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Marc Davis Goes to WED – A Panel from D23 Expo

D23 Expo has wrapped and boy is my body tired! I will have quite a few articles coming out about my experience at the D23 Expo, but I really wanted to do a good job putting together this article for you, as I was delighted at this panel. It took place at the same time as the popular Disney...

Yesterland: Flying Saucers

Flying Saucers at Yesterland updated with 11 never-before-published photos. Who here has ridden the Flying Saucers at Disneyland and Luigi's Flying Tires at DCA? Read the YESTERLAND article HERE: Flying Saucers When you are done reading, please leave your comments below.

Dateline Disney World – HUGE Changes Ahead for Epcot

Hello, and welcome to Dateline Disney World! This week, we will get you up to date with all of the major announcements made for Epcot at this year's D23 Expo. Lots of photos to get to today, so let's get this party started . . . ...

MiceChat Podcast – Expos, Pirates & Presidents

So much Disney controversy this month! Pirates of the Caribbean going PC, Trump on his way to the Hall of Presidents, and changes to Fantasmic. But it's not all angst and strife. Huge new attractions are on the way to all the Disney Resorts and the D23 Expo should cement those plans. Doug and Dusty are your advocates into...

Disneyland Resort Photo Update: Major Changes On The Way!

Welcome back to the Disneyland Resort. After a whirlwind weekend at the D23 Expo we are back with a quick news and photo update from the Disneyland Resort. We aren't quite sure how we pulled this off, but enjoy the magic folks. There is SO much going on right now that our heads are exploding. MaxPass Last Thursday, Disney announced the...

Magic Mountain Triumphant in the Battle for Metropolis

Theme park folk tend to fall into one of two camps, those that like big honkin' roller coasters and those that like the heavily themed attractions of Disney and Universal. Other than a few places like Knott's Berry Farm and Islands of Adventure that feature both types of attractions for us switch hitters, parks tend to be one or...

New Fantasmic Debuts at Disneyland

Welcome to Fantasmic! Tonight, our friend and host, Mickey Mouse, uses his vivid imagination to create magical imagery for all to enjoy. Nothing is more wonderful than the imagination—for in a moment, you can experience a beautiful fantasy or an exciting adventure! But beware… nothing is more powerful than the imagination—for it can also expand your greatest fears into an overwhelming nightmare. The opening...

D23 Expo: Walt Disney Archives celebrates the swashbuckling Pirates of the Caribbean

Every other year, the folks Walt Disney Archives delivers a show-stopping exhibit at D23 Expo and this year is no different. This year the Archives takes us through Disney's storied history with pirates in TV, film, and theme parks in the sprawling A Pirate's Life for Me: Disney's Rascals, Scoundrels and Really Bad Eggs exhibition of props,...

D23 Expo: Bob Chapek unveils a mixed bag of big changes for Disney Parks and Resorts

D23 Expo kicked off Saturday morning with a mega-show of celebrities at its Walt Disney Studios Live Action Films presentation but for theme park fans, the big event of the day was Hall D23's Walt Disney Parks and Resorts presentation in the afternoon with Disney Parks Chairman Bob Chapek. Always a highlight of Expo, the Parks and Resorts show...

D23 Expo: Shop ’til you drop on the expo show floor!

What would a Disney event be without limited edition merchandise? We already showed you a bit of D23 Expo's shopping at the Mickey's of Glendale pop-up store, but there's even more to buy elsewhere on the show floor... From the Dreamstore, to Uniqlo, to Disney Store and beyond, there's endless opportunities to buy the latest Disney collectable at D23...

Disnerland says: AMAZEBALLS!

Hello to all the Disner childs! The big talk in all the Disnerland Place is that AMAZEBALLS! is back SOON! YAYYYYYY! The AMAZEBALLS! will be not the same to old childs. So look down with your seeholes at the BEST PARTS of the OLD AMAZEBALLS! Remember the whole AMAZEBALLS! starts with the Man Mice who wants that HAT. But MAGNIFICENT wants it TOOOOO. Man Mice...

D23 Expo: Imagineers celebrate Pirates of the Caribbean’s 50th anniversary amid controversy

A group of Disney Imagineers and Legends gathered on stage at the D23 Arena on Friday afternoon to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Disney's iconic Pirates of the Caribbean attractions. The conversation ranged from Imagineering Legends Marty Sklar and Orlando Ferrante sharing their stories working on the original Disneyland attraction to Imagineers Tony Baxter and Nancy Seruto talking about...

D23 Expo: Disney Studios makes a splash on the show floor with Animation, Marvel

D23 Expo brings all aspects of the Walt Disney Company together under one roof and that includes Disney's film division. This year, Walt Disney Disney Animation Studios, Pixar Animation Studios and Marvel Studios are all represented with splashy pavilions that showcase the latest and greatest from Disney's ever-growing film division. Take a look — In addition to signings and...

D23 Expo: Disney Parks gives a sneak peek at Star Wars Land’s Galaxy of Stories

Greetings from D23 Expo 2017! Disney's big biennial convention is well underway now and like other Expos, one of the must-dos on this year's show floor is the Walt Disney Parks and Resorts pavilion, hosted by Walt Disney Imagineering. It's all about Star Wars this year, and while the pavilion as a whole is fairly sparse (more on that...

The 2017 Disney Legends

The Disney Legends Awards puts Disney's impact on our world into light. Each person started out, just like you and me. Normal people who had a dream for their lives and made it come true. It is an inspirational event that rewards people for their incredible careers and contributions to the Walt Disney company. Here are the 2017 award...

D23 Expo Weekend Preview – Pirates and Padawans

It's one of the best weekends! D23 Expo is here! You're in the spot for in depth coverage too! Dusty, myself, Andy Castro and the rest of the team will be running around like crazy people trying to report on all the happenings at the World Famous D23 Expo! So grab some popcorn (but put it in a ziploc...

DCA Photo Update: Summer Around California

Welcome back to the Disneyland Resort. The highly anticipated D23 Expo starts TODAY and you'll find all your MiceChat pals, including Disney celebrities and legends, at our booth in the Collector's Forum (Booths 712-718). On Monday we took a look at Disneyland and today we are going to finish our report as we explore Disney California Adventure, Downtown Disney,...

Yesterland: Country Bear Vacation Hoedown

Which show was better? The Country Bear Jamboree (last week's Yesterland)? Or Country Bear Vacation Hoedown (this week's Yesterland)? Read the YESTERLAND article HERE: Country Bear Vacation Hoedown When you are done reading, please leave your comments below.

Honda’s Fashionable Custom Odyssey Minnie-Van Makes D23 Expo Debut

As anybody who has crossed the Disneyland Resort Esplanade, experienced Autopia or visited Innoventions in the past decade knows, Disney and Honda have had a long and happy Strategic Alliance. This continues not only with another great Disney Parks/Honda sweepstakes, "Unlock the Magic Sweepstakes", but also a fashion-forward custom 2018 Honda Odyssey MINNIE VAN for display at the D23 Expo...

David Koenig: Fantasmic!

With Fantasmic! slated to officially return to Disneyland Monday July 17 after an 18-month absence, we have some news and rumors about this popular Disney spectacular. And be sure to read all the way through for a surprise ending. New Duds The biggest murmuring among cast members hasn’t been about all the changes to the show—but rather about the new costume...