AUGUST: BIG TEE BLOWOUT! Find Disney-related tees and more on sale now at our TeePublic Store!
Aug14

AUGUST: BIG TEE BLOWOUT! Find Disney-related tees and more on sale now at our TeePublic Store!

If you’re into the geeky tee thing then this is a perfect opportunity for you to not only get some gear to represent your nerdom but also help your fellow geeks here at MouseInfo! From now through this weekend, everything in our MouseInfo Teepublic Store is on sale for up to 30%. Not only do you get some fancy new gear, but you help support our operation here to continue bringing you more info about the mouse. Here’s a few...

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REVIEW: ‘Walt’s Disneyland’ or: How to See Fingerprints of the Past
Aug11

REVIEW: ‘Walt’s Disneyland’ or: How to See Fingerprints of the Past

Photo courtesy of Orange County Archives.     AT A GLANCE   Jim Denney (How to Be Like Walt w/ Pat Williams) returns to his first love with a great concept A perfect read for first time visitor to Disneyland Resort See the park the way Walt did, and meant you to, decades later Jim Denney dives back into the world of his youth and heart with his book Walt’s Disneyland. Bringing the reader along on a novel journey,...

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Disney Legend Marty Sklar has passed away at age 83
Jul27

Disney Legend Marty Sklar has passed away at age 83

For fans of the Disney Company often times key players in the company’s evolution become celebrities in their own right. Legendary Disney Imagineer Martin A. “Marty” Sklar was one such person and it’s with heavy hearts that we report Disney has confirmed that he passed away in his Hollywood Hills home today. He was 83. Below is some more info on the established and well-liked Disney Legend who thousands of Disney fans just...

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What is Disney planning with this new Magic Bench technology??
Jul26

What is Disney planning with this new Magic Bench technology??

Disney Research released a video today showcasing some of the impressive advancements that they’ve made with augmented reality and overcoming some of the challenges that make its use mostly burdensome due to several limitations. It really awakens the imagination to envision all the different ways in which Disney may be planning to use the technology in future theme park uses including the new Galaxy’s Edge Star Wars themed...

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Favorite cosplay creations from San Diego Comic-Con 2017 #SDCC
Jul26

Favorite cosplay creations from San Diego Comic-Con 2017 #SDCC

San Diego Comic-Con is always home to some of the best, most creative cosplay and this year did not disappoint with fans bringing their geeky passion to the forefront with amazing creations spanning the spectrum of fandom. Take a look at some of our favorite 2017 San Diego Comic-Con Cosplay! Batman and Wonder Woman are phenomenal! this Hatbox Ghost is also nothing to shake a cane at! A really great Maleficent cuddled up with another...

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At a Glance: 2017 Comic-Con Exhibit Floor #SDCC
Jul26

At a Glance: 2017 Comic-Con Exhibit Floor #SDCC

It can be overwhelming. San Diego Comic-Con is not for the feint of heart with an Exhibit Floor covering not just comics but also movies, gaming, tv-shows, and much much much more. In essence, it’s a celebration of pop culture in all forms and we’ve got your ticket in for a look at everything going on! RELATED POST A Disney Fan’s First Look at San Diego Comic-Con 2017 Showfloor We already chronicled some of the highlights...

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Bob Gurr and Garner Holt talk 55 years of theme park animatronics #SDCC
Jul25

Bob Gurr and Garner Holt talk 55 years of theme park animatronics #SDCC

Animatronics are ubiquitous now with themed entertainment but it wasn’t always that way. Pioneers in robotics and entertainment worked over the past several decades to pave the way for where we are today with animatronic figures that not only look and behave really convincingly but operate reliably hour after hour for days and weeks on end. Some of the living legends that were part of this evolution were assembled together for a...

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Raising Fankids: Teaching Young Geeks To Be Self-Confident #SDCC
Jul25

Raising Fankids: Teaching Young Geeks To Be Self-Confident #SDCC

Being a Disney geek is more than just watching the movies or going to the theme parks- it’s a lifestyle and this was one of the topics on discussion at San Diego Comic-Con this year around which we wanted to be a part. While most of us have accepted ourselves and nerd fandom, how do you raise/teach/lead future generations to embrace themselves as a FanKid? Teachers and parents gathered Thursday afternoon at the Marriot Marquis to...

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John Lasseter lends his voice as Jungle Cruise Skipper for Disney Publishing #SDCC
Jul24

John Lasseter lends his voice as Jungle Cruise Skipper for Disney Publishing #SDCC

Have you ever wanted to experience some of your favorite Disney attractions from the comfort of your own home? Disney Publishing has made this possible with their collection of novels and picture books based on the classic rides! Disney Publishing Editors Nachie Marsham, Michael Siglain, and Eric Gero gave audience members a sneak-peek at what’s in store for these fan-favorite stories at their panel, Off the Rails: When Disney...

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Westworld delivers with amazing new trailer but with some lulls #SDCC
Jul23

Westworld delivers with amazing new trailer but with some lulls #SDCC

We could not have been more amped up for the HBO Westworld Hall H panel and while we did get to see the amazing season two teaser (shown above) it overall was a pretty disappointing exerience. Moderator Reggie Watts is unquestionably talented and super smart — and maybe it was an off day — but his tone and energy was just NOT working in the room seating thousands of fans. His questions, while very smart and well-thought...

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