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Audio Journey to “Legend of the Lion King”

January 09, 2014 at 12:01 am | 1 Comment

Window To The Magic WDW 033 “Jeremiah Plays a Where in the Park? Game” Jeremiah takes you on a sound-seeing tour at Walt Disney World, to Animal Kingdom and to the now extinct Camp Minnie…

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DESIGN: Those Were The Times No.25 – 1954 Disney Manufacturing 58 Creative Years

January 08, 2014 at 3:00 am | 16 Comments

Esteemed Disney Legend, Bob Gurr, shares his recollections and pictures of what it was like in the dream factory known as the Walt Disney Studios Machine Shop.  Roger Broggie Sr. managed the place at a…

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Jeremy at Busch Gardens

January 08, 2014 at 2:00 am | 2 Comments

In today’s From The Mouth Of The Mouse, we take a slight detour and travel to visit Busch Gardens Tampa! Jeremy worked a variety of jobs there, and can’t wait to share his stories. Here’s…

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Disney News Round Up: Happy New Year!

January 08, 2014 at 1:00 am | No Comments

Happy new year everyone and welcome to the first MiceChat Round Up of 2014.  As we embark on a new year of Disney and theme park news, rumors, and information, there are big things in…

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MiceAge Disneyland Update: Goat Hijinks, Jedi Mind Tricks and Rabbit Holes

January 07, 2014 at 3:00 am | 129 Comments

The Disneyland Resort has just finished one of the most consistently busy Christmas seasons in its history, and you can practically hear the Cast Members breathe a sigh of relief this week. But now the…

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FastPass+ Midterm Report

January 07, 2014 at 2:00 am | 42 Comments

In the early days of FP+ and MagicBands, there was a lot of speculation (and more than a little hand wringing) because we didn’t know a lot of details. Now that the tests are several…

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Universal Orlando Update – Harry Potter Painted, Beetle Juice Revamp, Farewell Christmas

January 07, 2014 at 1:00 am | 19 Comments

Alright folks, it is 2014, and we have a busy year ahead of us!  With projects big and small at Universal Orlando Resort, it is going to be an exciting year ahead. We will soon…

Communicore Weekly – Season Two Finale – Michael Eisner, Work In Progress, Main Street Marching Band

January 07, 2014 at 12:20 am | 1 Comment

Direct Link  l   iTunes Link Welcome to the Season Two Finale of Communicore Weekly, where we talk about Michael Eisner, Work In Progress, and the Main Street Marching Band! This is the moment you’ve all…

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Kickstarter Results for Walt Disney’s Birthplace

January 07, 2014 at 12:17 am | 4 Comments

The Walt Disney Birthplace Preservation Project just completed an ambitious Kickstarter campaign. How did they do? What’s next?   Read the full YESTERLAND article HERE: Kickstarter Results for Walt Disney’s Birthplace.   When you are done reading,…

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New Year’s Eve and Three Kings Day wrap up Disneyland’s busy holiday season

January 06, 2014 at 6:22 am | 46 Comments

Disneyland‘s busy holiday season officially comes to an end today after a huge New Year’s Eve celebration in both parks followed by a festive Three Kings Day celebration and the final holiday crowds visiting the…

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Perry of the Caribbean

January 06, 2014 at 2:00 am | 6 Comments

I ran into a new area outside of Pirates of the Caribbean on my most recent trip (it’s been here for a while, but it’s the first time I’ve seen it). It’s to the right…

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Mousetalgia 272: ILM’s Lorne Peterson, and an Emporium

January 06, 2014 at 12:01 am | No Comments

It’s a Mousetalgia Emporium this week! Jeff reports from a presentation by Lorne Peterson who spoke at The Tech Museum of Innovation about his history as a model maker for Industrial Light and Magic, working…

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My Special Mary Blair Connection

January 05, 2014 at 3:00 am | 5 Comments

Today, Scarlett Stahl shares a very special visit she had with Maggie Richardson, legendary Imagineer Mary Blair’s niece.  ~~Rick My Special Mary Blair Connection By Scarlett Stahl At Disney Legend Alice Davis’ 80th Birthday Party,…

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Free Cake in My Purse – Cast Member Stories from Walt Disney World

January 05, 2014 at 2:00 am | 7 Comments

Welcome to 2014! We have a couple of new stories for you today in a post we like to call “Free Cake in My Purse.” People like free stuff and will do just about anything…

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Catching Up With The Haunted Mansion Show

January 05, 2014 at 1:01 am | 3 Comments

We have a bit of catching up to do with MiceChat’s Haunted Mansion show today. There are two videos that we lost track of over the holidays and we want to get them out to…

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Dateline Disney World: Crowds and Cold at Magic Kingdom

January 04, 2014 at 3:00 am | 18 Comments

Hello, and welcome to a Saturday edition of Dateline Disney World! This week, it was cold and crowded at the Magic Kingdom. Let’s take a look at the tail end of Christmastime at Disney World.…

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Disney Review: Great Muppet Caper / Muppet Treasure Island

January 04, 2014 at 2:00 am | 2 Comments

I’ve always loved the Muppets. Ever since I was a kid, I’ve watched them, be it on TV for Muppet Show re-runs or in the theaters for their latest round of movies. There is a…

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Disneyland Paris Update

January 04, 2014 at 12:01 am | 2 Comments

I apologize that we’re a little late with our Weekend Update articles. I decided to do a close-up (really, really close-up) inspection of the sidewalks in downtown Oceanside on the day after Christmas – in…

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So Long Subs – A Farewell Update from the Disneyland Resort

January 03, 2014 at 3:00 am | 106 Comments

All good things must come to an end.  It was a wildly successful season that saw insane crowd levels in both parks.  While Holidays at the Disneyland Resort ends Monday night, this weekend will be…

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DCA Then & Now, Part 6: Hollywood Land

January 02, 2014 at 8:37 pm | 7 Comments

This is part 6 of Yesterland’s DCA “then and now” series comparing the same spots in 2002 and 2013. Originally, it was the Hollywood Pictures Backlot at Disney’s California Adventure. Now it’s Hollywood Land at…