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The Sweep Spot: It’s a Small World

April 27, 2014 at 2:00 am | No Comments

Our show this week is on the attraction It’s a Small World. In this episode we discuss the history of the attraction everyone loves, though some don’t want to admit it, it’s a small world.…

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The Haunted Mansion Show: Hopping Mad

April 26, 2014 at 2:00 am | No Comments

Easter at Walt Disney’s Magic Kingdom, and a decree has been passed that every area of the Kingdom must celebrate. This includes the old Haunted Mansion at New Orleans Square, which is Hopping Mad from…

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Disafterdark Series 2, Episode 15 – A Blustery Day

April 25, 2014 at 11:02 pm | 1 Comment

Joining us on Disafterdark this week is Rob Foster from the Dibbcast. Along with the news, we chat with Rob about the Dibb and the Dibbcast, we then challenge him to the next round of…

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Earth Day and More Ride Closures at the Disneyland Resort

April 25, 2014 at 3:00 am | 52 Comments

Who knew that so much could happen in a single off-season week at Disneyland? To begin with, Earth Day took place Tuesday, April 22nd and was celebrated, to a degree, in Downtown Disney.  Moving into…

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Friday in the Parks – Part 5 of 8

April 25, 2014 at 12:11 am | No Comments

Part 5 of an 8 part series… On a Friday morning in March 2014, Jeremiah went to WDW while Paul and Calvin went to Disneyland.  Both adventures were recorded and will be presented in 1…

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Playhouse Disney – Live on Stage!

April 24, 2014 at 9:01 pm | 3 Comments

When you visit the Hollywood Pictures Backlot at Yester California Adventure, your family might want to see famous television celebrities. If it’s 2003 and your children are between two and six years old, Bear, Olie,…

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Yesterday, Tomorrow and Fantasy: Château d’Ussé, the Real Sleeping Beauty Castle

April 24, 2014 at 3:00 am | 7 Comments

A version of the following article was the first to be published to the original Yesterday, Tomorrow, and Fantasy blog and was one of our most popular. It is only fitting that it should become our…

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Samland Grab Bag

April 24, 2014 at 2:00 am | 1 Comment

Welcome to another NEW episode of Samland. This week will be a grab bag of things that have crossed my desk and sparked my curiosity. Perhaps it will inspire some of you as well. Don’t…

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Making the Most of Extra Magic Hours at Disney World

April 24, 2014 at 1:00 am | 13 Comments

Often touted as one of the biggest perks of staying at a Walt Disney World Resort hotel, extra magic hours can be a blessing or a curse depending on which side of the magic you’re…

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La Taniere du Dragon – Dragon’s Lair Part 2

April 23, 2014 at 3:00 am | 12 Comments

First of all, I want to thank all of you who came out to Walt Disney’s Barn on Easter to share your day with Tony Baxter and I. It was truly magical as many came…

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Dateline Disney World: Epcot Blooms and Magic Kingdom Construction

April 23, 2014 at 2:00 am | 34 Comments

Hello, and welcome to Dateline Disney World! This week, we’re taking a look at both EPCOT and the Magic Kingdom, and we have over 100 photos, so let’s get started!! Welcome to EPCOT!! Flower and…

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MiceChat Disney News Round Up: Spring Fling News Machine

April 23, 2014 at 12:01 am | No Comments

How do they decide which Disney movies are made into theme park rides?  What is your favorite land in any Disney park?  Will we see something developed for the parks from the Captain America Franchise?…

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Velociraptor Entertainment Added to DAK – But It’s Not What You Think

April 22, 2014 at 3:00 am | 78 Comments

I’m pleased to report that Walt Disney World started, this past weekend, testing a new atmosphere entertainment show in Dinoland U.S.A., in the form of a human scientist interacting with a velociraptor. There were many…

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Universal Orlando Update – Taking Market Share from Disney

April 22, 2014 at 2:00 am | 51 Comments

This week we take you to Universal Orlando, where we look at the exciting projects all around the resort. Then we examine the market share that Universal has been stealing away from both Disney and…

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Maleficent moves in to Disney California Adventure and Small World turns 50

April 21, 2014 at 6:24 am | 46 Comments

It was a rather quiet Easter week at the Disneyland Resort. The popular EGG-Straveganza maps that led guests on an easter egg hunt through the happiest place on earth sold out quickly. But guests could…

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Mousetalgia 287: Disney’s Aulani Resort

April 21, 2014 at 12:05 am | No Comments

Everything Aulani! Catch the aloha spirit with Kristen via her extensive review of Disney’s Aulani Resort in the Hawai’ian islands. With explanations of food and dining options, entertainment offerings, pools, and the various opportunities offered…

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Magic of Mary Blair at the Walt Disney Family Museum

April 20, 2014 at 3:00 am | 9 Comments

MAGIC COLOR FLAIR the world of MARY BLAIR by Scarlett Stahl Tuesday, March 11, 2014, was the date for the invitation-only dedication of the Diane Disney Miller Exhibition Hall at the Walt Disney Family Museum…

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The Haunted Mansion Show: Sinister Superstitions

April 20, 2014 at 1:00 am | No Comments

Everyone is afraid of something. It could be spiders, ghosts, or even the darkness. Several superstitions have evolved around these fears; legends that are sure to make you think twice before your luck is at…

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Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #87 – News, Rumours and Cabana Bay

April 19, 2014 at 12:10 am | No Comments

A lot is going on in the world of Universal Studios theme parks at the moment. We invite you to join us for another podcast bringing you a plethora of news, rumors and coverage. We…

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Knotts Berry Farm Calico Mine Ride and Camp Snoopy Hardhat Tour

April 18, 2014 at 3:00 am | 39 Comments

We took a sneak peek at Knott’s Berry Farm’s Calico Mine Ride and Camp Snoop yesterday. What we found was a very good sign for things to come this summer. Last year, instead of adding…