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Bob’s True-Life Adventures – No.18 WONDER-Full Christmas

December 10, 2014 at 2:00 am | 1 Comment

Where to go for the Holidays? Take a cruise with me on the Disney Wonder. This time of year the Wonder is…well, WONDER-Full as she’s all decked out in her Christmas finery and filled with…

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Disney News Round Up: Candy Canes Everywhere!

December 10, 2014 at 12:01 am | 1 Comment

What has two sticks for arms, a carrot for a nose, and coal for eyes? The MiceChat Round up of course!  Olaf the snowman will begin meet and greets at Disney California Adventure and Samland…

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Candlelight lights up the holidays as Frozen Fun takes over the Disneyland Resort

December 09, 2014 at 5:05 am | 72 Comments

Winter is coming! Frozen is a year old and Disneyland is finally giving into guest demand with a lineup of new entertainment and attraction additions based on the hit animated film. Starting December 20, Frozen…

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The WEDway PeopleMover Story

December 08, 2014 at 3:01 am | 58 Comments

A while back, we wandered through the Monsanto House of the Future with Samland. That demonstration home lasted until 1967, when a whole new Tomorrowland based on the “World on the Move” theme was unleashed.…

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Mousetalgia Podcast 320: Walt’s trains, Frozen’s Spencer Lacey Ganus

December 08, 2014 at 12:01 am | No Comments

Spencer Lacey Ganus, the voice of Teen Elsa from Frozen, joins Mousetalgia to bring some holiday cheer to the show. Also this week, Jeff discusses two new exhibitions being hosted at the Walt Disney Family…

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Tour of Twisted Colossus Construction at Six Flags Magic Mountain

December 07, 2014 at 3:00 am | 18 Comments

Six Flags Magic Mountain is currently in the process of reinventing one of their classic coasters for another generation.  Once the world’s tallest, fastest coaster, the classic wooden coaster, Colossus, is being transformed into one…

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Hong Kong Disneyland Trip Part 3: Main Street

December 07, 2014 at 2:00 am | 7 Comments

Micechatter Toby Johnson shares his photos and report on his holiday to Hong Kong Disneyland. Part one looked at the hotels of the resort, part two focused on Mystic Manor and Halloween. Today, we’ll look…

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Celebrate the Holidays in Central Florida

December 07, 2014 at 1:00 am | 1 Comment

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Cooler weather has returned, and the Florida theme parks are all decked out for the holiday season. It’s hard not to be in the Christmas spirit in…

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Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #119 – News and Emails

December 07, 2014 at 12:37 am | No Comments

Welcome back to UUOP. On this show we begin with a Butterbeer taste test from Micechat’s very own Dusty Sage and Fishbulb. Which do they like best, the frozen or non-frozen? Following that we get…

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Disney Avenue Podcast – The Alice Davis Interview

December 06, 2014 at 3:00 am | 3 Comments

The Disney Avenue Podcast returns with a fantastic interview with Walt Disney Imagineering’s original “designing woman” Alice Davis. Married to Disney Legend Marc Davis, she enjoyed a fashionable Disney career of her own, designing and dressing…

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Discovery Cove Immerses Visitors in a Wild World

December 06, 2014 at 12:01 am | 5 Comments

Let’s face it; ecotourism is a major moneymaker, and theme parks all over Orlando have taken full advantage of this fast growing market. Destinations such as Disney’s Animal Kingdom, SeaWorld, and Busch Gardens have tried…

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Grinchmas hits Universal Studios Hollywood

December 05, 2014 at 3:01 am | 11 Comments

Welcome to Universal Studios Hollywood!  Today we jump right in to the Christmas cheer with a report on the beginning of Grinchmas.  Yes, the Grinch has returned, but we hear he’s nice now. We shall…

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An Excursion to the Walt Disney Family Museum – by Train

December 05, 2014 at 2:00 am | 6 Comments

To many people, Walt Disney included, a trip by train was the way to travel. Enjoy the sights along the way, meet new friends, sample beverages and meals served in the dining car… A very…

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The Demise of the O-Zell Company

December 05, 2014 at 12:23 am | 2 Comments

Although born in Chicago, Walt spent less than six years living there—his first four and a half years and then one intensely busy year as a teenager. The O-Zell Company was part of Walt’s teenage…

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What is the Best Place to Stay at Walt Disney World in December?

December 04, 2014 at 3:00 am | 3 Comments

December at Disney World is truly a sight to behold. Lights, glitter and gingerbread around every corner. Parks boast larger than life Christmas trees and carols waft through the air as the atmosphere takes on…

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Marvelous Marvel – The Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D Part 4

December 04, 2014 at 2:00 am | No Comments

This blog series has given examples of how Marvel has brought in traditional comic book storytelling and character development to television. If you are joning us in the middle, please take a moment to review…

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Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #118 – Disney Hipsters Assumptions of Universal Orlando Resort

December 04, 2014 at 12:01 am | 2 Comments

Welcome to another episode of the Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast. On this show we begin helping a listener out by suggesting ways that they could let their kids know that they are going to Orlando…

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Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights

December 03, 2014 at 3:00 am | 8 Comments

Hello, and welcome to Dateline Disney World! This week, we’re taking a look at the Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Let’s see what all the buzz is about . .…

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Terri’s World – Country Bears Story – Part 1

December 03, 2014 at 2:00 am | 12 Comments

I had been working with the Henson team for some time when the opportunity to work on the Country Bears film came about. Disney had contacted The Jim Henson Company to create the bears for the…

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Disney News Round Up: Christmas has Frozen Over

December 03, 2014 at 12:01 am | No Comments

The MiceChat Roundup brings you another healthy dose of Theme Park and Disney fun.  We start things off by sharing news about Disneyland’s Candlelight Processional event and Arendelle coming to Storybookland.  Should Space Mountain get…