Monday, April 23, 2018

This Animatronic Life

This Animatronic Life: Finding Gold in the Calico Mine Ride Part II

Howdy—and welcome to part two of the story of Garner Holt Productions, Inc.’s (GHP) work in revitalizing Knott’s Berry Farm’s incredible Calico Mine Ride...

This Animatronic Life: Finding Gold in the Calico Mine Ride Part I

Howdy—and welcome to the latest This Animatronic Life, the “not-as-frequent-as-I’d-like-but-genuinely-tries-to-be-semi-regular” column about the history of animatronics technology, themed entertainment, and Garner Holt Productions, Inc.’s...

Knott’s Timber Mountain Log Ride: Updating Bud’s Masterpiece – Part 1

Greetings, and welcome to a new installment of This Animatronic Life…and you only had to wait a year to read it!  As you may...

Garner Holt’s Top 10 Animatronics of All Time

Howdy everyone, and welcome to a fun little interlude here at This Animatronic Life.  Thanks to everyone for their great comments and questions about...

Everyone Loves a Parade

Howdy everybody, and welcome to the third installment of This Animatronic Life. Since my last column, the dynamic at the Disneyland Resort and Disney...

This Animatronic Life: The Great Gurrini

Howdy, and welcome to the second installment of “This Animatronic Life.”  Before I kick things off today, a word of thanks to all of...