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Artist's rendition of the new entrance to Disneyland. By Chris Hagerman [CC BY 2.0 ] via Wikimedia.

Six Flags in talks to buy Disneyland

Walt's original park may soon be Six Flags: Magicland. GRAND PRAIRIE, TX -- Officials with Six Flags confirmed today that they are in "serious negotiations" with Disney Parks and Resorts. Their goal? To purchase Disneyland. THE Disneyland. "Obviously it's a prize we've had our eye on for a long time," Six Flags CEO Jim "James" Reid-Anderson tells Uncle Walt's Insider. "We don't expect to get use of the Disney name, so the park will have to be called 'Magicland' or something like that. ... Read more
Princess Klinger. Photo courtesy CBS Television [Public domain] via Wikimedia.

New attraction coming based on Disney Princess Corporal Klinger

One of the most beloved Disney princesses is finally getting his own attraction! Wait, "his"? BURBANK, CA -- It's no secret that Disney has a big secret. And they are going to secretly announce their secret at the super-secret D23 Expo (that you probably haven't heard of unless of course you're a loyal reader of Uncle Walt's Insider). But we know the secret! The big announcement for this year's super-private event is: one of the most beloved Disney princesses is finally getting his ... Read more
Tastes just like mouse to us! Video still from BEST TV ADS COMPILATIONS via YouTube, modified.

Disneyland stops serving mouse meat

They finally found a suitable substitute. DISNEYLAND, CA -- It's well-known to those with the proper sources that Disneyland uses mouse meat in their restaurants. They've just been quiet about it for years, not wanting to upset younger fans of Mickey & Minnie. Now a Disney insider tells Uncle Walt's, um, Insider that the mouse meat is going away. "Tastes just like mouse" "Disney is trying to stay ahead of the animal activists," says our anonymous source, a food service worker at Disneyland, "even though ... Read more
The newest stage production at Disney's Hyperion Theater. Photo by VillageTheatre [CC BY-SA 4.0] via Wikimedia.

Les Misérables will replace Frozen at the Hyperion Theater

It was only a matter of time. ANAHEIM, CA -- The Hyperion Theater at Disney's California Adventure & Spa has struggled for years to find an audience. The current production, Frozen - Live at the Hyperion, has been running since approximately 1972 (oddly predating both the movie Frozen and the park it's in). And yet Frozen is deeply unpopular. Its showings are mostly empty, with only a few lost stragglers staying to watch the adventures of Anna, Elsa, Olaf, and Skippy the Wonder Lizard. So ... Read more
The Disneyland Band plays royalty-free music "Carefree" by Kevin MacLeod. Photo by Loren Javier [CC BY-ND 2.0] via Flickr.

Disney parks switching to royalty-free music

The cost of licensing Disney songs was just too high. BR'ER BANK, CA -- Disney parks will no longer feature Disney music. That's the word from Disney Parks and Resorts and Spas president Bob "Bob" Chapek. Apparently the Disney Company charges quite a bit to license its music, and "it's just cost-prohibitive to pay for it any more." Another source "Fortunately, there's an abundance of public domain, royalty-free generic music online," says Chapek. "You can hear it in almost every bad YouTube travelogue out there ... Read more