Author Archives: Brandon Morocco

I am a Journalism student at Northern Illinois University. I am the Technical Director and Video Editor for the Northern Television Center. I love Disney, and believe in the magic of Disney. It is my goal to bring the magic of Disney to everyone.

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Disneyland vs. Magic Kingdom: Fantasyland

Of all the lands, Fantasyland is probably the land that is the most quintessentially Disney. It was created to showcase the Disney movies and consists mainly of classic dark rides. For me, dark rides are what make Disney — Disney. Amusement parks have thrill rides, but theme parks are much different. It is the theming that […]


Disneyland vs The Magic Kingdom: Tomorrowland

Tomorrowland in the Magic Kingdom is my favorite land. We always start the trip off in Tomorrowland; it is full of promise and optimism for the future. Tomorrowland is one of those special places in Walt Disney World that makes you believe that truly anything is possible. I believe the land truly encompasses Walt’s optimistic […]


Disneyland vs. The Magic Kingdom: Adventureland

Adventureland Walk into Adventureland from the hub and you slowly start to hear the Main Street U.S.A. music drift away and the Adventureland music loop get louder. The foliage starts to change, as if you are in a distant jungle. Look down at your feet and you realize even the ground has changed and the walkway […]


Disneyland vs. The Magic Kingdom: Frontierland/Critter Country

Step out of Adventureland and into the Wild West. A picturesque land along the Rivers of America with ships passing by and an idealized Western town on your other side. The land itself was inspired by the cowboy films that were so popular when Disneyland was built. In fact, the Western theme was even meant […]


Disneyland vs. The Magic Kingdom: New Orleans Square/Liberty Square

Of all the lands in Disneyland and Magic Kingdom, the ones that are the least similar to their respective counterparts are New Orleans and Liberty Square. The reason that they are so different is that they are pretty much different lands. Liberty Square has to do with Colonial America, while New Orleans Square obviously has […]


Review: Wishes Fireworks Dessert Party

I can recall standing on Main Street U.S.A. waiting for Wishes to start. I remember thinking to myself this is not what Disney is about. It was complete chaos, from people shoving my mom to the ground so they could walk over the spot we had saved for the parade and fireworks, to a man screaming […]