Walt Disney World, along with other major theme parks, just caved to the threat of a mass shooting. The Happiest Place on Earth can only remain so by bracing against the possibility of children being mowed down by assault weapons as they await a turn on the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train roller coaster.
By Shan Li, Los Angeles Times (TNS) Long ago in a galaxy not so far away, selling toys was a lot simpler. Put a commercial on TV. Lure shoppers to Toys R Us. Today, it’s not so easy to attract the attention of digital-savvy kids and their parents, who are watching less television and more […]
It marks Marvel’s 12th consecutive first place opening, although ‘Ant-Man’ isn’t at the level of other, bigger-name costumed heroes like Captain America, Thor, and Iron Man, all of whom performed better out of the gate with their solo adventures.
By Andrew Khouri, Los Angeles Times On top of Mickey Mouse, Cinderella and Aladdin, visitors to Disney theme parks may one day get a glimpse of drones. Walt Disney Co. appears to have a wish to use unmanned aircraft to produce entertainment shows, according to three recently published patent applications first reported by the blog […]
By Desiree Stennett and Sandra Pedicini, Orlando Sentinel ORLANDO, Fla. — A tourist from the United Kingdom was hospitalized Thursday morning after an accident on the Pirates of the Caribbean ride at Disney’s Magic Kingdom. The tips of the man’s ring finger and his pinky finger on his right hand were severed, according to Bo […]
By Meg James, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — The most powerful woman at the Walt Disney Co. — and perhaps in all of Hollywood — said that she would leave her job overseeing the company’s $10-billion-a-year entertainment TV networks, leaving Disney to search for a successor in an increasingly treacherous television business. After 18 […]
Welcome to “This Week In Crazy,” The National Memo’s weekly update on the wildest attacks, conspiracy theories, and other loony behavior from the increasingly unhinged right wing. Starting with number five: 5. Glenn Beck Glenn Beck, who is apparently no longer concerned about tearing the country apart, checks in at number five this week for his latest […]