Restored Home Movie: Living with the Land 1993

Living with the Land, fairly fresh in late 1993 from its renovation from Epcot’s original “Listen to the Land”, is a boat tour through various ecosystems and working greenhouses. A live tour guide narrated part of the attraction, giving guests information about the greenhouses and the research that took place in the pavilion.Read More...

Podcast Episode 57: El Rio del Tiempo

Our good friend How takes the lead this episode and we can't be more excited. You can always expect a deep dive into whatever it is he is discussing, which is always amazing. This episode we take you back to EPCOT Center and right into World Showcase. One of our favorite countries that was actually the only World Showcase 'ride' when the park opened. This attraction has stayed very similar to the opening day form with…Read More...

EPCOT Center 1980s Super8 Film with Sound

Attending EPCOT back in the 80s just seems to match up perfectly with a VHS camcorder, not film. The film footage we usually get is from the Magic Kingdom and resort areas in the 1970s. This one though has our cameraman bringing the old Super8 into EPCOT Center. We are not sure on the year, but we found it is roughly 83/84 based on the construction of some different things, mostly Morocco. There is some footage...Read More...

Innoventions at Epcot Walk Around – Mid 90s

We are back at Epcot today to look around Innoventions. This video showcases tons of the exhibits inside Innoventions, including some of the interactive elements, live shows, demonstrations and more. We hope you don’t get motion sickness, as this one is pretty jerky. The 8mm camcorder it was shot on does not stabilization and there was just so much to capture. So plan on lots of zooms, movement and walking around – but it does give...Read More...

Epcot ’94 Innoventions Commercial

Since the closure, demolition and continuing change an EPCOT, this video seems timely. Back when this attraction/show building was a thing, you could plan to see so many various this. The commercial here shows this, including the Sega games, the bathroom of the future and Aladdin virtual carpet ride. This stuff was insane for the mid-90s and for today, some of it actually came true. Take a look at the wristwatch phone. This is a super...Read More...

Podcast Episode 51: Horizons – Part 3: The Legacy

We finalize the ride this month, as the last episode was just insanely long and had to be cut off. Todd gets us back in the ride vehicles and we talk about choosing your own ending. How has everything worked out in detail, as to how this worked as a ride.... Ted even chimes in with some official wording on how all of this funtioned day in and day out, using the Horizons Ride Control System…Read More...

Podcast Episode 50: Horizons – Part 2: The Promise

The moment you have been waiting for is finally here. The classic attraction from EPCOT Center is finally getting time on our podcast and we couldn't be more excited. Horizons is here and get ready: this is going to take more than one episode! For Part 2 - The Promise, this is the meat and potatoes episode, ride throughs, scene discussions and so much more. Our discussion starts though with a simple questions: Was Horizons under…Read More...

Podcast Episode 49: Horizons – Part 1: The Prologue

The moment you have been waiting for is finally here. The classic attraction from EPCOT Center is finally getting time on our podcast and we couldn't be more excited. Horizons is here and get ready: this is going to take more than one episode!For Part 1 - The Prologue, we get into quite a bit of the origins of EPCOT, going over mission statements, concepts and much more. This is all important and leads up to…Read More...

Podcast Episode 43.75: A Chat With Jim Sarno

We are still plugging along in the Episode 43 series, this time with 43.75. The crew welcomes Jim Sarno, an artist who has been all over the entertainment industry. Jim spent some time with The Muppets, Hannah-Barbera and beyond. He moved into the Disney realm, getting his first gig with MAPO, making body parts out of fiberglass.  As you listen to this episode, you will hear Jim drop so many names of his former friends &...Read More...