The Light Em And Hide Podcast
A Disney and Universal podcast from the perspective of a father of two. A traveling man that loves the parks and occasionally rants. Most likely to be positive. -
info_outline Back at it again. Burgan, Aengus & Litem 02/25/2020
Back at it again. Burgan, Aengus & Litem The band (almost) got everyone back together to talk trip reports. All of us are just back from the parks, and Aengus discussed bringing his Mom to the parks and gives us a guide for what to expect from ECV rentals in both Walt Disney World and Universal Studios Florida. Also, SKIP EPCOT FOR NEXT 2 YRS. Enjoy a guest appearance by Theme Park Pet of the Year, Bacini who chimes in as well. Take care, brush your perfect DAK hair.
info_outline Kintsukuroi 2020 12/28/2019
Kintsukuroi 2020 Non Star Wars Content. However thoughts about the Japanese art of repairing something and making it more special is the metaphor for this episode. Feeling broken? Feeling like something is not working? Come back different but strong. Be a one of a kind. You don't have to be perfect, but you can be original. Also you can be a beautiful as Japanese pottery repaired with gold, or as bad a** as Kylo Ren's repaired mask. -Litem
info_outline Uber vs Minnie Vans -a motion picture 11/15/2019
Uber vs Minnie Vans -a motion picture Universal vs Disney in a format like Ford vs Ferrari. Featuring some actual A list stars both in and out of the theme park world of entertainment. Have a quick listen and enjoy the calm before the turkey storm.
info_outline DIsney lifer's first trip to Universal feat. Derek Burgan 10/14/2019
DIsney lifer's first trip to Universal feat. Derek Burgan 4 of us got together to review HocoHowie's first family trip to Universal. His thoughts on all the things that he and his family of four experienced for the first time. From the Disney Skyliner to Howie's irrational hatred of bathroom doors that don't lock.
info_outline en Joir 10/10/2019
en Joir Quick episode with some thoughts about not changing the format of the show and where its headed. Parks report from September including Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party, the Queen of Mean, and blasting around corners as "real" racers. My two thumbs up on Star Wars Galaxies Edge as well. Enjoy!
info_outline Planning a 1st timers trip to Universal Studios for family of 4 09/06/2019
Planning a 1st timers trip to Universal Studios for family of 4 Aengus & Litem are back at it again. This time good friend and Disney superfan HocoHowie goes over Disney's D23 and why he won't be back. From there we move on to letting the Adventure (planning) at Universal Studios begin. Lots and lots of laughs that only come with 3 friends talking theme parks. Take care, brush your Wizard hair.
info_outline Kids on Star Wars Galaxies Edge and the end of summer 08/12/2019
Kids on Star Wars Galaxies Edge and the end of summer As we wrap up the summer with a quick recap with the squad and a preview for Star Wars Galaxies Edge from the little ones. Expectations they have, merch they want, (they didn't get it lol) and whether or not wizards could beat the Jedi in a battle.
info_outline Social media. observations vs judgments 04/19/2019
Social media. observations vs judgments Happy Easter. The first part of this episode has my thoughts on Mizners, Stranger Things at Halloween Horror Nights, and more. The 2nd half was recorded after watching some really off the wall trends in Diz Twitter. "It appears my hypocrisy knows no bounds" - Doc Holiday. Tombstone
info_outline Special Guest - A Mickey Dude 10/24/2017
Special Guest - A Mickey Dude My Special guest from the "Mickey Dudes" podcast Jeff puts up with my nonsense. We discuss Pandora, Universal, all of the Universal Loews hotels, escaping the crazy world we all live in and going to see Blue People etc. Even a small dash of his experience of HHN believe it or not. Also, off property hotels now having Disney Hotel benefits etc....... AUDIO PROBS AND GETS CUT OFF. my apologies. @braindud and his lovely family are the a big part of the reason why we all love this hobby. Take care........Brush Your Texas Hair
info_outline EARS TO YOU!! 10/17/2017
EARS TO YOU!! One of the best parts about this online community is the people that you meet and make connections with. Brock Lee is one of those folks that I never ever would have run into if it weren't for our little Disney Hobby we all share. Every time I want to put the mic down or stop social media, I'm reminded of how great you people are and Brock is one of US. Check out vlog on Youtube and follow them on Twitter @Ears2YouVlog The audio isn't great but still..............Brock is so lets do it
info_outline THANK YOU ALL!! Final Episode!!! 06/18/2017
THANK YOU ALL!! Final Episode!!! Wrapping up what has been one of the great joys and great accomplishments of my life.Most of my new friends that I have met and hugged or just said hello to on twitter were because of the love of this community.Good bye for now! See you are the parks and make sure to say hello!! Take care.............who cares if you brush your hair?
info_outline Litem Update! Hello there! 05/11/2017
Litem Update! Hello there! Been far far too long. I just wanted to update you guys on some of the real world reasons why there hasn't been a pod in a while and say how much I missed chatting with you guys. I can't wait to get back into the swing of things here. (sorry for the coughing fit in advance) More to come. We are getting there!
info_outline Episode 74 Capt Michael - Big Time 03/11/2017
Episode 74 Capt Michael - Big Time Newest updates on the world of Avatar with one of us looking to be disappointed and one of us is on the HYPE train. Both of us were very tired so play at 1.25 speed. More on Volcano Bay and how Fallon is actually doing well with kids. Also the new focus on non-screen based rides at Universal, more on Toy Story, and yes cowboy hats are not just in movies but you cant wear them to Volcano Bay.
info_outline Episode 73 Capt Michael is back!!! Hash settled 02/23/2017
Episode 73 Capt Michael is back!!! Hash settled Me dear friend was back and out of retirement and talking Gondolas. Star Wars hotel. Wilderness Lodge. Pandora and more. One of the premier Twitter #fam members does his last podcast as a single man. Thanks to the Magickingdumb Popcast for being good sports. Check them out!!!
info_outline Episode 72 Disney's Hoop-Dee-Doo Review's Review 02/13/2017
Episode 72 Disney's Hoop-Dee-Doo Review's Review I review the Hoop-Dee-Do Review and my final viewing of Wishes with the whole family. Quite possibly the most fun at a stage show I've ever had. Disney is opening up a new restaurant today at Wilderness Lodge............and more.
info_outline Episode 71 01/26/2017
Episode 71 After a Wonderful staycation at Universal's Cabana Bay resort and trips to Universal Studios Florida the Litem clan was completely blown away by how lucky we are to be living so close to the parks. Combine that with some magical moments at Walt Disney World'd Grand Floridian, dinner at the Polynesian, Trader Sams and cocktails with good friends at the Tambu Lounge and you could say that the Pixie Dust bug showed up at the Litem House once again and we all caught it. Keep banging on your drum...........
info_outline Episode 70 Welcome Home 01/06/2017
Episode 70 Welcome Home Welcome to all the new listeners of the show! This is a quick review of who I am, what the show is about and what to expect going forward in 2017. (Except for the extra long motivational clips at the end of the show) This show is primarily about Florida, Disney parks, Universal Studios Florida, hotels, vacations, boat drinks, Jimmy Buffett, living in Key West for over 15 yrs and my recent move to Orlando. One man's take on life, parenting, great friends, strong cocktails, and the joy of a perfect ADR. Take care, brush your hair
info_outline Episode 69. Happy Nice Year and ROGUE 1 SPOILERS 01/03/2017
Episode 69. Happy Nice Year and ROGUE 1 SPOILERS Join me on a walk through the wilds of Central Florida while I recap some of my thoughts on 2016 and 2017 as well as give my quick take on Rogue 1 at the end of the pod.I also formally announce my new podcast adventure as well. Happy New Year. Enjoy both Universal Studios and all of the Walt Disney World parks while on vacation here in Florida. Have a great time. Also this Dad is looking for a man purse satchel backpack type thing for dadlife time. Take care...........Brush your New Year
info_outline Litem Episode 68.5 "To the Litem mobile" 12/18/2016
Litem Episode 68.5 "To the Litem mobile" As we try and get the Litem Studios sound proofed, the mixing board installed and calibrated, the security cams installed, and finally get our show producer in Orlando, I figured I would check in with an upate on Disney, moving pains, general theme park news and what its like to drive just outside of the Disney bubble. Take care, brush your Holiday hair.
info_outline Episode 68 Bed knobs and Boxcutters 12/04/2016
Episode 68 Bed knobs and Boxcutters Christmas has sprung up and is in full force here in the Orlando area. I have a quick update on the family, the house, my suprise pick for best decorated resort so far this year, and oh yeah............I thought for about 5 solid minutes that I was going to themepark jail. Take care, brush your happy holiday hair.
info_outline Litem 67. Happy Thanksgiving 11/25/2016
Litem 67. Happy Thanksgiving Brief reflection on life in the 407 in the midst of cardboard boxes and controlled chaos. Forgive the rambling. I'll have another pod up this weekend but just needed to say thanks to all of you for listening as I unravel me new life. Gobble Gobble.