The Bird Room

The World of Disney Store is a weird confluence of Disney imagery. Fairy Godmothers paint your daughter up like Miley Cyrus, a giant blue alien spits at you, animatronic pirates rattle their cages, and giant faux chrome characters loom overhead like nightmarish Macy’s Day Parade balloons. Photo by Loren Javier For creepy sculptures, none beats […]

Wonderful World of Saliva

For many years, the Walt Disney World Shopping Village was a sleepy little place, full of magical sunsets, silent seagulls, and stately evening dinners aboard a ship named for Walt’s wife.  Then one evening, some up-and-coming executive happened to tune in to VH-1 and discovered a new word he had never heard before:  “Edgy.” After […]