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The show looks to be very cool. It also looks to not be coming near me anytime soon. Lol
 
The wait is over #Toronto, #LUZIA is opening tonight! Ready to drift away in A Waking Dream of #Mexico? http://cirk.me/2ay08lp
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Vacation 2016 Athens

Athens was pretty amazing, with its jumble of new and ancient. The acropolis was very striking though somewhat difficult to maneuver. For several days of the cruise we chased or were chased by storms. We never actually caught rain, it always preceded us or was due a day later. With Athens, it had poured the day before. The Acropolis, sited on a huge upthrust of rock is not surprisingly built on bedrock. Surprising to me is that much of that rock is outcroppings of marble. Marble worn smooth from centuries on centuries on centuries of people walking on it. Smooth marble that was wet as well. With puddles everywhere. Lots of careful walkers that day :-)
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I just got a gift from my friend Kristen who'd been at SDCC!

It's so cute!!!!
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Disney o rama

The rumors are true. It's been officially announced that Tower of Terror is going away to be permanently rebranded as a Guardians of the Galaxy ride, as the anchor for what will eventually be a Marvel re-theming of that section of Hollywood Land of Disney's California Adventure (DCA).

While it's a safe bet that Monsters Inc and Muppets are going away as well, I'm assuming that the Hyperion Theater (and the Frozen show) are staying.

I'm... not overly pleased by this. Even though it’s supposed to not be as good as the one in Orlando (reportedly due to not spending as much money) I still love our Tower of Terror.

The ride is fun and I love all the details referencing the Twilight Zone, from the opening video to the props scattered around here and there, from the Talking Tina doll to the To Serve Man cookbook, to the red toy telephone.

My favorite thing being not a prop, but the chalk circle painted on a wall. A reference to a fav episode of mine Little Girl Lost. Made even better because you can occasionally hear the little girl who has fallen into another dimension calling out for help (http://towersecrets.com/twilight-zone-references-in-the-tower-of-terror/).

Small yet huge touches like that are what make Disney great.

But, it seems I’m an old coot because I LOVE the Twilight Zone. Whenever the rumor of the change came up online, folks like me praised the ride, while other’s would be steadfast in their belief that young people today have NO CLUE about Twilight Zone and it made no sense for there to be a ride themed to an ancient show no one cared about.

Thing is, Guardians of Galaxy is cool as well, and in the end the actual physical scary elevator part of the ride, of dropping and rising and dropping will very likely be pretty much identical to the existing one, only now with a bunch of new Marvel details to admire. I could very well end up loving the new version of the ride.

Maybe re-theming an existing ride instead of spending a larger amount of money on creating a totally new ride makes sense. Or for that matter maybe putting Marvel into DCA instead of using it as the anchor point for the ever rumored but so far never built third park makes sense as well.

All I know, is that I need to ride it a few more times and admire the details before it goes away.
Today at San Diego Comic-Con, Kevin Feige, President of Marvel Studios, announced to a packed house of fans that the Guardians of the Galaxy are coming to Disney California Adventure park! Beginning in summer 2017, the outrageous and irreverent
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🙁 hope it stays the same in Florida. One of my favorite rides ever. 
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What exactly would it take to end this?
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Everyone just stops watching the news and Twitter.
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I WANT THIS NOW!!!

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I can't squee because I can't really make any sound other than a hoarse croak right now. But HELL YES!

Even it it's bad, it will be glorious.
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I have such a crush on Tilda Swinton, I swear she could do nothing on screen for an hour and I'd watch
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Star Trek Beyond

While it doesn’t pay to think too much about the sheer number of incredible coincidences needed for it to work, it does succeed at being what it meant to be. A fun summer movie that’s entertaining.

My friend Kristen called it an extended, amped up version of a TV episode, which I think is valid and may explain why I like it the best of the three ‘Nu Trek’ movies so far. It's not a set up origin story. It's not (painfully) trying to retell a story reset to a post 9-11 world. It's just a Star Trek story with notes of family and optimism.

Some random essentially spoiler free comments/questions:

Is one of the Enterprise crew members a Dominator from DC Comics? Asked because I’m a big Legion of Super Heroes fan, so of course my first reaction to seeing an alien with a large angular head with a large circle on his forehead is to think: Dominator!

Is pantless Kevin the same species shown in the beginning of the movie or is he(?) another race. Kevin was on screen for such a short time I couldn’t tell.

Given the design of Starbase Yorktown, I’m assuming future medicine has conquered acrophobia as well as nausea.

No gratuitous women in underwear scenes? It’s a win! (Yes, that’s a very low bar to win).

The Sulu’s husband and daughter background scene was so low key and natural it blows the crap out of those whiney “why you gotta be a SJW and force ‘Gay” on us” arguments. Granted it would have better had they greeted each other with a quick smooch, but for now I’m okay with this portrayal (Again, a very low bar).

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I liked it, like you said, a fun summer movie. 
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It's a snail.
It's a birthday cake.
It's a snail birthday cake....
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IKEA never fails to provide a wtf moment. Lol 
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A quick tiny little vid from the vacation
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Yes it's a touristy place, but that aside, the food is good and you get have a nice meal while sitting next to the grand canal. A very nice spot
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Part of a famous chain of gelatorias known for their natural ingredients and great flavors. This one is located at the train station near the entrance by the canals.
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