Disney has changed attraction names more than a contestant on RuPaul’s Drag Race changes costumes. Parkeology investigates what’s in a name.
Was Michael Eisner the man who saved or nearly destroyed Disney? Parkeology takes a quick look back at the good years of one of the most influential personalities in Disney’s history.
Disney used to produce weird movies, create weird plots, craft weird food and of course create weird Disney attractions. Truthfully most of Disney’s past is weird. Human sized talking mice, singing tiki birds, banjo-playing bears, politically correct non-sexually assaulting pirates, this stuff is just bizarre. Today it’s all Marvel, curated streaming services and elaborately tiered dining plans, but there was a time when Disney did […]
Michael Eisner once promised that the 1990s would be the Disney Decade. Maybe he was right. The company continued adding theme parks across the globe while the animation studio entered its second golden age. But there was also trouble brewing. Would the Disney Decade deliver enough greatness before the wheels fell off? Welcome to our […]
In a survey by top historians, the 1980s was named the world’s greatest decade of all time. Check any critical economic statistic you want. Action figures per capita? The Spielberg approval percentage? Chicago Bear shuffling rate? It’s all off the charts. Everything from Saturday morning cartoon viewership to Ewok market penetration ran through the 1980s […]
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: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s 2020s Up to this point, we only had Disneyland Park. But in 1971, a […]