Hurricane Ivan looks to be headed for parts west of central florida. A relief for the twice storm battered residents there. This does not mean that the danger is clear for central florida, nor does it mean that Ivan just falls off the map. It is now as strong as ever and headed over Cuba… Read More »Ivan the destroyer
For Hurricane Charley the Disney Themeparks missed the brunt of the storm’s force. Still Animal Kingdom was closed for nearly two days, Typhoon Lagoon was closed for five days, some golf courses took much longer to fix, and the other parks closed early before the storm arrived. Now we’re beginning to hear of cancellations for… Read More »Cancellations Coming in…
Usually it is the people who exist at the lower end of the ecomonic spectrum. Yes, High winds don’t discriminate against homes based on how much their owners make, but the better off you are the faster you can rebound. On the otherhand if you live in a mobile home with 5 other people and… Read More »Who gets hit the hardest in a Hurricane?
Two items on the union front today. First, and I don’t have a link for this yet, is news that Disneyland’s Security Department, which operates under a separate union from the hourly cast members, is picketing the park for unfair labor and negotiation tactics. They’re… Read More »A Unionized Mouse
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.