The Main Street Electrical Podcast
Join Jenn & Dave as they talk, laugh, discuss, and share the magic of Disney... parks! movies! news! Diz pop culture!... plus fantastic guests, great triva, history and much more.
info_outline The One with the Meet n Greet 05/21/2020
The One with the Meet n Greet In the 1st episode of The Main Street Electrical Podcast, veteran podcasters, Disney superfans and friends Jenn Novotny and David Dollar join forces to launch a new magical show. Up first, how they Disney'd this week... Disney news on re-opening... stopping the rumors... and a series of questions to help you get to know the show hosts just a little bit... plus ending the show with a Magical Moment.
info_outline The MSEPodcast Preview 05/18/2020
The MSEPodcast Preview Launching May 21st! Join Diva Dish Diz's Jenn Novotny and Magic on a Dollar's David Dollar as they join forces to bring you a new awesome Disney podcast, full of news, wonder, laughs, stories, pixie dust and so much more, dropping magic weekly into your ear holes.
info_outline MODPOD 100 - The Kiss Goodnight 05/17/2020
MODPOD 100 - The Kiss Goodnight In this 100th episode, the #MODPOD signs off as the Magic on a Dollar Podcast, with some podcasting notes and a round of special thank yous to some amazing people... the podcast transitions to The Main Street Electrical Podcast on May 21st! Thank you for listening so far!
info_outline MODPOD 099 - The Sounds of WDW (ft Jennifer Kaufman) 05/12/2020
MODPOD 099 - The Sounds of WDW (ft Jennifer Kaufman) In this 99th episode, the #MODPOD welcomes on it's final guest in the podcast run, that being writer, blogger, singer Jennifer Kaufman, to help wrap up the Senses Series, and to talk this time about The Sounds of WDW... from the monorail narration to being hurried back in the Haunted Mansion, to chimes and dings to Mac Tonight... plus more Epcot speculation.
info_outline MODPOD 098 - Quoting Walt / Frightfulness 05/08/2020
MODPOD 098 - Quoting Walt / Frightfulness In this 98th episode, the #MODPOD takes a Walt Disney quote and examines in, giving a quick lesson of hope and faith and trust and some pixie dust in these crazy times. "I believe that this frightfulness we see everywhere today is only temporary. Tomorrow will be better."
info_outline MODPOD 097 - The Non-Drinker's Guide to WDW Drinking (ft HeighHo Sarah) 05/01/2020
MODPOD 097 - The Non-Drinker's Guide to WDW Drinking (ft HeighHo Sarah) In this 97th episode, the #MODPOD looks at the best drinks in WDW that don't feature alcohol. Friend of the Show HeighHo Sarah guests to give her favorites, plus her love of Beverly, how her family is handling the lockdown, and more great chatter.
info_outline MODPOD 096 - The Tastes of WDW Pt 2 (ft Terry Weaver) 04/27/2020
MODPOD 096 - The Tastes of WDW Pt 2 (ft Terry Weaver) In this 96th episode, the #MODPOD continues the foodie conversation with author and speaker Terry Weaver, this time going over to get our fill on at Epcot. First stop, Future World, and a disagreement about Sunshine Seasons, then over to the World Showcase, from Mexico to Canada, then the festivals, the resorts, and finally to Disney Springs. Plus, a bonus chat about The Thing conference, Terry's book, and who you should be surrounding yourself with.
info_outline MODPOD 095 - The Tastes of WDW Pt 1 (ft Terry Weaver) 04/24/2020
MODPOD 095 - The Tastes of WDW Pt 1 (ft Terry Weaver) In this 95th episode, the #MODPOD turns its attention to one of the best things ever... the food at Walt Disney World. Author/Speaker/Disneyphile Terry Weaver join the show for a walk through of Magic Kingdom, Hollywood Studios, and Animal Kingdom to discuss the appetizers, snacks, entrees, desserts, drinks and more... plus what to maybe avoid. Caution: you may be hungry after this episode.
info_outline MODPOD 094 - The Smell of WDW (ft Upon a Star Jenn) 04/17/2020
MODPOD 094 - The Smell of WDW (ft Upon a Star Jenn) In this 94th episode, the #MODPOD continues the Senses of WDW series, this time taking on the smell of the parks -- and what better person to make scents of it all than quasi-cohost Upon a Star Jenn? Great conversation including the smell of each park -- like Pirates, Figment, Donald's Apple Pie, and Rome Burning -- plus Jenn's traumatic experience at Tough to Be a Bug and my former smelly concerts and girlfriend. Plus lots of chit chat along the way discussing the possible re-opening.
info_outline MODPOD 093 - Inside the Clamshell - A Goofy Movie (ft Susie B) 04/09/2020
MODPOD 093 - Inside the Clamshell - A Goofy Movie (ft Susie B) In this 93rd episode, the #MODPOD dives Inside the Clamshell... video case, that is, to find A Goofy Movie on its 25th anniversary. ImagineeEars podcast co-host Susie B comes on, and the discussion goes from Star Wars to Hocus Pocus to the movie at hand -- including Max's bad attitude, the era of Powerline in the 90s, Kellie Martin, the road trip, Goofy's car, and so much more.
info_outline MODPOD 092 - The Feel of WDW (ft ImagineEar Matt) 03/27/2020
MODPOD 092 - The Feel of WDW (ft ImagineEar Matt) In this 92nd episode, the #MODPOD looks at the next "sense" in the Senses of WDW series... the sense of touch. Weird topic, but it's a great conversation with Matt of the ImagineEars Podcast about the coolest and most magical things you can feel and touch and experience in Walt Disney World.
info_outline MODPOD 091 - Quarantine Magic (ft Upon a Star Jenn) 03/20/2020
MODPOD 091 - Quarantine Magic (ft Upon a Star Jenn) In this 91st episode, the #MODPOD welcomes back part time quasi cohost Upon a Star Jenn to talk about the parks closures due to current events, then some great ideas to keep the Disney magic alive while staying safe at home -- book recommendations, movies, craft, and video ideas.
info_outline MODPOD 090 - The Sights of WDW (ft HeighHo Sarah) 03/13/2020
MODPOD 090 - The Sights of WDW (ft HeighHo Sarah) In this 90th episode, the #MODPOD starts the "Senses of Walt Disney World" series, kicking it off with the Sights of Walt Disney World, with Friend of the Show HeighHo Sarah. She joins the show from the top, as we discuss the Avengers Campus, the latest runDisney update, and Haunted Mansion's issues. Then, all of those things you love to see in Walt Disney World, from Peter Pan's London to the Contemporary Lobby to the Tower of Terror sightline. (recorded before the Disney parks closures)
info_outline MODPOD 089 - Magical Planning Tips (ft Travel John) 03/06/2020
MODPOD 089 - Magical Planning Tips (ft Travel John) In this 89th episode, new Friend of the Show Travel John Rogers joins up to discuss all the magical planning tips you could want -- from what to pack, to what to consider if you are off property, to the mentality of going when its super busy or super hot. Plus, updates on Bob Chapek's first week as CEO and a new ride opens at Hollywood Studios.
info_outline MODPOD 088 - WDW News Roundup (ft Upon a Star Jenn) 02/28/2020
MODPOD 088 - WDW News Roundup (ft Upon a Star Jenn) In this 88th episode, the #MODPOD tackles a long list of news stories and updates from Disney released in the last few days, including Halloween Tix on sale... a new dining plan... Spaceship Earth closing... runDisney available... the Cinderella's Castle glowup... Mickey's Runaway Railway opening... the Saga of The Bobs... and Chewbacca Mode... and who better to run through the news with than magical part time co-host Upon a Star Jenn!
info_outline MODPOD 087 - WDW Planning Questions (ft Upon a Star Jenn) 02/07/2020
MODPOD 087 - WDW Planning Questions (ft Upon a Star Jenn) In this 87th episode, the #MODPOD brings on regular contributor and friend of the show Upon a Star Jenn to discuss a little Disneyland, a little California Adventure rumors, some Avatar, and then answering some common questions when it comes to planning for WDW -- when to go, Dining Plan, Memory Maker, Park Hopper, and a discussion on how to be a travel agent.
info_outline MODPOD 086 - My Disneyland Top Ten 01/31/2020
MODPOD 086 - My Disneyland Top Ten In this 86th episode, the #MODPOD goes over a recent Disneyland visit, giving the Top 10 favorite memories and moments... Inside Out Emotional Whirlwind! Max from A Goofy Movie! The Lamplight! The... Howard Johnson? Plus, some news on Space 220, new Fastpass tiers in Hollywood, Nintendo World, and Pirates League closes shop.
info_outline MODPOD 085 - Hollywood Studios GB&M (with Heigh Ho Sarah) 01/24/2020
MODPOD 085 - Hollywood Studios GB&M (with Heigh Ho Sarah) In this 85th episode, the #MODPOD finally wraps up the year long Good Bad & Magical series, this time taking a look at Hollywood Studios... including Mickey meet n greets, Star Wars Rise advice, Muppets, and much more!
info_outline MODPOD 084 - The Latest News & Rumors (ft Upon a Star Jenn) 01/17/2020
MODPOD 084 - The Latest News & Rumors (ft Upon a Star Jenn) In this 84th episode, the #MODPOD does a big news and rumors round up, inviting on Upon a Star Jenn to discuss Epcot changes... Toy Story 4... Oscar noms... Free Dining promos... Disneyland Express... upcoming attractions... the cupcake crawl... and much more...
info_outline MODPOD 083 - Inside the Clamshell - The Santa Clause 12/23/2019
MODPOD 083 - Inside the Clamshell - The Santa Clause In this 83rd episode, the #MODPOD features the first edition of Inside the Clamshell, where the show takes a deep dive into a classic Disney film... first up, The Santa Clause! And Magical Friend Clay Shaver joins the show to discuss all things Tim Allen, Judge Reinhold, Disney Live Action films, Santa's methods for getting around the world, and so much more.
info_outline MODPOD 082 - Frozen 2 / Disney+ (ft Fangirl Patty) 12/13/2019
MODPOD 082 - Frozen 2 / Disney+ (ft Fangirl Patty) In this 82nd episode, the #MODPOD welcomes in host of the No Guilt Fangirl Podcast, the famous Fangirl Patty. First up, a discussion on some of the best non-Disney movies of 2019, then reviews of Frozen 2 and Maleficent: Mistress of Evil, then a look at all the stuff watched on Disney+ in the last few weeks, including The Mandalorian, ENCORE!, Imagineering, movies and other fun things.
info_outline MODPOD 081 - Rise / Epcot / Trip Report (ft Jedi Kyle) 12/06/2019
MODPOD 081 - Rise / Epcot / Trip Report (ft Jedi Kyle) In this 81st episode, the #MODPOD looks at the opening of Rise of the Resistance at Hollywood Studios... new films and new restaurants in Canada... Neil Patrick Harris at the Candlelight Processional... and then a trip report through the eyes of (almost) first time guest Kyle Price, aka, Jedi Kyle. Plus, how Tom Holland saved Spiderman!
info_outline MODPOD 080 - The runDisney Episode (ft HeighHo Sarah) 11/22/2019
MODPOD 080 - The runDisney Episode (ft HeighHo Sarah) In this 80th episode, the #MODPOD invites Friend of the Show HeighHo Sarah to talk all things runDisney -- the trips, the marathons, the corrals, the arrivals, the how to, the what what and much more... plus, quick hits on the NBA Experience... Primeval Whirl's re-opening... and Magic Kingdom's morning magic gets magical-er.
info_outline MODPOD 079 - Anticipating Disney+ (ft Jenn Kaufman) 11/08/2019
MODPOD 079 - Anticipating Disney+ (ft Jenn Kaufman) In this 79th episode, the #MODPOD is excited about Disney+, which begins streaming on November 12th. To share in the excitement and to preview what's to come, blogger and Disneyphile The Delightful Jenn Kaufman joins the show for a conversation about Marvel shows... solving the Muppets problem... missing the Disney Vault... catching a Goofy Movie... and much more
info_outline MODPOD 078 - Disney Villains w/The ImagineEars 10/31/2019
MODPOD 078 - Disney Villains w/The ImagineEars In this 78th episode, the #MODPOD celebrates Halloween with a full on bracket of Disney Villains! First, the news brings a Skyway Milestone... Disney changes the Star Wars names (Again)... Fuelrods go up... and the Villains event returns! And then, the show is joined by Matt & Susie from The ImagineEars Podcast to talk about the bad guys in the Disney movies and shows we love, whittling it down to one single Best Villain of Theme All.
info_outline MODPOD 077 - When the World Began 10/18/2019
MODPOD 077 - When the World Began In this 77th episode, the #MODPOD covers the news of the week like the Skyway reopening... upcoming refurbishments... Universal's Bourne identity... dining reservation changes... and a dude who lives the ultimate Challenge Dream... then, a history lesson on the anniversary of the founding of the Disney company!
info_outline MODPOD 076 - DCA's Good, Bad, & Magical (with Katrina Stone!) 10/11/2019
MODPOD 076 - DCA's Good, Bad, & Magical (with Katrina Stone!) in this 76th episode, the #MODPOD takes a look at the Skyway gondola chaos over the weekend, plus the opening of the Enchanted Rose lounge at the Grand Floridian. Then, a conversation with singer/songwriter almost Grammy nominated Katrina Stone about her love of Disney and her new album -- plus an album sneak peak at the end of the show!
info_outline MODPOD 075 - Disneyland Paris with HeighHo Sarah 10/03/2019
MODPOD 075 - Disneyland Paris with HeighHo Sarah In this 75th episode, the #MODPOD has some quick news bits, including the debut of Epcot Forever, the return of Early Morning Magic, the new Gondolas, and the stroller controversy. Then, HeighHo Sarah makes her first appearance on the show! She is fresh back from Disneyland Paris, and gives the scoop on the dining, the attractions, the costs, the castle, and much more!
info_outline MODPOD 074 - Star Wars Crowds & Be Our Guest Reviews 09/27/2019
MODPOD 074 - Star Wars Crowds & Be Our Guest Reviews In this 74th episode, the #MODPOD talks Disney Cruise line new itineraries... Mickey taking the Path of the Jedi away... Plant based menus... Kevin Feige takes on a new galaxy... thoughts and theories on why attendance is down and Star Wars crowds have been lower than expected... and a full review on Be Our Guest restaurant for dinner
info_outline MODPOD 073 - A Visit to Batuu 09/19/2019
MODPOD 073 - A Visit to Batuu In this 73rd episode, the #MODPOD laments the loss of live entertainment at Disney World... announces the new Tomorrowland sign... gives another gondola update... plays a snippet of Epcot Forever... and then takes a visit to Star Wars Galaxy's Edge, with the Sweat March, and reviews of Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run and Oga's Cantina.