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Epic Behind-The-Scenes Video of Shanghai Disneyland Pirates of the Caribbean Battle for Sunken Treasure Unveiled

Out of all the amazing attractions I’ve experienced in recent years, none come close to Shanghai Disneyland’s epic Pirates of the Caribbean: Battle for Sunken Treasure. I have seriously considered finding a way to fly back to Shanghai just so I can ride it continuously for days. Unless you experience for yourself, it’s hard to

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“Theme Park Design” is The Encyclopedia of Theme Park Knowledge

Nearly every avid theme park fan I know has a collection of some sort. Shot glasses, park maps, plushes and more. Me? I collect books. What has now become a small library started at a very young age, I’d read Disney’s Official Birnbaum guides from cover-to-cover and would pick up every copy without fail.  As

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Shanghai Disneyland Pirates Concept Artwork Showcased on Disney Wonder Pirate Night

While recently traveling on the Disney Wonder, I was treated to some concept art I had never seen before during the Pirates in the Caribbean Deck Party. Dozens of photos from Shanghai Disneyland’s Pirates of the Caribbean: Battle for the Sunken Treasure. I’ll start this article off with an apology, as the angles on some

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Virtual Magic Kingdom Unofficially Reborn on Minecraft

Fantasmic Steamboat Willie McMagic Disney World MGM Hollywood Studios Mickey Mouse

In 2011, a gentleman by the Minecraft username “therealduckie” began laying the virtual blocks for what would eventually become the largest recreation of Walt Disney World on any of the game’s servers. The McMagic server boasts the ability to visit all four theme parks, several resort hotels, Typhoon Lagoon, Disney Cruise Line ships and even some backstage buildings. However, the server does

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TPU Review: Monsters Inc. Laugh Floor & The Giggle Gang

I’ve just returned from a rare 3-day sojourn into the hot, wet & crowded ‘Belly of the Beast’: WDW in July. My purpose was twofold; first, to escort the Fabulous Feeney Family of New Jersey on the occasion of their summer visit… and second, to assess the State of Comedy in our parks. I have

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A Dreamfinder’s Guide to Imagineering Your Life II

Welcome back, class. Today’s topic: Practical advice on nurturing a dream. You’ve got a vision of where you’d like to wind up… at WDI in Glendale or an executive suite at Google or a tenured position at Carnegie Mellon… and you’re ready to start taking practical steps toward that destiny. For me, the practical path

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A Dreamfinder’s Guide to Imagineering Your Life – I

  Today’s lesson is for you. Yes, I mean you, sitting in the back. You probably hoped I’d never call on you and you wouldn’t be dragged into the discussion. Well, you were wrong. Today’s subject is you… so listen up. There will be one hell of a test years from now. Since you’re hanging

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