6 Times Rogue One Ripped Off Old Disney Attractions

The media tells me that Rogue One is the Star Wars prequel fans have been dreaming about since 1977. This assumes that fans have not been dreaming about galactic trade disputes between quasi-political federations. Rogue One is actually pretty great. But in the words of Luke Skywalker, there’s something familiar about this place. That desperate band […]

Alien Encounter Action Figures

Since we’re on the subject of Alien Encounter, I want to share some pictures with you of my toys. Because that statement didn’t sound creepy at all. Did you know that back in its heyday, Disney marketed a line of action figures based exclusively around this attraction? And there were some pretty good ones! I […]

This Post Is Not Scary Enough

I’ve been away for awhile. Disneyland and Christmas ate up all my time. It is a tough life being me. But as the new year approacheth and my grammar regresseth into King James dialects, I find myself misty eyed with reflection and possibly a cat hair that has fallen onto my contact lens. It’s hard […]

Disappearing Aliens

Magic is the tool of choice for Imagineering, and perhaps no trick is so astounding as when they make awesome Tomorrowland attractions disappear.  You know.  The classics:  Skyway, Alien Encounter, Timekeeper… Not so fast, Delta Dreamflight. On occasion, Imagineering has been known to work a little magic inside an attraction as well.  Stitch’s Great Escape […]

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 […]