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Meet Disney Imagineer Terri Hardin

March 26, 2014 at 3:00 am | 18 Comments

We’d like to introduce you to our newest columnist, the amazing Terri Hardin. Terri is an award-winning Disney artist and was a Walt Disney Imagineer for over ten years. She has designed attractions in France,…

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Universal Studios Hollywood Wizarding World and Simpsons Update

March 26, 2014 at 2:01 am | 23 Comments

Late Thursday night we posted our early review of the brand new Despicable Me Minion Mayhem attraction at Universal Studios Hollywood (review here). In short, it is wonderful sugar-coated confection of a family ride full…


Disney News Round Up: Walt, Minions, and Spring Break Crowds

March 26, 2014 at 2:00 am | 1 Comment

Give us a few minutes and we’ll bring you the week in Disney and theme park news. This time around, we’ll take a look at Walt Disney World in Black and White, in video and…


Walt Disney – The Great “Adapter”

March 25, 2014 at 3:00 am | 15 Comments

Walt Disney enjoys an almost unmatched reputation as a Great Innovator in the same vein as Thomas Edison and Henry Ford. This extends to many epochs of his career, including the very concept of theme…

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The SeaWorld 50th Anniversary MiceChat Celebration

March 25, 2014 at 2:00 am | 20 Comments

MiceChat recently visited SeaWorld San Diego during the SeaWorld 50th Anniversary Celebration, Sea of Surprises.  Throughout the day a group of very talented photographers took pictures of the event.  A special thanks to Michael Greening,…

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Communicore Weekly – Mineral King Resort, Every Guest Is A Hero, Flora’s Beauty

March 25, 2014 at 12:01 am | No Comments

Direct Link  l   iTunes Link Welcome to this week’s Communicore Weekly, where we talk about Mineral King Resort, Every Guest Is A Hero, Flora’s Beauty! DISNEY HISTORY! – Take a ski trip and learn about…


Disneyland gets ready for springtime fun as refurbishments continue throughout the park

March 24, 2014 at 5:05 am | 22 Comments

Disneyland is getting ready to kick off spring with a festive springtime roundup at the Big Thunder Ranch Jamboree with special character meet-and-greets with Disney bunnies as well as the Easter Bunny himself. Meanwhile, as…


Five Legged Goats from Sir Mickey’s at the Magic Kingdom

March 24, 2014 at 2:00 am | 4 Comments

One of my favorite Five Legged Goats is one that goes practically unnoticed by most people at the Magic Kingdom. It’s also inside one of my favorite shops in all of Walt Disney World. Let’s…


Mousetalgia 283: Disney Legend Rolly Crump, Seattle’s PNW Mouse Meet

March 24, 2014 at 12:01 am | 3 Comments

Mousetalgia welcomes WED Imagineer and Disney Legend Rolly Crump to this episode of the podcast to talk about his time working for Walt Disney in the creation of Disneyland Park. Crump talks about his time…


Batman Backwards at Six Flags Magic Mountain

March 23, 2014 at 7:30 am | 11 Comments

MiceChat was invited to Six Flags Magic Mountain this week for a surprisingly fun ride on a classic coaster.   This spring, the park is giving both Batman the Ride and Colossus a fun spin with…


The Haunted Mansion Show: Where’s Hattie?

March 23, 2014 at 12:30 am | No Comments

It has been weeks now and one question plagues the mind of many a Happy Haunt: “Where has The Hatbox Ghost gone to now?” That question will finally be answered, for he has left behind…


Disneyland History Through Postcards – Walt Disney’s 100th Birthday

March 22, 2014 at 3:00 am | 6 Comments

One way we can learn about Disneyland history is by looking at the postcards that have been sold in the park through the years. Before his untimely passing in 2012, our friend Ken Eslick encouraged…


Blu-ray Review: Saving Mr. Banks

March 22, 2014 at 2:00 am | 8 Comments

This week, George and Jeff look at the release of Saving Mr. Banks, a film which garnered both praise and dismay at the hands of Disney fans and historians. Check out what these two Disney…


Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #83 – News, Rumors and Coldstone

March 22, 2014 at 1:00 am | 4 Comments

Join us for another audio adventure as we go through the listener survey that we recently posted and let you know the changes that we are making due to your feedback. We continue our quest…


Disneyland Resort Refurbishments Spread

March 21, 2014 at 3:00 am | 39 Comments

The Disneyland Resort is looking absolutely stunning this week.  With the return of Big Thunder Mountain Railroad, guests and pass holders alike flocked to Frontierland to see the explosive new changes on the classic attraction.…


Magic Kingdom Hub in Pieces

March 21, 2014 at 2:00 am | 25 Comments

Welcome back to Dateline Disney World. This week, the most action happened at the Magic Kingdom, so we’re back there this time around. Let’s get started! Outside the park, you can see the construction of…


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…


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…


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…


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. …