure is off ... the tax base should be lowered, and the loopholes should be closed," Iger said, without elaborating on potential reforms.
  • Photos: Male ‘Disney Addict’ Transforms Himself Into Princesses

    06/09/2016 4:34:29 PM PDT · by ghosthost · 59 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 6-9-2016 | Jerome Hudson
    Richard Schaefer, a 21-year-old man from Orange County, California, has spent years posting pictures of himself dressed up as his favorite female Disney characters to social media. Boasting a massive collection of 40 costumes and 30 wigs, the self-described “Disney addict” says his decision to cosplay — a combination of the words costume and role-play, where a person dresses up as a character from a comic book, video game, or movie — came after people began commenting on how similar his appearance was to that of a woman. “I decided to start cosplaying as princesses because of how androgynous people...
  • 'Fawn-Napping' [deer kidnapping] Is Becoming an Increasing Problem in Virginia, Experts Say

    06/08/2016 3:50:41 PM PDT · by bgill · 29 replies
    Good Morning America ^ | June 7, 2016 | Patrick Clarke
    Virginia wildlife rescuers are speaking out against "fawn-napping" after seven people dropped off what they thought were abandoned fawns at the Southwest Virginia Wildlife Rescue of Roanoke over the weekend. A spokeswoman for Roanoke Wildlife Rescue said people often think they are rescuing the baby deer, but, more often than not, what they are doing is "fawn-napping."
  • Kesha Orchestrates Surprise On-Stage Proposal [HomosexualIty on stage at Disney World]

    06/07/2016 7:04:56 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 23 replies ^ | 6/6/16 | Amanda Wicks
    Kesha helped a fan surprise his boyfriend by proposing on Sunday (June 5). She was performing One Magical Weekend at Walt Disney World in Orlando, FL when two fans joined her onstage for the sweet moment. ... Kesha shared a photo of the moment on Instagram. The picture shows the couple kissing while she looks on ecstatically.
  • What's true and false about the reshoots for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (Disney Panic/Spin)

    06/04/2016 5:46:39 AM PDT · by ghosthost · 16 replies
    Entertainment Weekly ^ | Posted June 3, 2016 | Anthony Breznican
    Over the past week, numerous stories have emerged about reshoots on the first of the Star Wars stand-alone films, and fans have become as nervous and confused as C-3PO at a Star Trek convention. High level sources at Lucasfilm, speaking to EW anonymously, offered some details that place the schedule in context. (Official studio sources declined comment, saying they don’t respond to rumors.)
  • Disney execs in a panic over upcoming ‘Star Wars’ film (Rewrite/Reshooting after Prescreen Bombs)

    06/03/2016 1:57:45 PM PDT · by ghosthost · 53 replies
    Page Six ^ | 5-30-2016 | Emily Smith
    The first “Star Wars” spinoff, “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,” is in crisis, and the movie will have to go into expensive reshoots over the summer, sources exclusively confirmed to Page Six. The much-anticipated “Rogue One” is due for release on Dec. 16, but we’re told bosses at Disney are not fully satisfied with the first cut from director Gareth Edwards. One Hollywood source told us, “The execs at Disney are not happy with the movie, and ‘Rogue One’ will have to go back into four weeks of expensive reshoots in July.”
  • There's a disturbance in the force! Star Wars spin-off Rogue One is 'so bad Disney chiefs ordered F

    05/31/2016 6:08:56 AM PDT · by C19fan · 32 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | May 31, 2016 | Mike Larkin
    It has a release date that is not so far, far away. But Disney bosses are apparently so alarmed at how bad the new Star Wars spin-off movie Rogue One is that they have ordered four weeks of expensive reshoots in a bid to salvage the project. After the money-making bonanza that was The Force Awakens, they are reportedly shocked at how the new film, which takes place shortly before the original Star Wars and features delicate English starlet Felicity Jones as a tough-talking maverick pilot.
  • Finding Dory Might Be the First Pixar Movie to Feature a Lesbian Couple

    06/01/2016 7:15:45 AM PDT · by C19fan · 41 replies
    MSN ^ | May 30, 2016 | Hilary Weaver
    Finding Dory hits theaters June 17 — and might be making some progress along the way. The newest trailer features a shot that shows what looks like two moms doting over a baby in a stroller.
  • Disney's 'Mary Poppins Returns' Gets December 2018 Release Date

    05/31/2016 3:39:08 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 69 replies
    Hollywood Reporter ^ | May 31, 2016
    Emily Blunt and Lin-Manuel Miranda are starring in the Rob Marshall-directed film. Super-cali-fragil-istic-expi-ali-docious. Disney on Monday announced that its Mary Poppins sequel will open on Dec. 25, 2018, more than five decades after the 1964 classic film first played in theaters. The studio also revealed the movie's title for the first time: Mary Poppins Returns.
  • Disney v. Warner: How Captain America Beat Batman and Superman

    05/27/2016 5:47:33 AM PDT · by C19fan · 34 replies
    NY Times ^ | May 26, 2016 | James B. Stewart
    Pitched battles between superheroes with huge fan bases? Check. Enough explosions to flatten several Manhattans? Check. Budgets over $250 million, not counting lavish marketing campaigns? Double-check. On paper, this season’s big superhero action films — “Captain America: Civil War” and “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” — from the rival studios Disney and Warner Bros. could almost be the same movie, so similar are their plots, action sequences and allusions to heavyweight themes of topical interest.
  • A whole new world: Netflix gets exclusive Disney streaming rights

    05/26/2016 5:28:33 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 21 replies
    WISH TV ^ | 26 MAY 2016 | WISH TV
    INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Netflix is getting exclusive Disney streaming rights. Among lots of new movies coming to Netflix this summer, perhaps one of the biggest announcements was the partnership with Disney. In a release on Tuesday, Netflix announced the partnership saying it will have exclusive streaming rights for Disney movies, Marvel, Pixar and Lucasfilm. The catch? They won’t be available until September.
  • More Disney Junior Propaganda

    05/26/2016 11:39:37 AM PDT · by Monterrosa-24 · 5 replies
    Disney Junior Cable Channel | 26 May 2016 | Self
    Disney Junior has a popular show for younger children called Doc McStuffins. The cartoon features a young Black girl who runs an imaginative clinic for doctoring toys and stuffed animals. In a recent episode the Doc noted that Michelle Obama was an "inspiration" to her. She even won a student contest and participated in a White House trip and danced with a cartoon slenderized Michelle Obama. But the specifics of this admiration for MO involved Michelle's fitness and nutrition initiatives which of course include her ever-unpopular school lunch influence. An earlier ad campaign for the show featured a Black female...
  • VA secretary: Disney doesn´t measure wait times, so why should VA?

    05/23/2016 9:03:15 AM PDT · by Nachum · 120 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 5/23/16 | Sarah Westwood
    Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald on Monday compared the length of time veterans wait to receive health care at the VA to the length of time people wait for rides at Disneyland, and said his agency shouldn´t use wait times as a measure of success because Disney doesn´t either. "When you got to Disney, do they measure the number of hours you wait in line? Or what´s important? What´s important is, what´s your satisfaction with the experience?" McDonald said Monday during a Christian Science Monitor breakfast with reporters. "And what I would like to move to, eventually, is that kind
  • Hitting the bottle to cope with the kids ... : Staff reveal what it's REALLY like to work at Disney

    05/20/2016 9:36:25 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 57 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | May 19, 2016 | Caroline McGuire
    Full title: Hitting the bottle to cope with the kids and how 'have a magical day' is code for 'go f*** yourself': Staff reveal what it's REALLY like to work at Disney Working at a Disney theme park is a dream for many children, but it turns out that dressing up like a fairy tale princess isn't all that it's cracked up to be. Employees at the company's theme parks have been sharing revelations about their jobs on the anonymous confessions app Whisper and the stories range from heartwarming to heartbreaking. Among the secrets shared, staff members revealed that they...
  • Disney Discriminated Against Autistic Kids, Says Florida Civil Rights Commission

    05/17/2016 12:34:22 PM PDT · by kingu · 30 replies
    Dateline ^ | May 16, 2016 5:48pm | Dominic Patten
    EXCLUSIVE: Florida’s top civil rights agency has again found that Walt Disney Parks and Resorts discriminated against several children living with autism and their families. In five separate rulings issued May 11, the Florida Commission on Human Relations says that an “unlawful practice occurred” when “Complainant and Complainant’s son were deprived of full enjoyment of the facility.” This comes as an attorney today filed a notice of appeal in a recently tossed federal lawsuit claiming Disney discriminated against families of children with autism and other developmental disorders in violation of the Americans With Disabilities Act.
  • Will Disney Turn Princess Into LGBT Hero?(Disney for perverts? Boycott)

    05/14/2016 5:23:24 AM PDT · by HomerBohn · 47 replies
    Disney’s Frozen owes its box office success to a witty script, a (minor) break from the usual formula of romantic resolution, and a song that no American parent will ever forgive them for writing. But it has also inspired feminists and LGBTers to claim the movie’s heroine – Princess Elsa – as one of their own: the first lesbian princess in Disney history. Oh yes, you can read all about it in the liberal rag of your choice. Since Elsa required no love interest, it therefore stands to reason that the entire movie is one big Gay Power extravaganza. And...
  • ARRR! This be the video of the Pirates of the Caribbean Ride in Shanghai Disneyland Resort! (WOW!)

    05/10/2016 3:29:16 PM PDT · by ghosthost · 18 replies
    Youtube ^ | 5-10-2016 | Matthew Finnemore
    This is a video of the Pirates of the Caribbean Ride in Shanghai Disneyland Resort! It looks amazing!! Leave it to Disney to make you actually want to go to China.
  • Robert Downey Jr.: ‘Budding Feminist’ Iron Man Would Vote for Hillary Clinton

    05/09/2016 6:36:45 PM PDT · by ghosthost · 66 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 5-9-2016 | Daniel Nussbaum
    Robert Downey Jr. says that, as a rule, he doesn’t make endorsements in presidential elections — but that didn’t stop the actor from speculating about who his most famous character, Tony Stark/Iron Man, would choose in this year’s contentious race. In an interview with Howard Stern this weekend, Downey Jr. said that Iron Man would cast his vote for Democrat frontrunner Hillary Clinton. “I believe Tony [Stark], being a budding feminist, he would say it’s time to have some feminine energy in the White House,” the actor told Stern on the shock jock’s popular Sirius XM radio show.
  • LGBT Lobbyists Demand ‘Purity of a Queer Relationship’ in ‘Frozen’ Sequel

    05/08/2016 7:52:29 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 80 replies ^ | May 8, 2016 | Melissa Mullins
    According to GLAAD (the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation), Disney has a big fat “F” for LGBT representation in their movies – meaning, there haven’t been any gay characters in children’s movies in 2015.  However, since Disney announced there will be a Frozen 2 in the works for 2018, a few frustrated lesbian fans are trying to use the movie to feature an alternative romance for Queen Elsa, a gay character – or in this case – a different kind of “queen.” When a movie includes a song about how "love is an open door," the LGBT lobbyists will...
  • Social Media Campaign Urges Disney to Make Elsa a Lesbian Princess in ‘Frozen’ Sequel

    05/05/2016 7:34:33 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 51 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | May 4, 2016 | 3:44 PM EDT | Melanie Hunter
    The sequel to Disney’s “Frozen” won’t be out for a few years, but some fans have already launched a social media campaign calling on Disney to make the main character, Elsa, a lesbian. The campaign #GiveElsaAGirlfriend began when a teen named Alexis Isabel tweeted: “I hope Disney makes Elsa a lesbian princess imagine how iconic that would be.” Then she tweeted: “Dear @Disney, #GiveElsaAGirlfriend.” […] Elsa’s song, “Let It Go” in the original movie became a popular and catchy tune for young viewers, but according an April 10, 2014 blog in The Guardian, it’s also an anthem for the LGBT...
  • Tourists are trashing Shanghai Disney, but it's not even open

    05/05/2016 10:32:03 AM PDT · by drop 50 and fire for effect · 16 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 05, 2016 | Fox News Travel
    The Shanghai Disney Resort, the first Disney park in mainland China, is scheduled to open on June 16, but tourists apparently can’t wait another month to do what tourists often do – behave badly. Disney Town, located adjacent to the park, opened to the public on Monday – China’s Labor Day – and, according to the South China Morning Post, the behavior of visitors left a lot to be desired.
  • Obama: Democrats more willing to make tough choices

    04/08/2016 5:45:15 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 32 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Apr 8, 2016 8:13 PM EDT | Darlene Superville
    President Barack Obama is praising Democrats as more willing to make tough choices and criticizing Republicans as afraid to do anything, including vote on his Supreme Court nominee. Speaking at a California fundraiser, Obama lauded House Democrats for casting difficult votes “because we understood we had a certain responsibility to get things done.” “And that’s what we have not seen from the other side,” Obama told about 100 people, including Hollywood stars Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Julia Roberts and Gwyneth Paltrow, seated at round dining tables in a tent at the Bel Air home of Walt Disney Studios Chairman Alan Horn.“And that’s...
  • Disney Shanghai Theme Park's Opening Day Tickets Sold Out

    04/07/2016 7:42:55 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 10 replies
    NASDAQ ^ | 04/07/2016
    Are you planning to visit The Walt Disney Company 's DIS new Shanghai Disney Resort which is scheduled for a grand opening on Jun 16? Then you are probably too late. Because, as per Bloomberg reports, the theme park's opening day tickets were sold out within just a few hours after they became available online. The $5.5 billion Shanghai Disney Resort will be the company's second largest theme park and its first in Mainland China. The Hong Kong Disneyland, inaugurated in 2005, was Disney's first foray into China. The Shanghai theme park was originally scheduled to open in Dec 2015,...