Editor’s Note:
  • November 27, 2014: Happy Thanksgiving One and All – As you celebrate your turkey day, we'd like you to know that what we are most thankful for around here is YOU. Thank you for your continual support, we couldn't do this without you!  -  Here's something fun, we have two special edition magic bands from this past weekend's Destination D event in Orlando to give away. The bands are brand new and never used (nor have they been associated with any Disney Experience account).  Enter the sweepstakes HERE. -   Also, we invite you to save the date for the MiceChat 10th anniversary weekend - February 6th through 8th at the Disneyland Resort. This is shaping up to be an amazing extravaganza of Disney goodness you won't want to miss. ×0
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Universal Orlando Halloween Horror Nights Preview

September 25, 2012 at 12:00 am | 5 Comments

Orlando Parkhopper had the pleasure of attending the opening weekend of one of the country’s top haunted attractions.  Universal Orlando Halloween Horror Nights returns on weekends and select nights until October 31st for its 22nd…


Space Shuttle Endeavour soars over California Adventure as Disneyland refurbishments continue

September 24, 2012 at 4:32 am | 29 Comments

The Space Shuttle Endeavour treated Disneyland guests to a special treat Friday, as the Resort was included on the list of California landmarks it flew over during its final flight. Endeavour’s historical final flight over…


WorldKey Kiosks of Epcot Center

September 23, 2012 at 10:19 pm | 18 Comments

One of the goals of Epcot Center was to entertain, enlighten and educate the guests. Not only through E-Ticket level attractions, but also through the technology that was presented to guests for their use. Back in 1982,…


Disney’s Tower Of Terror

September 23, 2012 at 2:57 am | 15 Comments

When Disney MGM Studios was opened in 1989, it was a mild success. Michael Eisner’s plan of having a “Universal killer” Park was rushed into opening, so it didn’t have a lot of the essential…


Epic Disney Honeymoon: Final Chapter

September 23, 2012 at 2:48 am | 1 Comment

We have been following Rya86n and his blushing bride around the United States as they experienced an epic Disney-themed honeymoon. After visiting Orlando theme parks and taking a Disney cruise, they came to the West…


Growing Up Disney: The Twins Meet Disney Legend Alice Davis

September 22, 2012 at 1:06 am | 1 Comment

Scarlett Stahl previously shared the adventures of the “Flat Twins” with us, in which they met Disney dignitaries. Today we start a three part story about the twins’ Disney-themed adventures this past summer. Today’s installment…


Review: Big Bang Boom – Because I Said So

September 22, 2012 at 1:04 am | 3 Comments

JEFF: For those of you who watch Communicore Weekly, you know of the fantastic musical bumpers we have on the show. Those bumpers were created by Andre Taylor and Steve Williard, both of whom are…


Halloween Hoopla at the Disneyland Resort

September 20, 2012 at 8:43 pm | 17 Comments

Grinning pumpkins glare from window sills of Main Street USA.  Ochre bunting along the roof lines and awnings.  Yes, it’s Halloween Time at the Disneyland Resort.  The special Fall festivities began on September 14th and…


River Country Closed by Brain-Eating Amoeba?

September 20, 2012 at 7:00 pm | 1 Comment

Disney’s River Country was the first waterpark at Walt Disney World. It’s also safe to say it was the first themed waterpark. Some even consider River Country to be the first water park anywhere, but that…


Large Magic Kingdom Photo Update!

September 20, 2012 at 11:22 am | 6 Comments

Hello, and welcome to Today, we have a large photo update from the , and I’ll show you a new eBook about Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party! Lots to do, so let’s go! Before…

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Little Mermaid Wing of Art of Animation

September 20, 2012 at 4:27 am | 21 Comments

This past weekend, the fourth and final section of Disney’s Art of Animation Resort (DAR) opened up to paying visitors, after a brief preview phase for Cast Members. Themed to Little Mermaid, this last wing…

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Disney World Halloween and Christmas Parties, Worth the Price?

September 19, 2012 at 10:54 pm | 18 Comments

It’s that time of year again, the start of Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party and, in November, Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party. . . Each party is a hard ticket evening event, meaning you’ll…


Samlandica: Something Old, Something Classy and Something Prehistoric

September 19, 2012 at 10:53 pm | 11 Comments

Due to popular demand, I’m bringing you a new edition of the encyclopedia Samlandica today. I was inspired by dance, design, and dinosaurs. Lot’s of history here, and a lot of really fond memories. I…


MiceAge News Roundup: Christmas Changes, Disneyland Paris Bailout, Last Minute Hotel Deal

September 19, 2012 at 12:09 am | 3 Comments

Disney will begin serving alcohol in the Magic Kingdom with the expansion of Fantasyland at Disney World. Controversial to be sure. In other news, Halloween Time has begun at the Disney Parks and we have…


Adam Shares The Magic Behind The Magic Kingdom

September 19, 2012 at 12:08 am | 3 Comments

We all love the magic that The Walt Disney Company creates on a daily basis. But haven’t you always wanted to go behind the scenes to see how it’s all done? Of course you have!…


Al Lutz says the Party is Over at Disneyland

September 18, 2012 at 10:16 am | 1 Comment

As the wildly successful summer of 2012 quickly morphs into the next peak season dubbed HalloweenTime, both parks had a scant two weeks when things slowed down a bit before the crowds rushed back to…


Sneak Peek At Universal Studios Hollywood Halloween Horror Nights

September 17, 2012 at 11:56 pm | 4 Comments

The lineup for Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios Hollywood skews to movies.  Mostly the terrifying kind.  This year, the classic horror film Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974), and the wildly popular film and video game…

Communicore Weekly – Disney Trains, Poster Art of Disney Parks, Big Bang Boom, France

September 17, 2012 at 2:56 pm | 3 Comments

All the Disney fun you want and need is back on Communicore Weekly! This week, Jeff and George talk about Disney Trains, Poster Art of Disney Parks, Big Bang Boom, and the France Pavilion! This…


Buena Vista Street gets cleaned up as Halloween Time haunts Disneyland

September 17, 2012 at 2:06 am | 26 Comments

Halloween Time has arrived at Disneyland with the return of popular attractions including Haunted Mansion Holiday and Space Mountain Ghost Galaxy. New this year is the Halloween Carnival at Big Thunder Ranch, featuring carnival games…


Review: Poster Art of the Disney Parks

September 17, 2012 at 2:05 am | 9 Comments

It’s rare that Disney releases a book that completely galvanizes everyone’s attention months before its release. The last book to even come close was Walt Disney Imagineering from 2010. When Poster Art of the Disney Parks…