Theme Park Podcasts are like radio shows that can be listened to online or downloaded and transferred to mp3 players. Below you’ll find the latest shows from some of the best theme park podcasts on the web.
- CoasterRadio.com #730 – Theme Park Royalty17 May 2013, 12:00 am
When we’ve had celebrities on this program before, they’ve talked about how they have to hire park-provided guides to walk them around to the various attractions and rides.
If they didn’t have this preferential treatment, people would constantly be hounding them for autographs and they wouldn’t be able to have any semblance of a “normal” theme park experience.
But I bet most people don’t know that this same exact treatment is available to EVERYONE.
You can have a private, park-provided guide …
- CoasterRadio.com #729 – Gatekeeper Media Day10 May 2013, 3:48 am
On this week’s special episode, join Mike Collins as he speaks with Coaster Radio Correspondants Kevin from Ohio and Cincinatti John about their experience at the Media Day for Cedar Point’s new wing coaster “Gatekeeper!”
Kevin and Jon will break down the pros and cons of the ride and tell us all what it’s like to be at a massive Media Day attended by hundreds of working press and over 1,200 coaster enthusiasts.
They’ll also have interviews with Cedar Fair CEO Matt Ouimet, Cedar Point General …
- CoasterRadio.com #728 – The Best and Worst of Animal Kingdom3 May 2013, 12:00 am
This week, Disney’s Animal Kingdom celebrated its 15th Anniversary.
It’s fair to say that of all the Disney Theme Parks, Animal Kingdom has the greatest divide between people who like and dislike it.
Some people claim it’s the best designed, most well-themed park in the Disney chain. Others feel that it’s a complete miss and not worth spending one of their precious vacation days there.
On this week’s show, the CoasterRadio.com audience steps forward to tell us about their favorite and l…
- CoasterRadio.com #727 – The Future is NOW! Mystic Manor and More!26 April 2013, 12:00 am
Every now and then, a theme park attraction comes along that makes you remember why you liked this stuff in the first place.
And sometimes that same ride is so ahead of its time, you realize you’ve sort-of seen a glimpse into the future of the amusement industry.
This week saw the unveiling of “Mystic Manor” at Hong Kong Disneyland. And for the most part, every Disney fan is in agreement that it is one of the finest attractions ever created by Imagineering.
On this week’s show, we’ll di…
- CoasterRadio.com #726 – Legoland, Las Vegas and David Copperfield19 April 2013, 12:00 am
This is one of those shows where a lot is covered in 57 minutes.
I hope you’re ready….
First up, the guys talk about the new ”Iron Man Tech: Presented by Stark Industries” exhibit that opened at Disneyland.
Besides sounding a lot like one of last year’s “Reel Design” finalists, could this be the first wave of Marvel-themed attractions in the Disney Parks? The guys will talk about the speculation and what we might see in the next few years.
The guys also take a look at …
- tspp #233- Touring Plans Returns w/ Len Testa! 5/14/1315 May 2013, 6:27 am
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This week Len Testa of Touring Plans and the Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World returns to the Season Pass Discussion Room. Updates on TouringPlans.com, the books, Lines App, plus plenty of talk on Disney’s MyMagic+’s MagicBands, FastPass+, & the possible outcomes of guest experience. There’s plenty of Unofficial Disneyland/DCA talk & Universal Orlando too. Also, if you would like a discount to your NEW or RENEWED subscription t…
- tspp #232- Renewing Timber Mt. Log Ride at Knott’s w/Kaprelyan,Holt,Baxter & More! 5/5/135 May 2013, 8:10 pm
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This week The Season Pass Podcast digs deep into the refurbishment of Knott’s Berry Farm’s classic water-dark ride Timber Mountain Log Ride! The team travels to Knott’s at ground zero of Timber Mountain with Raffi Kaprelyan (GM of Knott’s) and Jennifer Blazey (PR Specialist of Knott’s) to learn why the park is refreshing the historical attraction and what to expect in the future. Then Doug and Brent are back in the Season Pass Discus…
- tspp #231- The Frank Stanek Interview 4/22/1323 April 2013, 6:33 am
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This week Frank Stanek takes over the SPDR with his amazing story on joining the themed entertainment industry and the creation of Disney Park business. Frank also shells out how Disneyland leadership would customize the park based on daily guest habits, discovering the power of television, the experience of traveling to New York for the Worlds Fair and the operation of “It’s a Small World.” Plus Frank shares the first time he met Walt Disney in…
- tspp #230- Theme Park Studio w/ Steve Fielding 4/12/1311 April 2013, 6:14 am
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This week The President and Founder of Pantera Entertainment, Steve Fielding is on the podcast. Steve Joins Doug Barnes and Robert Coker to discuss his late arrival into the amusement industry by way of video game design! Steve and his crew are the creators of the soon to be released (Summer 2013) ultimate theme park/roller coaster creation game called Theme Park Studio. The discussion is on Steve’s journey to this amazing moment in video game history plus…
- tspp #229- The Matt Ouimet Interview 3/28/1328 March 2013, 10:05 pm
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This week TSPP interviews the CEO of the Cedar Fair Entertainment Company – Matt Ouimet. Matt discusses his beginnings in the amusement and themed entertainment industry with Disney, the Disney Cruise Line, becoming the President of the Disneyland Resort, leading the amazing team behind Disneyland’s 50th Anniversary, to leaving Disney for Education, consulting (possibly retiring), to ultimately taking lead to the extremely popular amusement park chain responsible…
- Looking for Magic Photo Blog: Everything’s ‘Off Kilter’22 May 2013, 2:53 pm
by Kathy & Sean Ladies and gentlemen! Do you like Canadian music? Do you like rock and roll? Do you like Celtic rock? Do you like fun? Then get ready for all of this and more eh, with the music of Canada, from the Northwest Territory to Quebec and from Nova Scotia to the Yukon. [...]The post Looking for Magic Photo Blog: Everything’s ‘Off Kilter’ appeared first on WDW Radio – Your Walt Disney World Information Station by Lou Mongello….
- Preparing For the Gauntlet of 24 Hours in the Magic Kingdom22 May 2013, 1:50 pm
It. Is. TIME. by Blake Taylor It had never happened before. And if we’re being honest, most of us thought it would never happen again. Disney made history on February 29, 2012—Leap Day—when Disneyland in California and the Magic Kingdom in Florida both stayed open 24 hours straight. And this Friday, May 24, they’re doing [...]The post Preparing For the Gauntlet of 24 Hours in the Magic Kingdom appeared first on WDW Radio – Your Walt Disney World Information Station by Lou Mongello….
- Never Grow Up—Thoughts from a Disney Dad21 May 2013, 3:52 pm
by Daniel Vickers Greetings! My name is Daniel Vickers (you may know me by my box name, dvickers79). I am originally from a very small town in rural Mississippi. I have been happily married for almost 14 years to my wife Morgan, and I have twin boys, Garrett and Gavin, who will be 13 this [...]The post Never Grow Up—Thoughts from a Disney Dad appeared first on WDW Radio – Your Walt Disney World Information Station by Lou Mongello….
- Star Wars Quotes You Can Use Everyday!21 May 2013, 2:36 pm
Stars Wars Weekends has officially begun. Hollywood Studios is being flooded with fans, Snig and Oopla are up to their usual hijinks and Mickey and Minnie are dressed as beloved Star Wars characters. Unfortunately for me and probably millions of others, I am not able to join in the festivities. So instead, I am spreading [...]The post Star Wars Quotes You Can Use Everyday! appeared first on WDW Radio – Your Walt Disney World Information Station by Lou Mongello….
- Self-Shot Tuesdays!21 May 2013, 1:35 pm
Welcome back to another week of Self-Shot Tuesdays! Last week’s common theme, as most of you guessed correctly, included all pictures of readers all wearing 3D glasses in WDW. Thanks to everyone who commented! We love seeing all of your self-shots, so please keep sending them to Lou@wdwradio.com. Self-shot photos can be any self-taken picture [...]The post Self-Shot Tuesdays! appeared first on WDW Radio – Your Walt Disney World Information Station by Lou Mongello….
- Mousetalgia Episode 238: Don Morin of the Pacific Northwest Mouse Meet20 May 2013, 12:00 am
Don Morin, the founder of the Pacific Northwest Mouse Meet, joins Mousetalgia to talk about the event’s history and what the future holds for this popular Disney fan convention. Don also talks about a recent PNW Mouse Trek he and some lucky attendees took to Hollywood to experience some Walt Disney history, including trips to Walt’s Barn, the Tam O’Shanter, and special tour of the Walt Disney Studios – and we have a report from the event from attendee Russ! Also, Disneyland-area hotels, part 2: …
- Mousetalgia Episode 237: Star Wars Day, Iron Man 312 May 2013, 7:24 pm
The Fourth is strong with Jeff as he takes on a fun-filled day packed with Star Wars activities, and the Walt Disney Family Museum welcomes its first exhibit of contemporary lowbrow art by Camille Rose Garcia. But first, Team Mousetalgia discuss their 24-hour day prep as Jeff and Dave decide to attempt to stay in Disneyland Park for 24 straight hours. Next, Jeff and Kristen review Iron Man 3, and Jeff discusses the WDFM’s press event celebrating their new Alice in Wonderland exhibit featuring wo…
- Mousetalgia Episode 236: Disney collecting 1016 May 2013, 1:09 pm
It’s the thrill of the hunt! From the newest Vinylmation to the oldest Mickey Mouse figurine, Team Mousetalgia takes you on a tour through the ins and outs of collecting Disney merchandise and various forms of Disneyana. Most Disney fans like to surround themselves with Disney items, so by popular demand, we’re diving headfirst into the topic of collecting. First, we define the term “collector,” and help you define what pattern of collecting is most suited to you. We look at different ways to co…
- Mousetalgia Episode 235: Hotels 101 – Staying on and off Disney property28 April 2013, 7:49 pm
Trying to decide where to stay on your Disneyland vacation? Let Team Mousetalgia lend a hand with our collection of tips and ideas for making the most of your next trip to the resort. Whether you select the least expensive area motel or the exclusive Pirates Suite in the Disneyland Hotel, we’ll offer some guidance and advice gathered from our years of experience traveling to and from Disneyland to help you make informed choices and good decisions. We’ll look at some of the best and worst off-pro…
- Mousetalgia Episode 234: Who Framed Roger Rabbit’s 25th Anniversary21 April 2013, 6:40 pm
Celebrate a Toontown anniversary reunion this week, as Jeff takes you along to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences 25th anniversary screening and panel discussion celebrating “Who Framed Roger Rabbit,” the seminal live action/animated film that honored classic pre-television animation. Listen to an all-star panel discuss the making of the film, and learn about the challenges they overcame to bring director Robert Zemeckis’s vision to the screen. Also, we take a look at the history of…
- Episode 1192 – Listener Questions22 May 2013, 2:00 pm
Today, we answer your Walt Disney World questions…
- Episode 1191 – Kurt’s 10 Points20 May 2013, 2:00 pm
Today, Listener Kurt Sutton from New Bern, NC returns from a trip to Walt Disney World and shares his top 10 observations with us….
- Episode 1190 – Reader Surveys: Hollywood Studios Attractions17 May 2013, 2:00 pm
Today, the panel share the results of the Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World’s reader surveys regarding attractions at Disney’s Hollywood Studios park….
- Episode 1189 – Listener Questions15 May 2013, 2:00 pm
Today, we answer your Walt Disney World questions…
- Episode 1188 – Reader Surveys: Animal Kingdom Attractions13 May 2013, 2:00 pm
Today, the panel share the results of the Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World’s reader surveys regarding attractions at Disney’s Animal Kingdom park….
- That Ship Has Sailed22 May 2013, 10:06 pm
Your hosts discuss the old plans for creating a Disney park in Long Beach, California centered around the Queen Mary. We find ourselves talking about plenty of non-Disney stuff that is probably only interesting to us. This show was recorded almost three weeks ago so there will be no reference to the story about rich [...]…
- Safety Dance30 April 2013, 4:10 pm
Your hosts discuss the sudden closing of certain attractions at the Disneyland Resort. No Over/Unders in this episode, but we do have an attraction bracket we run down. 1 hour 19 minutes. Please feel free to leave an iTunes review, like us on Facebook, or follow us on twitter (@MiceCast)….
- Road Trip14 April 2013, 2:51 pm
Your Hosts find themselves in Las Vegas at the same time, so they decide to get together and record an episode. We also have a special guest; one Major Russ, who brings a nice balance with his Walt Disney World focus. 1 hour 35 minutes. Please feel free to leave an iTunes review, like us [...]…
- Yippie Day30 March 2013, 2:20 pm
Your hosts discuss the recent legal settlement concerning the disabled guest trapped on “it’s a small world” during a breakdown. Over/Unders of course. And Mike learns of a Disneyland event he had never heard of before. 1 hour 15 minutes. Please feel free to leave an iTunes review, like us on Facebook, or follow us [...]…
- Over/Unders20 March 2013, 5:14 am
Your hosts, having failed to properly prepare material to discuss, turn to the over/unders to provide discussion fodder. We eventually turn to talking about the Disney Springs project at WDW. This is the picture you’ll hear us talk about: and here is a link. 1 hour 25 minutes As always, please feel free to leave [...]…
- Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #5411 April 2013, 8:55 pm
Welcome everyone to our Two year anniversary show, Episode 54.
To celebrate our 2nd full year of podcasting,
we invite someone on to join us discuss the listeners submitted “Limited Time Magic” ideas,
the latest new from Orlando and Hollywood,
as well as a discussion on our first visits to the parks and our subsequent thoughts on how Universal [...]…
- Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #5328 March 2013, 9:38 pm
Welcome aboard everyone for another UUOP.
On this episode we bring you our little announcement followed by the News.
For our main discussion this show, we discuss what we would like to see if Universal Orlando held a Disney Limited Time Magic type promotion.
We’d love to hear your suggestions to and any we recieve will be read [...]…
- Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #5214 March 2013, 10:27 pm
Welcome everyone to this episode of the Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast.
On this show we bring you the latest Universal Orlando Resort news and then dive back n to Walk the Walk by looking at one half of City Walk.
To finish the show, we announce the two winners of our Touring Plans competition.
Subscribe to us at uuopodcast.libsyn.com [...]…
- Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #5128 February 2013, 11:21 pm
Welcome to Episode 51 of UUOP.
On this episode we bring you the latest news from aroud the resort which will include another of Eric’s “What’s Newniversal”, following that we have the first of Darren’s “Funny Schmidt” segments and then we invite Touring Plans.com owner, Len Testa on to the show to tell us about their [...]…
- Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #5014 February 2013, 10:35 pm
Hi everyone and welcome to our half century, Episode 50.
On the show we bring you the latest news and then Darren tells us all about his experience of the opening night of Universal Orlando’s Mardi Gras 2013.
Darren attended the media event and will share his thoughts and he also brings us interviews with Show Director, [...]…