The sordid affair of the Disneyland Marquee Castle told for all time. (Apologies for tooting my own horn a bit.)
This may signal the end of Big Thunder Mountain Railroad as we know it. The third accident in a year at the same attraction. This one with injuries and so soon after a complete overhaul. Looks bad for the Wildest Ride in the Wilderness. Previous… Read More »Another Accident at BTMM
A story on SaveDisney.com, Roy E Disney’s chronicle of all things wrong the the Disney Company as run by Michael Eisner, looks at one of Walt Disney’s prime motivations in life — The Inner Child. Disney Legend Ward Kimball observed, “If you want to know… Read More »Walt’s Inner Child
The Mark Twain: A leisurely paddle steamboatnavigating the Rivers of America in the 19thCentury! A venerable Disneyland institution,you date to opening day in 1955 and respresentstablity, tradition, and a healthy dose ofAmericana. You never make your passengersseasick (in part due to the fact that you… Read More »Quizilla!
In 1955 Walt Disney broadcast the famous ‘Disneyland’ TV show on ABC. In large part it was an effort to publicize his upcoming creation of the Disneyland Themepark. One of the lands in Disneyland is Tomorrowland and the ideas and philosophy behind that led to… Read More »Mickey Mouse in Space
Exciting news from Disney’s Animal Kingdom in Orlando, FL. (thanks LaughingPlace.com!) “In the same way that people prepare their homes for a newborn baby, the staff at Disney’s Animal Kingdom took steps to “baby proof” the elephant habitat to ensure that there were no hazards… Read More »Disney’s Animal Kingdom Welcomes Baby Elephant
“Disney’s agreement to license these patents and our late-stage discussions with Walt Disney Internet Group to work with us to develop enhanced TV programming provides a solid foundation on which we can create exciting television for viewers across the United States” (Forbes.com: Disney, OpenTV Settle… Read More »Disney, OpenTV Settle Patent Dispute
“The terror that flaps in the night singlehandedly saved Disney from being relegated to “not culturally important enough” status in this debate. We had Darkwing cereal bowls, beach towels and t-shirts. We even got his autograph when we went to Disney World.” The Great Cartoon… Read More »The Great Cartoon Debate, Part I