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Editorial: Please stop asking about our seasonings

UncleWalts.com: then and now. UNCLE WALT'S INSIDER H.Q. -- Thank you for your interest, but no, we are not now selling Cajun or Creole seasoning blends, nor do we intend to in the future. A little background: ever since Uncle Walt's Insider debuted, the many, many comments and emails we receive fall primarily into three categories. They either (1) are upset when they believe our stories are true, (2) are upset when they believe our stories are fake, or (3) want to have ... Read more
Chocolate river boat ride at Hershey Park, Pennsylvania.

Hershey adds chocolate riverboat ride; Wonka threatens litigation

"Oompa, loompa, doopity doo! If you cross Wonka, you know he'll sue!" HERSHEY, PA -- "We didn't say anything when they opened a chocolate themed amusement park. We turned a blind eye when they started hiring Oompa-Loompas. But this is too much!" That's the statement of Litigious Gloop, an attorney representing Wonka Enterprises Inc., on the new 'Chocolate River Boat Adventure' at Pennsylvania's chocolate themed Hershey Park. "They are being sneaky about it, that's for sure," Gloop tells Uncle Walt's Insider in an exclusive ... Read more
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Dad blinked in all 237 PhotoPass photographs

"I honestly wasn't trying to have my eyes closed." WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- Many families visiting the Walt Disney World Resort take advantage of the parks' PhotoPass service, where Disney photographers snap your pictures throughout the resort and make them available for purchase later. And while purchasing individual photographs can get pricey, Disney offers a "Memory Maker" all-inclusive package that allows downloads of every picture taken of your travel party plus some bonus ride videos, all for a set fee. The Washburn ... Read more
Publicity still from Avengers: Infinity War: the Musical. Photo via Shutterstock and news.com.au.

Infinity War: the Musical closes after half its cast disappears

The show closes after one performance in spite of rave reviews. NEW YORK, NY -- It was one of the most highly-anticipated new shows of the 2018 Broadway season and set records for advance ticket sales. But now Avengers: Infinity War: the Musical is closing after only one performance. Produced by Broadway legend Harold Prince for Disney Theatrical Productions, featuring songs by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, and a book by Joss Whedon, Stan Lee and Mel Brooks, Infinity Wars was a sure-fire hit -- ... Read more
Goofy is spotted at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Photo by Jared [CC BY 2.0] via Flickr, modified.

Goofy spotted in Universal’s Diagon Alley

Was he lost? Visiting? Defecting? Uncle Walt's investigates. ORLANDO, FL -- Popular man/dog/?? Disney character Goofy was spotted in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando on Sunday afternoon. A rare break in the wall-to-wall mass of bodies trying to make their way through Diagon Alley allowed several guests to glimpse Goofy strolling past Weasley's Wizarding Wheezes. "I tried to follow him and get a better picture," Pikeville, Kentucky, resident Sam Husna told Uncle Walt's Insider. "But the crowd was moving ... Read more