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Uncle Walt’s closed for Official Birthday of HM King Tupou VI

Enjoy your day celebrating the birthday of the king of Tonga!* Uncle Walt's will return tomorrow with the latest and greatest in super-reliable theme park news. *Just kidding, folks. Happy Independence Day. Need more Uncle Walt's in your life? Be sure to LIKE us on Facebook, FOLLOW us on Twitter, and tell everyone you know (plus a few strangers) how wonderful (and humble) we are! Read more
Possible new Disney park location in Michigan? Photo by rmhermen [CC-BY-SA-3.0] via Wikimedia Commons.

Disney to build park in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

Say Ya to da UP, eh! ESCANABA, MI -- Following the recent discovery of a "Hidden Mickey" in a bowl of breakfast cereal, Disney has announced that they will be building a theme park just outside of Escanaba, Michigan. Escanaba? Seriously? Escanaba? Seriously. They said Escanaba. We caught up with Disney spokesperson Jun Disney (no relation) for the backstory. "After the discovery of the Hidden Mickey in the Corn Flakes, we took that as a sign that we really should take a closer look at ... Read more
Happy 6/26 - International Stitch Day!

World observes International Stitch Day

Disney's mischievous but lovable alien is celebrated around the globe each June 26. Today is the 26th day of June, but of course, you don't need Uncle Walt's Insider to tell you that! You were probably awakened by the sound of fireworks at a midnight and lots of loud revelers in the street -- if you weren't one of the revelers yourself! That's right -- it's 6/26, known around the world as "International Stitch Day," in honor of the little blue alien from ... Read more
Corn flake Hidden Mickey? Photo courtesy of Bailee McMahon.

Michigan woman finds “Hidden Mickey” in corn flakes

Crowds have gathered to witness the uncommon sighting. ESCANABA, MI -- "It's a miracle!" That's the viewpoint of Bailee McMahon of Escanaba, Michigan. The 36-year-old retail cashier and mother of two teenagers tells her story to Uncle Walt's Insider: "I was sitting down to a quick breakfast before heading to my shift. It was a Thursday, so I was having a bowl of corn flakes, eh. I had just been thinking about how great it would be to go back to Walt Disney ... Read more
Uncle Walt's Insider - (Two-finger) Point/Counterpoint.

Point/Counterpoint: The “Churro Ice Cream Sandwich”

(Two-finger) Point/Counterpoint is a recurring feature we just thought up where we debate with ourselves about current theme park news. TODAY'S TOPIC: The so-called "Churro Ice Cream Sandwich." SUBMITTED: The Churro Ice Cream Sandwich is an abomination from the pit of hell and must be stopped before lives are lost.  POINT - Marty: It was bound to happen eventually. It seems that every stupid idea starts in California and then spreads across the nation. Just look at all the bad trends that started in California: ... Read more