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  • disney history
    Marty Sklar’s Creative Spark

      Marty Sklar’s imagination has influenced millions of people. I feel justified in making this bold claim because he has been a driving force in Disney parks worldwide.   When Marty officially retired in 2009, Richard Sherman sang the following song that he penned for the retirement party: (to the tune of “Supercalifragilisticexpialidcious”) Verse I […]

  • adventure
    Mark Hamill Reminisces About ‘Star Wars’ and Carrie Fisher

    This past weekend, Mark Hamill gave a talk – “An Evening with Mark Hamill” – at the Hammerstein Theatre, as part of this year’s NY Comic Con. Dressed all in black with a hoodie over his head, he came out on stage accompanied by the theme from “Star Wars.” The evening was billed as “… […]

  • Disney Merchandise
    Disney Stores Around the World: Dublin

    For those of us who really need a Disney Parks fix, the Disney Store can deliver a dose of much-needed magic when traveling to the parks just isn’t feasible. While I’d argue that all Disney Stores have something interesting to offer, stores located in domestic and international city hubs can be especially exciting. These locations […]

  • Animation
    David A. Bossert’s New Book Tells Just How Lucky Oswald Really Is

    OSWALD THE LUCKY RABBIT The Search For The Lost Disney Cartoons By David A. Bossert 176 pp. Disney Editions. Hardback, $40.00. On Sale: August 27, 2017 If you were to ask most Disney fans about the history of Oswald, they would tell you he was created by Walt Disney, lost to Winkler Productions and as […]

  • AAA
    The History of the Grand Floridian Resort and Spa – Part Two

    Photo: TripAdvisor Part one of The History of the Grand Floridian Resort & Spa explored the original resort planned for the resort and the designing of the Grand Floridan. Now we’ll look at the resort’s design and its more recent history. The Look of the Resort The Grand Floridan Beach Resort Lobby / circa 1980s […]

  • 1900 Park Fare
    The History of Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa – Part One

    Image: WATG Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa is one of the flagship resorts at the Walt Disney World Resort. It is an elegant, romantic turn-of-the-century resort, however when the resort was originally being planned Disney had another resort in mind. When Project X (as the Walt Disney World Resort was originally called) – later […]

  • 1900 Park Fare
    The History of Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa – Part One

    Image: WATG Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa is one of the flagship resorts at the Walt Disney World Resort. It is an elegant, romantic turn-of-the-century resort, however when the resort was originally being planned Disney had another resort in mind. When Project X (as the Walt Disney World Resort was originally called) – later […]

  • 1900 Park Fare
    The History of Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa – Part One

    Image: WATG Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa is one of the flagship resorts at the Walt Disney World Resort. It is an elegant, romantic turn-of-the-century resort, however when the resort was originally being planned Disney had another resort in mind. When Project X (as the Walt Disney World Resort was originally called) – later […]