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This official Disney photo sure does leave out a lot of races, ethnicities, and genders. Be better, Disney, be better! Photo by The Walt Disney Company.

New Magic Kingdom stage show: “Gay Gay Gay Gay Gay Gay Gay”

Chapek: "I wrote the script myself." REEDY CREEK, FL -- There's a new stage show coming soon to the Walt Disney World Resort & Spa & Alternative Lifestyle Exploration Center! In a new bid to drive the Disney Company into the ground and keep California's lights on, the Forecourt Stage at Cornelius (formerly Cinderella) Castle (she's a dude now) will host a cavalcade of Disney characters dressed in rainbow colors, all chanting and singing nothing but the word "gay" for 25 minutes! "Don't ... Read more
With a sign like this, at least it's not likely to be mistaken for the original show. Photo by Matt Dempsey [CC BY-SA 2.0] via Flickr, clipart.me, & Wikipedia Commons.

Country Bear Jamboree re-themed as San Francisco Bear Jamboree

Oh, there will still be "bears." MAGIC KINGDOM, FL -- The Walt Disney World Resort and Spa and Center for Societal Change has announced a new project, sure to excite parents of all genders! Disney is continuing its current project (called "Woke Kingdom," according to insiders) by re-theming the beloved attraction Country Bear Jamboree. We caught up with Disney (the company) spokesbeing Jun Disney (no relation) to find out more. "This is just one more step in solving all of the world's problems! ... Read more
The Country Bear Band, now with earworms. Photo by Josh Hallett [CC BY 2.0] via Flickr.

New “earworm” soundtrack for Country Bear Jamboree

A Country-singing bear? Who ever heard of that? BAY LAKE, FL -- The Country Bear Jamboree has always had catchy tunes, but soon the popular attraction at Disney's Magic Kingdom will receive a new audio system and a brand new soundtrack -- and we've learned that the entire soundtrack will consist of (*drumroll*) earworms! Uncle Walt's Insider brings you a bear-y [Ed.: Isn't it a little early in the article for puns?] exclusive first look at the changes in store. What, exactly, ... Read more
Artists rendering of Judge Frollo's Gypsy Cabaret. Photo © 1996 Disney, courtesy DisneyScreenShots.com.

Lost Attractions: Judge Frollo’s Gypsy Cabaret

"Lost Attractions" is a recurring feature on Uncle Walt's Insider, where we shine the spotlight on planned attractions that were never built. The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Disney's 1996 animated feature, was a smash hit in every way. A light-hearted, comedy-filled romp through Victor Hugo's novel about singing gargoyles [Note: check this before publishing. I haven't read it.], the film was filled with wacky scenes of racism, genocide, mental abuse, unbridled lust, moral hypocrisy, mocking of people who are different, and the burning ... Read more