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Artist's conception of Chapek arriving at the Uncle Walt's Insider Headquarters in Svalbard. Most of the photo and its various elements © Disney.

Bob Chapek applies to write for Uncle Walt’s Insider

Would you hire this man? UNCLE WALT'S INSIDER H.Q., SVALBARD -- An Uncle Walt's Insider staff member who would like to remain anonymous (Ub Skrewi) has revealed that Bob "Bob" Chapek, CEO of ABC/Disney, recently applied to write for Uncle Walt's Insider! "It was the most bizarre thing," said Skrewi. "I was working in the front office, and Bob 'Bob' Chapek walked in with an application to come to write for us. Which is especially weird, since we don't have any applications." [Ed.: And ... Read more
Little-Known Facts about Disney+!

Top 12 little-known facts about Disney+!

Our little-known facts series continues! Disney+ has been in operation for 37 years now, ever since Alexander Graham Bell invented the television remote. [Note: do actual research before publication.] It was the world's first entertainment streaming service, no matter what Knott's Berry Farm+ claims. But do you know everything there is to know about the Mouse's streaming service? If not, don't despair! Uncle Walt's Insider is here to provide some incredible, newly-written-discovered trivia about Disney+! It was named for the famous explore, Dr. Albert Plus. He ... Read more
Any risk is totally worth the reduced-price Disney-branded adhesive bandage, right? Photo by freeimageslive.co.uk [CC BY 3.0].

Disney-branded Covid-19 vaccine approved for children

This isn't just another Disney cash grab, is it? Nah. BURBANK, CA - Disney has won FDA approval for its own branded Covid-19 vaccine, the company announced yesterday. The new vaccine will be marketed toward children under the age of 12, and also to adults who act like children under the age of 12. Initially, the company will target markets in Washington State, Oregon, California, and New York; that is, states where the government is willing to be authoritarian combined with a majority ... Read more
You know we wear it as a badge of honor when Snopes debunks us, right? Photo source: Snopes.com.

Snopes co-founder to write for Uncle Walt’s Insider? Nah.

Hey, we make stuff up, too, but we still have standards. UNCLE WALT'S INSIDER H.Q., SVALBARD -- David Mikkelson, newly-unemployed co-founder of the "Snopes.com" "fact-checking" "website" may be looking for a new place to write. But it won't be at Uncle Walt's Insider. While some may think it's a great fit -- writing under an assumed name, making stuff up, plagiarism -- we really can't see it working out. For as both of our regular readers know, we strive at all times to ... Read more
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