Rumor: Tangled Will Replace Aladdin in Disney California Adventure

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For years, Aladdin the Musical Spectacular inside of Disney California Adventure has been rumored to be closing. Now, we have a likely timeline for the creation and installation of another musical that will take the place of Aladdin when the show ends sometime around the end of 2016 and the beginning of 2017. Disney California Adventure’s Aladdin […]

Disneyland Halloween Party and New Disney Frozen Anna and Elsa Boutique–DD016

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Disneyland Halloween is discussed this week as we go in depth on all the offerings during the regular operating day and for the Disneyland Halloween Party. To end the show we discuss the new Frozen offerings that just debuted in Disneyland. The Disney Channel Studio 365 makeover shop was transformed into the Anna and Elsa Boutique. Girls […]

Best Disneyland Christmas 2014 Tips and Tricks Guide

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The holidays are upon us once again which means this is absolutely the most beautiful time of year to visit the Disneyland Resort. Come join the Disneyland Christmas 2014 celebration. Because of the large number of tourists that come to see the beauty during December, the parks can get a little crazy. Here are some […]

History of the Haunted Mansion with Jeff Baham the Creator of Doombuggies and Mousetalgia–DD015

Here’s a discussion of the history of Disney’s Haunted Mansion with Jeff Baham, the creator of Doombuggies.com and a host on the Mousetalgia podcast. We discuss the origins of a haunted house in a Disney park and in Walt Disney’s childhood. Doombuggies.com is one of the longest running Disney fan sites clocking in at 17 […]

Top Ten Scariest Disney Villains Portrayed as Bento Boxes

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My interest in food art took root after a trip to Tokyo Disney Resort and Hong Kong Disneyland. I was amazed by the adorable and creative food both resorts served. It was springtime and Tokyo Disney had sandwiches shaped like Donald Duck’s feet, melon buns shaped like Mike Wazowski, and sweet mochi chicks in Mickey […]

Disney Sustainability Efforts Presented to United Nations As Global Leader–DD014

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David Randle, the director of the Sustainable Tourism Program at University of South Florida joins us to talk about Disney’s efforts in sustainability around the world. Recently, Dave presented to the United Nations on the topic of global tourism and the industry leader, the Walt Disney company. We talk about different efforts by Disney around the […]

Disney Cast Member Name Tag Pins and Service Awards [Info Graphic]

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Without the dedication of the Disney Cast Members, your visit to a Disney destination, wouldn’t be half as magical. Every day, thousands of people interact with these Cast Members without noticing a hidden detail that can be found on every Cast Member’s costume: their name tag. C’mon, let’s take a closer look at these Disney name […]

Relive Disneyland Parades With Live Audio In This Disneyland Timeline Part 3–DD013

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Here’s the final piece of our Disneyland parades history timeline. It will take you back to watching parades on the curb of Main Street. Take a listen for rare audio and the history of the ups and downs of the Disneyland parades. During this final piece of the Disneyland parades audio history, you’ll hear the […]

Disneyland History and Why Theme Parks Ever Happened

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I present to you an introduction to Disneyland History. My goal is to educate you on the history of the Amusement park industry to illustrate the stark difference between the original trolley parks and the uniqueness of Disneyland. Also, I have discovered information on the exact explination of how Walt funded Disneyland and an overview […]

Interview With TONY winner James Monroe Iglehart and Adam Jacobs, Stars of Aladdin on Broadway–DD012

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Join James Monroe Iglehart and Adam Jacobs, the stars of Disney’s Aladdin on Broadway. James plays the iconic role of the Genie and Adam plays the title character of Aladdin. We talk all about the new production of Aladdin that is in New York and also geek out about the Disney company and the classic […]

Girl Meets World has it all (New characters, new city, and the same charm as it’s predecessor)

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If I was asked what TV show was the most influential for me in my formative years, I would answer without any hesitation Boy Meets World. Even years after its finale, it is still considered one of the best sitcoms of all time. Cory, Shawn, Topanga, Eric, and of course Mr. Feeny lit up our TV’s every Friday night […]

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Oswald is now meeting and greeting with Disneyland guests in the Disney California Adventure park. He is located in the Buena Vista Street area. This photo comes from @pinkbunnyr on Twitter.

This addition comes after the addition of themed merchandise with the reopening of Disney California Adventure. Oswald’s appearance in the parks has been expected for quite some time.

Interview with Joe Rohde, Imagineer Behind Animal Kingdom, Aulani, and More–DD011

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Joe Rohde, the creative genius behind the Adventure’s Club, Animal Kingdom, and Aulani Resort in Hawaii joins us to talk all about his career at Disney and experience designing theme parks. We talk about how the creation of the Animal Kingdom was really a first for the Disney company and inspired future projects. Now, whenever […]

Relive Disneyland Parades With Live Audio In This Disneyland Timeline Part 2–DD010

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This week we dive back into the history of the Disneyland parades. Inside this episode you will find rare audio and historical facts that will take you back to earlier times you spent enjoying the Disneyland parades along Main Street. During this second of three episodes, we bring you the parades from the Main Street Electrical parade through the […]

Disneyland Jolly Holiday Review: Best Sandwich and Dessert in Disneyland

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One of my favorite quick service Disneyland restaurants is the grand Jolly Holiday Holiday Bakery on Main Street. In this Disneyland Jolly Holiday review we will discuss every aspect of the food that is for sale and dive into my favorite part–the desserts. “We can’t have them gallivanting up there like kangaroos, can we?” —Mary […]

Disneyland Expansion? What Will Come Next for the Parks? With Brady MacDonald LA Times — DD009

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In this episode I am joined by Brady MacDonald, the theme parks writer for the LA Times to discuss the future of Disneyland, the quality of Disney theme parks around the world, and the theme park that you have never heard of that is Brady’s favorite in the world. We also chatted about the international Disney parks, […]

Restoring the Birthplace of Walt Disney: The House that Elias Disney Built–DD008

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Walt Disney was born in Chicago on December 5, 1901 inside of a house that his father built and his mother designed. This small Chicago house was turned into an apartment complex and was all but forgotten. That is, until the founders of the Walt Disney Birthplace Project purchased the house with the intent to restore […]

Now You Can Send On-Ride Photo to Mobile Device at Disneyland

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Disneyland is experimenting with allowing guests to send their on-ride photo to their smart device. This new system is being tested at California Screamin’ in Disney California Adventure and Splash Mountain in Disneyland. I first saw the new product after I rode California Screamin’ on Monday morning. Multiple area managers were crowded around the regular front line Cast […]