Readers: I know I showcased Mr. Arranz’s work yesterday, but I could not resist following it with this great infographic he created showing the portfolio of work from Walt Disney. Enjoy! Michael

The world’s first, and most famous, Disneyland Map is coming up for auction soon. Van Eaton Galleries will be auctioning off this map as well as nearly 1,000 Disneyland artifacts from 1953 to the present day. Some of these artifacts include original props, wardrobe, ride vehicles, and souvenirs. Of special interest in this auction is Walt Disney’s […]

Readers: In the past, I have blogged about Dave Shute’s 2014 and ’s 2015 Walt Disney World Crowd Calendar. Dave’s site is yourfirstvisit.net blog and discusses everything you need to know for your first visit to Walt Disney World. Recently, Fred Hazelton of touringplans.com posted a variation of Dave’s calendar showing years 2010-2014 and 2015 projected. […]

Readers: I have decided to create a new data visualization blog post theme specifically for topics related to Disney. This new theme will be called Disney DataViz. To start off this theme, I could not think of any better chart to present than Dave Shute’s 2015 Walt Disney World Crowd Calendar. Dave’s site is yourfirstvisit.net blog […]

Readers: I am posting commentary from The Walt Disney Family Museum blog regarding recent statements that have been made about Walt. Walt was one of my childhood heroes (Houdini, Teddy Roosevelt, Albert Einstein were others). I also had the good fortune to work for The Walt Disney Company for a while. I have read most […]

From yourfirstvisit.net blog by Dave Shute. 2014 CROWDS AT WALT DISNEY WORLD Mr. Shute has provided his projections for Walt Disney World 2014 weekly crowds. Dates in it are the beginning of the week, and the forecast covers the following 9 days. Crowd levels are ranked by week from 1-11 in the following way: 1: Lowest of […]

The Walt Disney Company has traditionally used large format maps and models during the development phase of each of its theme parks. In fact, Walt Disney had the map shown above drawn in order to gain financing for the project. It only makes sense that at some point Disneyland would release large maps, not only […]