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Uncle Walt's Insider - (Two-finger) Point/Counterpoint.

Point/Counterpoint: The “Churro Ice Cream Sandwich”

(Two-finger) Point/Counterpoint is a recurring feature we just thought up where we debate with ourselves about current theme park news. TODAY'S TOPIC: The so-called "Churro Ice Cream Sandwich." SUBMITTED: The Churro Ice Cream Sandwich is an abomination from the pit of hell and must be stopped before lives are lost.  POINT - Marty: It was bound to happen eventually. It seems that every stupid idea starts in California and then spreads across the nation. Just look at all the bad trends that started in California: ... Read more
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Uncle Walt’s celebrates 200th article that no one will read

Ten months, 200 articles, and still only two regular readers! UNCLE WALT'S H.Q. -- It's party time at the main offices of Uncle Walt's Insider! [Ed.: Ub, I'm sure I put your invite in the mail. Be patient.]  This is the 200th article published at UncleWalts.com! We deeply appreciate all of the support, likes, shares, retweets, swipes right, and postcards from all of our faithful readers! [Ed.: Both of you.] To be fair, we joke about having only two regular readers, and that's not at all ... Read more
A random building at Disneyland. Photo by Carterhawk [CC BY-SA 3.0] via Wikimedia Commons.

Lessons learned: 8 things I’ll never do again at Disneyland

Guest author Jay Donnchad of Reno, Nevada, shares his experience. Hi, I'm Jay, and I've been going to Disneyland for several decades. Over time I've learned a few lessons on things you should and shouldn't do there -- or really, at any Disney park. Hopefully this info will help you have a happier time when you go. So here are my: Top eight things I'll never do again at Disneyland: 1. Not eat a churro. Yeah, I know, "I'll never not eat a churro" is ... Read more
Hopelessly tangled Slinky Dog Dash vehicle. Photo by J Marsh [CC BY 2.0] via Flickr.

EXCLUSIVE: Shocking details on Disney’s newest coaster!

There are some big surprises in store on Slinky Dog Dash! WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- This may be the biggest scoop in the 68-year history of Uncle Walt's Insider! We were able to sneak one of our interns onto a test run on the new Slinky Dog Dash roller coaster in the currently unopened Toy Story Land at Disney's Hollywood Studios, and the ride is NOT what you'd expect from Disney. Read on for all the juicy details! The ride starts gently ... Read more
Disneyland candy cane pulling. Photo by Loren Javier [CC BY-ND 2.0] via Flickr.

Line begins forming for Disneyland candy canes

The popular made-from-scratch sweet now requires a wait of several months. ANAHEIM, CA -- Diehard Disney fans have known about the Disneyland candy canes for years. No ordinary Christmas treat, this confection is cooked, colored, stretched and shaped by hand one small batch at a time as you watch. And the simple recipe hasn't varied over the years: sugar, corn syrup, peppermint oil, food coloring, pixie dust, and shavings from the magical horns of baby unicorns. What has changed over the years? Television. ... Read more