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Brian Pacifico

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Biography

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 Pacifico:

Animatronic On Board! 3 Attractions Where Robots Go Along for the Ride

Friday, January 8, 2021
while many of the Best Audio-Animatronics in the World are concealed along dark rides' courses, hidden in queues, or even found outside of rides altogether, there's a rare collection that actually go along for the ride!

HOW IT WORKS: 9 Real, Screen-Free, In-Your-Face Physical Effects... And How the Magic's Made

Tuesday, December 29, 2020
Today, we've collected just a handful of some of the physical effects we love... true, practical, in-your-face effects that leave guests recoiling, ducking, shrieking, or just staring in awe as no screen can.

Yep, THAT'S Disney Now... 10 Surprising IPs Coming Soon to Disney+... and Maybe Disney Parks

Sunday, December 13, 2020
CONTENT IS KING - that was the title of a 1996 editorial by Bill Gates, who wrote that the Internet would disrupt entertainment in a way unmatched since the home television a half-century

Roller Coasters Themed to... Roller Coasters? Do These 5 "Bare, Steel" Coasters Destroy Disney & Universal's Immersive Lands?

Sunday, December 13, 2020
Story, story story. If you ask just about anyone at Walt Disney Imagineering or Universal Creative, you'll pretty consistently hear that absolutely nothing is more important than story.

The Imagineering “Bucket List:” 16 Must-See Disney Parks Attractions Worth Daydreaming About

Tuesday, December 1, 2020
add our “bucket list” picks to your list of rides worth daydreaming about… and maybe one day, booking a flight for.

The Makers of the Stand-Up, Inverted, Diving, Flying, and Wing Coasters Have a New Patent… You’ll Be Surprised What It’s For...

Saturday, November 28, 2020
Founded in 1987 by Walter Bolliger and Claude Mabillard, B&M today is one of the world’s most respected roller coaster design & manufacturing films, supplying headlining attractions to amusement parks across the globe.

Was Disney's First "Beauty and the Beast" Ride Worth the 30 Year Wait? Here's Why Imagineering Fans Are Split...

Saturday, November 7, 2020
If you've been around Disney Parks enthusiasts long enough, eventually you're bound to hear complaints about "book report" rides – times when Imagineers simply condense a 90-minute film into a 3-mi

Disney NEVER Made Rides Themed to Most of the Movies That Defined Your Childhood. Here’s Why…

Thursday, October 29, 2020
Nostalgia is a force more powerful than gravity.

COUNTDOWN: The Best Disney and Universal Rides of the Century (So Far)

Saturday, October 17, 2020
Last month, we took a half-hearted look at what we think are the "Worst" Disney Attractions of the Century (So Far). Today, we'll flip the script and look at the best to come out of Disney (and Universal) Parks so far in the 21st century – that is, opening in the year 2000 or late

Would You Dine in the Haunted Mansion's Ballroom? Here are 6 Rides That Should Have Restaurants INSIDE

Sunday, October 4, 2020
Are these spatially possible? Practical? Of course not! Consider this more of a conceptually exercise than a concrete one. But if you can join us in temporarily forgetting space constraints, ignoring blueprints, and thinking Blue Sky, consider how great these dining experiences would be...

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