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Dec 23, 2016

In this week's episode Rogue One is released to much fanfare, great box office numbers, and stormy weather. You'll have to wait for our special episode to hear more! Meanwhile, at Downtown Disney, Digs and Michael the Mail Guy have an awkward face to face encounter with Disneyland security that leaves them out in the cold. Toys r Us releases a poster prematurely and Saw Gerrera's hair only looks slightly better. Also New Years Eve at the parks, DuckTales gets a Doctor, Michaelless Mail, and more on this heraldric episode of the MousePIRE Podcast!!!

Dec 15, 2016

In this week's episode it's Rogue One week and the excitement in the air is palpable. We've got some news from the premiere in Hollywood including an X-Wing, Michael Giacchino, and The Backstreet Boys...? We're a week late but the security checkpoints on west side of the Disneyland Resort are finally opening and we have some news about a kerfuffle regarding the future eastern gateway. Downtown Disney is getting a bowling alley with a bar. Speaking of bar, an alcoholic Dole Whip float has finally showed up. Also Lunar New Year news, New Years Eve eats, boat floats, and more on this bowled over episode of the MousePIRE Podcast!!!

Dec 9, 2016

On this week's episode it was Anthony's birthday this past weekend and we also had another edition of Michael's Light vs Dark at Disneyland. We've got a #FatTimeInTheParks that'll freshen your breath AND satisfy your craving for chocolate. Digs went to a Parks Blog meetup but didn't meet anyone. Rogue One has an expanding presence at Launch Bay with more to come, just don't check for spelling errors. Also security checkpoints, D23 Expo, Her Universe, and much more on this not death episode of the MousePIRE Podcast!!!

Dec 1, 2016

In this week's episode we celebrate Thanksgiving the way it should be done, by going to the parks. Digs and Shadow had the traditional meal of... corn dogs and donuts? Eh, sure why not? Meanwhile the white hot chocolate machine broke, Moana invaded Adventureland, and we searched for fuel rods. MousePIRE's Magical Memories kinda returns with the oft requested story of why Anthony won't eat the Plaza Inn chicken. Also hand stamps, Rogue One tickets, metal detector madness, and more on this thankful episode of the MousePIRE Podcast!!!

Nov 24, 2016

In this week's episode it was the Mouse's birthday at the parks last Friday. Mickey was turning the big eight-eight...wait, why are they celebrating again?? Paint the Night is back and it's already screwing up. Digs and Shadow didn't get to see Michael in his pajamas but they did fall in love with a loud rooster. Preferred parking is back and we clear up any misconceptions people might have. Also Cars 3, Star Tours, fuel rods, and more on this jammie-tastic episode of the MousePIRE Podcast!!!

Nov 18, 2016

In this week's episode Christmas has come to the Disneyland Resort and as usual we were there to check it out. The Festival of Holidays at DCA is all about eating, drinking, and more eating. #FestivalofFatness. Be sure to check out the new Princess in town and party with some old friends in Viva Navidad! Over at Disneyland there's still no garland on Main Street and apparently the Christmas Parade toy soldiers have been given a furlough. Also Mickey's b-day, hand stamps, no ice rink, and more on this smashed episode of the MousePIRE Podcast!!!

Nov 10, 2016

In this week's episode: we're ba-ack!! After a two week hiatus we've returned with more news than you can shake a Trump at. The western security checkpoint is being moved back to include Downtown Disney. Find out what this entails, when it will open, and how it affects the Grand Californian. Christmastime and the Festival of Holidays has begun at the parks. What food are we dying to sample? (#FestivalofFatness) When are the fresh candy canes coming to Disneyland? When will we finally get to see garland on Main Street again? Hint: Not this year! Also Guardians vol. 2, hot dogs, donuts, and more on this recounted episode of the MousePIRE Podcast!!!

Oct 20, 2016

In this week's episode it's party time!! That's right, our night for Mickey's Halloween Party has finally come and gone. Awwww... Well, we've got our complete coverage of the event including all the music, monsters, and mayhem. Candy, candy, candy everywhere!! No craisins! Part time Michael the Mail Guy appearances. Good times had by all! From one sneak peek last week to another, this time it's Moana! We definitely smell what The Rock is cooking. Also Rogue One trailer, Thrawn's theme, Thanksgiving, and more on this spooky episode of the MousePIRE Podcast!!!

Oct 13, 2016

In this week's episode we give our thoughts about the Doctor Strange sneak peek at DCA. How trippy is it? Does it need to be seen in 3-D? Do we even know who he is? After we've answered all those hard-hitting questions Digs gives us an update on the Mad T destruction and the Critter Country closures. Rumors are swirling that we'll be bidding Big Head Kylo Ren an adieu from Launch Bay and a certain Dark Lord will be returning. We're going down to Fraggle Rock again but it's not a new show, yet. Also The Defenders, Ahsoka, food trucks, and more on this doctored episode of the MousePIRE Podcast!!!

Oct 8, 2016

In this week's episode we've got more news than you can shake a chimichanga at. Rogue Friday was this past weekend and rather large fellow has joined us in studio to talk about our purchases. We've got a jam packed edition of #FatTimeInTheParks that includes decadence, disappointment, and disgust. Mickey's Halloween Party is SOLD OUT, so stop asking how you can get tickets! Also Doctor Strange, a Critter closure, a selfie stick story, and more on this reimagined episode of the MousePIRE Podcast!!!

Sep 29, 2016

In this week's episode Michael's back on the show again so he can give us his thoughts on frozen drinks, Tower of Terror Late Check-Out, and the return of the SoCal AP Pass. Mickey's Halloween Party has started so we'll be getting more info every week including new tips and tricks. More info has come out about the new upcoming holiday World of Color but beware of spoilers from Disney! Also Rogue Friday, Rebels Funko Pops, cupcakes, & more on this dirty episode of the MousePIRE Podcast!!!

Sep 22, 2016

In this week's episode we tell you all about the fun time we had at Disneyland for Digs' birthday. Michael the Mail Guy was there to spy on cast members and make sure we went on rides. Funnel cake was had by all and controversy over onion rings has emerged. Doctor Strange is coming to DCA. Well, sort of... The Rock danced and a new Moana trailer was released. Also Rogue One composer shakeup, Mickey's Halloween Party tips, refurbs, and more on this informative episode of the MousePIRE Podcast!!!

Sep 15, 2016

In this week's episode HalloweenTime at the Disneyland Resort has begun and we were there to check it out. Hear about all the tricks, treats, and even tikis that are in the parks for this scary time of year. Speaking of scary, those Mickey's Halloween Party tickets are selling out faster than ever and you'll be sorry if you miss out. Speaking of sorry, that's how you'll feel if you camp out for the "new" fireworks show. Too early to talk about Christmas? Disney doesn't think so, but maybe Digs does. Also Rogue Friday, AP Days still stinks, costume guidelines, and more on this half baked episode of the MousePIRE Podcast!!!

Sep 8, 2016

In this week's episode we salute the end of the 60th Anniversary at Disneyland Resort. Digs and Shadow were there on Labor Day to bid adieu to all the festivities. We'll tell you our overall thoughts about the 472 day celebration including personal favorites. Hey! AP Days is here! Can we just please have the parties back now because this sucks big time!  Anthony was in San Francisco this past weekend and had an audience with the Emperor! Well, not really, but he did get good sound bytes. Also #FatTimeAtTheParks, HalloweenTime, Rogue Friday, and more on this windowless episode of the MousePIRE Podcast!!!

Sep 1, 2016

In this week's episode we've got some interesting news regarding Tower of Terror at DCA. Not only has the final day been announced but there will also be some cool promotions leading up until its closure. Mickey's Halloween Party is getting closer, more dates are selling out every week, and a new spooky parade has us very excited for October. Elena of Avalor is coming to the parks sometime this year. We're not sure when, but speculation has made us think about Christmas way too early. Also AP Days, goodbye 60th, refurbishments, and more on this shortchanged episode of the MousePIRE Podcast!!!

Aug 26, 2016

In this week's episode we've got the first details about the upcoming AP Days in September. Find out about the new locations and new promotions. Hopefully they'll have plenty of buttons and especially recipes. Digs has the word about PhotoPass Day, and the word is lame. What was it about and where were the characters? Fantasmic may not be coming back til next year, but someone is stealing our terminology and it needs to stop!! Also Jungle Book, Costco, Descendants 2, and more on this guest starring episode of the MousePIRE Podcast!!!

Aug 18, 2016

In this week's episode we expand on the announcement from last week about Disneyland's planned new parking structure and eastern gateway. Some intriguing questions have been answered, while others could've been avoided. As if that news wasn't big enough, we got word this past week about something that will either make you very happy or it will ruin Christmas. Even better though is the news that an old favorite will be returning sometime early next year. Also the Rogue One Olympic trailer, Light vs. Dark, Halloween, and more on the lit up edition of the MousePIRE Podcast!!!

Aug 12, 2016

In this week's episode we've got news about something that was correctly speculated by us a year ago! Find out what it is and what's the possible impact to the Disneyland Resort. Well we said it last year and we'll say it again, it's never too early to talk about Halloween. Hear about some of the early food and merchandise announcements with surely many more to come. Is park attendance up or down? We debate the official standing and who we think is to blame for spreading false info. Hint: It's not us. Also Rebels premiere date, tv trailers, the bands, and more on this Olympic sized episode of the MousePIRE Podcast!!!

Aug 4, 2016

In this week's episode we've got a plethora of Disneyland Park news and most of it we already told you about. Find out what's going away, what's coming back, and if we think Paint the Night is gone forever. Hey, the bands are back in town! Oh wait, we also told you that already too. Geez, we've scooped everyone on this news! Also DCA Studio Store's identity crisis, more bad news from Disney Infinity, Fantasmic 2.0, and more on this no duh episode of the MousePIRE Podcast!!!

Jul 29, 2016

In this week's episode Anthony's got a complete rundown of all the Disney and Marvel news from San Diego Comic-Con. Well, mostly Marvel actually. There were some casting announcements, special clips, one trailer, and a bunch of new logos. The big news of course, as far as the parks are concerned, is the retheming of Tower of Terror to fit Guardians of the Galaxy. Find out if anyone rants about it, who thinks it's okay, and what we think of petitions yet again. Also Photo Pass+, Mickey's Halloween Party, TLT bands, and more on this feeling left out episode of the MousePIRE Podcast!!!

Jul 21, 2016

In this week's episode it's time to pull the the old "I told you so" because info about Mickey's Halloween Party is out and well, we called it! We'll tell you when tickets go on sale, what attractions will be affected, and what's new to the event. We'll also tell you when we might be going so you can join us to party in the park. Star Wars Celebration Europe is now in the books and Anthony's got a complete report on all the news, reveals, and even controversies. We go behind the scenes of Rogue One, see an new-old character introduced on Rebels, and learn who is playing young Han Solo. Wait, I thought we already knew that! Also another Starbucks, Indiana Jones, mail, and more on this galactic episode of the MousePIRE Podcast!!!

Jul 15, 2016

In this week's episode we're on the road again and podcasting from Michael the Mail Guy's desert abode. He supplied the snacks and we all supplied the facts. The facts are the new concept artwork for the future Star Wars "themed" land at Disneyland. We analyze the picture to death and compare it to the walls that are starting to go up. Can't it just open already!! We've finished our investigation into the Clarabelle's Ice Cream in Toontown and have come to a conclusion, Digs hasn't had Olaf yet. Also Mickey's Halloween Party, D23 Expo, emails, and more on this mailed in episode of the MousePIRE Podcast!!!

Jul 7, 2016

In this week's episode we discuss the big news from Disney about an upcoming animated sequel. Hear what we think about this news, what other film got moved to make way for it, and which of us hasn't seen the first one. Speaking of Disney animated films, Finding Dory is destroying all competition on its way to breaking box office records. Alternatively, poor box office has compelled Anthony to implore people to go see The BFG. Such a beautiful and heartwarming film deserves better. Also #FatTimeInTheParks, security rants, Rogue One trailer, and more on this tot filled episode of the MousePIRE Podcast!!!

Jun 30, 2016
In this week's episode we talk about our San Diego road trip to see a screening of The BFG. Find out who joined us for the movie, whether we had to give up our phones, and how we liked the movie. Spoiler alert: It was great and we're already going to see another screening! Finding Dory is #1 at the box office again and well on its way to beating Frozen for the top spot all time. Continuing recent developments and false rumors about Rogue One, Anthony talks about the news that broke last week regarding Darth Vader and a character from The Clone Wars. Also Pete's Dragon, #FatTimeInTheParks, fireworks rumors, and more on this GIANT episode of the MousePIRE Podcast!!!
Jun 23, 2016

In this week's episode we're back in our usual podcasting surroundings and we've survived the great June Scorcher of 2016. Hear all about our time last week at the Shanghai Disney celebration at DCA. They had good food, entertainment, characters, and more. Soarin' Around the World is now open, so Digs is here to give you a spoiler free review of the new revamped ride. What's in, what's out, and what has him questioning reality. Find out why the new AP Photo Pass package almost made me quit Disney and the podcast. Also Frozen Dining, Finding Dory, security woes, and more on this heated episode of the MousePIRE Podcast!!!

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