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Walt Disney World Research Distractions

August 04, 2014 at 2:00 am | 4 Comments

I’ve run across some more interesting bits and pieces from Walt Disney World’s history as I’ve been researching topics in the Eyes & Ears cast member newsletter. There are some great images from a September,…

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Mousetalgia Podcast 302: Comic Con, Legends of Frontierland

August 04, 2014 at 12:01 am | No Comments

A galactic emporium! From the wild frontiers of space to the wilds of Disneyland’s Frontierland, Team Mousetalgia take you on a fun journey through time as we look at Comic Con, Disneyland’s Frontierland game, and…

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Moss Grows on Neglected Star Tours Attraction at Disneyland Paris

August 03, 2014 at 2:00 am | 6 Comments

A walking tour of the Disneyland Paris Resort reveals some new additions, some refurbishment projects in process and a couple of refurbishments that need to start immediately. Alain Littaye from the Disney and more blog…

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The Sweep Spot Episode 134 – Disneyland In 1964

August 03, 2014 at 12:42 am | No Comments

In this episode we take a look at Disneyland in 1964. As we take a tour of the park we discover some attractions that are not there anymore, and some that haven’t been built yet.…

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Disneyana Fan Club Honors Disney Legends at Luncheon

August 02, 2014 at 3:00 am | 1 Comment

The Disneyana Fan Club has once again honored Disney Legends and celebrities at their renown Celebrity Luncheon. Scarlett Stahl brings us a report from the festivities. ~~Rick The Disneyana Fan Club Disney Legend Luncheon by…

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The Beast Within: A Tale of Beauty’s Prince

August 02, 2014 at 2:00 am | No Comments

George: The Beast Within: A Tale Of Beauty’s Prince, by Serena Valentino, is not your regular Disney book. (It almost sounds like the latest Disney exercise regime–Unleash your own personal Beast!) It’s a teen book…

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Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #101 – News, Rumors and Dead Man’s Die-Gest

August 02, 2014 at 1:00 am | No Comments

Thank you for joining us as we step in to our next 100 shows! Today’s podcast is jam packed for your listening pleasure. On this show we begin with the news, on which we discuss…

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Disafterdark Series 2, Episode 21 – The one with Mr Panda Sir.

August 02, 2014 at 12:10 am | No Comments

Welcome back to DisAfterDark. This week in the pub, we talk about the news Big Fat Panda. All neat and pretty, then on with the show. iTunes Download the iTunes Podcast App direct to your iDevice. or if…

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Universal Studios Hollywood Changes the Scenery

August 01, 2014 at 3:00 am | 23 Comments

Universal Studios Hollywood is abuzz with exciting construction projects. The Wizarding World of Harry Potter is on track for a 2016 opening. Coming next year is the Fast and Furious Supercharged addition to the World…

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ScareLA 2014 Brings Halloween and Theme Park Fans Together – August 9th & 10th

August 01, 2014 at 1:37 am | 4 Comments

  Don’t be alarmed next weekend if you see demons or zombies in downtown Los Angeles; it’s not the Apocalypse – it’s ScareLA! Now in its second year, ScareLA is a large-scale convention held each…

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Season Pass Podcast: The Unbelievable Europa Park with Fred Pastuszak

August 01, 2014 at 12:41 am | 1 Comment

This week Nick Hutson takes the helm and visits Europa Park in Germany.  Nick and Lee Conway join Europa Park’s Project Architect, Frederic Pastuszak, to discuss the world famous resort as well as creative process and the newest…

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Castle Rock Ridge at Yesterland

July 31, 2014 at 10:36 pm | 6 Comments

It’s 1957. You’ve just set foot on Tom Sawyer Island after a ride on a Tom Sawyer Island Raft across the Rivers of America. You spent a “D” ticket for this attraction. That’s the highest…

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Pirate Plundering at Walt Disney World

July 31, 2014 at 3:00 am | 7 Comments

Last week we waxed poetically about all plots princessy, but this week is a pirate’s paradise! There’s no shortage of adventures for the scallywag in your life at the Most Magical (turned Miscevious!) Place on…

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Yesterday, Tomorrow, and Fantasy: Rapunzel Untangled

July 31, 2014 at 2:00 am | 4 Comments

Yesterday, Tomorrow, and Fantasy is an unofficial guide to the world beyond Disney, exploring the original stories and sources of beloved films and attractions. This week, from Fantasyland: Rapunzel Untangled - Cory The adjective used to title Walt…

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Window to the Magic – Season 10 Begins with Patrick Warburton

July 31, 2014 at 12:01 am | No Comments

This week, Season 10 begins with some listener voicemails, a contest winner announcement, and a talk with Kronk… Patrick Warburton, thanks to the Disney Club of UCLA. Much thanks to Matt and the entire Disney…

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Star Wars: The Film That Changed My Life

July 30, 2014 at 3:00 am | 18 Comments

UPDATE: Wow, these last two weeks have been action packed. Disneyland’s Birthday week was full of excitement and surprises.  It started on Tuesday when I enjoyed a few hours with my new friends Kelly and James…

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Dateline Disney World – New Hub Growing and Magic Kingdom Photos

July 30, 2014 at 2:00 am | 15 Comments

It’s time for Dateline Disney World and a trip through the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World! This week, we take a long hard look at the projects happening throughout this sprawling park.  Construction in…

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Disney News Round Up: Walt Disney World Invasion and Mouse News

July 30, 2014 at 12:01 am | No Comments

Round ‘em up and roll ‘em out!  MiceChat’s weekly collection of Disney and theme park news and info is back with a jam packed update.  The big news this week is the announcement of the…

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The MiceChat Walt Disney World Invasion and Gumball Rally – October 22-29

July 29, 2014 at 3:00 am | 6 Comments

Every year MiceChat holds some wildly entertaining and amazingly fun events across the country and around the world. The MiceChat Anniversary celebration, the amazing Disneyland Resort Gumball Rally, Knott’s Scary Farm Halloween Haunt Meet, cruises,…

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The Arrow Development Story Part 4 – Inevitable

July 29, 2014 at 2:00 am | No Comments

There is an old saying that hindsight is 20/20, but when it comes to the rise and fall of companies, the view isn’t always so clear. Organizations are led by people and understanding their goals…

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