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Little-Known Facts about Lightning Lanes

Top 10 little-known facts about Lightning Lanes!

Our little-known facts series continues (in spite of underwhelming demand)! Fastpass, Fastpass+, MaxPass, MaxiPass, and extra-absorbent MaxiPass are all no more (except, of course, at the Disney Yesterland Theme Park and Spa). They've been replaced by something called Genie+ and "Lightning Lanes." But do you know everything there is to know about Lightning Lanes? Of course you don't. They're brand new. But we at Uncle Walt's Insider know everything about them, or at least as much as we know about anything. So read on ... Read more
If he'd stuck around longer, he could have taken advantage of Magical Funerals® by Disney! Photo public domain, via Wikimedia.

BREAKING: Walt Disney has passed away at age 65

So that's why he hasn't been returning our calls. BURBANK, CA -- Uncle Walt's Insider has just learned that Walter Elias "Walt" Disney has passed away. He was 65 years old. Disney, who started with a mouse, built a multimedia empire of family entertainment that includes films, tv networks, theme parks, and many, many plush toys. He is also widely credited with the invention of the churro. The family will hold held a private internment ceremony at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale, California.  [Ed.: ... Read more
More fees for Walt Di$ney World? Photo via Pixabay, modified.

Free things Disney will never charge extra for!

Finally, a list of some positive things about Disney! BR'ER BANK, CA -- We at Uncle Walt's Insider have given The Disney Company and Bob "Bob" Chapek some grief about all of their recent extra-cost experiences. While, yes, they do give the impression that Disney is trying to squeeze every shiny dime out of their guests, there are some positive things to report. You see, there are some things at Disney Parks, Resorts & Spas that are completely free to guests. Not only ... Read more
Little-Known Facts about Disney+!

Top 12 little-known facts about Disney+!

Our little-known facts series continues! Disney+ has been in operation for 37 years now, ever since Alexander Graham Bell invented the television remote. [Note: do actual research before publication.] It was the world's first entertainment streaming service, no matter what Knott's Berry Farm+ claims. But do you know everything there is to know about the Mouse's streaming service? If not, don't despair! Uncle Walt's Insider is here to provide some incredible, newly-written-discovered trivia about Disney+! It was named for the famous explore, Dr. Albert Plus. He ... Read more

14 surprising new requirements to work as a Disney Cast Member

So many changes to keep up with. And some of them might make sense! BR'ER BANK, CA - There have always been standards that Disney Cast Members have to meet. For example, there once was a restriction against facial hair, except for a tasteful mustache on your face if your name was Walt and you founded the company. Then mustaches were allowed for female Cast Members. (We assume - we just saw a lot of them back in the day.) And now ... Read more