The DisGeek Podcast - Your Guide to the Disneyland Resort

Jae Brattain returns for a little history lesson on CircleVission, Paul thinks Peter Pan has issues dealing with Tinkerbell's success, and Daniel thinks Earl of Sandwich is no big deal. All this and more!

NEWS

Disneyland now has “Charging Lockers” Meaning you can charge your phone. 2.00 an hour. Of course if you listen to the show you know that we have un-official charging stations. However those require you to sit there whereas there you can walk around.

Disneyland Sued for Negligence in Jungle Cruise Crash The New Orleans Bayou Bash has started

AP Preview of stuff at the Disneyland Resort

Disney Confirms Carsland June Opening. Al Lutz reported June 15.

Eight Lands to Explore at the Expanded DCA this summer

Earl of Sandwich is coming to DTD!

Disney Parks Blog Jake and the Neverland Pirates Meetup

Audio of the show..

Lady and the Tramp DVD Take a Peek Inside Walt’s Apartment with Diane Disney Miller in the ‘Lady and the Tramp’ Diamond Edition Blu-ray and DVD Combo Packs

Feature Graveyard w/ Jae Brattain - CircleVision 360

Tip of the Week w/ @TommyPix

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Daniel and Paul bring you another Five Senses of Disneyland segment.  This time it's Tomorrowland!  We also visit the Main Street Newsstand and Tommy brings us our Tip of the Week.  We would also like to thank our very first sponsor, Know the Mouse!


News

Disneyland
Tinkerbell half marathon

There were 17,300 registered runners over the entire weekend; 12,000 of which ran in Sunday’s half marathon. The race was targeted, but not limited to, women and the numbers certainly reflected it. Of the 12,000 runners, 11,082 of them were women! The Disneyland Resort traditionally holds a half marathon in the late summer but the addition of this new winter half marathon takes advantage of a traditionally slower time at the resort. The result is an influx in tourism dollars to the resort area and hotels to the tune of an estimated $14 million dollars!

Disneyland is updating 'The Magic, The Memories & You' projection show for Valentine's Day. New version starts feb 1st. and runs through april.
http://disneyparks.disney.go.com/blog/2012/01/more-fun-surprises-in-store-for-the-magic-the-memories-and-you-at-disney-parks/

“One of my favorite moments comes when the king and queen from “Tangled” appear on a balcony, lifting a single lantern to the sky for their missing daughter. It’s soon joined by hundreds of others, creating a magical sight sure to draw “oohs” and “ahhs” from the crowd. It gives me goosebumps just thinking about it! Of course, the most heart-warming part of any segment of “The Magic, The Memories and You!” is the images of our guests, captured by Disney PhotoPass photographers during the day and incorporated into the show each night. “

The Matterhorn continues to disappear behind scaffolding as its six-month refurbishment gets underway. In fact I saw some reports that the interior of the queue has been demolished. The roof remains however.

Haunted Mansion has reopened as It’s a Small World closes.

Disneyland celebrated the Lunar New Year over the past few weeks. This year this did it in the Small World Mall. Last year it was part of the Family Fun Weekends. They added some decorations and food items as well. They have a Mulan and Mushu meet and greet. As well as some other Disney characters in Asian garb.

Getting ready fro Mardi Gras

There is a new video inside the waiting area for The Enchanted Tiki Room. I actually haven't watched the video in years. But I remember it being all 70’s. It’s still a video that’s about Dole but from what I hear it’s kinda bad.

Tom Cruise Visits DL

DCA
Part of the Soarin over California sign is missing.

In Carlsland a new sign popped up to the right of the courthouse that says, “FastPass Distribution” so it’s safe to say the RRR will have fastpass!

They also started playing around with the neon lighting over at Carsland as well as lighting the Cadillac Range. It has sort of a purpleish look to them.

I must admit seeing the photos I’m a little concerned. My first knee-jerk reaction is that the main drag looks very busy. There is this row of streetlights and it looks... busy. Maybe too much. Hard to tell.

Something I didn’t notice last week was that Red Wood Creek Challenge Trail is closed. Looks like the are referbing in and it is set to reopen in March.

Feature

5 Senses of Disneyland - Tomorrowland

Daniel
Sight - Old Favorite was People Mover - Mickey Asturnaut
Smell - Autotopia
Sounds - Star Tours Chime
Taste - Pasta Dish at Red Rockets
Feelings - Nostalgia
Paul
Sight - Cleanliness, the monorail track running straight down the middle and the landscaping.
Smell - The smells change as you go further into the land.
Sounds - The music, the Astro Blaster, Autopia.
Taste - Pasta dish.
Feelings - Optimism.

Tip of the Week

Downtown Disney District

Daily Events - Live Outdoor Entertainment every night 6 - 10pm

La Brea Bakery
World of Disney
Naples Ristorante & Pizzeria House of Blues
ESPN Zone

3 hours of parking free - up to 5 hours with validation
Calendar of events at DTD: http://disneyland.disney.go.com/calendar/daily/?location=dtd

Bonus Tip: Text DTDNOW to DPARK (37275) to get information on events and special offers.

Sponsor
Know The Mouse

Do you really know your Disneyland Trivia? Try this amazing app for your ipad, iPhone, or iPod Touch that features tons of questions, beautiful graphics and Game Center Integration. Take your knowledge of Disneyland to new levels with Know the Mouse.  Now available in the App Store.

Visit www.knowthemouse.com

 

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Daniel @disgeekpodcast 
Tommy @tommypix
Paul @disgeekpaul

Email us at- podcast@disgeek.com

Call us at 661 450-8290.

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