Posts tagged "disney"

Disney Tries, Fails To Trademark Dia De Los Muertos

Disney filed several trademark applications for the phrase “Dia de Los Muertos,” a holiday celebrated in Mexico and other Latin countries to honor the deceased, for a Pixar film.

Jessica Wakeman | May 8, 2013 - 10:20 am

The Twisted Truth Behind 5 Of Your Favorite Disney Movies

Growing up I watched a lot of movies — Disney movies to be exact. From “Cinderella” to “Alice In Wonderland,” I watched them until my VHS player overheated. The thing about…

College Candy | March 17, 2013 - 9:30 am

Tokyo Disney Hosts Its First Same-Sex Wedding

“My partner Hiroko and I just held a gay wedding at the Tokyo Disney Resort. Even Mickey and Minnie are here to celebrate with us!”
Koyuki Higashi shared the above…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | March 11, 2013 - 1:20 pm

8 Things Working At Disney World Taught Me About The Human Race

Last semester I worked at Walt Disney World and encountered thousands of “guests” (as they are known in Disney-speak) a day. They came to Walt Disney World from all over…

Morgan Nelson | February 27, 2013 - 1:00 pm

Disney Video Games Shows They Know Exactly What It’s Like To Be A City Girl

The fabulous career as a fashion designer! The penthouse apartment! The closet filled with clothes!

Oh, yes, Disney, this is exactly what being a “City Girl” is like.

Jessica Wakeman | February 27, 2013 - 8:30 am

This Disney-Obsessed Bride’s Family And Friends Must Really Like Her

When Jamie Blanke married her new husband Eric Chandler, they did it in style — Disney style. The bride, who was raised by two Disney fanatics, really wanted to be…

Julie Gerstein | January 31, 2013 - 11:40 am

Princess Leia Learns How To Be A Disney Princess

Now that Disney has purchased LucasFilm, Princess Leia has got to get with the program on that whole Disney princess thing. Lucky for Leia, the other Disney princesses are all…

Jessica Wakeman | November 6, 2012 - 1:20 pm

Artistic Twists On Disney Princesses (And Other Heroines)

Merida, Disney Pixar’s first leading lady, was a popular costume for women this Halloween, according to Google. Between Merida, Kate Middleton, and the recent Snow White movies, we’ve had princesses on…

Pop Sugar | November 4, 2012 - 9:30 am

The Soapbox: On Disney’s First Latina Princess

“Disney is releasing a Latina princess soon, mija,” I declared to my daughter as we drove away from her school and on our way to pick up her dad. “Good!”…

Veronica Arreola | October 29, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Well Played: What Do You Mean, Amy Adams Is Not A Disney Princess In Real Life?

I have an unreasonably difficult time separating gorgeous ginger Amy Adams from her Disney princess character in “Enchanted.” This is exactly what I imagine a princess would wear should she…

Rachel Krause | October 24, 2012 - 12:20 pm

This Week In Style: Too-Skinny Minnie Makes Waves

The latest Disney star to come under fire isn’t Miley Cyrus or Demi Lovato — nope, it’s Minnie Mouse, who’s stirring up controversy over her gaunt appearance in this…

Rachel Krause | October 20, 2012 - 2:00 pm

Amy Mebberson Shows That Disney Characters Can Wear High-Fashion

Amy Mebberson is a frequent staple of our Things We Saw Today posts, an artist who not only uses her spare time to create adorable Disney and Muppets crossover art, but who draws a lot of…

The Mary Sue | September 9, 2012 - 11:30 am

Disney Characters Go Under The Knife For Barneys’ Holiday Campaign

In the latest installment of fashion’s never-ending quest to butcher every chaste relic of childhood, Barneys New York has cast beloved Disney characters as this year’s subjects of their famed…

Rachel Krause | August 31, 2012 - 10:40 am

DSW Launches Glass Slipper Collection For Wannabe Cinderellas

If your efforts to land a rich prince have been unsuccessful thus far, maybe it’s time to switch up your footwear choices. An excellent bet for aspiring princesses? DSW’s new…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | August 29, 2012 - 8:30 am

Same-Sex Disney Couples Live Happily Ever After

Artist Rodolfo Loaiza’s new show, “Disasterland,” features colorful paintings that throw out traditional Disney narratives and re-imagine them in ways that more accurately reflect the world we live in. For…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | August 6, 2012 - 8:30 am

Christian Louboutins Brings A Fairy Tale To Life With His Take On Cinderella

Nobody ever told us who designed Cinderella’s glass slipper, but if a contemporary version of the tale were to take place, Christian Louboutin would be a shoe-in for the job…

Rachel Krause | July 8, 2012 - 3:00 pm

First Look: Angelina Jolie Is A Magnificent Maleficent

Here’s our first glimpse of Angelina Jolie in her upcoming role as Maleficent (the evil queen from “Sleeping Beauty,” in case you need a Disney movie refresher). “Maleficent,” which will…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | June 19, 2012 - 3:20 pm

10 Disney Park Confessions That Made Us Do A Double Take

“Disney Park Confessions” is a Tumblr blog documenting, well, confessions about Disney theme parks. When I first heard about it, I assumed there would be a lot of people admitting…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | April 7, 2012 - 2:00 pm

“Brave” Is Going To Be Our Kind Of Disney Movie

We may be a little old to go see Disney movies by ourselves (although not too old to belt out “Part Of Your World” the shower). But we’ll be dragging…

Jessica Wakeman | February 26, 2012 - 5:00 pm

Check Out The Most Epic A Capella Disney Medley Ever

It took 17-year-old singer Heather Traska 86 days, over 30 costume changes, and a month of editing to put together this video, which is surely the most epic a capella…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | January 31, 2012 - 3:40 pm