Wednesday, April 20, 2011


There aren't many people who have their own amusement park. After Walt Disney, there's Dolly Parton, and that's about it. And while Walt invented the theme park, Dolly simply applied her personality to it. But apparently she's done a good job of it. 'Earlier this month, I became the envy of my friends when I visited Dollywood, the theme park that Dolly Parton founded in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee in 1986. Upon reflection, I've realized that Dollywood is much like the woman herself. It presents many identities at once, meaning it can speak simultaneously to wildly different types of people.' More...

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