The Sweep Spot - Former Disneyland Cast Members Talking Disneyland
The Sweep Spot # 202 - Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln

In this episode we celebrate presidents Day by talking about an attraction at Disneyland that is dedicated to our former president Abraham Lincoln. This attraction is Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln. We talk about its start at the New York Worlds Fair 1964/1965, to all of its versions at Disneyland, Ca. Plus we have the latest in the Disneyland Resort Current Events. Get show notes and our book Cleaning the Kingdom at our website www.thesweepspot.com

 

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Category:Podcasts -- posted at: 10:07am MDT

The Sweep Spot # 201 - Disneyland 1967 with Jim Korkis

In this episode we welcome back Disney historian and author Jim Korkis. We discuss the new offerings Disneyland had in the year 1967, including the new Tomorrowland, and Pirates of the Caribbean. This is a great look at both these areas and we know you will learn something new. Plus the latest in the Disneyland Current events. For show notes and our book Cleaning the Kingdom go to www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:Podcasts -- posted at: 11:44am MDT

The Sweep Spot # 200 - 200th Episode Celebration

In this episode we celebrate our 200th episode. We have worked hard over the past almost 6 years. Lynn started the podcast in 2011, and it grew over the years and has shaped and formed, but always remained about Disneyland, and working there too. We have had so many awesome guests over the years from Disney Legends, Authors, Cast Members, Former Cast members, Podcasters, and more. We have had such a wonderful time with the show, and hope to have many more. In this episode we have the Disneyland Resort Current Events, messages from fellow friends and podcasters, the history of The Sweep Spot, questions from listeners, and more. Join us for the celebration. Show notes and our book Cleaning the Kingdom at www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:Podcasts -- posted at: 4:28pm MDT

The Sweep Spot # 199 - Former Disneyland Circle D Ranch Cast member

In this episode we talk to friend, former Disneyland Custodian and Former Circle D Ranch Cast Member Hillary Jacobson. This is an amazing interview because we learned behind the scenes of what it is like to work at the Circle D Ranch at Disneyland. This means she worked with all the animals at Disneyland at one time or another, and drove the famous Horse Drawn Street Cars down Main Street. plus more. Also we have our Disneyland Current events, and a new sponsor ConciEars the official Disney Planners of The Sweep Spot podcast. Also get our book Cleaning the Kingdom and show notes at www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:Podcasts -- posted at: 10:18am MDT

The Sweep Spot # 198 - Christmas Time Musical Tour of Disneyland

In this episode we go on a virtual tour of Disneyland during Christmas time. We worked at Disneyland during the 90s, and 2000's in Custodial we had the chance to work in all the different areas of Disneyland. This was great because we were able to also experience the different music that was changed in the areas for the Holiday season. Enjoy this tour, plus the latest in the Disneyland Resort Current Events. Merry Christmas!!! www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:Podcasts -- posted at: 5:16pm MDT

The Sweep Spot # 197 - Disneyland Trip Report

In this episode we have our latest in the Disneyland Resort Current Events, an interview with author Sam Gennawey as we talk about his new book JayBangs, and Lynn and his family went to Disneyland and he will talk to us all about it. Enjoy this episode and check out our website for our book Cleaning the Kingdom and more www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:Podcasts -- posted at: 11:51am MDT

The Sweep Spot # 196 - Tour of Disneyland 1966

In this episode we take a tour of Disneyland as if it were the year 1966 with former night Custodial Cast Member Rob Merritt. Rob worked there in the summer of 1966 and has some great stories to tell as we talk about what Disneyland was like in 1966. It was a transitional year of changes, and an unfortunate event as well. For show notes, T Shirts, Our book Cleaning the Kingdom and more go to www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:Podcasts -- posted at: 6:00am MDT

The Sweep Spot # 195 - Buddy Baker's Music at the Disney Parks

In this episode we welcome Jeremy Harris from the Buddy Baker Project Blog, and Podcast. Jeremy is a huge fan of Buddy Baker and his music. Buddy provided much music you will be familiar with in the Disney parks. Join us on this journey as we talk about the music Buddy composed and listen to some of it as well. Plus the latest in the Disneyland Resort Current Events. Plus get our book Cleaning the Kingdom ans show notes for all the episodes at www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:Podcasts -- posted at: 10:55am MDT

The Sweep Spot # 194 - Former Disneyland Custodian from the 60's & 70's

In this episode we welcome former Disneyland Custodian Jim to our show. Jim worked at Disneyland 1965 to 1967, and 1970 until 1979. Jim brings us a good idea of what it was like working at Disneyland in those earlier years. It is amazing how much hasn't change and in some way it has. Jim was a lead and worked along side some of the other cast members Ken and I had a chance to work with, and even some we had on our show. Plus the latest in the Disneyland Resort Current Events. Get our book Cleaning the Kingdom at www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:Podcasts -- posted at: 10:55am MDT

The Sweep Spot # 193 - Fun Discussion about Touring Disneyland

In this episode we take a different and fun approach. We answer some questions about our touring habits, dislikes, likes and some fun talk, that any veteran Disneyland fan could appreciate or the new visitor. We welcome our friend Aaron Robbins from Chrurros and Villians podcast to join us in this discussion. Get show notes, our book Cleaning the Kingdom and more at www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:Podcasts -- posted at: 1:22pm MDT