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Scarlett Stahl’s Adventures in Russia Part Two

August 31, 2013 at 2:00 am | 2 Comments

Here’s Part Two of Scarlett Stahl’s madcap Adventures in Russia! You can check out Part One (the one with a CSI connection) [HERE]. ~~Rick Scarlett Stahl’s Adventures in Russia Part Two As we continued our…

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The Disney Review: Return To Never Land and Winnie The Pooh

August 31, 2013 at 1:00 am | 3 Comments

The past two weeks, two more Disney films were released to Blu-Ray, to add to the high definition vault that they are starting to amass. One is quite good, and the other is quite…not. But,…

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More Mara Changes at Disneyland and Starbucks Spy Pics

August 30, 2013 at 3:00 am | 71 Comments

Main Street USA is already littered with pumpkins as Halloween is very much the new season at the Disneyland Resort. We also share our reader suggestions for the rather bland display inside Disney Showcase and…

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Epcot Starbucks and Magic Kingdom Halloween

August 30, 2013 at 2:00 am | 24 Comments

Hello, and welcome to Dateline Disney World! This week, we’ll take a look at a few tidbits in Epcot, as well as Halloween time arriving at the Magic Kingdom! Let’s do it! If you’d like…

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Mulan’s Chinese New Year Greetings

August 30, 2013 at 12:19 am | 2 Comments

The year is 2004. It’s more than a meet-and-greet. It’s less than a parade. Perhaps you should think of it as a “mini-parade” with autographs. It’s “Mulan’s Chinese New Year Greetings.” Read the full YESTERLAND…

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Six Flags Announcements – 2014 Expansion Plans

August 29, 2013 at 10:52 am | 18 Comments

This Morning, Six Flags CEO Jim Reid Anderson, took to the internet to share the new attractions coming to Six Flags parks nationwide. The attractions range from the thrilling (new coasters and drop towers), new…

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Samland Grabbag, LA History Museum and Book Reviews

August 29, 2013 at 2:10 am | 4 Comments

BECOMING LA – LA COUNTY MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY For those familiar with Charles Phoenix, I believe one of his great contributions to humanity was linking downtown Los Angeles to Disneyland. Whatever exists behind the…

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Focusing on the Magic: What Camera is Best for Theme Parks

August 29, 2013 at 2:00 am | 34 Comments

Disneyland and Walt Disney World could very possibly be the two most photographed locales on the planet. Pictures have long been an important way of remembering a vacation. But these days, they’re also showing up…

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Universal Studios Hollywood Previews Halloween Horror Nights

August 29, 2013 at 1:00 am | 8 Comments

Universal Studios Hollywood invited us up to the park this week to see first hand what horrific things are in store for their annual Halloween Horror Nights event.  This year, Halloween Horror Nights will run…

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Dueling Disney: Nighttime Spectaculars

August 28, 2013 at 3:00 am | 38 Comments

One of the most iconic images that one can think of when referring to Disney is a shot of Cinderella Castle, with fireworks exploding in the night sky above it. Of course, firework shows have…

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MiceAge Disney News Round Up: Legends and Pumpkins

August 28, 2013 at 12:01 am | No Comments

You might think it’s too early, but Halloween is creeping into all of the parks we cover, including Knotts Berry Farm, Universal Studios Hollywood and Orlando, Disneyland and Disney California Adventure. Speaking of Halloween, Ticket…

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The Disney Empire Strikes Back

August 27, 2013 at 3:00 am | 155 Comments

Universal has been on such a tear lately, it’s easy to say that they have momentum on their side in Orlando for perhaps the first time ever. But Disney can come roaring back, and there…

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Universal Orlando Resort Update with Extra MicePod Magic

August 27, 2013 at 2:00 am | 7 Comments

This past week, the Universal Orlando Resort was invaded by MiceChatters and fans of the Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast. They took on in park challenges for charity, and were treated to special guest speaker Russ…

Communicore Weekly – World Key, Tron, La Hacienda

August 27, 2013 at 12:01 am | 3 Comments

Welcome to this week’s Communicore Weekly, where we talk about World Key, Tron, and La Hacienda! DISNEY HISTORY! –  Have you ever used one of those futuristic touch screen thingys? They used to have them…

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Long Lost Friends return as Disneyland play tests new interactive fun in Frontierland

August 26, 2013 at 5:19 am | 47 Comments

This weekend’s Labor Day holiday weekend will bring Disneyland’s traditional summer season to an end. The theme parks have already begun transitioning into the short fall off-season while preparing for the the popular Halloween Time…

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Knotts Scary Farm Update, Haunt, and MiceChat Nights of Horror Meet

August 26, 2013 at 1:00 am | 17 Comments

We have a nice little update from Knotts Berry Farm for you today. Plus, the launch of ticket sales for MiceChat’s HUGE Scary Farm event on September 28th. We also update you on the visible…

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1972 Divisions of Walt Disney Productions

August 26, 2013 at 12:01 am | 5 Comments

I was leafing through an early cast publication and ran across a listing of all of the Walt Disney Production divisions from 1972. I was familiar with a lot of them but there were a…

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Disney Infinity Starter Pack Review

August 25, 2013 at 3:00 am | 26 Comments

Disney Infinity is a gaming gamble that Disney Interactive Studios hopes will catch on like wildfire. Truth is they have something on their hands that works well on many levels. Those who are familiar with…

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Season Pass Podcast: The Making of Carthay Circle and Harry Potter Tour

August 25, 2013 at 2:01 am | 2 Comments

Walt Disney Imagineering and Harry Potter!  What more could you ask for? The TSPP team discusses Carthay Circle Restaurant with Ray Spencer (Creative Director at Walt Disney Imagineering).  Also a conversation with Sarah Roots (Vice…

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A Disney Weekend in Hollywood with Scarlett Stahl

August 24, 2013 at 2:05 am | 6 Comments

Scarlett Stahl has regaled us with stories about her many Disney friends. Today’s story about a recent weekend in Hollywood is no exception! Imagine spending a weekend with such amazing Disney celebrities and legends. Frankly,…