Editor’s Note:
  • 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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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…

Posted in Features

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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…

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Blackfish Exposed by Former SeaWorld Trainer

January 09, 2014 at 3:00 am | 193 Comments

We recently sat down with former SeaWorld Trainer Bridgette M. Pirtle to talk about her involvement with the production of the film BlackFish. We were amazed by what we learned, and we think you will…

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Three Geeky Things That Make Your Disney Trip More Fun

January 09, 2014 at 1:00 am | 17 Comments

I admit it.  Not only am I a Disney geek, but I’m kind of a real life geek, too.  So, it should come as no surprise that I have done all of the things mentioned…

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Audio Journey to “Legend of the Lion King”

January 09, 2014 at 12:01 am | 1 Comment

Window To The Magic WDW 033 “Jeremiah Plays a Where in the Park? Game” Jeremiah takes you on a sound-seeing tour at Walt Disney World, to Animal Kingdom and to the now extinct Camp Minnie…

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DESIGN: Those Were The Times No.25 – 1954 Disney Manufacturing 58 Creative Years

January 08, 2014 at 3:00 am | 16 Comments

Esteemed Disney Legend, Bob Gurr, shares his recollections and pictures of what it was like in the dream factory known as the Walt Disney Studios Machine Shop.  Roger Broggie Sr. managed the place at a…

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Jeremy at Busch Gardens

January 08, 2014 at 2:00 am | 2 Comments

In today’s From The Mouth Of The Mouse, we take a slight detour and travel to visit Busch Gardens Tampa! Jeremy worked a variety of jobs there, and can’t wait to share his stories. Here’s…

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Disney News Round Up: Happy New Year!

January 08, 2014 at 1:00 am | No Comments

Happy new year everyone and welcome to the first MiceChat Round Up of 2014.  As we embark on a new year of Disney and theme park news, rumors, and information, there are big things in…

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MiceAge Disneyland Update: Goat Hijinks, Jedi Mind Tricks and Rabbit Holes

January 07, 2014 at 3:00 am | 129 Comments

The Disneyland Resort has just finished one of the most consistently busy Christmas seasons in its history, and you can practically hear the Cast Members breathe a sigh of relief this week. But now the…

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FastPass+ Midterm Report

January 07, 2014 at 2:00 am | 42 Comments

In the early days of FP+ and MagicBands, there was a lot of speculation (and more than a little hand wringing) because we didn’t know a lot of details. Now that the tests are several…

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Universal Orlando Update – Harry Potter Painted, Beetle Juice Revamp, Farewell Christmas

January 07, 2014 at 1:00 am | 19 Comments

Alright folks, it is 2014, and we have a busy year ahead of us!  With projects big and small at Universal Orlando Resort, it is going to be an exciting year ahead. We will soon…