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Yesterland: Independence Hall at Knott’s Berry Farm

July 29, 2016 at 6:34 am | No Comments

Hardly anyone noticed a significant milestone in theme park history earlier this month, on July 4, 2016—the Quinquagenary (50th anniversary) of Independence Hall at Knott’s Berry Farm. This isn’t a “Yester” article about something that’s…

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Star Wars News: Bail Organa, X-Wings And I-Beams

July 29, 2016 at 12:44 am | No Comments

This week, we visit our favorite Rope Drop destination, chew on some exciting movie news and see what’s going on behind the shields in Star Wars Land. Let’s lock our S-Foils in attack position! Star…


Fab News: More Comic-Con Goodness and Disney Adventures

July 28, 2016 at 12:53 am | No Comments

Today we’ve got Cosplay, Midsummer, stuff from the floor, musicians, artists, Adventures and MORE! KEEPING SCORE WITH TELEVISION & FILM’S GREATEST COMPOSERS AT COMIC-CON 2016 Tyler Bates, too, teased the new Guardians of the Galaxy…


Dateline Disney World – Epcot News, Photos & Frozen

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

Starting August 1st, Disney’s Hollywood Studios will offer “ Disney Early Morning Magic.” Similar to the Magic Kingdom event that debuted earlier this year, guests will be given the opportunity to visit select theme park…


Disney News Round Up: Tower of Terror changes and More

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

MiceChat Round Up It’s official! DCA will transform the Tower of Terror into Marvels Guardians of the Galaxy-Mission Breakout! Announced this past weekend at Comic Con, this new reimagined ride experience will anchor a broader…


Fab News: Just Back from Comic-Con

July 26, 2016 at 4:21 am | No Comments

San Diego Comic-Con fun. Lots to share with you today my dear readers. While I was out of town, some of my friends were at the PYLUSD Performing Arts Center, enjoying a spectacular musical treat. Musical…

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Disneyland Photo Update: Diamonds, Paint and DCA News!

July 25, 2016 at 3:00 am | No Comments

This week we’re taking a look back on what the yearlong Diamond Celebration brought us as well as the attractions still in the park from opening day! We have big news on changes coming to…


Mousetalgia Podcast 405: Conversations with Bob Gurr and Marty Sklar

July 25, 2016 at 12:01 am | No Comments

Listen to our exclusive interviews with WED Imagineers Bob Gurr and Marty Sklar in this episode of Mousetalgia, in our continuing coverage of the 2016 Pacific Northwest Mouse Meet. Gurr and Sklar both worked directly…


The Sweep Spot # 187 Disneyland, and Disneyana Trip Report

July 24, 2016 at 1:00 am | No Comments

In this episode we are back from our big Disneyana weekend. We have plenty to talk about along with some live clips from Disneyland, and more. Plus we welcome author Joshua Shaffer of the book…

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Disneyland Paris Update – Peter Pan’s Flight, Massive Refurbishments and more

July 23, 2016 at 3:00 am | No Comments

Hello everyone, here is a little article for this weekend from Disneyland Paris, where there’s something new at Peter Pan’s Flight!  – Max (DLPwelcome) Main Street station has reopened to visitors after more than 6…

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Star Wars News: Celebration, Shopping and Construction

July 22, 2016 at 3:00 am | No Comments

It was a big week in the Star Wars Universe. We got a bunch of great stuff from Star Wars Celebration, early news from Comic Con and a guide to Star Wars shopping at the…


Universal Studios Hollywood Park Update and Annual Pass Changes

July 22, 2016 at 12:22 am | No Comments

Hello readers! It’s time to jump back into Universal Studios Hollywood with a mini update that follows the ongoing changes to the park and nearby CityWalk. With The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, The Walking…


Yesterland: Toy Story Pizza Planet

July 21, 2016 at 5:03 pm | No Comments

Welcome to Pizza Planet at Yester Studios Theme Park. Okay, to tell the truth, it doesn’t look much like Pizza Planet in the movie—outside or inside. It looks like the Metropolitan Department of Water and…


Kingswell Disney House in Peril

July 21, 2016 at 3:47 am | No Comments

There’s a little Craftsman bungalow at 4406 Kingswell Avenue that looks like a reasonably well-kept, but otherwise unremarkable home. That it might be destroyed and replaced by a McMansion by flippers would be tragic in…

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Dateline Disney World – Magic Kingdom Photo Update

July 20, 2016 at 3:00 am | No Comments

It’s a big, bright and beautiful update from the Magic Kingdom today. But first, a bit of news from around the Walt Disney World . . . Epcot continues to present the “ Sounds Like…


Disney News Round Up: 61 years of fun

July 20, 2016 at 2:00 am | No Comments

MiceChat Round Up This week in 1994, The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror opened its elevator doors at Disney MGM Studios for the first time. Standing at 199 ft tall, this attraction on Sunset Blvd…


MiceAge Disneyland Rumor Update – New Lands, New Bosses, New Legacy

July 19, 2016 at 4:00 am | No Comments

Disneyland turned 61 years old on Sunday, but many cast members found little to celebrate as the company conducted a major re-organization and layoffs last week. In this update, we’ll fill you in on what…


Fab News: History Trails, Disneyland Days, Rebel Renewals and More Emoji

July 19, 2016 at 2:17 am | No Comments

 Bob Gurr’s Disney History Trail Bus Tour The awning was pretty easy to spot! I got there nice and early (for once) and had time to chat and look at the wares for sale: DVDs…

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Disneyland Photo Update: 61 Years of Magic

July 18, 2016 at 3:00 am | No Comments

“To all who come to this happy place: – WELCOME – Disneyland is your land. Here age relives fond memories of the past. . . and here youth may savor the challenge and promise of…


Mousetalgia Podcast 404: Pacific Northwest Mouse Meet 2016

July 18, 2016 at 12:01 am | No Comments

This week, Team Mousetalgia reports from the Pacific Northwest Mouse Meet 2016 near Seattle, WA. Topics include the D23 mixer the night before the meet, the show floor, and personal highlights from Mousetalgia listeners and…