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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Luigi’s Rollickin’ Roadsters Annual Passholder Preview

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Contributing photographer Jason of disneygeek.com sends us these photos from his trip to the parks on Friday, March 4, 2016. Luigi’s Rollickin’ Roadsterswas conducting an Annual Passholder preview today, it officially opens on Monday March 7th. Below is a first look at the attraction featuring several videos and pictures. For the full set including more … Continue reading "Luigi’s Rollickin’ Roadsters Annual Passholder Preview"
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Disneyland Resort Offers 16 Unforgettable Experiences To Brighten a Spring or Summer Visit in 2016

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Star Wars Experiences and Diamond Celebration Spectaculars Continue to Thrill Guests, with New Excitement on the Way: New ‘Frozen’ Musical, Luigi’s Rollickin’ Roadsters and Soarin’ Around the World ANAHEIM, Calif. (Jan. 29, 2016) — Spring and summer at the Disneyland Resort will be more thrilling than ever this year with new family vacation fun and … Continue reading "Disneyland Resort Offers 16 Unforgettable Experiences To Brighten a Spring or Summer Visit in 2016"
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Tips for gearing up for fun at Disneyland’s Cars Land

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Since it opened in 2012, Cars Land has been the must-do area for most guests at Disney California Adventure. On our recent visit to Disneyland, my family and I fell in love with this section of the theme park, too. A guest - even one who didn't ride the main attraction - would be hard-pressed not to enjoy the level of detail that makes Cars Land so immersive.
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Disneyland Resort Photo Update – 11/08/13 – Disney California Adventure

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Contributing photographer Jason of disneygeek.com sends us these photos from his trip to the parks on Friday, November 8, 2013. This posting takes a look at Disney California Adventure. Time to visit DCA. Buena Vista Street is all decorated and alive with Holiday cheer. Too bad they did not switch out the Big Top Toys … Continue reading "Disneyland Resort Photo Update – 11/08/13 – Disney California Adventure"
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ENDED Imagineer Kevin Rafferty Signed Carsland CD

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Auction #3 – Imagineer Kevin Rafferty Signed Carsland CD Time for my semi-annual Collectables for a Cause. I am auctioning some items from my personal collection as a way to aid my fundraising efforts. Entire final bid price goes directly to Deb’s Avon Walk for Breast Cancer! The autograph says: Kevin Rafferty, Imagineer – Creative … Continue reading "ENDED Imagineer Kevin Rafferty Signed Carsland CD"
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