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New Laughing Place Magazine

Disney themeparks around the world are now flooded with signage and merchandise (see the LaughingPlace Store for the best selection) to honor Disneyland’s 50th anniversary. But the one collectible publication everyone will need this year isn’t even produced by the Walt Disney Company. Nope. It’s issue two of the new magazine Tales from the Laughing… Read More »New Laughing Place Magazine

Space Mountain II???

Gone are the old visuals and conscientiously French theme based on Jules Verne’s novel "From the Earth to the Moon." Instead, the ride tours the solar system before hurtling out through asteroid showers to skim past supernovas and other astronomical phenomena, portrayed with high-definition video and a host of other new effects. Paris Disneyland unveiled… Read More »Space Mountain II???

Hope for Tomorrowland?

It is not the same land as I remember from long ago, no; “you can’t go home again", as they say.  But it is once again turning into a land of hope, exuding a spirit of optimism; not the same as it once was, but different. Mellie over at the excellent Golly Blog Howdy has… Read More »Hope for Tomorrowland?

Disney auctions off more history!

Disney is set to auction off more of its history. This time a couple of attraction vehicles from Disneyland including an old skyway car and a space mountain vechicle. Looks like these were the vehicles that had been hanging in the Rocket Rod’s queue. That queue is now part of the exciting Buzz Lightyear ride… Read More »Disney auctions off more history!


If you’re over thirty and a fan of Disneyland then you probably remember the classic Tomorrowland attraction Adventure Thru Inner Space (ATIS). If your parents were fans of the attraction there is a chance that you were even concieved there too. The dark spaces were favorite make-out spots in the days before infrared cameras. Yesterland… Read More »ATIS CGI Ride-Thru DVD

Truth or Rumor? Air Force and Disney at war?

The Walt Disney Company is suing the U.S. Air Force over the design of a new space badge. At least that’s the latest Disney oriented rumor posted at the web’s number one clearinghouse for rumors, Is it true or false? Or does this idea just go to infinity and beyond?

How to give your wife exactly what she wants…

The husband asked his wife what she’d like for her birthday. "I’d love to be six again," she replied. On the morning of her birthday, he woke up early, got up, made her a nice big bowl of Lucky Charms and then took her off to Disneyland. What a day! They went on every ride… Read More »How to give your wife exactly what she wants…

The Incredibles, Box Office Winner Again

The numbers are in and it looks like The Incredibles has had another spectacular weekend bringing in $54.1 million and placing it atop the weekend earning chart. Earning over $144 million in ten days, The Incredibles is on the pace to match the success of Finding Nemo.