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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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…

Communicore Weekly – Season Two Finale – Michael Eisner, Work In Progress, Main Street Marching Band

January 07, 2014 at 12:20 am | 1 Comment

Direct Link  l   iTunes Link Welcome to the Season Two Finale of Communicore Weekly, where we talk about Michael Eisner, Work In Progress, and the Main Street Marching Band! This is the moment you’ve all…

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Kickstarter Results for Walt Disney’s Birthplace

January 07, 2014 at 12:17 am | 4 Comments

The Walt Disney Birthplace Preservation Project just completed an ambitious Kickstarter campaign. How did they do? What’s next?   Read the full YESTERLAND article HERE: Kickstarter Results for Walt Disney’s Birthplace.   When you are done reading,…

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New Year’s Eve and Three Kings Day wrap up Disneyland’s busy holiday season

January 06, 2014 at 6:22 am | 46 Comments

Disneyland‘s busy holiday season officially comes to an end today after a huge New Year’s Eve celebration in both parks followed by a festive Three Kings Day celebration and the final holiday crowds visiting the…

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Perry of the Caribbean

January 06, 2014 at 2:00 am | 6 Comments

I ran into a new area outside of Pirates of the Caribbean on my most recent trip (it’s been here for a while, but it’s the first time I’ve seen it). It’s to the right…

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Mousetalgia 272: ILM’s Lorne Peterson, and an Emporium

January 06, 2014 at 12:01 am | No Comments

It’s a Mousetalgia Emporium this week! Jeff reports from a presentation by Lorne Peterson who spoke at The Tech Museum of Innovation about his history as a model maker for Industrial Light and Magic, working…

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My Special Mary Blair Connection

January 05, 2014 at 3:00 am | 5 Comments

Today, Scarlett Stahl shares a very special visit she had with Maggie Richardson, legendary Imagineer Mary Blair’s niece.  ~~Rick My Special Mary Blair Connection By Scarlett Stahl At Disney Legend Alice Davis’ 80th Birthday Party,…

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Free Cake in My Purse – Cast Member Stories from Walt Disney World

January 05, 2014 at 2:00 am | 7 Comments

Welcome to 2014! We have a couple of new stories for you today in a post we like to call “Free Cake in My Purse.” People like free stuff and will do just about anything…

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Catching Up With The Haunted Mansion Show

January 05, 2014 at 1:01 am | 3 Comments

We have a bit of catching up to do with MiceChat’s Haunted Mansion show today. There are two videos that we lost track of over the holidays and we want to get them out to…