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Large Family Sneaks In Without Tickets, Accused Mother Claims She Didn’t Bring Her Children to the Universal Orlando Theme Parks

Just before Christmas, a mother pushing a stroller was accused of stealing theme park admission at the Universal gate, according to court documents. Mary Anderson, 40, who lives in London, was charged with grand theft, a third-degree felony, after she was accused of not paying for nearly $1,000 worth of theme park tickets for herself and several children when she went through the turnstile last month.
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Roman Reigns shatters Brock Lesnar’s record as longest-reigning Universal Champion

Consider it acknowledged: Roman Reigns is now the longest-reigning WWE Universal Champion. WWE celebrated the historic feat with a congratulatory post on Twitter:. Roman Reigns has now held the Universal Champion crown for 504 days and counting, surpassing the 503-day record previously held by Brock Lesnar. Ironically so, it was also Reigns who ended the former UFC star’s reign back when he defeated The Beast Incarnate for the championship at SummerSlam 2018.
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Top 3 Things You Should Be Eating at Universal Orlando This Week (January 16th, 2022)

The year 2022 brings many changes to the Universal Orlando theme parks. Revenge of the Mummy refurbishment lasting until late summer. Shrek 4-D closed forever. In addition, the rumors about Mardi Gras lean towards a full operation this year with parades back to normal and concerts per typical. The food line-up for Mardi Gras sounds impressive based on little pieces of information I have received unofficially. While we wait on announcements about Universal Orlando events, plenty of excellent food options still wait for enjoyment.
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The Weekend Edition

Every weekend, I like to share a curated list of retro & nostalgia-themed articles, stories, and posts that I’ve come across in the last week. It gives you a chance to grab a hot cup of coffee, tea, or cocoa, sit back and pass the time reading about the good old days. So with that in mind, here are some things I wanted to share with you this week.

Universal Classic Monsters: Icons of Horror Collection Blu-ray review

Director: Tod Browning, James Whale, George Waggner. Starring: Bela Lugosi, Boris Karloff, Claude Rains. Portions of this review are taken from the 2018 review of UNIVERSAL CLASSIC MONSTERS: COMPLETE 30-FILM COLLECTION. Warner Bros. had James Cagney and Edward G. Robinson. MGM had Gene Kelly and Fred Astaire. And Universal had...

Javier Bardem Weighs in on the Dark Universe and His Frankenstein

Back in 2017, the Tom Cruise-starring The Mummy was meant to kick off a shared universe of Universal Monsters reboot movies, with the studio even announcing a number of actors who were slated to take over iconic roles. At the time, Javier Bardem was attached to play Frankenstein's Monster, but the disappointing financial and critical response to The Mummy prevented the Dark Universe from moving forward. With no updates on the project, including no official confirmation that the project was dead, Bardem recently confirmed he hasn't heard any updates yet still has the desire to take on the role.
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How to use Universal Clipboard

How many times have you shared a downloaded video with yourself to open it on another device? Or, have you ever copied text and it emailed to yourself so that you could use it elsewhere? With a Continuity feature called Universal Clipboard, those days of extra work are over. On...
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Mosasaurus Plush, Mardi Gras Decor Added to All Hallows Eve Boutique, New Pressed Pennies, and More: Universal Orlando Resort Photo Report 1/11/21

Greetings from the Universal Orlando Resort. It’s a beautiful day to be here in the parks, so let’s get going and see what’s new today. Construction walls covered in minions now surround the former Shrek 4-D attraction. In addition to the attraction being removed from the park map, we also noticed several signs had been removed from around the queue. It didn’t take long for Universal to start taking this attraction down.
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PHOTOS: New Sustainable Tees With Upbeat Messages Now On Sale at Universal Orlando Resort

This post may contain affiliate links; please read the disclosure for more information. As efforts to make more environmentally sustainable choices continue to become popular, more companies are jumping on the wagon to transition themselves to sustainable practices. As such, Universal Orlando has put out a couple of new tees with uplifting messages and printed on sustainably sourced shirts.

Toddling Around the Universal Parks

Universal has a reputation as the perfect destination for thrill-seekers, foodies, Muggles, and Wizards, but what about toddlers? Will my family with varying ages be able to find entertainment for everyone- even the littles? Happily, I can answer- yes!. My three children span ages 12 to 2 years old. With...

Universal Studios Hollywood Discount Tickets

Universal Studios Hollywood is partly a working movie studio and part theme park. The main attractions at Universal Studios are the movie studio tour, thrill rides, and incredible shows. We recommend visitors buy discount tickets ahead of time online. A ticket purchased at the gate is rarely the best-priced option....

Chabad speaker uses Judaism to explore universal themes

According to Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak Jacobson, Judaism teaches universal lessons that can benefit people of all religions and backgrounds. Jacobson, the founder and dean of and former editor-in-chief of The Algemeiner Journal, discussed one such lesson – how to find hope amid life’s challenges – during a Jan. 9 event at the Lori Schottenstein Chabad Center in New Albany.

Paul Heyman Comments On Roman Reigns Holding The Universal Championship For 500 Days

Paul Heyman took to Instagram today and reacted to WWE Universal Champion Roman Reigns’ major milestone of 500 days as champion. We noted before how WWE marked the milestone with a tweet late last night. Heyman posted a statement on the milestone and congratulated Reigns, and also took a bit of credit for the achievement. He also reminded everyone how current WWE Champion Brock Lesnar was the first Superstar to hold the Universal Title for 500 consecutive days.

Universal Orlando 2022 Mardi Gras concert line-up revealed

The music sets the beat to the good times and the Universal Orlando 2022 Mardi Gras concert line-up brings in some of the music industry’s biggest names. From icons like Diana Ross to current chart toppers like Khalid, it might be time to buy an annual pass to enjoy each and every concert.

Marshall County Schools returns to universal mask policy amid COVID spike

MARSHALL COUNTY, KY — Marshall County Schools will return to a universal mask policy on Friday because of increased COVID-19 cases throughout the district, Superintendent Steve Miracle announced. Miracle tells the Marshall County Tribune-Courier that masks will be required for students, employees and visitors starting Jan. 14. The superintendent...