Forbes reports the yearly tally of attendance at major Themeparks worldwide. The numbers are up with the hurricanes having hardly any affect at all on the final tally for Disney World's Magic Kingdom. Second Place is once again claimed by Disneyland.
Scott visited Epcot this last weekend and the result is this fabulous collection of photos. Have a look. Cory Doctorow, author of Down and Out at the Magic Kingdom, has also been visiting Orlando recently. His photos are up on Flickr. And LaughingPlace.com has pictures up of the Holidays at California Adventure.
Planning to bring your 4, 5, or 6 year old to see the new Mary Poppins' Musical in London? If you are, the producers have a message for you -- leave them at home. Because of the length and the dark material in this musical version of PK Travers stories children under three have been
Steve Bowbrick debates the Disney claim over Winnie-The-Pooh's copyright. As he points out, if the stuffed with fluff one earned you $5.3 Billion last year you'd fight hard to keep him too. Also see Steve's links to this delicous pathological diagnosis of the characters in the 100 acre woods and this link to Ashdown Forest,
Alright, it's not a Disney film, not even a Miramax film, it's Warner Brothers (the people that brought you the Harry Potter films), however the remake of Willy Wonka and The Chocolate Factory is much anticipated by Disney fans all over. So, if you want to see the Disney connection just use Tim Burton (Nightmare
If you're over thirty and a fan of Disneyland then you probably remember the classic Tomorrowland attraction Adventure Thru Inner Space (ATIS). If your parents were fans of the attraction there is a chance that you were even concieved there too. The dark spaces were favorite make-out spots in the days before infrared cameras. Yesterland
On the heels of the recent contract votes for the unions representing almost half of the WDW workforce, Disney World's Security is in negotiations over some of the same details (higher healthcare costs, overtime, etc) that were the sticking points with the larger group. As before the union leaders have recommended that the workers accept