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Disneyland Photo Update: A River Runs Through It . . . Again

After nearly a year and a half of major work, Disneyland's Rivers of America were refilled with water these past few days. Construction scrims should begin coming down soon. In addition, the Sailing Ship Columbia is out of dry dock and the big pipes tower in DCA is nearing its inaugural drop. Dusty was busy with the amazing MiceChat Gumball...

Mousetalgia Podcast 446: D23 head Michael Vargo, Expo planning

D23 Expo planning - it's time to get serious! Join Team Mousetalgia as we discuss potential crowd levels, last-minute hotel plans, and our favorite Expo survival tips. We share our plans for getting into panels, exploring the floor, enjoying the cosplay, and getting free stuff. From staying fueled to maintaining focus, we share our personal success stories about navigating...

A Look at Some Early Marvel Brawlers

The start of the new decade, 1991, was a gold rush. Every arcade company wanted to make their fortune on a brawler. Data East saw the runaway success that Konami enjoyed with their licensed titles and decided to secure a high profile Western license for themselves as well. The result, Captain America and the Avengers, was without a doubt...

The Sweep Spot # 208 Disneyland 1957 with Jim Korkis Part 2

In this episode we continue what we started in the past episode with Jim Korkis, talking with us about Disneyland 1957. So if you didn't listen to episode 207, it would be best if you went back and listened to that first. Also we have a short interview with author Heather McLane who wrote the kindle book Drinking at...

The Season Pass Podcast #343 – The Keith James Interview

Keith James has a fascinating history in the themed entertainment industry. To be honest, I had not heard of Mr. James before I listened to this latest episode. In my opinion, one of the best parts about The Season Pass Podcast is the discovery that lies within its archives. Among the hours and hours of content you will always...

Star Wars Land News: Revenge of the Fifth

As many of you have probably heard…or are now tired of hearing…yesterday was May 4th, also know as Star Wars Day. . . and that makes today "Revenge of the Fifth!" But perhaps Disneyland is suffering some Star Wars fatigue, because this year's celebration was significantly reduced. We have a look at the festivities this year and a little...

Yesterland: Little Patch of Heaven at Big Thunder Ranch

Okay, this place doesn’t look like the ranch from Home on the Range, at least not in the way that Cars Land at California Adventure looks like Radiator Springs from Cars. Essentially, Little Patch of Heaven is a relaunched petting zoo from the prior decade, with signage based on the movie. Read the YESTERLAND article HERE: Little Patch of Heaven When...

Disney News Roundup: Let’s Get Ready To Roll

Welcome to the MiceChat News Round-up! This coming weekend, the world-famous Gumball Rally will roll into the Disneyland resort. This unique event is one of the highlights of the year, don't miss out! We still have room for thee more teams to join us for this fun-filled experience. This week's Roundup has Columns, News and of course great Photos from all...

Marvel Land News Extra: Guardians Of The Galaxy: Mission Breakout! No Previews, Just Upcharge

While The Guardians Of The Galaxy: Mission Breakout is nearing completion at Disney California Adventure, we are getting word that instead of the customary Annual Passholder previews, the night before the public opening the park is hosting a Premiere Party for a $150 additional charge. Mission Breakout Premiere Party Disneyland announced today the details for The Guardians Of The Galaxy: Mission...

Dateline Disney World – Refurbishment Kingdom

Hello, and welcome to Dateline Disney World! This week, we're heading to the Magic Kingdom to take in the sights and see what is happening in the park. Let's go! amzn_assoc_placement = "adunit0"; amzn_assoc_search_bar = "true"; amzn_assoc_tracking_id = "micechat-20"; amzn_assoc_search_bar_position = "bottom"; amzn_assoc_ad_mode = "search"; amzn_assoc_ad_type = "smart"; amzn_assoc_marketplace = "amazon"; amzn_assoc_region = "US"; amzn_assoc_title = "Shop Related Products"; amzn_assoc_default_search_phrase = "Disney Haunted Mansion ...

DCA Photo Update – Dropping In and Dropping Out

Things are about to drop into a new dimension at Disney California Adventure. Walls around Guardians of the Galaxy are set to come down any minute now. Summer of Heroes begins installation next week. Pixar Play Parade returns in 10 days. And by the end of the month, Guardians will open to guests. REVISIONIST HISTORY AT THE FF&P There's a lot...

D23.com Gives Us a Peek at OUAT’s Musical Episode

D23.com has the scoop on next Sunday's fabulous musical ep of Once Upon a Time, composed by Alan Zachary and Michael Weiner, who also gave us the spectacular Twice Charmed on the Disney Magic. Show creators Adam Horowitz and Eddy Kitsis share all the good stuff with you as they gear up for this what-took-you-so-long musical event. Click here to go...

It’s Double the Fun with Pirates and Pandora in This Month’s D23 Magazine!

On May 27, Walt Disney World guests will begin to experience the wonders of Pandora - The World of Avatar at Disney's Animal Kingdom. But D23 Gold Members are lucky - they'll begin to experience the beauty and majesty of this entire new land earlier than most when the summer issue of D23 Magazine hits doorsteps in mid-May The gigantic...

Disneyland Photo Update: The Real Jack Sparrow

A new lounge for Tomorrowland, more of the River revealed, and the real Captain Jack Sparrow makes an appearance at Disneyland. Lots to see today . . . and don't forget that the Gumball Rally rolls into Disneyland next weekend! MiceChat's Gumball Rally returns to the Disneyland Resort on May 6th this year. Compete in teams of 2 to 4...

Superman Lands at Six Flags Magic Mountain

Look, up on the stage! It's a bird. No! It's a plane. No! It's...it's...Superman, the new face character at Six Flags Magic Mountain in Los Angeles, California. On Saturday, April 29th, 2017, Six Flags Magic Mountain held a festive media event to introduce, for the first time ever, the Superman face character to their meet-and-greet lineup. The event was held...

Mousetalgia Podcast 445: Marvel’s Brian Crosby, Creative Director, Themed Entertainment

With Marvel's first major Disneyland attraction about to open, Team Mousetalgia has a marvelous show in store for you this week. First, Funko's first Disney Treasures subscription box "Pirate's Cove" has arrived, and we review the vinyl collectibles inside. Is the subscription worth maintaining? We'll give you our two doubloons! Next, Disney Legend Lea Salonga performed in San Francisco,...

So, You Think You Know Disneyland . . .

We have something special for you today, the Introduction to the Third Edition of The Disneyland Encyclopedia. PLUS, you'll find four of the entries from the book (with photos from the book in glamorous black and white). Our thanks to author Chris Strodder for access to so much of his newly revised book. Read on folks. . . “There are...

The Sweep Spot #207 Disneyland 1957 with Jim Korkis

In this episode we welcome back Disney Historian, and author Jim Korkis. We take a look at the year 1957 in Disneyland, and talk about what was new, what was gone and what may be coming, plus many great stories. We'll also take a look at the latest in Disneyland Resort current events. Plus, get our book Cleaning the Kingdom,...

Star Wars Land News: Year One

A year ago this week, Star Wars Land News posted it’s first stand-alone article dedicated to documenting the progress of Star Wars Land Construction and the cultural influence of Star Wars at Disneyland. So this seemed like a good time to take a look how far it’s all come. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Changes Coming In Tomorrowland   First,...

Yesterland: Mailboxes at Disneyland

These days, Disneyland guests use smartphones to text photos and greetings to their friends and families back home. But for most of Disneyland’s existence, guests mailed postcards from the park’s mailboxes. Read the YESTERLAND article HERE: Mailboxes at Disneyland When you are done reading, please leave your comments below.