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Meet the 12 new Disney Legends to be honored at D23 Expo

One truly deserving new Disney Legend! And also eleven people. ANAHEIM, CA -- Disney has announced the latest round of Disney Legends to be honored at the 2019 D23 Expo, held annually in Anaheim, CA. The tribute dates back to 1987, when Fred MacMurray (star of The Absent-Minded Shaggy Flubber Millionaire) was honored as the very first Disney Legend. The recipients of this award are Disney's brightest stars and notable luminaries who continue Walt Disney's legacy and contribute to the ongoing success ... Read more
Someone who may or may not be our source confronting the Master Control Program. Photo © 1982 Disney.

Tron Rollercoaster delayed due to ransomware attack

Look likes someone's gonna have to be digitized to regain control. WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- Disney's 1982 computer-trip adventure Tron and its sequels (Tron: Reloaded, Tron: Revolutions, and The ReTron of the Jedi) are the inspiration for a new roller coaster currently under construction in the Magic Kingdom. The new coaster will  be entirely computer-generated, like every other new Disney attraction from here on. Unfortunately, the designers' quest for 80's-era computer realism also came with 80's-era lax cyber-security. And now the Tron ... Read more
Three o'clock parade, time unknown. Photo by John Frost [CC BY-ND 2.0] via Flickr.

Mickey Standard Time signed into law

We knew Congress was a Mickey Mouse operation. WASHINGTON, D.C. -- People grumble about the change from Daylight Savings to Standard Time and back again, and the grumbling is only growing louder. But how do we fix the problem? It's no secret that time zones are difficult to figure out -- especially when you change the time a couple of times a year. Even the brilliant minds at Apple, Microsoft, and Bob's Computer Repair Emporium & Bait Shop have been unable to ... Read more
Churros. Mmm... churros. Photo by Mark Mitchell [CC BY 2.0] via Flickr. Churros. Mmmmm....

Happy Churro de Mayo!

Tomorrow is everyone's favorite churro-based holiday! UNCLE WALT’S H.Q., SVALBARD -- Each year there are a number of holidays celebrated throughout the world, the top three being Christmas, Easter, and Uncle Walt's Birthday. The fourth most celebrated holiday is, of course, Churro de Mayo! That's right! May 5th is of course the "Celebration of the Churro"! These tasty, cinnamon-sugar covered fried sticks of dough are the most popular food, anywhere. A celebration of churro history and culture Churros went unnoticed for many years, until Walt ... Read more
Disney Airline+ at Walt Disney World International Airport+. Photo by JTOcchialini [CC BY-SA 2.0] via Flickr.

Land clearing points to new airport at Walt Disney World

Why mess with those other airports, when soon you can fly directly to Walt Disney World!? WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- There's so much construction going on at Walt Disney World these days, you can't throw a disgusting cream cheese-filled pretzel out of the window of your gondola without hitting a unsuspecting construction worker in the head. Seriously, stock in the company that produces the work walls for Disney is up 113% this year alone! Much of this construction is new attractions ... Read more