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Kansas City, MO

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Hosts Matt and Nate discuss the history of Disney theme parks and the Walt Disney Co. In examining we look at influences that shaped the company including projects and eras. We look at attractions and themed lands including the architectural styles and inspiration behind many of the decisions that the walt Disney Co has made over the years.

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@wedwayradio

Language:

English


Episodes

WWR S8 Bonus ep #2 - WDW Adventureland 1.0

8/21/2017
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Thank You for downloading WEDWay Radio. This is Season 8, bonus episode #2 - WDW Adventureland 1.0. On this episode we take a look at Adventureland during the first few years of Walt Disney Worlds existence, including its shops, its attractions, its architecture and other features that made Adventureland unique. Enjoy!

Duration: 00:46:46


WWR S8 Bonus #1 - Farewell Great Movie Ride

8/11/2017
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Thanks for downloading WEDWay Radio, this is your show on Disney history and Disney parks. This is Season 8, Bonus episode 1: Farewell Great Movie Ride. On this episode we say goodbye to The Great Movie Ride, the once signature attraction at the Disney MGM Studio. This attraction takes with it an era of Disney theme park design unrivaled since the early 1980's. Enjoy!

Duration: 00:57:25


NOW! #123 - Illuminations history with Chuck Mirarchi

4/1/2017
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Thanks for downloading WEDWay NOW! the companion show to WEDWay Radio. This is episode #123 - Illuminations history with Chuck Mirarchi. On this episode we are joined by columnist Chuck Mirarchi to discuss one of his articles detailing the different incarnations of Epcot nighttime spectaculars through the years, and then go into Illuminations: Reflections of Earth. Enjoy!

Duration: 01:10:12


NOW! #122 - Epcot Rumors with Dan Heaton of Tomorrow Society

3/15/2017
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Thanks for downloading WEDWay! the companion show to WEDWay Radio. This is #122 - Epcot Rumors with Dan Heaton of Tomorrow Society. On this episode we take a look at some recent rumors making the rounds on the internet including: - A $800 million - $1 billion overhaul of Future World - Retheming of Energy Pavilion to Guardians of the Galaxy - Expanding Starbucks - Demolition of Wonders of Life - Mission Space update - Ratatouille attraction coming to France pavilion - A new UK...

Duration: 00:55:22


WWR S8:E5 - WED Origins

3/6/2017
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It all started with a ..... railroad. A railroad that ran in Walt Disney's outer office. From there, Walt started to think bigger and bigger, until he had a railroad he could board himself in his backyard. On this episode of WEDWay Radio, lets take a look at the origins of WED from the perspective that the Carolwood Pacific was really the beginning of WED. Thanks for downloading and continuing to support WEDWay Radio! Enjoy!

Duration: 00:40:42


NOW! #121 - Aaron Wallace and the Thinking Fans Guide to WDW: Epcot

2/27/2017
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Thank you for downloading WEDWay NOW!, the companion show to WEDWay Radio. This is episode #121 and we are happy to be joined by Aaron Wallace, the author of The Thinking Fan's Guide to WDW: Epcot, as well Magic Kingdom, and Hocus Pocus in Focus. Nate and Aaron reminisce about Epcot and talk about some of the changes that Aaron discusses within the book. Enjoy!

Duration: 00:36:18


NOW! #120 - Disney Listory: Disney Parks Smellology

12/29/2016
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Thank you for downloading WEDWay NOW!, your home for Disney news, Disney history and Disney Listory. This week, on NOW! #120, Matt and Kevin bring back the List Series by taking a look at the best and worst smells at Disney theme parks. Enjoy! - For concierge level service on your next Disney vacation, check out the great agents at TheMagicForLess.com. - Welcome back our new (old) friends from Touringplans.com. Tools and resources for your next Disney vacation on the go

Duration: 01:16:30


NOW! #119 - Bug Spray in the Magic Kingdom, Hong Kong Freezes Over & Feliz NaviDrone

12/14/2016
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Thank you for downloading WEDWay NOW!, a show dedicated to Disney news and Disney history...and home of the Thirty20Eight. On NOW! #119, we take a look at the latest developments at Hong Kong Disneyland, holiday celebrations at Disney's California Adventure, and more! Enjoy! - For concierge level service on your next Disney vacation, check out the great agents at TheMagicForLess.com. - Welcome back our friends from Touringplans.com. Touring Plans provides tools and resources for your...

Duration: 00:48:33


NOW! #118 - Carousel of Progress, the Lost Endings (Thirty20Eight) & WDW News

12/6/2016
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Thank you for downloading WEDWay NOW!, the news companion to WEDWay Radio and home of the Thirty20Eight. On NOW! #118, we take a look at the forgotten final scenes on Walt Disney's Carousel of Progress in an all new Thirty20Eight and review the latest news from Walt Disney World. Enjoy! - For concierge level service on your next Disney vacation, check out the great agents at TheMagicForLess.com. - Welcome back our new (old) friends from Touringplans.com. Tools and resources for your...

Duration: 00:54:42


NOW! #117 - Mr. Quigley Goes to Disney World: A Trip Report

11/22/2016
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Thank you for downloading WEDWay NOW!, the news companion to WEDWay Radio and home of the Thirty20Eight. On NOW! #117, we review the latest at Walt Disney World with a trip report from Kevin and a look inside Disney's Animal Kingdom with Brad Hughes of The Daily Disney Blog. Enjoy! - For concierge level service on your next Disney vacation, check out the great agents at TheMagicForLess.com. - Welcome back our new (old) friends from Touringplans.com. Tools and resources for your next...

Duration: 01:01:57


NOW! #116 - Disney Listory: Disney Parks Punology at Walt Disney World and Disneyland

11/2/2016
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Thank you for downloading WEDWay NOW!, the news companion to WEDWay Radio and home of the Thirty20Eight. On NOW! #116, we continue our List Series with a look at puns used at Walt Disney World and Disneyland. We were so overwhelmed by how many bad puns we found, we barely completed the show. Enjoy! - For concierge level service on your next Disney vacation, check out the great agents at TheMagicForLess.com. - Welcome back our new (old) friends from Touringplans.com. Tools and resources...

Duration: 01:06:14


NOW! #115 - Live at Epcot's Food and Wine, Park and Cruise News & the Thirty20Eight (Epcot's International Gateway)

10/20/2016
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Thanks for downloading WEDWay NOW!, the news companion to WEDWay Radio and home of the Thirty20Eight. On NOW! #115, we take you inside Epcot's Food and Wine with Brad Hughes of the Daily Disney Blog, talk about news from the parks and the Disney Cruise Line, and bring you an all new Thirty20Eight about Epcot's International Gateway. Thanks for listening! Enjoy! - For concierge level service on your next Disney vacation, check out the great agents at TheMagicForLess.com. - Welcome back...

Duration: 00:56:41


NOW! #114 - Disney Listory: 90's Refurbs & the Disney Decade (plus what's new in Liberty Square)

10/11/2016
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Thanks for downloading WEDWay NOW!, the news companion to WEDWay Radio and home of the Thirty20Eight. On NOW! #114, we take you inside Walt Disney World in a new segment with Brad Hughes of the Daily Disney Blog and continue the List Series with a look at 90's Refurbs and the Disney Decade. Enjoy! - For concierge level service on your next Disney vacation, check out the great agents at TheMagicForLess.com. - Welcome back our new (old) friends from Touringplans.com. Tools and resources...

Duration: 01:09:37


WWR S8E4 - The Color and The War

10/4/2016
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Thanks for downloading WEDWay Radio. This is the Disney history show, Season 8: Episode 4 - The Color and The War. Join us for part four of story of Disney artist and Imagineer Claude Coats, his experiences and the experiences of The Walt Disney Company during his career. On this episode we explore the fabulous 40's, Disney's most tumultuous decade, which really isnt't like anything before or after. Disney history writer J.B. Kaufman joins us along with Alan Coats to discuss some of the...

Duration: 00:59:43


NOW! #113 - Soft Closing Tower of Terror, Disney Twitter & We Take You Inside the Park

9/30/2016
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Thanks for downloading WEDWay NOW!, the news companion to WEDWay Radio and home of the Thirty20Eight. On NOW! #113, we take you inside Walt Disney World in a new segment with Brad Hughes of the Daily Disney Blog and chat about soft closing Tower of Terror and Disney's bid to buy Twitter. Enjoy! - For concierge level service on your next Disney vacation, check out the great agents at TheMagicForLess.com. - Welcome back our new (old) friends from Touringplans.com. Tools and resources for...

Duration: 00:36:21


NOW! #112 - The Disney Lists: 90's Attractions at WDW

9/21/2016
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Thanks for downloading WEDWay NOW, the news companion to WEDWay Radio and home of the Thirty20Eight. This is the first episode of the first series on WEDWay NOW!. It's called NOW! #112 - The Disney Lists: 90's Attractions at Walt Disney World. Enjoy! - For concierge level service on your next Disney vacation, check out the great agents at TheMagicForLess.com. - Welcome back our new (old) friends from Touringplans.com. Tools and resources for your next Disney vacation on the go.

Duration: 00:38:34


NOW! #111 - Mickey's Not So Scary , Disney Transport, TCM Party & the Thirty20Eight (Nighttime Parades)

9/8/2016
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Thanks for downloading WEDWay NOW, the sister show and news companion to WEDWay Radio. This is NOW! #111 - Mickey's Not So Scary, Disney Transport, TCM Party & the Thirty20Eight (Nighttime Parades!) Enjoy! - For concierge level service on your next Disney vacation, check out the great agents at TheMagicForLess.com. - Welcome back our new (old) friends from Touringplans.com. Tools and resources for your next Disney vacation on the go.

Duration: 01:22:39


WWR S8:E3 - The Artist

9/1/2016
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Thank You for downloading WEDWay Radio. This is your Disney history show. This is Season 8, Episode 3 - The Artist. On this episode we continue our story from Ep 1 - Hyperion, and Ep 2 - Art School, by adding the story of a particular artist who came to the Disney Studio in 1935, by way of USC, The California Watercolor Society and The Chouinard Art Institute. His name was Claude Coats. Coats career began as an artist and background painter. He would be elevated to color stylist and...

Duration: 00:46:38


NOW! #110 - Main St. Electrical Parade, Disneyland's Eastern Gateway & the Thirty20Eight (America Sings!)

8/25/2016
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Thanks for downloading WEDWay NOW, the sister show and news companion to WEDWay Radio. This is NOW! #110 - Main St. Electrical Parade, Disneyland's Eastern Gateway & the Thirty20Eight (America Sings!) Enjoy! - For concierge level service on your next Disney vacation check out the great agents at TheMagicForLess.com - Welcome back our new (old) friends from Touringplans.com. Tools and resources for your next Disney vacation on the go.

Duration: 01:19:29


WWR S8:E2 - Art School

8/16/2016
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Thank you for downloaidng WEDWay Radio. This is the Disney history show. This is Season 8, Episode 2 - Art School. This is Part Two of our Eight Part season. On this particular show we continue our look at the Hyperion Studio, however instead of just looking at he studio itself we look at what was special magic allowed the studio to go from Rubber Hose animation to the Realism of Snow White. Disney couldn't it on their own so they enlisted the help of Nelbert Chouinard and the Chouinard...

Duration: 00:41:36

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