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  • December 21, 2014: What are you doing for New Year’s Eve?
    • NEW YEAR'S EVE EVENT  - Tickets are now available for MiceChat's New Year's Eve extravaganza at Knott's Berry Farm. Amazing buffet dinner, a night of entertainment and wholesome fun on the farm. Pick up your tickets before they sell out - NYE EVENT TICKETS HERE.
    • MC ANNIVERSARY EVENTS NOTICE - Also, we'd like you to save the date for the MiceChat 10th anniversary weekend, which will be held February 6th through 8th at the Disneyland Resort. We have lots of amazing things planned for you! Let us know if you are planning to attend the anniversary and find out about the FANTASTIC Anabella Hotel rate on our MiceChat Facebook Events Page HERE
    • FROZEN FUN DELAY UPDATE for DISNEYLAND - Freeze The Night and the Animation meet n' greet have opened to guests. A makeshift Olaf meet n' greet has also been set up near Stage 17. The singalong show in the Muppets theater is still slated to open on Tuesday the 23rd, but with only 8 shows per day. They will ramp up as quickly as possible through the week to the planned 12 shows per day. Olaf's Snowfest has been delayed again, and is now planned to open on the 27th, but without most of the food and merchandise offerings planned. Those will be added after New Years, with a goal to be ready by the January 7th official kickoff. A Frozen Fun marketing campaign throughout the western US begins on the 7th.
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San Diego Comic-Con 2013 Wrap Up: Where for art thou, Lucasfilm?

August 14, 2013 at 12:30 am | 13 Comments

Wow. Two big Expos back to back, Comic-Con and D23. Have you recovered yet?  I’m just barely here, holding on with espresso.  Before we can get to the D23 stuff, that I can’t wait to…

Posted in Features, Marvel World

Communicore Weekly – Buena Vista Street, More Cute Stories, The Muppets, The Land

August 13, 2013 at 11:21 am | 2 Comments

Welcome to this week’s Communicore Weekly, where we talk about Buena Vista Street, More Cute Stories, The Muppets, and The Land! DISNEY HISTORY! –  Have you been to California Adventure since their grand reopening? If…


D23 Expo 2013 takes fans inside Disney Imagineering, animation and movies

August 13, 2013 at 5:37 am | 28 Comments

Disney’s big 2013 D23 Expo took the Anaheim Convention Center by storm over the weekend, bringing three days of everything Disney underneath one roof. Expo attendees were invited to step through the doors of Walt…


Kang and Kodos Opens and Big Universal Orlando Update

August 13, 2013 at 2:00 am | 12 Comments

Springfield is finally complete with the grand opening of the Kang and Kodos’ Twirl N’ Hurl spinner attraction. We’ll take you for a look along with an update of the Universal Resort and big changes…


East Of Kensington: The Darker Side of Peter Pan

August 13, 2013 at 12:01 am | 9 Comments

There is no question that it has become a popular trend in the film and television industry to adapt and modernize classic fairy tales. Films like Snow White & The Huntsman and the hit series…

Posted in Features


Blank: A Vinylmation love Story

August 12, 2013 at 3:00 am | 2 Comments

I was recently invited to Disney Interactive, which is housed in a small and unassuming business park  nestled between neighborhoods, schools and a freeway, Inside, it is a hive of frenetic creativity. This surprisingly intimate…

Posted in Features


More It’s Kind of a Cute Story

August 12, 2013 at 1:00 am | 6 Comments

Do you know why most of the food at Disneyland for the first few years was nothing more than hot dogs and hamburgers? Where did Rolly Crump steal the idea for the sun in the…

Posted in Features, Imaginerding


Wakefield Report Episode 43

August 12, 2013 at 12:01 am | 3 Comments

What a great week this was for theme park and Disney news! With all of the D23 news and happenings this week, it was actually a bit of a challenge to get content for this…


D23 Weekend Coverage

August 11, 2013 at 12:35 am | 18 Comments

It’s D23 Expo weekend folks!  Time to delve into the epicenter of all things Disney.  There has been much more to see and do at the Anaheim Convention center, just across the street from Disney…

Posted in D23Expo, Disney


Cruising to Alaska on the Celebrity Century Day Two

August 11, 2013 at 12:01 am | 6 Comments

We have the second installment of BC_DisneyGeek’s report on his Alaska Cruise on the Celebrity Century, but before we do that, I would like to answer a question that may have been on some of…


The Muppet Movie on Blu-ray

August 10, 2013 at 1:00 am | 9 Comments

George: I know that we’ve both been waiting a long time for Disney to release a Blu-ray edition of the 1979 Muppet movie that is a classic in every sense of the word. With the…


The Unofficial SeaWorld Podcast takes on BlackFish and goes behind the scenes at Antarctica

August 10, 2013 at 12:00 am | 18 Comments

Eric & Mike are back with Epsidoe 9 of the Unofficial SeaWorld Podcast, where they visit all 3 SeaWorld Resorts in Orlando, San Diego and San Antonio to bring you the latest SeaWorld news, rumors…


In The Parks: Disneyland Prepares for D23 Weekend

August 09, 2013 at 4:00 am | 17 Comments

There is a huge buildup of anticipation for the big D23 convention among Disneyland cast and guests. The big event will take place just across the street from the park at the Anaheim convention center…

Posted in Features


Hollywood Studios News and Photos

August 09, 2013 at 1:00 am | 23 Comments

Hello, and welcome to Dateline Disney World! This week, we’ll take a look at what’s been going on over at Disney’s Hollywood Studios! It’s be a while since we last covered the park. Let’s see…


Four Full Days of Disney: The First D23 Expo

August 08, 2013 at 9:41 pm | 2 Comments

The third biennial D23 Expo begins today in Anaheim, California. Werner Weiss rolls back the calendar to 2009 to take another look at the first D23 Expo. Read the full YESTERLAND article HERE: The First D23 Expo.…


Top Ten Scenes at Tokyo DisneySea

August 08, 2013 at 3:00 am | 32 Comments

Tokyo DisneySea is the greatest Disney theme park in the world not just because of its impressive attraction lineup, but because of its amazing landscape that transports you from a theme park to numerous distant…


The Great Disney Stroller Debate

August 08, 2013 at 1:00 am | 100 Comments

You see it over and over again on Disney forums across the internet.  The dreaded s-word.  STROLLERS!!!  It strikes fear in the hearts (and ankles) of pedestrians all over the theme parks.  But are they…


DESIGN: Those Were The Times – No.15 Catastrophe Canyon EFX

August 07, 2013 at 3:00 am | 7 Comments

Let’s go way back in time with Disney Legend Bob Gurr as he takes us to that time of great music and terrible hair, 1987.  Disney was in the midst of creating their answer to…


MiceAge Disney News Round Up: D23 Expo, Tomorrow Warsland

August 07, 2013 at 2:00 am | 1 Comment

Welcome to another installment of the MiceAge Disney News Round-up! This week we have MiceChat at D23 Expo giving away an iPad Mini and hosting a full list of special guests, Kevin Yee takes on…


Honey, I Shrunk The Cast Member!

August 07, 2013 at 12:01 am | 2 Comments

In today’s Mouth Of The Mouse, we talk to Barbara, who worked at Hollywood Studios and shares some great stories about her time working at the Honey, I Shrunk The Audience Playground !   JEFF: How did…