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Sat
3
Sep '11

Channeling Peter Pan

  SUBMITTED BY: Noelle Boc and Isabelle    LOCATION: Orlando, Florida (2011) Just like Buzz Lightyear’s muscle flexing sessions, Peter Pan teaches Walt Disney World visitors how to be confident and sassy. The key is making a fist as you put your hands on your hips and stick your chest out. Captain Hook would be very […]

Tue
31
May '11

Prohibition on the Planet Gamorr

SUBMITTED BY: Bill Burke   LOCATION: Lake Buena Vista, Florida (2011) According to the Wookieepedia, the Gamorreans were “porcine humanoids from the lush jungle Outer Rim planet of Gamorr, where their technological level was equivalent to lower technology periods that human civilizations experienced more than 25,000 years before the battle of Yavin.” The piglike militants “also […]

Thu
4
Nov '10

When Disney endorsed public humiliation…

SUBMITTED BY: Stacy G.      LOCATION: Orlando, Florida (1976) If only the Puritans knew that their preferred method of torture and humiliation would become a favorite amusement park photo-op centuries later. (Tacky Tourist Photos would love to receive so-called “vintage” travel photos from your childhood, like these Disney pics or this other stockade gem from Williamsburg, […]

Tue
26
Oct '10

Never wear tie-dye to Basic Training

SUBMITTED BY: Ari Zackin      LOCATION: Orlando, Florida (2006) It’s wonderful for Disney to take a pro-military stand! Remember when we played with these Little Green Army Men as kids, tossing pebbles at their helpless platoons? Believe it or not, these toys are now “controversial.” Thanks for sticking up for the troops, Pixar! (The Zackin family […]

Mon
8
Feb '10

Good to the last drop!

SUBMITTED BY: Greg Constantine   LOCATION: Orlando, Florida (2009) Having absolutely no fear of public drinking fountains, holding subway poles or sticking his tongue on supermarket carts, Greg eagerly awaits his first taste of germ-covered pretend honey. H1N1 virus be damned! (Filmmaker Greg Constantine, founder and CEO of Galaxy Editing, refuses to vacation at destinations NOT […]

Wed
21
Oct '09

When did Buzz Lightyear become a symbol of brute strength?

SUBMITTED BY: Darren Garnick   LOCATION: Orlando, Florida  (2008) Buzz Lightyear pulled a bait on switch on us, urging my son and I to flex our muscles and then pulling the Fonzie thumbs up pose (a timeless classic you can see duplicated here). Superman flexes his biceps. So does Popeye and the Incredible Hulk.  But since […]