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  • September 28, 2015: DON’T MISS THIS EVENT –


    SUNDAY, OCTOBER 4TH, 2015,

    12 NOON UNTIL 5:00 PM!

    • The soda company Walt Disney's father ran, and at which Walt worked, is relaunching next weekend with new flavors! Please join us for O-Zell soda's very special Pineapple Whip and Cherry Jubilee launch party! The afternoon event will take place at Rocket Fizz's Palm Springs store and will feature: Charles Phoenix, noted pop-culture humorist and historian; the masterful pumpkin carving of Terri Hardin, Disney Imagineer and renowned Pumpkin Sculptor; Mike Quinn, Muppeteer and Star Wars character performer; and photo opportunities with Monty the Monorail, an actual Walt Disney World monorail car. Plus, you are invited to a special Soda dinner hosted by Charles Phoenix that evening in Palm Springs. Full event details, locations and sign up page at O-Zell Soda HERE.
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Mousetalgia Podcast 307: Disneyland 10K, Marceline documentary

September 08, 2014 at 12:01 am | No Comments

Mousetalgia reports from the Disneyland Half Marathon weekend, and Dave and Becky talk about the runDisney Expo, Jeff Galloway’s running philosophy, preparing for a race, a description of the 10K course, and dealing with a…


LEGOLAND Florida Resort gets into the Character Meet and Greet Business

September 07, 2014 at 3:00 am | 7 Comments

Visitors to the house the mouse built will almost certainly understand that one of the main draws for park guests is character interaction. Following the release of Frozen in 2013, thousands would wait in line…

Posted in Legoland


500 Fan Tickets Available for 2014 Eyegore Awards at Universal Studios Hollywood

September 07, 2014 at 3:00 am | No Comments

Every year Universal Studios Hollywood holds a special star-studded ceremony to kick off their annual Halloween Horror Nights event. The Eyegore Awards honors the top achievements in the horror genre while serving as the launch…


Wait Times Do A Flip Flop at Disneyland Paris

September 06, 2014 at 3:00 am | 7 Comments

Wait times have taken a surprising turn at the Disneyland Paris Resort. Alain Littaye of the Disney and more blog has the story. ~~Rick Wait Times Do A Flip Flop at Disneyland Paris by Alain…


Universal Orlando Podcast #107 – News, Rumors AND Horror Nights

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

On this episode we read a listener trip report email before delving into the news. We’ll look at new Annual Passholder benefits, early access to Horror Nights houses, discount on Cabana Bay rooms, a price…


Universal Studios Hollywood Sets Up Scares and Magical Thrills

September 05, 2014 at 3:00 am | 9 Comments

It’s construction central at Universal Studios Hollywood. The Wizarding World of Harry Potter has nearly one third of the theme park space behind construction walls as multiple projects continue. Both Fast and Furious Supercharged and…


Where The Magic Was Born – The Walt Disney Birthplace Project – Disney Dose Podcast

September 05, 2014 at 12:01 am | No Comments

Walt Disney was born on December 5, 1901 in Chicago, Illinois inside of a small house that his father built with his own hands. Now, 113 years later, a team of dedicated Disney fans and…


Yesterland presents Disneyland Signs, Part 2: Since 2000

September 04, 2014 at 6:50 pm | 13 Comments

Arriving at Disneyland Park used to be simple and consistent. Part 1 of this 2-part article looked at 1955 to 1999. In the 21st Century, things became much more complicated.   Read the full YESTERLAND…


Eating with Allergies: Delicious Dining at Disney – Tonyʼs Town Square

September 04, 2014 at 1:00 am | 3 Comments

We stopped into Tonyʼs on our way out of the Magic Kingdom recently and were able to snag a walk-up reservation for our family. My son was selected to help sing the song with the cast members…


A Yesterland-Style Adventure in Walt’s Park

September 04, 2014 at 12:01 am | No Comments

This week, Paul, joined by Calvin & Clay, visit a theme park owned by a man named Walt, and we ride a mine train, see a show featuring the peppers ghost effect & then enjoy…


Big Changes Coming to Epcot Entertainment

September 03, 2014 at 3:00 am | 41 Comments

It’s time to take in the sights of Epcot. This week, there is lots of entertainment related news out of the experimental prototype community of tomorrow.  I sinkhole near the Imagination Pavilion has forced Disney…


Bob’s True-Life Adventures – No.11 Safari – Banoka Part Two

September 03, 2014 at 2:00 am | 12 Comments

Today’s Wheel of Adventures stopped at 2014, so here we go. This is part two of a four part series about an African safari. You can get caught up with Banoka Part One HERE. Part…


Disney News Round Up: Oswald and Halloween

September 03, 2014 at 1:00 am | No Comments

Hey everybody, Oswald is back! We have the full story of the lucky rabbit’s return to Disney California Adventure.  We also share the less-than-perfect review for the Frozen Summer Fun event at Disney Hollywood Studios…


Legends of Frontierland: Get In The Game

September 02, 2014 at 3:00 am | 18 Comments

It’s been a very hot and awfully long summer since we posted our first look at Legends of Frontierland, so we thought we would go in and take a look at what’s happened with the…


Frozen Summer Fun at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

September 02, 2014 at 2:00 am | 26 Comments

Yoohoo, big summer blowout! If you’re a fan of Disney’s “Frozen”, Disney’s Hollywood Studios is hosting “Frozen Summer Fun” from now until September 28th. The event is based on Disney’s popular film “Frozen” and features…


Disneyland Half-Marathon races through Anaheim over the busy Labor Day Holiday weekend

September 01, 2014 at 5:05 am | 23 Comments

Happy Labor Day! Officially marking the end of the summer season, the busy holiday weekend also brought along a weekend of RunDisney events to the Resort, including the annual Disneyland Half-Marathon and Health and Fitness…


Mousetalgia Podcast 306: Le Salon Nouveau at Club 33, listener email

September 01, 2014 at 12:21 am | 1 Comment

Mousetalgia Becky takes us on a tour of Le Salon Nouveau at Club 33, giving us a peek at the animatronic vulture, changing portraits, French lift booth, beautiful mural and more new details from the…


LA Haunted Hayride Prepares New Scares for Griffith Park

August 31, 2014 at 3:00 am | 8 Comments

On a sweltering August afternoon in an average industrial park in Glendale, California, a nefarious plan to scare the bejesus out of people was underway.  Early for a meeting, I entered the building and found a…


Disneyland Resort runDisney Races for Kids

August 31, 2014 at 2:00 am | 3 Comments

This past weekend was the annual Half Marathon at Disneyland Resort, and this year our family participated in our very first RunDisney event . . . the one for toddlers. We started with something easy…

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The Sweep Spot Episode 136 – Stores on Main Street Part 1

August 31, 2014 at 12:01 am | No Comments

In this episode, we take a look at the stores on the East side of Main Street over the years. If you’d like to learn some of the interesting facts and history about these shops,…

Posted in The Sweep Spot