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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.

Marvel Comics to Publish Now Disney Owned Aliens and Predator Fox Franchise Comics

By |2020-07-02T14:25:50-07:00July 2nd, 2020|Categories: Disney, Entertainment, Fox, Marvel|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Marvel Comics has been commissioned to publish comics based on the popular Fox franchises of Aliens and Predator.  In essence, it is the first of having a new synergistic combination with Fox characters and the [...]

Tom Morris Shares About Making Iconic Magic at the Disney Parks During Walt Disney Family Museum Happily Ever After Hours Presentation

By |2020-06-17T19:52:53-07:00June 18th, 2020|Categories: DAPs Magic News, Walt Disney Family Museum|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Walt Disney Family Museum recently featured Tom Morris on a Happily Ever After Hours presentation. Tom Morris has had a career with Imagineering/WED Enterprises for about 30 years, and has worked on several parks [...]

First Day Experience of the Reopened Mrs. Knott’s Chicken Dinner Restaurant and California Marketplace at Knott’s Berry Farm

By |2020-06-08T16:58:36-07:00June 8th, 2020|Categories: Knott's Berry Farm, Parks|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Knott's Berry Farm has reopened much more of the California Marketplace (as explained here) and it is wonderful to have much of this theme park resort back!  I ventured to the area to see what [...]

Knott’s Berry Farm Marketplace Reopens More Shops and Mrs. Knott’s Restaurant

By |2020-06-08T09:49:45-07:00June 8th, 2020|Categories: Knott's Berry Farm, Parks|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Knott's Berry Farm has announced that they are reopening more shops and restaurants in their California Marketplace.  Not all of the shops are open and hours are subject to change.  Previously only the Berry Market, [...]

Bonnie Erickson Shares Insights into Puppet Making and Jim Henson During WDFM’s Happily Ever After Hours

By |2020-06-05T19:37:51-07:00June 6th, 2020|Categories: DAPs Magic News, Walt Disney Family Museum|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Walt Disney Family Museum has been offering a series of speaker sessions title "Happily Ever After Hours".  These panels come at a time when the museum is closed and are a unique way of [...]

Fabrizio Mancinelli, Composer of the Upcoming Mushka Film, Shares His Inspiration From and Thoughts on Disney

By |2020-04-24T19:01:08-07:00April 25th, 2020|Categories: DAPs Magic News, Walt Disney Family Museum|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

The Walt Disney Family Museum hosted a virtual panel of Happily Ever After Hours with composer and conductor Fabrizio Mancinelli.  He has been working on the upcoming film Mushka, which he collaborated with Richard Sherman [...]

Get a Virtual Knott’s Berry Farm Visit With These Videos and Recipes

By |2020-04-09T09:42:00-07:00April 9th, 2020|Categories: Knott's Berry Farm, Parks|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Knott's Berry Farm has released some ways to have the Knott's Berry Farm experience from your home.  One way is with some delicious recipes featuring the iconic Boysenberry edge.  Among the recipes are... Knott’s Boysenberry [...]

Now is a Great Time to Catch Up With Marvel Comics With Free Collections on Marvel Unlimited

By |2020-04-02T08:55:40-07:00April 2nd, 2020|Categories: Entertainment, Marvel|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Marvel Comics is offering key chapters in the Marvel Comics universe with free access on Marvel Unlimited to these collections.  It's a great time to check out the digital subscription service and to find out [...]

Homemade Disney Rides Made By Creative Families to Brighten Your Day

By |2020-03-25T17:54:02-07:00March 26th, 2020|Categories: Disneyland Resort, Parks, Walt Disney World Resort|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

It is a difficult time both for park-goers and Cast Members.  However, some creative families and skippers have come up with wonderful ways to pass the time before the Disney parks reopen: House Pirates of [...]

Knott’s Berry Farm to Close and Hotel to Stay Open Through End of March for COVID-19 Concerns

By |2020-03-13T08:13:51-07:00March 13th, 2020|Categories: Knott's Berry Farm, Parks|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Knott's Berry Farm has just announced via Twitter that the park will close beginning March 14 until the end of the month.  With the way it is worded, it sounds like the Knott's Berry Farm [...]

What to Do When the Parks Are Closed – Easing the Disney Trip Withdrawals UPDATED

By |2020-03-13T09:19:46-07:00March 12th, 2020|Categories: DAPs Magic News, Disneyland Resort, Parks, Walt Disney World Resort|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Parks withdrawals can be tough.  Back in the day, before I was local to the parks, I would venture to Disneyland only a few days out of the year.  In between visits I had to [...]