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Review: Joyland by Stephen King

April 12, 2014 at 2:00 am | 4 Comments

Before you start wondering why in the world I’m reviewing a Stephen King book for The Disney Review, I’d ask you to hold all questions to the end. I promise there’s a Disney connection. Joyland…

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Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #85 – News, Rumours and Weezer

April 12, 2014 at 12:01 am | No Comments

It’s time for another UUOP and on this show we bring you another Butterbeer preference from listener Abiram. If you would like to let us know which Butterbeer you prefer record us a message or…

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Despicable Me Minion Mayhem and Super Silly Fun Land Officially Open at Universal Studios Hollywood

April 11, 2014 at 2:50 pm | 13 Comments

The long-awaited Despicable Me Minion Mayhem ride has officially opened to the public at Universal Studios Hollywood.  While enjoying a short soft opening period since mid-March, the attraction has settled into steady reliable operation and…

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Knott’s Berry Bloom

April 11, 2014 at 3:00 am | 13 Comments

Today, In the Parks visits Knott’s Berry Farm as they get ready to kick off the wonderful Berry Bloom event.  What is the Berry Bloom?  It’s a springtime festival of food, crafts and music that…

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Easter Eggs and Magic Kingdom News

April 11, 2014 at 2:00 am | 24 Comments

We have an egg-citing Dateline Disney World for you this week. We’ll take a look at something new that the Grand Floridian has cooked up and take you to the Magic Kingdom, where the Seven…

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Samland: The Mickey and Friends Parking Structure Story

April 11, 2014 at 12:01 am | 26 Comments

Sam has something new for us today that he learned when researching The Disneyland Story: The Unofficial Guide. He’s headed off to Central California this weekend to make two very special appearances. Today I will be…

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Three “Yestaurants” under one roof at Yester World

April 10, 2014 at 9:03 pm | 3 Comments

Hmmmm… Isn’t there a big McDonald’s Restaurant somewhere around here at Yester Downtown Disney? No. It became a Yestaurant in 2010. And now, just a few years later, its replacements have become Yestaurants too.  …

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Introducing Yesterday, Tomorrow, and Fantasy

April 10, 2014 at 3:00 am | 6 Comments

On behalf of myself and my bride-to-be, the lovely Ashley, I would like to welcome you to the new home of Yesterday, Tomorrow, and Fantasy on MiceChat!  - Cory   If you listen to MiceChat’s…

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Top Disneyland Freebies

April 10, 2014 at 2:00 am | 33 Comments

As we discussed last week, a Disney trip is no small investment, but there are definitely a few reprieves for the wallet. Last time around, I gave you my favorite freebies at Walt Disney World, this…

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A Tale of Two Fridays – An 8-Part Audio Adventure

April 10, 2014 at 12:01 am | No Comments

WTTM WDW 046: “A Tale of Two Fridays – An 8-Part Audio Adventure – Part 1 of 8″ Part 1 of an 8 part series… an audio adventure recorded at BOTH Walt Disney World and Disneyland, on…

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News: Universal Studios Hollywood Expansion Plans Finally Announced

April 09, 2014 at 3:00 am | 31 Comments

Yesterday, in a series of anticipated announcements, Universal Studios Hollywood confirmed an impressive series of additions to their original park in Los Angeles, California.  Starting with Transformers: The Ride in 2012 the creative forces at…

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Terri’s Dragon: La Taniere du Dragon

April 09, 2014 at 2:00 am | 15 Comments

I’d like to thank all of you wonderful readers who commented on my first article on MiceChat. You all made me feel so welcome and this touched my heart. Thank you Bob Gurr for your…

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MiceChat Disney News Round Up: It’s a Animatronic Life for Us!

April 09, 2014 at 1:00 am | No Comments

What are your must-have foods at Disneyland? What are the craziest things you have been told by a cast member?  What are the absolute, must-do’s at the Tokyo Disneyland Resort?  The MiceChat round up of…

Communicore Weekly – HeimGluck, 1939-1940 World’s Fair, Saving Mr Banks, Four Leafed Clover

April 08, 2014 at 5:03 am | 1 Comment

Welcome to this week’s Communicore Weekly, where we talk about HeimGluck, 1939-1940 World’s Fair, Saving Mr Banks, and a Four Leafed Clover! DISNEY HISTORY! – Hear what a great event HeimGluck 2014 was in this…

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Studio Promotions at WDW

April 08, 2014 at 3:00 am | 6 Comments

This past weekend, we had a chance to sample the Muppets Most Wanted promotion in WDW (specifically, the interactive game added to Epcot). The diversion was pleasant enough, but it got me thinking about Studio…

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Universal Orlando Update – Diagon Delays and HHN Dates

April 08, 2014 at 2:00 am | 10 Comments

Today’s Universal update brings news and details that might push the opening of Diagon Alley back into summer and why Bill Davis, Universal Orlando President, is not going to let that happen. Plus, the new…

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Season Pass Podcast: Sally Dark Rides with Drew and Rich

April 08, 2014 at 12:01 am | 2 Comments

During the 2013 International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions Exposition (IAAPA) in Orlando, Florida, the Season Pass Podcast sat down with the Creative Designers behind the amazing Sally Corporation, Drew Hunter (V.P. of Creative Design) and…

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Disneyland Resort Update – Beauty and the Bugs

April 07, 2014 at 3:00 am | 34 Comments

In The Parks is filling in for Dateline Disneyland today to bring you your Disneyland and Disney California Adventure fix. To begin with we share the latest progress made over at Alice in Wonderland and…

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Mousetalgia 285: Disneyland summer trip planning

April 07, 2014 at 1:00 am | No Comments

This week, Mousetalgia offers some timely Disneyland summer trip planning tips. Splurging on special tours or fine dining – which is the better choice? FastPass schemes – which attractions should you hit first? We also…

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Communicore Weekly: Buy Our Musical!

April 07, 2014 at 12:01 am | No Comments

Fans of Communicore Weekly (the Greatest Online Show™) have heard on many episodes that we’ve released a musical. Yep. A musical. It’s something that we worked on for more than seven months and we’re incredibly…