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Although LaughingPlace.com had the news on this last week, The Orlando Sentinel posts some additional details on Typhoon Lagoon's next attraction - a Water Coaster. What's a water coaster you ask? To really know you have to go to the waterpark that started them all - Schlitterbahn. Their premier ride, the Master Blaster, uses water
I bet you thought the stories on Pixar's hit The Incredibles were over, didn't you. Well, they're not. The New York Times has chimed in with a story on the message behind The Incredibles and the pressures to conform that are put on today's children. Other parents are complaining about a decline in programs for
To date, The Muppets have made a few guest appearances on talk and award shows, even co-hosting in some cases, appeared in a music video with Weezer television commercials with Jessica Simpson, and are about to take center stage in a Muppet-ized version of The Wizard of Oz.Chad at Digital Dream Machine wonders what's up
I've been watching the Ovitz payout shareholder lawsuit with only mild curiosity. I know it holds big importance in the future of board governance for all corporations, I know that a few juicy gossipy details have emerged, but it's not going to result in any significant change in the way the Walt Disney Company is
Just got back from watching Nick Cage channel Elvis in his latest flick, National Treasure. It's getting bad reviews from critics, but I think they're missing the point of this film. It's fun, it doesn't take itself too seriously, and except for the too unplausible to believe beginning, it's easy to lose yourself in. The
Went right by my 500th post this week and was too busy at the convention to even notice. However, I did want to stop and take the time to thank everyone who has helped me make this blog a better place. First and foremost, Doobie and Rebekah from LaughingPlace.com have been great inspiration and help.
Spent most of this week at IAAPA 2004. The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions convention is a must attend event for anyone in the industry. The North and South halls of the new Orlando Convention center were packed with all the latest rides, show elements, entertainment, food, design firms, games, and more that
By the way, I'm really excited about the magazine. It will be a 'coffee table' publication. The kind you want to leave out for your guests to read. The first issue looks wonderful and the second issue is already packed with great stories. Subscription information will be available in mid-December. More details available as soon