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Mousetalgia FastPass with Kristen Carr - your FastPass to Disneyland Resort news, updates, in-park experiences, and ears to the ground reporting, along with occasional special guests.

Mousetalgia FastPass with Kristen Carr - your FastPass to Disneyland Resort news, updates, in-park experiences, and ears to the ground reporting, along with occasional special guests.


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Mousetalgia FastPass with Kristen Carr - your FastPass to Disneyland Resort news, updates, in-park experiences, and ears to the ground reporting, along with occasional special guests.






Ep. 6: More Disneyland offerings return; goodbye Steakhouse 55

Episode 6, July 2nd, 2021: More news of park offerings returning and the unofficial announcement of goodbye to Steakhouse 55 at the Disneyland Hotel. Josh’s skipper/dad jokes keep coming, (although this week’s is a bit Goofy and clever), Loungefly dropped all sorts of previews for their Fall Disney licensed merch, and the highly anticipated Monsters at Work series hits Disney+ this week!


Ep. 5: Escaping the heat in the parks

Episode 5, June 25th, 2021 We share our favorite escapes from the SoCal Heat in the parks including a Downtown Disney escape to Splitsville. Sam drops more of his personal contributions to Main Street USA and a piece of his work that we hope to see return with the Piano at Coke Corner. More and more food options and offerings are returning to the parks INCLUDING fireworks in the sky above Disneyland kicking off July 4th.


Ep. 4: All Disney Parks are open; Disneyland updates

The week’s FastPass is jam packed with updates inside both Disneyland and Disney California Adventure parks! The state dropped most pandemic-related regulations and Disney announced what that meant for them & guests moving forward. And for the 1st time in forever, (17 months), all Disney resorts around the world are now back open! News also dropped that fireworks will return to the parks in July. and start planning for the fall, because Disney legend Bob Gurr is turning 90 and inviting you...


Ep. 3: Avengers Assemble without a Boarding Group

This week we give you a FastPass into Avengers Campus complete with fails, missteps, and the different offerings in the experience throughout the different times of the day. The all new Loki series debuted and we chat about how well Disney has setup integrating character developments immediately into the new land. And then Josh shares some of the new food offerings returning to the parks.


Ep. 2: Avengers Campus, Theme Park Designer Morgan Lee Richardson

This week we give you a FastPass focused on the opening of Avengers Campus! We talk virtual queues, characters and merchandise along with the food you’ll find in the land. Don’t miss our first giveaway! And we chat with artist & theme park designer Morgan Lee Richardson.


Ep. 1.5: Introducing Kristen Carr and the Mousetalgia FastPass

Kristen Pfeifer of the Mousetalgia Podcast welcomes you to our latest show: the Mousetalgia FastPass and introduces Kristen Carr, the host of the new show.


Ep. 1: Welcome to the Mousetalgia FastPass!

Welcome to the Mousetalgia FastPass! An entire show spun from the weekly 2020-21 news segment on Mousetalgia, hosted by Kristen Carr. This first episode we introduce you to Kristen, along with Sam Carter and Josh May to kick off the Anaheim, CA resorts being reopened after over a year of closures due to the Covid-19 pandemic. This show will be your FastPass to Disneyland Resort news, updates, in-park experiences, and ears to the ground reporting, along with occasional special guest. This...


Dateline Mousetalgia - Episode 106 - Surprise! It’s our bonus show!

We have a very special bonus episode this week! We love this particular air date because it is the 2 year anniversary of Dateline Mousetalgia AND Disneyland’s 65th anniversary! For this show, we bring on some very special guests from the Mousetalgia family: Jeff, Dave Tina & Julia. We have a fun roundtable of questions that you will definitely want to tune into.


Dateline Mousetalgia - Episode 105 - See Ya Real Soon!

It is episode 105 of Dateline Mousetalgia! We are here for one more show before Dateline Mousetalgia goes on a brief hiatus. This week we dive into Disneyland Resort news and all of the things we have seen with Downtown Disney’s reopening. Hong Disney is closing once again due to the pandemic but Walt Disney World has still pushed forward and all parks are now open. Mask policies have already changed and virtual queues appear to be on the horizon for more attractions. The NBA has exclusive...


Dateline Mousetalgia - Episode 104 - Welcome Back to Downtown DIsney and Walt Disney World!

Welcome to Episode 104 of Dateline Mousetalgia. This week we have some big news to start the show that you’ll want to hear! Downtown Disney is reopening this week and we hear from Scott @disneylandnurse who was able to make a trip to visit on the reopening preview day. We also discuss some of the changes we are seeing already. Walt Disney World annual passholders got some surprising credit card charges this week and on the west coast the Disneyland Resort is starting up hotel reservations...


Dateline Mousetalgia - Episode 103 - A Princess and a Queen!

Episode 103 is here! This week we start the show with a casual chat about Margo Robbie starring in the new Pirates movies and Johnny Depp’s recent Jack Sparrow magic moment. Disneyland reopening has officially been pushed back and Cast Members are protesting the future reopening. Splash Mountain is getting a complete redesign to become a ride based off the “Princess and the Frog” movie. We discuss this and the lead Imagineer, Charita Charter. Disneyland had a helicopter fly over the park...


Dateline Mousetalgia - Episode 102 - Disneyland’s Reopening News Just Keeps On Changing!

It’s episode 102 of Dateline Mousetalgia and reopenings are coming very soon!! Well actually...maybe not?! Downtown Disney will still be reopening with new safety procedures on July 9th, but, we found out after we recorded that the Disneyland reopening date has been pushed back. In this episode we discuss the WDW reservation process and bring on our friend Freddy from the Orlando Adventure Club Podcast to talk about his reservation making experience. Cast Member & AP previews are happening...


Dateline Mousetalgia - Episode 101 - Change is Good!

Welcome to episode 101 of Dateline Mousetalgia! Orange County is no longer requiring face masks and there is a petition to push back the reopening date of the Disneyland Resort. We have a few more updates about WDW reopening including hotel reservations and testing of contactless bag checks. The fireworks animation has been removed from the Disneyland app & My Disney experience app... a sign of the times? Hong Disneyland is reopening today with similar reopening guidelines that we...


Dateline Mousetalgia - Episode 100!!! - Disneyland is Reopening!!

Welcome to Dateline Mousetalgia. We are very excited this week because it is our 100th episode and Disneyland is REOPENING!! Disneyland has announced reopening plans which include July 9th for Downtown Disney, Disneyland and California Adventure opening July 17th and two of the resort hotels will reopen July 23rd. This week we revisit the Shanghai Annual Pass Policies as well as the contracts for the Annual Passes for Disneyland. Walt Disney World released “Know Before You Go” pages for...


Dateline Mousetalgia - Episode 99 - Stormtroopers Have a New Responsibility

Episode 99 is here! This week we discuss all the WDW reopening changes like ticket reservations, AP updates, dining reservations & fastpass plus. Stormtroopers have been enforcing social distancing at Disney Springs and Spaceship Earth is actually going to open up without the reimagining! Disneyland Resort sent out a survey about guest reopening comfort levels and have started accepting vacation reservations starting July 15th. We chat about the awesome website, the...


Dateline Mousetalgia - Episode 98 - Walt Disney World is Re-Opening!!

It’s episode 98 of Dateline Mousetalgia and we have lots of updates this week! Disneyland can open in Phase 3 of the California Governor's phased reopening plan and Walt Disney World has OFFICIAL phased reopening dates!! Tokyo Disney’s shopping district is also opening up June 1st. We hear from a sports fan about the NBA season possibly restarting at ESPN’s Wide World of Sports in Orlando this summer. The DVC tower at Disneyland is still underway and a few more details have been released....


Dateline Mousetalgia - Episode 97 - Disney Springs Reopens and Disney does the Corporate Shuffle!

On this episode of Dateline Mousetalgia, we hear from friend of the show, Matthew, about the reopening day at Disney Springs! Hong Kong Disneyland is preparing for reopening it seems but still no word on any of the parks in the US. LOTS of corporate shakeups happened this past week! Josh D’amaro and Rebecca Campbell have brand new roles so Disneyland Resort and Walt Disney World now have new Presidents. Disney has a patent out for some new technology and the Dapper Dans released fun new...


Dateline Mousetalgia - Episode 96 - Reopening Day in Shanghai Disneyland!

Welcome to Episode 96 of Dateline Mousetalgia! Things are starting to change as Disneyland construction has slowly started up again AND Disney Springs has a planned phased reopening. Shanghai Disneyland opened this week and we got to chat with Shanghai resident, Maudie, who got to go to the park on reopening day! Hong Disneyland is also preparing for reopening but Tokyo Disneyland’s closure was extended indefinitely. We discuss the Dapper Day expo being canceled, ShopDisney shopping bots and...


Dateline Mousetalgia - Episode 95 - Shanghai Disneyland Reopens!

In this episode, we dive into all the fun May the 4th things! We chat about the first episode of Disney Gallery: The Madalorian, shopDisney website issues, the new Droid Depot app and hear about how some of our listeners spent the day. Disneyland and Walt Disney World reopening dates are still unknown and we review the California Governor's state reopening plan. Shanghai Dinsey is the first to announce their reopening date and we discuss what to expect to see as they begin opening in phases....


Dateline Mousetalgia - Episode 94 - Virtually packed with magic moments

In this week’s episode we expose your Disney confessions to last week’s question of the week, and highlight our gratitude for the mass of virtual content we are enjoying at home, like the beautifully filmed Happily Ever After fireworks show from Walt Disney World shared straight to our living rooms, gifting us yet another #DisneyMagicMoment. Meanwhile, Shanghai Disney Resort tests out social distancing measures and park updates in attempts to prepare for a possible reopening in a whole new...