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Knotts Berry Farm End of Summer Fun and Haunt by the Ton

August 15, 2014 at 2:00 am | 6 Comments

Down on the farm there’s plenty a-happenin’. Knott’s is planning a big Labor Day celebration on the last day of August including fireworks!  You also still have a chance to catch the Snoopy Unleashed show…

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Midget Autopia Mystery

August 14, 2014 at 8:06 pm | 8 Comments

Where did this ride come from? What happened to it? Let’s unravel these mysteries—and discover something even more amazing about this ride from the 1950s.   Read the full YESTERLAND article HERE: Midget Autopia Mystery…

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Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth: Five Great Sweet Stops at Walt Disney World

August 14, 2014 at 3:00 am | 14 Comments

I don’t know about you, but when I’m on vacation, I’m definitely more inclined to indulge, and for me that means decadent desserts and sumptuous sweets! Here’s my list of five great places to satisfy…

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Yesterday, Tomorrow, and Fantasy: The Story of Davy Jones

August 14, 2014 at 2:04 am | 2 Comments

The first Pirates of the Caribbean movie was a brilliant piece of cinema capturing the rollicking adventure of swashbuckling films of yore. Using the ride as its jumping off point, it brought together great characters,…

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Frozen Summer Fun LIVE! at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

August 14, 2014 at 12:09 am | No Comments

This week, Jeremiah returns with Frozen Summer Fun LIVE! at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Enjoy the Frozen Sing-along, Frozen Fireworks & Frozen Cavalcade – all in HD BINAURAL AUDIO! Enjoy! ********************************* Direct Link | iTunes Link *********************************…

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Peoplemover Reopens and more Magic Kingdom News

August 13, 2014 at 3:00 am | 23 Comments

We have a moving update for you this week as a classic Tomorrowland attraction, the Peoplemover, reopens at the Magic Kingdom. We’ll show you how it looks as well as other news from the park.…

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Star Wars: The Film That Changed My Life Part 2

August 13, 2014 at 12:50 am | 5 Comments

UPDATE: A LOVELY DAY AT DISNEYLAND – Last Thursday,  my husband, Lindsey, and I were able to go to dinner at the newly remodeled Club 33. We decided to spend the day at Disneyland, not…

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Disney News Round Up: Haunted Mansion Sleepover

August 13, 2014 at 12:01 am | No Comments

Happy 45th anniversary to the Haunted Mansion at Disneyland California.  Did you know that one lucky family got to stay inside the attraction to mark this milestone?  It’s true, and it’s all right here in…

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Garner Holt: I was a Teenage Haunter

August 12, 2014 at 7:24 am | 3 Comments

What does Garner Holt have to do with Halloween?  Plenty. He may run the leading animatronics design company in the business, but he really cut his teeth in horror! Garner had the honor of closing…

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The Haunted Mansion Show: A Special Anniversary

August 12, 2014 at 7:00 am | No Comments

On tonight’s relatively short episode, the Ghost Host of the Haunted Mansion celebrates its 45th year of creaking hinges, strange and frightening sounds, flickering candlelights, and happy haunting ghosts. He also fills curious mortals in…

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Haunted Mansion celebrates 45 years as the first signs of Halloween materialize at Disneyland

August 11, 2014 at 10:50 am | 23 Comments

Disneyland‘s classic Haunted Mansion celebrated its 45th Anniversary over the weekend as the theme parks entered the final stretch of the long summer season. Around the park, refurbishments continue from Main Street to Tomorrowland as…

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Mousetalgia Podcast 303: Touring the Disney Studio and Disney Music Group

August 11, 2014 at 12:01 am | 2 Comments

It’s Rewards Points Week at Mousetalgia, as Kristen cashes in 15,000 Disney Movie Rewards points to earn a private tour of the Walt Disney Studios in Burbank! Listen to all the details as Kristen and…

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Colossus Countdown at Six Flags Magic Mountain

August 10, 2014 at 3:00 am | 26 Comments

SIx Flags Magic Mountain is entering into the final week of operation for what is arguably the second most iconic roller coaster in the park, Colossus. We’ll also give you an update on Ninja, take…

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Disney World Port Orleans French Quarter Review

August 10, 2014 at 2:00 am | 21 Comments

First, a little history:  I grew up in the San Francisco area, visiting Disneyland often (the first time in 1959). I moved down to Orange County to work at Disneyland in 1976 (a couple of…

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Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #103 – News, Cabana Bay, Diagon Alley and HHN

August 10, 2014 at 12:30 am | No Comments

On this episode of the unofficial universal Orlando podcast we begin news which includes a new ride in Singapore, New restaurants added to the dining plan and some info learned from Comic Con. We then…

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New Gift Shop Displaces Disneyland Paris Photo Shop

August 09, 2014 at 2:00 am | 5 Comments

The Disney merchandising team has made some very sad changes to an iconic Main Street U.S.A. shop – this time in Disneyland Paris. Alain Littaye has the heartbreaking story of the transformation of legendary Disney…

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Disafterdark Series 2, Episode 22 – An Exhibition of Soapdishlessness.

August 09, 2014 at 12:01 am | No Comments

In this week’s DisAfterDark, the Paul’s discuss the latest from the Disney parks. They drink some beer and talk some news as usual In the company of Seth Kubersky. All neat and pretty? Then on…

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The Disneyland Resort Celebrates The Haunted Mansion and More

August 08, 2014 at 3:00 am | 40 Comments

Refurbishments on Main Street, new arcades, turnstiles and more as we begin this In The Parks Disneyland update. The Haunted Mansion is celebrating 45th years of scares and we’ll fill you in on what’s in…

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Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #102 – Diagon Alley Roundtable

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

On this Episode of UUOP, Darren, Tracey and Lee are joined by our On Location host Gregory and listener Nina Thompson. Darren, Gregory and Nina discuss their thoughts on entering Diagon Alley for the first…

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Cranium Command at The Wonders of Life

August 07, 2014 at 8:52 pm | 10 Comments

A recruiting sign beckons you to enter a golden domed structure. You could be a pilot—a brain pilot! Posters advise you, “Use your head. Don’t miss the show that’s on everyone’s mind.”   Read the…