(Two-finger) Point/Counterpoint is a recurring feature where we normally debate with ourselves about current theme park news -- but this time we have a special guest taking the Counterpoint: Disney CEO Bob "Bob" Chapek!
TODAY'S TOPIC: "Nickel-and-diming" Disney guests
SUBMITTED: Disney is going down the wrong path by charging guests for "extras" that used to be free. They should stop.
POINT - Marty:
Walt Disney had a dream, a dream of a magical place were parents and children could play and laugh together. So he ...
Our little-known facts series continues (in spite of underwhelming demand)!
Fastpass, Fastpass+, MaxPass, MaxiPass, and extra-absorbent MaxiPass are all no more (except, of course, at the Disney Yesterland Theme Park and Spa). They've been replaced by something called Genie+ and "Lightning Lanes."
But do you know everything there is to know about Lightning Lanes? Of course you don't. They're brand new. But we at Uncle Walt's Insider know everything about them, or at least as much as we know about anything. So read on ...
So that's why he hasn't been returning our calls.
BURBANK, CA -- Uncle Walt's Insider has just learned that Walter Elias "Walt" Disney has passed away. He was 65 years old.
Disney, who started with a mouse, built a multimedia empire of family entertainment that includes films, tv networks, theme parks, and many, many plush toys. He is also widely credited with the invention of the churro.
The family will hold held a private internment ceremony at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale, California.
Finally, a list of some positive things about Disney!
BR'ER BANK, CA -- We at Uncle Walt's Insider have given The Disney Company and Bob "Bob" Chapek some grief about all of their recent extra-cost experiences. While, yes, they do give the impression that Disney is trying to squeeze every shiny dime out of their guests, there are some positive things to report.
You see, there are some things at Disney Parks, Resorts & Spas that are completely free to guests. Not only ...
Our little-known facts series continues!
Disney+ has been in operation for 37 years now, ever since Alexander Graham Bell invented the television remote. [Note: do actual research before publication.] It was the world's first entertainment streaming service, no matter what Knott's Berry Farm+ claims.
But do you know everything there is to know about the Mouse's streaming service? If not, don't despair! Uncle Walt's Insider is here to provide some incredible, newly-written-discovered trivia about Disney+!
It was named for the famous explore, Dr. Albert Plus.