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… Read More »Retro Future
Lance is back from his vacation to the world and asks a question that the Disney Company has been trying to figure out for about a decade now. How is the future represented at Disney themeparks now that technology is developing so rapidly? The answer is still evolving, but more and more the answer appears… Read More »EPCOT and the future
The ABC weatherman said the storm would hit WDW with full force at 8:16 pm. 8:10 pm: The storm hit us with full force. The ABC guy was only off by 6 minutes! Yet another fascinating tale of living through the wrath of Hurricane Charley. This time from one of AllEarsNet.com’s WDW experts. [After Charley]… Read More »Fascinating tale of Charley
Word is out from Garden Grove that they intend to sell or lease a prime piece of real estate to a California Indian tribe with the goal of building a casino resort. Steve Wynn, Las Vegas uber-mogul, has been mentioned as a possible developer. Garden Grove borders Anaheim about 2 miles south of Disneyland on… Read More »Disneyland Casino?
How is it possible that the same people who created EPCOT Center, Splash Mountain, Indiana Jones Adventure and Tokyo Disney Seas, also created Disney’s California Adventure, Walt Disney Studios Paris, DinoRama, and Journey into YOUR Imagination? The answer is simple…they didn’t. At SaveDisney.com Pen name writer Tom Morrow starts a new series of columns on… Read More »The Fall of Imagineering
Here’s one of the unique stories to come from all the coverage of Hurricane Charley. Even Dolphins and Manatees have to be evacuated from the storms path. In this case some were sent to Epcot and Seaworld. (via)
First, if you’re going to the parks this week, please keep the cast members in your thoughts. Many of them have had damage to their homes or their families homes but they are still reporting to work to make sure you have a pleasant Disney day. This is from a cast member who works at… Read More »Further WDW Damage Report
Below is the weather readings from the Swan Hotel and Resort at Walt Disney Word at 9:12PM ET. They have a Webcam too pointed at Epcot, but it’s pretty dark right now. Power has been flashing on and off in Epcot.