About Murray the Bellhop

Murray the Bellhop covers Knott's Berry Farm, Marvel, and also helps with DAPs Magic's Disneyland coverage. He also hosts DAPscast and helps produce Geeks Corner.

Top Ten Lands in Disney Parks – Part One

By | 2018-01-18T07:40:58+00:00 January 18th, 2018|Categories: DAPs Magic Rankings, Guides|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0qXbQze8Lug&feature=youtu.be Disneyland established not only the first theme park but the way that many theme parks would be laid out in the future.  “Lands” serve as the themed areas where attractions, shows, restaurants, and shops [...]

Disneyland Update 1/15/17 Featuring Main Street & Paradise Pier Refurbishments

By | 2018-01-15T11:40:01+00:00 January 15th, 2018|Categories: Disneyland Resort, Parks|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W_VPfy9uduo Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day!  Disneyland and Disney California Adventure are certainly undergoing construction.  Main Street is walled up almost immediately coming in.  Around the flag is boarded up for tearing up of [...]

What’s It Like to Run the Dopey Challenge? – runDisney Resolutions

By | 2018-01-14T08:36:30+00:00 January 14th, 2018|Categories: Guides, runDisney|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CVlRjlb4H9U Over 4 years ago I never would have thought I would be running often, let alone running 48.6 miles in 4 days.  But, that’s just what I did at the 25th anniversary of the [...]

Marvel Comics News Digest 1/8 – 1/12/18 Featuring Valkyrie and a Captain America Milestone

By | 2018-01-14T08:52:27+00:00 January 14th, 2018|Categories: Entertainment, Marvel|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Who Is The Mysterious Fifth Exile? Valkyrie Revealed! Fan-favorite version of Thor ally joins Saladin Ahmed’s Exiles series!   New York, NY—January 8, 2018—You’ve met Blink and most of the new team members who will [...]

Epcot’s Festival of the Arts From an Artist’s Perspective

By | 2018-01-14T08:18:08+00:00 January 14th, 2018|Categories: DAPs Featured, Parks, Walt Disney World Resort|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ooVOSXopTE Believe it or not, I’m an artist.  It’s something that drew me to Disney in the first place.  So, when Walt Disney World first announced an International Festival of the Arts, it was something [...]

Disney Parks Get Upgraded – 2017 Top 5 Disney Stories – Number 1

By | 2017-12-31T07:58:17+00:00 December 31st, 2017|Categories: DAPs Magic Rankings, Guides|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VxWAropRoPk For once the top story is not a Star Wars story, but a Disney parks story.  D23 Expo had a huge parks presentation on the future of parks, cruises, and more around the world. [...]

Disneyland FastPass and MaxPass Change – 2017 Top 5 Disney Stories – Number 3

By | 2017-12-28T15:34:57+00:00 December 29th, 2017|Categories: DAPs Magic Rankings, Guides|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Disneyland saw a major change to its longtime FastPass system, and it became a big deal in 2017 though it was a long time coming. FastPass+ Disneyland's FastPass has been around for almost two decades, [...]