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Noe Knows: Disney Magical Happy Mirror Brings Back Disney Arcade Games

June 18, 2016 at 12:40 am | No Comments

Disney arcade games are back in the news. Not long ago I wrote about the Tsum-Tsum arcade game by Konami. In case you didn’t know, the mobile Tsum-Tsum game, based on the collectible plush figures, has…

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Jam Packed update from Universal Studios Hollywood

June 17, 2016 at 3:00 am | No Comments

We have a ginormous update for you from Universal Studios Hollywood, the entertainment capital of Los Angeles. The new Walking Dead walk-through attraction is slated for a July 4th opening. We can’t wait. Next, we…

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Disneyland Star Wars News: Troopers, Scavengers And A Clearing In The Trees

June 17, 2016 at 1:00 am | No Comments

This week we visit Star Wars in Tomorrowland, see previews for upcoming Star Wars Television and Game spinoffs and say goodbye to the Skyway Chalet. But first… Disneyland’s Flags At Half Staff Our hearts go…

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Yesterland: Cascade Peak

June 16, 2016 at 4:33 pm | No Comments

Cascade Peak is not just a show scene on the Mine Train ride. It’s a Frontierland landmark, enjoyed by guests on the Mike Fink Keel Boats, Mark Twain, Sailing Ship Columbia, and Indian War Canoes,…

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Fab News: Finding Happiness

June 16, 2016 at 10:03 am | No Comments

What a horrible week it’s been in Orlando. And what a thing to see, how people pull together, bringing their service dogs across the country, writing notes to a grieving Abuela on a JetBlue flight,…

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The Hotels of Disneyland and New One on the Way

June 16, 2016 at 1:05 am | No Comments

Disney has finally announced that they will build a new luxury hotel to open in 2021. The hotel will be built on a plot of land between the current Disneyland Hotel and the Mickey and…

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How to Stop and Smell the Roses at a Disney Park

June 16, 2016 at 12:30 am | 37 Comments

In the midst of tragedy, I’ll admit my heart was not in penning Disney tips for this week’s Park Wise. My mind kept wandering to the brevity of our time. I’m reminded to be in…

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Disney News Round Up: Shanghai Disneyland in Detail

June 15, 2016 at 2:00 am | No Comments

MiceChat Round Up This week will see the long awaited debut of Shanghai Disneyland. Much has been written about the financial impact Shanghai has had on the Disneyland & Walt Disney World resorts. Labor cutbacks,…

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The Unknown Engineer of the Disneyland Railroad

June 15, 2016 at 12:47 am | No Comments

Are you the biggest Disneyland Railroad fanatic? You may have all the reference materials and listened to all the historical presentations but you’ve never heard of the person who saved the Disneyland Railroad. There might…

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A Theme Park Designer Look at Shanghai Disneyland

June 14, 2016 at 4:03 am | No Comments

Please enjoy some thoughts on Shanghai Disneyland from theme park designers who were able to visit during “Trial Operations” of the newest Disney park. Several attractions were not operating at the time (Roaring Rapids) and…

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Fab Disney News: All That Glitters

June 14, 2016 at 2:30 am | No Comments

I’m going to be at E3 this week, so expect some gaming stories in the near future. I’m also going to be very, very tired, so expect many, many typos as well. A Sparkly Surprise,…

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Summer and Star Wars continue at Disneyland

June 13, 2016 at 3:00 am | No Comments

News slows to a trickle as the summer heats up and crowds continue to hit the parks. While most refurbishment projects are done for the season, Disneyland’s massive 14-acre Star Wars expansion project continues in…

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Mousetalgia Podcast 399: Skipping Disney’s latest films

June 13, 2016 at 1:35 am | No Comments

This week, the Team Mousetalgia doctor is in to dispense a little therapy related to Disney’s latest crop of live action films. For various reasons, we haven’t been hitting every film on opening weekend lately…

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New Experiences for Knott’s Ghost Town at 75 Years Fun

June 12, 2016 at 3:00 am | No Comments

Knott’s Berry Farm is celebrating a very special milestone, the 75th anniversary of Ghost Town. Yes, the very heart of Knott’s Berry Farm has been entertaining guests with its rich theme of western life and…

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California’s Great America Opens Mass Effect: New Earth

June 12, 2016 at 2:00 am | No Comments

Since 1994 the Action Theater at California’s Great America has hosted everybody from James Bond to Stan Lee to Sponge Bob. All the while the technology kept falling farther and farther behind. By last year…

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Magic Kingdom News and Photos – It’s Speak Like a Whale Day

June 11, 2016 at 3:00 am | No Comments

Dateline Disney World returns with more Magic Kingdom news and photos. Summer season is well under way and Speak Like a Whale Day is today. Let’s see how the park is looking for the summer…

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The Death of Disney Interactive – You Can’t Top Pigs with Pigs

June 11, 2016 at 2:00 am | No Comments

It’s been almost a month since the announcement that Disney Infinity will be shuttered, and to many fans, the shock remains. Yet, to insiders and veteran observers, it was only a matter of time. The…

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Star Wars News: Darkness, Cookies and Dirt

June 10, 2016 at 2:54 am | No Comments

This week we take you to the Dark Side! …well…night. We have a look at The Season of the Force after dark, some Tsum’s, and the latest on the progress of Star Wars land construction.…

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Yesterland: Skyway to Fantasyland

June 09, 2016 at 4:23 pm | No Comments

Three weeks ago, Yesterland featured the Skyway to Tomorrowland, with its Swiss chalet station in Fantasyland. The response was huge. In a major update to an article first published in 1995, Yesterland is back with…

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Fab News: Happy Halloween-ish

June 09, 2016 at 6:53 am | No Comments

It’s barely into summer and we’re talking about Halloween! But in the haunt world, these things take time. Winchester Mystery House Debuts New Tour for 2016  ALL-NEW “HALLOWEEN CANDLELIGHT TOUR’’ OFFERS A UNIQUE WAY TO…