Archive for August, 2010

Book Review: Melody Malmberg’s Look At Walt Disney Imagineering

Book Review: Melody Malmberg’s Look At Walt Disney Imagineering

| August 31, 2010 | 4 Replies

In May 2010, Disney Editions released a new book titled “Walt Disney Imagineering: A Behind the Dreams Look at Making More Magic Real” written by Melody Malmberg with a lot of help from the Imagineers.  This is a sequel to the book published almost 15 years ago with the similar title “Walt Disney Imagineering: A [...]

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Disneyland Half Marathon Coming Up Sunday, September 5th

Disneyland Half Marathon Coming Up Sunday, September 5th

| August 30, 2010 | 1 Reply

The 5th Annual Disneyland Half Marathon is scheduled for Sunday, September 5th, 2010.  The event has filled to capacity for the 5th consecutive time with over 14,000 runners registered to participate in either the 5K or half marathon.  570 “Legacy Runners” have finished all 4 previous Disneyland Half Marathons, and will be recognized throughout the [...]

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Video: 2011 Miss America Contestants Visiting the Magic Kingdom

Video: 2011 Miss America Contestants Visiting the Magic Kingdom

| August 28, 2010 | 1 Reply

The current 53 contestants for 2011′s Miss America pageant are in Orlando to attend the Miss America Outstanding Teen Competition.  They took time out of their schedule for a day at the Magic Kingdom.  Disney released a video of the women laughing their way down Main Street, U.S.A. towards Cinderella’s Castle, and gasping as they [...]

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A Cool (Seg)Way to see Disney California Adventure

A Cool (Seg)Way to see Disney California Adventure

| August 28, 2010 | 5 Replies

In July 2010 I and my family went of the “Cruzin’ Disney’s California Adventure Park” tour at Disneyland Resort. This entry is a review of our experience.

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Halloween Horror Nights XX Revealed: Nothing to Fear but…

Halloween Horror Nights XX Revealed: Nothing to Fear but…

| August 27, 2010 | 1 Reply

Fear Himself.  Universal Orlando Resort revealed the theme for this year’s Halloween Horror Nights (HHN) XX is the embodiment of Fear.  Universal Orlando has been releasing bits and pieces (no pun intended) of their new icon for HHN, Fear.  Their latest video follows below. Video Update September 16, 2010: Fear Revealed II Original Article from [...]

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Teresa’s Disney Vacation: $2500 Challenge

Teresa’s Disney Vacation: $2500 Challenge

| August 26, 2010 | 3 Replies

Post by Teresa Echols Well, we made it home from our Disney family vacation tired, happy and with money in the bank. I guess I should start at the beginning and tell you how this trip came to be. Way back in January, Pete announced that he was giving me a challenge to plan and [...]

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Epcot at Walt Disney World Rumor- did they lose a sponsor?

Epcot at Walt Disney World Rumor- did they lose a sponsor?

| August 26, 2010

UPDATE- It has now been reported that Kodak is no longer sponsoring the Journey into Imagination pavilion. New pictures 9/9/2010 at the end of the blog. I make no secret of the fact that I love Epcot at Walt Disney World!  My favorite Disney ride is Journey into Imagination.  I recently read a rumor that [...]

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