Editor’s Note:
  • August 27, 2014: MiceChat Knott’s Haunt Tickets Nearly Sold Out . . . HURRY: Don't miss out on these great upcoming MiceChat events:
    • MICECHAT WDW INVASION (Oct 22 - 29):  Find out more about the WDW Gumball Rally, Epcot Food and Wine Festival Sip and Nibble, MiceChat Wizarding World and Horror Nights events as well as Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party, dinners, meets, Cirque and more here: MiceChat Invasion and Gumball Rally Info
    • -  MICECHAT HALLOWEEN HAUNT @ KNOTT'S SCARY FARM will be held on September 27th. Don't miss out, this event is about to sell out! MiceChat Haunt Tickets and Information HERE 
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Universal Studios Hollywood Brings Despicable Me Minion Mayhem to Life

March 21, 2014 at 1:39 am | 21 Comments

Earlier today MiceChat was invited to take a sneak peek at the brand new Despicable Me Minion Mayhem attraction at Universal Studios Hollywood.  The California version of the ride is brimming with interactive elements, goofball…

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Disney’s Electrical Parade, a California Classic

March 20, 2014 at 8:06 pm | 18 Comments

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, Yesterland proudly presents a spectacular festival pageant of nighttime magic and imagination in thousands of sparkling lights and electrosynthomagnetic musical sounds: Disney’s Electrical Parade.   Read the full YESTERLAND…

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Seven Things to Put In Your Disney Parks Bag

March 20, 2014 at 3:00 am | 23 Comments

A few weeks ago, we chatted about the perfect park bag, and while some of you don’t take a thing into the parks that won’t fit into your pockets, I thought we ought to discuss…

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Big Thunder Mountain Railroad – Ride It!

March 20, 2014 at 12:01 am | No Comments

WTTM #412: “Big Thunder Cast Preview Event – Radio Edit” Paul and Calvin were the guests of their friend JEFF for the Cast Preview of the newly redone Big Thunder Mountain Railroad attraction at Disneyland. …

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Bob’s True-Life Adventures No.3 2013 – Exotic Turkey

March 19, 2014 at 3:00 am | 4 Comments

Today’s Wheel of Adventures stopped at 2013, so here we go. The Aegean Sea is the center of Grecian ancient cultures – from Crete and Rhodes in the south to Troy in the north, Athens…

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Disney News Round Up: Upswing in WDW and Starbucks Everwhere!

March 19, 2014 at 2:00 am | No Comments

The MiceChat Roundup of Disney and theme park news and information is back with the Disney week in info, trip reports, pictures and fun.  Should the Matterhorn be transformed into a Frozen themed thrill ride? …

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On the Upswing

March 18, 2014 at 3:00 am | 49 Comments

By and large, things are looking up at Walt Disney World. Prices may continue rising every year, but the crowds keep coming back. Disney COULD look at the crowd levels and decide to leave well…

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Universal Orlando Update – Hogwarts Express details and Starbucks Opens at CityWalk

March 18, 2014 at 2:00 am | 25 Comments

It’s a big update from Universal Orlando Resort this week as details have been released about the upcoming Hogwarts Express attraction. Plus, Starbucks has opened at CityWalk and other venues are getting closer as construction…

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News of the Weird: Aquarium Bursts at Downtown Disney’s T-Rex Restaurant

March 18, 2014 at 12:17 am | 10 Comments

A large aquarium suddenly burst yesterday at the popular Downtown Disney Orlando restaurant, T-Rex. It was a wet mess. Those poor fish! Much thanks to our friends at the EdgesOfTheEarth blog who were there to…

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Communicore Weekly – Frozen History, Art of Frozen, Frozen Review, Frozen Goat

March 18, 2014 at 12:01 am | 1 Comment

Direct Link  l   iTunes Link Welcome to this week’s Kristen Bell Weekly, where we talk about everything all about Frozen! Well, we did it. We changed the name of the show. Welcome to Kristen Bell…

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Big Thunder Mountain Railroad explodes from refurbishment as Starbucks opens in Downtown Disney

March 17, 2014 at 5:05 am | 54 Comments

Disneyland‘s classic Big Thunder Mountain Railroad emerged from its extended 14-month refurbishment project over the weekend with Annual Passholder and Disney Vacation Club previews that showed off the ride’s impressively smooth new track and explosive…

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Magic Kingdom Storybook Circus Five Legged Goats

March 17, 2014 at 2:00 am | 10 Comments

Fans of Communicore Weekly (the Greatest Online Show™) are familiar with the term Five Legged Goat. We do a weekly segment dedicated to the hidden details of Disney parks; it started with a look at…

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The Wildest Micechatter in the Wilderness

March 16, 2014 at 2:00 am | 2 Comments

The lovely Sarah Snitch returns with a brand new MiceChatter.  In this episode Sarah highlights the latest happening in the Disney universe including the return of Big Thunder Mountain Railroad to the Disneyland Resort.  Sarah…

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History and Stories of Big Thunder Mountain Railroad

March 16, 2014 at 12:30 am | 2 Comments

In this episode we take a look at the attraction Big Thunder Mt. We discuss its history, Origins, and stories working in custodial around the attraction. A podcast with former Disneyland custodial cast members talking…

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Wait for Ratatouille Attraction is Almost Over

March 15, 2014 at 3:00 am | 21 Comments

Favorable weather is smiling upon the contractors for Disneyland Paris’ new Ratatouille attraction. Record temperatures in Paris will help Disney deliver this new ride in mid-July. Alain Littaye of the Disney and more blog has…

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Don’t Let It Go: Frozen on Blu-ray

March 15, 2014 at 2:00 am | 13 Comments

Jeff and George take a look at the blockbuster Disney film Frozen, now on Blue-Ray. George: Reviewing one of the most popular films of 2013 sounds like an easy task, right? Especially one that is…

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Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #82 – Universal Studios Singapore

March 15, 2014 at 12:01 am | No Comments

Hello and welcome to episode 82 of the Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast. Find a comfy spot and tune in to Lee, Tracey, Darren & Hunter as they chat with Dis After Dark’s Paul Boniface about…

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Starbucks Perks Up Downtown Disney, Big Thunder Previews and More at the Disneyland Resort

March 14, 2014 at 3:00 am | 28 Comments

Welcome to a fully caffeinated edition of In the Parks!  The big news this week is the opening of the new Starbucks in Downtown Disney Anaheim. Heading into Disneyland, we see that Space is still…

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Festival of Fantasy Parade Debuts at the Magic Kingdom

March 14, 2014 at 2:00 am | 12 Comments

Something new has rolled into the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World, the delightful new Festival of Fantasy parade!  We’ve got over 100 photos to share with you today. Let’s take a look. Before we…

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Window to the Magic #42: Soundsational and Festival of Fantasy Parades

March 14, 2014 at 1:00 am | No Comments

“A Few Firsts Recorded by Jeremiah” On this show, Jeremiah visits Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom and brings you a first that he recorded there, and another he recorded at Disneyland in 2011.  First up,…