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The INSANE 700-Foot Coaster That Was So Crazy it Was Never Built

Met with angry residents and a company on the brink of bankruptcy, this giant coaster would never come to be.

You'll Never See Animal Kingdom The Same Way Again After Seeing It Through Joe Rohde's Eyes...

A scholar, a philosopher, an artist, and a true-life adventurer (literally serving as the inspiration for several members of S.E.A.), Rohde is an icon of modern Imagineering... and he's letting us in on his thought process.

OPINION: Universal's New Theme Park MIGHT Be An Epic Mistake... Here's What to Consider.

Here’s a trivia question for you: When’s the last time a major, destination theme park opened in the United States? Which are the newest U.S. parks built by the industry’s leaders, Disney and Universal, respectively?

COVID-CLOSURES: If ONE RIDE Had to Disappear From Each Park Over Closure, Here's Which We'd Vote Out

Modern civilization has never seen an event quite like the COVID-19 pandemic, tearing through the world during winter and spring of 2020. For the first time in history, every single Disney Park on Earth is completely and totally closed in a desperate bid to reduce the transmission of a highly

Bob Iger Has Reportedly Reclaimed Control at Disney

On February 25th, Bob Chapek earned the promotion of a lifetime. He became only the third Chief Executive Officer of The Walt Disney Company since 1984. At the time, Robert Iger became Executive Chairman at Disney, as he prepped for retirement. People immediately speculated about the reason why he

Retro Rewind: Universal Studios Florida - Experience The Magic of Movies

This retro video tells a story of a failing studio and burgeoning theme park, but even then, the history is mostly in the margins.

A Crash Course in Gwazi, Florida's Most Iconic Wooden Coaster

Something was roaring in Tampa in the summer of 1999. It was named after a mythical creature with the head of a tiger and the body of a lion. 7,000 feet of track peeked up from the skyline. It stood at 100 feet tall and hauled at speeds of over 50 miles per hour…and there were two of them.

HOMEMADE MAGIC: 8 Quarantine-Created Disney Ride Recreations That Keep The Magic Alive

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed our world in incalculable ways as it wreaks havoc and devestation on populations and industries across the globe. But leave it to Imagineering fans to look toward the "great, big, beautiful tomorrow" shining at the end of it, channeling this "world of hopes and

Disney Mishandles Coronavirus Cruise Decision As 38 Cast Members Catch Disease

The Walt Disney Company faces another PR disaster, as many cast members from a recent Disney Wonder cruise have contracted COVID-19. According to Cruise Law News, 38 workers on the ship have caught the infectious Coronavirus. The news comes straight from the ship's captain, who revealed the

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