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Intelligent discussion on theme parks and Disney from a fan's perspective

Intelligent discussion on theme parks and Disney from a fan's perspective
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Intelligent discussion on theme parks and Disney from a fan's perspective

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TTSP #49: Shannon Albert, WDW Prep School.com

8/13/2018
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It’s a challenge to keep up with all the latest changes at Walt Disney World; I visit regularly and still can’t stay on top of everything. This creates a huge challenge for first-time guests or anyone that hasn’t visited for a while.… Read more... The post TTSP #49: Shannon Albert, WDW Prep School.com appeared first on Tomorrow Society.

Duration:00:44:18

TTSP #48: Ricky Brigante, Inside the Magic and Pseudonym Productions

7/30/2018
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It’s a boom time for podcasting, which has evolved into big business. A BBC News article from July 22nd states that 11% of people in the UK listen to a podcast every week. That’s a huge percentage compared to where podcasts were just a short while ago.… Read more... The post TTSP #48: Ricky Brigante, Inside the Magic and Pseudonym Productions appeared first on Tomorrow Society.

Duration:00:53:28

TTSP #47: Seth Kubersky on Universal Orlando’s Future and Toy Story Land

7/16/2018
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An underreported theme park story is the activity happening at Universal Orlando. Limited excitement for the Fast & Furious: Supercharged attraction has pushed Universal to the background as Disney opens Toy Story Land. The attention on Disney’s new area makes sense; it’s their first significant expansion at Walt Disney World since Pandora.… Read more... The post TTSP #47: Seth Kubersky on Universal Orlando’s Future and Toy Story Land appeared first on Tomorrow Society.

Duration:00:47:32

TTSP #46: Toy Story Land and the Future of Disney’s Hollywood Studios

7/2/2018
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It’s an exciting time for theme park fans, and I feel like we’re just getting started. The next 3-4 years will include massive expansions at Walt Disney World and plenty of new attractions from Universal. Following the success of Pandora, Disney should have another popular addition with Toy Story Land at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.… Read more >> The post TTSP #46: Toy Story Land and the Future of Disney’s Hollywood Studios appeared first on Tomorrow Society.

Duration:00:33:41

TTSP #45: Composer Paul Leonard-Morgan on Creating the Score for Test Track

6/21/2018
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Creating a theme park attraction is an insanely complicated process, but it’s easy to think of them as magic. We’ve heard so much about the wonderful world of Disney Imagineering, but that is only part of the story. So many individuals beyond the Imagineers help to put together a new attraction.… Read more >> The post TTSP #45: Composer Paul Leonard-Morgan on Creating the Score for Test Track appeared first on Tomorrow Society.

Duration:00:36:23

TTSP #44: How Bowers, Retro Disney World Podcast

5/29/2018
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Many Walt Disney World fans look back fondly at the early days of the resort in the ‘70s and ‘80s. Many attractions from that era are long gone, yet we still think about them regularly. It’s easy to look upon that enthusiasm as just nostalgia for a past era.… Read more >> The post TTSP #44: How Bowers, Retro Disney World Podcast appeared first on Tomorrow Society.

Duration:01:03:23

TTSP #43: Steve Alcorn on Building EPCOT Center

5/8/2018
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It fascinates me to hear stories about the construction of EPCOT Center, which was a mad dash nearly on par with the original Disneyland. Some attractions failed to make the opening date of October 1st, 1982, while others barely reached it.… Read more >> The post TTSP #43: Steve Alcorn on Building EPCOT Center appeared first on Tomorrow Society.

Duration:00:54:42

TTSP #42: Matt Parrish, WEDWay Radio and The Thirty20Eight

4/29/2018
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Podcasting has changed a lot during the past 10 years, particularly for Disney shows. Initially, it was amazing to even hear from other fans whose passion went far beyond even my own. I enjoyed listening to Ricky Brigante, Lou Mongello, and the WDW Today guys describing their latest trips to Walt Disney World.… Read more >> The post TTSP #42: Matt Parrish, WEDWay Radio and The Thirty20Eight appeared first on Tomorrow Society.

Duration:00:39:02

TTSP #41: Top 5 Books for Epcot Fans

4/22/2018
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I spend a lot of time reading books about Walt Disney, the Disney theme parks, and the many stories and figures surrounding them. There are quite a few great books about Epcot, but there’s still room for a lot more. In particular, I’d love to read more about Walt’s vision for Epcot the city and its evolution into the EPCOT Center theme park.… Read more >> The post TTSP #41: Top 5 Books for Epcot Fans appeared first on Tomorrow Society.

Duration:00:31:08

TTSP #40: Katy Price, Walt Disney’s Melody Makers

4/15/2018
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So many books have been written about the Disney Company, particularly the heyday for Walt Disney in the ’50s and ’60s. It says a lot when you consider how many unknown stories remain from this time period. Walt employed a large group of talented individuals to help create his films and attractions at Disneyland.… Read more >> The post TTSP #40: Katy Price, Walt Disney’s Melody Makers appeared first on Tomorrow Society.

Duration:00:41:22

TTSP #39: Seven More Questions with Len Testa

3/27/2018
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It’s a crazy time for theme parks, especially when you look at Disney’s latest moves. It feels like every week brings a new announcement with news that’s sometimes exciting or unfortunate. There are major expansions on the way, particularly Galaxy’s Edge on both U.S.… Read more >> The post TTSP #39: Seven More Questions with Len Testa appeared first on Tomorrow Society.

Duration:01:04:55

TTSP #38: Tim Grassey on Epcot’s Future

2/28/2018
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It’s a busy time at Walt Disney World, and expansion will be rampant in the next three years. Disney is investing serious dollars into all four parks, which hasn’t always been the case. That’s especially true at Epcot, which needs a serious upgrade to reach its past glory.… Read more >> The post TTSP #38: Tim Grassey on Epcot’s Future appeared first on Tomorrow Society.

Duration:01:23:06

TTSP #37: My Walt Disney World Trip Report

1/22/2018
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It’s tricky to sum up a trip to Walt Disney World, even a fairly short one. So much happens during each day that it’s nearly overwhelming to put it all together. This isn’t a bad thing, however. During our four-night stay at the Animal Kingdom Lodge over MLK weekend, I barely thought about work, politics, or anything else from everyday life.… Read more >> The post TTSP #37: My Walt Disney World Trip Report appeared first on Tomorrow Society.

Duration:00:50:15

TTSP #36: Jeff Baham on The Haunted Mansion

1/7/2018
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One of Disney’s most enduring attractions is easily The Haunted Mansion, which continues to draw new followers each year. Fans obsess about its every detail, and fresh stories keep emerging about its history. I love The Mansion even more than I did as a kid because there are so many layers to it.… Read more >> The post TTSP #36: Jeff Baham on The Haunted Mansion appeared first on Tomorrow Society.

Duration:01:01:20

TTSP #35: Jerry Green, 25 Years Inside Universal Studios

12/17/2017
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I’m fascinated by the early days of the Universal Studio Tour in Hollywood. The trams originated in the mid ‘60s and remain an essential part of the park today. I didn’t visit until 1985 as a kid, but many early special effects like the flash flood and rockslide were still part of it.… Read more >> The post TTSP #35: Jerry Green, 25 Years Inside Universal Studios appeared first on Tomorrow Society.

Duration:00:50:58

TTSP #34: Coco Review (Disney-Pixar)

12/11/2017
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It’s an interesting time for Disney-Pixar; sequels are the norm in this run of movies. Finding Dory and Cars 3 hit screens during the past few years, and The Incredibles 2 and Toy Story 4 are on the way. The lone exception is Coco, which arrived in theaters on Thanksgiving week.… Read more >> The post TTSP #34: Coco Review (Disney-Pixar) appeared first on Tomorrow Society.

Duration:00:28:28

TTSP #33: Composer Bruce Broughton

12/4/2017
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Composer Bruce Broughton has written the music for many Disney attractions, especially at Epcot. His theme park work includes Ellen’s Energy Adventure; the current version of Spaceship Earth; Honey, I Shrunk the Audience!; Cinemagique; and The Timekeeper. He also re-tooled Jerry Goldsmith’s iconic score for Soarin’ Over California during the recent change to Soarin’ Around the World.… Read more >> The post TTSP #33: Composer Bruce Broughton appeared first on Tomorrow Society.

Duration:00:55:56

TTSP #32: Planning a Weekend Trip to Disney World

11/19/2017
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It’s easy to plan a week-long trip to Walt Disney World. You line up 4-5 days at the parks, spend time at your resort, and maybe check out other spots in Orlando. This process gets a little trickier when the timeframe is shorter, however.… Read more >> The post TTSP #32: Planning a Weekend Trip to Disney World appeared first on Tomorrow Society.

Duration:00:40:47

TTSP #31: Mike Rahlmann, Be Our Guest Podcast

10/30/2017
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It’s rare to connect with other Disney podcasters far outside the tourist havens; many consistent shows work because the hosts have easy access to theme parks in Orlando or Anaheim. This gives them the opportunity to quickly visit the resorts and check out the latest offerings.… Read more >> The post TTSP #31: Mike Rahlmann, Be Our Guest Podcast appeared first on Tomorrow Society.

Duration:00:47:18

TTSP #30: AJ Wolfe, The Disney Food Blog

10/17/2017
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Some of the biggest recent changes to Walt Disney World have come in the dining realm. Restaurants have become nearly as important to guests as attractions, even more for some. Securing ADRs has become so important for many visitors, particularly at hard-to-find spots.… Read more >> The post TTSP #30: AJ Wolfe, The Disney Food Blog appeared first on Tomorrow Society.

Duration:00:44:49