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Epcot's Cuba Pavilion, before the overcrowding. Much simpler to photoshop. Photo [CC0] via Pixabay.

Overcrowding at Epcot’s Cuba Pavilion as American Adventure refuses entry

If you're there, you'll have to try to exit through the Mexico Pavilion and then sneak across the border. WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- An advisory for anyone heading to EPCOT Center: guests are reporting massive overcrowding in the Cuba Pavilion, as apparently people trying to leave it are being turned back by the American Adventure Pavilion. The U.S. Coast Guard is also in the World Showcase Lagoon, turning back any Friendship Boats trying to dock there. Uncle Walt's Insider will keep ... Read more
Hurricane Elsa returns to work. Photo by CyclicalCore [CC BY-SA 3.0] via DeviantArt.

Elsa back at work after spending vacation as a hurricane

Hey, a lot of folks take vacations in the tropics. ARENDELLE -- Queen Elsa has officially returned to her duties after spending a week off in the Caribbean and southeast United States. "I was able to visit so many places I hadn't been before," said the Queen in a statement released by her press secretary. "I covered a lot of territory in a short time. Really, the whole trip was a whirl. "Maybe next time I'll slow down and spend time in one spot, ... Read more
UWI is closed for the holiday

Uncle Walt’s Insider is Closed for April Fool’s Day

Today is April Fool's Day. Most Disney news sources will use today to run a clickbait article containing some semi-plausible Disney rumor, designed only to generate comments and not actually convey any news. However, we are not most other Disney news sources. We value our journalistic integrity, so we have chosen to save the semi-plausible rumors for other days. Plus, we all partied a little too hard following last night's Media Preview of the new Ratatouille ride at Epcot, and we're kinda ... Read more
We'll just add these to our collection. Photo provided by Pixabay, used by permission.

Uncle Walt’s Insider video inexplicably receives 14 Academy Award nominations

We only have one video on our YouTube channel. UNCLE WALT'S INSIDER H.Q., SVALBARD -- Our phones started ringing at 6:30 a.m. Pacific Time on Monday, waking us up, with entertainment reporters telling us we had been nominated for an Academy Award. Of course, it was 2:30 p.m. in Svalbard, but we were still not yet up for the day. We were confused, not just because we didn't release any movies last year, or ever, but because the only video we've ever produced ... Read more
The new plaque honoring former Disney CEO John Isner. Engraving by Tatiana [CC BY-SA 2.0] via Wikimedia.

Michael Eisn… no, John Isner named a Disney Legend?

New plaques have been added to Legends Plaza BURBANK, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CALIFORNIA -- The Walt Disney Company has added plaques for the most recent class of Disney Legends to the pillars in Legends Plaza! On a recent walk through the plaza, our intrepid reporter noticed newly installed tributes to Christina Aguilera, Wing Chao, Robert Downey Jr., James Earl Jones, Jon Favreau, Bette Midler, Kenny Ortega, Barnette Ricci, Robin Roberts, Diane Sawyer, Ming-Na Wen, Hans Zimmer, and... tennis player John Isner? The Disney ... Read more