The latest sign of expansion and “re-Imagineering” in California Adventure park is the new illuminated “Paradise Pier” sign on the “California Screamin’” roller coaster. After the famous Mickey Ears were completely removed the sign was onstalled overnight between Thursday and Friday, March 12 and 13.… Read More »Screamin’ Hosts new Paradise Pier sign
If you aren’t yet planning to visit Disneyland for this halloween, then maybe this video from Disney Parks will convince of of the fun you’re missing. Even though there’s no really meat there, it’s a cute video none-the-less. How about some ‘behind the scenes’ magic… Read More »Halloween Time at Disneyland
A guest at California Adventure at the Disneyland Resort was injured attempting to board the Maliboomer attraction. It was a serious enough injury to knock him unconscious and send him to the hospital for stitches. What followed was nearly a year long effort to get… Read More »Injured Disneyland Guest Fights for Medical Reimbursement and Wins!
Sometimes the stuff I find on Youtube is so bizzare I can’t resist posting it here. This video is called “Plaid Dreams” and was produced by Disneyland Guest Relations Cast Members circa 2001. It’s full of in-jokes and faces that will be familiar to anyone… Read More »“Plaid Dreams” Disneyland Guest Relations Goofing Off
Ladies and Gentlemen, the comic stylings of Ken Levine: “Gas prices are so high that for the Autopia, the cars are now just being pushed by Disney employees” “To avoid standing in endless lines Disneyland now offers “Fast Passes” for most major rides. It allows… Read More »A Disneyland trip to remember (or forget as the case might be)
Michael has a brand new Disney blog called “All Things Disney.” His most recent post deconstructs one of the photos of the Cast Member control panel for Toy Story Midway Mania at California Adventure in Anaheim. About half way down is a distance picture of… Read More »Toy Story Midway Mania, an Engineer’s look
Found this pair of videos of the Mr. Potato Head (voiced by Don Rickles) audio-animatronic at the entrance to “Toy Story Midway Mania” at California Adventure. This audio-animatronic is an example of two great Imagineering technologies merging to make some magic. Audio-animatronics harkens back to… Read More »Mr. Potato Head from Toy Story Mania – New Video
The Trademork blog saw a few new Disney trademarks fly across his radar and wondered if they meant new attractions for the Disneyland Resort. On March 18, 2008, Disney Enterprises, Inc. filed to protect the trademark Luigi’s Flying Tires in relation to “amusement park services”.… Read More »Luigi’s Flying Tires and other trademarks mean new attractions