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Ears & Bubbles: The Story of Mouseketeer Bobby Burgess

Can you believe that the Mickey Mouse Club will be 60 years old next year? Scarlett Stahl has a great interview with Mouseketeer Bobby Burgess plus news (rumor) of a special honor for the Mouseketeers next year. ~~Rick BOBBY BURGESS Ears & Bubbles By Scarlett Stahl Recently I met Bobby Burgess for an interview over coffee and donuts at the famous Farmers Market,...

Disafterdark Series 2, Episode 23 – The Dr is in.

Welcome back to the Mouses Head and thank you for the download. Today we have a crossover episode with a Dr Who podcast. All of us are back again, although Paul D has some audio problems (he is seeing a Dr about it). We drink some beer and talk some news as usual In the company of Dr Squeee from the...

Massive Expansion for All 3 SeaWorld Parks

The past few days have been rough for SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment.  After missing their projected quarterly earnings target, despite an increase in attendance for the quarter, SeaWorld shareholder's knee jerk reaction was to sell shares, which resulted in a 30% one day drop in the stock price. Facing a shareholder sell off and mounting pressure online from activists, SeaWorld...

Remembering Genie at the Disneyland Resort

We were feeling nostalgic this week and decided to catch a showing of Aladdin: A Musical Spectacular in honor of the late Robin Williams. We then mosey through Disney California Adventure in an attempt to solve a number of riddles. Why is the astroturf white at the Cozy Cone Motel? Why are the Paradise Pier gazebos taking so long to "fix"?...

Knotts Berry Farm End of Summer Fun and Haunt by the Ton

Down on the farm there's plenty a-happenin'. Knott's is planning a big Labor Day celebration on the last day of August including fireworks!  You also still have a chance to catch the Snoopy Unleashed show and Boomtown before they close.  We also take some time to enjoy the Citizens of Calico Ghost Town, and take a ride on the...

Midget Autopia Mystery

Where did this ride come from? What happened to it? Let’s unravel these mysteries—and discover something even more amazing about this ride from the 1950s.   Read the full YESTERLAND article HERE: Midget Autopia Mystery   When you are done reading, please leave your comments below.

Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth: Five Great Sweet Stops at Walt Disney World

I don't know about you, but when I'm on vacation, I'm definitely more inclined to indulge, and for me that means decadent desserts and sumptuous sweets! Here's my list of five great places to satisfy your sweet tooth when visiting the Most Magical Place on Earth. 1. The Confectionery A true classic, this place has almost every candy available on Walt...

Yesterday, Tomorrow, and Fantasy: The Story of Davy Jones

The first Pirates of the Caribbean movie was a brilliant piece of cinema capturing the rollicking adventure of swashbuckling films of yore. Using the ride as its jumping off point, it brought together great characters, great actors, great action, and a great story (and skeleton pirates!) to deliver the deeply satisfying kind of viewing experience one rarely gets in movies...

Frozen Summer Fun LIVE! at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

This week, Jeremiah returns with Frozen Summer Fun LIVE! at Disney's Hollywood Studios. Enjoy the Frozen Sing-along, Frozen Fireworks & Frozen Cavalcade - all in HD BINAURAL AUDIO! Enjoy! ********************************* Direct Link | iTunes Link ********************************* THE WTTM PODCAST APPLICATIONS for iPhone, iPad & iPod Touch & now for Android & Kindle Fire Mobile access to the shows, and MUCH more! The WindowtotheMagic Podcast App: Apple: http://tinyurl.com/wttmapp Android: http://tinyurl.com/wttmapp3 Get the...

Peoplemover Reopens and more Magic Kingdom News

We have a moving update for you this week as a classic Tomorrowland attraction, the Peoplemover, reopens at the Magic Kingdom. We'll show you how it looks as well as other news from the park. Let’s go! http://datelinedisneyland.smugmug.com/Other/DDW/i-tgSgFTp/0/O/magickingdom-5.png Heading into the park, you can see the progress on the Polynesian bungalows. http://www.miceshots.com/usr/72/DatelineDisneyWorld08102014-_DSC6279.jpg http://www.miceshots.com/usr/72/DatelineDisneyWorld08102014-_DSC6281.jpg http://www.miceshots.com/usr/72/DatelineDisneyWorld08102014-_DSC6282.jpg http://www.miceshots.com/usr/72/DatelineDisneyWorld08102014-_DSC6283.jpg   Welcome to the park! http://www.miceshots.com/usr/72/DatelineDisneyWorld08102014-_DSC6284.jpg http://www.miceshots.com/usr/72/DatelineDisneyWorld08102014-_DSC6285.jpg   Scrim up in Town Square. http://www.miceshots.com/usr/72/DatelineDisneyWorld08102014-_DSC6286.jpg http://www.miceshots.com/usr/72/DatelineDisneyWorld08102014-_DSC6287.jpg http://www.miceshots.com/usr/72/DatelineDisneyWorld08102014-_DSC6288.jpg   Time for this week’s...

Star Wars: The Film That Changed My Life Part 2

UPDATE: A LOVELY DAY AT DISNEYLAND – Last Thursday,  my husband, Lindsey, and I were able to go to dinner at the newly remodeled Club 33. We decided to spend the day at Disneyland, not only would this be great fun, but would allow us to beat the traffic getting to Anaheim from Burbank. We started our day by going...

Disney News Round Up: Haunted Mansion Sleepover

Happy 45th anniversary to the Haunted Mansion at Disneyland California.  Did you know that one lucky family got to stay inside the attraction to mark this milestone?  It's true, and it's all right here in the MiceChat Roundup of Disney and theme park news and discussion.  Along with this celebration, a ton of Haunted Mansion merchandise has been released. ...

Garner Holt: I was a Teenage Haunter

What does Garner Holt have to do with Halloween?  Plenty. He may run the leading animatronics design company in the business, but he really cut his teeth in horror! Garner had the honor of closing out the Scare LA convention this past weekend in a panel discussion with MiceChat's Doug Barnes. Garner Holt: I Was a Teenage Haunter covers where...

The Haunted Mansion Show: A Special Anniversary

On tonight's relatively short episode, the Ghost Host of the Haunted Mansion celebrates its 45th year of creaking hinges, strange and frightening sounds, flickering candlelights, and happy haunting ghosts. He also fills curious mortals in on cadaverous happenings in and around the graveyard; many of which involve the mansion itself. Happy Anniversary to Walt Disney's "The Haunted Mansion!" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0UdvEZbw9FQ This seems...

Haunted Mansion celebrates 45 years as the first signs of Halloween materialize at Disneyland

Disneyland's classic Haunted Mansion celebrated its 45th Anniversary over the weekend as the theme parks entered the final stretch of the long summer season. Around the park, refurbishments continue from Main Street to Tomorrowland as the first signs of Disney's popular Halloween Time season quietly emerge. Today, we take a look at the latest progress on those refurbishments and...

Mousetalgia Podcast 303: Touring the Disney Studio and Disney Music Group

It's Rewards Points Week at Mousetalgia, as Kristen cashes in 15,000 Disney Movie Rewards points to earn a private tour of the Walt Disney Studios in Burbank! Listen to all the details as Kristen and Jeff describe the process of applying for the tour and discuss the tour itself. We'll compare it with the D23 fan club tours and...

Colossus Countdown at Six Flags Magic Mountain

SIx Flags Magic Mountain is entering into the final week of operation for what is arguably the second most iconic roller coaster in the park, Colossus. We'll also give you an update on Ninja, take a look at the growing intrusive nature of the sponsorships in the park and ponder what the heck they are thinking about the awful...

Disney World Port Orleans French Quarter Review

First, a little history:  I grew up in the San Francisco area, visiting Disneyland often (the first time in 1959). I moved down to Orange County to work at Disneyland in 1976 (a couple of years as a seasonal cast member). I have been an annual passholder from the beginning, except for the few years I lived back in...

Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #103 – News, Cabana Bay, Diagon Alley and HHN

On this episode of the unofficial universal Orlando podcast we begin news which includes a new ride in Singapore, New restaurants added to the dining plan and some info learned from Comic Con. We then bring you the rumor mill . . . is James Bond coming to Universal Orlando? Or maybe Dr. Who? Following our usual break, Darren delves in...

New Gift Shop Displaces Disneyland Paris Photo Shop

The Disney merchandising team has made some very sad changes to an iconic Main Street U.S.A. shop – this time in Disneyland Paris. Alain Littaye has the heartbreaking story of the transformation of legendary Disney Imagineer Eddie Sotto's photo shop into "Flora's Unique Boutique". Perhaps her name was Flora Walton? ~~Rick New Century Notions - Flora's Unique Boutique Opens at Disneyland...