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Walt Kelly’s Disappearing FBI Files

July 12, 2017: The Road to Hell... ...is paved with good intentions, of course, and for the past month this website has been a victim of such. Some of my distractions have been good ones. It appears now that I don't have Parkinson's disease after all; that's what the doctors concluded after I was injected

By |2016-08-24T21:09:51-04:00August 24th, 2016|Categories: Disney History|Comments Off on Walt Kelly’s Disappearing FBI Files

Duck Eyes

July 12, 2017: The Road to Hell... ...is paved with good intentions, of course, and for the past month this website has been a victim of such. Some of my distractions have been good ones. It appears now that I don't have Parkinson's disease after all; that's what the doctors concluded after I was injected

By |2016-08-24T21:09:51-04:00August 24th, 2016|Categories: Disney History|Comments Off on Duck Eyes

Fancy Feathers: Restoring Tiki Room Birds

Original 1963 Tiki Room animatronic "robin" It's a special treat to get up-close-and-personal with these beautiful little figures.  For several years I've had the great fun of "figure finishing" some of Disney's historic Audio-Animatronic characters, both internally for the Disney Company and for private collections. Tiki Room birds are my favorite, mainly because of their

By |2016-08-12T17:43:00-04:00August 12th, 2016|Categories: Walt Disney World Resort|Comments Off on Fancy Feathers: Restoring Tiki Room Birds

How to Talk Like Disneyland

Do you frequently use words like autopia, circarama, monstro or hippopotami? You know you do! This rare 1962 handbook helped transform Disneyland personnel into well-spoken rhetoricians. So straighten up, relax your throat, engage your diaphragm, and let's all learn how to speak the Disneyland way! The booklet ends with a list of common "Disneyland words". There's some nice nostalgia

By |2016-07-27T16:00:00-04:00July 27th, 2016|Categories: Walt Disney World Resort|Comments Off on How to Talk Like Disneyland

Inside Out! Episode Five

By Michael - July 24th, 2016 It’s been quite a week… quite a month… quite a year… pretty much all around the world. So why not let’s escape all that – escape through space and time to a magical place called 1994. When the world was new. Yes, it’s time for a new episode of

Gifts From Disneyland 1960

Oh, for a time machine!Shopping at Disneyland in 1960 was the BEST ever.   Look at all the fun things you can buy.What are we waiting for?  Let's shop!   Even the catalog, colorfully illustrated, is a wonderful souvenir. And who wouldn't want a "Magic Surprise Box" from Disneyland? A Skyway Chalet that tells the

By |2016-07-03T05:12:00-04:00July 3rd, 2016|Categories: Walt Disney World Resort|Comments Off on Gifts From Disneyland 1960

End of Line?. . . Not Yet!

My Dear Futurists,Over the past several years, I’ve rather unwisely poured everything into this project. Designing “the worlds most unique EPCOT Centered endeavor” takes a lot of time, energy and finances to bring to reality, all of which are interrelated to one another. Time & energy spent away from my “day job”, investing in a

By |2016-06-09T00:11:23-04:00June 9th, 2016|Categories: EPCOT|Comments Off on End of Line?. . . Not Yet!

We Do Logos

Our studio, the Kevin & Jody Show, designs logos!   We can create a logo for you, too. Client: Anaheim Brewery Assorted logos for different companies and organizations "Andy Anaheim" logos and graphics for Anaheim, Calif. Client: Disney Consumer Products Disney ImagineerDisney Star Wars Resort Tampa Web Design Disney World Resorts Info

By |2016-01-15T13:00:00-05:00January 15th, 2016|Categories: Walt Disney World Resort|Comments Off on We Do Logos

Toyland Gates

"Once you pass its borders, you may never return again." Last week was Christmas, and we were busily making gifts, including this miniature wooden ornament for a close friend who loves the 1961 Disney film "Babes in Toyland". It's a replica of the gates to Mother Goose Village—only five inches tall.  Our friend was thrilled.

By |2016-01-04T16:14:00-05:00January 4th, 2016|Categories: Walt Disney World Resort|Comments Off on Toyland Gates