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Local man held for observation after emerging from “it’s a small world” smiling, humming theme song

Local health authorities have detained a 37-year-old Garden Grove man at Disneyland Park in Anaheim, California, citing concerns for his mental health and stability, after he was spotted emerging from that park's famed "it's a small world" attraction smiling and humming the theme song. The man, who has not been identified, is being held for observation. "It was the weirdest thing," reported Disneyland guest Ileana Campos of Mesa, Arizona. "My family and I had just exited the ride, and we all had ... Read more
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Disney inks new sponsorship with tobacco giant Philip Morris

In a surprising move, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts and tobacco giant Philip Morris have announced a new partnership. Soon all Disney parks in the United States will feature re-themed and re-imagined smoking areas. These all new areas will also be getting a new name: "Light Up Your Life - Fueled by Philip Morris." The areas will feature logos from Philip Morris' most popular brands, all new seating, and special ashtrays featuring lighters and cup holders. In an exclusive interview with Uncle ... Read more
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Universal announces “IT – A Christmas Extravaganza” to compete with Disney’s Nightmare Before Christmas

The competition between Universal and Disney is heating up this holiday season! Disney's California Adventure has announced a new offerings in Cars Land. This brand new spooky theme will feature your favorite characters from the hit Disney/Pixar movie, Cars, dressed up in their favorite costumes for Halloween. Over at Disneyland Park, the much loved Haunted Mansion Holidays is coming back! This features the entire Haunted Mansion re-themed to the cult classic, Nightmare Before Christmas. In an effort not to be outdone, Universal has ... Read more