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Last day of SaveDisney.com

Just a reminder that today is the last day for SaveDisney.com. There’s a lot of great material up there that I hope someone is archiving. If you are archiving, go ahead and send me the link and I’ll add it to the sidebar.

Brit Teen hospitalized after Tower of Terror ride returns home

The British Teenager who was hospitalized in critical condition after collapsing after riding the Twilight Zone Tower of Terror at the Disney/MGM Studios in Walt Disney World has returned home. Unfortunately the news is not really that good. She is still in critical condition, but the family wanted to return to the U.K. where she… Read More »Brit Teen hospitalized after Tower of Terror ride returns home

Will the recent accidents, injuries, and deaths keep you away?

Disney theme parks are receiving lots of attention this summer, but not all of its due to the Happiest Celebration on Earth. A 3-month rash of injuries, accidents, and deaths has focused media attention on some of Disney’s flaws. The Orlando Sentinel doesn’t think it will affect attendance at the parks. How about you? Will… Read More »Will the recent accidents, injuries, and deaths keep you away?

Autopsy and Details on Typhoon Lagoon Water Park Death

[the girl] was a regular on the honor roll at Hines Middle School and at Watkins Elementary School. In her most recent yearbook picture, she’s shown smiling, wearing braids and a half-ponytail. On the day she died, [the girl]’s name was published in the Daily Press in a list of honor roll students at Hines.… Read More »Autopsy and Details on Typhoon Lagoon Water Park Death

I’m sure they were going to tell them soon

Although it is not law in the state of California, it is industry practice to consult with a roller coaster’s manufacturer before making changes to the attraction. The OC Register is reporting that Disney made changes to some brake zones on California Screamin’ three months ago and didn’t tell Intamin, the ride’s manufacturer. "If you… Read More »I’m sure they were going to tell them soon

Disney Reports Death to State

Disney has reported the latest death of a 12-year old girl to the state. The state agency responsible for theme parks is not expected to investigate. Here are some other incidents from Disney’s two Water Parks that have been reported in the last few years: The most serious water-park incident reported to the state by… Read More »Disney Reports Death to State

Mouse says, “CGI Animators Wanted”

After reports from SIGGRAPH 2005 Jim Hill ponders over the relationship between Disney and Pixar; their booths being set up so close in distance, but in direct competition with each other too. Also noted was the full court press Disney has on for hiring talented CGI Animators (possibly even stealing some away from Pixar). If… Read More »Mouse says, “CGI Animators Wanted”

Girl dies at Typhoon Lagoon, Update

The Orlando Sentinel has updated their article with a few more details. Of course, the news isn’t any better. Disney states they are taking care of the girl’s immediate family, making flight arrangements, etc. They also claim that all procedures were followed by the cast members on the scene. One other bit of news is… Read More »Girl dies at Typhoon Lagoon, Update