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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
"Steve" peeks oot from behind a rock, eh? Photo by Joe Shlabotnik [CC BY-NC-SA 2.0] via Flickr.

PM Justin Trudeau spotted hiding at Epcot’s Canada Pavilion

Ottawa streets are clogged with protesting truckers? I'm going to Disney World! WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- Multiple guests visiting the Canada Pavilion and Spa at EPCOT Centre have reported seeing Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau hiding there. Cast Member Tracey B. tells Uncle Walt's Insider, "He mostly just keeps to himself, but he's nice enough if you talk to him. "Of course, he claims his name is 'Steve.' So just to be sure it was him, I played the audio of a ... Read more
We can't wait to visit Apple, Oklahoma! Photo [CC-BY-2.0] via eoi.es.

Apple to acquire Disney

We assume the deal includes the parks. City parks, that is. CUPERTINO, CA -- In a recently leaked memo from CEO Tim "Bob" Cook, it appears that Apple, the first company to hit $3 Trillion in valuation, is poised to spend some of their stockpiled cash on acquiring Disney! Fans of Mickey Mouse dismayed by our misleading headline need not worry, however. In the leaked memo, Cook allegedly says, "Disney, Oklahoma, has a low population, and our research has shown that it would ... Read more
Now just humming a Disney song makes me want to spend money on non-Disney stuff. Good job, Chapek! Photo [CC0] via anyrgb.com & etsy.com.

Other Disney songs advertising non-Disney products

We fear the Coca-Cola ad is only the beginning. What's that? A cheery instrumental version of Chim Chim Chiree is coming from your TV? It must be a new commercial for Walt Disney World! Except it's not -- it's an ad for Coca-Cola. And then you hear Bear Necessities... in an ad for Door Dash? What's going on? Your ears do not deceive you -- you actually have heard Disney songs popping up in non-Disney places. Which means one thing: Disney CEO Bob ... Read more