The Sweep Spot - Former Disneyland Cast Members Talking Disneyland

In this episode we welcome friend and foodie Jae Brattain to the show to discuss his time at the Disney California Adventure Food and Wine Festival. Plus we discuss Lynn's trip to Disneyland and Universal Studios Hollywood. also the latest in the Disneyland Resort Current Events. for our book Cleaning the Kingdom, show notes, and more go to www.thesweepspot.com

 

 

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Category:Podcasts -- posted at: 12:38pm MDT

In this episode we welcome our friend and a manager Ken and Lynn had to pleasure working with, and his name is Jeff Sandy. Jeff worked at Disneyland from 1990 to 2007 in Night Custodial and Day Custodial. Jeff was able to work some amazing events and helped open Hong Kong Disneyland as well. Plus we have the latest in the Disneyland Resort Current Events. Get info and our book Cleaning the Kingdom at www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:Podcasts -- posted at: 10:05am MDT

In this episode we talk with former Disneyland Attractions and Guest Relations Cast Member Austin Carroll. We talk with her about her time working Fantasyland Attractions, and Toontown. Plus her time working in Guest Relations. She has some great stories you wont want to miss. Plus the latest in the Disneyland Resort Current Events. Get our book Cleaning the Kingdom and show notes at www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:Podcasts -- posted at: 10:29am MDT

In this episode we welcome back retired Disneyland Custodial Manager. This is Part 3 of our interview. Ray started at Disneyland in 1963, and worked his way up the ranks to finally become in charge of all of Disneyland Custodial. Ray was the second Custodial manager ever at Disneyland. Chuck Boyajian was hired by Walt Disney to start the Custodial department in 1955, and Ray followed Chuck. So this is a very unique perspective of Disneyland history you will not hear anywhere else. Plus get the latest in Disneyland Resort Current Events. Plus get our book Cleaning the Kingdom on paperback and signed at www.thesweepspot.com or on Kindle and audio book on Audible, and itunes. 

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Category:Podcasts -- posted at: 11:14am MDT

In this episode we welcome back author, and Disney Historian Jim Korkis. We discuss the year 1958 at Disneyland, with the additions, and the growing new park. Disneyland was just 3 years old, but adding new things and planning is always something on the horizon. Plus the latest in the Disneyland Resort Current Events. for more info on our podcast, our book and show notes go to www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:Podcasts -- posted at: 10:43am MDT

In this episode we welcome back Chris Lyndon, known as Disney Chris to help us explore Live music at Disneyland. In episode 223 we talked about Live Music at Disneyland up to through the 70's, and this time we go through the 80's to present time 2018. Hear some samples of this music and performers we talk about. Plus the latest in Disneyland Resort Current Events. Plus get our book Cleaning the Kingdom on paperback at our website, and the audio version at Audible and Itunes. Visit www.thesweepspot.com for more info.

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Category:Podcasts -- posted at: 11:19pm MDT

In this episode we have an interview that we did for someone else on Disneyland Fandom and social media in the early days. Plus latest in Disneyland Resort Current Events. Get our book and more info at www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:Podcasts -- posted at: 8:56am MDT

In this episode we welcome Gina Rock. During the Fantasy in the Sky firework show at Disneyland it would kick off with Tinker Bell flying high above Sleeping Beauty's Castle and Gina did that from 1983 to 2005. We hear some great stories from her. Plus Lynn's Disneyland Trip Report, and the latest in the Disneyland Resort Current Events. For more info on our book Cleaning the Kingdom and our podcast go to www.thesweepspot.com 

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Category:Podcasts -- posted at: 10:34am MDT

In this episode we welcome Chris Lyndon from Jiminy Cricket podcast and Disneychris.com to talk with us about live music at Disneyland from 1955 to 1979. Enjoy this look at many of the groups and performers at Disneyland over the years. We also play samples of the music for many of the groups. For more info go to www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:Podcasts -- posted at: 9:06pm MDT

In this episode we take a look at Disneyland in the year 1977. We discover some attractions that opened that year, and some closed, plus many other interesting facts. This is a fun way to virtually take a walk around the park in 1977. Plus the latest in the Disneyland Resort Current Events. info on our podcast, and book Cleaning the Kingdom go to www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:Podcasts -- posted at: 11:26am MDT