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Defunct Magic Kingdom Attractions “Then and Now”

In 2009, Yesterland visited former Magic Kingdom attractions that were still visible to guests, despite being defunct. Now Yesterland returns to the same locations to see what has changed. Read the full YESTERLAND article HERE: Defunct Magic...

Top Ten Things I’m Thankful for at Walt Disney World

Happy Thanksgiving, MiceChatters! Our family has so much to be thankful for, but I’m taking this column to list my Walt Disney World gratitude, then I want to know yours in the comments below! 1....

Universal Studios Hollywood Launches Grinchmas with Whomanitarian Award

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! Did you know that today is not only Thanksgiving but the start of Hanukkah as well? Oh, and one more holiday kicks off today . . . Grinchmas! Yes, Universal's Grinch...

WTTM WDW 027 – Into the Studios and Under the Sea

This week, Jeremiah takes you into Disney's Hollywood Studios for a walk around the park, a talk with Mushu, and a visit with Ariel and her undersea friends at the VOYAGE of the LITTLE...

DESIGN: Those Were The Times – No.23 1955 Arrow Development – Ed...

Today's Wheel of Years has stopped at 1955. Most Disneyland fans typically assume that all Disneyland attractions have always been designed by Walt Disney Imagineering (WDI), and also manufactured and installed by Disney's own...

Busch Gardens Tampa Is Ready for Christmas

It's Christmas time at Busch Gardens, our favorite time of the year in the park. In today's update, we'll show you the holiday daytime offerings. Plus, Falcon's Fury construction and other news from around...

MiceAge Disney Parks Update: Iger’s Ire

The holiday season is in full swing, and huge crowds have descended on the Disneyland Resort this week. Both parks have never looked better with Christmas decorations covering nearly every land and corner of...

Universal Orlando Resort Update – Christmas and Diagon Alley Details

Universal Orlando Resort is looking jolly. Christmas decorations are now up around the resort, CityWalk construction is pressing ahead at full steam, Diagon Alley gets more details by the day, and we have an...

Holiday treats bring seasonal tastes to Disneyland Resort theme parks

The holidays are in full swing at Disneyland as the busy Thanksgiving holiday week gets underway. Big crowds will hit the parks this week, with levels hitting their peak over the weekend. ...

Disney’s Frozen is Red Hot

Halfway through Disney's new animated feature film, Frozen, I realized I had no idea what was going to happen next.  That was about the same time I realized that what I was watching was...

The Disneyland Paris that never was

It's always fun to hear about the Disney attractions that were never built – "the ones that got away" as it were. Only rarely do we get to see the actual renderings and concept...

Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast: Episode 69 – Retro Trippy

In episode 69, we offer you live audio from Lee and Tracey's August trip, the latest news from Orlando, Hollywood and now Singapore, including the defection of a Disney exec to NBCUniversal! We also...

Welcome to the Disney Cast Blast

Please join us in welcoming a new column to MiceChat, Disney Cast Blast. We think you'll agree that this column is a bit like eating popcorn. Once you start reading, you won't want to...

Disneyland Paris Transforms into Christmas Wonderland

Disneyland Paris has achieved another one of those Disney miracles and has transformed the resort from Halloween to Christmas in record time. Alain Littaye of the Disney and more blog shares a photo and...

A Holiday for Happy Play at the Disneyland Resort

The Holidays at the resort are in full swing and they are firing on all cylinders.  Disneyland is offering Haunted Mansion Holiday, it's a small world holiday, believe in Holiday Magic, A Christmas Fantasy...

Jingle Cruise and Magic Kingdom News

Hello, and welcome to Dateline Disney World! This week, we have an update from around the Magic Kingdom area, and have over 70 photos! Let’s get started! If you'd like to support the column and...

Yesterland: The Book of Mouse

The Book of Mouse is not structured as a chronological narrative. It’s collection of stories, anecdotes, quotations, and FAQ-like question-and-answer sections, with a complete Mickey Mouse annotated filmography somewhere in the middle. Read the full...

Samland: The Motion Simulator Ride

When Star Tours opened at Disneyland in 1987, little did the Imagineers know that they would create a new industry. The breakthrough attraction combined a motion simulation base with a film and a story...

How Long Should We Stay at Disneyland

Last week we chatted about length of stay at Walt Disney World.  What works at Disney World doesn't always match what you should do at Disneyland. . . so I gabbed with some Disney...

WTTM #396 – 2013 Disneyland All American College Band

Magic Joe is back... and he's brought the non-stop musical collection from the 2013 Disneyland All American College Band with him.  Enjoy the band's entire final day of performances from the Disneyland Resort, recorded LIVE...