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News Brief: Chick-fil-A

News Brief: Disney merger with Chick-fil-A; Sunday park closures looming?

Merger negotiations continue, but the tasty chicken sandwich chain's Sunday closure policy has stalled progress.  ATLANTA, GA -- Sources in both the Walt Disney Company and Chick-fil-A have confirmed publicly that a Disney/Chick-fil-A merger is being negotiated. Rumors continue to fly around Disney and chicken-based websites about the details, but Uncle Walt's Insider has learned that Chick-fil-A's policy of closing its stores on Sundays is a major sticking point in the negotiations. While nothing has been agreed at this time, it is ... Read more
Uncle Walt's Insider - Editorial / Opinion

Editorial: Awards – Disney Moms ‘inspired by’ (steal from) Uncle Walt’s

Awards Season is Upon Us As our loyal readers know, Uncle Walt's Insider recently announced our 85th Annual Golden Churro Awards for excellence in Disney Social Media. Shortly thereafter, the Disney Parks Mom's Panel announced their 2nd Annual Best Things at Walt Disney World awards. While we greatly appreciate and are humbled by the Moms naming Uncle Walts as the Best Disney Website Ever, we do have some minor issues with their announcement. The Paragraph in which we discuss Timing Sure, posting "Best Of" ... Read more
Clarabelle Cow is sidelined with an injury.

News Brief: Clarabell Cow placed on injured reserve list after milking incident

In a surprising mooove, Clarabelle Cow will be out for an undisclosed time period. BURBANK, CALIFORNIA -- Leading bovine lady Clarabelle Cow has been placed on the injured reserve roster, the Disney Company announced Tuesday. In a press release, the company states that Ms. Cow sustained a "very personal injury" during a milking incident, and that no further details will be made public. Placing a character on the injured reserve list allows the company to bring up another character from the minor leagues ... Read more
News Brief: Alien, Klinger and more are official Disney Princesses!

News Brief: Alien, Corporal Klinger now Disney Princesses

Disney's purchase of Fox brings many new princesses into the family. BURBANK, CA -- The Disney Company's acquisition of 21st Century Fox's assets brings a stunning array of well-known characters into Mickey's domain, and today the company made official what many predicted: the title of "Disney princess" has been granted to many of those characters. Newly-crowned princesses include Olive from Little Miss Sunshine, Corporal Max Klinger from M*A*S*H, Scrat the prehistoric squirrel from the Ice Age movies, the robot from Lost In Space, Mary Richards from ... Read more
News Brief - Pixie Dust not to be taken internally.

News Brief: Pixie dust not to be taken internally

Like capsules of laundry detergent, pixie dust may seem edible, but it's not. BURBANK, CA -- In the wake of the "Tide Pod challenge," Disney officials have issued a warning that pixie dust is intended for external application only, and must not be taken internally. "It's never come up before," Disney spokesperson Jun Disney [no relation] told Uncle Walt's, "but apparently you just don't know these days what kids will try. Honestly, we have not tested what might happen if someone swallows ... Read more