Oft-maligned (by me) Disney Parks chief Jay Rasulo becomes Disney’s Chief Financial Officer. Fair enough, he cares way more about money than theme parks anyway, and fans have wanted to see him gone for years. But current CFO Tom Staggs takes his place as chairman of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts? A switch?!
A conceptual rendering by Tim Delaney of Discoveryland at Disneyland Paris
Ominous news emerged last week that two long-time Imagineers had been dismissed from Walt Disney Imagineering. The departures of Executive Designer & Vice President Tim Delaney and head sculptor Valerie Edwards were the most shocking terminations in several years, and follow a period of [...]
Although I’ve been too immersed in busyosity lately to post anything of significance, as I go about my peregrinations I’m constantly cycling through the mental list of stories that I intend to or need to write. These days, a lot of those stories have to do with overdue and obscure tales from the D23 Expo [...]
I managed to make it back to the motor lodge, but I’m not sure I can keep my eyes open long enough to say anything intelligible. For those of you planning on coming to D23 next year, I recommend an extensive training regimen and sleep deprivation training. It’s hard core.
Anyway, if you [...]
It looks like public previews did, in fact, begin today at the Magic Kingdom’s Hall of Presidents. A fairly detailed report has been posted on the WDWMagic boards, and it gives a sense of the show’s flow. It certainly sounds like an improvement, and it’s exciting to see Mr. Lincoln get back to his roots.