Category Archives: Disney

“Going To Magic Kingdom” Perfect Book to Get Young Fans Hooked on Disney Details

Getting people, especially children, to fall in love with visiting Disney theme parks is easy. However, turning them into a true fanatic where they soak in all the details takes a little more work. This is what I love about the “Going to Guides” by Shannon Laskey who just released their latest title “Going To

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Facial Recognition Technology Headed to Tokyo Disneyland Resort

Well isn’t this an interesting turn of events? On November 29, 2017, The Asahi Shimbun (a news site for Asian and Japanese news) reported that Tokyo Disneyland would be rolling out facial recognition technology for their annual passholders starting in spring 2019. According to the article, annual passport holders will scan a QR code at

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All Three Versions of Epcot’s Journey Into Imagination Brilliantly Chronicled by Martin Smith

Love it or hate it, the evolution of Journey Into Imagination at Epcot is one of the most fascinating in the history of themed entertainment. Luckily, we have Martin Smith’s videos which have chronicled all three versions of the attraction in painstaking and loving detail. In case you missed it, the video detailing the first

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Could Pixar Pier Signal The Start of Mickey’s Halloween Party Moving Exclusively to Disney’s California Adventure?

With the recent announcement of Pixar Pier coming to Disney’s California Adventure, it begs the question: is that all? We know that there is a family attraction based on “Inside Out” on the way that hasn’t been announced yet. However, it is clearly in the artwork as a small flat ride that sits where Maliboomer

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Will Disney Parks Announce Anything That Isn’t Intellectual Property Based Again?

Recently, Disney parks released concept art and details of Pixar Pier in Disney’s California Adventure.  Naturally, the reaction online is a bit mixed.  Some are excited for new life to be brought into an area of the park which most definitely needs some TLC, while others are upset that an area of the park with

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7 Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Announcements Destined to Happen in the Near Future

While the amount of news that came out of this year’s D23 Expo in Anaheim for Disney Parks and Resorts is massive, I believe it’s just the tip of the iceberg. Competition between Universal and Disney is at a fever pitch, not to mention the demand for themed entertainment globally is at an all-time high. 

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Wacky World Studios Creates Ultimate Disney Fan Home

Remember when we showed you that jaw-dropping recreation of a Haunted Mansion stretching room last week that was installed in a private residence? That, my friends, is just the tip of the iceberg. I had the chance to chat with the creator of that stretching room recreation, Bruce Barry of Wacky World Studios, and I

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Haunted Mansion Stretching Room Recreated in Mega Fan’s House by Wacky World Studios

Haunted Mansion fans, be prepared for your brain to explode.  The incredibly talented folks at Wacky World Studios have created the ultimate Haunted Mansion fan tribute. What you’re about to see is a custom built recreation of the Haunted Mansion stretching room… inside someone’s house. It is mind-blowingly accurate and while it is obviously not

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Must Listen: Disney Legend Tony Baxter Interviews on Season Pass Podcast

I’ve said it before and I will continue to scream it from the hilltops: there is no better podcast on the themed entertainment industry than the Season Pass Podcast. Sifting through the archives of the incredible interviews Doug Barnes and his team have given over the years is jaw-dropping. If you want to know if

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How Do Theme Park Trespass Bans Work?

Want to know how to get kicked out of a park? Just follow Theme Park University. We have covered many stories about people getting the boot from unauthorized clothing, climbing roller coasters, filming in backstage areas and even thongs in a water park (my how times have changed in a few years since we wrote that

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