Did you learn how to crochet during shelter in place? Bake bread? That's nice. Meanwhile, the LaRochelle family in Napa, CA were busy building a large-scale replica of Disneyland's Matterhorn ride in their backyard and it is glorious. Yes, the ride is fully functional and, no, they did not skimp on the animatronic yeti.
I was beginning to worry actor Jack Plotnick was done making videos but then this one showed up—phew! He once again places himself as various characters into vintage Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color footage. This time he takes on the Enchanted Tiki Room. Brilliantly funny. Previously: Sacred cows are skewered in this hilarious satire… READ THE REST
NPR reports that the Magic Kingdom is back in business but only for residents of the Golden State. The "magic" began returning to Disneyland this week when the resort lit up Sleeping Beauty Castle and ran trains on its Disneyland Railroad for a special welcome day for cast members and staff. Both of the company's main properties… READ THE REST
Disney Jail isn't really a jail, and it's not officially called Disney Jail. It's a room where rule-breakers are escorted and questioned. This video has interviews with three people who describe the circumstance leading to being taken to Disney Jail and what it was like being interviewed by Disney security. One woman recounted the time… READ THE REST
Airlines. Cable companies. Pharmaceutical firms. Banks. Those industries show up every year on lists of America's most hated companies. It's seldom for the products they actually produce. It's usually for the poor customer service, ridiculous fees, and a general sense of all-around indifference to their customer's needs that land these firms squarely in the public's… READ THE REST
A lot has changed since you started your career behind the keyboard, and if you can't keep up with the times, the generation in front of you will swoop in and eat you alive. Sure, you could retire early (we all know your savings will last you comfortably until at least next Tuesday), but there's… READ THE REST
Whether you're planning for a visit with the in-laws or trying to meet important deadlines at work, there's a lot of reasons to pull your hair out these days. And until you can drop everything you're doing and escape on a solo trip through Europe, you could really use something to take the edge off. … READ THE REST