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  • January 31, 2016: Thank you for an AMAZING MiceChat Anniversary Weekend – It was an epic weekend with Disney Legends Dick Van Dyke and Marty Sklar, Mike Peraza, Terri Hardin, Amy Mebberson, David Koenig, a trip to Medieval Times, games, quests, meet-ups and even a rare rainy day at Disneyland. Whether you were able to join us in person or just wished us a happy anniversary on Facebook or Twitter, we appreciate you!!! Thank you for 11 AMAZING years!!! We have much more planned for you in the near future. We have photos for you in our MiceChat Round Up and Fab News. ×0
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Disney News Round Up: Star Wars, Halloween, and Fun Events

August 26, 2015 at 2:00 am | No Comments

Welcome to this week’s Disney News Round-Up! We have lots to entertain you this time around. Our top stories include complete coverage of the D23 Expo and news and photos from the parks. We also…

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The Haunted Mansion Show: Creepy Conventions

August 26, 2015 at 12:07 am | No Comments

With all the recent hustle and bustle at the many conventions these past couple of months (obviously including the D23 Exposition), this definitely caught the Ghost Host’s attention. Thanks to the reports sent from the…


Fab Knows: Fun in the Center of D23 EXPO 2015

August 25, 2015 at 7:11 am | No Comments

Many people think that the D23 EXPO is sessions, pavilions and shopping. Well, yes, of course, but it’s a lot more. When chatting with someone who said she could not stand waiting in all of…

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Six Flags Magic Mountain: Now’s the time to go

August 25, 2015 at 2:00 am | No Comments

If you haven’t been to Six Flags Magic Mountain yet this summer, NOW is the time to go. With SoCal schools back in session, the park is practically empty right now. With all of the…


The Little Man of Disneyland returns and Halloween Time creeps in, plus thoughts on D23 Expo

August 24, 2015 at 4:50 am | No Comments

D23 Expo has come and gone and Disneyland is now enjoying the last weeks of its busy summer season before jumping head first into its popular Halloween Time. Jack-o-lanterns and seasonal decorations are popping up…


Mousetalgia Podcast 357: D23 Expo 2015, Part 1

August 24, 2015 at 12:01 am | No Comments

Join Team Mousetalgia on a tour of the floor of the 2015 D23 Expo, where we’ll examine the various pavilions and attractions scattered throughout the enormous biannual Disney fan convention. We take a look at…


MiceMoms – Disney’s Hollywood Studios Ice Palace Boutique

August 23, 2015 at 2:00 am | No Comments

 Please welcome MiceMom, Amy Bashor, as she shares her family’s experience with Disney’s new Ice Palace Boutique. It’s a cool summer makeover for her daughter. Like so many other young girls, my daughter is a…


The Sweep Spot Podcast #162 Disney and Star Wars

August 23, 2015 at 12:01 am | No Comments

In this episode we take a look at the history of the Disney Company and Star Wars. We go back to when Michael Eisner came to the company in 1984 and wanted to do some…

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No Roar, No More – Discovery Kingdom Closes Classic Woodie

August 22, 2015 at 5:35 am | No Comments

No Roar No More, Bay Area Briefs By Marc Ricketts August 16 was National Roller Coaster Day, and at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom it was also the last day for Roar, the park’s woodie since…


Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #147 – News and Rumors

August 22, 2015 at 2:00 am | No Comments

On this show we tackle some of the big news items that have come out at Universal Orlando Resort, Universal Studios Singapore and Universal Studios Japan, including Volcano Bay, The Annual theme park attendance figures,…


D23 Expo In-Depth: The Walt Disney Archives celebrates 60 years of Disneyland

August 21, 2015 at 4:18 am | No Comments

One of the absolute highlights of this year’s D23 Expo was the Walt Disney Archive’s exhibit on the show floor. For the first time, the Walt Disney Archives moved to the Expo’s main show floor…


Disneyland Sparkles as Disney California Adventure Gets Spooky

August 21, 2015 at 3:00 am | No Comments

Ladies and gentlemen it’s an all-new Disneyland Resort update from In The Parks. Have you fully recovered from your D23 hangover by now? Ready for some Disneyland Resort goodness? News is light and breezy this…


Tony Baxter on Harry Potter Diagon Alley, Frozen and More!

August 21, 2015 at 2:00 am | No Comments

The Season Pass Podcast returns to the Baxter residence for another deep conversation on Themed Entertainment with Disney Legend and Imagineering Genius, Tony Baxter.  Tony discusses the back story of many great Disney Park attractions…


Yesterland Goes to D23 Expo

August 21, 2015 at 12:19 am | No Comments

Werner Weiss shares his experience, impressions, and opinions from the 2015 D23 Expo at the Anaheim Convention Center.   Read the YESTERLAND article HERE: Yesterland Goes to D23 Expo   When you are done reading,…


Fab News: Health, Safety, Preservation and Infinity

August 20, 2015 at 5:00 am | No Comments

Are we still recovering from the D23 EXPO? I’m recovering from whatever I caught there. Totally worth it. Let’s take a look at some of the good and the bad from the past week –…


D23 Expo In-Depth: George Lucas, Johnny Depp and more named Disney Legends

August 20, 2015 at 4:22 am | No Comments

Disney kicked off is big D23 Expo last weekend with the special Disney Legends Awards ceremony. The biennial award ceremony honors Disney employees that have made a lasting impact on the company in a variety…


Disney Cruise Line at D23 Expo 2015

August 20, 2015 at 2:00 am | No Comments

D23 Expo 2015 featured the Disney Cruise Line to a lesser extent this time around, but it did present a fun announcement roundup panel titled “Experience the World with Disney: Adventures by Disney, Aulani, Disney…


Knott’s Renovating Ghostrider and removing Screamin’ Swing

August 19, 2015 at 9:05 am | No Comments

Today Knotts Berry Farm quietly announced plans to close the celebrated wooden coaster, Ghostrider, for an extensive refurbishment.  They have also announced plans to remove Screamin’ Swing, the up-charge attraction, from Calico Square. All of…

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D23 Expo In-Depth: Walt Disney Parks & Resorts Pavilion takes you to Shanghai Disneyland and Pandora

August 19, 2015 at 2:27 am | No Comments

A highlight of the D23 Expo show floor is always the Walt Disney Parks and Resorts pavilion where Walt Disney Imagineering pulls back the curtain to give you an a sneak peek at the latest…

We do know however, that by the end of the year, there will be new Star Tours destinations to go along with Episode VII - The Force Awakens.

HUGE Changes Coming to Disney’s Hollywood Studios

August 19, 2015 at 2:00 am | No Comments

Hot off of the D23 Expo, there is big news of change coming to Hollywood Studios. So, we headed to the park this week to take a look at where some of these projects may…