Episode 21 - Stand To The Right - Walk To The Left

August 30, 2011

The Cast: Melanie Bounds, Ian Mitchell, Jeff Latko, Gary O'Brien, Michael Montanez

Singing and Plug and Unplug out of the way early!

The Earthquake hit us & BigFoot

D23 Expo Hilights - Fantasyland & how it's all going to come together. Crowds and lines were crazy. Too many people for too little capacity in presentations. Shopping was great. Talking Mickey is creepy?

Construction at Disneyland & Four Diamond Award

Little Mermaid Ride - Ariel's Got A Lazy Eye? Ride is impressive - great dark ride.

INTERCOT's Best Of - Area Music John - EPCOT Entrance Medley. Gary - Fountain Area Music. Ian - Tomorrowland Area Loop 80's era. Michael - Main Street Entrance Loop. Jeff - Stole John's. Melanie - Tokyo Disney Sea

Tiki Room Re-Opens

Monorail Offline and Mel was there to experience it. Quickly turned into a transportation disaster when the parks are full. MAPO system was offline.

Art of Animation Resort Suites - Pricing discussion.  We don't get it.

Why is Go.com still around? Seriously.

Mobile Magic App?  No Soup for You! Save the paper - give everyone the app free.

RFID bracelets creeping up in the news.

The episode has turned CRANKY!

Disney Chrurro Cart Girl.

Iron on shirts?  Huh?  What?


Episode 20 - Heads In Beds

August 9, 2011

The Cast: Gary O'Brien, Ian Mitchell, Melanie Bounds and John Yaglenski

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Recap of the "argument episode"

Free Dining Returns (see the accommodations forum)

Mel disappears and Ian walks away - while Gary & John talk Yes and the podcast falls apart

AP rates released

Heads in Beds and attendance because of discounts

Shag Merchandise - what is it? Merchandising discussion

Duffy Mention

It's a podcast - not a video cast. John shows off some of the stuff in his office to the crew

Duffy Ice Cream Bowls now available http://www.disneyfoodblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/08/IMG_3733.jpg

Kabuki Cafe opens in Epcot

INTERCOT's Best of – Souvenirs Gary loves his denim shirt. Ian treasures his Tigger production Cel. John enjoys his Eric Robison signed lithograph of the Disneyland Monorail - http://www.ericrobisonstudios.com/disney6.htm. Mel has samurai Mickey and Donald

Jennings Osborne passes away. John talks about how it inspired him to take Exterior Illumination to the next level.

Ranger Stan goes to the National Park in the sky.

What’s your “retiree job” at Walt Disney World?

ESPN The Weekend Ends

Tiki Room Reopening Soon!

Ticket upgrade policy changes.

What about the sponsors?

Tinkerbell Meet and Greet at the Adventureland Verandah