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Mousetalgia Podcast 329: The Story of Disneyland auction; Glen Keane

February 09, 2015 at 12:06 am | No Comments

Team Mousetalgia discusses the hobby of collecting Disneyana this week as we talk with Mike Van Eaton, the proprietor of Van Eaton Galleries, about his current exhibition titled “The Story of Disneyland,” a massive auction…

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Gigantic MiceChat 10 Year Anniversary Weekend, February 6th, 7th, 8th

February 07, 2015 at 12:01 am | 12 Comments

It’s hard to believe that 10 years have gone by so quickly. So many things have happened in that time. So many friendships, and events, and Disney news stories. Today, there are nearly 100,000 registered…

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Disneyland Under Wraps

February 06, 2015 at 1:25 am | 40 Comments

As MiceChat prepares for a huge Ten Year Anniversary Celebration this weekend, we are a little busy.  Disneyland and Disney California Adventure are busy as well.  With an aggressive roster of refurbishments and overhauls, the…

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Yesterland: Mine Train Through Nature’s Wonderland

February 05, 2015 at 10:52 pm | 12 Comments

This new and expanded version of one of Yesterland’s original articles from 1995 now includes photos that have never before been published. Welcome to a great attraction in the tradition of the Jungle Cruise—only this…

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Walt Disney World Coasters

February 05, 2015 at 3:33 am | 19 Comments

A popular planning question that always seems to be making the rounds usually goes something like “Will my kid like (insert ride here)?” While this question can’t truly be answered since it’s so subjective, I…

Posted in Park Wise

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Becoming an Imagineer Begins With Your Mindset

February 05, 2015 at 2:00 am | 12 Comments

Lots of questions are asked about being an Imagineer. What classes do I have to take? How do you apply? What’s the secret? Can you get me in? All of these are great questions, and…

Posted in Features, Terri Hardin

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Getting Deep on Tomorrowland ’98 with Tony Baxter – Season Pass Podcast

February 05, 2015 at 12:33 am | 8 Comments

Memorial Day Weekend in May of 1998, I was 18 years old, a senior in high school, participating in Magic Music Days at Disneyland. While I was playing percussion with a high school band to…

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News From All Around the World

February 04, 2015 at 3:00 am | 14 Comments

This week, we have news and photos from Animal Kingdom, Hollywood Studios, and the Magic Kingdom! Lots of photos, so let’s get this show on the road! That’s going to do it for this week!…

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Disney News Round Up: MiceChat 10 Year and Disneyland Changes!

February 04, 2015 at 2:00 am | No Comments

Hello Round Up readers! This week we bring even more information about two big anniversaries, MiceChat’s 10th and Disneyland’s 60th. There’s all sorts of discussion on confirmed and rumored refurbishments in the parks. Full information…

Posted in Features

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MiceChat Podcast Returns – Disney Bling Bling and Other Things

February 04, 2015 at 12:01 am | 3 Comments

The MiceChat crew discusses Disney park news and what’s coming to a theme park near you in 2015. Of course, the big news comes from Disneyland, where the 60th “Diamond” anniversary is on the way…

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Disafterdark Series 3, Episode 6 – L’Episode De La Shareholder

February 02, 2015 at 10:34 pm | No Comments

Today we are joined by Martin, a Disneyland Paris shareholder who has recently attended the shareholder meeting. We sit, drink and talk about all the goings on at that meeting and what is coming out…

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Disneyland announces a dazzling Diamond Celebration as refurbishments ramp up in both parks

February 02, 2015 at 4:55 am | 52 Comments

Disneyland officially announced plans for its big 60th Anniversary celebration last week in an after-hours media event on Main Street, U.S.A. The event officially announced a slew of new nighttime entertainment including a new take…

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Mousetalgia Podcast 328: Disneyland’s anniversaries

February 02, 2015 at 2:00 am | 1 Comment

Disneyland just announced details of the 60th anniversary celebration, and Mousetalgia’s special correspondent Mady reports on Disneyland’s media night describing the festivities, which will include new dancing fountains; a focus on Walt Disney, the man;…

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Fast and Furious – Supercharged

February 01, 2015 at 3:00 am | 21 Comments

Universal Studios Hollywood will be kicking 2015 into high gear with the debut of their national 30-second commercial for its summer 2015 launch of the “Fast & Furious—Supercharged” attraction during NBC’s Super Bowl Pre-Game coverage on Sunday,…

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Legoland Expansion in Florida

February 01, 2015 at 1:01 am | 8 Comments

LEGOLAND Florida is growing brick by brick into a major attraction in Central Florida Throughout it’s brief history, the LEGOLAND Florida Resort has suffered from the same dilemma that ultimately lead to the closure of…

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The Sweep Spot: Past Restaurants at Disneyland

February 01, 2015 at 12:38 am | 2 Comments

In this episode we take a look at The past restaurants at Disneyland. We learn where these food locations were, and what they served.

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Are You Ready To Paint The Night At Disneyland?

January 31, 2015 at 12:37 am | 41 Comments

On Wednesday night, Disneyland revealed the three new entertainment offerings which will debut May 22nd at the Disneyland Resort for the 60th Anniversary of the park Walt built (you can read more about those shows…

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A Trip Back in Time to Olde Virginia, Part Two

January 31, 2015 at 12:01 am | No Comments

Here’s Part Two of Scarlett Stahl’s pilgrimage to Olde Virginia. You can get caught up with Part One HERE …Rick TAKE ME BACK TO OLD VIRGINNY, PART TWO By Scarlett Stahl I belong to the…

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Disneyland Resort Update – Diamond Celebration and Ride Refurbishments

January 30, 2015 at 3:00 am | 33 Comments

It’s a huge week of news for the Disneyland Resort.  The 60th anniversary celebration, dubbed the Disneyland Resort Diamond Celebration, was announced amid a flurry of pomp and pageantry this past Wednesday night.  The result…

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Yesterland: Waterfall Garden in the Great Ceremonial House

January 29, 2015 at 8:02 pm | 19 Comments

It’s not unusual for a hotel lobby to have a fountain or indoor plants. But the atrium garden in this “Yester World” lobby is one-of-a-kind. Welcome to the centerpiece of the Great Ceremonial House, as…