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Does anyone ever just watch the fireworks without filming any more? Screen capture from video by John Lindner via YouTube.

New Disney celebration slogan revealed: “PUT DOWN YOUR STUPID PHONE”!

We missed these posters on our last visit, as we were too busy checking our Facebook notifications. WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- Disney has unveiled its new "celebration slogan," which will be used in Disney Parks and Resorts worldwide: "PUT DOWN YOUR STUPID PHONE." "We wanted something that would appeal to all ages, and really capture the modern spirit," says Disney (the company) spokesperson Jun Disney (no relation). "After loads of research, we settled on this one. "Okay, it wasn't so much 'loads ... Read more

Top 16 little-known facts about the Disney Vacation Club!

Our little-known facts series continues"!" There are three things that make the Disney Vacation Club special. First, it's Disney. And, um, it has to do with vacations. And it is a club! [Ed.: Hey, so that's why it's called that!] Wait, there is a fourth thing: it somehow manages to be a time share without all the negative vibes associated with those words! But do you know everything there is to know about the Disney company's amazing time-share-not-a-time-share? If not, don't despair! Uncle Walt's ... Read more
We can't wait for the new Mickey+ service, where you're charged for meeting the characters! Background [CC0 1.0] via stock-free.org; Genie+ logo by Disney.

Genie+ isn’t the end of new Disney upcharges – shareholders cheer!

We'd write a subheadline, but we're afraid Disney will charge us for it. BURBANK, CA -- Uncle Walt's Insider previously reported (with 100% accuracy) that it was coming, but now Disney has now officially announced the new "Genie" service. The Genie app eliminates all those annoying free features that investors hated and brings in a new era of pay-to-play to the Disney parks. This revenue-generating service (again, first announced here at UWI) will eliminate FastPass, FastPass+, MaxPass, MaxPass+, and FastPass+-++-++. [Walt.: Marty, ... Read more
President* Biden's animatronic in the Hall of President*s is already malfunctioning. Or is it? Photo by Kjersti Holmang [CC BY-SA 4.0] via Wikipedia.

Hall of Presidents finally reopens, after Trump animatronic refuses to move

Presidential shenanigans galore. MAGIC KINGDOM, FL -- The Hall of Presidents has finally reopened, but not without some presidential drama. Crowds are returning to the attraction now, with approximately two people waiting to be the first to visit the newly reopened Hall of Presidents. While the Hall was originally scheduled to reopen earlier this year, a few setbacks delayed the opening. Speaking on the condition of anonymity, Imagineer Joey Stallone shared details of the setbacks with Uncle Walt's. We'll never tell who you are, ... Read more
Onride photos from Remy's Ratatouille Adventure. Maybe.

EXCLUSIVE: On-ride photographs from Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure!

They said we couldn't publish them. They were wrong. FRANCE (PAVILION), EPCOT, FL -- Uncle Walt's Insider was invited to a press preview of EPCOT's new Remy's Ratatouille Adventure, which opens to the little people (a/k/a the general public) on October 1st. While Disney asked members of the media to not publish any photos from the ride, we at Uncle Walt's want to be your go-to for breaking Disney and general theme park news. So enjoy the photos below! We guarantee you ... Read more