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No more purple road signs; everything being painted pink & blue. Photo by Jrobertiko [CC BY-SA 3.0] via Wikimedia

Intern buys too much paint; everything will now be the same color as Cinderella Castle

With all the pink and blue paint, WDW is also running specials on gender reveal parties. WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- Visitors to the Walt Disney World Resort, Spa, & Election Recovery Center may have noticed some color changes around the property. Disney has been quietly repainting a few structures: castles, toll plazas, and gateway arches so far. Uncle Walt's Insider readers were privy to our exclusive news -- as in no one else talked about this, anywhere -- that Cinderella castle ... Read more
Cinderella Castle, moved two inches to the left. Photo by Flickr user: Michael Gray Wantagh [CC BY-SA 2.0] via Wikimedia.

Walt Disney World forced to redraw borders; entire resort moved two inches

Why would you even rely on GPS in the 1960's? WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- Bad data from 1960-era GPS satellites has forced Disney to make minor changes to the entire Walt Disney World area, all 39 square miles. Orlando Land engineer Bucky "Buck" Buckercocktosten filed a drawing with the Reedy Creek Improvement District recently showing the errors. As it turns out, the borders in the initial survey differ from the borders actually used. The boundaries used during construction were off by ... Read more
Totally not a ride exit. Just a gift shop with a really fun and entertaining entrance. Photo by Patrick Pelletier [CC BY-SA 4.0] via Wikimedia.

Disneyland beats California ban, will open all rides as ‘shops’

The rides already exit into gift shops. Why not take advantage of that? ANAHEIM, CA -- Disney has already shown that you can safely operate a theme park. Billions of visitors currently at Walt Disney World (95% of them at Disney's Hollywood Studios) have proven that fact. However, California governor Gavin Newsome (D) has continued to force the parks to stay closed, which has led to longer bread and toilet paper lines, especially in Southern California. But now Disney park officials may have ... Read more
Mickey Mouse governor Gavin Newsom. Photo by Gage Skidmore [CC BY-SA 2.0] via Flickr.

CA Gov. Newsom to personally house and feed all 28,000 former Disney employees at his Fair Oaks home

Such a generous guy! SACRAMENTO, CA -- On the heels of the recent layoff news coming to Disney Parks & Resorts, California Governor Gavin Newsom (D), has announced that he plans to personally take care of each and every employee out of the 28,000 Disney employees that will be laid off. Gavin Newsom said, "It's really the right thing to do. I mean, as a very, VERY rich man, instead of just talking about how we need to take care of these people, ... Read more
New signage for the Express Sidewalk to the Magic Kingdom. Photo by M. Minderhoud [CC BY-SA 3.0] via Wikimedia.

Walt Disney World replacing Monorails with “elevated sidewalks”

No handrails planned for now; Disney plans to "wait and see if they're needed." WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- It's no secret that the Walt Disney World Monorail system is in dire need of an upgrade. However, with the Covid-19 closures, Disney's ability to spend money on projects has greatly declined. Many projects have been delayed or modified to match projected budgets. One such project is the replacement of the Monorail fleet. Popular but pricey The Monorail transportation system, while popular, is expensive for ... Read more