Editor’s Note:
  • August 20, 2014: The long awaited MiceChat Knott's Scary Farm event tickets are now available. And don't miss out on the upcoming MiceChat Invasion, coming to Orlando October 22nd through 29th (which includes a Walt Disney World Gumball Rally!).
    • MICECHAT WDW INVASION:  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
    • -  MICECHAT HALLOWEEN HAUNT @ KNOTT'S SCARY FARM will be held on September 27th. Don't miss out, this event sells out rapidly every year! MiceChat Haunt Tickets and Information HERE 
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Epcot Future World News and Photos

August 22, 2014 at 3:00 am | 21 Comments

We have a special Friday edition of Dateline Disney World for you today. This week, we’re taking a quick tour Epcot’s Future World. Future indeed, as we see charging stations in the parking lot for…

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Universal Studios Hollywood Big Construction and Halloween Update

August 22, 2014 at 2:00 am | 13 Comments

There is so much happening all at once here at Universal Studios Hollywood that it’s tough to keep up.  But we’ll do our best to bring you the latest news and info from this fast-changing…

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Disney Avenue Podcast – Catching Up with Marty Sklar

August 22, 2014 at 12:30 am | No Comments

The Disney Avenue Podcast is back with a VERY special guest I think you may have heard of…Marty Sklar! Dusty Sage joins host Keith Michael Mahne for another fantastic interview with a man that needs no…

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Santa Rosa Seed & Supply

August 21, 2014 at 8:16 pm | 5 Comments

When you a visit Yester California Adventure, it’s fun to buy souvenirs. How about a gift pack featuring a hand cultivator? Or take home some California wildflower seeds? Perhaps a hardcover of Zen Gardens by…

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Eating with Allergies – Sanaa at Kidani Village

August 21, 2014 at 3:00 am | 9 Comments

Please help us welcome Kelley Lord to MiceChat. Jessica Ma’ilo usually appears in this spot, but due to a very busy schedule is scaling back to a column every other week. Jessica’s good friend Kelley…

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MiceChatter: Haunted Mansion Merchandise and More

August 21, 2014 at 2:00 am | 16 Comments

Sarah the MiceChatter is back with a high energy look at the 45 year old Haunted Mansion. While there is plenty of spendy merchandise to be found at Disneyland, Sarah spots the affordable morsels that…

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Magic Joe’s My Disneyland Memories #34

August 21, 2014 at 12:06 am | No Comments

This week, Magic Joe takes us back to the past… to the Disneyland Resort… a whole TWO years ago… to experience a water themed show… and then Calvin stops by with a topical Distest. Enjoy!…

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Bob’s True-Life Adventures – African Safari – Banoka Part One

August 20, 2014 at 3:00 am | 6 Comments

Today’s Wheel of Adventures has stopped at a wild spot in 2014. This is part one of a four part series about my African safari. . .  so here we go! Many folks have a dream to…

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When Disneyland was closed – A Talk With Tony Baxter

August 20, 2014 at 2:00 am | 19 Comments

Remember a few years back when Space Mountain was closed for its major refurbishment?  Even though I’m an adult, I felt like Disneyland was somehow incomplete because I couldn’t experience the ride for what felt…

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Disney News Round Up: Star Wars may replace Toontown and more!

August 20, 2014 at 12:01 am | 2 Comments

A gigantic MiceAge update hit yesterday. A new idea on how to fit Star Wars into Disneyland has come to light as the park gets closer to its 60th anniversary.  This article headlines the MiceChat Round…

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MiceAge Update: More Star Wars, Frozen, Muppets and Marvel at Disneyland Resort

August 19, 2014 at 3:00 am | 177 Comments

Today’s MiceAge Update brings you the latest from the halls of Imagineering and Team Disney Anaheim, where some big-ish projects are in the works. After a pleasant summer season with manageable crowds of tourists spread evenly…

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From Hollywood to Disney Hollywood Studios: The Brown Derby

August 19, 2014 at 2:00 am | 10 Comments

Greetings fellow MiceChatters and readers! This week I will be highlighting both a Hollywood and a Disney Hollywood Studios Classic – The Brown Derby. In 1926, Robert H. Cobb opened the original Brown Derby at…

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Howl-O-Scream at Busch Gardens Tampa Invites Guests to Survive the “Curse”

August 19, 2014 at 1:00 am | 3 Comments

Busch Gardens Tampa has announced info for this year’s Howl-O-Scream. Now in it’s 15th year, Tampa’s #1 haunt event is ready to scare up some spooky new thrills for guests. This year’s event will run…

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Communicore Weekly – ScareLA, Tarzan Chronicles, Massive Blu-Rays, Indian Chief

August 19, 2014 at 12:01 am | 2 Comments

Direct Link l   iTunes Link Welcome to this week’s Communicore Weekly, where we talk about ScareLA, Tarzan Chronicles, Massive Blu-Rays, and an Indian Chief! TRIP REPORT! – Jeff talks about his day at ScareLA in…

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Disneyland celebrates Haunted Mansion’s 45th Anniversary with new art and collectibles

August 18, 2014 at 4:21 am | 50 Comments

Disneyland‘s summer season is starting to wind down as the park begins to gear up for the popular Halloween Time season. As summer wraps up, refurbishments continue from Main Street, U.S.A. to Tomorrowland and the…

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November, 1971 Visit to the Magic Kingdom

August 18, 2014 at 2:00 am | 5 Comments

A few weeks ago, RetroDisneyWorld.com released a five and a half-minute video of restored movie footage from a Super8 print of a visit to the Magic Kingdom in November, 1971. As mentioned on their site,…

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Mousetalgia Podcast 304: The Haunted Mansion at ScareLA; Robin Williams

August 18, 2014 at 1:00 am | No Comments

The ScareLA Halloween convention celebrated the 45th anniversary of the Haunted Mansion on August 9 with a panel hosted by Jeff, and he shares some behind-the-scenes moments and memories from the event, which featured Disney…

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Scare LA: The Halloween Convention in Los Angeles

August 17, 2014 at 3:00 am | 4 Comments

Last weekend, August 9th and 10th, a frightfully fun convention was held in Los Angeles. Scare LA is a large-scale convention held each August for Halloween fans, professional haunters, and anyone in between that loves…

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The San Francisco Dungeon: A Walk On The Dark Side

August 17, 2014 at 2:00 am | 3 Comments

Just in time for the Halloween season, a new attraction has opened at San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf. Marc Ricketts takes us on a tour of The San Francisco Dungeon: Take a Walk on the Dark…

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Disney Blu-ray Extravaganza

August 17, 2014 at 1:00 am | 15 Comments

George: Muppets Most Wanted has finally made it to Blu-ray after it’s theatrical release in March, 2014. I didn’t get the opportunity to see it in the theaters (due to the amazing CommuniTOUR) and I…