Plane Crazy

Before I touch on the cool thing that caught my eye this week, I have to post about something that really caught me off guard. Disney, to my stunned amazement, likes to merchandise its movies. Okay, that was tongue in cheek. This is the same company that only a few weeks ago was selling dead […]

Storybook Circus Breaks New Ground

When I think back on all the storybooks I read as a kid, it’s clear that they all had one theme in common. Circus. Even the crappy ones my mom bought at the school book fair came in a three-ring binder. I finally had a chance to check out Phase 1 of the Fantasyland Expansion […]

Ever Evolving

One of the great things about Disney parks and Walt Disney World in particular is that stuff is always changing.  Even Madonna would have a hard time reinventing herself at this pace. It’s well documented that Walt wanted it this way.  He’s famous for saying that he wanted something he could endlessly tinker with, like […]

Just Us Chickens

Today I’d like you to meet the only animatronics in Toontown.  These lovely ladies may not look like much, but when it comes to three-dimensional moving figures, they’re all you’re gonna get.  Everything else is either a statue, a painting, or some college kid in a foam rubber suit. These gals aren’t that hard to […]