John Frost

Elongated Coin Deposit

I’m a small time Pressed Penny (elongated coins, as we like to call them) collector. I don’t take it too seriously, but I do have a number of rare elongated coins and enjoy discovering new coins to collect. I’ve been looking for a good resource… Read More »Elongated Coin Deposit

Another Accident at BTMM

This may signal the end of Big Thunder Mountain Railroad as we know it. The third accident in a year at the same attraction. This one with injuries and so soon after a complete overhaul. Looks bad for the Wildest Ride in the Wilderness. Previous… Read More »Another Accident at BTMM

Walt’s Inner Child

A story on SaveDisney.com, Roy E Disney’s chronicle of all things wrong the the Disney Company as run by Michael Eisner, looks at one of Walt Disney’s prime motivations in life — The Inner Child. Disney Legend Ward Kimball observed, “If you want to know… Read More »Walt’s Inner Child

Quizilla!

The Mark Twain: A leisurely paddle steamboatnavigating the Rivers of America in the 19thCentury! A venerable Disneyland institution,you date to opening day in 1955 and respresentstablity, tradition, and a healthy dose ofAmericana. You never make your passengersseasick (in part due to the fact that you… Read More »Quizilla!

Mickey Mouse in Space

In 1955 Walt Disney broadcast the famous ‘Disneyland’ TV show on ABC. In large part it was an effort to publicize his upcoming creation of the Disneyland Themepark. One of the lands in Disneyland is Tomorrowland and the ideas and philosophy behind that led to… Read More »Mickey Mouse in Space

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Welcomes Baby Elephant

Exciting news from Disney’s Animal Kingdom in Orlando, FL. (thanks LaughingPlace.com!) “In the same way that people prepare their homes for a newborn baby, the staff at Disney’s Animal Kingdom took steps to “baby proof” the elephant habitat to ensure that there were no hazards… Read More »Disney’s Animal Kingdom Welcomes Baby Elephant

Disney, OpenTV Settle Patent Dispute

“Disney’s agreement to license these patents and our late-stage discussions with Walt Disney Internet Group to work with us to develop enhanced TV programming provides a solid foundation on which we can create exciting television for viewers across the United States” (Forbes.com: Disney, OpenTV Settle… Read More »Disney, OpenTV Settle Patent Dispute