For too long, Disney World has struggled to find the right marriage of IP with attraction concept. With TRON Lightcycle Run, they finally figured it out. Duh, says Shanghai Disneyland Fan. The ride has been a massive hit in China for almost 7 years now (and highly anticipated by Parkeology back in 2016). But here […]
Riddle at Pirate’s Lair on Tom Sawyer Island SOLVED!
It was the year 2018 when I first became aware of a strange riddle hidden in the caves of Pirate’s Lair on Tom Sawyer Island. My practice had me tending to a little matter in New Orleans Square, where a patient of mine had been suffering from optical delusions. My journey led me across Baker […]
Legacy: Bob Chapek
Former Disney CEO Bob Chapek has been called “The Worst CEO in Disney’s History” but is that fair? Could he have been THAT bad?
The Rise of the Resistance Record: How One Man Set the Bar
An interview with Scott Kumka, the man who set the single day Rise of the Resistance record at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.
Defunctland FastPass Magnum Opus is the Best Movie of the Year
The Defunctland FastPass video is an incredible look at the history of Disney lines. And it’s the best Disney movie you’ll watch this year.
Disney Dream House! 5 Modest Attractions That Earned an Upgrade
Sometimes Disney will scrap an attraction — only to rebuild it in its own Disney dream house somewhere else. These 5 rides hit the big time.
Beastly Kingdom: The Complete Walking Tour
Beastly Kingdom is Animal Kingdom’s great lost land. And they sort of built it. Take a tour through all that remains of this mythical realm.
Dick Tracy: The Parks and a Secret Sequel
The movie fizzled, now what? Read About the Movie in Part One Here By the fall of 1990, it was clear that Dick Tracy was a dud. After the film’s tepid reception Disney removed the character from the parks; leaving behind only hints as to what could have been. Tracy-related shows, shops, and attractions were […]
Dick Tracy: Disney’s Next Big Thing That Never Was
Before Dick Tracy there was a Batman Batman was the top-grossing movie of the 1989 besting the latest chapter in the Indiana Jones saga. The following year, in search of the next big thing, the Walt Disney Company copied every aspect of Batman and took a gamble on Dick Tracy; a 60-year-old gumshoe from the […]