Kyle reports from a recent Annual Passholder screening of Sleeping Beauty held at the Fantasyland Theatre. Natalie reports on the Disneyland Resort Ambassador Ceremony held at Disneyland Park on Friday. Marshal gives a tour of the Times Square Disney Store, which has a lack of Children's Place clothes, which is disappointing. Marshal "Gets on his Feet" to join the "Conga" going on in the ballroom for Latin Night. Nene Hair Watch 2014 continues, as well. Doug attends the grand opening of the new Starbucks at Disneyland's Downtown Disney then tours the coffee giant's newest location.
Disney VoluntEARS Build a Teaching Garden (Today)
Roger reports on Disney VoluntEARS helping to build an American Heart Association Teaching Garden at Walt Disney Elementary
Alex's Movie Blog: "Evermoor" Mini-Series Review (Today)
Disney Channel's mini-series Evermoor reveals the mysteries of an old British manner. Find out if you should watch the conclusion in our review.
Marshal Knight's Blog: My "View" on National Talk Show Host Day (Thursday)
Marshal had an idea for an article...4 women of very different views...all to celebrate National Talk Show Host Day!
Enjoying An Allergy Free Vacation (Thursday)
Bill continues his series on enjoying a Walt Disney World vacation with children with food allergies.
A Sampling of Halloween Food Offerings at the Disneyland Resort (Thursday)
Our 13 days of Halloween continue with a tasty look at the Halloween treats available at the Disneyland Resort.
"Elsa-Inspired" Wedding Dress the Talk of Bridal Fashion Week (Thursday)
Rebecca shares with us Alfred Angelo's Disney-inspired wedding dress collection.
Capa, a Contemporary Steakhouse with Spanish Flair at Four Seasons Resort (Wednesday)
Teresa reports on Capa, the new Steakhouse at Four Seasons Orlando.
Poison Apples and Candied Oranges: Comparing Disney Parks Halloween Merchandise in the United States and Japan (Wednesday)
Day 4 of our 13 Days of Halloween continues with Natalie's look comparing the merchandise available at domestic Disney Parks to that which is available at the Tokyo Disney Resort.
Alex's Movie Blog: A Trio of "Frozen Book Reviews (Tuesday)
Disney has released three new Frozen books to make it easier to buy gifts for the kids who can't get enough of Anna and Elsa. Check them out in our new review.
Halloween Parties: Disneyland Vs. Magic Kingdom (Tuesday)
Day 3 of our 13 day Halloween coverage features with Kyle comparing the Halloween parties at Magic Kingdom and Disneyland. Which party do you prefer?
Marshal Knight's Blog: DWTS Recap: Pitbull Week! (ugh) (Tuesday)
Marshal, unfortunately, gives you his thoughts on "The Night Pitbull Ruined" and how amazing Leah Remini was as guest host! (watch yo' back, Erin Andrews!)
Mickey and Minnie Mummy Cupcakes (Monday)
Day 2 of our Halloween celebration continues with Lauren's recipe for Mickey and Minnie Mummy cupcakes.
Disney Musical Escape (Monday)
Welcome Susie and Robert Canchola as they tell a personal story about the power of Disney music.
Review: Disney XD's Kirby Buckets (Monday)
We review Disney XD's Kirby Buckets. Does the live-action/hybrid show mark a new level for Disney XD?
Parks’ Blog Fans Set Sail on a Creepy Cruise (Sunday)
Our 13 Days of Halloween coverage begins with the recent Creepy Cruise Disney Parks Blog meet-up that was held at Disneyland Park.
The E-Ticket Life: Surrounded (Saturday)
This week Kyle explores the phenomenon of being surrounded by Disney.
El Capitan Offers Behind-the-Scenes Tour (Oct 17)
Kyle Burbank takes on a behind the scenes tour of The El Capitan Theatre and shares how you can do the same.
Review: Cars- Fast As Lightning App (Oct 17)
Lauren returns with a review of the new app Cars: Fast as Lightning from Gameloft
Club Penguin’s October Igloo & Furniture Catalog is WICKED Cool (Oct 16)
Teresa takes us through Club Penguin's Igloo & Furniture Catalog as the virtual world gets ready for their Halloween celebration.
Planning For An Allergy Free Vacation (Oct 16)
Bill starts a series on having an allergy free Walt Disney World vacation. First up, how to plan your trip.
Throwback Thursday: The Parent Trap (Oct 16)
Kyle recaps the recent Throwback Thursday screening of The Parent Trap that was held at the El Capitan Theatre.
Disneyland Resort Annual Passholder Sing-Alongs (Oct 15)
Roger reports on the recent Annual Passholder Sing-Alongs held at Disney California Adventure.
Sleeping Beauty Annual Passholder Screening (Oct 15) Alex's Movie Blog: A Guide to Winning at Life and Disney Tsum Tsum (Oct 15)
Learn some tips and tricks to be the best Tsum Tsum player you can be and how to make your life 100% more awesome (hint: it involves playing more Tsum Tsum).
Tower of Terror 10 Miler runDisney Recap (Oct 14)
Kellyn shares her perspective as a volunteer for the Tower of Terror runDisney event held at Disney's Hollywood Studios
Big Hero 6 Soundtrack Available Digitally November 4, CD November 24 (Oct 14)
Big Hero 6 Soundtrack Available Digitally November 4, CD November 24
Review: Stitching Snow (Oct 14)
Rebekah reviews R.C. Lewis's Stitching Snow, a space-age retelling of the classic story.
Marshal Knight's Blog: DWTS Recap: Switch-Up! (Oct 14)
Marshal breaks down yet another DWTS episode, and with the switch-up, comes a decline in quality and scores. Wahoo!
Review: Marc Davis: Walt Disney's Renaissance Man (Oct 13)
Erin reviews the latest book to look at the legacy of Disney Legend Marc Davis. From his work in animation to his work in Imagineering and beyond, the book shares perspectives of one of the Nine Old Men
Disneyland Resort Ambassador Ceremony (Oct 13) The 2015 - 2016 Walt Disney World Ambassador Ceremony (Oct 13)
A rare look at the Walt Disney World Ambassador Ceremony.
New York Comic Con: Day 4 Live Blog (Oct 12)
We are live at the final day of New York Comic Con.
New York Comic Con: Day 3 Live Blog (Oct 11)
We are live at New York Comic Con on Day 3 of the event.
The E-Ticket Life: Candy Corn Acres (Oct 11)
This week Kyle shares what he'll miss about Candy Corn Acres and how its existence coincided with the increase of his Disney fandom.
Interview With Pablo Hidalgo About Star Wars Reads Day (Oct 10)
Patrick Hurd talks to Lucasfilm's Pablo Hidalgo about Star Wars Reads Day, Rebels and more
New York Comic Con: Day 2 Live Blog (Oct 10)
New York Comic Con: Day 2 Live Blog
Alex's Movie Blog: "Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day" Review (Oct 10)
Alex reviews a movie clearly based on his life story called Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day.
New York Comic Con Day 1 Live Blog (Oct 9)
We live blog the first day of New York Comic Con, highlighted by Walt Disney Studios' presentation of Big Hero 6 and Tomorrowland
Facebook Giveaway: "Sleeping Beauty" Diamond Edition Blu-Ray (Oct 9)
We're giving away a free copy of Sleeping Beauty Diamond Edition on our Facebook page!
Alex's Movie Blog: "The Legacy Collection: Sleeping Beauty" Review (Oct 9)
"The Legacy Collection: Sleeping Beauty" Review
Review: Marvel's AXIS (Oct 8)
FanBoy reviews the latest major Marvel event. Is AXIS worth a read?
A Look Around Disney's Hollywood Studios (Oct 8)
Jeremiah takes a break from the Florida sun to play in the new Frozen Funland at Disney's Hollywood Studios.
Club Penguin Halloween (Oct 8)
Teresa returns with a sneak peek of Club Penguin's Halloween event with a glimpse inside their Halloween catalog.
An Interview with Million Dollar Arm's JB Bernstein (Oct 7)
We interview JB Bernstein, the real-life inspiration behind Million Dollar Arm.
HalloweenTime at the Disneyland Resort (Oct 7)
Doug shares some videos and photos of HalloweenTime at the Disneyland Resort
Alex's Movie Blog: "Million Dollar Arm" Blu-Ray Review (Oct 7)
Million Dollar Arm arrives on Blu-Ray/HD Digital Combo Pack and a standalone DVD release. Get all of the details of the Combo Pack in our review.
Marshal Knight's Blog: Album Review: Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (Oct 7)
Marshal takes a listen to the new Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day EP and gives his thoughts track-by-track. If you don't care for joy, happiness, or puppies, don't listen to this.
Interview with Star Wars Author Tony DiTerlizzi (Oct 7)
Patrick returns with an interview with New York Times bestselling author Tony DiTerlizzi about his book: Star Wars - The Adventures of Luke Skywalker, Jedi Knight
Alex's Movie Blog: "Sleeping Beauty" Diamond Edition Blu-Ray Review (Oct 7)
Alex's review of the Diamond Edition of Sleeping Beauty reveals that while the film looks great on Blu-Ray, Disney did not do the film justice with the bonus features on this release.
Marshal Knight's Blog: DWTS Recap: Most Memorable Year! (Oct 7)
Marshal wipes away the tears and breaks down yet another week in the ballroom. Mix-ups, shake-ups, and screw-ups were all prevalent in the ballroom...along with the Carlton.
Star Wars Rebels Looks Back and Forward (Oct 6)
Benji shares what he learned about Star Wars Rebels at a recent press conference.
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day Premiere Live Blog (Oct 6)
Join us as we live blog the premiere of Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day Premiere at the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood
Epcot Update - a First and a Last! (Oct 6)
Jeremiah visits Lumberjacks and Trolls in this Epcot update!
Marshal Knight's Blog: An Intro to Maker Studios (Oct 6)
Marshal explains how lucrative, and potentially dangerous. the Maker Studios acquisition is for the Disney company. Can it really hit the ranks of Marvel?
Alex's Movie Blog: From the Vault: The History of "Sleeping Beauty" (Oct 6)
Alex takes a look back at Sleeping Beauty, Walt Disney's "moving illustration" that spent nearly a decade in development before becoming the classic that we love today.
Facebook Giveaway: "Tarzan" Blu-Ray/DVD (Oct 6)
Laughing Place is giving away a free copy of Tarzan on Blu-Ray/DVD/Digital Combo Pack!
LaughingPlace Launches Book Club (Oct 5)
Learn about the new LaughingPlace Book Club and how you can contribute.
The E-Ticket Life: An Introduction (Oct 4)
Kyle Burbank introduces you to his new blog: The E-Ticket Life.
LaughingPlace.com Podcast #219: Da Plane (Oct 3)
This week the LPP crew tackle Disney Park upcharge events, closings at Walt Disney World and rumors of what's to come, new ABC shows including Once Upon a Time and Black-ish, what would you ask Walt Disney, Star Wars Rebels and Alexander and the Horrible, Terrible, No Good, Very Bad Day.
An Interview with Alexander... Director Miguel Arteta (Oct 3)
Paul interviews Miguel Arteta, director of Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day. Paul also shares the film's Disney connections
Happy Haunts Halloween Preview (Oct 2)
Natalie attends a Halloween fashion show featuring Disney costumes for the whole family (including dogs)
Review: ABC's Cristela (Oct 2)
Kyle reviews Cristela which is premiering October 10th on ABC
Disneyland Tomorrowland Update (Oct 2)
We share all of the latest updates occurring at Disneyland's Tomorrowland.
A Look at Epcot's Food & Wine Premium Package and Late Nights Live! (Oct 1)
Jeremiah take a look at the 2014 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival extra ticket events.
Alex's Movie Blog: Behind the Scenes of "Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day" (Oct 1)
Alex attended the Press Conference for Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day and shares what he learned about the making of the latest family comedy from Walt Disney Pictures.
Review: Star Wars Rebels (Oct 1)
Patrick delivers his review of Star Wars Rebels. Is the force strong with this new Disney XD show?
Tokyo Disney Resort Update (Sep 30)
James returns from Japan with a huge update full of news, while also providing his tribute to the Legend of Mythica.
Review: Manhattan Love Story (Sep 30)
Kyle reviews ABC's Manhattan Love Story. It airs at 830/730c on Tuesdays, but for how long?
Marshal Knight's Blog: DWTS Recap: Movie Night! (Sep 30)
Marshal grabs a bucket of popcorn and analyzes Movie Night in the ballroom. "Guardians of the Galaxy" was featured, and if that's not the most random synergy of all time, I don't know what is.
Facebook Giveaway: Disney Infinity 2.0 Nick Fury Figure (Sep 30)
We're giving away a FREE Nick Fury Disney Infinity 2.0 figure!
The Last Day of Disneyland’s Legends of Frontierland (Sep 29)
Natalie recaps the final day of the Legends of Frontierland experience at Disneyland Park. Were you a citizen of Frontierland or Rainbow Ridge
One More Ride for the Disney's Hollywood Studios Backlot Tour (Sep 29)
Jeremiah takes one last look at Disney's Hollywood Studios Backlot Tour!
"Once Upon a Time" gets "Frozen" Over (Sep 29)
Alex recaps last night's season premiere of Once Upon a Time as Storybrook gets Frozen.
We Bid Adieu To Epcot's World Showcase Players (Sep 26)
Jeremiah heeds the call of "FREE BEER" one last time for the World Showcase Players last day.
The Academy Presents Animation Masters (Sep 26)
Kyle recaps an evening of Animation Masters presented by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences. Learn more about The Lost Notebook and the secrets of Disney filmmaking it reveals.
Disney's Animal Kingdom Celebrates Elephants and Rhinos! (Sep 26)
Jeremiah takes a look at some of the bigger residents of the Animal Kingdom!
Review: ABC's Selfie (Sep 26)
Kyle reviews ABC's "Selfie" which premieres next Tuesday at 8/7c.
"How to Get Away with Murder" Review (Sep 25)
How to Get Away with Murder is a gripping drama in league with Shonda Rhymes' other ABC mega-hits. Find out if it's worthy of your DVR's space in our review.
Marshal Knight's Blog: Nashville Recap: Season 3 Premiere! (Sep 25)
Marshal heads on over to the Bluebird Cafe to recap the Season 3 Premiere of Nashville! Included are references to late 90s and early 2000s country songs, an amazing gif, and an ode to Texas. HEE YAW!
Cast Member Magic (Sep 24)
Bill returns with a personal story about Cast Members making magic in a way that truly makes a magical memory.
Alex's Movie Blog: D23 Event Recap - "The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad" (Sep 24)
D23 recently had an event to celebrate The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad and we were there to share all the details with you in our event recap.
Review: Season 2 Premiere of Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (Sep 24)
We take a look at the season premiere of Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Are you loyal to S.H.I.E.L.D. or do you hail HYDRA?
Alex's Movie Blog: Pixar Animation Studios Artist Showcase: "Over There" by Steve Pilcher Book Review (Sep 23)
Disney Press has released the first in the Pixar Animation Studios Artist Showcase series of books. The first installment is called Over There by Production Designer Steve Pilcher, a charming tale of a shrew looking for something that's missing from his life.
Review: Star Wars- A New Dawn (Sep 23)
Anticipating Star Wars Rebels, Patrick reviews the new tie-in book "Star Wars: A New Dawn" by John Jackson Miller
Marshal Knight's Blog: DWTS Recap: #MyJamMonday (Sep 23)
Marshal booty pops his way to #MyJamMonday (yeah, it is in hashtag form) on DWTS. It was one crazy, country, kooky night in the ballroom that yearns to be broken down.
Disney’s Club Penguin School and Skate Party has Kicked off with a Special Charity Event! (Sep 22)
Teresa returns with a look at the School & Skate Party inside Disney's Club Penguin. This special event also has a unique charity component.
Alex's Movie Blog: WDFM Event Recap - "Over There with Steve Pilcher" (Sep 22)
Walt Disney Family Museum recently had Pixar Production Designer Steve Pilcher (Brave, Finding Dory) give a presentation on his career and his new book, Over There. It was full of great stories about what its like to be an animation artist and provided lots of history about his original story.
Review: ABC's Forever (Sep 22)
FanBoy reviews ABC's Forever. Will it be cancelled soon or air Forever? See what I did there?
Facebook Giveaway - "The Legacy Collection: The Lion King" (Sep 20)
Enter for a chance to win a copy of Walt Disney Record's The Legacy Collection: The Lion King!
Review: ABC's Black-ish (Sep 20)
Kyle begins our reviews of the ABC Fall Season with Black-ish, a new comedy airing Wednesdays at 930/830c.
LaughingPlace.com Podcast #218: Choose a Side (Sep 19)
This week the LPP crew tackle the Frozen taking over Norway and Cinderella Castle, Halloween at Disneyland, Disney's tentpole films for the next 2 years, Star Wars, Marvel and, of course, ice cream.
Sing Like a Pirate (Sep 19)
Erin celebrates Talk Like a Pirate Day with a look at the Disney Pirates of the Caribbean CD that is available at Disney Parks
A Look at the 2014 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival (Sep 19)
Jeremiah takes a walk around the Food & Wine Festival
An Interview with Bobby Burgess (Sep 18)
Paul shares his recent interview with original Mousekateer Bobby Burgess
"Happiest Haunts" Disneyland Tour Review (Sep 18)
We recently took Disneyland's Happiest Haunts Tour and had a frightfully good time experiencing the park with a Ghost Host. Find out if the tour is right for you in our review of this add-on experience.
ABC Previews ‘Edgy’ but ‘Accurate’ Line-Up at Paley Center (Sep 18)
ABC Previews ‘Edgy’ but ‘Accurate’ Line-Up at Paley Center
Alex's Movie Blog: Apple Dumpling Day (Sep 17)
We celebrate Apple Dumpling Day (yes, it's a real holiday) with a delicious Disney recipe and a look back at The Apple Dumpling Gang and its legacy.
Alan Bergman Presents at Bank of America 2014 Media, Communications and Entertainment Conference Live Blog (Sep 17)
Join our live blog as Walt Disney Studios President Alan Bergman presents at the 2014 Bank of America 2014 Media, Communications and Entertainment Conference. Find out what he has to say about the future of the Walt Disney Studios
Alex's Movie Blog: 'The Legacy Collection: Mary Poppins' Review (Sep 16)
Walt Disney Records has released a "Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious" Legacy Collection version of the Mary Poppins soundtrack, including never-before released "Lost Chords" and excerpts from the P. L. Travers story sessions. Check out all of the details in our in-depth review.
Tangled at the El Capitan Theatre (Sep 16)
Kyle returns with a look at the return engagement of Tangled, now playing at the El Capitan Theatre
Marshal Knight's Blog: DWTS Recap: Premiere Night! (Sep 16)
Marshal returns, fresh off from watching the LIIIIIVE season premiere, to break down the ballroom, with Season 19 of Dancing with the Stars. Y'all...LOTS of surprises, tonight.
A Visit to Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party and the AMAZING Villains' Sinister Soiree (Sep 15)
Jeremiah visits with some villains at the Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party and has an amazing Soirée!
Marshal Knight's Blog: An Ode to Ellen's Energy Adventure (Sep 15)
Marshal celebrates Ellen's Energy Adventure's anniversary with a description of why it is his favorite attraction of all-time. Also, he'd like to announce that in case of emergency, please put "Stupid Judy" on his tombstone.
LaughingPlace.com Podcast #217: #Hashtag (Sep 12)
In a fun LPP the crew discuss Epcot entertainment changes, the ABC fall season, their favorite Disney songs and Joan Rivers plus a secret revealed from FanBoy's past.
Alex's Movie Blog: The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes/The Apple Dumpling Gang Blu-Ray Review (Sep 12)
Alex takes a look at the first Disney Movie Club Exclusive Blu-Rays, The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes and The Apple Dumpling Gang.
Captain America: The Winter Soldier Release Event In Los Angeles (Sep 12)
Natalie reports from Hollywood where Captain America: The Winter Soldier directs Anthony and Joe Russo participated in an event to celebrate the film's release on home video.
Disney Infinity Update (Sep 12)
Celebrate Video Games Day with an update on what we know about Disney Infinity 2.0
Dancing (and Smiling) Through Life ‘Ears and Bubbles’ by Bobby Burgess (Sep 11)
Stanford joins us with a look back at the career of Bobby Burgess through the eyes of his autobiography; ‘Ears and Bubbles’
Disney Partners with Red Cross for National Emergency Preparedness Month (Sep 11)
Paul reports on Disney's collaboration with the American Red Cross to raise awareness of disaster preparedness
The Imagination Gala Pin Trading Event (Sep 11)
Jeremiah reports on the recent trading event at Walt Disney World. Pins and Vinylmations kept trading hands at the Imagination Gala Red Carpet Trading Event
Jay Rasulo at Goldman Sachs Communacopia Conference Live Blog (Sep 10)
We live-blog Jay Rasulo's presentation at the Goldman Sachs Comunacopia Conference. Enjoy our blog of the Q&A session
Haunted Mansion Exhibit at Disneyland (Sep 9)
Roger reports on the new Haunted Mansion exhibit that recently opened at Disneyland's Main Street.
FanBoy's Blog: Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Season 1 on Blu-Ray (Sep 9)
FanBoy shares some fun facts he learned about the first season of Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. from the Blu-Ray which is out today.
Star Wars: Commander App Review (Sep 9)
Patrick returns with a look at the latest Star Wars app. Are you ready to pick a side?
Captain America: The Winter Soldier on Blu-Ray (Sep 8)
FanBoy reviews the Captain America: The Winter Soldier Blu-Ray.
2014 Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend (Sep 8)
Kevin shares his experience at the 2014 edition of the Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend.
Celebrating Schoolhouse Rock (Sep 7)
As ABC revives Schoolhouse Rock tonight for a special at 7/6c. To celebrate, Rio shares her experience with the series as well as the history of the fondly remembered "edutainmnet" series.
Back to School with a Disney Adventure (Sep 5)
Our new contributor goes back to school with Kingdom Keepers.
Hoop-Dee-Doo Musical Review Celebrates it's 40th Anniversary (Sep 5)
Teresa reports on the 40th anniversary of a Walt Disney World classic; The Hoop-Dee-Doo Musical Review
Marshal Knight's Blog: "Dancing with the Stars" Season 19 Cast Unveiling (Sep 4)
It's that time of year again, so Marshal breaks down the Season 19 cast of Dancing with the Stars. Overall, he gives it a SEHVEN!
The Adventureland Trading Company Finale (Sep 4)
Kyle checks in on the special event held as the finale of the Adventureland Trading Company experience.
Hercules at the El Capitan Theatre (Sep 4)
Brittany returns with her report from the El Cap Throw Back screening of Disney's Hercules
Walt Disney: The Man, The Magic, The Movies, The American Experience (Sep 3)
As school heads back in session, Paul takes a look back to the man who started it all... Walt Disney
Star Wars Rebels Books (Sep 3)
As he gears up for Star Wars: Rebels on Disney XD, Patrick shares his thoughts on some of the books from Lucasfilm Press that are based on the series.
A Walk Around The Magic Kingdom (Sep 3)
Jeremiah take a look at the bright side of Halloween at the Magic Kingdom
Disney Animation Suits Up for “Big Hero 6” Release (Sep 3)
Disney Animation Suits Up for “Big Hero 6” Release
Alex's Movie Blog: 'The Legacy Collection: The Lion King' Bonus Feature (Sep 3)
Walt Disney Records has released a new behind-the-scenes feature on The Lion King to celebrate the release of the full soundtrack through The Legacy Collection.
Frozen ABC Special Live Blog (Sep 2)
Join us as we live blog The Story of Frozen: Making a Disney Animated Classic airing tonight on ABC
Disney’s American Idol Experience Closes the Curtain (Sep 2)
Teresa reports on the final performance of The American Idol Experience.
Disney Holds HBCU College Information Fair For Local High School Students (Sep 2)
Jeremiah take a look at Disney giving back to the local community in a great fashion!
A Walk Around Disney's Hollywood Studios (Aug 29)
Jeremiah takes a stroll around Disney's Hollywood Studios.
Club Penguin’s “Frozen” Party Is In Full Swing as Queen Elsa Opens her Ice Palace (Aug 29)
Frozen comes to Club Penguin. Go inside Queen Elsa's Ice Palace with your penguin.
D23 Fanniversary Recap (Aug 28)
Robert joins LaughingPlace with a recap of the recent D23 Fanniversary event held at the Walt Disney Family Museum in San Francisco.
Frozen Sing-Along at the El Capitan Theatre (Aug 28)
Roger reports on the opening night of the Frozen Sing-Along at the El Capitan Theatre. Kristen Bell, the voice of Anna, surprises the audience by making an appearance.
Villains Unleashed: A Night That Will Never be Forgotten... (Aug 28)
Jeremiah spends the night with some true villains!
Review: Jake and the Never Land Pirates Treasure Trek App (Aug 28)
Lauren reviews the latest app from Disney Publishing, Jake and the Never Land Pirates Treasure Trek.
Disney Junior Pirate and Princess Toy Review (Aug 27)
We take a look at some of the Pirate and Princess Disney Junior toys. Celebrate the end of Summer with these fun toys.
D23's Mary Poppins Celebration (Aug 27)
Doug shares his report from D23's celebration of Mary Poppins.
Tokyo Disney Resort Summer Decorations (Aug 27)
With Summer almost officially over for 2014. James gives us one final look at the Summer events for both Toyko Disney Resort Parks in Japan. This time he has some stunning pictures to share with us from all the Park decorations.
Alex's Movie Blog: 50 Practically Perfect Mary Poppins Facts (Aug 27)
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Mary Poppins, Alex presents 50 fabulous facts about a film that can only be described as supercalifragilisticexpialidocious.
Marshal Knight's Blog: Mary Poppins on Stage: A Look Back (Aug 26)
Marshal takes a look back on this "Practically Perfect" musical in honor of the film's 50th Anniversary and the live production's 10th Anniversary.
A Look at the the UnDISCOVERed Future World (Aug 26)
Jeremiah take a look at the UnDISCOVERed Future World Tour at Epcot.
Marshal Knight's Blog: Marshal's ABC Fall TV Preview (Aug 26)
Marshal takes a peek at some of ABC's most anticipated fall shows. This does not, however, fill the void of ABC Primetime Weekends at DCA.
2014 Emmy's Live Blog (Aug 25)
Join LaughingPlace.com as we live-blog the 2014 Emmys from the Disney perspective.
7th Annual Taste of Downtown Disney for CHOC (Aug 25)
Trisha returns recapping the recent Taste of Downtown Disney Event that his held annually to benefit Children's Hospital Orange County.
Alex's Movie Blog: Disneynature 'Bears' Blu-Ray Review (Aug 25)
Disneynature Bears is a heartwarming film the whole family can enjoy. Disney's Blu-Ray/DVD/Digital Copy combo pack ads worthwhile bonus features offering a glimpse at what it took to make the film.
Alex's Movie Blog: Disney accepts the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge (Aug 25)
Bob Iger, Marvel Cinematic Universe, Star Wars, Disney Channel, Disney Theatrical and Frozen. The thing that all of these have in common is that they are Disney. The other thing they have in common is that they have all dumped a bucket of ice water over their heads to support ALS. Check out our recap of the shivering madness... so far...
LaughingPlace.com Podcast #216: Wowzer (Aug 22)
Working at 75% strength (no Rebekah this week), the LPP remember Disney Legend Robin Williams and discuss the prevalence of Frozen (will it be a Disney classic?), Disney hotels, our favorite Disney park foods, the Four Seasons, the ice bucket challenge, our trip to the circus and (unrelated), Wowzer!
Review: The New Disney Family Website (Aug 22)
Lauren returns to review the new version of the Disney Family website. Found out what she thought of the Disney activities presented on this new family portal.
Alex's Movie Blog: 'Mickey, Donald, Goofy: The Three Musketeers' Blu-Ray Review (Aug 22)
Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, and Goofy have starred in some memorable shorts over the years. While their feature film The Three Musketeers doesn't quite make it to the top of the list, it is a fun film that is worth revisiting in this 10th Anniversary Edition.
Minnie's Tropical Splash at Tokyo DisneySea (Aug 22)
After taking you to Tokyo Disneyland last week. James is back with an article all about Minnie's Tropical Splash at Tokyo DisneySea.
FanBoy's Blog: Seekers of the Weird Brings Rolly Crump's Vision to Life (Aug 21)
FanBoy takes a look at the recently released Disney Kingdoms: Seekers of the Weird hardcover. The collaboration between Walt Disney Imagineering and Marvel brings Rolly Crump's vision of the Museum of the Weird to life for the first time.
Alex's Movie Blog: 'Hercules' Blu-Ray Review (Aug 21)
Disney's Blu-Ray release of Hercules should please the gods (and fans of the film) with a stunning presentation. Get all the details in our thorough review.
A Last Look at the AFI Showcase (Aug 21)
Jeremiah takes a last look at the AFI Showcase at Disney's Hollywood Studios. The attraction which opened in 1996, recently closed it's doors.
A “Frozen” Party is Transforming Disney's Club Penguin Island Starting Today (Aug 21)
Teresa explores the possibilites when Frozen comes to Club Penguin
Characters In Flight and Disney Springs From the Air! (Aug 20)
Jeremiah take a birds eye view of Downtown Disney including a look at the recently opened bridge that connects the Marketplace to Disney's Saratoga Springs Resort and Spa
Alex's Movie Blog: 'Once Upon a Time' Season Three Blu-Ray Review (Aug 20)
Once Upon a Time Season Three continues to prove that we don't know our fairy tales as well as we thought. This season looks better on Blu-Ray than it did on TV and a selection of worthwhile bonus features make this release worth owning.
Alex's Movie Blog: 'Toy Story of Terror!' Blu-Ray Review (Aug 19)
Toy Story of Terror! is a bizarre mix of funny and scary and fails to find an appropriate balance, but Disney's Blu-Ray will give fans of the special reasons to celebrate.
An Interview with Disney Kingdoms: Figment Writer Jim Zub (Aug 19)
Jeremiah interviews Jim Zub, the writer behind the well-received Disney Kingdoms: Figment comic book series from Marvel.
Kenversations(TM): KaBOOM! Play Together Tour (Aug 19)
The KaBOOM Play Together Tour, powered by Disney Parks, is offering a free experience for families to enjoy as a team. It's making its way across the USA.
A Walk Around Disney' Polynesian Village Resort (Aug 18)
Jeremiah takes a walk around Disney's Polynesian Village Resort to give us a look at the most recent changes.
Middletown, Delaware Remembers Robin Williams (Aug 18)
Paul returns to LaughingPlace with a special tribute to Robin Williams inspired by his Touchstone Pictures release Dead Poets Society.
Alex's Movie Blog: 'Bedknobs and Broomsticks' Blu-Ray Review (Aug 18)
Bedknobs and Broomsticks looks stunning on Blu-Ray, but Disney has chosen to only make the theatrical cut available. Find out more in our in-depth review.
Disney Infinity Toy Box Summit Live Blog (Aug 16)
LaughingPlace.com live blogs the Disney Infinity Toy Box Summit being held in Salt Lake City
App Review: Minnie's Food Truck (Aug 15)
Rebekah reviews the latest app from Disney Publishing. Minnie's Food Truck is open for business.
Alex's Movie Blog: 'How to Build a Better Boy' Review (Aug 15)
Disney Channels' newest original movie How to Build a Better Boy premiers Friday August 15th. Find out if it's worth 90-minutes of your life in our review.
Disneyland Passholders Meet the Muppets (Aug 14)
Brittany shares the recent Disneyland Resort Annual Passholder screening of Muppets Most Wanted. The screening even included very special guest stars Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy.
Marshal Knight's Blog: Album Review: EPCOT Center (Aug 14)
Marshal is back with another album review, this time of the classic EPCOT Center soundtrack. #RIPHorizons
Tokyo Disneyland Presents Garyo Gunbu (Aug 13)
James takes us on a journey over to Tokyo Disneyland to look at the new Summer show “Garyo Gunbu”.
Alex's Movie Blog: 'The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad/Fun and Fancy Free' Blu-Ray Review (Aug 13)
The 2-Movie Collection of The Adventure of Ichabod and Mr. Toad and Fun and Fancy Free is a treat for fans of Disney Animation, with an extra special surprise bonus feature.
A Tribute to Robin Williams at Aladdin on Broadway, August 12th (Aug 13)
The August 12, 2014 performance of Disney's Aladdin on Broadway paid tribute to the recently deceased Robin Williams, the multi-talented actor who created the Genie character in the original 1992 Disney film.
Hosting a Pirate and Princess: Power of Doing Good Party (Aug 12)
As Disney Junior celebrates a summer of "Pirate and Princess: Power of Doing Good," Lauren shares how you can embrace the positive message with a special themed party fit for any Pirate or Princess.
Alex's Movie Blog: 'Muppets Most Wanted' Blu-Ray Review (Aug 12)
Disney has assembled three different cuts of Muppets Most Wanted for the August 12th Blu-Ray release. Find out what the difference between them is in our in-depth review.
Believe It Or Not, We All Have Qualities Like Genie in Aladdin. (Aug 12)
Roger shares him memories of Disney Legend Robin Williams
Alex's Movie Blog: In Memory of Robin Williams (Aug 11)
We remember Robin Williams with a look back at his life and Disney career.
A Walk Thru Downtown Disney with a Special Flyby (Aug 11)
Jeremiah takes a stroll through Walt Disney World's Downtown Disney
LaughingPlace.com Podcast #215: I Am Groot (Aug 8)
This week the LPP look at Guardians of the Galaxy - the film and the toys! The also talk about an amazing Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. book, Phineas & Ferb Star Wars, Iger's Star Wars announcement, the future of Malestrom and FanBoy's trip on the reimagined Disney Magic. Then they cap it off with FanBoy's (ironic) tirade on a certain type of Disney nerd.
Alex's Movie Blog: 'The Hundred-Foot Journey' Review (Aug 8)
Touchstone presents Dreamworks' The Hundred-Foot Journey, now playing in theaters worldwide. Find out how this film about fusing Indian and French cuisine is similar to Ratatouille and if it's worth your time in Alex's latest review.
Alex and Ani Meet Disney (Aug 7)
Alana's class is in session as she teaches us all about the new Alex and Ani collection that is available at Disney Parks and DisneyStore.com
Primate Day at Disney's Animal Kingdom (Aug 7)
Jeremiah takes a look at Primate Day at Disney's Animal Kingdom.
Marshal Knight's Blog: CMA Fest Rocks Country Music and ABC (Aug 6)
Marshal recaps and reviews CMA Fest: Country's Night To Rock on ABC. Underwood and Lambert and Paisley...OH MY!
Review: Adventureland Trading Company (Aug 6)
Kyle tries out the new Adventureland Trading Company experience at Disneyland Park. Have you collected Jujus yet?
Disney Company 3rd Quarter Earnings Live Blog (Aug 5)
Disney Company 3rd Quarter Earnings Live Blog
A Look at Season 2 of Disney XD's Gravity Falls (Aug 4)
Take a look at Gravity Falls as the show heads into its Second Season on Disney XD
Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort Ribbon Cutting (Aug 4)
Jeremiah takes us to the ribbon cutting of the Four Season Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort.
FanBoy's Blog: Review: Marvel’s Iron Man & Captain America: Heroes United (Aug 3)
FanBoy reviews the latest direct-to-home video release from Marvel. How does Marvel's Iron Man & Captain America: Heroes United stack up?
Review: Disney Animation's Feast (Aug 1)
Kyle shares his review of Feast. The new short from Walt Disney Animation Studios will be shown with Big Hero 6 this fall.
Disney's Animal Kingdom Big Cats Day (Aug 1)
Jeremiah takes a look at how Disney's Animal Kingdom cares for its Big Cats.
Marshal Knight's Blog: Disney in NYC-Part 4: Disney Connections on Broadway (Aug 1)
Marshal finds the Disney connections with the musicals he saw while in NYC. Newsies isn't included on the list because...duh.
Guardians of the Galaxy Press Conference (Aug 1)
As Guardians of the Galaxy hits theaters, Doug shares pictures and video from a recent press conference regarding the film featuring the stars and writer/director James Gunn
FanBoy's Blog: Review: ABC's The Quest (Aug 1)
FanBoy did not go see Guardians of the Galaxy last night so he could stay home and review ABC's The Quest. Did he make the right call?
Review: Disney Storybook App (Jul 31)
Disney is finally making their read-along storybooks available via app. Rebekah reviews the new Disney Storybook App.
FanBoy's Blog: Review: Guardians of the Galaxy (Jul 31)
FanBoy reviews Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy. You're Welcome
Sneak Peek at the Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort (Jul 31)
Jeremiah takes a look and a taste at the new Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort.
Star Wars Scene Maker App Review (Jul 30)
Patrick returns with a review of the Star Wars Scene Maker app. Play the part of George Lucas as you can customize and change your favorite scenes from the Star Wars saga.
Walgreen's Princess Ariel Beauty Collection (Jul 30)
Alana takes a look at the Little Mermaid Cosmetic Collection that is available at Walgreens.
Disney Parks Blog Meet-Up - Guardians of the Galaxy (Jul 30)
Jeremiah shares his thoughts of Guardians of the Galaxy thanks to the Disney Parks Blog sneak peak!
A Look at the Disney's California Story Guided Tour (Jul 29)
Kyle Burbank shares his experience with the new guided tour at the Disneyland Resort. Find out what he thinks about the Disney California Story tour of Disney California Adventure.
Alex's Movie Blog: 'Phineas & Ferb: Star Wars' Review (Jul 27)
The Star Wars universe just got bigger with Phineas & Ferb: Star Wars! Our review proves that Star Wars fans won't be disappointed by this collision of worlds.
Marshal Knight's Blog: Disney in NYC-Part 3: Disney Store in Times Square (Jul 25) FanBoy's Blog: Disney Cruise / Adventures by Disney Day 8: Mykonos “Greece is the Word" (Jul 25)
FanBoy reports on Day 8 of his European Disney Cruise / Adventures by Disney vacation.
FanBoy's Blog: Disney Cruise / Adventures by Disney Day 7: Heraklion "Krazy for Knossos" (Jul 25)
FanBoy reports on Day 7 of his European Disney Cruise / Adventures by Disney vacation.
San Diego Comic-Con Live Blog: Thursday (Jul 24)
Disney-related updates from San Diego Comic-Con 2014.
Alex's Movie Blog: 'The Beast Within' Review (Jul 23)
The Beast Within paints a captivating picture of the man who turned an old beggar woman away, only to be cursed to spend his life as a monster until he could learn to love and earn another's love in return.
FanBoy's Blog: Disney Cruise / Adventures by Disney Day 6: "Rhodes Trip" (Jul 23)
FanBoy reports on Day 6 of his European Disney Cruise / Adventures by Disney vacation.
Review: Planes: Fire & Rescue at Disney's El Captian Theatre (Jul 23)
Trisha reviews Disney's new animated feature Planes: Fire & Rescue, and the experience of seeing it at Disney's El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood.
Marshal Knight's Blog: Disney in NYC-Part 2: The View (Jul 22)
Marshal reports from his experience seeing "The View" live. He is a little confused on why Debbie Matenopoulos wasn't hosting...
The Angels and the Outfield: SOAR Brings Awareness to How Resorts Help Residents (Jul 22)
Kyle reports on a recent event featuring SOAR (Support Our Anaheim Resorts) and baseball.
Marshal Knight's Blog: Disney in NYC-Part 1: Newsies (Jul 22)
Marshal starts his NYC Trip report with a look at Newsies on Broadway. For those curious, Ann-Margaret does not star.
FanBoy's Blog: Disney Cruise / Adventures by Disney Day 5: Kusadasi “How Bazaar" (Jul 22)
FanBoy reports on Day 5 of his European Disney Cruise / Adventures by Disney vacation.
Review: Planes Fire & Rescue Toys (Jul 18)
Rebekah reviews some of the new Disney Stores toys available for the new animated feature, Planes Fire & Rescue.
Planes: Fire & Rescue World Premiere (Jul 18)
Pictures and video interviews from the July 15, 2014 World Premiere of Planes: Fire & Rescue at Disney's El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood.
Disneyland Celebrates It's 59th Anniversary (Jul 18)
Coverage of Disneyland's 59th birthday on July 17, 2014. Includes a complete video of the birthday ceremony.
FanBoy's Blog: Disney Cruise / Adventures by Disney Day 4: Athens "Zero to Hero" (Jul 18)
FanBoy reports on Day 4 of his European Disney Cruise / Adventures by Disney vacation.
Live Blog: Disneyland's 59th Birthday (Jul 17)
We're live blogging events from Disneyland's 59th birthday today
FanBoy's Blog: Disney Cruise / Adventures by Disney Day 3: Mediterranean Delights (Jul 17)
FanBoy's live report on Day 3 of his European Disney Cruise / Adventures by Disney vacation.
Book Review: Walt Disney: Drawn From Imagination (Jul 16)
Erin reviews a Walt Disney biography geared towards a younger audience, Walt Disney: Drawn From Imagination.
FanBoy's Blog: Disney Cruise / Adventures by Disney Day 2: Cruisin' the Med (Jul 16)
FanBoy reports on day 2 of his European Disney Cruise and Adventures by Disney experience.
Alex's Movie Blog: 'Planes: Fire & Rescue' Review (Jul 15)
Alex takes a look at Planes: Fire & Rescue, the only animated film to come from Disney this summer. Does it have the ability to soar as high as the first one?
FanBoy's Blog: Disney Cruise / Adventures by Disney Day 1: Benvenito a bordo (Jul 15)
Disney Cruise / Adventures by Disney Day 1: Benvenito a bordo
A Look at Beautifully Disney Cosmetic Line (Jul 14)
Erin returns with her look at the Beautifully Disney cosmetic line that is now available at Disney Parks and DisneyStore.com
Legends of Fronterland: Gold Rush at Disneyland (Jul 11)
Kyle reports on the newest addition to Disneyland, the Legends of Fronterland: Gold Rush interactive game.
LaughingPlace.com Podcast #214: Tsumthing New (Jul 11)
This week the LPP remembers Dick Jones and discuss Transformers 4, Guardians of the Galaxy, Disneyland's new Alice in Wonderland and Nashville show, Once Upon a Time Frozen casting, Tsum Tsum, ABC Family's new shows and the live-action Dumbo. Plus, Get To Know Your LPP as they discuss their favorite sitcoms of all time.
Marshal Knight's Blog: Disney's Emmy Nominations~The Hits and Misses (Jul 10)
Marshal breaks down the nominations and snubs Disney received for the 66th Emmy Awards. Spoiler Alert: "Lucky 7" received none.
Disney's Hollywood Studios Goes Frozen for the Summer (Jul 10)
Jeremiah takes a break from the blistering Florida summer heat to take a lot at Disney's Hollywood Studios Frozen Summer.
‘Guardians’ Gets Promoted Around the Galaxy (Jul 9)
Kyle reports on to different sneak peeks at Guardians of the Galaxy. He shares his thoughts of both the Disney Parks experience as well as the recent 17 minute IMAX preview.
Review: Squish; Mickey Mouse Clubhouse App (Jul 9)
Rebekah, and her son Gideon, take a look at the new Squish: Mickey Mouse Clubhouse app from Disney Publishing.
A Guide to Piston Peak National Park From Planes: Fire & Rescue (Jul 8)
Doug's look at Planes: Fire & Rescue continues with an in-depth look at Piston Peak National Park, the setting of the film.
Review: How to Save Money At Walt Disney World (Jul 8)
Review: How to Save Money At Walt Disney World
Disney Parks Previews Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy (Jul 7)
Over the holiday weekend, Disney Parks premiered a special sneak peek of Guardians of the Galaxy at Disneyland Park and Disney's Hollywood Studios.
Alex's Movie Blog: Disney Tsum Tsum: An Addict's Tale (Jul 7)
Alex dives into the psyche of his latest addiction, Disney Tsum Tsum, and the reasons why he isn't trying that hard to break this habit.
Introduction to the World of Planes: Fire & Rescue (Jul 6)
Doug begins our coverage of Planes: Fire & Rescue with a look of the world the film.
Alice in Wonderland Reopens at Disneyland (Jul 4)
Doug reports on the reopened Alice in Wonderland attraction at Disneyland. The attraction features new show effects that were installed the same time as safety improvements.
Disney Consumer Products Previews Holiday Products (Jul 3)
Rebecca got a sneak peek at some of the Disney, Marvel, and Star Wars products coming this holiday season. Which of these items will be on your Christmas list?
Marshal Knight's Blog: ABC: "We Got Trouble, My Friends!" (Jul 3)
Marshal deconstructs the craziness over at ABC...not even a new Hallmark Hall of Fame film can stop this downfall.
Disneyland Resort Photo Update 7/2/14 (Jul 2)
Doug shares a look around Disneyland and Disney California Adventure including looks at the refurbishment of Club 33, Alice in Wonderland, and the Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage
D23 Celebrates Fess Parker Winery (Jul 2)
Kyle reports on a recent D23 event held in Hollywood to celebrate Fess Parker Winery. The event celebrated the Disney Legend best known for his role as Davy Crockett.
Alex's Movie Blog: 'The Legacy Collection: The Lion King' Review (Jul 1)
Walt Disney Records recently launched a new series called "The Legacy Collection," which preserves entire film scores and adds never-before heard bonus tracks. To kickoff the line, check out our review of The Lion King.
A Look At Disney Store Star Wars Plush And More (Jun 30)
Patrick continues his look at some of the Star Wars merchandise now available at Disney Store.
Marshal Knight's Blog: Disney Deal Breakers & Makers (Jun 30)
Marshal takes a page from the LPP and discusses his personal Deal Breakers and Makers. While not included, if you enjoy "Stitch's Great Escape," please leave this website immediately.
In Circulation: The Art of the Disney Golden Books (Jun 28)
In her latest review, Erin examines Charles Solomon's The Art of the Disney Golden Books. Do you have a favorite Disney Golden Book?
LaughingPlace.com Podcast #213: Se7en (Jun 27)
The LPP discuss their thoughts on Frozen the Musical, answer a listener question on what a Disney fan should do on their first Disneyland visit, FanBoy's visit to the Licensing Expo, new Disney Channel TV shows, the new Legacy Collection CDs and a very fun conversation on the crew's various Deal Breaker and Deal Maker Disney activities.
Kyle's Review: Girl Meets World (Jun 27)
Boy Meets World fan checks-in on Girl Meets World, which premieres tonight on Disney Channel. Does he feel the spinoff lives up to the original?
Doug's Look at E3 2014 Continues With Kingdom Hearts, Disney Infinity, and Fantasia: Music Evolved (Jun 26)
Doug Marsh's look at E3 continues with Fantasia: Music Evolved, Kingdom Hearts, and Disney Infinity Accessories.
Alex's Movie Blog: 'Zapped' DCOM Review (Jun 26)
Zapped, the newest Disney Channel Original Movie, is a fun film that is reminiscent of the DCOM's of the early 2000's.
"It All Started With A Mouse' Disney's Animal Kingdom's Newest Show (Jun 25)
Jeremiah captures one of the first showings of the new Disney's Animal Kingdom show 'It All Started With A Mouse'
In Circulation: Once Upon a Dream: From Perrault's Sleeping Beauty to Disney's Maleficent (Jun 25)
Erin's next review is Charles Solomon's Once Upon a Dream: From Perrault's Sleeping Beauty to Disney's Maleficent. Learn the history behind a franchise that is at once a Disney classic and a recent blockbuster.
Disney Is Licensing King (Jun 24)
FanBoy reports on Disney's presence at the 2014 Licensing Expo. He shares what he learned from Josh Silverman, Executive Vice President, Global Licensing. Find out what's next for Disney, Pixar, Star Wars, and Marvel products.
Downtown Disney 'Trucks on the Town' Food Truck Event (Jun 24)
Jeremiah takes a look at the first 'Trucks on the Town' food truck meet at Downtown Disney.
A Walk in the Park - Magic Kingdom (Jun 23)
Jeremiah takes us for a walk around the Magic Kingdom
Disney at E3 (Jun 20)
Doug begins his look at E3 with a focus on Disney Infinity and Fantasia: Music Evolved.
Disney's Polynesian Village Resort Update (Jun 20)
Jeremiah take a look at the current state of the Polynesian Hotel as it goes through a transformation as it adds Disney Vacation Club units.
Nightmare Before Christmas In Disneyland (Jun 19)
Kyle recaps the recent Nightmare Before Christmas in Disneyland pin trading event. He shares his experience of attending the latest celebration of Disney Pins.
Planes and Cars!!! (Jun 19)
Jeremiah takes a look at Car Masters Weekend at Walt Disney World's Downtown Disney. To kick off his visit, he participated in the Disney PArks Blog Planes: Fire & Rescue meet-up.
Anaheim Resort Transportation’s New Office Shows Commitment to Growth (Jun 17)
Kyle takes a look at the ribbon cutting ceremony for the new home of Anaheim Resort Transit (ART). This transportation system allows guests around Anaheim to get around the Resort area including the Disneyland Resort.
FanBoy's Blog: Will ABC's Rising Star Rise Their Summer Ratings? (Jun 15)
Can ABC's new singing competition show, "Rising Star," help the network gain ground with summer audiences? Will the real-time result be enough to draw audiences in?
Piston Cup Junior Ride Along (Jun 14)
Dave shares his experience at the Piston Cup Junior Ride Along at the Walt Disney World Speedway. This new offering at the Richard Petty Driving Experience allows kids 6 to 13 to ride along with Aiken Axler and Sage VanllerSpin from the Pixar world of Cars.
LaughingPlace.com Podcast #212: Dragons! (Jun 13)
The LPP talk Maleficent, FanBoy and Alex's trip to Disney World and New York, FastPass+ in action, Aladdin on Broadway, the new Marvel S.T.A.T.I.O.N exhibit and much more.
Review of Disney Karaoke: Frozen App (Jun 13)
You know you sing-along with Frozen. Now there is an app that helps you be a part of the Disney animation phenomenon.
Sneak Peek at Downtown Disney's B Resort (Jun 12)
Dave shares a sneak peek of the B Resort coming to the Downtown Disney Area. The former Royal Palace has gone through a magical transformation. Take a look inside the new rooms.
FanBoy's Blog: Disney Kingdoms: Figment #1 Review (Jun 11)
The Disney Kingdoms comic book series continues with Figment. Does the storytelling in the comic live up to the classic Epcot attraction? FanBoy shares his thoughts.
Darth Vader Rules Disney Store (Jun 11)
Patrick reviews some of Disney Store products featuring everyone's favorite Dark Lord of the Sith; Darth Vader. Can you think of any Disney dad that is better to celebrate Father's Day with?
FanBoy's Blog: Enter Marvel's Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N. in NYC (Jun 10)
FanBoy reports to his recent visit to Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N. in New York City. Find out if the exhibit is fit for a Level 7 agent or is it just a lame HYDRA plot
Review: Phineas and Ferb for Disney Infinity (Jun 10)
As E3 gets underway, we take a step back to look at Disney Infinity 1.0. The Phineas & Ferb character pack for Disney Infinity is the last in the series. Will you pick them up? Keep in mind they will work in Infinity 2.0 as well.
Co-Op Opens at Downtown Disney Marketplace (Jun 9)
Take a look at the new Marketplace Co-Op at Walt Disney World's Downtown Disney. This new retail concept features six stores in one. Which boutique will be your favorite?
Magic And Maleficent at the El Capitan Theatre (Jun 9)
Trisha reviews Greg Wilson's magic show which is part of the Maleficent experience at the El Capitan Theatre. Does the magic show match the majesty of the film?
Tony Awards Live Blog (Jun 8)
Join us as we liveblog the 2014 Tonys from the Disney Perspective
Alex's Movie Blog: 'Aladdin - The New Musical Comedy' Review (Jun 8)
Disney Theatrical's Aladdin - The New Musical Comedy is a dazzling spectacle that has everything you could ever want in a night at the theater. Read all about it in Alex's review.
Marshal Knight's Blog: Top 5 Disney...Things of 2014! (So far) (Jun 6)
Marshal lists his Top 5 Disney moments from 2014, so far. Not surprisingly, there is a lack of Mine Train.
Go Green! Worth the Green? (Jun 4)
In her latest book review, Erin takes a look at Go Green! A Family Guide to a Sustainable Lifestyle. This book is the first in a series. Find out if Erin hopes there is a second.
Starbucks Downtown Disney West Side Opens (Jun 4)
The new Starbucks opens at Walt Disney World's Downtown Disney West Side. Check out this new location as well as the latest Frozen parody, "Do You Want A Frappuccino?"
In Circulation: Gardens of Walt Disney World Resort (Jun 3)
Erin reviews the oldie but a goodie, Gardens of Walt Disney World Resort: A Photographic Tour of the Theme Gardens of Magic Kingdom, Epcot Center, and Other Resort Areas. For those missing the recently concluded Epcot Flower & Garden Festival, this book may be just what you need.
Disney's Typhoon Lagoon - 25 Years of Waves (Jun 3)
Jeremiah celebrates 25 years of Typhoon Lagoon
Maleficent Fashions For Every Budget (Jun 2)
Alana returns with a look at some of the Maleficent fashions that have recently made their debut.
L.A. Piano Bar Sings Its #DisneySide (Jun 2)
Kyle reports on a recent cabaret event that celebrated Disney music from Aladdin to Gummi Bears.
Festival of the Lion King Has Returned (Jun 2)
Jeremiah looks at the new Festival of the Lion King Theatre. While the show has not changed, the new Harambe Threatre adds new life to Africa at Disney's Animal Kingdom
Alex's Movie Blog: 'Maleficent' Movie Review (Jun 1)
Join us as we explore the world of Maleficent in a review of Disney's latest blockbuster film that puts a new twist on an old classic.
D23's Maleficent and Disney Infinity Preview (May 30)
Rebekah reports on the recent D23 event held in San Francisco to introduce the new Maleficent Infinity figure.
Disney California Adventure Update (May 29)
Doug takes a walk around Disney California Adventure.
Tinker Bell's New Home at Magic Kingdom (May 29)
Jeremiah takes a look at the new home for Tinker Bell at the Magic Kingdom. Check out her new digs at Town Square Theater on Main Street U.S.A.
FanBoy's Blog: Seven Dwarfs Mine Train Review (May 28)
As the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train officially opens FanBoy shares his thought's on the attraction. What do you think of the final piece of New Fantasyland
24 Hours of Rock Your Disneyside at the Disneyland Resort (May 27)
Kyle Burbanks writes about attending his first Disney 24-hour party interspersed with 24 hours of pictures from Doug Marsh. Plus video interviews from the day's media event.
This Ain't Your Daughters Make Up: Maleficent Inspired Cosmetics (May 27)
New contributor Alana LaRue takes an in-depth look at the Maleficent line of cosmetics from MAC. Show your villainous side with this collection inspired by the mistress of all evil.
May The Course Be With You! Star Wars Half Marathon Weekend Makes Its Intergalactic Arrival at Disneyland Resort in 2015 (May 27)
May The Course Be With You! Star Wars Half Marathon Weekend Makes Its Intergalactic Arrival at Disneyland Resort in 2015
FanBoy's Blog: MyMagic+ Review (May 27)
Now that FastPass+ has launched, FanBoy reviews the system during his recent resort stay.
LaughingPlace.com Disney Podcast #211: Animate Inanimate Objects (May 23)
The LPP Crew go over all the recent Disney movie news, reveal the first Disney movie they saw, discuss MyMagic+ and the departure of Nick Franklin, debate the Disneyland Annual Passholder problem and share their Disneyland Third Gate wishes. Then they spend way too long debating Godzilla.
Rock Your Disney Side 24 Hour Party Coast-to-Coast Live Blog (May 23)
The LaughingPlace.com crew is covering the Rock Your Disney Side 24 hour event on both coasts. Join us for 27 hours of fun!
Marshal Knight's Blog: Dancing With The Stars Recap: FINALE (May 22)
Marshal recaps the fantastic finale of Season 18 of Dancing with the Stars. Who took home the coveted mirror ball trophy, who couldn't sing her song correctly and What did Nene's hair look like?!
Disneyland Pictorial Update (May 22)
Doug Marsh shares dozens of pictures of recent changes inside Disneyland.
Guide to the Rock Your Disney Side 24 Hr Parties at Disneyland and Walt Disney World (May 22)
If you are planning on attending either Rock Your Disney Side party, check out out guide to the event. Whether you are planning on going to Disneyland, Magic Kingdom, or both... We have you covered.
World Turtle Day at Disney's Animal Kingdom (May 22)
Recently, Disney Animal Programs held a educational conservation event at Disney's Animal Kingdom to celebrate World Turtle Day. Jeremiah learns about these great animals and even gets a chance to become one.
Marshal Knight's Blog: Dancing With The Stars: Season 18 FINALE Predictions (May 20)
Marshal analyzes the final three competitors of Season 18 with a fringe-covered comb, featuring their best dances and what their shot at winning the coveted mirror ball trophy really is.
Starbucks, Wetzel's Pretzels, and Haagen-Dazs Open at Walt Disney World's Downtown Disney (May 20)
A brief look at the new grab and go options at Downtown Disney. One of the small changes happening before the big changes really begin.
E3 Will Bring More Info on Star Wars: Battlefront (May 19)
In advance of E3, Cameron takes a look at Star Wars: Battlefront. Will EA's first release as the new licensee of Star Wars game impress or depress fans in the wake of LucasArts' closure.
Star Wars Weekends Begin (May 19)
Jeremiah shares his report from the first Star Wars Weekends of 2014.
Cameron's Thoughts on the Future of Disney Family Films (May 18)
Cameron shares his thoughts on the future of Disney family films. Should Disney go dark?
LaughingPlace.com Disney Podcast #210: Really? Really? (May 16)
The LPP Crew look back on May the 4th (with Gideon) and discuss the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train and Disney World's recent media event, Marvel coming to Disney's Infinity, Million Dollar Arm, the upcoming ABC Pilot and more.
Alex's Movie Blog: Review: Million Dollar Arm (May 16)
Alex reviews Disney's latest sports live-action film, Million Dollar Arm.
World Premiere of Million Dollar Arm (May 15)
LaughingPlace's coverage of Million Dollar Arm continues with our report from the premiere of the film. We interview the stars of the film as well as report on the pitching contest that culminated at the El Capitan Theatre.
Star Wars Journeys: The Phantom Menace Review (May 15)
Patrick returns with his review of the Star Wars Journeys: The Phantom Menace app. Find out what he thinks about this new digital storytelling app.
Million Dollar Arm Press Conference (May 14)
Our coverage of Million Dollar Arm begins with a report from a recent press conference to promote the film. Appearing were stars Jon Hamm and Lake Bell as well as the real life inspiration for the film JB Bernstein and Rinku Singh
Alex's Movie Blog: A Day of Railroading at The Walt Disney Family Museum (May 14)
Alex recaps the most recent special event at The Walt Disney Family Museum, which was a celebration of Walt's love of trains and the film The Great Locomotive Chase.
Jay Rasulo at MoffettNathanson Media & Communications Summit (May 14)
We are reporting on Disney CFO Jay Rasulo Question and Answer session at the MoffettNathanson Media & Communications Summit. Find out what he reveals about Disney's performance and its future.
FanBoy's Blog: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D: Welcome Director Coulson (May 13)
FanBoy shares his thoughts on the season finale of Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Just like any good Marvel property, make sure you read his post all the way through to catch the mind-blowing tag.
ABC Upfront Liveblog (May 13)
Join us as we liveblog ABC's Upfront presentation from New York City's Lincoln Center. Which new show are you most looking forward to?
The LPP Crew Share Their ABC Predictions (May 13)
The LaughingPlace Podcast Crew shares their predictions on the new ABC shows. Which will be a hit? Which will be a miss? What shows are the crew's most anticipated? And which shows will be cancelled first?
ESPN Upfront Live Blog (May 13)
We live blog ESPN's Upfront presentation from The Minskoff Theatre in New York City.
FanBoy's Blog: Marc Davis Exhibit at Walt Disney Family Museum (May 12)
FanBoy takes a look at the new exhibit focused on Marc Davis at the Walt Disney Family Museum.
The Little Mermaid Attraction Enhancements (May 12)
Doug reports on the enhancements made to The Little Mermaid: Ariel’s Undersea Adventure at Disney California Adventure during its recent refurbishment.
Alex's Movie Blog: Letting Go of 'Once Upon a Time'... Until Season Four (May 12)
Alex takes a look back at season 3 of Once Upon a Time with a season overview and what we can expect next Fall when the summer break is over.
Meet Sabrina Carpenter (May 9)
Meet Disney's newest star, Sabrina Carpenter as we report on an exclusive performance. Also, find out how you can win an autographed CD.
Roger's Report From the Disney Infinity 2.0 Launch (May 8)
Roger shares his report from the Disney Infinity 2.0 Launch Event. He shares his Level 7 Security Clearance with you to share the new characters assembling in Disney Infinity 2.0
A Video Tour of 1989's Disney-MGM Studios (May 8)
A Video Tour of 1989's Disney-MGM Studios
FanBoy's Blog: Review: Marvel's Original Sin (May 7)
FanBoy reviews the first issue of the latest Marvel Event. Original Sin asks... Who Shot the Watcher?
The Star Wars Breakfast at Disney's Hollywood Studios (May 7)
Jeremiah takes a look at the new Star Wars Galactic Dine-In Breakfast at Disney's Hollywood Studios. Find out if you should make it part of your Star Wars Weekends plans.
Marshal Knight's Blog: Dancing With The Stars Recap: Week 8 (May 7)
Marshal recaps the week in the ballroom, which included the awful Abby Lee Miller, the amazing Candance/Charlie contemporary solo...and a desperate plea for the producers of DWTS to let us attend the finale of the season. Hey, it's worth a shot!
The Goldbergs at the Paley Center (May 6)
Doug reports on the recent event held at the Paley Center to celebrate ABC's number one new comedy, The Goldbergs.
FanBoy's Blog: Disney Earnings Live Blog (May 6)
FanBoy liveblogs today's earnings announcement and conference call.
FanBoy's Blog: Space Mountain Graphic Novel Review (May 6)
FanBoy reviews the Space Mountain Original Graphic Novel. He also talks with Writer Bryan Q. Miller and Illustrator Kelley Jones.
The Million Dollar Arm Pitching Contest (May 6)
Rebecca and Dave share the Million Dollar Arm pitching contest. The finals will be held tonight at the Million Dollar Arm premiere in Hollywood
Star Wars Legion Art Exhibit (May 5)
A look at the recent Stormtrooper Art Exhibit held to celebrate Star Wars Day. Which is your favorite?
Two Perspectives on May the Fourth at the Disney Store (May 5)
Disney Store just held a celebration of Star Wars and we have TWO reports from the festivities. Patrick reports from Oklahoma on the event from the fan perspective, while The Moseleys report from San Francisco from the family perspective.
Star Wars Day Live Blog (May 3)
Celebrate Star Wars Day as LaughingPlace.com reports on many of the celebrations of the force.
Marshal Knight's Blog: Dancing With The Stars Recap: Week 7 (May 2) The Disney-MGM Studios Theme Park’s First Live Show: Hollywood! Hollywood! (May 1)
Doug continues his look back at the original Disney-MGM Studios. This time he has the park's first live show "Hollywood! Hollywood!" including a complete video!
A Look Back at Disney-MGM Studios "Star of the Day" Promotion (May 1)
Continuing our celebration of Disney's Hollywood Studios' 25th anniversary today, Doug looks back at one of their original promotions, the "Star of the Day".
Visiting the Disney-MGM Studios Theme Park in the Summer of 1989: A Personal Photo Tour (Apr 30)
As Disney's Hollywood Studios celebrates its 25th anniversary, Doug Marsh shares his 25-year old pictures from his first visits to the then-named Disney/MGM Studios.
Walt Disney World Press Event Live Blog (Apr 30)
Walt Disney World has invited media from around the world to experience their new offerings. The Resort will be highlighting MyMagic+ and the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train. LaughingPlace.com will be live blogging the event throughout the next three days.
FanBoy's Blog: Disney Infinity 2.0 Live Blog (Apr 30)
Join our liveblog as Disney reveals details about the 2.0 Edition of Disney Infinity. The presentation is expected to reveal information about Marvel characters being a part of the game.
Disney's Hollywood Studios Original Attractions Then and Now (Apr 29)
On the occassion of Disney's Hollywood Studios' 25th anniversary on May 1, Jeremiah looks at the original attractions of the park and what's in their place now.
The Newest Wonder of the World… The Disney-MGM Studios Theme Park (Apr 29)
As Disney's Hollywood Studios prepares to celebrate its 25th anniversary on Thursday, Doug Marsh digs into his personal archives to pull out some of his paper souvenirs from the opening of Disney-MGM Studios in 1989.
A Look at Jennifer Donnelly's WaterFire Saga and Its First Book, Deep Blue (Apr 28)
Rebekah delves deep into the first book in the WaterFire Saga by Jennifer Donnelly, Deep Blue. Will the new series resonate with its young adult audience?
An Early Look at Star Wars: Rebels (Apr 28)
Patrick shares what we know about Star Wars: Rebels. What has been shared about the upcoming animated series coming to Disney XD? Our resident expert shares all you need to know.
Alex's Movie Blog: Radio Disney Music Awards 2014 Live Review (Apr 27)
We were at the live taping of the 2014 Radio Disney Music Awards on April 26th. Find out what it was like to be there during this once-a-year special event honoring the biggest names on Radio Disney and Disney Channel.
Studios @ 25: A Look at The Great Movie Ride (Apr 25)
As our celebration of the 25th Anniversary of Disney's Hollywood Studios continues, Jeremiah shares his photo essay of the classic Great Movie Ride.
FanBoy's Blog: Review: ABC's Black Box (Apr 25)
FanBoy looks at ABC's latest series Black Box. Does it live up to Scandal's standards?
LaughingPlace.com Disney Podcast #209: Bears (Apr 25)
This week the crew celebrate Disney's Hollywood Studios' 25th anniversary, admire the new velociraptor walkaround at Animal Kingdom, discuss the mania of the Elsa and Anna meet and greets, review Disney Nature's Bears, laud Agents of SHIELD and shed a tear over a new pin set. Plus questions from Twitter land and a discussion of the upcoming Maleficent film.
Marshal Knight's Blog: Album Review: DCONSTRUCTED (Apr 25)
Marshal fist pumps his way through a review of Disney's new EDM cover album, DCONSTRUCTED. Glow sticks not included.
Alex's Movie Blog: 'Maleficent' and 'The Curse of Maleficent' Book Reviews (Apr 25)
Disney Publishing has two movie tie-in books for Maleficent coming out on April 29th. Find out if they're worthwhile in our latest book review.
The Imagineering Field Guide to Disney's Hollywood Studios (Apr 24)
Our celebration of 25 years of Disney's Hollywood Studios continues with Erin's review of The Imagineering Field Guide to Disney's Hollywood Studios. What secrets do the Imagineers share about the park?
Marshal Knight's Blog: Disneynature: My Favorite Part of the Disney Company (Apr 24)
Marshal, in celebration of the upcoming release of Bears, explains his fascination with Disneynature and hopes to get you to appreciate it as much as he does.
Alex's Movie Blog: WDAS Artist Showcase: 'No Slurping, No Burping!' Book Review (Apr 24)
Walt Disney Animation Studios enters the publishing world with an original story about good manners. Does it live up to the great storytelling we expect from them? Find out in our quick review.
Frozen's Lopez Songwriters on NPR's "Ask Me Another" (Apr 24)
Rebecca reports on a recent taping of NPR's "Ask Me Another" podcast featuring Kristen and Robert Lopez who wrote the song's for Disney's Frozen.
Epcot's Muppet Scavenger Hunt (Apr 23)
Jeremiah reports on the Muppets Most Wanted Scavenger Hunt, being held at Epcot as part of the 2014 International Flower and Garden Festival. Can you find Constantine?
Marshal Knight's Blog: TV Show Experiences at Hollywood Studios~Past, Present and Future (Apr 23)
Marshal thinks up some possible Game Show related ideas to bring into Hollywood Studios. AND THAT'S MY FINAL ANSWER!
A Few Moments with Carla Hill from ABC's The Chew (Apr 23)
Doug spends a few moments with Carla Hall from ABC's The Chew.
Marshal Knight's Blog: Dancing With The Stars Recap: Week 6 (Apr 23)
Marshal blasts some EDM for Party Anthem Week in the ballroom as he recaps Week 6 of DWTS. Included are 2 new memes and a new Nene Leakes hairdo!
Earth Day at Disney's Animal Kingdom (Apr 22)
Jeremiah celebrates Earth Day at Disney's Animal Kingdom. See pictures of some of the festivities as the park celebrates with a Party for the Planet.
Marshal Knight's Blog: "Wings of Life" Review (Apr 22)
Marshal (barely) gets through his review of the Disneynature DVD release, Wings of Life. No Walt Disney rants were spoken by Meryl Streep during the course of her narration.
Celebrate Earth Day with the Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund (Apr 22)
We have all be asked to add a $1 to our purchases at Disney Animal Kingdom. Erin takes a look at where that dollar goes, the Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund
Marshal Knight's Blog: "The Crimson Wing" Review (Apr 21)
Marshal spreads his wings and reviews an often forgotten Disneynature entry, The Crimson Wing: Mystery of the Flamingos. On Wednesdays (along with every other day), they wear pink.
Rock. Folk. Disney. (Apr 21)
Rebecca reports on a recent Disney-associated concert in New York City. Not only did it feature Disney-cover group The Little Mermen, but it also featured an appearance by Alan Menken's daughter Anna Rose.
"V" The Velociraptor Comes to Disney's Animal Kingdom (Apr 21)
Jeremiah reports on the new Velociraptor who has been spotted in Dinoland U.S.A. at Disney's Animal Kingdom.
Easter at the Magic Kingdom (Apr 20)
Experience Easter at the Magic Kingdom with the Easter Pre-Parade. We also have pictures of the Mr. and Mrs. Easter Bunny meet-and greet.
Disney Parks Easter Egg Hunt (Apr 20)
To celebrate Easter we are sharing our coast-to-coast report on Disney Parks' Easter Egg hunt which is taking place at Disneyland, Disney California Adventure, and Epcot.
Maleficent Preview at Disney Parks (Apr 19)
We offer a coast-to-coast look at the Maleficent sneak previews being hosted at Disney California Adventure and Disney Hollywood Studios.
Alex's Movie Blog: Disneynature 'Bears' Review (Apr 18)
Our review of Disneynature's Bears shares the reasons why you should take a trip to your local cineplex to see this heartwarming story of a momma bear who will do everything she can to keep her cubs alive in the harsh Alaskan wilderness.
Marshal Knight's Blog: Scandal Finale Recap: OLIVIA SAY WHAT?! (Apr 17)
Marshal freaks out over the explosive (literally), killer (literally) and passionate (literally) Scandal Season 3 finale that will have everyone questioning everything. About the show, themselves, and the amount of calories that comes with downing a bottle of red wine and eating 14 bags of popcorn.
FanBoy's Blog: Disney Investor Day at ESPN Live Blog (Apr 17)
FanBoy live blogs Disney's Investor Day at ESPN in Bristol, CT. ESPN has been the focus of a lot of investor's attention as they face increased competition, raising rights fees, and "cord-cutting." ESPN is using today to show investors that they are still the worldwide leader in sports.
Guardians of the Galaxy: Risky But Right (Apr 16)
New contributor Cameron takes a look at the history of Guardians of the Galaxy and the role they will play in the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe
FanBoy's Blog: Agents of...Nothing? (Apr 16)
After last night's two hour Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. FanBoy looks at where the agents are headed now that it appears that there is no more S.H.I.E.L.D. Are they Agents of Nothing? How will they survive?
Sneak Peek Screening of Disneynature Bears with Jane Goodall and John C. Reilly (Apr 15)
Rebecca reports on an early Bears screening held in New York with Jane Goodall and John C. Reilly
Marshal Knight's Blog: Dancing With The Stars Recap: Disney Night/Week 5 (Apr 14)
Marshal recaps the magical evening in the ballroom that was Disney Night. He discusses the hits, the misses, the bad covers of Disney Classics and, of course, Nene Leakes' hair.
Nintendo's Disney Magical World Launch Event (Apr 14)
Rebecca reports on the launch event for Nintendo's Disney Magical World. The New York event featured Genevieve Hannelius, of Disney Channel's "Dog with a Blog"
LaughingPlace.com Disney Podcast #208: Hail Disney (Apr 14)
This week the LPP Crew answer a FastPass+ Twitter question, talk about Small World's 50th, remember Mickey Rooney and look at a new book about how Disney helps autistic children. Finally, they have an extended, spoiler filled discussion about Captain America, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Walt Disney World's "it's a small world" Celebration (Apr 14)
Our complete recap of the Magic Kingdom's celebration of the 50th anniversary of "it's a small world". The festivities included a part in the global sing-along as well as various atmosphere entertainers performing the song.
Mouse Madness Crowns a Champion (Apr 14)
In an upset, The Mighty Ducks defeated Sport Goofy to become the champion of our inaugural Mouse Madness.
"it's a small world" Celebrates 50 Years at Disneyland (Apr 11)
Roger shares pictures and video from yesterday's "it's a small world" celebration at Disneyland.
Disney Invites Start-Ups to Dream With Them (Apr 11)
Kyle covers a recent Disney-hosted event at Cross Campus in Santa Monica, California for tech start-up founders to come hear more about the Disney Accelerator program.
"it's a small world" 50th Anniversary Live Blog (Apr 10)
Follow along as we live blog the 50th anniversary celebration of "it's a small world"
"it's a small world" Facts and Figures (Apr 9)
On the eve of the big "its a small world" celebration, Erin shares some fun facts about the classic attractions.
Review: Star Wars: Honor Among Theives (Apr 9)
Our resident Star Wars expert, Patrick Hurd, reviews the new novel Honor Among Thieves.
Marshal Knight's Blog: Dancing With The Stars Recap: Week 4 (Apr 9)
Marshal foxtrots his way into Week 4 of Dancing With The Stars, recapping the first ever Switch week. Included are a Cody Simpson insult, Derek Hough love and 2 Nene Leakes hairstyles.
Marshal Knight's Blog: Top 5 "It's A Small World" Covers (Apr 8)
Marshal enters the boat, keeping his hands, arms, feet and legs inside, as he travels the globe looking for the best covers of the beloved song. Did your favorite make this list?
Disney Infinity: The Basics – Let the Adventure Begin! (Apr 8)
Erin goes back to basics with Disney Infinity
FanBoy's Blog: The State of the Marvel Cinematic Universe Is... (Apr 8)
FanBoy looks at the state of the Marvel Cinematic Universe following the events of Captain America: The Winter Soldier. How will the events of the film shape Avengers: Age of Ultron and Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
"it's a small doll" (After All) (Apr 7)
As part of celebration of the 50th anniversary of "it's a small world" Erin looks at the collectable dolls available from Disney Store
Alex's Movie Blog: Once Upon a Spin-Off - A Post-Series Overview of 'Once Upon a Time in Wonderland' (Apr 7)
Alex takes a look at Once Upon a Time in Wonderland as a whole now that it's over, addressing its strengths, weaknesses, and how these characters could impact Once Upon a Time going forward.
Mouse Madness Championship - The Mighty Ducks vs. Sport Goofy (Apr 7)
The Championship Matchup has arrived. As oddsmakers predicted, Sport Goofy defeated Disney Mini-Golf to advance to the final. But in an upset, The Mighty Ducks edged Cool Runnings to move on. Who will this final matchup and be declared Mouse Madness: Disney Sports Champion?
Grand Style Easter Eggs (Apr 7)
Jeremiah looks at some amazing Easter Eggs currently on display at Disney's Grand Floridan Resort & Spa
Mouse Madness Final Four (Apr 5)
The Final Four is finally here. You decide who'll faceoff in Monday's final. Below vote on The Mighty Ducks vs Cool Runnings and Sport Goofy vs Disney Mini Golf. The winners will matchup in the final.
LaughingPlace.com Disney Podcast #207: NSFW (Apr 4)
The whole LPP Crew is back together for a wild and winding edition of the LPP featuring Aladdin on Broadway, Maker Studios, Destination D (and their interesting sweepstakes), Muppets at the El Cap, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and Captain America, The Pirate Fairy, the new Big Thunder Mountain, MyMagic+ (of course), a discussion of a third Disney resort in the USA, the Lilly Belle, Josh Elliot and ... more!
Kingdom Keepers Come To Disneyland (Apr 4)
The Kingdom Keepers go to Disneyland! Kyle reports on a recent book reading by the author Ridley Pearson and shares what he learns about the Kingdom Keepers saga.
FanBoy's Blog: Review: Captain America: The Winter Soldier (Apr 3)
FanBoy tries to review Captain America: The Winter Soldier without spoiling it.
Celebrate National Tweed Day The Disney Way (Apr 3)
Celebrate National Tweed Day the Disney way with a special tribute to The Fox and the Hound's Widow Tweed.
Mouse Madness Quarterfinals: Miracle vs. Cool Runnings (Apr 3)
The Mighty Ducks cruised to an easy victory over Gus to win the Fictional Movie Region. What movie Non-Fiction movie will it go up against in the Final Four - Miracle or Cool Runnings?
Alex's Movie Blog: Countdown to Cap: A Marvel Universe ReCAP (Apr 3)
Alex recaps the story so far of Captain America in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Get caught up before you see Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Springtime Roundup at Disneyland (Apr 3)
Doug reports on the new Springtime Roundup at Disneyland's Big Thunder Ranch
Mouse Madness Quarterfinals: Gus vs. The Mighty Ducks (Apr 2)
Half of the Final Four is now set with Sport Goofy and Disney Mini-Golf. What will be the Fictional Movie regional winner - Gus or The Mighty Ducks?
Marshal Knight's Blog: Dancing With The Stars Recap: Week 3 (Apr 2)
Marshal descends down into the ballroom via mirror ball to recap Week 3, "Your Most Memorable Year", on Dancing with the Stars. Big Nene Leakes hair news is revealed!
FanBoy's Blog: Countdown To Cap: S.H.I.E.L.D. Is All Connected (Apr 1)
Our countdown to Captain America: The Winter Solider continues with a look at the latest episode of Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. What clues does the show provide us to the state of the Marvel Cinematic Universe as we head into the film.
Mouse Madness Quarterfinals: Toy Story Mania vs. Disney Mini-Golf (Apr 1)
What will face Sport Goofy, the Disney Athlete Regional winner in the Final Four - Toy Story Mania or Disney Mini-Golf? Which will be the Disney Parks Regional winner?
In Circulation: The Art of Frozen (Apr 1)
Erin reviews the new "Art of" book for Disney's highest grossing animated film of all time, Frozen.
Pirate Fairy Round-up (Apr 1)
An interview with Tom Hiddleston and Christina Hendricks from the D23 Expo and a look at some Fairies merchandise are include in our Pirate Fairy roundup
FanBoy's Blog: Countdown to Cap: The Toys (Mar 31)
Our countdown to Captain America week begins with a look at some of the toys that are available to support the movie.
Mouse Madness Quarterfinals: Air Bud vs. Sport Goofy (Mar 31)
Our first quarterfinal matchup pits two very versatile stars. Which will represent the Disney Athlete region in the Final Four?
Why Disney Should "Beyonce" Star Wars (Mar 31)
Kyle proposes that Disney takes a cue from Beyonce in its release strategy for Star Wars: Episode VII.
Alex's Movie Blog: 'The Pirate Fairy' Blu-Ray Review (Mar 31)
The latest installment of the Disney Fairies series finds Tinker Bell and her friends facing off against one of their own who has joined a crew of Never Land pirates. Alex's in-depth review covers everything included in this home video release, as well as what's missing.
Alex's Movie Blog: Movie Week: The Pirate Fairy Red Carpet Premiere (Mar 29)
Alex recaps the red carpet premier of The Pirate Fairy, complete with interviews from the event.
Mouse Madness Opening Round: The Rookie vs. Cool Runnings (Mar 29)
Mouse Madness Opening Round: The Rookie vs. Cool Runnings
Treasures Of The Walt Disney Archives In Chicago (Mar 28)
Wendy provides a look inside the Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives exhibit which is currently at Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry.
Marshal Knight's Blog: Forgotten Disney Channel Greats: Battle of the Belles (Mar 28)
Marshal begins a series highlighting some of his favorite Disney Channel singers that have been pushed a side in favor of the bigger stars to come out of the channel. Shia LeBouf will NEVER be featured. Ever.
Mouse Madness Opening Round: Gus vs. High School Musical (Mar 27)
The Disney Parks regional final is complete, it'll be Toy Story Mania vs Disney Mini Golf. Now - What will face The Mighty Ducks in the Fictional Movie final?
Movie Week: The State of Lucasfilm (Mar 27)
LaughingPlace's movie week continues with Patrick's examination of the state of Lucasfilm following the Disney acquisition. He looks at the moves Disney has made so far as well as looking toward what Disney's plans are for the future.
Marshal Knight's Blog: Demi & Miley: 2 Very Different Concerts (Mar 27)
Marshal compares and contrasts Demi Lovato and Miley Cyrus' newest live concert experiences. There was a lack of Jonas Brothers between both, however.
Review: Dispatch From Disneyland (Mar 26)
Kyle reviews John Frost's new book Dispatch from Disneyland
Mouse Madness Opening Round: runDisney vs. Disney Mini Golf (Mar 26)
The Disney Athlete regional final is complete, it'll be Sport Goofy vs Air Bud. What will face Toy Story Mania in the Disney Parks final?
Marshal Knight's Blog: Dancing with the Stars Recap: Week 2 (Mar 26)
Marshal analyzes (a little too much) Week 2 in the ballroom. Are there any dances worthy of your votes? Will the new twist work? Is there a reason Billy Dee Williams is still on?
FanBoy's Blog: Movie Week: A Look Ahead To Big Hero 6 (Mar 25)
Movie Week continues with FanBoy's look ahead to the next film from Walt Disney Animation Studios, Big Hero 6.
FanBoy's Blog: PaleyFest: Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (Mar 25)
FanBoy recaps the Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. panel that was held in Hollywood as part of PaleyFest. Find out which cast member has a secret identity.
Mouse Madness Opening Round: Nanu vs. Air Bud (Mar 25)
The first half of the opening round is now complete. In our closest matchup yet, Miracle just edged Remember the Titans in the Non-Fiction Films category joining Sport Goofy, Toy Story Mania and The Mighty Ducks in the quarterfinals. Today we're back to the Disney Atheletes category to see who'll be facing Sport Goofy in the next round.
Marshal Knight's Blog: Album Review: Muppets Most Wanted (Mar 25)
Marshal tries to make a Rainbow Connection and reviews the new soundtrack for Muppets Most Wanted. There are no tracks by Bean, however.
FanBoy's Blog: Movie Week: A Preview of Maleficent (Mar 24)
LaughingPlace's Movie Week begins with FanBoys report on D23's Maleficent preview.
Paley Fest: Lost Celebrates 10 Years (Mar 24)
Kyle reports on Paley Fest's Lost 10th Anniversary panel. Relive this milestone ABC show that changed the television landscape.
In Circulation: Mary Blair (Mar 24)
Erin looks at some of the books available that take a deep look in to the life and works of Mary Blair
Mouse Madness Opening Round: Remember the Titans vs. Miracle (Mar 24)
Our fourth matchup in the opening round comes from the Non-Fiction Disney Films region. Which will survive and advance to the quarterfinals: It's up to you!
Marshal Knight's Blog: Dancing With The Stars Recap: Week 1 (Mar 24)
Marshal travels into the ballroom to judge the new season of Dancing with the Stars. Who are the early favorites to take home the coveted Mirror Ball Trophy?
Alex's Movie Blog: Most Wanted Part 3: It's the Disney Show with your host, Kermit! (Mar 23)
Continuing our excitement over Disney's Muppets: Most Wanted, Alex takes a look back into the history of these classic characters and how they ended up part of the Disney cavalcade of characters. Part three covers Disney's acquisition of the characters and all of the productions that have occurred since.
LaughingPlace.com Disney Podcast #206: Annual Meeting Recap (Mar 21)
In this special episode, the Doobie and FanBoy discuss this week's Annual Meeting including the big announcements and the always-fun Q&A. They also spend a little time talk Muppets: Most Wanted and Marvel Studios: Assembling a Universe.
Alex's Movie Blog: Magic, Color, Flair: The World of Mary Blair (Mar 21)
We recently toured the new special exhibit at The Walt Disney Family Museum that celebrates the life and art of Mary Blair. Our review provides a breakdown of what the exhibit entails and the rare artwork on display.
Mouse Madness Opening Round: Angels in the Outfield vs. The Mighty Ducks (Mar 21)
Our third matchup in the opening round comes from the Fictional Disney Films region. Which will survive and advance to the quarterfinals: It's up to you!
FanBoy's Blog: Muppets Most Wanted Merchandise Now Available (Mar 21)
Muppets Most Wanted Merchandise Now Available
Alex's Movie Blog: 'Muppets Most Wanted' Review (Mar 21)
Muppets Most Wanted hits theaters on March 21st. Find out how it compares to previous Muppet films and what makes it special in Alex's review.
Report From The Muppets Sing-A-Long (Mar 20)
We have a report from the interactive The Muppets sing-a-long held in New York with Bret McKenzie and Walter.
Alex's Movie Blog: Most Wanted Part 2: When Kermit Met Mickey (Mar 20)
Continuing our excitement over Disney's Muppets: Most Wanted, Alex takes a look back into the history of these classic characters and how they ended up part of the Disney cavalcade of characters. Part two covers Jim Henson's intentions to sell to Disney, his passing, and Disney's partnership and eventual dismissal of the characters in the 1990's.
Mouse Madness Opening Round: All Star Sports vs. Toy Story Mania (Mar 20)
Our second matchup in the opening round comes from the Disney Parks region as a sports themed hotel goes up against an interactive attraction.
Life at The Walt Disney Studios: Mary Blair's Contributions (Mar 20)
Erin continues her look at Mary Blair with a focus on her work at the Disney Studios
Alex's Movie Blog: Most Wanted Part 1: Kermit Before Mickey (Mar 19)
In anticipation of Disney's Muppets: Most Wanted, Alex takes a look back into the history of these classic characters and how they ended up part of the Disney cavalcade of characters. Part one takes you from the first appearance of Kermit through the 1980's when Henson was looking for a way to reinvigorate his lovable characters.
Mouse Madness Opening Round: Sport Goofy vs Lightning McQueen (Mar 19)
Our opening matching in Mouse Madness: Disney Sports pits a Pixar hero against a Disney classic.
The Life Behind the Color: A Brief Biography of Mary Blair (Mar 19)
New contributor Erin Stough looks at the early life and career of Disney Legend Mary Blair
FanBoy's Blog: Shareholder Meeting Recap (Mar 18)
FanBoy recaps the 2014 Walt Disney Company shareholder meeting.
Alex's Movie Blog: 'Saving Mr. Banks' Blu-Ray Review (Mar 18)
Disney's critically acclaimed film Saving Mr. Banks portrays a different kind of magic than the Mary Poppins we all grew up with. Check out our review to find out if Disney has treated the film properly on Blu-Ray, DVD, and digital.
A Walk Around Disneyland (Mar 18)
Doug takes a walk around Disneyland and photos the updates, refurbs and other interesting sights.
FanBoy's Blog: A Look Ahead to Tomorrow's Disney Shareholder Meeting (Mar 17)
FanBoy is in Portland ready for tomorrow's shareholder meeting. He shares some questions that he hopes are asked of Disney's leadership.
An Early Look at "Fantasia: Music Evolved" (Mar 17)
Roger was able to take an early look at the game "Fantasia: Music Evolved."
WDW Downtown Disney Update (Mar 17)
Jeremiah takes a trip to Downtown Disney. He takes a look at the St. Patrick's Day festivities as well as the ongoing work to convert Downtown Disney into Disney Springs.
Inaugural Mouse Madness Selections Revealed (Mar 16)
The LaughingPlace.com Selection Committee have announced the 2014 Mouse Madness Bracket. Found out how you can help crown a champion.
Marshal Knight's Blog: Breaking Down the Festival of Fantasy Parade (Mar 16)
As only he can, Marshal breaks down the newest entry into the Wonderful World of Parades. RIP Castle Float.
LaughingPlace.com Disney Podcast #205: Mouse Madness (Mar 14)
This week the LPP talk about the Captain America: Winter Soldier red carpet, the departure of Disney exec Anne Sweeney and what it means for Disney's CEO hunt, Disney Channel past and present, and Starbucks and the future of Walt Disney World's Downtown Disney. Plus listener voicemail, email and Twitter questions, FanBoy's amazing Frontierland/Tomorrowland revelation, 50 words or less on Non-Stop and the announement of the brackets for our Mouse Madness Best of Disney Tournament.
Big Thunder Mountain Reopens at Disneyland (Mar 14)
Doug takes a look at the recently reopened Big Thunder Mountain Railroad at Disneyland
The Pirate Fairy at the El Capitan Theatre (Mar 14)
Kyle stops by The El Capitan Theatre to experience their The Pirate Fairy screening.
Celebrate Pi Day, Disney Style (Mar 14)
Rebekah shares Disney moments that fit the festive celebration of Pi Day
Dapper Day at the Magic Kingdom (Mar 14)
We take a quick look at Dapper Day in the Magic Kingdom
Star Wars: The Clone Wars Review (Mar 13)
As everyone looks forward to Star Wars: Episode VII, we take a step back and look at Star Wars: The Clone Wars which recently had its run completed on Netflix.
Report on Epcot's Flower & Garden Festival (Mar 13)
Jeremiah shares what he learned at the recent Epcot International Flower and Garden Media Day.
Marshal Knight's Blog: Reviewing Hollywood Records' Newest (Mar 13)
Marshal looks at some of Hollywood Records' newest singles. This does not include Yanni.
FanBoy's Blog: Review of Captain Marvel #1 (Mar 12)
FanBoy reviews Captain Marvel #1, part of the All-New Marvel NOW! initiative at Marvel comics.
Alex's Movie Blog: Frozen Blu-Ray Review (Mar 12)
Frozen arrives on Blu-Ray and DVD on March 18th. Our in-depth review covers everything from how the film looks and bonus features to the packaging and menus. Has Disney given Frozen the home video treatment it deserves?
Festival of Fantasy Media Day (Mar 12)
Jeremiah provides more coverage of the Festival of Fantasy parade from the recent media day at the Magic Kingdom
Alex's Movie Blog: Winnie the Pooh: Springtime With Roo Blu-Ray Review (Mar 11)
Disney's Blu-Ray release of Winnie the Pooh: Springtime With Roo arrives just in time for Easter. Is this direct-to-video film from 2004 worth revisiting? Find out in Alex's in-depth review.
Downtown Disney Anaheim Opens Distinctive Starbucks Coffee Shop (Mar 11) Festival of Fantasy Parade (Mar 10)
A photo look at the Magic Kingdom's Festival of Fantasy Parade
FanBoy's Blog: Resurrection Brings New Life to ABC (Mar 10)
FanBoy looks at last night's premiere of ABC's Resurrection. Did you watch?
Alex's Movie Blog: Once Upon a Time's Wicked Return (Mar 10)
ABC's Once Upon a Time returned on March 9th after a nearly three-month break. Alex recaps last night's episode and shares the questions he feels are left unanswered.
Quick Look: Festival of Fantasy Parade Images and Video (Mar 9)
A quick look at the debut of the Magic Kingdom's Festival of Fantasy parade including a copy of our live stream of the parade's premiere. We'll have a more in-depth look on Monday.
A First-Hand Report from AMC's Guardians of the Galaxy Chat (Mar 9)
Kyle attends AMC Theatres live talk with key members of the Guardians of the Galaxy crew. AMC talks with star Chris Pratt, director James Gunn, and Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige.
A Report from the 2014 Princess Half Marathon Weekend (Mar 8)
Kevin provides a great report from the events that comprised the 2014 Princess Half Marathon Weekend at the Walt Disney World Resort.
"Spring Forward" with Disney's Animal Kingdom (Mar 7)
Jeremiah "Springs Forward" at a special celebration at Disney's Animal Kingdom. Learn about the frog festivities held at Rafiki's Planet Watch
Alex's Movie Blog: App to Date - Review of "Frozen: Storybook Deluxe" (Mar 7)
The children's book adaptation of Disney's Frozen is now available as an interactive app called Frozen: Storybook Deluxe. Alex explores the storytelling choices and interactive components of one of Disney's latest app creations.
LaughingPlace.com Disney Podcast #204: Touche (Mar 7)
The LPP is back in full force with an Oscar wrap, Frozen love, Disney Animation's second renaissance and an interesting discussion of the culture of Pixar and how it bodes for their future. They also dissect Disney princesses, Disney Movies Anywhere, answer your Twitter questions and announce the first annual Mouse Madness reader's choice tournament.
FanBoy's Disney News Report: March 6, 2014 (Mar 6)
Today FanBoy goes from China to Captain America while also touching on the latest developments at Walt Disney World and Disney Interactive
FanBoy's Blog: The Inhumans Are Coming (Mar 6)
FanBoy looks at the upcoming Inhumans Marvel comic book series.
A Look at the 2014 Epcot Flower & Garden Festival (Mar 6)
Jeremiah shares photos of his walk in the park during Epcot's Flower & Garden Festival.
LP Attends a Broadcast in Hollywood... (Mar 6)
Doug Marsh couldn't make the Academy Awards, but he did manage to go to the After Oscar edition of Live with Kelly and Michael the next morning - also held in the Dolby Theater.
Captain America Arrives at Disneyland (Mar 5)
Captain America comes to the Disneyland Resort. Take a look at his new quarters inside Innoventions.
Marshal Knight's Blog: The Pitch: Late Night for Disney Channel (Mar 5)
Marshal tries his hand at pitching a Late Night program for Disney Channel...and it's not Vault Disney.
FanBoy's Disney News Report: March 4, 2014 (Mar 4)
In today's show FanBoy reports on Dancing with the Stars, John Travolta, and Disney's response to shareholder concerns.
The Hub Transformation Has Begun (Mar 4)
Jeremiah takes a look at the major changes coming to the Magic Kingdom's hub and the work that's already began.
Alex's Movie Blog: Directors of Animation Then and Now (Mar 4)
What was it like to be an animation director working for Walt? Alex shares the stories told by Disney historian Don Peri and Pixar director Pete Docter at a presentation they recently gave at the Walt Disney Family Museum.
FanBoy's Blog: The Return of "Win, Lose, Or Draw" (Mar 4)
FanBoy looks back at the history of the Win, Lose, or Draw franchise while also looking at the Disney Channel revival
Marshal Knight's Blog: Album Review: Bambi (Mar 4)
Marshal is back with another album review, this time for the soundtrack to Bambi. Moment of silence for Bambi's mother...
FanBoy's Disney News Report: March 3, 2014 (Mar 3)
In today's episode, Fanboy celebrates the Oscars and the new Dish Network deal. He also looks forward to tomorrow's uprising.
Marshal Knight's Blog: Top 10 Moments from the 2014 Oscars (Mar 3)
Marshal lists his Top 10 moments from the 2014 Academy Awards. The real Philomena would've made the list if she zip-lined into the Dolby Theater, in case you were wondering.
Changes Are Coming to the Polynesian Resort (Mar 3)
Jeremiah writes about Walt Disney World's Polynesian Resort with pictures of the major changes, already underway, and a walking tour of the grounds.
Marshal Knight's Blog: Scandal and Nashville Recaps (Mar 3)
Marshal recaps the Winter premieres of both Scandal and Nashville separately, but don't you kind of wish they were one show so Rayna James and Olivia Pope could do a duet of Jolene?
FanBoy's Blog: Oscars Live Blog (Mar 2)
FanBoy is live-blogging the Oscars. Keep refreshing to see reports during Hollywood's biggest night from a Disney fan perspective.
Oscar Week: The Academy's Animated Feature Oscar Nominee Symposium (Mar 2)
Roger attended an Academy event featuring all five Best Animated Feature nominees. The filmmakers discussed how their films were developed, revealed their creative processes, and presented clips illustrating their techniques. Find out what Roger found out.
Oscar Week: The LaughingPlace Crew Share Their Oscar Picks (Mar 1)
LaughingPlace.com contributors share their picks for this years Oscars. Whose ballot do you think will win the LP Oscar pool?
Alex's Movie Blog: Frobros - An Analysis of Why Men Love 'Frozen' (Feb 28)
Are you a man who loves Frozen? Alex explores the psychological reasons why the story may resonate with men who typically wouldn't obsess over a Disney princess movie.
Merida Joins Disney on Ice in Rockin' Ever After! (Feb 28)
Doobie talks to Brave director Mark Andrews and Producer Katherine Sarafian about their film and the Disney on Ice debut of Princess Merida in Rockin' Ever After, currently performing in Oakland and on tour around the country.
FanBoy's Blog: Oscar Week: The Nominees Disney Connections (Feb 28)
LaughingPlace.com has compiled a list of Disney connections for this year's Academy Award nominees. Do you remember their Disney related work?
LaughingPlace.com Disney Podcast #203: Oscar Special (Feb 28)
Oscar Special: In this special episode the LPP crew, using their extensive knowledge of cinema, give their highly informed pics for each Oscar category. They also sprinkle in tons of Disney connections for the nominees that you almost certainly didn't know. Plus, a special cameo from Gideon!
A Walk Around Walt Disney World (Feb 27)
Take a walk around Walt Disney World with more 60 pictures taken this week in all four parks.
Alex's Movie Blog: Mickey's Neighbor Totoro - The History of Disney and Studio Ghibli (Feb 27)
In anticipation of Disney's presentation of The Wind Rises, Alex explores Disney's partnership with Japanese animation company Studio Ghibli and how the "mouse house" has played a crucial role in creating mass appeal for their films.
FanBoy's Blog: Review: Mixology (Feb 27)
FanBoy reviews Mixology on ABC. Find out if this is finally the show to strike gold in the post-Modern Family time slot.
A First Hand Report from Today's Frozen Sing-A-Long (Feb 26)
Rebecca McBride provides a first hand report of what it was like to be at today's Frozen Sing-A-Long on Good Morning America.
FanBoy's Blog: Review: ABC's Mind Games (Feb 26)
FanBoy shares his thoughts on ABC's Mind Games. Can he use techniques to get you to watch?
Alex's Movie Blog: Disney Movies Anywhere - A Review of Disney's New Streaming Service (Feb 25)
Alex looks at the new watch-your-movies-anywhere service Disney announced this morning. Is it right for you?
Dapper Day 2014 at Disneyland (Feb 25)
Doug Marsh goes dapper and gets more than 135 pictures from the 2014 Dapper Day at Disneyland including dozens of guests going dapper, Disneybounding and creating new "vintage" photos.
FanBoy's Blog: Thor: The Dark World Blu-Ray (Feb 25)
FanBoy shares what he learned from the Blu-Ray of Thor: The Dark World. The film which serves as a sequel to both Thor and Marvel's The Avengers features an insightful audio commentary. See some of the things you can learn about the creation of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
FanBoy's Disney News Report: February 24, 2014 (Feb 24)
In today's report, FanBoy looks at Magic Kingdom announcements, ESPN's latest 30 for 30, and the Oscars.
Oscar Week: Frozen's Art of Animation (Feb 24)
Kyle looks at the acting behind the animation in Frozen. Learn the detail that goes in to every shot. You will gain a greater appreciation of the animators who are actors with computers.
Mechanized Kingdoms Exhibit At Disneyland's Disney Gallery (Feb 24)
Roger looks at the newest Disney Gallery exhibit "Mechanized Kingdoms - Steam-Driven Visions of a Victorian Future" featuring plenty of Tokyo DisneySea models.
Marshal Knight's Blog: And the Oscar goes to...COMEDY (Feb 24)
Marshal reveals his Top 5 funniest Oscar moments from the recent ceremonies. Unfortunately, Eddie Murphy backing out of hosting didn't make the list.
Alex's Movie Blog: Oscar Week: 'The Wind Rises' Review (Feb 24)
Miyazaki's final film is a departure from his typical fantasy film that will give Frozen a worthy competitor at the Academy Awards. Alex reviews the latest release from Studio Ghibli, which is now playing in select cities and opens nationwide on February 28th from Touchstone Pictures.
Marshal Knight's Blog: Let's Get Loud! (Feb 23)
Marshal urges Disney to bring back the ancient idea of concerts being filmed at the parks. Ancient meaning 1999.
FanBoy's Blog: The Future of Marvel's Ultimate Comics (Feb 21)
FanBoy looks at the future of Marvel's Ultimate Comics. Will the line survive the cataclysm?
Marshal Knight's Blog: Album Review: Walt Disney's Happiest Songs (Feb 21)
Marshal starts a series of vinyl record reviews for the site, beginning with Walt Disney's Happiest Songs. He kjfnerjbvke it! (Sorry, there must have been a scratch on the record...)
FanBoy's Blog: Toy Fair: Guardians of the Galaxy (Feb 21)
FanBoy looks at some of the Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy toys that were previewed at Toy Fair
LaughingPlace.com Disney Podcast #202: Cats (Feb 21)
The LPP return this week with talk of Guardians of the Galaxy, Toy Fair and Blackfish. Plus Twitter questions and Getting to Know your LPPe Crew. Note: The beginning of the podcast sounds like we're in a bathroom. We did correct that about 10 minutes in.
FanBoy's Blog: Toy Fair: Star Wars Rebels (Feb 20)
Toy Fair: Star Wars Rebels
Alex's Movie Blog: 'The Jungle Book 2' Blu-Ray Review (Feb 20)
Our Jungle Book coverage comes to an end with Alex's look at the March 18th Blu-Ray/DVD re-release of The Jungle Book 2.
FanBoy's Blog: Toy Fair: The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (Feb 20)
Toy Fair: The Amazing Spider-Man 2
FanBoy's Disney News Report: February 19, 2014 (Feb 19)
FanBoy fights through his cold to give you the latest news from the Walt Disney Studios, Marvel Entertainment, and Star Wars.
FanBoy's Blog: Who Shot the Watcher? (Feb 19)
FanBoy looks at the new major Marvel event, Original Sin. This game-changing story begins with the question, "Who shot the Watcher?"
FanBoy's Blog: Toy Fair: Planes Fire & Rescue (Feb 19)
FanBoy looks at some of the "Planes: Fire & Rescue" toys that were recently unveiled at Toy Fair
A Celebration of Gospel at Disney California Adventure (Feb 19)
Kyle offers a brief report on the Disneyland Resort's recent Gospel Celebration which was held at Disney California Adventure
FanBoy's Disney News Report: February 18th, 2014 (Feb 18)
Todays topics include Guardians of the Galaxy, Star Wars: Rebels, Broadway's Aladdin, and the Epcot Food and Wine Festival.
Toy Fair 2014: Disney's Launch Event Recap (Feb 18)
Marty Allen provides our recap to Disney Consumer Products' presentation on toys based on Planes: Fire and Rescue, Amazing Spider-Man 2, Star Wars: Rebels, and Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy
Alex's Movie Blog: Disney and the Olympics (Feb 18)
Alex takes a look back at Disney's involvement with the Olympics, including Walt and the 1960 Squaw Valley games, Sam the Eagle, Cool Runnings, and Miracle.
Goodbye Charlie (Feb 17)
As Good Luck Charlie ends its four season run, Roger looks at the series finale. The show was the first Disney Channel show to focus on the entire family and was able to reach great success with this broader focus.
Marshal Knight's Blog: There's A Great Big...Lack of New Music (Feb 17)
Marshal describes the Miracles from Music in the parks and how the absence of it leaves Grim Grinning Guests feeling like Now Is The Time to leave the park.
Marshal Knight's Blog: Three Cheers for Disney! (Feb 15)
Marshal sheds light on the hidden to some, but known to many, Cheerleading competitions at the Walt Disney World Resort. Poms Poms not included.
FanBoy's Blog: Review: Blank- A Vinylmation Love Story (Feb 14)
FanBoy reviews Disney Interactive's Blank: A Vinylmation Love Story
The Blank Disney Parks Meetup (Feb 14)
Jeremiah reports on yesterday's Disney Parks meet-up to celebrate the launch of Blank: A Vinylmation Love Story held at Disney's Hollywood Studios.
LaughingPlace.com Disney Podcast #201: On Trend (Feb 14)
The LPP is back (two in one week!). This week's trendy topics include the Festival of Fantasy Parade, what to do with World Showcase, PUSH the Talking Trashcan, Demi Lovato in concert, MyMagic+ (again), our favorite daytime parades, DCA vs DHS and much more including live questions from the Twittersphere and another installment of "Get to Know Your LPP".
FanBoy's Blog: Disney Animated Google+ Hangout (Feb 13)
FanBoy reviews the Disney Animated Google+ Hangout which featured Disney animators sharing their stories, thoughts, and wisdom with CalArts students and those viewing around the world.
FanBoy's Blog: If Frozen Characters Were Olympians (Feb 13)
FanBoy determines which winter olympic sport the stars of Frozen would compete in. Do you think they have what it takes to win?
Demi Lovato's Journey: A Review of the Neon Lights Tour (Feb 13)
Demi Lovato's latest tour is a deeply personal celebration of her journey from Disney Channel to pop phenomenon and Alex reviews it from the eyes of a Disney fan.
LaughingPlace.com Podcast #200: Elvin Literature (Feb 12)
The panel returns (two weeks in a row!) to discuss Disney's quarterly earnings, MyMagic+ (surprise!) and to give their critical and box office predictions on Disney's 2014 film slate. Plus a quick return of Popcorn or Churro.
Annual Passholders Brave Rain to Sing Along Under the Stars at Disneyland (Feb 11)
Annual Passholders Brave Rain to Sing Along Under the Stars at Disneyland
Alex's Movie Blog: 'The Jungle Book' Diamond Edition Blu-Ray Review (Feb 10)
'The Jungle Book' Diamond Edition Blu-Ray Review
FanBoy's Disney News Report: February 10, 2014 (Feb 10)
In today's Fanboy's Disney News Report he looks at the Festival Fantasy Parade, PUSH, Captain America, and Dog with a Blog
A Festival of Fantasy Fashion Show (Feb 10)
Jeremiah attends a "Fashion Show" to preview the floats and costumes from Magic Kingdom's Festival of Fantasy Parade
Alex's Movie Blog: From the Vault: 'Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book' (Feb 10)
Continuing our celebration of The Jungle Book, Alex takes a look back to 1994's live-action adaptation that celebrates its 20th anniversary this year.
Marshal Knight's Blog: Comedy Warehouse: Open for Business?! (Feb 9)
Marshal makes a plea to get Comedy Warehouse to perform permanently at Hollywood Studios. Whether or not it works is to be determined.
Alex's Movie Blog: From the Vault: History of 'The Jungle Book' (Feb 7)
To kick start our coverage of The Jungle Book home video release, Alex explores the trials and tribulations endured to bring Rudyard Kipling's classic story to life.
FanBoy's Disney News Report: February 6, 2014 (Feb 6)
Disney Interactive leads today's report, but FanBoy also discuses the latest Marvel movie news.
Disney Studios' Tomorrowland Films At Disneyland (Feb 6)
Disneyland doubles as the 1964 New York World's Fair as Brad Bird's upcoming Disney film "Tomorrowland" films near "it's a small world" on February 4th. Doug Marsh has a video and pictures from the day.
FanBoy's Blog: FanBoy's Highlights of Q1 Earnings Conference Call (Feb 5)
FanBoy shares his highlights of today's earnings conference call.
FanBoy's Blog: Disney FY14 Q1 Earnings Announcement (Feb 5)
FanBoy takes a look at today's earnings release and gives his take.
Laughing Place Podcast #199: Walt Disney the Humanist (Feb 5)
Walt Disney the Humanist: This week the crew look back on their stellar 2013 Bold Predictions and weigh in with their 2014 Bold Predictions. Which LPPer saw the future most clearly? The answer may surprise you (and them). We also have a long discussion on MyMagic+ and how it relates to Universal's Diagon Alley.
FanBoy's Blog: Disney Earnings Day Preview (Feb 5)
FanBoy previews today's earnings release
FanBoy's Disney News Report: February 4, 2014 (Feb 4)
Today FanBoy looks at the day's Marvel news, the latest Disney Infinity rumors, and the filming of Tomorrowland at Disneyland Park.
FanBoy's Blog: Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. -T.R.A.C.K.S. (Feb 4)
FanBoy looks at the latest episode of synergastic Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
FanBoy's Blog: Marvel One-Shot: All Hail the King (Feb 4)
Marvel One-Shot: All Hail the King
FanBoy's Disney News Report: February 3, 2014 (Feb 3)
FanBoy looks at the Super Bowl, the Annies, and news out of Disney Interactive in today's report.
Super Bowl MVP Visits the Magic Kingdom (Feb 3)
Our look at the Super Bowl MVP's parade down Main Street USA. Also, a special offer from the Swan and Dolphin for Seahawk fans.
FanBoy's Blog: A Disney Fan's Super Bowl Recap (Feb 2)
FanBoy looks at the big game from a Disney fan's perspective.
Alex's Movie Blog: Follow the Bouncing Snowflake - Frozen: Sing-Along (Feb 2)
Alex takes a look at Disney's latest trend in interactive theatrical experiences with Frozen: Sing-Along.
FanBoy's Blog: The 41st Annual Annies (Feb 1)
FanBoy has a list of all of Disney's Annie Award winners.
FanBoy's Disney News Report: January 31, 2014 (Jan 31)
Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers, The Frozen Sing-A-Long, and a special Disney artwork exhibit headline today's Fanboy Report.
Around the Magic Kingdom (Jan 31)
Recent pictures from the Magic Kingdom including the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train, MyMagic+ and much more.
Introducing Disney Vacation Club "Membership Magic" (Jan 30)
Disney Vacation Club is adding even more magic for its members with the launch of Membership Magic today. Membership Magic is a new program designed to introduce numerous enhancements for members, create exclusive vacation options across multiple Disney experiences and provide special, money-saving discounts for members to enjoy. The first wave of experiences has officially rolled out, but members can expect to see several ongoing enhancements in the months to come.
FanBoy's Disney News Report: January 29, 2014 (Jan 29)
In today's episode, FanBoy looks at the latest developments in the Thor franchise, Steampunk coming to Disneyland, and the impact of the winter weather at ESPN.
FanBoy's Disney News Report: January 28, 2014 (Jan 28)
In todays report, Parks and Resorts gives back, Star Wars reveals a new droid, and Captain America 3 may already be in the works.
Around Disney's Hollywood Studios (Jan 28)
A look at recent changes at Disney's Hollywood Studios including the Disney Junior Play 'n Dine with Doc McStuffins.
FanBoy's Disney News Report: January 27, 2014 (Jan 28)
Today's report features the Lucas museum, The View and park news plus some added treats for long time LP Podcast fans.
FanBoy's Disney News Report: January 24, 2014 (Jan 24)
In today's report, Hunchback comes stateside, GMA goes to Give Kids the World and a look at the weekend ahead.
FanBoy's Disney News Report: January 23, 2014 (Jan 23)
Today's reports includes the Radio Disney Music Awards, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Ant Man and a look at tomorrow's Disney events.
Disneyland Update (Jan 23)
While the rest of he country finishes digging out from a major winter storm, Disneyland recovers from the holidays and prepares for the year ahead. This huge update features more than 100 pictures from all over the park.
FanBoy's Disney News Report: January 22, 2014 (Jan 22)
Frozen news, a Wipeout renewal and more, plus the day ahead in today's update from FanBoy.
FanBoy's Disney News Report: January 21, 2014 (Jan 21)
In the debut of his new podcast, FanBoy looks at the day in Disney including D23 events, an award for Bob Iger, a Disney Channel finale and a preview of tomorrow's news.
Laughing Place Podcast #198: Catching Up (Jan 20)
On the latest podcast the LPP remember Diane Disney Miller and discuss Frozen, Thor 2, Agents of Shield, Indiana Jones, Saving Mr. Banks and much, much more.
FanBoy's Blog: Walt Disney Company Oscar Nominations (Jan 16)
FanBoy lists the complete list of The Walt Disney Company's 2014 Oscar nominees.
Magic Kingdom Update (Jan 15)
Pictures from last week at the Magic Kingdom including the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train testing.
FanBoy's Blog: Disney's Golden Globes Recap (Jan 12)
FanBoy looks at the 2014 Golden Globes from a Disney perspective.
FanBoy's Blog: My Golden Globes Ballot (Jan 12)
FanBoy shares his Golden Globe Awards Ballot.
FanBoy's Blog: Look Forward to 2014 (Jan 11)
A look at the major things coming to Disney in 2014
Billy Hill and the Hillbillies Final Performances (Jan 9)
A look back at the final day of performances by Billy Hill and the Hillbillies on January 6th.
Camp Minnie-Mickey Final Day (Jan 8)
Pictures from the final day of operation of Animal Kingdom's Camp Minnie-Mickey as it shuts down in preparation for an Avatar-themed land.
Adam Sanderson Named Head of D23 and the Walt Disney Archives (Jan 7)
Adam Sanderson has been named senior vice president, corporate communications of The Walt Disney Company, it was announced today by Zenia Mucha, executive vice president and chief communications officer of The Walt Disney Company. In his new role, Mr. Sanderson will oversee D23: The Official Disney Fan Club, Disney Corporate Creative Resources, and the Walt Disney Archives. He will report directly to Ms. Mucha.
Three Kings Weekend Closes Out the Holidays at Disney California Adventure (Jan 4)
The Disneyland Resort is winding up the holiday season with the return of their celebration of Dia de Reyes, The Three Kings Day.
Kenversations(TM): Review of "Saving Mr. Banks" (Dec 27, 2013)
Ken Pellman's Kenversations reviews "Saving Mr. Banks".
Marshal Knight's Blog: Saving Mr. Banks Review (Dec 26, 2013)
Marshal gives his review of "Saving Mr. Banks" and explains how all movie goers, not just Disney fans, will love the film.
Christmas Decor at the Yacht and Beach Club and Boardwalk Resorts (Dec 16, 2013)
Pictures of 2013 Christmas decor at Walt Disney World's Yacht and Beach Club and the Boardwalk resort.
Rebekah's Blog: Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Super Adventure! DVD (Dec 13, 2013)
Rebekah reviews the latest Mickey Mouse Clubhouse DVD release - Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Super Adventure!
Marshal Knight's Blog: ABC's (Possible) Musical Mecca (Dec 8, 2013)
Marshal discusses if ABC could cash in on the success of NBC's "The Sound of Music LIVE!" and what shows would be a good fit for the struggling network.
Frozen Additions to Celebrate the Magic Castle Projection Show (Dec 6, 2013)
Video and pictures of the Frozen additions to the Celebration the Magic castle projection show at the Magic Kingdom.
Christmas at the Magic Kingdom Including Castle Dream Lights (Dec 5, 2013)
A look at some of the Christmas decor at the Magic Kingdom and the Cinderella Castle Dream Lights lighting ceremony.
World of Color: Winter Dreams at Disney California Adventure (Dec 2, 2013)
Complete coverage of World of Color: Winter Dreams, the holiday edition of World of Color at Disney California Adventure. Includes a complete video and pictures of the show, interviews with the creators and the opening night introduction.
Gingerbread Houses at the Grand Floridian and Contemporary Resort (Nov 26, 2013)
A look at this year's Gingerbread Houses at the Grand Floridian and Contemporary Resorts including the a few pics of the ribbon cutting and the Grand.
Marshal Knight's Blog: Marshal's Musings #1: A Very Chilly Property & A Very Scandalous Show (Nov 25, 2013)
Marshal gives his thoughts on topics from Frozen to Scandal, from Country music to Miley. All thoughts are those of Marshal Knight and don't necessarily reflect those of the management at Laughing Place.
Ghirardelli Chocolate Opens at Disney's El Capitan Theatre (Nov 21, 2013)
A look at the Grand Opening and inside the newly opened Ghirardelli Chocolate in Hollywood next to Disney's El Capitan Theatre. The location replaces the former Disney's Soda Fountain and Studio Store.
Laughing Place Podcast #197: Welcome To Our Family (Nov 14, 2013)
A new crew member joins the LPP on today's show as they discuss Star Wars changes, Avatar announcements, Jingle Cruise wishlists, the D23 Hocus Pocus event, Tony Baxter and future Disney Legends, Disney on Ice, Tarzan the Musical, talking Mickey and more.
Disney's Frozen Characters and Merchandise at Walt Disney World (Nov 12, 2013)
Pictures of Anna and Elsa, from Disney's upcoming animated feature Frozen, in Epcot's Norway pavilion plus some of the Frozen merchandise now available.
Social Media All Stars Gather at Disneyland for the World Premiere of #DisneySide (Nov 7, 2013)
Doug Marsh covers the start of #DisneySide, a new hash tag and publicity campaign for Disney guests launched at Disneyland with some of the biggest Internet memes including Grumpy Cat.
Kenversations(TM): On Tony Baxter and His Window Dedication Ceremony (Nov 6, 2013)
Ken Pellman reflects on the career of Disney Legend and Imagineer Tony Baxter and details the daylong celebration of Tony's window dedication.
FanBoy's Blog: CCMT's Tarzan (Nov 4, 2013)
Fanboy reviews the regional production of Tarzan currently being performed in Walnut Creek, California.
Tony Baxter Receives a Window on Main Street, USA (Nov 3, 2013)
Complete video, pictures and an interview from the November 1st ceremony awarding longtime Imagineer and Disney Legend Tony Baxter a coveted Window on Main Street.
Marshal Knight's Blog: The Original "Sleeping Beauty Castle" (Nov 1, 2013)
New blogger, Marshal Knight, documents his experience in Germany visiting the Neuschwanstein Castle in Bavaria, the castle that was the inspiration for Sleeping Beauty Castle.
Happy Haunted Horseshoe at the Magic Kingdom (Nov 1, 2013)
Denise takes a look at the Limited Time Magic Golden Horseshoe event, “Happy Haunted Horseshoe” at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom.
FanBoy's Blog: Disney On Ice: Passport to Adventure (Oct 28, 2013)
FanBoy goes to see the newest Disney on Ice show, Passport to Adventure featuring Minnie, Donald, Goofy, and Daisy on a tour around the globe.
MEV Vacation Tips: Tomorrowland Terrace Fireworks Dessert Party (Dec 11, 2012)
Melissa splurges on the Tomorrowland Terrace Fireworks Dessert Party and tells you all about it.
Kyle reports from a recent Annual Passholder screening of Sleeping Beauty held at the Fantasyland Theatre.
Natalie reports on the Disneyland Resort Ambassador Ceremony held at Disneyland Park on Friday.
Marshal gives a tour of the Times Square Disney Store, which has a lack of Children's Place clothes, which is disappointing.
Marshal "Gets on his Feet" to join the "Conga" going on in the ballroom for Latin Night. Nene Hair Watch 2014 continues, as well.
Doug attends the grand opening of the new Starbucks at Disneyland's Downtown Disney then tours the coffee giant's newest location.