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A much, MUCH cheaper Walt Disney World vacation. Photo by Julian Tysoe [CC-BY-2.0] via Wikimedia.

Parents discover YouTube videos of Disney parks: “No need to go there!”

It's the next best thing to being there. LITTLE ROCK, AR -- Darlene Burke, a Little Rock mother of four, has changed her mind about going to Walt Disney World. And not just for the short term. "We had a trip planned for May, after the kids got out of school," Burke explains. "But with this virus thingy, Steve (her husband) and I decided to cancel while we could. Sure, the kids were disappointed -- us, too -- but they understood when we ... Read more

UWI Guide to Avoiding Coronavirus in Disney Parks

Pfft. Like any of us would stay home from Disney. UNCLE WALT'S INSIDER H.Q., SVALBARD -- From our frigid island home in the North Sea [Seriously, Walt, let us turn up the heat in the office!], we've been monitoring the health crisis sweeping the globe. And we know that nothing will stop rabid Disney fans from getting their park fix (though closing the Shanghai and Hong Kong parks have slowed a few people down). Because of that, we've assembled a few tips on ... Read more
A promotional graphic for DIsney's new Coronavirus Dance Parties. Photo [CC0] via Pixabay.

BREAKING: Disney announces “Coronavirus Dance Parties”

It's like the old chickenpox parties, but with dancing! BURBANK, CA -- With the ever-growing news on the COVID-19 pandemic, many public gatherings are being canceled, including NCAA & NBA sporting events, churches and schools. But Disney leadership has decided to take a different path. There will be an all-new offering at all Disney theme parks in the U.S.: The Coronavirus Dance Party. Each park will hold these dance parties nightly. Not unprecedented "Do you remember the chickenpox parties from when we were kids?" asked ... Read more
We solve a really serious problem. Yay us! Photo by BlogMickey.

Coming to the UWI Store: Rise of the Resistance Boarding Passes and more!

They're really in demand. We should make a killing. UNCLE WALT'S INSIDER H.Q., SVALBARD -- Our readers have been clamoring for new additions to the Uncle Walt's Insider Online Mercantile, especially since we've run out of "Surf Svalbard" t-shirts and autographed Baby Yoda plushes. And so we proudly announce the following additions to our store: Rise of the Resistance Boarding Passes For folks planning a visit to either Disney's Hollywood Studios in Florida or Disneyland in Disneyland, the new Star Wars attraction is a ... Read more
To be renamed Disney's National Lampoon's Vacation Adventure Theme Park. And the Disney Parks Moms Panel will have to spell that out each and every time they reference it. Photo © 1983 Warner Bros.

Disney in talks to acquire Walley World

California's first non-berry or -mouse related theme park is up for sale. ANAHEIM, CA -- Rumors have swirled for years about the Disneyland Resort adding a third park. Proposed locations have ranged from the Toy Story parking lot on Katella, to the Cast Member parking lot on Katella, to the Honda Center parking lot on Katella, to just having one long thin park down the length of Katella. Uncle Walt's Insider is happy to announce that none of those will be needed. Sources ... Read more