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"Mr. Mueller's Wild Ride" overlay of Mr. Toad. Image by HarshLight [CC BY 2.0] via Flickr.

Disneyland debuts “Mr. Mueller’s Wild Ride”

Mr. Toad gets a temporary overlay based on current events. DISNEYLAND, CA -- Never ones to shy from controversy or withhold comment on public affairs, the Disneyland Resort today unveiled "Mr. Mueller's Wild Ride." The ride is a temporary overlay of Mr. Toad's Wild Ride, much like the Nightmare Before Christmas overlay of Haunted Mansion, or the Guardians of the Galaxy or Frozen overlays of everything else. Disney stated in a press release that the attraction will take guests on a "rollicking journey through years ... Read more
Soarin' empty? Repent from the coming wrath! Photo by Uncle Walt; used without permission.

No line at Soarin’ a “sign of the End Times,” says expert

No one waiting for Soarin' at Epcot? The Apocalypse draws nigh. WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- It is one of Disney's most popular attractions, and has been since it opened. From its original "over California" film, to the mostly-CG "around the World" version, to its coming all-fake "around the Solar System," Soarin' is a must-see for most guests. Or it used to be, at least. And when our own Uncle Walt found a "0 minute" wait time and absolutely no one in line, ... Read more
Is Minnie still alive? Photo [CC0] via Pxhere.

Publicity stunt? Minnie Mouse very much alive

Guests report seeing Minnie Mouse since her supposed demise earlier this week. DISNEYLAND, CA -- Less than one week after Uncle Walt's Insider reported that a feral cat had eaten Minnie Mouse, some guests report seeing Minnie alive and well in the park. This is not only extremely suspicious, but raises several questions. What really happened? How could this have happened? Here are the possibilities, starting with the most likely and going to the least: (1) It was all a hoax, staged by Disney, in order ... Read more
Disneyland Ambassador Lucifer, post-prandium. Photo by Jean [CC BY 2.0] via Flickr.

“Just doing his job”: feral cat eats Minnie

Disneyland's feline rodent control program works a little too well. ANAHEIM, CA -- Fans of Walt Disney's original Magic Kingdom know that the park plays host to dozens of feral cats. The cats are not only tolerated, but fed and cared for, as they help keep the park free from rodents. Apparently, though, they were not told that some rodents were off-limits. Lucifer The cat involved, Lucifer, is a long-time resident of Disneyland park, and a favorite of Cast Members. He was even featured here ... Read more
No toilets visible at Galaxy's Edge. Photo courtesy Disney.

Opening of Galaxy’s Edge bathrooms delayed

To reduce crowds, restrooms won't be available until next year. DISNEYLAND & WALT DISNEY WORLD -- Star Wars fans worldwide are besides themselves with excitement, now that the opening dates for Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge have been announced. But they may be missing an important fact -- the new areas won't have any restrooms. The need to go is strong in this one "We know it's going to be packed whatever we do," says Disney (the company) spokesperson Jun Disney (no relation). "But we're ... Read more