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TMSM Explains: Why Disney Princess And Lion King Fans Need to Go to AMC Theaters!

For those unfamiliar with AMC Theaters, they can be found across the United States, even in Disney Springs and Downtown Disney. This week AMC and Disney made an announcement that will make most Disney Princess fans squeal with delight, and threw an unannounced curve ball that had me happy dancing in the middle of my local theater. First let me start with that curveball because you don’t want to miss this! Yes Continue Reading

TMSM Explains: Why It Is Important to MAKE Magic For Others

I had originally written and posted this as a “RAK” article about this time in 2015. But July has been a really rough month, and I felt perhaps this week’s Monday night article needed to have a more emotional touch to it versus it’s usual analytical Mythbusters article. To be honest I had been thinking about sharing this article again for awhile because of FB group posts I have recently where people ask Continue Reading

TMSM Explains: What A Bounce Back Offer Is

The “Bounce Back Offer” is a deal that many Disneyland and Walt Disney World guests ask about often. “What is the Bounce Back Offer right now?” “Where can I find the Bounce Back Offer right now?” “What IS a Bounce Back Offer?” Today we are going to answer those burning bouncing questions! WHAT the Bounce Back Offer is is simple. For those unsure what a bounce back offer is, it’s a special sale pri Continue Reading

TMSM Explains: The Requirements To Purchase Alcoholic Beverages At Disney Parks And On Disney Cruises

Whether you agree with it or not, Disney Parks and Disney Cruise Line all sell guests 21 and older adult beverages. Tonight we are going to explain what is required for you to buy an alcoholic beverage at the Disney Parks and on Disney Cruise Ships and what isn’t allowed when it comes to adult beverages. Disney Parks To purchase an alcoholic drink in the United States you must be 21 years old or older and have an Continue Reading

TMSM Explains: Things Gold D23 Members Should Know For This Year’s D23 Expo

D23 Expo starts on Friday morning and we have had a few people ask “what happens if my Gold D23 Membership card hasn’t arrived before Expo?” First let’s address WHO is the Gold D23 Member as there is a lot of confusion with this. The person who bought the membership through the Disney Store is the member. That person’s name is on the D23 Membership card, so they are the only ones offic Continue Reading

Here Is A List Of The 2017 D23 Expo Panels That Won’t Allow Recording And Photos, And Tips For Panels That Do!

Here is the complete list of panels that will not allow recording at this year’s D23 Expo! Pixar / Feature Animation session Friday in Hall D23 Studio Live Action Presentation on Saturday in Hall D23 The Power of the Princess World of Pixar Olaf’s Frozen Adventure Evolution of Pixar Characters For these panels expect to have to put your cell phones and cameras in a opaque plastic bags that have a seal Continue Reading

TMSM Explains: D23 Expo Costume Guidelines and More

Cosplay is HUGE at the D23 Expo. Because of that I wanted to take some time to share with you not only D23’s official policy on costumes and dress code but also some tips about interacting with Cosplayers at the Expo. Costume Information All event attendees—including adults—may attend the D23 Expo dressed as their favorite Disney, Marvel and Star Wars Characters. Attendees in costume must adhere to the Continue Reading

TMSM Explains: D23 Expo StagePass, StorePass and The Over Night Queue

This year’s D23 Expo sees the return of StorePass, StagePass and the Overnight Queue. These three options are a great way to help guests get the most out of their D23 Expo experience, but can be overwhelming, so to continue this week’s series of D23 Expo themed TMSM Explains articles we wanted to take some time to explain these three options to you! What Is The Overnight Queue And How Does It Work? Bac Continue Reading

TMSM Explains: How Meet And Greets Will Work At The D23 Expo

The D23 Expo kicks off this Friday and we have so much information for you to help you enjoy your Expo experience. Tonight I want to share some information with you on Meet and Greets which are a huge fan favorite at the D23 Expo, but this year a few changes have been made in how these fan favorites will work so you will want to be prepared. The D23 Expo app released later last week, and when it did several people Continue Reading

TMSM Explains: The 2017 D23 Expo

The D23 Expo will be taking place this week coming weekend at the Anaheim Convention Center. To help you prepare for the Expo we will be sharing different D23 themed “TMSM Explains” articles throughout the week. Tonight we wanted to share some basic must know information with you! What is the D23 Expo? The D23 Expo is a biannual event hosted by the Disney Company to showcase their brands and bring fans Continue Reading