• Imagineering
    Former Imagineer Skip Lange has Passed Away

    10/14/16: from WDI Communications: We’re sad to share that former Imagineer Skip Lange passed away Oct. 14. Skip joined Imagineering in 1970 as a dimensional designer, and went on to be a field designer on several attractions at Walt Disney World and Disneyland Park. During the creation of Epcot he was the production designer for […]

  • Cast Members
    Lost And Found!

    Look what these Disneyland parade marshals have found, a lost boy! The young lady who found him is holding his hand while the gentleman from Disneyland security is here to find out who he is. Once his interview is over she helps walk the little boy over to the Lost & Found room at the park’s […]

  • Cast Members
    Kidcot Fun Stops

    Kidcot Fun Stops are craft stations for kids 3 to 6. Located in World Showcase pavilions, it is a fun way to “travel the world” while drawing, writing, and stamping too. Kids get to meet Cast Members from different countries and learn about their customs. Kidcot Fun Stops are at: Mexico Pavilion (near Animales Fantasticos) Norway Pavilion (The Puffin’s Roost) […]

  • Disney Interactive
    Disney to Shut Down Infinity Video Games

    Disney announced the decision Tuesday to close it’s Infinity game division in a footnote to its second-quarter earnings, saying it incurred a $147 million charge for severance costs and to write off its investment in the business. The company will close its Salt Lake City game studio and cut about 300 jobs. With the action, […]

  • Epcot
    Epcot’s Matsuriza Taiko Drummers

    For the last seventeen years, six times a day, five days a week, the Matsuriza troupe of Taiko Drummers have been entertaining guests at Epcot’s Japan Pavilion beautiful five story pagoda. In the Japanese language “Taiko” means “great drum” but you will find drums of all sizes being used by these talented, and very fit ladies. […]

  • Cast Members
    Five Disneyland Cast Members Have Measles

    According to a story in the Los Angeles Times, Disneyland officials have said that five cast members have been diagnosed with measles since last Thursday. Two of those employees had been vaccinated, according to the Orange County Health Care Agency. According to California’s Department of Public Health, between December 15th and December 20th, guests at the […]

  • ABC
    Scuttlebutt – Five Completely Unrelated News Bites

    Guardians of the Galaxy Soundtrack Opens at #3. The soundtrack from the blockbuster movie Guardians of the Galaxy, opened at #3 on the Billboard 200 chart with over 60,000 sold the first week. The Awesome Mix Vol. 1 album was initially heading for a start of around 15,000, but the movie and its music clearly […]

  • Cast Members
    Disney World and Unions Agree to New Contract

    The deal includes unprecedented wage increases, limits employees’ healthcare costs and protects cast members’ defined benefit pension plan. Walt Disney World’s largest union group voted on Friday to approve a contract that will increase minimum pay for workers to $10/hour by 2016. Sixty-seven percent of the approximately 7,000 employees who voted approved the contract, said […]

  • Cast Members
    Former Disney Cast Member Wins Miss USA

    During one of the most exciting MISS USA pageants in the show’s 63 year history, a star-studded panel of judges chose Miss Nevada USA, Nia Sanchez, as Miss USA 2014. Nia Sanchez is a 24 year-old from Las Vegas, Nevada. Sanchez has also been a face character for Disney in both the United States and […]

  • The Walt Disney Studios
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    DbM’s Top 2013 News Stories – Disney Corporate

    There was a lot of important Disney corporate news stories this year. After-all, Disney is the worlds largest media company! DbM’s top corporate stories have been divided into four different categories: Overall Corporate, Hires – Fires – Promotions, Employee Relations, and Public Relations. So let’s get started cause these are BIG stories! Overall Corporate November […]