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The Holiday and Christmas season is officially here! Thanksgiving 1997, Disneyland unveiled It’s a Small World Holiday. Now celebrating 20 years of Yule-tide joy, there is always something new and magical to discover. It’s the perfect way to start this most magical and happy Holiday season.

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David Koenig: Don’t Screw It Up
Please join us in welcoming David Koenig to the MiceChat family. If the name sounds familiar it’s because David has developed quite a following for his groundbreaking Mouse Tales books and fantastic Disney insider articles on Disney fan sites. There’s a little something for everyone in David’s first MiceChat column. . . including booze for Star Wars Land.

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All things Disney!

Tokyo Disneyland gets a snow day and we get to see the new Camp Woodchuck in Tokyo and the proposed Cinderella Castle in Hong Kong, and were treated to a rare restored video from Walt Disney World – DLandFansAZ

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59 Snow Day Photos at Tokyo Disney Resort Nov 2016
On November 24, 2016 it snowed at the Tokyo Disneyland Resort.

Photos of New Camp Woodchuck at TDL
hulkbox brings us more than 100 photos of the new Camp Woodchuck in Westerland at Tokyo Disneyland.

HKDL Cinderella Castle Gets A Makeover
hulkbox also shared photos of the new castle and proposed daytime and evening shows.

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Video: Orange Bird Meet and Greet – Home movie film from Oct ’74!
Now we can talk about a rare character! Once again we are treated to a restored home video by wdwms.

Podcasts & Videos

MiceChat Podcast: Get Your Wings On: Get a first hand account of what is sure to be the attraction of the year and the best “Soarin'” style ride ever built – Wings over Washington. Plus, Walt Disney’s Los Feliz, Sponge Bob 4D and solving Dusty’s energy crisis. This is a short but fun chat with your MicePals.

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Mousetalgia: Goes bi-coastal as we take you out to Florida to report on the 2016 “Destination D: Amazing Adventures” event that just concluded with breaking news and behind-the-scenes insights into some of Disney’s most adventurous undertakings. But first, Jeff reports on recent West Coast happenings, including in-person reports from the Van Eaton Galleries “Souvenirs of Disneyland” auction; the 2016 CTN Animation Expo; and a very special Haunted Mansion happening with Peter Renaday and Mark Silverman at Creature Features in Burbank (ahem). Then, Mousetalgia special correspondent Lindsey Elhai joins us to talk all about last week’s Destination D event hosted by D23 at Disney’s Contemporary Resort, with reports on varied topics such as Disney Hollywood Studios’ new “Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM!” fireworks show; EPCOT’s “Frozen Ever After”; Walt Disney’s True Life Adventures, Disney Animal Kingdom’s “Pandora – The World of Avatar”, and more, with exclusive conversations with Imagineers and insiders including Becky Cline, Don Hahn, Tony Baxter, Marty Sklar, Wyatt Winter, Tom Vazzana, and others.

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The Sweep Spot: In this episode we take a tour of Disneyland as if it were the year 1966 with former night Custodial Cast Member Rob Merritt. Rob worked there in the summer of 1966 and has some great stories to tell as we talk about what Disneyland was like in 1966. It was a transitional year of changes, and an unfortunate event as well.

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Disneyland Resort Photo Update: Ringing In The Season
Welcome to your Cyber Monday Disneyland Photo Update. With Thanksgiving behind us, the holiday season is now in full swing. I’d like to take you with me on a journey through the resort as we march toward Christmas.

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The Round-Up crew Thanks you!

The MiceEars Crew puts a lot of time and effort into making the Disney News Round-Up happen. Our thanks to: Editor CakvalaSC and the MiceEars Crew: Aladdin, TrekkieDad, DLandFansAZ, RJH76 and Dustysage.

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