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Disneyland Long Ago, Not-So-Long Ago, and Now: Adventureland, Fantasyland, and Tomorrowland

February 26, 2015 at 9:40 pm | No Comments

Back in 2009, Yesterland ran a series of “Disneyland Then and Now” articles comparing Disneyland photos from the 1950s to similar photos in 2009. This month, Werner Weiss went back to the same locations to…


Samland: Disneyland Parking

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

Parking. It seems that parking has always been an issue at Disneyland and having an adequate supply has been critical to the success of the park. Now, once again, parking has become an issue. Some…


Disney Cruise Line Frozen Port Adventures in Norway

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

As previously announced, the Disney Cruise Line will be deploying the Disney Magic to the land of all things Frozen in Norway and Iceland this summer from June to August 2015. Disney has now detailed what…


Podcast Double Feature – The Wakefield Report Episode 60 and E Ticket Report Episode 13

February 26, 2015 at 12:01 am | No Comments

I am very pleased to announce the return of the Wakefield Report! Each week I will run down the top 9 news stories in theme park news from across the country. Known as the 9…

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Flower and Garden Festival Coming Soon to Epcot as Prices Rise

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

On this week’s Dateline Disneyland we’re taking a look at the installation of the Flower and Garden Festival at Epcot. It’s a very pretty time of the year for this park and we have lots…


Disney News Round Up: Prices go up up up

February 25, 2015 at 1:00 am | No Comments

It is that time of the week again for the MiceChat Round up. Big news this week for both Disneyland and Walt Disney World resorts as once again prices have increased across the board. Discussions…


Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #128 – Sam Gennawey: Universal Vs Disney

February 24, 2015 at 12:01 am | No Comments

Welcome  to another Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast, on this show we invite writer and Micechat contibutor Sam Gennawey to discuss his latest book – Universal Versus Disney : The Unofficial Guide to Theme Parks Greatest…


Disney raises ticket prices again as California Adventure celebrates Lunar New Year

February 23, 2015 at 5:05 am | No Comments

Disneyland just got pricer! Disneyland quietly raised theme park admission prices across the board on Sunday, just nine months after the last price increase. The price hikes continue the Resort’s aggressive pricing strategy, which has…


Mickey Mouse In The Band Concert Celebrates 80 Years

February 23, 2015 at 2:00 am | No Comments

In honor of the 80th anniversary of Mickey Mouse in “The Band Concert,” MiceChat contributor Andi Stein brings us the history behind the beloved film. Many Disney fans are familiar with the image of Mickey…


Mousetalgia Podcast 331: Star Wars Costumes, Disneyland Auction part 2

February 23, 2015 at 12:01 am | No Comments

Mousetalgia investigates the ways of the force this week as Kristen goes to the recently opened “Star Wars and the Power of Costume” exhibit which premiered in Seattle’s EMP Museum, and shares her opinions of…


Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #127 – News and Men In Black V’s Toy Story

February 22, 2015 at 12:55 am | No Comments

Welcome to another episode of the Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast.  On this show we begin with a Butterbeer preference from listener Darren Brown, followed by the latest news. We’ll discuss Twister Team Members’s being told…


Disney Infinity 2.0 Rocks

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

Comic book, video game and movie fans are converging on Disney Infinity 2.0. The new version of the popular gaming platform was created to introduce the Marvel Universe to audiences. This attempt to adapt the…


South Korea: Incheon Airport Tours

February 21, 2015 at 12:01 am | No Comments

Here’s part two of our beautiful photo tour of Seoul, South Korea thanks to Toby Johnson. If you recall, Toby took several of the courtesy tours that are offered out of the Incheon Airport while…


Six Flags Magic Mountain Twisted Colossus Construction Update

February 20, 2015 at 3:02 am | No Comments

We come to you this week from the coaster capital of the world, Six Flags Magic Mountain.  Twisted Colossus is currently under construction and we have an exciting tease of what’s to come. The floorless…

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Disney Avenue Podcast – Show #11 – Dave Smith Interview

February 20, 2015 at 12:24 am | No Comments

The Disney Avenue Podcast is back with another fantastic interview with a Disney Legend. This time around we’ve got Walt Disney Archives founder and former chief archivist David Smith! Dusty Sage teams up with host…


Yesterland: Magic Window on Cinderella Castle

February 19, 2015 at 8:39 pm | No Comments

The most prominent jewel on the castle is an enormous golden frame above the front arch. With its tall oval shape and art nouveau details, the Magic Window is reminiscent of the Evil Queen’s Magic…


Dateline Disney World – New Hub Nears Completion at the Magic Kingdom

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

Hello, and welcome to Dateline Disney World! This week, there are lots of things happening at the Magic Kingdom, and we have lots of pictures to share with you. The massive central hub project is…


Garner Holt Productions – Opening Our Doors for a Worthy Cause

February 19, 2015 at 2:00 am | No Comments

Howdy! To everyone who was in the audience for the “This Animatronic Life” panel at MiceChat’s 10th Anniversary Weekend, thank you! The response we got—my creative director, Bill Butler, project management lead Tracy Cathey, technical…


Star Wars on the Disney Cruise Line in 2016

February 19, 2015 at 12:01 am | No Comments

In a galaxy (not so) far, far away, Star Wars will board Disney Cruise Line‘s Disney Fantasy for eight select sailings during the first months of 2016. Star Wars Day at Sea will take place once per theme cruise, no doubt celebrating…


Samland: Birth of Walt Disney World Moderate Hotels

February 18, 2015 at 3:00 am | No Comments

Welcome to Samland. This week let’s step into the time machine and turn the dial back to August 1984. Walt Disney’s Son-In-Law, Ron Miller, was running Walt Disney Productions and trying new things to keep…