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“Ellen’s Energy Adventure” star has a cameo in new Guardians ride!

Aaaand it's not Ellen. EPCOAT CENTRE, FLORIDA -- Breaking News! Uncle Walt's Insider has confirmed a previously top secret celebrity cameo appearance in the new Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind ride!  In homage to the recently departed Ellen's Energy Adventure, there is a very momentary cameo in the new ride by none other than Bill Nye the Science Guy. Nye starred in the old attraction as a spirit guide, materializing in Ellen's Dream to help her learn about energy. Contrary to the popular rumor, ... Read more
Seems like they're just recycling their concept art, too, huh? Photo © Disney & Marvel. Kind of.

Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind to be re-themed to Twilight Zone

After the Guardians retheming of the Tiki Room and Pirates flopped, could this mean that the GotG craze is over? EPCOT, FL -- Millions of people have already had the chance to try out the new Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind attraction, and the reviews are in! And friends, they aren't good. Bob "Bob" Chapek wasn't on hand to unveil the most recent roller coaster to welcome guests. (In fact, he only shows up in places he feels are safe, like his ... Read more

The HORROR: Reedy Creek residents will soon pay same tax rates as other Disney employees

High-up Disney execs living in the RCID may find their sweet deal coming to an end. REEDY CREEK IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT ORANGE COUNTY & OSCEOLA COUNTY, FL - Fun fact: there's a legal requirement in Florida for government entities like Disney's Reedy Creek Improvement District to have residents who vote on district matters. And so even though the RCID exists solely for the benefit of the Walt Disney World Resort, a handful of Disney executives and their families actually live there.  So, the Disney ... Read more
Would you climb into this van to go meet Mickey? Photo by ITM via Flickr & Reddit.

Disney up-close character meets resume – through a sketchy van

Of course you can still trust Disney with your kids! REEDY CREEK ORANGE & OSCEOLA COUNTIES, FL -- Good news for all of you Disney character lovers -- in-person meet-and-greets are back! Guests at the Walt Disney World and Disneyland Resorts, Spas, and LGBTetc. Awareness Centers will no longer have to be content with Mickey and Minnie waving at them from a balcony. Now your kids can meet all of those trustworthy Cast Members-in-costume up close and intimately! A bit different than it was Uncle ... Read more
This official Disney photo sure does leave out a lot of races, ethnicities, and genders. Be better, Disney, be better! Photo by The Walt Disney Company.

New Magic Kingdom stage show: “Gay Gay Gay Gay Gay Gay Gay”

Chapek: "I wrote the script myself." REEDY CREEK, FL -- There's a new stage show coming soon to the Walt Disney World Resort & Spa & Alternative Lifestyle Exploration Center! In a new bid to drive the Disney Company into the ground and keep California's lights on, the Forecourt Stage at Cornelius (formerly Cinderella) Castle (she's a dude now) will host a cavalcade of Disney characters dressed in rainbow colors, all chanting and singing nothing but the word "gay" for 25 minutes! "Don't ... Read more