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The Sweep Spot - Former Disneyland Cast Members Talking Disneyland

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Join former Disneyland cast members Lynn Barron and Ken Pellman ,as they discuss all things Disneyland. They have had Disney Legends, Authors, podcasters former Cast members and more. Plus each episode they discuss latest Disneyland Resort news. If you like Disneyland, and want to learn insider tales, history, and great info then this is the perfect podcast for you.

Join former Disneyland cast members Lynn Barron and Ken Pellman ,as they discuss all things Disneyland. They have had Disney Legends, Authors, podcasters former Cast members and more. Plus each episode they discuss latest Disneyland Resort news. If you like Disneyland, and want to learn insider tales, history, and great info then this is the perfect podcast for you.

Location:

St. George, UT

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Join former Disneyland cast members Lynn Barron and Ken Pellman ,as they discuss all things Disneyland. They have had Disney Legends, Authors, podcasters former Cast members and more. Plus each episode they discuss latest Disneyland Resort news. If you like Disneyland, and want to learn insider tales, history, and great info then this is the perfect podcast for you.

Language:

English


Episodes

The Sweep Spot #348 - Disneyland 1992

12/2/2022
We chat about what Disneyland was like in 1992, when both of us were working there. It was the year of the debut of the original Fantasmic! Toontown was preparing to open, and there was so much more happening. We have authored two books: Cleaning The Kingdom: Insider Tales of Keeping Walt’s Dream Spotless and Cleaning The Kingdom: Night, Day, Past and Present. The Sweep Spot is an unofficial Disneyland podcast, with weekly episodes now, with a Topical Episode every two weeks,...

Duration:00:53:59

The Sweep Spot - Disneyland Current Events as of Nov. 22, 2022

11/22/2022
We catch up on the latest at the Disneyland Resort. Once per month, you can join a live chat as we record these episodes by joining the Patreon for The Sweep Spot. Author Russell Flores joins us this time to chat about the return of CEO Bob Iger, Mickey’s Toontown, and more! We have authored two books: Cleaning The Kingdom: Insider Tales of Keeping Walt’s Dream Spotless and Cleaning The Kingdom: Night, Day, Past and Present. The Sweep Spot is a podcast focusing on the Disneyland...

Duration:00:54:52

The Sweep Spot Ep. #347 - Disneyland 1982 with Michael Crawford

11/18/2022
We chat about what Disneyland was like in 1982, with Progress City Radio Hour’s Michael Crawford. It was a year of change as Fantasyland went under construction, while the company was focused on opening EPCOT Center and building Tokyo Disneyland. Michael is the author of the Progress City Primer. We have authored two books: Cleaning The Kingdom: Insider Tales of Keeping Walt’s Dream Spotless and Cleaning The Kingdom: Night, Day, Past and Present. The Sweep Spot is an unofficial...

Duration:01:01:10

The Sweep Spot - Disneyland Current Events as of Nov. 11, 2022

11/12/2022
We catch up on the latest at the Disneyland Resort. Once per month, you can join a live chat as we record these episodes by joining the Patreon for The Sweep Spot. Our Patreon supporters join us this time to chat about the Adventureland Treehouse announcement, enhancements to It’s A Small World, and more! We have authored two books: Cleaning The Kingdom: Insider Tales of Keeping Walt’s Dream Spotless and Cleaning The Kingdom: Night, Day, Past and Present. The Sweep Spot is a podcast...

Duration:00:00:02

The Sweep Spot Ep. #346 - Disneyland Musician and Band Leader Kurt Curtis

11/4/2022
Kurt Curtis, a Disneyland musician for almost 40 years, chats about playing live music at the Disneyland Resort, starting with the Make Believe Brass for the 1983 New Fantasyland! We have authored two books: Cleaning The Kingdom: Insider Tales of Keeping Walt’s Dream Spotless and Cleaning The Kingdom: Night, Day, Past and Present. The Sweep Spot is an unofficial Disneyland podcast, with weekly episodes now, with a Topical Episode every two weeks, alternating with a Current Events...

Duration:00:46:08

The Sweep Spot - Disneyland Current Events as of Oct. 28, 2022

10/28/2022
We catch up on the latest at the Disneyland Resort. Once per month, you can join a live chat as we record these episodes by joining the Patreon for The Sweep Spot. We chat about the holiday celebrations coming to the Resort, MagicBand+, and more! We have authored two books: Cleaning The Kingdom: Insider Tales of Keeping Walt’s Dream Spotless and Cleaning The Kingdom: Night, Day, Past and Present. The Sweep Spot is a podcast focusing on the Disneyland Resort, now weekly, with a...

Duration:00:29:13

The Sweep Spot Ep. #345 - Disneyland Roles with Nathan Eick

10/21/2022
Nathan Eick, a Disneyland Cast Member from December 2000 to January 2022, chats about his various roles, including staffing the Disney Gallery, being a Tour Guide, vetting prospects in Live Entertainment, and more! We have authored two books: Cleaning The Kingdom: Insider Tales of Keeping Walt’s Dream Spotless and Cleaning The Kingdom: Night, Day, Past and Present. The Sweep Spot is an unofficial Disneyland podcast, with weekly episodes now, with a Topical Episode every two weeks,...

Duration:01:12:13

The Sweep Spot - Disneyland Current Events as of Oct.14, 2022

10/15/2022
We catch up on the latest at the Disneyland Resort. Once per month, you can join a live chat as we record these episodes by joining the Patreon for The Sweep Spot. Our Patreon supporters join us for this episode. We chat about Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway, Disney100, price increases, MagicBand+, and more! We have authored two books: Cleaning The Kingdom: Insider Tales of Keeping Walt’s Dream Spotless and Cleaning The Kingdom: Night, Day, Past and Present. The Sweep Spot is a...

Duration:00:48:19

The Sweep Spot Ep. #344 - Disneyland Haunted Mansion with Jeff Baham

10/7/2022
Author Jeff Baham of DoomBuggies.com joins the show to talk about Disneyland Haunted Mansion merchandise, books, and collecting. We have authored two books: Cleaning The Kingdom: Insider Tales of Keeping Walt’s Dream Spotless and Cleaning The Kingdom: Night, Day, Past and Present. The Sweep Spot is an unofficial Disneyland podcast, with weekly episodes now, with a Topical Episode every two weeks, alternating with a Current Events Episode the other weeks. Lynn Barron and Ken Pellman,...

Duration:00:55:23

The Sweep Spot - Disneyland Current Events as of Sept. 30, 2022

9/30/2022
We catch up on the latest at the Disneyland Resort. Once per month, you can join a live chat as we record these episodes by joining the Patreon for The Sweep Spot. We discuss MagicBand+ hotel changes, and more! We are Lynn Barron and Ken Pellman, former Disneyland Custodial Foremen and lifelong Disneyland fans who bring our perspective to what’s happening now at the Disneyland Resort. We have authored two books: Cleaning The Kingdom: Insider Tales of Keeping Walt’s Dream Spotless and ...

Duration:00:33:07

The Sweep Spot Ep. #343 - Disneyland Jungle Cruise Skipper Roundtable Discussion Part 2

9/23/2022
A group of former Disneyland Jungle Cruise Skippers join us to chat about their time with the backside of water, the movie based on the attraction, and how being a skipper has stayed with them in the rest of life. We have authored two books: Cleaning The Kingdom: Insider Tales of Keeping Walt’s Dream Spotless and Cleaning The Kingdom: Night, Day, Past and Present. The Sweep Spot is an unofficial Disneyland podcast, with weekly episodes now, with a Topical Episode every two weeks,...

Duration:01:00:34

The Sweep Spot - Disneyland Current Events as of September 16, 2022

9/17/2022
We catch up on the latest at the Disneyland Resort. Once per month, you can join a live chat as we record these episodes by joining the Patreon for The Sweep Spot. Our Patreon supporters join us this time as we discuss the announcements from the D23 Expo 2022, and more! We are Lynn Barron and Ken Pellman, former Disneyland Custodial Foremen and lifelong Disneyland fans who bring our perspective to what’s happening now at the Disneyland Resort. We have authored two books: Cleaning The...

Duration:00:48:57

The Sweep Spot Ep. #342 - Disneyland Jungle Cruise Skipper Roundtable Discussion

9/6/2022
A group of former Disneyland Jungle Cruise Skippers join us to chat about their time with the backside of water, the movie based on the attraction, and how being a skipper has stayed with them in the rest of life. We have authored two books: Cleaning The Kingdom: Insider Tales of Keeping Walt’s Dream Spotless and Cleaning The Kingdom: Night, Day, Past and Present. The Sweep Spot is an unofficial Disneyland podcast, with weekly episodes now, with a Topical Episode every two weeks,...

Duration:00:53:56

The Sweep Spot - Disneyland Current Events as of September 2, 2022

9/3/2022
We catch up on the latest at the Disneyland Resort. Once per month, you can join a live chat as we record these episodes by joining the Patreon for The Sweep Spot. We discuss the rumored “Disney Prime” program, artificial turf, the DVC lounge announced for Tomorrowland, and more. For info on Ray Hedgpeth projects go to http://www.theamoebapeople.com/ We are Lynn Barron and Ken Pellman, former Disneyland Custodial Foremen and lifelong Disneyland fans who bring our perspective to what’s...

Duration:01:01:09

The Sweep Spot Ep. #341 - Disneyland Tomorrowland

8/26/2022
We discuss Tomorrowland at Disneyland, including its history and how we kept it clean. We have authored two books: Cleaning The Kingdom: Insider Tales of Keeping Walt’s Dream Spotless and Cleaning The Kingdom: Night, Day, Past and Present. The Sweep Spot is an unofficial Disneyland podcast, with weekly episodes now, with a Topical Episode every two weeks, alternating with a Current Events Episode the other weeks. Lynn Barron and Ken Pellman, former Disneyland Day Custodial Foremen, are...

Duration:00:53:17

The Sweep Spot - Disneyland Current Events as of August 19, 2022

8/20/2022
We catch up on the latest at the Disneyland Resort. Once per month, you can join a live chat as we record these episodes by joining the Patreon for The Sweep Spot. We discuss the Magic Keys program, price increases, and more, with our Patreon supporters giving their thoughts. We are Lynn Barron and Ken Pellman, former Disneyland Custodial Foremen and lifelong Disneyland fans who bring our perspective to what’s happening now at the Disneyland Resort. We have authored two books: Cleaning The...

Duration:00:56:32

The Sweep Spot Ep. #340 - Disneyland 1972 with Historian Jim Korkis

8/12/2022
To discuss Disneyland as it was in 1972, we welcome back popular recurring guest, author and historian Jim Korkis. We chat about Bear Country, the Main Street Electrical Parade, Imagineering, and more! We have authored two books: Cleaning The Kingdom: Insider Tales of Keeping Walt’s Dream Spotless and Cleaning The Kingdom: Night, Day, Past and Present. The Sweep Spot is an unofficial Disneyland podcast, with weekly episodes now, with a Topical Episode every two weeks, alternating...

Duration:00:04:29

The Sweep Spot - Disneyland Current Events as of August 5, 2022

8/6/2022
We catch up on the latest at the Disneyland Resort. Once per month, you can join a live chat as we record these episodes by joining the Patreon for The Sweep Spot. We are Lynn Barron and Ken Pellman, former Disneyland Custodial Foremen and lifelong Disneyland fans who bring our perspective to what’s happening now at the Disneyland Resort. We have authored two books: Cleaning The Kingdom: Insider Tales of Keeping Walt’s Dream Spotless and Cleaning The Kingdom: Night, Day, Past and...

Duration:00:19:29

The Sweep Spot #339 - Disneyland Custodial Lead Jennifer "Foof" Smith

7/29/2022
We welcome former Disneyland Custodial Lead Jennifer Furfaro Smith, our co-worker we affectionately knew as “Foof.” She was one of the main Leads in the early days of cleaning up Fantasmic! and helped open Disney California Adventure. She also shares stories of meeting celebrities during her almost-24 years at the Resort. We have authored two books: Cleaning The Kingdom: Insider Tales of Keeping Walt’s Dream Spotless and Cleaning The Kingdom: Night, Day, Past and Present. The Sweep...

Duration:00:25:27

The Sweep Spot - Disneyland Current Events as of July 22, 2022

7/23/2022
We catch up on the latest at the Disneyland Resort. Once per month, you can join a live chat as we record these episodes by joining the Patreon for The Sweep Spot.. We are Lynn Barron and Ken Pellman, former Disneyland Custodial Foremen and lifelong Disneyland fans who bring our perspective to what’s happening now at the Disneyland Resort. We have authored two books: Cleaning The Kingdom: Insider Tales of Keeping Walt’s Dream Spotless and Cleaning The Kingdom: Night, Day, Past and...

Duration:00:34:41