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Brian Krosnick


Columbus, Ohio


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When I'm not eating Dole Whips, I'm a museum education experience developer. I'm also the storyteller behind Theme Park Tourist's  Legend Library. A big fan of tropical hideaways, Victorian boardwalks, mid-century tomorrows, romanticized streetscapes, and cursed forests, the only thing I love more than themed entertainment is telling the stories behind it.

Articles by Brian Krosnick:

POSSIBILITY WORLD: A Tour Through the Lost E-Tickets Magic Kingdom Almost Had

Sunday, September 23, 2018
POSSIBILITYLAND: Magic Kingdom: “To all who come to this place of possibility: welcome. Possibility World is your world..." Or, it could've been! Take a tour through the lost archives of Magic Kingdom's most amazing, never-built attractions. From cancelled concepts to radical reinventions, the Magic Kingdom we know and love ALMOST looked a whole lot different...

Have You Seen These 10 Animatronics That Are OUTSIDE of Rides?

Sunday, September 16, 2018
Today, we'll take a look at some of the animatronic figures you can find at Disney and Universal Parks without being on a ride...

Lost Legends: Disney's Forgotten Skyway and its Return to Disney World's Skies

Sunday, August 26, 2018
LOST LEGENDS: The Skyway: Sometimes, the simplest asides leave the biggest impression. Though the Skyway was a gentle and functional element of Disneyland and Magic Kingdom for a cumulative seventy years, these unusual aerial buckets were so much more than a simple transportation ride... And when the technology makes its reappearance at Walt Disney World, it'll change the resort once again...

Artificial Worlds: The Rise and Reign of Screens and Simulators at Theme Parks

Saturday, August 18, 2018
There’s only one kind of attraction that can take guests somewhere without really going anywhere at all: simulators.

Editorial: Disney Parks Should Get Rid of FastPass. Before You Get Mad, Here’s Why.

Sunday, August 12, 2018
EDITORIAL: Since 1999, Disney's FastPass service has truly redefined a day at the parks for a generation of Disney fans. The problem is that the ways it's changed your favorite park aren't always for the better. In this special editorial, we'll dissect the seven reasons FastPass isn't all it's cracked up to be. When FastPass advertises itself with the question, "Why wait in line?" Well... there may be a few reasons to do just that...

Epcot Lost The Living Seas and Found Nemo. Let's Dive into this Lost Legend.

Saturday, July 28, 2018
LOST LEGENDS: The Living Seas: EPCOT Center's Seas pavilion embodied everything that EPCOT Center was about – it was a gargantuan, spectacular, larger-than-life attraction rooted in reality that was meant to inform, inspire, educate, and leave guests caring just a little more about the real-life wonders of the world around them. Here's what could've been, what was, and why a lost clownfish changed Epcot forever.

Carnivals, Boardwalks, and Backlots: The Stories of Disney's Least Immersive Lands

Tuesday, July 24, 2018
These lands just don't seem to "fit" somehow...

DISNEY•PIXARLAND: Inside the "Pixarificaton" of Disney Parks

Saturday, July 21, 2018
When did Disney's connection to Pixar first begin? Longer ago than you might imagine... How many Pixar-themed attractions have Disney Parks hosted? More than you might think... How far will Pixar permeate into Disney Parks? Think, "to infinity and beyond..."

The Tiki Tiki Tiki Room: The Full-Feathered Story Behind Walt Disney's Tropical Serenade

Sunday, July 15, 2018
MODERN MARVELS: The Enchanted Tiki Room: "Welcome to our tropical hideaway, you lucky people you!" Our Modern Marvels series gains a new tropical tale: the story of a genuine Walt Disney original and fan-favorite for more than five decades, the venerated and beloved Walt Disney’s Enchanted Tiki Room. Step inside to explore the genesis of this tropical serenade and how it changed Disneyland for good.

These Are the 10 Most Immersive Theme Park Lands On Earth... And What May Beat Them Soon...

Sunday, June 24, 2018
Here, we've collected a countdown of the 10 most immersive theme park lands we know

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