Disney Book Update

We had some more books show up at ImagiNERDing headquarters. The Lost Notebook: Herman Schultheis & the Secrets of Walt Disney’s Movie Magic by John Canemaker. Even though I’ve just read 20-30 pages of this book, it’s obvious that it’s going to be amazing (and really should have been on my list of the best […]

The Re’Generation at Walt Disney World

Sometimes, you never know what you’re going to find when you’re researching for a Disney project. I ran across the following line in a 1974 Eyes and Ears discussing the “I Am An American Week”: The Re’Generation will also appear in the Castle Forecourt for special shows at 1, 3 and 5 pm during the holiday weekend.

Walt Disney World Shopping Bags

Everyone loves Walt Disney World Shopping Bags, right? From the February 10, 1972 Eyes and Ears. Mary Mathews (left) and Nell Clark happen to be standing next to the hottest selling item around. Those little shopping bags really move and to the tune of over 200,000 since last October (1971)! Popular with guests of all sizes … the bags hold merchandise and have even […]

WYWHW: Welcome to Our World Disney Postcard

Wish You Were Here Wednesday: Welcome To Our World Fireworks and fantasy, comfort and cuisine-these are only a few of the memorable vacation experiences in store for visitors to Walt Disney World. This is one of my favorite postcards from Walt Disney World. During my first visit in 1994, I sent this card back to […]

Monorail and Hotel Launches at Walt Disney World

I love running across strange little tidbits of information while doing research for various projects. Eyes and Ears, the cast member newsletter of Walt Disney World, had a section entitled Around the World, which featured a glimpse at different cast members and their specific jobs. The March 03, 1973 edition offers a glimpse at two different positions: […]