Fun Facts About Halloween Time at the Disneyland Resort

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For those tired of the scorching SoCal summers and ready for the festivities of Fall, the Disneyland Resort is giving you an early start to the Halloween season. [Non-attributed photos/video courtesy of Disney.] Earlier this week, Laura tipped us off to all the fun Halloween elements popping up all over both Disneyland and Disney California … Continue reading "Fun Facts About Halloween Time at the Disneyland Resort"
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Meet the Real Doc Hudson from the Disney Movie, Cars

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Every once in awhile, the Disney fan in me meets up with a real life Disney star. During the summer, I go to a few car events in my area. A couple of weeks ago, I came across a beautiful 1951 Hudson Hornet. Yes, like many cars in the Disney animated movie Cars, “Doc” Hudson … Continue reading "Meet the Real Doc Hudson from the Disney Movie, Cars"
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Hidden Mickeys in Disney California Adventure

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Let’s examine a few images from California. “Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT!” replaced “The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror” in the Hollywood Tower Hotel structure in Hollywood Land. This first image is high on an outside wall of the refurbished building. Small silver metal plates are scattered among pipes and other metallic items … Continue reading "Hidden Mickeys in Disney California Adventure"
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It’s Haul-O-Ween Time!

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The Disneyland Resort has been celebrating Halloween Time for a number of years. Enter John Lasseter, who wanted to bring a Halloween celebration to Cars Land. Radiator Springs became Radiator Screams, and "Haul-O-Ween" rolled off the production line. AllEars.Net's Laura Gilbreath recently had the chance to check it out.
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Imagineering’s Kevin Rafferty turned love of cars, fear of bugs into hit attractions

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Long-time Imagineer Kevin Rafferty poses for a photo while in attendance at a Pacific Northwest Mouse Meet. [AllEars.Net] As the saying goes, you have to start somewhere. In the case of Card Walker, who was the Walt Disney Company’s CEO from 1971-1983, that “somewhere” was the mail room at the Walt Disney Studios in 1938. … Continue reading "Imagineering’s Kevin Rafferty turned love of cars, fear of bugs into hit attractions"
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Questionable Hidden Mickeys in the Disneyland Resort

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Take a look at some images from Disneyland and Disney California Adventure. The first photo is from the Haunted Mansion in New Orleans Square. In the stretching room, one picture shows an alligator with gaping jaws under a woman on a tightrope. Do any of the alligator’s green, round scales form a classic, three-circle Hidden … Continue reading "Questionable Hidden Mickeys in the Disneyland Resort"
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Disneyland and DCA – New Attractions and Shows

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On our recent trip I had the opportunity to experience some new shows and attractions that have recently opened. I say “new”, but two of them were actually updates of existing attractions that just came out of lengthy refurbishments. The first is the Jungle Cruise, which just re-opened on May 6. The biggest change was … Continue reading "Disneyland and DCA – New Attractions and Shows"
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