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Churros. Mmm... churros. Photo by Mark Mitchell [CC BY 2.0] via Flickr. Churros. Mmmmm....

We took the “Churro Challenge” – only churros for a month

And what did we learn? Not much, really. UNCLE WALT'S INSIDER H.Q., SVALBARD -- The challenge: Eat nothing but tasty, tasty churros, morning, noon & night, for thirty days. Participants: Ub, X, & Uncle Walt. (Marty eats nothing but churros anyway, so technically this wouldn't have been a challenge for him). Conclusion: Churros are extremely tasty. Didn't you know that already? Yes. So is the "Churro Challenge" really a thing? Probably not. We just wanted an excuse to eat churros all the time. Is there anything Uncle ... Read more
Scott Dikker, founder of TheOnion.com, fails to show disdain for Uncle Walt's Insider! Photo by Ub, used without permission.

Onion founder heartily endorses Uncle Walt’s Insider

We're pretty sure his loving look in the general direction of a computer displaying Uncle Walt's counts as an endorsement. PORTLAND, OR -- Uncle Walt's Insider continues to gather kudos, awards, and general bonhomie among the titans of the interwebs. You know, in addition to the fake awards we list above. During a presentation at Portland's Digital Summit on Wednesday, Scott Dikkers, founder of popular satirical news site The Onion, gestured in the general direction of a computer displaying Uncle Walt's Insider. ... Read more
Possible still from the set of the live-action Toy Story remake. Photo by Pat Loika [CC BY 2.0] via Wikimedia Commons.

Toy Story will get a gritty live-action reboot

Pixar's first live-action feature will tell a "dark tale of betrayal and vengeance." EMERYVILLE, CA -- For over two decades, Pixar Studios has been the undisputed leader in computer-generated animated feature films. In fact, they literally invented the genre, beginning with 1995's Toy Story. With the coming release of Toy Story 4, and with script issues delaying Toy Story 5: Woody Gets a Hernia, rumors are surfacing that Pixar will soon join parent company Disney's live-action remake craze. If true, a live-action Toy Story will ... Read more
Disney CEO will soon write for Uncle Walt's Insider. Inset photo by Thomas Hawk [CC BY-NC 2.0] via Flickr.

Bob Iger to write for Uncle Walt’s Insider after retirement

Disney's current CEO will write a weekly column for Uncle Walt's. BURBANK, CA -- The current CEO of the Walt Disney Company and Spa, Bob "Robert" Iger, is set to step down in the summer of 2021. But don't think he's retiring completely! No, we are happy to announce that Iger will be joining the staff of Uncle Walt's Insider shortly after he leaves Disney. "We've been in negotiations with him for some time," says Uncle Walt's Insider's Founder, Inspiration, and Maintenance Supervisor, ... Read more
Club 33 Express fast food on a highway exit sign. Photo from DepositPhotos.com, modified.

Coming near you: Disney franchises Club 33

Now everyone can enjoy a meal at Club 33! BURBANK, CA -- It is one of the most exclusive clubs in the world -- or it used to be, at least. Disneyland's members-only Club 33 is not just at Disneyland any more. First Disney announced that they would be expanding Club 33 from Disneyland-only to each of the four parks of Walt Disney World. Now word has leaked that Disney is licensing the name of Club 33 to fast-food franchises around the country. The ... Read more