In the 1990’s Disney went a little nuts. We take a look back at some shocking events on the Jungle Cruise and perhaps the greatest show Disney has ever created.
For more than a thousand generations, the theme park did not exist. And then suddenly in the 1950s, Disneyland was born unto us. Now twelve theme parks adorn the Disney crown. Each one boasts its own important milestones in innovation, creativity, and thrills. I mean, except for that Studios park in Paris. What is the […]
Exactly 10 years ago, Grammy-winning recording artist and Parkeology personal hero “Weird Al” Yankovic dropped a series of five tracks onto an unsuspecting internet. It contained mostly original songs, parodying the styles of bands like The Doors and Queen. Mixed in was an innocuous 4-minute track called Skipper Dan, a cautionary tale of a Jungle […]
I think I read somewhere that journeys into the jungle are supposed to be dark and intense. Nobody ever says “I’ve returned fresh from the jungle.” They always come back half-starved, half-mad, half-naked, and half-bumpy from parasitic insects. But I’m starting to get suspicious about the Jungle Cruise. Maybe it’s just me, but it seems […]
Put on those bellbottoms, grab yourself a bandana, and brush out that Afro. We’re traveling to the groovy 70s, baby, for a date with destiny! Here age relives fond memories of the past and all that. Opening Day crowds were estimated to go as high as 100,000 people – all of them crammed onto I-4 […]
So earlier this week, my brother pointed me in the direction of a rather cool little quiz, which has nothing to do with parks and everything to do with Disney. It lists out every Disney movie every made (presumably under the Walt Disney label) and asks you how many you’ve seen. I started strong, trailed […]