The DisGeek Podcast - Your Guide to the Disneyland Resort

It's Minisode time and in this one, we talk about the Walt Disney World Skyliner kerfuffle, Epcot Forever, and the executive shuffle for Disney Parks.

News

Disney Skyliner Accident
https://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.usatoday.com/amp/3897283002

Epcot Forever Review

Disney Parks Executive Shuffle
https://www.micechat.com/237756-disney-parks-executive-shuffle-the-empire-strikes-back

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Category:Podcasts, Travel, Disneyland, Disney Parks -- posted at: 7:16am PDT

In this episode, we continue our conversation from a few weeks ago covering D23. This time we focus on Epcot, Star Wars Hotel, Disney Cruise Line, and more.

EPCOT
https://disneyparks.disney.go.com/blog/2019/08/new-details-revealed-for-the-historic-transformation-of-epcot-underway-at-walt-disney-world-resort/

New Neighborhoods

World Showcase
HarmonioUS (New Lagoon Show)
UK - Mary Poppins
France - Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure, La Crêperie de Paris (Restaurant), Beauty and the Beast Sing-Along
Canada - Canada Far and Wide in Circle-Vision 360
China - Wondrous China

World Celebration
Spaceship Earth Changes - About storytelling
New Pavilion for Festivals. Elevated view for viewing fireworks. 3-levels, a plaza level, expo level, and park on top
New Entrance Plaza
Dreamers Point - New Walt statue

World Nature
Journey of Water, Inspired by “Moana” walkthrough exhibit
New Film in Land pavilion, “Awesome Planet”

World Discovery
Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind
Expansion of the Mission: SPACE with new restaurant Space 220
PLAY! Pavilion - interactive games

Disney Genie
https://disneyparks.disney.go.com/blog/2019/08/revolutionary-new-digital-offering-disney-genie-coming-to-walt-disney-world-resort/

Reflections: A Disney Lakeside Lodge - New DVC Resort

Star Wars Hotel
Star Wars Hotel officially named, “Star Wars: Galactic Star Cruiser”
https://disneyworld.disney.go.com/destinations/star-wars-galactic-starcruiser/

Rumored pricing
https://wdwnt.com/2019/08/pricing-revealed-for-immersive-multi-day-star-wars-galactic-journeys-hotel-experience-at-disneys-hollywood-studios/

Disney Cruise Line
Adding new ship, the Disney Wish

“Secret Project”
A new documentary series titled “One Day at Disney” for Disney+.

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Category:Podcasts, Travel, Disneyland, Disney Parks -- posted at: 5:12pm PDT

In this Minisode Connie Moreno takes on a journey to Disney California Adventure to listen to Tale of the Lion King.

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Category:Podcasts, Travel, Disneyland, Disney Parks -- posted at: 7:51am PDT

In part one of a two-part series, the DisGeek crew talks all about the theme park announcements (mostly) at D23 2019. In this episode, it's Disney + streaming service and Disneyland.

Disney +
https://www.cnet.com/news/disney-plus-streaming-service-preorders-release-dates-prices-movies-and-shows-to-expect-d23-deal-discount/

Disneyland

New Parade “Magic Happens”
https://disneyparks.disney.go.com/blog/2019/08/all-new-magic-happens-parade-to-debut-in-spring-2020-at-disneyland-park/

Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway
https://disneyparks.disney.go.com/blog/2019/08/new-details-unveiled-for-mickey-minnies-runaway-railway-coming-to-disneyland-park-and-disneys-hollywood-studios/

Avengers Campus
https://disneyparks.disney.go.com/blog/2019/08/super-heroes-preparing-to-assemble-at-disney-parks-around-the-world/

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Direct download: DisGeek_156.mp3
Category:Podcasts, Travel, Disneyland, Disney Parks -- posted at: 3:45pm PDT

In this Minisode Daniel talks about the 50th Anniversary of the Haunted Mansion. Food, merch, memories, and more.

News

Haunted Mansion 50th Event
https://www.dapsmagic.com/2019/08/disneylands-haunted-mansion-50th-anniversary-event-recap-and-review/

Haunted Mansion Foodie Guide
https://disneyparks.disney.go.com/blog/2019/08/foodie-guide-to-haunted-mansion-50th-anniversary-2019-at-disneyland-park/

13 Ghost names inside Haunted Mansion
https://disneyparks.disney.go.com/blog/2019/08/13-ghoulish-ghosts-that-haunt-the-haunted-mansion-at-disneyland-park/

Lots of Merchandise. If interested check out the website.

 

Mobile Ordering expanded.
https://disneyparks.disney.go.com/blog/2019/08/mobile-ordering-on-the-disneyland-app-expands-to-new-locations-throughout-disneyland-resort-including-adorable-snowman-frosted-treats-and-mint-julep-bar/

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Category:general -- posted at: 6:32pm PDT

In Minisode 6, Daniel talks about the return of the Main Street Electrical Parade, Halloween, and Christmas.

NEWS

Main Street Electrical Parade live stream repeat.

World of Color: Villainous to debut at Oogie Boogie Bash
https://disneyparks.disney.go.com/blog/2019/07/a-wickedly-fun-reveal-world-of-color-nighttime-spectacular-villainous-debuting-at-oogie-boogie-bash-a-disney-halloween-party-at-disney-califo/

Halloween Time
https://www.mouseplanet.com/12429/Disneyland_Resort_Update_for_July_1521_2019

Disneyland Resort Holiday Season begins Nov. 8
https://disneyparks.disney.go.com/blog/2019/07/disneyland-resort-decks-the-halls-for-the-2019-holiday-season-beginning-november-8/

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Category:podcast, Disneyland, Disney California Adventure -- posted at: 6:52pm PDT

Daniel, Chris, and Jess become Disney Imagineers and brainstorm ideas for when Marvel Phase 4 series of TV shows and movies invade Disneyland.

News

Advance Reservations for Oga’s Cantina and Savi’s Workshop. Now you can book 2 weeks in advance and soon 60 days in advance
https://disneyparks.disney.go.com/blog/2019/07/video-come-hang-out-at-ogas-cantina-in-star-wars-galaxys-edge-at-disneyland-park/

Main Topic

https://movieweb.com/marvel-phase-4-movie-tv-announcements-comic-con-2019/

What Phase 4 Marvel film or show will be Disneyland’s next attraction? Black Panther 2 counts as well.

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Category:podcast, Disneyland, Disney California Adventure -- posted at: 3:12pm PDT

In Minisode 5 Daniel talks about that crazy fight in Toon Town and asks the question, is Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge a flop?

News

Disneyland Fight
https://nypost.com/2019/07/10/california-prosecutors-reviewing-wild-video-of-disneyland-brawl/

Low Attendance at Disneyland (Is Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge a flop?)
https://www.themeparkinsider.com/flume/201907/6891/

Related: Hiring Freeze?
https://www.micechat.com/230592-freeze-disneyland-implements-hiring-freeze-and-cutbacks/

Related: Red Car Trolly Boys to close
https://www.laughingplace.com/w/news/2019/07/11/red-car-trolley-news-boys-to-close-at-disney-california-adventure-july-23/

Rise of the Resistance Opening Timing
https://disneyparks.disney.go.com/blog/2019/07/timing-for-opening-of-star-wars-rise-of-the-resistance-announced/

Mickey and Friends Band-Tastic Cavalcade to Return
https://disneyparks.disney.go.com/blog/2019/07/mickey-and-friends-band-tastic-cavalcade-starts-limited-run-at-disneyland-park-july-18/

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Category:podcast, Disneyland, Disney California Adventure -- posted at: 5:47pm PDT

In this Minisode Daniel talks about and reviews Dollywood, a theme park owned by Dolly Parton located in Pigeon Forge Tennessee. Apologies for the audio. The show was not recorded in our usual environment.

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Category:podcast, Disneyland, Disney California Adventure -- posted at: 10:20am PDT

In this minisode Daniel wants to address all of these crazy rumors and how Disney is responding. We also talk about the latest news coming out of the Disneyland Resort for the week of July 1st.

NEWS

Main Street Electrical Parade is Returning
https://disneyparks.disney.go.com/blog/2019/06/summer-shines-even-brighter-at-disneyland-resort-with-return-of-main-street-electrical-parade/

Disneyland Resort Bring a Friend Summer
https://disneyparks.disney.go.com/blog/2019/06/disneyland-resort-annual-passholders-bring-a-friend-this-summer-2/

New Parking Lot Pixar Pals open June 30
https://disneyparks.disney.go.com/blog/2019/06/pixar-pals-parking-structure-opens-at-disneyland-resort-june-30/

Inside Out Emotional Whirlwind Opens
https://disneyparks.disney.go.com/blog/2019/06/take-a-sense-ational-spin-around-inside-out-emotional-whirlwind-now-open-at-pixar-pier-in-disney-california-adventure-park/

Soarin' over California Extended to Aug 31
https://disneyparks.disney.go.com/blog/2019/06/10-entertaining-experiences-at-disney-california-adventure-park-this-summer/

Disney Parks Live Watch Fireworks on 4th of July
https://disneyparks.disney.go.com/blog/2019/06/disneyparkslive-watch-fourth-of-july-fireworks-live-from-magic-kingdom-park-july-4/

WDWNT Rumors Debunked
https://disneyparks.disney.go.com/blog/2019/06/a-little-birdie-told-us/

https://disneyparks.disney.go.com/blog/2019/06/about-our-country-bears/?CMP=SOC-DPFY19Q3wo0627190703190015C

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Category:podcast, Disneyland, Disney California Adventure -- posted at: 5:26am PDT

n this minisode we cover Walt Disney World and Disneyland. WDW AP price hikes, Main Street Cinema merch, and more!

News

WDW Passholders sneak preview for Galaxy’s Edge
https://disneyparks.disney.go.com/blog/2019/06/walt-disney-world-resort-passholders-can-enjoy-special-offerings-this-summer/

WDW Annual Pass Price Increase
http://blogmickey.com/2019/06/walt-disney-world-rolls-out-massive-annual-pass-price-increase-overnight-ahead-of-star-wars-galaxys-edge-opening-in-august/

Disneyland added Merchandise to The Main Street Cinema
https://www.mouseplanet.com/12404/Disneyland_Resort_Update_for_June_1723_2019

And they stopped 
https://wdwnt.com/2019/06/breaking-disneyland-buckles-to-public-pressure-and-will-remove-shop-from-main-street-cinema/

Tram Loading and security moved to New Parking Structure Pixar Pals.
https://wdwnt.com/2019/06/photos-new-parking-security-screening-and-tram-stops-as-part-of-pixar-pals-garage-project-now-open-at-disneyland-resort/

Know before you go – Galaxy’s Edge Boarding Groups
https://disneyparks.disney.go.com/blog/2019/06/know-before-you-go-planning-your-visit-to-star-wars-galaxys-edge-at-disneyland-resort-beginning-june-24/

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Category:podcast, Disneyland, Disney California Adventure -- posted at: 6:00am PDT

Jes returns to Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge and gives her updated thoughts. Chris and Tommy also visit for the first time. Daniel has updated info on cosplay and merchandise.

Tale of the Lion King Debuts at California Adventure
https://disneyparks.disney.go.com/blog/2019/06/tale-of-the-lion-king-debuts-at-disney-california-adventure-park/

Disney Bounding at Galaxy’s Edge
https://disneyparks.disney.go.com/blog/2019/06/dressing-the-part-bounding-for-your-visit-to-star-wars-galaxys-edge/

Virtual Queues being implemented in Galaxy’s Edge for Oga’s Cantina and Savi’s Workshop
https://www.mouseplanet.com/12401/Disneyland_Resort_Update_for_June_1016_2019

 

Galaxy’s Edge Merchandise situation:

From Vincent Bubba Alarez:

https://www.facebook.com/bigbubbab/posts/10211715491881178

Main Story

Jes returns to Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge while Tommy and Chris visit it for the first time.

Show notes for this episode are at www.disgeek.com/154

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Direct download: DisGeek_154.mp3
Category:Podcats, Travel, Disneyland, Disney Parks -- posted at: 7:23pm PDT

Welcome to a new type of show. Introducing the Minisode, short but more frequent episodes of the DisGeek Podcast.

In this episode, Daniel explains the reasons why the main show has long breaks between them and the idea behind Minisodes. We also talk about some of the latest news to come out of the Disneyland Resort.

News

Galaxy’s Edge opens up with pretty moderate crowds
https://www.micechat.com/226448-disneyland-update-look-ma-no-crowds/

Soarin’ Over California Returns for a limited time
https://www.micechat.com/226448-disneyland-update-look-ma-no-crowds/

Mickey’s Mix has ended and Disneyland Forever Fireworks Show has returned
https://www.mouseplanet.com/12394/Disneyland_Resort_Update_for_June_39_2019

Tale of the Lion King has debuted
https://www.mouseplanet.com/12394/Disneyland_Resort_Update_for_June_39_2019

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Category:Podcasts -- posted at: 5:19pm PDT

Bright Suns! Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge is now officially open. Join us as Jes gives her review of the land as she was able to attend the very first cast preview.

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In this episode, the DisGeek crew finish what they started and go into detail about the food and merchandise for Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge. We also talk about the new rules at Disneyland and Walt Disney World.

News

Pixar Pals

https://wdwnt.com/2019/03/new-disneyland-resort-parking-structure-to-be-named-pixar-pals-expected-to-open-late-july/

 

New Rules for Disneyland and Walt Disney World

https://disneyparks.disney.go.com/blog/2019/03/moms-panel-update-know-before-you-go-tips-for-your-next-park-visit/

 

Mickey’s PhilharMagic will premiere in April at Disney California Adventure park!

https://disneyparks.disney.go.com/blog/2019/03/mickeys-philharmagic-premiering-in-april-at-disney-california-adventure-park

 

Disneyland Hotels sold out for opening of Galaxies Edge.

http://www.disneyfoodblog.com/2019/03/21/disneyland-hotels-are-completely-sold-out-the-night-before-star-wars-galaxys-edge-opens/

 

No Standby Access for Galaxies Edge Initially

https://wdwnt.com/2019/03/standby-access-will-not-be-initially-offered-at-star-wars-galaxys-edge-disneyland-restricting-time-within-land/


Main Story - Galaxy’s Edge Part 2

https://www.disgeek.com/new-star-wars-galaxys-edge-details-food-merch-and-more

 

Direct download: DisGeek_152.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 6:52am PDT

The DisGeek Crew go all in and take about the new details for Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge including opening date and attractions. We also remember Disney Legend, Dave Smith.

Remembering Dave Smith

https://disneyparks.disney.go.com/blog/2019/02/remembering-dave-smith/

 

Main Story - Galaxy’s Edge

 

We have a date for the opening. “Phase one”

https://www.disgeek.com/we-have-dates-star-wars-galaxys-edge-phase-1-to-open-on-may-29th-at-disneyland-and-august-29th-at-disney-hollywood-studios

 

New Details for Star Wars: Galaxies Edge

https://www.disgeek.com/new-star-wars-galaxys-edge-details-food-merch-and-more


Hondo Animatronic

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5qteMlMAaNM

 

Press walkthrough

https://io9.gizmodo.com/weve-been-to-star-wars-galaxys-edge-and-life-will-never-1832878349

 

Walking the Park with Connie Moreno

Connie reviews some of the food at Tropical Hideaway and checks out the food booths at Lunar New Year at DCA.

 

Show notes for this episode are at www.disgeek.com/151

 

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Direct download: DisGeek_151.mp3
Category:podcast, Disneyland, Disney California Adventure -- posted at: 9:04am PDT

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