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Dad struggles to explain fish anatomy after Disney on Ice

"Thanks, Disney." OKLAHOMA CITY, OK -- Caleb McIlherny, 6, and his 4-year-old sister Cassidy, love the Disney/Pixar film Finding Nemo. So when their dad Robert McIlherny discovered that the Nemo characters and story would be featured in a Disney on Ice production at the Oklahoma State Fair last year, he made sure to get tickets for the whole family. It was a decision he still regrets. Questions, questions, and more questions "It was definitely the wrong age to take them," McIlherny admits. "A couple years younger, they would have ... Read more
Uncle Walt's Insider Election Guide.

Uncle Walt’s Insider Election Guide

You don't have to agree with us, unless you're not an idiot. UNCLE WALT'S H.Q., SVALBARD -- Tucked away in our icy headquarters halfway between mainland Norway and the North Pole, it's easy for the staff at Uncle Walt's Insider to feel removed from American politics. Also, most folks who are fans of Disney or other theme parks usually want to escape from the anxiety of everyday life, not be reminded of it. But there are some elections and issues that we cannot ... Read more
Uncle Walt's Insider Puzzle Time!

Puzzle Fun – Mickey word search!

"Puzzle Fun" is a recurring feature we just thought up. We at Uncle Walt's Insider know that being a Disney fan is exhausting, miserable work. Still, some of you like to, you know, relax and have fun in spite of the drudgery. So with you in mind, we present our first installment of Uncle Walt's Puzzle Fun! How many "MICKEY"'s can you find hidden in the puzzle below? Comment with your count, then check the answer key at the bottom. No cheating! ... Read more
Also part Cherokee. Photo by Loren Javier [CC BY-ND 2.0] via Flickr.

DNA test shows Goofy up to 1/64 human

Now maybe President Trump will stop tweeting about him. BURBANK, CA -- In a statement released today, the Walt Disney Company and Spa settled questions that have "dogged" one of its more popular characters since his debut: Is Goofy a dog or a man? If he's a man, why does he have so many dog-like features? If he's a dog, how is it that he can walk and talk but Pluto can't? Historical accuracy After recent news stories demonstrated the unqualified success of his ... Read more
Disney guests videoing other guests videoing. Photo from Clifflix via YouTube.

Opinion: Stop videoing things that are already on YouTube

Stunning 4K professional videos are available of every ride, show, or other attraction. So why do people feel compelled to hold their phone up instead of, you know, just watching? WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- As the showtime approached, your reporter stood in a sea of guests in front of Cinderella Castle. The air was rife with excitement, and the smell of churros. Then the lights dimmed around us and music swelled. The crowd cheered, and suddenly the night was brightened by ... Read more