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Joe can relax, but the earring will still be hard at work. Photo by [CC BY-SA 3.0].

Joe Rohde retires; Joe Rohde’s Earring to continue working

We suspect it was the source of all of the good ideas anyway. GLENDALE CA -- Good news from Disney Imagineering headquarters! Although legendary Imagineer Joe Rohde will be retiring effective January 4 of next year, his famed earring will continue working for the foreseeable future. The earring, which unsuccessfully ran for president earlier this year (and which may be an alien), made the announcement on its official Twitter account. No announcement has been made as to how the earring intends to get to ... Read more
The temporary menu change caused by an embargo on alien ingredients. Photo by &

Florida alien food embargo; Galaxy’s Edge required to use Earth ingredients

You had to go to Disneyland to get your Endorian Tip-Yip. WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- It looked like a simple signage change, but the truth is more complex. When Galaxy's Edge restaurants changed the names of their dishes last week, it wasn't to aid local guest's understanding. Actually, the food vendors at Batuu no longer had access to alien food ingredients, and were forced to switch temporarily to local (Earth) products. So instead of Kaadu Ribs, they began selling plain old pork ... Read more
News Brief: Alien, Klinger and more are official Disney Princesses!

News Brief: Alien, Corporal Klinger now Disney Princesses

Disney's purchase of Fox brings many new princesses into the family. BURBANK, CA -- The Disney Company's acquisition of 21st Century Fox's assets brings a stunning array of well-known characters into Mickey's domain, and today the company made official what many predicted: the title of "Disney princess" has been granted to many of those characters. Newly-crowned princesses include Olive from Little Miss Sunshine, Corporal Max Klinger from M*A*S*H, Scrat the prehistoric squirrel from the Ice Age movies, the robot from Lost In Space, Mary Richards from ... Read more