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You’ve Got to be Kidding: Let It Go Already

The new hit MiceChat column, "You've Got To Be Kidding," returns today. As the name implies, this column is parody. Allow yourself the opportunity to have a little fun . . . Let me start with a confession:  I really liked Frozen.   I got to see a preview at the El Capitan and knew it had the potential to be...

Adventures by Disney Introduces River Cruises

UPDATED WITH ADDITIONAL DEPARTURE DATES: Disney has recently announced that they will be embarking on European river cruises in partnership with AmaWaterways. While technically falling under the Adventures by Disney banner, the surprise unveiling is still certainly Disney Cruise Line related. Seven scheduled river sailings along the Danube River in 2016 will first and foremost be a family-friendly way to visit Germany, Austria, Slovakia...

Wakefield Report Episode 64 and E Ticket Report Episode 16

We are back this week some the best theme park news on the internet. Let's start this week off with Wakefield Report Episode 64 and the 9 News Nuggets You Need to Know. Don't forget, you can follow along on the Wakefield Report Facebook page. Story 1: Jump For It Last week 4 year old Sean Engelmann was arrested for...

Samland: Walt Disney and the Epcot Master Plan

Walt Disney first achieved fame as an animator. He would go on to great success producing live action films, documentaries, and television programs. For urban planners, his greatest achievement would be Disneyland. Speaking before the 1963 Urban Design Conference at Harvard University, James W. Rouse summed it up best in his keynote speech when he said, “I hold a...

Six Flags Magic Mountain announces Opening for Twisted Colossus

Today we deliver an exciting update from Six Flags Magic Mountain. This will be our last construction update on Twisted Colossus before it begins testing and opens to the public. There's finally an official opening date for this highly anticipated attraction!  The entire Steampunk District that leads to the redone coaster is enjoying final touches as summer 2015 rapidly...

Yesterland: Disneyland Long Ago, Not-So-Long Ago, and Now: Main Street and the Castle

Back in 2009, Yesterland ran a series of “Disneyland Then and Now” articles comparing Disneyland photos from the 1950s to similar photos in 2009. This year, Werner Weiss went back to the same locations to take another look. Here is the third in this series.   Read the YESTERLAND article HERE: Disneyland Long Ago, Not-So-Long Ago, and Now: Main Street and...

News with The Fabulous Disney Babe – Princesses and Villains the Next Generation

Hey there, Hi there, Ho there, Micekateers! Lots of news for you today! Can't Get Enough Disney Princesses in Your Life? After we all recover from the amazing Broadway to Hollywood Event May 29 and meet Paige O'Hara from Disney's Beauty and the Beast, will you be dying for more? Fret not, there's a fantastically fun event coming up later this...

Top 8 Deluxe Resorts at Walt Disney World

Walt Disney World offers a plethora of options for guests wishing to stay in close proximity to the parks. With so many choices, I thought I'd take a the next few columns to give a quick run down of each resort type for those of you looking at on-site accommodations. First let's check out the deluxe options. Disney's Contemporary Resort The...

Dateline Universal Orlando – Kong Rising

Hello, and welcome to Dateline Universal Orlando! This week, we're taking a look at both parks, and the projects happening all around!   That's going to do it for this week's article! What do you think about Kong at IOA? Are the metal detectors too much? Let us know in the comments below!

Disney News Round Up: MiceChat Gumball Rally Time!

Welcome to this week’s MiceChat Disney Round Up! This is a special week as this weekend brings the 2015 MiceChat Gumball Rally - a competition to see who can ride the most attractions at Disneyland in a single day! If you haven’t gotten your tickets yet, you should do so now! TICKETS AND INFO HERE! We also have some great...

Disney Avenue Podcast – Show #13 – Floyd Norman Interview

Welcome to the April 2015 episode of the Disney Avenue Podcast! This month we have legendary animator Floyd Norman joining us. Though he prefers to be called a “cartoonist,” few other artists working in animation today can boast a career as varied as that of Floyd Norman. From the 1950s to today, Floyd’s diverse career, insightful viewpoint, and unflinching honesty have...

Fab Disney News: Star Wars Celebration, 24 Hour Party, Disney Research

While we're gearing up for my very first Gumball Rally (I'm among the volunteers), If you are interested in join us, take a look at the event page here. Now, let's dive into this week's Disney news: 24-Hour Party World of Color Dining Packages Now Available! If you're going to be attending the 24-hour party, there's a rare treat available -...

In The Parks at the Disneyland Resort

Hello Disney lovers!  It's time for another trip through the Disneyland resort with yours truly.  Today's update doesn't bring any breaking news, as we already know about the major plans for Disneyland's 60th Anniversary Diamond Jubilee.  We are all well aware that Sleeping Beauty Castle is fully decked out in diamonds, glitz and bunting.  The Tomorrowland Preview is running...

Mousetalgia Podcast 340: ILM Creature Shop Technician Kirk Thatcher

In this special episode recorded live from Star Wars Celebration Anaheim on April 17, 2015, Mousetalgia welcomes writer/director/puppeteer/creature artist Kirk Thatcher to the show to talk about his work for ILM on Return of the Jedi creating creatures and aliens, and then bringing them to life for the film. Television producer Joseph Freed also joins our roundtable to discuss...

Disafterdark Series 3, Episode 12 – Three Hundred and Sixty Five Days at Disney

Welcome back to the Mouses Head and thank you for the download. Joining us this show is Troy. Troy has a plan. He's planning on spending a whole year, 365 days, staying on Disney property. Sounds nuts. maybe it is . . . We would really appreciate it if you would head over to iTunes and subscribe to the show and...

The Sweep Spot Episode 152 History of the Shops of New Orleans Square Disneyland

In this episode we take a historical look at the shops of New Orleans Square in Disneyland. There has been many changes over the years to this area, and we will talk about every one of them, plus some insight to when we worked at Disneyland as custodians.

Renovations Continue at Disneyland Paris Resort

Renovations Continue at Disneyland Paris Resort by Max Fan, DLPWelcome Welcome to the Disneyland Paris Resort! The weather is beautiful, the kids are out of school, so let's take a walk around the resort. Disneyland Park The musicians in the Gazebo. Some of the fountains for the night show Disney Dreams! no longer have their light installations. Cleaning on the Videopolis airship progresses slowly....

In the Parks Disneyland Update

Welcome one and all to a Disneyland edition of In the Parks!  We have plenty for you to see and more than enough for you to read about as we bring you the latest highlights of news from Disneyland and Disney California Adventure.  Momentum is building as the Disneyland 60th Anniversary Diamond Jubilee approaches.  In less than a month...

A Sanity Check on “41 Insane Facts” — Part 4 of 4

Yesterland takes a closer look at the final 11 “Insane Facts” about Disneyland in Part 4 of this 4-part series. According to MSN (Microsoft Network), “There’s some mind-blowing facts out there that even the ultimate Disney fan doesn’t know.”   Read the YESTERLAND article HERE: A Sanity Check on “41 Insane Facts” — Part 4 of 4   When you are done reading,...

A Fab Look at the Disneyland 60th Preview (Part Two) and Disney News

This column contains spoilers for the three Disneyland 60th Parade and Spectaculars. If you don't want any surprises to be spoiled, do not read any further! I published Part One on Tuesday HERE. And read down to the bottom for some recent Disney news and events. Imagineer Steven Davison, Executive, Parades and Spectaculars. had been up all night rehearsing, but...

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