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Possible new Disney park location in Michigan? Photo by rmhermen [CC-BY-SA-3.0] via Wikimedia Commons.

Disney to build park in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

Say Ya to da UP, eh! ESCANABA, MI -- Following the recent discovery of a "Hidden Mickey" in a bowl of breakfast cereal, Disney has announced that they will be building a theme park just outside of Escanaba, Michigan. Escanaba? Seriously? Escanaba? Seriously. They said Escanaba. We caught up with Disney spokesperson Jun Disney (no relation) for the backstory. "After the discovery of the Hidden Mickey in the Corn Flakes, we took that as a sign that we really should take a closer look at ... Read more
Happy 6/26 - International Stitch Day!

World observes International Stitch Day

Disney's mischievous but lovable alien is celebrated around the globe each June 26. Today is the 26th day of June, but of course, you don't need Uncle Walt's Insider to tell you that! You were probably awakened by the sound of fireworks at a midnight and lots of loud revelers in the street -- if you weren't one of the revelers yourself! That's right -- it's 6/26, known around the world as "International Stitch Day," in honor of the little blue alien from ... Read more
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Wakandans protest new Epcot pavilions

You'd think their priority would be the whole Thanos aftermath, but no. WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- It's been a busy few months for the African nation of Wakanda. Shortly after revealing their existence to the United Nations, the tiny but prosperous country was forced to fight off Thanos and his alien invaders. The dust has barely settled (or ash blown away) from that incident, but the Wakandans have started a new battle, and this time it's a diplomatic one: they want ... Read more
Closed for the holiday.

Uncle Walt’s closed for Derg Downfall Day

Enjoy your day celebrating the 1991 overthrow of the military junta ruling Ethiopia!* Uncle Walt's will return tomorrow with the latest and greatest in super-reliable theme park news. *Just kidding, folks. Happy Memorial Day. Need more Uncle Walt's in your life? Be sure to LIKE us on Facebook, FOLLOW us on Twitter, and tell everyone you know (plus a few strangers) how wonderful (and humble) we are! Read more

The Making of The Producers Musical Movie: the Musical

Disney steps into the recursive loop that is The Producers. NEW YORK, NY -- First, it was a movie about putting on a Broadway musical. Then, it became a Broadway musical about putting on a Broadway musical, based on the movie about putting on a Broadway musical. Then came the movie version of the Broadway musical about putting on a Broadway musical, which was based on the musical about putting on a Broadway musical based on the movie about putting on a ... Read more