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The Trump animatronic; Inset photo: Boris Johnson. Photo by Foreign and Commonwealth Office [CC BY 2.0] via Flickr.

Epcot scraps Mary Poppins ride; adds “Prime Minister’s Questions Experience”

"How can we pass up the opportunity to create a Boris Johnson audio-animatronic?" WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- Disney fans have been excited about the coming Mary Poppins ride at Epcot's United Kingdom Pavilion. (It's apparently still there, even after Brexit!) Well, apparently the plans for that ride have been scrapped. Instead, the Pavilion will get a "Prime Minister's Questions Experience" animatronic show. "It's not that we don't like Mary Poppins," says Disney (the company) spokesperson Jun Disney (no relation). "It's just that, ... Read more
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BREAKING: Brexit in effect; Epcot’s UK pavilion disappears

We interrupt your normally scheduled (Step)Moms Panel Discussion for this breaking news. WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- While much of the United Kingdom celebrates its exit from the European Union and awaits what happens next, guests of Epcot were stunned to find that the UK Pavilion had disappeared. "It's just a bare patch of dirt now," says Gerald Myerly, a visitor from Boca Raton, Florida. "This was not totally unexpected," says Disney (the company) spokesperson Jun Disney (no relation), "especially to readers of Uncle ... Read more
P.L. Travers joins the Disney villains -- and immediately intimidates them. Photo by Disney &

P.L. Travers named the newest Disney Villain

Perhaps the scariest villain ever in the Disney parks! ANAHEIM, CA -- At recently-concluded D23 Expo and Spa, Disney (the company) announced an all new attraction themed to the beloved movie Mary Poppins. In the attraction (to be built at Epcot since Brexit is dragging on so much), guests will join with Mary Poppins, Bert, Jane & Michael Banks, and Tiger Lily, as they try to prevent the Banks' home from being destroyed. (Apparently Admiral Boom's clock malfunctions, and Mr. Binnacle constantly ... Read more
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(Step)Moms Panel: Should Boris Johnson have prorogued Parliament?

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: What do you think of the UK Prime Minister proroguing Parliament?" - J. Corbyn, London Harriet:  Just don't go to Walt Disney World. There are already enough people there without you.  X: Guys! We got a letter from James Corden! Wow! Ok, ... Read more
Artist's concept of new Old South Pavilion. Photo by SolarSurfer [CC0] via Wikimedia.

Disney brings Southern Culture to former U.K. Pavilion

Confederate battle flags for sale are the first sign of the coming changes. EPCOT, FL -- While the fate of Brexit in Europe drags on, Uncle Walt's Insider can confirm that Brexit has occurred at Epcot! An eagle-eyed reader sent in photographic evidence that an all-new Pavilion is replacing the UK Pavilion. Old South merchandise signals a coming Southern Culture Pavilion. We have reached out to our favorite [Ed.: Let's be honest, she is the only one who tolerates us.] [Ed.: Be sure to ... Read more