Category Archives: Disney World

Tony Baxter’s Official Letter Of Resignation

  via MousePlanet: Decades ago, Imagineering had the bold notion to start the 21st century 18 years early by unveiling the “future” at Epcot in 1982. This positive look at tomorrow had a numbing effect on the bleak vistas depicted … Continue reading

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Tony Baxter

We’re probably going to hear a lot about Tony Baxter today, as he begins to scale back his day-to-day involvement with Disney. He started his career at Disneyland selling popcorn and scooping ice cream and worked his way up to … Continue reading

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Walt Disney World And The End Of The Beatles

May Pang recounts the events surrounding the end of the Beatles at The Polynesian Village Hotel at Walt Disney World on December 29, 1974: THE FINAL CONTRACT At the end of 1974, after three years of court battles and acrimony, … Continue reading

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The Passing Of Roy O. Disney

  Roy O. Disney passed away today in 1971, just 2 months after he dedicated Walt Disney World as “…a tribute to the philosophy and life of Walter Elias Disney…” There is an excellent piece by Jim Korkis on Mouse … Continue reading

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Our show still revolves around the same theme: and that’s progress. [Part 3]

Well, here we are again! Seems like there have been many upsetting changes coming to the parks over the past year, and the responses to those changes are what prompted this series of posts. It began with the closing of … Continue reading

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Alcoholic Beverage Menu From The Be Our Guest Restaurant!

For the fist time, other than special selected events, alcohol will be available to park guests in The Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World. The web is exploding with commentary, but here is the official word and menu. Via the … Continue reading

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Our show still revolves around the same theme: and that’s progress.

When Carnation Plaza Gardens closed earlier this year to expand the Disney Princess Fantasy Faire,  fans were upset because the historic park location had been enjoyed not only patrons since 1956, but also by Walt himself.  Although Suzy Brown, a spokeswoman … Continue reading

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