A New World within a World – Disney Springs

 Any fan of Walt Disney World will remember the names – Disney Village, Disney Marketplace, Pleasure Island, The Landing, West Side… and Downtown Disney. One of the most recent and extensive changes at WDW has been the reimaging and redevelopment of the three separate sections into a single story, venue, and entertainment center called… Disney Springs.  The Imagineers started from scratch and drew from the history of Florida and dreamed...

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The Walt Disney Space Mountain Movie(s)

Like many of you, I love discovering some unknown tid-bits about the world of Disney. I especially love the discoveries that connect back to the theme parks and resorts. In January 2012, Variety reported that screenwriter Max Landis had sold a pitch to Walt Disney Pictures for an “untitled space adventure” pitch with the potential to be a film franchise that could “benefit all of the company’s divisions.” The truth is that these were...

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Orlando Stands!

Normally – this blog and site contains posts related to Walt Disney and Walt Disney World. This one is different. It is posted on the event of the terrorist attack in Orlando. Nothing about Disney is included below, instead some thoughts about life and hope. We are the land of the free because of the brave! I just got the chance to see a beautiful sight – the amazing Orlando skyline standing against the Florida sky. As I gazed on the...

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Walt Disney on Trial (Part Five) – Why Do People Want to Believe the Lies?

This is the final installment in the series called “Walt Disney on Trial.” What we have tried to do in this series we have taken the stuff from the court of public opinion against Walt Disney and tried to address it with snippets of history and unravel the lies and mistakes with the truth that is discovered when you examine the real evidence. The key here is that we have tried to examine the truth and the real evidence, which if you...

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Walt Disney on Trial (Part Four) – Was Walt Disney Racist?

Does history reveal Walt Disney to be racist? As we have seen to this point in our Walt Disney on Trial series that other allegations that so often arise against Walt in the court of public opinion are nothing but rumors and lies passed along by those that have chosen to ignore and investigate the evidence. The same is true in the charge of racism against Mr. Disney. Walt Disney did not seem to care about the color of your skin, your religion,...

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