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Mousetalgia Episode 321: Alice Davis on the ’64 World’s Fair

Disney and the World's Fair - Disney Legend Alice Davis talks to Mousetalgia about attending the 1964 World's Fair, and she shares some personal recollections of her time visiting the Fair with Walt Disney and her husband Marc Davis, one of Walt Disney's "Nine Old Men." We also discuss the Walt Disney Family Museum's second recent presentation of "Walt...

Ratatouille Shop Opens in Walt Disney Studios Paris

Good news. . . The new souvenir shop in the Ratatouille area of Disneyland Paris' Walt Disney Studios looks first class and the merchandise selection appears to be top notch. Here's Alain Littaye's latest DLP update. ~~Rick Disneyland Paris Update: Long Awaited Ratatouille Merchandise Shop Opens in Walt Disney Studios by Alain Littaye Disney and more blog We have a great...

Holiday Lights Sparkle at Gilroy Gardens

I was surprised to learn that the charming little park know as Gilroy Gardens is open during the winter season. Marc Ricketts reports on their holiday light show. ~~Rick Holiday Lights Bring a Sparkle to Gilroy Gardens by Marc Ricketts Theme park folk, even the self-described commandos among us, usually learn the importance of flexibility. This typically happens because of something...

The Sweep Spot Ep. 143 Disneyland Trip Report

In this episode Lynn talks about his most recent family vacation to Disneyland Resort. As someone who has been to Disneyland probably hundreds of times, and worked there for 12 years, Disneyland never gets old, and discovers something new every time he visits. As a former cast member visiting Disneyland you would think the magic may be ruined forever....

Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #120 – The Top 10 CREEPY Things at Universal Orlando Resort

There are many Disney podcasts out there, that I'm sure many of you listen to, but there is one that is very different from all the rest and that is Creepy Kingdom. James over at Creepy Kindgom deals in talking about the creepy elements of the Disney rides and movies, he recently visited Universal Orlando Resort for the first time...

In The Parks – Disneyland Resort Launches Fantasmic FastPass, Announces Frozen Fun

The Disneyland Resort is about to experience an ice age unlike anything ever seen before.  That's right, Anna and Elsa are taking over the resort.  With activities and highlights mainly centered in Disney California Adventure, Frozen Fun will be highlighted by a "Family Dance Party", a new stage show, a new meet and greet, and a snow play land.  Want...

Yesterland: Dinosaur Jack’s Sunglass Shack

It’s a good idea to protect your eyes from the intense sunshine. So head over to Dinosaur Jack’s Sunglass Shack. Look for the smiling, 33-foot-tall, pink Apatosaurus with the yellow spots.   Read the full YESTERLAND article HERE: Dinosaur Jack’s Sunglass Shack   When you are done reading, please leave your comments below.

Samland – Disney’s Burbank Adventure in the 80’s

For 12 years, Burbank had been looking for someone to build a regional shopping center on a significant piece of vacant property on Third and Magnolia, right in the heart of “Beautiful Downtown Burbank,” as comedian Johnny Carson used to say. At one point, Ernest W. Hahn Inc. had an agreement with the City to build a conventional $158...

Noe Valladolid – Marvel Series 5

Noe is back with part 5 of his epic look at Marvel and the Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. You can get caught up on parts One, Two, Three, and Four  before jumping into today's article. Warner Bros. owns the library of DC characters and has a pretty solid following on television. If recent seasons had shown a weakness with the comic...

Oceaneering: Creating the Ride Systems that Changed Theme Parks

In 2013, SeaWorld Orlando's Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin introduced a ride system that has changed everything we know about motion based entertainment.  The Revolution Ride System finally showed the world that there are no limitations to what a dark ride can do.  The slogan for the vehicle is "Infinite Possibilities," and early demonstrations solidify the bold statement. Of course,...

Peace on Earth Fireworks and Christmas Parade

This week, we're taking a look at the Peace on Earth holiday fireworks at Epcot and the Once Upon a Christmastime Parade that happens during the Very Merry Christmas Party at the Magic Kingdom.   Well, that's it for us this week! Do you love Mickey's Once Upon a Christmas Parade? What are your thoughts on the changes to Holiday Illuminations...

Bob’s True-Life Adventures – No.18 WONDER-Full Christmas

Where to go for the Holidays? Take a cruise with me on the Disney Wonder. This time of year the Wonder is…well, WONDER-Full as she's all decked out in her Christmas finery and filled with Disney characters all in special holiday dress. Of course, all the music and entertainment is created just for the season, even though she's in...

Disney News Round Up: Candy Canes Everywhere!

What has two sticks for arms, a carrot for a nose, and coal for eyes? The MiceChat Round up of course!  Olaf the snowman will begin meet and greets at Disney California Adventure and Samland looks back at the Peoplemover to start things off.  But that is just the beginning.  We also have a wonderful report from a MiceChat...

Candlelight lights up the holidays as Frozen Fun takes over the Disneyland Resort

Winter is coming! Frozen is a year old and Disneyland is finally giving into guest demand with a lineup of new entertainment and attraction additions based on the hit animated film. Starting December 20, Frozen Fun will bring a variety of offerings to Disney California Adventure's Hollywood Land including a snow play area, a sing-along stage show, and character...

The WEDway PeopleMover Story

A while back, we wandered through the Monsanto House of the Future with Samland. That demonstration home lasted until 1967, when a whole new Tomorrowland based on the “World on the Move” theme was unleashed. One of the breakthrough attractions in the new Tomorrowland was the WEDway PeopleMover. Although it is now gone, it certainly is not forgotten. Where...

Mousetalgia Podcast 320: Walt’s trains, Frozen’s Spencer Lacey Ganus

Spencer Lacey Ganus, the voice of Teen Elsa from Frozen, joins Mousetalgia to bring some holiday cheer to the show. Also this week, Jeff discusses two new exhibitions being hosted at the Walt Disney Family Museum; one titled "All Aboard," which is about Walt Disney's history with and passion for locomotives, and one about Herman Schultheis and his notebooks,...

Tour of Twisted Colossus Construction at Six Flags Magic Mountain

Six Flags Magic Mountain is currently in the process of reinventing one of their classic coasters for another generation.  Once the world's tallest, fastest coaster, the classic wooden coaster, Colossus, is being transformed into one long twisty, turvey, steel-tracked beast of coaster insanity. The new project, overseen by Rocky Mountain Construction, will feature 4,990 feet of steel track with a...

Hong Kong Disneyland Trip Part 3: Main Street

Micechatter Toby Johnson shares his photos and report on his holiday to Hong Kong Disneyland. Part one looked at the hotels of the resort, part two focused on Mystic Manor and Halloween. Today, we'll look at Main Street USA.     Where the Disney Gallery, (previously Bank of Main Street) is in Disneyland, Ca.(DL), is the Animation Ancademy at Hong Kong Disneyland. Here...

Celebrate the Holidays in Central Florida

It's the most wonderful time of the year! Cooler weather has returned, and the Florida theme parks are all decked out for the holiday season. It's hard not to be in the Christmas spirit in the Orlando area. In addition to the normal feeling of magic and joy that you are bound to feel every day of the year, the...

Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #119 – News and Emails

Welcome back to UUOP. On this show we begin with a Butterbeer taste test from Micechat's very own Dusty Sage and Fishbulb. Which do they like best, the frozen or non-frozen? Following that we get to the news which includes all the Holiday goings on that can be found at Universal Orlando Resort this year, such as the Macy's Parade...