Disney World to Issue Identification Bracelets, Park Moves One Step Closer to Police State
Don't give us that look, you knew as well as we did that the Walt Disney Company would eventually cut its fang-like teeth on insidious global takeover. This spring, Disney World will feel more like an internment camp than a destination for exorbitant family entertainment when the park initiates the MyMagic+ vacation management system and MagicBand identification bracelets. These bracelets, if participating visitors are so inclined, will be encoded with a wealth of information including the individual's name, credit card information, and other tidbits such as birthdays. Disney believes that this new system will mean faster purchase transactions and less time spent waiting in line to get on rides, but it's natural if some people would rather not have corporate goons sifting through private information for their own ends. Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to the police state as envisioned by Mickey Mouse!Read on...
Mickey Mouse Made to Look His Age
Mickey Mouse debuted in November of 1928, in the iconic Steamboat Willie, which makes him 83 years old today. As with most cartoons that aren't shown aging or even progressing through time during their lives (The Simpsons certainly comes to mind), Mickey hasn't aged a single day. Luckily for those who ever wondered what the mouseman would look like if he ever did age, using skills honed from a mask making class, artist Darick Maasen has created a vision of what Mickey would look like today, assuming micemen live on the same age lifecycle as humans.Read on...
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