Editor’s Note:
  • frontpagepic_KY
  • Ricketts-Opening-Image
  • universal_studios_orlando
  • dcl_homeports_copyright_disney_cruise_line
  • frontpagepic_mm
  • Guideto60bannermerch


George Reviews Pom Poko, Tales from Earthsea and Porco Rosso on Blu-ray!

February 03, 2015 at 3:00 am | 3 Comments

We’ve got three films to review from Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment and Studio Ghibli. We’ve reviewed other titles by Studio Ghibli before and it’s no secret that the films by Hayoa Miyazaki and Studio…


Disafterdark Series 3, Episode 6 – L’Episode De La Shareholder

February 02, 2015 at 10:34 pm | No Comments

Today we are joined by Martin, a Disneyland Paris shareholder who has recently attended the shareholder meeting. We sit, drink and talk about all the goings on at that meeting and what is coming out…


Disneyland announces a dazzling Diamond Celebration as refurbishments ramp up in both parks

February 02, 2015 at 4:55 am | 52 Comments

Disneyland officially announced plans for its big 60th Anniversary celebration last week in an after-hours media event on Main Street, U.S.A. The event officially announced a slew of new nighttime entertainment including a new take…


Mousetalgia Podcast 328: Disneyland’s anniversaries

February 02, 2015 at 2:00 am | 1 Comment

Disneyland just announced details of the 60th anniversary celebration, and Mousetalgia’s special correspondent Mady reports on Disneyland’s media night describing the festivities, which will include new dancing fountains; a focus on Walt Disney, the man;…


Fast and Furious – Supercharged

February 01, 2015 at 3:00 am | 21 Comments

Universal Studios Hollywood will be kicking 2015 into high gear with the debut of their national 30-second commercial for its summer 2015 launch of the “Fast & Furious—Supercharged” attraction during NBC’s Super Bowl Pre-Game coverage on Sunday,…

Posted in Features


Legoland Expansion in Florida

February 01, 2015 at 1:01 am | 8 Comments

LEGOLAND Florida is growing brick by brick into a major attraction in Central Florida Throughout it’s brief history, the LEGOLAND Florida Resort has suffered from the same dilemma that ultimately lead to the closure of…


The Sweep Spot: Past Restaurants at Disneyland

February 01, 2015 at 12:38 am | 2 Comments

In this episode we take a look at The past restaurants at Disneyland. We learn where these food locations were, and what they served.

Posted in The Sweep Spot


Are You Ready To Paint The Night At Disneyland?

January 31, 2015 at 12:37 am | 41 Comments

On Wednesday night, Disneyland revealed the three new entertainment offerings which will debut May 22nd at the Disneyland Resort for the 60th Anniversary of the park Walt built (you can read more about those shows…

Posted in Features


A Trip Back in Time to Olde Virginia, Part Two

January 31, 2015 at 12:01 am | No Comments

Here’s Part Two of Scarlett Stahl’s pilgrimage to Olde Virginia. You can get caught up with Part One HERE …Rick TAKE ME BACK TO OLD VIRGINNY, PART TWO By Scarlett Stahl I belong to the…


Disneyland Resort Update – Diamond Celebration and Ride Refurbishments

January 30, 2015 at 3:00 am | 33 Comments

It’s a huge week of news for the Disneyland Resort.  The 60th anniversary celebration, dubbed the Disneyland Resort Diamond Celebration, was announced amid a flurry of pomp and pageantry this past Wednesday night.  The result…

Posted in Features


Yesterland: Waterfall Garden in the Great Ceremonial House

January 29, 2015 at 8:02 pm | 19 Comments

It’s not unusual for a hotel lobby to have a fountain or indoor plants. But the atrium garden in this “Yester World” lobby is one-of-a-kind. Welcome to the centerpiece of the Great Ceremonial House, as…


Disneyland Resort 60th Anniversary Celebration Rundown

January 29, 2015 at 2:50 pm | 29 Comments

Get your party hats ready. Last night, during a special after-hours presentation on Main Street, U.S.A., at Disneyland Park, Tom Staggs (Chairman, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts) announced that the Disneyland Resort Diamond Celebration, which will mark the resort’s 60th anniversary, will begin…


Disney News Round Up: Diamond Celebration and more!

January 29, 2015 at 2:00 am | 8 Comments

Diamonds, Diamonds, everywhere! Last night we had the official announcement of the Disneyland 60th Anniversary. What do you think about the upcoming changes? Underwhelmed or Overwhelmed? We have photos below of the current concept designs…


Epcot News and Photos

January 28, 2015 at 3:01 am | 32 Comments

There are lots of fun things to see and chat about today from Walt Disney World. Let’s tour Epcot and see what’s new.   Disney fans are going crazy for the park-specific mugs now being…


Disneyland Paris Update: Discoveryland, Frozen, New Port Bay Club and more

January 28, 2015 at 12:29 am | 8 Comments

We’d like to welcome Max to MiceChat. And while his column may be new, his name should sound familiar to you. Alain Littaye has used Max’s photos in his updates here on MiceChat for years.…


Frozen Fun Comes to the Disney Cruise Line

January 27, 2015 at 6:00 am | 5 Comments

Frozen fun is officially set to come to the Disney Cruise Line this summer 2015 with a treasure trove of new experiences onboard and off. Fittingly, the film and its beloved characters – Elsa, Anna,…


Jeff and George Review The Mickey Mouse Reader by Gary Apgar

January 27, 2015 at 1:00 am | No Comments

George: The Mickey Mouse Reader is not your typical book about Disney history or about Mickey Mouse. Gary Apgar has collected and curated almost 70 articles from Mickey’s earliest moments until 2012. These are articles…


Changes underway from the Haunted Mansion to Soarin’ as Disneyland gets ready for its 60th Anniversary

January 26, 2015 at 5:05 am | 71 Comments

Disney is expected to finally announce its big plans for Disneyland’s 60th Anniversary this Wednesday in a special media preview event, but guests visiting the parks can already see a glimpse of what’s to come…


Selling the Lake Buena Vista Villas and Treehouses

January 26, 2015 at 2:00 am | 3 Comments

The original plans for the Lake Buena Vista area was, like most everything at Walt Disney World, far different from what we actually see today. It was planned as more of a residential/vacationing area in…


Mousetalgia Podcast 327: Hat Box Ghost rumors, Frozen Fun, Star Wars Half Marathon

January 26, 2015 at 12:01 am | No Comments

This week, Mousetalgia runs to a galaxy far, far away to talk about Disneyland’s recent Star Wars Half Marathon weekend. With Dave or Becky participating in each race, we have a full report on the…