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Scarlett Stahl – Floyd Norman’s 80th Birthday Celebration

June 28, 2015 at 3:00 am | No Comments

June 22, 2015 was the 80th birthday for Disney Legend Floyd Norman. He tried to get his wife, Adrienne (who also works at the Walt Disney Company as a Senior Illustration Manager), to promise not…

Posted in Disney, Features


Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #143 – Skull Island : Reign of Kong and Nintendo.

June 28, 2015 at 2:00 am | No Comments

On this episode we get straight to the news to discuss the Skull Island : Reign of Kong announcement as well as the partnership between Universal and Nintendo. Following that we go On Location with…

Posted in Podcasts


You’ve Got to be Kidding: A Disneyland Primer

June 27, 2015 at 3:00 am | No Comments

“You’ve Got To Be Kidding” is parody. Allow yourself the opportunity to have a little fun . . . It is never too early to help children understand the joy and happiness that is the…

Posted in Features


Disneyland…Where My Real Life Began

June 27, 2015 at 2:00 am | No Comments

In honor of their 300th episode, The Season Pass Podcast asks several people “Why is Disneyland special?” We all have an answer to that question, and here’s mine.   Memories. So.Many.Memories. My life as I know…


Universal Studios Hollywood Packed to the Gills

June 26, 2015 at 3:00 am | No Comments

Welcome to a glamorous update from Universal Studios Hollywood.  Today we bring news from the Entertainment Capital of LA as they open their brand new addition to the world famous Studio Tour.  Fast and Furious…


Disney Cruise Line’s Frozen Disney Wonder Review Video

June 26, 2015 at 2:00 am | No Comments

The MiceChat, Fairy Godmother Travel and Popular Cruising crew and friends just returned home from Alaska aboard Disney Cruise Line‘s Disney Wonder and the ship’s first Frozen theme cruise. We all had a blast on…


Yesterland: The Largest Ceramic Mural in the World

June 25, 2015 at 10:01 pm | No Comments

The colorful art “mountains” on either side of the main gate aren’t painted. They are magnificent ceramic murals. In fact, you’re between the two halves of the largest ceramic mural in the world.   Read…


Fab News: The Circle of Life

June 25, 2015 at 4:00 am | No Comments

It’s been a bittersweet week, Micechateers. Dickens said, “Life is full of meetings and partings. That is the way of it.” Simple and true. Sometimes the Bear Eats You Because it didn’t go in the…


Walt Disney World Value Resorts

June 25, 2015 at 3:00 am | No Comments

We’ve recently taken a look at the deluxe and moderate resorts at Walt Disney World, rounding out the Disney owned and operated resorts are the Values.  These are a fun option, especially for families with…


Fast and Furious Supercharged Officially Opens at Universal Studios Hollywood

June 24, 2015 at 4:00 am | No Comments

The new Studio Tram Tour finale, Fast and Furious Supercharged officially opened yesterday with a gala celebration including the ride designers, park and city dignitaries, and of course, the stars from the hit franchise that…


Frozen Returns To Disney’s Hollywood Studios

June 24, 2015 at 3:00 am | No Comments

Frozen Summer Fun returns to Disney’s Hollywood Studios . . . and so do we! Let’s take a look at what the Studios park has to offer . . . Boy, that’s a lot of…


Disney News Round Up: Inside Out comes to California Adventure!

June 24, 2015 at 2:00 am | No Comments

Welcome to another installment of the MiceChat Roundup! This week we have a new ride in Yesterworld that gives some distinct Norwegian accents. At the Disneyland Resort, Summer rolls onward and the spectacular Diamond Celebration…


Fab News: No #1, Try Poo, E3

June 23, 2015 at 3:00 am | No Comments

Hi there, ho there, MiceChateers! Did you have a good weekend? I spent time with family and wound down from E3. Inside Out Makes History, and it’s Complicated Last weekend, as I mentioned, Walt Disney…


The Disneyland Band marches into history as Disney California Adventure celebrates new movies

June 22, 2015 at 3:45 am | No Comments

Fans turned out to bid farewell to the iconic Disneyland Band early last week as the first notable changes to the band came to its line-up. The Disneyland Band in its current form only has…


Mousetalgia Podcast 348: Disney travel tips, listener email

June 22, 2015 at 2:00 am | No Comments

Team Mousetalgia shares Disneyland travel tips and more in this week’s listener email show. Topics include: Disneyland’s 60th anniversary Diamond Celebration; using Fast Passes at Disneyland; tips on visitng Aulani from an Oahu resident –…


Disneyland Paris Unveils Refurbishment Plan Prior To Their 25th anniversary

June 21, 2015 at 3:00 am | No Comments

–– by Max Fan, DLPWelcome Disneyland Paris managers unveiled plans for a global refurbishment plan for the park’s upcoming 25th anniversary recently. Here’s what was presented during a big Cast Member forum that took place…


The Sweep Spot Episode 156 History of Tomorrowland Part 2

June 21, 2015 at 1:00 am | No Comments

In this episode we continue our History of Tomorrowland Series. In part 2 we go from the year 1967 to 1985. The Tomorrowland 1967 Refurb is probably the best Tomorrowland that we have seen in…

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Terri Hardin: More With The Foster Farms Chickens – Part 2

June 20, 2015 at 12:21 am | No Comments

Hello again, as promised in Part One of the Foster Farms Chickens story, I’ll share some photos to show you how the magic works in creating these whimsical commercials. Before we get started on the…

Posted in Features, Terri Hardin


Ant-ics Begin and Diamonds Shine at the Disneyland Resort

June 19, 2015 at 3:00 am | No Comments

The lovely Disneyland Resort is the subject of In The Parks today. Summer rolls onward and the spectacular Diamond Celebration for Disneyland’s 60th Anniversary is going full steam ahead. This breezy pictorial from the park offers…

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Yesterland: Maelstrom

June 18, 2015 at 11:00 pm | No Comments

A voice with a distinct Norwegian accent intones, “You are not the first to pass this way, nor shall you be the last. Those who seek the spirit of Norway face peril and adventure—but more…