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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 Mini Ep. # 19 - Disneyland Trip Report

5/9/2021
In this Mini Episode of The Sweep Spot, Lynn talks with former guest and Cast member Stephanie Fix about her most recent visit to Disneyland. Up to this point Disneyland had been closed for 1 year and 6 weeks. Thing were different and much was the same as we discuss some of the changes, and what to expect when visiting Disneyland in 2021. Check out our regular shows every other week, and more on our books, and podcast at thesweepspot.com

Duration:00:38:10

The Sweep Spot # 308 - Disneyland Keel Boat Driver Tales

5/1/2021
We cover the grand re-opening of Disneyland and catch up on what’s new at the Disneyland Resort, as always. We also welcome three Keel Boat drivers to reminisce about the former Disneyland Rivers of America attraction. 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 with full episodes every two weeks, focusing on the Disneyland Resort. Lynn Barron and...

Duration:01:51:57

The Sweep Spot Mini Ep. 17 - Disneyland Annual Passes

4/25/2021
On this mini episode of The Sweep Spot Ken and Lynn discuss when they has annual passes and the speculation of the future for them. Learn some history about them and listen as they relive some memories too. Lynn and Ken are former Disneyland cast members and talk about Disneyland. For info. on the podcast, their books and more go to www.thesweepspot.com

Duration:00:38:20

The Sweep Spot # 307 - Former Jungle Cruise Skipper

4/17/2021
We welcome former Jungle Cruise Skipper, historian, and author David John Marley to discuss his two stints as a skipper. Plus, we discuss current Disneyland Resort events, as always! 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 with full episodes every two weeks, focusing on the Disneyland Resort. Lynn Barron and Ken Pellman, former Disneyland Day...

Duration:01:43:00

The Sweep Spot Mini Episode 16 - Disneyland's Reopening Plans

4/12/2021
In this mini episode Lynn and Erick from ConciEars talk about some of the reopening info for Disneyland, and what ConciEars Travel Partner can do for you. For info on the podcast and ConciEars visit www.thesweepspot.com

Duration:00:33:53

The Sweep Spot # 306 - Designer and Former Disney Imagineer Tim Delaney Part Two

4/3/2021
We conclude our chat with designer Tim Delaney about working at Imagineering for decades, starting with the original Imagineers, and his work for the Disneyland Resort and for Disney parks around the world. Plus, we discuss current Disneyland Resort events, as always! 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 with full episodes every two weeks,...

Duration:01:49:49

The Sweep Spot Mini Episode 15

3/29/2021
In this mini episode Ken joins in to discuss the possible proposed changes that could come to the Disneyland Resort. These were announced last week and it is bringing much speculation. Join us for our main show also on this same feed, every other week. For info on our podcast, books and more go to www.thesweepspot.com

Duration:00:31:03

The Sweep Spot # 305 - Former Disney Imagineer Tim Delaney

3/20/2021
For our TENTH ANNIVERSARY episode, we chat with designer Tim Delaney about working at Imagineering for decades, starting with the original Imagineers, and his work for the Disneyland Resort and for Disney parks around the world. Plus, we discuss current Disneyland Resort events, as always! 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 with full...

Duration:01:20:43

The Sweep Spot Mini Episode # 14 - Disneyland Reopening Thoughts

3/15/2021
In this Mini episode of The Sweep Spot, Lynn talks about some of his thoughts on Disneyland reopening, and more. Thanks for listening and don't miss out on our main shows, every other week. For info on our show, books, and more go to www.thsweepspot.com

Duration:00:19:09

The Sweep Spot # 304 - Disneyland Hotel and Downtown Disney Discussion

3/6/2021
Mel McGowan, who worked at Imagineering, Tony Bruno, who was VP of Disney Resort Hotels and Downtown Disney, and Disneyland Hotel history author Don Ballard join us to discuss memories of the Disneyland Resort hotels and Downtown Disney. Plus, we discuss current Disneyland Resort events, as always! 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 with...

Duration:01:46:18

The Sweep Spot Mini Ep. # 13 - Being a Disneyland Custodial Lead

3/1/2021
In this mini episode Lynn discusses when he became a lead in Custodial, and what that entails. Also don't forget to check out our main show on this same feed, which is every other week. For info on our show and more go to www.thesweepspot.com

Duration:00:18:45

The Sweep Spot # 303 - Former Imagineer Chris Crump

2/19/2021
We welcome Chris Crump, who worked on Disneyland Resort projects with Imagineering, and who got to hang out at Disneyland and WED as a boy with his father, Disney Legend Rolly Crump. Plus, we discuss current Disneyland Resort events, as always, but this time we are joined by Tage and Teresa from DLWeekly Podcast. 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:01:32:56

The Sweep Spot Mini Episode # 12

2/15/2021
In this episode Lynn sits down to talk with Michael from ConciEars to talk about going to Walt Disney World during these times. As we think Disneyland will adapt many of the same standards we discuss them and the potential for what Disneyland will do when it opens, and more. Be sure to listen to our regular episodes as well that come out every other week. For more info on our podcast and our books go to www.thesweepspot.com

Duration:00:42:10

The Sweep Spot # 302 - Disneyland Night Custodial Manager Tom Theiss

2/6/2021
We welcome Tom Theiss, who was a Night Custodial “Third Shift” Manager at Disneyland with 45 years as a cast member. Plus, we discuss current Disneyland Resort events, as always, but this time we are joined by Naomi of Petra's Pintorium. 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 with full episodes every two weeks, focusing on the Disneyland...

Duration:01:19:33

The Sweep Spot Mini Episode # 11 - Lynn's Other Disneyland Role

1/31/2021
In this mini episode of The Sweep Spot Lynn talks about when he worked at the Plaza Complex at Disneyland, 1991 to 1993. Hope you enjoy this mini episode, and for our main show catch it in between these. For info on our podcast, book and more go to www.thesweepspot.com

Duration:00:21:00

The Sweep Spot # 301 - Disneyland 1961 with Jim Korkis

1/23/2021
Disney historian & author Jim Korkis joins us to talk about what was going on at Disneyland in 1961, which was SIXTY years ago! Jim is known for his meticulous attention to getting the historical details correct. Plus, we discuss current Disneyland Resort events, as always. 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 with full episodes every two...

Duration:01:46:08

The Sweep Spot Mini Ep. #10 - Optimism and Thoughts

1/19/2021
In this mini episode of The Sweep Spot, Lynn talks about can WDW fix you when missing Disneyland? Also some thoughts about optimism this year. The mini episodes are every other week, and are with only Lynn. Join us for our full episodes with the great Ken Pellman. For info and more go to www.thesweepspot.com

Duration:00:20:22

The Sweep Spot # 300 - Chris Merritt: Art Director, Show Designer, Author

1/9/2021
In our milestone 300th Episode, Chris Merritt joins us to talk about his work as an Art Director and Show Designer on iconic Disneyland Resort attractions, knowing Marc and Alice Davis, and his popular books, including his epic two volumes on Marc Davis. Plus, we discuss current Disneyland Resort events, as always. 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...

Duration:02:06:12

The Sweep Spot Mini Ep. # 9 - 2020 Trip Recaps

12/14/2020
In this mini episode Lynn talks about some of the Disneyland trips he was able to make in 2020, and some he was supposed to make. Enjoy! For our regular episodes, info on our books and more go to www.thesweespot.com

Duration:00:14:24

The Sweep Spot # 299 - Former Disneyland Decorator

12/4/2020
The Sweep Spot Ep. #299 - Disneyland Decorator Joe Merino In this episode we talk with Joe Merino about his time working at Disneyland in the Decorating department and more! Plus for current events we talk with Nick from Mousekegamer to talk about his Minecraft Disneyland. https://www.youtube.com/c/Mouskegamer We also discuss current events at the Disneyland Resort, as always We have authored two books: Cleaning The Kingdom: Insider Tales of Keeping Walt’s Dream Spotless and ...

Duration:01:02:44