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  • July 30, 2014: Walt Disney World Gumball Rally and MiceChat Invasion are coming to Orlando October 22nd through 29th. Find out more about the WDW Gumball Rally, Epcot Food and Wine Festival Sip and Nibble, MiceChat Wizarding World and Horror Nights events as well as Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party, dinners, meets, Cirque and more here: MiceChat Invasion and Gumball Rally Info ×0
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Universal Studios Hollywood Changes the Scenery

August 01, 2014 at 3:00 am | 8 Comments

Universal Studios Hollywood is abuzz with exciting construction projects. The Wizarding World of Harry Potter is on track for a 2016 opening. Coming next year is the Fast and Furious Supercharged addition to the World…

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ScareLA 2014 Brings Halloween and Theme Park Fans Together – August 9th & 10th

August 01, 2014 at 1:37 am | 3 Comments

  Don’t be alarmed next weekend if you see demons or zombies in downtown Los Angeles; it’s not the Apocalypse – it’s ScareLA! Now in its second year, ScareLA is a large-scale convention held each…

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Season Pass Podcast: The Unbelievable Europa Park with Fred Pastuszak

August 01, 2014 at 12:41 am | No Comments

This week Nick Hutson takes the helm and visits Europa Park in Germany.  Nick and Lee Conway join Europa Park’s Project Architect, Frederic Pastuszak, to discuss the world famous resort as well as creative process and the newest…

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Castle Rock Ridge at Yesterland

July 31, 2014 at 10:36 pm | 5 Comments

It’s 1957. You’ve just set foot on Tom Sawyer Island after a ride on a Tom Sawyer Island Raft across the Rivers of America. You spent a “D” ticket for this attraction. That’s the highest…

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Pirate Plundering at Walt Disney World

July 31, 2014 at 3:00 am | 4 Comments

Last week we waxed poetically about all plots princessy, but this week is a pirate’s paradise! There’s no shortage of adventures for the scallywag in your life at the Most Magical (turned Miscevious!) Place on…

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Yesterday, Tomorrow, and Fantasy: Rapunzel Untangled

July 31, 2014 at 2:00 am | 3 Comments

Yesterday, Tomorrow, and Fantasy is an unofficial guide to the world beyond Disney, exploring the original stories and sources of beloved films and attractions. This week, from Fantasyland: Rapunzel Untangled - Cory The adjective used to title Walt…

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Window to the Magic – Season 10 Begins with Patrick Warburton

July 31, 2014 at 12:01 am | No Comments

This week, Season 10 begins with some listener voicemails, a contest winner announcement, and a talk with Kronk… Patrick Warburton, thanks to the Disney Club of UCLA. Much thanks to Matt and the entire Disney…

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Star Wars: The Film That Changed My Life

July 30, 2014 at 3:00 am | 17 Comments

UPDATE: Wow, these last two weeks have been action packed. Disneyland’s Birthday week was full of excitement and surprises.  It started on Tuesday when I enjoyed a few hours with my new friends Kelly and James…

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Dateline Disney World – New Hub Growing and Magic Kingdom Photos

July 30, 2014 at 2:00 am | 14 Comments

It’s time for Dateline Disney World and a trip through the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World! This week, we take a long hard look at the projects happening throughout this sprawling park.  Construction in…

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Disney News Round Up: Walt Disney World Invasion and Mouse News

July 30, 2014 at 12:01 am | No Comments

Round ‘em up and roll ‘em out!  MiceChat’s weekly collection of Disney and theme park news and info is back with a jam packed update.  The big news this week is the announcement of the…

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The MiceChat Walt Disney World Invasion and Gumball Rally – October 22-29

July 29, 2014 at 3:00 am | 5 Comments

Imagine seeing the very best of Orlando – including Walt Disney World and the Universal Orlando Resort – with a fantastic group of people while having the time of your life. Join us for one of…

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The Arrow Development Story Part 4 – Inevitable

July 29, 2014 at 2:00 am | No Comments

There is an old saying that hindsight is 20/20, but when it comes to the rise and fall of companies, the view isn’t always so clear. Organizations are led by people and understanding their goals…

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E Ticket Report: Diagon Alley, Club 33, Guardians of the Galaxy and more!

July 29, 2014 at 1:01 am | No Comments

It’s time for episode 8 of The E-Ticket Report where hosts Tim, Chris, and Derek take a look at all the goings on in the theme parks we all love. Subjects include: the opening of…

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Communicore Weekly – Future of Epcot, Seen Un-Seen Disneyland, Dueling Disney, Tres Caballeros

July 29, 2014 at 12:01 am | No Comments

Direct Link l   iTunes Link Welcome to this week’s Communicore Weekly, where we talk about the Future of Epcot, Seen Un-Seen Disneyland, Dueling Disney, and Tres Caballeros! DISNEY HISTORY! – Jeff and George look at…

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Adventure Trading Company gets ready to open at Disneyland as summer continues

July 28, 2014 at 5:05 am | 49 Comments

Disneyland is getting ready to debut another new interactive game later this week as the ongoing Legends of Frontierland game continues to draw a big following from enthusiastic park guests. The new Adventure Trading Company…

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Walt Disney World Cruise Ships

July 28, 2014 at 2:00 am | 3 Comments

One thing that’s always set Walt Disney World apart from Disneyland and other theme parks (well, besides the sheer size, of course) is the use of water and water-based transportation. My obsession with Bob-A-Round (and…

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Mousetalgia Podcast 301: David Koenig; Journey Into Imagination

July 28, 2014 at 12:01 am | 2 Comments

David Koenig offers a look behind the scenes at the process of writing the best “behind the scenes” Disney parks books! From surprising anecdotes to the massive undertaking of documenting Walt Disney World’s history, Koenig…

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An In-depth Look at Ratatouille Land

July 27, 2014 at 3:00 am | 16 Comments

Alain Littaye has some great photos of the theming in the area surrounding the new Ratatouille attraction in Walt Disney Studios at the Disneyland Paris Resort. ~~Rick Ratatouille Land: An In-Depth Look! by Alain Littaye…

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MiceChat Podcast – Top Attractions of Summer 2014

July 27, 2014 at 1:00 am | 2 Comments

Summer 2014 is in full swing and theme parks all across the country are preparing their offerings. This month’s show is your guide to the best of what theme parks have to offer you this year (and…

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Seen, Un-Seen Disneyland by Russell Flores

July 26, 2014 at 3:00 am | 24 Comments

George: With the proliferation and ease of publishing books we’ve seen an influx of Disney-related titles, some good and some bad.Seen, Un-Seen Disneyland by Russell Flores is in it’s second edition and it’s a great…