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The Reedy Creek Fire Department

December 29, 2014 at 2:00 am | 2 Comments

There was a special feature on the Reedy Creek Fire Department in the July 29, 1972 Eyes and Ears newsletter from Walt Disney World. There’s a lot of interesting information about how the department functioned…

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Disneyland Paris Sparkles During the Holidays

December 28, 2014 at 3:00 am | 3 Comments

Alain Littaye returns with a sparkling update from Disneyland Paris, where the lovely holiday season continues through the New Year. We hope all of you are having a wonderful holiday. – Rick Disneyland Paris Sparkles…

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After The Fair by Ryan Ritchey

December 27, 2014 at 12:01 am | 5 Comments

George: It’s really hard to believe that it’s been 50 years since the first season of the 1964/65 New York World’s Fair. We’ve covered the Fair throughout Season Three of Communicore Weekly and we’re still…

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A Preview of Frozen Fun to Come at the Disneyland Resort

December 26, 2014 at 12:29 am | 24 Comments

We hope that you survived Christmas in the parks and that you got all that you asked for from old St. Nick.  While the Disneyland Resort is still going strong in holiday mode, the park…

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Yesterland: The First Christmas at California Adventure

December 25, 2014 at 8:15 pm | 8 Comments

Welcome to the holiday season at Yester California Adventure. It’s now 2001 here. It’s the new park’s very first Christmas.   Read the full YESTERLAND article HERE: The First Christmas at California Adventure   When…

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Five Favorite Park Wise Tips of 2014

December 25, 2014 at 3:03 am | 8 Comments

It’s hard to believe another year has already come and gone. I feel like I was just writing my Disney resolutions! As 2014 comes to a close, I’d love to share five favorite tips I’ve…

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Disney Cruise Line’s Very Merrytime Cruises on Disney Fantasy

December 25, 2014 at 1:00 am | No Comments

I just had the pleasure of enjoying Disney Cruise Line‘s Very Merrytime Cruises aboard the Disney Fantasy last week, and I couldn’t wait to share the festive cruise experience with our MiceChat family here today. So,…

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Holidays Around the World at Epcot

December 24, 2014 at 3:00 am | 7 Comments

Merry Christmas everyone. This week, we’re taking a stroll through Epcot and the Holidays Around the World. That does it for this week’s column. We hope you have a wonderful holiday and a prosperous and…

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Disney News Round Up: Happy Holidays!

December 24, 2014 at 12:01 am | No Comments

More Disney and Theme Park news and discussion is here just in time for Christmas Eve.  The MiceChat Round Up is filled with some wonderful trip reports, news, and discussions. KEBSD delivers some truly amazing…

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Christmas Town Sparkles At Busch Gardens Tampa

December 23, 2014 at 3:00 am | 3 Comments

I recently had the opportunity to check out this year’s Christmas Town event at Busch Gardens Tampa. Now in its 3rd year, the park includes this special holiday offering with daytime admission this year. Christmas…

Communicore Weekly – Holiday Episode – Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights, Candlelight, Christmas at WDW, Roger Rabbit, Jack Skellington

December 23, 2014 at 2:00 am | No Comments

Direct Link l   iTunes Link It’s our third annual Holiday episode of Communicore Weekly, and we talk about Spectacle of Dancing Lights, Candlelight, Christmas at WDW, Roger Rabbit, and Jack Skellington! DISNEY HISTORY! – Jeff…

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Frozen Fun moves into Storybook Land and Hollywood Land at the Disneyland Resort

December 22, 2014 at 5:05 am | 34 Comments

Merry Christmas! Frozen Fun is here! The Disneyland Resort has soft-launched a big new lineup of Frozen-themed events, entertainment and attractions in both theme parks just in time for the busy Christmas week. The full…

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That Special Moment at Disneyland

December 22, 2014 at 2:00 am | 10 Comments

Roger Colton has sent us the perfect story for Christmas week. We invite you to think back to your warmest Disney memories and share that special moment of magic you fondly remember from the parks.…

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Mousetalgia Podcast 322: The history of Christmas at Disneyland

December 22, 2014 at 12:01 am | No Comments

Mousetalgia welcomes Disney historian Joseph Titizian to the show today to celebrate the season with us. From the original Disneyland Circus Christmas Parade to the star atop the Matterhorn, we talk about Disneyland’s Christmas celebrations…

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Hong Kong Disneyland Part 4 – Grizzly Gulch

December 21, 2014 at 3:00 am | 2 Comments

Toby Johnson continues his amazing Hong Kong Disneyland trip report. Today, he turns his eye to Tomorrowland, Adventureland and Grizzly Gulch. He wants you to know how beautiful the parked looked, sparkling clean, amazing gardens…

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Six Flags Discovery Kingdom Holiday in the Park

December 21, 2014 at 2:00 am | 3 Comments

Here’s Marc Ricketts’ last photo report of the year. I want to personally thank him for treating us this year to some great articles about the amusement parks and other attractions in the San Francisco…

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Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #121 – News, Emails and Grinch Breakfast

December 21, 2014 at 1:55 am | No Comments

We are back to our normal show schedule and we begin with a listener Butterbeer preference from Jason Gallant and then head in to the news. In the news we let you know what “Holiday”…

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Jeff and George Review Two Girls and a Mousetale by Caroline and Elly Collins

December 20, 2014 at 3:00 am | No Comments

George: Elly and Caroline Collins sent us review copies of their new book, Two Girls and a Mouse Tale, which is all about their extended Disney College Program (DCP) at Walt Disney World. The two…

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Disafterdark Series 3, Episode 3 – Featuring Tom Ameen and Nicks Kazoo

December 20, 2014 at 12:01 am | No Comments

Welcome back to Disafterdark where we are joined by Tom Ameen and Nicks Kazoo! For the first half of the show, Tom (www.tomameenmusic.com) discusses his newest album, Magical Moments 2. Nick promises to show us…

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In The Parks: Disneyland and the Delayed Frozen Ice Age

December 19, 2014 at 3:00 am | 31 Comments

Things are about to get extra chilly at the Disneyland Resort.  In fact, you could say that everything will be Frozen in the next few days as Anna and Elsa unleash their endless onslaught of…