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Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Mousetalgia

The Mousetalgia team make being a Disney geek stylish. Shows feature interesting interviews with Disney and theme park legends and newsmakers.

Mousetalgia 286: Healthy Disney dining; working with Walt

With topics covering everything from the latest Marvel film to the earliest days of working for Walt - it's an Easter Emporium on Mousetalgia! We have a plethora of fun Disney discussions for you...

Mousetalgia 285: Disneyland summer trip planning

This week, Mousetalgia offers some timely Disneyland summer trip planning tips. Splurging on special tours or fine dining - which is the better choice? FastPass schemes - which attractions should you hit first? We...

Mousetalgia 284: Inside Jim Henson’s Creature Shop Challenge

Disney Legend Jim Henson founded a "Creature Shop" in 1979 to create mechanical creatures and whimsical beasts for various productions. That shop, now led by Henson's son Brian, is the basis for a new...

Mousetalgia 283: Disney Legend Rolly Crump, Seattle’s PNW Mouse Meet

Mousetalgia welcomes WED Imagineer and Disney Legend Rolly Crump to this episode of the podcast to talk about his time working for Walt Disney in the creation of Disneyland Park. Crump talks about his...

Mousetalgia 281: John Canemaker on Mary Blair, WED’s Paul Saunders

Mousetalgia welcomes Academy Award-winning animator, author and historian John Canemaker to the show to talk about Disney Legend Mary Blair and the exhibit opening this week at the Walt Disney Family Museum called "Magic,...

Mousetalgia 280: Dapper Day, Pete Docter on directing

Mousetalgia talks Dapper Day, dining, and Docter on this week's show! First, Jeff reports on his trip to Disneyland Resort for Dapper Day on February 23, discussing the variety of styles, costumes, Disneybounding, and...

Mousetalgia 278: Make Mine Music

Team Mousetalgia reports on "Disney Goes to the Opera" at the Walt Disney Family Museum, and takes an in depth look at "Make Mine Music," Walt Disney's post-war animated anthology. As part of a...

Mousetalgia 276: Disneyland’s Mine Train, Disney music

Mousetalgia welcomes Mine Train expert James Keeline to the show to help us reminisce about the history of Frontierland's trains in anticipation of the newly renovated Big Thunder Mountain Railroad attraction. James discusses the...

Mousetalgia 275: Tinker Bell Half Marathon trip report

Mousetalgia talks RunDisney this week. Dave did the inaugural Tinker Bell 10K, and Becky wonders about some sweeping issues. Becky ran the half marathon, earning her own PR and discusses the course, the trials,...

Mousetalgia 274: Book reviews, author Adam Berger

Welcome back to Mousetalgia. This week, we review some recent Disney books, including Sam Gennawey's "The Disneyland Story" The Unofficial Guide to the Evolution of Walt Disney's Dream; Jim Korkis' "The Book of Mouse: A...

Mousetalgia 273: Robert Sherman

Robert J. Sherman talks about his father, Robert B. Sherman of the Sherman Brothers, on this week's episode of Mousetalgia. In honor of "Moose," the recently published autobiography by Robert B. Sherman, his son...

Mousetalgia 271: The best of 2013 – a brief review

Team Mousetalgia takes our annual personal look back at the year in Disney, listing off our faves from the "Limited Time Magic" promotion, the various Disney movies, and more. Does the team rank Frozen...

Mousetalgia 270: Marvel’s Seekers of the Weird, listener mail

Merry Weird-mas from Mousetalgia! On today's special holiday show, we welcome three - count 'em, three - Imagineers to the show to talk about Marvel's upcoming "Disney Kingdoms" line of comics, which will be...

Mousetalgia 269: Disneyland Holidays, Remembering Annette

Team Mousetalgia reviews the Disneyland Holiday season for 2013 in this episode. First, Jeff and Kristen discuss various aspects of the holidays at the resort, including reports and reviews from Viva Navidad, World of...

Mousetalgia 268: MyMagic+, Frozen

In today's Mousetalgia, we discuss the benefits and perils of the new MyMagic+ experience at Walt Disney World and review Disney's Frozen. First, we talk about dining at Walt Disney World, and the resort's...

Mousetalgia 267: Diane Disney Miller; Wine and Dine Half Marathon

This week, we welcome Joseph Titizian, writer for the Walt Disney Family Museum blog, to join us in a celebration of the life of Diane Disney Miller, with whom Joseph was a good friend....

Mousetalgia 266: The true story of Mary Poppins

Disney Legend Dave Smith, Disney Archivist Emeritus, joins Mousetalgia this week to tell the true story of Walt Disney's pursuit of P. L. Travers to bring her book Mary Poppins to the screen. In...

Mousetalgia 265: From Indian Village to Critter Country

Along the edge of Disneyland's Rivers of America, Critter Country and Splash Mountain welcome guests into a wilderness of friendly fauna. But before Critter Country, there was Bear Country and its Jamboree, and before...

Mousetalgia 264: Tony Baxter, Danny Elfman, Peter Pan

In this week's Mousetalgia Emporium, the team reports from Disneyland's Main Street, from Halloween Town, and even from Neverland! Jeff reports from Tony Baxter's Main Street Window Ceremony, held November 1 at Disneyland Park,...

Mousetalgia 263: Disneyland VIP tours

Is a Disneyland VIP tour right for you? Mousetalgia reports from a full day of VIP touring around the resort and offers tips and advice regarding VIP tours, some of which may surprise you....