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(Step)Moms Panel: Will Walt Disney World & Universal ever merge?

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 love Walt Disney World, but I also enjoy Universal Orlando. It's so hard to divide my limited vacation time and budget between the two. Do you ever foresee a time when the two resorts will merge?" - ... Read more
Artist's rendering of the new Epcot entryway, featuring greenery, fountains, and a planet-killing laser. © 2019 Disney.

Just noticed: Spaceship Earth makeover adds planet-killing laser

How did we miss this? WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- The recently-finished D23 Expo gave details on many changes coming to Epcot, including a new P.L. Travers ride, Moana-themed restrooms, and a statue of Walt gazing lovingly at a churro cart. But in all the excitement, we've apparently all missed a pretty significant detail in the concept art. Spaceship Earth is getting a planet-killing laser installed. Disney Parks and Resorts and Spas hung up on us when we mentioned the detail, but we soon ... Read more
To be known as GoTaBE from here on out. Photo by Global Panorama [CC BY-SA 2.0] via Flickr, modified.

Universal announces interactive ride: “Game of Thrones: a Better Ending”

The only story option not available will be the one that aired on HBO. ORLANDO, FL -- Universal Orlando Resort has announced an upcoming attraction that has fans of HBO's Game of Thrones buzzing. The new ride, to be a 3-D motion simulator (of course), will transport guests to Westeros and immerse them in the world of the Seven Kingdoms. Even more exciting, the attraction will have interactive elements that allow fans to choose a new ending for the series. "When we put together this ... Read more
UWI Step Moms Panel

(Step)Moms Panel: Halloween at WDW? What makes it special?

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'm thinking of taking my family to Walt Disney World in early October, but I've never been at this time of year. What makes Halloween special at Walt Disney World?" - Roddy Valenta, Elko NV Walt: Hi Roddy, thanks ... Read more
The scariest creatures at Halloween are also the Scarry-est! Photo by Sharp Productions via YouTube & BlessedWithGrace.net.

Dates announced for Knott’s Scarry Farm

The annual fright-fest featuring the creepy characters of Richard Scarry begins soon. BUENA PARK, CA -- Knott's Berry Farm has announced the dates for its annual Halloween transformation. From September 19 through November 2, the park will be transformed into Knott's Scarry Farm on selected nights, and will be haunted by the terrifying animal characters created by children's author Richard Scarry. "Most parks go for the whole ghouls and goblins thing at Halloween," says Knott's (the theme park) spokesperson Jun Knott (no relation ... Read more