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Uncle Walt’s Insider is closed for National French Toast Day

Enjoy your day celebrating National French Toast Day!* Uncle Walt's will return tomorrow with the latest and greatest in super-reliable theme park news. *If you're in the U.S., that is. If you're in France, we suppose you're celebrating Journée Nationale du Pain Perdu Américain. Just kidding, folks. Happy Thanksgiving! Need more Uncle Walt's in your life? Be sure to LIKE us on Facebook, FOLLOW us on Twitter, and tell everyone you know (plus a few strangers) how wonderful (and humble) we are! Read more
Party at Club 33! Maybe! Photo by Josh Hallett [CC BY-SA 2.0] via Flickr.

We’re planning a Club 33 party once we hit 1000 Likes on Facebook!

Time to celebrate in style! UNCLE WALT'S INSIDER H.Q., SVALBARD -- Dearest Insider readers, we are just a short few clicks away from having one thousand Likes on our Facebook page! (It took over two years, which seems a bit long to us, but we're not bitter. Much.) [Ub: Speak for yourself, Marty.] And when we reach that goal, we want to reward our readers that got us to this milestone! So the plan now is to have a party at the world-renowned Club 33 ... Read more
November 12, when Disney+ debuted. Or the opening scene of I Am Legend. © 2007 Warner Bros, via YouTube.

“Lost Tuesday”: economy tanks after workforce stays home watching Disney+

Trillions were lost as the world marketplace came to a standstill. UNCLE WALT'S INSIDER H.Q., SVALBARD -- They're calling it the "Lost Tuesday." Flights were canceled. Public transportation ground to a halt. World stock markets failed to open, and online trading was minimal. Busy financial districts and downtown economic centers became ghost towns. But did you even notice? Of course not -- you were home bingeing on the glut of Disney, Marvel & Star Wars content you suddenly had at your fingertips with ... Read more
另一家大公司向中國政府傾斜!Photo by Daderot [CC0] via Wikimedia.

Disney+ surprise: everything’s in Chinese

English viewers must purchase a $20/month "English Unlock Key." BURBANK, CA -- The long-awaited unveiling of Disney's streaming service, Disney+, is here. And there are some mighty disappointed people who signed up. Skeptics who asked how Disney could afford to offer almost all of their content so cheaply now have an answer: the Disney+ app defaults to Mandarin Chinese. Not only that, but English is not available as an option, unless you have first subscribed to an "English Unlock Key." The app shows ... Read more
An Uncle Walt's exclusive: the new trailer for Frozen 2! Photo [CC0] via Elaine Smith on Flickr.

Frozen 2 to awkwardly wedge “Let It Go” into plot

You just knew it was going to be in there somehow. BURBANK, CA -- Time has flown by since Uncle Walt's Insider first debuted the sneak peak trailer for Frozen 2 almost one year ago. Now we are just weeks away from the release of the film! And of all the many surprises and new music we'll finally get, one song will not be a surprise at all. That's right: Let It Go will feature prominently in the film. Our source inside Disney Animation Studios, ... Read more