Author Archives: Nathan Kamal

Nathan Kamal is a Chicago-based writer and comic, who enjoys cooking, hanging out with his cat, and seeing as many movies as possible.

Disney Steps Up To Fund Florida After DeSantis Defunds Entire State

Entrance to Walt Disney World

Disney World is going to end up funding $15 million worth of Florida public programs because Governor Ron DeSantis decided to throw his weight around and defund the entire state over a “sexual festival” that “does all these things.” Ron DeSantis returned to Florida after the collapse of his presidential campaign and has been signing literally dozens of legislative bills ...

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Disney Union Threatens To Permanently Shut Down Disneyland

The image shows an empty pathway leading to a castle at a Disneyland park. An inset photo displays two protesters, one with a yellow scarf blowing into a whistle and another shouting into a megaphone, set against a street protest scene.

Disney’s largest worker union is threatening to permanently shut down the Disneyland Resort if conditions don’t improve for the people who labor every day to ensure the Happiest Place on Earth runs smoothly. The Disney Workers Rising Bargaining Committee, which has been protesting workplace conditions and wages for Cast Members for months, has called for a strike authorization vote. A ...

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“A Sexual Festival”: Governor DeSantis Defends Disney World Funding, Condemns Arts

Ron DeSantis superimposed against a party scene.

The total defunding of all public art in Florida has been met with public outrage, but Governor Ron DeSantis has a bizarre reason why taxpayer money should be going to massive Disney World projects and not museums, galleries, zoos, orchestras, festivals, and cultural organizations of all kinds. According to the politician, he’d rather the money go to the Mouse than ...

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Disney World Dismisses Wrongful Death Trial, Makes Bizarre Demand

A tall water tower with "Disney Springs" written on it stands against a partly cloudy sky. Palm trees and a white building with a bell tower are visible in the background.

If you thought that Disney World was above trying to get a wrongful death lawsuit tossed out of trial court on bizarre technical grounds, we are sad to report that the Orange County judicial system is here to say otherwise. Credit: Disney Last year, Dr. Kanokporn “Amy” Tangsuan and her husband, Jeffrey Piccolo, were taking a typical vacation at the ...

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Disney Hits New Low as Massive Magic Kingdom Expansion Plans Drag Company Down

A split image shows a statue of a man holding hands with a mouse character outside Magic Kingdom on the left, and a view of the entrance gate of Magic Kingdom, Disney World, with the text "Magic Kingdom" overhead, on the right. The ground appears wet from rain.

If you think the Mouse’s plans to invest billions into Disney World and potentially open a fifth theme land would be good for business, the numbers are here to prove you wrong. Disney’s value is cratering, and thousands of Guests should prepare for the consequences. After several years of collapsing box office profits (exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic), near-empty Disney ...

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Hong Kong Disneyland Pays off Loans, Cuts Ties to Anaheim

Fireworks above the castle at Hong Kong Disneyland

Hong Kong Disneyland is now officially free and clear of financial debts to The Walt Disney Company, leaving one of the world’s most profitable theme parks to be controlled by the Chinese government. The Hong Kong Disneyland Resort was the first Disney Park opened in China, a massive step forward for the Mouse in terms of establishing a foothold in ...

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Netflix Ventures into Theme Parks, Unveils Plans to Rival Disneyland

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Netflix is one of The Walt Disney Company’s biggest rivals in streaming entertainment, but that’s not enough for Big Red. As though Disney didn’t have enough to worry about, with its streaming service losing billions of dollars, constantly mounting lawsuits against the company, and the waning popularity of its biggest IP, but now Netflix is getting into the theme park ...

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$300 Million Gender Gap Pay Equity Lawsuit Moves Forward, Disney on Defense

Walt Disney in front of disneyland castle

The Walt Disney Company has less than a month to provide some actual reasons why it refuses to hand over paperwork in a massive class-action lawsuit claiming that the Mouse has systemically underpaid female employees for years. Credit: Inside The Magic Rasmussen v. The Walt Disney Company asserts that the world’s most iconic media company practices “systemic gender discrimination against ...

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