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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
A random building at Disneyland. Photo by Carterhawk [CC BY-SA 3.0] via Wikimedia Commons.

Lessons learned: 8 things I’ll never do again at Disneyland

Guest author Jay Donnchad of Reno, Nevada, shares his experience. Hi, I'm Jay, and I've been going to Disneyland for several decades. Over time I've learned a few lessons on things you should and shouldn't do there -- or really, at any Disney park. Hopefully this info will help you have a happier time when you go. So here are my: Top eight things I'll never do again at Disneyland: 1. Not eat a churro. Yeah, I know, "I'll never not eat a churro" is ... Read more
Disneyland candy cane pulling. Photo by Loren Javier [CC BY-ND 2.0] via Flickr.

Line begins forming for Disneyland candy canes

The popular made-from-scratch sweet now requires a wait of several months. ANAHEIM, CA -- Diehard Disney fans have known about the Disneyland candy canes for years. No ordinary Christmas treat, this confection is cooked, colored, stretched and shaped by hand one small batch at a time as you watch. And the simple recipe hasn't varied over the years: sugar, corn syrup, peppermint oil, food coloring, pixie dust, and shavings from the magical horns of baby unicorns. What has changed over the years? Television. ... Read more
Incredibles 2 movie poster © 2019 Disney.

Nine things you should know about Incredibles 2

We waited 14 years for this sequel. Number 2 explains why! BURBANK, CA -- With the release of any new Disney film comes inevitable clickbait articles from websites that have nothing to do with the movie, hoping to capture some reflected glory from the artists who do the real work. But Uncle Walt's Insider is different from all those others -- because, well, we admit it! So, with this latest Pixar release, here are nine totally true and reliable things you should know about Incredibles ... Read more