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"Steve" peeks oot from behind a rock, eh? Photo by Joe Shlabotnik [CC BY-NC-SA 2.0] via Flickr.

PM Justin Trudeau spotted hiding at Epcot’s Canada Pavilion

Ottawa streets are clogged with protesting truckers? I'm going to Disney World! WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- Multiple guests visiting the Canada Pavilion and Spa at EPCOT Centre have reported seeing Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau hiding there. Cast Member Tracey B. tells Uncle Walt's Insider, "He mostly just keeps to himself, but he's nice enough if you talk to him. "Of course, he claims his name is 'Steve.' So just to be sure it was him, I played the audio of a ... Read more
He looks almost lifelike.

Biden animatronic okays ‘minor incursions’ between World Showcase pavilions

Maybe he'll send the Kamala animatronic to investigate the "root causes." WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- The Joe Biden animatronic at Disney's Hall of "Presidents" went off-script again on Monday. And his remarks are being interpreted as giving a green light to armed conflict between the national pavilions at Epcot's World Showcase. "I think what you're going to see is that [Epcot] pavilions will be held accountable if they invade another," the animatronic said during the 3:30 showing at the Hall of Presidents ... Read more

17 little-known facts about the “Beacon of Magic” lights at Epcot!

Our little-known facts series continues, in spite of underwhelming demand! Tens, possibly hundreds [Ed.: We'd research actual attendance numbers, but that's too much like work] of guests visiting the EPCOT Center Theme Park, Resort and Spa over the past few months have been dazzled by the new light show that's been glued onto the giant golf ball Spaceship Earth. But do you know everything there is to know about this new "Beacon of Magic" light show? We at Uncle Walt's Insider know everything about it. ... Read more

Disney Parks to rebrand as health care, will accept Medicaid, Medicare

The fact that Disney will now get federal health care funds is "not another money grab," according to CEO Chapek. BURBANK, CA -- In a recent call with investors, Bob "Bob" Chapek, CEO of the Disney Company, announced plans to relabel the Disney theme parks as health care facilities, primarily to be able to rake in federal health funds. The newly renamed "Disney Parks, Experiences, and Hospice Care" division will begin accepting Medicare/Medicaid payments within a few months. Citing lower guest satisfaction, ... Read more
Kisserella Castle at Hershey Kingdom Park in Orlando. Photo [CC0] via Pixabay.

Hershey buys Magic Kingdom

Chapek: "Hey, it makes money for the shareholders." HERSHEY, PA -- In a joint press conference, Disney CEO Bob "Bob" Chapek and Hershey President & CEO Michele Buck announced yesterday that Disney will be selling the Magic Kingdom theme park to Hershey. "It's a win-win, as far as I see," Chapek said. "Hershey gets the number one theme park destination in the world. And Disney gets money. Lots and lots of money!" Just the beginning Chapek hinted that more sell-offs were in the works. "Oh, not ... Read more