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The Russia Pavilion at Epcot's World Showcase, with Spaceship Earth in the background. Photo by Eric Marshall [CC BY 3.0] via Wikimedia Commons.

Trump ties to Epcot’s Russia Pavilion being investigated

Did families of campaign officials visit Walt Disney World at some point in their lives? WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Sources within the office of Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller report that his investigation has expanded once again. Investigators are now researching possible contacts between families of candidate Donald Trump's campaign staff and the international pavilions at Walt Disney World's Epcot. "We've already uncovered repeated visits to Walt Disney World by families of campaign staffers at all levels, going back decades," one source told Uncle Walt's ... Read more
Closed for the holiday.

Labor Day news roundup

Three-day weekend? Time to phone it in. WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- It's Labor Day, which means Disney parks worldwide will be closed to give their Cast Members a long weekend off to spend with their families. And what's good enough for the Mouse is good enough for Uncle Walt's Insider! [Ed.: Actually, it's much better.]  So for your holiday reading enjoyment, here are some news and rumors from around Walt Disney World and other parks worldwide, that we would write an article ... Read more
Possible new Disney park location in Michigan? Photo by rmhermen [CC-BY-SA-3.0] via Wikimedia Commons.

New information unfolds about Disneyland Escanaba

This is gonna be good! UNCLE WALT'S HEADQUARTERS, SVALBARD -- Now that the initial excitement (or outrage) about the new Disney theme park in Escanaba, Michigan has subsided, we put in a Skype call to our favorite Disney spokesperson, Jun Disney (no relation) to see if there are any new details that we can share with our readers. She mentioned that while there's not much that's been finalized yet, there were a few new details, and unfolded a sheet of paper. [Ed.: ... Read more
Norway (we presume) with a Norwegian flag flying. Photo by mroach [CC BY-SA 2.0] via Flickr.

Uncle Walt’s welcomes our readers from Norway

A message to our first Scandinavian fan club! UNCLE WALT'S INSIDER H.Q. -- Following the revelation that the headquarters of Uncle Walt's Insider was currently located in Svalbard for tax purposes, we received a surprise visit from the head of our Norwegian Fan Club! (A surprise, because not only did we not know we had a Norwegian Fan Club, we didn't even know anyone in Norway actually read Uncle Walt's, or knew how to find our headquarters. May be time to move again.) And so, ... Read more
Artist's conception of the remodeled "Cinderellschwanstein Castle." Photos from Pixabay & Pxhere.

Update: Neuschwanstein Castle makeover

The historic Bavarian landmark will look even more familiar when Disney is done. BAVARIA, GERMANY -- Everything seems to come full circle eventually! The Magic Kingdom's Cinderella Castle was inspired by Germany's Neuschwanstein Castle, and now Neuschwanstein will get a makeover -- inspired by Cinderella Castle! In April, Uncle Walt's Insider reported that the Walt Disney Company had acquired Neuschwanstein Castle, intending to build a new "Disneyland Bavaria" around it. At the time, it was rumored that the iconic building would be rethemed ... Read more