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Monday, December 18, 2017

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SAMLAND: Did You Know Universal Studios Tried To Buy SeaWorld?

Did you know that Universal Studios tried to buy SeaWorld? Of course! In Hollywood anything is possible. However, this is not current news. This is Samland. About the same time as MCA Universal was finalizing...

Get Park Wise: Familiarizing Your Children with Disney Characters

If you're like most families with young children, characters will be a big part of your Disney vacation. Who doesn't dream of the day they watch as their sweet child runs up to Mickey...

The Indiana Jones Epic Stunt Spectacular – A Headphones Only Adventure

WTTM WDW 044: "A LONG Time Wish is Finally Granted" Jeremiah visits Disney Hollywood Studios at the Walt Disney World Resort to grant the request of one of the Friends of the Magic... The Indiana Jones...

Meet Disney Imagineer Terri Hardin

We'd like to introduce you to our newest columnist, the amazing Terri Hardin. Terri is an award-winning Disney artist and was a Walt Disney Imagineer for over ten years. She has designed attractions in...

Universal Studios Hollywood Wizarding World and Simpsons Update

Late Thursday night we posted our early review of the brand new Despicable Me Minion Mayhem attraction at Universal Studios Hollywood (review here). In short, it is wonderful sugar-coated confection of a family ride...

Walt Disney – The Great “Adapter”

Walt Disney enjoys an almost unmatched reputation as a Great Innovator in the same vein as Thomas Edison and Henry Ford. This extends to many epochs of his career, including the very concept of...

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. ...

Batman Backwards at Six Flags Magic Mountain

MiceChat was invited to Six Flags Magic Mountain this week for a surprisingly fun ride on a classic coaster.   This spring, the park is giving both Batman the Ride and Colossus a fun spin...

The Haunted Mansion Show: Where’s Hattie?

It has been weeks now and one question plagues the mind of many a Happy Haunt: "Where has The Hatbox Ghost gone to now?" That question will finally be answered, for he has left...

Disneyland History Through Postcards – Walt Disney’s 100th Birthday

One way we can learn about Disneyland history is by looking at the postcards that have been sold in the park through the years. Before his untimely passing in 2012, our friend Ken Eslick...

Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #83 – News, Rumors and Coldstone

Join us for another audio adventure as we go through the listener survey that we recently posted and let you know the changes that we are making due to your feedback. We continue our quest...

Disneyland Resort Refurbishments Spread

The Disneyland Resort is looking absolutely stunning this week.  With the return of Big Thunder Mountain Railroad, guests and pass holders alike flocked to Frontierland to see the explosive new changes on the classic...

Magic Kingdom Hub in Pieces

Welcome back to Dateline Disney World. This week, the most action happened at the Magic Kingdom, so we’re back there this time around. Let’s get started! Outside the park, you can see the construction of...

Universal Studios Hollywood Brings Despicable Me Minion Mayhem to Life

Earlier today MiceChat was invited to take a sneak peek at the brand new Despicable Me Minion Mayhem attraction at Universal Studios Hollywood.  The California version of the ride is brimming with interactive elements,...

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 – Ride It!

WTTM #412: "Big Thunder Cast Preview Event - Radio Edit" Paul and Calvin were the guests of their friend JEFF for the Cast Preview of the newly redone Big Thunder Mountain Railroad attraction at Disneyland.  This...

Bob’s True-Life Adventures No.3 2013 – Exotic Turkey

Today's Wheel of Adventures stopped at 2013, so here we go. The Aegean Sea is the center of Grecian ancient cultures - from Crete and Rhodes in the south to Troy in the north, Athens...

On the Upswing

By and large, things are looking up at Walt Disney World. Prices may continue rising every year, but the crowds keep coming back. Disney COULD look at the crowd levels and decide to leave...

Universal Orlando Update – Hogwarts Express details and Starbucks Opens at CityWalk

It's a big update from Universal Orlando Resort this week as details have been released about the upcoming Hogwarts Express attraction. Plus, Starbucks has opened at CityWalk and other venues are getting closer as...