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Lawless: The History of Black Spire Outpost

The galaxy can be a massive wondrous place, filled with a variety of beautiful and unique worlds. However with its beauty, the galaxy brings chaos. Unfortunately without someone to bring order to that chaos, those beautiful worlds risk the chance of falling to corruption and villainy. One such prime example of that risk is the […]

Hope: The History of Black Spire Outpost

The galaxy can be a massive wondrous place, filled with a variety of beautiful and unique worlds. However with its beauty, the galaxy often brings tyranny. Thankfully in a universe so large, there are those willing to resist such tyranny in order to live free. Sure, sometimes that freedom isn’t the cleanest or safest, but […]

How Long Would The Jungle Cruise Really Take?

The Jungle Cruise in Disneyland and Walt Disney World is a classic when it comes to theme park attractions. Introduced in 1955, the ride takes guests on a tour through various famous rivers from around the world. As is typical through the magic of imagineering, Disney is able to whisk you around the globe in […]

The Two Times Disney World Almost Lost Their Powers

Disney World is within the Reedy Creek Improvement District, a governing jurisdiction that was created for Disney and one that is effectively controlled by Disney. Today I want to talk about the two times Disney came closest to losing their RCID powers. So buckle up and get ready, because we’re about to dive into the […]

How Much Food Does Disney World Sell?

Walt Disney World is big, and a lot of people visit it every day. Those people, like most people, need to eat. That means Disney sells food. Lots and lots of food. This is a video I’ve wanted to make for a while, and thanks to a couple of fact sheets from Disney themselves, I […]

Disney’s Boardwalk Resort: The Elephant in the Room

Today I want to talk about the elephant in the room when it comes to Disney’s Boardwalk Resort. And I mean the literal elephant in the room. When you enter the main lobby of the hotel and head over to the left, you can see a replica scale model of an elephant building. What is […]

Carousel of Progress: Who Was Little Egypt?

If you’ve ever ridden Walt Disney’s Carousel of Progress, then you might recall John’s son looking at Little Egypt doing the hootchy-kootchy in the first scene. Who was Little Egypt, and what was the hootchy-kootchy? New here? Be sure to subscribe! 🔷 My Patreon! ❤ My Disney History Book List! 📚 My Disney Podcast! 🎧 […]

Flying Saucers & Dancing Soda: A Brief History of Sci-Fi and Drive-Ins

One of my favorite elements of Disney’s Hollywood Studios is the Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater Restaurant. It transports guests back to the golden age of drive-in movie theaters and features a 47-minute long reel that plays on the big screen which includes film trailers, newsreels, and animated shorts. Today we’re going to look at the history […]

How Crowded is the Haunted Mansion?

If you’ve ridden the Haunted Mansion at Walt Disney World, you might recall that your Ghost Host at one point shoots off the fact that the mansion features 999 happy haunts, but that there’s room for a thousand. He even lets you know that you can make final arrangements at the end of the tour […]

EPCOT Center’s Honor Roll

When Epcot Center opened in 1982, it was unique. While it wasn’t Walt Disney’s city of the future, it did manage to avoid becoming a second Magic Kingdom. It blended theme park and World’s Fair into one, all with a Disney touch. As it would turn out, the novelty of that unique park didn’t last […]