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Uncle Walt’s once again closed for Official Birthday of HM King Tupou VI

Enjoy your day celebrating the birthday of the king of Tonga!* Uncle Walt's will return tomorrow with the latest and greatest in super-reliable theme park news. *Just kidding, folks. Happy Independence Day. 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
The easiest Disney/Pixar character to make at home. Photo courtesy DIsney/Pixar.

“Forky” not the merchandising hit Disney hoped

Even Disney fans won't shell out 20 bucks for something they can easily make at home. BURBANK, CA -- The fourth installment in the Toy Story Cinematic Universe is going strong at the box office. Unfortunately, merchandise sales haven't spiked like they usually do with the introduction of a new, lovable character. Disney designers hoped that "Forky," the arts-and-crafts project of human child Bonnie, would be the Porg of the new series -- the "must-have" plush toy of Toy Story 4. Miscalculation Unfortunately, the planners failed ... Read more
Mr. Burns will be named a Disney Legend at this year's D23. Photo by Mooshuu [CC BY-SA 2.0] via Flickr, & the Disney branch of the Fox Corporation.

Charles Montgomery “Monty” Burns named a Disney Legend?

First the Simpsons crash D23, and now this? $ounds fi$hy to u$. SPRINGFIELD, ?? -- As many of you know, the Simpsons are coming to this year's D23, Disney's annual uber-fan expo. This confused some fans, as they are used to seeing The Simpsons at Universal Studios. In addition, Springfield businessman Charles Montgomery "Monty" Burns has been named a Disney Legend, bringing the number of 2019 recipients to 13.  So how is it are the Simpsons are invading Disney? Your crack team of ... Read more
Posters for the current and future Toy Story films. Posters by Disney/Pixar; Question mark by Mouser font via GIMP.

Ten new films announced in the Toy Story Cinematic Universe

"Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in." Woody, Toy Story 3 EMERYVILLE, CA -- Since 1995, we've thrilled to the adventures of Woody, Buzz Lightyear, and their friends. The Toy Story movies have taught us about friendship, loyalty, love and trust. But more than that, the Toy Story films teach us this: no matter how many times you think the story is over, they can always think of one more! And we're not just talking about the gritty live-action ... Read more
Churros. Mmm... churros. Photo by Mark Mitchell [CC BY 2.0] via Flickr. Churros. Mmmmm....

We took the “Churro Challenge” – only churros for a month

And what did we learn? Not much, really. UNCLE WALT'S INSIDER H.Q., SVALBARD -- The challenge: Eat nothing but tasty, tasty churros, morning, noon & night, for thirty days. Participants: Ub, X, & Uncle Walt. (Marty eats nothing but churros anyway, so technically this wouldn't have been a challenge for him). Conclusion: Churros are extremely tasty. Didn't you know that already? Yes. So is the "Churro Challenge" really a thing? Probably not. We just wanted an excuse to eat churros all the time. Is there anything Uncle ... Read more