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  • Jim Hill

    A Special Weekend Edition of Why For?

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    Since he was without power for most of Friday, Jim Hill was unable to send along this column 'til just now. Which details what Disneyland would have been like if the "Disney Decade" plan had actually been followed as well as revealing which lucky JHM readers won the NYC "World of Disney" contest. ...
  • Jim Hill

    The Lowdown on Ms. Lohan

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    Jim Hill brings us up to speed on what's going on Lindsay Lohan, the star of Disney's upcoming "Herbie: Fully Loaded." ...
  • Jim Hill

    Snow Job

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    Jim Hill offers us a glimpse inside Marc Davis' ""Enchanted Snow Palace,"" then explains why the ""most beautiful thing that had ever been designed for a Disney theme park"" never got built....
  • Andrew Franks

    "Don't Toy With Me": Giant Incredibles Movie Merchandise blowout!

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    "The Incredibles" is set to hit theaters on Friday, and there's a ton of toys already on the shelves. With such a glut of product, how can you know what to buy? DTWM's taken a bullet for you this week, and sorted it out. PLUS!! Another JHM contest that could have you well supplied with "The Incredibles" toys....
  • Jim Hill

    I Wanna Window for Wood!

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    Did you know that the Walt Disney Company has yet to honor the man who found just the right spot to build Disneyland at, then went on supervise the construction of that theme park? Jim Hill needs your help if he's going to convince Mouse House officials to recognize C.V. Wood during Disneyland's 50th anniversary celebration next year....
  • Jim Hill

    A Very Muppet-y Monday Mélange

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    Jim Hill's back with a lot of Muppet-related news, including the real origins of that sculpture in the Fifth Avenue "World of Disney" store as well as what's been going on with the "Muppets Wizard of Oz." All this -- plus a new JHM contest!...
  • Jim Hill

    Why For?

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    Once again, Jim Hill answers your Mouse-related questions. This time around, Jim talks about NYC's Jekyll & Hyde Club, Epcot's proposed Russian pavilion, WDW's never-built Mediterranean Resort as well as revealing what became of former JHM columnist, Chuck Oberleitner. ...
  • Roger Colton

    Ruminations - "I Ain't Afraid Of No Ghosts!"

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    "You wanna see something really scary?" Ok, then how about today's column from Roger instead? It another Ruminations....
  • Rick Gutierrez

    To Scare or not to Scare: Part III

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    JHM contributor Rick Gutierrez rounds his scarifying series of Halloween tricks & treats by talking about his 10 favorite horror films. ...
  • Jim Hill

    Touring Disney's not-so-new New York City store

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    While you will find some very cool merchandise available for sale at NYC's "World of Disney" store, Jim Hill cautions that this 5th Avenue facility hasn't quite had the massive magical makeover that Disney's PR staff would like us to think it has....
  • Michael Howe

    An Early Peek at "The Polar Express"

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    JHM guest columnist Michael Howe returns with a column that talks about Robert Zemeckis' recent appearance at the Chicago Film festival as well as offering up some info about this much anticipated holiday film....
  • Matthew Springer

    The Essential Geek #32: "Good-bye, Chunky Rice"

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    No, this isn't something that you get as a side dish with General Gao's Chicken. Matt Springer clues you in on the undiscovered beauty of Craig Thompson's elegant graphic novel....
  • Jim Hill

    So what can you see at NYC's "World of Disney" store ? Muppets. Lots & lots of Muppets

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    Clearly the retail side of the Walt Disney Company thinks that "it's time to get things started." Which is why Kermit & Co. are now front and center at the recently renovated 5th Avenue flagship store. Jim Hill fills you in on all the details. ...
  • Jim Hill

    "Autopia" on the road to Hong Kong Disneyland?

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    The good news is: HKDL is supposedly getting another ride added to its line-up. The bad news is: Because this Tomorrowland favorite is being rushed into this overseas theme park, it's throwing off WDI's plans to create a "Cars" themed version of this classic attraction. ...
  • Jim Hill

    A Grizz-ly edition of Why For

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    Last week's "Why For" got such a strong response from WDWMagic.com readers that Jim Hill thought that he'd use this week's edition to answer some of their queries. Plus can you help us identify this duck?...
  • Roger Colton

    Ruminations - The Return of the "Cranky Pants"

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    It's been a while, but they're back and Roger's wearing them. That's right, it's Ruminations....
  • Floyd Norman

    Frank Braxton, Animation's first black animator

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    Animation industry legend Floyd Norman returns to JHM with another great column. This time around, Floyd writes about the "Jackie Robinson" of animation. A man whose career ended far too soon. ...
  • Matthew Springer

    The Essential Geek #31: "The Bride of Frankenstein"

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    What was the spookiest & squirreliest sequel that Hollywood ever cranked out? Matt Springer thinks that it was James Whale's 1935 masterwork, "The Bride of Frankenstein."...
  • Jim Hill

    Remembering Dragon Rocks

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    Do you recall when there used to be a fire-breathing something-or-other hidden in a cave along Discovery River? Jim Hill looks back at this weird little piece of Disney's Animal Kingdom history: Dragon Rocks. ...
  • Jim Hill

    The next voice you hear ...

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    ... may not be the performer that Mickey originally wanted. Jim Hill talks about Disney animated films that didn't actually get their dream casts. ...
  • Rick Gutierrez

    To Scare or not to Scare: Part II

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    JHM contributor Rick Gutierrez continues his scarifying series about Southern California's best Halloween celebrations. This time around, he checks out that San Fernando favorite, Spooky House....
  • Jim Hill

    Why For returns ... again

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    Jim Hill's back with answers to many of your Disney-related questions. This time around, Jim reveals why the changes that are being made to Epcot's "The Land" pavilion are actually a good thing. Rather than the trashing of a classic that some Disneyana fans might be trying to convince you that they are. Plus Hill takes a moment to praise the JHM staff. ...
  • Roger Colton

    Ruminations - High on Waikiki

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    While looking through all of the columns Roger has written for your enjoyment here, he found one item from almost a year ago that was missing. So with a bit of electronic magic, it's been recalled from the mists of the Internet to reappear today, with a bit more of added content. ...
  • David Michael

    Kicking back at DCA's Cove Bar

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    JHM contributor David Michael shares a few stories (as well as several photos) about his favorite watering hole at California Adventure. Also David tells us about a single knocked down lamp post led to a string of problems for Paradise Pier....
  • Jim Hill

    "The Incredibles"? Already saw the movie as well as bought the book.

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    How'd Michael Howe do that? What can I tell you folks? Sometimes clean living pays off. Particularly if you're working for the right movie theater at the exact right time. ...
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