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The Leave a Legacy Cemetery at E.P.C.O.T. Photo by Sam Howzit [CC BY 2.0] via Flickr.

Epcot to close for two years

The "2.0" renovations are just too extensive to allow for guests. WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- Fans of EPCOT Centre have been excited to learn of all the changes coming to the park in the so-called "Epcot 2.0" renovation. But during the construction, the world's premiere vacation destination [Ed.: Walt Disney World, not The Holy Land Experience] will be down one park for the foreseeable future. Walt Disney World officials have decided that the work at E.P.C.O.T. will go a lot faster without guests in ... Read more
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Uncle Walt’s Insider Food Blog: Pineapple Dole Whip

The secrets behind one of Universal's best drinks! UNCLE WALT'S H.Q., SVALBARD -- Time for yet another episode of everyone's favorite food blog! This week, we are heading back to Disney, to take a look at a fan favorite, the Pineapple Dole Whip. [Ed.: Wait, didn't we already do a Food Blog about Dole Whips? Whatever. It's been a month; no one will remember. Delete this note.] A Rambling Story that Doesn't Really Go Anywhere Looking back over previous food blogs, I feel like I've ... Read more
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(Step)Moms Panel: What’s next in WDW transportation?

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: Now that Walt Disney World has monorails, boats, buses, Minnie Vans, and gondolas, what is the next transportation system?” - Zachary V., Miami FL Baby Yoda is now an official (Step)Mom (until he gets a better offer)! X: Sadly, not Segway ... Read more
To be renamed Disney's National Lampoon's Vacation Adventure Theme Park. And the Disney Parks Moms Panel will have to spell that out each and every time they reference it. Photo © 1983 Warner Bros.

Disney in talks to acquire Walley World

California's first non-berry or -mouse related theme park is up for sale. ANAHEIM, CA -- Rumors have swirled for years about the Disneyland Resort adding a third park. Proposed locations have ranged from the Toy Story parking lot on Katella, to the Cast Member parking lot on Katella, to the Honda Center parking lot on Katella, to just having one long thin park down the length of Katella. Uncle Walt's Insider is happy to announce that none of those will be needed. Sources ... Read more
Could it be any worse than Disneyland Pyongyang? Photo by Josh Hallett [CC BY-SA 2.0] via Flickr.

BREAKING: Disneyland Tehran plans “on hold”

Things are a "wee bit volatile" at the moment. BURBANK, CA -- Sources tell Uncle Walt's Insider that plans for the first Disney theme park in the Middle East, to be located in Iran's capital city, are "on hold" for the moment. "The situation over there is just a wee bit volatile right now," Bob Iger our source tells us. "Tehran's government is out of control, there's unrest and violence everywhere you turn. It's a mess. No place to build a family theme ... Read more