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EPCOT and the future

Lance is back from his vacation to the world and asks a question that the Disney Company has been trying to figure out for about a decade now. How is the future represented at Disney themeparks now that technology is developing so rapidly? The answer is still evolving, but more and more the answer appears… Read More »EPCOT and the future

Tourist Hell

Unable to get permission to build a casino near Disneyland and unable to attract a themepark or entertainment center developer, now Garden Grove wants to zone Harbor Blvd to be the worlds largest tourist trap. (As opposed to the world’s largest mouse trap just down the street.) Oy.

101 ways not to start a vacation

So you’re on the way to your first trip on the Disney Cruise line. You get picked up at the Disney World resort by a stylized bus that puts you in the mood right away for all the rest and relaxation you can handle on your trip across the carribbean. All’s going well as you… Read More »101 ways not to start a vacation

Bowl me over

The highlight of the show was the incredible roster of guest artists. They included a special appearance of Dick Van Dyke singing selections from Mary Poppins, Mary Costa (the original voice of Sleeping Beauty, who narrated a special arrangement of “Bambi”), Jodi Benson (voice of Ariel), Judy Kuhn (voice of Pocahontas), Paige O’Hara (voice of… Read More »Bowl me over

Beanie Babies or Bust!

If you were a collector of things Disney in the late 1990s then you could not have missed the Beanie Baby craze. If you collected them at all, there is a good chance you still have shopping bags full of them in your storage space (guilty as charged!). The LA Times has a great article… Read More »Beanie Babies or Bust!

Casino Dream, just that says OC.

No worries about Garden Grove building that Casino. Orange County’s board has nixed the idea. Council members said Tuesday that a casino would not fit into the city’s family oriented vision and would face strong community opposition. “It is very clear to me that there is widespread opposition to gambling in Orange County,” Councilman Mark… Read More »Casino Dream, just that says OC.

The New Disney Stores

With the Disney owned The Disney Stores waning away the door is opened for Mom and Pop stores to pick up the slack and impart a little Disney magic on their own. “Where the Magic Begins” is a new store in California’s Bay Area attempting to do just that. If you’re in or around Livermore,… Read More »The New Disney Stores