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Mr. Burns will be named a Disney Legend at this year's D23. Photo by Mooshuu [CC BY-SA 2.0] via Flickr, & the Disney branch of the Fox Corporation.

Charles Montgomery “Monty” Burns named a Disney Legend?

First the Simpsons crash D23, and now this? $ounds fi$hy to u$. SPRINGFIELD, ?? -- As many of you know, the Simpsons are coming to this year's D23, Disney's annual uber-fan expo. This confused some fans, as they are used to seeing The Simpsons at Universal Studios. In addition, Springfield businessman Charles Montgomery "Monty" Burns has been named a Disney Legend, bringing the number of 2019 recipients to 13.  So how is it are the Simpsons are invading Disney? Your crack team of ... Read more
Posters for the current and future Toy Story films. Posters by Disney/Pixar; Question mark by Mouser font via GIMP.

Ten new films announced in the Toy Story Cinematic Universe

"Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in." Woody, Toy Story 3 EMERYVILLE, CA -- Since 1995, we've thrilled to the adventures of Woody, Buzz Lightyear, and their friends. The Toy Story movies have taught us about friendship, loyalty, love and trust. But more than that, the Toy Story films teach us this: no matter how many times you think the story is over, they can always think of one more! And we're not just talking about the gritty live-action ... Read more
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