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  • ESPN WWOS Complex Turns 15
    ESPN WWOS Complex Turns 15

    Today marked the 15th anniversary of ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex, or as it was known back then “Disney’s Wide World of Sports Complex.” The facility has undergone a lot of changes over the years, a re-branding to ESPN, and hosted a number of sports celebrities. I love the…

  • Robert Sherman – A Son’s Tribute
    Robert Sherman – A Son’s Tribute

    The Disney Insider has posted a very touching tribute to recently deceased Disney songsmith Robert Sherman, or as the author called him — Dad. We all know there’s something special about “it’s a small world”, but I have new appreciation after reading Jeffrey Sherman’s tribute to his father (my paragraphing):…

  • Dumbo Moving to New Home in Storybook Circus
    Dumbo Moving to New Home in Storybook Circus

    With the holiday rush officially over, it’s time for the Magic Kingdom to expand the walls for its New Fantasyland expansion and start the placemaking that will transform the area behind the castle into a forested wonderland. Part A of that plan is to dismantle and move the existing Dumbo…

  • Steve Jobs, founded Pixar and Apple, Dead at 56
    Steve Jobs, founded Pixar and Apple, Dead at 56

    Many people will write better tributes to Steve than I can here. They’ll mention how he invented personal computing, built Apple from the ground up, twice, and started a revolution in computer animation by having the vision to see something special in the team at Pixar. I just want to…

  • Final Day of Mickey’s Toontown Fair
    Final Day of Mickey’s Toontown Fair

    Tomorrow is the final day of Mickey’s Toontown Fair at the Magic Kingdom. Soon the walls will go up and Mickey and Minnie will pack up for new diggs in Town Square. The Princesses will be there too, at least temporarily while Tink and her friends move to EPCOT to…

  • Up – The Premake Trailer
    Up – The Premake Trailer

    Youtube user whoiseyevan has created a new form of fan tribute called a “premake.” What’s a premake? It’s a new take on a trailer for a popular film made by splicing together footage from dozens of older movies with a little creative editing. The Pixar film ‘UP’ recently got the…

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