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FACT CHECK: Did Snopes.com get our article right?

An obscure fact-checking website managed to fool both of their readers with an inaccurate analysis of Uncle Walt's Insider. Claim In July 2018, Snopes.com characterized a news story on Uncle Walt's Insider (Disney to build park in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula) as "FALSE." Rating MOSTLY FALSE Origin In the summer of 2018, a relatively obscure fact-checking website managed to create an online buzz and trick some readers into believing that Uncle Walt's article about the new Disney theme park being built in Escanaba, Michigan, was fabricated, rating the ... Read more

Disney website crashes after news of Escanaba park breaks

Sorry for the inconvenience, folks! THE INTERNET -- Disney's website crased on Friday. Disney spokesperson Barry Poppins (no relation) confirms "Apparently our servers were overloaded. After we got everything back up, we looked at the logs, and all we saw were searches for 'Escanaba', 'Upper Peninsula', and, for some reason, 'Jeff Daniels'. We're not sure of the connection." Well, we here at Uncle Walt's Insider know what the connection is. We recently broke the news that Disney is opening a park in Escanaba. ... Read more
Poorly cropped photo of Jun Disney (no relation) by By Okras [CC BY-SA 4.0] via Wikimedia Commons, modified.

Behind the Magic: An exclusive interview with a Disney Spokesperson

We take a break from theme park news to talk with someone who feeds us theme park news. UNCLE WALT'S HEADQUARTERS -- By now, our regular readers (all 3 of you) [Ed.: What? We're up to 3? Woohoo!] probably feel like you already know Jun Disney (no relation), a Disney (the company) spokesperson frequently cited in our articles. But today, we've got a special treat for you -- Jun has agreed to an exclusive interview with Uncle Walt's Insider! So today, you get to ... Read more
Closed for the holiday.

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

Sorry, we got carried away a bit yesterday celebrating the birthday of the King of Tonga. But hey, it's not our fault -- there were fireworks, picnics, concerts, and all sorts of other festivities going on all around us. Who knew there were that many Tongans living here? Uncle Walt's will return tomorrow (really) with the latest and greatest in super-reliable theme park news. Need more Uncle Walt's in your life? Be sure to LIKE us on Facebook, FOLLOW us on Twitter, and ... Read more
Closed for the holiday.

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