Change is inevitable. When it comes to Disney rides, change most often comes in the form of technical upgrades, rethemes, or even outright replacement (for better or worse). Unfortunately, the preservation of former ride experiences through video and other media is often neglected by Disney,… Read More »Documenting Lost Disney Attractions
Every year Walt Disney World makes a ton of changes attempting to improve its offering for guests. Sometimes things are added and sometimes things are taken away. Only “The Unofficial Walt Disney World ‘Earbook 2016” by Disney author Kevin Yee attempts to chronicle it all.… Read More »2016 Walt Disney World ‘Earbook perfect souvenir for those tracking the Magic.
James Lopez is best known as an animator at Walt Disney Animation Studios and an instructor at CalArts. He’s worked on a bevy of great film characters including Timon from The Lion King, Pain from Hercules, and Dr. Facilier from The Princess and the Frog.… Read More »Animated Recreation of Disneyland’s America Sings
In a great piece of history telling, Yesterland dives into the urban myth that the iconic sculptures for the Swan and Dolphin hotels were accidentally incorrectly placed by the construction helicopter during construction leading to a forced name change for each hotel. After all, why… Read More »Swan and Dolphin Hotels, Urban Legend Explained