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Defunctland: The Craziest Party Walt Disney Ever Threw

One of the single most important stories in theme park history has nothing to do with a theme park. This is Walt’s Field Day, the Craziest Party Walt Disney Ever Threw. An Editorial Note on This Production: This video features many quotes from Walt Disney and his staff, read in the video by actors. Some […]

DefunctTV: The History of Oobi

Start your Squarespace free trial today at http://www.squarespace.com/defunctland and use code DEFUNCTLAND to get 10% off your first purchase. In this episode of DefunctTV, Kevin takes a trip back to the inception of Nickelodeon and the Children Television Workshop’s joint venture, the all-educational channel, Noggin, and the barehanded puppetry of its popular interstitial show turned […]

Charityland 2019 Live!

Charityland, our 8 hour live stream of special guests, skits, and games benefitting GKTW, is now live! Watch now! DONATE HERE: http://charityland.gives Shirt: https://www.teespring.com/charityland2020 THEME PARK TUBE DISCORD: https://discord.gg/4ffN5wG Raffles: http://support.gktw.org/site/TR/Event/General?pg=team&fr_id=1862&team_id=7287 Auctions: https://www.32auctions.com/Charityland2019 (Visited 42495 times, 1 visits today)

DefunctTV: The History of Gullah Gullah Island

Go to https://NordVPN.com/defunctland to get a special holiday gift of 84% off a 3-year plan and use code DEFUNCTLAND for 4 additional months PLUS NordLocker file encryption app for free! Buy Defunctland T-Shirts: https://teespring.com/stores/defunctland Donate on Patreon: https://patreon.com/defunctland In this episode of DefunctTV, Kevin explores the history of Nickelodeon’s children’s program, Gullah Gullah Island. Facebook […]

Defunctland: The Fair That Changed America

Buy Defunctland T-Shirts: https://teespring.com/stores/defunctland Donate on Patreon: https://patreon.com/defunctland In this episode, Kevin travels back to the tail end of the Roaring Twenties to look at the development of the Century of Progress fair in Chicago and how the World’s Exposition changed the United States and its view of progress Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/Defunctland-1142494142561537/ Defunctland Twitter: Tweets […]

Defunctland: Walt Disney’s Childhood Amusement Park, Electric Park

Buy Defunctland T-Shirts: https://teespring.com/stores/defunctland Donate on Patreon: https://patreon.com/defunctland Check Out Historian Diane Euston’s Work Here: https://newsantafetrailer.blogspot.com/2018/08/ In this episode, Kevin discusses the history of Walt Disney’s childhood amusement park, Kansas City’s Electric Park and all of its attractions, including Hale’s Tours of the World, the Loop the Loop Coaster, and Alligator Joe. Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/Defunctland-1142494142561537/ […]

DefunctTV: The History of the Original Ghost Busters

Start your Squarespace free trial today at http://www.squarespace.com/defunctland and use code DEFUNCTLAND to get 10% off your first purchase. In this extra spooky Halloween episode of DefunctTV, Kevin takes a look at the original Ghost Busters sitcom created by Filmation, predating the popular 1984 comedy. Buy Defunctland T-Shirts: https://teespring.com/stores/defunctland Donate on Patreon: https://patreon.com/defunctland Facebook Group: […]

DefunctTV: The History of Welcome to Pooh Corner

Start your Squarespace free trial today at http://www.squarespace.com/defunctland and use code DEFUNCTLAND to get 10% off your first purchase. In this episode, Kevin looks at the beginning of the Disney Channel and one of their original series, Welcome to Pooh Corner, a live-action full-body character iteration of A.A. Milne’s classic Winnie the Pooh. Buy Defunctland […]

Defunctland: A Roundabout History of the Ferris Wheel

Buy Defunctland T-Shirts: https://teespring.com/stores/defunctland Donate on Patreon: https://patreon.com/defunctland In the Season 3 Premiere, Kevin and company go all the way back to the 19th century to explore the origins of World’s Fairs, the Ferris Wheel, and much much more. Selected or Major Sources: America at the Great Exhibition of 1851 Author(s): Marcus Cunliffe Source: American […]

Defunctland Season 3 (Trailer)

In the third season of Defunctland, Kevin and company return with 22 more stories of defunct rides, parks, and themed entertainment experiences. The season will explore the revisionism of the past, the industrial tomorrow, dystopian futures, and the reality of today. Whether it’s Disney, Universal, Six Flags, or a hastily built World’s Fair, Defunctland Season […]