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“Guest Room” Episode 20: Sponsorless, Carless, Brideless, Countryless and Windowless

No baker’s dozen for Spaceship Earth, entire Tomorrowland Speedway to be recycled, red becomes black at Pirates of the Caribbean, three card monte for DVC members, and a new all inclusive resort of sorts from a galaxy far, far away. Video Audio Download: http://traffic.libsyn.com/earsnewsnet/gr-episode20.mp3   Episode Cast: Parker Byrd – Chris Laning Erin Dole – Paige […]

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Galactic Grill “Secret Menu”

Over in Disneyland, the Tomorrowland Terrace restaurant has been been converted to the Galactic Grill during the Season of the Force events. The Galactic Grill serves a bunch of items with Star Wars inspired names. For example during breakfast you can get items like: Padawan Breakfast Darth Tamale Bantha Blue Milk Bread Lars Family Breakfast […]

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“Guest Room” Episode 15: The Prodigal Hijos return, Parking is no longer a fruitless endeavor, Orange is the new Green, Dory’s Energy Adventure, Grilling Jedi Style, and Christmas Wishes Denied.

In this episode of “Guest Room” on ENN, the Ears News Network, we talk about the renaming of the Disney Springs parking lots, the return of the Three Caballeros animatronics to Walt Disney World and the recent changes to Mission Space. We also talk about the Finding Dory trailer and the Star Wars Galactic Grill in Disneyland. Finally, we wrap up […]

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Star Wars Coding Tutorial Available

Last month, Code.org, a non-profit website that offers online tutorials to teach computer programming, or “coding” to students, recently launched Star Wars themed coding tutorials. One of the tutorials, geared to ages 6-10, allows students to create Star Wars games. They do so by dragging around blocks of actions, like “Move Up” or “Move Down”. […]

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Disney Takes Steps to Avoid Star Wars Spoilers

The Star Tours attractions in both Tomorrowland at Disneyland in California and Disney’s Hollywood Studios at the Walt Disney World resort in Florida are currently running a new sequence “inspired” by the upcoming new Star Wars, the Force Awakens film.  While Star Tours generally runs a random sequence with over 50 possibilities, for the next […]

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“Guest Room” Episode 14: Star Wars , Star Tours, and Star Source…code, Hondas, Hyenas, and Holiday

In this episode of “Guest Room” on ENN, the Ears News Network, we talk about the Star Wars “Season of the Force” event at both Disneyland and Disney’s Hollywood Studios.  We also talk about the update to “Star Tours” and a new Star Wars theme for a website that teaches programming to students. On a non-Star Wars front we […]

Additional Details on Watto’s Grotto Read more

Additional Details on Watto’s Grotto

WDWMagic.com is reporting that Watto’s Grotto, a Star Wars merchandise store, may soon be reopening. The store is named after Watto, the junk dealer in Mos Espa on Tatooine who was first introduced to the Star Wars universe in Episode 1: The Phantom Menace. Watto, you will remember owned both Anakin Skywalker and his mother […]

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“Guest Room” Episode10: Disney to pull the plug! Watto we talking about? A dream ended? And a joyous stream of animals

  In this episode of “Guest Room” on ENN, the Ears News Network, we discuss the potential real reason for this being the last year for “The Osborne Spectacle of Dancing Lights”. We also talk about rumors of Watto’s Grotto returning and One Man’s Dream closing.  Finally we discuss the streaming of the “Night of Joy” […]

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Disney’s “Force Friday” Foul-Up

Though most of the buzz surrounding Disney and Star Wars is positive, many fans of both were questioning if Disney had turned to the dark side after they announced a special event for Friday, September 4th. That day, which was known as “Force Friday” ,was the day that merchandise related to the upcoming film Star […]

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“Guest Room” Episode 9: Hanging Ten Again, Disney Doesn’t Do Dallas, A Rope Drop to Nowhere and a Disturbance in the Disney Force

  In this episode of “Guest Room” on ENN, the Ears News Network, we give you exclusive coverage of a private, invitation-only DVC and Florida Annual Pass event that brings some retro action to the Seven Seas Lagoon.  We talk about a scammer in Texas, Disney’s Force Friday foul up, and a new pointless rope drop procedure in […]