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Dateline Mousetalgia - Episode 22 - Mary Poppins in the Parks and Holiday Music!

It’s time to “Jingle Bell Rock” on Episode 22 of Dateline Mousetalgia, as this week’s episode is all about the music that can be enjoyed during Disneyland Resort’s holiday celebrations! We’ll talk festive sounds in Disneyland, including “it’s a small world” Holiday, and we’ll take particular care looking at (and listening to!) the sounds celebrating several holidays as part of Disney California Adventure’s Festival of Holidays. It’s also a great time to discuss Mary Poppins in the parks, as...


Dateline Mousetalgia - Episode 21 - Holiday Decorations, Holiday Merch, & A Few Pixar Pier Updates!

Decorations dominate in Episode 21 of Dateline Mousetalgia, as we cover all of the gorgeous seasonal décor to be found throughout the California parks! From Main Street, USA’s traditional turn-of-the-century greenery to Mickey’s Toontown silly accents, and from Critter Country’s sweet sights to Frontierland’s rustic take on the holidays, there’s a lot to see in Disneyland Park alone! After Disneyland, we’ll head over to Disney California Adventure, stopping to enjoy the vintage vibe on Buena...


Dateline Mousetalgia - Episode 20 - Holiday Happenings and Galaxy’s Edge Updates!

In Episode 20 of Dateline Mousetalgia, we're ready to talk all about the holiday events at Disneyland Resort! We kick off this week's episode with a quick run-down of December schedules, from a (non-existent!) refurb schedule, to Netflix, to Freeform's 25 Days of Christmas! Plus, there are three Disney Parks holiday TV specials to choose from, airing on ABC and Disney Channel over the course of the next month. We also have a few non-holiday items to cover, such as the appearance of Mary...


Dateline Mousetalgia - Episode 19 - Mickey’s 90th in the Parks and a Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving! It’s time to talk turkey in Episode 19 of Dateline Mousetalgia! From New Orleans Square in Disneyland to the Pacific Wharf in Disney California Adventure, we share all of the places where Thanksgiving-themed foods can be found. Of course, there’s also Downtown Disney where the Disneyland Hotel puts on an elaborate Thanksgiving Dinner Buffet! We’ll also share our recent experiences at Disneyland’s Veteran’s Day flag retreat ceremony and at the celebration cavalcade on Main...


Dateline Mousetalgia - Episode 18 - The Holidays Have Arrived in the Parks and Mickey’s Turning 90!

Welcome to Episode 18 of Dateline Mousetalgia! In today’s episode, we discuss the holiday popcorn buckets, give an overview of Disney California Adventure’s Festival of Holidays, and share details for this year’s holiday AP Corner. Also, some exciting news-- Rosita will be making her arrival at the upcoming Tropical Hideaway, and a pedestrian bridge spanning the parking lots to Downtown Disney is in the works! Plus, some “Wreck It Ralph Breaks the Internet” news for the parks, and several...


Dateline Mousetalgia - Episode 17 - “Mickey’s 90th Spectacular”, Mouse-Con, and “The Nightmare Before Christmas” Live at the Hollywood Bowl!

There’s a lot to cover in Episode 17 of Dateline Mousetalgia! We take a more in-depth look at some of the magic to be seen in the newly reopened World of Disney Store, including the new line of Mickey Mouse Club-themed merchandise! We’ll discuss rumors regarding the upcoming Marvel Land in Disney California Adventure, as well as the yet-to-be-announced Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway said to be coming to Mickey’s Toontown in Disneyland. Plus, we’ll discuss the new additions of Luxo Jr....


Dateline Mousetalgia - Episode 16 - Princesses, Pirates, and Scary Disney Moments!

In Episode 16 of Dateline Mousetalgia, we talk princesses and pirates! We’ll cover this month’s refurbishment schedule, as well as a few additions to Netflix. Plus, exciting news about Wreck it Ralph and Vanellope Von Schweetz arriving in the parks! To top off the Halloween Time season, we’ll save the best for last and share listeners’ scariest Disney moments, as well as a few of our own!


Dateline Mousetalgia - Episode 15 - Halloween Tunes, World of Disney’s Reopening, and Ways to Celebrate a Disney Halloween at Home!

Happy Halloween, listeners! In Episode 15 of Dateline Mousetalgia, it’s time to enjoy the delightful, frightful sounds of Halloween Time! From the Cadaver Dans in Disneyland, to the Mariachi Divas in Disney California Adventure, all the way to the Skeletones in the Grand Californian Hotel, we’re ready for some fun music to set a spooky mood! We’ll also cover the reopening of the newly themed World of Disney Store, run through some quick construction updates, and take a visit to both Fortune...


Dateline Mousetalgia - Episode 14 - “Hocus Pocus” and “The Nightmare Before Christmas” Turn 25!

Welcome to Episode 14 of Dateline Mousetalgia! This week, we talk all about events and merchandise celebrating the 25th anniversaries of two of our favorite Halloween Disney movies, “Hocus Pocus” and “The Nightmare Before Christmas”! We’ll also check out the recently opened Salt & Straw ice cream shop in Downtown Disney, the Haunted Mansion Hatbox Ghost-inspired mugs at Trader Sam’s, as well as the new Vans Disney-themed shoes!


Dateline Mousetalgia - Episode 13 - All About Disney Villains!

Warm up those vocal chords, it’s time to get your evil cackle on! In Episode 13 of Dateline Mousetalgia, we talk all about Disney Villains in the park! We’ll also cover a few more of the Halloween Time food offerings, provide a recap of Gay Days 2018, and touch on the new preview of “The Nutcracker and the Four Realms” in Disney California Adventure! As a bonus, we’ll take a look at some of the Halloween celebrations at Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party in Walt Disney World!


Dateline Mousetalgia - Episode 12 - Characters in Costume and Downtown Disney Updates!

It’s time to talk characters in costume on Episode 12 of Dateline Mousetalgia! From the Sensational Six at the park entrances to Lightning McQueen and friends in Cars Land, there are lots of fun characters to discuss! Of course, we can’t talk Halloween Time characters without mentioning “The Nightmare Before Christmas” favorites Jack Skellington and Sally! We’re also due for an update on Downtown Disney, in which we cover the reopening of Earl of Sandwich and some of the ongoing...


Dateline Mousetalgia - Episode 11 - Halloween Time Decorations and Mickey’s Halloween Party!

In Episode 11 of Dateline Mousetalgia, we explore the Halloween decorations adorning Disneyland, Disney California Adventure, and Downtown Disney at this time of year. We’ll also walk through the experience of attending Mickey’s Halloween Party, from trick-or-treating, to the Halloween Screams fireworks show, to the Frightfully Fun Parade. Plus, we’ll touch on National Coffee Day, the new Haunted Mansion Hitchhiking Ghost Funko Pop, and a chance to catch a favorite princess movie at an AMC...


Dateline Mousetalgia - Episode 10 - Halloween Time Merchandise and Upcoming Movies!

Welcome to Episode 10 of Dateline Mousetalgia! In this week’s episode, we take a look at all of the Halloween merchandise in the parks! From plushies to kitchenware, poison apple steins to home decor, pumpkin hats to five different popcorn bucket options, the parks are packed with seasonal swag! We’ll also revisit some of the tasty treats on offer during Halloween Time, including a trip to the lobby of the Grand Californian Hotel. We’ll touch on continued construction in the parks, the new...


Dateline Mousetalgia - Episode 9 - Miguel’s Arrival, Stark Industries’ Bold Move, and Disneyland Resort Hotel Updates!

In Episode 9 of Dateline Mousetalgia, we continue to explore the sights and sounds of Halloween Time 2018-- this time focusing specifically on the attraction overlays! We’ll also head over to DCA to discuss the appearance of Miguel in Plaza de la Familia’s “A Musical Celebration of Coco”. We cover the new AP Corner offerings available through September 30th, as well as the fun new Disney Villains-themed balloons lighting up the Halloween season! Plus-- Stark Industries officially moves into...


Dateline Mousetalgia - Episode 8 - Oga’s Cantina, Halloween Time Treats, and Birthdays Galore!

It’s a snack and drink-filled week on Episode 8 of Dateline Mousetalgia! In this episode, we discuss the big news-- Oga’s Cantina will be part of next year’s Galaxy’s Edge experience, and this year’s Tropical Hideaway menu has been announced! Not to mention, Halloween Time will kick off in the parks this week, and there’s an overwhelming amount of tasty treats from which to choose. Plus, more mobile ordering locations have been announced! We also discuss the upcoming D23 Expo offerings, as...


Dateline Mousetalgia - Episode 7 - A “Disney Day” Outside the Parks, and a Farewell to Pixar Fest and a bug’s land!

Welcome to Episode 7 of Dateline Mousetalgia! In this episode, we wrap up a trip report, sharing the experience of attending the meet-up at Walt Disney’s Carolwood barn to celebrate the original Mousetalgia podcast’s tencennial, followed by a very “Disney day” outside of the parks. We share some of the results from the That’s From Disneyland! Van Eaton Galleries auction, as well as some upcoming Disney movie titles that can be seen on Netflix this month. Finally, we bid a fond farewell to...


Dateline Mousetalgia - Episode 6 - Live from Disneyland!

Things take an exciting turn with Episode 6, as we record live from the parks for the first time! Join us and take a leisurely stroll down Main Street as we look around at some of the newest sights and sounds! During this trip, we focus particularly on the latest swashbuckling pirate happenings and the newest merchandise in New Orleans Square, as well as all the construction walls up in both Disneyland and Disney California Adventure. We’ll also share a dining experience from the Riverbelle...


Dateline Mousetalgia - Episode 5 - PhotoPass Day 2018 and a Look at the Upcoming Halloween Time and Mickey Mouse’s 90th Birthday Celebrations!

In Episode 5 of Dateline Mousetalgia we take a look at what’s in store for PhotoPass Day 2018, and briefly touch on the Halloween Time dates and festivities headed to the California parks. We also start prepping for the celebrations for Mickey’s 90th birthday! Plus, quick tips for getting a Dole Whip or a Radiator Springs Racers FASTPASS during all of the changes that are currently taking place, info regarding a fun fan-based pop up shop, and instructions on how to receive a bedtime message...


Dateline Mousetalgia - Episode 4 - Downtown Disney Changes, Galaxy’s Edge Rumors, and an Enchanted Tiki Luau!

Welcome to Episode 4 of Dateline Mousetalgia! In this episode, we take an in-depth look at the changes that have taken place in Downtown Disney, as well as the ones to come. Plus, we discuss rumors of a Galaxy’s Edge opening date. Next we’ll head on over to Walt Disney’s Enchanted Tiki Room for Club 33’s very special Enchanted Tiki Luau! We also talk about the return of the Dreams Come True fireworks show and the arrival of a new Disney Junior character in DCA. Finally, we discuss the first...


Dateline Mousetalgia - Episode 3 - Less Plastic, Colorful “Coco” Ears, and the “That’s From Disneyland!” Pop-Up Exhibit!

In Episode 3 of Dateline Mousetalgia, we cover this month’s attraction refurbishment schedule, new food items in Disneyland, and the extremely popular “Coco” mouse ears. Plus, we discuss all of the great Pixar characters that have been spotted on Pixar Pier as well as the new “That’s from Disneyland!” pop-up exhibit and auction hosted by Van Eaton Galleries!