Disney Legend Ruthie Tompson Celebrates Her 110th Birthday

By |2020-07-22T13:16:55-07:00July 22nd, 2020|Categories: DAPs Magic News, Disney, Entertainment|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Ruthie Tompson, a longtime Disney animation supervisor and now the oldest resident at the Motion Picture & Television Fund's Country House and Hospital, turns 110 today. She's celebrating by attempting to raise $110,000 in support [...]

Disney Executives Named to California, Florida Economic Recovery Task Forces

By |2020-04-20T15:53:20-07:00April 20th, 2020|Categories: DAPs Magic News, Disney, Entertainment|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

California Governor Gavin Newsom had named former governors, Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook, Disney Chairman Bob Iger, and other business executives and politicians to help guide the state’s economic recovery from the coronavirus outbreak. Unemployment [...]

Disney Furloughs Go Into Effect for 100,000 Employees

By |2020-04-19T10:11:29-07:00April 19th, 2020|Categories: DAPs Magic News, Disney, Entertainment|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Today marks the start of furloughs for employees of The Walt Disney Company. These furloughs include over 100,000 employees. This is about half of Disney’s employees. This drastic action to cut costs for The Walt [...]

Looking Back, Looking Forward – DISNEY Reporter

By |2020-04-18T12:54:26-07:00April 18th, 2020|Categories: DAPs Magic News, DISNEY Reporter|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Welcome to another edition of the DISNEY Reporter. Each week DISNEY Reporter shares the top headlines from the Disney and geek communities. This week the coronavirus continues to impact The Walt Disney Company. This leads [...]

Bob’s Back? – GEEKS CORNER – Episode 1028 (#499)

By |2020-04-15T08:52:04-07:00April 15th, 2020|Categories: Geeks Corner|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Welcome to another episode of GEEKS CORNER! This week, the geeks talk about the return of Bob Iger as an active leader of The Walt Disney Company. They also talk about what that means for [...]

As Crisis Continues Bob Iger Comes to Disney’s Rescue

By |2020-04-13T12:50:51-07:00April 13th, 2020|Categories: DAPs Magic News, Disney, Entertainment|Tags: , , , , , , , |

In March when Bob Iger announced his retirement from the position as CEO of The Walt Disney Company lots of questions and speculation rippled around the entertainment world. Many speculated that there was some underlying [...]

Delays and Diversions – DISNEY Reporter

By |2020-04-11T13:40:21-07:00April 11th, 2020|Categories: DAPs Magic News, DISNEY Reporter|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Welcome to this week's edition of the DISNEY Reporter! This week, there is a lot of ground to cover regarding the impacts of the coronavirus on The Walt Disney Company. There are also several stories [...]

Under-Appreciated? – GEEKS CORNER – Episode 1027 (#498)

By |2020-04-07T22:50:58-07:00April 8th, 2020|Categories: Geeks Corner|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Welcome to another episode of GEEKS CORNER. This week the geeks all stream in remotely as we continue to stay socially distant. However, being apart doesn't mean that they can't geek out together. Through the [...]

More Disney Theatrical Releases Could Be Coming to Disney+ Streaming Service

By |2020-04-07T12:50:40-07:00April 7th, 2020|Categories: Disney, Entertainment|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The past month, Disney has made many changes in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Most notably, all Disney theme parks are closing their gates indefinitely to help keep guests safe during this time. In an [...]

Bob Iger Hints That New Safety Protocols Could Be Coming for Disney Parks

By |2020-04-07T09:08:12-07:00April 7th, 2020|Categories: Disney, Entertainment|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Bob Iger recently stepped down as CEO of The Walt Disney Company and became the Executive Chairman leaving the reigns for the CEO position to Bob Chapek. This week, Iger spoke with Barron's about the [...]