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Insert Pithy Reference To My Hong Kong Disneyland Disappointment Here

I’m a pretty nice guy – really, I am. I consider myself fairly affable; I think being southern at least predisposes one to a general aspiration to pleasantness. I abhor confrontation. As much as I’d like to be Walt, I could never be Walt because I could never look someone in the eyes and tell [...]

Fixing A Hole – Three New Lands in Hong Kong?

“Could I interest you in an economy-sized theme park, only slightly used?”

We’ve discussed the ongoing and contentious negotiations surrounding expansion at the under-built and poorly-attended Hong Kong Disneyland, culminating in the standoff last month when Disney fired thirty of the Imagineers working on designing new attractions for the park. Disney claimed that there had [...]

Uh-Oh…

I’ve got a baaad feeling about this…

Breaking news from the South China Morning Post:

30 jobs go as Disney halts HK expansion

No timetable for growth, park told

Dennis Eng Mar 17, 2009

The Walt Disney Company has halted all creative and design work on the expansion of Hong Kong Disneyland, cutting more than [...]