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Mousetalgia Podcast 304: The Haunted Mansion at ScareLA; Robin Williams

August 18, 2014 at 1:00 am | No Comments

The ScareLA Halloween convention celebrated the 45th anniversary of the Haunted Mansion on August 9 with a panel hosted by Jeff, and he shares some behind-the-scenes moments and memories from the event, which featured Disney…

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Scare LA: The Halloween Convention in Los Angeles

August 17, 2014 at 3:00 am | 4 Comments

Last weekend, August 9th and 10th, a frightfully fun convention was held in Los Angeles. Scare LA is a large-scale convention held each August for Halloween fans, professional haunters, and anyone in between that loves…

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The San Francisco Dungeon: A Walk On The Dark Side

August 17, 2014 at 2:00 am | 3 Comments

Just in time for the Halloween season, a new attraction has opened at San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf. Marc Ricketts takes us on a tour of The San Francisco Dungeon: Take a Walk on the Dark…

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Disney Blu-ray Extravaganza

August 17, 2014 at 1:00 am | 15 Comments

George: Muppets Most Wanted has finally made it to Blu-ray after it’s theatrical release in March, 2014. I didn’t get the opportunity to see it in the theaters (due to the amazing CommuniTOUR) and I…

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The Sweep Spot Episode 135 – History of Tom Sawyers Island and Movie About Walt Disney

August 17, 2014 at 12:01 am | 3 Comments

In This Episode we have talk about the history of Tom Sawyers Island. We welcome back guest David Smith to help is discuss this. He has many memories and great stories working on the Canoes…

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Ears & Bubbles: The Story of Mouseketeer Bobby Burgess

August 16, 2014 at 3:00 am | 2 Comments

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…

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Review: Summer of Yesterday by Gaby Triana

August 16, 2014 at 2:00 am | No Comments

George: Summer of Yesterday by Gaby Triana was recommended to us by our good friend Estelle over at This Happy Place Blog. She’s an avid teen fiction reader and a Disney fan so we made…

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

August 16, 2014 at 12:01 am | No Comments

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…

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Massive Expansion for All 3 SeaWorld Parks

August 15, 2014 at 4:08 am | 93 Comments

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…

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Remembering Genie at the Disneyland Resort

August 15, 2014 at 3:00 am | 8 Comments

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…

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

August 15, 2014 at 2:00 am | 6 Comments

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…

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Midget Autopia Mystery

August 14, 2014 at 8:06 pm | 8 Comments

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…

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

August 14, 2014 at 3:00 am | 14 Comments

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…

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

August 14, 2014 at 2:04 am | 2 Comments

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,…

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Frozen Summer Fun LIVE! at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

August 14, 2014 at 12:09 am | No Comments

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 *********************************…

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Peoplemover Reopens and more Magic Kingdom News

August 13, 2014 at 3:00 am | 23 Comments

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.…

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Star Wars: The Film That Changed My Life Part 2

August 13, 2014 at 12:50 am | 5 Comments

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…

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Disney News Round Up: Haunted Mansion Sleepover

August 13, 2014 at 12:01 am | No Comments

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…

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Garner Holt: I was a Teenage Haunter

August 12, 2014 at 7:24 am | 3 Comments

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…

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The Haunted Mansion Show: A Special Anniversary

August 12, 2014 at 7:00 am | No Comments

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…