Why it's there

2008

September 11, 2008
While some of the hidden details featured in this column have connections to the early days of the Studios, not so this week. If you've walked past...
July 31, 2008
Toy Story Midway Mania is filled with lots of toys that are very familiar to kids as well as adults that remember them from their youth. Part...
July 17, 2008
I bet you've seen this week's Why it's There a number of times if you've been to the Studios even just a few times. Sometimes attractions that...
July 10, 2008
If you've ever been to the Writer's Stop in Disney's Hollywood Studios, you may have noticed a lot of random items throughout the store but likely...
June 12, 2008
 With Star Wars Weekends upon us, we'll be starting a little mini-series of articles focusing on some visual elements of Star Wars Weekends and...
May 22, 2008
The new Toy Story Midway Mania attraction that is set to open on May 31st is bound to provide a lot of fodder for this column and we'll start things...
February 14, 2008
Along the end of Hollywood Boulevard in a window above the street you will find a unique reference to a tradition of sorts from classic Hollywood....
January 24, 2008
Many of the references in the parks refer back to the 1930's, 1940's and earlier. But not everything in the Studios is for the baby boomer generation...

2007

December 13, 2007
Part of what makes the Tower of Terror so great is it tells a story and throughout the attraction, you will find references to what happened on that...
November 29, 2007
Last week we talked about a store on the Streets of America and why it's there and this week we'll stay on the Streets of America to talk about one...