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The new "Red Team" option for riders of Epcot's Mission: Space. Photo by Vikki Tupay (@vikkimouse321) via Instagram.

Mission: Space introduces new Red Team option

The ride takes six months, but the Disney Dining Plan is accepted. WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- An Epcot ride that's "out of this world" just added a more realistic space experience. Mission: Space, the spaceflight training simulator, has been dividing up guests into "Orange Team" and "Green Team" queues, based on each rider's enjoyment of vomiting. Well, now Disney has unveiled a new "Red Team" option, pictured above, which they promise will give guests the most complete space experience yet. Put your affairs ... Read more
The new Hall of Presidents, featuring a Trump vs. Biden Animatronic Cage Fight. Photo by elisfkc [CC BY-SA 2.0] via Wikimedia.

Hall of Presidents will now feature Trump and Biden animatronics in a cage fight

Perhaps this is how it should have been settled all along. WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- The Magic Kingdom's Hall of Presidents is in limbo. With the Hamilton Live: Featuring the Muppets! makeover on hold due to budgetary issues, and America's future on hold due to political wrangling, Disney Imagineers have been debating what to do with the presidential attraction. "At this point we're usually are preparing a new presidential animatronic," said Disney (the company) spokesperson Jun Disney (no relation). "In fact, we ... Read more
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(Step)Moms Panel: If I follow Disneyland to Texas, can I still get a California local’s discount?

The Uncle Walt's Insider (Step) Moms Panel answers your real questions with their own totally reliable advice. [Lawyer-mandated disclaimer: do NOT rely on this advice. Our panel of experts may or may not be actual stepmoms, but they are definitely evil.] "Dear (Step)Moms: I understand that Disney is hightailing out of California for greener pastures in Texas. My question is, will my California Drivers licence still garner me the 20% locals discount? If not please tell me how the discount structure will ... Read more
Mickey likes to talks to tomatoes. No word if a squash can make him smile. Photo by Josh Hallett [CC BY-SA 2.0] via Flickr.

Disney to purchase VeggieTales

Okay, now they own everything. BURBANK, CA -- The Disney Company is in final talks with VeggieTales owner Universal to bring Bob the Tomato, Larry the Cucumber, and all of their vegetable friends under the Disney banner. Sources inside both companies say that they expect a deal to be closed soon. One of the final hurdles to reaching agreement is VeggieTales demand that Disney disassociate itself from dancer and actress Julianne Hough. "Vegetables just have a problem with anything that sounds like 'julienne,'" ... Read more
What Walt Disney World used to look like at Christmas time. Stock photo from DepositPhotos.

Walt Disney World cancels Christmas

He took all their presents, their ribbons, their wrappings, Their snoof and their fuzzles, their tringlers and trappings! WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- For decades, Disney has embraced the holidays, overloading their parks with festive garlands, lights, music, and shows. There were few places in the world that celebrated the season like Walt Disney World. But not this year. In yet another indicator that 2020 really sucks, [Ed.: Are professional journalists allowed to say "sucks" now?] [Marty: Forget professional journalists. How about us?] park officials announced ... Read more