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Disneyland Paris Christmas Preview

November 15, 2015 at 3:00 am | No Comments

This article was sent to us prior to the horrible acts of terrorism in Paris. Following the events of Friday, Disneyland Paris remained closed on Saturday.  We run this story today as a sign of…


The Sweep Spot Ep. 169 Virtual Tour of Disneyland in 1995

November 15, 2015 at 1:00 am | No Comments

In this episode we take a look at Disneyland current events, then we welcome Jeff Tucker from the podcast 91 Reasons to our show. Jeff is here to help us walk around Disneyland as if…

Posted in The Sweep Spot

Dining at the Parks: Carnation Cafe

Carnation Cafe and great treats at Disneyland

November 14, 2015 at 2:05 am | No Comments

Welcome to this week’s installment of Dining at the Parks. If you missed my last column about Disney California Adventures  Boardwalk Pizza and Pasta, click here! This week we will be visiting the famous Carnation Café located inside Disneyland Park, right off Main Street…


Universal Studios Hollywood: Kris Jenner, Grinchmas, and Harry Potter

November 13, 2015 at 3:00 am | No Comments

Welcome to Universal Studios Hollywood, the entertainment capital of Los Angeles.  Halloween is over and Christmas is just beginning to trickle into the park.  You have to look carefully to find it but it’s there.…


Yesterland: Paper FASTPASS Distribution at Walt Disney World

November 12, 2015 at 8:11 pm | No Comments

Paper FASTPASS Distribution. Born at Walt Disney World, July 1999. Died at Walt Disney World, January 2014. Beloved by park guests as a way to limit time waiting in lines. Survived by its offspring…  …


Fab News: It’s a Disneyland Star Wars Christmas

November 12, 2015 at 11:49 am | No Comments

It’s nice and cool out. I can’t get over it, after the long, miserable summer. I’m so happy! The parks were packed over Veterans’ Day, and we’re going to have a teeny lull before Seasons…


Dateline Disney World – Osborne Lights Glow in Their Final Season

November 11, 2015 at 3:00 am | No Comments

If it’s a week after Halloween, then it must be Christmas!  The Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights is now shining at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in their final holiday season. It’s really sad to see…


Disney News Round Up: Season of the Christmas Force!

November 11, 2015 at 2:00 am | No Comments

Welcome to this week’s Disney News Round-Up from your friends at MiceChat! Holidays are in full swing at the parks and the Christmas tree at Disneyland is up in all of its glory. But that…


Fab News: May The Force Be With You

November 10, 2015 at 3:00 am | No Comments

Coming back after a long absence has been a gratifying and humbling experience. I’m gratified every time someone remembers me, and every once in a while I’m humbled.Thank you for the outpouring of concern while…


Seasons change at Disneyland as Star Wars and Christmas move in

November 09, 2015 at 2:56 am | No Comments

Seasons are changing at Disneyland, as both parks quickly switch over from Halloween Time to the Holidays, which officially begin this Friday, November 13. Big seasonal changes are underway at Disneyland, as traditional holiday decorations…


Mousetalgia Podcast 368: Jim Henson Studios; listener questions

November 09, 2015 at 12:28 am | No Comments

Mousetalgia gets Muppety this episode, as Kristen visits the Henson Studios in Hollywood with the Disneyana Club and reports from the event. Built in 1917 by Charlie Chaplin, the Henson Studio lot packs in the…


Knott’s Berry Farm Announces Ghost Town 75th Anniversary Celebration

November 06, 2015 at 3:00 am | No Comments

Howdy folks, I’ve got some great news for you from down on the Farm. This week, Knott’s announced an unprecedented restoration and refurbishment of a huge portion of the park in honor of Ghost Town’s…

Posted in Features


Twister… Ride It Out

November 05, 2015 at 9:52 pm | No Comments

Twister, the 1996 disaster flick, had a worldwide box office gross of almost a half billion dollars. That’s a lot of money. So it’s not surprising to find a theme park attraction based on it.…


Fab News: Totally Inside Out

November 05, 2015 at 8:30 am | No Comments

The Southern Californian version of Autumn has hit Southern California, bringing with it cooler weather (all the way down to the low 70s during the day! Break out the long sleeves!) and everyone seems to…

Posted in Fab News


Dateline Disney World – The Holidays Arrive at the Magic Kingdom

November 05, 2015 at 3:00 am | No Comments

Hello, and welcome to Dateline Disney World! It may only be early November, but the holiday season is upon us at Walt Disney World. This week, we’re taking a look at the Magic Kingdom.  …


Five Tips for Staying Connected in the Parks

November 04, 2015 at 3:00 am | No Comments

Yes, I’m fully aware that we as a society spend too much time on our phones.  In fact my home state is a couple days into a new law prohibiting texting behind the wheel because…

Posted in Features, Park Wise


Disney News Round Up: The Holidays have Arrived

November 04, 2015 at 2:00 am | No Comments

Welcome to this week’s Disney News Round-Up from your friends at MiceChat. StarWars Launch Bay signage has appeared and will be opening in the next few weeks, DustySage has a photo report for you all…

Posted in Disney News


Fab News: Disney’s Secret Society

November 03, 2015 at 3:00 am | No Comments

I’m back from the MiceChat Walt Disney World Invasion. It was amazing, and I’m very, very sick. I’m actually writing this lying on my side. I didn’t get sick there, I had a small thing…

Posted in Fab News, Features


Mousetalgia Podcast 367: Disneyland auction; Tour Guide memories

November 03, 2015 at 12:01 am | No Comments

Mike Van Eaton from Van Eaton Galleries joins Mousetalgia to talk about “Collecting Disneyland,” their upcoming Disneyana auction, to preview some of the most outstanding pieces and to discuss the state of collecting memorabilia from…


Disneyland Update Christmas-ween

November 02, 2015 at 4:20 am | No Comments

Happy Dia De Los Muertos folks. Andy Castro is on vacation this week, so I took a quick trip to the Disneyland Resort this past Saturday to fill you in on the latest goings on.…