Click on the photo for this week’s episode! Here are some photos of the souvenirs I discuss in this week’s Souvenir Minute.
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You know, a lot of blogs do write-ups on the big rides – Tower of Terror, Space Mountain, Haunted Mansion – but the little rides are often neglected. So, I decided to do a D.I.S.N.E.Y. feature (Discovering Information, Scenes and Nostalgia by Exploring Yesterday) on the 4 spinners located at Walt Disney World. Astro Orbiter (Magic… Read More D.I.S.N.E.Y. #3 – The Spinners
This was part 1 in a series called D.I.S.N.E.Y., which stands for Discovering Information, Scenes and Nostalgia by Exploring Yesterday. This week’s Storybook Radio episode focuses on this attraction! First, the basics. Tower of Terror can be found at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, at the end of Sunset Boulevard. It is adjacent to Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster starring Aerosmith,… Read More D.I.S.N.E.Y. #1 – The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror
A few days ago, I teased some big news was on the horizon, and that big news has indeed hit – I will be joining the White Dragon Podcast Network with my very own Walt Disney World show – Storybook Radio. Each episode will consist of a Walt Disney World segment and Universal Studios segment,… Read More Storybook Radio and Free Dining
Spaceship Earth opened at Epcot (then EPCOT Center) in October 1982, and is sponsored by Siemens. It is a slow omni-mover attraction, themed to be a time machine carrying you throughout the events of human history, from prehistoric man to the modern era, and the progress of communication and human accomplishment throughout the ages. It… Read More Sensing the Five: Spaceship Earth
It’s been a year since I launched WDW Storybook, the main purpose of which was for me to nerd out about Walt Disney World and Universal Studios in my own way. A writer with a passion for something that lends itself to storytelling is a dangerous/wonderful thing, and I’ve had a lot of fun bringing you… Read More One Year Down…
My wife and I were literally a few seconds and unabashed unpracticality away from booking a vacation to Disneyland for a few weeks from now. What stayed our hand was only the idea that while a theme-park view at Paradise Pier Hotel for a price of a standard room would have been amazing, a three-day… Read More The Appeal of Disneyland
Leading up to my wedding day, I remember one great piece of advice that I was given that I try to pass on to as many of my friends that get married now: the day is a whirlwind. Take a moment to stop, slow it down and let it all sink in. I think this… Read More Little Moments