Weird Mexico

Remember this guy? Hell yes you do! You miss him now that's he's gone but when you first saw these life sized marionettes in "El Rio Del Tiempo" at EPCOT Center you were freaked out. I was They were neat but they didn't make a whole lot of sense t...Read More...

You’re not going to care.

Three people will give a shit about this post. That's ok though because that makes it well worth it. Take a look at this picture:The Magic Kingdom of Walt Disney World and included the attraction "Snow White's Scary Adventure". It was great but gu...Read More...

Mickey’s Birthdayland/Starland Pukeville USA

I'm not a big fan of 1988's Mickey's Birthdayland. It seemed like a temporary plywood nightmare that surely would have been destroyed after Mickey turned 61. Nope. It stayed on for years and years. From Birthdayland, to Starland, to Mickey's Toontown F...Read More...

The Bride

Hi, everybody. I screwed up. I posted a picture of the Haunted Mansion Bride and I got the year WRONG. Below you'll find the Bride as in a photo my mom took in 1976. Second below is actually from the late 80's. 1976I think the original version is way more creepy than the current "in your face", screaming, projected, nightmare. You couldn't...Read More...

Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea -Part 1

I was fortunate enough to be doing work at the Magic Kingdom when 20k was being drained and removed. That's the way things go for me. I'm always there at the wrong time. The time when I have to decide what's right and wrong and take chances even though it might cost me my livelihood.So I went in. I put fresh cartridges in my respirator mask and I...Read More...

Pirates of the Caribbean- Little Ship in the Harbor -part one

There was a little activity on Twitter about the "Ship in the Harbor" from the load area of Pirates. Walt Disney World. Here's the first part of my collection for you little ships:)I think it's still there. Maybe they replaced it with a plywood Johnny Depp. Or a Frozen make over.If it's still there it will live as a tribute to "old school" detail...Read More...

El Rio Del Tiempo slides.

As you may remember, Horizons closed so Chief and I turned our attention toward the Mexico Pavilion. We were certain that El Rio Del Tiempo would be on the chopping block as rumors of a Donald Duck make over go as far back as 1997.We were in our prime. We had just documented the most amazing "Future Living" attraction ever built. Mexico was a...Read More...