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The Haunted Mansion Show: Spooky Season Finale

Foolish mortals of all ages, the time has come for us to present our very first season finale! The Hatbox Ghost shares a mystical trick, Madame Leota tells another terrifying tale, and the Ghost Host will act as the ringleader of this spooky spectacle. There will be many more episodes to come, of course, but for now the 999...

Well-Aged Festival at Yesterland

Yesterland takes you back in time to the early years of the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival—when guests drank wine in tents and the Wonders of Life pavilion was still filled with attractions.  Read the full YESTERLAND article HERE: Well-Aged Festival   When you are done reading, please leave your comments below.

Busch Gardens Tampa Gets Wild With Jungle Jack Hanna & Falcon’s Fury Opens

Welcome to an all new Busch Gardens Tampa update. Today we'll take a look at Jack Hanna's recent visit to the park, check out the new Opening Night Critters show and more. "Wild Days" with Jack Hanna "Jungle" Jack Hanna, Director Emeritus of the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, made his annual visit to Busch Gardens Tampa September 13 and 14. Mr. Hanna...

Samland: Free Parking After 6, How Universal Orlando CityWalk was Saved

Recently, I took a trip back in time to the genesis of CityWalk at Universal Studios Hollywood. This week I will turn my attention to its big brother in Florida. In 1991, just after the opening of Universal Studios Florida, Universal began to develop a master plan for the Orlando property. The plan called for movie theaters, hotels, and...

WTTM Podcast: Adventure in the Lobby and Paint the Night

This week, Paul fulfills the request of number one WTTM fan Matt Cox by recording the background music of the Disneyland Hotel's Adventure Tower.  We then take a trip to Hong Kong Disneyland to experience the newest nighttime spectacular from Steven Davison... Paint the Night! Enjoy! ********************************* Direct Link | iTunes Link ********************************* THE WTTM PODCAST APPLICATIONS for iPhone, iPad & iPod Touch & now...

Animal Kingdom Construction Mania

This week, we’re taking a look at the many construction walls throughout Disney’s Animal Kingdom. From the Tree of Life to the far end of Expedition Everest, we see that this is a park in transformation.  It's a good thing too as many consider this a half day park and these changes should change that impression. Cranes hover near...

Bob’s True-Life Adventures – No.12 Safari – Xigera

Today's Wheel of Adventures has stopped at 2014, so here we go. . . This is part three of a four part series about an African safari. Part one introduced Camp Banoka and described what a typical game drive day was like, and showed a variety of some of the larger wildlife. Part two showed more of what camp life was...

Disney News Round Up: Frozen gets a Ride at Epcot and more

Oswald the Lucky Rabbit returns to Disney California Adventure and the crowds are dapper at the Disneyland Resort. This week there is looming speculation that Captain EO may not return as Big Hero 6 moves into the Magic Eye Theater. We also take a look at video of the new Paint the Night parade from Hong Kong Disneyland. We hope...

Disney World Construction, Refurbishment and Events Update

September is half over, but it has already proven to be a month filled with change at Walt Disney World. The news bits below are a recap of recent news and events that have taken place from September 1-15, 2014. Purchasing Magic Bands without tickets: On September 4th, Disney announced Guests now may purchase solid-colored magic bands without having to link...

The Top Five Orlando water resorts

After a long day at your favorite theme park, a good way to cool off is a dip in the water – but why settle for a simple swim in the pool when you can wind your way down a world-class water slide located just steps from your room? Since the invention of the waterslide in 1971 and the first...

Oswald the Lucky Rabbit arrives as Halloween Time returns to Disneyland

Oswald the Lucky Rabbit made his first official in-park appearance on Disney California Adventure's Buena Vista Street on Sunday, marking the character's big debut in American Disney theme parks. Despite the Southern California heat wave that bumped Disneyland temperatures over 100 degrees, fans turned out for Oswald's first day, giving him an extra-warm welcome to Anaheim. Meanwhile,...

Universal Studios Hollywood Halloween Horror Nights Preview with Wilmer Valderama

Tucked behind a massive backdrop on the Universal Studios Hollywood Backlot lies the new Halloween maze, From Dusk Till Dawn. Based mainly on the new television show running on the El Rey network, From Dusk Till Dawn is being constructed into a living, breathing, terrifying reality in time for Universal Studios Hollywood's Halloween Horror Nights. MiceChat was invited to...

Mousetalgia Podcast 308: Animator James Lopez, Walt’s Woking Way home

Animator James Lopez talks about his new 2D animated venture "Hullabaloo" and television producer Todd Szuch takes us with him on a walking tour of Walt Disney's Woking Way residence on this week's episode of Mousetalgia. First, James Lopez, who has been an animator for over 25 years and started with Disney on The Lion King, talks about the...

It’s The End Of The World [Showcase] As We Know It

We all knew this was coming. The rumors trace back to last December. Epcot's Maelstrom attraction is being replaced by a Frozen attraction. While the rumor has existed for months, it  became real on Friday. Two Twitter hashtags have emerged to #SaveMaelstrom and #SaveWorldShowcase. Fans are upset, but we are often upset. This time it’s different, this time it’s...

Disney Paint the Night Parade Premiers at Hong Kong Disneyland

Disneyland fans will be particularly interested in Alain Littaye's coverage of Hong Kong Disneyland's new Disney Paint The Night Parade. This parade is rumored to be similar to the Anaheim park's parade offering for the 60th anniversary. ~~Rick Disney Paint The Night Parade New Parade Premieres at Hong Kong Disneyland by Alain Littaye Disney and more blog The highly awaited Disney Paint The Night...

The Sweep Spot 137 – Stores on Main Street Part 2

In this episode we continue our look at the history of the shops on Main Street at Disneyland. There has been so many changes over the past 59 years, but not as many as you might think. Also what it was like working in custodial at Disneyland in and around these stores. Let's find out:

Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #106 – UUOP meets RF4RM

Welcome aboard for a special crossover episode of the podcast. We are joined by Andy and Roman from the Real Fans for Real Movies podcast to discuss some of the movies that have inspired attractions at Universal Orlando and the attractions themselves. The first movie/attraction we discuss is The Mummy, located in the New York area of Universal Studios Florida. Following the...

Disneyland Paris Parade Adds Frozen Float

Frozen fans at Disneyland Paris have received their wish: Disney Magic on Parade! has been updated with a Frozen float and some new costumes. Alain Littaye has the details. ~~Rick Disney Magic on Parade is Updated at Disneyland Paris by Alain Littaye Disney and more blog Here's another Disneyland Paris update and this time Max, D&M contributor and DLPWelcome webmaster, is...

Disafterdark Series 2, Episode 24 – The Late Robin Williams Episode.

Welcome back to DisAfterDark. Thank you for the download. We are all busy enjoying our various holidays at the moment, so there's lots of fun stuff for us to discuss. All neat and pretty, then on with the show. We would really appreciate it if you would head over to iTunes and subscribe to the show and leave us a review. Even if...

MiceChat’s Halloween Happenings – Fantastic Fall Events

This year MiceChat is celebrating Halloween in the biggest way ever with 6 major events to die for.  The trademark essentials like the VIP treatment, Front of the line access, and delicious food are the hallmarks of a frightfully good time with us. Tickets to the Knott's Scary Farm MiceChat haunt meet are nearly sold out with just 13...