Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Disney History

Yesterland: Disneyland Hotel – Then & Now, Part 1

Disneyland Hotel historian Don Ballard has an amazing collection of photos from the decades when the Hotel was owned by Wrather Corporation. Don recently...

Studio Backlot Tour at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Don’t confuse this attraction with the original two-hour Backstage Studio Tour, even though this tour evolved from that one. The tour is now a...

Alice in Wonderland and its “leafy vine” track

Yesterland presents vintage photos of Alice in Wonderland in its early years. See the narrow “vine” track as it evolved over the years.   Read the...

The Power of Blast!

Before Disney’s Aladdin: A Musical Spectacular at the Hyperion Theatre, there was The Power of Blast!—an abbreviated version of the high-energy Broadway show Blast! Read...

Yesterland: Red Wagon Inn

How about Swift’s Premium Roast Prime Rib of Beef au Jus? Or maybe Swift’s Premium New York Cut Sirloin Steak? Read the YESTERLAND article HERE:...

OH NO HE DIDN’T – Was Walt Disney on Acid?

Before I get to today's No He Didn't, I've got a quick update on my last article about Walt Disney Serving time in jail....

D23 Expo: Walt Disney Archives celebrates the swashbuckling Pirates of the Caribbean

Every other year, the folks Walt Disney Archives delivers a show-stopping exhibit at D23 Expo and this year is no different. This...

Camp Minnie-Mickey

At Yester Animal Kingdom, there’s Camp Minnie-Mickey. It’s a rustic camp like something in the Adirondack Mountains of Upstate New York. Disney characters hang...

Mousetalgia Podcast 362: Jungle Cruise breakfast; CHOC Walk; Aladdin

Let's talk CHOC: it's not too late to get involved with the 2015 CHOC Walk in the Park, the time-honored fundraiser coming to Disneyland...

The Walt Disney Family Museum Presents Maurice Sendak: 50 Years, 50 works, 50 reasons

Today I have a treat for all you MiceChatters; I was recently invited to preview the new Maurice Sendak exhibition at the Walt Disney...

Fab News: A Meeska-Mooska-Magical-Mousketeer Weekend in Chicago June 24th and 25th

Chicago: where it all started. Where Elias Disney worked as a contractor at the Chicago World's Fair of 1893 (the famed White City) and...

Disneyland’s Main Street Christmas Music Loop

As we get into high gear for the holiday season, here's a short, but much requested past column (updated last year, with an out-of-print...

Mousetalgia Podcast 358: D23 Expo 2015 – Panels & Presentations

Join Team Mousetalgia on another in-depth look at the 2015 D23 Expo, including a closer look at the Walt Disney Archives exhibition and a...

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...

Fab News: Farewell 2015, Hello Great Big Beautiful Tomorrow

//c.amazon-adsystem.com/aax2/getads.js// Happy New Year's Eve to one and all! If you're staying home, I hope you have a fun and comfy night, if you're...

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...

Fab News: Reasons to Celebrate

It's been a heck of a week, and it's just beginning. Strap in and hang on tight! Congratulations! Sergio Iriarte and Mike are our winners, according...

Review: The Disneyland Story

The reality is that nobody has ever written such a book about Disneyland before Sam Gennawey. There have been other excellent books about the...

Yesterland: Engine-Ears Toys

It’s a toy store. It’s a candy store. It’s two... two... two stores in one! And there are two sides to Engine-Ears Toys at Yester...

Yesterland presents Disneyland Signs, Part 2: Since 2000

Arriving at Disneyland Park used to be simple and consistent. Part 1 of this 2-part article looked at 1955 to 1999. In the 21st...