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About Murray the Bellhop

Murray the Bellhop covers Knott's Berry Farm, Marvel, and also helps with DAPs Magic's Disneyland coverage. He also hosts DAPscast and helps produce Geeks Corner.

Reflecting on Reflections of Earth – Saying Farewell to the Epcot Night Spectacular

By |2019-09-30T08:22:10-07:00September 29th, 2019|Categories: Parks, Walt Disney World Resort|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

https://youtu.be/z_FFmvV-1vk It was 1999.  The world was looking forward to the new millennium.  In nearly every country were planned celebrations to usher in the 2000’s.  Though Walt Disney World is not a country, a grand [...]

Knott’s Scary Farm 2019: More Monsters, More Frights, and More Puppets?

By |2019-10-01T08:36:06-07:00September 21st, 2019|Categories: Knott's Berry Farm, Parks|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xc-ZHQeHhSw&list=PLZHs0Rq4kXrX1Hdm5iHwXDZMYqqjhBccq Knott's Scary Farm Since 1973, Knott’s has been host to a spooky after-hours event.  In 2019 it is better than ever with more special effects, more immersion, and more…puppets? Food First, Knott’s Berry Farm [...]

Knott’s Scary Farm 2019 Stirs Up New and Departing Scares

By |2019-08-31T12:01:57-07:00August 30th, 2019|Categories: Knott's Berry Farm, Parks|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Last night, August 29, Knott's Berry Farm held their annual Scary Farm announcement presentation.  This year was unlike any other with some spectacular performances and some announcements that would bring chills to guests. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qswFHjuG2SU The [...]

Marvel Comics News Digest With Info on How to Get an Exclusive D23 Marvel Comics #1000

By |2019-08-16T09:14:04-07:00August 18th, 2019|Categories: Entertainment, Marvel|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Marvel has an exclusive variant cover to their anniversary #1000 at the D23 Expo.  Find out how to get one.  There is also more information on all the festivities for the 80th anniversary, and a [...]

Knott’s Berry Farm Celebrating 100 Years of Southern California Fun Next Summer

By |2019-08-15T10:26:58-07:00August 15th, 2019|Categories: Knott's Berry Farm, Parks|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Summer of 2020, Knott's Berry Farm will be celebrating its 100th anniversary!  It is a remarkable achievement to reach for this theme park, that originally started as a Boysenberry farm.  I've been looking forward to [...]

Disneyland’s Haunted Mansion 50th Anniversary Event Recap and Review

By |2019-08-09T22:27:36-07:00August 10th, 2019|Categories: Disneyland Resort, Parks|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l3kxdH0aHGk&list=PLZHs0Rq4kXrU25qxRKWE1XECwpNlKlMo1 Disneyland hosted a 50th anniversary event for the Haunted Mansion, and it was quite the swinging wake! Check-In Most events’ check-ins consist of a table and information as credentials are handed out.  This was [...]

What Makes the Haunted Mansion at Disneyland Such a Hauntingly Fun Ride After 50 Years?

By |2019-08-08T22:25:23-07:00August 9th, 2019|Categories: Disneyland Resort, Parks|Tags: , , , , , |

The Haunted Mansion is celebrating its 50th anniversary of opening.  This attraction is as popular now as it was when it opened.  But, when you have state of the art attractions younger right next door [...]

Details and Merchandise Materialize For Haunted Mansion’s 50th Anniversary

By |2019-08-01T18:47:08-07:00August 1st, 2019|Categories: Disneyland Resort, Parks|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Haunted Mansion's 50th anniversary is quickly approaching at Disneyland.  This favorite attraction will celebrate 50 years on August 9th.  A special after-hours event will begin August 7th, however, and special merchandise will be first available [...]

Disney’s DuckTales Has Just Blown Away SDCC With the Disney Afternoon Cinematic Universe

By |2019-07-19T16:39:34-07:00July 20th, 2019|Categories: Disney, Entertainment|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The San Diego Comic-Con DuckTales panel is currently winning the convention with huge announcements for the upcoming third season of the cartoon. First, there is the second season that needs to wrap up.  A trailer [...]

Knott’s Summer Nights is a Great Way to Catch Some Favorite Bands Including Suburban Legends

By |2019-07-16T14:47:06-07:00July 16th, 2019|Categories: Knott's Berry Farm, Parks|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Sligo Rags Knott's Berry Farm has a great summer festival happening every night until August 11.  Besides some great food offerings, there is some terrific entertainment.  They've now put the upcoming slate of [...]