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Welcome to SAMLAND 2.0 – Disneyland Observed

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

Welcome to Samland 2.0. This is one man’s attempt to understand and document public places that respect people. Sometimes those spaces are inside of theme parks and at other times they are out there in…

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Holiday Shopping at Walt Disney World

November 13, 2014 at 2:00 am | 9 Comments

Can you believe it’s already halfway through November? The leaves are turning, temperatures are dropping and wallets are shrinking. The holidays are here, and for many that means shopping. If you’re traveling to Walt Disney…

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Marvelous Marvel – The Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Part 3

November 13, 2014 at 1:00 am | 6 Comments

This is part 3 of Noe Valladolid epic series on Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L D. If you are catching us in the middle, please check our PART ONE and PART TWO first. The Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.…

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Disneyland Paris – A LIVE 3-D Audio Adventure

November 13, 2014 at 12:01 am | No Comments

Paul recently received an email from a Dutch listener named Michel who was just about to visit the Disneyland Paris Resort. He offered to do a Where in the Park game for the show, and…

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Bob’s True-Life Adventures – No.16 AirVenture – 2014

November 12, 2014 at 3:00 am | 5 Comments

I’ve been a life-long aviation enthusiast from age 5, piloted sailplanes and motorgliders for 50 years, attending numerous air shows over the years. In August 2014 I spent a week with a friend at the…

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Disney News Round Up: Christmas Time is here!

November 12, 2014 at 12:13 am | 1 Comment

Did you miss us? The MiceChat Roundup returns after a short break while our editor relocated to Southern California. We’ve got a lot of news, stories and events to share today, so settle in for…

Communicore Weekly – Disneyland’s Big River, Stitching Snow, Maleficent, Planes, Storybook Circus

November 11, 2014 at 5:05 am | 3 Comments

Direct Link l   iTunes Link Welcome to this week’s Communicore Weekly, where we talk about Disneyland’s Big River, Stitching Snow, Maleficent, Planes, and Storybook Circus! DISNEY HISTORY! – Travel along Disneyland’s big river as Jeff and…

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Plancha at the Four Seasons Resort Walt Disney World

November 11, 2014 at 3:00 am | 2 Comments

This past week I tried out Plancha, a Cuban-American cuisine restaurant inside the new Tranquilo Golf Club at the Four Seasons at WDW. The location of the restaurant is inside the former clubhouse of Disney’s…

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Delusion Haunted Play is an Engrossing Masterpiece of Interactive Theatre

November 11, 2014 at 2:00 am | 5 Comments

Suspension of disbelief is a necessary element for any theatrical experience.  More to the point, it is invaluable to have when trying to create something scary. If an audience does not feel fully invested in…

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Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #115 – Universal Studios Japan

November 11, 2014 at 12:01 am | 2 Comments

We step away from our usual coverage of the U.S theme parks and take a trip over to Japan to talk about Universal Studios Japan and the New Wizarding World of Harry Potter that opened…

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Holidays soft-launch at Disneyland as Hiro and Baymax arrive in Tomorrowland

November 10, 2014 at 5:05 am | 69 Comments

The holidays soft-launched at Disneyland over the weekend, bringing most of Disneyland’s big holidays season online for park guests. With the holidays officially launching this Thursday, November 13, we’ve got a full update today filling…

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Mousetalgia Podcast 316: WDI’s Spirit Photography, Fantasmic reservations

November 10, 2014 at 1:00 am | 2 Comments

Imagineering develops Spirit Photography for the Magic Kingdom’s Haunted Mansion gift shop, and we have an exclusive interview about the project. Mousetalgia welcomes Imagineers Jim Clark, Brian Crosby, and Daniel Joseph to the show to…

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Ratatouille Land Lights Up Disneyland Paris Resort

November 09, 2014 at 3:00 am | 7 Comments

Alain Littaye of the Disney and more blog brings us photos of the scenic area surrounding the Ratatouille attraction at the Disneyland Paris Resort – this time after dark. The new area shows off the…

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Big Hero 6 Meet and Greet at Disneyland

November 09, 2014 at 2:00 am | 14 Comments

MiceChat staffer, Bob Hooper, visited the new Big Hero 6 meet and greet located in the old Tomorrowland Starcade on Friday. While he loved Baymax and thought the meet and greet was cute, the Fastpass…

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The Sweep Spot Episode 141 The History of The Disneyland Hotel

November 09, 2014 at 12:46 am | 9 Comments

In this episode we take a look back at the long history of The Disneyland Hotel. This hotel has gone through so many changes over the years, with great additions, and some things we miss…

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Hong Kong Disneyland Hotels

November 08, 2014 at 3:00 am | 7 Comments

In today’s article, we take a trip to Hong Kong Disneyland. Micechatter Toby Johnson was kind enough to share his photos and report on his holiday. Toby has prepared a two part series for us.…

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Jeff and George Review Maleficent and Planes: Fire & Rescue

November 08, 2014 at 1:00 am | 14 Comments

George: Disney has two big releases this week, both for vastly different audiences. The first one we’ll look at is Maleficent, the blockbuster re-telling of the story of Sleeping Beauty with a heavy focus on…

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Knotts Berry Farm Goes From Scary to Merry

November 07, 2014 at 3:00 am | 28 Comments

The scariest time of year has suddenly become the merriest at Knott’s Berry Farm.  Yes, all of the monsters have gone home for the season and now Santa’s elves are getting everything ready for a…

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Disney Avenue Podcast – The Rolly Crump Interview

November 07, 2014 at 12:01 am | 5 Comments

On this episode of the Disney Avenue Podcast, host Keith Michael Mahne and Dusty Sage team up for another amazing interview with the one and only Rolly Crump! Words may not fully describe this man, but…

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The Legend of Captain Jack Sparrow

November 06, 2014 at 9:46 pm | 3 Comments

Yester Studios has its own state-of-art Pirates of the Caribbean attraction. It’s The Legend of Captain Jack Sparrow—the attraction that’s based on a Disney movie franchise that’s based on an attraction.   Read the full…