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What, no tacos? Photo by DisneyTouristBlog.com, used by permission, modified.

Disney Skyliner’s new emergency kit: what’s inside

Just in case the gondolas get stranded again. WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- It's been a while since Disney's Skyliner gondola system crashed and left hundreds of riders stranded in the air for hours. But that doesn't mean that the Mouse isn't ready for the next time it happens! When the Skyliner first malfunctioned in what is now known as the Great Aerial Stranding of 2019, we learned that each gondola is equipped with an emergency supply kit. These kits, stored under the ... Read more
Who knows what he's planning next? Oh, wait, we do. Read the article. Why are you reading the copyright notices first anyway? Photo © Disney & SI.com.

Top 13 other things Ron DeSantis may do to punish Disney

No, Disney, he's not done with you yet! TALLAHASSEE, FL - Florida governor Ron DeSantis has been bringing a smackdown to the Disney company lately. Ever since Disney publicly opposed the popular Don't Groom Kids law in Florida (and video leaked of Disney exec meetings admitting they were inserting sexuality into kids' programming), Florida has been finding ways to make them regret it. DeSantis and the state legislature have repealed the Reedy Creek Improvement District, Disney's self-governing body. And there may be ... Read more
No one at Disneyl... Hang on, we publish this at 6 am Pacific Time, well before the park opens. And why would there be sunlight? Photo via Twitter.

Nine things LESS popular than Disney

We don't want to just run negative stories about the Mouse! UNCLE WALT'S INSIDER H.Q., SVALBARD - No question, Disney's reputation has taken a beating lately. After its recent foray into Florida politics, and information leaking about inserting sexual matters into children's programming, for some reason folks don't seem to be as trusting of the company. In fact, a recent NBC poll says that, in one year, Disney has dropped from a 77% favorable/21% unfavorable (+56) rating in the eyes of the ... Read more

The HORROR: Reedy Creek residents will soon pay same tax rates as other Disney employees

High-up Disney execs living in the RCID may find their sweet deal coming to an end. REEDY CREEK IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT ORANGE COUNTY & OSCEOLA COUNTY, FL - Fun fact: there's a legal requirement in Florida for government entities like Disney's Reedy Creek Improvement District to have residents who vote on district matters. And so even though the RCID exists solely for the benefit of the Walt Disney World Resort, a handful of Disney executives and their families actually live there.  So, the Disney ... Read more
A barricade at the entrance to the Main Street U.S.A. Autonomous Zone, which they're claiming isn't in the U.S.A.? Photo courtesy disneyparks.com, mynorthwest.com, & kennythepirate.com.

Disneyland declares itself “autonomous zone,” opens in defiance of Newsom ban

Throw a few barricades and hand-painted signs in front of the security checkpoints, and they're good to go! ANAHEIM, CA -- Borrowing an idea from Seattle protestors, today the Disney Company declared the Disneyland Resort an "autonomous zone" and opened the parks. The move comes in defiance of a ban by California Governor Gavin Newsom (D).  Disney CEO Bob "Robert" Chapek tells Uncle Walt's Insider, "I don't know why we hadn't thought of this before. I mean, the Florida properties have had their own ... Read more