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Aw, is Vlad going to miss out on his parade down Main Street USA? Photo by Darcy [CC BY 2.0] via Flickr, Kremlin.ru [CC BY 3.0] via Wikimedia, and [CC0] via Pexels.com. Yes, it cracks us up that we're using a Kremlin photograph.

Putin cancels “I’m going to Disney World” commercial spot

To be fair, it might have been in bad taste for Disney to run the ad. MOSCOW -- Sources say that a dejected Vladimir Putin has canceled his planned "I'm going to Disney World" commercial.  "It was going to be epic," our source reported Putin saying (but in Russian). "We invade Ukraine, and Kyiv falls the same day. And as our army takes control, a voice says, 'Hey, Vlad, you just conquered a neighboring country! What are you going to do next?' "Then, after ... Read more
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Step-planDisney: Will the TRON ride at Magic Kingdom be different from the one in Shanghai?

The Uncle Walt's Insider step-planDisney (Step)Moms answer 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-planDisney (Step)Moms: I see the new TRON roller coaster at Magic Kingdom is making progress. Will it be different at all from the original ride at Shanghai Disneyland?" - Tamara Keys, Tacoma WA Marty: Hi, Alicia! Thanks for writing. Love your music. The Shanghai ... Read more
Freedom convoy at Epcot's Canada Pavilion. Photo by Steven Miller [CC BY 2.0] via Flickr, and Minas Panagiotokis/Getty Images.

Canadian “Freedom Convoy” relocates to Epcot

"Like the real Canada, but slightly less polite." WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- The self-proclaimed Canadian Freedom Convoy isn't over. It's just moved south. "We got the idea from our wonderful dictator, I mean, Prime Minister," said trucker Léonel Legrand of Montreal. "We learned from reliable sources that he was hiding here when we were in Ottawa. So after we got the boot from there, we came down here. "After all, the Canada Pavilion at Epcot is just like home. Just slightly less polite, ... Read more

Tips for visiting the parks with COVID

Sure, you're sick, but that doesn't mean you should cancel your vacation! (Or does it?) Much of the world is realizing that the pandemic is effectively over, and we're entering into the endemic phase of COVID where we "just live with it." (Note: this doesn't apply to Texas, Florida, or an handful of other states that have been getting on with their lives for months now.) This means that, eventually, you may find yourself testing positive for Covid when you're about to set ... Read more