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Artist's conception of the “RunDisney 11.9K at the Walt Disney World Resort & Spa Epcot Line on the resort’s Monorail Transportation System Epcot Loop." Photo courtesy TripAdvisor.

RunDisney 11.9K coming to Epcot monorail loop

Finally an event for everyone who ever looked at a the monorail track and thought, "Gee, I'd really like the climb up there and go for a run." WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- Coming this fall to the Walt Disney World Resort is the newest RunDisney event, the "RunDisney 11.9K at the Walt Disney World Resort & Spa Epcot Line on the resort's Monorail Transportation System Epcot Loop." [Ed.: T-shirts with the full event title will only come in 3XL or larger.] Guests will ... Read more
Parking ticket on the Millenium Falcon's windshield? Photo by Tim1965 [CC BY-SA 3.0] via Wikimedia Commons.

Star Wars Land delayed due to unpaid parking tickets?

The Millenium Falcon has been impounded. ANAHEIM, CA -- Rumors are swirling out of Anaheim that Star Wars Land at the Disneyland Park might be delayed due to unpaid parking tickets. Anonymous sources at Disneyland [Ed.: Alex from Star Tours] tell us that the Millennium Falcon has been impounded by the city of Escondido due to a high number of unpaid parking tickets. Uncle Walt's Insider reached out to city officials as well as Disney brass, and neither would comment. However, we then were ... Read more
Toy Story Land in Hong Kong, which is also being shipped to Florida. Photo by Laika ac [CC BY-SA 2.0] via Wikimedia Commons.

Toy Story Land opening canceled

Guests expecting the new land to open today will be disappointed, but there's a good reason for the shutdown. DISNEY'S HOLLYWOOD STUDIOS, FL -- In a shocking turn, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts and Spas has announced that the new Toy Story Land at Disney's Hollywood Studios will not open after all. Guests who have endured years of construction walls and have had today's date circled on their calendars (or whatever the iPhone equivalent of that is) for months are sure to ... Read more
Jungle Cruise. Photo by DearCatastropheWaitress [CC-BY-SA-3.0] via Wikimedia Commons.

Jungle Cruise to offer new two new buffets on the Lido Deck

It's already corny and cheesy. Now your Jungle Cruise will be meaty, veggie, and dessert-y! MAGIC KINGDOM, FL -- Statistics show that 83.7% of people who go on cruises find the buffet their favorite meal. Disney has taken note of this and has announced that coming this fall, all of the cruises offered on the Jungle Cruise will feature a (mostly) freshly-cooked lunch buffet and a farm-to-table dinner buffet on the Lido deck. Our favorite Disney (the company) spokesperson, Jun Disney (no relation, ... Read more
What Would Walt Do? You ask, Uncle Walt answers!

Hey Walt, why is Disney blocking Uncle Walt’s Insider on its WiFi?

“Ask Uncle Walt” is a regular feature of Uncle Walt’s Insider: you ask, Uncle Walt answers! Today's question: "Hey Walt, why is Disney blocking Uncle Walt's Insider on its WiFi?" Submitted by Skip G., Pensacola, FL Hi Skip, Thanks for writing in and asking this really important question. I'll be honest, I had no idea that WiFi referred to wireless networking. I thought it meant Water In Fuel Indicator. I had to disguise myself and go into the nearest Starbucks to find out what you ... Read more