Tag: Disneyland


by Daniel Pickett
August 27, 2015
SWFFCountDAug27 Hasbro sent out this amazing page-a-day Star Wars calendar to help us countdown to the release of new Star Wars: The Force Awakens product on “Force Friday” on September 4th. Today we are a mere 8 days away from Force Friday, we are in the single digits now people! The toy of the day just flew in…


by Daniel Pickett
August 25, 2015
D2315Animation1 Last weekend was the 2015 D23 Expo in Anaheim, Ca.   I was able to attend the show on Saturday and I snapped a lot of pictures of the convention of all the greatest news and reveals for Star Wars, Marvel, Disney INfinity3.0, Pixar and much, much more! You can check out all of our…


by Daniel Pickett
August 16, 2015
Star Wars-Themed Lands Coming to Disney Parks Ð Walt Disney Company Chairman and CEO Bob Iger announced at D23 EXPO 2015 that Star Wars-themed lands will be coming to Disneyland park in Anaheim, Calif., and DisneyÕs Hollywood Studios in Orlando, Fla., creating DisneyÕs largest single-themed land expansions ever at 14-acres each, transporting guests to a never-before-seen planet, a remote trading port and one of the last stops before wild space where Star Wars characters and their stories come to life.  These authentic lands will have two signature attractions, including the ability to take the controls of one of the most recognizable ships in the galaxy, the Millennium Falcon, on a customized secret mission, and an epic Star Wars adventure that puts guests in the middle of a climactic battle. (Disney Parks) ANAHEIM, Calif. (Aug. 15, 2015) – Today at the D23 EXPO 2015, The Walt Disney Company Chairman and CEO Bob Iger announced to an audience of more than 7,500 fans that Star Wars-themed lands will be coming to Disneyland park in Anaheim, Calif., and Disney’s Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Fla.,…


by Daniel Pickett
February 26, 2014
ScreenHunter_265 Feb. 25 16.13 Something feels … different. There’s an electricity in the air; the kind of energy you feel at the starting line of a race. What started with a simple chalk drawing and rumor has grown in anticipation and excitement. The wait is over. A new race weekend is here. But what? Where? When? Watch the video…


by Daniel Pickett
October 17, 2013
Ninety episodes. That just doesn’t seem possible. And the saddest part is in all that time, all these episodes, all these hours… we’re still not any better at this than when we started. But here we are once again on a Monday with an all new hour of geek speak for you all with an…


by Daniel Pickett
September 6, 2013
Hey everybody… it’s not Monday, but still here’s a new episode for the week. Sorry this one it a bit late. The in-laws have been in town all week and we’ve been doing wall-to-wall “touristy” things to show them Los Angeles, our fair city. Also it’s my lovely bride that cuts together all the episodes…


by Daniel Pickett
August 27, 2013
We missed another week in there, but don’t worry, we’re going to make it up to you by giving you a double dose of GSi! As you know the internet has been on fire for the past few days with one single topic… and it’s NOT Miley Cyrus twerking. Something more along the lines of…


by Daniel Pickett
March 28, 2013
IronMan3Banner1-500x188.jpg See Tony Stark’s Hall of Armor & more at Innoventions at Disneyland beginning April 13! Have you ever wanted to tour Tony Stark‘s workshop yourself? Now you’ll have your chance! To celebrate the upcoming release of “Iron Man 3,” opening in theaters and IMAX 3D May 3, an exciting new exhibit is coming to Innoventions…


by Daniel Pickett
February 19, 2013
The celebration of the amazing new Star Tours Disney theme park ride continues in 2013 with new STAR WARS Star Tours Action Figure Packs from Hasbro.  Building off of the packs released in 2011, these two sets of figures introduce new Droids from the ride experience as well as a few reprised fan favorites.  New figures include a blue…


by Daniel Pickett
June 6, 2012
Well, we missed a Monday, but we didn’t skip a week for a new episode! I still count that in the ‘win’ column. I could roll out all the clichés like “you can’t rush perfection” or “better late than never,” but the truth is Jason… well, he explains what happens in the episode so I’ll…


by Daniel Pickett
June 17, 2011
 The Hasbro Star Wars team has answered the latest round of  Star Wars questions submitted by AFi readers. This is the first SW Q&A for 2011.  Our last Q&A with the Star Wars team was November of last year.  Check the end of this post for how you can submit a question for the next…


by Daniel Pickett
May 6, 2010
BE THE FIRST TO BE THE LAST, AS STAR TOURS PREPARES TO LAUNCH ITS… LAST TOUR TO ENDOR On August 14, Fan-Favorite Disney Theme Park Attraction Gets the Ultimate, Out-of-this-World Send-Off Exclusive Festivities Coincide with the Biggest Party This Side of the Galaxy – Star Wars Celebration V   SAN FRANCISCO, CA – After more…