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A much, MUCH cheaper Walt Disney World vacation. Photo by Julian Tysoe [CC-BY-2.0] via Wikimedia.

Parents discover YouTube videos of Disney parks: “No need to go there!”

It's the next best thing to being there. LITTLE ROCK, AR -- Darlene Burke, a Little Rock mother of four, has changed her mind about going to Walt Disney World. And not just for the short term. "We had a trip planned for May, after the kids got out of school," Burke explains. "But with this virus thingy, Steve (her husband) and I decided to cancel while we could. Sure, the kids were disappointed -- us, too -- but they understood when we ... Read more
UWI Step Moms Panel

(Step)Moms Panel: “The virus killed my job. Should I start my own business?”

The Uncle Walt's Insider (Step) Moms Panel answers your real questions with their own totally reliable advice. [Lawyer-mandated disclaimer: do NOT rely on this advice. Our panel of experts may or may not be actual stepmoms, but they are definitely evil.] "Dear (Step) Moms: "Being out of work with the COVID-19 outbreak, I am thinking of starting a business. What kind of business do you think I should get into, and will you loan me some money to start it?” - Sam, ... Read more
Universal's Volcano Bay now has a heated pool. Photo (modified) by Disney Tourist Blog, used by permission.

“A shutdown miracle”: Universal’s Volcano Bay erupts during closure

"If the park had been open, who knows how many guests would have died." ORLANDO, FL -- In what some are calling "a shutdown miracle" (and to be fair, others are calling "fake news"), Volcano Bay erupted on Tuesday. The volcano is a feature of a water park at the Universal Orlando Studios, Theme Park, School of Witchcraft & Wizardry and Spa. Although it was not thought to be dormant, since it regularly belched smoke, steam and fire, park officials did not ... Read more
UWI Step Moms Panel

(Step)Moms Panel: “How do my kids and I stay sane while stuck at home?”

The Uncle Walt's Insider (Step) Moms Panel answers your real questions with their own totally reliable advice. [Lawyer-mandated disclaimer: do NOT rely on this advice. Our panel of experts may or may not be actual stepmoms, but they are definitely evil.] "Dear (Step) Moms: Okay, so I'm cooped up in the house with my kids while they are home from school for this extended time, and we've had to postpone our Walt Disney World trip. What should we do to keep from ... Read more
Uncle Walt's Insider Week in Review

Uncle Walt’s Insider Week in Review for March 22

Here's what you missed while doing something much less important!  Appearing this past week on Uncle Walt's Insider: Monday (STEP) MOMS PANEL: WHAT DO CAST MEMBERS DO WHEN THEY'RE NOT WORKING? - Do Disney employees have a life outside of the parks? The (Step) Moms know! Tuesday UWI CORONAVIRUS POLICY: NO MORE THAN 50 READERS ONLINE AT THE SAME TIME - Finally, a quarantine goal that's easily reachable! Wednesday REVEALED: JOE ROHDE & TERRY GILLIAM ARE THE SAME PERSON - Like Clark Kent is Superman with glasses, Joe ... Read more