The Dark Side of Disney [NOOK Book]

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THE DARK SIDE OF DISNEY reveals all of the tips, tricks, scams, and stories that THEY don’t want you to know about! Unabashedly unafraid of offending the family-oriented audiences catered to by other Disney travel guides, author Leonard Kinsey gives intrepid travelers access to the seamy, raunchy, and often hilarious underbelly of Walt Disney World. From cautionary tales of scoring illegal tickets, to thrilling accounts of exploring off-limits areas, to chronicles of drug-induced debauchery, this completely ...

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The Dark Side of Disney

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Overview

THE DARK SIDE OF DISNEY reveals all of the tips, tricks, scams, and stories that THEY don’t want you to know about! Unabashedly unafraid of offending the family-oriented audiences catered to by other Disney travel guides, author Leonard Kinsey gives intrepid travelers access to the seamy, raunchy, and often hilarious underbelly of Walt Disney World. From cautionary tales of scoring illegal tickets, to thrilling accounts of exploring off-limits areas, to chronicles of drug-induced debauchery, this completely unauthorized guidebook will change the way you think about vacationing at “The Happiest Place on Earth”.

"THE DARK SIDE OF DISNEY shines a light into the roachy shadows of Walt Disney World. With 33 years of experience storming the gates of the Magic Castle, Leonard Kinsey has explored every possible option for a low-cost Disney vacation, ranging from the immoral to the downright illegal. Packed with all the tips that Disney was hoping you wouldn’t discover, like free parking and bottomless beverage scams, this book also teaches you how to get free airline drink tickets and bar/pool hop around the high end Disney resorts like Hollywood glitterati.

Ever wanted to know where to have uninterrupted coitus on property? Kinsey points the way. Where to score weed? Keep reading. Kinsey charges to the roof of The Contemporary and spelunks into The Utilidors to bring you the finest nuances of an underground Disney vacation.

Pack the trunks and leave the kids at Grandma’s because THE DARK SIDE is about to make your next Disney vacation the best one ever!"

-Chris Mitchell, author of CAST MEMBER CONFIDENTIAL

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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"It's the finest collection of underground WDW stuff ever assembled and is a true bright light in a world gone bland. . . . Buy this thing and treat the naughty side of your brain to some adventure." —-Hoot Gibson, Mesa Verde Times
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940011433399
  • Publisher: Bamboo Forest Publishing
  • Publication date: 7/30/2011
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 60,943
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Leonard Kinsey was born and raised in Clearwater, FL, and was lucky enough to visit Walt Disney World over 100 times by age 18. As an adult he still harbors an unhealthy obsession with The Mouse, has acquired a large collection of vintage EPCOT Center memorabilia, and visits WDW at least once a year, maintaining connections throughout the rest of the year with Cast Members and other Orlando-based friends and relatives.

Kinsey has been involved in the world of media his whole adult life, winning a Pinellas County Cable Access TV award at age 16 for “Best Soundtrack” for a short film he directed and scored. From there Kinsey ran the television station at a prestigious university for four years, producing hundreds of hours of narrative, documentary, and live programming, including the genesis of THE DARK SIDE OF DISNEY, a 30-minute look at the off-limits areas of Walt Disney World. Kinsey then moved on to CNN International where he worked with foreign correspondents for two years as an audio engineer and robotic camera operator. Retiring from television, Kinsey now works as a Systems Administrator, maintaining server farms for one of the largest dot-coms in the world. In his spare time he has published a comic book and written and directed a horror/comedy film which received international distribution. He is also the guitarist in a rock band who appeared on a hit FOX show and released two internationally acclaimed CDs.
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Customer Reviews

Average Rating 3.5
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  • Posted February 18, 2012

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    Awesome Read! Great Stories of Debauchery and Tips for Disney World

    This book had me laughing through almost every page! The author has an amazing style that just brings every word to life. Crude, yes. Drugs, yes. Sex, yes. Illegal activities, YES. The stories that the author tells, whether they are his own or ones he collected, are fantastic. If you don't take away any fun tips from this because you are already a hard-core Disney fan like I am, the stories make it worth it. I really hope he writes another one soon! A must read for the Disneymaniacs out there who can appreciate that not everyone who visits Disney World is a perfect prince or princess!

    8 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted September 18, 2011

    Loved it!

    I was skeptical at first, but this book was amazing and left me wanting more. I love both the good and bad sides of WDW, and this efficiently highlighted both, whether it was intended to or not. I don't do drugs, so I simply skipped that chapter and moved on with life. Live and let live etc. Overall a great read among the likes of Mouse Tales and Realityland. Definitely worth buying.

    6 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 18, 2012

    :(

    There is nothing dark about disney

    5 out of 22 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 11, 2012

    Not for me







    Not for me

    4 out of 11 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 30, 2012

    Interesting

    Not as dark as I expected, but still entertaining and a good look behind the theme park world.

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 26, 2012

    Fun quick read with cool tips for next trip

    Just returned from Disney when I read this, and it was very cool to get a behind the scenes take on the park. Many cool tips I wish i new before but will try on my next trip.

    4 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted October 1, 2011

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    For Disney curious

    I thought this was a fun read! Hilarious stories with amazing facts, tricks and secrets. Check it out if you love Disney.

    4 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 14, 2012

    Gkfdybdhn

    Weird cover

    3 out of 17 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 5, 2013

    Stop writing stuff like this

    Are you crazy people

    If a mom or a 30 or over person saw this they would kill and sue you for this

    2 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 10, 2012

    Very interesting

    The author tells you about information that is interesting to know and the stories are funny. The author also makes sure to tell you notto try these things cause they can get you into a lot of trouble, in factarrested. Highly recommended.

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 7, 2012

    Disney

    Dont judje a book by its cover

    2 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted February 10, 2013

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    Loved it! Any Disney fan should read.

    So if you are anything like me, a huge fan of anything and everything Disney related, than you would definitely find this book at least entertaining. It's a really fast read (read it in a day) and it's hilarious at some parts. The only reason why you shouldn't read it is if you get easily offended...but really, the author is the one doing the stuff in the book, not you! So read on!

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 29, 2012

    Swirlpaw

    Swirlpaw went into the hunters crouch her tail staight up in the air.

    1 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 30, 2012

    Deathscreech

    Try keeping your tail low.

    1 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 18, 2012

    Hilarious

    This book was hilarious. I enjoyed reading it from cover to cover.

    1 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 1, 2014

    Not highly recommended

    Although this book is interesting on some level, it is very limited. There are some interesting insights to life at Disney, there are never much on detail or enough background. Mainly just someone's accounts of screwing off while at work. A little boring.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 17, 2014

    Sucks

    This is a critic and i absolutly HATED This book

    0 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 5, 2014

    Night Star

    Whats with all these pple making anfictions all over the place?

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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    Posted June 11, 2012

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    Posted October 6, 2011

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