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Disney News Round Up: Belles Tales and Magical Spells

September 05, 2012 at 12:20 am | 2 Comments

Aladdin is about to celebrate its 10,000th performance this weekend at the Disneyland Resort, while Fantasmic glows with the show.  Disney Theme Park news and discussion is what the MiceChat round up has in store…

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Behind the Scenes at WED with Imagineer Rolonda

September 05, 2012 at 12:06 am | 3 Comments

Before we get into the interview today, I just wanted to say thank you to all of the wonderful folks here at MiceChat. This column marks the one year anniversary of my writing for MiceChat,…

Communicore Weekly – King Arthur Carrousel, Walt Disney’s Railroad Story, Big Thunder Mountain, Splash Mountain

September 04, 2012 at 2:31 pm | No Comments

All the  Disney and all the fun you want and need is back on Communicore Weekly! This week, Jeff and George talk about King Arthur Carrousel, Walt Disney’s Railroad Story, Big Thunder Mountain, and Splash…

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Cars Land Rumored for DisneyWorld?

September 04, 2012 at 5:08 am | 40 Comments

There have been whispers for some time now that Disney’s Hollywood Studios (DHS) at Disney World would get its own Cars Land, and rumors erupted anew last week. There was a different intensity this time,…

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Sea World Orlando Building Antarctica

September 03, 2012 at 10:01 pm | 16 Comments

Construction has progressed a great deal since out last look at the next mega-attraction for Sea World Orlando, Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin.  This trackless attraction will have guests “Floating” through frozen scenes and ending…

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Fantasmic! glows with the show as construction continues at Disneyland

September 03, 2012 at 4:07 am | 31 Comments

The Rivers of America lit up with a colorful glow last week as Disneyland premiered the new “Glow with the Show” addition to the popular Fantasmic! nighttime spectacular. Fantasmic’s “Glow with the Show” premiere was…

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Universal Studios Hollywood Hypes Up The Horror With Alice Cooper

September 03, 2012 at 1:29 am | 4 Comments

Things are getting scary at Universal Studios Hollywood as the park ramps up for their annual Halloween Horror Nights events.  We have new concept art to share with you from the upcoming maze, Alice Cooper…

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A Visit to 1971 Walt Disney World

September 03, 2012 at 1:27 am | 10 Comments

Visiting Walt Disney World today is a vastly different vacation than it was in 1971. Back then, there was one theme park, a few hotels, some recreation and lots of plans on the boards. Let’s…

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A Six Flags Great Adventure

September 01, 2012 at 10:30 pm | 9 Comments

Monorail Man, Capt Phoebus and Sir Clinksalot recently embarked on an epic coaster trip to the east coast. On their 8-day trip they visited Six Flags Great Adventure, Hersheypark, Knoebels, Dorney Park, Six Flags America,…

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To Orlando and Beyond with the Disney College Program

September 01, 2012 at 9:45 pm | 26 Comments

We’d like to introduce you to a new column, Kevin In Wonderland. In these articles, you’ll follow Kevin on his journey from civilian to magic maker in Disney’s College Program. Hello, and welcome to my…

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Vancouver’s Pacific National Exhibition

September 01, 2012 at 9:00 pm | 3 Comments

Our Canadian MiceChat buddy BC_DisneyGeek is always willing to share his trips and travels around his home state of British Columbia. For the next two weeks, he’s treating us to a photo essay detailing his…

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Knotts Berry Farm Opens 40th Anniversary Haunt Museum

September 01, 2012 at 12:24 am | 13 Comments

Friday, as the amber tones of twilight cast a warm glow on the Farm, Knott’s unveiled an homage to the history of its 40 year old Halloween Haunt. The Knott’s Scary Farm Halloween Haunt was…

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Hong Kong Disneyland Replaces Center Street With A Shop

September 01, 2012 at 12:22 am | 6 Comments

Alain Littaye of the Disney and More blog shares these photos of the newest shop on Main Street, USA at Hong Kong Disneyland. This one might be controversial with our readers. We ask you to…

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Disney Review: The Toy Story Films, an Animated Journey

September 01, 2012 at 12:19 am | 5 Comments

In a nod to the Art of…books by Chronicle, Disney Publishing has released a large, coffee table-style book about the Toy Story films. Any Disney fan of the past few years knows about the rise…

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Major Walt Disney World rumors and Magic Kingdom News

August 31, 2012 at 12:26 am | 12 Comments

Hello, and welcome to This week, we have a massive Walt Disney World update from the , with both news and believe it or not, !! We also have some news and rumors to cover…

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Disneyland Halloween Grows, Fantasmic Glows and DCA Slows

August 31, 2012 at 12:25 am | 22 Comments

Annual passholders got to see something new at Disneyland this week. A new Glow-With-The-Show version of Fantasmic was presented at a special after-hours party. We have lots of video and photos to share from this…

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Universal’s Islands of Adventure Then and Now, Toon Lagoon

August 31, 2012 at 12:09 am | 1 Comment

Werner Weiss takes another comparitive trip through Universal’s brilliant Islands of Adventure theme park with shots from early 2000 compared to now.  This week he focuses on the Toon Lagoon area of the park with…

In The Hot Seat – Ron Schneider, the original Dreamfinder!

August 31, 2012 at 12:01 am | No Comments

In this special interview segment, George and Jeff put Ron Schneider, the original Dreamfinder, in The Hot Seat to talk about his new book, Disney, and much more! YOU CAN ALSO DOWNLOAD THIS ON iTunes…

Just Ask Alex – Marvel Characters In The Parks

August 30, 2012 at 3:04 pm | 1 Comment

Alex is your typical 9 year old who loves Disney. In “Just Ask Alex,” he answers YOUR burning questions about Disney. In this episode of “Just Ask Alex,” Alex answers the question “What would you…

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Best and Worst Buffets of Walt Disney World

August 29, 2012 at 10:47 pm | 10 Comments

In the real world (i.e., places where five-foot tall mice don’t roam around with handlers), I’m not a big fan of buffets. The food is often bland and of questionable quality and the surroundings are…