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SunRail - now comparatively safer by process of elimination! Photo by Artystyk386 [CC BY-SA 3.0] via Wikimedia Commons.

SunRail execs celebrate WDW Railroad closure

SunRail is actually safe now? ORLANDO, FL -- Officials for SunRail, a seldom-used commuter rail line in the Orlando area, are celebrating this week following the temporary closure of the Walt Disney World Railroad. The Walt Disney World Railroad at the Magic Kingdom is an iconic attraction, but has been temporarily closed for several months. The closure is due to construction of a new Tron attraction in Tomorrowland, which will require some minor re-routing of the railroad tracks. The Railroad's last day of ... Read more
An Uncle Walt's exclusive: the new trailer for Frozen 2! Photo [CC0] via Elaine Smith on Flickr.

Frozen 2: First Look Trailer!

The Cold May Have Bothered Me Anyway UNCLE WALT'S HQ, SVALBARD -- Coming in 2019: the long awaited sequel to Disney's coldest movie ever! That's right, Frozen 2 is coming, and Uncle Walt's Insider has a special treat for you. We were recently contacted by Adele Dazeem, Director of Internet Promotions for Disney Animation Studios. In her email to us, Adele said, "Thanks to your decades of providing super-accurate Disney news, we have selected Uncle Walt's Insider to be the very first outlet ... Read more
Not a Disney park. Photo courtesy Pixabay.

Universal Orlando names friendliest Team Member

Its their latest attempt to copy Disney improve guest service. ORLANDO, FL -- Universal Orlando Resort and Nail Salon has announced their first ever 'Friendliest Team Member of the Year.' The winner was selected by leaders based on feedback from actual guests. Keeping up with the Disneys Universal Orlando has long been thought of as 'The Other Theme Park in Orlando'. Known for their large collection of 3D motion simulators [Ed.: and not much else!], Universal is often people's sixth choice for entertainment when ... Read more
Possible new Disney park location in Michigan? Photo by rmhermen [CC-BY-SA-3.0] via Wikimedia Commons.

New information unfolds about Disneyland Escanaba

This is gonna be good! UNCLE WALT'S HEADQUARTERS, SVALBARD -- Now that the initial excitement (or outrage) about the new Disney theme park in Escanaba, Michigan has subsided, we put in a Skype call to our favorite Disney spokesperson, Jun Disney (no relation) to see if there are any new details that we can share with our readers. She mentioned that while there's not much that's been finalized yet, there were a few new details, and unfolded a sheet of paper. [Ed.: ... Read more
TV remote made from Pal Mickey.

Pal Mickey repurposed as TV remote

Batteries not included. PITTSFIELD TOWNSHIP, MI -- A self-described "Disney geek -- well, really, more of an overall geek" from a small town somewhat near Detroit has found a way to rescue her old Pal Mickey. Braidy Abelli, 23, says that the modification was "not really all that difficult." What is Pal Mickey? Back in the Early 2000's, Disney sold a plush Mickey toy known as Pal Mickey. But this was not just any plush mouse! Pal Mickey was an interactive toy, containing a ... Read more