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Who Remembers Discovery Island?

I do.

Beautiful plumage…

And it was awesome.

(Don’t worry. He was just tired and shagged out after a prolonged squawk.)

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The Great Discovery Island Logo Contest of ’93

Once upon a time, ibis-crazed visitors to Walt Disney World could visit Discovery Island – a relaxing tropical hideaway in the center of Bay Lake. It was a pleasant little zoological park; the kind of subdued but atmospheric attraction that is rarely seen today.

In 1993, Discovery Island was looking for a new logo. Disney [...]

Cruise To Discovery Island

How about a musical interlude? This clip from 1978′s Christmas at Walt Disney World is supremely goofy and random, but at least it’s not as horrifying as the Clinkers (although they make a cameo at the beginning of the clip!) and grotesque megababies. It also gives some sweet footage of aquatic recreation on Bay Lake [...]

Best. Press Release. Ever.

Those of you who’ve been around here a while might know of my disdain for and propensity to mock press releases. There’s something about the modern entertainment industry press release that grates on me so; perhaps it’s because, by their very nature, they’re intended to herald any event or product as if it were the [...]

Fifth Theme Park!!!1! ZOMG!!@!1!

There has been an explosion lately of rumors concerning a future fifth gate for the Florida property. Things came to a head this morning when Jim Hill posted a story with the exclusive “scoop” on the long-rumored new Walt Disney World park. Far be it for a humble Tiki god to declare shenanigans on a [...]