The Holiday Special consistent ranks as everyone's third favorite Christmas TV show, just behind "A Charlie Brown Christmas" and "Battlestar Galactica: Home for the Holidays?"
BATUU -- With Halloween behind us and Christmas decorations spreading across Disney parks on both coasts, fans have been wondering: will the new Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge areas be decorated for the holidays? Uncle Walt's Insider can now answer that with a resounding "You betcha!" Sources tell us that the Star Wars areas on both coasts will ...
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!
"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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
"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 ...