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Sunday, July 23, 2017

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Yesterland: The Hunchback of Notre Dame Procession

Guests have lined the parade route. Floats with characters from The Hunchback of Notre Dame emerge from backstage. And parade music fills the air. Only this isn’t really a parade, in the traditional sense. <h2Read...

Yesterland: Little Patch of Heaven at Big Thunder Ranch

Okay, this place doesn’t look like the ranch from Home on the Range, at least not in the way that Cars Land at California Adventure looks like Radiator Springs from Cars. Essentially, Little Patch...

Yesterland: Mailboxes at Disneyland

These days, Disneyland guests use smartphones to text photos and greetings to their friends and families back home. But for most of Disneyland’s existence, guests mailed postcards from the park’s mailboxes. Read the YESTERLAND article...

Disneyland Photo Update: Wifi Coming Soon

Did you have a hoppy Easter? It was an amazing day at Disneyland. The weather was perfect, and with many APs and the SoCal 3 day ticket deal folks blocked out, the crowds were...

Yesterland Book Review: The Disneyland Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (April 2017)

It’s been almost five years since the release of The Disneyland Encyclopedia, Second Edition. So now there’s the Third Edition. The book has grown by 24 pages and more than 50 encyclopedia entries—to 528 pages and...

Yesterland: Captain EO

Experience the singing, dancing, and song-writing talents of Michael Jackson as Captain EO—on a quest to change the world. It’s a spectacular, 70-millimeter, 3D space adventure. Read the YESTERLAND article HERE: Captain EO   When you are...

Mousetalgia Podcast 439: Pirates of the Caribbean’s 50th, part 2 – Imagineer Alan Coats

Join us this week as the Lady Mousetalgia sets sail for part two of our Pirates of the Caribbean 50th anniversary celebration! This week, Imagineer Alan Coats joins us to talk about his father...

Yesterland: Tomorrowland Starcade

Your guidemap promises “two floors of the most popular video games” and calls it “a stellar experience.” Be prepared to stick dollar bills into coin change machines. Read the YESTERLAND article HERE: Tomorrowland Starcade   When you...

Disneyland Photos & Rumors: Annual Pass Changes & Park Updates

Welcome back to the Disneyland Resort, today we look at all the changes and refurbishments going on during this slow season. So grab a cup of coffee, sit back, and enjoy your Disneyland Photo...

It’s the Capacity, Stupid

Back in his first Presidential run, Bill Clinton caught fire with voters partly for identifying what actually mattered to the voter rather than his opponent's narrative, and the phrase "it's the economy, stupid" would...

Fab News: Iron Man, Arts and Max Pass

Somebody wring me out, already!  I don't think it's rained this much since the storm of '78! Back in the day, Imagineers Bruce Gordon and David Mumford used to wax poetical about how lovely...

David Koenig: Disneyland Exodus Averted

David Koenig returns with an inside the berm look at what's going on at Disneyland. Cast member concerns, park operations reorganization, the ridiculous thing cast members are supposed to call Star Wars Land and...

David Koenig: The Last Original Disneylander

I’ll admit it—I’m one lucky guy. I get to make a living telling stories. What makes me even more fortunate is that, for the most part, these aren’t my stories. They’re on loan, shared with...

David Koenig: Don’t Screw It Up

EDITOR'S NOTE: Please join us in welcoming David Koenig to the MiceChat family. If the name sounds familiar it's because David has developed quite a following for his groundbreaking Mouse Tales books and fantastic...

Disneyland Photo Update: The Magic is in the Details

There's no better place to be during the holiday season than the Disneyland Resort, and while Disney is famous for their gigantic spectaculars and fantastic events, we all know that the real magic of...

Festival of Holidays Debuts at Disney California Adventure

This week marks the debut of an all-new holiday experience at Disney California Adventure Park for the 2016 year. The Festival of Holidays, which celebrates the season's food and culture from around the world. Festival...

Disneyland Photo Update: It’s Halloween-lo-ween Everybody!

As we light up the Jack-o'lanterns for tonight's festivities, we'd like to welcome you to MiceChat's weekly Disneyland news and photo update. Let's dive one last time into spookiest season of them all with...

Yesterland: Parking Lot

Pay your 25-cent parking fee and drive into the park’s 100-acre parking lot. It’s bigger than the park itself. Friendly parking attendants will direct you to a spot. Arrive early, and you may find...

Yesterland – Logo on LEGO

Yesterland welcomes back Andy Baird, who has created another LEGO model. It’s his LEGO representation of the iconic Disneyland marquee sign on Harbor Blvd. Read the YESTERLAND article HERE: Disneyland Sign, LEGO Edition When you are...

Yesterland: The Original Mad Tea Party

Mad Tea Party is still a popular attraction at Disneyland, but the original version is in Yesterland. This opening day 1955 attraction was inspired by the Mad Hatter and the March Hare’s unbirthday party...