Editor’s Note:
  • April 16, 2014: It's almost Gumball Rally Time and just a few spots remain available. Gumball Rally is a race through Disneyland to see who can ride the most attractions in a single day. It's every bit as fun as it sounds and a wonderful way to spend a day with friends and family in the Happiest Place on Earth. Now's the time to sign up for this year's big event (rolling your way on May the 3rd). Don't miss out. ×0
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Welcome to the MicePod “The Sweep Spot!”

February 26, 2014 at 1:00 am | 5 Comments

Micepod Listeners and MiceChat Readers, I’m excited to introduce you to the newest member of the MicePod family, THE SWEEP SPOT!   The Sweep Spot podcast is hosted by former Disneyland cast members (the Founder, Lynn…

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SeaWorld 50th Special MiceChat Event and Park Update

February 26, 2014 at 12:01 am | 4 Comments

A major milestone for SeaWorld is just weeks away and we’ve got some special news to announce. This week, we have a hard hat tour at Aquatica as we take a look at the new…

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Disney Raises Ticket Prices; Many Rides Static

February 25, 2014 at 3:02 am | 86 Comments

Like clockwork, Disney has raised the price of admission to its WDW parks: it’s now $94 per park, except the Magic Kingdom, which now costs $99/adult. The $100 mark will be breached the next time Disney…

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Universal Orlando Resort Mardi Gras Fun

February 25, 2014 at 2:00 am | 4 Comments

We are back with another great update from around the Universal Orlando Resort. This week we take a closer look at the floats and characters in the annual Mardi Gras parade, and we’ll update you…

Communicore Weekly – Flying Saucers, World’s Fair Book, Thor, Baltimore Gun Club

February 25, 2014 at 1:01 am | 4 Comments

Direct Link  l   iTunes Link Welcome to this week’s Communicore Weekly, where we talk about Flying Saucers, World’s Fair Book, Thor, and Baltimore Gun Club! DISNEY HISTORY! – Jeff and George venture into the unknown on…

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Mousetalgia 279: Fantasia

February 25, 2014 at 12:01 am | No Comments

This week, Team Mousetalgia takes a look at various aspects of Walt Disney’s Fantasia, the classic animated feature that was a great leap forward for the Walt Disney Studio in terms of technical accomplishment and…

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The Disney Gallery explores Mechanical Kingdoms as Dapper Day comes to Disneyland

February 24, 2014 at 5:05 am | 33 Comments

Disneyland guests arrived in style over the weekend as part of the increasingly popular Dapper Day events that encourage guests to visit the parks in their Sunday’s best. Meanwhile, The Disney Gallery unveiled its latest…

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The Cost of Inflation at Walt Disney World

February 24, 2014 at 2:00 am | 33 Comments

So many people complain about the price of visiting Walt Disney World today. With the recent admission price increases, it won’t be long until a single day at the Magic Kingdom is going to be…

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Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #79 – Beetlejuice, Mardi Gras and News

February 24, 2014 at 12:01 am | No Comments

Welcome to the UUOP. We review the new Beetlejuice show at Universal Studios Florida as well as this year’s Mardi Gras event and then bring you up to date with the latest Universal Studios news.…

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Hong Kong Disneyland Posts Profitable Year, Plans New Hotel and Attraction

February 23, 2014 at 3:00 am | 15 Comments

The Hong Kong Disneyland Resort is chugging away as “the little park that could.” Park management announced its second profitable year a row and celebrated with plans for a third 750-room hotel to accommodate an…

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Falcon’s Fury progress at Busch Gardens Tampa

February 23, 2014 at 2:00 am | 3 Comments

Time for another Busch Gardens Tampa update! Come along as we have a cheetah birthday party, get the latest on Bands Brew & BBQ and check on the progress of Falcon’s Fury and Pantopia! Cheetah…

The Haunted Mansion Show: Tales from Beyond the Grave

February 23, 2014 at 1:00 am | 1 Comment

“Creepies and crawlies, toads in a pond, Let there be ghost tales from regions beyond!” Madame Leota has finally become part of The Haunted Mansion Show! In her debut appearance, she will tell the scariest…

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Ratatouille Presentation Wows Disneyland Paris Stockholders

February 22, 2014 at 3:00 am | 19 Comments

Excitement at the Disneyland Paris Resort is ramping up as the opening of the new Ratatouille attraction grows closer. At their recent annual meeting, stockholders were treated to a presentation on the attraction from Walt…

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Thor: The Dark World, a Review

February 22, 2014 at 1:00 am | 2 Comments

George: Thor: The Dark World is the second in the Thor series and the eighth in the Marvel Universe (not counting the Hulk films). So far, Marvel has been on an incredible roll but could…

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Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #78 – The Universal Orlando The Unofficial Story

February 22, 2014 at 12:01 am | No Comments

This show we bring you the latest news from the Orlando resort and a great interview with Theme Park Tourist’s Nick Sim, author of Universal Orlando – The Unofficial Story. There are very few books…

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Big Thunder Prepares For Previews at Disneyland

February 21, 2014 at 3:00 am | 26 Comments

Something old and something new.  Yes, the refurbishments at the Disneyland Resort are still underway.  The good news is that there is a light at the end of the tunnel.  One of which is that…

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Flower and Garden Arriving at Epcot

February 21, 2014 at 2:00 am | 9 Comments

This week, we’re looking at the arrival of much of the Flower and Garden Festival at Epcot! Are you ready for Spring, because it’s bustin’ out all over. Welcome to Epcot!! It appears that over…

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King Triton’s Carousel of the Sea

February 20, 2014 at 9:00 pm | 21 Comments

This Yesterland article is not about something that’s gone. It’s about something that should be gone—and probably will be gone some day. But not the whole thing. Please let me explain…   Read the full…

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Epcot’s World Showcase for Kids

February 20, 2014 at 3:00 am | 17 Comments

A lot of first time Walt Disney World guests tend to write-off Epcot as an “adults only” type of park, but I encourage all of them to give it at least one day with the…

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Exploring more of the Wilds of Adventureland

February 20, 2014 at 2:00 am | 5 Comments

Last week we took some time to explore the wilds of Adventureland in this Samland classic. The tour continues today in our second part. If you missed the first part, please click here. Adventureland has seemingly…

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