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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.
Spring is in the air at the Disneyland Resort.  Today we take a look at the park and what is going on in preparation for the 60th anniversary.  Sleeping Beauty Castle came out from behind construction scrims  to reveal a modest...
Change is coming at a rapid pace for Universal Studios Hollywood, the entertainment capital of Los Angeles. The park is in the middle of unprecedented growth and expansion that has not been seen by a theme park since DCA's...
We come to you this week from the coaster capital of the world, Six Flags Magic Mountain.  Twisted Colossus is currently under construction and we have an exciting tease of what's to come. The floorless coaster, Scream, is also...
We have a delightful little update for you today from Knotts Berry Farm in Buena Park, California.  It's the off-season, so most SoCal theme parks, including Knott's, are empty right now. Of course, Disneyland is packed to the gills,...
As MiceChat prepares for a huge Ten Year Anniversary Celebration this weekend, we are a little busy.  Disneyland and Disney California Adventure are busy as well.  With an aggressive roster of refurbishments and overhauls, the two parks are doing...
Universal Studios Hollywood will be kicking 2015 into high gear with the debut of their national 30-second commercial for its summer 2015 launch of the “Fast & Furious—Supercharged” attraction during NBC’s Super Bowl Pre-Game coverage on Sunday, February 1, 2015. The...
It's a huge week of news for the Disneyland Resort.  The 60th anniversary celebration, dubbed the Disneyland Resort Diamond Celebration, was announced amid a flurry of pomp and pageantry this past Wednesday night.  The result is a park that...
There is a ton of stuff happening at Universal Studios Hollywood right now.  Claiming to be the entertainment capital of Los Angeles will be an understatement once all of the projects for 2015 and 2016 are finished.  This year...
Today we bring news from Knotts Berry Farm. As the Christmas elements are removed from the park, maintenance and plans for the upcoming year move in.  To start the year off, Knott's has again partnered with the Susan G....
It's time for a Disneyland and Disney California Adventure edition of In the Parks. Old school Fantasy in the Sky fireworks have returned to Disneyland until the fancy new 60th anniversary fireworks are ready later this Spring. We'll show...
Happy New Year's from Universal Studios Hollywood!  It is a truly exciting time at the park with multiple major projects underway.  We are on the verge of one epic summer in 2015. Both the Fast and Furious Supercharged Studio...
If you are looking for an affordable family friendly New Year's Eve event, you might want to consider Universal CityWalk.  They will be ringing in 2015 with Special “New Year’s Eve Movie Night” Celebration at the AMC Theatres. For $25 for...
We hope that you survived Christmas in the parks and that you got all that you asked for from old St. Nick.  While the Disneyland Resort is still going strong in holiday mode, the park hit maximum capacity around...
Things are about to get extra chilly at the Disneyland Resort.  In fact, you could say that everything will be Frozen in the next few days as Anna and Elsa unleash their endless onslaught of Frozen Fun at both...
Here's is a quick update from Knotts Berry Farm.  Knotts has announced their plans for New Years 2015 and we couldn't be more excited. MiceChat will be offering a fun night of food, entertainment, and more at Knott's that...
The Disneyland Resort is about to experience an ice age unlike anything ever seen before.  That's right, Anna and Elsa are taking over the resort.  With activities and highlights mainly centered in Disney California Adventure, Frozen Fun will be highlighted...
Six Flags Magic Mountain is currently in the process of reinventing one of their classic coasters for another generation.  Once the world's tallest, fastest coaster, the classic wooden coaster, Colossus, is being transformed into one long twisty, turvey, steel-tracked...
Welcome to Universal Studios Hollywood!  Today we jump right in to the Christmas cheer with a report on the beginning of Grinchmas.  Yes, the Grinch has returned, but we hear he's nice now. We shall see about that. There...
Thanksgiving Day crowds enjoyed a healthy dose of holiday cheer at the Disneyland Resort despite the rain that moved in on Sunday night.  Many argue that Disneyland is far more magical in the rain than at any other time....
The holidays are bright, loud, and full of music and fun at Universal Studios Hollywood CityWalk.  Monday night marked the beginning of a season-long concert series.  The event was hosted by Carson Daly, fresh off the set from NBC's...