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Chapek haunted by Ghost of Disney Past

Apparently Walt isn't happy. BURBANK, CA -- Sources within the Disney Company say that CEO Bob "Bob" Chapek is being visited by the Ghost of Disney Past. Disney (the company) spokesperson Jun Disney (no relation) confirmed the haunting, but said it is no big deal. "The ghost first showed up when Chapek started charging for things that used to be free for guests," Disney (no relation) told Uncle Walt's Insider. "That was unsettling, sure, but Bob's pretty used to the visits by now." "You learn ... Read more
Entrance to Disney, sorry, Six Flags. Photo by Jeremy Thompson [CC BY 2.0] via Flickr.

Top 13 things Six Flags parks are doing to compete with Disney

Can Six Flags overtake Disney? (We'll wait while you wipe the soda off your screen.) What is it with America's non-existent love affair with Six Flags? Truly, they are the parks you visit when you can't afford Disney. The good news for them is that soon, no one will be able to afford Disney! (Thanks, Bob!) But can Six Flags really ever compete with Disney parks? Here's some things they're trying, according to our always-reliable inside sources: An ad campaign highlighting that Speedy Gonzales, also ... Read more
Or maybe it's two photos of Pooh Bear? Montage courtesy sky.com.

Disney to “retire” Winnie the Pooh at Xi’s request

Pictured above (L-R): Winnie the Pooh, Chairman Xi Jinping. BURBANK, CA -- Sources within the headquarters of The Disney Company confirm that the character of Winnie the Pooh is being "retired" worldwide, at the request of Chairman Xi Jinping of China. Uncle Walt's Insider spoke with Disney (the company) spokesperson Jun Disney (no relation) about the change. "It's been long known that Chairman Xi is sensitive about his uncanny resemblance to Winnie the Pooh," Disney (no relation) said. "It's even confused Joe Biden from ... Read more
Not Snow White and the Seven "Magical CGI Creatures". Photo © Disney.

After backlash, Disney converts new Snow White movie from “no dwarfs” to “all dwarfs”

Dinklage's complaint was not well-received in the broader community. BURBANK, CA -- When actor Peter Dinklage (best known for his roles as "Binky" in 13 Moons and "Trumpkin" in The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian) complained about Disney's upcoming live-action remake of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Disney said they would "take a different approach" to the characters. Instead of being played by actors, the dwarfs would now be "magical creatures" created by CGI. But then came a backlash from actors in ... Read more
In case you missed it, DONALD CAN'T EVEN AFFORD PANTS. Photo by Disney, and various clip art libraries.

Donald Duck joins Mickey Mouse in push to oust Bob “Bob” Chapek

This nickel-and-diming has got to stop. TOONTOWN, USA -- In a statement released today, Donald Duck has announced that he is joining with Mickey Mouse in a push to oust Disney CEO, Bob "Bob" Chapek. We think Donald said, "While the so-called CEO continues to avoid guests and raise prices, one thing that is overlooked is OUR ability to keep up with the rising costs! I get it, guests are here for a few days, maybe a week, and they are able ... Read more