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Window to the Magic – MORE SPOILERS: “Diamond T Party & World of Color: Celebrate!”

Paul, and his walking angel Wendy, take a trip into Disney California Adventure to share with you the excitement of the updated "Diamond T Party and completely new "World of Color: Celebrate! The World of Disney" as Disneyland Resort continues to kick off it's 60th Anniversary celebration. During this show, we are also joined by J.C. Tregarthen ~ Talk Radio...

it IS a small world after all!

Welcome Again to “Disney Notes” – a look at the music and sounds of Disney. Over the years the “it’s a small world” attraction has received a considerable amount of historical, analytical and critical attention – just like any great work of art. The quick design and construction for the ’64 World’s Fair, and the construction at Disneyland and Walt...

Disney News Round Up: Great Photos and Firsts

Welcome to another installment of the MiceChat Roundup! This week we have reports from In the Parks and Dateline Disneyland that bring you all the latest updates from the Disneyland Resort. We also share some great trip reports from many of our very own micechatters with beautiful photos! Did you know that Tokyo DisneySea is celebrating its 15th anniversary? ...

Fab News: I Lava you

Happy almost summer, Micekateers! E3 is launching with announcements all over, big things are happening at the movies, and theme parks are heating up. Here's a little bit of news: Fab Goes Legit It's no secret that I get around. I write and photograph for Jim Hill Media and my photos even occasionally appear in Jim's Huffington Post articles. I sometimes...

DisAfterDark Season 3 Episode 17 The James Reynolds Tribute Show

We honor John Bishop's Alphabet Soup Podcast from 2009 with our new Feature. We are joined in the pub by The Letter A.  Well we are back after the Classic last show Season 3 Episode 16.  We bring back the News in light of the Terrible Alton Towers accident & we borrow John Bishop's Alphabet Soup Podcast format for...

Disneyland’s Diamond Celebration continues as the park gets ready for more new summer magic

Disneyland continues to celebrate its big 60th Anniversary as the summer pushes forward. In both parks, work on new additions are underway. The extended refurbishment on Peter Pan's Flight will wrap up on July 1, bringing major new enhancements to the classic Fantasyland dark ride. In Tomorrowland, work on Innoventions' major facelift progresses as the Tomorrowland Theatre...

Fast and Furious Supercharged preview at Universal Studios Hollywood

This past week we were able to take a sneak peek at the new Fast and Furious Supercharged attraction at Universal Studios Hollywood. This new finale to the tram tour, in the former spot of the Mummy's Tomb/Avalanche Tunnel, is the most ambitious addition to the tour since Earthquake in 1988.  Universal employs nearly every trick they have in...

Mousetalgia Podcast 347: Inside Out, Stop Plus Ultra

Pixar's Pete Docter and Jonas Rivera appeared at the Seattle International Film Festival to introduce "Inside Out," and Kristen reports from the screening and discusses the filmmakers' inspirations, motivations, and obstacles that were overcome in the making of Pixar's latest film. Jeff reviews "Animation Anecdotes," a book by Disney historian Jim Korkis, and TEA reports that while Disneyland's attendance...

Three New Shows at Knotts Berry Farm for the Summer

Today we bring you news of three new shows that are new at Knotts Berry Farm this summer.  First up is the all-new Blockbuster Beagle Ice show in the Charles Schultz Theatre.  A summer tradition., the ice show delivers all that you expect from Knotts and the Peanuts gang.  Next we have another brand new offering in Calico Square with...

DisAfterDark Season 3 Ep 15 The Happiest Workplace on Earth

We are joined in the pub by Shaun Finnie, a brilliant author of Disney Books.  The books we are referring to are based in The City of Tomorrow that was Never built "Epcot" Book 1 is "The Happest Work Place on Earth" & Book 2 is "The Storm over the Bay" Book 3 is on its way, please go & find...

You’ve Got to be Kidding: A Modesty Proposal

You've Got To Be Kidding is parody. Mostly. Today's edition has the ring of truth to it. . . Last week there was a great furor in the theme park community when it was learned that security guards escorted a young lady out of Six Flags Over Georgia for violating the park's dress code.  Specifically, she was wearing a short...

Win a D23 Lady and the Tramp Fanniversary Prize Pack

There's a lot going on this year with the upcoming D23 Expo. So D23 is bringing their Fanniversary event to you this year. Today through Sunday, you can participate in the Lady and the Tramp Fanniversary events online. You can find all the Fanniversary goodness HERE. To celebrate, we are giving away two Lady and the Tramp plush figures, each...

In The Parks – A Dazzling Disneyland Update

Disneyland and the 60th celebration is in full swing at the resort.  Nearly every corner of the entry plaza, Main Street U.S.A. and Buena Vista street make that fact abundantly clear with deep blue bunting studded with crystals.  Today we share the latest happenings at the resort and take a leisurely stroll around Walt's original park.  While Soarin' Over...

Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #141 – News and Q & A

On this episode we have another Autism at the Parks from Maureen, then we delve in to the news to talk Universal Orlando's 25th Anniversary concert series, metal detectors and guests up to no good, we have a Butterbeer Preference from Josh and we wrap up the show with a Listener Q&A with John Pace. ENJOY!  DIRECT DOWNLOAD ITUNES  STITCHER We appreciate your support...

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 -...