• Magic Kingdom
    The 40th Anniversary of Space Mountain at Magic Kingdom

    Today is the 40th anniversary of Space Mountain in Tomorrowland at Walt Disney Worlds Magic Kingdom. What few people don’t know is that Space Mountain is the oldest operating roller coaster in Florida. Now here is some trivia: The indoor roller coaster opened at the Magic Kingdom on January 15, 1975, before coming to Disneyland […]

  • Cast Members
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    What’s Everyone Looking At?

    What’s going on? What are all these cast members looking at? And what is everyone pointing at and talking very seriously about? In fact there are 16 attraction cast members, leads and area supervisors here. And why is this area roped off? And who is the man inside the roped area? What could be causing […]

  • Attractions
    Space Mountain at Disneyland Reopens

    After a three-week closure to complete safety work, Disneyland’s Space Mountain attraction reopened today. On April 14th DbM reported that Disneyland voluntarily closed three “E” Ticket attractions and was fined $234,850 by state regulators over safety issues. The closed attractions were Space Mountain, Matterhorn Bobsleds and Soarin’ over California. Since then the Matterhorn and Soarin’ have reopened. The problems with Space Mountain began […]

  • Disneyland
    Scuttlebutt – Space, Stars and 24 Straight Hours

    Disney parks will celebrate the start of the summer season by keeping three theme parks open for 24 hours straight on May 24. The announcement was made Thursday night in Orlando by Walt Disney World President George Kalogridis. The Magic Kingdom Park in Florida, along with Disneyland Park and Disney Adventure Park in California, will […]

  • DbM Scuttlebutt – 3 New Openings, 3 New Apps, and Some Snow

    ‘The Art of Frankenweenie Exhibition’ is coming to Disney California Adventure from September 14 to November 5. From September 14 to October 31st, Space Mountain riders will be launched into an uncharted and haunted section of the universe on the new Space Mountain Ghost Galaxy. “Keep Moving Forward” Epcot Segway Tour and Breakfast debuts September 17. The new […]

  • Neil Armstrong, First Man on the Moon, Dies at 82

    I remember that day in 1969. I remember sitting in my friend Joel’s den watching a black and white TV. I remember it like it was yesterday. Few events in life make lasting memories like this, the first man on the moon, live on TV. Talk about a hero, Neil is right up there with […]

  • Starcade Speedramp

    Looking up the Speedramp up to the upper level of the Starcade, which is now closed. The upper level of Starcade has been empty for awhile because it does not meet accessibility codes. The ramp is too steep, and there’s no elevator so they had to close it down. Too bad, it was a fun […]