5 Greatest Disney Rides by Decade: The 1980s

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 […]

The Great Movie Ride’s LAST secret

This is the coolest part of the Great Movie Ride you have NEVER seen: We all know about Big Al’s bloody saddle but have you ever heard of the Great Movie Ride’s bloody shirt? Thanks to a kind reader and original cast member who helped open the Great Movie Ride in 1989 we have unearthed […]

Great Movie Ride Cowboy Scene Hides One Last Undiscovered Detail

After sending Universe of Energy off into the sunset, it’s time to turn our attention to that other incredible traveling theater ride — and the rarely-glimpsed Great Movie Ride Cowboy Scene. The Great Movie Ride truly lives up to its adjectives. Like a fading Hollywood star stuck with a bad script, it may have lost some […]

Five Socially Awkward Ways to Ride Rides at Walt Disney World

Disney prides itself on making everyone feel comfortable. Nobody wants a socially awkward situation. But if you’re not careful, it can happen. Here are five of the most socially awkward ways in which to ride rides at Walt Disney World. I have done all of these. The Longest Ride Ever This is not when a ride […]

Disney MGM Studios Opening Day Attractions You Can Still Visit Today

Last week we embarked on a different trip through the parks: The Opening Day Tour. We started with the opening of Disney’s Animal Kingdom, but today, our time machine is rotating backwards to a magical land of mullets and bangs. Get ready to visit all that remains of the Disney MGM Studios Opening Day Attractions. The […]

A Great Movie Resolution

Here we are two weeks into the new year, and Parkeology has been as quiet as the FastPass+ Line for the Figment ride. So I think it’s time for a few resolutions. You can end your world hunger, if it suits you. Cure cancer, if that’s your thing. But as for me, I have but one […]

“Singin’ in the Rain” is Disney’s Favorite Non-Disney Song

Singin’ in the Rain returned to theaters tonight in one of those Fathom events that you sometimes see commercials for at movie theaters. You know these things. Pay inflated prices to watch a simulcast rock concert from Berlin, or gasp in horror as Andrew Lloyd Webber desperately tries to recapture the magic of his younger […]