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Former and current Disney CEO Bob 'Michael' Eisner. (Or is it Michael 'Bob' Eisner? We're so confused.) Photo by Ed Schipul [CC BY-SA 2.0] via Flickr.

Chapek out, Eisner back at Disney after poor earnings report

He's baa-aaaack! BURBANK, CA -- Just a couple of weeks since Disney released their latest earnings, Bob "Bob" Chapek is out as the CEO of the Walt Disney Company. Uncle Walt's Insider can confirm that the board has named Michael "Bob" Eisner as his successor. Bob "Bob" Iger, the once and future chairman of the Walt Disney Company, said in a closed door meeting that his legacy shouldn't be clouded by factors outside of his control. He is, therefore, bringing Bob (Eisner) ... Read more
Not Hamilton. Photo © Disney.

“Song of the South” now available to Disney+ subscribers

The beloved classic has more views than Hamilton! BURBANK, CA-- Word has gotten out that Walt Disney's classic film Song of the South is now available on Disney+. While promised in the past, only now have subscribers been able to watch the movie, which features the stories of Uncle Remus in a mixture of live action and animation (like the Avengers films). But you won't find it in any listings -- you have to search with the exact title.  Even with that restriction -- ... Read more
Former Disney characters, now kindling. Photo by Loren Javier [CC BY-ND 2.0] via Flickr.

Disney sells unpopular characters to raise funds

We're really going to miss B.O.B. BURBANK, CA -- A short paragraph hidden away in the Walt Disney Company Q3 2020 Earnings Report reveals that the company sold off the rights to unpopular characters to raise money to keep the company from folding. The list of characters is quite large, but notable characters are the 6th and 8th mop from Fantasia's The Sorcerer's Apprentice segment [Ed.: The performance by mop number 8 was abysmal], B.O.B. from The Black Hole, Condorman, Osh Popham from ... Read more
COVID I, II, & III writer-director George Lucas. Photo by Nicolas Genin [CC BY-SA 2.0] via Wikimedia.

George Lucas to write, direct COVID 1, 2 & 3 prequels

At least if they're like the Star Wars prequels, they won't be infectious. BURBANK, CA -- Walt Disney Studios announced today that George Lucas is producing a new trilogy for theatrical release based on COVID 19. The new movies, given the working titles of COVID I, II & III, will be written, produced, and directed by the Star Wars creator. Inside sources say that although the movies are slated for wide released, no one is expecting them to spread past the initial curious ... Read more
The only symptomatic dwarf. Photo © Disney.

Seven Dwarfs quarantined; only one is symptomatic

He's been "sneezing like crazy." BURBANK, CA -- In a statement released today, the Disney Company announced that all seven dwarfs have been quarantined after possible exposure to COVID-19. Only one is showing any symptoms of the virus. Citing medical privacy laws, the company refused to provide the identity of the symptomatic character. However, they did say he has been "sneezing like crazy." There have been no test results to confirm that the symptoms were caused by the virus. The unnamed individual is ... Read more