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Disney Cast Blast: Time Bandits

Time Bandits...you thawing out yet? This week let's take a trip through time. Some of these stories you may have heard similar versions of, but they still seem to keep repeating themselves. Remember if you...

Welcome to Rumorville

Welcome to Rumorville! This week we explore Disney theme park rumors. Rumors that are so ridiculous that guests believed them...some of them. Some Cast Members compete, un-officially, to see who can tell the biggest,...

Cast Blast: Back in the Saddle

Back in the Saddle! Glad to be back after the flu got the best of us here at Disney Cast Blast! We are putting the finishing touches on our celebrity edition and should have...

Taking Stock: WDW Rumor Roundup

It's been a while since we've glanced at the current state of construction, renovation, and rumors at the WDW theme parks and resorts, so it's high time to see what's cooking--some of which is...

Disney Cast Blast Quick Bites

Today's Cast Blast is sort of a grab bag. We are sent small bits of info and stories from time to time that do not warrant an entire entry, so we thought we would...

Dateline Disney World: Avatar Breaks Ground and Spice Road Opens

Hello, and welcome to Dateline Disney World! This week, we’ll be visiting both Animal Kingdom, where Avatar Land has finally broken ground and Epcot, where the new Spice Road restaurant has opened. There's a...

Audio Journey to “Legend of the Lion King”

Window To The Magic WDW 033 "Jeremiah Plays a Where in the Park? Game" Jeremiah takes you on a sound-seeing tour at Walt Disney World, to Animal Kingdom and to the now extinct Camp Minnie Mickey...

Free Cake in My Purse – Cast Member Stories from Walt Disney World

Welcome to 2014! We have a couple of new stories for you today in a post we like to call "Free Cake in My Purse." People like free stuff and will do just about...

The Crush of Disney Crowds Masks Park Flaws

The week between Christmas and New Year's is magical. You get the free Christmas parade in the Magic Kingdom. You get the awesome Comedy Warehouse Holiday Special in Disney Hollywood Studios. You get the...

Cast Blast 2013 Year in Review

It was a short but great year for Disney Cast Blast! Let's take a quick look at some of the best stories submitted to us in 2013.  A huge thanks to all of the...

Animal Kingdom News and Photo Tour

It has been quite some time since we visited Disney’s Animal Kingdom, so let’s take a look at what's going on in this beautiful park. If you'd like to support the column and shop on...

My Three Favorite Christmas Activities at Disney World

I'm a Disney geek.  I'm a Christmas nerd.  Is it any surprise that I LOVE visiting Walt Disney World at Christmastime (which actually begins almost overnight after the last Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party)?!  Here...

Going Paperless: FASTPASS Becomes Fully Electronic at Disney Animal Kingdom

I think I'm going to bring cookies to the Guest Relations Cast Members at Animal Kingdom. They will need the boost! What's going on? FASTPASS as you know it will end this week (starting...

Welcome to the Jungle

Welcome to the Jungle! A trek into the wild side of the Disney Cast Blast. We have a couple of new cast member stories for you this week. Be sure to check back next week...

Disney Cast Blast: Animals on First

This week we take a look at how challenging communication can be at any Disney theme park. Enjoy the first story exclusive to MiceChat, all the way from Disneyland Paris. After you make your way...

The Disney Empire Strikes Back

Universal has been on such a tear lately, it's easy to say that they have momentum on their side in Orlando for perhaps the first time ever. But Disney can come roaring back, and...

Animal Kingdom Expedition Everest Construction Photos

Let's do something a little bit different today. Let's just step in the time machine and look at OLD photos. I'm going to bring you a a photo essay of the construction of Expedition...

Dateline Disney World: Tidbits from Around the World

Dateline Disney World brings tidbits from all over the World this week, so sit back, relax, and enjoy the photos! If you'd like to support the column and shop on Amazon.com at the same time,...

Disney Animal Kingdom Wilderness Explorers

The wilderness must be explored! -- Russell, PIXAR's Up Disney's Animal Kingdom has a new game, open since early June, thus joining Magic Kingdom's two games and Epcot's cell phone based game (hmm, will DHS...

X Marks The Spot: Animal Kingdom 1999 Park Map

X Marks the Spot explores the history of Disney park maps. In today’s article, we will venture back to the year 1999 to explore Disney's Animal Kingdom. Animal Kingdom was Walt Disney World’s fourth venture...