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Tuesday, June 27, 2017

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Mousetalgia Podcast 355: Expo preview – Walt Disney Archives; Silly Symphonies

This week, Team Mousetalgia offers some Expo prep as we welcome Kevin Kern from the Walt Disney Archives to the show to discuss the Archives exhibit at this year's D23 Expo, and what you...

Midget Autopia 3.0: Plans for the Return of a Classic Ride

Although a third Midget Autopia sounds good, is there any real chance that it will ever be a reality? Yes! The Walt Disney Hometown Museum has launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund the return...

Mousetalgia Episode 354: Walt’s Barn; Disney Legend “Sully” Sullivan

Walt Disney's fascination with steam locomotives takes center stage this week as Mousetalgia visits Walt's Barn in Griffith Park to learn more about Disney's love of trains. From his childhood chasing trains in Marceline,...

Yesterland: Food Rocks

The entertainers of Food Rocks are fruits, vegetables, dairy products, a basket of treats, a fish, a sandwich, kitchen tools, bags of junk food—and even food packaging.   Read the YESTERLAND article HERE: Food Rocks   When you...

Yesterland: Taste Pilots’ Grill

Grab a table inside this airfield hangar repurposed as an eatery. Pretend you’re at a hangout for test pilots, with mementos of their accomplishment decorating this utilitarian space.   Read the YESTERLAND article HERE: Taste Pilots’...

Fab News: Disneyland Papers, Disney Books, and D23 Expo Plans

Don't give up, MiceChateers, Friday is almost here! Here's a little news and more to tide you over until Tuesday: Don't Miss Out on a Piece of History Our pals at the Orange County Register found...

Mousetalgia Podcast 352: PNW Mouse Meet; Haunted Mansion live

Join Team Mousetalgia live from the Pacific Northwest Mouse Meet as Jeff and Kristen report on the annual event. First, take a tour of the show floor and experience the Mouse Meet from the...

Plaza Pavilion

In honor of the 60th anniversary of Disneyland, Yesterland takes you back to a restaurant that was there on opening day. Welcome to the Plaza Pavilion, a buffeteria-style restaurant.   Read the YESTERLAND article HERE: Plaza...

Fab News: Legends and Disneyanamania

It's almost here, my Fabbers and MiceChateers: Disneyland's 60th Anniversary day is but one sleep away - but the celebration will continue throughout the year and beyond! Let's look into the news for the...

Fab News: Limited Edition, D23 Expo Star Wars Preview, Hastin and Dusty

MiceChateers, I'm so beat. My pal Dave is in from Seattle with his family and we're doing the theme parks like we haven't been there in nearly 15 years. Which he hasn't. It's fun...

Why Disneyland Thrives at 60 – Part 3 – Leadership Support

In Part 3 of Doug Lipp's look at the success of Disneyland he examines the 2nd condition created by Disney Legend Van France, Leadership Support. Get caught up on this series by reading Part...

Disney Notes – You’ve Got a Friend in Me

Welcome to Disney Notes and the music of Disney. This time around, we look at You've Got a Friend in Me from Toy Story. For those of us who lived through the lean years of...

House of the Future, LEGO Edition

Today’s unusual Yesterland article is about a plastic house inspired by a plastic house. Yesterland reader Andy Baird shares his LEGO model of the iconic Mid-century landmark.   Read the YESTERLAND article HERE: House of the...

Fab News: Happy Nights, Potter Dates (?), Being FAriel and Looking Back at Tomorrowland

Hello my MiceChateers! I hope that your fourth was as glorious as mine, minus a baking mishap or seven. Happy Nights, Potter Dates? It looks like Universal Hollywood's Night Time Studio Tour is a solid hit,...

Yesterland: America on Parade

Happy Birthday to the United States of America! At Yesterland, it’s been 200 years since the nation’s founding in 1776. Happy 4th of July from Yesterland. Enjoy this updated article.   Read the YESTERLAND article HERE:...

Disney Avenue Podcast – Show #14 – Marty Sklar on the Opening of Disneyland

Welcome back friends to another special episode of the Disney Avenue Podcast. With all the excitement going on right now for the 60th anniversary of Disneyland, I though…what could we do on this show to really...

Yesterland: The Largest Ceramic Mural in the World

The colorful art “mountains” on either side of the main gate aren’t painted. They are magnificent ceramic murals. In fact, you’re between the two halves of the largest ceramic mural in the world.   Read the...

Yesterland: Maelstrom

A voice with a distinct Norwegian accent intones, “You are not the first to pass this way, nor shall you be the last. Those who seek the spirit of Norway face peril and adventure—but...

Window to the Magic – MORE SPOILERS: “Diamond T Party & World of Color:...

Paul, and his walking angel Wendy, take a trip into Disney California Adventure to share with you the excitement of the updated "Diamond T Party and completely new "World of Color: Celebrate! The World...

Yesterland: Superstar Limo Exterior

Before you ride Superstar Limo, take a look at the façade. It’s a cartoonish collection of Los Angeles landmarks.   Read the YESTERLAND article HERE: Superstar Limo Exterior   When you are done reading, please leave your comments...