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Three o'clock parade, time unknown. Photo by John Frost [CC BY-ND 2.0] via Flickr.

Ask a Cast Member: “What time is the 3 o’clock parade?”

Here's another ongoing article series we just made up. BAY LAKE, FL -- If you read any Disney message board or Facebook group, or talk to Cast Members, sooner or later this question comes up: "What's the stupidest question you were ever asked?" The inevitable response is "What time is the 3 o'clock parade?" Which makes you wonder... Are theme park guests really that stupid? [Ed.: Yes.] Are they just confused? [Ed.: Also yes.] Or do they really just want to know what ... Read more
John Adams joins Spaceship Earth. Photo by Cory Doctorow [CC BY-SA 2.0] via Flickr; Adams animatronic by Gallery of Historic Figures.

Presidential expansion coming to Walt Disney World

The Hall of Presidents is so popular, Disney is putting U.S. Presidents all through the parks! WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- Walt Disney World officials announced today that there would soon be "more Presidential Presence" in Disney's Florida theme parks. Several new Presidents are expected to make their appearance soon throughout the parks. Sharing stories around the fire podium In a press conference held today in the convention center at Disney's Contemporary Resort and Richard Nixon-Is-Not-a-Crook Spa, Disney (the company) announced the new additions. ... Read more
SunRail - still not popular! Photo by Artystyk386 [CC BY-SA 3.0] via Wikimedia Commons.

WDW Railroad closed; still has more riders than SunRail

"Central Florida's commuter rail line" still lacks commuters. ORLANDO, FL -- Last month, Uncle Walt's Insider reported that SunRail was, surprisingly, now the 25th Safest Train in Orlando. This drastic move up into the rankings was caused by the closure of the Walt Disney World Railroad, which had previously occupied the #1 spot. However, it appears that the ridership rankings have not changed enough to move SunRail up. Disney still leads the way The Orlando Bureau of Misleading Railway Statistics publishes a report every month, ... Read more
Definitely not the logo of USA Today.

The 11 Best Amusement Parks in Florida?

Journalism: apparently we're doing it wrong. UNCLE WALT'S INSIDER H.Q., SVALBARD -- Recently, the loyal, hardworking writers of your favorite Disney website [Ed.: Us, right?] were in the newsroom, searching for inspiration. And by "searching for inspiration," we mean looking at competitors' websites for stuff we can rip off. And we came across an article published by a certain newspaper, entitled "The 11 best amusement parks in Florida, 2019 edition." Now, we're not going to name names, but this USA-based paper claims TO have ... Read more
SunRail - still not popular! 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