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Someone who wasn't elected to anything "prepping" to represent our country. Inset photo by Kjersti Holmang [CC BY-SA 4.0] via Wikipedia.

Jill Biden animatronic coming to Hall of Presidents

She was getting tired of controlling him from offstage. WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- Only a few months after Magic Kingdom's Hall of Presidents installed its newest animatronic, another one is coming! Disney announced today that a Jill Biden animatronic likeness will be joining her husband. Disney (the company) spokesperson Jun Disney (no relation) said the move was a practical one. "The Biden (Joe) animatronic continues to malfunction," Disney (no relation) told Uncle Walt's Insider, on the condition of anonymity [Note: look that word ... Read more
Top 12 little-known facts about Space Mountain!

Top 10 little-known facts about Space Mountain!

Our little-"known" facts series continues! Ah, Space Mountain -- it's everyone's favorite ride in the world that combines both space and mountains. But do you know all there is to know about it? If not, don't despair! Uncle Walt's Insider is here to provide some incredible, newly-written-discovered trivia about Space Mountain! There are multiple Space Mountains in Disney parks around the world -- and they are identical in every way! Except for their differences. Space Mountain is misnamed - most of the ride takes place on ... Read more
Hard to believe we used to breathe air that hadn't been sucked through a dirty rag! Photo by JeffChristiansen [CC BY 2.0] via Flickr.

Report: Guests at Walt Disney World frightened to see actual human faces

Giant mice and dogs used to be the main fear. WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- Cast Members at the Walt Disney World Resort, Spa, and Sanitorium are sharing a new phenomenon with Uncle Walt's Insider: fear of seeing uncovered human faces. "We used to only have to deal with small kids being afraid of the characters," shared Disney (the company) spokesperson Jun Disney (no relation). "But now that we've relaxed the masking requirement, we see people of every age freaking out all over ... Read more
View from the front row of the slightly-scaled-down show. Photo by ellenm1 & Wally Gobetz [CC BY-NC 2.0] via Flickr. Inset photo by David162se [CC BY-SA 4.0] via Wikimedia. Cheerios by General Mills.

Festival of the Lion King returns. But not really.

We prefer it being part of the Safari queue. DISNEY'S ANIMAL KINGDOM, WDW, FL, USA, EARTH, MILKY WAY -- Park officials at Disney's Animal Kingdom Park, Resort, Spa & Butcher Shop claim that The Festival of the Lion King has returned. This news is, in fact, wrong. What has "returned" is a smaller show, with just 35% of the fun. The new show, called A Celebration of Festival of the Lion King, still features all of your favorite songs, but with a ... Read more
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Uncle Walt’s Insider Food Blog reviews Moff Gideon’s Bakehouse

We review a Sith bakery in honor of Star Wars Day, May the Fourth. And because we're Uncle Walt's Insider, we do it a day late. LAKE BUENA VISTA, FL -- "Come to the dark side," they said. "We have cookies." Now, I'm not sure who the mysterious 'they' is, but I had previously heard and ignored this invitation. After all, I figured the cookies would be something uninteresting. Something like Reduced Fat Chips Ahoy, or the iced sugar cookies that Realtors buy ... Read more