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Selfie Stick Shuts Down Ride at Theme Park

If you choose to torture yourself at one of Disney’s theme parks this summer, there’s something in particular you should try to avoid—selfie stick users. At the California Screamin’ ride at Disney California Adventure, a passenger thought it was a good idea to pull out their selfie stick right before the attraction’s… » 6/26/15 9:30am 6/26/15 9:30am

The Best Places to Sneak a Cigarette at Disneyland Paris

Through Discovery Arcade, past Le Petit Train de Cirque, across pavement that wouldn't dare crumble stateside, is a small bench sandwiched between two slightly overgrown hedges. The ground is littered with ash. This is Disneyland Paris, and despite signs to the contrary, this is a popular spot for smoking. » 4/15/15 2:00pm 4/15/15 2:00pm

Crazy Parents Still Refusing to Vaccinate Their Children 

The Disneyland measles outbreak has now spread to 14 states, with 98 confirmed cases. Health officials in Arizona have warned that 1,000 people could have been exposed and urged them to stay away from Super Bowl events. The White House suggested that everyone listen to scientists and vaccinate their children. And now,… » 1/31/15 11:25am 1/31/15 11:25am

Disneyland Measles Outbreak Spreads Across Country 

Disneyland: it used to be the happiest place on earth and now it's just a fetid wasteland of contagious disease. The number of measles cases from the Disneyland outbreak almost doubled this week. At least 85 cases are now confirmed in seven states, the latest in Nebraska. Health officials in Alaska are currently… » 1/25/15 3:00pm 1/25/15 3:00pm

Disney World and Toontown Are Not Immune to Perils of the Real World

Disney may seem like an idyllic place where cartoons aren't imaginary and dreams do come true, but behind the brightly colored buildings lies a dark underworld. On Tuesday, Toontown was rocked by a trashcan explosion, later found to be caused by a dry-ice "bomb," aka bottle of soda with dry ice in it. Visitors of… » 5/31/13 11:15am 5/31/13 11:15am

Who Wants to Live in a Replica of Disney's Haunted Mansion? Now's Your…

You could own a replica of the Haunted Mansion just in time to throw the most killer Halloween party ever. Theme Park Connection, a company that specializes in selling rare Disney collectibles, has put the 10,000-square-foot home—modeled after the Disneyland attraction—up for sale on eBay for $873,000. » 10/04/12 12:20pm 10/04/12 12:20pm

Mickey Mouse Is Totally Cool With Gay Marriage (in Japan, Anyhow)

Progressive politics isn't the first thing that comes to mind when you think about Disneyland, which is why everyone was surprised this week when Disneyland in Tokyo said it will allow same sex couples to get married in the park—though their policy appears to be something of a work in progress. » 5/17/12 10:00am 5/17/12 10:00am

Disney Prematurely Indefinitely Delays Controversial Fat Shameland

A Walt Disney World exhibit on childhood obesity has been closed prematurely after fat acceptance groups pointed out that way the exhibit depicts fat people is totally hateful and fucked up. Disney claims it was just trying to encourage kids to be healthier. Those against the childhood obesity exhibit say that it… » 3/01/12 4:20pm 3/01/12 4:20pm