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Disney Parks to rebrand as health care, will accept Medicaid, Medicare

The fact that Disney will now get federal health care funds is "not another money grab," according to CEO Chapek. BURBANK, CA -- In a recent call with investors, Bob "Bob" Chapek, CEO of the Disney Company, announced plans to relabel the Disney theme parks as health care facilities, primarily to be able to rake in federal health funds. The newly renamed "Disney Parks, Experiences, and Hospice Care" division will begin accepting Medicare/Medicaid payments within a few months. Citing lower guest satisfaction, ... Read more
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Step-planDisney: Will ‘The Beatles: Get Back’ be released on DVD?

The Uncle Walt's Insider step-planDisney (Step)Moms answer your real questions with their own totally reliable advice. [Lawyer-mandated disclaimer: do NOT rely on this advice. Our panel of experts may or may not be actual stepmoms, but they are definitely evil.] "Dear step-planDisney (Step)Moms: Will The Beatles: Get Back movie be released to DVD?" - Rory, Massachusetts Marty: Dear Tony, thank you for writing. This is an easy question, one that calls for just a simple yes or no answer. Unfortunately, though, you wrote it ... Read more
Not pictured: dozens of homeless people camped on the sidewalks. Photo courtesy Orange County Archives.

The best time to visit Disneyland

Trust the experts with your vacation planning! Or us. UNCLE WALT'S INSIDER H.Q., SVALBARD -- So you're planning a trip to Walt Disney's original Magic Kingdom, and you want to know the best time to go? Well, fear not! The experts at Uncle Walt's Insiders have calculated the best travel date for the most enjoyable vacation: 1974. That's right, 1974. That, we figure, is the best time to visit Disneyland. Really, any time in the park's first 25 years Why 1974? Well, Reagan was governor, ... Read more
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Apple to acquire Disney

We assume the deal includes the parks. City parks, that is. CUPERTINO, CA -- In a recently leaked memo from CEO Tim "Bob" Cook, it appears that Apple, the first company to hit $3 Trillion in valuation, is poised to spend some of their stockpiled cash on acquiring Disney! Fans of Mickey Mouse dismayed by our misleading headline need not worry, however. In the leaked memo, Cook allegedly says, "Disney, Oklahoma, has a low population, and our research has shown that it would ... Read more
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Hershey buys Magic Kingdom

Chapek: "Hey, it makes money for the shareholders." HERSHEY, PA -- In a joint press conference, Disney CEO Bob "Bob" Chapek and Hershey President & CEO Michele Buck announced yesterday that Disney will be selling the Magic Kingdom theme park to Hershey. "It's a win-win, as far as I see," Chapek said. "Hershey gets the number one theme park destination in the world. And Disney gets money. Lots and lots of money!" Just the beginning Chapek hinted that more sell-offs were in the works. "Oh, not ... Read more