Author Archives: Rick Lye

Rick is an avid Disney fan. He first went to Disney World in 1986 with his parents and has been hooked ever since. Rick is married to another Disney fan and is in the process of turning his two children into fans as well. When he is not creating new Disney adventures, he loves to watch the New York Yankees and hang out with his dog, Buster. In the fall, you will catch him cheering for his beloved NY Giants.

Disney World’s Troubles: Former Imagineers Concerned About Universal’s Rise

Disney and Universal

Way back in 2019, long before anyone knew what COVID-19 was, Universal Studios Orlando announced that it would be bringing a third gate to its theme park. Many Disney fans hoped that the announcement of Epic Universe would prompt something new coming to Walt Disney World. Related: ENOUGH! Disney Fans Want Fewer Announcements About Park Expansion and More Action But outside ...

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Security Concerns Arise as Guests Sneak Smoke Bomb into Disney Park

Disney Smoke

There are a lot of life-changing moments that can happen while on vacation at a Disney Park. Walt Disney World, Disneyland, and Disney parks around the globe have seen dozens of marriage proposals (although not at Shanghai Disneyland anymore) to a child’s first visit. When a guest has one of these life-changing moments at a Disney Park, it becomes etched ...

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Disney Seeks Protective Order to Safeguard Confidential Information

Disney Top Secret

Lost in the Walt Disney Company’s case against Florida Governor Ron DeSantis is that at some point, the two sides would have to exchange a massive cache of documents. While Disney has been rather forthcoming with the documents requested, Governor DeSantis and the Central Florida Tourism Oversight District have been stalling to delay the turnover of documents. Related: In A Major ...

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‘There’s a Lot Going on At Disney’ Star Blames Company’s Problems for Lack of Progress On New Shows

Disney Star

It’s no secret that Walt Disney’s entire entertainment division has been struggling. Over the past two years, Walt Disney Studios’ film releases have been disasters, and their television releases haven’t faired much better. Disney CEO Bob Iger’s plan to fix it was to shake up the film lineup for 2024. However, after only a month in the new year, Disney ...

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Get Your Checkbooks Ready, Disney Park About to Go Up For Sale

Disney Park For Sale

In America, the Walt Disney Company is having its own problems with activist investors. Nelson Peltz is launching his second proxy war against the Disney Company’s Board, seeking two seats to change Disney’s direction. However, the Walt Disney Company is actively trying to fight back against Peltz and has frequently argued that he does not have a concrete plan to ...

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Disney Actor/Marilyn Monroe’s Last Living Leading Man Dies at 94

Disney Actor Marilyn

Year by year, there are fewer and fewer actual connections to Old Hollywood. So few people know first-hand what it was like to be around those big stars of yesteryear. There are still a handful of animators and actors who can talk about their experiences working hand-in-hand with Walt Disney. Mary Poppins (1964) stars Dick Van Dyke and Julie Andrews may be ...

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