Disney has changed attraction names more than a contestant on RuPaul’s Drag Race changes costumes. Parkeology investigates what’s in a name.
Parkeology takes a look back at the bad years of Michael Eisner, one of the most important players in Disney’s history. Love him or hate him you should at least know about him.
If you missed Ted’s cards from last week, click here! I hold in my hand the last five cards. Well, not the last last five. Ted will reveal those next week. But this is my last chance to talk about the super cool deck of vintage trading cards from the 80s, a deck that dared […]
Last week Shane reached the midway point on our list of the 50 Greatest Park Characters of all time by focusing on some Disneyland originals. His odd obsession with Wally Boag not withstanding it was a pretty strong list. Today I dug out 5 more of these classic vintage trading cards. While the cards feature […]
There is perhaps nothing more synergistic than Disney animated features and theme parks. The parks are loaded with rides based on movies, restaurants based on movies, shops that sell merchandise from the movies, an entire attraction called “The Magic of Disney Animation” which is about the making of the movies. Without animation, there would be […]
We have made our way through nine of the top ten Disney Theme Park Controversies (T.T.D.T.P.C.) but before we reveal number one let’s take a look at some of the other contenders that just missed the list. To catch up with the rest of the list click HERE • The gradual bust consistent loss of […]
The fabled Adventurer’s Club at Disney’s Pleasure Island was much loved and many protested loudly when it was shuttered for good. It (like all of Pleasure Island) always felt a bit forced to me. Too much pretending that it was New Year’s Eve (when in fact is was Tuesday November 8th or whatever) and too […]
Parkeology was on location at Disneyland Paris the other week. We discovered things both expected and surprising. The PR photos make it look so, well, magical! Disneyland Paris features Discoverlyland in lieu of Tomorrowland. It is meant to serve as an ageless look into the future as imagined by Jules Verne. One surprise came at […]
Which park is best? Six years ago I wrote a series of articles for our friends at miceage.com. The purpose was to evaluate and compare each of the Disney parks to see which one truly reigned supreme. In a tough fought brawl to take it all one park emerged as the ultimate victor. But […]