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Epcot's new Body Wars: the Covid Mission. Photo by Edward Russell [CC BY 2.0] via Wikimedia.

Sign of the times? BODY WARS is returning to Epcot!

Instead of investigating a splinter, you'll be fighting a virus of some sort. WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- Finally, some good Covid-related news! No, there's no vaccine yet. Yes, people are still panicking. But we'll get a really cool Disney ride back! Body Wars is coming back to Epcot! Not sure how this will work with the Epcot 2.0 plans The Star Tours-esque motion simulator ride used to "miniaturize" guests to be injected into a body to observe its functioning. Fun Fact: it was Michael ... Read more
UWI (Step)Moms Panel

(Step)Moms Panel: A cure for stupidity in our lifetime?

The Uncle Walt's Insider (Step) Moms Panel answers 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)Moms: Will we see a cure for stupidity in our lifetime?" - Timothy H., Hot Springs, AR Walt: Hi Tommy, thanks for asking. How exciting you want to cure stupidity! It’s a noble cause, however I think it’ll only happen if a giant ... Read more

Uncle Walt’s Insider Week in Review for August 16

Here's what you missed while doing something much less important!  Appearing this past week on Uncle Walt's Insider: Monday (STEP) MOMS PANEL: HOW DO I JOIN THE (STEP)MOMS PANEL? - Do you have what it takes to join the elite UWI (Step)Moms? Of course not, but we'll humor you. Tuesday EPCOT'S CANADA PAVILION'S BORDERS REMAIN CLOSED | Until it reopens, the only ones to witness the wonders of Canada will be Canadians. Wednesday DISNEY SELLS UNPOPULAR CHARACTERS TO RAISE FUNDS | Not all the Fantasia brooms went on ... Read more
Not Hamilton. Photo © Disney.

“Song of the South” now available to Disney+ subscribers

The beloved classic has more views than Hamilton! BURBANK, CA-- Word has gotten out that Walt Disney's classic film Song of the South is now available on Disney+. While promised in the past, only now have subscribers been able to watch the movie, which features the stories of Uncle Remus in a mixture of live action and animation (like the Avengers films). But you won't find it in any listings -- you have to search with the exact title.  Even with that restriction -- ... Read more
One of the many barricades in the Reedy Creek Autonomous Zone. Photo by Michael Rivera [CC BY-SA 4.0] via Wikimedia.

Florida moves to shut down Disney’s ‘Reedy Creek Autonomous Zone’

Lately its enforcers have even taken to wearing masks, so you know they're up to no good. WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- Local officials today hinted that the days are numbered for Disney's Reedy Creek Autonomous Zone. The lawless area has been in place since the 1960's, with its occupiers creating their own structures and "parks" within the Zone. They have actually built a fairly impressive infrastructure, but do not consider themselves subject to most state regulations. Furthermore, several of the areas within the ... Read more