California Man Visits Disneyland 2000 Days in a Row

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Joshua Sudock/Disneyland Resort

To say the Jeff Reitz likes going to Disneyland would be an understatement. He has hit up the Anaheim, California theme park every single day for five-and-a-half years. On the morning of June 22, he walked through the Disneyland turnstiles to enjoy his 2000th consecutive day at the park, according to ABC News.

The Air Force veteran lives in nearby Huntington Beach, about 20 miles away. He started on January 1, 2012, and hasn’t skipped a day since, with the help of a season pass. According to a press release from Disneyland, Reitz likes that the park gives him something to look forward to each day. He shares photos and updates from his trips on Facebook and Twitter, where he changed his handle to @Disney366 to reflect his true passion.

Reitz doesn’t plan on stopping anytime soon, saying he'll keep up his daily visits for as long as he can. Unfortunately, there doesn't appear to be a Guinness World Record for most consecutive theme park visits.

[h/t ABC News]

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Someone Created an Amazing LEGO Portrait of Fleabag's "Hot Priest" Andrew Scott

Andrew Scott as the "Hot Priest" in Fleabag.
Andrew Scott as the "Hot Priest" in Fleabag.
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It’s been almost a year and a half since fans first met the “Hot Priest”—a role created specifically for actor Andrew Scott—in season 2 of Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s award-winning series Fleabag, and the character is still eliciting strong feelings and inspiring tributes of all kinds.

The latest creative tribute to the G&T-guzzling man of the cloth is a portrait assembled entirely from LEGO bricks—5340 of them, to be exact. It was made by Andy Bauch, a Los Angeles-based LEGO artist who has re-created everything from Mondrian paintings to self-portraits of Chuck Close. For this pop culture masterpiece, Bauch worked off a television still that shows Scott dressed in clerical black and illuminated by sunlight filtering through a church window.

Bauch used 10 shades of blue, green, and black to capture the nameless priest in all his godly glory. According to the video above, more than half of the 38-inch-by-28.5-inch artwork consists of square black bricks with four LEGO studs each. Overall, it took nearly 10,000 studs to complete the image. What we don’t know is how long it took to complete, though the artist did have two assistants to help him.

The portrait isn’t currently for sale, but anyone with a sizable LEGO collection and a fondness for tragicomic clergymen (or more specifically, for Andrew Scott portraying one) is welcome to try their hand at fashioning some Hot Priest wall art of their own. And if that project warrants re-watching Fleabag, so be it.