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Coming soon - the new Ukraine Pavilion at Epcot Center! Photo [CC0] via Wikimedia.

DVC resort coming to Odessa, Ukraine

"It just seemed like the right time." BR'ER BANK, CA -- The Disney Vacation Club announced today that a new DVC destination resort will be built on the shores of the Black Sea, in Odessa, Ukraine. Disney (the company) spokesperson Jun Disney (no relation) tells Uncle Walt's Insider, "The Black Sea is already a very popular vacation destination for Europeans, and we've wanted to build there for a while." Why now, we wondered? "It just seemed like the right time," Disney (no relation) explained. "Property ... Read more
The new/old name of Disneyland Paris. Photo via corbisimages.

Disneyland Paris changes name back to EuroDisney

We seem to recall reading that "the love of money is the root..." something, something. PARIS, TEXAS FRANCE -- Disneyland Paris is going back to its roots. Beginning next week, the resort will change back to its original name: Euro Disneyland. The change comes at the behest of beloved Disney CEO Bob "Bob" Chapek, who took time away from protesting Florida anti-grooming laws to return to his primary passion: money. "The original name was better," Chapek was maybe overheard to say. "I mean, ... Read more
Coming soon - the new Ukraine Pavilion at Epcot Center! Photo [CC0] via Wikimedia.

Ukraine Pavilion coming to EPCOT

They probably shouldn't build it next to the Russia Pavilion. WORLD SHOWCASE LAGOON, FL -- Bob "Bob" Chapek has announced that he intends to bring a new country to EPCOT: Ukraine! Chapek probably said this in a phone call with our own Uncle Walt. "As I was counting money with the news playing in the background, I suddenly had this great and innovative idea come to mind. I phoned up the boys in Glendale, and after a quick discussion we have decided ... Read more
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