The Sweep Spot - Former Disneyland Cast Members Talking Disneyland (general)

In this episode we continue our conversation with former Disneyland Attractions cast member Alex Stewart. This is part 2. There is no current events, but we will continue with the Disneyland Resort Current Events next time. Enjoy! Show notes and info at www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am MST

The Sweep Spot #150 - Return to Disneyland after 40 yrs and Listener Questions

In this episode we welcome a friend and listener of the show Leon. He has not been to Disneyland in about 40 years, and he ans his wife recently went after all those years, hear about his trip. Also we take a few questions from listeners and talk about Disneyland after the park closes, and more. www.thesweepspot.com and a book coming out called Cleaning the Kingdom, in Summer 2015!

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Category:general -- posted at: 9:14am MST

The Sweep Spot # 149 - Theme Park Designer and President of the Disneyland Alumni Club

In this episode we welcome Former Disneyland cast member, Theme Park Designer, and president of The Disneyland Alumni Club Richard Ferrin. Richard had a unique role at Disneyland, that I am sure you all have heard of or seen before. Plus he talks a bit about his theme park work, and the Disneyland Alumni Club. www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:49am MST

In this episode we take a look at the history of The Golden Horseshoe Saloon at Disneyland. We talk about some interesting facts, and how it is such a beautiful building. We also talk about some of the shows that took place inside and performers over the years. www.thesweepspot.com

Direct download: the_sweep_spot_ep._148.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:47am MST

The Sweep Spot # 147 - Sam Gennawey and Universal VS. Disney

In this episode we welcome back authorSam Gennawey to our show. Sam is well known for for book Walt and the Promise of Progress City, The Disneyland Story, and his latest book Universal VS. Disney. We get into Universal Stuios Hollywood, Disney, and Walt Disney World a bit. www.thsweepspot.com

Direct download: the_sweep_spot_ep_147.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:10am MST

In this episode we start our series for the new year and this time we take a look at Disneyland in the years that end with 5. This episode we take a look at the year 1985. We see what attractions were there, which where not, or not yet and more. www.thesweepspot.com

Direct download: the_sweep_spot_ep_145.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:28am MST

In this episode we welcome Disney author and historian Jim Korkis to talk about parts of Disneylands Main Street that never happened. www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 7:43pm MST

In this episode we are very happy and luck to have such an amazing guest. He is former Vice President of Creative Development at Walt Disney Imagineering, he is Tony Baxter. Tony is responsible for such attractions as Star Tours, Splash Mountain, Indiana Jones Adeventure, Big Thunder Mountain Railroad and much more. In this interview we try to ask him questions you may not have heard him talk about on other podcasts. Enjoy this rare interview with Tony Baxter. Show notes and more at www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 7:41am MST

In this episode we take a look at Disneyland in 1974. We discuss which attractions were there and which were just not. It is fun to look back and talk about Disneyland in this period of time. www.thesweepspot.com

Direct download: the_sweep_spot_ep_139.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:22pm MST

In this episode we have lots to look forward to. First we have our current events of the week, then we have an interview with author, podcaster Jeff Baham, then live from Disney California Adventure with Russell Flores, then the main segment David Smith (the novel author) joins us to discuss what the park was like before it opens and after it closes, plus going to the parks now as a ex-cast member. www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 10:35am MST

In this episode we continue our look at the stores on Main Street at Disneyland. We look at each location and its history. Plus Stories about working in the stores in custodial. www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:33pm MST

In this episode we take a look at the stores on Main Street in Disneyland. Over the years there has been so many changes in the stores, due to many reasons we will discuss and see as we take this journey down Main Street USA. www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:04pm MST

In this episode we discussthe history and stories of Tom Sawyer Island with our guest David Smith. Bbut before that we welcome director of the movie As Dreamers Do, Logan Sekulow. www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:23pm MST

In this episode we take a look at DIsneyland in 1964. We discover some attractions which were there, and some which were not yet there. It is a fun trip through Disneyland in the year 1964. Also we have the current Disneyland Resort news with Tommy.

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:05pm MST

In this episode we are happy to welcome former Disneyland custodial cast member Vern Hoiland to our show. Vern was my and Kens first lead and worked at Disneyland from 1969 until 2006. He is a wealth of info on what it was like to work in the park back then, and some special things he was able to do while working there, plus Disneyland Resort News with Tommy. 

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:48am MST

In this episode we discuss the former show / attraction at Disneyland called America Sings. Ken and Lynn have fond memories of this missed attraction. www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:02pm MST

In this episode we take a look back at some of Disneylands Anniversay celebrations. We learn about some of the promotions behind these and more. Plus we discuss what could be for the 60th. www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:43pm MST

In this episode we welcome back former custodial cast member Vince Mitchell. We discuss the year 1994 at Disneyland. We talk about what attractions were there then , and some that were not. www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:51pm MST

In this episode we take a look at what early Frontierland was like at Disneyland. We learn about some of the attractions, shops, exhibits, and resturants. Join us for this journey. www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 10:18pm MST

In this episode we welcome back Skipper Kyle. We discuss his podcast Tales From the Jungle Crews, and his time working at Disneyland. Plus we listen to Kyle tell some stories he has heard from other skippers that were on his show. Enjoy! www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:49pm MST

In this episode we take a look at the history of It's a Small World, and some memories we have working in custodial.We are two former Disneyland custodial cast members talking Disneyland history. www.thesweepspot.com

Direct download: the_sweep_spot_ep.127.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:24am MST

In this episode we go back to the year 1984 at Disneyland. We take a tour of the park as if it were 1984. We talk about what was there then and maybe what wasnt there. We learn some interesting things, along with much that we knew, but it is still fun to talk about. Plus the latest Disneyland Resort news. www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 3:50pm MST

In this episode we welcome two guests. The first guest is Chris Lyndon from www.disneychris.com he has a site dedicated to Disneyland music, then Jimmy Tucker joins us to discuss The Muppets and The Disney Company, along with a look at Muppets Vision 3D. And of course the current Disneyland Resort News with Tommy. www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:41am MST

 We are former Disneyland custodial cast members talking history of Disneyland, interviews, current Disneyland Resort News and more. In this episode we discuss the history of Big Thunder Mountain. We also discuss some stories about working there in custodial and more. For show notes and more go to www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:50pm MST

In this episode we take a look back at some of the amazing guests and discusions we have had on The Sweep Spot for almost over 3 years now. Listen to bits of interviews by Rolly Crump, Bob Gurr, Garner Holt, Sam Gennawey, Mark Silverman, and more. www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 7:49pm MST

This week we take a look at one attraction that is very missed and another that may not be missed. We look at the people mover and the rocket rods. One attraction opened in 1967 and the other opened in 1998. Both used the same track, but in differet times. show notes at www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 6:22pm MST

In this episode Lynn and Ken discuss some of their faborite Disneyland books. Some of these books are about people who helped build Disneyland, worked there and more. Plus the latest Disneyland Resort news with Tommy. www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 9:03pm MST

In this episode we talk about an attraction in Disneyland, which is in Adventureland. This attraction is very popular and a must to go on when visiting Disneyland. Indiana Jones Adventure opened in 1995 and is still a very popular attraction. Learn all about its early stages, to how we as custodians at Disneyland cleaned it and also some of our persoanl stories with this attraction. Plus the Disneyland Resort News with Tommy. Enjoy! www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 10:50am MST

In this Episode we finsih up our series on the 3's. Meaning we covered Disneyland in 1993, 1983, 1973, and this time 1963. Nate Parrish of Wedway Radio Podcast joins us to discuss what kinds of attractions were at Disneyland in 1963. www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:02pm MST

In this episode Lynn Barron and Matt Parrish talk about an exhibit that was at Disneyland in the early years. This exhibit was in Tomorrowland and was called The Bathroom of Tomorrow. We learn some interesting facts about what was to come and not to come to bathrooms in the future. www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 8:08pm MST

In this episode we discuss lines or queues at Disneyland. Some have lots of theming and some do not, some have some touches of it too. We also discuss what it was like working lines at Disneyland as a Custodian. www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 9:57pm MST

In this episode Ken Pellman, David Smith and Lynn Barron discussion in a casual conversation about Diane Disney and her impact on the Disney company outside of being Walt Disney's daughter. www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 4:19pm MST

In this episode we welcome back author Sam Gennawey. Sam has a new book out called " The Disneyland Story - The Unofficial Guide To The Evolution Of Walt Disney's Dream". Sam talks with us live from DCA about his new book, plus about how the site of Disneyland was choosen. www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 4:08pm MST

In this episode we are so happy to have Bob Gurr back on our show. Bob is the man behind many attraction at Disneyland. I hope you enjoy this very good interview with a Disney Legend. www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:42am MST

In this special episode you are taken on a tour through Disneyland, with music. We go to each land and play some of the sounds and music you may hear as you go through each land. Lynn Barron is a former Disneyland cast member. This music is owned by The Walt Disney Company. www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 7:48pm MST

In this episode we take a look at what was going on at Disneyland in the year 1993. Ken and Lynn discuss some history and cast member stories along the way. www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:42pm MST

In this episode Ken and Lynn take a look at one of the best themed attractions in all Disney parks. This is The Tower Of Terror. Learn history and more about this attraction. www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:48am MST

In this episode I am glad to welcome David Smith and his friend Kevin. David has been a guest on The Sweep Spot many times before and worked mainly canoes and Pirates while at Disneyland. Kevin worked thos two attractions as well , but also few others including Star Tours on opening day in 1986. Hope you enjoy this. www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:23pm MST

In this episode Ken and Lynn discuss some of the many legends, myths and rumors that have circulated over the years. We tackle these rumors and straighten them out! Plus Disneyland Resort news with Tommy. www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:54pm MST

In this episode I am proud to have a guest on the show to help discuss Disneyland 1973, and that guest is Jeff Baham from Mousetalgia podcast. Jeff is also known for Doombuggies.com a Haunted Mansion fan site. check out our show notes at www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:52pm MST

In this episode we take a look at an attraction that was there on opening day, but in a slightly different form. This is a theatre called Circle-Vision. The films that were shown inside this theatre were fun, but the real attraction was watching scenes in 360 degrees. Hope you enjoy this! www.thesweepspot.com

Direct download: the_sweep_spot_Episode_107.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:33pm MST

In this episode we are happy to have back Lauren Delmont back to our show. This time we talk about Hong Kong Disneyland, since she has been there 3 times now. Enjoy! www.thesweepspot.com

Direct download: the_sweep_spot_episode_106.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:27pm MST

In this episode we are pleased to have Doug Barnes from The Season Pass Podcast. We discuss the recent D23 Expo 2013. We talk to Doug about his passion for Disney and all the events over the past weekend. www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:30pm MST

In this episode welcome back to our show Vince Mitchell. Vince was in Custodial at Disneyland in the 90s. He tells us stories about working there. 

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Category:general -- posted at: 10:27am MST

In this episode we welcome back David Smith and Russell Flores. Both are authors that will have their books on sale at the Expo. www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:43am MST

In this episode we take a look at all the diffferent shops that have been in Adventureland and Frontierland in Disneyland over the years. Some you may remember and some may be new to you, enjoy! www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 5:27pm MST

In this episode we take a look at Disneylands most famous parade. www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:57pm MST

In this episode we celebrate our 100th show! To do this we bring on Ken, Tommy, and new co host Kristin. We have a round table discussion about the podcast and Disneyland! www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:32pm MST

In this episode I am happy to have Kristin Jankel on the show. She is a former Disneyland cast member. We take a look at the year 1983 at Disneyland. www.thesweepspot.com

Direct download: the_sweep_spot_episode_99.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:03pm MST

In this episode Ken comes on to talk about Safety at Disneyland. We talk about some of the changes Disneyland has made over the years to make attractions more safe for guests and cast members. Are some of these precautions too much? 

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:41pm MST

In this episode we welcome Tim O day to the show. Tim has worked many different roles for the Walt Disney Company. From parades, to publicity, to promotional, to Imagineering, and an author. www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:08pm MST

In this episode we welcome former Disneyland cast member Vince Mitchell. He tells us some great stories about his time working at Disneyland. 

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:04pm MST

In this episode we talk about two attractions that had a short stay at Disneyland, but are very interesting. www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:51pm MST

In this episode we welcome Ken Pellman back. Lynn and Ken have a conversation about how and why we worked at Disneyland, memories, stories and more! www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 3:51pm MST

In this episode we talk about what the best times are for certain attractions. We go through each land, and most attractions. We hope you find something new that you learned from this. Plus the latest Disneyland Resort News from @tommypix. Who is live from Disneyland on this episode. Enjoy! www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 3:28pm MST

In this episode we discuss what used to be in Fatnasyland at Disneyland from 1955 to 1982. A Pirate Ship. www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 4:31pm MST

In this episode we talk about the recent passing of one of the original mouseketeers Annette Funicello. Annette's career was started with Disney, and we talk about some of her contributions to Disneyland and more. www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 9:15am MST

In this episode we talk about the begining of Audio Animatronics to now. We learn about the different types, and what attractions have them and had them.

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:00pm MST

In this episode we discuss all the different parades that have been at Disneyland, plus learn about how custodial did the cleanups. www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:52pm MST

In this episode we take a look at all the stores that used to be and that are in Fantasyland Disneyland. We are a podcast with two former Disneyland cast members talking Disneyland. Also the latest Disneyland Resort News With Tommy. www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:48am MST

In this episode Ken takes us on a journey of what Westcot would have been. Enjoy this look at the plans that Disney had to build a Epcot style park where DCA is now instead of DCA. www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:49pm MST

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:47pm MST

In this short episode we discuss an area of Disneyland not too many people know about, but was part of Disneyland history.

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:32pm MST

In this episode we attempted to talk about making your ultimate Disneyland using attractions from Magic Kingdom in Florida and Disneyland. The conversation goes in other directions, but comes out even better then I thought it would. Enjoy! www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 10:38am MST

In this episode we talk about the 3 different shows that took place in the Magic Eye Theatre at Disneyland. www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:12pm MST

In this episode we welcome George Taylor to our show to talk about the different Disneyland books out there. This was a fun discussion and hope you enjoy it! Show notes at www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 10:54am MST

In this episode we finally get to a listeners question, which is our first and last day working at Disneyland. We hear some great stories about working at Disneyland with our good friend Ken Pellman Enjoy! www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:58am MST

In this episode we discuss the history of The Swiss Family Treehouse, and the changes that took place in 1999. 

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Category:general -- posted at: 3:13pm MST

In this episode we welcome Nate Parrish, who is one of the hosts of the Wedway Radio podcast. Nate discusses his visit to the Disneyland Resort this past Novemeber of 2012. 

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Category:general -- posted at: 10:04am MST

In this episode we welcome two authors to the show Jeff Heimbuch who wrote a book with and about Rolly Crump, and then Russell Flores author of Seen Un-Seen Disneyland. 

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Category:general -- posted at: 3:02pm MST

In this show we give our tips on taking a baby to Disneyland. This show may not be for everyone, but I am sure we have family or friends who may have a baby, and you can share this info with them. Enjoy! www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:29am MST

In this episode we take a look at the windows on Main Street at Disneyland.

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:05pm MST

In this episode we talk to Kyle who is an former Jungle Cruise skipper. Kyle is also host of a podcast all about the Jungle Cruise called  Tales From the Jungle Crews. www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:53pm MST

A Disneyland trip report

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Category:general -- posted at: 3:21pm MST

In this episode we welcome Dave Smith to our show along with Tommy to discuss the possibilities now that Disney owns Lucas Films.

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:26pm MST

In this episode we look at two attractions that were in Frontierland where Big Thunder Mt. is now. 

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:58pm MST

In this episode we welcome author of The Park After Dark by Richard Carradine. Richard tells us ghost stories from Disneyland and more! Enjoy! www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:54pm MST

In this episode we continue our interview with Bob Gurr Disney Legend. www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:26pm MST

In this episode we go on a virtual walking tour with Sam Gennawey. Sam is a Disney historian and author of Walt and the promist of progress city. Check out show notes at www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:10pm MST

In this episode we welcome another guest, Randy Crane from Stories of The Magic podcast, and we look at two restaurants, The French Market and The Plaza Inn. www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 9:35am MST

In this episode we take a look at the Tomorrowland refurb of 1967. Before that hear the Disneyland Resort News with Tommy. www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:50am MST

In this episode we welcome back Disney legend Bob Gurr in part 2 of our 3 part series with him. Enjoy!

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:38pm MST

In this episode we answer some questions a listener had for us. 

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:54pm MST

In this episode we discuss the shooting galleries and arcades that have been in Disneyland over the years. www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 8:06pm MST

In this episode we continue a series where we take an area at Disneyland and talk about what it was like working in custodial at Disneyland in that area. 

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:24am MST

In this episode we welcome Disney legend Bob Gurr to our show for a first in a series of 3 parts. www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:23am MST

In this episode we have the Disneyland Resort news with Tommy, then we welcome Lauren and John Delmont developers of the DVD " The Secret Tour of Disneyland ". Show notes at www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 7:41pm MST

In this episode we discuss another favorite attraction of mine, The Tiki Room. We learn the changes it went through and what it was going to be originally, and more! www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:05pm MST

In this episode we welcome Mark Silverman who is the voice over in the preshow at  the Tower of Terror attraction. Here some of his great voices, and hear Laura and I talk about Disneyland Fireworks, and the news with Tommy

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:12pm MST

In this episode we welcome Chris Strodder the author of The Disneyland Encyclopedia. This book has just been released in June 2012. Enjoy! www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 9:03pm MST

In this episode we welcome a very special guest to our show, and he is Rolly Crump. Rolly was an imagineer, an animator for The Walt Disney company. He had worked on such classic attractions as The Haunted Mansion, The Tiki Room, and Its A Small World. He is a Disney legend and a great guy to talk to about the history of the company and especially Disneyland. Hope you enjoy! www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:45pm MST

In this episode Lynn, Laura, Tommy and Ken talk about the new editions to the Disneyland resort, and especially Carsland. www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 4:21pm MST

In this episode we have some Disneyland Resort news with Tommy, and for our main segment we talk about an attraction that is now extinct, The Skyway. Hope you enjoy this journey across Fantasyland and Tomorrowland. SHow notes at www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:24am MST

In this episode we will discuss whats to come in the Disney California Adventure expansion, opening June 15, 2012. We welcome Tommy to help us describe all the new offerings coming very soon.

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Category:general -- posted at: 3:30pm MST

In this episode Laura, Tommy and I talk about Disney's California Adventures history. We take a look at the past, present and the future of that park. We also talk about some things we experienced at cast members during that time. www.thesweepspot.com

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In this episode start a new segment with a new team member of The Sweep Spot, that is Tommy. Tommy will bring the news of The Disneyland Resort every episode. In the main segment this week, we welcome back Ken Pellman to continue a series, and in this one we talk about working in Custodial at Disneyland in Small World Area. Hope you enjoy and show notes and links are at www.thesweepspot.com

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In this episode we welcome back author, former Disneyland cast member and Disney fan, Dave Smith. We discuss the ticket books used at Disneyland from 1955 to 1982. We have some fun talking about those days. Hope you enjoy!

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This is episode 50! and we talk about Big Thunder Mountain Railroad at Disneyland. We take a look at its early stages and some secrets too. Enjoy!

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In this episode we continue our series about working in custodial in the different areas of Disneyland. This week we talk about Fantasyland, and we welcome back ken Pellman to our show. www.thesweepspot.com

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In this episode we welcome the guys from one of my favorite podcast The Disgeek Podcast. We discuss many ideas, thoughts and stories about Disneyland. www.thesweepspot.com

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