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  • January 26, 2015: Walt for Disneyland’s 60th –
    The 60th Anniversary media party and announcement is Wednesday night, even if TDA suits are still under strict orders to not talk about it and pretend it's only a Frozen Fun media event. Walt Disney will be used very purposely for the Diamond Celebration, in a way that will even surpass his use for the 50th Anniversary. Much will be revealed on Wednesday!
    • MICECHAT 10th ANNIVERSARY INFORMATION AND TICKETS POSTED (February 6, 7, 8 at the Disneyland Resort): Space is VERY limited for the three ticketed events.  Don't miss out, read all about it on the MiceChat Meets and Events Page - HERE.
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WTTM #396 – 2013 Disneyland All American College Band

November 21, 2013 at 1:00 am | 2 Comments

Magic Joe is back… and he’s brought the non-stop musical collection from the 2013 Disneyland All American College Band with him.  Enjoy the band’s entire final day of performances from the Disneyland Resort, recorded LIVE during…

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Changes coming to Knotts Mine Train and Camp Snoopy

November 20, 2013 at 3:00 am | 34 Comments

Welcome back to Knotts Berry Farm!  We last left them in the soupy fog of Halloween.  But now, the park is transforming from scary to merry as they prepare the park for their annual Christmas…

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Dueling Disney: MOUSE-ellaneous

November 20, 2013 at 2:00 am | 7 Comments

See what we did there? As The Year of Dueling Disney starts to wind down, we decided to have one installment be sort of a “grab bag” of random things that wouldn’t fill up an…

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Disney News Round Up: Winter dreams to defunct rides.

November 20, 2013 at 1:00 am | 2 Comments

Today the Disney and Theme Park News Roundup arrives with a very sad bit of news.  Diane Disney Miller, Walt Disney’s daughter, has died at the age of 79 due to complications from a fall…

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Disafterdark Disney Podcast , SE02E04 Colin Farrell Cross Dressing

November 20, 2013 at 12:01 am | No Comments

Welcome back to the Mouses Head Pub and thank you for the download. This week, we chat about some news.. Nick and Paul have seen Saving Mr Banks and Blackfish, and share their views on…

Communicore Weekly – Pleasure Island, Art of Monsters U, Milt Albright, Residential Street

November 19, 2013 at 9:15 am | 1 Comment

Direct Link  l   iTunes Link Welcome to this week’s Communicore Weekly, where we talk about Pleasure Island, Art of Monsters U, Milt Albright, and Residential Street! DISNEY HISTORY! – Learn the true history behind Walt…

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Osborne Lights Return-For the Last Time?

November 19, 2013 at 3:00 am | 31 Comments

I was out of town last week when it opened, but the Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights returned recently to Disney Hollywood Studios, and it’s as impressive as ever. There is speculation (based on…

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Orlando Parkhopper – Grinchmas arrives and Red Oven Pizza Bakery Opens

November 19, 2013 at 2:00 am | 11 Comments

We are back with a big update from Universal Orlando Resort. Grinchmas has popped up at Islands of Adventure and a brand new restaurant has opened in CityWalk, plus we have a resort-wide photo update…

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Mousetalgia 265: From Indian Village to Critter Country

November 19, 2013 at 12:01 am | 2 Comments

Along the edge of Disneyland’s Rivers of America, Critter Country and Splash Mountain welcome guests into a wilderness of friendly fauna. But before Critter Country, there was Bear Country and its Jamboree, and before Bear…

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Viva Navidad brings cultural holiday fun as Winter Dreams light up the night at Disney California Adventure

November 18, 2013 at 5:17 am | 30 Comments

Disney California Adventure has ramped up its offerings for the holidays this year with a dazzling new holiday version of its hugely popular “World of Color” water-and-light show. In addition to the new “World of…

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Walt Disney World 1989 Resort Handbook

November 18, 2013 at 2:00 am | 4 Comments

Documenting Walt Disney World history is most often done through official Disney publications and releases. You will run into different pieces of information that will lead you in specific directions or will offer insight into…

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Welcome to the DoomBuggies Spook Show

November 18, 2013 at 12:30 am | 8 Comments

Welcome, Mortals, to the DoomBuggies Spook Show, a new podcast from DoomBuggies.com. The DoomBuggies Spook Show is dead-icated to bringing you a bit of Haunted Mansion news, haunting theme park happenings, and Haunted Mansion history…

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9 Theme Park News Nuggets and Wakefield Report Episode 54

November 18, 2013 at 12:01 am | 2 Comments

Hello Nuggeteers and MiceChatters! Another week in the books, and another week of great theme park news stories. The haunt season has come to a close and the smaller, regional theme parks have moved to…

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Hoopla Review and Fruitcake Follies

November 17, 2013 at 3:00 am | 5 Comments

It was a crisp hazy morning in Anaheim when the MiceChat Holiday Hoopla kicked off at the ESPN Zone yesterday. What’s a Hoopla, you may ask? Well, it’s a festive breakfast celebrating Disney legends and…

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SeaWorld – New Nighttime Shows, New Rides and a Sea of Surprises

November 17, 2013 at 2:00 am | 17 Comments

We have a special SeaWorld article for you today featuring an interview with the Corporate Vice President of Entertainment for SeaWorld Parks, Dennis Wirzman. He’ll give us a glimpse of what’s in store for the…

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Take the CommuniTour – The Ultimate Tour of Disney in Southern California

November 17, 2013 at 12:01 am | 2 Comments

Attention MiceChatters! A special opportunity has come up to have a vacation of a lifetime in beautiful Southern California! The CommuniTour, presented by Communicore Weekly, an Adventures by Disney tour enhanced by the humorous dynamic…

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The Making of Harry Potter: Warner Bros. Studio Tour London

November 16, 2013 at 3:00 am | 10 Comments

Ian Parkinson made a trip to The Making of Harry Potter: Warner Bros. Studio Tour London and shares these great photos. As a fan of both the books and the movies, I never get tired…

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Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea and Little Mermaid: Ariel’s Beginning

November 16, 2013 at 1:29 am | 3 Comments

More mermaids. Jeff and George take a look at 2 of Disney’s direct to DVD Little Mermaid films. Do they sink or swim? George: So, these other two films have just been released on blu-ray.…

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Winter Dreams hits World of Color and Holidays at the Disneyland Resort.

November 15, 2013 at 3:00 am | 18 Comments

What a HUGE week it has been for the Disneyland Resort.  The holidays kicked off on Tuesday November 12th and the action has been non-stop since.  In fact, last night, the world premier of World…

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Bright Nights for Osborne Lights at Disney Hollywood Studios

November 15, 2013 at 2:00 am | 14 Comments

Today, we’ll be taking a look at the Osborne Lights at Disney Hollywood Studios! We have over 40 photos as well as some video to share with you. So let’s see what’s twinkling at Walt…