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Disneyland’s Birthday

The Happiest Place on Earth is celebrating it’s 49th Birthday today. It should be a national holiday, right? Next year is the big Five-O and preparations are already well underway. Hopefully we’ll have a few wonderful suprises along the way too. If you’re planning on… Read More »Disneyland’s Birthday

Walt’s Inner Child

A story on SaveDisney.com, Roy E Disney’s chronicle of all things wrong the the Disney Company as run by Michael Eisner, looks at one of Walt Disney’s prime motivations in life — The Inner Child. Disney Legend Ward Kimball observed, “If you want to know… Read More »Walt’s Inner Child

One CM at WDW

Meet Dustin. Dustin is a Cast Member at Epcot. He’s part of the College Program and he has a blog. I’m fascinated by the experiences of everyday Cast Members. How do they motivate themselves everyday? What kind of jobs do they enjoy? What don’t they like about their work? etc…. I personally have never worked for the mouse, but I would like to someday when the timing is right. So in the meantime, I follow a number of these online journals placed out there for the world to read by Disney Cast Members.

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WWWD?

This Independence Day, when our fellow countrymen and women are off half-way around the world fighting to restore human rights and dignity in multiple countries (Bosnia, Afganistan, Iraq, Sudan (soon?)), I feel more emotionally wrapped up in the status of our nation than I have… Read More »WWWD?

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Disney

Page 42 – No, not the answer to your question, but instead a marvelous site that is reproducing many paper cutout projects from old German Disney Comics. With the growing return of the Papercraft hobby it wouldn’t suprise me to see Disney release new versions… Read More »The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Disney

Disney Round Up

A look at the latest stories to hit the digital Disney community for the past week. On the Fabulous Disney Babe’s site Jon Nadelberg offers his opinion on when Disneyland ‘Jumped The Shark’ SaveDisney.com has a story on the scaled down version of the Tower… Read More »Disney Round Up

When will they learn?

Rumors are again circulating about the demise of one of Disneyland’s most cherished, but least visited, attractions. Yes. The eyes of park management have turned once more toward Great Moments with Mr Lincoln and this time the famous attration’s fate may already be sealed.

What is known is that current announced plans for the celebration surrounding the 50th Anniversary of Disneyland call for Mr Lincoln to take a hiatus for the length of the celebration. Part of what’s leading to the rumors is that ever since Light Magic, The Keel Boats, and the Submarine Voyage (despite Marty Sklar’s famous speed bump on Harbor Blvd speach) all went on ‘hiatus’ and never came back, hiatus has become a Disney codeword for ‘sent out to pasture’ aka retired. Needless to say this revelation is causing the bunching of many a panty.

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