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Star Wars Land News: Mud, Rocks And The Ethics Of CGI

It’s been a roller coaster ride of a holiday season! Rogue One opened and quickly became the number two box office movie of 2016 domestically and fifth worldwide (so far). And the passing of...

Yesterland: Disney Sneaks into Knott’s Berry Farm

A little bit of Disney has snuck into Knott’s Berry Farm. It has nothing to do with Disney character collectables at Virginia’s Gift Shop. The skull and crossbones on Mission San Luis Rey, one of...

Dateline Universal Florida: Fallon, Furious, and Volcano Bay Rise at Universal

Hello, and welcome to Dateline Universal Studios Florida! This week, we're taking a look at the updates around Studios park which include Race through New York with Jimmy Fallon and the Fast and Furious...

MiceAge Disneyland Rumor Update – Empty Your Wallet

With 2016 gone and 2017 just begun, the Disneyland Resort closes the books on another crazy holiday season and looks ahead to a busy year full of new additions that will lay the groundwork...

Disneyland Photo Update: Holiday Breakout!

Have you made a New Year Resolution? If you were able to make one for Disneyland, what would it be? Yesterday was the last day for the holiday season at the Disneyland Resort. Today's Disneyland...

Great Sand Dunes: Colorado Clockwise Part 1

Like many readers here at MiceChat, we take a lot of park centric vacations. In 2016 that was certainly true, but our objectives weren't theme parks, but National Parks, specifically, the four park's of...

The Sweep Spot # 199 Talk with Former Disneyland Circle D Ranch Cast Member

In this episode we talk to friend, former Disneyland Custodian and Former Circle D Ranch Cast Member Hillary Jacobson. This is an amazing interview in which we learn behind the scenes stories of what...

Yesterland: Venice, Italy & Epcot’s Italy

Sam the Eagle might characterize the Italy Pavilion at Epcot’s World Showcase as, “A Salute to All of Italy, but Mostly Venice.” Yesterland photographer Chris Bales recently visited Italy, while Werner Weiss visited Walt Disney...

Carolwood – Walt’s Home Returns

In its day, the Disney family home on Carolwood Drive in Holmby Hills was something special. How many homes do you know with a soda fountain, swimming pool and a backyard railroad that inspired a...

Dateline Disney World – Starting 2017 at the Magic Kingdom

Happy New Year from Walt Disney World! This week, we are heading to the Magic Kingdom to see what's new. Let's go! Starting Monday, January 9th, the Magic Kingdom will present a new “ Opening...

Kevin Yee – Testing Walt Disney’s Cocktail Party Theory Today

A short time before he died, Walt Disney was given a dress rehearsal of the upcoming Pirates of the Caribbean ride, moving at the desired ride speed through the sets. The designers were apologetic...

Disneyland Photo Update – Tower of Terror Checking Out Today

It's a sad but somewhat exciting start to the new year as the Twilight Zone Tower of Terror ends its run at Disney California Adventure today to make way for a new Guardians of...

Ten Things to Make a Day at Disneyland Magical

With the holidays coming coming to a close, and having seen my fair share of days at the Happiest Place on Earth, (with more of these lists replacing what used to be called journalism...

Yesterland: California Missions, Real and Knott’s

Knott’s calls its missions “scale models.” But is that really what they are? They are works of art—a collaboration between two artists working almost 60 years apart. Let’s look at how these artists represented the...

David Koenig: Disneyland Exodus Averted

David Koenig returns with an inside the berm look at what's going on at Disneyland. Cast member concerns, park operations reorganization, the ridiculous thing cast members are supposed to call Star Wars Land and...

Dateline Disney World: 2016 Year in Review

Hello, and welcome to the final Dateline Disney World of 2016! This week, we're taking a look at everything that happened over the course of the year at Walt Disney World. ] Where did the...

Tim Grassey Editorial – Fixing Epcot

It’s no secret that Epcot needs help. I visited Disney World and Universal Orlando in January 2016 and Epcot was without question, the worst of the six parks I visited on that trip. At...

Yesterland: Hollywood Holly-Day Parade

If this parade looks strangely familiar, there’s a reason. It’s a holiday—oops, I mean “Holly-Day”—makeover of the Disney Stars & Motor Cars parade. The cars, which are all themed to movies or television programs,...

Stroll Through Disneyland – Rolly Crump And The Impostor Syndrome – Part 2

Fox Hill brings us Part 2 of his Rolly Crump story. If you missed Part 1, please click HERE to catch up before reading Part 2. Vicky and I met Rolly and Marie near the big...

Dateline Disney World: Animal Kingdom Surprise

Hello, and welcome to Dateline Disney World! This week, we are heading to Animal Kingdom for a nice surprise and some updates. Avatar approaches! //pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js //   The World of Pandora Walls have shifted...