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
You may not have heard about it, but earlier this month, America took another important step toward restoring life to normalcy in our post-COVID world: Sam's Club announced samples were back. Look, it might not seem like a huge milestone, but nobody can deny that noshing on a bite of a new cold cut variety… READ THE REST
For all their everything-ness, there are still some areas where even the great and powerful Amazon isn't all that. Sure, you can find just about any physical item being sold in the depths of Amazon product pages somewhere, but when it comes to software and apps, well, that's an area where the eCommerce giant mostly steers… READ THE REST
There's only so much squinting you can do at a tiny smartphone screen before you start wondering why we ever thought it was a good idea to build devices so small in the first place. Sure, portability is a plus, but when you're trying to watch videos on your phone, that itty-bitty baby screen won't… READ THE REST