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Fab News: Women, Queens and Challenges

Hello MiceChatters and Fabanistas! Today's Fab News is a little bit of everything. I want to know what you think, so don't be afraid to comment. I don't bite - very hard. Disney Animation Studios...

Universal Hollywood Celebrates Christmas in Spring at M.E.N.D.

Every year Universal Studios Hollywood’s gets into the spirit of giving with their annual “Christmas in Spring” event. Held at M.E.N.D (Meet Each Need with Dignity) in Pacoima, the event gives low income families a chance...

Disneyland suffers from budget cuts this spring as Jungle Cruise reopens with new safety...

Disneyland's classic Jungle Cruise reopened with new safety enhancements that make the experience safety for guests and Cast Members alike. The changes improve the loading and unloading procedures at the attraction but most...

Six Flags Discovery Kingdom Joker Construction

I started this column for MiceChat with no book to sell or podcast to promote, but figured that I'd perhaps get to go on one of those cool roller coaster hard hat construction tours...

Ninjago World at Legoland California Through the Eyes of a Child

We have a very special father and daughter review of Legoland California's newest attraction which opens this weekend. This article is by Laura Hamand, an enthusiastic 7 year old theme park lover. Be sure...

Disneyland Star Wars Day: Merch, Trivia and Celebration

Star Wars attire filled the park as passionate fans celebrated Star Wars Day (May the 4th) at Disneyland. Some brought costumes in backpacks and changed in the restrooms while others donned their favorite Star...

SeaWorld San Diego Seven Seas Food Festival a Treat

Spring is apparently the time for theme park food festivals. Knott’s Berry Farm had the Boysenberry Festival. Disney California Adventure had the Food and Wine Festival. Starting on May 7th and continuing every weekend...

Yesterland: Autopia, presented by Chevron

Yesterland now has the first 21st century version of Autopia—the one that opened at Disneyland on June 29, 2000. This Autopia is better than ever, thanks to Chevron, the California-based energy company known for...

Fab News: Revenge of the Fifth

If you didn't stick to the nice, safe blue milk when celebrating May the Fourth yesterday, then today you'll probably be feeling Revenge of the Fifth. And remember, Mexican Independence Day is in SEPTEMBER. MiceAge Makes...

Dateline Disney World – Disney Springs Updates

Hello, and welcome to Dateline Disney World! This week, we're taking a very rain soaked look at Walt Disney World's Disney Springs. We're interested in your thoughts about the expansion of what was once...

Star Wars Land: May The 4th Be With You

This week we take a look at where the younglings go at rope drop, who that woman is with the lightsaber, possible Star Wars Rides and where all that dirt is going backstage. We'll...

MiceAge Disneyland Update – Guardians of the Tower

Disneyland Resort continues to lurch through a weird and unusual spring as Burbank mandates sweeping budget cuts while record crowds continue to pack both parks. In this update we’ll fill you in on why...

Fastpass+ moves in at Disneyland as Autopia reopens with Honda

The first signs of Disneyland's version of the MyMagic+ and Fastpass+ programs from Walt Disney World have started to appear in the park. Testing and an eventual rollout of the new features are rumored...

Interview with Disney Legend Charlie Ridgway – Disney Avenue Podcast

Welcome back to another exciting episode of the Disney Avenue Podcast. On today's show, host Keith Mahne is joined by MiceChat CEO Dusty Sage for an amazing interview with Disney Legend Charlie Ridgway. Before...

Disneyland Autopia Returns After A Tune-Up

One of Disneyland's original attractions, Autopia, re-opened Friday after a four month refurbishment that changed the color scheme, polished up the cars and welcomed Honda as the new sponsor. Although an original offering, Autopia has...

Wakefield Report Episode 66 and E Ticket Report Episode 28

Theme Park News With an Attitude is back on the MiceChat MicePod network. We have two great new shows for you this week from the E Ticket Report and the Wakefield Report! Listen to Episode 66...

New Mrs. Knott’s Chicken Dinner Restaurant Serves Up Homespun Delights

Howdy pardners, we return to the farm, Knott's Berry Farm that it, to check out the fully refurbished Mrs. Knott's Chicken Dinner Restaurant. There are also a few other bits of news from around...

Disney Parks Strategy: Rope Drop or Snooze Button?

You’ve made it! You’re finally on vacation! That cushy resort bed feels fabulous in the morning, but the park beckons. So, jump out of bed and hit the ground running, or hit snooze and...

Yesterland: Submarine Voyage

You’ve just climbed down the spiral ladder and taken a seat in front of your own personal porthole. A stream of cool air blows from beneath the porthole to keep you from feeling queasy. Read...

Major Tokyo Disneyland Expansion On The Way

Big news from Tokyo Disney Resort, where Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea have announced major expansions which should be in place by spring of 2020. The Oriental Land Co., which owns and operates the parks,...