Rob Plays

The Hidden Tile at The Land in Epcot

Did you know there’s a hidden tile in the mosaic at The Land and that the entire piece exists the way it does today because of a math error? New here? Be sure to subscribe! 🔷 My Patreon! ❤ My Disney Podcast! 🎧 Follow me on Twitter! 📱 (Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)

Changing the Law for Disneyland

Did you know that Walt Disney managed to have local building code in Anaheim changed in order to preserve the magic of Disneyland? Having careful control over what a guest was and wasn’t able to see at any given moment was an important element in crafting a story to tell. New here? Be sure to […]

The Tower of Terror is a Bad Twilight Zone Ride

The Tower of Terror is a beloved classic Disney attraction, and for good reason too. Everything from the queue to the pre-show to the loading area to the ride itself is wonderfully atmospheric. However for as great of a ride as it is, it’s an awful Twilight Zone ride. New here? Be sure to subscribe! […]

Epcot’s Ripple Effect_ How the Opening of EPCOT Center Doomed Two Amusements

The rising tide lifts all boats. The creation of Walt Disney World in Orlando Florida is arguably one example of that. Prior to the resorts opening in 1971, that region of the state simply wasn’t the diverse tourism powerhouse that it is today. So it’s fair to say that there are amusements in that area […]

Charityland 2018 (Sunday, December 9th at 5pm!)

Who would have though that Avengers: End Game would be the SECOND biggest trailer to drop today? Join us over at Defunctland this Sunday at 5pm ET for a seven hour live stream holiday spectacular, where we’ll be raising money for Give Kids the World Village! Kevin, Disney Dan, and I will be co-hosting as […]

The Disneyland Monorail Opening: Nixon’s Joyride

Did you know that in 1959, for just a few moments, Vice President Richard Nixon was whisked away from his secret service detail without any planning on the first ever passenger monorail in the US, and it all happened at Disneyland? The Disneyland Story by Sam Gennawey 📚 New here? Be sure to subscribe! 🔷 […]

Up or Down? The Haunted Mansion Stretching Room

When you step into the famous octagonal room, your first stop at the Haunted Mansion, the disembodied ghost-host asks: “Is this room actually stretching? Or is it just your imagination?” Well it’s not your imagination. It is stretching, but in which direction? New here? Be sure to subscribe! 🔷 My Disney Podcast! 🎧 Follow me […]

Ford Magic Skyway | Walt Disney at the World’s Fair

The 1964 New York World’s Fair was not only an important part of New York and American history, but it was an important part of Disney history too! Here’s a short look at Disney’s involvement at Ford’s pavilion with the Ford Magic Skyway! New here? Be sure to subscribe! 🔷 My Disney Podcast! 🎧 Follow […]

How Much Garbage Does Walt Disney World Produce?

Walt Disney World. It’s large and it’s full of people. According to the Reedy Creek Improvement District the area can see as many as 250,000 people a day across the entire property. That’s a lot of people, and people produce garbage and so naturally, that’s also a lot of garbage. But just how much garbage […]

Where Did the Orange Bird Come From?

The Orange Bird. What a cute little character. If you keep an eye open you can usually spot this bird over in Adventureland, and these days you can definitely spot the Orange Bird on countless pieces of Disney merchandise, from key-chains to magic bands to even dresses. That said many guests, especially younger ones, might […]