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Former Disneyland cast members discussing Disneyland history, touring tips, stories, behind the scenes, interviews with Disney legends, authors, podcasters, and more. Plus the latest Disneyland Resort news.

Former Disneyland cast members discussing Disneyland history, touring tips, stories, behind the scenes, interviews with Disney legends, authors, podcasters, and more. Plus the latest Disneyland Resort news.
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St. George, UT

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Former Disneyland cast members discussing Disneyland history, touring tips, stories, behind the scenes, interviews with Disney legends, authors, podcasters, and more. Plus the latest Disneyland Resort news.

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English


Episodes

The Sweep Spot # 236 - Former Disneyland Security Cast member and Podcaster Greg

6/2/2018
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In this episode we welcome Greg who is a former Disneyland Security Cast member, and also a podcaster on Micecast, and youtuber. We had a great time talking with Greg about working at Disneyland, Disneyland history, and much more. Plus the latest in the Disneyland Resort Current Events. Get our book and more at www.thesweepspot.com

Duration:02:28:09

The Sweep Spot # 235 - Disneyland 1988 with Former Attractions Cast member

5/19/2018
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In this episode we welcome back Brian Levine to our show. Brian worked at Disneyland in the late 80's on the Disneyland Railroad, Omnibus,and more. He also was there during some of the crazy promotions Disneyland had in 1988 like the Ferris Wheel at the Main Street Train Station, and the Hub. Plus the latest in the Disneyland Resort Current Events. Plus get our book, and more at www.thesweepspot.com

Duration:02:05:57

The Sweep Spot # 234 - Disneyland Retired Night and Day Custodial Cast Member

5/5/2018
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In this episode we welcome retired Custodial Cast Member Tim Cluney to the show. Tim started at Disneyland in 1969 and retired in 1995. He worked 3rd shift, Graveyard, and then went to management and worked days. Tim has some great stories working the night and what it was like. Plus the latest in the Disneyland Resort Current Events. Form show notes, our book Cleaning the Kingdom and more go to www.thesweepspot.com If you order book from website it will be signed by authors. Also it is on...

Duration:01:54:30

The Sweep Spot # 233 - Secrets of Disneyland with Jim Korkis

4/21/2018
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In this episode we welcome back Disney historian and author Jim Korkis. We discuss some of the maybe not so well known Disneyland secrets. Plus the latest in Disneyland Resort Current Events. For show notes, our book Cleaning the Kingdom and more go to www.thesweepspot.com

Duration:01:35:01

The Sweep Spot # 232 - Growing up with Disneyland

4/7/2018
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In this episode Ken and Lynn discuss their memories with Disneyland. From their first visit, to recent years, they both have a lot to share about Disneyland. Going with family, friends, and more, listen to their exciting times growing up at Disneyland and discover why they have the passion they do for "The Happiest Place on Earth". For show notes, how to contact them, and their book Cleaning the Kingdom go to www.thesweepspot.com

Duration:01:43:10

The Sweep Spot # 231 - DCA Food and Wine, and Disneyland Trip Report

3/24/2018
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In this episode we welcome friend and foodie Jae Brattain to the show to discuss his time at the Disney California Adventure Food and Wine Festival. Plus we discuss Lynn's trip to Disneyland and Universal Studios Hollywood. also the latest in the Disneyland Resort Current Events. for our book Cleaning the Kingdom, show notes, and more go to www.thesweepspot.com

Duration:01:54:01

The Sweep Spot # 230 - Former Disneyland Night and Day Custodial Manager Jeff

3/10/2018
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In this episode we welcome our friend and a manager Ken and Lynn had to pleasure working with, and his name is Jeff Sandy. Jeff worked at Disneyland from 1990 to 2007 in Night Custodial and Day Custodial. Jeff was able to work some amazing events and helped open Hong Kong Disneyland as well. Plus we have the latest in the Disneyland Resort Current Events. Get info and our book Cleaning the Kingdom at www.thesweepspot.com

Duration:01:23:46

The Sweep Spot # 229 - Talk with Former Disneyland Attractions/Guest Relations Cast Member

2/24/2018
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In this episode we talk with former Disneyland Attractions and Guest Relations Cast Member Austin Carroll. We talk with her about her time working Fantasyland Attractions, and Toontown. Plus her time working in Guest Relations. She has some great stories you wont want to miss. Plus the latest in the Disneyland Resort Current Events. Get our book Cleaning the Kingdom and show notes at www.thesweepspot.com

Duration:01:38:36

The Sweep Spot # 228 - Top Jani - Retired Disneyland Custodial Manager Part 3

2/10/2018
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In this episode we welcome back retired Disneyland Custodial Manager. This is Part 3 of our interview. Ray started at Disneyland in 1963, and worked his way up the ranks to finally become in charge of all of Disneyland Custodial. Ray was the second Custodial manager ever at Disneyland. Chuck Boyajian was hired by Walt Disney to start the Custodial department in 1955, and Ray followed Chuck. So this is a very unique perspective of Disneyland history you will not hear anywhere else. Plus get...

Duration:01:48:03

The Sweep Spot # 227 - Disneyland 1958 With Jim Korkis

1/27/2018
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In this episode we welcome back author, and Disney Historian Jim Korkis. We discuss the year 1958 at Disneyland, with the additions, and the growing new park. Disneyland was just 3 years old, but adding new things and planning is always something on the horizon. Plus the latest in the Disneyland Resort Current Events. for more info on our podcast, our book and show notes go to www.thesweepspot.com

Duration:02:01:33

The Sweep Spot # 226 - Live Music at Disneyland 80's to Present

1/14/2018
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In this episode we welcome back Chris Lyndon, known as Disney Chris to help us explore Live music at Disneyland. In episode 223 we talked about Live Music at Disneyland up to through the 70's, and this time we go through the 80's to present time 2018. Hear some samples of this music and performers we talk about. Plus the latest in Disneyland Resort Current Events. Plus get our book Cleaning the Kingdom on paperback at our website, and the audio version at Audible and Itunes. Visit...

Duration:02:25:48

The Sweep Spot # 225 - Discussion On Disneyland Fans Over The Years

12/30/2017
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In this episode we have an interview that we did for someone else on Disneyland Fandom and social media in the early days. Plus latest in Disneyland Resort Current Events. Get our book and more info at www.thesweepspot.com

Duration:01:39:36

The Sweep Spot # 224 - Longest Flying Tinker Bell at Disneyland

12/9/2017
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In this episode we welcome Gina Rock. During the Fantasy in the Sky firework show at Disneyland it would kick off with Tinker Bell flying high above Sleeping Beauty's Castle and Gina did that from 1983 to 2005. We hear some great stories from her. Plus Lynn's Disneyland Trip Report, and the latest in the Disneyland Resort Current Events. For more info on our book Cleaning the Kingdom and our podcast go to www.thesweepspot.com

Duration:02:08:19

The Sweep Spot # 223 - Live Music at Disneyland 50's to 70's

11/24/2017
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In this episode we welcome Chris Lyndon from Jiminy Cricket podcast and Disneychris.com to talk with us about live music at Disneyland from 1955 to 1979. Enjoy this look at many of the groups and performers at Disneyland over the years. We also play samples of the music for many of the groups. For more info go to www.thesweepspot.com

Duration:01:55:01

The Sweep Spot # 222 - Disneyland 1977

11/11/2017
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In this episode we take a look at Disneyland in the year 1977. We discover some attractions that opened that year, and some closed, plus many other interesting facts. This is a fun way to virtually take a walk around the park in 1977. Plus the latest in the Disneyland Resort Current Events. info on our podcast, and book Cleaning the Kingdom go to www.thesweepspot.com

Duration:01:18:55

The Sweep Spot # 221 - Haunted Mansion Talk with Jeff Baham

10/28/2017
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In this episode we welcome back podcaster, author, and friend Jeff Baham. Jeff has written a book on the Haunted Mansion, has a website called Doombuggies.com, and a podcast Mousetalgia. We get into some interesting talk on Haunted Mansion fandom, history and more. Plus we have the latest in the Disneyland Resort Current Events. for more info on our book, T shirts, show notes and more at www.thesweepspot.com

Duration:01:18:39

The Sweep Spot # 220 - Epcot Discussion with Aaron Wallace

10/14/2017
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In this episode we welcome author and podcaster Aaron Wallace to the show to discuss the park Epcot. We talk about it's history, extinct attractions and it's future. Plus we welcome founder of Trader Sam's Coffee Company, and our latest in the Disneyland Resort Current Events. For more info go to www.thesweepspot.com

Duration:01:39:04

The Sweep Spot # 219 - Audio Animatronics, Authors and More!

9/30/2017
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In this episode we welcome author Chris Ware to talk about his two Disney books, then we take a look at Audio Animatronics at Disneyland, a trip report from our trip to Garner Holt Productions, and the latest in the Disneyland Resort Current Events. For info on our book and more go to www.thesweepspot.com

Duration:01:24:15

The Sweep Spot # 218 - Disneyland 1987 with Jim Korkis

9/16/2017
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In this episode we welcome back Disney Historian, and Author Jim Korkis to discuss Disneyland in the year 1987. Some exciting things opened in 1987 at Disneyland from The Disney Gallery to Star Tours and we talk about it, plus so much more. Lets head back to 1987. Plus the latest in the Disneyland Resort Current Events. We are also authors of Cleaning the Kingdom a book written by us, former Disneyland Custodial Cast Members telling insiders stories of Keeping Walt's Dream Spotless. Get it...

Duration:02:58:50

The Sweep Spot # 217 - Former Imagineer Mark Eades

9/2/2017
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We are happy to welcome former Disneyland cast member, Disney Studio employee, and Imagineer Mark Eades to the show. Mark also went on to write for the OC Register. Mark has some amazing stories from his time at Disneyland to Imagineering, to writing for the OC Register. Plus the latest in the Disneyland Resort current events. You can find more info on Mark at www.markeades.com plus get show notes, our book Cleaning the Kingdom and more at www.thesweepspot.com

Duration:02:17:05