Sunday, April 22, 2018

Disney History

Mousetalgia Podcast 367: Disneyland auction; Tour Guide memories

Mike Van Eaton from Van Eaton Galleries joins Mousetalgia to talk about "Collecting Disneyland," their upcoming Disneyana auction, to preview some of the most...

Yesterland: Haunted Mansion Holiday, First Season

It’s 2001 in Yesterland. For the first time ever, the Haunted Mansion has been transformed. It’s not just decorated on the outside. It’s practically...

Mousetalgia Podcast 366: Disney Halloween tricks and treats

Double double, toil and trouble, broilers burn and cheese will bubble.. but this is no time to be ordering In-N-Out, because Mousetalgia's Trick-or-Treat Smorgasbord...

Yesterland: Bringing Back the Missions at Knott’s Berry Farm

If you visited Knott’s Berry Farm between the 1950s and mid-1990s, you might remember that the park once had a collection of large models...

Mousetalgia Podcast 365: Disney’s mid-century modern design; Disneyland trip planning

Mousetalgia reports on "Disney's Mid-Century Modern - to the World's Fair and Beyond," a panel discussion held at the Walt Disney Family Museum with...

Yesterland: Hollywood Land Needs Help

The land that is now Hollywood Land has changed over the years—but it still needs many large and small improvements to bring it up...

Yesterland: Disneyland Hotel – Then & Now, Part 2

Throughout its 60 years, the Disneyland Hotel has gained and lost many features. The improvements of 2009 though 2012 arguably make the hotel the...

DoomBuggies Spook Show #14: The Hat Box Ghost, The Ghost Host, and the Queen...

Bridget Marquardt, the "Queen of Halloween," joins this jam-packed holiday edition of the DoomBuggies Spook Show to share some tips for celebrating Halloween as...

The Sweep Spot Ep.165 History of the Haunted Mansion Part 1

In this episode we start to look at the history of the Haunted Mansion at Disneyland. This is not a complete history, but there...

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...

Fab News: So Much to See and Do and Charles Phoenix Too

Hello Fabanistas! Hasn't it been an exciting week? Well, that's nothing compared to what's coming up! Register This I wrote this year's ocregister.com Knott's Scary Farm...

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...

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...

Yesterland: Fort Wilderness on Tom Sawyer Island

Fort Wilderness is built from actual logs. The materials give the fort an authentic look. Wood requires care to protect it from the elements...

Fab News: Disney Magic in the Air

What a couple of days it's been! And what a couple of days it's going to be! I'm writing this Monday night after a...

Mousetalgia Podcast 361: Walt Disney on PBS; Force Friday

Team Mousetalgia discusses "American Experience: Walt Disney," and we offer our first impressions and questions - then we welcome Disney historian Joseph Titizian back...

Yesterland: The Inn At The Park

It’s been a long day. You’re tired, so you decide to spend the night nearby. You use a convenient pay phone at the park...

Fact or Analysis? 13 Concerns about the Walt Disney Documentary on PBS

Four hours to tell the story of Walt Disney… How do you capture 65 years of accomplishments and achievements and still properly tell the...

Fab News: Hit and Miss-tory

So, how did you feel about the Walt Disney thing on PBS? Don't hold back. Check out the comments from Fab News day before...

Mousetalgia Podcast 360: Star Wars Land; Peter Renaday

Mousetalgia jumps to the Outer Rim this week to talk about Star Wars Land, and we offer our take on the recent news about...