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Elon Musk joins Disney Imagineering as creative consultant

One person in America still has original ideas. GLENDALE, CA -- Elon Musk has joined Disney's Imagineering as a creative consultant. [Ed.: Didn't we just say that in the headline?] Uncle Walt's Insider found that the move came after Disney was looking for some sort of ideas for new attractions to put into the parks, but admitted they were out of original ideas and could only turn to Hollywood. And then they discovered that Hollywood is also out of original ideas. Disney (the company) spokesperson ... Read more
Just one of the scenes being removed from the Jungle Cruise. Photo by Gleilson Miranda/Secretaria de Comunicação do Estado do Acre, [CC BY 2.5 BR] via Wikimedia.

Actual indigenous tribe reacts to Jungle Cruise changes

And then they invited us to stay for dinner! MIDDLE OF THE JUNGLE -- As Disney fans react to the announcement from Disney about the upcoming changes to the beloved ride The Jungle Cruise, Uncle Walt's Insider reached out to a previously un-contacted tribe to get their reaction. Initially we were concerned when the men of the tribe approached us with bows and spears, but after Uncle Walt offered them churros, we think we were welcomed as part of the tribe. It appears ... Read more
At least no one ever dies inside a Disney park, right? Photo by deror_avi [CC BY-SA 3.0] via Wikimedia.

Covid-19 ward opening at Disneyland’s Tom Sawyer Island

It's being temporarily renamed "Pirate's Covid at Tom Sawyer Island" ANAHEIM, CA -- Stymied in their efforts to open their theme parks, Disney has joined the fight against Covid-19. The Disney Company announced today that Tom Sawyer Island at the Disneyland Park will become a Covid-19 ward. Disney has already outfitted the island with the necessary medical equipment and trained Cast Members to handle Covid-19 patients. They won't put patients in Dead Man's Grotto, will they?  A temporary bridge is being constructed to get ... Read more
The new walkway from the Contemporary to the Magic Kingdom. Photo by Sarah Charlesworth [CC BY-SA 2.0] via Wikimedia.

WDW drops Magical Express, Extra Magic Hours — and pavement?

We're looking forward to walking our luggage from the airport to Walt Disney World. WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- Walt Disney World recently gave us the totally exciting and not-at-all upsetting news that in 2022, the Disney's Magical Express service will be eliminated completely. With no more Magical Express, guests will be forced to hop into the nearest ride-share, cab, or overpriced car transfer service, to reach the Most Magical Place on Earth. Also, Extra Magic Hours are not returning, except for ... Read more
The last Disney fireworks not to be sold on the black market. Photo by Ethically Yours [CC BY-SA 3.0] via Wikimedia.

Disney Parks fireworks for sale on the black market?

We only make up stuff when we want to start a rumor. (This, for example.) BOCA CHICA, TX -- For the first time in Walt Disney World history, fireworks did not explode over Cinderella Castle as the clock struck midnight on New Years Eve. In fact, Disney has not launched a barrage of exploding shells into the sky since the parks re-opened, after closing due to the Great Churro Shortage of 2020. This has left Disney, the second largest purchaser of explosives ... Read more