Sunday Readin’ April 18 2010

Tronorail tron monorail

Tronorail - the TRON themed Monorail pulls into Epcot. photo ©Alex Goldman

This week was not short on wonderful Disney blog posts, so let’s get right to it and share a few that caught my eye – much like the fun new look of the Epcot monorail line caught my eye last weekend! Many thanks to Alex Goldman for the use of his photos here on ZannaLand.

Before we jump in though, let me officially announce here that ZannaLand is available in a mobile version at m.zannaland.com! If you are connecting on your phone, it should switch over to the mobile version, but if not (or if on an iPhone) you can just type in m.zannaland.com and it’ll show you the mobile-friendly version. Enjoy!


  • The Main St. Gazette gave us some eye candy in the form of POP icons found at one of my children’s favorite resorts, Pop Century – as reported by Tony Caggiano. Then editor-in-chief Ryan Wilson shares a bit of the rich story behind a feathered friend who’s found a new home with a new sort of “adventurer” – Vinylmation collectors.
  • Meanwhile over on the DisneyFoodBlog, guest author and noted creator of ThemeParkMom.com, Leigh Caldwell, gives her review of the new menu now appearing at the Studio Catering Company in Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Then AJ shares a mind-bender of a Disney food photo quiz – can you guess the location of all of these Disney dining-related photos?
  • Amanda Tinney shares a wonderful cast member experience that I was lucky enough to be a part of too. Our server, Mandy from the 50’s Prime Time Cafe featured at one of made it a meal to remember, in more ways than one. Speaking of that dinner, I almost forgot the fun review that our friend John (aka Chef Big Fat Panda) posted on The Disney Food Blog! Amanda also shares a fun video of the colorful new Spring merchandise available in the Parks. I know there’s an item or two I need to pick up in that group!
  • Finally there is a wonderful review over on Progress City, USA of the film Waking Sleeping Beauty {you can view the trailer here}. Michael Crawford‘s review makes me even more excited to see this film, I cannot wait until I can do so.


random.org winner

#9 is the winner!

Before you run off to read all those fun articles – I have a winner to announce! The Project Future book giveaway recipient was determined using random.org. There were 18 entries and lucky  number 9 was the winner – Charles Aguillon! Congratulations, Charles – I just know you’ll enjoy reading Project Future. Thanks again to Mr. Emerson for providing the giveaway, which did not affect my prior review in any way.



Stay tuned for future giveaways including an exciting prize back from a Mr. Lou Mongello – you may have heard of him. 😉


Happy reading!

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About Suzannah Otis

Boston girl living and blogging in Walt Disney World's backyard. Wife, Mom of 3, coffee addict, lover of travel and adventure.