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Spaceship Earth: FOR RENT! Photo by Jared Lee [CC BY-SA 2.0] via Flickr, and Pxhere.

Walt’s dream city at last? Spaceship Earth converting to apartments

Finally, a true Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow! WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- "It's not a money grab. No, no. We're just fulfilling Walt's original vision for E.P.C.O.T.!" That's the official word from Disney (the company)'s spokesperson Jun Disney (no relation), following news that Spaceship Earth will be converting to a residential apartment block. "I know we previously planned to make Spaceship Earth into a Death Star," Disney (no relation) explains. "But we found that it's remarkably difficult to get permits for a planet-killing ... 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
The Holy Land -- wheeeeeee! - Experience. Photo by Zfigueroa [CC BY-SA 4.0] via Wikimedia.

Holy Land Experience adds thrill rides to attract new crowds

Like the Good Book says, "Improvise. Adapt. Overcome." No, wait - that was Clint Eastwood in Heartbreak Ridge. ORLANDO, FL -- Everyone's favorite Orlando-area theme park that isn't Disney or Universal and is also themed to the Bible has fallen on some hard times lately. However, they're not throwing in the towel yet!  In fact, rather than scaling back, the park will be adding thrill rides in hopes of drawing in a whole new crowd. Holy Land Experience (the theme park) spokesperson Jun ... 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
The Leave a Legacy Cemetery at E.P.C.O.T. Photo by Sam Howzit [CC BY 2.0] via Flickr.

CORRECTION: Not all of Epcot will close

Frozen Ever After will remain open. And that new Space Restaurant thing. WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- We at Uncle Walt's Insider pride ourselves on our accuracy. [Ed.: Up to 19% now! That's more than double CNN!] So when we publish mistaken information, we want to let you know as soon as possible. On Tuesday of this week, our article Epcot to close for two years stated that Epcot would, uh, close for two years, due to construction. But it turns out that not all of ... Read more