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Yesterland: Superstar Limo Exterior

Before you ride Superstar Limo, take a look at the façade. It’s a cartoonish collection of Los Angeles landmarks.   Read the YESTERLAND article HERE: Superstar Limo Exterior   When you are done reading, please leave your comments below.

Fab News: Fantasmic Fastpass, D23 Expo Stars and New Adventures

Hi all! This week is zooming by. The parks are full of teenagers because of Grad Nights, but cloudy skies have kept the CA parks from becoming too packed in the past few days. Daughter Alice finished the last of her finals (in one of them, two of her fellow students passed out and there were ambulances and paramedics...

Walt Disney World Moderate Resorts

You may have noticed my last Park Wise didn't appear as usual, and that's because I was hard at work researching for this very article!  Usually traveling with extended family or friends, our crew tends to end up in deluxe resorts or villas due to the space factor.  The boy and I decided to hit the World for the...

Window to the Magic – Paint the Night and Disneyland Forever – A Binaural Adventure at Disneyland

Paul, and his walking angel Wendy, take a trip into Disneyland to share with you the excitement of the new electrical parade "Paint the Night" and the new Fireworks/Audio/Visual Spectacular "Disneyland Forever!" as Disneyland Resort kicks off it's 60th Anniversary celebration. !!!! SPOILER ALERT - FULL PERFORMANCES INCLUDED !!!!! ****** HEADPHONES HIGHLY SUGGESTED FOR FULL 3D Audio EFFECT ****** Enjoy! Direct Link |...

More Changes at the Magic Kingdom’s Hub

Dateline Disney World returns to the Magic Kingdom this week, taking a look at the continuing state of change at America's favorite theme park. Let's go!   What are your thoughts on the constantly changing Hub? Do you like where the new look is headed? Are you excited for a new Adventureland restaurant? Let us know in the comments below! If...

Disney News Round Up: Fast & Furious to Cinderella’s Window

This week’s Round Up brings news of a new animated window on Main Street, USA. It’s Cinderella folks! Universal Hollywood has released more information about its Fast and Furious Supercharged and the Nighttime Studio Tours! We also have lots of great Videos and Podcasts for you to enjoy. Plus, check out our great Carousel Inn & Suites special -...

Fab News: Play, Ball, Trade and Futures

I hope everyone had a fantastic weekend. Mine was busy. Family stuff, more family stuff, then Coasting for Kids on Sunday at Knott's. We had the second smallest team, but raised the second largest amount of money. I'm hoping that next year we might be able to put together a MiceChat team and show them how it's done. What...

Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #140 – Entertainment Designers Forum

On this episode we take you to the recent Entertainment Designers Forum that is held every year in aid of the American Cancer Society Relay for life. The forum included a few people who have worked, or currently work, for Universal Orlando. Thanks to Lon Smart for recording the audio on our behalf. ENJOY!  DIRECT DOWNLOAD ITUNES  STITCHER We appreciate your support and ask you...

Cinderella enchants Main Street, U.S.A. as Disneyland’s Diamond Celebration continues

Cinderella is now enchanting a beautiful new animated window display on Main Street, U.S.A. — the latest in Disneyland's new series of enchanted windows for the park's 60th anniversary celebration. Meanwhile, that Diamond Celebration continues as the busy summer season is now in full swing. Refurbishment and enhancement projects continue in both parks while Disney California...

Mousetalgia Podcast 346: Pinocchio – The Making of the Disney Epic

Author and historian J. B. Kaufman joins Mousetalgia this week to discuss Pinocchio, Walt Disney's second animated feature film. Our conversation covers the Disney adaptation's differences from Carlo Collodi's original Italian morality tale, Walt's vision for the film and his unique characters, and Kaufman's new book, "Pinocchio: The Making of the Disney Epic." Learn about Walt's struggle to create...

The Sweep Spot Ep. 155 The History of Tomorrowland at Disneyland Part 1

In this episode we start a new series called The History of Tomorrowland. We take a look a what attractions, restaurants, and shops were there during specific time periods. This week we start with Part 1 and go the years 1955 to 1966. We hope you enjoy this discussion and learn something new. Plus the latest in Disneyland Current...

Universal Studios Hollywood Preps to Open Fast and Furious

We come to you from the entertainment capital of Los Angeles, Universal Studios Hollywood.  We have been enjoying a new golden age at this park with the openings of both Despicable Me: Minion Mayhem and, more recently, Springfield U.S.A.  Without skipping a beat Universal is barreling into Summer 2015 with even more unprecedented expansion as they introduce the new...

Yesterland: Orange Stinger

Yesterland's Orange Stinger article adds new, rare photos. When the Orange Stinger first opened, each guest sat in a whimsical seat that looked like a yellow-and-black bee abdomen, with bee wings and legs on each side.   Read the YESTERLAND article HERE: Orange Stinger   When you are done reading, please leave your comments below.

Lots of Change at Universal Orlando Resort

This week, we're taking a look at the many changes that never seem to stop happening at Universal Orlando. Let's go! That's going to do it for this week! Are you all excited about...

Fab News: Silly Symphonies, Pleasure Piers and Little Red Reunions

Where has the week gone? Some of us are sweating over finals, some are figuring what to do with the kids now that school's ending for the summer, some are looking at all the blockout dates springing up on passes with chagrin and others are jumping for joy as their local parks open for the season. One thing's for...

How About Those Foster Farms Chickens Part 1

NEWS FLASH, THEY’RE BACK. Yes, the Foster Imposters return to TV June 8th so keep your eyes peeled. Please understand that these are West Coast commercials so if you live east of the Mississippi then you’ll have to be content with going to you tube and checking them out there. Enter Foster Imposters in the search box and they should pop...

Disney News Round Up: Everywhere there are Diamonds!

It's Round Up time again folks! Another week and the reviews are in for all of the new events at the Disneyland Resort from the fantastic Paint the Night Parade to the wonderful charming World of Color Celebrate show. Peter Pan’s Flight is just around the corner to reopening with all the enhancements that Disney has announced. As every...

The Sounds of WDW – Monorail Edition

It’s time for another edition of “Disney Notes” – a look at the music and sounds of Disney. There are many reasons for people to be obsessed with Walt Disney World. A common diagnosis is that there were visits as a child and going back conjures up great memories of childhood. Others say the food is a big draw. Still...

Fab News: Jay is Leaving, Summer is Coming

A whole bunch of MiceChatters, including our fearless leader Dusty Sage, are on board the Disney Wonder as he (yes, Italian ships are HE's, not SHE's!) makes his way to Alaska. Stay warm, have fun and say hi to my awesome pal Fitzroy. Dusty left MiceChat in the hands of intelligent and capable webmasters, which, fortunately for us all, means...

Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #139 – The Live Anniversary Show

This was our 4th anniversary show and was broadcast LIVE over at mixlr.com/uuopodcast on Monday the 13th of April. On this show we bring you the latest news which includes Mardi Gras, Metal detectors at Universal Orlando Resort, Fire Whisky, a suicide at Universal Studios Hollywood and an On Location from Universal Studios Singapore at the new Puss In Boots...