Of all the modern Imagineers, Joe Rohde is the most famous. This is partly because he is the creative force behind Animal Kingdom, Aulani, and Guardians of the Galaxy Mission Breakout. But mostly it is because of the Joe Rohde earrings. With his outlandishly stretched earlobe, crusty handlebar mustache, and a forehead as high as […]
Epcot has always been a strange theme park concept. In honor of the Epcot 35th Anniversary, here are 35 loony details from its history.
If you’re just joining us, be sure to check out the previous week of trading card reveals! When it comes to the trading card set of the 50 Greatest Park Characters, the designers were careful to include not just attraction headliners, but also the sidekicks who always manage to steal the show. The five cards in this week’s pack […]
Last week, Ted unveiled 5 more vintage trading cards in this improbable but magnificent deck of the 50 Greatest Park Characters of all time, including the rare (and much-coveted) Mexican Aztec Dancer Girl. This week, I thought it would be fun to showcase cards for characters that originated in Walt’s own backyard. Many of these characters […]
Effective December 6, the Corp has unexpectedly ceased all space missions and recalled dozens of starships back to base, following allegations of corruption and mismanagement within the High Command. At the center of this debacle, of course, is the infamous Admiral EO. EO is no stranger to controversy. When he first joined the Corp in the early […]
When it comes to Disney theme park songs, we celebrate the entire catalog. From shows to rides to parades, here are our Top 20.
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 […]
Next week, Teevtee continues his series on the Thrilla in Parkzilla, but for now I want you to pick up a dictionary. College level, if you have it. Look up the word “Awesome.” If you don’t see the following image, throw your dictionary away, because it is just a sad waste of trees: That’s right. […]
Last Saturday marked the reopening of MuppetVision 3-D, a Studio staple since the early 90s. The rehab included a new digital projection system, resulting in crystal clear images the likes of which haven’t been seen since Jim Henson’s mind-expansion experiments in the 70s. The show also got new carpet and seat coverings, shunting some […]