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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:

Has Marvel Become Too Complicated and Too Saturated? Disney Thinks So... Here's Why, and How They're Fixing It.

Sunday, March 19, 2023
Recently, we’ve got to wonder… is Marvel’s pop culture dominance waning? Has the weight of the MCU finally become too high a barrier to entry for new fans? And could the increasing complexity of the multiverse be too great a barrier for casual viewers? Let's investigate...

Universal Beat Disney To the Regional, Family Park Model… Here’s Why WE Think Disney Will Regret It…

Wednesday, March 15, 2023
Today, we’ll dig into our thoughts and ask for yours as we consider whether Disney will regret letting Universal gain a foothold in a new model of park…

THEN & NOW: How Did Mr. Toad's Fantasyland Ride Turn into Pooh? See Our Before-and-After Layouts and Vote!

Tuesday, February 28, 2023
Now, let's compare how the same real estate in Magic Kingdom's Fantasyland was re-used for two very dissimilar dark rides... and once you've studied their layouts, be sure to vote in our poll and determine which of these two rides you think was the better use of the space!

The Ultimate Disney100 Fan Cross-Country Road Trip: 7 Places OUTSIDE The Parks to Add To Your Bucket List...

Saturday, February 25, 2023
Looking beyond the theme parks, there’s much to see, celebrate, and support as we reflect on the first century of Disney, and hopefully our cross-country road trip of historic Disney destinations might spark some bucket list additions for you…

Did You Notice How Disneyland's Runaway Railway Was "Plussed" Versus Disney World's? Here Are The Big (and Small) Changes Florida Should Consider Copying...

Friday, February 17, 2023
We compare Disneyland and Disney World's versions of this toon-tastic E-Ticket to point out several differences you've heard a lot about, and several you might not have picked up on... Are the changes between these two versions enough for you to prefer one over the other?

TRON's Construction Will Have Taken 1,875 Days... But It's Not the ONLY Long-Delayed Theme Park Ride Out There...

Wednesday, February 15, 2023
Five years. 1,875 days. That's how much time will have passed between the first signs of construction for TRON Lightcycle Run on February 14, 2018 and its opening on April 4, 2023 but it's not the only long-delayed attraction, take a look at these!

Did Wondrous Journeys Finally Break Disney's Recent Nighttime Spectacular Curse? Here's Why We Love This Disney100 Headliner

Tuesday, February 14, 2023
Did Wondrous Journeys Finally Break Disney's Recent Nighttime Spectacular Curse? Here's Why We Love This Disney100 Headliner...

THEN & NOW: Compare The Great Movie Ride and Runaway Railway by Their Layouts... Then Cast Your Vote!

Friday, February 3, 2023
Today, we'll take a glimpse at the layouts of Hollywood Studios' long-lost cinematic classic and its animated replacement to see how Imagineers transformed the Chinese Theater into the cartoon world...

"Touch Grass!" Do You Think Disneyland's Controversial New Green Space is a Plus or a Minus?

Thursday, February 2, 2023
Is it another apocalyptic chip away at Disney Parks legacy? Or an improvement that, in practice, will make Toontown ever better? We'll let you decide when we dig into the details of what used to be, what it's become, and why?... 

The Coaster Crown Countdown: Which Parks Have The Most Coasters? Maybe Not The Ones You'd Expect...

Tuesday, January 31, 2023
Now that the chaos of the Coaster Wars have largely subsided, it's probably a good time to pause and look at the industry today. Which parks actually ended up with the biggest coaster counts? You may be surprised... 

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