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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. # 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

The Sweep Spot Mini Episode 8

11/30/2020
In this mini episode Lynn talks about what he is thankful for with the podcast, and more! This is a shorter episode than the regular longer episodes, check out our other episodes as well. for info on our books and podcast go to www.thesweepspot.com

Duration:00:15:55

The Sweep Spot # 298 - Bill Long Former Disneyland Marketing Director

11/21/2020
We welcome Bill Long, who was a Director of Marketing for Disneyland in the 1970s and helped with early publicity for Walt Disney World. He tells us how the Disney parks got so much free publicity in the days when the company avoided paying for ads. He has a lot of great stories. We also discuss current events at the Disneyland Resort, as always. For info on our books, show and more go to www.thesweespot.com

Duration:01:06:09

The Sweep Spot Mini Ep # 7 - Cast Member Perks

11/16/2020
In this mini episode of The Sweep Spot Lynn talks about some of the Cast member Perks He remembers when he worked at Disneyland in Custodial from 1998 to 2007. Enjoy, and be sure to check out our regular episodes with Lynn and Ken. For info on show, and our books go to www.thesweepspot.com

Duration:00:14:40

The Sweep Spot # 297 - Tom Nabbe Disney Legend

11/7/2020
We welcome Disney Legend and author Tom Nabbe, who was a Disneyland and Walt Disney World cast member and was there for the opening of both! He was also the original Tom Sawyer at Disneyland. He wrote From Disneyland's Tom Sawyer to Disney Legend: The Adventures of Tom Nabbe. 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 Cleaning The Kingdom: Night, Day, Past and...

Duration:01:42:50

The Sweep Spot Mini Episode 6

11/2/2020
In this mini episode of The Sweep Spot Lynn talks about some of the break areas that he used during his time working at Disneyland. Hope you have been enjoying these. Don't miss our main episodes also. For info on our show and books go to www.thesweepspot.com

Duration:00:19:53

The Sweep Spot # 296 - 3D Disneyland with Dave Bossert

10/24/2020
We welcome award-winning artist, filmmaker, and author David Bossert to discuss his new book 3D DISNEYLAND: Like You've Never Seen It Before. We chat about his work in Disney Animation, his new podcast, and much more! 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 Cleaning The Kingdom: Night, Day, Past and Present. The Sweep Spot is a podcast with full episodes...

Duration:01:00:46

The Sweep Spot Mini Episode # 5 - Favorite Podcasts

10/19/2020
In this episode Lynn discusses his favorite podcasts and not all Disney. This list does not mean there are not other podcasts out there that he enjoys, these are the narrowed down list, because there is only so much time in a week to listen. These are mini episodes and are just a small taste of what we do on our regular shows. Hope you enjoy! For info on our show and our books be sure to check out our website www.thesweepspot.com

Duration:00:19:20

The Sweep Spot # 295 - Disneyland 1970 and 2000

10/9/2020
We tour Disneyland as it was FIFTY years ago, in 1970! And then we jump ahead thirty years from then to discuss what the park was like in the Year 2000! 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 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:01:30:07

The Sweep Spot Mini Ep. # 4 - Cast member Experience

10/5/2020
In this mini Episode of The Sweep Spot Lynn discusses a more recent moment he had with a cast member from his March trip. Hope you enjoy this episode and also check out our main episodes as well. For info on our podcast and books go to www.thesweepspot.com

Duration:00:13:26

The Sweep Spot # 294 - Disneyland Halloween Stories with Jim Korkis

9/26/2020
We welcome back Disney historian and prolific author Jim Korkis to discuss Halloween at Disneyland, with the Haunted Mansion, Walt Disney, and Ray Bradbury included! Jim’s latest books debuting momentarily are The Vault of Walt Volume 9: Halloween Edition and Hidden Secrets of the Disney Cruise Line. 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 Cleaning The...

Duration:01:45:13