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(Step)Moms Panel: Why don’t guests trust my nametag?

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 work at a small amusement park near my hometown of Orlando, FL. Our park, like many, issues us nametags with our name and hometown on them. However, whenever I wear mine, people ask if that's really my name. Why ... Read more
She probably meant to say the Palestine Pavilion. Epcot photo [CC0] via Pixabay; AOC photo by nrkbeta [CC BY-SA 2.0] via Flickr.

Confused AOC upset Reps. Tlaib & Omar were banned from Epcot’s Israel Pavilion

We had a long editorial debate about whether "confused" and "AOC" in the headline were redundant. WASHINGTON, DC -- As fallout continues from the nation of Israel's decision to deny Democratic Reps. Rashida Tlaib (MI) and Ilhan Omar (MN) entry into the country, another U.S. Representative had a unique complaint. "It's wrong for Epcot to keep these strong women of color out of the Israel Pavilion," tweeted Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY). "I thought Disneyland Orlando was open to everyone!" After Uncle Walt's Insider reached ... Read more
Multiple Mickeys in each Disney theme park! Photo via DepositPhotos.

New line-reduction method: Two Mickeys in every park

Sure, it kills the magic, but the waits will be shorter! WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- The Walt Disney World Resort and Spa announced a new policy on Wednesday which may be controversial: Mickey will appear in more than one location in each park simultaneously. "He's the most popular character, for sure." That's the word from Disney (the company) spokesperson Jun Disney (no relation). "Lots of guests line up, sometimes for hours, just for a few moments to visit with Mickey. That's just a ... Read more
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(Step)Moms Panel: How do I save money at Disney World?

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: My family and I are planning on taking our first trip to Disney World next July. Everyone tells me that Disney World is expensive. How can I save money on my upcoming trip?" -Carina Paget, Bethany IA Walt: Thanks for writing ... Read more
We didn't have any pictures from the live-action Little Mermaid, so here's one from Mulan instead. Photo © 2019 Disney.

Little Mermaid remake canceled; activists demanded real mermaids be cast

Social Justice Warriors claim a victory for Pisci-Americans everywhere. BR'ER BANK, CA -- The Disney Studios has canceled production on its live-action remake of 1989's The Little Mermaid. The move follows controversy over its casting. Apparently, activists decry the fact that no actual mermaids had been cast in mermaid roles. "Sure, back in the 80's you could get away with casting Jodi Benson as a mermaid," one activist told Uncle Walt's Insider. "Even though, I bet, she's never been underwater longer than a ... Read more