Kevin Yee

  • New Hollywood Studios Parade to Start Sunday
    New Hollywood Studios Parade to Start Sunday

    Say goodbye to the parade at DHS, Block Party Bash (gone since the start of 2011); starting Sunday January 16, it will be replaced by a new parade called “PIXAR Pals: Countdown to Fun” (apparently at 3pm on this first day at least). The new parade is rumored to feature…

  • Osborne Lights vs SeaWorld’s new Sea of Trees
    Osborne Lights vs SeaWorld’s new Sea of Trees

    Every year, the Osborne Lights gets changed, adjusted, or expanded. This is one of the things that makes Disney World great. The term “spectacular” is well-chosen for this show – it’s a spectacle no matter how you slice it. First timers find their breath taken away. That said, this year’s…

  • Magic Music Days: No Big Effect on American Idol
    Magic Music Days: No Big Effect on American Idol

    It’s Magic Music Days right now at Walt Disney World, which means one thing: I had high hopes for the American Idol Experience finale tonight! After all, with singers and choirs galore in the kingdom, surely great singers would be at Idol. My first thought: anyone hoping for an easier…

  • Free Scavenger Hunt at DHS on December 26
    Free Scavenger Hunt at DHS on December 26

    Have you ever done a puzzle-based scavenger hunt inside Walt Disney World? They aren’t offered by Disney directly to the public, but fan-based communities sometimes put them on. Typically players sign up in teams of 2-4 members and receive puzzles that, once deciphered, turn into quests inside the park. You…

  • SeaWorld to lay off 129 in Orlando
    SeaWorld to lay off 129 in Orlando

    SeaWorld announced today that they will lay off 129 people in their Orlando theme parks. No word on which kind of employees, but one assumes salaried cuts provide the most bang for the buck. Disney reported essentially flat attendance for the most recent quarter, while Universal reported attendance gains of…

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