Are We Having Fun Yet?

Amusement parks, crowd control, and load-balancing

Cory Doctorow
GEN
Published in
8 min readJul 11, 2021

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Group photo in front of the castle at Disneyland’s goth day, “Bat’s Day in the Fun Park,” August 2006.

Pay for play

The news that Disneyland Paris is now selling Fast Passes — a skip-the-line ticket — for about $10 per person per ride has theme park watchers debating whether this is the destiny of all Disney parks and, if so, what it means for the future of theme parks.

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