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Demo day. Photo courtesy HGTV.

Chip Gaines to join Disney Imagineering

Now every day at Disney can be Demo Day. GLENDALE, CA -- In a joint press release, The Walt Disney Company and Magnolia Inc. have announced a partnership that brings Chip Gaines to the Imagineering team at Disney. Imagineering spokesperson, Xander "X-Ray" Romano, shared the vision behind the partnership, "We're all huge fans of Chip and the work he has done on the hit HGTV series Fixer Upper. During the design phase for Toy Story Land, now open at Disney's Hollywood Studios located ... Read more
More fees for Walt Di$ney World? Photo via Pixabay, modified.

Money-saving tips for your Disney vacation

Let the experts at Uncle Walt's Insider help you to keep more cash in your wallet. UNCLE WALT'S INSIDER H.Q. -- So you want to go to Disney, but don't have a lot of money to burn? Or for that matter, to spend? You've come to the right place! We here at Uncle Walt's Insider are full of great ideas to help you save some cash and have a great vacation as well. [Ed.: We're full of something, that's for sure.] So, without further ... Read more
Mug shot of Joe Rohde's Earring. Photo by alchetron.com [CC BY-SA 3.0].

Joe Rohde’s Earring implicated in more deaths

Rohde himself is not a suspect. BURBANK, CA -- Officials with the City of Burbank Police Department have confirmed that several recent deaths just outside the Imagineering headquarters in Glendale have now been officially attributed to Imagineer Joe Rohde's Earring. Rohde himself is not accused of any wrongdoing, and the deaths are being classified as "accidental." The Most Famous Earring in the (Disney) World? Most Disney fans are familiar with Imagineer Joe Rohde. Among many other things, he has worked on Spaceship Earth, The ... Read more
Parking ticket on the Millenium Falcon's windshield? Photo by Tim1965 [CC BY-SA 3.0] via Wikimedia Commons.

Star Wars Land delayed due to unpaid parking tickets?

The Millenium Falcon has been impounded. ANAHEIM, CA -- Rumors are swirling out of Anaheim that Star Wars Land at the Disneyland Park might be delayed due to unpaid parking tickets. Anonymous sources at Disneyland [Ed.: Alex from Star Tours] tell us that the Millennium Falcon has been impounded by the city of Escondido due to a high number of unpaid parking tickets. Uncle Walt's Insider reached out to city officials as well as Disney brass, and neither would comment. However, we then were ... Read more
Uncle Walt's Insider - (Two-finger) Point/Counterpoint.

Point/Counterpoint: The “Churro Ice Cream Sandwich”

(Two-finger) Point/Counterpoint is a recurring feature we just thought up where we debate with ourselves about current theme park news. TODAY'S TOPIC: The so-called "Churro Ice Cream Sandwich." SUBMITTED: The Churro Ice Cream Sandwich is an abomination from the pit of hell and must be stopped before lives are lost.  POINT - Marty: It was bound to happen eventually. It seems that every stupid idea starts in California and then spreads across the nation. Just look at all the bad trends that started in California: ... Read more