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Dave takes a specific topic related to WDW and breaks it down in a short, portable format.

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Episode #345 - my summer vacation, and how it relates to Disney

July 11th, 2019

25:41

pWe went on a summer trip up to the Smokey Mountains. nbsp;I had no expectation that I would see or do anything that related back to Disney. nbsp;But …

Episode #344 - Star Wars Galaxy's Edge

June 20th, 2019

24:32

I haven't made it out to DisneyLand to see Galaxy's Edge, but I have watched a lot of videos and read a lot of blog posts about the new land - so I thought it'd be fun to provide my own perspective.  I'll be honest and …

Episode #343 - The Disney Skyway

June 7th, 2019

15:57

pLong before the Disney Skyliner, there was another skyway at the Disney theme parks (DisneyLand, the Magic Kingdom, and Tokyo DisneyLand). nbsp;I talk about the design, how it worked, and reminisce a little about …

Episode #342 - Managing Hotels

May 18th, 2019

23:08

Disney had never managed hotels before, but they decided to get into the business when they opened Walt Disney World.  I take a look back at Disney getting into the hotel business in central Florida.  There are two …

Episode #341 - my thoughts about another visit

May 7th, 2019

33:24

pAs I intended to, I visited Walt Disney World last week, and spent a couple of days doing some fun things. nbsp;Hopefully, I caught some of the …

Episode #340 - a couple of personal updates, and some updates about Disney

April 18th, 2019

31:14

pOn this episode, I've got some personal updates - I share a couple of interactions with Guest Services online, and talk about my podcast move. …

Episode #336 -Soundsation at the Disney MGM Studios

April 8th, 2019

17:32

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pstrongOverview:nbsp;/strongnbsp;Back in 1989, the Disney MGM Studios opened as a real working movie studio. They let us in on some …

Episode #335 - an update on Lost and Found at Disney World

April 8th, 2019

21:45

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pstrongOverview:nbsp;/strongnbsp;Today's episode is a look at my YouTube series Lost and Found at Walt Disney World.nbsp; I talk a little about behind the scenes.nbsp; I give a sense of what I am doing with the …

Episode #334 - A quick visit and a look at Wreck-it-Ralph

April 8th, 2019

23:58

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pstrongOverview:nbsp;/strongnbsp;I had a chance to visit over the holidays, so I talk about that experience - and mildly rant about the …

Episode #333 - Vegetarian Dining at Walt Disney World

April 8th, 2019

33:09

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pstrongOverview:nbsp;/strongnbsp;Today, I take a look around to see what's cooking - literally. I'm on a quest to find vegetarian dining at all 4 theme parks, and in some resorts. Here's to hoping you take some …

Episode #332: the Golden Horseshoe

April 8th, 2019

32:16

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pstrongOverview:nbsp;/strongnbsp;Today’s podcast is a tribute to the Golden Horseshoe which begat the Diamond Horseshoe at WDW which begat …

Episode #331 - a dose of Disney News

April 8th, 2019

22:38

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pstrongOverview:nbsp;/strongnbsp;Today, I have a look at some off-the-beaten path Disney news, sprinkled in among stories that may be a little more familiar.nbsp; Tune in and enjoy!br
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Episode #330 - A visit to "the World"

April 8th, 2019

33:39

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pstrongOverview:nbsp;/strongnbsp;I visited Walt Disney World in late October as part of my annual tradition of enjoying the Food and Wine Festival.nbsp; This time, I went at it alone, but made new friends as I …

Episode #329 - Food Rocks

April 8th, 2019

21:50

pnbsp;strongOverview:nbsp;/strongnbsp;In 1993, Nestle took over as the title sponsor for The Land. nbsp;One of the changes they made was to close The Kitchen Kabaret, ending the run of veggie, veggie, fruit, fruit. …

Episode #328 - Circle of Life

April 8th, 2019

16:55

pnbsp;strongOverview:nbsp;/strongnbsp;After a renovation, Symbiosis was unfortunately closed. nbsp;Opened in its place was The Circle of Life: an Environmental Fable. nbsp;This show stretched the nature of The Land to …

Episode #327 - Symbiosis

April 8th, 2019

28:30

pnbsp;strongOverview:nbsp;/strongnbsp;Within the Land pavilion was a remarkable move called Symbiosis that celebrated man's creative partnership with …

Episodes #325 & #326 - The Land Pavillion

April 8th, 2019

39:48

pnbsp;strongOverview:nbsp;/strongnbsp;The Land is another of Epcot’s opening day pavilions in future world. nbsp;The objective was to look at the …

Episode #324 - Lost & Found Disney

April 8th, 2019

27:54

pnbsp;strongOverview:nbsp;/strongnbsp;On today’s podcast, I tell the tale of Disney’s acquisition of the land in Florida, and how the company managed to get autonomy. It’s a tale that I haven’t heard others talk about …

Episode #323 - A little news

April 8th, 2019

19:38

pnbsp;strongOverview:nbsp;/strongnbsp;A little news for you - from Disneys environmental consciousness, to new ideas for creating immersive …

Episode #322 - more of your disney questions answered

April 8th, 2019

23:12

pnbsp;strongOverview:nbsp;/strongnbsp;I received so many good questions that I decided to do another podcast that answers them. nbsp;This time it’s Fast pass+, Pick a Pearl, nbsp;toy story land, sorcerers of the magic …

Episode #321 - Disney's America (and my summer vacation)

April 8th, 2019

33:23

pnbsp;strongOverview:nbsp;/strongnbsp;I took my summer vacation, and went on an historical tour. nbsp;A tell you a little about that - and then connect it back to Disney and talk about the proposed, but never built, …

Episode #320 - Dave answers your questions

April 8th, 2019

29:01

pnbsp;strongOverview:nbsp;/strongnbsp;Today, I'm back to answer your Disney Questions! nbsp;From Club 33, to taking a teen to Disney, to renting a …

Episode #319 - Listen to the Land

April 8th, 2019

19:05

pnbsp;strongOverview:/strong nbsp;Today's podcast is a look back at the original ride in the Land Pavilion: Listen to the Land. nbsp;Come along and listen to a live guide recording from sometime in the early 1980s. …

Episode #318 - School Trips to Disney World

April 8th, 2019

29:00

pnbsp;strongOverview:nbsp;/strongnbsp;After taking my daughter to the Animal Kingdom - and talking about it - I started thinking about all the trips …

Episode #317 - a trip to the Animal Kingdom

April 8th, 2019

24:22

pnbsp;strongOverview:nbsp;/strongnbsp;My daughter had an opportunity to go on a school field trip to the Animal Kingdom, and I went along to …

Episode #316 - Some Disney News

April 8th, 2019

26:26

pnbsp;strongverview:nbsp;/strong Today, its a dose of Disney news. I've got goings on in the WDW parks, and talk about transportation around WDW. nbsp;I've also got some things outside of the Orlando the park - namely …

Episodes #314 & #315 - Ellens Energy Adventure

April 8th, 2019

1:07:35

pnbsp;strongOverview:nbsp;/strong The Universe of Energy closed in 1996, and re-opened as Ellens Energy Adventure later that year. nbsp;I take a look back at how that all worked, and share the ride audio. nbsp; Also, I …

Episode #313 - Black Panther review

April 8th, 2019

15:15

pnbsp;strongOverview:nbsp;/strong I caught the movie Black Panther, and wanted to take a few minutes and talk about it. In short: I enjoyed it. Way to go Disney!br
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pstrongNotes:nbsp;/strongnbsp;This is the second movie …

Episodes #311 & #312 - The Universe of Energy

April 8th, 2019

53:21

pnbsp;strongOverview:nbsp;/strongThe Universe of Energy was an original Epcot opening day pavilion that (as you might expect) devoted itself to energy, starting with an overview, talking about fossil fuels, and then …

Episode #310 - planning a trip to Disney World

April 8th, 2019

24:52

pnbsp;strongOverview:/strong Today's podcast is all about planning for a trip. nbsp;My brother was coming in from out of town, and wondered how to get around without a car. nbsp;And that’s a good question; I've never …

Episode #309 - Disney and Digital Media

April 8th, 2019

22:07

pnbsp;strongOverview:nbsp;/strongI ran across a couple of articles about Disney and their work in the digital content world. nbsp;The acquisition of 21st century fox is the proverbial tip of the iceberg as Disney works …

Episodes #307 & #308 - things YOU miss at Disney World

April 8th, 2019

40:36

pnbsp;strongOverview:nbsp;/strongA few podcasts ago, Gary and I talked about our top ten attractions that we missed. I invited listeners to share …

Episode #306 - A trip to the World

April 8th, 2019

36:32

pnbsp;strongOverview:nbsp;/strongEarly this month, I took a trip up to Disney with the family. nbsp;The temps dipped near freezing, but we were undeterred and had a great time, visiting the parks, meeting princesses, …

Episode #305a - more thoughts about the Last Jedi

April 8th, 2019

17:42

pnbsp;strongOverview:nbsp;/strongMore thoughts (and spoilers) about Episode 8: the Last Jedi. nbsp;I watched a bunch of reviews, and they got me to thinking about the film. nbsp;So I wanted to share that.../p

Episode #305 - Star Wars Episode 8 and 20th Century Fox

April 8th, 2019

27:10

pnbsp;strongOverview:nbsp;/strongInbsp;went and saw Star Wars Episode 8: The Last Jedi, and enjoyed it. I present a podcast that's part moview review - and part a look at Disney's acquisition of 20th Cenury Fox.img …

Episodes #303 & #304 - Holidays Around the World

April 8th, 2019

44:27

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pstrongOverview:nbsp;/strongJust in time for the holiday season, I present a look at what was formerly known as Holidays Around the World - …

Episodes #301 & #302 - My recent trip

April 8th, 2019

39:36

pnbsp;strongOverview:/strong I spent a few days up at the world recently, and I'm talking about it. nbsp;I did the food and wine festival, checked out progress on Star Wars land, and visited Pandora for the first time. …

Episode #300 - things we miss at Walt Disney World

April 8th, 2019

32:55

pnbsp;strongOverview:nbsp;/strongGary Miceli joins me on today's podcast to talk about some of the shows, attractions, and experiences we miss in WDW. nbsp;Now there's a bit of a generational thing happening here, as …

Episode #299 - More miscellanous news.

April 8th, 2019

22:42

pnbsp;strongverview:nbsp;/strongToday's podcast covers a few items that I left off my last podcast - miscellanous items that cover a wide range of topics. nbsp;From the family of the boy killed by the alligator, to …

Episode #298 - miscellany and updates

April 8th, 2019

29:07

pnbsp;strongOverview:/strong Today's podcast takes a look at Hurricane Irma, some fun stories from around the world, Yogi Berra and Disney (really!) and a good article about the magic bands.nbsp;/p
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Episodes #296 & #297- big changes are a comin'

April 8th, 2019

42:25

pnbsp;strongOverview:/strongnbsp;Change is in the air! At D23, we heard about a number of new attractions, new experiences, changes, and other assorted announcements about the theme parks, movies, digital content and a …

Episode #295 - Canada and Expo 67

April 8th, 2019

29:07

pnbsp;That's me looking at the Niagara Falls version of the Backside of Water!nbsp;/p
pnbsp;strongOverview:/strongWhat did Dave do on his Summer Vacation?nbsp; He went to Canada! But here's the thing - I was amazed at …

Episodes #293 & #294 - Carousel of Progress history part 3 - current show

April 8th, 2019

51:55

pnbsp;strongOverview:/strongnbsp;In the third part of the series, I talk about how the attraction changed in the 80s, when they lost the GE sponsorship, and 90s, when they made it more like the original attraction, …

Episodes #291 & #292 - Carousel of Progress history part 2 - Disney World

April 8th, 2019

1:01:50

pnbsp;strongOverview:/strongnbsp;On this podcast, I talk about the carousel of progress and it's move to Florida as a part of the expansion of tomorrowland at the magic kingdom. And a new song is introduced: it's the …

Episodes #289 & #290 - Carousel of Progress history part 1 - Progressland and Disneyland

April 8th, 2019

53:52

pnbsp;strongOverview:/strongnbsp;On this episode, I start a retrospective of the carousel of progress. I first take a look at the general concept, then talk about its design, music, and it's installation at the worlds …

Episode #288 - A Disney World Trip Report

April 8th, 2019

27:23

pnbsp;strongOverview:/strongnbsp;I took a trip up to the world recently, so naturally I have to tell some stories about my trip. nbsp;In particular, …

Episode #287 - a little Disney news

April 8th, 2019

21:58

pnbsp;strongOverview:/strongnbsp;I take a look at some news from around Disney World. nbsp;Attraction changes - including Ellen's Energy Adventure, The Jungle Cruise, and of course the Hall of Presidents. nbsp;Also …

Episode #286 - Pandora

April 8th, 2019

34:28

pnbsp;strongOverview:/strongnbsp;Some friends of mine visited Disney World recently, and were lucky enough to be selected to get a preview of Pandora the World of Avatar. nbsp;They were more than happy to share their …

Episode #285 - If You Had Wings

April 8th, 2019

30:44

pnbsp;strongOverview:/strongnbsp;If You Had Wings was a hybrid of dark ride, creative effort, and advertisement. nbsp;I took a look back at how it came to be, what it was, and give you the ride audio. I also discuss the …

Episode #283 & #284 - Norway pavillion

April 8th, 2019

49:57

pnbsp;strongOverview:/strong Today's podcast is a tribute to the Norway pavilion. I take a thorough look at the design, layout, and theming. Then, I spend some time talking about shopping and dining. This was the last …

Episodes #281 & #282 - Urban Legends at Disney with Kristi Petersen Schoonover

April 8th, 2019

1:06:56

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pstrongOverview:/strongnbsp;I welcome back to the show Kristi Petersen Schoonover. nbsp;She's here to share a few not-so-well-known urban legends that include some ghost story-type elements. nbsp;Put on your …

Episode #280 - a little news and a movie review

April 8th, 2019

31:46

pnbsp;strongOverview:/strongnbsp;Today's podcast is a mashup of a little news, a few questions, and a movie review. nbsp;The movie is Beauty and the Beast, and I also talk about Pandora, Memory Maker, and how I got my …

Episode #279 - Morocco pavillion

April 8th, 2019

33:42

pnbsp;strongOverview:/strong Today's podcast is a tribute to the Morocco pavilion. I take a thorough look at the design, layout, and theming. Then, I spend some time talking about shopping and dining. It was the first …

Episode #278 - A little news and some questions

April 8th, 2019

24:11

pnbsp;strongOverview:/strongnbsp;WToday's podcast is a look at a few news items - the loss of a parade in the magic kingdom, a new gondola possibly …

Episode #277 - Other pavilions planned for world showcase

April 8th, 2019

28:02

pnbsp;strongOverview:/strongnbsp;World showcase had grand plans and ambitions. nbsp;There were 21 sites plotted for World Showcase when the original idea was pitched. nbsp;But, we only got 9 on opening day. Many other …

Episode #276 - Italy pavillion

April 8th, 2019

20:34

pnbsp;strongOverview:/strongnbsp;Today's podcast is a tribute to the Italy pavilion. I take a thorough look at the design, layout, and theming. Then, I spend some time talking about shopping and dining. Its the 9th (and …

Episode #275 - Disney Tale of the Tape

April 8th, 2019

24:23

pnbsp;strongOverview:/strongnbsp;Today's podcast is all about a rather fun book called Disney Tale of the Tape, by Dan Sisneros. Essentially the book "pits" two things head-to-head and has judges compare them on various …

Episodes #272, #273, and #274 - changes coming to EPCOT

April 8th, 2019

1:18:05

pnbsp;strongOverview:/strongnbsp;Joining me on today's podcast is Scott Shindeldecker, owner of epcotmanifesto.com. We talk all about Epcot, from its history, to what we loved (and still love) about it, to what's in …

Episode #271 - MouseMingle

April 8th, 2019

29:31

pnbsp;strongOverview:/strongnbsp;On today's show I welcome a fellow Dave - the founder of MouseMingle.com to talk about the site, the service...and of course we talk a lot about fun things to do at the parks! br
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Episode #270 - Rogue One

April 8th, 2019

26:13

pnbsp;strongOverview:/strong I saw Rogue One this past weekend, and I have a movie review of sorts for you! This episode does have spoilers, so I'll wait in your queue for you to watch the movie.br
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Episode #269 - Riding the rails (the WDW Railroad)

April 8th, 2019

17:27

pnbsp;strongOverview:/strongnbsp;Today's podcast is quite simply a ride around the Magic Kingdom on the Walt Disney World Railroad. nbsp;Come along and imagine you are taking the scenic ride from Main Street, to …

Episode #268 - Frozen ever after

April 8th, 2019

18:33

pnbsp;strongOverview:nbsp;/strongOn my most recent visit, I got a chance to see the new ride in the Norway pavilion: Frozen Ever After. Come along and hearthe ride audio, my thoughts about the ride, and I toss out a few …

Episode #267 - Observations and 4 parks

April 8th, 2019

15:03

pnbsp;strongOverview:/strongnbsp;After my food and wine day, I stayed for another day and park hopped. Come along as I talk about what I did, and make some observations. br
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pstrongNotes:/strongnbsp;Yeah, I caught the …

Episode #266 - Food and Wine

April 8th, 2019

15:37

pnbsp;strongOverview:/strong I went up to the last day of the Food and Wine Festival, so naturally, I have to tell a couple of stories about the day. Also, to celebrate good food, I went into the California Grill to …

Episodes #264 & #265 -Favorite Disney Movies

April 8th, 2019

42:37

pnbsp;strongOverview:/strongnbsp;Joining me on today's podcast is friend of the show Gary Miceli. nbsp;We are talking all about Disney movies, and share some of our favorites. nbsp;Come and take a listen as we discuss …

Episode #263 - Storm preparation at Disney World

April 8th, 2019

32:07

pnbsp;strongOverview:/strongnbsp;Today, I look at emergency preparedness at the Orlando Theme Park, and how ready Disney World was for Hurricane Matthew. nbsp;I think overall it was well handled, but there are a few …

Episodes #261 & #262 - Epcot's France pavillion

April 8th, 2019

43:42

pnbsp;strongOverview:/strongnbsp;Today's podcast is a tribute to the France pavilion. I take a thorough look at the design, layout, theming, and talk about the infamous move that is shown: Impressions de France. Then, I …

Episodes #259 & 260 - United Kingdom pavillion

April 8th, 2019

45:16

pnbsp;strongOverview:/strongnbsp;Today's podcast is a tribute to the United Kingdom pavilion. I take a thorough look at the design, layout, theming, and talk about the infamous pub. Then, I spend some time talking about …

Episode #258 - News for August 2016

April 8th, 2019

34:27

pnbsp;strongOverview:/strongnbsp;Time to catch up on a rather large amount of Disney news. I cover general items, updates at the parks, and some interesting patents that were recently granted. br
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Episode #257 - Top 10 things to do in the Magic Kingdom

April 8th, 2019

28:55

pnbsp;strongOverview:/strongnbsp;It's time to share with you my top 10 things to do in the Magic Kingdom - in order! I have to say that limiting it to just ten was nearly impossible but I give it a shot. br
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Episode #256 - Bob Gurr

April 8th, 2019

36:08

pnbsp;Disney Legend Bob Gurr joins me on today's show. We talk about his new DVD - Turning Dreams into Reality... he's got some great stories to tell. br
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pstrongNotes:/strong Bob sets the record straight on a couple of …

Episodes #254 & #255 - American Adventure

April 8th, 2019

1:01:46

pnbsp;strongOverview:/strongnbsp;Today's podcast is all about the host pavilion - the American Adventure.nbsp; You may note that this is not called the United States or the American Pavilion, rather it bears the same …

Episodes #251, #252, & #253 - Presidents at Disney parks

April 8th, 2019

1:18:13

pnbsp;From the time that Walt Disney opened DisneyLand right up through today, US Presidents have been known to visit DisneyLand and Disney World. Starting with Truman, every one of them - except one - has visited a …

My 250th podcast!

April 8th, 2019

36:20

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pToday's podcast celebrates a milestone - its my 250th show. I tell you a little about this podcast and how its created, some of the fun moments, and tell you which are my 25 most-listened to podcasts.br
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Episode #249 - Dali & Disney

April 8th, 2019

25:50

pnbsp;Walt Disney and Salvador Dali have an interesting connection, through some time they spent together working on a project called Destino.nbsp; Its a fascinating story I wanted to share with you after learning more …

Episode #248 - A visit to the parks

April 8th, 2019

37:53

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pemCaption: that's the tombstone that reads "Dear Departed Brother Dave, Chased a Bear into a Cave"/em/p
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Episode #247 - News & Notes May 2016

April 8th, 2019

29:47

pnbsp;strongOverview:/strong Its time to catch up on Disney news - changes to the parks, changes to Fast Pass, enhancements, premium events, parties …

Episodes #245 & #246 - China pavillion

April 8th, 2019

58:56

pnbsp;strongOverview:/strongnbsp;Today's podcast is a tribute to the China pavilion. I take a thorough look at the design, layout, theming, and talk about the Circlevision movie that's shown. Then, I spend some time …

Episode #244 - Disney's Vacation Club

April 8th, 2019

37:09

pnbsp;strongOverview:/strong Its the 25th anniversary of DVC, and I have never really given it its due.nbsp; So today's episode is all about the vacation club - I give you all thenbsp; information you need - so you can …

Episode #243 - Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln

April 8th, 2019

29:03

pstrongOverview:/strong Today's show is a look at one of the 1964 Worlds Fair shows: Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln.nbsp; Come and take a listen to …

Episode #242 - CircleVision 360

April 8th, 2019

22:16

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pstrongOverview:/strong Come and take a listen as I explore the history of Walt Disney's Circlevision. There are two remaining daily shows - both at Epcot - but the history is a little surprising. Walt had a …

Episodes #240 & #241 - Canada pavillion

April 8th, 2019

49:03

pnbsp;strongOverview:/strongnbsp;Today's podcast is a tribute to the Canada pavilion. I take a thorough look at the design, layout, theming, and talk about the Circlevision movie that's shown. Then, I spend some time …

Episode #239 - Disney, The Corporation

April 8th, 2019

20:02

pnbsp;strongOverview:/strongnbsp;The recent changes to the pricing model - particularly for a day pass - got me to thinking about how Disney has …

Episode #238 - Disney Podcaster Roundtable

April 8th, 2019

0:41

pnbsp;strongOverview:/strong Barry and Scotty hosted a few podcasters - me included - to talk about what we love about Disney! Its a fun roundtable discussion with Dapsmagic, D-cast, and the Disney Cruising Mom, about …

Episode #237 - Monorails!

April 8th, 2019

32:07

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pstrongOverview:/strong Joining me on today's podcast is Kim Pedersen, founder and president of the Monorail Society. Naturally, we're going to talk about the amazing machines that exist at DisneyLand and Disney …

Episode #236 - Wild Africa Trek

April 8th, 2019

36:46

pnbsp;strongOverview:/strong On this podcast, I welcome back my friend Curt to the show. He's here to talk about the Wild Africa Trek, an "extra" experience where you can go out in the Savnnah to see the animals much …

Episode #235 - News and notes

April 8th, 2019

17:09

pnbsp;strongOverview:/strong Today, I explore some of the changes that are coming to DisneyWorld (and DisneyLand) from security enhancements to Star Wars Land, I have you covered - with my personal style!/p
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Episodes #233 & #234 - Mexico pavillion

April 8th, 2019

37:53

pnbsp;strongOverview:/strongnbsp;Today's podcast is a tribute to the Mexico pavilion. I take a thorough look at the design, layout, theming, and talk about the ride contained inside. Then, I spend some time talking …

Episode #232a - Bonus podcast! More on the Force Awakens.

April 8th, 2019

31:49

pnbsp;strongOverview:/strong I saw the movie again, and had some additional thoughts about it that I want to share. I have a few observations, and some of my own theories that I hope you'll enjoy hearing. **This podcast …

Episode #232 - Star Wars the Force Awakens

April 8th, 2019

34:28

pnbsp;strongOverview:/strong I went to see the new film, and I wanted to take time to review it, and talk a little Star Wars. nbsp;There are spoilers in this podcast, but they appear in the second half - and I call out …

Episode #231 - Epcot Food and Wine 20th recap

April 8th, 2019

27:10

pnbsp;strongOverview:/strong In October, my son and I took a trip to the Food and Wine Fest. We had a great time touring Epcot, getting passports stamped, playing Remy's Hide and Squeak, being an unpaid intern trying to …

Episode #230 - Lets Make a Deal

April 8th, 2019

33:58

pnbsp;strongOverview:/strong Back in 1990, I tried out to be on Let's Make a Deal, a game show that was being taped at Disney's MGM Studios. I tell the story of that long day. Of course I talk about more than just a …

Episode #229 - Disney news, December, 2015

April 8th, 2019

37:58

pnbsp;strongOverview:/strong There's a lot of news about Star Wars land in the Hollywood studios, and some other related items. I cover it all and …

Episodes #227 & #228: History of the Pirates of the Caribbean

April 8th, 2019

43:51

pnbsp;strongOverview:/strong Today, I'm talking about the iconic attraction that made its debut in DisneyLand in 1967...the Pirates of the Caribbean. …

Episode #226 - American Experience: Walt Disney.

April 8th, 2019

26:47

pnbsp;strongOverview:/strong I sat down and watched all 4 hours of the American Experience: Walt Disney, and I provide something that is part review, and part my thoughts about what I saw and heard. I find the man to be …

Episode #225 - Ticket price increases

April 8th, 2019

29:25

pnbsp;strongOverview:/strong Today's podcast is my look at the ticket price increases. Come in and take a listen to what I have to say on the topic. Plus, I've got a couple of corrections from previous shows. And I've …

Episode #224 - Best of WDW

April 8th, 2019

30:28

pnbsp;strongOverview:/strong Joining me on today's podcast is Carl Trent, the author of Dad's Guide to WDW, and publisher of WDW Magazine. We talk …

Episode #223 - expansion, news, and changes at Disney World

April 8th, 2019

24:28

pnbsp;strongOverview:/strong A lot is going on at Disneyworld, particularly with Star Wars land slated to break ground in 2016. Mayne changes will be …

Episode #222 - Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party

April 8th, 2019

20:14

pnbsp;strongOverview:/strong Today's podcast is a look at Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party, held in the fall (September - October) each year in the Magic Kingdom. I tell you what there is to see and do, and try and …

Episode #221 - Epcot's 20th International Food & Wine Festival

April 8th, 2019

26:31

pnbsp;strongOverview:/strongToday's podcast is a look at Epcot's Food and Wine Festival, which kicks off September 25th. I tell you about how it works, what you can do "for free" (quotes because theme park admission is …

Episodes #219 & #220- Expansion news and some thoughts...

April 8th, 2019

41:00

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pstrongOverview:/strong Last week at D23, Disney announced a plethora of new things come to the parks. I pick some of them to talk about and give some details and my thoughts about what's coming. Especially …

Episode #218 - Counting down the top 20 restaurants in Epcot

April 8th, 2019

34:18

pnbsp;strongOverview:/strong Epcot has a plethora of restaurants. So many that its often hard to decide where to eat, let alone what's best. But don't worry, I have you covered. Here are my top 20 restaurants - in …

Episodes #216 & 217 - Germany pavillion

April 8th, 2019

43:04

pnbsp;strongOverview:/strong This podcast is a tribute to the Germany pavilion. I take a thorough look at the design, layout, theming, and talk about the model train. Then, I spend some time talking about shopping and …

Episode #215 - What does $3B mean to Disney World?

April 8th, 2019

23:33

pnbsp;strongOverview:/strongWe've been hearing that Disney is planning to spend around $3 billion on its US theme parks, with much of it going to Disney World. Today, I do a little imaginating, and think about what that …

Episode #214 - Ask Dave!

April 8th, 2019

30:04

pnbsp;strongOverview:/strong I'm calling this segment Ask Dave as I take some time to answer questions that you have about a variety of Disney topics (my motto: I talk about all things Disney, but mostly Disney world). …

Episodes #212 & #213 News for June 2015

April 8th, 2019

44:14

pnbsp;strongOverview:/strong I cover some recent Disney news, including: The end of Phineaes and Ferb (hey! Where's Perry?), Social Media Moms, …

Episode #211 - Star Wars Weekend Recap

April 8th, 2019

26:40

pnbsp;strongOverview:/strong I made it up to the 4th of the Star Wars Weekends, and had a great time. I recount my experience and tell a few stories about my day. Come in and take a listen to a virtual Star Wars Weekend …

Episodes #209 & #210 - Epcot's Japan pavilion

April 8th, 2019

44:00

pnbsp;strongOverview:/strong This podcast is a tribute to the Japan pavilion. I take a thorough look at the design, layout, theming, and of course the gardens. Then, I spend some time talking about shopping and dining. …

Episode #208 - World Showcase overview

April 7th, 2019

29:09

pnbsp;strongOverview:/strong Today, I explore the history of EPCOT in general, and the rationale for the World Showcase portion of the park. Walt Disney had something specific in mind, and we didn't get that, but we did …

Episodes #206 & #207 - Star Wars Weekend!

April 7th, 2019

41:53

pnbsp;strongOverview:/strong On today's podcast, I'm talking about Star Wars Weekend, which is held annually at late May/early June in Disney's …

Episode #205 - Great experiences at Disney World

April 7th, 2019

33:41

pnbsp;strongOverview:/strong Friend of the Show Gary Miceli is back, and today we're talking about fun experiences at Disney. We all have special memories of our trips to the park, we share ours and what makes them …

Episode #204 - a tribute to my grandparents; their love of Disney inspired me.

April 7th, 2019

35:39

pnbsp;strongOverview:/strong My grandparents had a tremendous influence on me - and are a large part of the reason that I love Disney. Come in and hear the story about them, and how they shaped me. Its a personal story …

Episode #203 - DISNEY’S $1 BILLION BET ON A MAGICAL WRISTBAND

April 7th, 2019

24:02

pnbsp;strongOverview:/strong This podcast is a look at the fascinating article Wired Magazine did about the Magic Bands. You can find the original article here: http://www.wired.com/2015/03/disney-magicband/ They did …

Episode #202 - My favorite Quick Service meals

April 7th, 2019

24:56

pnbsp;strongOverview:/strong I present to you my top 10 Quick Service Meals. I tell you what dish I like, and where you can get it. Of course, I …

Episode #201 - updates and thoughts about the Monorail

April 7th, 2019

35:56

pnbsp;strongOverview:/strong Today's podcast is another look at the monorail. Disney is testing some changes to the monorail, so I wonder what's up with that? I look back at the history of the monorail, and suggest what …

Episode #200 - Celebrate at Walt Disney World

April 7th, 2019

33:10

pnbsp;strongOverview:/strong Its my 200th show! And to celebrate, I am talking about how to celebrate at Walt Disney World. I've got some thoughts, suggestions, and give you some ideas on how you might celebrate on your …

Episode #199a - Fastpass+ and Disability Assistance Pass

April 7th, 2019

25:18

pnbsp;strongOverview:/strong I took a trip to Walt Disney World and used FastPass+, and met up with a friend who used the Disability Assistance Pass. I talk about both, as well as Memory Maker. Plus, because I took a …

Episode #198 & #199 - Disney's Fast Pass + ....or how I learned to stop worrying, and learned to love the Magic Band

April 7th, 2019

39:34

pnbsp;strongOverview:/strong Mainly, the questions I have been getting lately revolve around a single theme: tell me more about the Magic Bands and …

Episode #197 - news for December, 2014

April 7th, 2019

31:19

pnbsp;strongOverview:/strong Today's podcast is a look at Disney happenings. I cover a lot of things that have been happening over the last few months - the Disney no fly zone, new development and environmental …

Episodes #195 and #196 - a chat with Andrea (Onnie) about Disney World.

April 7th, 2019

40:56

pnbsp;strongOverview:/strong Onnie applied to be on the Disney Mom's Panel, and she's here to tell us all about her experience. Plus, we naturally talk about Disney World, trip planning, and some favorite attractions! …

Episodes #193 and #194 - First hand experience with MyMagic+ in the Magic Kingdom

April 7th, 2019

46:13

pnbsp;strongOverview:/strong Its a podcast so big that it spans two episodes! Today, I am in the Magic Kingdom trying out my MagicBand, FastPass+, and checking out some of the changes that have taken (or are taking!) …

Episode #192 - Epcot's Food and Wine Festival

April 7th, 2019

28:09

pnbsp;strongOverview:/strong Near the end of the Food amp; wine Festival, I finally found a day to enjoy the event. I brought my recorder, and tell you all about my experience! I've got some thoughts about the dishes I …

Episode #191 - The History of the Monorail -- and a trip to the Pacific Northwest

April 7th, 2019

25:48

pnbsp;strongOverview:/strong I took a trip to the Pacific Northwest over the summer, and I found some interesting things that tie back to Disney in …

Episode #190 - FastPass+ Mayhem

April 7th, 2019

22:02

pnbsp;strongOverview:/strong Mayhem may not be quite the right word, but I do talk about Fastpass+ in general and how it works. And then I move on to some things that are happening around FastPass+. New "limited tests" …

Episode #189 - Alien Encounter leads to ... Stitch's Great Escape

April 7th, 2019

28:23

pnbsp;strongOverview:/strong This podcast has some followup thoughts and comments about the ExtraTERRORestrial Alien Encounter, from some of its …

Episodes #188 - The extraTERRORestrial Alien Encounter

April 7th, 2019

33:20

pnbsp;strongOverview:/strong This podcast takes a look at what came after Mission to Mars closed in the Magic Kingdom. In short, it was a creative thrill ride that didn't provide physical thrills, but rather …

Episode #187 - changes coming to the World

April 7th, 2019

31:34

pnbsp;Its more Disney news, kind of.... I take a look at changes that have come and are coming to the world. In particular I look at Frozen taking …

Episode #186 - Some Disney News (Sept 2014)

April 7th, 2019

21:40

pnbsp;Its a dose of Disney news. DeadMau5 takes on Disney. An update on the legal action with the old Guest Assistance Card. Information about Disney …

Episode #185 - Food and Wine Festival overview and preview

April 7th, 2019

24:09

pnbsp;This episode is an overview - or primer - of the Food and Wine Festival. br
/p
pIn it I mention a social app for you to use as you experience the Food amp; Wine Fest at EPCOT. Its only for the iPhone (sorry other …

Episode #184 - a tribute to Robin Williams

April 7th, 2019

41:40

pnbsp;We heard the sad news that Robin Williams has died of an apparent suicide. Robin had a long history with Disney, so I thought I would pay …

Episode #183 - Mission to Mars

April 7th, 2019

19:46

pnbsp;After Flight to the Moon, Disney closed the attraction and re-opened it as Mission to Mars. Today, we pay tribute to that attraction. nbsp;/pimg src="

Episode #182 - Flight to the Moon

April 7th, 2019

32:20

pnbsp;I look back to original DisneyLand attraction: Flight to the Moon, which took guests on a rocket to the Moon and back. nbsp;/pimg src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/DavesDisneyViewPodcast/~4/CUWkoIsgH-0" …

Episode #181 - Rumors, Random Thoughts, and a bit of News

April 7th, 2019

32:50

pnbsp;Its a full dose of .... well, news isn't quite right. I have a load of rumors and random thoughts mixed in with some news items. Star Wars …

Episode #180 - Mickeys Jammin Jungle Parade

April 7th, 2019

34:46

pnbsp;Back on March 31st, after 12 years running, Mickey's Jammin' Jungle Parade had its last run. Here's a look back at the parade...I decided to put this podcast out now simply because the World Cup is going on now, …

Episode #179 - Test Track

April 7th, 2019

23:35

pnbsp;After the World of Motion came the idea to take guests through the "proving grounds" .... and that became Test Track. Guests experienced the …

Episode #178 - World of Motion Expo - The TransCenter

April 7th, 2019

23:56

pnbsp;This episode is a look at the Transcenter, which was the exit area of the World of Motion. There were some cool, interactive (and fun) …

Episode #177 - World of Motion ride through

April 7th, 2019

34:04

pnbsp;The World of Motion was a somewhat whimsical look at the history of transportation, Come and take a listen to the ride through, and hear how …

Episode #176 - World of Motion retrospective

April 7th, 2019

27:38

pnbsp;This is the first in a multi-part series that takes a look back at an EPCOT opening day attraction, The World of Motion. On this episode, I …

Episode #175 - News and Updates from around Disney World

April 7th, 2019

28:38

pnbsp;Time to catch up on news from around Walt Disney World! There are anniversaries, openings, celebrations, modifications, some construction, and new events happening around the Orlando themepark - and I'm here to …

Episode #174 - Its a Small World history

April 7th, 2019

32:09

pnbsp;Today's podcast is a tribute to an attraction that first appeared in 1964, at the NY World's fair, and now holds the distinction of appearing …

Episode #173 - A report from my recent trip

April 7th, 2019

24:47

pnbsp;I took a trip up to Disney at the end of March, and here are some thoughts from that trip. I've talk about some of the things we did and saw, some about fast pass, and other observations. nbsp;/pimg src="

Episode #172 - tips for taking kids to Disney

April 7th, 2019

34:42

pnbsp;I'm joined on today's podcast by Jennifer, who is also a parent. We chat about taking kids (especially little ones) to Walt Disney World. We have some tips and tricks, and provide some ideas to make your trip …

Episode #171 - my experience with FastPass+

April 7th, 2019

28:26

pnbsp;I took a trip last week up to WDW, and got to experience FastPass+ first-hand. We were staying off-property, so I had to book my choices at a kiosk on the "day of"... br
/p
pWhat did I think? Overall, I didn't like …

Episode #170 - another fun chat about Disney

April 7th, 2019

35:16

pnbsp;Joining me on this podcast is the editor of Celebrations Magazine, Tim Foster. We talk about the magazine, some favorite Disney things to do and see, and give a few tips from around the world. br
/p
pAnd for the …

Episode #169 - Disney Travel Planning with Shannon

April 7th, 2019

36:11

pnbsp;I welcome Shannon back to the podcast to talk about Disney trvael planning. We talk about some of the ways an authorized Disney travel planner can help you - and some of our favorite things to do and see. Each …

Episode #168 - two guys talkin' about Disney

April 7th, 2019

37:03

pnbsp;On today's show, I welcome Nick who is a fellow Disney lover, and a local like me. We chat about Disney World, some of our favorite things to do - parks, attractions, restaurants, and more. Plus we simply talk …

Episode #167 - where do I stay at Walt Disney World?

April 7th, 2019

28:56

pnbsp;Today's podcast is a look at where to stay when you are at Walt Disney World. I talk about the categories of hotels, the amenities, and which hotels fall into these categories. nbsp;And I talk about some of the …

Episode #166 - Fun things to do at Downtown Disney / Disney Springs

April 7th, 2019

28:35

pnbsp;Today's podcast is a look at 4 fun things to do on the western part of what is now Disney Springs. Featured are a look at the AMC 24 theaters, …

Episode #165 - Disney News, Jan 2014

April 7th, 2019

26:32

pnbsp;This week's show is another dose of Disney news. First, Downtown Disney's evolution into Disney Springs is coming together. Next, there was a …

Episode #164 - introduction to Walt Disney World

April 7th, 2019

23:39

pnbsp;Today's podcast is a primer of sorts - a Disney World 101. nbsp;Over the last few weeks, I got a number of general questions about the resort. nbsp;So, I thought I'd help set the stage for what's what at Disney …

Episode #163 - Saving Mr. Banks

April 7th, 2019

31:47

pnbsp;Today's podcast is a movies review of... Saving Mr. Banks. Short version: I loved this film! I hope you did too. nbsp;My lone problem with it was that it was a slightly Disney-ised and revised look at the history. …

Episode #162 - The latest on MyMagic

April 7th, 2019

27:21

pnbsp;Today, I have still more information on MyMagic+. There's some new news, and a few updates….there is (as we expected) an active and passive RFID reader, and there isa requirement to have a biometric scan for park …

Episodes #160 & 161 - The Reedy Creek Improvement District

April 7th, 2019

46:13

pnbsp;Today's podcast is a look at the history of the Reedy Creek Improvement District, and how it works within Walt Disney World. Full disclosure: …

Episode #159 - Disney News for November 2013

April 7th, 2019

31:39

pnbsp;Its a full dose of Disney news: Fairytale Hall in Fantasyland, a few MyMagic pieces, holiday "creep", movie news, and a whole lot more! Check …

Episode #158 - Enjoying a day at the parks

April 7th, 2019

21:48

pnbsp;I went up to the parks at the end of October, and had a chance to check out some of what's going on with MyMagic, so I talk about that. Plus, I went over to Epcot and ate some yummy food at the Food amp; Wine …

Episodes 156 & 157 - Details and thoughts about MyMagic

April 7th, 2019

57:30

pnbsp;Today I have a double podcast! I take a longer look at the Magic Bands, and MyMagic+, and consider why Disney is spending this kind of money on something that has a limited return on it from Disney's point of …

Episode #155 -- Leftover audio from a recent trip

April 7th, 2019

19:33

pnbsp;I have some audio left over from a recent trip. nbsp;I talk about the monorail being unavailable during off-peak times, and ride the ferry boat to the magic kingdom. Plus, I tell a few stories as I wander around.br

Episode #154 -- Disney News

April 7th, 2019

18:44

pnbsp;On this week's podcast, its a dose of Disney news. nbsp;I've got some info on Cars Land, Star Wars Land, and Avatarland. nbsp;And I talk about the changes to the Guest Assistance Card, some resort updates, and a …

Episode #153 -- Monorail Epcot Loop

April 7th, 2019

32:12

pnbsp;On today's show, I hop onto the monorail at WDW that is heading from the Transportation and Ticket Center (or TTC as they call it in Disney 'code') and head over to Epcot. Then, I make the return trip. Come along …

Episode #152 -- Monorail Resort Loop

April 7th, 2019

21:55

pnbsp;Today's show is quite simply a ride on the monorail. Come along, close your eyes, and pretend you are there! br
/p
pA couple of thoughts: I don't really like the new narration. Its not as interesting and the host …

Episodes #150 & #151-- Favorite Disney Vacation

April 7th, 2019

59:32

pnbsp;Today is my 150th podcast! So, to commemorate the moment, its sort of a double length show! I welcome Curt, Gary, and Doug to a roundtable discussion, where we talk about our favorite Disney vacations. Come and …

Show #149 -- Free (and cheap!) Souvenirs at Disney World

April 7th, 2019

33:58

pnbsp;Want to save a few bucks and still have a memento from your trip? I've got you covered! Today's podcast is a look at some of free souvenirs you can find in the Walt Disney World Resort, and a few that have a …

Show #148 -- Pirate League and Agent P

April 7th, 2019

26:12

pnbsp;On today's podcast, Dave is off playing games in the park. I'm not talking frisbee or football here, but rather the Pirate League Adventure in the Magic Kingdom, and the Agent P experience in Epcot. Come join me …

Show #147 -- The DisneyLand Story

April 7th, 2019

36:02

pnbsp;Today's Podcast features Sam Gennawey, author of uThe Disneyland Story: The Unofficial Guide to the Evolution of Walt Disney's Dream/uto talk …

Show #146 -- 4 Parks in a Day

April 7th, 2019

33:27

pnbsp;Come along with me as I head out on a 4-park adventure. That's right, I was recently at the WDW resort, and visited all 4 parks in a day. The twist this time is that I only used busses and my feet to get between …

Show #145 -- Odd news

April 7th, 2019

19:44

pnbsp;I'm trying a different feature. Rather than news, instead I'm brining you the odd news related to Disney. I hope you enjoy! nbsp;/pimg src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/DavesDisneyViewPodcast/~4/F-LN6z2vBG4" …

Show #144 -- New FantasyLand (3/3)

April 7th, 2019

19:05

pnbsp;In the third part of the look at the new Fantasyland at the Magic Kingdom, I head into Enchanted Tales with Belle. You do NOT want to miss the video of how the mirror opens! Then, I step out and walk over to the …

Show #143 -- New FantasyLand (2/3)

April 7th, 2019

23:00

pnbsp;On today's podcast, I move from the Little Mermaid themed area into the Beauty and the Beast area. I tell some stories, wander into Gaston's Tavern and hoist a Lefou's Brew, and eat lunch at Be Our Guest. And you …

Show #142 -- New Fantasyland (1/3)

April 7th, 2019

29:50

pnbsp;On today's podcast, I am at the Magic Kingdom, and I am exploring the new FantasyLand. Most things are open now, except for the Fairy Tale Hall (Princess meet-and-greet) and the Dwarves' Mine Train. So, join me as …

Show #141 -- MyMagic Experience

April 7th, 2019

23:29

pnbsp;Recently, I took a trip to Walt Disney World, and I got an RFID-enabled card. I talk about the card, the experience, and what I know about the …

Show #140 -- Top 10 souvenirs at Disney World

April 7th, 2019

21:49

pnbsp;On this episode, I share with you the top 10 souvenirs people purchase at Walt Disney World. I explain each, share some info about it - and I tell you where you will find it. Plus, I give some info about how to …

Show #139 -- Ticket History

April 7th, 2019

34:48

pnbsp;Today's podcast takes a look at the changes in tickets over the years - both in price and uniqueness (and anti-counterfeiting)...I explore most aspects of the tickets, and talk about where I think it's headed. br
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Show #138 - Dave answers your Disney questions

April 7th, 2019

25:31

pnbsp;Dave is back to answer your Disney questions: refillable mugs, advanced dining, tickets, water parks - and a whole lot more! Keep the questions …

Show #137 - Disney News

April 7th, 2019

35:27

pnbsp;There are a number of updates in this podcast. Another 24 hour event, MyMagic and legislation, Disney Springs, closures at DisneyLand, the Festival of the Lion King, Tangled, Small World, and so much more! Its the …

Show #136 - What happened to 20k? And how did we get here?

April 7th, 2019

28:12

pnbsp;When the 20k ride closed at Disney World, there was a lot of discussion. Why did it close? Was it temporary? And then when it became permanent, the discussion turned to the question of what might become of this …

Show #135 - 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (the attraction)

April 7th, 2019

27:22

pnbsp;Welcome to part 2 of the 20k Retrospective. Today, I talk about the ride, and just how it all came together, and how massive the project was. The subs were quite the pieces of work, and it was a remarkable feat to …

Show #134 - 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (a trip into history)

April 7th, 2019

23:01

pnbsp;Today's podcast is about 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea - that is the Jules Verne novel...and the Disney movie. I talk about the history of the …

Show #133 - the Muppets!

April 7th, 2019

29:29

pnbsp;Today's podcast is a further look at the Muppets, how they ultimately became a Disney property, and how actor Jason Segel revived them on the …

Show #132 - Top (or bottom?) 10 Disney World Restaurants that 'miss the mark'

April 7th, 2019

27:11

pnbsp;Today's podcast is a look at the restaurants that I personally am not that fond of, and probably won't return to - given the plethora of choices that exist around the resort. Its not that any of them are bad, its …

Show #131 - Country Bear Vacation Hoedown

April 7th, 2019

23:59

pnbsp;In Walt Disney World, from 1986 to 1992, the Country Bears went on vacation, and had a celebratory hoedown. This is the audio from that version of the attraction. Also, I have added some technical facts that …

Show #130 - the Country Bear Jamboree

April 7th, 2019

26:47

pnbsp;This podcast is the full audio from the show embefore/em the changes that were made at the end of last year. And of course, I have to provide …

Show #129 - Disney news for 2/16/13

April 7th, 2019

26:40

pnbsp;On today's podcast, I have a number of things to talk about. nbsp;Starting with the Star Wars franchise, the rumors about Cars Land, new things to do and see at Walt Disney World, and lots, lots more!br
/p
pI also …

Show #128 - updates on MyMagic+ and saving on your vacation

April 7th, 2019

29:37

pnbsp;Today's podcast explores topics from previous podcasts. First, there is a more expansive discussion about how to save on your Disney vacation (from podcast #123). Yes, you can save if you look for some discounts …

Show #127: Top 10 things to do when you arrive at the park

April 7th, 2019

29:05

pnbsp;On today's podcast, Gary Miceli is back to cohost with me as we go through the Top 10 things you should do when you arrive at the parks. Maybe …

Show #126 - Hall of Presidents Clinton version

April 7th, 2019

21:01

pnbsp;Today's podcast is the audio of the show that was re-written in 1993 to slightly revise the historical nature of our nation's history. br
/p
pAnd some might say its more than "slightly" because it talks about a more …

Show #125 - Hall of Presidents 1990s changes

April 7th, 2019

27:00

pnbsp;The presidential inauguration is coming up soon, so I wanted to continue to look at the Hall of Presidents. Previously, I played the audio from the current show (check out podcast 74). And then on episode 116, I …

Show #124 - Dave has some thoughts about some of the changes that are coming....

April 7th, 2019

19:41

pnbsp;Today's podcast is somewhat of a rant. I have some thoughts about FastPass+ and MyMagic, and the potential for Disney to differentiate service, though not necessarily in a good way.br
/p
pnbsp;I am curious what you …

Show #123 - Dave answers your Disney questions

April 7th, 2019

28:54

pnbsp;Dave is back to answer your Disney questions! You can send me your questions by email at davesdisneyview@gmail.com, or on twitter, facebook, or …

Show #122 - 4 parks in a day (part 3)

April 7th, 2019

30:26

pnbsp;Back in May, I took a trip to the parks. I drove up from South Florida, arriving at about 9 and started a 4-park adventure. Now, I did spend the night at the All-Star Sports, so I took advantage of that fact to …

Show #121 - 4 parks in a day (part 2)

April 7th, 2019

25:06

pnbsp;Back in May, I took a trip to the parks. I drove up from South Florida, arriving at about 9 and started a 4-park adventure. Now, I did spend the night at the All-Star Sports, so I took advantage of that fact to …

Show #120 - 4 parks in a day (part 1)

April 7th, 2019

24:13

pnbsp;Back in May, I took a trip to the parks. I drove up from South Florida, arriving at about 9 and started a 4-park adventure. Now, I did spend the night at the All-Star Sports, so I took advantage of that fact to …

Show #119 - FantasyLand Expansion

April 7th, 2019

28:12

pnbsp;Today's podcast focuses in on all the big changes that are now open at Fantasyland. Come listen as a yak about all the new, fun stuff to see and do at the Magic Kingdom's largest expansion! br
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Show #118 - Disney news (11-24-12)

April 7th, 2019

31:04

pnbsp;On today's podcast, its a look at some Disney news, including some information about Fantasyland, including alcohol in the Magic Kingdom?, …

Show #117 - Hall of Presidents original show

April 7th, 2019

24:48

pnbsp;Today, I present the audio from the Hall of Presidents, as it existed from 1971-1993. It is narrated by Lawrence Dobkin, and provides an interesting - and very Walt like - view back into the history of our great …

Show #116 - Hall of Presidents history

April 7th, 2019

29:12

pnbsp;/p
pIn honor of the Presidential election, today's episode is a retrospective on the Hall of Presidents. I take a look back at the history of the attraction, and how it came to be - and why. Its an interesting look …

Show #115 - Doug Live

April 7th, 2019

28:22

pnbsp;/p
pToday's show focuses on a live show that holds a unique place in Disney history. The show is Doug Live! and its unique because it was not …

Show #114 - Haunted Mansion stories

April 7th, 2019

41:19

pnbsp;Its Halloween time again and friend-of-the-show Kristi is back to talk about the Haunted Mansion, and beyond. nbsp;Come and take a listen to the darker side of the park, and hear some fun ghost-oriented stories. …

Show #113 - EPCOT opening audio

April 7th, 2019

28:42

pnbsp;Today's podcast is a look back at opening day in EPCOT. I have audio from then-chairman of the board E Cardon "Card" Walker, standing in front of a crowd offering a short dedication ceremony, some audio from the …

Show #112 - Epcot Stories

April 7th, 2019

29:04

pnbsp;Continuing a celebration of EPCOT, on this podcast I have a guest who was on the construction crew and who was there for opening day as a CastMember. My friend Charles is my guest, and we chat about his memories …

Show #111 - Epcot turns 30, a look back

April 7th, 2019

26:12

pnbsp;As Epcot prepares to celebrate its 30th year, I wanted to look back at Walt's vision, and what was constructed on the Florida property. I delve into the backstory, and what was originally progress city, and how …

Show #110 - Destinations in Florida

April 7th, 2019

28:22

pnbsp;On today's show, I'm delighted to talk about my new affiliation with Destinations in Florida, an authorized Disney Vacation Planner. Now when someone asks if I can direct them to an agency, I have an answer! …

Show #109 - Inside the Emporium

April 7th, 2019

35:21

pnbsp;On today's podcast, I talk about the ins and outs of working in the Emporium. I talk about its size, how much money is handled, and how it manages to work. I explain how the stock is maintained, and how the …

Show #108 - Dave answers your questions

April 7th, 2019

29:20

pnbsp;Dave is back to answer your Disney questions! Is Wi-fi available? What do you do when it rains in the water parks? In the other parks? What do CastMembers do for vacations? Help with park tickets. And some cruise …

Show #107 - a trip report and a good cause

April 7th, 2019

20:17

pnbsp;I've been doing this for a while now, and one thing that's missing is a bit of a social conscience.nbsp; I figure we all should do some good …

Show #106 - CarsLand and DisneyLand

April 7th, 2019

40:17

pnbsp;Today's podcast pays homage to the park that started it all. Curt was in DisneyLand shortly after CarsLand opened, and he's here to tell us all about it. Yeah, I know, the podcast runs a little long, but it covers …

Show #105 - News for August 2012

April 7th, 2019

29:38

pnbsp;Its a dose of Disney news! Included are an update on Fast Pass Plus, The Legend of Jack Sparrow, FantasyLand, Agent P, AvatarLand, updates to Soarin'? And more! Tune in and enjoy!nbsp;/pimg src="

Show #104 - Twilight Zone Tower of Terror

April 7th, 2019

32:44

pnbsp;Today, I explore the Twilight Zone Tower of Terror. First, I provide some background on the attraction - how did it come to be? What's the back story? And then, come along and take a walk through the outside and …

Show #103 - Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom

April 7th, 2019

31:00

pnbsp;On today's podcast, I am in the Magic Kingdom, checking out the Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom. Its a fun, interactive experience. Join me as I describe the experience, how it works, and set out to save the …

Show #102 - Disney Cruising (part 2)

April 7th, 2019

32:49

pnbsp;Welcome to part 2 of our discussion on cruising Disney Style! "Freind of the Show" Curt recently returned from a cruise into the Caribbean and is here to tell us all about it. Tune in, and enjoy...maybe it will …

Show #101 - Disney Cruising (part 1)

April 7th, 2019

32:43

pnbsp;On this podcast, its all about taking a cruise - Disney style! "Freind of the Show" Curt recently returned from a cruise into the Caribbean and is here to tell us all about it. Tune in, and enjoy...maybe it will …

Show #100 - 100 fun things to do at Walt Disney World

April 7th, 2019

23:29

pnbsp;It's my 100th podcast! In celebration of this milestone, I bring you 100 fun things to do at Walt Disney World. Think of it as a kind of bucket list. br
/p
pNow they're done somewhat rapid-fire, and generally look …

Show #99 - Star Wars Weekend

April 7th, 2019

31:02

pLive from Disney's Hollywood Studios, Dave takes on Star Wars Weekend! Join me as I tour around telling stories, and sharing the experience. Listen …

Show #98 - FantasyLand and Agent P

April 7th, 2019

26:34

pnbsp;Live from DisneyWorld, its a look at the FantasyLand expansion. I wander around and tell you everything I see, read some signs, and explain some of the timelines as I understand them. I also take a ride on the …

Show #97 - Q & A with Dave

April 7th, 2019

27:59

pnbsp;Time for another round of Q and A! Included this time are questions about day passes to the parks, driving in from a resort off property, what to do with an extra day, gift cards, a question about christmas time, …

Show #96 - my favorite restaurants in WDW0

April 7th, 2019

27:29

pnbsp;I often get asked which ones are *MY* favortie restaurants, so on this podcast I tell you.br
br
/p
pThere are 9 restaurants listed, along with 5 that are no longer the same - but which I loved in their previous …

Show #95 - LegoLand

April 7th, 2019

20:59

pnbsp;On this podcast, I am on location. But NOT at Disney World. Instead, I visit the recently-opened LegoLand which is south of the Disney Parks. I give you my thoughts and explain the lay of the land. I know, I've …

Show #94 - Phantom Manor

April 7th, 2019

22:55

pnbsp;In the early days of EuroDisney, the Phantom Manor was really something. It featured Vincent Price as your ghost host, and really had a spooky feel to it. This podcast contains that audio from the attraction, as …

Show #93 - My trip to EuroDisney

April 7th, 2019

34:54

pnbsp;DisneyLand Paris - or as it was known at the time, EuroDisney - celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. I reflect back on the park's early days, and tell you a story about visiting the park about one year after …

Show #92 - Space Ship Earth, Jeremy Irons version

April 7th, 2019

21:41

pnbsp;This episode is quite simply the one version of Space Ship Earth that has not previously appeared on my podcast: Jeremy Irons taking on this …

Show #91 - news for 3-31-2012

April 7th, 2019

22:45

pnbsp;Dave is back with another round of Disney News. Included are items about Downtown Disney, Disney's Heroes Work Here, Flower and Garden Festival, Free DIning, resort updates, Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom, the new …

Show #90 - Q & A with Dave

April 7th, 2019

33:39

pDave is back to answer YOUR Disney questions. What to do about a character meal, and how far in advance to book? Popcorn at Epcot? (and my own home recipe, see below) Where to get discounted tickets? How is it taking 5 …

Show #89 - my 1,000th Twitter follower and more

April 7th, 2019

31:22

pnbsp;First on the show is a quick tribute to Robert Sherman, half of the Sherman brothers. Then, its an announcement about a celebration of Disney …

Show #88 - an evening in the Magic Kingdom

April 7th, 2019

28:36

pnbsp;This episode is fairly simple: I take a ride on the WDW railroad, then hang out in the evening. nbsp;Check out some of The Main Street Electrical Parade, and hear some thoughts and comments as I wander the …

Show #87 - Walter Cronkite and Disney

April 7th, 2019

16:28

pnbsp;Walter Cronkite's relationship with Disney and Disney World is not really that deep. Aside from appearing as the host of Epcot, and narrating Space Ship Earth, his other two notable contributions were the …

Show #86 - SpaceShip Earth - Cronkite version

April 7th, 2019

22:31

pnbsp;The second host of SpaceShip Earth is the one most people remember as being the voice of the attraction - and really the voice of Epcot. Of course, he's uncle Walter - Walter Cronkite. Respected as a journalist, …

Show #85 - Spaceship Earth

April 7th, 2019

33:01

pnbsp;This podcast is a look back at the history, design, and construction of Epcot's signature icon. I talk about what it took to make a complete dome, and how they did it. I start off with the history of domes, then …

Show #84 - news for January 2012

April 7th, 2019

21:34

pnbsp;Today I have a small correction to a previous podcast on the country bears. br
/p
pThen, its on to Disney news. Some things to consider about 24 hours of magic, Obama visits Disney without his daughters!, new test …

Show #83 - Another day in the Magic Kingdom

April 7th, 2019

29:37

pnbsp;This podcast was recorded on a trip last year. I head into several attractions, and present the ride audio for you. But of course, I have to give my thoughts about some of the things I see and do. br
/p

Show #82 - Walt and the Promise of Progress City

April 7th, 2019

31:23

pnbsp;On this week's show, I welcome Sam Gennawey to the podcast. Sam authored "Walt and the Promise of Progress City" (which is available on Amazon), a look at what might have been - Progress City or the Experimental …

Show #81 - Pin Trading

April 7th, 2019

31:45

pnbsp;Today, I'm talking about Pin Trading.nbsp; br
/p
pI follow the history and answer: How did it start? And roll around to : How do I do it?br
/p
pIts …

Show #80 - Country Bear Jamboree Holiday Hoedown

April 7th, 2019

21:32

pnbsp;This the story about the Country Bears, and in particular the Holiday Hoedown show. I give some insights into the attraction, and play the …

Show #79 - My holiday experience as a CastMember

April 7th, 2019

21:07

pnbsp;Back in 1992, when I was a CastMember, I had the pleasure of working over the holidays. This podcast is a story about that time, and in …

Show #78 - Holidays at Walt Disney World

April 7th, 2019

29:05

pnbsp;The holidays are back! The decorations are back at the Walt Disney World resort, and the fun begins. Join me as I welcome Curt to the podcast. …

Show #77 - News from around "the world"

April 7th, 2019

22:29

pnbsp;This podcast is News from around WDW, including info about the FantasyLand expansion in the Magic Kingdom, Epcot's new park entry system using …

Show #76 - The Enchanted Tiki Room

April 7th, 2019

27:29

pnbsp;This podcast is a trip into the tiki room. Hear a little info about it, then come along and listen to the preshow, followed by the full show.br

Show #75 - A Day in The Animal Kingdom

April 7th, 2019

26:13

pnbsp;This podcast is an audio exploration of the Animal Kingdom. I go through the park, and give some thoughts about what I see and experience - and I play some attraction audio for you.nbsp;/pimg src="

Show #74 - audio from the Hall of Presidents

April 7th, 2019

30:04

pnbsp;br
This episode is simply the audio from the Hall of Presidents. Another time, I will have to look into this attraction in some detail. nbsp;/p
pnbsp;But for now, enjoy Morgan Freeman talking about our story and the …

Show #73 - Q&A with Dave

April 7th, 2019

28:40

pnbsp;Dave is back to answer your Disney questions. This week the questions range from how to retrieve photopass photos after "expriation"?, to what to do with an extra day - maybe Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party?, …

Show #72 - A look at some of the stories of the Haunted Mansion

April 7th, 2019

27:31

pnbsp;Because we are getting close to Halloween, I wanted to talk about one of my favorite attractions in the Magic Kingdom: the Haunted Mansion. Joining me on this podcast is Kristi Petersen Schoonover who has her own …

Show #71 - Hidden Mickeys

April 7th, 2019

20:31

pnbsp;This show is all about Hidden Mickeys! What are they? How did they get there? What's the history behind them? How can I find them? br
/p
pEssentially, they are images of the famous mouse "hidden in plain sight" by …

Show #70 - News for October 2011

April 7th, 2019

23:13

pIts time for another round of Disney news. This week, I look a little outside of Walt Disney World, and talk about Aulani and the Disney Cruise …

Show #69 - Disney's Water Parks

April 7th, 2019

30:21

pnbsp;Over the summer, the family took a trip to Disney - simply to enjoy the water parks. I talk about both of the parks, and tell some stories …

Show #68 - My Year With The Mouse

April 7th, 2019

29:33

pnbsp;On this episode, I focus on DisneyLand with the help of a guest - Shelby who is your blog host on a href="http://myyearwiththemouse.com/"http://myyearwiththemouse.com/a. She is a frequent guest to the park (and …

Show #67 - Epcot - Living with the Land & Captain EO

April 7th, 2019

21:50

pnbsp;I didn't want to miss these two attractions. I really liked *Listen* to the land, with its guided tour (hey there's a podcast for the future!), but this one isn't half bad. Come along as I ride it. br
/p
pAnd …

Show #66 - Epcot - SpaceShip Earth

April 7th, 2019

20:41

pnbsp;On this episode, I take a ride on SpaceShip Earth. Come along and listen to your host, Judi Densch, tell the tale of communications. And hear my comments on a few things as well.br
/p
pI also take a listen to the …

Show #65 - Epcot World Showcase

April 7th, 2019

18:34

pnbsp;On this episode, I present audio from Epcot's World Showcase...back in March, we took a trip to visit the world, and I made sure to tell a few stories, and capture some ride audio as we went along. …

Show #64 - Epcot Future World

April 7th, 2019

25:49

pnbsp;On this episode, I present audio from Epcot's Future World...back in March, we took a trip to visit the world, and I made sure to capture some ride audio as we went along. Enjoy the ride along!nbsp;/pimg src="

Show #63 - News for 8.7.2011

April 7th, 2019

30:26

pnbsp;Welcome to the latest Disney News. I have an update on the Hyperion Wharf area, Disney's Art of Animation Resort, and FantasyLand expansion. Then, I've got information about the Food and Wine fest, and some info …

Show #62 - The Kitchen Kabaret

April 7th, 2019

29:58

pnbsp;On this episode, I look back at the Kitchen Kabaret, a long-gone attraction in EPCOT's Land Pavillion. It was in the genre of the Country Bear Jamboree, and was a cute look at nutrition and the basic food groups. …

Show #61 - Q and A with Dave - and Curt (part 2)

April 7th, 2019

27:17

pnbsp;Dave and Curt are back to answer more of your Disney questions. What's a family to do, when they love Disney but want to see the Harry Potter exhibit? And, we talk about the Illuminations cruise options to …

Show #60 - Q&A with Dave - and Curt (part 1)

April 7th, 2019

24:20

pDave is back to answer your Disney questions, and this time I've brought some help! Curt and I take on some of the questions I've been asked recently. Its a show that's so big, I had to break it into two parts! In this …

Show #59 - Married to the Mouse

April 7th, 2019

37:11

pnbsp;This week, I welcome Rick Foglesong to the show. Rick wrote uMarried to the Mouse/u about a decade ago. The book is about the relationship between Disney, the state of Florida, and the two counties in which it …

Show #58 - Tapestry of Nations

April 7th, 2019

29:30

pFor the millennium celebration, Disney rolled out the Tapestry of Nations parade, or more aptly show. It was a larger-than-life exhibit with giant …

Show #57 - A few attractions in the studios

April 7th, 2019

30:11

pnbsp;In this podcast, I visit the Studios. You can check out the audio from the Toy Story Midway Mania ride, and the Muppet Vision show.br
/p
pAlso, I …

Show #56 - Disney news for 6-8-11

April 7th, 2019

29:23

pCome check out this week's show, as I start with a discussion about Star Tours 2.0, and include some audio from George Lucas. I also talk about the rumored expansion of the Star Wars area in the Studios.br
/p
pOh, and I …

Show #55 - Sci-Fi Dine In Theater

April 7th, 2019

27:46

pnbsp;I still love the kitchy nature of this place - in spite of the fact the car hops aren't quite as interactive, there are no roller skates, and …

Show #54 - wrapup from the hunt, and other thoughts on the trip.

April 7th, 2019

24:12

pnbsp;I arrived at Disney World on Wednesday, and spent a little time on the Boardwalk, then went to the Studios, and Epcot, before finally heading to Downtown Disney for a while. br
/p
pThen, on Saturday after the hunt, …

Show #53 - The Great Disney Scavenger Hunt - part 2

April 7th, 2019

22:29

pnbsp;On this episode, Curt and I recap our experiences, and you'll hear from Becky Cline - who now is the head of the Disney Archives - as she …

Show #52 - The Great Disney Scavenger Hunt. Part 1

April 6th, 2019

21:07

pMay 12 amp; 13, 2011, the D23-sponsored scavenger hunt was on!! The Blathering Blatherskytes were represented by me and my friend Curt. We took on the hunt thusly: Day 1 - Magic Kingdom, Epcot - and Day 2 - Animal …

Show #51 - Weird Al's connection to Disney World

April 6th, 2019

19:04

pnbsp;I have seen Weird Al perform many times at the parks. There was Grad Nite for me, and I saw several of his shows that evening. And then there was a night out at Pleasure Island where it was a giant sing-along; he …

Show #50 - its the 50th podcast!

April 6th, 2019

16:58

pDave made it to 50 shows. I take a few moments to reflect on my past shows, and ask for your input on the future. Plus, I am proud to announce my new site disneypodcast.net, which I hope will become a community site …

Show #49 - Disney News for 4-26-2011

April 6th, 2019

28:13

pnbsp;On this week's show, I've got Disney news to share. I talk about the end of grad nite, a special event for high school seniors. I attended as a …

Show #48 - Mickey's Starland & Toontown

April 6th, 2019

21:54

pAfter Mickey's 60th birthday was over, Disney decided to re-theme Mickey's Birthdayland as Mickey's Starland. And later, it became Mickey's ToonTown …

Show #47 - Mickey's Birthdayland

April 6th, 2019

26:59

pnbsp;With the removal of ToonTown, I wanted to pay tribute to the original idea and how it came about. Mickey's Birthdayland was created to celebrate Mickey's 60th birthday and was only supposed to be be temporary. But …

Show #46 - Dave answers your questions

April 6th, 2019

30:45

pI actually do love to answer questions about Disney. Its fun to help others plan so they can enjoy the resort as much as I do. This podcast contains …

Show #45 - Why is Disney so Special

April 6th, 2019

22:11

pnbsp;img src="http://t0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcSArvb1Us5MjZuC05aX9hAtGx7pUyDS4JiSEzMfChEdmu0hqnT0" width="199" height="253"/br
In this podcast, I talk about why I think its so special. What makes the parks …

Show #44 - Solo in WDW (part 2)

April 6th, 2019

23:56

pWelcome to Part 2: On this episode I continue discussion with Curt - another Disney lover - about going solo to Disney World. What's it like? What …

Show #42 - Disney News for 2-18-11

April 6th, 2019

27:21

pnbsp;Check out the news for 2-18-11br
/p
pI've got a full slate of news for you on this episode: there's news about Walt Disney's 40th, the …

Show #41- Dave answers your questions

April 6th, 2019

26:04

pnbsp;Dave's back as a Disney dad! Camping, a breakfast dining question, what to do with one day in the park, and more!br
/p
pFeel free to send me questions: davesdisneyview@gmail.comnbsp;/pimg src="

Show #40 - Observations based on the recent trip I took to the world

April 6th, 2019

16:48

pnbsp;The denouement. As I visited the last time, I had some thoughts about some of the goods and relative bads of Disney World. I share a number of those thoughts with you. But - I still love Disney, so I make every …

Show #39 - A Disney visit in October 2010 (part 3)

April 6th, 2019

28:39

pPart 3: I spend the rest of the trip in the Magic Kingdom. Come along as I continue to ride some attractions and tell stories! This time, I do get some audio from the Haunted Mansion (since I missed it on my last …

Show #38 - A Disney visit in October 2010 (part 2)

April 6th, 2019

23:20

pnbsp;Part 2: I head over to the Magic Kingdom and ride a few attractions, and naturally have some stories to tell.nbsp;/pimg src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/DavesDisneyViewPodcast/~4/RMh1qhnBJbo" height="1" …

Show #37 - A Disney visit in October 2010 (part 1)

April 6th, 2019

22:37

pnbsp;img src="http://t1.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQHVgjPc1XfZCobwCvTmtiMODIGzKJurkE5TXumLMhO_NFc5-NV" width="275" height="183"/br
/p
pBack around halloween of 2010, I took a trip to Disney. I present to you a …

Show #36 - A look at Henson's relationship with Disney...and me

April 6th, 2019

20:56

pnbsp;This podcast is simply titled A look at Henson's relationship with Disney...and mebr
/p
pI talk about Jim Henson. I was a huge fan, and loved seeing his thought process and creativity. I explore his relationship …

Show #35 - Disney News for 12.12.10

April 6th, 2019

22:17

pnbsp;This week, I review the latest in Disney news as of 12-12-10...included are items such as:br
/p
ul
lidates for the scavenger hunt (May 12amp; …

Show #33 - Dave answers your questions

April 6th, 2019

25:45

pEvery so often, people ask me a question about Disney. I decided to start a recurring topic wherein I answer many of those questions. Think of me as a Disney dad. br
/p
pFeel free to send me questions:

Show #32 - All about the monorail (part 3)

April 6th, 2019

23:16

pThis podcast takes a look back at some of the early Jack Wagner monorail spiels. I found some of his original recordings and play them for you here. Enjoy!nbsp;/pimg src="

Show #31 - All about the monorail (part 2)

April 6th, 2019

22:15

pnbsp;I continue my look at the monorail, and the current trains that run on the line and some of the latest safety features. I also discuss the spiels you hear as you ride alongnbsp;/pimg src="

Show #30 - All about the monorail (part 1)

April 6th, 2019

20:40

pnbsp;img src="http://t2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcSX9eCouGjrsF918zQpi8ptfU8iTXcBlil0yeyVcrxsjRa5X99s" width="259" height="194"/br
I take a long look at the monorail, its history, and share some interesting pieces …

Show #29 - A team building - scavenger hunt courtesy of Dave

April 6th, 2019

27:09

pnbsp;On this week's show, I present a scavenger hunt I put together. Itbr
was a hoot, and I hope you consider doing something similar./p
pHere is my hunt, along with proposed point values, and everything Ibr
had the teams …

Show #28 - Disney News for 10.10.10

April 6th, 2019

23:31

pnbsp;On this week's show, I take a look at news from around Walt Disney World, including information on the EPCOT Food and Wine Festival and the new restaurants that have recently opened. Plus, I discuss some upcoming …

Show #27 - Quest for food (part 5)

April 6th, 2019

29:23

pnbsp;My attempt to visit every restaurant on Disney property ...br
/p
pIts the fifth and final part of my "quest for food" as I tried to get to every restaurant on Disney property in the early 1990s. This segment focuses …

Show #26 - Quest for food (part 4)

April 6th, 2019

21:54

pMy attempt to visit every restaurant on Disney property ...br
We're winding down the quest for food. In this episode, I wander through all the other hotels in Walt Disney World - the Carribbean Beach, Yacht and Beach …

Show #25 - Quest for food (part 3)

April 6th, 2019

21:36

pMy attempt to visit every restaurant on Disney property ...br
In part 3 of my adventure (the quest for food!), I head over to the Disney/MGM Studios and make an effort to eat at every restaurant there. I also talk about …

Show #24 - Quest for food (part 2)

April 6th, 2019

22:52

pMy attempt to visit every restaurant on Disney property ...br
In this episode, I continue the tour with a trip through the Magic Kingdom's various eateries. As you might have guessed, I have tried them all, but missed …

Show #23 - Quest for food (part 1)

April 6th, 2019

21:14

pMy attempt to visit every restaurant on Disney property...br
Back in the early 1990s, a friend and I wanted to try every restaurant on Disney property. It turned out to be more, and I tell you about it in a series …

Show #22 - Pleasure Island

April 6th, 2019

26:23

pnbsp;I loved Pleasure Island back in the early 1990s, and went there often. This week, I took a look back at what it was, how it was laid out, and explore the various clubs within it. Come take a trip with me down …

Show #21 - Disney News for 8.8.10

April 6th, 2019

27:34

pIn this week's show, I talk about the latest Disney news. Updates on construction projects and the monorail accident last year. Plus, I look at the new pet deluxe resort and the new safari adventure that is …

Show #20 - Camping at WDW (part 4)

April 6th, 2019

22:54

pIn the final part of this series, follow along as I resort hop. I visit each of the hotels on the monorail loop, stop for breakfast at Chef Mickeys, …

Show #19 - Camping at WDW (part 3)

April 6th, 2019

24:01

pnbsp;/p
pimg src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_HMtfRYAKTvM/TE6149r2cRI/AAAAAAAABuE/cB3AhML2T1E/s320/IMG_0888-787480.JPG" width="240" height="320"//p
pOn our last day, we did some resort hopping. But....before we get to …

Show #18 - Camping at WDW (part 2)

April 6th, 2019

29:21

pnbsp;img src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_cXDwJoIBmhU/SpiUIjQGwDI/AAAAAAAACNY/-v0y_4fV6Ko/s400/IMG_7249.JPG" width="400" height="300"/br
In this episode, I take a day trip to Kennedy Space Center, but make it back in time …

Show #16 - Wait Times

April 6th, 2019

34:35

pnbsp;/p
pimg src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_HMtfRYAKTvM/TCNDRoxKE2I/AAAAAAAABs8/8oG1K9WqLMA/s320/2406941845_7ffd09f0ac-798090.jpg" width="320" height="240"//p
pIn this episode, I look at the experience of waiting in a …

Show #14 - News for 6.6.10

April 6th, 2019

30:39

pnbsp;This week, I talk about two returns to the WDW resort. A look at the proposed bullet train, the new hotel, and more info on the Oregon …

Show #13 - My CastMember experience (part 3)

April 6th, 2019

25:14

pIn this episode, I finish my thoughts about being a CM by telling a couple of fun stories and wondering what-if? What if I had stayed?/p
pThe what-if scenario plays out in my mind all the time. Sure I have no regrets, …

Show #12 - My CastMember experience (part 2)

April 6th, 2019

29:03

pnbsp;img src="http://www.wdwinfo.com/wdwinfo/guides/magickingdom/photos/ms_emporium-350.jpg" width="350" height="234"/br
/p
pThere's not much to add to this podcast. I worked hard and grew in responsibility. I tell some …

Show #11 - My CastMember experience (part 1)

April 6th, 2019

26:53

pnbsp;/p
pimg src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_HMtfRYAKTvM/S-2FWZSLLlI/AAAAAAAABrc/XLffP89AG00/s320/david-769484.JPG" width="320" height="182"//p
pBy far, the number one question I get asked when anyone learns I was abr
CM …

Show #10 - What is EPCOT?

April 6th, 2019

22:25

pnbsp;Okay, I'll admit it: this is my weakest podcast. The editing is not what it should be, and the background music is too loud.br
/p
pBut, I think …

Episode #9 - A day in the Magic Kingdom (part 2)

April 6th, 2019

25:54

pnbsp;There was so much going on in my day-trip! I had to go back and add a second part to the day.br
/p
pEnjoy!nbsp;/pimg src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/DavesDisneyViewPodcast/~4/Ok_bnvvn5ds" height="1" width="1" …

Show #8 - A Day in The Magic Kingdom

April 6th, 2019

27:20

pnbsp;The week before President's Day, my brother visited WDW, and invited me to come along.br
/p
pHow could I say no?br
/p
pI brought my mp3 recorder …

Show #7 - Dave's Disney News for 4-4-10

April 6th, 2019

29:51

pnbsp;This is my first news segment, and I talk about the goings-on at Disney world.br
/p
pI talk about the Fantasyland expansion, the Tron-o-rail, changes coming to Star Tours and more!br
/p
pAlso...among the things I talk …

Show #6 - Mesa Verde Times

April 6th, 2019

36:16

pnbsp;nbsp;img src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_qqA2FMhXpwM/SarhLhYK2MI/AAAAAAAAAAg/gwlXVzn8928/S1600-R/title.jpg" width="768" height="178"/br
To round out the discussion about Horizons, I talked with Hoot Gibson one of …

Horizons ride-through - part 2 (Show #5)

April 6th, 2019

30:02

pnbsp;Because of the length of the ride - and my verbose talk about it - I split this into a second podcast.br
img src="http://progresscityusa.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/horizons_urbanhabitat_web.jpg" width="490" …

Horizons ride-through - Part 1 (show #4)

April 6th, 2019

30:30

pnbsp;img src="http://www.yesterland.com/images-epcot/epcot25_horizons.jpg" width="588" height="441"/br
In this installment of Dave's Disney View, join me as I ride-through the attraction and narrate what you're seeing.br

An overview of the pavillion that was "Horizons" in EPCOT (Show #3)

April 6th, 2019

30:08

pnbsp;In this episode, I explore "Horizons" in detail.br
/p
pimg src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_HKuPxi0r7C4/SYJhIhqE_QI/AAAAAAAAAfQ/H1d8qAa2FFw/s400/horizonsad.jpg" width="288" height="296"/br
/p
pI take a look at its …

I'm Going To Disney World! (show #2)

April 6th, 2019

24:39

pnbsp;In this episode I explore the origins of "I'm going to Disney World!"...which - believe it or not - was first uttered by Dick Rutan after he …

Daves Disney view - 1st show

April 6th, 2019

19:06

pnbsp;This is my first podcast. I spend a little time introducing myself and talking about why I decided to do this podcast.nbsp;/pimg src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/DavesDisneyViewPodcast/~4/v-3usZ5XIWI" …

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