Disney Dance Party Strategy Guide for Dads

Hey, all you dads! Are you ready for a Disney Dance Party? You grew up in an era when theme park vacations meant old-fashioned thrills like Expedition Everest or sideshow exhibits like the Living Seas. But those quaint amusements are a thing of the past. Today’s modern, sophisticated theme parks run on the high-octane energy […]

6 Times Rogue One Ripped Off Old Disney Attractions

The media tells me that Rogue One is the Star Wars prequel fans have been dreaming about since 1977. This assumes that fans have not been dreaming about galactic trade disputes between quasi-political federations. Rogue One is actually pretty great. But in the words of Luke Skywalker, there’s something familiar about this place. That desperate band […]

Living The Dream Part Three: GET OUT!

Read part one here and part two here. It’s 6:30 am on the last day of the cruise and Leslie, our aggressively enthusiastic cruise director, is on the ship-wide public address system telling everyone to get the hell off. Her once charming and intriguing English accent is now grating and incredibly annoying. Half asIeep I […]

Living The Dream Part 2: Curse of the Black Pearl

Read part one here Sitting at the Meridian bar aboard the Disney Dream my father and I are contemplating ordering an extremely expensive glass of Louis XIII “Black Pearl” cognac. This is interesting for a number of reasons. First of it costs $1,200 a shot, and that’s considered a bargain. Yes, TWELVE HUNDRED American dollars […]

Living the Dream

Everything was going great on our Cruise aboard the Disney Dream until my 7 year old daughter asked about Donald Duck’s penis… but more on that later. We have very defined roles around the Parkeology offices. For example Shane writes frequent updates, he maintains the day in and day out technical aspects of the site, […]

The Top 10 Disney Elevators

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is a great movie. Well, to be more accurate Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is a great book that was made into a great movie (re-titled Willy Wonka and Chocolate Factory in an early attempt at product placement) that was then remade into a kind of mediocre movie. Sadly author […]

Beware of Sea Serpents on Your Cruise

Even casual Disney fans know about the 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea Submarine Voyage that used to exist in Fantasyland’s north corner.  And if you don’t, you should think twice before roaming around that Pooh Playground.  It’s holy ground. The subs were a great example of the type of incredible, fantastic adventure that Disney was […]