Disneylandia and Mickey Mouse Park – More of the Disney That Never Was

Have you ever heard of Disneylandia?  Have you been to Mickey Mouse Park?  Don’t feel bad if you haven’t – because neither one ever existed.  Both were concepts that Walt had in mind even before Disneyland opened.  In the course … Continue reading Disneylandia and Mickey Mouse Park – More of the Disney That Never Was

An Alternate Home for the Country Bear Jamboree: The Disney Resort That Never Was

Did you know the Country Bear Jamboree almost didn’t become part of the Disney theme parks? It’s true. Originally, the attraction was supposed to be part of a year-round resort located in the mountains of California.  Walt apparently loved skiing … Continue reading An Alternate Home for the Country Bear Jamboree: The Disney Resort That Never Was

Jerrod Maruyama Talks About Hipster Mickey, Hipster Minnie, and It’s A Small World!

Jerrod Maruyama is an extremely talented artist.  One look at his particular style and you can see why he is such a perfect match for doing unique interpretations of iconic Disney characters.  He has been a featured artist at WonderGround … Continue reading Jerrod Maruyama Talks About Hipster Mickey, Hipster Minnie, and It’s A Small World!

How Frozen Warmed My Heart – Frozen Sing-A-Long at the El Capitan Jan 31-Feb 13!

Frozen is one of the best animated – scratch that – one of the best MOVIES out in theaters in a long time.  An engaging story with lively characters, great music, wonderful songs, and a reindeer – who could ask … Continue reading How Frozen Warmed My Heart – Frozen Sing-A-Long at the El Capitan Jan 31-Feb 13!