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Book review: Drinking at Disney

When you crack open a book with the subtitle “A tipsy travel guide to Walt Disney World’s bars, lounges, and glow cubes,” you have a certain expectation. At the low end of the spectrum would be simple recounting of what’s in each bar and maybe a few factoids specific to each. However, that would be…

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River Country, as seen rotting in 2011

This week Disney has filled in the main pool of River Country – the ol’ swimmin’ hole – most likely in response to the creeping incursion of Zika into Florida (though admittedly there have always been mosquitoes and they should have done this a long time ago). On this occasion, we look back. I never…

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There is a Disney theme park Easter Egg in Finding Dory, and it’s glorious (spoilers deep within article)

Usually the flow of Disney synergy goes in just one direction: new material is created for the animated movies, which then provide themes, characters, settings, and plots that can be used when creating new theme park rides. Most of the time you find “Easter Eggs” (hidden secrets with personal or historical significance) in those movies,…