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Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge FOMO Has Turned Me Into a Monster, and I Hate It

Ever since it was announced, I managed to care very little for Disney’s reveal that Star Wars would be coming to its American theme parks in the form of a whole new land. “Sounds neat, but it’s on the other side of the planet, I’ll never go so why think about it?” I’d tell myself, a man who cares a lot about Star Wars but not a lot about theme parks. Oh, what a fool I was. Read More >>

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Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge in California is Now Open to All

If you’re reading this, you can now go to Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge. Read More >>

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Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Gets Even More Intriguing Thanks to Mysterious Kyber Crystals

Kyber crystals don’t only make up the heart of a Jedi’s lightsaber, now they’re the focus of one of the best mysteries in Disneyland’s Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge. Read More >>

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Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge Reservations at Disneyland California Open 2nd May

The California opening of Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge is just over a month away, and fans finally know when they can fight over the right to attend. Read More >>

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Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge Has Its Opening Dates, With Some Fine Print

Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge will open May 31st at Disneyland in Anaheim, California and August 29th at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida. But there is some fine print. Read More >>

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We’ve Been to Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge and Life Will Never Be the Same 

For Star Wars fans, two things have always been true. It’s a world we all dream of visiting but will never actually be able to. Star Wars is a movie, of course. Fiction. The sets and places only exist in far off studios for a few months at a time, or as ones and zeroes on the servers of visual effects companies. None of it exists. It isn’t real. That is, until now. Read More >>

The Urban Legend About Scattering Human Ashes at Disney Is True, and It’s Worse Than We Thought

For at least 11 years, an unnerving story has made the rounds on Disney fan blogs: people regularly scatter the ashes of loved ones at Disneyland and Disney World. Well, yesterday, the Wall Street Journal confirmed the urban legend. And we’re not talking about a couple of isolated cases. This happens on a monthly basis. Disney employees even have a special code to report when it happens. Read More >>

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A Devoted Fan Created an Amazingly Detailed Copy of Disneyland’s Fantasyland in His Basement

To make a Disneyland trip as enjoyable as possible, you’ll want to plan your visit for a time when the park isn’t crammed wall to wall with tourists. Or, you can do what this devoted fan did: recreate parts of Disneyland’s iconic Fantasyland in your basement, ensuring your family are the only people who can visit! Read More >>

The New Marvel Section of Disneyland Will Open in 2020

A year after Star Wars makes its home at Disneyland, Marvel is moving in right across the street. Marvel Studios has just announced several updates to how their heroes will be integrated into Disney theme parks in the coming years. New themed areas and attractions are coming in Hong Kong, California and Paris. Read More >>

On Walt Disney’s Birthday, We’re Reminded of the Speech He Made at the Opening of Disneyland

On December 5, 1901, Walt Disney was born. And yes, the late mogul was a complicated man from another era, with many shitty traits about him. For the most part, though, what he brought to this world was magical and so far-reaching it’s hard to even fathom. Read More >>

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This Time-Lapse Video of Disneyland Transforming for the Holidays Is Truly Magical

In a rare peek behind the curtain, Disney just released a time-lapse video showing the holiday transformation of Sleeping Beauty’s Castle at Disneyland. Read More >>

X Antencio, Disney Animator and Co-Writer of the Pirates of the Caribbean Theme Music, Dies at 98

Xavier “X” Atencio had a remarkable career with the Walt Disney company, from his early days in the 1930s working on films like Pinocchio to his later days working on rides like Disneyland’s The Haunted Mansion and Pirates of the Caribbean. But Atencio reached the end of the ride this weekend. He died on Sunday at the age of 98. Read More >>

Marty Sklar, Disney Legend and Futurist, Dies at 83

Marty Sklar, arguably one of the most influential people to work at the Disney Company aside from Walt Disney himself, died yesterday. He was 83. Read More >>

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Here’s Your First Look at an Insanely Detailed Model of Disney’s Star Wars Land

Disney’s D23 Expo kicked off last night and io9's Germain Lussier was among the first to lay eyes on a detailed diorama—which attendees could only observe from a distance of three feet away—revealing what the Star Wars Land theme parks will look like when they open in 2019. Read More >>

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There’s New Aerial Images Of Star Wars Land And Can We Just Go There Already?

As these new interactive high res images show, construction of the Star Wars Land theme parks in Disneyland California and Walt Disney World Florida seems to be coming along nicely. Read More >>