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  • August 27, 2014: MiceChat Knott’s Haunt Tickets Nearly Sold Out . . . HURRY: Don't miss out on these great upcoming MiceChat events:
    • MICECHAT WDW INVASION (Oct 22 - 29):  Find out more about the WDW Gumball Rally, Epcot Food and Wine Festival Sip and Nibble, MiceChat Wizarding World and Horror Nights events as well as Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party, dinners, meets, Cirque and more here: MiceChat Invasion and Gumball Rally Info
    • -  MICECHAT HALLOWEEN HAUNT @ KNOTT'S SCARY FARM will be held on September 27th. Don't miss out, this event is about to sell out! MiceChat Haunt Tickets and Information HERE 
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Disney News Round Up: Blackfish and Blue Avatars

January 15, 2014 at 3:00 am | No Comments

There’s a huge amount of Disney and Theme Park news and information for you this week.  We begin with round two of the Blackfish controversy as yet another orca trainer comes forward. We then enjoy…

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Walt Disney – EPCOT and the Heart of Our Cities

January 15, 2014 at 1:00 am | 7 Comments

Sam Gennawey revisits Walt Disney’s original plans for EPCOT.  Since its initial publication several years ago, Sam has rewritten segments of the article with new information that he has gleaned through research.  Please enjoy this…

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Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #73 – The News

January 15, 2014 at 12:01 am | 2 Comments

Happy New Year everyone and welcome to the first UUOP of 2014.This is the first of our new “weekly” shows and our first dedicated news episode. On this show we discuss an interesting survey that…

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Universal Orlando Update – Antojitos Preview and Park Updates

January 14, 2014 at 3:00 am | 21 Comments

We’ve survived the “Orlando blizzard” of 2014.  Even with record lows, strong winds and rain, construction at Universal continues forward on projects inside and outside the parks. CityWalk is gearing up for another record summer…

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Busch Gardens Tampa Falcons Fury Construction

January 14, 2014 at 2:00 am | 7 Comments

We’re back with a new update from Busch Gardens Tampa! There’s plenty of news and photos to share today, including the news that the popular Critter Castaways show is closing. Plus, we’ve got Falcon’s Fury…

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Communicore Weekly – Submarine Voyage, Magic Kingdom Storybook, Musical

January 14, 2014 at 1:00 am | 2 Comments

Direct Link  l   iTunes Link Welcome to this week’s episode of Communicore Weekly, where we talk about Submarine Voyage, Magic Kingdom Storybook, and Communicore Weekly: The Musical! DISNEY HISTORY! – George and Jeff dive dive…

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DoomBuggies Spook Show #4: Top 10 Haunted Mansion-related questions

January 14, 2014 at 12:01 am | 5 Comments

Welcome to episode number four of the DoomBuggies Spook Show, a podcast “dead-icated” to fans of Disney’s Haunted Mansion attractions, and other spooky things. In this episode, we discuss a listener’s “Top Ten Questions About…

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More Blackfish Backlash – Tilikum’s Trainer Dives In

January 13, 2014 at 5:15 am | 188 Comments

Last week, we brought you the story of Bridgette Pirtle, a former SeaWorld trainer who regrets her involvement with the film Blackfish. We follow up on Bridgette’s story with Mark Simmons, a noted orca expert…

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Billy Hill and the Hillbillies say good bye as Disneyland dives into refurbishment season

January 13, 2014 at 5:10 am | 33 Comments

With the busy holiday season over Disneyland has now jumped into the winter off-season by taking care of refurbishment and construction projects around the parks. At Disneyland, the exclusive Club 33 has taken over New…

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ImagiNERDing: Tangled Restrooms

January 13, 2014 at 2:00 am | 17 Comments

The fact that people write about any addition to a Disney park should speak volumes. Granted, there are times when the bloggers are paid to write positively about the parks, especially when a flying dragon…

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Mousetalgia 273: Robert Sherman

January 13, 2014 at 12:01 am | 2 Comments

Robert J. Sherman talks about his father, Robert B. Sherman of the Sherman Brothers, on this week’s episode of Mousetalgia. In honor of “Moose,” the recently published autobiography by Robert B. Sherman, his son Robbie…

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Universal Studios Hollywood Gearing Up For Harry Potter And Springfield

January 12, 2014 at 3:00 am | 52 Comments

Hooray for Hollywood folks! While Disneyland has no major attraction projects under construction down in Anaheim, Universal Studios is wasting no time lining up projects for the next few years.  Despicable Me: Minion Mayhem, Harry…

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Cast Blast: Nature Calls of the Wild

January 12, 2014 at 2:00 am | 6 Comments

Nature Calls of the Wild – Sometimes you just have to go. This week we have three great new stories to share from the jungles of Disneyland to old frontiers at Walt Disney World. If…

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The Haunted Mansion Show: The Hatbox Ghost’s Magic and Mischief!

January 12, 2014 at 12:01 am | 1 Comment

This post may seem rather innocent; just another webshow on MiceChat. But there’s a twist: This webshow is Haunted! Inspired by Walt Disney’s classic attraction, “The Haunted Mansion,” join the Ghost Host as he brings…

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It’s a Yo Ho Ho Christmas Party

January 11, 2014 at 3:00 am | 3 Comments

What could be more fun than a pirate-themed Christmas party with a group of Disney celebs? Scarlett Stahl reports from the home of Mark McKim, Disney Imagineer and consummate party host. ~~Rick A CALIFORNIA CHRISTMAS…

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Walt’s People Volume 13

January 11, 2014 at 2:00 am | 2 Comments

George: Didier Ghez is an author and Disney historian who has been researching and writing about Walt Disney and the company for many years. One of his more well known books is Disneyland Paris: From…

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Disafterdark Series 2, Episode 8 – Welcome Back

January 11, 2014 at 12:01 am | No Comments

Welcome back to the Mouses Head and thank you for the download. Appearing on the show this week are Jonathan Lewis-Jones from salonmickey.com, his wife, and our social media expert Craig Lucas. The Lewis-Jones are…

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Disneyland Can Breathe Again

January 10, 2014 at 3:00 am | 62 Comments

Disneyland resort has moved into the off-season between New Years and Spring Break. This is a rare opportunity for you to enjoy the resort without oppressive crowds (mostly), but you’ll also find it without quite…

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Refurb Season at Walt Disney World Magic Kingdom

January 10, 2014 at 2:00 am | 25 Comments

Hello, and welcome to this week’s Dateline Disney World! We are into the new year now, and that means it’s refurb season. I was going to visit a different park this week until a pleasant…

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Catch a Flave – Gone to Yesterland

January 09, 2014 at 9:07 pm | 7 Comments

Take a look at the colorful edges on the neon ice cream cone swirls. The colors tell you that this place sells vanilla soft-serve ice cream with your choice of a colorful flavor swirled in—cotton…