Category: Rumors and Commentary

What Makes A Good Theme Park Land?

One of my favorite aspects of theme parks are the way they’re crafted to tell stories.  In the best theme parks, each attraction, land and park tells a story.  Of course, the attraction stories are more specific and the land’s and park’s story is more broad.  All of […]

The Future of FastPass

Over the course of the last year Disney has introduced ways for guests to pay for additional FastPasses.  MaxPass was brought to Disneyland in early 2017, offering a little extra flexibility for guests at $10/day for each guest.  More recently, Disney World has offered guests who are staying […]

What Comes Next for Tomorrowland?

Disney’s iconic castle parks are made up of memorable lands – Main Street, Adventureland, Frontierland, Fantasyland, and Tomorrowland.  There are tweaks to each castle park (Liberty Square, New Orleans Square, etc.) but the 5 lands above are all part of a tried and true formula.  Most of these […]

The Theme Park Summer Begins!

Memorial Day has become an unofficial start to the theme park summer and that’s especially true this year as many attractions, areas and parks all open for the first time to the public today.  Here’s a quick breakdown of what has opened and how it may affect your […]

Epcot’s Midlife Crisis

Young and innocent, Epcot Center came bursting to life October 1st, 1982.  A project more ambitious than any other theme park created to date, Epcot was barely ready for opening thanks in large part to some of that ambition.  As chronicled in Building A Better Mouse, American Adventure, the centerpiece […]