Dinosaur 38 and the New Millennium

Here we are 14 years into the new millennium. It’s hard to believe. Some parkeologists weren’t even around when the planet’s odometer rolled over. If you had asked Millennium Me what he remembered about 14 years ago, he would have reminisced about the opening of Captain EO at Epcot, or that exciting announcement about the […]

Expedition Evacuation

When Shane and I were running WDW47 we joked that this would be the one day where a ride broke down and we were evacuated… thus destroying our hopes for success. Both of us have been to the parks innumerable times… we have ridden more rides than we can count.  I have been to every […]

Here There Be Monsters – Animal Kingdom

[Cue the dramatic music] In a world of theme parks, one man must complete a journey. He must leave no stone unturned, no alley unexplored, no fly unzipped. In this breathtaking conclusion to the epic series to seek out new lands and new civilizations, Parkeology travels deep into the jungles of Disney’s Animal Kingdom, in […]

Time Rovers: Victory Through Air Power

“In a breathtaking blend of science and technology, we have created the Time Rover: an amazing vehicle which will literally transport you to the age of the dinosaurs. How? That’s proprietary.” These are the words of Dr. Marsh, whose messy divorce from Dr. Nigel Channing fractured the Dino Imagination Institute into separate, disparate entities. She […]

The Upside of Avatar

According to a Gallup poll released recently, Avatarland has an approval rating that’s actually worse than the French head of the IMF. Blue Man Group has seen its ticket sales plummet since the announcement. It’s gotten so bad that the church of Scientology released a statement calling it a “patently crazy idea.” I cannot disagree […]