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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
Just some of the current Democrat presidential candidates. Photo courtesy kidskunst.info.

Seven dwarfs, Huey, Dewey, Louie, more join list of Democrat presidential hopefuls

Pictured: a partial group of current Democrat presidential candidates. WASHINGTON, DC -- Grumpy, Sneezy, and Doc want to be your President. So do their fellow dwarfs, along with Donald Duck's nephews and many, many other well-known Disney characters. In fact, Federal Election Commission filings this week show that multiple characters have formed exploratory committees, and may soon announce as Democratic candidates for President. Character(s) "Well, of course they'll be running as Democrats," says political analyst and Disney (the company) spokesperson Jun Disney (no relation), ... Read more
Avengers: Endgame opens April 26, but we already have it! Photo courtesy Marvel Studios.

SPOILERS: We’ve seen Avengers: Endgame!!

We have friends in high places! Who knew? UNCLE WALT'S H.Q., SVALBARD -- So someone at Marvel Studios must really be a fan of Uncle Walt's Insider! Yes, we were sent an advanced Blu-Ray copy of the upcoming blockbuster Avengers: Endgame! And now we're going to share with you some of the biggest surprises (once we get Ub to get off the office PlayStation 3, which is the only way we have to play Blu-Ray disks). [Note: We actually could have had this information ... Read more
All hail Princess Billy. Now take him to the river. Photo by Cleveland Brown 1 [CC BY-SA 4.0] via Wikimedia Commons.

Billy the Big-Mouth Bass is the newest Disney Princess

The Disney Empire annexes another entertainment giant. COPPELL, TX -- He's been hanging on walls and singing for 20 years. He's probably the most well-known fish in the world after Jaws, Nemo, and Abe Vigoda. He's Big Mouth Billy Bass. And now he's a part of Disney's world, as the entertainment giant has announced the buyout of Billy's creator, Texas-based Gemmy Industries. Reasons "Billy is a natural fit in the Disney universe of beloved family entertainment," says Justin LaFoe, Senior Vice President for Parks & ... Read more
A $71 Billion Fox. Photo [CC0] via Pxhere.

Disney pays $71 Billion for Fox

What makes this particular animal so valuable? BURBANK, CA -- Disney CEO Robert Iger announced Tuesday that the Walt Disney Company had acquired a fox from media mogul Rupert Murdoch, according to news reports. There was no immediate indication about where the fox will live, or why the purchase was made. So many questions As we at Uncle Walt's Insider scanned headlines about this purchase (reading articles is boring), we had many questions. Such as, why this particular fox? What makes it worth billions ... Read more