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  • January 31, 2016: Thank you for an AMAZING MiceChat Anniversary Weekend – It was an epic weekend with Disney Legends Dick Van Dyke and Marty Sklar, Mike Peraza, Terri Hardin, Amy Mebberson, David Koenig, a trip to Medieval Times, games, quests, meet-ups and even a rare rainy day at Disneyland. Whether you were able to join us in person or just wished us a happy anniversary on Facebook or Twitter, we appreciate you!!! Thank you for 11 AMAZING years!!! We have much more planned for you in the near future. We have photos for you in our MiceChat Round Up and Fab News. ×0
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Show your Spooky Side at Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party

September 25, 2014 at 3:00 am | 2 Comments

With attractions like Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights dominating the scare season in Central Florida, sometimes Mickey Mouse and all his friends don’t get all the attention they deserve. At Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween…

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Rod Miller LIVE at the Walt Disney Family Museum – Pt 2

September 25, 2014 at 12:10 am | 2 Comments

This week, Paul avoids the 100+ heat at Disneyland by taking you back to October 2, 2010 and to the Presidio in San Francisco for a special performance by longtime Main Street Pianist Rod Miller.…

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Hollywood Studios News and Rumors

September 24, 2014 at 8:00 am | 53 Comments

Hello, and welcome to Dateline Disney World! This week, we’re taking a walk through Disney’s Hollywood Studios to see what’s going on. Let’s go! [img]http://datelinedisneyland.smugmug.com/Other/DDW/i-8FBwWXS/0/O/hollywoodstudios-1.png[/img] Welcome to Hollywood Studios! [img]http://www.miceshots.com/usr/72/DatelineDisneyWorld09222014-_DSC6982.jpg[/img] [img]http://www.miceshots.com/usr/72/DatelineDisneyWorld09222014-_DSC6983.jpg[/img] [img]http://www.miceshots.com/usr/72/DatelineDisneyWorld09222014-_DSC6984.jpg[/img] Construction continues on…

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#1 Rule of Being an Imagineer: Your Attitude

September 24, 2014 at 3:00 am | 15 Comments

PERSONAL UPDATE: The beauty of being introduced to the RunDisney races is that it leads to friendships and events you may have never considered before. AIRFORCE MARATHON DAYTON OHIO, https://www.facebook.com/AirForceMarathon I’ve met so many of you…

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You Can’t Top Pigs with Pigs – A Talk with Marty Sklar

September 24, 2014 at 2:01 am | No Comments

I’m writing this article about 5 minutes after I finished an online video lecture about children’s literature, and this lecture was specifically about the power of storytelling; which is very opportune, because I wasn’t quite…

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Disney News Round Up: Disney Days and Spooky Nights

September 24, 2014 at 12:01 am | No Comments

Dapper Days, Disneyland Weekends and Disney California Adventure are just some of the topics to be found in this all-new MiceChat Round Up.  Disney and Theme Park News is in full effect here as we…

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Food, Wine, Beer: A Guide to the 2014 Epcot International Food and Wine Festival

September 23, 2014 at 3:00 am | 3 Comments

Hello, Howdy, Ello, Oi’, Aloha. Welcome to the 2014 Epcot International Food and Wine Festival. The festival kicked off last Thursday to its usual great reception. With numerous options for this years consumption, I wouldn’t…

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Universal Orlando Halloween Horror Nights 24 – The First Scream

September 23, 2014 at 2:00 am | 12 Comments

On September 19, the gates of hell opened a little wider as Universal Orlando Resort ushered in the 2014 Halloween season with the opening of the twenty fourth edition of Halloween Horror Nights. Thousands of…

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Mousetalgia Podcast 309: Halloween Time; As Dreamers Do – the movie

September 23, 2014 at 1:00 am | No Comments

Halloween time at Disneyland Resort – Join us in an exploration of Dia De Los Muertos, the Halloween Carnival, Space Mountain Ghost Galaxy, Haunted Mansion Holiday, Halloween treats and decor… Team Mousetalgia shares our tips…

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Halloween Time scares up special eats and treats at Disneyland as changes come to Sleeping Beauty Castle

September 22, 2014 at 5:05 am | 68 Comments

Halloween Time is in full swing at Disneyland, with restaurants throughout the park serving up terrifyingly tasty seasonal specials. Meanwhile, the park continues to take advantage of what was traditionally its off-season with various refurbishments…

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Universal Studios Hollywood Halloween Horror Nights Review

September 21, 2014 at 3:05 am | 6 Comments

Universal Studios Hollywood has kicked off Halloween Horror Nights, beginning a reign of terror that will span a record 22 nights from now until November 2nd. Unique to Hollywood’s incarnation of Horror Nights is the…

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Knotts Berry Farm Scare School and Halloween Fun

September 21, 2014 at 1:31 am | 2 Comments

It was a scorcher this week at Knott’s Berry Farm.  Temperatures hovered in the triple digits on the day we visited and only the most persevering thrill seekers dared brave the relentless heat. Despite the…

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Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #108 – Diagon Alley with Eric Scull

September 21, 2014 at 1:06 am | 2 Comments

welcome to another episode of the Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast , on this show Lee, Tracey, Darren and Hunter take a well earned break and let Gregory talk more about Diagon Alley at Universal Studios…

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Disneyland Paris Resort Spruces Up Hotels

September 20, 2014 at 3:04 am | 3 Comments

The hotels at the Disneyland Paris Resort are receiving some much needed tender loving care during the off-season. Alain Littaye’s pictorial report begins at the Newport Bay Club. ~~Rick Disneyland Paris Resort Spruces Up Hotels…

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Disneyland Sweltering Autumn Fun

September 19, 2014 at 3:00 am | 28 Comments

There was quite a bit happening at the Disneyland Resort this week.  Halloween Time is back in business at Disneyland and festivities abound.  This week, we take in more of the wonderful Halloween Time decor…

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The Haunted Mansion Show: Spooky Season Finale

September 19, 2014 at 12:01 am | No Comments

Foolish mortals of all ages, the time has come for us to present our very first season finale! The Hatbox Ghost shares a mystical trick, Madame Leota tells another terrifying tale, and the Ghost Host…

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Well-Aged Festival at Yesterland

September 18, 2014 at 8:01 pm | No Comments

Yesterland takes you back in time to the early years of the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival—when guests drank wine in tents and the Wonders of Life pavilion was still filled with attractions.  Read…

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Busch Gardens Tampa Gets Wild With Jungle Jack Hanna & Falcon’s Fury Opens

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

Welcome to an all new Busch Gardens Tampa update. Today we’ll take a look at Jack Hanna’s recent visit to the park, check out the new Opening Night Critters show and more. “Wild Days” with…

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Samland: Free Parking After 6, How Universal Orlando CityWalk was Saved

September 18, 2014 at 2:00 am | 5 Comments

Recently, I took a trip back in time to the genesis of CityWalk at Universal Studios Hollywood. This week I will turn my attention to its big brother in Florida. In 1991, just after the…

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WTTM Podcast: Adventure in the Lobby and Paint the Night

September 18, 2014 at 12:01 am | No Comments

This week, Paul fulfills the request of number one WTTM fan Matt Cox by recording the background music of the Disneyland Hotel’s Adventure Tower.  We then take a trip to Hong Kong Disneyland to experience…