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Open Letter to Disney Cast Members…

The well intentioned folks at SaveDisney.com have posted an open letter to Disney Cast Members. It hasn’t been a “Spoonful of Sugar” for our Cast Members at the Walt Disney Company. Animators and Imagineers have been laid off. Cast Members at the Disney Stores have… Read More »Open Letter to Disney Cast Members…

Suisse Credit

One of my favorite attractions of all time is the Matterhorn. It’s only at Disneyland, it has two distinct tracks, your riding experience varies depending on the weight of the people in the car with you, you get a great view of the park as… Read More »Suisse Credit

Disneyland with Disabilities…

The Los Angeles Times continues in their coverage of Disneyland’s shifting policies concerning the Special Assistance Pass, now the Guest Assistance Pass. (The somewhat abused, but much needed pass that helped those with disabilities to enjoy their visit to Disneyland.)

Read the rest of the post for my editorial on the current system.

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A Small Pause

Please excuse the slight slowdown in posting over the next few days. I’ll be visiting the Happiest Place on Earth to celebrate its 49th Birthday and attend a LaughingPlace.com meet. If you’re looking for some great Disney reading, I continue to recommend Barb and her… Read More »A Small Pause

Mary Poppins

As we approach the 49th Birthday for Disneyland (you’re going to be there, right?) it’s as good a time as every to look at one of the best Walt Disney related websites on the internet – The Walt Disney Family Museum. This most recent issue… Read More »Mary Poppins

When will they learn?

Rumors are again circulating about the demise of one of Disneyland’s most cherished, but least visited, attractions. Yes. The eyes of park management have turned once more toward Great Moments with Mr Lincoln and this time the famous attration’s fate may already be sealed.

What is known is that current announced plans for the celebration surrounding the 50th Anniversary of Disneyland call for Mr Lincoln to take a hiatus for the length of the celebration. Part of what’s leading to the rumors is that ever since Light Magic, The Keel Boats, and the Submarine Voyage (despite Marty Sklar’s famous speed bump on Harbor Blvd speach) all went on ‘hiatus’ and never came back, hiatus has become a Disney codeword for ‘sent out to pasture’ aka retired. Needless to say this revelation is causing the bunching of many a panty.

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