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Blue Sky Update – Walt Disney Studios Paris

In the realm of Disney parks these days, there are the haves and the have-nots. The “haves” are fortunate enough to have an executive team that recognizes the need for expansion and refurbishment, and were also lucky enough to secure funding for these projects before the economic situation worsened. The “have-nots” are… well, in [...]

Seven Years of… Ennui? Disney Studios Paris…

Oh, dear.

It’s hard to believe, but the Walt Disney Studios park in Paris just celebrated its seventh anniversary. This disaster of a park, the most egregious product of former CEO Michael Eisner’s failed policies, marked the nadir of his tenure and in fact of all Disney parks. It’s bad. Really, really bad.

Ironically, I [...]

Ten Wishes for the New Year: #6

The next item in our list of what I’d like to see taken care of this year in the Disney parks:

#6 – Disney’s Hollywood Studios… Oh, boy… What once was, can be again…

Just for fun, let’s torture an analogy. Let’s say that somewhere, just off-campus near Progress City University, there’s an infamous sorority [...]

Ten Wishes for the New Year: #7

The next item in our (seemingly never-endless) list of what I’d like to see taken care of this year at WDW? Survey says…

#7 – Finish the Animal Kingdom! The image that launched a thousand blog posts – the original conceptual rendering for Animal Kingdom

Again, I know. Putting something like this on a list [...]

The Future World Was Born Today

After 26 years of visiting Walt Disney World, I’ve seen many attractions come and go. Some were great, some were past their prime, and I miss many of them. I miss Horizons the most.

Horizons opened 25 years ago today, on the 1st of October, 1983. Arriving in EPCOT Center a year after the [...]