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Norman Gidney

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Norman Gidney, also known as Fishbulb, has produced and edited many of the articles on MiceChat over the years.
FINALLY! The Butterbeer is flowing on the west coast!  Yes, Universal Studios surprised park guests and more than a few persistent Potter fans to a peek inside the Wizarding World of Harry Potter Hollywood.  With an official opening date...
It's that time of year again!  Universal Studios Hollywood brings the Lunar New Year to life inside the Universal Plaza. In the new central hub for the park, guests can walk under a curtain of customary red Chinese lanterns...
Universal Studios Hollywood has been going through quite the metamorphosis.  Since the announcement of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter way back in 2012, the park has been building up to its opening with a growing ensemble of attractions....
Welcome back to Universal Studios Hollywood and the impending arrival of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter.  The opening date for this new land has been announced and signs of life are already apparent.  You should get your annual...
Merry Christmas MiceChat readers! We bring you a very special update from Universal Studios Hollywood as the park readies for its biggest year ever in 2016.  As the finishing touches are being placed on The Wizarding World of Harry...
Merry Christmas from Six Flags Magic Mountain! Holiday in the Park is now running from now through January 3rd and the park is a delightful winter wonderland of sights, sounds, and goodies. Of course Santa and Mrs. Claus are...
Holiday in the Park returns to Six Flags Magic Mountain for a second year of holiday cheer.  The park has upped the decorations in this sophomore year, bringing even more twinkling lights and festive food in a bid to...
Howdy folks, I hope your Thanksgiving was a great one and that your shopping dreams come true this Black Friday. I was able to spend some quality time in a very special plans to me and am back on...
As I write this, I’m sitting at home under the weather.  While is stinks to be sick anywhere, there’s something a little extra unmagical about being sick on vacation at the Most Magical Place on Earth.  Luckily, you’re not...
On Thursday, November 12th, Universal Studios Hollywood hosted its 11th annual Day of Giving.  Teaming up with charity Operation School Bell, Universal’s Discover a Star Foundation kept the tradition of generosity alive by donating education essentials to young folks in need and...
Welcome to Universal Studios Hollywood, the entertainment capital of Los Angeles.  Halloween is over and Christmas is just beginning to trickle into the park.  You have to look carefully to find it but it's there.  The stores have been...
Howdy folks, I've got some great news for you from down on the Farm. This week, Knott's announced an unprecedented restoration and refurbishment of a huge portion of the park in honor of Ghost Town's 75th Anniversary.  This will...
Last week, the original halloween haunt, Knott's Scary Farm, opened its gates for the 2015 season. This year, there are 11 haunted attractions, 3 scare zones, and over 1,000 monsters waiting for you in the fog.  Yes, you will be...
Universal Studios Hollywood is kicking off the season with the opening of their popular Halloween Horror Nights event for 2015 tonight, September 18th.  The event will bring to life some of the scariest scenes in horror film history as...
It's the most wonderful time of the year for me!  No, not Christmas silly.  It's Halloween Time at the Disneyland Resort!  Today is the official launch of all of the wonderful Halloween Time attractions including Ghost Galaxy, Haunted Mansion...
Hello and welcome to a Monday edition of In The Parks at Disneyland and Disney California Adventure.  It's a mellow time at the resort as the Diamond Celebration at Disneyland continues and the summer months begin to wane.  Signs...
Universal Studios Hollywood is set to explode next year with a flurry of new things to see and do.  Today we'll share the latest pics and news from the park. Among them is the new parking structure being built...
It was a big news-filled week at Knotts Berry Farm as the park shifts from the summer season and gears up for the mega Halloween season.  Knotts held a major announcement event in the Charles Schultz Theater laying out everything...
Last night, Knotts Berry Farm invited haunt fans and season pass holders to the Knotts Scary Farm Announcement event.  Here we would find out what was in store for us when Knotts Scary Farm opens its gates to Halloween and...
If you haven't been to Six Flags Magic Mountain yet this summer, NOW is the time to go. With SoCal schools back in session, the park is practically empty right now. With all of the local kids back to the...