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Episode 026 - The joys of Disney Springs and a heck of an aftershow

Starport75 - A Disney Podcast

Release Date: 05/05/2017

Tomorrowland Transit Authority PeopleMover - WEDWay show art Tomorrowland Transit Authority PeopleMover - WEDWay

Starport75 - A Disney Podcast

Chris and Glenn discuss the history of the Tomorrowland Transit Authority PeopleMover - WEDWay

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What Is Going On at Disney? Layoffs, Park Crowds, Disneyland Still Closed. Is It Still Fun? show art What Is Going On at Disney? Layoffs, Park Crowds, Disneyland Still Closed. Is It Still Fun?

Starport75 - A Disney Podcast

Chris and Glenn discuss what’s happening around WDW and the Disney company, whether or not it’s even still fun and worth all the hassle and expense, and we end on a high note with a great book recommendation.

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DizWiz's trip to WDW! Rise of the Resistance! Mickey and Minnie's Runaway Railway! Magic Kingdom! Bye, bye, Money! show art DizWiz's trip to WDW! Rise of the Resistance! Mickey and Minnie's Runaway Railway! Magic Kingdom! Bye, bye, Money!

Starport75 - A Disney Podcast

After a stressful year personally and professionally (and also a good bit of FOMO), Glenn decided to take a quick family trip to WDW. Chris and Glenn discuss the pros and cons of the trip and if Glenn would do it again.

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The Episode of Magic show art The Episode of Magic

Starport75 - A Disney Podcast

Listen in on a little potpourri of discussion about Epcot, TV show, Hamilton, the Pixar brand, and keep listening as Chris gives a wonderful History segment on the Magic shops in Disney parks.

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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

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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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    • He also didn’t like 20K Under the Sea, and he was right on that one
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    • Special Event: Main Street Electrical Parade emoji
    • Still frustrating; Glenn is quitting again
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    • Would you be POTUS?
    • Rolex 24 renewal
    • Need guest for next show
    • Crossing guard on road behind WDW
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