World Showcase Players

In Which Jenn Considers Some Of The Latest WDW News

As is always the case in the face of loss, the WDW community is abuzz with the announcements of more changes to our beloved parks – many of the “say goodnight, Gracie” variety.  I thought, initially, that I might add my voice to the din, because what is a Disney blogger if not an Opinion Factory? But instead…  Oh, who am I kidding. Real quick: Date-based WDW ticket pricing I tend to be all or nothing when it comes to Disney ticketing – I’m buying an Annual Pass or I’m busying myself outside the parks entirely. For the time...

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Rafiki

In Which Elizabeth Remembers WDW As Best She Can

JENN: Hi guys! Please welcome once again my frequent partner-in-crime Elizabeth! I wanted to bring her in because it occurred to me that it might be interesting to find out what INfrequent WDW visitors remember from their trips. As it’s been awhile since Elizabeth was there, she’s a perfect candidate. I believe the last time I dragged you down was January of 2012, correct? ELIZABETH: That sounds right. JENN: I’m curious as to what sticks in your mind. From any trip, really. Basically, free associate! ELIZABETH: Well, the most distinctive thing from the last visit was definitely Captain EO! I think we saw...

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World Showcase Players

In Which Jenn Mourns Epcot’s Losses

What more can I say about Epcot? What more can I possibly say about the hurt? The betrayal? The Disneysphere has been in a tumult over the numerous closures announced in just the past few weeks. Many have said more and better on the subject, but here as some quickfire opinions. The Backlot Tour. I liked the Backlot Tour a lot in 1998. It was still reasonably cute in 2012. I wish it was what it had been originally designed to be. But ultimately I’m okay with seeing what Disney will do with the space. The Maelstrom. Oh, the...

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Moana

The Fairest Week In Review: 9/02

HELLO, FRIENDS! Just Jenn today, as Moon will be off gallivanting about the Continent for the remainder of the week. Whereas I, by contrast, am back from the beach and happy to… happy to… look, I kinda wish I was still at the beach, okay? But I’m here and I’m slowly getting over my post-break blues. How am I managing my recovery, you ask? Tune in later this week to find out! (Hint: upcoming WDW trips are involved.) But can we just talk for a minute about some WDW things that are NOT assisting my recovery? No, I’m not talking...

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