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Walt Dated World?

If you visited Walt Disney World in the past and are trying to remember some details about that attraction that has since been closed or remodeled, then there is only one destination on the internet for you — Walt Dated World. Alison has made quite a few updates this month: There is now a full… Read More »Walt Dated World?

Vintage Disney World Hotel logos

Michael Kovalchick of Graphically Speaking found some vintage matchbook covers from the early days of the Contemporary and Polynesian Hotels. Wanting to share the glory of those classic logos, he reproduced them and has made them available via illustrator files. My favorite is the Polynesian logo, but then I’m a tiki nut. (via

Disney’s Vero Beach DVC Resort

Quick update on the Vero Beach Resort. It looks like Frances has done some more damage and it will be closed until mid October. More news when I can find the official word. But in the meantime, call ahead if you have a vacation scheduled there in the next 30 days or so.

Video of Jeanne from inside WDW

Big Jim was on vacation at Disney World when Jeanne Struck. He took this video and reports about it on his blog. The picture to the left is where he was standing when he took the video. It’s hard to see how hard the wind is blowing, but the lake outside normally is completely calm… Read More »Video of Jeanne from inside WDW

Fantasyland or Tomorrowland?

I’ve written before about the decision Imagineers had to make when faced with the themepark equivalent of Moore’s law. Essentially, as the technological present changes at an ever increasing speed, the ability of Disney to keep up with a themed and exciting view of the future wanes in reverse proportion. Somewhere along the way, probably… Read More »Fantasyland or Tomorrowland?