Cory at BoingBoing links to another story of a ‘rogue’ tour guide, this time author and Disneyland historian Dave Koenig, being asked not to give tours on Disney property. Does Disneyland really need all this bad publicity? Who is making the decisions up there, Goofy? I agree that Disney has the right to control tour… Read More »Disneyland’s itching for more bad publicity
Okay. You’ve owned your DVD of Pixar’s The Incredibles for a few weeks now, have watched it at least four times (onces normal, once with both commentaries, and once more to catch all the little things you missed the first three times) and nwo you are wearing a laser rut through the special features. What… Read More »Secrets of The Incredibles
Webby Nominations are out. Disney related nominees include The Muppets website has been nominated for a Webby in the celebrity/fan section (???). Themepark Insider has been nominated in the Guides/Ratings/Reviews section. ESPN for Sports. Register now to vote in the People’s Voice awards.
Reading this post about the diminishing power of traditional media (via BoingBoing.net ) reminded me of the big news that Jim Hill Media broke yesterday, Disney Magazine has published its last issue (no official announcement on the website yet). Never able to recover after the end of The Magic Kingdom Club and unable to compete… Read More »Long Live the Disney Magazine
While speculation continues as to the future of the Disney/Pixar relationship, there is no doubting the power the name Pixar has earned in the market. Just look at this webpage that tracks all the merchandise that is available for The Incredibles. Btw, the Pixar website for the last film under Pixar and Disney’s current contract… Read More »The Incredible$?
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
I’m a big fan of ABC’s ‘reality show’ Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. This week they finished a project in Kansas City and the local newspaper has been keeping track of the shows progress. Sounds like another tearjerker of a show. Perfect. Ty’s website. Ty Fan Site.
Just added a few trip reports to the list on the right. Three Kid Circus, a good parenting blog, is a hillarious recounting of one family’s Disneyland vacation. Start at this point and read the next three posts for all the juicy deets. Brandon, from my old stomping grounds of Portland Oregon, sent me a… Read More »Some Weekend Reading