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This week is a unique one in that I’m gearing up for a full seven days of travel – the longest stretch that I’ve ever been away from home since becoming “The Rock Father.” That means it’s the longest I’ve been away from my wife and our girls, but it will be worth it since what I’m doing is part of the greater good – a mix of work and play that directly relates to having fun as a family, and spreading that goodness throughout the virtual pages of The Rock Father™ Magazine. While the entire week will be massive, the end will be epic as I wrap one gig in New York City, then head straight to Los Angeles to meet up with the Disney crew for the D23 Expo and Disneyland Summer of Heroes. One big focus for me will be the launch of Disney XD’s DuckTales, but my group will also be taking part in activities and events from Disney, Marvel, Lucasfilm, ABC Network and more, and I’ll be bringing you the latest news and features direct from the show floor of “The Ultimate Disney Fan Event” – July 13-16, 2017!
Follow the adventure on social networks using #D23Expo to see what’s happening – including updates from the 25 members of our crew!
And, in the tradition of “dressing up” for the event, we’ve each chosen a character as part of #D23OrBust. While I’m not skilled in the art of cosplay, I did take a stab at one… a character I admire: Mr. Tony Stark aka IRON MAN! I may not be in as great a shape as Robert Downey Jr. (I’m working on it), so I did think it was pretty funny when a friend of mine said that I “look like Happy (Jon Favreau) dressed as Tony Stark…”
I’ve never been to the D23 Expo, so I’m pretty excited to be taking part in such an immersive Disney experience. And, since I’ve only previously visited Disneyland for about five hours during the press event for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, I’m looking forward to some additional time in “The Happiest Place on Earth.” Stay tuned!