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Newsies Mountain? Photo primarily by Disney Tourist Blog, used by permission.

New Critter Country retheming — to Newsies?

You'll plummet to the sounds of "Seize the Day," perhaps? ANAHEIM, CA SOMEWHERE IN TEXAS -- In a rather odd announcement, Disney announced today that the "Critter Country" section of Texas' Disneyland Park will be rethemed, but the company would not say for sure what the new theme would be. Instead, they gave a cryptic hint at one of the possibilities. When Uncle Walt's Insider reached out to our normal contact, Disney (the company) spokesperson Jun Disney (no relation), we discovered that she ... Read more
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(Step)Moms Panel: Do you steal your questions from other places?

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: Are these really real questions sent in by your readers? Do you steal them from other places, like private groups on Facebook? Or make them up completely?" - Amy A. Marty: First, let me say that I loved you in that ... Read more
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(Step)Moms Panel: Is Splash Mountain a “classic”?

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*: Would you all consider Splash Mountain a 'classic' at Magic Kingdom? In one of my non-Facebook groups, a girl is trying to tell me that it's not a classic because it's not old. The problem is that it's been ... Read more
The old Splash Mountain sign. Photo by Michael Gray [CC BY-SA 2.0] via Flickr.

Splash Mountain renamed; more changes coming (Rapunzel ride???)

Karen's not just one of the original Mousekeeters! WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- Shortly after announcing that Splash Mountain would be re-themed, Disney let Uncle Walt's Insider know of several other changes coming to the Magic Kingdom. We've summarized the key changes below. The Mountain formerly known as Splash As already announced, Splash Mountain will be themed to The Princess and the Frog. Not previously announced, until we announced it right now, the ride will also be re-named -- but not to "Flash Mountain." ... Read more