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Just today's resumé haul. Image by Quinn Dombrowski [CC BY-SA 2.0] via Flickr.

Buzzfeed, Vice reporters: please stop sending us resumés

We don't intend to be cruel but, well, we have standards. UNCLE WALT'S INSIDER H.Q., SVALBARD -- To all recently laid-off reporters from Vice, Buzzfeed, Vox, and other similar media outlets: you have our sympathy, but please stop sending your resumés to Uncle Walt's Insider. We'd have to drop our accuracy standards way too much to hire you. Sorry. This was too mean, wasn't it? It feels like it was too mean. Comment below! Need more Uncle Walt's in your life? Be sure to ... Read more
Suspect Number One. Image © 2013 Disney, via FrozenZenium on YouTube.

“Polar vortex” hits; Queen Elsa on the run again

Ub swears he saw her running across Lake Michigan, freezing it as she went. UNCLE WALT'S INSIDER H.Q., SVALBARD -- As temperatures plunge across Canada and the U.S. midwestern states, icy fingers are beginning to point, seeking someone to blame. Some say this is a rare but natural occurrence called a polar vortex. Others blame man-made global warming climate change. But we at Uncle Walt's know the true story: yep, it's Queen Elsa again. Okay, our lawyers are making us say it's "allegedly" ... Read more
The Disney Princess and the Disney Princess. Photos by Chad Sparkes [CC BY 2.0] via Flickr & [CC0] via MaxPixel.

Cruise-confused: both DCL and Princess ships to be named “Disney Princess”

The name does fit both cruise lines' naming conventions. CELEBRATION, FL & SANTA CLARITA, CA -- It's a corporate snafu for the record books, and we can't wait to see how this plays out. Within minutes of each other, both Disney Cruise Line and Princess Cruise Line announced the name of their next cruise ship -- and they are both the same. Each says their next ship will be called the "Disney Princess." What's in a name? While Disney is the smaller company -- ... Read more
Uncle Walt's Insider Puzzle Time!

Puzzle Fun – Crossword puzzle!

It's Super Puzzle Fun Time again! UNCLE WALT'S INSIDER H.Q., SVALBARD -- Hey, we're not all about work, work, work here at Uncle Walt's Insider. Truth be told, we barely work at all, especially when Walt's not around. We thought we'd share in the play time by providing a new puzzle for you to enjoy. The more you read Uncle Walt's, the easier this will be! (And check out previous puzzles here and here if you missed them!) ACROSS 2 Recently had multi-state goodwill ... Read more
The first live-action Bambi; the search for a second is under way. Photo by insurancejournal.com via pinsdaddy.

Movie tragedy: live action “Bambi” films during deer season

Art imitates life, and vice versa. NACOGDOCHES, TX -- There are some things you just don't do: You don't tug on Superman's cape. You don't spit into the wind. You don't pull the mask off the old Lone Ranger. And you definitely don't film a live action movie involving deer in east Texas during hunting season. Walt Disney Studios has been on an animated-to-live kick lately, adapting beloved animated classics into live action films. Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, Dumbo, the Lion King, Home ... Read more