Some rumors about the parks at Disney World and how fast they’ll recover from Hurricane Frances. Although MSNBC is running a ticker saying that Disney World will open on Monday, the feeling is that it might be a late opening and Animal Kingdom might stay closed an extra day again. The parks again avoided a… Read More »A couple of WDW rumors
or the bean counters? In the last fifteen years or so, there’s been a big shift in how the parks handle retailing. I don’t know if this was because they put the former head of the Disney Store in charge of the parks, or they put him in charge because they wanted to increase retailing,… Read More »Has Disney World Gone to the Dogs?
Habitat is one of the first good “Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Games” (MMORPGs). Be warned though they’re more addictive than crack. Chip Morningstar, co-creator of Habitat, posts a personal history of The Birth of Habitat (with Many Digressions on the Early History of Lucasfilm Games and All That). One of those digressions includes an… Read More »Personal History of Silicon Valley’s Entertainment Mecca
SaveDisney, the website started by Roy E. Disney to push for the ouster of Michael Eisner and reformation of the Disney Board of Directors, posts a letter from Abagail Disney today. Abagail is Roy O. and Edna Disney’s granddaughter. Abagail addresses what Cast Members have… Read More »Another Disney Family Member Speaks Out
And there was much rejoicing. Jay takes a hard look at the ’03 numbers now that FastPass has been established for several years. Jay is surprised to learn that not only did the quantum leaps in customer spending and satisfaction failed to materialize for the… Read More »Bye Bye Fastpass!!!