Sunday, April 22, 2018

Universal Studios

Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #125 – News & Disney Versus Universal

Welcome to our first regular show of 2015. We begin by playing the last of the Butterbeer preferences from last year and then play...

Despicable Me Minion Madness in Technical Rehearsals At Universal Orlando

Despicable Me: Minion Mayhem has opened at Universal Studios Florida for Technical Rehearsals. This is Universal's term for a soft opening. We were lucky...

Universal Orlando Resort, Harry Potter, Transformers, and Screen Play

We have a big update from Universal Orlando Resort for you today. Universal’s brand new package deal gives new meaning to their slogan "Vacation...

Universal Orlando Rings in 2016 with Kong and Construction Walls

Hello, and welcome to Dateline Universal Orlando! This week we're looking at both parks and the many changes on the way. Let's go! That...

Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #79 – Beetlejuice, Mardi Gras and News

Welcome to the UUOP. We review the new Beetlejuice show at Universal Studios Florida as well as this year's Mardi Gras event and then...

Universal Hollywood Halloween Horror Nights 2016 A Monster Success

Halloween has arrived! The scariest of all the major theme park haunts launched its 2016 season last night (September 16th).  Dusty Sage (your author)...

Dateline Universal Orlando – Islands of Adventure Photo Update

Hello, and welcome to Dateline Universal Orlando! This week we're taking a look at Islands of Adventure. Harry Potter, Spiderman, Kong, Jurassic Park, the...

Merry Grinchmas From Universal Studios Hollywood

Merry Grinchmas and Happy Wholadays everyone!  Today, as a special Christmas treat, we share the festivities taking place at Universal Studios Hollywood and drop...

The Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast – Episode 51

Welcome back everyone. Recently there has been an awful lot of news and rumours circulating around Universal Orlando Resort and we tackle a fair few...

Universal Orlando Halloween Horror Nights, Springfield and Diagon Alley

Universal Orlando is moving forward on their 2014 plans and beyond, even as summer crowds swarm the parks.  Let's take a stroll around Universal...

Fab News: Sketchy Concepts and Naughty Names

Hello to all my Fabanistas and MiceChatters! I hope you're doing swell! Chili mochas are in so I'm happy when a friend brings me...

Dateline Universal Orlando – Dragon Challenge Getting the Axe

Hello, and welcome to Dateline Universal Orlando! This week, we're at Islands of Adventure. There are a few surprises ahead . . . let's...

Universal Studios Hollywood: Lunar New Year and Park Photos

Welcome to a Lunar New Year edition of Dateline Universal Studios Hollywood. Universal invited me out to cover their Lunar New Year festivities. I...

Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #142 – Kong Returns and Emails

 On this episode we begin by bringing you news of the latest addition to Universal Orlando Resort, Skull Island : Reign of Kong will...

Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast – The Meet

August 23rd 2013 marked the date of the very first Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast Meet. Lee, Tracey, Darren and Eric were joined by 20 or...

Universal Orlando Resort Mardi Gras Fun

We are back with another great update from around the Universal Orlando Resort. This week we take a closer look at the floats and...

Sneak Peek At Universal Studios Hollywood Halloween Horror Nights

The lineup for Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios Hollywood skews to movies.  Mostly the terrifying kind.  This year, the classic horror film Texas...

Universal Studios – Lunar New Year and Things to Come

It's been a while since we've brought you an update from Universal Studios Hollywood. This one has a bit of news, rumor and conjecture....

Catching up with Universal Studios Hollywood

Universal Studios Hollywood is a park that is never afraid to re-invent its image (or layout, for that matter).  The park is embarking on...

News With The Fabulous Disney Babe – Happy Cinco De Mayo

Cinco de Mayo is as American as Chop Suey, Pasta Primavera and St. Patrick's Day, but that's no reason to sit it out May...