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Uncle Walt’s Insider Week in Review for August 16

Here's what you missed while doing something much less important!  Appearing this past week on Uncle Walt's Insider: Monday (STEP) MOMS PANEL: HOW DO I JOIN THE (STEP)MOMS PANEL? - Do you have what it takes to join the elite UWI (Step)Moms? Of course not, but we'll humor you. Tuesday EPCOT'S CANADA PAVILION'S BORDERS REMAIN CLOSED | Until it reopens, the only ones to witness the wonders of Canada will be Canadians. Wednesday DISNEY SELLS UNPOPULAR CHARACTERS TO RAISE FUNDS | Not all the Fantasia brooms went on ... Read more
Not Hamilton. Photo © Disney.

“Song of the South” now available to Disney+ subscribers

The beloved classic has more views than Hamilton! BURBANK, CA-- Word has gotten out that Walt Disney's classic film Song of the South is now available on Disney+. While promised in the past, only now have subscribers been able to watch the movie, which features the stories of Uncle Remus in a mixture of live action and animation (like the Avengers films). But you won't find it in any listings -- you have to search with the exact title.  Even with that restriction -- ... Read more
One of the many barricades in the Reedy Creek Autonomous Zone. Photo by Michael Rivera [CC BY-SA 4.0] via Wikimedia.

Florida moves to shut down Disney’s ‘Reedy Creek Autonomous Zone’

Lately its enforcers have even taken to wearing masks, so you know they're up to no good. WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- Local officials today hinted that the days are numbered for Disney's Reedy Creek Autonomous Zone. The lawless area has been in place since the 1960's, with its occupiers creating their own structures and "parks" within the Zone. They have actually built a fairly impressive infrastructure, but do not consider themselves subject to most state regulations. Furthermore, several of the areas within the ... Read more
UWI (Step)Moms Panel

(Step)Moms Panel: What do I get if I saw Uncle Walt in person?

The Uncle Walt's Insider (Step) Moms Panel answers 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.] "Dear (Step)Moms: I think I saw Uncle Walt at Walt Disney World. Do I win a prize?" - Frona D., Greenvile NC X: Only if you bought him a churro.  Harriet: Just don't go to Walt Disney World. Uncle Walt is already there without you. Baby ... Read more
Former Disney characters, now kindling. Photo by Loren Javier [CC BY-ND 2.0] via Flickr.

Disney sells unpopular characters to raise funds

We're really going to miss B.O.B. BURBANK, CA -- A short paragraph hidden away in the Walt Disney Company Q3 2020 Earnings Report reveals that the company sold off the rights to unpopular characters to raise money to keep the company from folding. The list of characters is quite large, but notable characters are the 6th and 8th mop from Fantasia's The Sorcerer's Apprentice segment [Ed.: The performance by mop number 8 was abysmal], B.O.B. from The Black Hole, Condorman, Osh Popham from ... Read more