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News Brief: music video shoot coming to Disneyland!

News Brief: “Major” music video to be shot at Disneyland

Who says that Video Killed the Radio Star? ANAHEIM, CA -- A source close to Disneyland Resort Hotel Operations has informed Uncle Walt's Insider that a "major recording artist" will be shooting a music video at one of the hotels of the Disneyland Resort. The source mentioned a precedent for music videos being filmed at Disney Hotels. "Ever since the Beach Boys filmed Kokomo at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort and DVC Villas and Wedding Pavilion and Spa, bookings have been off the ... Read more
Iron chefs Morimoto and Flay square off again at Disney Springs. Photo by Thomas photography [CC BY-SA 4.0], via Wikimedia Commons, modified.

Bobby Flay’s new Disney Springs Restaurant refuels Iron Chef rivalry with Morimoto, Puck

There's a(nother) new (Iron) Chef in town. 'Iron Chef' Bobby Flay announced recently that he would be opening a new restaurant at Disney Springs. His yet-unnamed restaurant is scheduled to open in early 2019. The new restaurant will rekindle a decades-old battle with Iron Chefs Masaharu Morimoto and Wolfgang Puck. "Not a Chef" The feud between Flay and Morimoto goes back to when they first battled each other on Iron Chef. Following the battle, Morimoto declared that Flay (is) "No chef ... He stood ... Read more
News Brief: Olympian Swaney to train at Walt Disney World

News Brief: Hungarian Olympic skier from Iowa will train at Walt Disney World

Olympic superstar Swaney is thrilled to train in warm weather. PYEONGCHANG, SOUTH KOREA -- Following her epic half-pipe performance, "Hungarian" Olympic skier Elizabeth Swaney has signed a contract to train exclusively at Disney's 'ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.' At a joint press conference on Sunday, Swaney announced that she would begin her training at the Walt Disney World Resort "shortly" after her return from Pyeongchang. Although the Wide World of Sports Complex does not have a half-pipe, Swaney said that she feels ... Read more
A Rapid Fill soda dispenser installed in a home. Photo includes images by Clubcola soda machine [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons, and orlando-florida.net.

Man installs Rapid Fill reusable mug system at home

Soda is bad for your health, mmm-kay? For all the soda addicts out there, here's an ingenious way to help fight the addiction. Uncle Walt's Insider has the exclusive story about a Florida man who has installed a commercial soda dispensing system in his home, and says that it will cut down on the amount of soda his family drinks. What is Rapid Fill? For a long time, Disney Resort Guests have been able to buy refillable mugs, which they could use throughout their ... Read more
Uncle Walt's Insider - Editorial / Opinion

Editorial: Awards – Disney Moms ‘inspired by’ (steal from) Uncle Walt’s

Awards Season is Upon Us As our loyal readers know, Uncle Walt's Insider recently announced our 85th Annual Golden Churro Awards for excellence in Disney Social Media. Shortly thereafter, the Disney Parks Mom's Panel announced their 2nd Annual Best Things at Walt Disney World awards. While we greatly appreciate and are humbled by the Moms naming Uncle Walts as the Best Disney Website Ever, we do have some minor issues with their announcement. The Paragraph in which we discuss Timing Sure, posting "Best Of" ... Read more