These weird deaths are crazy enough on their own. But the Disney theme park connection takes things to an eerie new level.
As the booming optimism of post-war America gave way to the free love of the 1960s, five more important rides stepped to the forefront. Welcome to our journey through the greatest Disney attractions of each decade. Click below to jump to a different decade: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s 2020s We started in […]
Two months ago Parkeology unleashed what is indisputably the most popular series about possibly fictional 1980’s vintage theme park trading cards ever to appear on the Internet. In fact the response has been so overwhelming that it is perhaps only rivaled by our explosive expose on Martin Short. In case you somehow missed them you […]
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 […]
Champagne wishes and caviar dreams! The Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous; an old TV show and a fun way to watch obnoxious people with more money than you drink thousand dollar bottles of wine while cruising on multi-million dollar boats. Today we call it Keeping Up with the Kardashians but it’s the same thing. […]
Click HERE to read part one of this series to learn all about the history of the Tiki movement and how it fits in with Disney. What is the sound of paradise? Softly crashing waves? Gentle trade winds carrying the sweet smells of hibiscus and coconut? Far off ukulele playing an exotically relaxing tune? Or […]
Don’t get ahead of yourself but part two of this series can be found HERE. Upon hitting the scene in 2011 The Disneyland Hotel’s Trader Sam’s Enchanted Tiki Bar became an instant hit. How could it not be? After all, it combines several things Disney does extremely well: heavily themed environments, clever special effects and […]
The strangest thing about Disneyland’s Adventureland is that the Treehouse is in the middle of the motherlovin’ sidewalk. It’s no secret that I have an unhealthy fascination with Magic Kingdom’s Swiss Family Treehouse. I love the way it’s perched out there on its own plant-infested island, sweltering in the hot florida sun. I love that […]