The Happiest Place on Earth gets more expensive: The commodities of your favorite rides

Jun 3, 2013
Yes, there are commodities in Disneyland. Or at least we pretended there are.
Posted In: commodities, disney, amusement parks

The low-down on the slim down of ESPN

May 23, 2013
The sports network is expanding and profitable, but hundreds of staff have been laid off.
Posted In: espn, news media, disney, Sports

Rich Manhattan moms are hiring disabled to cut Disney World lines

May 14, 2013
The New York Post reports wealthy mothers are paying handicapped people to pose as family members so that their families can use the special entrances to Disney World attractions.
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From Snow White to Wreck-it Ralph: A look back at Disney animation

Apr 12, 2013
Disney is letting go of nine of its animators from its hand drawn animation team, a month after the company announced it has no further plans to work in the traditional 2D format.
Posted In: disney, animation, movies

CGI fails to generate box office success

Mar 4, 2013
This weekend, 'Oz the Great and Powerful' opens at the box office. The special effects wonder cost Disney a reported $325 million, most of which was spent on CGI.
Posted In: movies, disney, CGI

Disney creates the happiest data mine on earth

Jan 7, 2013
Come spring, Disney World visitors will wear special bracelets that let the company track just about everything they do
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Disney deal gives Netflix a boost over competitors

Dec 5, 2012
The value of Netflix stock soared by around 14 percent Tuesday, after the company announced it had clinched an exclusive deal to show first-run Disney movies.
Posted In: netflix, disney, streaming, movies

Disney buys Lucasfilm for $4 billion

Oct 31, 2012
The Walt Disney Company has struck a deal to purchase Lucasfilm for $4.05 billion and announced that they will release a new Star Wars movie in 2015.
Posted In: movies, Star Wars, disney

Darth Mickey: Disney to buy Lucasfilm

Oct 30, 2012
Hollywood insider Sharon Waxman, of The Wrap, breaks down Disney's $4.05 billion deal to buy filmmaker George Lucas' production company, Lucasfilm.
Posted In: George Lucas, Lucasfilm, disney, Star Wars, Mergers and Acquisitions, film

Drinking in Disney World and fracking in Texas

Sep 14, 2012
Disney World finally turns on the tap, and Halliburton puts out "Lost" signs for a radioactive probe its lost in west Texas.
Posted In: disney, fracking