I am not a Crook!

Well actually I really am not a crook, outside of trying to shoplift a fruit roll up when I was about 12 (and being caught doing so) crime has never been my thing.  But I’m not talking about myself; I’m talking about one of the most infamous presidential quotes ever. It was near the end […]

To S.I.R. With Love

The show building now known as Stitch’s Great Escape has seen a lot of changes over the years, but through it all, one thing has remained constant:  Stinky chili dogs.  Or maybe that’s just the Stitch version.  At any rate, I hate that part. But really, there is something else.  Every incarnation of the attraction […]

Monsters Before Monsters

Yesterday Universal finally announced an opening date for the Wizarding World of Harry Potter.  Judging by the carefully retouched hi-res publicity photos and the always-accurate concept art, they have obviously knocked it out of the park. Oh, stop being so sarcastic, you say.  It’ll be good.  And I have to admit, I’m looking forward to […]

Mickey’s Hot Tub Time Machine

Note:  Make sure to read to the very end to discover a hidden secret in todays video! The mid eighties represented a time of rebirth for the Walt Disney Company.  Newly minted CEO Michael Eisner woke up a sleeping giant and started a decade of exciting projects and growth.  The new movie Hot Tub Time Machine happens […]

Guard Duty

Back when Disney’s Hollywood Studios first opened, there wasn’t much to it.  Sure, the park was only slightly smaller than the Magic Kingdom, but if you looked at the map, you’d see that it fully half of the real estate was taken up by something called a “Backstage Tour.” Yes, this was a hearkening back […]

Where great rides go to die PART 2.

In our last installment we took a look at the bizarre journey parts of the Horizon’s show scenes took as they traveled from Orlando to Paris only to become in essence garbage.  I had mentioned that in the video we could see another piece of Disney history rotting away in the “bone-yard” of Disney Studios […]