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Farewell, Baby Yoda. We barely knew ye. Photo © 2019 Disney.

Opinion: They shouldn’t have killed Baby Yoda in the next episode

Seriously, what were they thinking? UNCLE WALT'S H.Q., SVALBARD -- Disney+'s original series in the Star Wars universe, The Mandalorian, has introduced pop culture to the lovable unnamed character pictured above. Referred to online as "Baby Yoda," he has sparked endless memes and internet references.  And he's about to die. A preview screening copy Your humble author was provided with an advance screening copy of Week 7's episode of The Mandalorian, which will be released to the public tomorrow. Normally I try not to have ... Read more
The few kids without masks were about to be eaten, we just know it. Photo by Disney, from thecastlerun.com.

Photo shows Disney fans used to be creepy

Thank goodness we're all normal now. BURBANK, CA -- A 1930's era photograph of Mickey Mouse Club members found in the Disney archives shows one thing very clearly: Disney fans used to be super-creepy. Just look at that photo. Seriously, look at it. A sizeable percentage of that group turned into serial killers, we're guessing. Or Cast Member Leads. Thankfully, Disney obsession no longer results in creepy, weird behavior, or puts us outside of societal norms. Now please excuse me while I put on ... Read more
Closed for the holiday.

Uncle Walt’s Insider is closed for National French Toast Day

Enjoy your day celebrating National French Toast Day!* Uncle Walt's will return tomorrow with the latest and greatest in super-reliable theme park news. *If you're in the U.S., that is. If you're in France, we suppose you're celebrating Journée Nationale du Pain Perdu Américain. Just kidding, folks. Happy Thanksgiving! 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
Party at Club 33! Maybe! Photo by Josh Hallett [CC BY-SA 2.0] via Flickr.

We’re planning a Club 33 party once we hit 1000 Likes on Facebook!

Time to celebrate in style! UNCLE WALT'S INSIDER H.Q., SVALBARD -- Dearest Insider readers, we are just a short few clicks away from having one thousand Likes on our Facebook page! (It took over two years, which seems a bit long to us, but we're not bitter. Much.) [Ub: Speak for yourself, Marty.] And when we reach that goal, we want to reward our readers that got us to this milestone! So the plan now is to have a party at the world-renowned Club 33 ... Read more
November 12, when Disney+ debuted. Or the opening scene of I Am Legend. © 2007 Warner Bros, via YouTube.

“Lost Tuesday”: economy tanks after workforce stays home watching Disney+

Trillions were lost as the world marketplace came to a standstill. UNCLE WALT'S INSIDER H.Q., SVALBARD -- They're calling it the "Lost Tuesday." Flights were canceled. Public transportation ground to a halt. World stock markets failed to open, and online trading was minimal. Busy financial districts and downtown economic centers became ghost towns. But did you even notice? Of course not -- you were home bingeing on the glut of Disney, Marvel & Star Wars content you suddenly had at your fingertips with ... Read more