Tag Archives: Disney

Architecture Du Jour: Celebration, Florida

Blowhard, Esq. writes: During my Christmas vacation in central Florida I made an impromptu stop in Celebration, Florida, the Disney-designed town located outside Orlando near Disney World. Having never seen a New Urbanist-inspired town like this in person, I was eager … Continue reading

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A Modern Recording of Mussorgsky for Disney’s “Night On Bald Mountain”

epiminondas writes: I guess Halloween is as good a time as any to take another look at the Mussorgsky piece in Disney’s 1940 film masterpiece Fantasia. However, the music score has been replaced with a modern recording. I think the … Continue reading

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I Can’t Even Remember What It Was I Came Here To Get Away From: An Interview With Lloyd Fonvielle

Blowhard, Esq. writes: If you’re a regular visitor here, you’ve probably seen one of us mention friend-of-the-blog Lloyd Fonvielle before. I met Lloyd about a year and a half ago on Facebook where he’s a lively and generous presence. We struck … Continue reading

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Venice and Lawyers in Vegas

Blowhard, Esq. writes: When it comes to traveling, my dad would say it’s a waste to spend a lot of money on a hotel room. “What’s the point? You’re gone all day. All you do is sleep there.” Sensible advice, … Continue reading

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