Fantasyland's darkrides are some of the most simple storytelling devices in theme park history, and yet they're emblematic of Disney and its dedication to using rides to tell stories. In this episode, Alice and Buddy discuss the history of Dark Rides, four specific attractions at Disneyland, and the importance of Intellectual Property usage at Disneyland. Give it a listen!
How does The Haunted Mansion Tell its story, and why? What are its themes, and how does it fit into the surrounding New Orleans Square in terms of storytelling? Find out on this first episode of Those Happy Places!
What is Those Happy Places? In this four-minute trailer, Buddy and Alice explain themselves, their methods, and why they chose to discuss theme park rides on the internet with the same techniques they might apply to literature or film. Give it a listen! Tell your friends!