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Imagineering or Bust

Imagineering or Bust

“Yo ho, yo ho,” I whisper-sang as I gazed at the pirates staring back at me. There I was, standing alone in a studio at Walt Disney Imagineering, geeking out...

Come Inside, the Water’s Fine

Come Inside, the Water’s Fine

“Basically, it all started as a mistake.”  That’s what Tom Lucke, the former co-owner of the Polynesian Resort in Wisconsin Dells, told me when I asked him about the role...

Parks: A Space Odyssey

Parks: A Space Odyssey

The countdown is on at Disneyland and Disney’s Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World Resort as both Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge lands prepare to launch. The anticipation is off the...