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What Would Walt Do? Special Report - Inside the WDW Shutdown

Visiting Walt Disney World during a shutdown – Part 1: Magic Kingdom

Our Uncle Walt is at Walt Disney World -- but no one else is! This is the first installment of Walt's trip report from inside the (closed) gates. What is Walt Disney World like during a shutdown? Our own Uncle Walt explores this question in a very special four-part series of What Would Walt Do? MAGIC KINGDOM, FL -- Hi loyal readers, thanks for asking. By now you've probably received a communication in the post that states that all Disney parks are shutdown ... Read more
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Hey Walt, what do you think of Walt Disney World becoming an all-inclusive resort?

Note: Replace this with something funny and witty. Or not. Today's question: "Hey Walt, what do you think of Walt Disney World becoming an all-inclusive resort? What are the pros and cons?"  Submitted by George K., Winter Haven, FL HI George, Thanks for asking. When we first broke the news, people cried about corporate greed, and how it makes this unaffordable for the working class, or even the middle class. We pointed out that parking was included, but the damage had been done and Disney backed ... Read more
Yes, the Netherlands has Churros and Churro trucks -- but why are the Churros "backed"? Those silly Dutch. Photo by Uncle Walt, used without permission.

A WWWD Special Report: The failure of Disney+

Disney's new streaming service apparently won't have anything good. OLD HOLLAND, NETHERLANDS -- Our very own Uncle Walt has been traveling the globe for his upcoming book, The Global Churro. While visiting the Netherlands, our beloved [Ed.: And most favorited UWI Author, based on a recent round of voting by the team.] [Marty: I don't remember voting] Uncle Walt found himself unable to enjoy local television. So he did what everyone else would do: he turned to the Internet. This is his ... Read more
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Hey Walt, now that Galaxy’s Edge is open, what land should Disney build next?

Yippie-ki-yay, M...ickey. Today's question: "Hey, Walt, now that Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge is almost open, what land should Disney build next?" Submitted by Link Artletter, Los Angeles, CA Hi Link, Thanks for asking. I've been walking the empty sidewalks of Main Street all week pondering this same question. I've popped in and out of Imagineering asking this same question. When Iger and I were discussing his move to UWI after retirement, I asked this same question. Truth be told, there is only one idea that Disney has, ... Read more
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Hey Walt, does Disney World have a court system?

“Ask Uncle Walt” is a regular feature of Uncle Walt’s Insider: you ask, Walt answers! Today's question: "Hey Walt, does Disney World have a court system?" Submitted by "Asking for a friend", Sanford, FL Hi, Thanks for asking. This question actually comes up quite a bit in conversation with my loyal fan base for some reason. Most think that because Disney created a small local government entity, maintains their own fire department, has a private security force -- and their own submarine fleet -- that they would ... Read more