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Possible new Disney park location in Michigan? Photo by rmhermen [CC-BY-SA-3.0] via Wikimedia Commons.

Uncle Walt’s hoping to go viral again by predicting new Disney parks

Can Uncle Walt's Insider find success outside of the Yoopers of Michigan? UNCLE WALT'S INSIDER H.Q. -- With the publication of "Disney to build park in Michigan's Upper Peninsula" earlier this month, Uncle Walt's Insider found itself going viral for the first time, which led to our servers crashing, Snopes debunking the article, a run on federally-insured banks, and the price of Jolly Rancher hard candies spiking briefly. Naturally, we at Uncle Walt's were thrilled (except for the candy thing), and are seeking ... Read more
Favorite Marvel character by state. Copyright 2018 Uncle Walt's Insider.

Every state has favorite Marvel character – what’s yours?

Ever since Iron Man's stunning popular debut in 1994's The Marvel Action Hour, fans have devoured one Marvel movie after another, possibly because movie theater popcorn prices are so high. There are now 259 films in the MCU (Marvel C-something U-something), and new Marvel movies are released at the rate of one every 31 minutes. Of course, every individual Marvel fan is different (sometimes very different), but overall, our research has found that each U.S. state has one overwhelmingly favorite character! Which one ... Read more
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Around the World: July news tidbits from WDW

There are a lot of news items that aren't funny enough or long enough for their own article! WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- While you've been lounging in your pajamas enjoying your summer vacation, Uncle Walt's Insider's intrepid reporters have been hard at work, surfing the internet for Disney news we can spoof, or failing that, just making stuff up. Also in your pajamas. (Sorry, we'll give them back eventually.)  Here are a few of the stories we're "covering": Rivers of Light Dessert Party Disney's ... Read more
Be Our Guest Restaurant under a blood red sky. Photo by HarshLight [CC BY 2.0] via Wikimedia Commons.

Be Our Guest closes; End Times are near

The Beast in the Book of Revelation may be more literal than we thought. WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- The popular Magic Kingdom restaurant Be Our Guest will be closing its doors temporarily in August, leading to a great outcry among the nations and weeping and gnashing of teeth. Various prophecy groups have seized on this news as a sign of the impending Apocalypse. WDWMagic.com reported on Sunday that the Beauty and the Beast-themed eatery will be shuttered for five days, from August ... Read more
It's kind of like a stove! Photo by Mark Pellegrini [CC-BY-SA-3.0] via Wikipedia.

Backhead Cuisine dining experience coming to Magic Kingdom

Those steam engine fireboxes generate a lot of heat -- so why not cook with it? MAGIC KINGDOM, FL -- Disney has announced an all-new dining experience coming to the Magic Kingdom: Backhead Cuisine! As everyone in the universe is aware, the Walt Disney World Resort maintains a fleet of authentic, antique steam trains. These trains require large amounts of heat to generate large amounts of steam to not only power the locomotive, but also run the steam press to iron out ... Read more