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Mousetalgia 285: Disneyland summer trip planning

This week, Mousetalgia offers some timely Disneyland summer trip planning tips. Splurging on special tours or fine dining - which is the better choice? FastPass schemes - which attractions should you hit first? We...

Yellow Ponchos of Yester World

When it’s sunny at Yester World, guests are dressed in every imaginable color. But when it rains, the predominant color is yellow.   Read the full YESTERLAND article HERE: Yellow Ponchos of Yester World.    When you are...

10 Freebies at Walt Disney World

We all know the Most Magical Place on Earth can leave a not-so-magical dent in your wallet. From resort rates to dining to souvenirs, it seems like we're pulling out the plastic (or, now,...

Disney with a Z!

The Walt Disney Company celebrates the billion-dollar “Frozen” franchise with a new motion picture and several theme park attractions. Expanding upon the success of the newest princesses to join Disney’s Royal court, a series...

Mousetalgia 284: Inside Jim Henson’s Creature Shop Challenge

Disney Legend Jim Henson founded a "Creature Shop" in 1979 to create mechanical creatures and whimsical beasts for various productions. That shop, now led by Henson's son Brian, is the basis for a new...

DoomBuggies Spook Show #8: Knight tales and the Corridor of Doors

Disneyland's Haunted Mansion briefly used live characters to portray a knight inside of a suit of armor inside of its dank halls in the 1980s, and in this episode of the DoomBuggies Spook Show...

Walt Disney Hometown Museum

Just a few days from now, on April 1, the Walt Disney Hometown Museum will open for its 2014 season. Today, Yesterland takes you to the museum about Walt Disney in his boyhood hometown,...

Disneyland gets ready for springtime fun as refurbishments continue throughout the park

Disneyland is getting ready to kick off spring with a festive springtime roundup at the Big Thunder Ranch Jamboree with special character meet-and-greets with Disney bunnies as well as the Easter Bunny himself. ...

Mousetalgia 283: Disney Legend Rolly Crump, Seattle’s PNW Mouse Meet

Mousetalgia welcomes WED Imagineer and Disney Legend Rolly Crump to this episode of the podcast to talk about his time working for Walt Disney in the creation of Disneyland Park. Crump talks about his...

Disney’s Electrical Parade, a California Classic

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, Yesterland proudly presents a spectacular festival pageant of nighttime magic and imagination in thousands of sparkling lights and electrosynthomagnetic musical sounds: Disney’s Electrical Parade.   Read the full YESTERLAND article...

Seven Things to Put In Your Disney Parks Bag

A few weeks ago, we chatted about the perfect park bag, and while some of you don't take a thing into the parks that won't fit into your pockets, I thought we ought to...

Big Thunder Mountain Railroad explodes from refurbishment as Starbucks opens in Downtown Disney

Disneyland's classic Big Thunder Mountain Railroad emerged from its extended 14-month refurbishment project over the weekend with Annual Passholder and Disney Vacation Club previews that showed off the ride's impressively smooth new track and...

Mary Blair Tile Murals, Tomorrowland

Walt Disney personally chose to have Mary Blair’s art bring optimism and joy to the New Tomorrowland of 1967. Yesterland takes another look.   Read the full YESTERLAND article HERE: Mary Blair Tile Murals, Tomorrowland.    When you...

DoomBuggies Spook Show #7: Fear on film; camera operator Craig Fikse

As the start of an intermittent series on the nature of fear, this episode of the DoomBuggies Spook Show deals with the nature of fear, and how and why we, as human beings, enjoy...

Mousetalgia 281: John Canemaker on Mary Blair, WED’s Paul Saunders

Mousetalgia welcomes Academy Award-winning animator, author and historian John Canemaker to the show to talk about Disney Legend Mary Blair and the exhibit opening this week at the Walt Disney Family Museum called "Magic,...

A visit to “Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives”

“Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives” is the headline special exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago, from October 16, 2013 to May 4, 2014. Let Yesterland take you there in this...

Walt Disney World Advanced Dining Reservations

I don't know about you, but half the time I barely know what I want for dinner at noon.  However, when planning a trip to Walt Disney World, I have to know what I...

Rainy days wash out crowds as Captain America arrives at Disneyland

Some much-needed rain hit Southern California over the weekend, washing the recent crowds out of the parks. The rain storms resulted in some standard attraction closures in both parks, the cancellation of parades,...

Mousetalgia 280: Dapper Day, Pete Docter on directing

Mousetalgia talks Dapper Day, dining, and Docter on this week's show! First, Jeff reports on his trip to Disneyland Resort for Dapper Day on February 23, discussing the variety of styles, costumes, Disneybounding, and...

Welcome to Rumorville

Welcome to Rumorville! This week we explore Disney theme park rumors. Rumors that are so ridiculous that guests believed them...some of them. Some Cast Members compete, un-officially, to see who can tell the biggest,...