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The Holy Land -- wheeeeeee! - Experience. Photo by Zfigueroa [CC BY-SA 4.0] via Wikimedia.

Holy Land Experience moves to attract younger generation

Out with the King James Version, in with the drums and smoke machines. ORLANDO, FL -- Orlando's #1 [Ed.: Hashtag 1? What does that mean?] tourist attraction, The Holy Land Experience, is making even more drastic changes to grow their attendance. In addition to adding new thrill rides, the park is also changing signage and updating costumes. They hope to attract a younger generation by moving from being a "traditional" to a "contemporary" Bible-based destination. Holy Land Experience (the theme park) representative, ... Read more
His name is Bob, isn't it? We bet his name is Bob. Photo © 2019 Disney.

Baby Yoda soon available at Build-A-Bear, but there’s a catch

You didn't think you'd get to keep him, did you? NEVARRO -- [Ed.: We have inside sources on Nevarro? Wow.] The holiday season's favorite store, Build-A-Bear, is back in the news. This time, they will soon allow guests to build their own version of The Child, aka Baby Yoda, aka ! Fans of the character are excited about this new offering -- but maybe they shouldn't be. You can't take it with you There is a catch. When a Baby Yoda purchase is made, a ... Read more
The Leave a Legacy Cemetery at E.P.C.O.T. Photo by Sam Howzit [CC BY 2.0] via Flickr.

Epcot closure: what does it mean for me?

Here's how the Epcot Construction Closure will affect the average guest. And you. WORLD SHOWCASE LAGOON, FL -- As we reported, Epcot will be closed for the next two years, at least most of it. And it will affect your vacation. [Ed.: We're assuming here that your vacation will be at Walt Disney World. If you're vacationing in, say, the Black Hills of South Dakota, the Epcot closure is much less likely to affect your plans.] What we've done here at Uncle Walt's ... Read more
Fire? No. Just one guy vaping. Source: Twitter.

EXTRA: Magic Kingdom ‘fire’ was just lone vaping millennial

We invite you to <cough> sit back, relax, <cough> and enjoy your <cough> grand <cough> circle tour. MAGIC KINGDOM, FL -- A photo taken at the exit to the Tomorrowland Transit Authority shows what appears to be a fire, sparking a blaze of fiery internet comments earlier. Disney officials have not released an official cause, but an anonymous source [Ed.: Let's leave Ted's name out this time] tells Uncle Walt's Insider that this was not a fire. It was one guy vaping. "Cloud chasing" While ... Read more
We find another reason to put Baby Yoda on our page. Photo © 2019 Disney.

An interview with Baby Yoda

Who knew he could be so talkative? SVALBARD, NO -- Fresh off his short stint on The Mandalorian, "The Child," a/k/a "Baby Yoda," a/k/a  Grogu, sat down with our very own Uncle Walt to discuss his future. Uncle Walt: First, thanks for joining us. There has been much controversy on what to call you, do you prefer that I call you The Child, Baby Yoda, or the name that Bob Iger emailed to me asking to keep it a secret, Grogu? Grogu: Uncle ... Read more