5 Greatest Disney Rides by Decade: The 1970s

With the arrival of the 1970s, our voyage through the greatest Disney rides of the decade takes an unexpected turn. Into an alligator-infested swamp. Click below to jump to the decade of your choice: 1950s1960s1970s1980s1990s2000s2010s 2020s Up to this point, we only had Disneyland Park. But in 1971, a whole new Disney World opened up. […]

Five Windows Into Rides

They say the eyes are the windows to the soul. I’m sure this must be true. I like to imagine my soul looking out on the world through the twin portholes above my nose in the corner penthouse of my head. I draw the drapes when it’s bedtime. Install hurricane shutters whenever I’m working with power tools. […]

Mickey no Tokyo Disneyland Daibouken

Our spellchecker is not broken.  The headline is Japanese, and it translates roughly to “Mickey’s Adventure in Tokyo Disneyland.”  (I’ll let you clever folks figure out which Japanese word means “Adventure”). Up until about a month ago, I never knew Mickey had adventures in Tokyo Disneyland.  I just sort of assumed he sat in the […]

Disneyland: A Division of Vandelay Industries

Seinfeld fans may remember Vandelay Industries, the fictional business invented by George Costanza as a means of falsifying his employment.  As I recall, Vandelay started as a latex business, but evolved into an import/export company.  It had what is known as a “diversified business model.” Imports:  Chips (potato; some corn).  Exports: Diapers Disneyland is a […]