Page 10 – Uncle Walt's Insider
Churros. Mmm... churros. Photo by Mark Mitchell [CC BY 2.0] via Flickr. Churros. Mmmmm....

Celebrating Collaboration: A Refreshing Look at Disney’s Uncle Walt’s Insider’s History with Coca-Cola Churros

Huh, kind of looks like Disney Parks Blog stole this idea from us. And then published it first. UNCLE WALT'S INSIDER H.Q., SVALBARD -- Only one cinnamon-sugar, fried dough treat has been with us since Magic Kingdom Park Uncle Walt's Insider opened its website at Walt Disney World Resort on the internet nearly 50 years ago. There are none that date back to UWI's opening in 1955, because, as far as we know, we weren't around at that time. UWI history buffs like yourself may ... Read more
Does anyone ever just watch the fireworks without filming any more? Screen capture from video by John Lindner via YouTube.

New Disney celebration slogan revealed: “PUT DOWN YOUR STUPID PHONE”!

We missed these posters on our last visit, as we were too busy checking our Facebook notifications. WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- Disney has unveiled its new "celebration slogan," which will be used in Disney Parks and Resorts worldwide: "PUT DOWN YOUR STUPID PHONE." "We wanted something that would appeal to all ages, and really capture the modern spirit," says Disney (the company) spokesperson Jun Disney (no relation). "After loads of research, we settled on this one. "Okay, it wasn't so much 'loads ... Read more

Top 16 little-known facts about the Disney Vacation Club!

Our little-known facts series continues"!" There are three things that make the Disney Vacation Club special. First, it's Disney. And, um, it has to do with vacations. And it is a club! [Ed.: Hey, so that's why it's called that!] Wait, there is a fourth thing: it somehow manages to be a time share without all the negative vibes associated with those words! But do you know everything there is to know about the Disney company's amazing time-share-not-a-time-share? If not, don't despair! Uncle Walt's ... Read more
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Step-planDisney: When will the trains from the airport to Walt Disney World start?

The Uncle Walt's Insider step-planDisney (Step)Moms answer your real questions with their own totally reliable advice. [Lawyer-mandated disclaimer: do NOT rely on this advice. Our panel of experts may or may not be actual stepmoms, but they are definitely evil.] Hey, guess what? The Uncle Walt's Insider (Step)Moms Panel is now "step-planDisney"! And this isn't reactive in any way -- we were planning this change long before the Disney Mom's Panel became planDisney. But we're the same (Step)Moms, so we'll continue to ... Read more
Any risk is totally worth the reduced-price Disney-branded adhesive bandage, right? Photo by freeimageslive.co.uk [CC BY 3.0].

Disney-branded Covid-19 vaccine approved for children

This isn't just another Disney cash grab, is it? Nah. BURBANK, CA - Disney has won FDA approval for its own branded Covid-19 vaccine, the company announced yesterday. The new vaccine will be marketed toward children under the age of 12, and also to adults who act like children under the age of 12. Initially, the company will target markets in Washington State, Oregon, California, and New York; that is, states where the government is willing to be authoritarian combined with a majority ... Read more