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Brickworld LEGO event delivers the goods

Imagine a conventions of sorts, where LEGO clubs from around the country gather to show off what’s they’ve built. There would be a couple dozen large table displays, many with scenes rather than individual creations. One very large central display would show much of Tampa. Add it all together, and it’s roughly the size of…

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Three Times My Journalism Was Yellow

Back in the day, we learned about Yellow Journalism in school, usually in reference to the Spanish-American war. Yellow journalism is a particular brand of reporting that attempts to influence the reader unduly, beyond the pale of the usual ‘judgment call’ and into the realm of inculcating, even indoctrinating, the reader into a particular polarized…

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DHS closures, rumors, and likely additions

The blogs are lighting up this week with news that the Magic of Disney Animation will be closing July 12. But this is only one part of the story, and it’s likely we’re going to see drastic closures elsewhere in DHS as the park remakes itself. Here’s the thing: all this pain is a good…