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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

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The Seasonpass Podcast: Scare L.A.

The Season Pass Reviews the biggest Halloween convention in Southern California, Scare LA. Interviews with Universal Hollywood Halloween Horror Night's Chris Williams, Ben Dickow and more!

Planes, Tanks, and Props: Farewell to the Studio Backlot Tour at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

With the closing of the studio Backlot tour, I thought I would share some history of the attraction. The Studio Backlot Tour opened with Disney's MGM Studios (Now Hollywood Studios) on May 1st 1989. The...

Main Street, U.S.A. changes continue during Disneyland’s Halloween Time

Disneyland unveiled its new First Aid facility last week, revealing new fully-themed facades at the end of Main Street, U.S.A. The new facades replace simple, minimally-themed facades that had been up since the...

Six Flags Magic Mountain Fright Fest is Monstrous

With a great amount of anticipation and build up, Six Flags Magic Mountain began its 2014 season of Fright Fest last weekend.  Running every weekend in October, Fright Fest is a Halloween themed, night...

Tampa Halloween Haunts for 2014

HOWL-O-SCREAM For intrepid souls in the Tampa Bay area who enjoy the horrors of Halloween haunts, you might want to plan a trip to Busch Garden’s Howl-O-Scream. Howl-O-Scream shares the same basic themes as Universal’s...

Spectacular Halloween at Disneyland Paris

Disneyland Paris embraces the Halloween season like no other Disney park. Alain Littaye of the Disney and more blog brings us some great photos and videos. ~~Rick Halloween Time Comes to Disneyland Paris Photo and...

Disneyland and Disney California Adventure

The Disneyland Resort is in auto pilot mode as the Halloween Time celebration rolls on. This week we update you on the ever-evolving refurbishment timelines including some that have not been officially announced by...

Disney Avenue Podcast – Exploring the Designs of Kile Ozier

On this episode of the Disney Avenue Podcast, Dusty Sage joins host Keith Michael Mahne for a fantastic interview with the wonderful Kile Ozier! For over 25 years, Kile has been masterfully creating and...

Yesterland: Man Hat n’ Beach

In Paradise Pier’s row of Midway Shops, one store stands out—Man Hat n’ Beach. On its exterior, an oversized clown has popped out of a proportionately undersized box. It’s a cartoony take on the...

The Queen Mary Dark Harbor Halloween Event is Frightfully Good

Since 2010, The Queen Mary has been producing the brilliant Dark Harbor Halloween haunt, filled with nautically themed nightmares and strange goings on. The team behind the event has worked very hard over the...

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day Movie Review

Last weekend, MiceChat was invited to a screening of Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day. Here are Scott Syme Jr's thoughts on this family friendly film. I arrived to the amazing...

A Galaxy Runs Amok in Tomorrowland

It's October... and that means its time for a month full of Halloween fun! On this first public show, Calvin and Paul visit Disneyland for a trip to Tomorrowland... which, oddly enough, features one of...

Imagineering Pumpkins

UPDATE: It’s Pumpkin season and I’m hip deep on my east coast tour. October 3rd. was the kick off as I was a featured guest at a fundraiser for the NO Bull Music Gala Charity...

Epcot Says Goodbye to Maelstrom

This week, we're taking a look at the last day of operation of Maelstrom in Norway at World Showcase. The attraction will undergo a year of Imagineering to turn it into a Frozen ride....

Uh-Oa and Aloha at Trader Sam’s First Mahaloween

A week ago, I attended Trader Sam's Mahaloween Luau. I was pretty delighted to see the announcement pop up on the Disney Parks Blog a few weeks ago: Here's what it said: It’s one day only, and...

The Top Five Haunted Attractions in Palm Beach

With the popularity of gory horror movies and TV shows like “The Walking Dead” and “Face Off” combined with the high demand of horror-based video games, it looks as though mainstream America is embracing...

Disneyland’s iconic Sleeping Beauty Castle gets safer as the first sign of the holidays...

It's not quite Halloween yet but Disneyland has already quietly started its preparations for the holiday season. Christmas lights are going up around Sleeping Beauty Castle and at "it's a small world," as...

An Afternoon Visit To The Hearthstone Lounge

“So, what did you bring me?” One of the male bartenders inquired as I sat myself down at the bar one August afternoon. His bubbly, yet sincere personality resonated in his voice and in...

A Closer Look at Universal Orlando Loews Portofino Bay Hotel

If you have been reading about the newest Harry Potter attractions at Universal Orlando Resort and wondering if this might be the trip to see it from an on-site hotel. Well take a look...

Disafterdark Series 2, Episode 25 – The one that was in the bag.

Welcome back to the Mouses Head and thank you for the download. Okay, as I write the notes for this one I realise we recorded it months ago, then went on holiday. and now I can’t...