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A few of the remaining functional cars at Tomorrowland Speedway. Photo by Theme Park Tourist [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons.

Car #19 breaks down at Autopia and Speedway on the same day

Is this a sign of maintenance issues at the parks? ANAHEIM, CA and WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- Uncle Walt's Insider has learned that Car #19 at the Tomorrowland Speedway in Magic Kingdom, and Car #19 at the Autopia in Disneyland Park recently broke down on the same day. Although the two attractions are run separately from each other, it is a curious coincidence. Uncle Walt's reached out to Tom "Click" Tappet, Supervisor of Maintenance at the Magic Kingdom Park, who told us, ... Read more
Herman's Hermits plays the same old stuff at Epcot's Garden Rocks. Photo by Willis Kingdom via YouTube.

Guest complains that Epcot band played same songs last year

People want to hear hits, ok? WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- Following a recent "Garden Rocks" concert at Epcot Centre's International Festivus of Pollen and Allergies [Ed.: I think that's suppose to be "EPCOT's International Flower and Garden Festival"], one irate guest went to Guest Relations to complain that the featured band had performed many of the same songs when he saw them last year. Mr. Steven Tyler (no relation) of Falls Church, VA, attended the May 5 "Garden Rocks" concert at Walt Disney ... Read more
One of many entrances to the Walt Disney World property. By Flickr user Gerard McGovern [CC BY-SA 2.0] via Wikimedia Commons

Ranking the Walt Disney World entrances

Ranking entrances? What low have we stooped to? BAY LAKE, FL -- Everyone knows the iconic Walt Disney World entrances, with their majestic, towering archways, flanked by signs telling you not to stop. These gateways represent leaving your cares (and brain) behind and starting your majestic, magical, churro-filled vacation. But did you know that the entrances vary in quality? Uncle Walt's Insider has evaluated all the entrances, and now present to you the definitive (and to the best of our knowledge, only) ... Read more
Marvel's Avengers: Infinity War. Graphic by Christianlorenz97 [CC BY-SA 4.0] viaWikimedia Commons.

Uncle Walt’s exclusive: Infinity War review

No spoilers* here! First look at Avengers: Infinity War! MARVEL STUDIOS, CA -- Uncle Walt's Insider recently had an exclusive opportunity to see a preview of Marvel's Avengers: Infinity War, in advance of its release next week. The staff of Uncle Walt's takes journalistic integrity and the moviegoing experience seriously, so this article will not contain any spoilers.* Petrifying plot! You know what's going to happen here -- the previews gave it away already. The Avengers, plus Spiderman, Miss Piggy, Olaf, and the Guardians ... Read more
Totally a castle at Florida's Walt Disney World. Why would we lie to you? Photo via Depositphotos.

Six things first-time Walt Disney World visitors should know

Number four will make you cringe! With an estimated 107,601 visitors checking into Disney's Pop Century Resort and Spa daily, not to mention the other 79 Resort and Spas, there are a lot of people that visit the Walt Disney World Resort (and Spa). Roughly 98% of those people are first-time visitors. With that many helpless first-time visitors, we, the helpful editorial staff at Uncle Walt's Insider, have helpfully put together a helpful little guide to help those of you who need ... Read more