Author Archives: Krysten Swensen

A born and bred New England girl living the Disney life in Southern California. I love to read, to watch The Golden Girls, and love everything to do with Disney and Universal. I also love to share daily doses of Disney on my Disney Instagram @BrazzleDazzleDisney!

Major Fine Imposed on Disney for Misleading Reservation Practices

A young girl in a Cinderella dress runs up to greet Cinderella in Disneyland Paris

When the COVID-19 virus exploded in March 2020, the entire world was practically forced to shut down, and people were told to stay indoors to be safe. The Walt Disney Company, like many businesses, was forced into a position it had never found itself in before. They had to shut down every theme park—Walt Disney World Resort, Disneyland Resort, Disneyland ...

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Family of Deceased Disneyland Cast Member to File Lawsuit

New Orleans Square in Disneyland Park at Disneyland Resort

The magic that Disney theme parks are known for would not exist without the incredible cast members who work their hardest every day. Cast members keep the parks clean, keep the dozens of rides and attractions moving, create memorable character meet-and-greets, and so much more. Cast members also have to deal with thousands of guests every day, and manage to ...

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Guests Suffer Attacks at Well-Known Theme Park

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It’s tough to be a bug, but it’s even harder to deal with a swarm of them. One of the really nice things about visiting Walt Disney World Resort in Florida, or even Disneyland Resort in California, is that you’re very rarely bothered by bugs. Of course, it’s impossible to avoid all bugs, since you are outside and that’s where ...

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Mother Criticized for Forcing Daughter Onto Dangerous Ride

An amusement park ride attendant assists two seated individuals with securing harnesses. One rider wears a white shirt and shorts, the other an orange shirt. Two visual overlays depict a thumbs-down emoji and a worried face emoji placed over the riders.

When visiting almost any theme park or amusement park, there are certain rules in place that all guests must follow. They are expected to act in a certain manner, not run around the park, and always wear shirts and shoes (except at water parks). One of the biggest rules revolves around the height requirement for rides and attractions. As many ...

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Iconic Magic Kingdom Attraction Finally Gets a Reopening Date!

Bears at Country Bear Jamboree

Since Walt Disney World Resort opened in 1971, the Country Bear Jamboree has been a staple show at the Magic Kingdom. The show featured a group of animatronic bears singing fun songs. Guests could not get enough of Henry, Liver Lips McGrowl, Wendell, Teddi Berra, Ernest, Terrence, Trixie, Big Al, and all the other bears. Country Bear Jamboree remained so ...

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Disney Cancels Park Show Amid Budget Cuts

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At the 2017 D23 Expo in Anaheim, California, Disney made some huge announcements when it came to its theme parks. One of those was that A Bug’s Land in Disney California Adventure Park at Disneyland would be closing. A Bug’s Land had been a popular spot for those with younger guests since it opened with DCA in 2002. The area ...

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ABC Star Murdered While Protecting Coworker

Johnny Wactor General Hospital

On May 25, fans of the long-running ABC soap opera General Hospital were shocked and heartbroken to learn that actor Johnny Wactor had died at the young age of 37. The popular actor starred as Brando Corbin for more than 160 episodes, from 2020 until 2022. According to reports, Wactor was shot and killed when he confronted thieves trying to steal ...

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Billionaire Investor Sells Millions in Disney Stock

Dumbo the Flying Elephant

To say that things have been difficult for Disney CEO Bob Iger since his return in November 2022 would be an understatement. The once-beloved CEO has been dealing with less than happy guests at the theme parks, frustrated cast members, a dropping stock price, costly Disney+, and so much more. Disney is not the company it was when Iger stepped ...

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