On this week’s episode of the WDW Fan Boys Podcast, we discuss everything that happened in Disney World during 2011. The original recording was done live on December 23rd. If you missed the live show, you can hear the full audio as part of Uncensored Show #020.
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On this week’s episode of the WDW Fan Boys Podcast, we share our thoughts on Disney Merchandise. We offer some of our own suggestions for new merchandise as well as discuss merchandise that we own.
At 1:30 PM Imagineer Chris Beatty joined Disney fans on the Disney Parks Blog to discuss the Fantasyland Expansion. This was the first chat that Disney hosted on the blog, and from a technological standpoint it seemed to work fairly smoothly. The problem was the questions. Disney fans were told they could ask questions in [...]
Your move Universal. For those of us waiting for Disney’s response to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, it came out early yesterday afternoon. Back on May 31, 2007 Universal Studios announced their plans for the theme park within a theme park dedicated to the young wizard. Depending on your sources the price tag for [...]
On this week’s episode of the WDW Fan Boys Podcast we discuss Tim’s experiences at the D23 Expo as well as his opinions of Star Tours: The Adventures Continue, World of Color and The Little Mermaid: Ariel’s Undersea Adventure.
Below is the full panel discussion from the Imagineering Cars Land Presentation at the 2011 D23 Expo. The full presentation is from August 21, 2011 from the D23 Expo. The panel featured John Lasseter, Roger Gould, Kathy Mangum, Kevin Rafferty, Jennifer Mok and Dave Fisher. Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5
We didn’t spend as much time over at the Expo today – we only planned on one presentation but we gave ourselves plenty of time to ensure that we’d see it. Before heading over to the Expo though we stopped in both Disneyland and Disney California Adventure to get Fastpasses for Star Tours, World of [...]
I went into yesterday at the D23 Expo with unattainable expectations. We were soured by the lines for the Parks and Resorts presentation, and then by the presentation itself. I had been looking forward to seeing that presentation since the 2011 D23 Expo was announced and while I had played down my disappointment, I think [...]
At 1:00 we saw the making of the Little Mermaid presentation where several interesting details were revealed. I recorded audio, but unfortunately there was an autistic man in front of us that made many parts of it hard to hear. What seemed odd was that he was by himself. As someone that is very familiar [...]
Not much detail here, I’ll let the videos speak for themselves. Some videos of the Seven Dwarf’s Mine Train Ride Vehicles and a partial ride through of the attraction.
We finally arrived in Los Angeles at close to 9:00 PM local time last night. All told we spent over 15 hours trying to get here. We arrived too late to get a sneak peak inside the Expo (there was a press event on Thursday 8/18). All told though, it seems that it was well [...]
Back at the D23 Expo in September of 2009, then President of Parks and Resorts, Jay Rasulo revealed some exciting new plans to expand Fantasyland at Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom. The announcement came on the heels of some blueprints that leaked over the summer, and Rasulo even made reference to those leaked blueprints in his [...]
This is Part 3 in a 3 part series discussing the Theme Park Wars between Walt Disney World and Universal Studios Orlando. Part 1 (January 13, 2010) Part 2 (January 14, 2010) Part 4 (September 21, 2011) Part 5 (December 5, 2011) February, 2006:The Walt Disney company re-acquires the rights to Oswald the Lucky Rabbit [...]