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In Memoriam: Marty Sklar

Marty Sklar Feb 6, 1934 - July 27, 2017 Marty Sklar was a student at UCLA and editor for The Daily Bruin when Walt Disney hired him on to create and run a daily paper for...

Disney News Roundup: D23Expo Recap, Fantasmic Returns and More

Welcome to the MiceChat News Roundup! With the D23 expo now in the rear view mirror, we cast our eyes on the future. What have we learned and where are things headed . . ....

MiceChat Podcast – Expos, Pirates & Presidents

So much Disney controversy this month! Pirates of the Caribbean going PC, Trump on his way to the Hall of Presidents, and changes to Fantasmic. But it's not all angst and strife. Huge new...

Honda’s Fashionable Custom Odyssey Minnie-Van Makes D23 Expo Debut

As anybody who has crossed the Disneyland Resort Esplanade, experienced Autopia or visited Innoventions in the past decade knows, Disney and Honda have had a long and happy Strategic Alliance. This continues not only...

The Animation Show of Shows Needs Your Help

The Animation Show of Shows' Kickstarter is in its last day and its not looking great for them, but if anybody can pull a rabbit out of their collective hat, it's animation fans, and...

The Sweep Spot #213 Former Top Custodial Manager Ray Sidejas Part 2

In this episode we continue our discussion with Top Jani, and former Disneyland Custodial Manager Ray Sidejas. Ray was only the second Custodial Manager, and had a big role in opening many other Disney...

Disney News Roundup: Red, White and More

Welcome to the MiceChat News Roundup! Hopefully your Holiday weekend was filled with Fun, Food and Fireworks! Are you ready for the D23 Expo coming up July 14th thru 16th? We have all the details,...

Mousetalgia Podcast 454: Walt Disney Archives Director Becky Cline on the Expo, Gurr on...

This week, Walt Disney Archives Director Becky Cline talks to Mousetalgia about the upcoming D23 Expo and gives us a sneak preview of the Pirates-themed Walt Disney Archives exhibit, and some behind-the-scenes information about...

Exclusive Interview – What to Expect at D23 Expo 2017

I recently sat down with Jeffrey Epstein, Director of Corporate Communications at Disney, to discuss the upcoming D23 Expo in Anaheim scheduled for July 14th through 16th. The biennial Disney fan event has become a...

Breaking News – Final Auction Coming Soon to Pirates of the Caribbean at Disneyland...

In what is surely a sign of the times, Pirates of the Caribbean at Disneyland, Magic Kingdom and Disneyland Paris will all soon remove the "Auction" scene where pirates can buy a bride. The...

Disney News Roundup: MaxPass, Fantasmic and the Rumor Mill

Welcome to the MiceChat News Roundup! With Summer officially underway, theme parks worldwide are geared up for big crowds hungering for their new rides, shows and attractions. Here at MiceChat, we are excited about the...

Adventures by Disney Guide, No Recharging Necessary!

There are lots of places in this world I'd like to go, but I can't necessarily afford. But Disney sure does make it sound tempting to me. But it never hurts to be informed,...

Disney’s 2017 Vacation Planning Videos are Fun, Fabulous and FREE!

Are you planning a Disney vacation for you and your loved ones and you're not sure where to start? Here's a really fun way to take a lot of the headache out of the...

Disney News Roundup: Islands, Wizards & Avatars

Welcome to the MiceChat News Roundup! We are in for a busy summer at the Disneyland resort and beyond . . . and we don't just mean crowds! A brand new Big Thunder Trail to...

Tom Sawyer’s Island Now Open!

Tom Sawyer's Island reopened to guests today at Disneyland Park in Anaheim, California. Dusty Sage broadcast live on Facebook, and we invite you to enjoy the journey here: https://www.facebook.com/MiceBook/videos/1588952127782908 Dusty noted that the Pirates Lair sign...

Micechat Podcast – (Re)Views from Pandora and Surviving Mission: Breakout!

It's a BIG news theme park update from Doug and Dusty this month. Guardians of the Galaxy breaks out at the Disneyland Resort and the guys take you with them on the ride!!! But...

The Season Pass Podcast #345 – Season Pass Renewal: The Joe Rohde Interviews

The latest Season Pass Podcast brings us a Renewal of some previous classic stories in a new, fresh way. What’s interesting about the Renewal episodes, is the opportunity to catch some great ideas and...

Disney News Roundup: Adventureland Shuffle and More

Welcome to the MiceChat News Roundup! Wow! It's been a busy couple weeks in the Theme Park world. New and exciting Attractions, Themed Lands and New Experiences opened at Disneyland Resort, Animal Kingdom at Walt Disney...

Warner Bros, Disney Join Forces for World-Class Racing Game

Today in Burbank, coinciding with this week's E3 in Los Angeles and last week's starry Premiere of Cars 3 in Anaheim,  Warner Brothers Interactive (Disney already has a friendly working relationship with them vis-a-vis...

Fab News: A Meeska-Mooska-Magical-Mousketeer Weekend in Chicago June 24th and 25th

Chicago: where it all started. Where Elias Disney worked as a contractor at the Chicago World's Fair of 1893 (the famed White City) and brought home stories of a gleaming modern city, to his...

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