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Disney Avenue Podcast – Catching Up with Marty Sklar

August 22, 2014 at 12:30 am | 1 Comment

The Disney Avenue Podcast is back with a VERY special guest I think you may have heard of…Marty Sklar! Dusty Sage joins host Keith Michael Mahne for another fantastic interview with a man that needs no…


Santa Rosa Seed & Supply

August 21, 2014 at 8:16 pm | 5 Comments

When you a visit Yester California Adventure, it’s fun to buy souvenirs. How about a gift pack featuring a hand cultivator? Or take home some California wildflower seeds? Perhaps a hardcover of Zen Gardens by…


Eating with Allergies – Sanaa at Kidani Village

August 21, 2014 at 3:00 am | 9 Comments

Please help us welcome Kelley Lord to MiceChat. Jessica Ma’ilo usually appears in this spot, but due to a very busy schedule is scaling back to a column every other week. Jessica’s good friend Kelley…

Posted in Features, Park Wise


MiceChatter: Haunted Mansion Merchandise and More

August 21, 2014 at 2:00 am | 16 Comments

Sarah the MiceChatter is back with a high energy look at the 45 year old Haunted Mansion. While there is plenty of spendy merchandise to be found at Disneyland, Sarah spots the affordable morsels that…

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Magic Joe’s My Disneyland Memories #34

August 21, 2014 at 12:06 am | No Comments

This week, Magic Joe takes us back to the past… to the Disneyland Resort… a whole TWO years ago… to experience a water themed show… and then Calvin stops by with a topical Distest. Enjoy!…


Bob’s True-Life Adventures – African Safari – Banoka Part One

August 20, 2014 at 3:00 am | 8 Comments

Today’s Wheel of Adventures has stopped at a wild spot in 2014. This is part one of a four part series about my African safari. . .  so here we go! Many folks have a dream to…


When Disneyland was closed – A Talk With Tony Baxter

August 20, 2014 at 2:00 am | 25 Comments

Remember a few years back when Space Mountain was closed for its major refurbishment?  Even though I’m an adult, I felt like Disneyland was somehow incomplete because I couldn’t experience the ride for what felt…


Disney News Round Up: Star Wars may replace Toontown and more!

August 20, 2014 at 12:01 am | 2 Comments

A gigantic MiceAge update hit yesterday. A new idea on how to fit Star Wars into Disneyland has come to light as the park gets closer to its 60th anniversary.  This article headlines the MiceChat Round…


MiceAge Update: More Star Wars, Frozen, Muppets and Marvel at Disneyland Resort

August 19, 2014 at 3:00 am | 186 Comments

Today’s MiceAge Update brings you the latest from the halls of Imagineering and Team Disney Anaheim, where some big-ish projects are in the works. After a pleasant summer season with manageable crowds of tourists spread evenly…


From Hollywood to Disney Hollywood Studios: The Brown Derby

August 19, 2014 at 2:00 am | 10 Comments

Greetings fellow MiceChatters and readers! This week I will be highlighting both a Hollywood and a Disney Hollywood Studios Classic – The Brown Derby. In 1926, Robert H. Cobb opened the original Brown Derby at…

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Howl-O-Scream at Busch Gardens Tampa Invites Guests to Survive the “Curse”

August 19, 2014 at 1:00 am | 3 Comments

Busch Gardens Tampa has announced info for this year’s Howl-O-Scream. Now in it’s 15th year, Tampa’s #1 haunt event is ready to scare up some spooky new thrills for guests. This year’s event will run…


Disneyland celebrates Haunted Mansion’s 45th Anniversary with new art and collectibles

August 18, 2014 at 4:21 am | 49 Comments

Disneyland‘s summer season is starting to wind down as the park begins to gear up for the popular Halloween Time season. As summer wraps up, refurbishments continue from Main Street, U.S.A. to Tomorrowland and the…


Mousetalgia Podcast 304: The Haunted Mansion at ScareLA; Robin Williams

August 18, 2014 at 1:00 am | No Comments

The ScareLA Halloween convention celebrated the 45th anniversary of the Haunted Mansion on August 9 with a panel hosted by Jeff, and he shares some behind-the-scenes moments and memories from the event, which featured Disney…


Scare LA: The Halloween Convention in Los Angeles

August 17, 2014 at 3:00 am | 4 Comments

Last weekend, August 9th and 10th, a frightfully fun convention was held in Los Angeles. Scare LA is a large-scale convention held each August for Halloween fans, professional haunters, and anyone in between that loves…

Posted in Features, Scare LA


The San Francisco Dungeon: A Walk On The Dark Side

August 17, 2014 at 2:00 am | 3 Comments

Just in time for the Halloween season, a new attraction has opened at San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf. Marc Ricketts takes us on a tour of The San Francisco Dungeon: Take a Walk on the Dark…


The Sweep Spot Episode 135 – History of Tom Sawyers Island and Movie About Walt Disney

August 17, 2014 at 12:01 am | 3 Comments

In This Episode we have talk about the history of Tom Sawyers Island. We welcome back guest David Smith to help is discuss this. He has many memories and great stories working on the Canoes…

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Ears & Bubbles: The Story of Mouseketeer Bobby Burgess

August 16, 2014 at 3:00 am | 2 Comments

Can you believe that the Mickey Mouse Club will be 60 years old next year? Scarlett Stahl has a great interview with Mouseketeer Bobby Burgess plus news (rumor) of a special honor for the Mouseketeers…


Disafterdark Series 2, Episode 23 – The Dr is in.

August 16, 2014 at 12:01 am | No Comments

Welcome back to the Mouses Head and thank you for the download. Today we have a crossover episode with a Dr Who podcast. All of us are back again, although Paul D has some audio…

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Massive Expansion for All 3 SeaWorld Parks

August 15, 2014 at 4:08 am | 93 Comments

The past few days have been rough for SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment.  After missing their projected quarterly earnings target, despite an increase in attendance for the quarter, SeaWorld shareholder’s knee jerk reaction was to sell…


Remembering Genie at the Disneyland Resort

August 15, 2014 at 3:00 am | 8 Comments

We were feeling nostalgic this week and decided to catch a showing of Aladdin: A Musical Spectacular in honor of the late Robin Williams. We then mosey through Disney California Adventure in an attempt to…

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