The Sweep Spot - Former Disneyland Cast Members Talking Disneyland (podcasts)
The Sweep Spot # 161 - History of Space Mountain

In this episode we take a look at the history of the attraction Space Mountain. We find out that the idea for this attraction actually goes back to Walt Disney. This is such an iconic attraction in Disneyland and other parks around the world. Join us for this exploration. plus buy our book Cleaning the Kingdom at www.thesweespot.com

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Category:Podcasts -- posted at: 10:24am MDT

The Sweep Spot # 160 - Interview with Author David Koenig

In this episode we have one current event item, and then we have a guest. Our guest is author of Mouse Tales, More Mouse Tales, and his new book The People V. Disneyland: How Lawsuits and Lawyers Transformed the Magic. Plus our book Cleaning the Kingdom is out now! Order at www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:Podcasts -- posted at: 11:49am MDT

The Sweep Spot # 159 - A look at Disneyland in 2005

In this episode we take a tour of Disneyland during the year 2005. This was a big year for the park because it also turned 50 years old. There was much to celebrate, and we will talk about about those things in this episode. Plus the latest in Disneyland current events. Dont forget to order our book Cleaning the Kingdom at www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:Podcasts -- posted at: 10:48am MDT

The Sweep Spot # 158 - The History of Tomorrowland at Disneyland Part 4

In this episode we finish our look at the History of Tomorrowland at Disneyland. This series was a par 4 series where we took a look at each year the park was opened and saw some great attractions comes and go, and some not so great attractions come and go as well. This area has probably had more changes then in any other area in the park. We hope you enjoy this final look at the history of Tomorrowland at Disneyland. Plus preorder our soon to be out book Cleaning the Kingdom at www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:Podcasts -- posted at: 12:51pm MDT

The Sweep Spot # 157 - History of Tomorrowland at Disneyland Part 3

In this episode we continue our series on the history of Tomorrowland. In part 3 of this series we talk about the years 1986 to 1998. We see many loved and missed attractions leave during these years, and a new Tomorrowland arise. This would be the 2nd biggest Tomorrowland remodel in its history. Also current events of the Disneyland Resort and preorder our upcoming book Cleaning the Kingdom out End of July 2015. www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:Podcasts -- posted at: 10:13am MDT

The Sweep Spot # 156 - History of Tomorrowland at Disneyland Part 2

In this episode we continue our History of Tomorrowland Series. In part 2 we go from the year 1967 to 1985. The Tomorrowland 1967 Refurb is probably the best Tomorrowland that we have seen in its history. it is one we enjoy talking about and you will learn more about it. There was not a whole lot of changes in Tomorrowland until 1977, when Space Mountain was added. We leave off at 1985, just on the brink of two attractions that would be added, and we will talk about those in Part 3, next time. Also we have the latest in current events at the Disneyland Resort. Plus we mention our new upcoming book Cleaning the Kingdom due out Late July, or early August. You can now preorder the book at www.thesweepspot.com now!

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Category:Podcasts -- posted at: 10:04am MDT

The Sweep Spot # 155 - History of Tomorrowland at Disneyland Part 1

In this episode we start a new series. This series is the history of Tomorrowland at Disneyland Park. In this episode, part 1. We go from 1955 to 1966. We take a look at all the attractions that have been in Tomorrowland during those years. Also what shops and restaurants too. This is a fun look at Tomorrowland, and was fun to do the research for it. Plus the latest in the Disneyland Curent Events. Enjoy! www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:Podcasts -- posted at: 10:31am MDT

The Sweep Spot # 154 - Tour of Disneyland in 1975

In this episode we will go on a tour around Disneyland as if it was the year 1975. we learn about what attractions were there then, what type of shows and parades, and more! Plus the latest in current events. www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:Podcasts -- posted at: 11:15pm MDT

The Sweep Spot # 153 - Disneyland, So Many Lists and an Author

In this episode we welcome back to our show author of The Disneyland Encyclopedia and his latest book Disneyland Book of Lists. We discuss his new book, Disneyland history and more. Plus the latest in Disneyland Resort current events. www.thesweepspot.com

We are two former Disneyland Custodial Cast members talking Disneyland history, stories working there, authors, Disney legends, and more.

Soon a book will be out by us called Cleaning The Kingdom, due out this summer. We will talk all about Disneyland Custodial, the history of the department, great stories, memories, typical days, and much more!

Direct download: the_sweep_spot_ep_153.mp3
Category:Podcasts -- posted at: 10:36am MDT

The Sweep Spot # 152 - Shops in New Orleans Square at Disneyland

In this episode we take a look at the stores in New Orleans Square Disneyland. New Orleans Square Opened in 1966, and over the years there has been many changes in these store locations. We will discuss what was there, and what is there now, and what they sold. Plus this weeks Disneyland current events. www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:Podcasts -- posted at: 8:31am MDT