One of my favorite memories at Disneyland is the day the Women's Soccer World Cup Championship team came to the park. Thousands upon thousands of young girls and young women were there to cheer on their new heroes. The park put on a great show for them and you couldn't help to feel good about
I can't believe it's only been three weeks and I'm already talking again about how a Hurricane will affect Disney Property, its employees and guests, and the people who live in the area. Last year when they warned it would be a tough hurricane system, the results only fizzled. This year they warned it could
Bats Day is a day for like minded folk to dress up in their goth finest and enjoy Disneyland together. It's not an official Disneyland event, but like Gay Day, the park has begun to recognize the money the extra attendance brings in and throw a few bones their way (like a special queue to
If you know who Georges Bataille is and what Deleuzian Philosophy is then the online journal Rhizomes is for you. Even if you don't dabble in philosophical discourse, you might want to read Utopian Accidents from the current issue of the journal. The author examines Walt Disney's prototype city of EPCOT and the 1990s construction
In a state where much of the central region is still recovering from Hurricane Charley of just 3 weeks ago, a new threat is on the horizon. Hurricane Frances packs windspeeds of 140 MPH or more and is the size of the monster storm Floyd from a few years ago. Forecasts this far out can't
Robert Niles, from Themepark Insider, has a lengthy column on how low pay for frontline Disney themepark employees equals a lower quality experience for guests. Robert points to the recent Big Thunder Accidents and the Christmas Eve of 1998 accident that killed a guest and maimed two others as examples of his theory borne out.