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Clarence Farley, 102, the last surviving person to have seen Star Wars in a theater in 1977. Photo by Marg [CC BY 2.0] via Wikimedia, modified.

Last surviving person to see original Star Wars in theater honored

The only other known viewer passed away last month. SOUTHFIELD, MI -- Clarence Farley gets a far-away look in his eye when he talks about Star Wars. The 102-year-old lifelong resident of Southfield, Michigan, a Detroit suburb, is the last known person still living to have seen the original Star Wars movie in a theater during the year of its release, 1977. "That was something special, let me tell you," Farley told Uncle Walt's Insider. "To see that huge star destroyer passing overhead -- on ... Read more
Mickey likes to talks to tomatoes. No word if a squash can make him smile. Photo by Josh Hallett [CC BY-SA 2.0] via Flickr.

Disney to purchase VeggieTales

Okay, now they own everything. BURBANK, CA -- The Disney Company is in final talks with VeggieTales owner Universal to bring Bob the Tomato, Larry the Cucumber, and all of their vegetable friends under the Disney banner. Sources inside both companies say that they expect a deal to be closed soon. One of the final hurdles to reaching agreement is VeggieTales demand that Disney disassociate itself from dancer and actress Julianne Hough. "Vegetables just have a problem with anything that sounds like 'julienne,'" ... Read more
Ultimate cosmic power!!!! Still can't reopen Disneyland. Image background by Carlos Donderis [CC BY-NC-ND 2.0] via Flickr.

“Mega-Merger”: Disney purchases Apple, Google, Microsoft & Amazon

And they are currently negotiating with both major political parties. BURBANK, CA -- In a stunning development, the Disney Company announced today that it will be purchasing Apple, Google, Microsoft and Amazon, and all of their subsidiary brands. Disney (the company) spokesperson Jun Disney (no relation) was ecstatic. "This is off the record, obviously," she whispered into our hidden microphone, "but this is just one step closer to our ultimate goal of world domination." How does that square with with founder Walt Disney (related)'s dream ... Read more
Alphonso Ribeiro statue at Disney's Ribeiro Resort. Photo by Summer Hull/The Points Guy, modified slightly.

Rumors fly about “Disney’s Ribeiro Resort”

It's not unusual to be loved by anyone. But it is unusual for our articles. UNCLE WALT'S H.Q., SVALBARD -- We recently received a cryptic email from an anonymous [Ed.: Hi Bob!] source, deep within the Walt Disney Company. The source wrote simply, "You should write an article about Disney's Ribeiro Resort." That was it. The entire email. Not really a lot to go on, but hey, we're award-winning journalists. We can uncover the rest of the story ourselves. We were able ... Read more
We're disappointed. We thought we'd be able to see the potato. Photo [CC0] via Pikist.

Frozen 33-1/3 and more, coming soon to Disney+!

Since the Mulan remake is such a success, here are more smash hits coming to Disney+! MY LIVING ROOM -- In the biggest news since introduction of the potato cam, the Disney Company has announced the next several months of releases for their streaming service, Disney+. We've gone through and compiled a list of all the titles you probably missed when you looked. Lesser Known Films, Remakes, Sequels Beauty and the Beats - Emma Watson reprises her role as Belle, in this live action ... Read more