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Star Wars News: The Show, Star Tours and Construction

May 12, 2016 at 12:29 am | No Comments

This week we look at some of the latest news on the Star Wars movies and peek over the wall at Star Wars Mountain growing in Disneyland. The Star Wars Show The official Star Wars…

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Dateline Disney World – Epcot News and Photos

May 11, 2016 at 3:00 am | No Comments

Hello, and welcome to Dateline Disney World! This week, we’re taking a look at Epcot’s preparations for the summer season. Lots of photos, so let’s go!     More news from the Disney World: Disney’s…

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Disney News Round Up: Disneyland Cuts as Shanghai Prepares to Open

May 11, 2016 at 12:58 am | No Comments

MiceChat Round Up This weekend marks the 10th anniversary of the MiceChat Gumball Rally. Though the traditional gift for a tenth anniversary is metal or tin, instead may we suggest a wonderful and adventure filled…

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Fab News: Women, Queens and Challenges

May 10, 2016 at 3:00 am | No Comments

Hello MiceChatters and Fabanistas! Today’s Fab News is a little bit of everything. I want to know what you think, so don’t be afraid to comment. I don’t bite – very hard. Disney Animation Studios…

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Universal Hollywood Celebrates Christmas in Spring at M.E.N.D.

May 10, 2016 at 1:38 am | No Comments

Every year Universal Studios Hollywood’s gets into the spirit of giving with their annual “Christmas in Spring” event. Held at M.E.N.D (Meet Each Need with Dignity) in Pacoima, the event gives low income families a chance to…

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Disneyland suffers from budget cuts this spring as Jungle Cruise reopens with new safety changes

May 09, 2016 at 4:30 am | No Comments

Disneyland‘s classic Jungle Cruise reopened with new safety enhancements that make the experience safety for guests and Cast Members alike. The changes improve the loading and unloading procedures at the attraction but most guests won’t…

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Mousetalgia Podcast 394: A career as an Imagineer; Disneyland with toddlers

May 09, 2016 at 12:01 am | No Comments

A team of Imagineers recently spoke about the ins and outs of starting a career as an Imagineer, and Jeff reports on the panel discussion. Hosted at the Walt Disney Family Museum, Imagineers Marty Sklar,…

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Six Flags Discovery Kingdom Joker Construction

May 08, 2016 at 2:00 am | No Comments

I started this column for MiceChat with no book to sell or podcast to promote, but figured that I’d perhaps get to go on one of those cool roller coaster hard hat construction tours one…

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The Sweep Spot #182 A Musical Tour of Disneyland

May 08, 2016 at 1:00 am | No Comments

In this episode we play and discuss some of Disneyland’s music you can hear in the different lands. We will discuss each track and talk about maybe a memory we had in that land with…

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You’ve Got to be Kidding: The New Disney CEO IS . . .

May 07, 2016 at 3:00 am | 1 Comment

The biggest race that you may not be following closely is who will replace Tom Staggs as the heir apparent of Disney CEO Bob Iger. But you won’t get a straight answer in this column.…

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LEGOLAND California’s New NINJAGO World and Ride

May 07, 2016 at 12:10 am | No Comments

Matt is a long time MiceChatter and father of two adorable theme park loving kids. His daughter Laura reviewed LEGOLAND California’s newest attraction for us today as well HERE. Here’s Matt’s version of the new…

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Ninjago World at Legoland California Through the Eyes of a Child

May 07, 2016 at 12:05 am | No Comments

We have a very special father and daughter review of Legoland California’s newest attraction which opens this weekend. This article is by Laura Hamand, an enthusiastic 7 year old theme park lover. Be sure to…

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Disneyland Star Wars Day: Merch, Trivia and Celebration

May 06, 2016 at 3:00 am | No Comments

Star Wars attire filled the park as passionate fans celebrated Star Wars Day (May the 4th) at Disneyland. Some brought costumes in backpacks and changed in the restrooms while others donned their favorite Star Wars…

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SeaWorld San Diego Seven Seas Food Festival a Treat

May 06, 2016 at 2:00 am | No Comments

Spring is apparently the time for theme park food festivals. Knott’s Berry Farm had the Boysenberry Festival. Disney California Adventure had the Food and Wine Festival. Starting on May 7th and continuing every weekend until…

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Yesterland: Autopia, presented by Chevron

May 05, 2016 at 4:09 pm | No Comments

Yesterland now has the first 21st century version of Autopia—the one that opened at Disneyland on June 29, 2000. This Autopia is better than ever, thanks to Chevron, the California-based energy company known for all…

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Fab News: Revenge of the Fifth

May 05, 2016 at 9:37 am | No Comments

If you didn’t stick to the nice, safe blue milk when celebrating May the Fourth yesterday, then today you’ll probably be feeling Revenge of the Fifth. And remember, Mexican Independence Day is in SEPTEMBER. MiceAge Makes…

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Dateline Disney World – Disney Springs Updates

May 05, 2016 at 3:00 am | No Comments

Hello, and welcome to Dateline Disney World! This week, we’re taking a very rain soaked look at Walt Disney World’s Disney Springs. We’re interested in your thoughts about the expansion of what was once Downtown…

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Disney News Round Up: Guardians of the Tower, and more!

May 04, 2016 at 2:00 am | No Comments

MiceChat Round Up This week in 2005, Disney Theme parks around the world kicked off “The Happiest Celebration on Earth” marking the start of the 50th anniversary celebration at Disneyland.That historic 18 month long celebration…

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Star Wars Land: May The 4th Be With You

May 04, 2016 at 12:05 am | No Comments

This week we take a look at where the younglings go at rope drop, who that woman is with the lightsaber, possible Star Wars Rides and where all that dirt is going backstage. We’ll also…

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MiceAge Disneyland Update – Guardians of the Tower

May 03, 2016 at 3:00 am | No Comments

Disneyland Resort continues to lurch through a weird and unusual spring as Burbank mandates sweeping budget cuts while record crowds continue to pack both parks. In this update we’ll fill you in on why the…