The Enchanted Tiki Room at Disneyland was the first attraction to utlize animatronic figures on a large scale. Since it’s 1963 opening the birds have been entertaining thousands of guests daily. In the 90s an edit was performed on the show to bring it down… Read More »Tiki Room Refurb
I don’t speak Chinese, so it’s fortunate that pictures can also tell the story. In what seems to be a growing use of Free Weblogs (see Blogspot.com), a couple from China has posted a trip report of their visit to WDW and Orlando on blogspot.
Disney’s largest competition in the animation business, well until Pixar is free from the Mouse’s trap, Dreamworks announces they are spinning off the Animation Unit into its own company. Looks like Sparky finally gets his dream job.
As I posted earlier, Disney’s Animal Kingdom recently celebrated the birth of a baby elephant, Kianga (how is that pronounced? Key-a-wa?). Here’s a first hand report from one of the first cast members to see her. I’m very jealous.
The city of Santa Clarita has been under attack by wildfires for the past few weeks. Located nearby, Disney’s Golden Oak Movie Ranch, which has it’s history in old westerns and was bought by the mouse in 1959 for TV and movie use (as recently… Read More »Disney Movie Ranch Aids Firefight
The Bentinal reports on Disneyland’s latest addition to its controversial Fastpass Priotity Boarding system. (Warning, not to be read by the humor impaired.)
One of the best books written about Disneyland’s history is the Nickel Tour: A Postcard Journey Through a Half Century of the Happiest Place on Earth by David Mumford and Bruce Gordon. It’s an amazing work that I refer to often as the canonical source… Read More »WDW History Collection