Reflecting on Reflections of Earth – Saying Farewell to the Epcot Night Spectacular

By |2019-09-30T08:22:10-08:00September 29th, 2019|Categories: Parks, Walt Disney World Resort|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

https://youtu.be/z_FFmvV-1vk It was 1999.  The world was looking forward to the new millennium.  In nearly every country were planned celebrations to usher in the 2000’s.  Though Walt Disney World is not a country, a grand [...]

Mrs. Knott’s Chicken Dinner Restaurant is a Great Way to Celebrate Fried Chicken Day

By |2019-06-27T23:24:43-08:00June 28th, 2019|Categories: Knott's Berry Farm, Parks|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4xGveV5yPs0&feature=youtu.be Fried Chicken Day is July 6th, and the best place to spend it is at Mrs. Knott's Restaurant at Knott's Berry Farm.  This restaurant was around before the theme park and really put the [...]

Tips and Tricks For Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge To Make the Most of Your Reservation

By |2019-06-26T20:49:19-08:00June 2nd, 2019|Categories: DAPs Tips, Disneyland Resort, Guides, Parks|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

So you've got your reservation for Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge.  But, you're not sure how to maximize your time and are a little concerned.  After two trips to Batuu, here are some tips and tricks [...]

Knott’s Opens the Wild Calico River Rapids to Adventurous Guests

By |2019-05-17T07:33:34-08:00May 16th, 2019|Categories: Knott's Berry Farm, Parks|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The newest Knott's Berry Farm attraction is a revamp of an old favorite.  Bigfoot Rapids has transformed into Calico River Rapids, and it is quite the transformation! Riding the Calico River Rapids Calico River Rapids [...]

Join the Circus with the New Dumbo Preview on Main Street at Disneyland!

By |2019-02-28T21:05:39-08:00February 28th, 2019|Categories: Disneyland Resort, Parks|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=50YaeLe720I&t=113s Walt Disney Studios has brought the big top to Disneyland with a new preview of Dumbo in the Main Street Opera House.  Annual Passholders got a sneak peek of the sneak peek on February [...]

Knott’s Berry Farm Celebrates Charlie Brown and the Peanuts with an Epic Charlie Brown Day Photo

By |2019-02-03T15:14:56-08:00February 3rd, 2019|Categories: Knott's Berry Farm, Parks|Tags: , , , , , , , |

As part of the Peanuts Celebration at Knott's Berry Farm, a Charlie Brown Day had a huge crowd of "Charlie Browns" for an epic photo at the Calico Stage.  Here's the results and the official [...]

Relive the Past at “That’s From Disneyland” Pop-Up Exhibit

By |2018-08-04T15:02:21-08:00August 5th, 2018|Categories: Disneyland Resort, Parks|Tags: , , , , , , , |

https://youtu.be/_Qkx5U8GwOs A remarkable temporary exhibit, That’s Disneyland, has popped up before a grand auction. It features a large number of artifacts from Disneyland and Walt Disney World’s history. Much of these artifacts are from the [...]

Universal Studios Hollywood Trip Report With One Last Jurassic Park Ride and Hogwarts Night Show

By |2018-07-13T14:53:30-08:00July 14th, 2018|Categories: Parks, Universal Studios|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t_mrkFsoGIQ Thanks to friends at SoCalThrills.com, I was able to spend a day at Universal Studios Hollywood.  Here’s all that I did... Studio Tour When going to Universal Hollywood it’s quintessential to go on the [...]

Party For The Planet: Animal Kingdom’s 20th Anniversary

By |2018-04-23T16:11:44-08:00April 23rd, 2018|Categories: Parks, Walt Disney World Resort|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Animal Kingdom not only celebrated Earth Day on April 22, but its 20th anniversary as well.  The park was bustling with debuts and ceremonies. https://youtu.be/4S3uM6feCW8 Ceremony Over at the Lion King Theater in Africa, a [...]

Effects Supervisors & Art Director From Marvel and Star Trek Films Share Insights into Creating the Blockbusters

By |2018-03-26T19:40:24-08:00March 26th, 2018|Categories: Entertainment, Marvel, Star Trek|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

WonderCon has a wide variety of panels that highlight behind the scenes of comics and movies, and even when those are combined.  At the Sights and Sounds of Animation, CG, and VFX, panelists described work [...]