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WTTM Podcast: Disney Parks Blog Creepy Cruise & A Mad T Halloween

It's October... and that means its time for a month full of Halloween fun! On this show, Bryn, Calvin and Paul visit Disneyland for The Disney Parks Blog Creepy Cruise and then we head over to DCA to enjoy highlights from A Mad T Halloween! Enjoy! ********************************* Direct Link | iTunes Link ********************************* THE WTTM PODCAST APPLICATIONS for iPhone, iPad & iPod Touch & now for...

Bob’s True-Life Adventures – No.14 Burning Man – 2007

Today's Wheel of Adventures has stopped at 2007, so here we go, to a creative adventure in the desert with Bob Gurr. The Nevada desert in August every year attracts over 50,000 very special folks to a hot dusty barren dry lake bed completely devoid of any amenities - not even weeds will grow there. Why special? They call themselves...

Five Tips for Easy Park Hopping at Walt Disney World

One of the great things about a visit to the Walt Disney World Resort is the fact that you don’t just have one theme park to choose from, but four uniquely themed worlds where you can immerse yourself in the magic. Many visitors choose to try and conquer only one park each day, but for the well prepared and...

The Seasonpass Podcast: Scare L.A.

The Season Pass Reviews the biggest Halloween convention in Southern California, Scare LA. Interviews with Universal Hollywood Halloween Horror Night's Chris Williams, Ben Dickow and more!

Planes, Tanks, and Props: Farewell to the Studio Backlot Tour at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

With the closing of the studio Backlot tour, I thought I would share some history of the attraction. The Studio Backlot Tour opened with Disney's MGM Studios (Now Hollywood Studios) on May 1st 1989. The original entrance to the tour was housed at the current entrance to The Magic of Disney Animation. The original tour lasted much longer then the final...

Howl-O-Scream Is A Frighteningly Good Time

I recently had the opportunity to check out this year's Howl-O-Scream at Busch Gardens Tampa, now in its 14th year. The general theme for the event is "Cursed," and here's why: There is a song. They say you’re cursed once you hear it. Survive a night with hundreds of roaming creatures at Howl-O-Scream 2014 to break the curse. Or, spread the...

Main Street, U.S.A. changes continue during Disneyland’s Halloween Time

Disneyland unveiled its new First Aid facility last week, revealing new fully-themed facades at the end of Main Street, U.S.A. The new facades replace simple, minimally-themed facades that had been up since the early 1960s with lovely brickwork, faux second-story windows, and more. Meanwhile, other refurbishments continue in Disneyland on Main Street, in New Orleans Square, and...

Mousetalgia Podcast 312: Disneyland Halloween food; Club 33; Oktoberfest

Culinary delights at the Disneyland Resort! This week, Team Mousetalgia discusses Halloween holiday treats and dishes available throughout the resort, bringing a plethora of new tastes and flavors to park guests. From pork tamales at Rancho del Zocalo to the elusive pumpkin beignet, we explore various limited-time food options available this season. Is the Raspberry Magnolia Lemonade or the...

Six Flags Magic Mountain Fright Fest is Monstrous

With a great amount of anticipation and build up, Six Flags Magic Mountain began its 2014 season of Fright Fest last weekend.  Running every weekend in October, Fright Fest is a Halloween themed, night time event that promises to deliver plenty of scares and high energy entertainment. We are happy to report that Six Flags Magic Mountain is stepping...

Tampa Halloween Haunts for 2014

HOWL-O-SCREAM For intrepid souls in the Tampa Bay area who enjoy the horrors of Halloween haunts, you might want to plan a trip to Busch Garden’s Howl-O-Scream. Howl-O-Scream shares the same basic themes as Universal’s Halloween Horror Nights, but Busch Gardens puts its own terrifying twist on it, filling their 300 acres (that’s nearly three times the size of Universal...

The Sweep Spot Ep. 139 – Tour of Disneyland in 1974

In this episode we take a look at the year 1974. This time period is an interesting time. It was just 7 years past Walt Disney's death, and almost 10 years away from Michael Eisner moving in. We take a virtual tour of the park during this time and talk about which attractions were there at that time. It...

Spectacular Halloween at Disneyland Paris

Disneyland Paris embraces the Halloween season like no other Disney park. Alain Littaye of the Disney and more blog brings us some great photos and videos. ~~Rick Halloween Time Comes to Disneyland Paris Photo and Video Report by Alain Littaye Disney and more blog Here's our annual pictorial report on the Halloween celebration which started a few days ago at Disneyland...

Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #111 – News, Rumors and Autism at the Parks

We begin this episode with a Listener Butterbeer preference. If you would like to throw your hat in the ring, all you have to do is record us a message letting us know who you are, where you are from and whether you prefer FROZEN or REGULAR butterbeer and email it to us at [email protected] or you can go to www.speakpipe.com/uuopodcast and...

Disneyland and Disney California Adventure

The Disneyland Resort is in auto pilot mode as the Halloween Time celebration rolls on. This week we update you on the ever-evolving refurbishment timelines including some that have not been officially announced by Disney yet.  The Mark Twain Riverboat is currently being given some attention, as are the Gibson Girl Ice Cream Parlor and Coke Corner on Main Street....

Disney Avenue Podcast – Exploring the Designs of Kile Ozier

On this episode of the Disney Avenue Podcast, Dusty Sage joins host Keith Michael Mahne for a fantastic interview with the wonderful Kile Ozier! For over 25 years, Kile has been masterfully creating and producing amazing experiences that really seem to connect with the audience on intimate and profound levels. Some of his work include Universal Islands of Adventure,...

Yesterland: Man Hat n’ Beach

In Paradise Pier’s row of Midway Shops, one store stands out—Man Hat n’ Beach. On its exterior, an oversized clown has popped out of a proportionately undersized box. It’s a cartoony take on the classic jack-in-the-box toy.  Read the full YESTERLAND article HERE: Man Hat n’ Beach   When you are done reading, please leave your comments below.

The Queen Mary Dark Harbor Halloween Event is Frightfully Good

Since 2010, The Queen Mary has been producing the brilliant Dark Harbor Halloween haunt, filled with nautically themed nightmares and strange goings on. The team behind the event has worked very hard over the years to build Dark Harbor into a truly world class haunt.  Each year the cast of characters gets larger, the storyline more detailed, and the...

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day Movie Review

Last weekend, MiceChat was invited to a screening of Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day. Here are Scott Syme Jr's thoughts on this family friendly film. I arrived to the amazing El Capitan Theater at 9:30 am for a press screening. It was my first time in this classic Hollywood movie palace and I was stunned....

A Galaxy Runs Amok in Tomorrowland

It's October... and that means its time for a month full of Halloween fun! On this first public show, Calvin and Paul visit Disneyland for a trip to Tomorrowland... which, oddly enough, features one of the spookier Halloween season adventures... Space Mountain Ghost Galaxy. Enjoy! ********************************* Direct Link | iTunes Link ********************************* THE WTTM PODCAST APPLICATIONS for iPhone, iPad & iPod Touch & now for Android...

Imagineering Pumpkins

UPDATE: It’s Pumpkin season and I’m hip deep on my east coast tour. October 3rd. was the kick off as I was a featured guest at a fundraiser for the NO Bull Music Gala Charity Event in Springfield, Indiana to support nobullchallenge.org.  They empower teens and young adults to create a YouTube video about their own personal experience or short film...