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With all the incredible advances in learning more about the alien world beneath our feet, every day it seems more and more of a shame that EPCOT only offers up cartoon fish and singing stingrays."Seas that would make this planet unlike any other within the realm of our knowledge. ... It is there, in those

By |2013-08-19T19:12:00-04:00August 19th, 2013|Categories: EPCOT|0 Comments

Why EPCOT Lost Its Way

At the D23 Expo last week, a frenzied festival of corporate control and spin, there was this discovery:How did Disney allow this to escape?  Or this? What on Spaceship Earth was someone at Disney thinking when they allowed things like this to be seen? Of course, you'll probably recognize these as abandoned, never-built concepts for

By |2013-08-14T20:12:00-04:00August 14th, 2013|Categories: EPCOT|0 Comments

The Best EPCOT?

Yes, I know ... it's been a while since I've posted, thanks to business travel and all sorts of other distractions.  But with the recent rumors floating fast and furious that Phineas and Ferb will join Nemo and the Three Caballeros in the endless dumbing down of a half-empty EPCOT, here's a video I stumbled

By |2013-08-12T19:35:00-04:00August 12th, 2013|Categories: EPCOT|0 Comments

Money, Money, Money

Let's talk about money for a minute.Three decades ago, Disney built EPCOT Center for $1 billion, and the cost of a one-day pass to EPCOT Center or The Magic Kingdom was $15, a 13% increase over ticket prices just one year earlier.  The cost of admission for a family of four (adult tickets) to visit

By |2013-06-03T15:49:00-04:00June 3rd, 2013|Categories: EPCOT|0 Comments

Memories of EPCOT Center

Memorial Day may be past, but it still seems an appropriate time to remember some of the best aspects of a bygone EPCOT Center.  Although many have suggested that the goal is to "turn EPCOT into a museum," nothing could be further from the truth: EPCOT Central would love to see EPCOT take the best

By |2013-05-28T02:42:00-04:00May 28th, 2013|Categories: EPCOT|0 Comments

Beating Disney at Its Own Game … Again

Here's what a visitor to EPCOT Center would see today: * A Universe of Energy attraction that hasn't been updated in 18 years, despite the remarkable advances in alternative energy and even fossil-fuel technology since then; * The Seas With Nemo and Friends, which took the formerly thoughtful and dramatic Living Seas and turned it

By |2013-05-24T18:37:00-04:00May 24th, 2013|Categories: EPCOT|0 Comments

All Manor of Envy

Sorry.  I know this is long overdue.  I started this post three weeks ago and then, well, life happened. All is well, except for the little matter of being so envious of Hong Kong Disneyland. The only Disney theme park in the world I haven't visited, and hadn't particularly wanted to visit has become the

By |2013-05-24T02:40:00-04:00May 24th, 2013|Categories: EPCOT|0 Comments

The 21st Century Begins for EPCOT Central

Thanks to the urging of several readers, EPCOT Central is now on Twitter, joining the masses of people who somehow have figured out ways to express themselves in 140 characters or less! [embedded content]While it's no substitute for World Key (but then, what is?), EPCOT Central's Twitter handle is:@EpcotCentral82Thanks to those who suggested it!

By |2013-04-29T14:55:00-04:00April 29th, 2013|Categories: EPCOT|0 Comments