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News Brief Replay for January 4

Rights to Oswald the Lucky Rabbit lost again – News Brief replay

It’s Filler Time! Uncle Walt’s will return with new material on January 7. Meanwhile, please enjoy this selection of News Briefs that previously ran. Three o'clock parade fails to begin at three o'clock Panic ensued at Disney's Magic Kingdom Park on Saturday as the three o'clock parade failed to begin precisely at three o'clock. Guests waiting in Frontierland watched the parade starting point for almost four-and-a-half minutes past three before the music sounded and the leading performers of Disney's Festival of Fantasy Parade ... Read more
News Brief Replay for January 3

Santa Stitch hijacks parade float – News Brief replay

It’s Filler Time! Uncle Walt’s will return with new material on January 7. Meanwhile, please enjoy this selection of News Briefs that previously ran. Père Noel and Father Christmas slap-fight witnessed All was not merry and bright at Epcot yesterday as two of Disney's Holiday Storytellers, Father Christmas from the United Kingdom pavilion and Père Noel from the France pavilion, were seen arguing loudly on the bridge between the two areas. Details of the argument were not readily available, but some guests report ... Read more
Closed for the holiday.

Uncle Walt’s closed for job interviews

Sure, normally we'd be shutting down for New Year's Day. But after our Uncle Walt fired everyone for slacking off on Christmas Day, we need some talented reporters in here pretty quickly. And apparently there wasn't as much of a backlog of pre-written articles as Walt thought. It turns out it's hard to get talented reporters to move to Svalbard, and this job only pays in churros. [Ed.: We can even pay in cream cheese pretzels bagels on request.] Plus (as you can ... Read more
UncleWalts.com 2018 Year in Review

2018 – An Uncle Walt’s Insider Year in Review

You get a list of our top articles, and we get to knock out an easy filler article. Win-win! UNCLE WALT'S INSIDER H.Q., SVALBARD -- It is that time of the year, where we wonder why we took all of the time to put up all of these lights and decorations only to take them down a month later. It is also the time when all of the various media outlets do those annoying countdowns from things that happened throughout the year. ... Read more
Definitely not the logo of USA Today.

The 11 Best Amusement Parks in Florida?

Journalism: apparently we're doing it wrong. UNCLE WALT'S INSIDER H.Q., SVALBARD -- Recently, the loyal, hardworking writers of your favorite Disney website [Ed.: Us, right?] were in the newsroom, searching for inspiration. And by "searching for inspiration," we mean looking at competitors' websites for stuff we can rip off. And we came across an article published by a certain newspaper, entitled "The 11 best amusement parks in Florida, 2019 edition." Now, we're not going to name names, but this USA-based paper claims TO have ... Read more