Saturday, April 21, 2018

Disney History

Yesterland: Mine Train Through Nature’s Wonderland

This new and expanded version of one of Yesterland’s original articles from 1995 now includes photos that have never before been published. Welcome to a...

Getting Deep on Tomorrowland ’98 with Tony Baxter – Season Pass Podcast

Memorial Day Weekend in May of 1998, I was 18 years old, a senior in high school, participating in Magic Music Days at Disneyland....

Mousetalgia Podcast 328: Disneyland’s anniversaries

Disneyland just announced details of the 60th anniversary celebration, and Mousetalgia's special correspondent Mady reports on Disneyland's media night describing the festivities, which will...

Yesterland: Waterfall Garden in the Great Ceremonial House

It’s not unusual for a hotel lobby to have a fountain or indoor plants. But the atrium garden in this “Yester World” lobby is...

Mousetalgia Podcast 327: Hat Box Ghost rumors, Frozen Fun, Star Wars Half Marathon

This week, Mousetalgia runs to a galaxy far, far away to talk about Disneyland's recent Star Wars Half Marathon weekend. With Dave or Becky...

Yesterland: Storybook Land from the Skyway

Here at Yesterland, there’s a ride that provides an overhead view of the intricate miniature buildings and landscapes of Storybook Land—not the water-level view...

Mousetalgia Podcast 326: Email show – Club 33, Disneyland tips

It's back to the email inbox, as Team Mousetalgia answers your questions. The topics include a list of our favorite exhibits at the Walt...

Yesterland: Unknotting the Treehouse Legend

What’s the real story of the connection between Disneyland’s Swiss Family Treehouse and an impressive Moreton Bay fig tree in an Anaheim city park?  Read...

Mousetalgia Podcast 325: Into the Woods; Pixar storytelling; Walt and nature

Mousetalgia goes Into the woods to discuss the latest film from Walt Disney Pictures. Kristen, a long-time Sondheim enthusiast and performer, offers her take...

Yesterland: Sorcerer Mickey Hat at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

This week, crews began to dismantle the giant Sorcerer Mickey hat blocking the Chinese Theatre façade of The Great Movie Ride at Disney’s Hollywood...

Mousetalgia Episode 323: Disneyland vocalist Drew Tablak, Pixar artists

Team Mousetalgia welcomes Disneyland vocal artist Drew Tablak to the show to talk about his performances at the park. Whether you've seen him singing...

D.U.H. – Department of Untapped Hilarity

If the show’s off-the-wall concepts seem odd for a Disney theme park show, don’t blame Disney’s show writers. Blame the audience.   Read the full YESTERLAND...

Yesterland: The First Christmas at California Adventure

Welcome to the holiday season at Yester California Adventure. It’s now 2001 here. It’s the new park’s very first Christmas.   Read the full YESTERLAND article...

Mousetalgia Podcast 322: The history of Christmas at Disneyland

Mousetalgia welcomes Disney historian Joseph Titizian to the show today to celebrate the season with us. From the original Disneyland Circus Christmas Parade to...

Haunted Mansion History Mystery

Please join us in welcoming the amazing Sara Hofstein to MiceChat. Sara will be checking in from time to time as her busy schedule...

Mousetalgia Episode 321: Alice Davis on the ’64 World’s Fair

Disney and the World's Fair - Disney Legend Alice Davis talks to Mousetalgia about attending the 1964 World's Fair, and she shares some personal...

Yesterland: Dinosaur Jack’s Sunglass Shack

It’s a good idea to protect your eyes from the intense sunshine. So head over to Dinosaur Jack’s Sunglass Shack. Look for the smiling,...

The WEDway PeopleMover Story

A while back, we wandered through the Monsanto House of the Future with Samland. That demonstration home lasted until 1967, when a whole new...

Mousetalgia Podcast 320: Walt’s trains, Frozen’s Spencer Lacey Ganus

Spencer Lacey Ganus, the voice of Teen Elsa from Frozen, joins Mousetalgia to bring some holiday cheer to the show. Also this week, Jeff...

The Demise of the O-Zell Company

Although born in Chicago, Walt spent less than six years living there—his first four and a half years and then one intensely busy year...