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Wednesday, November 22, 2017

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Mousetalgia Podcast 423: Destination D – Amazing Adventures

Team Mousetalgia goes bi-coastal as we take you out to Florida to report on the 2016 "Destination D: Amazing Adventures" event that just concluded with breaking news and behind-the-scenes insights into some of Disney's...

Kevin Yee: Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue

The traditional folk wisdom about brides and weddings ("something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue") applies in a weird way to the two newest offerings at Disney's Hollywood Studios: PizzeRizzo and "Jingle Bell Jingle BAM!"...

Yesterland: D23 Destination D, Amazing Adventures

This past weekend at Disney’s Contemporary Resort at Walt Disney World, Werner Weiss attended his first D23 Destination D event. He was there as a paying attendee, but D23 provided press photos to him....

Disney Hollywood Studios & Animal Kingdom bring in the Holidays!

The Holiday season is upon us as we visit two parks in this week's Dateline Disney World photo update. But first, a bit of Disney Springs news. Disney Springs is ready to celebrate the Holiday...

Disney Springs Lottery – Who Will Be the First To Leave?

I'm actually a really big supporter of the Disney Springs expansion. You'll find many critics, especially online, but in general I like what they've done with the former Downtown Disney. That said, they've expanded...

Erasing Wonders of Life, 2016 Edition

Although Wonders of Life at Epcot closed forever on New Year’s Day 2007—almost ten years ago—the golden domed pavilion has had a new life since then as the Festival Center. In this newest edition...

Yesterland: Disney’s Culinary Demos, 2016

For Epcot Food & Wine Festival guests, Culinary Demonstrations are opportunities to learn from talented chefs and to taste what they demonstrate. Read the YESTERLAND article HERE: Disney's Culinary Demos, 2016   When you are done reading,...

Holidays Arrive at the Magic Kingdom

“ Once Upon A Time” a new nighttime projection show debuted at Magic Kingdom last weekend. Don't miss out … as Your taken on a magical and memorable adventure through some of your favorite...

Yesterland: Sum of All Thrills

At Yester Epcot, it’s not just another INNOVENTIONS exhibit. It’s an actual ride—an innovative and inventive ride. It might be the best thing in the whole history of INNOVENTIONS. Read the YESTERLAND article HERE: Sum...

Epcot Holiday Food Festival Booths – Who REALLY Loses?

On the face of it, there are nothing but positives associated with this week's announcement that Epcot is expanding its holiday food and drink services come the holiday season. They are adding even more...

Dateline Disney World – Magic Kingdom Halloween Photo Update

Hello, and welcome to Dateline Disney World! This week, we're heading to the Magic Kingdom. But first, the Walt Disney World news. Raglan Road Irish Pub and Restaurant at Disney Springs is celebrating a Celtic...

Kevin Yee: Declining by Degrees – An Update on the Magic Kingdom

About ten years ago, I wrote an article in this space with an idea called "Declining by Degrees." Since it's been a couple years since I've written about it, a fresh look is warranted...

Yesterland: Eleven New Books for Disney Park Fans

Authors and publishers have given us another banner year. Yesterland highlights eleven titles with publication dates since the beginning of May 2016. Be sure to scroll down to the final three titles—which were just...

Major Changes at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Hello, and welcome to Dateline Disney World! This week, we're looking at the continued progress of Disney Hollywood Studios as it transforms to add Toy Story Land and Star Wars Land. But first, some...

Star Wars Land at DHS – Fitting the Puzzle Together

Kevin Yee returns with a look at the upcoming Star Wars Land at Disney's Hollywood Studios. There's a fun bit of speculation involved in this discussion and we'd love to hear your thoughts on...

Epcot Food and Wine Festival Photos

Hello, and welcome to Dateline Disney World! This week, we're heading in for the Epcot Food and Wine Festival! But first, the news from around the Walt Disney World. This past weekend, “One Mans Dream”...

Kevin Yee: Holding for Further Traffic Clearance

I'm back! For those who remember me, I last wrote in this space more than two years ago, with a veiled "goodbye" article about gnashers and foamers. The truth was, I was taking a breather....

Dateline Disney World – Animal Kingdom News and Photos

Time for a little safari through Disney's Animal Kingdom to see what's new. How's Rivers of Light coming along? Avatar construction? Let's find out. //   Other News from Walt Disney World: Muppets This...

Dateline Disney World – Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party 2016

Hello, and welcome to Dateline Disney World! This week, we're taking a look at Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party.   // In addition to everything we took photos of, there are also...

Foreword to MORE Secret Stories of Walt Disney World

Disney historian Jim Korkis invited Werner Weiss to write the foreword for his newest volume, a follow-up to Jim's well-received 2015 book, Secret Stories of Walt Disney World. Read the YESTERLAND article HERE: Foreword...