Cast Members hope to reach the college playoffs within five years.
WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- The Walt Disney World College Program provides job experience and college credit to over 12 thousand students per year. And now Disney will add a new perk for those students: NCAA Division I athletics!
"We've been looking at this for some time," says Disney (the company) spokesperson Jun Disney (no relation). "We already pay our CP Cast Members next to nothing, so it was pretty easy ...
The statue, called "Barners" for some reason, greets visitors approaching the park entrance.
BUENA PARK, CA -- Knotts Berry Farm (motto: "America's First Theme Park, as long as you are really generous in your definition of 'theme park'") unveiled a new statue today, dedicated to park founder Don Knotts. The statue depicts the late Knotts in his most iconic role as Barney Fife from the Andy Griffith Show, holding the hand of an anthropomorphic berry.
The statue is placed outside the gates to the ...
And Lin-Manuel Miranda vows to read his Disney contracts more closely in the future.
WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- Beauty and the Beast: Live on Stage at Disney's Hollywood Studios has been rumored for replacement for some time now. Uncle Walt's Insider can now confirm its successor, and this is huge news: Hamilton is coming to the Theater of the Stars!
Broadway smash, Disney-style
We caught up with David DeLoach, General Manager for Entertainment at the Studios.
"We are so excited about this show coming to ...
"True Tales: from the files of Stupid Guest Tricks" is an ongoing series, where we share believable stories of park guests' unbelievable stupidity.
FROM STUPID GUEST TRICKS --
StupidGuestTricks.com is a website founded to provide Disney Cast Members and other theme park employees a place to vent about some of the idiots they've dealt with. Most Cast Members will tell you that 99% of the guests they deal with are wonderful, but there's always that 1% that lead to aggravation -- and ...
Pranking Cast Members kept directing the parade back onstage.
WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- The popular Festival of Fantasy Parade at the Magic Kingdom typically passes through the entire park in under an hour. Yesterday it took 5 hours and 37 minutes.
"It was the weirdest thing," Averill Godfrey, 26, of McComb, MS, tells Uncle Walt's Insider. "My boyfriend and I were camped out in the hub, watching the parade pass. But it never finished."
"I'd seen the parade before -- it's a ...