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Dusty Sage

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Dusty is the founder and CEO of MiceChat.com. When he's not visiting theme parks and writing, editing or speaking about Disney and theme parks worldwide, Dusty stays busy as the Executive Director of both the Walt Disney Birthplace AND the Dick Van Dyke Foundation. He also runs O-Zell Soda (the company originally operated by Walt Disney's father and at which Walt once worked). If you've got news or photos to share with the MiceChat community, or would like to book Dusty for an upcoming event, please contact [email protected]
It's a BIG news theme park update from Doug and Dusty this month. Guardians of the Galaxy breaks out at the Disneyland Resort and the guys take you with them on the ride!!! But is this ride a hit...
It's National Doughnut Day!!! And that calls for something special. Let's cast a spell for some new pastry goodness . . . and presto . . . Voodoo Doughnuts officially opens at Universal CityWalk Hollywood. If you haven't been, there's...
How long does it take to remove a beloved attraction and turn it into something else? Five months. That's the length of time it took Imagineers to strip the Tower of Terror of its Twilight Zone theme and install...
We are on the cusp of insanity at Disneyland. The coming week brings the first public previews of Guardians of the Galaxy - Mission: Breakout to the Disneyland Resort. That, in turn, will bring crowds . . . but...
I get all sorts of Theme Park Industry stuff all the time. Some of it we use in articles, or link to on social media, this particular email caught my attention because it's a system based on an attraction...
Avast, it be too late to alter course now mateys . . . the Gumballs have rolled and their fates have been sealed. Now there just be the little matter of naming names and calling curses. 2017 Gumball Rally Results,...
Things are about to drop into a new dimension at Disney California Adventure. Walls around Guardians of the Galaxy are set to come down any minute now. Summer of Heroes begins installation next week. Pixar Play Parade returns in...
A new lounge for Tomorrowland, more of the River revealed, and the real Captain Jack Sparrow makes an appearance at Disneyland. Lots to see today . . . and don't forget that the Gumball Rally rolls into Disneyland next...
Disney's D23 has announced the big events coming to the D23 Expo's "Hall D23" this summer. Don't be confused by their use of "D23" on everything. "Hall D23" is a 6,800 seat theater used for the mega presentations of...
Strike up the band, it's time for a quick tour of Disneyland to see what's new and what's news. A classic is set to return as Space Mountain gives up on the popular Hyperspace overlay and Star Tours prepares...
Doug and Dusty explore some of the deep rumors in the theme park industry. Disneyland and Disney World news and rumors abound in the April MiceChat Podcast. Plus, we take a deep dive into what might be coming to...
Walt Disney Imagineering has released a video offering a glimpse into the massive Star Wars lands being built at Disneyland and Disney World. While the details of the attractions have not yet been disclosed, some images of the land...
We have a great bit of news for you today. In celebration of the upcoming MiceChat Gumball Rally, The Anaheim Hotel is giving away a 2 night stay on Rally weekend (May 5th and 6th).  But they are also...
Here's an exciting bit of news from Disney. They've just released the names of the 2017 Disney Legend inductees. There's something here to make you cheer, something to learn and, if you are like me, something to cry about...
Saturday is a big day for Knott's Berry Farm in Buena Park, California. April 1st is the start of not only their popular Boysenberry Festival (we'll have an article all about that tomorrow) but also launches a brand new...
Towers with pipes, MaxPass, Food & Wine, must be a DCA Day! We have some beautiful, you might event say "Delicious," photos for you today. But first, some really exciting news about a beloved MiceChat event . . . The...
Summer, Halloween, Christmas and Spring Break: these are among the traditional busy seasons for Disneyland. Of course, MiceChat readers know that any day can be busy at any time of the year these days. Still, Disney treats these special...
In a move that everyone expected, Bob Iger's contract with the Disney Company has been extended by one year, through July 2, 2019. There's no doubt that shareholders benefit from this news. Bob has led the Disney Company to...
There was almost too much for us to get to this time around. Food and Wine has returned to Disney California Adventure. Avatar is about to turn Animal Kingdom blue. And there are two new Orlando attractions which aren't...
Disney's live action Beauty and the Beast roars into theaters this weekend, and from everything we've seen and heard, it's going to be a massive success. But how is the film? Did the animated feature need to be remade?...