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The Iguanodon, or as the other dinos call it, the "Scab-osaurus." Photo by Michael Gray [CC BY-SA 2.0] via Flickr.

Disney Carnotauruses (Carnotauri?) vote to unionize

Just more bad news for Disney out of Florida. DINOLAND, USA -- In what is believed to be a first [Ed.: A first for Disney? A first for animatronic figures? A first for dinosaurs? We need details, people.], the animatronic Carnotauruses from the Dinosaur! ride at Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park and Spa have voted to unionize. The union vote was held last week, and passed by a surprisingly large majority. Dinosaur (the creatures) spokesperson and interpreter Jun Dino (no relation) said that ... Read more
Not pictured: Mayim Bialik. Photo by SplashNews & BlogMickey via YouTube.

“Ellen’s Energy Adventure” star has a cameo in new Guardians ride!

Aaaand it's not Ellen. EPCOAT CENTRE, FLORIDA -- Breaking News! Uncle Walt's Insider has confirmed a previously top secret celebrity cameo appearance in the new Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind ride!  In homage to the recently departed Ellen's Energy Adventure, there is a very momentary cameo in the new ride by none other than Bill Nye the Science Guy. Nye starred in the old attraction as a spirit guide, materializing in Ellen's Dream to help her learn about energy. Contrary to the popular rumor, ... Read more
Correcting the record. Cover photo by Gervacio Rosales [CC BY 3.0] via Wikimedia. Inset photo of Tom Fitzgerald [CC BY-SA] via pirates.fandom.com.

A tribute to Imagineer Tom Fitzgerald

We also know a guy whose great-uncle's roommate's stepbrother swore he said "It all started with a mouse" back in 1924. But he was referring to something different. "If you can dream it, you can do it." Walt Disney said that, right? Wrong. It was Tom Fitzgerald, a Disney Imagineer, who actually said "If we can dream it, we can do it," years after Walt had passed away. And then countless people on the internet, and many even within The Walt Disney Company, ... Read more
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Uncle Walt’s Insider Food Blog reviews Moff Gideon’s Bakehouse

We review a Sith bakery in honor of Star Wars Day, May the Fourth. And because we're Uncle Walt's Insider, we do it a day late. LAKE BUENA VISTA, FL -- "Come to the dark side," they said. "We have cookies." Now, I'm not sure who the mysterious 'they' is, but I had previously heard and ignored this invitation. After all, I figured the cookies would be something uninteresting. Something like Reduced Fat Chips Ahoy, or the iced sugar cookies that Realtors buy ... Read more
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Uncle Walt’s Insider is Closed for April Fool’s Day

Today is April Fool's Day. Most Disney news sources will use today to run a clickbait article containing some semi-plausible Disney rumor, designed only to generate comments and not actually convey any news. However, we are not most other Disney news sources. We value our journalistic integrity, so we have chosen to save the semi-plausible rumors for other days. Plus, we all partied a little too hard following last night's Media Preview of the new Ratatouille ride at Epcot, and we're kinda ... Read more