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The Haunted Mansion Show: Creepy California or Frightening Florida?

May 31, 2014 at 12:35 am | 4 Comments

We all know that there are two Haunted Mansions in two individual Magic Kingdoms. Some say that one is better than the other and visa-versa. So, in this episode, we ask the question: Creepy California…

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Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #93 – News, Rumors and On Location

May 31, 2014 at 12:21 am | No Comments

On this Episode we begin by welcoming Gregory to the Team and wishing Tyler Galinanes a Happy 10th Birthday. We then move on to the news, covering such topics as Mardi Gras, a more in…

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Space Mountain Goes Down Flags Go Up

May 30, 2014 at 3:00 am | 34 Comments

Another week, another refurbishment. With the long holiday weekend behind us, Space Mountain has finally gone down for its refurb. We see some interesting progress over at Alice In Wonderland as swarms of hardhats descend…

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A Look Inside the Refurbished Knott’s Berry Farm Calico Mine Ride

May 30, 2014 at 12:18 am | 34 Comments

Situated in the heart of Knott’s Berry Farm is a remarkable piece of theme park history. The 54 year old dark ride masterpiece, the Calico Mine Ride.  Designed by Wendell “Bud” Hurlbut and opened in…

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The Walt Disney Story at Yesterland

May 29, 2014 at 7:31 pm | 6 Comments

Step into the Main Street Opera House at Yesterland for a tribute to a truly great American… Abraham Lincoln? No. Walt Disney!   Read the full YESTERLAND article HERE: The Walt Disney Story   When…

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This Could be the Start of Something Big: The Story of Arrow Development Part 2

May 29, 2014 at 3:00 am | 1 Comment

Dexter Francis returns with part 2 of his series on Arrow Development, the company behind so many great Disney attractions. For part one, CLICK HERE. The four years between 1946 and 1950 were very busy…

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Rats in the Kitchen – Ratatouille Restaurant to Open at Walt Disney Studios Paris on July 10th

May 29, 2014 at 2:00 am | 6 Comments

Disneyland Paris released this new concept-art showing the inside of Bistro Chez Remy, a new table service restaurant set to open the same day of the WDS Ratatouille ride, on July 10. They’ve also released…

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My Disneyland Memories – AMERICA SINGS!

May 29, 2014 at 12:01 am | 5 Comments

This week, Magic Joe continues “Music Month” with another recording from his personal audio library that perfectly “revolves” around music – America Sings!  Enjoy! Direct Link THE WTTM PODCAST APPLICATIONS for iPhone, iPad & iPod…

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Lets Talk About Captain EO Starring Michael Jackson- Part 2

May 28, 2014 at 3:00 am | 12 Comments

UPDATE- Last week I discovered that my dear friend Bob Gurr is going on an adventure for a few weeks, so I’ve been invited to fill in for him with my articles while he’s away.  The…

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Glorious Magic Kingdom Sunrise and Seven Dwarfs Mine Train Opens

May 28, 2014 at 2:00 am | 21 Comments

It was a big week at Walt Disney World! Let’s take a look at the 24 hour “Rock Your Disney Side” day as well as the now open Seven Dwarfs Mine Train at the Magic…

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The Haunted Mansion Show: The Haunted Mansion That Never Was

May 28, 2014 at 12:01 am | 2 Comments

At this point, every mortal guest of the Magic Kingdom knows what happens in that creaky, old house on the hill. They have spent years reporting that they’ve been taken into the boundless ream of…

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Disneyland 60 Hour Diamond Anniversary Celebration Takes Shape

May 27, 2014 at 3:00 am | 84 Comments

Disneyland Resort kicked off its 59th summer season with not just a 24 hour party cooked up by the marketing department, but also by a ticket price increase and restrictions on Annual Passes approved by…

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Seven Dwarfs Mine Train: A Fun and Solid “D Ticket” Attraction (Spoilers Only at End)

May 27, 2014 at 2:00 am | 54 Comments

The Seven Dwarfs Mine Train finally soft-opened to the public on Friday 5/23, which also happened to be the 24 hour day. While I didn’t show up there until the late afternoon, I got to…

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Aquatica at SeaWorld San Antonio Opens Roa’s Aviary and Aquatica Suite

May 27, 2014 at 1:00 am | 7 Comments

Howdy folks, today we are traveling to the Lone Star State as we look at the brand new attraction added at SeaWorld San Antonio’s Aquatica. We’ll also show you the brand new Aquatica Suite at…

Communicore Weekly – Kitchen Kabaret, Art of Golden Books, Walt’s Bathroom, Two Finger Point

May 27, 2014 at 12:01 am | No Comments

Direct Link  l   iTunes Link Welcome to this week’s Communicore Weekly, where we talk about Kitchen Kabaret, Art of Golden Books, Walt’s Bathroom, and the Two Finger Point! DISNEY HISTORY! – Veggie Veggie Fruit Fruit!…

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Rock Your Disney Side 24 hour party kicks off busy summer season at Disneyland

May 26, 2014 at 5:05 am | 54 Comments

Disneyland kicked off its busy summer season with another 24-hour party that encouraged guests to rock their “Disney Sides” by “Disney Bounding” and wearing costumes to the parks. The popular 24-hour event included special entertainment,…

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A Nerdy Visit to Knott’s Berry Farm

May 26, 2014 at 2:00 am | 16 Comments

After seeing the updates here at MiceChat and listening to Jeff Heimbuch talk about Knott’s Berry Farm, I was looking forward to my first visit to the theme park that’s just minutes from Disneyland. After…

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Mousetalgia Podcast Episode 292: Hacking Disneyland – tips and tricks

May 26, 2014 at 12:01 am | No Comments

Enjoy Disneyland like an insider – from fireworks viewing areas to photo ops and more. Learn the places to sit and relax even on busy days. Make the most of the parades. Relive your childhood…

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Mouseaddicts in Mathmagic Land: Mapping Disneyland Crowds

May 25, 2014 at 3:28 pm | 8 Comments

Our partners at MouseAddict have an update for us today that Disneyland fans are going to love. The app doesn’t support Android yet, but with your support, that may be on the way soon. Since…

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E Ticket Report Episode 5: Magic Kingdom’s Seven Dwarfs Mine Train, Harambe Nights and Rivers of LIght

May 25, 2014 at 1:00 am | 3 Comments

It’s time for episode 5 of The E-Ticket Report where hosts Tim, Chris, and Derek take a look at all the goings on in the theme parks we all love. Subjects include: the Magic Kingdom’s…