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A fan podcast about the symbols and themes in classic Disney movies.

A fan podcast about the symbols and themes in classic Disney movies.
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Location:

Roswell, GA

Description:

A fan podcast about the symbols and themes in classic Disney movies.

Twitter:

@sqpn

Language:

English

Contact:

SQPN, Inc. P.O. Box 491 Roswell, GA 30077-0491 720-295-7776


Episodes

Dealing with Christmas Crowds at Disney Parks

12/7/2019
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Christmas at the Disney Parks can be very crowded, but these tips for navigating the busy throngs apply to any tourist attraction over holidays too. Plus Deborah tells why her favorite spot for quiet is Disney’s Port Orleans Resort and Sheri gives tips for taking a nap and finding quiet areas while in the parks. The post Dealing with Christmas Crowds at Disney Parks appeared first on SQPN.com.

Duration:00:47:40

Toy Story Land

11/23/2019
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In this episode, Sheri and Deborah discuss Toy Story Land at Disney Hollywood Studios theme park, reviewing the rides and theming of that part of the park. The post Toy Story Land appeared first on SQPN.com.

Duration:00:31:04

Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party

11/9/2019
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Wrapping up their recent visit to Disney World, Deborah and Sheri revisit their experience at Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party and then finish up their discussion of all the new attractions and everything else going into EPCOT, including a Moana ride. The post Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party appeared first on SQPN.com.

Duration:00:53:34

The Future of EPCOT

10/26/2019
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Disney has revealed the future of Epcot and Sheri and Deborah invite you to "step in time" to the newest and most exciting changes coming to Epcot in 2019, 2020, 2021 and beyond. Sheri is most excited to hear about the renovations happening in Future World, while Deborah thinks the new ride and restaurants coming the France pavilion will be her favorite. There's so many new announcements and rumors about all the changes that they didn't get to talk about them all! What are you excited...

Duration:00:37:28

The Secrets of Fastpasses

10/12/2019
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Using Fastpasses well is the secret to a great visit to a Disney theme park. Sheri and Deborah talk about the Fastpass system, how it works, how to set it up ahead of your trip for greatest efficiency, and whether you even need it to have a good time. The post The Secrets of Fastpasses appeared first on SQPN.com.

Duration:00:33:06

Not-So-Scary Halloween at Disney

9/28/2019
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As October arrives, Deborah and Sheri get spooky, but not-so-scary as they talk about Mickey's Not-So-Scary-Halloween Party at the Magic Kingdom, revisit the Legend of Sleepy Hollow, and ask what you do with all of your Halloween candy after trick or treating. The post Not-So-Scary Halloween at Disney appeared first on SQPN.com.

Duration:00:40:46

Inside Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge

9/14/2019
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Deborah and Sheri talk about the hype surrounding the new immersive Star Wars Galaxy's Edge land, which just opened in Disneyland and Walt Disney World. And yes, Deborah mispronounces "Batuu" many times throughout the episode for which she is extremely sorry. Sheri and Deborah talk about the plans to build the new Star Wars Immersive hotel and the crazy price tag. Deborah revisits how much money her side "hustles" netted her over the summer towards her Disney Vacation. The post Inside Star...

Duration:00:42:16

A Special Message from StarQuest’s Dom Bettinelli

8/20/2019
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Dom Bettinelli has an urgent message to all listeners of StarQuest shows. We need your help right now. Please listen to this brief recording and then visit sqpn.com/give today. Thank you. (If you subscribe to multiple StarQuest shows, you may receive this message more than once.) The post A Special Message from StarQuest’s Dom Bettinelli appeared first on SQPN.com.

Duration:00:02:14

Budgeting for Your Disney Vacation

8/17/2019
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Planning a Disney vacation can include budgeting, which Deb and Shari discuss, including how Deborah is working, saving, and "shopping" her way to her next trip. They also discuss Disney gift cards as well as apps that Deborah is using to save and earn money. The post Budgeting for Your Disney Vacation appeared first on SQPN.com.

Duration:00:45:38

Tips for New Disney Visitors

8/3/2019
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In this episode, Sheri and Deborah finish up talking about Deborah's least favorite attraction, and then talk about their tips for first-time visitors to Disney Parks, including Disney Magic Bands, Extra Magic Hours, and little tips from their upcoming trip. The post Tips for New Disney Visitors appeared first on SQPN.com.

Duration:00:45:42

Missing the Boat

7/20/2019
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Discussing their most and least favorite rides at Walt Disney World, Deborah and Sheri discover that and Sheri discover that one of Deborah's favorites is Sheri's least; recall stories of wayward fireworks; and Sheri also shares a cautionary tale about literally missing the boat. The post Missing the Boat appeared first on SQPN.com.

Duration:00:36:57

Return to Disney

7/6/2019
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Deborah Schaben and Sheri Tamamoto are former Disney cast members who are experts on all things Disney, but especially the parks, the cruises, and the vacation aspects including behind-the-scenes tips, tricks, and techniques to get the most enjoyment out of your Disney experience. With this episode, they are re-launching the Secrets of Disney podcast and while they talk a little bit about some Disney movies, they jump into a discussion of the theme parks, how to manage the crowd flow, and...

Duration:00:33:06

SCR020: The Secrets of Disney Pixar’s Coco

8/8/2018
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The story in recent Pixar animated movie Coco revolved around the Mexican celebration of the Days of the Dead/Dia de Muertos. Dom Bettinelli, Deborah Schaben, and Angela Sealana discuss the Mexican and Catholic cultural traditions that informed the movie from both insider and outsider perspectives, as well as the deeper layers and meanings in the music and even the names. The post SCR020: The Secrets of Disney Pixar’s Coco appeared first on SQPN.com.

Duration:01:09:56

ELFD003: Transformation

10/18/2016
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Fr. Roderick talks with Secrets of Once Upon a Time co-host Shelly Kelly about hope, the possibility of change, magic and transformation, Belle and the Beast, Prom Dresses and Cinderella, Once Upon a Time, forgiveness and Disney music! The post ELFD003: Transformation appeared first on SQPN.com.

Duration:00:35:32

ELFD002: The Second Star To The Right

10/11/2016
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In this episode, Fr. Roderick talks with Deborah Schaben about life lessons from Disney World and Peter Pan. The post ELFD002: The Second Star To The Right appeared first on SQPN.com.

Duration:00:41:23

ELF001: Baby Mine

10/4/2016
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In the first episode, Fr. Roderick talks with Kathy Kelly about important life lessons in the movies Dumbo and Finding Nemo. Disclaimer: 'Everything I Learned From Disney' is an unofficial Disney fan podcast and not affiliated or endorsed by The Walt Disney Company. The post ELF001: Baby Mine appeared first on SQPN.com.

Duration:00:39:37

SDN012: Dumbo, Part 2

7/2/2013
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In part 2 of our analysis of 'Dumbo', Deborah, Fr. Jay and Fr. Roderick do a scene-by-scene analysis of the movie. The post SDN012: Dumbo, Part 2 appeared first on SQPN.com.

Duration:01:16:26

SDN011: Dumbo, Part 1

6/25/2013
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Part 1 of our review and analysis of the classic Disney movie 'Dumbo'. Deborah and Fr. Roderick are joined by train-loving priest Fr. Jay, who talks about Walt Disney's fascination with trains and about the trains featured in Dumbo. The post SDN011: Dumbo, Part 1 appeared first on SQPN.com.

SDN010: Bambi, Part 2

6/18/2013
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In part 2 of the classic Disney movie 'Bambi', Deborah, Inge and Fr. Roderick do a scene-by-scene analysis of Bambi. The post SDN010: Bambi, Part 2 appeared first on SQPN.com.

Duration:01:03:38

SDN009: Bambi, Part 1

6/11/2013
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Part 1 of our analysis of the classic Disney movie 'Bambi'. Fr. Roderick is joined by Disney expert Deborah and by Inge from the Netherlands who share their earliest memories of watching 'Bambi' and talk about the genesis of the movie. The post SDN009: Bambi, Part 1 appeared first on SQPN.com.

Duration:00:54:23