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Fab News: Aeronautics, Machinations, Expositions and Masterpieces.

Does it seem like everything is coming up Star Wars these days? It's the movie that ate the universe and I've got some fun new Star Wars news for you today. We've also got...

MiceAge Disneyland Update: Shanghai Surprise

Disney’s third fiscal quarter begins next week, and it’s about to wreak major changes on the operation of the Disneyland Resort. In this update we’ll fill you in on why Shanghai Disneyland is driving...

Disneyland Update – Food, Wine and Imperial Walkers

The weather in Anaheim is absolutely beautiful right now, spring flowers are in full bloom and big things are on their way to the little park in Anaheim that Walt Disney built for his...

Silicon Valley Comic Con

He brought us the personal computer. He brought us the US Festival. And now Steve Wozniak has brought us Silicon Valley Comic Con. Held the weekend of March 18-20 in San Jose's Convention Center,...

You’ve Got To Be Kidding: Two Policemen Walk into a Bar

Welcome to another edition of You've Got To Be Kidding. This column is parody. Allow yourself a chuckle or two. We often hear the debate. Which is better – Disney animation or live action movies?...

Universal Studios Hollywood Prepped for Potter

We have magical things for you today.  It's been a while since we have had a chance to cover Universal Studios Hollywood and suddenly there is a ton of news to share.  Major changes...

Yesterland: Magic Kingdom 1996 & 2016 Part 3: Main Street & Adventureland

Welcome to the conclusion of this series. This time, Yesterland starts at the park entrance and heads to Adventureland, revisiting the same spots where Chris Bales took photos in 1996. Read the YESTERLAND article HERE:...

Fab News: The Secrets of Star Wars and of Shelly

New Teaser for Secrets of The Force Awakens: Deleted Scenes: Kylo Ren visits the Milennium Falcon, Maz Kanata uses The Force (she says she's not a Jedi, but she never said she wasn't Force-sensitive!) and...

Star Wars Day at Sea Set to Return to Disney Cruise Line in 2017

The inaugural 2016 schedule of eight Star Wars Day at Sea theme cruises continues to set sail through April onboard the Disney Fantasy, but that hasn't stopped the Disney Cruise Line from extending the...

Dateline Universal Orlando: Big Islands of Adventure Photo Update

Hello, and welcome to Dateline Universal! This week, we're focusing in on Islands of Adventure and all the exciting happenings at the park. Skull Island: Reign of Kong       That does it for this week. Are you...

Spring Break crowds arrive at Disneyland as the way is cleared for Star Wars

Spring break is here! The park is in bloom and packed as holiday crowds descend on the Resort, despite recently-increased ticket prices and numerous construction and refurbishment projects underway. In Disneyland, the...

Boysenberry Festival Blooms at Knotts Berry Farm

Berrylicious! It's that special time of the year down on the farm.  The Boysenberry Festival has returned to Knott's Berry Farm and runs through April 3. Guests can celebrate the amazing berry that started...

Big Expansion at LEGOLAND Florida

LEGOLAND Florida is quickly becoming one of my favorite Florida theme parks. Which is shocking because I myself am not under 12, nor do I even have any children. What I do have is...

Quench Your Need For Speed at Fun Spot Kissimmee

“America is all about speed. Hot, nasty, badass speed.” - Eleanor Roosevelt, Talladega Nights (2006) Throughout our history, we have been searching for the newest, fastest, and most exciting ways to spend our time and...

Disney & Railroads – The Ward Kimball Connection Continues

  When the subject of railroads and Walt Disney is discussed, one name that frequently makes its own way into the conversation is that of animator, musician and all around genius, Ward Kimball. For it...

Yesterland: Magic Kingdom 1996 & 2016 Part 2: Frontierland & Liberty Square

When first-time Walt Disney World visitor Chris Bales took these photos in March 1996, he had no idea Yesterland would match his photos almost exactly 20 years later. This is part 2 of a...

Dateline Disney World: Nighttime Fun Approaches at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Hello, and welcome to Dateline Disney World. We're very close to a huge change in the daily operation of Disney's Animal Kingdom as the park begins offering regular nighttime hours to accommodate the new...

The Walking Dead Attraction is Coming to Universal Studios Hollywood

Universal Studios Hollywood has announced the addition of a brand new, state of the art, horror walkthrough based on AMC's popular series, "The Walking Dead".  The attraction brings the most popular show in cable...

Editorial: Squeezed Out of Disneyland

The recent changes in Disneyland pricing had a lot of people talking all over the internet.  Disney announced that they will be charging more for peak periods, and less for less crowded times.  For...

Disneyland Paris Spring Entertainment and Refurbishments

We have some great news for you from Disneyland Paris, where Spring entertainment has launched even as major refurbishments continue. At Walt Disney Studios Park the Mickey fountain still has its winter plantings. The park was...