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Electrical lines soon to carry Walt-generated power! Photo [CC0] via Picryl.com.

Walt spinning in his grave burns out generator; California blackouts expected

Call it too much of a good thing... ANAHEIM, CA -- Well, it was good while it lasted. The electrical generator system hooked up to Walt Disney spinning in his grave has overloaded and is no longer usable -- and sources are already predicting power outages. As Uncle Walt's Insider reported, California had been enjoying a bonanza of extra power on its electrical grid by utilizing Walt Disney-generated power. The concept was simple -- hook up a generator to Walt Disney's frozen body, ... Read more
Would you climb into this van to go meet Mickey? Photo by ITM via Flickr & Reddit.

Disney up-close character meets resume – through a sketchy van

Of course you can still trust Disney with your kids! REEDY CREEK ORANGE & OSCEOLA COUNTIES, FL -- Good news for all of you Disney character lovers -- in-person meet-and-greets are back! Guests at the Walt Disney World and Disneyland Resorts, Spas, and LGBTetc. Awareness Centers will no longer have to be content with Mickey and Minnie waving at them from a balcony. Now your kids can meet all of those trustworthy Cast Members-in-costume up close and intimately! A bit different than it was Uncle ... Read more
Vandals paint Cinderella Castle a hideous pink color. Photo by Laughing Place via Twitter.

BREAKING: Walt Disney World to leave Florida

Rumor is they're heading for New York City, where they can say "gay." WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- The Walt Disney World Resort and Spa and Alternative Lifestyle Grooming Center announced today that it is packing up and moving out of Florida. "It's obvious that our values don't align with those of the state any more," said CEO Bob "Bob" Chapek. "I mean, they have a law now that says teachers can't discuss sexuality with 5- to 8-year-olds without parental consent! Who wants ... Read more

Tips for visiting the parks with COVID

Sure, you're sick, but that doesn't mean you should cancel your vacation! (Or does it?) Much of the world is realizing that the pandemic is effectively over, and we're entering into the endemic phase of COVID where we "just live with it." (Note: this doesn't apply to Texas, Florida, or an handful of other states that have been getting on with their lives for months now.) This means that, eventually, you may find yourself testing positive for Covid when you're about to set ... Read more
A dog happily rides Dumbo, caught moments before he plummeted. Photo by Hoifosuhetaizhu [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia.

First Disneyland “Bring-a-Pet Thursday” mostly a success

At least one dog went and grabbed the keys on Pirates of the Caribbean. ANAHEIM, CA -- Disneyland Theme Park and Spa announced today that its new "Bring-a-Pet Thursday" venture was a not a complete failure. Disney (the company) spokesperson Jun Disney (no relation) told Uncle Walt's Insider, "Hey, we had literally thousands of dogs and cats here, and at least one llama, and most of them had a blast. Even with all those different sized animals, and with ride restraint systems that ... Read more