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Fab News – Disney Gets Down To Earth

April 21, 2016 at 3:00 am | No Comments

Lots of little bits in Fab News today. Let me know your thoughts in the comments below, if you have any about any of these. Also, I got my press credentials for San Diego Comic-Con.…

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Universal Orlando Resort Readies String of New Attractions

April 20, 2016 at 3:00 am | No Comments

Hello, and welcome to Dateline Universal Orlando! This week, we’re taking a look at both Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure, where a big ape will soon be on the loose! That does it for…

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Disney News Round Up: Thanks Shanghai

April 20, 2016 at 2:00 am | No Comments

MiceChat Round Up Earth Day is this Saturday, April 23. From Walt Disney’s True-Life Adventures series to opening Disney’s Animal Kingdom on Earth Day in 1998, Disney has had a long history with raising awareness…

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Fab News: Jungles, Wine, Bears and Giants

April 19, 2016 at 3:00 am | No Comments

Hello Fabanistas! Today, we’re taking a look at The Jungle Book at the El Capitan Theatre as well as my visit to the Disney California Food & Wine Festival, a DVD sure to enchant the…

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Disneyland Update – The Force Is Strong With This One

April 18, 2016 at 3:00 am | No Comments

Spring Break is over and we are back to the off-season (or “Value Season” as Disney now calls it) at Disneyland. Unfortunately, that doesn’t necessarily mean a lack of crowds. High heat returned to the…

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The Stars and Minds of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

April 18, 2016 at 2:00 am | No Comments

Last week, Universal Studios Hollywood opened The Wizarding World of Harry Potter to eager guests.  In town for the festivities were stars from the films and the creative masterminds that have now shepherded to life…

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Mousetalgia Podcast 391: Studying Disney history; every Disney park in 80 hours

April 18, 2016 at 12:01 am | No Comments

Team Mousetalgia dives into the depths of Disney history today by welcome Disney historian Joseph Titizian back to the show to talk about studying Disney. With the changes in media over the past few years,…

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Disney By Steph: Disney Value, A Locals Dilemma

April 17, 2016 at 1:17 am | No Comments

Are you a Disney local? Whether you moved closer to a Disney park or grew up living close to a park in Southern California or Central Florida, our collective Disney experiences have likely been fairly…

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Disney Cruise Line Announces New Summer 2017 Sailings

April 16, 2016 at 2:00 am | No Comments

Captain Mickey Mouse is deploying the entire Disney Cruise Line fleet – Disney Dream, Disney Fantasy, Disney Magic and Disney Wonder – towards old favorites, new ports and on extended journeys in Alaska, Europe and the…

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Universal VIP Experience Unlocks Extra Magic

April 15, 2016 at 1:51 am | No Comments

We usually take a couple vacations each year, one in spring, and another in the fall.  Our last vacation was a crazy trip to Las Vegas last October.  I might be old, I might have…

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Yesterland: PeopleMover Presented by Goodyear

April 14, 2016 at 3:47 pm | No Comments

How about a leisurely, elevated 16-minute ride through Tomorrowland? Head over to the PeopleMover station on the second level of the landmark Rocket Jets tower in the heart of Tomorrowland. Read the YESTERLAND article HERE:…

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Fab News: Arms and Legacies

April 14, 2016 at 8:32 am | No Comments

Greetings and salutations, friends and Fabanistas! I hope everyone is enjoying the completely unpredictable weather this week. I’m hoping to finally get to the DCA Food & Wine Festival this weekend, and also to catch…

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Epcot Flower and Garden Festival Fun at Walt Disney World

April 14, 2016 at 12:54 am | No Comments

Beautiful spring days bring with them the Epcot Flower and Garden Festival! This celebration is one of my favorite times to visit Walt Disney World. With all the extra fun at Epcot from gorgeous gardens,…

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Dateline Disney World – Rivers of Light Delayed at Animal Kingdom and More

April 13, 2016 at 3:00 am | No Comments

Hello, and welcome to Dateline Disney World! This week, we are off on safari at Animal Kingdom to check in on the park’s changes and some unfortunate delays.   Other Walt Disney World News Starting…

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Disney News Round Up: Celebrating 10 Years of the Gumball Rally

April 13, 2016 at 1:00 am | No Comments

MiceChat Round Up Spring break has come to a close.…Theme parks across the country  are a little bit quieter and this is the perfect time to visit your local Disney park and ride those favorite…

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Fab News: Adventure, Adventure, Adventure

April 12, 2016 at 1:22 am | No Comments

Greetings, Fabanistas! We’ve got some exciting news from D23 today and something to get you fired up for Civil War, plus a guest post from Jon Nadelberg, with bad photos by me! Destination D: Amazing…

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Disneyland’s backstage disappears to make room for Star Wars expansion

April 11, 2016 at 3:30 am | No Comments

Disneyland is rapidly clearing large areas of its backstage to make way for its new 14-acre Star Wars-themed expansion, which is expected to officially break ground sometime this month. The work has significantly ramped up…

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Mousetalgia Podcast 390: Haunted Mansion subscription box; Star Wars

April 11, 2016 at 1:00 am | No Comments

It’s a jam-packed Mousetalgia Emporium this week as Team Mousetalgia takes you all over the Disney galaxy! “The Force Awakens” Blu-ray finally hits the shelves, and we talk about our favorite bonus features from the…

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Disneyland Paris Refurbishments, Spring and Sun

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

It’s another delightful spring update from Disneyland Parks, where things really do look cheery, even as major construction projects have huge sections of the parks closed for restoration.  – Max We got lucky with good…

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The Celebrity Treatment at Madame Tussaud’s Orlando

April 10, 2016 at 1:10 am | No Comments

Let’s face it; we are a nation, indeed a world, that is obsessed with celebrities. There are channels that are dedicated to following their every move. The supermarket shelves are littered with their exploits. Television…