It's "the easiest way to stop our guests from bringing disease."
BURBANK, CA -- While many companies are retooling to create masks or ventilators, the Disney Company is going a different route. They have contracted with several manufacturers to build hundreds of "walk-through submersion vats."
"We're just looking ahead, to try to get the parks open as soon as possible," says Disney (the company) spokesperson Jun Disney (no relation). "Even before this Chinese virus, we've always known the biggest 'ick' factor on our ...
It's the next best thing to being there.
LITTLE ROCK, AR -- Darlene Burke, a Little Rock mother of four, has changed her mind about going to Walt Disney World. And not just for the short term.
"We had a trip planned for May, after the kids got out of school," Burke explains. "But with this virus thingy, Steve (her husband) and I decided to cancel while we could. Sure, the kids were disappointed -- us, too -- but they understood when we ...
"Smoking never brought the world to a standstill."
BURBANK, CA -- As we continue to quarantine ourselves in our office in Svalbard, we're hearing news that Disney is hard at work adding cigarettes back into the various photos of Walt Disney.
It's no secret that Disney (the company) worked hard at trying to cover up Walt's smoking habit. Many historical photographs of Walt Disney were altered to remove tobacco products. But with Covid-19 shutting down all public activity, Imagineers have determined that ...
Like Will Rogers and Congress, we never lack for material.
ATLANTA, GA -- CNN commentators have denounced Uncle Walt's Insider for describing Disney's two Chinese theme parks as "Disneyland Shanghai" and "Hong Kong Disneyland." They claim that using description of the parks' foreign location is racist.
In our defense: (1) The terms are just a description of a geographic fact; and (2) CNN itself has used those names (here & here, from just the past 30 days). We'll keep you posted as the ...
Pfft. Like any of us would stay home from Disney.
UNCLE WALT'S INSIDER H.Q., SVALBARD -- From our frigid island home in the North Sea [Seriously, Walt, let us turn up the heat in the office!], we've been monitoring the health crisis sweeping the globe. And we know that nothing will stop rabid Disney fans from getting their park fix (though closing the Shanghai and Hong Kong parks have slowed a few people down).
Because of that, we've assembled a few tips on ...