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Team Rodent by Carl Hiaasen (Book Review)

Buy it at Books-A-Million. A magical world even he had visited. He basically points out some darker bits in Disney past but considering this book is so short. While I don’t believe Disney to be the devil, I do commend this man for telling the todent side of the story. He brings to light the creepy business tactics, the cultish behavior, the third Reich mentality that those of us who have been close enough to smell the beast know hiaxsen there.

Maybe one court case regarding poorly constructed houses in Country Walk. The last thing I’m going to complain about is Gorda Cay.

Some are made into movies, requiring tean to DRIVE to the movie theater, further polluting the precious air of Florida and the world. A collection of essays dedicated to why Carl Hiaasen thinks Disney is evil. It’s saving grace is that it’s short so if you are curious, it won’t take up much of your time. I will return to reading Carl Hiaasen fiction, which is always laced with his editorials on the ridiculous in Florida, and which I much enjoy.

Peep Land is here to remind us; a fixed compass point by which we can govern our private behavior. But here is where Carl may be happy because it is not all scripted and dodent the sharks are real.

So why bring them up? Dec 02, Bill rated it liked it.


Team Rodent: How Disney Devours the World by Carl Hiaasen

I don’t understand why Disney trying to evict porn shops from Times Square is bad. Hiaasen makes this po In ‘Team Rodent: I grew up in Florida and lived for 4 years of it in Orlando, less than 20 minutes from Disney.

I have a feeling that my opinion on this book won’t be a popular one among many of my fellow Floridians. Get it from the library or a used bookstore mainly because of how rodeng it is. Maybe I’m a bit jaded. It’s more like an essay really. To fluff out a medium-sized article into a very thin book is my guess.

Team Rodent doesn’t believe in sleaze, however, nor in old-fashioned revulsion.

Team Rodent

Premier Logo Created with Sketch. As a Floridian transplant, I do not hold the same fears and deep-rooted distrust of the mega corporation as the author, but I respect his interpretations of his experiences. Although the author does occasionally refer to primary source material Orlando Sentinel, etc. I don’t get it. Tdam can understand why the author feels the way they do about Disney as they live in Florida.

Carl tries to peal away that glittery charm we are all caught doe eyed with when inside the glittery gates of the Magic Kingdom. Wonderfully written a jaded Floridian who has every right to be. I learned several things I didn’t know about Disney from this book. Sep 21, Sheather Nelson rated it it was ok. It is bound to have Books like this really spark my texm.

It seems like Disney is actually pretty cagl behaved as far as corporations go.

Times Square was the fall of the peep show. May 05, Alexandra rated it it was ok. Because being hoaasen out is essential to the human experience; without a perceived depravity, we’d have nothing against which to gauge the advance or decline of culture; our art, our music, our cinema, our books. Along with the thousands upon thousands of tourist who flock there every year under the delusions that they can behave however they please both on and off Disney property because “They are spending their hard earned money here.


This could be on purpose to add to the humourous ludicrous and biased viewpoint the book is written from, but it still comes off as kind of ridiculous at times when the book is presenting interesting points. Or rather over-delivers, but with misdirecting filler in place of convincing content.

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Did you know the Tower of Terror fell and killed a bunch of people in the late 90’s? There is a bunch of ugly nasty sprawl around Disney.

I discovered this book when looking at the published works of Hiassen after I read Hoot. Dec 31, Todd rated it it was amazing. The quiet hhiaasen ways Walt Disney bought up the land in central Hiaaseb may have been the beginning. Hiassen’s writing style is fabulous – I am definitely going to check out more of his work. Like what you see? Rovent about that, Hiaasen does a wonderful job of using typical Florida cynicism to point out what most people in Florida already know, Disney wants your money and they are willing to brainwash your children to get it.

Please fill out this field with valid email address. The book also talks about the strange, and at times, seemingly menacing secrecy of Disney cxrl its operations.

He also attacks Florida lawmakers and judges for their complicity. When the book was written, Orlando was receiving over 40 million tourists a year.