Tag Archives: Theme Parks

Disney MGM Studios Decorative Plate

Disney and MGM have gone their separate ways now, but the partnership did yield some great synergy (The Great Movie Ride) and some great merchandise. It may not look like much, but a closer inspection should give us some reasons … Continue reading

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Theme Park Spoons from Walt Disney World

Disney’s business model when it comes to the Theme Parks is simple: They count on your vacation dollars staying in the Parks first by admission prices, then with food, and then with every imaginable product they can slap a Disney … Continue reading

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The Dueling Guitars of Big Al – Money Banks

The Country Bear Jamboree has got to be one of the corniest shows ever to appear in a Disney Park… and I love it! Big Al is definitely a stand-out character as he drawls his way through Blood on the … Continue reading

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Tomorrowland Speedway Friction Model Cars

I love seeing Mickey and his friends in vehicles. Many of the original Shorts feature some kind of transportation theme and so it seems like a natural fit to carry this over into merchandise. Many believe that the Tomorrowland Speedway … Continue reading

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30th Anniversary Splash Mountain Funko Pop! Figures

As of the writing of this post Splash Mountain is due to be replaced by a different themed overlay. A ‘Save Splash Mountain’ initiative has been started but is unlikely to change the outcome. Due to the escalating dislike for … Continue reading

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Walt Disney World ‘Monorail Red’ Floor Mat

“Please Stand Clear of the Doors” or “Por Favor Manténganse Alejado de las Puertas” if you prefer the Spanish version of the spiel. Either way it’s said, when you hear it, you know you’re about to enjoy a spectacular voyage … Continue reading

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Funko ‘Pop! Rides’ Jungle Cruise Figurine

I saw that this Funko Pop figurine was released recently but thought you could only get it at the Disney Theme Parks. Then I was browsing in The Disney Store, as one does, and I found this World Famous Pop! … Continue reading

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Official Guide to the 1964-65 New York World’s Fair

It’s time to go back to the bookshelf for another selection of reading material. In this post we will look at the Official Guide to the 1964-65 New York World’s Fair. You could buy the expensive hardcover edition or this … Continue reading

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Lands of Walt Disney World Tin Tray

At first glance this tin tray, or metal platter, probably looks much older than it is. Although it likely dates from the 70s it has been antiqued with fake patina to make it appear rusted and damaged. I do like … Continue reading

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Walt Disney World News August 1973

From the third year of operation comes this wonderful mono-colored newspaper with all the scuttlebutt from The Happiest Place on Earth, Walt Disney World! So what was all the rage, or what Disney wanted to plug, in the Fall of … Continue reading

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