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Entrance to the soon-to-be-demolished Hong Kong Disneyland. Photo by Joel [CC BY-ND 2.0] via Flickr.

CNN: Saying “Hong Kong Disneyland” and “Disneyland Shanghai” is racist

Like Will Rogers and Congress, we never lack for material. ATLANTA, GA -- CNN commentators have denounced Uncle Walt's Insider for describing Disney's two Chinese theme parks as "Disneyland Shanghai" and "Hong Kong Disneyland." They claim that using description of the parks' foreign location is racist. In our defense: (1) The terms are just a description of a geographic fact; and (2) CNN itself has used those names (here & here, from just the past 30 days). We'll keep you posted as the ... Read more
另一家大公司向中國政府傾斜!Photo by Daderot [CC0] via Wikimedia.

Chapek: “Dang, why didn’t we charge more for Disney+?”

"If only we'd known." BURBANK, CA -- Newly minted Disney CEO Bob "Robert" Chapek is kicking himself right now. (Figuratively, we presume.) The problem? The inexpensive pricing of Disney+, the Mouse's new streaming service. "It's the whole supply and demand thing," Chapek told Uncle Walt's Insider. "We set the price really low to entice people to subscribe -- and it worked, at least until season one of The Mandalorian ended. We set the price low to drive up demand." Nothing to do but watch "But ... Read more
UWI Step Moms Panel

(Step)Moms Panel: “How should I vote?”

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: How should I vote?” - Kent D., Faber OR Harriet: Just go to Walt Disney World. There aren't many people there without you. X: Dear Kent, It appears that elections in Oregon are handled through a vote-by-mail system. If you are properly ... Read more
Joe Rohde and Terry Gilliam. Or perhaps just two pictures of Joe Rohde. Or Terry Gilliam. We're so confused.

Revealed: Joe Rohde & Terry Gilliam are the same person

It's like Superman and Clark Kent, but with an earring instead of glasses. BURBANK, CA -- You heard it here first! Based on our exhaustedive investigative reporting, Uncle Walt's Insider can now reveal that famed Disney Imagineer Joe Rohde and celebrated director and member of Monty Python Terry Gilliam are in fact the same person. This conclusion is based on solid evidence: 1. They look alike. Seriously, look at those photos. Okay, two different people, right? But NOW, cover up Joe's left earlobe ... Read more
UWI Coronavirus Update

UWI Coronavirus Policy: No more than 50 readers online at the same time

Also, run a virus scan on your computer before visiting Uncle Walt's Insider. UNCLE WALT'S INSIDER H.Q., SVALBARD -- First, the good news: COVID-19 has not infected any Uncle Walt's Insider staff. You could say it's because of the precautions we're taking, but let's be honest. People have been "socially distancing" themselves from us long before this current situation. We've never been the types to follow a crowd, but with everyone putting out an official Coronavirus policy, we figured we'd better get one ... Read more