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Little-known facts about California Adventure!

Top 12 little-known facts about California Adventure!

Our little-known "facts" series continues! Disney's California Adventure would have been Walt's favorite park if he'd been alive to stop it. But how much do you really know about this former parking lot? We've done the research so you don't have to! So settle in for some incredible, newly-written-discovered trivia about California Adventure! It's not actually themed to California, but a different state with the same name We're not sure which one. Imagineers still look back fondly at the years they spent working on the park They ... Read more
Correcting the record. Cover photo by Gervacio Rosales [CC BY 3.0] via Wikimedia. Inset photo of Tom Fitzgerald [CC BY-SA] via pirates.fandom.com.

A tribute to Imagineer Tom Fitzgerald

We also know a guy whose great-uncle's roommate's stepbrother swore he said "It all started with a mouse" back in 1924. But he was referring to something different. "If you can dream it, you can do it." Walt Disney said that, right? Wrong. It was Tom Fitzgerald, a Disney Imagineer, who actually said "If we can dream it, we can do it," years after Walt had passed away. And then countless people on the internet, and many even within The Walt Disney Company, ... Read more
Little-known facts about Imagineers!

Top 12 little-known facts about Imagineers!

Our "little-known facts" series continues! Imagineers are some of Nature's most misunderstood creatures. Fortunately, we here at Uncle Walt's Insider are here to create clear up the confusion surrounding these cute little guys! So settle in for some incredible, newly-written-discovered trivia about Disney's Imagineers! The name "Imagineer" is a combination of two words "Imagi" and "Neer." Walt Disney was the original Imagineer, and played himself on TV Tom Hanks wasn't available. The job interview for an Imagineer consists of imagining stuff And describing what they imagine to the interviewer, ... Read more
Little-known facts about Disneyland Paris!

Top 10 little-known facts about Disneyland Paris!

What better way to kick off a new series than with Walt's original park: Disneyland Paris! We're starting a new article series here at Uncle Walt's Insider, where we make up unearth some extraordinary facts about theme parks around the world and other park-related topics. Even the most diehard fans may not have heard the info we have! Since this is a new series, it just makes sense to start off with some incredible, newly-written-discovered trivia about Walt Disney's original theme park. So ... Read more
Disney, er, we mean, Uncle Walt’s Insider Food Blog. Totally original logo not at all influenced by DisneyFoodBlog.com (which we love, btw!).

Uncle Walt’s Insider Food Blog reviews Moff Gideon’s Bakehouse

We review a Sith bakery in honor of Star Wars Day, May the Fourth. And because we're Uncle Walt's Insider, we do it a day late. LAKE BUENA VISTA, FL -- "Come to the dark side," they said. "We have cookies." Now, I'm not sure who the mysterious 'they' is, but I had previously heard and ignored this invitation. After all, I figured the cookies would be something uninteresting. Something like Reduced Fat Chips Ahoy, or the iced sugar cookies that Realtors buy ... Read more