The Sweep Spot - Former Disneyland Cast Members Talking Disneyland

In this episode we welcome friend, author, and all around Disney fan Russell Flores to the show to help us discuss some Disney books. We talk about all sorts of Disney books that are in our collections. There is so many we don't even get to all of the ones we wanted to, hope you enjoy this, and get some good gift ideas or some to add to your want list. Plus the latest in the Disneyland Resort Current Events. For more info on our books Cleaning the Kingdom Volume 1 and 2, and much more go to www.thesweepspot.com

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In this episode we take a look at Disneyland in the year 1989. Many things going on that year and we will touch on all of them. Plus the latest in the Disneyland Resort current events, plus a trip report. for info on our books Cleaning the Kingdom volumes 1 and 2 and other info go to www.thesweepspot.com

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In this episode we welcome back Disney historian and author Jim Korkis. We have Jim back to talk about a few Extinct Disneyland Attractions. This goes along with his new book Secret Stories of Extinct Disneyland. Plus we have the latest in the Disneyland Resort Current Events. Plus get our newest book Cleaning the Kingdom:Day Past and Present on Amazon. For info visit www.thesweepspot.com

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In this episode we welcome two guests who are both authors and have their own books. first we have Shad Engkilterra author of the book Haunted Mansion Creativity, and then we have Alastair Dallas who wrote the book Inventing Disneyland. These are both great books and we talk to them about how they wrote them, why, and much more. Plus the latest in the Disneyland Resort Current Events. For info go to www.thesweepspot.com

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In this episode we welcome former Walt Disney Imagineer Tom Morris. Tom was a Disneyland cast member, worked on early Epcot, Disneyland and Disneyland Paris and more. He has his footprint on Many of your favorite attractions and this is a great interview. Plus the latest in the Disneyland Resort current events. For more info visit www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:Podcasts -- posted at: 11:08pm MDT

In this episode we welcome writer and photographer from MiceChat Scott Attula to talk with us all about Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge. Scott has been there now several times and gives us all the info we need! Plus the latest in the Disneyland Report current events, for more info on our book, patreon, T shirts and more visit www.thesweepspot.com

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In this episode we welcome back author, former cast member, and friend David Smith. We talk about what took place during the year 1979 in Disneyland. You discuss what the feel was like, what was new, what had just opened. We also get some great tales from David about working attractions on the west side of the park. Plus the latest in the Disneyland Resort Current Events. For more on us, our podcast, and our book visit www.thesweepspot.com

 

 

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In this episode we welcome back Disney historian, author, and friend Jim Korkis. He is here to talk to us about Disneyland the year 1969. This was an important year because one of Disney's best attractions opened up that year. We talk all about the Haunted Mansion with Jim from its creation to its opening, plus more. We also have the latest in the Disneyland Resort Current Events. Get more info on our show, our book, and Jim's books at www.thesweepspot.com

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In this episode we welcome Scott Attula. Scott writes and takes photos for MiceChat.com and is also a former Walt Disney World Custodial Cast Member. We have a fun discussion about working at WDW, to being a Disneyland fan and contributor for MiceChat. Plus the latest in Disneyland Resort Current Events. For more info go to www.thesweepspot.com

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In this episode we welcome Freddy Martin. He worked on the Jungle Cruise at Disneyland, and Tiki Room, Big Thunder Mountain and more. Freddy worked there in the late 80s to early 90s, and has some great stories to tell. Also he is one of the hosts from the podcast Themed Attraction Podcast. Check out all of Freddy's stuff here. Find the Themed Attraction Podcast on iTunes and stitcher. Visit ThemedAttraction.com to read articles about theme park design. Visit FreddyMartin.net for Freddy’s personal blog. Follow on socials @SkipperFreddy
Also the latest in the Disneyland Resort Current Events, plus info on us at www.thesweepspot.com like our book Cleaning the Kingdom, T Shirts, show notes, links to Patreon, and more.
 
 
 
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