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The last Disney fireworks not to be sold on the black market. Photo by Ethically Yours [CC BY-SA 3.0] via Wikimedia.

Disney Parks fireworks for sale on the black market?

We only make up stuff when we want to start a rumor. (This, for example.) BOCA CHICA, TX -- For the first time in Walt Disney World history, fireworks did not explode over Cinderella Castle as the clock struck midnight on New Years Eve. In fact, Disney has not launched a barrage of exploding shells into the sky since the parks re-opened, after closing due to the Great Churro Shortage of 2020. This has left Disney, the second largest purchaser of explosives ... Read more
Images from Epcot's upcoming (so to speak) Festival of Fertility. Inset photo by Uncle Walt (who hasn't learned that our header images are in landscape mode), used without permission, and ©2020 Google / Street View.

EPCOT Centre’s Festival of Fertility debuts on February 14th

This is Disney! There's no  at Disney! E.P.C.O.T. C.E.N.T.R.E. -- Even though the Festival of THE Holiday [X: HEY!] is only a week into its annual run, Disney is already starting to talk about the next Festival coming to Epcot: the Festival of Fertility! Our own Uncle Walt stumbled across prep for this brand new Festival, so we reached out to Disney (the company) spokesperson Jun Disney (no relation) regarding his find. The conversation went like this: What festival is this, he asked ... Read more
New spray-on painted face masks at Walt Disney World. Photo [CC0] courtesy of pxhere.com & pxfuel.com.

Face-paint masks now offered at Walt Disney World

They're much easier to breathe in, also. DATELINE IN CAPS -- Gators may not be allowed, but now Walt Disney World is offering a mask alternative: face paint! Originally created by laid-off Photopass Cast Members as a way to pay their rent, the painted masks are proving to be extremely popular. Uncle Walt's Insider talked with one guest, Bruce Tomlinson from Lake Charles, LA, who asked not to be identified (pictured above). "These painted masks are awesome," the unnamed source said between coughing fits. ... Read more
The new "Red Team" option for riders of Epcot's Mission: Space. Photo by Vikki Tupay (@vikkimouse321) via Instagram.

Mission: Space introduces new Red Team option

The ride takes six months, but the Disney Dining Plan is accepted. WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- An Epcot ride that's "out of this world" just added a more realistic space experience. Mission: Space, the spaceflight training simulator, has been dividing up guests into "Orange Team" and "Green Team" queues, based on each rider's enjoyment of vomiting. Well, now Disney has unveiled a new "Red Team" option, pictured above, which they promise will give guests the most complete space experience yet. Put your affairs ... Read more
The new Hall of Presidents, featuring a Trump vs. Biden Animatronic Cage Fight. Photo by elisfkc [CC BY-SA 2.0] via Wikimedia.

Hall of Presidents will now feature Trump and Biden animatronics in a cage fight

Perhaps this is how it should have been settled all along. WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- The Magic Kingdom's Hall of Presidents is in limbo. With the Hamilton Live: Featuring the Muppets! makeover on hold due to budgetary issues, and America's future on hold due to political wrangling, Disney Imagineers have been debating what to do with the presidential attraction. "At this point we're usually are preparing a new presidential animatronic," said Disney (the company) spokesperson Jun Disney (no relation). "In fact, we ... Read more