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The monorail travels down Interstate 70. Photo by Famartin [CC BY-SA 4.0] via Wikimedia Commons & mbtskoudsalg.com.

Disney monorail sets off on cross-country goodwill tour

The monorail will visit all 48 contiguous states and Hawaii. SOMEWHERE ALONG INTERSTATE 70 IN MARYLAND -- "I've seen a lot of things as a trucker, but this is something new." That was the reaction of 57-year-old Stan Cumberland of Billings, Montana, after seeing a Walt Disney World monorail pass him on Interstate 70. We spoke with Cumberland as he waited by the side of the freeway for a State Trooper to arrive. "Yeah, I did a huge double-take and rubbed my eyes to be ... Read more
True Tales: from the files of Stupid Guest Tricks.

True Tales of Stupid Guests: Episode 3

"True Tales: from the files of Stupid Guest Tricks" is an ongoing series, where we share believable stories of park guests' unbelievable stupidity. FROM STUPID GUEST TRICKS -- StupidGuestTricks.com is a website founded to provide Disney Cast Members and other theme park employees a place to vent about some of the idiots they've dealt with. Most Cast Members will tell you that 99% of the guests they deal with are wonderful, but there's always that 1% that lead to aggravation -- and ... Read more
Fish... don't do that.

Dad struggles to explain fish anatomy after Disney on Ice

"Thanks, Disney." OKLAHOMA CITY, OK -- Caleb McIlherny, 6, and his 4-year-old sister Cassidy, love the Disney/Pixar film Finding Nemo. So when their dad Robert McIlherny discovered that the Nemo characters and story would be featured in a Disney on Ice production at the Oklahoma State Fair last year, he made sure to get tickets for the whole family. It was a decision he still regrets. Questions, questions, and more questions "It was definitely the wrong age to take them," McIlherny admits. "A couple years younger, they would have ... Read more
Mickey and Minnie wave to the crowds. Photo source Depositphotos_69250695_original.jpg.

Disney character Cast Members: no costumes for Halloween!

If the Disney characters you meet at the parks are real to you, do not go there today. Or read this article. LAKE BUENA VISTA, FL -- Bob Chapek, Chairman of Disney Parks, Experiences, Consumer Products and Spas, has a special treat for certain Disney Cast Members: "You do not have to wear a costume today!" On a day when many people around the globe celebrate Halloween by putting on costumes, there are some folks in Disney Parks and Spas who spend every day wearing costumes. In fact, ... Read more
Artist's conception of the remodeled "Cinderellschwanstein Castle." Photos from Pixabay & Pxhere.

Disneyland Bavaria invades France; Disneyland Paris surrenders

Troubling brewing in the European parks. PARIS, FRANCE -- French news agency Agence France-Presse is reporting that Disneyland Paris surrendered to its Bavarian counterpart earlier today. Details are still sketchy, but apparently the park was responding to an invasion into French territory by Disneyland Bavaria Cast Members. Check back here for details as they surface. UPDATE Officials at Disneyland Paris confirm the surrender. In a translated statement, they express the desire to "maintain their culture and avoid the loss of life that resisting an invasion would ... Read more