Editor’s Note:
  • March 28, 2015: UNIVERSAL STUDIOS HOLLYWOOD SPRINGFIELD NOW SOFT OPENED – The new Simpsons Springfield area began technical rehearsals (soft openings) yesterday. MiceChat was first in line to get our Lard Lad Donuts, Flamin' Moe, and Chicken Thumbs. Get the full report on the new Simpson's themed land HERE.
    • The MiceChat Gumball Rally is a race through Disneyland Resort to see who can ride the most attractions in a single day. It's the most fun you'll ever have in the parks. Don't delay, sign your team up today. Tickets are VERY limited.  GUMBALL RALLY TICKETS HERE
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Disafterdark Series 3, Episode 9 – Jim Hill Said So

March 28, 2015 at 3:00 am | No Comments

Welcome back to the Mouses Head and thank you for the download. Jim Hill is back, and answering some of your questions you posed for him. Thats it really…   We would really appreciate it if…

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Twisted Colossus Update

March 28, 2015 at 3:00 am | No Comments

The Twisted Colossus project at Six Flags Magic Mountain is rolling along.  With the major transformation of the wooden classic, and the refurbishment of the floorless coaster, Scream, Magic Mountain took the opportunity to retheme…

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Universal Hollywood Springfield U.S.A. Now Open

March 27, 2015 at 3:00 am | No Comments

Places everyone, places!  The stage is set and we are about to see Universal Studios Hollywood transformed from “studio” park into full fledged theme park. It’s been a long road and after 50 years of…

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Knotts Berry Farm Boysenberry Festival Returns!

March 27, 2015 at 12:01 am | 2 Comments

Knott’s Berry Farm will once again celebrate its Boysenberry Festival March 28 – April 12 this year, encompassing Spring and Easter celebrations as well as the annual celebration of the little berry that started it all.…

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A Sanity Check on “41 Insane Facts” — Part 1 of 4

March 26, 2015 at 6:02 pm | No Comments

MSN (Microsoft Network) recently published “41 Insane Facts You Definitely Don’t Know About Disneyland” with this promise: “There’s some mind-blowing facts out there that even the ultimate Disney fan doesn’t know.” Yesterland looks at which…

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Dateline Disney World – Hatless Hollywood Studios

March 25, 2015 at 3:00 am | No Comments

Change is coming to Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Today we’ll show you the latest from this park in transition. During the recent Disney shareholder meeting, Bob Iger let it slip that Disney’s Hollywood Studios may soon…

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Disney News Round Up: Eat, Roll and Shine

March 25, 2015 at 2:00 am | No Comments

Things are starting to shine like a Diamond at the Disneyland Resort, which is in full renovation mode for the big 60th anniversary celebration. Sleeping beauty’s castle is getting its bling at Disneyland and the…

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Disney Avenue Podcast – Show #12 – Terri Hardin and Imagineering

March 25, 2015 at 12:01 am | No Comments

Welcome back friends to the March 2015 edition of the Disney Avenue Podcast! Host Keith Michael Mahne and Dusty Sage of MiceChat.com interview the queen of creativity herself, the amazingly talented Terri Hardin. If you’ve always wanted…

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George and Jeff Review Disney’s Into The Woods Blu-ray

March 24, 2015 at 2:00 am | 1 Comment

George: I’d never heard of Into the Woods before the release of the theatrical film during the holiday season of 2014. From the advertising, it looked like it was going to be pretty dark and…

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DoomBuggies Spook Show Episode 13: The Hat Box Ghost, Walker Stalker Con

March 24, 2015 at 12:01 am | 1 Comment

On this episode of the DoomBuggies Spook Show, we discuss the mysterious new wall that recently materialized in the attic of the Disneyland Haunted Mansion, and ponder the possible return of the long-awaited Hat Box…

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Diamonds appear on Sleeping Beauty Castle as Smokejumpers land in Disney California Adventure

March 23, 2015 at 4:05 am | 2 Comments

Spring break is here as Disneyland is busy gearing up for its huge 60th Anniversary summer. At Disneyland, Sleeping Beauty Castle is starting to get its sparkly diamond overlay installed, bringing a new shimmering blue…

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Mousetalgia Episode 335: Cinderella, Indiana Jones Adventure

March 23, 2015 at 12:01 am | 2 Comments

This week, Mousetalgia reviews Cinderella, Disney’s latest live-action version of one of its classic animated films. How does Kenneth Branagh’s new film compare to Disney’s other live action remakes? We offer our two cents, and…

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Noe Valladolid Reviews “Miles From Tomorrowland”

March 22, 2015 at 3:00 am | 2 Comments

Mouse fans, have you been keeping up with the new Disney Junior series “Miles from Tomorrowland”? If not, you are missing out on one of the best science fiction shows in the past few years. Granted,…

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Santa Cruz Boardwalk and the Chowder Capital of the World

March 21, 2015 at 2:00 am | 1 Comment

Chowder is the Soup Santa Cruz Loves the Best 2015 Clam Chowder Cook-off By Marc Ricketts A blue sky waited in Santa Cruz that day, The clouds later arrived, but that was OK, We were…

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Disafterdark Series 3, Episode 8 – Alice through the listening podcast

March 21, 2015 at 12:09 am | 2 Comments

Welcome back to the Mouses Head and thank you for the download. We have a full house in the bar tonight as we welcome back Craig and Michelle as well as Emily @britdisfan. Our talk…

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Knotts Berry Farm Park Update

March 20, 2015 at 9:05 am | 1 Comment

Knotts Berry Farm is the focus of In the Parks today as we hit you with two articles geared towards their spring happenings.  Promotion for the new attraction, Voyage to the Iron Reef is beginning…

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Yesterland: Coca-Cola Tomorrowland Terrace

March 19, 2015 at 8:52 pm | 1 Comment

What’s that futuristic, white planter doing? It’s rising! There’s a bandshell under that planter, with a rock band playing on it. The planter is now on the roof of the bandshell. Cool!   Read the…

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Top 10 Quick Spots to Eat at the Disneyland Resort

March 19, 2015 at 3:00 am | 1 Comment

With so much to see and do on a given day at the Disneyland Resort, the idea of spending hours at one of the resort’s restaurants for every meal sounds daunting and not always ideal…

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Dateline Universal Orlando – Kong Rising

March 18, 2015 at 3:00 am | 3 Comments

Hello all. This week we are visiting Universal Orlando Resort, as we have a bunch of pictures and news to share from these rapidly changing parks. Let’s get started!   That’s going to do it…

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Make It Beautiful – Restoring The Dream

March 18, 2015 at 1:23 am | 2 Comments

The Walt Disney Birthplace restoration project has some exciting updates that are well worth sharing. Thanks to all of you fine folks who supported their “Let’s Start Some Good!” campaign late last year or have…