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Empty promises on a Skyliner sign. Photo by wdwnt.com.

Skyliner now celebrates millionth -successful- passenger arrival

This milestone took a little longer. WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- Days after Disney released a video celebrating the Skyliner's gondola system's one millionth customer, another milestone was reached with less fanfare. As of yesterday, the Disney Skyliner has now successfully transported one million guests! "Different metrics" "Both milestones are correct," says Disney (the company) spokesperson Jun Disney (no relation), "but they just use different metrics. The video refers to one million guests boarding the system. Yesterday's million counts only guests getting out of the ... Read more
The temporary menu change caused by an embargo on alien ingredients. Photo by paleodisney.net & jedinews.co.uk.

Florida alien food embargo; Galaxy’s Edge required to use Earth ingredients

You had to go to Disneyland to get your Endorian Tip-Yip. WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- It looked like a simple signage change, but the truth is more complex. When Galaxy's Edge restaurants changed the names of their dishes last week, it wasn't to aid local guest's understanding. Actually, the food vendors at Batuu no longer had access to alien food ingredients, and were forced to switch temporarily to local (Earth) products. So instead of Kaadu Ribs, they began selling plain old pork ... Read more
The old Disney look (left) versus the new standards (right). Or is it the other way around? We can't tell them apart.

Disney’s new “Relaxed Look” policy — too relaxed?

In olden days a glimpse of stocking was looked on as something shocking; now heaven knows, anything goes. SANTA MONICA, CA -- When Walt Disney first opened his beloved park (Disneyland), he mandated that the only mustache allowed in the park be on his face. Cast Member's hair could be no longer than his, and their uniforms had to match the land in which they worked. Thousands of newly-hired Cast Members were forced to get a shave and a haircut, which in ... Read more
The NBA's new logo, alongside Lebron's favorite Epcot Pavilion. Photo via DepositPhotos.

Next year’s NBA “Global Games” will be held at Epcot

"This whole trying to make a buck without ticking off a tyrannical Communist regime thing is hard!" -- Adam Silver, maybe WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- Seeking to avoid the international controversy this year's China tour has brought, NBA Kommissar Commissioner Adam Silver announced that next year's Global Games would be held in the World Showcase portion of Epcot. Courts will be set up in each of the twelve country's pavilions, and the games will be played as if they are in the ... Read more
Empty promises on a Skyliner sign. Photo by wdwnt.com.

Skyliner reopens; riders advised to pack for an overnight stay

Repairs now give "better than 50%" chance of completing your journey. WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- Just a little over a week after the Great Skyliner Immobility of One-NinerTM (and Disney's unpopular attempt to turn it into an attraction), the Disney Skyliner gondola system has reopened to guests. Park officials report that repairs and changes made to the system now give it much higher reliability rating, "better than 50%." Your humble reporter [Ed.: Who?] called to ask what length of time the 50% ... Read more