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Just your friendly neighborhood fan of tropical hideaways, Victorian boardwalks, mid-century tomorrows, ancient temples, and cursed forests! In between dreaming of Dole Whips, I'm a museum experience developer. I'm also the researcher behind Theme Park Tourist's Legend Library – filled with stories of Lost Legends, Modern Marvels, Declassified Disasters, and more.

Articles by Brian:

12 Universal Orlando Exclusives That Should Make Disney Parks Fans Jealous

Friday, January 14, 2022
These 12 rides, attractions, experiences, decisions, and differences that make Universal Orlando an incredible, astounding, and amazing destination that even Disney could learn a thing or two from…

Spider-Meh: How "No Way Home" Makes Disneyland's Spider-Man Ride Feel Like a Missed Opportunity

Wednesday, January 12, 2022
No Way Home is a true cinematic event that wraps up twenty years of Spider-Man stories in an incredible, reality-leaping, heart-wringing two-and-a-half hour spectacle. It's Marvel at its best: massive, emotional, interconnected, action-packed, and epic. You'll laugh. You'll cry. You'll applaud. Spider-Man now stands as the central, anchor character of the MCU; the hero we all root for. If only Disney could use the character in its theme parks! ... Oh, what? It already has? Oh yeah... You mean...

WHAT IF... Mystic Manor Finally Came to the United States... as an Encanto Ride?

Wednesday, January 5, 2022
An eclectic home residing in a misty rainforest; otherworldly rooms with fantastic sights and sounds; shimmering, magical energy radiating out from an enchanted source, and sending music flowing do

Place Your Bets! Will Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser Be a Blockbuster or a Bust? Here's Our Guess...

Tuesday, January 4, 2022
Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser was once viewed as the kind of bold, experimental project that could propel Disney into the next era of themed entertainment, today, many fans are gleefully hoping to see Chapek's pet project crash and burn...

Personal Shopper or Scalper? How Do YOU Feel About Disney Parks' "Reseller" Black Market?

Sunday, January 2, 2022
Known to some as "personal shoppers" while decried by others as "scalpers," there's a surprising undercurrent to Disney merchandise that you may never have even noticed...

Secrets of the Swan & Dolphin: Surprising Stories from Disney World's Most Unusual Hotels.

Friday, December 31, 2021
these two unusual sister resorts set around Crescent Lake near EPCOT are captivating; interesting; different.

The 2021 Theme Park Year in Review: What Opened (and What Didn't) at Disney and Universal Parks!

Thursday, December 30, 2021
Many of the rides that debuted in 2021 were initially planned for 2020, and likewise, many of 2021's planned attractions will instead open in 2022! So today, let's look back on 2021 with a time capsule review of the big attractions of the year... and what the rides that missed their expected 2021 openings altogether... 

Big, Fat Flops: 6 Disney Experiments OUTSIDE The Parks That Crashed & Burned

Tuesday, December 28, 2021
Today, we're chronicling six very big experiments Disney undertook outside of its theme parks... and the spectacular crash and burn each produced.

Genie+ vs. Universal Express: Which Theme Park Upcharge Is Worth Its Price to Plus Your Trip?

Friday, December 17, 2021
do you prefer Genie+'s low-cost system dictated by rules, reservations, technology, and microtransactions, or Universal's high-cost, all-in, VIP solution for guests willing to spend big to get stuff done?

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