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Kickstarting Walt Disney’s Birthplace

December 26, 2013 at 9:01 pm | 3 Comments

Three weeks ago, Yesterland published an article about the project to restore the Chicago house where Walt Disney was born. Now Yesterland has ten reasons why you might want to visit a Kickstarter page where…

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Park Wise: Top Ten Favorite Disney Parks Moments of 2013

December 26, 2013 at 3:00 am | 7 Comments

Wow!  Well, 2013 has been a great year and we had a lot of fun at the Disney Parks too!  Here’s my top ten list of favorite Disney Parks moments of 2013, in no particular…

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Epcot Candlelight Processional with Neil Patrick Harris

December 26, 2013 at 2:00 am | 4 Comments

Epcot Candlelight Processional with Neil Patrick Harris This week, as we celebrate Christmas, Jeremiah and friend of the show, Neil Patrick Harris, bring you Epcot’s Candlelight Processional, recorded live at Epcot in December 2013. Enjoy!…

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The Very First Very Merry Christmas Parade at Disneyland in 1977

December 25, 2013 at 1:42 am | 11 Comments

We have a very special Christmas article for you today. Last weekend, MiceChat held a holiday event at a theater in Silverlake, CA. During the show, Director and star, James Gray, shared memories of his…

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MiceChat Disney Theme Park News Round Up

December 25, 2013 at 1:35 am | No Comments

Merry Christmas everyone and welcome to a mini holiday edition of our weekly Disney and Theme Park news Round Up. We hope your holiday has been a wonderful one.  If you have been a little…

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Magic Kingdom Once Upon a Christmastime Parade Photo Tour

December 24, 2013 at 3:00 am | 2 Comments

Each year, Walt Disney World offers one of the prime attractions from the upcharge Very Merry Christmas Party to regular day guests with no special ticket needed. This only happens in the Christmas week itself…

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Universal Orlando Resort – Harry Potter Announcement Set and Resort Update

December 24, 2013 at 2:00 am | 20 Comments

HO HO HO and Happy Holidays!  We are back with the last Universal Orlando update for 2013.  Today, we will take a quick look at the major projects in the resort with a big Harry…

Communicore Weekly – Holiday Episode – Santa Claus Land, Christmas Crafts, Baby Sinclair, Ghostbusters II

December 24, 2013 at 1:00 am | 1 Comment

Welcome to this week’s Communicore Weekly, where it’s our second annual holiday episode! We talk about Holiday Episode – Santa Claus Land, Christmas Crafts, Baby Sinclair, and Ghostbusters II! DISNEY HISTORY! – George and Jeff…

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Crowds arrive for Christmas week at Disneyland

December 23, 2013 at 5:05 am | 16 Comments

Merry Christmas! The biggest crowds of the year will hit Disneyland starting this week, running through the New Year holiday. Guests visiting this week should be sure to plan for some of the longest wait…

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Fascinating 1971 Walt Disney World Brochure

December 23, 2013 at 2:00 am | 7 Comments

In a recent trove of ephemeral treasures I was bequeathed, I ran into an amazing Walt Disney World brochure from 1971. If you’ve kept up with my columns at MiceChat, then you know I’m slightly…

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Mousetalgia 270: Marvel’s Seekers of the Weird, listener mail

December 23, 2013 at 1:00 am | No Comments

Merry Weird-mas from Mousetalgia! On today’s special holiday show, we welcome three – count ‘em, three – Imagineers to the show to talk about Marvel’s upcoming “Disney Kingdoms” line of comics, which will be based…

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World of Color: Winter Dreams and Viva Navidad

December 22, 2013 at 12:45 am | No Comments

Podcast #400: “World of Color: Winter Dreams and Viva Navidad” This week, as we celebrate our 400th episode, Paul & Calvin enjoy “World of Color: Winter Dreams” and “Viva Navidad” from Disney California Adventure Park…

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Disney Cast Blast: Holiday Snow Around the World

December 22, 2013 at 12:41 am | 3 Comments

Welcome to a very Merry Christmas edition of the Disney Cast Blast. ‘Holiday Snow Around the World’ spotlights a few Christmas stories from Walt Disney World.  Hope you enjoy this edition and have a safe…

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Lone Ranger Blu-ray Review

December 21, 2013 at 2:00 am | 13 Comments

George: There was a lot of hype for the big screen adaptation of the Lone Ranger,  unfortunately, the initial press and fan reviews were pretty scathing. I chose to forgo seeing it in the theater…

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Scarlett Stahl’s Merry Olde Trip to England

December 21, 2013 at 1:00 am | 6 Comments

Scarlett Stahl’s been off on one of her wonderful trips abroad again. This time she is generously sharing her experiences and photos from her trip to England! ~~Rick My Merry Olde Trip to England By…

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Disneyland Resort – Big Thunder Mountain Railings

December 20, 2013 at 3:00 am | 13 Comments

To all who come to this happy site – welcome. Disneyland is your land. Here fans relive fond memories of the past and here youth may savor the challenge of finding a solution for Tomorrowland.…

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Gaining and Losing Trees at the Magic Kingdom

December 20, 2013 at 2:00 am | 14 Comments

Hello, and welcome to Dateline Disney World! This week, we’re taking a look at the Magic Kingdom, as it seems to continually be the park with the most news. Let’s go! If you’d like to…

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DCA Then & Now, Part 5: Pacific Wharf

December 19, 2013 at 9:00 pm | 3 Comments

Pacific Wharf was one of the six “districts” of the Golden State “land” when Disney’s California Adventure opened in 2001. Now Disney California Adventure has eight lands and no districts. The Pacific Wharf district and…

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Saving Mr. Banks: A Spoon Full of Sugar

December 19, 2013 at 3:30 am | 44 Comments

There is a moment in the new Disney film, Saving Mr. Banks, where P.L. Travers, flawlessly played by Emma Thompson, is overcome with a new musical composition hammered out by the Sherman Brothers. She begins…

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My Three Favorite Christmas Activities at Disney World

December 19, 2013 at 3:00 am | 13 Comments

I’m a Disney geek.  I’m a Christmas nerd.  Is it any surprise that I LOVE visiting Walt Disney World at Christmastime (which actually begins almost overnight after the last Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party)?!  Here are…