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. […]

Ask Captain Nemo

If you need some information about Walt Disney World, all you have to do is pick up the phone and call Guest Relations.  If you want your information to actually be accurate, go to Deb Wills.  And for some of you, all the information you ever need is stored in your head, including the latest […]

Sinister Shipments From Adventureland

Or, The Bizarre Bazaar:  How I Spent My Vacation Researching Morbid Death Camps. It’s always such a chore picking post headlines here in the Parkeology offices.  I always like the funny, alliterative ones, but they usually aren’t very descriptive.  Wouldn’t it be great if Adventureland’s Agrabah Bazaar sold brassieres?  That would be a headline I […]

Mickey’s Hot Tub Time Machine

Note:  Make sure to read to the very end to discover a hidden secret in todays video!   The mid eighties represented a time of rebirth for the Walt Disney Company.  Newly minted CEO Michael Eisner woke up a sleeping giant and started a decade of exciting projects and growth.  The new movie Hot Tub Time Machine […]

A view forever lost… times two.

As construction on the massive Fantasyland expansion gets underway it got me thinking of simpler times.  I realized that in fact sometimes it is the simple things you miss the most.   One day not too long ago there were mighty submarines plying the waters of a crystalline lagoon smack in the middle of Fantasyland. […]

Proud History of Sea Serpents

Walt Disney World seems to have a great fondness for sea serpents.  There are several that have appeared in various locations throughout the property. The most fanciful serpent prowls the waters of the castle moat in Magic Kingdom.  At one time, he had a great fondness for Swan Boats, but now he just suns himself […]