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Sneezy wrecks another meal. Photo by Loren Javier [CC BY-ND 2.0] via Flickr.

New “Storybook Dining at Artist Point”: great food, until Sneezy came along

Our writer reviews the new character meal featuring Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- Many fans of Artist Point, the fine dining restaurant at Disney's Wilderness Lodge, were upset when Disney announced it would be transformed into a character meal. Me? I was thrilled. The meal would feature visits from Snow White, the Evil Queen, and assorted Dwarfs. And where better to place characters for a German fairy tale but in a restaurant themed to a U.S. ... Read more
Suspect Number One. Image © 2013 Disney, via FrozenZenium on YouTube.

“Polar vortex” hits; Queen Elsa on the run again

Ub swears he saw her running across Lake Michigan, freezing it as she went. UNCLE WALT'S INSIDER H.Q., SVALBARD -- As temperatures plunge across Canada and the U.S. midwestern states, icy fingers are beginning to point, seeking someone to blame. Some say this is a rare but natural occurrence called a polar vortex. Others blame man-made global warming climate change. But we at Uncle Walt's know the true story: yep, it's Queen Elsa again. Okay, our lawyers are making us say it's "allegedly" ... Read more
The Disney Princess and the Disney Princess. Photos by Chad Sparkes [CC BY 2.0] via Flickr & [CC0] via MaxPixel.

Cruise-confused: both DCL and Princess ships to be named “Disney Princess”

The name does fit both cruise lines' naming conventions. CELEBRATION, FL & SANTA CLARITA, CA -- It's a corporate snafu for the record books, and we can't wait to see how this plays out. Within minutes of each other, both Disney Cruise Line and Princess Cruise Line announced the name of their next cruise ship -- and they are both the same. Each says their next ship will be called the "Disney Princess." What's in a name? While Disney is the smaller company -- ... Read more
Disney charges a Bear. Photo by HarshLight [CC BY 2.0] via Flickr.

Disney caught recharging animatronics at Tesla Superchargers

Pirates, bears, princesses and presidents all need a boost now and then. ORLANDO, FL -- Tesla has tens of thousands of "Supercharger" stations around the country and around the world. Each is supposed to be reserved for Tesla vehicles, but drivers have reported seeing some "familiar characters" hooked up to the devices. "I'm a Disney fan, an Annual Passholder, and I drive a Tesla Model S," says Orlando native Avery Ware. "So it was a surprise to plug in at my favorite Supercharger ... Read more
The "Newyddion Ffug" navigates the Rivers of America. Photo by Michael Gray via Flickr & David Hawgood via [CC BY-SA 2.0].

Lost Welsh narrowboat arrives at Disneyland

It's not a new attraction; the driver just took a wrong turn. Or two. ANAHEIM, CA -- Guests at Disneyland Park were treated to a rare sight yesterday: a narrowboat from Wales on the Rivers of America. Park officials were at a loss to explain the boat's presence, but fortunately one of Uncle Walt's Intrepid reporters was on hand, having camped out overnight on Tom Sawyer Island to get another day out of his one-day pass. Lengthy interview Gruffydd Morris, 63, owns and operates the vessel. ... Read more