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Hopelessly tangled Slinky Dog Dash vehicle. Photo by J Marsh [CC BY 2.0] via Flickr.

EXCLUSIVE: Shocking details on Disney’s newest coaster!

There are some big surprises in store on Slinky Dog Dash! WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- This may be the biggest scoop in the 68-year history of Uncle Walt's Insider! We were able to sneak one of our interns onto a test run on the new Slinky Dog Dash roller coaster in the currently unopened Toy Story Land at Disney's Hollywood Studios, and the ride is NOT what you'd expect from Disney. Read on for all the juicy details! The ride starts gently ... Read more
Disney Skyliner artist's conception. (c) 2017 Disney.

No longer a hoax? Gondola system apparently being a built

What started as an April Fools joke has reached the point of no return. WALT DISNEY WORLD -- What a difference a few months can make. Uncle Walt's Insider was to first to report that the Disney "Skyliner" at the Walt Disney World Resort was just an elaborate prank that got out of hand, but now the laugh is on us -- the Skyliner is actually being completed! As spokesperson Jun Disney (no relation) told us at the time, "It started with some posts ... Read more
One more beautiful thing that's forever gone . Photo by James H. [CC BY-SA 2.0] via Flickr.

“Amazing” Cast Member can keep straight face through stupid questions

Or "The one where we mourn the Downtown Disney of Yesterday." WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- Uncle Walt's Insider has discovered a certain Cast Member who is an amazing actor, in a role not normally associated with acting skills. In fact, this Disney Springs Guest Relations Cast Member is such a talented actor that he is, incredibly, able to keep a straight face while guests ask one stupid question after another! Our intrepid reporter [Ed.: who, coincidentally, also drives an Intrepid] was meeting ... Read more
Disney's Magical Express buses. Photo by brownpau [CC BY 2.0] via Wikimedia Commons.

Disney’s Magical Express to add Fastpass return

Now you can check in for DME using your Magic Bands! Hey, wait... ORLANDO, FL -- Disney has provided free transportation to its Walt Disney World resort guests through its "Disney's Magical Express" buses for over 75 years [Note: check this figure before publishing], but something new is on the horizon. Beginning this Fall, guests will have the option to obtain a Fastpass for the service. "It's a perfect option for our guests," Disney spokesperson Jun Disney (no relation) tells Uncle Walt's Insider. "Most ... Read more
Illuminations: Windows on the World. Photo by I, Fredhsu [CC-BY-SA-3.0] via Wikimedia Commons & Abel Cheung [CC BY-SA 2.0] via Flickr.

Epcot’s “Windows on the World” to be sponsored by Microsoft

The new nighttime fireworks show will be powered by Internet Explorer. WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- News outlets and Disney fan sites alike have been abuzz with the news that the EPCOT Center Resort and Spa will be getting a new nighttime fireworks show. The spectacle, which will replace Illuminations, will be titled "Windows on the World." However, only Uncle Walt's Insider has this exclusive information: "Windows on the World" will be sponsored by Microsoft. The new show will once again feature Illumination's spinning ... Read more