Episode 264 – Paul Barrie Returns to WDW

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This week we talk with Paul Barrie from A Window to the Magic about his latest trip to Walt Disney World. Paul has been serving his listeners on his podcast with high-quality Disneyland audio for over a decade. Recently, he spent several days in Walt Disney World, after a lengthy absence, collecting a treasure trove of audio for his listeners. … Read More

Episode 263 – Friday with Friends 02/16/18

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This week’s Listener Interaction show was recorded on Facebook LIVE while taking comments and questions from our viewers watching from home. We also answer questions submitted by our listeners via social media. This week we’ll discuss some of our favorite Disney afternoon TV shows and other TV shows we watched while growing up, rumors about the monorail cars being updated … Read More

Episode 262 – Disney News 02/14/18

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This week on our Disney News episode of the All About the Mouse Disney Podcast, Disney raises the price of tickets at the Walt Disney World Resort and the Disneyland Resort in California, exciting new details emerge about attractions and a new Adventures By Disney destination from the D23 Expo in Japan, Pixar Pier begins to take shape out at … Read More

Dooney and Bourke MagicBands coming to Walt Disney World

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A new Magicband color, cream, will be available on a limited release Dooney & Bourke MagicBand that will come in specialty suitcase-themed packaging and may be purchased exclusively in the theme parks for $48 plus tax. Another Dooney & Bourke-branded MagicBand, with a limited edition size of 500, will be offered at the 10th Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend expo … Read More

Episode 261 – More Secret Stories of WDW

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We are thrilled to be joined again by Jim Korkis in this episode to talk about more stories and details behind some of the classic attractions in Walt Disney World theme parks. In this episode, he focuses mainly on Disney’s Animal Kingdom, Pandora – The World of Avatar, and the land that it replaced – Camp Minnie Mickey. Jim is … Read More

Episode 260 – Friday with Friends 02/09/18

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This week’s Listener Interaction show was recorded on Facebook LIVE while taking comments and questions from our viewers watching from home. We also answer questions submitted by our listeners via social media. This week we’ll discuss the trailer for the new Star Wars movie “Solo: A Star Wars Story”, the half-time show for Super Bowl LII featuring Justin Timberlake, the … Read More

Episode 258 – Secret Stories of WDW w/ Jim Korkis

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We are thrilled to be joined by Jim Korkis in this episode to talk about the stories and detailed behind some of the classic attractions in Walt Disney World theme parks. Jim is a Disney historian and author of “Secret Stories of Walt Disney World”, who has interviewed and talked to countless Imagineers and Disney cast members who have played … Read More

Episode 257 – Friday with Friends 02/02/18

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On this week’s Friday with Friends listener interaction show, we place a Mouse Call to one of our listeners and loyal All About the Mouseketeers. Brian Martsolf in North Caroline is a fellow podcaster with the Mousin’ It Up podcast and a long-time listener of our show. This week we call Brian and talk about his experience at Disneyland for … Read More

Episode 256 – Disney News 01/31/2018

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This week on our Disney news episode of the All About the Mouse Disney Podcast, Star Wars Galactic Nights returns to Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Disney’s Flavor Lab is working up new desserts for Disney theme parks, Disney’s Minnie Van service begins making runs to Orlando International Airport, the Egg-stravaganza Easter egg hunt returns to Epcot, a man finds a kidney … Read More

Star Wars Galactic Nights Returns to Disney’s Hollywood Studios

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The Star Wars: Galactic Nights ticketed event will return to Disney’s Hollywood Studios on May 27 2018. Tickets are not yet on sale, but expect pricing and the offering to be similar to previous events. Star Wars: Galactic Nights is a Star Wars-themed event held after park hours from 7 p.m.-midnight. It celebrates the entire Star Wars saga with special … Read More

Episode 255 – Disney Resolutions 2018

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We all have resolutions that we make at the beginning of each New Year to either better ourselves or accomplish something. From seeing more Disney-related film to getting to the theme parks more often, we all have these little Disney-related things in life that we would like to accomplish or improve upon. In this episode, we’ll talk about our 2018 … Read More

Disney’s All Star Movies Resort to Undergo Major Refurbishment

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Disney’s All Star Movies Resort will begin an extensive room refurbishment program beginning February 2018. The new rooms look strikingly similar to the refurbished rooms at Pop Century, and feature two queen beds, with one being a Murphy bed doubling as a table while in the upright position. Each room will have large flat screen wall mounted TVs, and USB … Read More

Disney’s Minnie Van Service Extends to Orlando International Airport

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Disney’s Minnie Van Service is now offering transportation from select Walt Disney World Resort hotels to Orlando International Airport. Airport Minnie Van Service can carry 6 passengers and up to 3 car seats for guests under the age of 6. The service is available for airline flight departures from 9am to midnight, and Disney recommends to use the Resort Airline … Read More

Episode 254 – Listener Interaction 01/26/18

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This week’s Listener Interaction show was recorded live on Facebook LIVE while taking comments and questions from our viewers watching from home. We also answer questions submitted by our listeners via social media. This week we’ll discuss and explain DVC point rental, give some suggestions on things to do for extended stays in Walt Disney World, give our thoughts on … Read More

Episode 253 – Disney News 01/24/18

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This week on our Disney news episode of the All About the Mouse Disney Podcast, Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge merchandise shows up in the parks, Pluto gets to meet another canine who has since become a viral sensation, Festival of the Arts features some new and exclusive Photopass Magic Shots, Disney announces plans to do a modern version of the … Read More

Episode 252 – Club Level Fastpass+

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Disney’s announcement of additional Fastpasses available for purchases for guests staying Club Level at WDW resort hotels has sparked a lot of polarizing discussion. On one side, many people think this is a blatant money grab by Disney to show favor and provide additional Fastpasses for guests who art fortunate enough to be able to spend massive amounts of money. … Read More

Episode 251 – Listener Interaction 01/19/18

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This week’s Listener Interaction show was recorded live on Facebook LIVE while taking comments and questions from our viewers watching from home. We also answer questions submitted by our listeners via social media. This week we’ll talk about whether or not Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party is worth the cost, our thoughts on the new Fastpass+ options for Club Level … Read More

Episode 250 – Disney News 01/17/18

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This week on our Disney news episode of the All About the Mouse Disney Podcast Disney announces new Fastpass+ options for Club Level rooms at select Walt Disney World Deluxe resorts, Black Panther breaks pre-sale ticket sales record for Marvel movies, Disney adds a virtual element to a runDisney challenge, and much more!

Episode 249 – DVC By Resale

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Shontell Crawford from DVC By Resale joins us to talk a little bit about what the Disney Vacation Club is, what DVC By Resale is, how the market for DVC is shifting, and why now might be the perfect time so buy or sell DVC on the resale market. Whether you’ve ever considered buying into the Disney Vacation Club or … Read More

Saying Goodbye to Stitch’s Great Escape

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Though we haven’t gotten any official word from the Walt Disney World resort as to when and if Stitch’s Great Escape will officially induct its last batch of Galactic Federation recruits, the “seasonal” status it has been branded with recently all but assures that this attraction will be replaced with something else in the near future. It wasn’t an easy … Read More

Episode 248 – Listener Interaction 01/12/18

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This week, for our Listener Interaction episode, we invite one of our good friends, frequent fill-in co-hosts, and loyal listeners Sara Evans to join us. Recently, Sara posted a question on the All About the Mouse Disney Podcast Facebook group looking for ideas for places to go to or bars to check out while she and her husband are down … Read More

Episode 246 – A First-timer’s WDW Trip Report Prt. 2

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Last week we featured Part 1 of a 2-part discussion we have with two people taking their first ever trip to Walt Disney World with Jonathan. This week we’ll conclude our discussion with Lindsey and Jen and talk about their experiences at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party, and Disney’s Hollywood Studios. If you would like to contact … Read More

Episode 245 – Listener Interaction 01/05/18

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This week for our Listener Interaction episode, we answer questions from listeners about the safest Walt Disney World resort restaurant to take a picky eater to, Jonathan’s favorite Disney Christmas specials, attractions we would like to see Disney add to their theme parks and more!

Episode 244 – Disney News 01/03/18

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This week in Disney news we get more details about Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, we suffer a very dear loss of one of the Citizens of Hollywood, Imagineers unveil new details about the Incredicoaster at Disney’s California Adventure, Walt Disney World resort hotels remove “Do not disturb” signs from their rooms, and much more!

Episode 238 – Positively Disney

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This week we are joined by author Kimberly Bouchard to talk about her “Positively Disney” book series, which features feel-good stories inspired by Disney theme parks, movies, fans, and more. We all have our favorite memories from the parks as well as other aspects of Disney that make us feel good inside, and they all mean different things to each … Read More

Episode 235 – Creative Director and Author Dave Bossert

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This week we are talking with someone who has worked on dozens of Disney animated films like The Lion King, The Little Mermaid, Aladdin, Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas, Hercules, and more! Dave Bossert has not only had a hand in creating Disney classics, he has also worked on restoring several older Disney classics like Snow White and the … Read More

Episode 230 – Doing The Parks With Someone With Autism

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This week on the All About the Mouse Disney Podcast we tackle a topic that comes up fairly often in Disney trip planning discussions. Many guests with special needs visit Disney theme parks each and every day, but perhaps one of the special needs we don’t hear enough about is the needs of Disney’s guests with autism. Autism is a … Read More

Episode 229 – Pandora the World of Avatar

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This week on the All About the Mouse Disney Podcast we are taking an in-depth look at Pandora: The World of Avatar. Disney’s Animal Kingdom’s newest themed land is one of the most immersive experiences you can find on property at the Walt Disney World resort complete with bio-luminescent plant life, floating mountains, and more. This week we go into … Read More

Happily Ever After

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This week on the All About the Mouse Disney Podcast we are dedicating the entire show to the new Magic Kingdom fireworks show “Happily Ever After”. After replacing “Wishes” just a few months ago, “Happily Ever After” has been enjoyed by thousands of guests from all over the world, and your AATM host Bryan Ripper recently had a chance to see … Read More

Episode 224 – Tribute to The Great Movie Ride and Ellen

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This week on the All About the Mouse Disney Podcast we take a look at two Walt Disney World attractions that are going to be closing down for good. The Great Movie Ride at Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Ellen’s Energy Adventure in Epcot have both entertained millions of guests over the years, and they have both deservedly earned their spot … Read More

Episode 222 – Inside the 2017 D23 Expo

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This week on the All About the Mouse Disney Podcast we are continuing our look at the 2017 D23 Expo with a first-hand account from a listener, Deborah, who attended the Expo. Deborah will talk with us about her experience at the Expo this year as well as the amazing panels and presentations she witnessed and all of the surprises … Read More

Episode 200 – All About the Mouse Episode 200 Extravaganza!

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This week on the All About the Mouse Disney Podcast we are celebrating 200 episodes! We began this show 10 years ago and we are thrilled to be celebrating 200 episodes of talking about Disney, interviewing legendary Disney celebrities, breaking Disney news, and bringing you magic and mayhem every single week. In celebration of episode 200, we are bringing you … Read More

Main Street Electrical Parade ending its run at Walt Disney World on October 9th

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The Main Street Electrical Parade will take its last trip down the Walt Disney World parade route on October 9th of this year. It will then travel back to Disneyland for a limited time engagement beginning in early 2017. The Main Street Electrical Parade returned to Walt Disney World for a “limited time engagement” for the Summer Nightastic promotion in … Read More

Episode 172-Disney Producer Don Hahn

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Share this Post This week we are joined for the entire show by legendary Disney Producer Don Hahn. Don has worked on classic films like: Who Framed Roger Rabbit?, Beauty and the Beast, The Lion King, Maleficent, and even the upcoming Beauty and the Beast live action remake. Don talks with us about his body of work, his love of … Read More