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We suspect Bob took the new sign home with him. Photo by Michael Gray [CC BY-SA 2.0] via Wikimedia, & by Disney.

Exclusive: The real reason Chapek was fired!

OnlyFans sponsoring Spaceship Earth? It was a step too far. LAKE BUENA VISTA, FL -- In a move that brought tears of joy to Disney fans around the globe, Bob "Bob" Chapek has been fired as CEO of The Walt Disney Company. Reactions ranged from a ticker-tape parade to one Facebook user saying, "So sad to hear about Chapek. I just can’t stop grinning." But the reason given publicly for his firing (his name being drawn at random from a big lotto ... Read more

The HORROR: Reedy Creek residents will soon pay same tax rates as other Disney employees

High-up Disney execs living in the RCID may find their sweet deal coming to an end. REEDY CREEK IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT ORANGE COUNTY & OSCEOLA COUNTY, FL - Fun fact: there's a legal requirement in Florida for government entities like Disney's Reedy Creek Improvement District to have residents who vote on district matters. And so even though the RCID exists solely for the benefit of the Walt Disney World Resort, a handful of Disney executives and their families actually live there.  So, the Disney ... Read more
Artist's conception of Chapek arriving at the Uncle Walt's Insider Headquarters in Svalbard. Most of the photo and its various elements © Disney.

Bob Chapek applies to write for Uncle Walt’s Insider

Would you hire this man? UNCLE WALT'S INSIDER H.Q., SVALBARD -- An Uncle Walt's Insider staff member who would like to remain anonymous (Ub Skrewi) has revealed that Bob "Bob" Chapek, CEO of ABC/Disney, recently applied to write for Uncle Walt's Insider! "It was the most bizarre thing," said Skrewi. "I was working in the front office, and Bob 'Bob' Chapek walked in with an application to come to write for us. Which is especially weird, since we don't have any applications." [Ed.: And ... Read more
Disney's new shuttle service to Universal Orlando. Photo by Disney Tourist Blog, used by permission.

New Minnie Vans destinations: Universal, Sea World, and more!

Disney decides if you can't beat 'em, transport 'em. ORLANDO, FL -- It's almost heaven: Main Street West, Blue Ridge Big Thunder Mountain, Shanandoah Rivers of America. Life is old there, older than the trees that dot the landscape of Walt Disney World. The mountains are young there, never growing more than 199 feet. But those country roads will not only take you home, where some of you belong, but maybe even to West Orlando. Or maybe to Mountain Mama's Cafe and Horseshoe ... Read more
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Uncle Walt’s Insider Food Blog: “Authentic” Churro

How does a churro from a Mexican restaurant stand up to those found at the Disney parks? Droopy. ROCHESTER, WA -- When you can't visit the parks because you're stuck at home in the age of social distancing, an authentic Churro will have to do. You, like us, have come to adore the churros at Walt Disney World and Disneyland. That crispy, slightly chewy, cinnamon-y treat with which some would say that the majority, or perhaps all of, our staff have become... what's ... Read more