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The inspiration for the latest Adventures by Disney... adventure. Photo by Sam Howzit [CC BY 2.0] via Flickr.

New Adventures by Disney, um, adventure: “A Suitcase and a Dream”

Travelers will relive Walt's California arrival with almost nothing to his name! CELEBRATION, FL -- Fans of Walt Disney and his rags-to-riches story now have an opportunity to walk in his footsteps. And not just through some cheesy, expensive tour of Disneyland, either! No, Adventures by Disney has announced its latest vacation package offering: "A Suitcase and a Dream: Relive Walt's Arrival in California." For as little as $2600 per person, guests will get to experience the thrill of, well, reliving Walt Disney's ... Read more
The true spelling of Wald Disney's name. Photo by baynews9.com, via @NewsGuyGreg on Twitter.

Wow: we’ve been spelling “Walt” wrong all this time!

Disney to rename WDW to "Wald Disney World";  Disneyland will have "Walk in Wald's Footsteps" tour. CELEBRATION, FL -- If you haven't seen the image above already, a new fountain in the town of Celebration, Florida, includes a pointer to "Wald Disney World." Embarrassed officials at the Disney Company now admit that they've been misspelling the name of the company's founder for decades. "To be fair, Wald did have sloppy handwriting," says Disney (the company) spokesperson Jun Disney (no relation). "Higher-ups in the ... Read more
Club 33 Express fast food on a highway exit sign. Photo from DepositPhotos.com, modified.

Coming near you: Disney franchises Club 33

Now everyone can enjoy a meal at Club 33! BURBANK, CA -- It is one of the most exclusive clubs in the world -- or it used to be, at least. Disneyland's members-only Club 33 is not just at Disneyland any more. First Disney announced that they would be expanding Club 33 from Disneyland-only to each of the four parks of Walt Disney World. Now word has leaked that Disney is licensing the name of Club 33 to fast-food franchises around the country. The ... Read more

Meet the 12 new Disney Legends to be honored at D23 Expo

One truly deserving new Disney Legend! And also eleven people. ANAHEIM, CA -- Disney has announced the latest round of Disney Legends to be honored at the 2019 D23 Expo, held annually in Anaheim, CA. The tribute dates back to 1987, when Fred MacMurray (star of The Absent-Minded Shaggy Flubber Millionaire) was honored as the very first Disney Legend. The recipients of this award are Disney's brightest stars and notable luminaries who continue Walt Disney's legacy and contribute to the ongoing success ... Read more
Three o'clock parade, time unknown. Photo by John Frost [CC BY-ND 2.0] via Flickr.

Mickey Standard Time signed into law

We knew Congress was a Mickey Mouse operation. WASHINGTON, D.C. -- People grumble about the change from Daylight Savings to Standard Time and back again, and the grumbling is only growing louder. But how do we fix the problem? It's no secret that time zones are difficult to figure out -- especially when you change the time a couple of times a year. Even the brilliant minds at Apple, Microsoft, and Bob's Computer Repair Emporium & Bait Shop have been unable to ... Read more