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Disneyland Paris Update: Ratatouille Ride Progress Report

March 29, 2014 at 10:00 am | 10 Comments

The Ratatouille Ride is quickly moving into the home stretch as Disney Imagineers add the final touches to their latest creation. Alain Littaye brings us a pictorial progress report. ~~Rick Ratatouille Ride Progress Report by…

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Sarah the MiceChatter: New Club 33 logo and Disney Buys Maker

March 29, 2014 at 2:00 am | 11 Comments

Lots of stuff going on this week! What do you think of the (horrible) new Club 33 logo? Interesting that Disney has bought YouTube channel Maker Studios, no? Have you been on the newly reopened…

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DoomBuggies Spook Show #8: Knight tales and the Corridor of Doors

March 29, 2014 at 1:00 am | No Comments

Disneyland’s Haunted Mansion briefly used live characters to portray a knight inside of a suit of armor inside of its dank halls in the 1980s, and in this episode of the DoomBuggies Spook Show we…

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Disneyland Resort Upkeep and Keep Ups

March 28, 2014 at 3:00 am | 45 Comments

It was a lovely, albeit erratically weathered, week at the Disneyland Resort.  Despite the on again, off again sunny weather, the Spring Break crowds remained heavy. We’ll catch you up with what’s happening at Disneyland,…

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Walt Disney World News and Updates

March 28, 2014 at 2:00 am | 22 Comments

It’s a big photo update from Walt Disney World for you this week. We hit three parks and have over 80 photos for you to enjoy. Let’s see what’s going on in the parks! Welcome…

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The Sweep Spot Takes On The Muppets

March 28, 2014 at 1:00 am | 6 Comments

In this episode we talk with Chris Lyndon from disneychris.com He has a huge collection of Disneyland audio and loves sharing it with everyone from his website. Then we have our main topic of the…

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Walt Disney Hometown Museum

March 27, 2014 at 11:00 pm | 9 Comments

Just a few days from now, on April 1, the Walt Disney Hometown Museum will open for its 2014 season. Today, Yesterland takes you to the museum about Walt Disney in his boyhood hometown, Marceline,…

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SAMLAND: Did You Know Universal Studios Tried To Buy SeaWorld?

March 27, 2014 at 3:00 am | 12 Comments

Did you know that Universal Studios tried to buy SeaWorld? Of course! In Hollywood anything is possible. However, this is not current news. This is Samland. About the same time as MCA Universal was finalizing…

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Get Park Wise: Familiarizing Your Children with Disney Characters

March 27, 2014 at 2:00 am | 21 Comments

If you’re like most families with young children, characters will be a big part of your Disney vacation. Who doesn’t dream of the day they watch as their sweet child runs up to Mickey with…

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The Indiana Jones Epic Stunt Spectacular – A Headphones Only Adventure

March 27, 2014 at 1:00 am | No Comments

WTTM WDW 044: “A LONG Time Wish is Finally Granted” Jeremiah visits Disney Hollywood Studios at the Walt Disney World Resort to grant the request of one of the Friends of the Magic… The Indiana…

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Meet Disney Imagineer Terri Hardin

March 26, 2014 at 3:00 am | 18 Comments

We’d like to introduce you to our newest columnist, the amazing Terri Hardin. Terri is an award-winning Disney artist and was a Walt Disney Imagineer for over ten years. She has designed attractions in France,…

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Universal Studios Hollywood Wizarding World and Simpsons Update

March 26, 2014 at 2:01 am | 23 Comments

Late Thursday night we posted our early review of the brand new Despicable Me Minion Mayhem attraction at Universal Studios Hollywood (review here). In short, it is wonderful sugar-coated confection of a family ride full…

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Disney News Round Up: Walt, Minions, and Spring Break Crowds

March 26, 2014 at 2:00 am | 1 Comment

Give us a few minutes and we’ll bring you the week in Disney and theme park news. This time around, we’ll take a look at Walt Disney World in Black and White, in video and…

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Walt Disney – The Great “Adapter”

March 25, 2014 at 3:00 am | 15 Comments

Walt Disney enjoys an almost unmatched reputation as a Great Innovator in the same vein as Thomas Edison and Henry Ford. This extends to many epochs of his career, including the very concept of theme…

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The SeaWorld 50th Anniversary MiceChat Celebration

March 25, 2014 at 2:00 am | 20 Comments

MiceChat recently visited SeaWorld San Diego during the SeaWorld 50th Anniversary Celebration, Sea of Surprises.  Throughout the day a group of very talented photographers took pictures of the event.  A special thanks to Michael Greening,…

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Disneyland gets ready for springtime fun as refurbishments continue throughout the park

March 24, 2014 at 5:05 am | 22 Comments

Disneyland is getting ready to kick off spring with a festive springtime roundup at the Big Thunder Ranch Jamboree with special character meet-and-greets with Disney bunnies as well as the Easter Bunny himself. Meanwhile, as…

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Mousetalgia 283: Disney Legend Rolly Crump, Seattle’s PNW Mouse Meet

March 24, 2014 at 12:01 am | 3 Comments

Mousetalgia welcomes WED Imagineer and Disney Legend Rolly Crump to this episode of the podcast to talk about his time working for Walt Disney in the creation of Disneyland Park. Crump talks about his time…

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Batman Backwards at Six Flags Magic Mountain

March 23, 2014 at 7:30 am | 11 Comments

MiceChat was invited to Six Flags Magic Mountain this week for a surprisingly fun ride on a classic coaster.   This spring, the park is giving both Batman the Ride and Colossus a fun spin with…

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The Haunted Mansion Show: Where’s Hattie?

March 23, 2014 at 12:30 am | No Comments

It has been weeks now and one question plagues the mind of many a Happy Haunt: “Where has The Hatbox Ghost gone to now?” That question will finally be answered, for he has left behind…

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Disneyland History Through Postcards – Walt Disney’s 100th Birthday

March 22, 2014 at 3:00 am | 6 Comments

One way we can learn about Disneyland history is by looking at the postcards that have been sold in the park through the years. Before his untimely passing in 2012, our friend Ken Eslick encouraged…