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Disneyland gets ready for Star Wars construction as the off season arrives

January 18, 2016 at 5:05 am | No Comments

Disneyland‘s winter off-season is now in full swing but despite numerous attractions being closed for refurbishment or construction, crowds continue to hit the parks to see Disneyland’s ongoing 60th Anniversary celebration. Among the closures is,…

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Mousetalgia Podcast 378: Back to the mailbag

January 18, 2016 at 1:00 am | No Comments

Team Mousetalgia goes back to the mailbag to answer your pressing questions this week, with hot topics including the edible plants of Tomorrowland; touring Disneyland with 80-year-olds; storing and displaying blu-ray discs; discussing the best…

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An Ode to the River and Happier Times at Disneyland

January 17, 2016 at 3:00 am | No Comments

Join us as we welcome a special guest editorial by Jon Nadelberg about the shortening of the Rivers of America and what it says about changes at the Walt Disney Company and how Disneyland is…

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The Sweep Spot 174 Tour of Disneyland 1986

January 17, 2016 at 1:00 am | No Comments

In this episode we take a virtual tour of Disneyland in the year 1986. This year was very interesting because there were still attractions from the early days and the 70s, like America Sings, Country…

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You’ve Got To Be Kidding: Tom Sawyer Island Occupation

January 16, 2016 at 3:00 am | No Comments

You’ve Got To Be Kidding is parody. Sit back and enjoy. The following news bulletin was just released by YGTBK news: It has been confirmed that a militia group of Disney fans calling themselves “Disney Citizens for Disneyland…

Posted in Features, Fun

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Universal Studios Hollywood Just About Ready for Harry Potter

January 15, 2016 at 3:00 am | No Comments

Welcome back to Universal Studios Hollywood and the impending arrival of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter.  The opening date for this new land has been announced and signs of life are already apparent.  You…

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Yesterland: Future World, Then, and Then and Now, Part 2

January 14, 2016 at 2:45 pm | No Comments

Yesterland presents part 2 of a 2-part article comparing photos of Future World in the early 2000s, 2008, and 2015 (based on a Yesterland article from 2008). Do you like the changes? Read the YESTERLAND…

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Fab News: Is Star Wars Land Worthy of Discovery Bay?

January 14, 2016 at 3:00 am | No Comments

A Very Fabulous Tea? Hi! Before we start: I’m sure everyone knows about the Tea coming to Steakhouse 55 starting January 22. What I’d like to know is, who’d like to get all dolled up…

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Universal Orlando Rings in 2016 with Kong and Construction Walls

January 13, 2016 at 3:00 am | No Comments

Hello, and welcome to Dateline Universal Orlando! This week we’re looking at both parks and the many changes on the way. Let’s go! That does it for this week’s column. Are you excited about Kong…

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Disney News Round Up: Star Wars, Aladdin and the Last Days on the River

January 13, 2016 at 2:00 am | No Comments

MiceChat RoundUpCrew! This past Sunday, guests at both Disneyland and Disney California Adventure said goodbye…making some final memories to both opening day attractions and more recent but still beloved experiences and shows.As the Disneyland resort…

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Shanghai Disneyland Opening Date Finally Set

January 12, 2016 at 6:37 pm | No Comments

June 16th will be the magic day for Disney’s newest theme park, Shanghai Disneyland. The much anticipated Chinese park is long overdue and way over budget, but the pain should all be worth it as…

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Disneyland’s Rivers of America close for extended period as Star Wars expansion begins

January 12, 2016 at 5:00 am | No Comments

Disneyland‘s historic Rivers of America and Disneyland Railroad saw their final guests over the weekend as they closed to undergo major changes to accommodate the upcoming Star Wars-themed expansion coming to the park. The River…

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UPDATED! Fab News: A Fun Farewell To Disneyland’s River

January 11, 2016 at 12:30 am | No Comments

Here’s the photo Disney just released of the way the Rivers of America will look upon completion of the project at Disneyland. Is Star Wars Land open yet? I hate waiting! Editors Note. Andy Castro’s…

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Mousetalgia Podcast 377: SacAnime convention; “The Force Awakens”

January 11, 2016 at 12:06 am | No Comments

Travel back to the New World, out to Halloween Town, and off to a galaxy far, far away this week as Mousetalgia takes you to SacAnime, a convention for anime fans held biannually in Sacramento,…

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Disney By Steph: Why I Don’t Watch Movie Trailers

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

We are crazy in love with Steph. Today’s article explains her reasons why she feels that the movie trailers for Star Wars give too much away. However, SPOILER ALERT, this article could also give a…

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Inside Disneyland Paris – A Meeting with Daniel Delcourt, Deputy CEO, Operations

January 09, 2016 at 3:00 am | No Comments

The following is the translation of a DLP Welcome interview with Chief Operating Officer of Disneyland Paris, Daniel Delcourt. The interview was conducted on December 21, 2015 at the Compass Lounge Club, Disney’s Newport Bay…

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Fab News: The Other Shoe Drops

January 08, 2016 at 3:00 am | No Comments

Hope your week’s been great and your weekend is relaxing and happy. I’ve been up 40 or so hours with a sick cat. She’s better now, but this is written while groggy, so be gentle.…

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Yesterland: Future World, Then and Then and Now, Part 1

January 07, 2016 at 5:00 pm | No Comments

Yesterland presents part 1 of a 2-part article comparing photos of Future World in the early 2000s, 2008, and 2015 (based on a Yesterland article from 2008). Read the YESTERLAND article HERE: Yesterland: Future World,…

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Park Wise – 2016 Disney Resolutions

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

I always like to dedicate the first Park Wise of the year to my Disney resolutions and getting to read some of yours, too! It’s fun to know we have 365 (plus one more this…

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Epcot Rings In 2016 With Changes and Challenges

January 06, 2016 at 3:00 am | No Comments

Dateline Disney World kicks off 2016 at Epcot! There are some big changes coming to Walt Disney World’s 2nd park. Let’s go! That does it for this week’s column. How do you feel about Soarin’…