Episode 78 – Special Announcement

4/2/14 UPDATE – April Fools!  Yes this episode was just an April Fools prank.  There is NO MouseChat Podcast Network.  There IS MiceChat Podcast Network.  But we are not joining them either.  I hope you enjoyed!

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The DisGeek Podcast has a special Announcement. As long as we are here we also have a few news stores of events that happened at the Disneyland Resort this last weekend. [Read more...]

Disney Legend Rolly Crump Looks Back on ‘it’s a small world’

The Disney Parks Blog released a video featuring my favorite Imagineer, Rolly Crump.  Rolly was involved with it’s a small world from day one.  And this video shows some cool vintage footage including stuff from the 1964 New York’s Worlds Fair.  Take a look: [Read more...]

Episode 77 – Big Thunder Strikes Back

With the recent opening of Big Thunder Mountain Railroad the DisGeek crew talk about about the history, and recent changes of this fantastic attraction.  We also visit the Mainstreet Newsstand and Tommy has his Tip of the Week.

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“Maleficent” is coming to a Bugs Life Theatre, April 18

On April 18th 2014, “Maleficent” will spread her wings at the Bugs Life Theatre with an exclusive sneak peak of the new film. [Read more...]

“Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas” Merchandise Event, June 13-14, 2014

I’m not a fan of these spend money to get in and spend more money type events.  Still, Nightmare Before Christmas is always fun and they always have good stuff and on June 13 and 14 you can drop your hard earned cash for first dibs.  But the $90 price tag is more of a nightmare to me!  In any event here are some of the details according to the Disney Parks Blog: [Read more...]

Starbucks at Downtown Disney is Now Open

I’m not much of a coffee drinker. But I do enjoy the mocha frappuccino that Starbucks offer. The new Downtown Disney location looks really nice and I’m looking forward to spending a little time there. [Read more...]

Big Thunder Mountain Railroad is Back!

Big Thunder Mountain Railroad is set to reopen March 17 with an upgraded track, restoration Rainbow Ridge Mining Town, new paint on portions of the mountain and updates to the train vehicles. As well as an explosive new finale. [Read more...]

Episode 76 – The Five Senses of Frontierland, Travoltafied

It’s systematic, hydromatic, ultramatic … Why it’s the the 5 senses of Disneyland! Join the DisGeek crew as we travel to the old west and talk about Frontierland and why we love this part of the park. Plus we visit the Main Street Newsstand and have our Tip of the Week. [Read more...]

Disney Announces 2014’s 24-Hour Party via the “Ultimate Tweet.”

Disney announced today using 140 characters the latest bicoastal 24-hour party.

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This year dubbed Rock Your Disney Side. Held during Memorial Day weekend this year everyone is being invited to show their “Disney Side” by dressing as a favorite Disney hero or villain. Disneyland park and Disney California Adventure park will be filled with Disney heroes and villains from 6 a.m., May 23 to 6 a.m., May 24, 2014, local time.

According to the Disney Parks Blog, both coasts will feature a cavalcade of events showcasing the good-vs.-evil of classic Disney stories including character meet-and-greets throughout the parks, special entertainment, event merchandise and special food and beverage offerings.

Check out rockyourdisneyside.com for more details and information.

“Masters of the Kingdom” iOS App Kickstarter Launches

Opador Play, LLC recently filed a technology patent to “gamify” an event, opening the door to incredible new, real-world gameplay using a smartphone and will be implemented in Opador Play’s first game, Masters of the Kingdom, played at Disneyland Park. A Kickstarter campaign to raise development funds for the game launches today. [Read more...]