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Bob "Bob," about to take his toys and go home. Photo by elisfkc2 [CC BY-SA 2.0] via Wikimedia.

Disney files papers to replace Disney name with Chapek’s

We can't wait to visit Walt, er, Bob Chapek World! BURBANK, CA -- A recent SEC filing reveals that Disney intends to replace the Disney name with "Chapek" worldwide, after its current CEO Bob "Bob" Chapek. The name change will include the parks, studios, subsidiaries, individual departments, as well as the corporation name itself.  Uncle Walt's Insider reached out to Disney (the company) spokesperson Jun Disney (no relation) for more information. More "discussed" than "Disney." Or is that "disgust"? "Yes, boys, it is true," Disney ... Read more
Queen Elizabeth. [Walt: It's supposed to be a picture of the actual Queen Elizabeth II, not a ship.] [Marty: Then you should have provided context. You can't expect me to actually read the article.] [Walt: You literally wrote it!]. Public Domain.

BREAKING: Queen Elizabeth passes away; Disney’s UK Pavilions worldwide to close

Pictured: Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. UNCLE WALT'S INSIDER H.Q., SVALBARD -- Brits and anglophiles worldwide are mourning the passing of the United Kingdom's Queen Elizabeth II. Uncle Walt's Insider has learned that Disney parks worldwide will be closing down their respective U.K. Pavilions for a period of mourning, including the ones at Florida's EPCOT Centre (Disney: "They'll just have to go around"), California's California Adventure, and Disneyland Pyongyang. Uncle Walt's Insider offices will remain open; however, we will have "God Save the ... Read more
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Step-planDisney: Disneyland Escanaba in Michigan, real or hoax?

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: When will the Disney in Michigan open? I keep getting different dates. Or is this whole thing a hoax?" - Andrea DeBardelaben, Michigan Marty: Dear Barbie, thank you for writing. I hate to be the one to break this to you... but ... Read more
Maybe the least fun amusement park ever built. Photo is in the Public Domain.

CNN to open “CNN+land” theme park in 2023

Their Atlanta headquarters returns to its theme park roots. ATLANTA, GA -- We at Uncle Walt's Insider don't typically cover the media. We leave that up to our sister site, the Babylon Bee. [DISCLAIMER: The Babylon Bee is NOT our sister site.]  But covering Disney and other theme park news is our arena. (Get that, Bee? Our arena. Stay in your lane, or we'll have to call Dad.) [DISCLAIMER: Still not our sister site.] So when CNN announces a theme park, we are on top ... Read more
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