Editor’s Note:
  • January 31, 2016: Thank you for an AMAZING MiceChat Anniversary Weekend – It was an epic weekend with Disney Legends Dick Van Dyke and Marty Sklar, Mike Peraza, Terri Hardin, Amy Mebberson, David Koenig, a trip to Medieval Times, games, quests, meet-ups and even a rare rainy day at Disneyland. Whether you were able to join us in person or just wished us a happy anniversary on Facebook or Twitter, we appreciate you!!! Thank you for 11 AMAZING years!!! We have much more planned for you in the near future. We have photos for you in our MiceChat Round Up and Fab News. ×0
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A Final Curtain for Animagique at Disneyland Paris

February 07, 2016 at 2:00 am | No Comments

Hello everyone, today’s article is dedicated to the the recently departed and well loved Disneyland Paris show, Animagique. Animagique was a unique black light spectacle which ran approximately 17 minutes in length. To give you…

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Universal Studios Hollywood Celebrates Year of the Monkey

February 07, 2016 at 2:00 am | No Comments

It’s that time of year again!  Universal Studios Hollywood brings the Lunar New Year to life inside the Universal Plaza. In the new central hub for the park, guests can walk under a curtain of…

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You’ve Got To Be Kidding: Ask the Old Disney Guy

February 06, 2016 at 3:00 am | No Comments

You’ve Got To Be Kidding is parody. Pull up a chair, sit back and allow yourself to enjoy a moment of humor. . . Today I am proud to introduce a new and more than…

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Universal Studios Hollywood Wizarding World Nearly Ready for Magic

February 05, 2016 at 3:00 am | No Comments

Universal Studios Hollywood has been going through quite the metamorphosis.  Since the announcement of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter way back in 2012, the park has been building up to its opening with a…

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Yesterland: Epcot Wish List – Part 1, Innoventions Plaza

February 04, 2016 at 7:38 pm | No Comments

Future World was meant to inspire. The magnificent sphere of Spaceship Earth set the stage for the grandeur that carried through to all of Future World. In the center of Future World, the CommuniCore buildings…

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Fab News: Ghosts, Jobs, and Wet Disney Fun

February 04, 2016 at 10:12 am | No Comments

I celebrated my first anniversary with MiceChat last weekend, as MiceChat celebrated its eleventh anniversary. What a great year it’s been! I would have shared the story with you Tuesday but Sunday night, part of…

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Four Fun Disney World Date Nights

February 04, 2016 at 3:00 am | No Comments

Love is in the air! With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, here are a few fun date night ideas for you and your sweetie at Walt Disney World. Disney’s Boardwalk Plenty of dining options…

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Dateline Disney World – Change is Roaring at Animal Kingdom

February 03, 2016 at 3:00 am | No Comments

Since our last visit, there have been tons of changes to Disney’s Animal Kingdom. The park is rapidly transforming from a day park into a full day (and NIGHT) experience. Avatar Land and Rivers of…

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Disney News Round Up: Construction Central for both Coasts!

February 03, 2016 at 12:31 am | No Comments

MiceChat RoundUpCrew! MiceChat just celebrated 11 great years this past weekend! If you were able to join us this weekend, we hope you had as much fun as we did! If you weren’t able to…

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The Ganachery at Disney Springs: Your Cure for the Common Chocolate

February 02, 2016 at 3:00 am | No Comments

Oh, the powers of chocolate. The mere mention of that wonderful confection invokes a smile on my face, so when I discovered the removal of the tarps and fencing around The Ganachery Chocolate Shoppe during…

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Disneyland honors its history as Star Wars construction gets underway

February 01, 2016 at 5:05 am | No Comments

Disneyland has decorated construction walls along the Rivers of America with posters honoring the park’s history as construction gets underway on the major 14-acre Star Wars project. With Star Wars popularity at an all-time high,…

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Mousetalgia Episode 380: Disney books, collectibles corner

February 01, 2016 at 12:30 am | No Comments

Team Mousetalgia expands our Disney library and brings you four new book reviews, including “Mickey Mouse: Emblem of the American Spirit” by Garry Apgar; “Funny: Twenty-Five Years of Laughter from the Pixar Story Room;” “Keep…

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The Sweep Spot #175 History of Big Thunder Ranch Area

January 31, 2016 at 6:56 am | No Comments

In this episode we take a look at an area of Disneyland that is no longer there. . . the Big Thunder Ranch. This rustic area, which opened in 1986, hosted a petting zoo, a…

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Three Free Quests This Weekend At The Disneyland Resort

January 29, 2016 at 3:00 am | No Comments

MiceChat Anniversary weekend stars TODAY. We’d like to point you toward several events which you won’t want to miss out on.  Tonight kicks off the celebration at Medieval Times dinner theater. On Saturday, we are…

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Yesterland: McDonald’s at WDW & McDonald’s Dinoland U.S.A.

January 28, 2016 at 7:13 pm | No Comments

Two all-beef patties? No. Two Yesterland articles about the Golden Arches years at Walt Disney World. Take a photo tour. Do you remember a whole land presented by McDonald’s? (DOUBLE FEATURE based on articles originally…

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Fab News: Star Wars Cruise, AP Days and Restored Trains Coming to Disneyland

January 28, 2016 at 3:00 am | No Comments

Star Wars Days at Sea or “Aye Aye, Cap’n Phasma!” The first images of the Star Wars events on the Disney Cruise line are up, and man, do they look fun. Wait, is that Captain…

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Dateline Disney World – Skipper Canteen and Magic Kingdom Projects

January 27, 2016 at 3:00 am | No Comments

The holidays are officially over at the Magic Kingdom, and that means refurb season is in full swing. Let’s take a look at what is happening at the park, including a look at the Skipper…

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Disney News Round Up: MiceChat Anniversary Weekend Adventures

January 27, 2016 at 2:00 am | No Comments

MiceChat RoundUpCrew! We are in a celebratory mood this week at the Roundup! With Micechat celebrating 11 wonderful years this coming weekend, we wanted to make sure you had all the details needed so you…

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Step into Disneyland Railroad history as Star Wars Land construction gets underway

January 26, 2016 at 7:21 am | No Comments

Walls have gone up in Critter Country and Frontierland as Disneyland gets started in earnest on its new 14-acre Star Wars-themed expansion. The first major step, besides reshuffling and moving backstage facilities, is rerouting the…

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Mousetalgia Podcast 379: Arrow Development, Star Wars Half Marathon

January 25, 2016 at 1:00 am | No Comments

Mousetalgia’s own Dave Breiland ran the Star Wars Half Marathon at Disneyland Resort as the park finally started closing much of Frontierland in anticipation of the construction of the new Star Wars galaxy, and he…