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Uncle Walt’s Insider Week in Review for June 14

Here's what you missed while doing something much less important!  Appearing this past week on Uncle Walt's Insider: Monday (STEP) MOMS PANEL: WHY ARE YOU ALWAYS SO RUDE OVER HERE? - Someone accuses UWI of being rude on Facebook, and the (Step)Moms help ease the pressure (so to speak). Tuesday CONFIRMED: DISNEY VILLAINS WILL NOT WEAR MASKS - Walt Disney World is reopening in a few short years. Will the bad guys be spreading disease? Wednesday PIXAR ANNOUNCES 2021 CORONAVIRUS-THEMED FILM: "VIRAL" - Cute! Just please wash your ... Read more
UWI (Step)Moms Panel

(Step)Moms Panel: I want to visit Disneyland Escanaba. When will the border open?

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: I live in Canada, and I'd really like to visit the new Disney park in Escanaba, Michigan. First, when do you think the border will open up? And what should I pack?" - Doug M., Thunder Bay ON Harriet: Just don't ... Read more
Covie, starring in Disney-Pixar's "VIRAL" in 2021. Photo by Mikhail Denishchenko [CC0] via publicdomainpictures.net, modified.

Pixar announces 2021 coronavirus-themed film: “VIRAL”

It's the story of a misunderstood virus just wanting to be loved. EMERYVILLE, CA -- Disney Pixar Studios has announced a new feature film release for 2021: "VIRAL."  A press release for the film describes the protagonist as "Covie, a young virus struggling with loneliness, in a world that wants nothing to do with him." Covie "once had a beloved friend and host, an elderly food stall vendor in an unnamed eastern country." [Ed.: He dies in the first ten minutes, right? Dang it, ... Read more
Non-socially distanced villains at Walt Disney World. Photo by Leigh Caldwell [CC BY-SA 2.0] via Flickr.

Confirmed: Disney villains will not wear masks

Why? Because they're "eeeevil." WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- When Walt Disney World fully reopens in July of 2025, a number of virus-prevention requirements will be in place. But not for everyone. Disney villains will not be required to wear masks, or practice social distancing. Realism "Our goal, as always, is realistic storytelling," explains Disney (the company) spokesperson Jun Disney (no relation). "When we saw all of the health officials telling everyone to wear a mask for the well-being of others, we thought, huh... What if ... Read more
UWI (Step)Moms Panel

(Step)Moms Panel: “Why are you always SO rude over here?”

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: Why are you always SO rude over here?" - Melissa M, St. Louis MO [Note: This question was posed to us on Facebook. It probably wasn't technically asked of the (Step)Moms, but we don't care. Or is that rude?] Walt: Hi Mel, ... Read more