We're Thankful . . .
For living in Southern California, for surviving through a difficult economic time and most of all for our wonderful readers and friends who have been so supportive over the years. For all the challenges that life presents, the theme parks help us suspend reality for a bit and just enjoy ourselves. And that is the true enduring power of special places like Disneyland. This month, we've got a few news and featured items we'd like to share with you from some of our favorite places.
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Lutz : Pyro & Parades? Pay Up!
Just when you thought it was safe to go back into
the park... Al Lutz updates us on the nefarious
plans brewing within the walls of Team Disney Anaheim that could
bring a serious up-charge to the festive parades
and fireworks that Southern Californians have come to think of as tradition. Read further if you dare.
Jack Lindquist, former president of the Disneyland
Resort, has scribed a memoir. "In Service
to the Mouse," details the career of one
of Disneyland's most beloved cast members. Sue
Kruse masterfully interweaves memory and interview
and offers a sneek peek at a chapter of the
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Yee: Show Business
industry recently completed a convention and trade show called
IAAPA. It’s back in Orlando now, and will be produced there for a few years. As always, this show
is a treat to visit. But if you couldn't see it for yourself, join us for the scoop.
It was a big month for our In The Parks blog. The
Calico Mine Train celebrated
50 years of subterranean adventures. Meanwhile Disneyland, Universal and Knott's have been fully decked out for Christmas. Join us and you just might win tickets to the Discovery Science Center.
Discussions and Information
MiceChatters - YOU ask the Disney Geek!
Have you been following the Disney Geek?
Have a question about D23? Something that you've always
wondered about the Disney Archives? This is your opportunity. Let us know your questions and Dusty will ask as many as many as possible to the Disney Geek himself, Jeffrey Epstein,
in an upcoming interview.
and Mickey About To Be EPIC Again
Dustysage had the opportunity to speak with Warren
Spector, designer of the upcoming game Epic
Mickey. It was an enlightening discussion which left
him antsy to pick up the Wiimote and explore this
exciting new Disney universe. We think you'll be impressed with this family friendly game.
A BRAND NEW iPOD NANO JUST IN TIME FOR CHRISTMAS
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Werner Weiss takes a journey down to Orlando and reports
on the 45 day run of the Food and Wine Festival at
Epcot. Copious amounts of gastral adventures await. Join the fun. YUM!
Disney World Holiday; Tokyo DisneySeas Christmas
Show; Australia's Movie World. We cover the globe
for you and bring it to your web browser. It's the
MiceChat Weekend Update and we are your personal
magic carpet ride to all points fun around the world.
us December 12th for a very, down-home Christmas.
your family and spend a magical day
with us at Knott’s
Merry Farm. Food, fun, tours, parades, holiday shows and more are in store . . . as well as a celebration of 50 Years
of the Calico Mine Ride. Find out more HERE.
Sixth Anniversary dates released
There's a lot of party news this month. In addition to the fabulous holiday celebration noted above, we are also preparing MiceChat's 6th year anniversary celebration
has been announced and the planning
has begun on a weekend that promises
to be a ton of fun. It just wouldn't be the same without YOU, set the date and join the
50th Anniversary to Knott's Calico Mine
We salute Knott's Berry Farm and the
Calico Mine Train on 50 years of operation.
Journey back with us as we explore the making of this world class attraction. Your train to adventure awaits.
Great Disney News and Photos Not To Miss!
Disneyland - Beautiful photos and
interesting news from the Disneyland Resort. This month, we featured World of Color, Radiator
Springs Racers, the Red Car line construction,
The Little Mermaid, Destination D, and more news
and information than we can remember. Read
Dateline Disneyland every Monday and catch the
back issues at the link above.
Matters - Our lovely Sue Kruse dishes
on some high-end collectibles, Jack (Skellington
not Sparrow), art and some fancy Tron leather
wear. What are you waiting for? You
know you look good in leather!