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Disney Cruise Line Sets Sail for Frozen Norway

There is no shortage of Frozen news in the Disney blogosphere these days, and the Disney Cruise Line is getting in on the act by deploying the Disney Magic to Norway next summer. Disney Magic (Copyright © Jason Leppert) With the Maelstrom water ride at Epcot being converted to a Frozen ride, guests will soon be able to see their favorite characters from...

Disney Avenue Podcast – A Wonderful Interview with Disney Historian Jim Korkis

On this episode of the Disney Avenue Podcast, host Keith Michael Mahne has a wonderful conversation with famous author, Disney historian and the "go to" guy on Walt and all things Disney for that matter, Mr. Jim Korkis. Jim has one of the best personalities around and is full of fantastic stories and insights on Walt and the company. Be...

The Sweep Spot # 138 – Before and After the Show at Disneyland

In this episode we have lots to look forward to. First we have our current events of the week, then we have an interview with author, podcaster Jeff Baham, then live from Disney California Adventure with Russell Flores, then the main segment David Smith (the novel author) joins us to discuss what the park was like before it opens...

Disney’s Legendary Frontier

MiceChat reader, Nick Tierce, sent us the following article in honor of the last day of Disneyland's Legends of Frontierland game. If you've got a bit of time to spare today (September 27, 2014), stop by Frontierland and check out the festivities. Disneyland’s “Legends of Frontierland” has blazed a new trail for interactive theme park experiences. Offering participants the chance to...

Disneyland Subs, Safety and Heroes

Hello one and all!  It's time for another Disneyland Resort update. Today we are on the verge of some pretty interesting things happening at the Happiest Place on Earth. To begin with, the Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage will be returning from its 9 month refurbishment. Will it sparkle and shine as it did on opening day? We also have...

Dedicated to Disneyland Paris Podcast: Big News Month

After what seems like a very long summer break, we are back, and with an episode so packed with news items we had to leave some out! Halloween, Christmas, Dreams!, Anna, Elsa, Merida, Philippe Gas, Tom Wolber, Crush's Coaster Game and Promenades are just some of the topics we covered in this fast paced episode of Disneyland Paris news...

Yesterland: The Happiest Faces On Earth

Did you submit your favorite Disney photo memory for “The Happiest Faces on Earth” mosaic collages? Each collage is made up of thousands of photos submitted by guests like you. The collages are part of “The Happiest Homecoming on Earth” at Yesterland.  Read the full YESTERLAND article HERE: The Happiest Faces On Earth   When you are done reading, please leave your...

Queen Mary Dark Harbor Event Getting Bigger and Better

The Queen Mary's Dark Harbor will soon be landing on the shores of Long Beach to take over the historic nautical landmark, transforming it into a world class haunt event. The creative forces behind Dark Harbor have worked very hard to keep things relevant and fresh every year by adding to and evolving the storyline of the harbor's haunted...

Show your Spooky Side at Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party

With attractions like Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights dominating the scare season in Central Florida, sometimes Mickey Mouse and all his friends don’t get all the attention they deserve. At Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party, held on select nights from now until Oct. 31, those of us who might be a bit more timid can enjoy the Halloween...

Rod Miller LIVE at the Walt Disney Family Museum – Pt 2

This week, Paul avoids the 100+ heat at Disneyland by taking you back to October 2, 2010 and to the Presidio in San Francisco for a special performance by longtime Main Street Pianist Rod Miller. He was a fixture on Main Street USA at Disneyland for 36 years, and he was brought to the museum to celebrate the museums...

Hollywood Studios News and Rumors

Hello, and welcome to Dateline Disney World! This week, we’re taking a walk through Disney’s Hollywood Studios to see what’s going on. Let’s go! http://datelinedisneyland.smugmug.com/Other/DDW/i-8FBwWXS/0/O/hollywoodstudios-1.png Welcome to Hollywood Studios! http://www.miceshots.com/usr/72/DatelineDisneyWorld09222014-_DSC6982.jpg http://www.miceshots.com/usr/72/DatelineDisneyWorld09222014-_DSC6983.jpg http://www.miceshots.com/usr/72/DatelineDisneyWorld09222014-_DSC6984.jpg Construction continues on the new Starbucks location at the end of Hollywood Boulevard. http://www.miceshots.com/usr/72/DatelineDisneyWorld09222014-_DSC6985.jpg http://www.miceshots.com/usr/72/DatelineDisneyWorld09222014-_DSC6986.jpg Yes, Frozen is pretty much everything, everywhere right now. http://www.miceshots.com/usr/72/DatelineDisneyWorld09222014-_DSC6987.jpg http://www.miceshots.com/usr/72/DatelineDisneyWorld09222014-_DSC6988.jpg Over at One Man’s Dream, the large New Fantasyland model is now gone....

#1 Rule of Being an Imagineer: Your Attitude

PERSONAL UPDATE: The beauty of being introduced to the RunDisney races is that it leads to friendships and events you may have never considered before. AIRFORCE MARATHON DAYTON OHIO, https://www.facebook.com/AirForceMarathon I’ve met so many of you who have come out to run the Disney races with me that I wanted to come out your way and run a few on the...

You Can’t Top Pigs with Pigs – A Talk with Marty Sklar

I’m writing this article about 5 minutes after I finished an online video lecture about children’s literature, and this lecture was specifically about the power of storytelling; which is very opportune, because I wasn’t quite sure how to articulate what I felt about this episode.  Every time I listen to an episode of The Season Pass Podcast in preparation...

Disney News Round Up: Disney Days and Spooky Nights

Dapper Days, Disneyland Weekends and Disney California Adventure are just some of the topics to be found in this all-new MiceChat Round Up.  Disney and Theme Park News is in full effect here as we bring the interesting news that the tired Backlot Tour at Walt Disney World's Hollywood Studios is finally closing this weekend.  Better get there fast...

Food, Wine, Beer: A Guide to the 2014 Epcot International Food and Wine Festival

Hello, Howdy, Ello, Oi', Aloha. Welcome to the 2014 Epcot International Food and Wine Festival. The festival kicked off last Thursday to its usual great reception. With numerous options for this years consumption, I wouldn't be surprised if this becomes the most successful Food and Wine Festival to date. There are a multitude of experiences this year, this comprehensive...

Universal Orlando Halloween Horror Nights 24 – The First Scream

On September 19, the gates of hell opened a little wider as Universal Orlando Resort ushered in the 2014 Halloween season with the opening of the twenty fourth edition of Halloween Horror Nights. Thousands of screaming fans scampered through the gates of Universal Studios Florida in search of the best combination of fear and fun that can be found...

Mousetalgia Podcast 309: Halloween Time; As Dreamers Do – the movie

Halloween time at Disneyland Resort - Join us in an exploration of Dia De Los Muertos, the Halloween Carnival, Space Mountain Ghost Galaxy, Haunted Mansion Holiday, Halloween treats and decor... Team Mousetalgia shares our tips and advice to help you make the most of your Halloween Time visit to Disneyland. From spooky tours to terror-ific treats, you'll find lots...

Halloween Time scares up special eats and treats at Disneyland as changes come to Sleeping Beauty Castle

Halloween Time is in full swing at Disneyland, with restaurants throughout the park serving up terrifyingly tasty seasonal specials. Meanwhile, the park continues to take advantage of what was traditionally its off-season with various refurbishments including repainting the iconic "it's a small world" facade and preparing the Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage for its reopening later this week. ...

Universal Studios Hollywood Halloween Horror Nights Review

Universal Studios Hollywood has kicked off Halloween Horror Nights, beginning a reign of terror that will span a record 22 nights from now until November 2nd. Unique to Hollywood's incarnation of Horror Nights is the awards event known at The Eyegore Awards.  The Eyegore's honor special achievements in horror in an awards ceremony.  For the first time ever guests...

Knotts Berry Farm Scare School and Halloween Fun

It was a scorcher this week at Knott's Berry Farm.  Temperatures hovered in the triple digits on the day we visited and only the most persevering thrill seekers dared brave the relentless heat. Despite the insane mercury levels, we bring you an update from the Farm.  This week we cover news odds and ends as well as Halloween Haunt...