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Episode 010 - Bananas for Cabanas

Starport75 - A Disney Podcast

Release Date: 11/27/2016

Disney World is Reopening! show art Disney World is Reopening!

Starport75 - A Disney Podcast

On the eve of the reopening of Walt Disney World, Chris and Glenn talk about what the experience will be like in the parks, what else is going on at the resort, and our thoughts on the reopening.

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Remembering Disney World's 25th Anniversary and the Castle Cake show art Remembering Disney World's 25th Anniversary and the Castle Cake

Starport75 - A Disney Podcast

As Glenn scans old film negatives, photos of the Castle Cake have brought up memories of Disney World’s 25th Anniversary Celebration, so we take a journey back 24 years and wonder what the 50th Celebration will be.

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Disney World is Opening in July! Too Early? Too Late? Time to Discuss... show art Disney World is Opening in July! Too Early? Too Late? Time to Discuss...

Starport75 - A Disney Podcast

Disney announced today that the theme parks at Disney World are going to open in mid-July. Is that too early, too late, or just right? Chris and Glenn discuss.

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When will Walt Disney World reopen? Special guest Casey Liss joins us to discuss show art When will Walt Disney World reopen? Special guest Casey Liss joins us to discuss

Starport75 - A Disney Podcast

We have the pleasure of having Casey Liss @caseyliss as a guest again, and we talk about when we think Walt Disney World will reopen

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I'd like to teach the world to sing... show art I'd like to teach the world to sing...

Starport75 - A Disney Podcast

Discussion about Coke and how delicious it is, and then a talk about what we which park we would pick to be in for an hour with everything shut down.

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Glenn's Extraordinary Disney Cruise Line Trip Report show art Glenn's Extraordinary Disney Cruise Line Trip Report

Starport75 - A Disney Podcast

A review of Glenn’s trip on the Disney Wonder out of the Port of New Orleans with a stop in Cozumel, Mexico. Bonus post-show photography discussion.

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Glenn and Chris Get Schooled by Andrew on Smuggler's Run! show art Glenn and Chris Get Schooled by Andrew on Smuggler's Run!

Starport75 - A Disney Podcast

We have the pleasure of having Andrew as a guest, and we hear his Disney fandom origin story, Glenn’s Disney World trip report and all the fun Glenn, Chris, and Andrew had at Galaxy’s Edge

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At Disney, Sometimes Liss is More! show art At Disney, Sometimes Liss is More!

Starport75 - A Disney Podcast

We have the pleasure of having Casey Liss @caseyliss as a guest, and we hear his Disney fandom origin story, a trip report from his most recent trip, and find out the answers to some important Disney questions.

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Holiday episode! Baby Yoda, Rise of the Resistance, and Disney Cruise discussions show art Holiday episode! Baby Yoda, Rise of the Resistance, and Disney Cruise discussions

Starport75 - A Disney Podcast

We discuss the first weeks of Disney+ and some of the series, a few news items from around the Disney universe, the opening of Rise of the Resistance at DHS and Glenn’s upcoming Disney Cruise

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Light 'Em Up, Babe! Christmas lights needed at Epcot in Walt Disney World show art Light 'Em Up, Babe! Christmas lights needed at Epcot in Walt Disney World

Starport75 - A Disney Podcast

We catch up on the arrival of Christmas at the parks, construction news at Epcot and DHS, the FuelRod controversy, and finish up with a discussion about the Disney+ premier on Tuesday

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    • Can put the pebble in other items
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    • It’s mainly the presentation of the current test of the cabanas in Tomorrowland that’s bugging Glenn
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  • Charity Pick
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    • Finally!
    • It could be really cool or really awful
    • More show material! Yay!
  • A new festival at Epcot
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    • Glenn - [Walt Disney's Epcot Center: Creating the New World of Tomorrow by Richard R. Beard](http://amzn.to/2gycIDZ)