Interview: John Murdy – Creating Halloween Horror Nights

In 2006, John Murdy – Creative Director for Halloween Horror Nights - was tasked with bringing the spectacular Halloween event back to Universal Studios Hollywood after a six-year hiatus.  Now with twelve consecutive years...

Goodbye, Dueling Dragons: A history of ice and fire

Today is the day where fans will say their final goodbyes to Dragon Challenge. Some, however, will be bidding their farewells to the attraction formerly known as Dueling Dragons. While the coasters may have...

The Closing of Shrek 4D – A 42-year history of past and present attractions;...

This is part 2 of our look at the history of Shrek 4D and its predecessors. To check out part 1 of our feature, please click here. While Shrek 4D has been a mainstay at...

The Closing of Shrek 4D – A 42-year history of past and present attractions;...

Another Universal attraction is set to join the great attraction line-up in the sky. Shrek 4D at Universal Studios Hollywood has been entertaining guests for 14 years; but on August 13, the attraction doors...

REVIEW: The Nighttime Lights at Hogwarts Castle

Universal Studios Hollywood’s new summer offering - The Nighttime Lights at Hogwarts Castle - will officially debut on June 23. Universal was gracious enough to invite Inside Universal to a media preview of the...

REVIEW: Universal’s Volcano Bay Water Theme Park

After visiting Volcano Bay a couple times, we finally share our thoughts.

Inside the creation of Universal Studios Florida

Editor's Note: Jerry Green served as Universal Studios Hollywood's Entertainment Director in the 1980s. His new memoir - 25 Years Inside Universal Studios: From Tour Guide to Entertainment Director - serves as a fascinating...

A look at how Universal Studios Hollywood transformed from a Studio Tour to a...

Editor's Note: Jerry Green served as Universal Studios Hollywood's Entertainment Director in the 1980s. His new memoir - 25 Years Inside Universal Studios: From Tour Guide to Entertainment Director - serves as a fascinating...

A look at the life of an early Universal Studios tour guide

Editor's Note: Jerry Green served as Universal Studios Hollywood's Entertainment Director in the 1980s. His new memoir - 25 Years Inside Universal Studios: From Tour Guide to Entertainment Director - serves as a fascinating...

A look at how Jay Stein ran Universal Studios Hollywood

Editor's Note: Jerry Green served as Universal Studios Hollywood's Entertainment Director in the 1980s. His new memoir - 25 Years Inside Universal Studios: From Tour Guide to Entertainment Director - serves as a fascinating...

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