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Universal Studios Japan Update: Harry Potter and Halloween

November 02, 2013 at 2:00 am | 10 Comments

We are thrilled to introduce you to our new Universal Studios Osaka correspondent, Katie Fujihara, who will be covering Universal Studios Osaka for MiceChat.com. She has lots of fun things to share with us. Hello…


Disney Legend Tony Baxter receives his Window on Main Street

November 01, 2013 at 11:59 am | 33 Comments

Who could have guessed in 1965 that Disneyland ice cream scooper Tony Baxter would one day have his own window on Main Street U.S.A.   A window is an honor only bestowed upon the most…


Walt Disney World Pop Swap and Frozen

November 01, 2013 at 3:00 am | 15 Comments

Hello, and welcome to Dateline Disney World! This week, we’ll be looking at some news and construction at both the Magic Kingdom and Epcot. We have something fizzy for you today and something Frozen! Keep…


Thor Meet and Greet Lands in Tomorrowland

November 01, 2013 at 3:00 am | 9 Comments

Today we offer an an abbreviated version of In the Parks as we focus on the new Marvel exhibit inside Disneyland’s Innoventions.  Thor: Treasures of Asgard welcomes the first Marvel meet and greet inside a…


2013 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Photos – Double Feature

November 01, 2013 at 1:10 am | 6 Comments

There are two Yesterland articles today. Most of the 2013 Epcot Food & Wine Festival is over. The final day this year is Monday, November 11. Whether you were there or you missed it, take…


Blackout Haunted house 2013, BLACKOUT Elements

November 01, 2013 at 12:30 am | 9 Comments

Heads up, this isn’t a theme park story, it’s a haunt thing. A very, very scary, probably one of the scariest haunted houses which is still terrifying guests this season in Downtown LA. For those…

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Get Park Wise – Celebrating Halloween at the Disney Parks

October 31, 2013 at 3:00 am | 6 Comments

While Disney fairytales might evoke images of flying elephants and sparkle-clad princesses, there’s no shortage of creepy fun to be had when visiting the parks. Here are a few fun ways to celebrate one of…


Secrets of the Wooden Door 2 – A Halloween Radio Drama

October 31, 2013 at 2:30 am | No Comments

Secrets of the Wooden Door 2 – An Original Podcast Audio Drama Written by Jeremiah Good, Brian Sommer and Patrick Hurd Starring: Corey Burton,  Peter Reneday, Jeremiah Good, Brian Sommer, Magic Joe, Patrick Hurd, Greg…


Season Pass Podcast: The Making of Knott’s Haunt 2013!

October 31, 2013 at 2:00 am | No Comments

The Season Pass Podcast continues the 2013 Halloween celebration with a trip to Knott’s Scary Farm for Halloween Haunt!  TWO 2-hour episodes with tons of interviews with event, maze, show Creators and Park Leaders.  Also, experience…


Samland Visits Orlando – Exceptional, Acceptable or Regrettable

October 31, 2013 at 1:00 am | 7 Comments

Some may view this as the latest Samland column. Others will simply say that he has provided a trip report as a cheap way to bang out a bunch of content really, really fast. There…


DESIGN: Those Were The Times No.21 – Bob Spaced Out with Virgin Galactic

October 30, 2013 at 3:00 am | 9 Comments

Up, up, and away! Bob visits Virgin Galactic and learns what it’s like to reach for the stars.  He gets the royal treatment and tours their top secret facility. Today’s Wheel of Years stopped at…


Walt Disney Pictures Frozen About To Thaw

October 30, 2013 at 2:00 am | 16 Comments

The project of The Snow Queen has been kicking around the Disney studios since the golden age of Walt Disney himself.  Legendary Imagineer Marc Davis had even developed concepts for a boat ride at Disneyland…

Posted in Disney Movies, Features


Disney News Round Up: When Holidays Collide!

October 30, 2013 at 1:00 am | No Comments

Today’s Round Up is full of early holiday fun. Snow is beginning to collect on the Sleeping Beauty’s castle at Disneyland and Holiday merchandise is already out in the parks! Even MiceChat is getting into…


Micechat Podcast 12 – Haunted Experiences, Tomorrowland’s Tomorrow, Dis and DAS

October 30, 2013 at 12:01 am | 6 Comments

It’s October which means HALLOWEEN time!  Discussion on multiple haunted experiences and attractions for the season including Halloween Horror Nights Universal Studios, Empty Grave, The Purge, Blackout, Delusion, and more, plus a big review on…


Universal Orlando Update: All aboard the Hogwarts Express

October 29, 2013 at 3:30 am | 56 Comments

All aboard!  It is time for another Universal Orlando update, and this week brings you updates from both parks in the Universal Orlando Resort, along with a peek at the Hogwarts Express train, now on…


Mousetalgia 262: Bossert on Roy E. Disney, Disney Halloween

October 29, 2013 at 2:00 am | No Comments

Producer Dave Bossert from Walt Disney Feature Animation joins us to discuss Roy E. Disney and his new book, “Remembering Roy E. Disney: Memories and Photos of a Storied Life” on this week’s episode of…


WTTM 392 – Hillbilly Galaxy and Splash Follow-Up

October 29, 2013 at 1:00 am | No Comments

Paul and Calvin visit the Disneyland Resort and find a little Halloween-time Fun.  First, we enjoy the Hillbilly Halloween hijinks of Billy Hill & the Hillbillies and then we journey into outer space, as we…


Thor arrives at Disneyland as Halloween Time comes to an end

October 28, 2013 at 5:05 am | 32 Comments

Disneyland Annual Passholders were treated to a sneak peek of the new Thor: The Dark World movie over the weekend along with a preview of the new Thor: Treasures of Asgard experience inside Tomrorowland’s Innoventions.…


Great News About Disneyland Paris from Sketch to Reality

October 28, 2013 at 3:00 am | 5 Comments

We have great news for those of you who still don’t own a copy of Disneyland Paris: From Sketch to Reality. While the collectors edition of the book is now sold out, a new “Regular Edition”…

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Snowfall and Christmas lights come to Disneyland as Halloween Time winds down

October 25, 2013 at 5:05 am | 26 Comments

Halloween is still a week away but snow has already fallen on Sleeping Beauty Castle as Disneyland continues to prepare for the upcoming holiday season. This week we’ll fill you in on the latest goings-on…