Category Archives: Gothic Disney

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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Roy’s Memo On The Passing Of Walt Disney

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The Passing Of Walt Disney, December 15, 1966

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Halloween Hall O’ Fame

Thirty-five years ago today, the Wonderful World Of Disney aired “Halloween Hall O’ Fame” starring one of my favorite comedians, Jonathan Winters! Winters plays a night watchman at Walt Disney Productions and a pumpkin head named Jack O. Lantern (who … Continue reading

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September 4, 1918 – FOOOOM!

This is the wreckage of Chicago’s Federal Building after the explosion of a bomb on September 4, 1918. It was allegedly planted by the International Workers of the World (lWW) as a reprisal for the sentencing of the union’s leader, … Continue reading

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Saludos Amigos!

As WW2 began to spread, there was concern in the United States about the growth of Nazi influence in South America. As a precaution, then President Franklin D. Roosevelt deployed a Goodwill Envoy mission to South America as part of … Continue reading

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Your #801A Key To The Haunted Mansion…

As you can see in the image above, August 11, 1969 was the press preview day at the Haunted Mansion, although it had been open to guests since the 9th.  What’s interesting about this piece is the skull trinket / … Continue reading

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