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Frequently Asked Questions

Questions? We get them. Frequently. For those of you wanting to know a little more about Uncle Walt's Insider, here are some of the frequent questions we are asked... frequently repeatedly: Q. Why does Uncle Walt's Insider exist? A. Our purpose is summed up by our founder, Uncle Walt: "There's so much misinformation out there. We're just doing what we can to help." You know, there are three or four hundred other websites that specialize in Disney and other theme park news. So we want ... Read more
The world's 5th richest man, er, duck. Photo © Walt Disney Productions.

Scrooge McDuck refusing to release tax returns

He's being touted as a replacement for Bob Iger. But what do we really know about him? DUCKBURG -- Famed ultra-wealthy Disney character Scrooge McDuck, the fifth-richest person in the world (and richest duck), is in the running for CEO of the Disney Company when Bob Iger steps down. [Ed.: There's a "down" joke in there somewhere.] But some detractors say we don't know enough about him, and are demanding to see his tax returns. So far, McDuck has refused. Conflicts of interest? One shareholder [Hi, ... Read more
Churros. Mmm... churros. Photo by Mark Mitchell [CC BY 2.0] via Flickr. Churros. Mmmmm....

Disney announces new churros, we think

The churro changes will be amazing! Maybe! We didn't catch every detail. UNCLE WALT'S H.Q., SVALBARD -- Our regular readers [up to five now!] know that we here at Uncle Walt's Insider love churros. That delicious cinnamon sugar treat is so perfect that even Philistines whose warped taste buds prefer cream cheese pretzels admit that churros "aren't half bad." Apparently, though, "perfect" can be improved on? Following yesterday's Churro de Mayo celebration, we received a call that shocked us to our core. Disney has found ... Read more
Mickey and Minnie wave to the crowds. Photo source Depositphotos_69250695_original.jpg.

Disneyland honors Uncle Walt’s Insider!

Thursday was "Uncle Walt's Insider" Day at the Disneyland Resort! DISNEYLAND, CA -- As Uncle Walt's Insider writer / ink & paint person Marty finished his three-day fact-finding and totally-business-related-and-therefore-tax-deductible trip to Disneyland yesterday, he was given an incredible surprise. Yes, Disneyland honored him and Uncle Walt's Insider, declaring yesterday to be "Uncle Walt's Insider" Day! Marty was made Grand Marshal of the parade, and was presented with the key to Disneyland by Mickey Mouse! (Fear not -- he's not going to leave ... Read more
Joel Osteen visits Walt Disney World. Photo by Practical Online Marketing & Pixabay.

Joel Osteen looks to Disney for (fundraising) inspiration

"It's just magical -- that's my takeaway. The way Disney gets people to give them money. Magical." WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- Joel Osteen, the lead pastor for Houston megachurch Lakewood Baptist, recently visited Walt Disney World and came away inspired. Was it the characters? The music? The churros? No -- Osteen was greatly impressed by the way the resort makes money hand-over-fist. "Disney just has an incredible way of bringing unity," Osteen told Uncle Walt's Insider. "I saw people from across the globe, ... Read more