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Planet Snoopy Expansion at California’s Great America

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

Planet Snoopy Expansion at California’s Great America By Marc Ricketts California’s Great America enters its 40th Season in 2015 with an expansion of Camp Snoopy and a couple of new shows added to the park’s…

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DisAfterDark Season 3 Episode 18 You had me at Boopoobedoo

July 11, 2015 at 12:00 am | No Comments

We are joined this week by Ken from the Brilliant Web Site The Disney Movie Review & we chat about all the latest Disney & non Disney movies out this year.  We talked so long that we ran out…

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Dateline Disney World – Magic Kingdom News and Photos

July 10, 2015 at 3:01 am | No Comments

Hello, and welcome to a Friday edition of Dateline Disney World! This week, we’re taking a journey to the Magic Kingdom. Well, that’s it for this week. What do you think of the new trees?…

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Disneyland at 60: Four Leadership Gems from the Founder of the Disney University

July 10, 2015 at 2:00 am | No Comments

Please help us welcome Doug Lipp to MiceChat. You might recognize the name. Doug is a highly sought after business consultant, public speaker and author who worked for many years at the Disney University and…

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Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #142 – Kong Returns and Emails

July 09, 2015 at 9:54 pm | No Comments

 On this episode we begin by bringing you news of the latest addition to Universal Orlando Resort, Skull Island : Reign of Kong will open at Islands of Adventure in 2016. We then delve in…

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House of the Future, LEGO Edition

July 09, 2015 at 7:01 pm | No Comments

Today’s unusual Yesterland article is about a plastic house inspired by a plastic house. Yesterland reader Andy Baird shares his LEGO model of the iconic Mid-century landmark.   Read the YESTERLAND article HERE: House of…

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Fab News: Giants, Color and Huge Habitats

July 09, 2015 at 4:00 am | No Comments

A bunch of you folks are at San Diego Comic-Con, and a bunch more are not. I took off this year, but my daughter’s down there with her dad, Jim Hill. If you see them,…

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BLAINE GIBSON – Disney Imagineer, Mentor, Friend, Missed

July 09, 2015 at 2:00 am | No Comments

This week we mourn the loss of yet another Disney great.  Mr. Blaine Gibson was one of the most amazing sculptors of our time. He was also an animator.  Blaine is responsible for a lot…

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Best Non-Disney Hotels at Walt Disney World

July 09, 2015 at 1:00 am | No Comments

In addition to the Disney owned and operated resorts, there are several resorts on property available for booking which Disney doesn’t own.  These hotels don’t share all the same benefits as a Disney owned and…

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MiceChat Podcast – Countdown to Summer Fun

July 08, 2015 at 2:00 am | No Comments

Doug and Dusty return at long last with the biggest theme park hits of summer 2015. Disneyland may be getting all the attention with its 60th anniversary, but the biggest attractions are to be found…

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Fab News: Happy Nights, Potter Dates (?), Being FAriel and Looking Back at Tomorrowland

July 07, 2015 at 3:00 am | No Comments

Hello my MiceChateers! I hope that your fourth was as glorious as mine, minus a baking mishap or seven. Happy Nights, Potter Dates? It looks like Universal Hollywood’s Night Time Studio Tour is a solid…

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Keep Moving Forward Documentary

July 07, 2015 at 2:00 am | No Comments

The Disney community is unlike any other. It’s filled with amazing people who love to help each other out and enjoy reveling in the magic together. Although we are all different, we all share and have experienced…

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Peter Pan takes flight with new magic as Disneyland celebrates Independence Day

July 06, 2015 at 3:17 am | No Comments

Disneyland celebrated the Independence Day holiday over the weekend with special performances from visiting U.S. military groups and, of course, fireworks. The holiday festivities came along with the reopening of the classic Peter Pan’s Flight…

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Mousetalgia Podcast 350: Planning for the D23 Expo

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

Everything D23 Expo: This week, Mousetalgia talks to Kristin Rodack, a director with D23, to learn more about the upcoming D23 Expo to be held at the Anaheim Convention Center August 14-16. Get tips and…

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Remembering Disney Legend Blaine Gibson

July 05, 2015 at 10:17 pm | No Comments

It is often said that life is a game. If so, what defines winning that game? How about living practically an entire century, spending your life doing what you love and sharing that passion with…

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Summer Arrives at Disneyland Paris

July 05, 2015 at 1:13 am | No Comments

Summer Arrives at Disneyland Paris by Max Fan, DLPWelcome Hello everyone! Welcome back to beautiful Disneyland Paris. Let’s take a tour and see what the status of the park is. The renovation of the Fantasia…

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The Sweep Spot 157 History of Tomorrowland at Disneyland part 3

July 05, 2015 at 12:44 am | No Comments

In this episode we continue our series on the history of Tomorrowland. In part 3 of this series we talk about the years 1986 to 1998. We see many loved and missed attractions leave during…

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A Musical Magic Kingdom Fourth of July

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

A Special July 4th Edition of Disney Notes – a look at the music and sounds of Disney. Not too many years ago, my wife and I decided to do something that we had always…

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DisAfterDark Podcast Season 3 Episode 19 – Happy 4th July

July 04, 2015 at 12:01 am | No Comments

Happy Independence Day.  Please enjoy this bonus episode of DisAfterDark.  In this Lock in Episode we are joined by 2 American Legends.  James H Carter II host of the Awesome Creepy Kingdom Podcast & the 1 & only Logan…

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Knotts Berry Farm Fireworks and Fun for 4th of July

July 03, 2015 at 10:08 am | No Comments

Happy 4th of July weekend everyone!  This week we deliver a small pictorial from Knotts Berry Farm and share what they have planned for Independence Day weekend.  The park is bustling with summer crowds.  While…