A terrific collection of photos from around Disneyland on November 6th and 7th can be found over on LaughingPlace.com. The park was playing host to a Hollywood movie production for “Saving Mr. Banks” complete with mega stars and set design meant to recapture the early… Read More »Disneyland goes Retro for Saving Mr. Banks
I was just reading a really long thread on LaughingPlace.com‘s message boards. It covered a range of topics, but is generally concerned with Disney Park’s social media efforts, including inviting online media to events & and some perceived special treatment for certain websites. I’ve been… Read More »State of Online Media and Disney Media Events
If my short update from Sunday got you excited, then you’ll love this Fantasyland Construction update from LaughingPlace.com. The tarp is down from the back of Cinderella Castle, and construction is zooming ahead full speed, which you can see from Dumbo for now. Tons of… Read More »Fantasyland Expansion Construction Update
This is the 5000th post here on The Disney Blog. That’s 18 posts a week or more than two posts a day since I launched the blog in June 2004. A fairly respectable average, if I do say so. According to Technorati there were about… Read More »State of the Disney Blogosphere
My review of the just-released book Walt Disney’s Imagineering Legends and the Genesis of the Disney Theme Park by Jeff Kurtti is now up at LaughingPlace.com. I really hope you’ll read my review – or at least pretend to. In case you couldn’t tell or… Read More »Shameless Plug: Ken Reviews _Walt Disney’s Imagineering Legends_
Although August 1st 1999, 9 years ago today, is the day the folks at LaughingPlace.com choose to celebrate as their official ‘launch day’, the hard work that went into the site started long before that. LaughingPlace.com grew out of Doobie’s twin projects, first, a listing… Read More »Congratulations to the LaughingPlace.com Team for 9 amazing years
My written and pictoral coverage of the "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" 70th Anniversary Event is now online at LaughingPlace.com. The event took place this past Friday night and included, among other things, a panel discussion with John Lasseter, Leonard Maltin, Roy E. Disney and other names animation nerds would immediately know.