I only hope that we never lose sight of one thing: that it was all started in a Los Altos garage.
UNCLE WALT'S INSIDER H.Q., SVALBARD - Now that the news is official that Apple is buying Disney, we thought we'd assemble a panel of experts and deep thinkers to discuss the pros and cons of the buyout.
Unfortunately, we couldn't find any experts and deep thinkers, so we had to come up with these ourselves. We'll leave it to you to sort ...
Our little-known facts series continues, in spite of underwhelming demand!
We recently had an Actual ReaderTM [Ed.: We keep forgetting we have those] write to our Step-planDisney (Step)Mom's Panel, asking about how to get in to dine at Club 33. We, of course, were able to help her immensely (mainly by lowering her expectations).
In the process, we revealed that each and every one of us on the Uncle Walt's Insider staff has dined at Club 33, which, as you can imagine, ...
"True Tales: from the files of Stupid Guest Tricks" is an ongoing series, where we share believable stories of park guests' unbelievable stupidity.
FROM STUPID GUEST TRICKS --
StupidGuestTricks.com was a website founded to provide Disney Cast Members and other theme park employees a place to vent about some of the idiots they've dealt with. Most Cast Members will tell you that 99% of the guests they deal with are wonderful, but there's always that 1% that lead to aggravation -- and ...
(Two-finger) Point/Counterpoint is a recurring feature where we normally debate with ourselves about current theme park news -- but this time we have a special guest taking the Counterpoint: Disney CEO Bob "Bob" Chapek!
TODAY'S TOPIC: "Nickel-and-diming" Disney guests
SUBMITTED: Disney is going down the wrong path by charging guests for "extras" that used to be free. They should stop.
POINT - Marty:
Walt Disney had a dream, a dream of a magical place were parents and children could play and laugh together. So he ...
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 They've been replaced by something called Genie+ and "Lightning Lanes."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 ...