Rob Plays

How Fast Does Spaceship Earth Travel Through Time?

Spaceship Earth is an Epcot classic that takes guests on a journey through the history of communication. It is one of the many attractions that makes use of the popular omnimover ride system, and we know that it travels at a rate of around 1.2 miles per hour, or 1.9 km/h. But what I want […]

The Short-Lived EPCOT Magazine (The TV Show)

In the early 1980’s, Disney was gearing up for a new company venture. Pay television was still in its relative infancy and Disney was willing to bet big on themselves with the idea that they had enough quality content to make a premium subscription channel work. It’d be The #DisneyChannel, and among its many original […]

The Walt Disney World Speedway and the Indy 200

Walt Disney World was always more than just theme parks. Even back in the 70’s when it first opened it offered guests other activities like golf, camping, and boating. It was just a way to round out a vacation destination. Many people made trips out to Daytona for the Daytona 500. Well, Disney had an […]

The Failed Disney Mobile Phone Service

Disney is no stranger to dipping their toes into a new venture. Walt himself took the company from animated shorts to features, to live action films, and even to theme parks. Decades later the company would explore everything from retail stores to cruise lines to state fairs. So when the cell phone industry began to […]

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 […]