The Sweep Spot - Former Disneyland Cast Members Talking Disneyland
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 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!

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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.

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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.

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!

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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.

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

The Sweep Spot # 151 - Tour of Disneyland in 1955

In this episode we talk a look at Disneyland in the year 1955. Now we didnt include much on opening day because that could be its own show, and it will this year. Also we have the latest Disneyland Resort current events.

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Category:Podcasts -- posted at: 11:38am MDT

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. and a book coming out called Cleaning the Kingdom, in Summer 2015!

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

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.

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

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.

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Category:general -- posted at: 9:47am MDT

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.

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:10am MDT