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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.
Tuesday night a block party was held to officially open Springfield U.S.A. at Universal Studios Hollywood.  That's right, America's most yellow family now has a full land where fans can explore the sights, sounds, and foods of T.V's longest running...
The Hatbox Ghost has returned to the Haunted Mansion! It's true!  We have that story and more in today's Disneyland Resort edition of In The Parks.  While we aren't getting a new attraction to celebrate 60 years of Walt's...
It's a gigantic update today from Universal Studios Hollywood, the entertainment capital of Los Angeles.  It's all about the Wizarding World of Harry Potter as we bring you a huge photo update from the construction site.  You will not...
Universal Studios Hollywood is back again to help bring a little joy to the under privileged families from their community. Last Saturday, Universal Studios Hollywood’s “Discover a Star” foundation gave back to the community by holding the annual “Christmas in...
Hello one and all!  It's another edition of In the Parks at the Disneyland Resort.  Indiana Jones and the Temple of the Forbidden Eye has returned from refurbishment. We'll let you know if there's anything new.  We next bring...
This year Universal Studios Hollywood is planning unprecedented expansion.  The 2015 summer season will include the all new Springfield U.S.A. area of the park (an expansion of theme in front of The Simpsons Ride) complete with a Moe's Tavern,...
Today we deliver an exciting update from Six Flags Magic Mountain. This will be our last construction update on Twisted Colossus before it begins testing and opens to the public. There's finally an official opening date for this highly...
Hello Disney lovers!  It's time for another trip through the Disneyland resort with yours truly.  Today's update doesn't bring any breaking news, as we already know about the major plans for Disneyland's 60th Anniversary Diamond Jubilee.  We are all...
Welcome one and all to a Disneyland edition of In the Parks!  We have plenty for you to see and more than enough for you to read about as we bring you the latest highlights of news from Disneyland...
The countdown to summer 2015 is on and Knotts Berry Farm is racing to complete their latest attraction, Voyage to the Iron Reef.  The new 4D attraction is just one of the many projects happening inside the park as...
Disneyland and Disney California Adventure are the topic of In The Parks today.  As Disneyland's Sleeping Beauty Castle has gems and diamonds heaped upon it we see other parts of the park moving along on their refurbishment schedules. Disney...
Knotts Berry Farm is in the thick of Spring Break and in the middle of the amazing Boysenberry Festival.  The park is busy, which is actually a wonderful thing see. The better they do, the more new things we'll...
Disneyland's Castle continues to get bedazzled in preparation for the 60th anniversary Diamond Jubilee celebration. While still a work in progress, there is some cause for concern. It's not all bad, mind you, but there are some things which...
The AMC theater at Universal Studios Hollywood's CityWalk is holding a special event to celebrate the arrival of the new Furious 7 movie. Advance screenings of Furious 7 will be held starting every seven minutes after the hour beginning on Thursday, April...
The Twisted Colossus project at Six Flags Magic Mountain is rolling along.  With the major transformation of the wooden classic, and the refurbishment of the floorless coaster, Scream, Magic Mountain took the opportunity to retheme the entire area too....
Places everyone, places!  The stage is set and we are about to see Universal Studios Hollywood transformed from "studio" park into full fledged theme park. It's been a long road and after 50 years of actual tours through an...
Knotts Berry Farm is the focus of In the Parks today as we hit you with two articles geared towards their spring happenings.  Promotion for the new attraction, Voyage to the Iron Reef is beginning to appear outside the...
Today, In the Parks steps in for Andy Castro and Dateline Disneyalnd.  It's business as usual at the Disneyland Resort.  Prices are up, rides are being refurbished, and the marketing team is mounting a summer season fueled by nostalgia...
This summer Universal Studios Hollywood will be celebrating a major milestone for what is arguably one of the most famous attractions ever created. The world famous Studio Tour will mark 50 years of behind the scenes tours and movie...
Knotts Berry Farm readies their annual spring Boysenberry Festival. Food, flowers and entertainment are on the way. Photos and news from the park.