Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Samantha Sterling's passport spotted at Jock Lindsey's Hanger Bar

Jock Lindsey's Hanger Bar just opened on the former Pleasure Island. The bar is themed after all things Indiana Jones. Spotted in the "lost and found" at about 1:28 in this Attractions Magazine video is the passport of none other than Adventurers Club member Samantha Sterling:

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Thursday, June 25, 2015

And the building is coming down

Or alt least partially. It is more a less a fact now that a restaurant called The Edison is going in where the Adventurers Club once promised to welcome strangers and make them "a little stranger." Now it seems that the building, if it is not coming down completely, is having significant renovations. Doesn't Disney know they could have made out like bandits selling tiny samples of the Library wallpaper? Once upon a time there was a tavern...

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Thursday, December 4, 2014

6 years later, a brief Adventurers Club reunion at Pleasure Island Rewind 2014

Saturday, February 1, 2014

The Museum of Baggage in Haguenau, France

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Friday, December 20, 2013

Katy Perry's 'Roar' music video is full of classic adventure tropes

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Thursday, October 3, 2013

5 years ago, the Adventurers Club closed.

Wow, 5 years!

The annual gathering on the steps on the anniversary of the closing had a pretty good turnout this year:

Image source: Save Pleasure Island

The most current plan which seems to be moving forward is to turn Pleasure Island into The Landing as part of Disney Springs. Concept art shows the club building still in place (although that doesn't mean a whole lot). There is speculation that the building can't be demolished as easily as some of the other old Pleasure Island structures because, in part, it connects to the underground utility/office space (think utilidor) 'under' the island.

In any event, Congaloosh Society is still going (strong?), they and some key fans are the driving force behind the yearly reunion (which I have never made it to). Even though Disney no longer lets them book a costumed version of the cast, the society manages to put together some unique events during their yearly convention. You can visit their facebook page or their website.

(Rant: I have never liked the Congaloosh website, which is why I have included the facebook page link as well. They change the websites purpose and layout more than they should. It is inconsistent and you can't really go back to it expecting to find something there that you found previously, especially not info relating to previous events. Keep it consistent people!)

Here are some photos from this years events and from years past:

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Tuesday, June 18, 2013

The Zebra is up for auction!

The Zebra from the Zebra Mezzanine of the the Adventurers Club is on the auction block!

The following lots will be part of the D23 Expo 2013 Silent Auction on Saturday, August 10, 2013 at the Anaheim Convention Center.
No reserve price is listed.

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Thursday, May 9, 2013

Range Rover Commercial with some nice atmosphere

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Monday, August 20, 2012

Congaloosh 2012: September 28-30

The annual Adventurers Club fan convention, Congaloosh, will not be free this year (it was in 2011) but will only cost $19.37 (get it?) or $25 at the door. This year's theme is Adventures Gone Wong (referring of course to The House of Wong, sponsor of the Adventurers Club Radiothon show). Once again I can't make it, so if you are going please take video and photos and post them online. I'll make it one of these years, hopefully when the club has reopened. Of course the price of admission will go up if that ever happens, but I'll bet it would be the most well attended Congaloosh ever.

Visit to pre-register, look at the schedule of events and more.

I've never been thrilled with the Congaloosh website, it always seems a bit disorganized...

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Thursday, August 16, 2012

Not a whole lot to report lately, but here's a neat commercial in which John Cleese lives the Adventerous life.

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Sunday, March 25, 2012

An Adventurers Club Birthday

I found an old form post from November 2008, wherein we find a fan-made Adventurers Club birthday party.

Link to the post

More photos

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Saturday, March 24, 2012

Adventurers Club Cast Appears At Travel Agent Gathering

The Adventurers Club cast performed this week at Disney's Coronado Springs for a meeting of travel agents/agencies, according to various internet sources.

Photo source: Save Pleasure Island

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