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  • September 28, 2015: DON’T MISS THIS EVENT –


    SUNDAY, OCTOBER 4TH, 2015,

    12 NOON UNTIL 5:00 PM!

    • The soda company Walt Disney's father ran, and at which Walt worked, is relaunching next weekend with new flavors! Please join us for O-Zell soda's very special Pineapple Whip and Cherry Jubilee launch party! The afternoon event will take place at Rocket Fizz's Palm Springs store and will feature: Charles Phoenix, noted pop-culture humorist and historian; the masterful pumpkin carving of Terri Hardin, Disney Imagineer and renowned Pumpkin Sculptor; Mike Quinn, Muppeteer and Star Wars character performer; and photo opportunities with Monty the Monorail, an actual Walt Disney World monorail car. Plus, you are invited to a special Soda dinner hosted by Charles Phoenix that evening in Palm Springs. Full event details, locations and sign up page at O-Zell Soda HERE.
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Villains Rule Disneyland Paris at Halloween

October 04, 2015 at 3:00 am | No Comments

By Max Fan, DLP Welcome on Instagram We are ecstatic that Disneyland Paris Resort’s month long Halloween Celebration has begun! The season has started with a lot of surprises. Despite the ongoing renovations taking place,…


The Sweep Spot Ep.165 History of the Haunted Mansion Part 1

October 04, 2015 at 1:00 am | No Comments

In this episode we start to look at the history of the Haunted Mansion at Disneyland. This is not a complete history, but there was quite a bit of research put into this to make…


Knotts Scary Farm 2015 Full Review

October 03, 2015 at 3:00 am | No Comments

Last week, the original halloween haunt, Knott’s Scary Farm, opened its gates for the 2015 season. This year, there are 11 haunted attractions, 3 scare zones, and over 1,000 monsters waiting for you in the fog.…


Would You Have The Guts To Send This Memo To Walt Disney?

October 03, 2015 at 2:00 am | No Comments

Today is the birthday of Van France, Disney Legend and founder of the Disney University. While he has been gone since 1999, his legend lives on. Today’s tribute to Van is from Disney U author,…

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In The Parks – Riding the River to the Back Woods of Disneyland

October 02, 2015 at 3:00 am | No Comments

The spooky season is well under way at Disneyland and we aren’t just talking about pumpkins on Main Street. This week brought news that Disney will soon be rerouting the Rivers of America, as well…


Yesterland: Disneyland Hotel – Then & Now, Part 1

October 01, 2015 at 7:59 pm | No Comments

Disneyland Hotel historian Don Ballard has an amazing collection of photos from the decades when the Hotel was owned by Wrather Corporation. Don recently challenged Werner Weiss to use some of them for a “then…


Fab News: So Much to See and Do and Charles Phoenix Too

October 01, 2015 at 3:00 am | No Comments

Hello Fabanistas! Hasn’t it been an exciting week? Well, that’s nothing compared to what’s coming up! Register This I wrote this year’s ocregister.com Knott’s Scary Farm guide. Thanks to Mark Eades for suggesting me for…


Epcot Food and Wine Festival 2015 Fun

October 01, 2015 at 2:00 am | No Comments

As we mentioned last time, fall is in full swing at Walt Disney World, and with that comes the Epcot Food and Wine Festival 2015!  This annual offering brings lots of culinary and libatious (totally…

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Disney News Round Up: Small Rivers and Big Changes!

October 01, 2015 at 1:00 am | No Comments

Welcome to this week’s Disney News Round-Up! Lots of great news and some controversal changes coming to Disneyland Resort. Our latest MiceAge article expands on the ever changing world of StarWars Land and the long…

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Star Wars Launch Bay and Unobstructed Chinese Theater at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

September 30, 2015 at 3:00 am | No Comments

Hello, and welcome to Dateline Disney World! This week, we are taking a look at the rapid change over at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Lights . . . Camera . . . ACTION!     MiceChat…


MiceAge Update – Star Wars Brings Big Changes and Reduced River

September 29, 2015 at 3:00 am | No Comments

Star Wars Land construction is on the way this winter, and it’s promising to force some big changes to Disneyland’s sleepy northwest corner. Here’s a quick update to recap some of the recent public announcements,…


Fab News: Reasons to Celebrate

September 29, 2015 at 2:00 am | No Comments

It’s been a heck of a week, and it’s just beginning. Strap in and hang on tight! Congratulations! Sergio Iriarte and Mike are our winners, according to random.org, of the digital copies of the Diamond…


Mousetalgia Podcast 362: Jungle Cruise breakfast; CHOC Walk; Aladdin

September 28, 2015 at 12:01 am | No Comments

Let’s talk CHOC: it’s not too late to get involved with the 2015 CHOC Walk in the Park, the time-honored fundraiser coming to Disneyland Resort Oct. 11. Zach Abrams from CHOC joins Mousetalgia to talk…


Tim Grassey: Frozen in Norway… A Look Back Back Over the Falls

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

Disneyland Resort fans, I feel your pain. Aladdin – A Musical Spectacular is the best stage show Disney has ever produced. I watched it five times on my trip last month and I have never…

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Signs of Sign Renovations at Disneyland Paris

September 27, 2015 at 12:52 am | No Comments

Sign Renovations, Animagique, it’s a small world and more by Max Fan, DLP Welcome on Instagram Hi everyone, here’s the latest news from Disneyland Paris. Welcome to Disneyland Park. Contrary to the US and Asian…


You’ve Got To Be Kidding: Updated Disney Attraction Song Lyrics

September 26, 2015 at 3:00 am | No Comments

You’ve Got To Be Kidding is parody. Pull up a chair and sign out loud. Those listening to you at the Starbucks will think you’re crazy, but that’s half the fun! Part of what makes…

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Fab News: Scare Up Some Fun

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

Wondering where I was all day? I was in Embargoland! I signed a thingy! But I can show you now! So, here it is: Disney Home Entertainment is Granting Wishes! If you’re eager to get…

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Yesterland: Fort Wilderness on Tom Sawyer Island

September 24, 2015 at 9:10 pm | No Comments

Fort Wilderness is built from actual logs. The materials give the fort an authentic look. Wood requires care to protect it from the elements and from termites. It’s a good thing this park is known…


Disney News Round Up: Documentary on Walt Disney, Halloween is in full swing!

September 23, 2015 at 3:30 am | No Comments

Welcome to this week’s Disney News Round-Up! We are back from a brief hiatus from the fantastic Forum Upgrades we received. With the recent FOUR hour documentary on PBS about Walt Disney, which has been…


Fab News: Disney Magic in the Air

September 22, 2015 at 12:44 am | No Comments

What a couple of days it’s been! And what a couple of days it’s going to be! I’m writing this Monday night after a press day for Hotel Transylvania (I can tell you all about…