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Monday, February 19, 2018

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Samland: Disneyland Capacity – The Sponge

The sponge A theme park is a sponge that sucks up people. It is a finite space that has an infinite capacity as long as there is someplace to put all the guests. If Disneyland...

Disneyland announces new magic for classic attractions as the park prepares for its Diamond...

Last week Disneyland announced some notable enhancements coming to three classic attractions this May as part of the park's 60th Anniversary Diamond Celebration. In Fantasyland, the classic Peter Pan's Flight will get a...

Mousetalgia Podcast 338: Star Wars then and now; Stephen Stanton

Join Team Mousetalgia as we take a look back at the release of star wars in 1977 with Lucasfilm's director of fan relations at the time, Craig Miller. Miller takes us for a look...

A Sanity Check on “41 Insane Facts” — Part 3 of 4

Yesterland takes a closer look at the next 10 “Insane Facts” about Disneyland in Part 3 of the this 4-part series. According to MSN (Microsoft Network), “There’s some mind-blowing facts out there that even...

Diamonds are a Castle’s best friend for Disneyland’s 60th Anniversary as spring brings egg-cellent...

More and more diamond decorations continue to go up on Sleeping Beauty Castle as Disneyland prepares for its big 60th Anniversary Celebration. Meanwhile, refurbishments continue in both parks as big spring break crowds...

Mousetalgia Podcast 337: Tales from a Disneyland Tour Guide

Mousetalgia welcomes Barbara Burnett Brock to talk about her incredible career as a tour guide at Disneyland. Enjoy stories about touring with Ozzy Osbourne, Stephen King and Michael Jackson, and learn about the grand...

A Sanity Check on “41 Insane Facts” — Part 2 of 4

Last week, Yesterland looked at the first ten claims in an MSN (Microsoft Network) list, “41 Insane Facts You Definitely Don’t Know About Disneyland.” Supposedly, “There’s some mind-blowing facts out there that even the...

MiceAge Update: Princess Hub-Bub

Al Lutz chimes in today with a big Disneyland news update. Do you give the new Princess Power plan cheers or jeers? In the past, longtime aficionados could take some comfort that the truly bad...

It’s So Shiny Disneyland Update

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...

A Sanity Check on “41 Insane Facts” — Part 1 of 4

MSN (Microsoft Network) recently published “41 Insane Facts You Definitely Don’t Know About Disneyland” with this promise: “There’s some mind-blowing facts out there that even the ultimate Disney fan doesn’t know.” Yesterland looks at...

DoomBuggies Spook Show Episode 13: The Hat Box Ghost, Walker Stalker Con

On this episode of the DoomBuggies Spook Show, we discuss the mysterious new wall that recently materialized in the attic of the Disneyland Haunted Mansion, and ponder the possible return of the long-awaited Hat...

Diamonds appear on Sleeping Beauty Castle as Smokejumpers land in Disney California Adventure

Spring break is here as Disneyland is busy gearing up for its huge 60th Anniversary summer. At Disneyland, Sleeping Beauty Castle is starting to get its sparkly diamond overlay installed, bringing a new...

Mousetalgia Episode 335: Cinderella, Indiana Jones Adventure

This week, Mousetalgia reviews Cinderella, Disney's latest live-action version of one of its classic animated films. How does Kenneth Branagh's new film compare to Disney's other live action remakes? We offer our two cents,...

Yesterland: Coca-Cola Tomorrowland Terrace

What’s that futuristic, white planter doing? It’s rising! There’s a bandshell under that planter, with a rock band playing on it. The planter is now on the roof of the bandshell. Cool!   Read the YESTERLAND...

Infographic: Hatbox Ghost How-To

A certain long lost resident of the Haunted Mansion is rumored to soon be returning. The story of the Hatbox Ghost is the stuff of legend. While he really existed, the special effect of...

Disneyland Resort Refurbs Amid Spring Blooms

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...

Mousetalgia Podcast 334: You emailed, we reply

It's back to the Mousetalgia inbox! We read and respond to recent email, and topics include: favorite cast member costumes; favorite parades through Disneyland history; Disneyana collecting 101; Mousetalgia's dubious lyrical memory skills and...

Storybook Land and the “Class of ’55” at Yesterland

The Storybook Land Canal Boats at Disneyland opened June 18, 1956—which begs the question, why is this second-year attraction part of the “Class of ’55”?   Read the YESTERLAND article HERE: Storybook Land and the “Class...

Refurbishments continue as Disneyland prepares to close Innoventions

With work happening from Critter Country to Condor Flats, off-season refurbishments, construction and enhancements projects continue throughout the Disneyland Resort. In Disneyland, Disney has confirmed Innoventions will close at the end of March...

Mousetalgia Podcast 333: Newsies tour, Disneyland ’55, Disney auction

Mousetalgia carries the banner and reviews the current touring production of Newsies, which landed recently in San Francisco. We discuss the differences between the film and the touring production, and even some differences between...