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A podcast covering Theme Parks like Disneyland, Universal Orlando, Walt Disney World, Knott's Berry Farm, Universal Studios Hollywood and regional parks in California! We are all about #ParksPopCulture!

A podcast covering Theme Parks like Disneyland, Universal Orlando, Walt Disney World, Knott's Berry Farm, Universal Studios Hollywood and regional parks in California! We are all about #ParksPopCulture!
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A podcast covering Theme Parks like Disneyland, Universal Orlando, Walt Disney World, Knott's Berry Farm, Universal Studios Hollywood and regional parks in California! We are all about #ParksPopCulture!




Universal’s 4th Gate & Theme Park Injury Reports (Ep. 3) | Friday Fan Forum

The 2nd quarter injury reports are out for the Orlando theme parks, we’ll unpack that, and we have the rumored name and theme for Universal Orlando’s 4th gate. All of that today on Friday Fan Forum. On This Show: Alicia Stella's article on Universal's 4th Gate 2018 Q2 Central Florida Theme Park Injury Report If you want to lend your voice to the show, send a voice note to, interact with us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, and join our fan community on...


Harry Potter Year Zero (Ep. 1) | The Boy Who Lived

In the 1990s, a skinny, bespectacled 11 year old boy emerged from a lifetime of abuse and neglect to learn that he was the most anticipated wizard in generations. And in the process of creating her Wizarding World, a destitute divorcee and single parent named Joanne Rowling became one of the most powerful, influential, and wealthiest women in the world. Our cast member Albie would discover that world and he shares his very personal story of survival, and how Harry Potter helped him through...


Power Outage At Hollywood Studios & Disneyland’s 63rd! | Theme Park Pulse 7.16.18

A power outage knocks Disney’s Hollywood Studios off the grid, 'Mary Poppins Returns' and several other films get new opening dates, Disneyland celebrating it’s 63rd anniversary and, an unexpected refurb in the parks planning forecast today on Theme Park Pulse! Also on this episode: On This Day In Disney History New spells and Butterbeer treats at Hosgmeade at Universal Studios Hollywood! For everything else, head to


Planning Listener Nick's Solo WDW Trip! (Ep. 2) | Friday Fan Forum

Nick from Ohio, asked us for help planning his solo trip to Walt Disney World. We talk about where to stay for cheap, how to get park tickets, whether or not you need a car, and how best to structure your trip to maximize your time in the parks! One of the things we really want the Friday Fan Forum to be is just that, a forum where fans (like you) can speak their mind, and get their questions answered. If you have a question, or a story you want to share email For...


Disney Apps Crash & Marvel’s Ant-Man & The Wasp | Theme Park Pulse 7.9.18

Disney experienced a nationwide network outage over the weekend, affecting in-park apps on both coasts! Marvel’s 'Ant-Man & The Wasp' opened this weekend, we have the box office numbers, and Kory has refurbs and crowd levels in your parks planning forecast today on Theme Park Pulse! Also on this episode: Joe Rodhe "I'll fix the yeti I swear." 2018 Epcot Candlelight Processional Dates (& some narrators) announced. Robot Swarms! 1/2 of World of Disney opens at Disney Springs. ...and...


When Fandom Goes Too Far (w/ DaleKnows) (Ep. 1) | Friday Fan Forum

On the series premiere of Friday Fan Forum we talk about, well frankly, the reason we are all here, Fandom. Fandom, of all types, pumps countless dollars into the global economy every year, and in’s cool to be a geek! But, sometime even something as innocent as being a fan of something can get ugly. This week on the Friday Fan Forum, “When Fandom Goes Too Far.” We are joined by DaleKnows from Network 1901 to discuss Star Wars Fans, D23, and Passholes! For more information,...


Song of the South (Ep. 6) |Things Disney Wishes You Would Forget

Song of the South is one of the most controversial chapters in Disney's history, and is definitely one Thing Disney Wishes You Would Forget. 'Disney Declassified,' 'The Disney Story,' and 'The Wonders of Walt Disney World' Author Aaron Goldberg joins us! For past episodes, merch, contact info, and info on how to support the show for as little as $1 a month, head to


Toy Story Land & A 'Hot' WDW Rumor | Theme Park Pulse 7.2.18

Toy Story Land opens to the public - Tim Allen takes a look around, and a 'hot' rumor about Walt Disney World's newest transportation may make you think twice about riding! All of that, and your parks planning forecast (hint: Orlando is a no go) on #ThemeParkPulse! Also...Mickey & Minnie's Runaway Railway's new concept art, and Lightning McQueen's Racing Jack stops by to talk about The Summer of Jack. Everything else, including support info, merch, past episodes...


PREVIEW: Friday Fan Forum Premieres July 6th!

Our popular roundtable show moves to Friday, and expands to get even deeper into #ParksPopCulture and your issues as a fan! Enjoy this exclusive preview, and don't miss the premiere next Friday on the No Midnight Podcast channel.


Walt's EPCOT (Ep. 5) | Things Disney Wishes You Would Forget

On this episode, the story of three very different Epcot's. The Epcot of Walt's imagination (in his own words!), the Epcot Disney built, and the Epcot of the future! Two of these, are things Disney wishes you would forget! For more information and pertinent stuff (contact, merch, social media stalking, past episodes, etc) head to ON THIS EPISODE: Walt: A No Midnight Serial EPCOT Film Alice Shorts The Disneyland Dedication Epcot Monorail Spiel Mary Poppins...


Pixar Pier & Incredibles 2 (w/ Josh Taylor) | Theme Park Pulse 6.25.18

Our friend Josh Taylor (from Network 1901) joins Kory with his thoughts on the newly opened Pixar Pier at Disney California Adventure, Incredibles 2 gets knocked off it's box-office throne, a new coaster open at California's Great America and your Parks Planning Forecast! For more information and pertinent links:


The Magic Kingdom Resort Area Pt. 2 (Ep. 4) | Things Disney Wishes You Would Forget

Walt Disney loved the Monorail, so it was only fitting that Imagineers use the technology at Walt Disney World. It has served the property well, but in July of '09...something went terribly wrong with the Highway In The Sky, and a cast member lost his life. Also, the ugly cake castle, and Stitch's Great Escape are Things Disney Wishes You Would Forget. Read more, get in touch, snag some merch, and find out how you can support the show and grab cool bonus content at


SERIES FINALE: Disney Wins Bid For Fox! | HHL 6.20.18

It's the end of an era. Tonight we say goodbye to one Wednesday show, and make room for another! Season 4 is going to be really fun, and we'll have the full lineup for you tonight. Plus, we talk through what Disney's acquisition of 21st Century Fox! For more information, contact info, Patreon, and merchandise (Albie! Fashion!) head to


Incredibles 2 Warning & 2019 WDW Vacation Packages | Trending 6.18.18

Walt Disney World's 2019 vacation packages go on sale this week, Incredibles 2 has a big opening weekend (and is not epilepsy safe!)! Disneyland may be forced to pay it's employees 'a living wage.' Plus, we look at crowd levels and refurbishments to help you plan your visit to the parks this week. For more information, head to


The Magic Kingdom Resort Area Pt. 1 (Ep. 3) | Things Disney Wishes You Would Forget

The Magic Kingdom Resort Area at Walt Disney World is chock-full of Things Disney Wishes You Would Forget. This week we give a brief history of the northern part of Walt Disney World property, take trips to River Country and Discovery Island (you can view Shane Perez' photos here), and we look back at Walt's REAL vision for The Florida Project. TRIGGER WARNING: We cover the death of Lane Graves by an alligator late in this episode. If you feel that may upset you, we invite you to turn the...


Losing Something At Disneyland + The New Dumbo Trailer | HHL 6.13.18

What happens when you lose something important like a wallet or a phone at Disneyland? Dante joins us live from that very place to share his experience. Plus, we look at the new Dumbo trailer, and reveal details about the lineup for Season 4 (beginning July 1st) of the No Midnight Podcast! For past episodes, merchandise, our bios, or to support the show, head to This episode is brought to you by Modern Mouse Boutique. Use the promo code NOMIDNIGHT to save 10% off at...


More Monorail Problems, Disneyland's 'Pirates' Gets Update, and A Beloved WDW Cast Member Dies | Trending 6.11.18

A beloved Walt Disney World Cast Member passes away, Disneyland's Pirates of the Caribbean re-opens, more Walt Disney World Monorail problems, and we now know where Fastpass distribution for Radiator Springs Racers is headed! All of that plus your crowd levels and re-furbishments for the week of June 10, 2018 on Trending! Save 10% with the promo code NOMIDNIGHT at For merch, info on supporting the show, past episodes, contact info and everything else, head to...


Disney's Vague Obsession With Genitals [Ep. 2] | Things Disney Wishes You Would Forget

WARNING: While not profane, this episode contains adult themes...parental discretion advised. Walt Disney made a film about your period, Mickey sang about Minnie's "Yoo Hoo," there are boobs in The Rescuers, man-stuff on The Little Mermaid poster, a priest with a boner, and an attraction that still attracts flashers, are ALL...Things Disney Wishes You Would Forget! For all of the things (support, merch, contact, bios, etc) head to SOURCES: Minnie's YooHoo The Story...


Disneyland's AP Changes (and what they tell us) + Kung Fu Panda Preview | HHL 6.6.18

On this week's show we discuss those Disneyland Annual Passholder changes that the OC Register announced, what they can tell us about Star Wars Galaxy's Edge's opening date, and our listener Brian reports in from his exclusive sneak peek of Kung Fu Panda at Universal Studios Hollywood! Plus, we look back at episode one of Things Disney Wishes You Would Forget and catch a preview of the next episode! Don't forget to check out Albie on The Story Geeks podcast this week talking about his Star...


New Disneyland AP Block-outs & WDW's Labor Dispute Heats Up! | Trending 6.4.18

With Star Wars Galaxy's Edge coming to Disneyland next Summer, we all expected some changes to the Annual Passholder program...but this? Oh, and Disney was just handed a victory by the Federal Labor Relations Board. We'll cover that, and your parks planning forecast on Trending! Grab links to these stories, support the show, contact us, grab some merch, and listen to past episodes at