Author Archives: Josh Young

Q&A With Guest Who Yelled Out “Lock Him Up” At Hall of Presidents One Week After Opening

By now, you’ve probably heard about the outburst that happened at the Hall of Presidents on December 27th, 2017. A week after the new show opened featuring President Trump debuted, an audience member decided to shout out “Lock Him Up!” repeatedly during the robotic President’s speech. Some people are calling him a hero, while others

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Disney Guest’s Water Bottle Gets Exclusive Tour of Tower of Terror

Today we take a look at not only guest service is done right, but how adding a bit of extra magic can make a huge difference. On a recent visit to Disney’s Hollywood Studios, a guest dropped a water bottle while waiting in the boiler room before boarding the Tower of Terror. After alerting a

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Audience Member Shouting “Lock Him Up!” Captured on Video at Hall of Presidents

OK, those of you who bet “one week” since the official debut of the newly refurbished Hall of Presidents until we’d have a public issue caught on tape wins the office pool! Yes, friends, those of you who predicted it was correct. On December 27, 2017, a member of the audience decided to loudly chant

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Disneyland’s “Disney Decade” Attractions That Never Came To Be

One of my favorite Disneyland specials of all time was “The Disneyland Story” hosted by Harry Anderson which aired in 1990.  The nearly hour-long program is near and dear to my heart for a few reasons. First, it features the soundtrack for “Back to The Future” throughout the entire presentation. Secondly, it features Harry Anderson

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Country Bear Jamboree Christmas Special Released by Martin Smith

If I could hop in a time machine and relive one of my favorite Christmas traditions, it would be to travel to Frontierland in 1984.  That was the year that the Country Bear Christmas special debuted at Disneyland and Walt Disney World.  Unfortunately, the show has since closed since it was replaced by Winnie The

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A Very Dollywood Christmas

Recently I was lucky enough to cross off an item on my theme park bucket list. Without question, my favorite regional theme park on the planet is Dollywood.  I have had a chance to visit this gem nestled in the Great Smoky Mountains, but never during the holidays. This year I finally got the chance

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Anakeesta Attraction Opens in Gatlinburg Tennessee

On a recent visit to Gatlinburg, Tennessee I got a chance to visit the city’s newest attraction known as Anakeesta.  The 70-acre park is located on top of Anakeesta Mountain and can be accessed through the park’s Chondola system. This brand new lift was built with 8 six-person gondola cabins and 104 four-seater chairlift seats

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4 Facts Mind-Boggling Facts About Donald Trump Joining The Hall of Presidents

No matter where you sit politically, American politics have been a bit crazy lately.  No one is more aware of how passionate people are about politics these days than Disney.  Donald Trump joining The Hall of Presidents reopening has been something which has been the topic of much debate lately, if my sources are correct.

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How Will Disney’s Acquisition of 20th Century Fox Affect Theme Parks?

On December 14, 2017 the Walt Disney Company announced they were going to pay $52.4 billion for Fox Studios.  This acquisition includes all kinds of goodies such as “X-Men” and “The Simpsons” to name a few. More importantly, it gives Disney leverage in being able to offer more digital content on a platform to compete

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Twilight Zone Miniature Golf Opens at Bally’s in Las Vegas

You’re moving into a land of both shadow and substance, of things and ideas… you’ve just crossed over into… the Twilight Zone Miniature Golf course. A new miniature golf course experience opened in December 2017 at Bally’s Resort and Casino along the Las Vegas strip! Theme Park University got a first look at this one-of-a-kind Twilight Zone

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