Editor’s Note:
  • October 12, 2015: Change is in the wind at the Disneyland Resort – With all the projects now underway or rumored for the Disneyland Resort, we are relaunching Andy Castro's Disneyland Resort Project Tracker on our forums. We invite you to bookmark and check this thread on a regular basis as we track the future of the Disneyland Resort HERE. - We also examine the price increases at both Disneyland and Walt Disney World in an article from Hastin Zylstra HERE and Andy Castro takes a look at Disneyland price increases as the entire Rivers of America complex and Railroad prepare to shut down HERE. ×0
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Relaunching the Disneyland Resort Project Tracker

October 12, 2015 at 2:00 am | No Comments

Greetings, Dateline Disneylanders! Dateline Disneyland is taking a vacation break this week, so in lieu of a regular park update, we’re bringing you a classic MiceChat feature. Back during the height of Disney California Adventure’s…


Mousetalgia Podcast 364: Mystical Spirits of the Blue Bayou; Disneyland admission prices

October 12, 2015 at 1:00 am | No Comments

Disneyland admission prices – how does the increased cost reflect on the park and its community? We share some thoughts from Disney expert Jeff Kurtti, and share our own reactions to the recent annual pass…


Micechat’s Sip & Nibble Around the World: The Best Way To Do Epcot’s Food and Wine Festival

October 11, 2015 at 3:00 am | No Comments

I can’t believe it has been nine years since we dreamed up the concept of “Sip and Nibble” as we strolled around Epcot’s Food and Wine Festival during the very first Micechat Walt Disney World…

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The Haunted Mansion Show: A Library of Ghost Stories

October 11, 2015 at 12:44 am | No Comments

No house could ever be haunted without a library full of ghost stories. In Gracey Manor, you’ll find yourself immersed with an endless amount of such scary tales, not to mention the marble busts of…


You’ve Got To Be Kidding – Famous Directors and Disney Movies

October 10, 2015 at 12:25 am | No Comments

If it’s Saturday, it must be “you’ve Got To Be Kidding.” Sit back, relax and enjoy the humor . . . Hollywood history is rife with stories of directors and film projects that almost happened,…

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Five Tips For Surviving a Theme Park Haunt for the Complete Chicken

October 09, 2015 at 3:00 am | No Comments

I’m really an odd duck. I love Halloween. I love a good jump scare. I love horror novels. I love haunt events. But…. I hate horror movies and I don’t handle seeing blood and gore…


Yesterland: Disneyland Hotel – Then & Now, Part 2

October 08, 2015 at 8:19 pm | No Comments

Throughout its 60 years, the Disneyland Hotel has gained and lost many features. The improvements of 2009 though 2012 arguably make the hotel the best it’s been this century. The Disneyland Hotel is a youthful,…


Fab News: The Islands Await

October 08, 2015 at 3:00 am | No Comments

Hello, sweet Fabanistas. The weekend approaches, and for us, it’s going to be a busy one! Luau, Baby! There’s still time to get tickets for the CHOC Ambassador Luau this Saturday night. There will be…


It’s a Winter Holiday at Sea Onboard the Disney Cruise Line

October 08, 2015 at 2:00 am | No Comments

Disney Cruise Line‘s very popular Very Merrytime Cruises are back this year aboard the fully decorated Disney Magic, Disney Wonder, Disney Dream and Disney Fantasy. As we discovered last year on the Fantasy, it’s the perfect…


Dateline Disney World – Pirates Returns and First Signs of Christmas

October 07, 2015 at 3:00 am | No Comments

Aside from Halloween, there are many projects happening around the Magic Kingdom. let’s take a look.


Disney News Round Up: Wild and Crazy News Week

October 07, 2015 at 2:00 am | No Comments

Welcome to this week’s Disney News Round-Up! We have lots of big news about Disney prices increase, some of them shocking. Our forums and Facebook has been buzzing about the good and not so good…


Fab News: Starry, Spooky, Spectacular

October 06, 2015 at 3:00 am | No Comments

Rebel, Rebel Sarah Michelle Gellar, whom I loved as Kendall Hart in All My Children, will be playing the Seventh Sister (Sithster?) a cunning, evil Inquisitor who wields a wicked lightsaber. She’ll be talking about…

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Disney's concept art for the returning specter.

DoomBuggies Spook Show #14: The Hat Box Ghost, The Ghost Host, and the Queen of Halloween

October 06, 2015 at 12:12 am | No Comments

Bridget Marquardt, the “Queen of Halloween,” joins this jam-packed holiday edition of the DoomBuggies Spook Show to share some tips for celebrating Halloween as we dive into the fall season. Imagineer Daniel Joseph joins us…


Disneyland raises prices again as it prepares to close major attractions for Star Wars construction

October 05, 2015 at 7:48 am | No Comments

It was a huge news week for Disneyland, as rumors hit the web early last week of major changes coming to Disneyland’s Rivers of America as part of the park’s upcoming Star Wars-themed expansion. Surprisingly,…


You’re Invited to a CHOC Luau at the Disneyland Hotel

October 05, 2015 at 2:00 am | No Comments

It’s October, and that means even more to us Disneyland-loving folks than Ghost Galaxy and pumpkin beignets – it means that it’s time for the annual CHOC Walk in the Park! My pally puts it…

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Mousetalgia Podcast 363: Author interviews – Cleaning the Kingdom and The Disney Book

October 05, 2015 at 12:01 am | No Comments

It’s a week of Mousetalgia book reports! First, Lynn Barron and Ken Pellman, authors of “Cleaning the Kingdom: Insider Tales of Keeping Walt’s Dream Spotless” join Mousetalgia to talk about their new book, which is…


Annual Pass Prices Increase at Disneyland and Walt Disney World

October 04, 2015 at 7:56 am | No Comments

Early Sunday morning, Disney Parks and Resorts increased prices and have altered their existing Annual Pass programs for both Disneyland and Walt Disney World. Interestingly enough, there is no increase in regular ticket costs this…


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.…