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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 # 249 - Christmas Time at Disneyland with Jim Korkis

12/8/2018
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In this episode we welcome author and Disney Historian Jim Korkis back to the show to talk to us about Christmas Time at Disneyland over the years. We talk about the Candlelight Processional, Holiday overlays and much more. Plus the latest in the Disneyland Resort Current Events. For more info on our book, and show go to www.thesweepspot.com

Duration:01:55:39

The Sweep Spot # 248 - Eat Like Walt Book

11/23/2018
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In this episode we welcome author Marcy Carriker Smothers to the show to discuss her book Eat Like Walt. Her book is an amazing book all about Walt Disney and food. Walt ate just like everyone else and we have a wonderful conversation with Marcy about her book and food. This episode will make you hungry. Plus the latest in the Disneyland Resort current events. For our book Cleaning the Kingdom and info on the show visit www.thesweepspot.com

Duration:00:41:30

The Sweep Spot # 247 - The Sounds of Disneyland

11/10/2018
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In this episode we welcome Mallory, and Scott from MouseGeek Radio podcast to discuss our favorite sounds at the Disneyland Resort. We also have the latest in the Disneyland Resort current events. For more info and our book Cleaning the Kingdom go to www.thesweepspot.com

Duration:01:17:17

The Sweep Spot # 246 - Disney Vacation Planning Tips, Ideas, and more

10/27/2018
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In this episode we welcome our good friend and The Sweep Spot's official Disney vacation planner Michael Renfrow of ConciEars to the show. He is here to answer listeners questions, and give us tips and ideas on planning your Disney vacation. Plus the latest in the Disneyland Resort current events. for more on our show, T shirts,links, and our book Cleaning the Kingdom got to www.thesweepspot.com

Duration:01:18:03

The Sweep Spot # 245 - Chris Nichols Author of Walt Disney's Disneyland Book

10/13/2018
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In this episode we welcome Chris Nichols and his wife authors of the new book Walt Disney's Disneyland. This book is amazing with concept art, photos black and white and color, and lots of information as well. This is a big book, but well worth it. We talk to him about why he wrote it, how, and how he and his wife wrote the book and their love for Disneyland. We also have the Disneyland Current Events, plus more. Plus get our book Cleaning the Kingdom and more at our website...

Duration:01:05:02

The Sweep Spot # 244 - Future of Disneyland Resort with Dusty Sage

9/29/2018
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In this episode we welcome the man in charge at Micechat.com Dusty Sage. We discuss the future of Disneyland Resort, with information we know, and some speculation as well. Its a fun discussion as we talk about future changes, that are coming and some that we wish would come and much more. Plus the latest in the Disneyland Resort Current Events. for show notes, and our book Cleaning the Kingdom and more go to www.thesweepspot.com

Duration:01:22:20

The Sweep Spot # 243 - Disneyland 1978

9/15/2018
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In this episode we welcome former Disneyland Attractions Cast Member David Smith. Dave worked at Disneyland starting in the year 1978, and he has some great stories to tell, and we take a look at what was going on in Disneyland in that year. Plus the latest in the Disneyland Resort Current Events, and more. For show notes, our book Cleaning the Kingdom and more visit www.thesweepspot.com

Duration:02:12:04

The Sweep Spot # 242 - Former Disney Imagineer Bill Watkins

9/1/2018
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In this episode we welcome Bill Watkins to the show. Bill worked WED Enterprises from 1966 to 1985. He was Project Engineer for the WEDway People Mover, for Big Thunder Mountain, Space Mountain and more. Plus we welcome Michael from ConciEars and Erick to discuss the Run Disney event in April. Plus the latest in the Disneyland Resort Current Events. For info on the show, and our book go to www.thesweepspot.com

Duration:01:36:42

The Sweep Spot # 241 - Fake Theme Park Guy Jason Ginsburg

8/18/2018
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In this episode we welcome comedian, former Universal Studios Hollywood Tram Tour Guide, theme park fan, and founder of Fake Theme Park, Jason Ginsburg. We have a not so Disney conversation, but a fun one that I'm sure you will find entertaining. Plus we have the latest in the Disneyland Resort current events. Get our book Cleaning the Kingdom and more at our website www.thesweepspot.com

Duration:01:03:45

The Sweep Spot #240 - Disneyland 1998

8/4/2018
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In this episode we take a look at the year 1998 at Disneyland. It was a significant year for us at The Sweep Spot because our very own Lynn Barron started in Custodial at Disneyland. It was also a year of changes, and many in the near future. With the New Tomorrowland, and the start to what would eventually become the Disneyland Resort. Plus we have the latest in the Disneyland Current Events. Get our book Cleaning the Kingdom and more at our website www.thesweepspot.com

Duration:01:23:25

The Sweep Spot # 239 - Disneyland 1968 With Jim Korkis

7/21/2018
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In this episode we welcome back Disney Historian, and Author Jim Korkis. Jim is the author of the Vault of Walt book series and many more, and his latest More Secret Stories of Disneyland book. We talk about Disneyland in the year 1968, which was considered a quiet year, as far as developments, but we found plenty to talk about. Plus latest in Disneyland Resort Current events, Lynn's trip report and more. For info on our book Cleaning the Kingdom, show notes, links and more go to...

Duration:02:13:58

The Sweep Spot # 238 - Former Disneyland Matterhorn Climber John Artherton

7/7/2018
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In this episode we welcome former Disneyland Matterhorn climber John Artherton to the show. John was a performer as well as a climber, from 1966 to 1969. he has some great stories about his time climbing the Matterhorn, and more. Plus we have the latest in the Disneyland Resort current events. For our book Cleaning the Kingdom, show notes, T shirts, and more go to www.thesweepspot.com

Duration:00:57:14

The Sweep Spot # 237 - Pixar Pier, Pirates, Food, and more at Disneyland Resort

6/23/2018
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In this episode we decided to slow things down and take a look at all the changes going on and coming to the Disneyland Resort. To do this we welcome friend, web master, and author Russell Flores to our show. We discuss a wide variety of topics at the Disneyland. Hope you enjoy! For info on our podcast and book Cleaning the Kingdom go to www.thesweepspot.com

Duration:01:46:09

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