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Disneyland Paris Refurbishments, Spring and Sun

April 10, 2016 at 3:00 am | No Comments

It’s another delightful spring update from Disneyland Parks, where things really do look cheery, even as major construction projects have huge sections of the parks closed for restoration.  – Max We got lucky with good…

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The Celebrity Treatment at Madame Tussaud’s Orlando

April 10, 2016 at 1:10 am | No Comments

Let’s face it; we are a nation, indeed a world, that is obsessed with celebrities. There are channels that are dedicated to following their every move. The supermarket shelves are littered with their exploits. Television…


The Sweep Spot 180 – Chat with a Former Disneyland Custodian

April 10, 2016 at 12:01 am | No Comments

In this episode we have the latest in Disneyland Resort current events. Our main segment features a former Disneyland Custodian, Robert Diaz. Robert worked with both Ken and I. He was a Lead, General Lead,…

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Disneyland: The Sounds Of Change

April 09, 2016 at 1:19 am | No Comments

I have a few odd interests.  One of my main ones is Disneyland.  One aspect of that is Disneyland sounds.  I have a few sounds and soundtracks stored on my phone, and I play them…


Disney California Adventure’s Food and Wine Festival returns after five year hiatus

April 08, 2016 at 3:43 am | No Comments

Editor’s Note, April 8, 2016: We’re re-running our April 4 edition of Dateline Disneyland today so you can use it as a guide going into the second weekend of Disney California Adventure’s Food and Wine…


Yesterland: Knott’s Berry Farm, Then & Now & Now

April 07, 2016 at 3:38 pm | No Comments

When Werner Weiss visited Knott’s Berry Farm in 2010, he brought along some historic photos and matched them. Six years have passed. This week, he returned to those spots. Read the YESTERLAND article HERE: Knott’s…


The Wizarding World of Harry Potter Hollywood Magically Opens at Universal Studios Today

April 07, 2016 at 3:00 am | No Comments

“The Wizarding World of Harry Potter” officially opens to the public TODAY (April 7th) at Universal Studios Hollywood. The new fully themed land is a breathtaking journey into a world of magic and make believe.…


Fab News: Teasers, Trailers, Parks and Recreation

April 07, 2016 at 1:27 am | No Comments

This is the best of good mornings if you’re into some of the major fandoms today. There are Theme Park openings! Trailers! Movies to watch at home! Food! Wine! Dave Avanzino! Dusty Sage and 7000…


Universal Hollywood Celebrated the Arrival of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter with Red Carpet Gala

April 06, 2016 at 9:23 am | No Comments

Universal Studios Hollywood celebrated the arrival of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter yesterday, complete with red carpet gala and opening ceremony that would make Dumbledore proud. The night began with a who’s who of…

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Things have changed on the art a little bit since the original announcement.

Dateline Disney World – Major Change at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

April 06, 2016 at 12:33 am | No Comments

Hello, and welcome to Dateline Disney World! Lots of things are changing and closing at Hollywood Studios, and we are there to cover it for you. Let’s take a look at what you need to…


Fab News: Staggs is Out, The Doctor is in

April 05, 2016 at 12:16 am | No Comments

We have a lot of news for you today. First up is the surprise announcement that Tom Staggs is departing Disney. It’s a move that throws everything we thought about who would replace Iger right…

Cars Land Opens at Disneyland Resort in California

Tom Staggs Steps Down as Disney COO

April 04, 2016 at 5:08 pm | No Comments

In a shocking bit of news, Tom Staggs is stepping down as Disney COO. Tom was being groomed to take over as Disney CEO when Bob Iger’s contract ends. This leaves succession wide open, perhaps…

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A Letter From Mary Costa, Princess Aurora

April 04, 2016 at 2:00 am | No Comments

We have a little something from one of Walt’s original princesses for you today. Please take a moment to read the attached letter and join us in granting this very special birthday gift to Mary…

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Mousetalgia Podcast 389: Silicon Valley Comic Con

April 04, 2016 at 1:00 am | No Comments

This week, Team Mousetalgia takes you with us to the recently-held Silicon Valley Comic Con, with a focus on the Disney-related aspects of this new pop culture convention including a conversation about the showroom, Stan…


The Desert Jewel – Joshua Tree National Park

April 03, 2016 at 1:13 am | No Comments

It’s the slow time of year for the parks here by The Bay, with the promise of new things helping the slog through winter (ignoring the fact that mid-February temperatures plunged into the low 80s).…


LudoBird Opens at Universal Studios Hollywood CityWalk

April 02, 2016 at 12:04 am | No Comments

World renowned Chef Ludo Lefebvre brings his famous buttermilk Provençal Fried Chicken-inspired menu to Universal CityWalk™ with the debut of LudoBird™, serving up a vibrant and flavorful take on the American classic fried chicken sandwich. CityWalk’s new establishment, LudoBird, which originated…


MiceAge Update: Star Wars Land Galactic Cash Crunch

April 01, 2016 at 3:00 am | No Comments

Al Lutz returns today with a very special MiceAge Star Wars Update which fills us in on the latest news and rumors about a land so big that it doesn’t really need many attractions. But…

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Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival 2016 Guide

April 01, 2016 at 2:00 am | No Comments

Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival is back! If there were anywhere tailor-made to have a food and wine festival, it’s Disney California Adventure, with it’s Wine Country area and fabulous eateries like Wine…


Yesterland: Original Ghost Town Gold Mine at Knott’s Berry Farm

March 31, 2016 at 8:21 pm | No Comments

Here at Yester Knott’s Berry Farm, there’s a gold mine in the gully next to the only active volcano in Southern California. You can pan for real gold and take home the results of your…


Shop Til You Drop: Disney-style!

March 31, 2016 at 3:00 am | No Comments

One of the top questions I hear from Disney guests is how much to budget for souvenirs. Shopping can be a big part of your Disney vacation, so here are a few tips to make…