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Apr 13, 2011
Disney’s Impact on Florida

Fascinating article in today’s Orlando Sentinel: “Disney says it generates $18.2 billion a year in Florida.”
Starts with a bang:
Walt Disney World and its related businesses in Florida generate an estimated …

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Mar 6, 2011
We’re back!

We’re back from our vacation to Florida and Walt Pixar World. Err … “Walt Disney World”.
For a minute I was confused, it appeared those Pixar characters had taken over …

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Feb 23, 2011
Disney Video Sociology

So we watched a Walt Disney World planning video last night.
Actually I should say I sprung a Walt Disney World planning video on Liz last night.
The sad part is that …

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Jan 15, 2011
25 Years of Living Seas

Today marks the 25th anniversary of Epcot’s The Seas with Nemo & Friends Pavilion (formerly “The Living Seas”).

You might remember that John Ritter hosted the television special that introduced us …

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Sep 28, 2010
Disney Dollars

Interesting article over at the Orlando Sentinel, “Disney becoming more generous with political contributions.”
Disney, employing close to 60,000 people in Central Florida, has lots of clout, but apparently they’re not …

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Aug 6, 2010
Return of the PeopleMover

So in 1975 Walt Disney World revamped their Tomorrowland, adding some attraction named “Space Mountain” along with with the a people mover named, well, the “WEDWay PeopleMover”. …

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May 20, 2010
Star Wars Video


Star Wars Weekends kickoff tomorrow at Disney’s Hollywood Studios (formerly Disney-MGM Studios).

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Mar 17, 2010
Robert Foster’s Autobiography

I’ve been thinking about that new Disney book Project Future that I was telling you about yesterday (see New Disney Book).
I’m psyched for it, but there’s another book that I …

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Mar 16, 2010
New Disney Book

How have I not heard of this book?!
If this were any more up my alley I would have written it! Check out this Orlando Sentinel article: “Talking With …

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Mar 2, 2010
Lost Theme Park Attraction

I have no idea what website this came from, or what a “PaleyFest” is, but this article popped up on my radar yesterday: “‘Lost’ Creators Want to Get the Finale …

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Feb 25, 2010
Wide World of Sports Rebranding

While I guess the signs have been changed for some time, today’s the official relaunch of Walt Disney World’s Disney’s Wide World of Sports Complex as the ESPN Wide World …

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Feb 24, 2010
New Fantastyland at WDW

You might have heard Walt Disney World announced a new Fantasyland back in September.
Back then they released this painting:

The Fantasyland Forest expansion will be complete in 2013 and feature mostly …

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