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TV remote made from Pal Mickey.

Pal Mickey repurposed as TV remote

Batteries not included. PITTSFIELD TOWNSHIP, MI -- A self-described "Disney geek -- well, really, more of an overall geek" from a small town somewhat near Detroit has found a way to rescue her old Pal Mickey. Braidy Abelli, 23, says that the modification was "not really all that difficult." What is Pal Mickey? Back in the Early 2000's, Disney sold a plush Mickey toy known as Pal Mickey. But this was not just any plush mouse! Pal Mickey was an interactive toy, containing a ... Read more
Old UncleWalts.com, courtesy of web.archive.org.

Editorial: Please stop asking about our seasonings

UncleWalts.com: then and now. UNCLE WALT'S INSIDER H.Q. -- Thank you for your interest, but no, we are not now selling Cajun or Creole seasoning blends, nor do we intend to in the future. A little background: ever since Uncle Walt's Insider debuted, the many, many comments and emails we receive fall primarily into three categories. They either (1) are upset when they believe our stories are true, (2) are upset when they believe our stories are fake, or (3) want to have ... Read more
Publicity still from Avengers: Infinity War: the Musical. Photo via Shutterstock and news.com.au.

Infinity War: the Musical closes after half its cast disappears

The show closes after one performance in spite of rave reviews. NEW YORK, NY -- It was one of the most highly-anticipated new shows of the 2018 Broadway season and set records for advance ticket sales. But now Avengers: Infinity War: the Musical is closing after only one performance. Produced by Broadway legend Harold Prince for Disney Theatrical Productions, featuring songs by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, and a book by Joss Whedon, Stan Lee and Mel Brooks, Infinity Wars was a sure-fire hit -- ... Read more
Possible new Disney park location in Michigan? Photo by rmhermen [CC-BY-SA-3.0] via Wikimedia Commons.

Uncle Walt’s hoping to go viral again by predicting new Disney parks

Can Uncle Walt's Insider find success outside of the Yoopers of Michigan? UNCLE WALT'S INSIDER H.Q. -- With the publication of "Disney to build park in Michigan's Upper Peninsula" earlier this month, Uncle Walt's Insider found itself going viral for the first time, which led to our servers crashing, Snopes debunking the article, a run on federally-insured banks, and the price of Jolly Rancher hard candies spiking briefly. Naturally, we at Uncle Walt's were thrilled (except for the candy thing), and are seeking ... Read more
Favorite Marvel character by state. Copyright 2018 Uncle Walt's Insider.

Every state has favorite Marvel character – what’s yours?

Ever since Iron Man's stunning popular debut in 1994's The Marvel Action Hour, fans have devoured one Marvel movie after another, possibly because movie theater popcorn prices are so high. There are now 259 films in the MCU (Marvel C-something U-something), and new Marvel movies are released at the rate of one every 31 minutes. Of course, every individual Marvel fan is different (sometimes very different), but overall, our research has found that each U.S. state has one overwhelmingly favorite character! Which one ... Read more