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An apology for Uncle Walt.

An apology from your beloved Uncle Walt

Walt insisted we keep "beloved" in the title. UNCLE WALT'S INSIDER H.Q., SVALBARD -- Hi fans, thanks for visiting. It has come to my attention that my totally original, first of it's kind idea for a Food Blog, along with a totally not ripped off idea for a logo and theme, was recently abused by the staff of UWI. Specifically, Ub. X did a beautiful job writing about the awesome Mickey Bars. I wasn't happy that the very first article wasn't about ... Read more
Space Hill at Disney's Magic Kingdom Park. Photo by Evan Wohrman [CC BY-SA 2.0] via Flickr.

Space Mountain loses status as a mountain

"Space Hill" just doesn't have the same ring to it. ORLANDO, FL -- What's in a name? Well, for Space Mountain, and perhaps the other "Disney Mountains," quite a bit! In a shocking development, researchers at the Disney Institute have concluded that Space Mountain no longer qualifies for mountain status. It is only a hill, and must be renamed. This follows years after the same researchers concluded Pluto does not qualify as a planet. It was downgraded to a whole new, made-up ... Read more
Of course it's from the Mary Poppins ride -- it says so in the image name! Photo by Hzh [CC BY-SA 4.0] via Wikimedia.

Mary Poppins attraction construction photo leaks!

It just looks like a stadium being built. Have we ever steered you wrong? E.P.C.O.T. CENTRE, FL -- The Uncle Walt's Insider offices in Svalbard are all buzzing over this exclusive, breaking news that you will ONLY see here! [Ed.: There's probably a good reason for that.] While details on the upcoming Mary Poppins attraction are still kept super-secret-squirrel within the walls of Walt Disney Imagineering, your crack-headed [Ed.: That's the right term, yeah?] team of reporters at Uncle Walt's Insider has obtained this ... Read more
Just one of many exciting new Build-a-Bear holiday costumes! Still image © 1989 Warner Bros.

Cousin Eddie from Christmas Vacation coming to Disney Springs Build-a-Bear

Cousin Eddie is just one of some wonderful new Christmas holiday choices! DISNEY SPRINGS, FL -- Disney and plush toy maker Build-A-Bear has announced a special holiday-themed pop-up store coming to Disney Springs! This temporary Build-A-Bear location will offer holiday costumes of various Disney characters for sale. Children of all ages can dress up bears as various holiday-themed characters from some of the most popular holiday movies. (And when we say holiday, we really mean Christmas.) Many wonderful choices Costumes include: Cousin Eddie from National ... Read more
Just one version of multiple Magic Band Swords coming to Walt Disney World! Photo [CC0] via DepositPhotos and MaxPixel.

MagicBand Swords are arriving at the Walt Disney World Resort, Spa & Weapons Depot!

Or maybe they aren't "replica" weapons? WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- The ban on replica weapons is apparently over! Disney has announced a brand new line of swords, which will be available in Walt Disney World gift shops as well as online. These aren't just any swords, though! These are MagicBand Swords® designed to carry Disney's MagicBands®, and we think guests are going to love them®! The new line will feature many different types of swords inspired by Disney's animated and live action movies. ... Read more