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The Make Mine Magic Podcast 89: Disney Magic with the Family

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This week’s episode of The Make Mine Magic Podcast includes discussion of our latest cruise on board the Disney Magic, this episode with the family, and the following:

intro / introductions / Miami / tour of Miami / first impressions / the welcome / orange Jell-O is the gold standard / the food / the amazing waitstaff / steak fries / stateroom and veranda / rebooking / the kids programs / Castaway Cay / the 5k run / itinerary change / more Castaway Cay / Nassau / sub adventure / Key West / the shows / Animator’s Palate / the money / the Disney experience / alcohol policy / the search for quiet / wrapping up / sharing with the family / fish extenders / Halloween on the High Seas / closing /

Links:

MJS Transportation

Steak Fries on the Disney Magic

Breakfast Potatoes on the Disney Magic

Avengers Academy

Glenn’s reviews of “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”

Abstracta in Key West

Jennifer’s Twitter

Glenn’s Twitter

The GAR! Podcast Family on Facebook

Biff Bam Pop!

The Biff Bam Pop! Podcast Network

The Make Mine Magic Podcast on Pinterest

The Make Mine Magic Podcast on iTunes

The Make Mine Magic Facebook Page

 

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The Make Mine Magic Podcast 87: Sing and Scream The Nightmare Before Christmas

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This week’s episode of The Make Mine Magic Podcast includes discussion of Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas and the following:

This Is Halloween / which holiday? / Tim Burton credit / intro / Sing and Scream / Jack and Sally / too scary for Disney? / clowns / The Nightmare Before Christmas / Snowy cat break / plot / the holiday trees / Halloween for Christmas / official spoiler warning / worst trick-or-treaters / Oogie Boogie / Sally / music / monsters / Air Force vs. Santa / sing-along / popcorn package / Halloween on the High Seas / trick-or-treating / costumes / Eastenders host / our list of demands / that creepy Tim Burton and The Death of Superman Lives / wrapping up Nightmare / scary movies / The Babadook on Gobbledygeek / The Lost Skeleton of Cadavra / other horror movies / rating Nightmare / closing /

Links:

31 Days of Horror at Biff Bam Pop!

The Nightmare Before Christmas on IMDb

Glenn’s review of The Tingler

Adventurers Club at MMM

Friars Nook at French Fry Diary

Steampunk Granny Marie Gilbert

The Babadook on Gobbledygeek

Glenn’s review of Nosferatu

The Biff Bam Podcast, Episode 1

Jennifer’s Twitter

Glenn’s Twitter

The GAR! Podcast Family on Facebook

Biff Bam Pop!

The Biff Bam Pop! Podcast Network

The Make Mine Magic Podcast on Pinterest

The Make Mine Magic Podcast on iTunes

The Make Mine Magic Facebook Page

 

The Make Mine Magic Podcast 84: Disney Line Management

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This week’s episode of The Make Mine Magic Podcast includes discussion of line management, and the following:

intro / inline and online / time of season / holiday events / Jenn alone in Disneyland / geocaching / FastPass / Magic Bands / Toy Story Midway Mania / giant toys / Mr. Potato Head / omni-movers and slow-loaders / various games / hidden Mickeys / conversation! / categories / Soarin’ games / be creative / plans / phone applications / extra magic hours / rain / what do you do? / ask us anything / closing /

Links:

Mr. Potato Head at Toy Story Midway Mania

Jennifer’s Twitter

Glenn’s Twitter

The GAR! Podcast Family on Facebook

Biff Bam Pop!

The Make Mine Magic Podcast on Pinterest

The Make Mine Magic Podcast on iTunes

The Make Mine Magic Facebook Page

 

The Make Mine Magic Podcast 82: Casey and The Good Dinosaur

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This week’s episode of The Make Mine Magic Podcast includes discussion of “Casey Bats Again,” the trailers for The Good Dinosaur and Zootopia, and the following:

Take Me Out to the Ballgame / Casey Bats Again / source material / Melody Time / stand by your man / ‘news’ / not so depressed Casey / the scoreboard / the dishes / the big game / Casey in drag / wigs and wardrobe malfunctions / rules violation / rating the sequel / The GAR! Podcast / The Good Dinosaur / behind the scenes / the look / too real / that meteor / dinosaur and man / catchphrase Jenn / the logo / Zootopia / speculation / parade of animals / closing / plans for ask us anything / cruise news /

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Links:

MMM on “Casey at the Bat”

“Casey Bats Again” on YouTube

The Dumpsta’ Players

MMM on Inside Out

The Good Dinosaur Trailer

Zootopia Trailer

Jennifer’s Twitter

Glenn’s Twitter

The GAR! Podcast Family on Facebook

Biff Bam Pop!

The Make Mine Magic Podcast on Pinterest

The Make Mine Magic Podcast on iTunes

The Make Mine Magic Facebook Page

 

Make Mine Magic Podcast Episode 80: Getting That WDW Fix

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This week’s episode of The Make Mine Magic Podcast includes discussion of the following:

horns / intro / Google Earth / in between trips / ride via YouTube / bring back the Adventurers Club / park bench videos / do it yourself rides / make your own soundtrack / travel television / virtual tours / family and friends / photos and maps / where to go / not the last way / Memory Maker / tricky pics / the nephew at Chef Mickey’s / Aunt-Man / plan a vacation / holiday Monorail set-up / cooking Disney / Glenn’s rotten veal / podcasts / Anything Goes / closing /

Links:

Google Earth

DIS Unplugged

MMM on Adventurers Club

Central Florida Sights and Sounds

Disney Park Bench Videos

Disney Live Cams

Live365

Rich Voza

Memory Maker

MMM on Ant-Man

Cooking with Mickey and the Disney Chefs

MMM on Podcasts part 1

MMM on Podcasts part 2

The Pineland Players

Anything Goes by the Pineland Players

Jennifer’s Twitter

Glenn’s Twitter

The GAR! Podcast Family on Facebook

The Make Mine Magic Podcast on Pinterest

The Make Mine Magic Podcast on iTunes

The Make Mine Magic Facebook Page

Videos:

Disney Monorail Christmas 2013

 

Make Mine Magic Podcast 74: Mary Poppins on Stage

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This week’s episode of The Make Mine Magic Podcast includes discussion of Mary Poppins on stage, and the following:

intro / Mary Poppins on stage / the nephew / children’s ensemble / Holy Terror / the frog trick / Saving Mr. Banks / nanny specs / double cast / high school production / Broadway / dancing on the ceiling / behind the scenes bonus / Disney on Broadway / back to school / Miss Andrew / the songs / the beauty of theater / rating the show / closing /

Links:

MMM on Saving Mr. Banks

Playbill.com

TKTS

Jennifer’s Twitter

Glenn’s Twitter

The GAR! Podcast Family on Facebook

The Make Mine Magic Podcast on Pinterest

The Make Mine Magic Podcast on iTunes

The Make Mine Magic Facebook Page

Videos:

Backstage at Mary Poppins on Broadway

Make Mine Magic Podcast 68: New Fantasyland

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This week’s episode of The Make Mine Magic Podcast includes discussion of the new Fantasyland, and the following:

new opening and intro / Be Your Guest? / first impressions / Swarming Disney / Seven Dwarfs Mine Train / Big Thunder Mountain / Peter Pan’s Flight / Princess Fairytale Hall / Carousel of Progress / Small World / Kat’s omni-mover curse / Jungle Cruise / snark / Tiki Room / Country Bears / another castle / Be Our Guest / baby angels in the ceiling / the dinner, especially the fries / the grey stuff / Haunted Mansion / spooky endings / Hall of Presidents / A Man and His Dream / Baymax / fireworks / hesitant closing /

Links:

MMM on the 1964 World’s Fair

French Fry Diary

Jennifer’s Twitter

Glenn’s Twitter

The GAR! Podcast Family on Facebook

The Make Mine Magic Podcast on Pinterest

The Make Mine Magic Podcast on iTunes

The Make Mine Magic Facebook Page

 

Make Mine Magic Podcast 57: The Grab Bag Episode

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This week’s episode of The Make Mine Magic Podcast includes discussion of the following:

intro #57 / what we’re about / the sorcerer’s hat / pin trading / the Great Movie Ride / John Wayne / Universal horror / Universal horror at Universal / holiday goodies / Frozen snowglobe / holiday troubles / Disney Infinity / new Polynesian lobby / other resorts / no more Off Kilter / new idea for Canada / closing /

Links:

TCM Classic Cruise Episodes

Our Pin Trading Episode

John Corigliano’s Twitter

John’s pics of new Polynesian lobby

Off Kilter

Biff Bam Pop!

Jennifer’s Twitter

Glenn’s Twitter

The GAR! Podcast Family on Facebook

The Make Mine Magic Podcast on Pinterest

The Make Mine Magic Facebook Page

 

Make Mine Magic Podcast 54: TCM Classic Cruise part 4

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This week’s episode of The Make Mine Magic Podcast includes discussion of the TCM Classic Cruise, and the following:

intro / the sadness / Richard Dreyfuss / talks we wanted / Jaws / character actors / William Castle / The Tingler / Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde / Poltergeist and Pathmark / roasted potatoes didn’t run out / service mix-ups / entitlement / complaints / customer service / AquaDunk count / towel animals / luggage mix-ups / do it again? / TCM no lines / next trips / invisible signals / fish extenders / thank yous / closing /

Links:

TCM Classic Cruise part 1

TCM Classic Cruise part 2

TCM Classic Cruise part 3

Glenn’s review of The Tingler

Jennifer’s Twitter

Glenn’s Twitter

The GAR! Podcast Family on Facebook

The Make Mine Magic Podcast on Pinterest

The Make Mine Magic Facebook Page

 

Make Mine Magic Podcast 53: TCM Classic Cruise part 3

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This week’s episode of The Make Mine Magic Podcast includes discussion of the TCM Classic Cruise, and the following:

live intro / Avengers Academy / AquaDunk / late intro / fish extender friends / TCM Disney differences / Night of Noir / cosplay / Richard Dreyfuss / Mr. Holland’s Opus / Ben Mankiewicz / obscure baseball trivia / did I mention the AquaDunk? / stingray adventures / The African Queen / Key Lime Bike Tour / Fantasy Fest / six toed cats / closing /

Links:

Glenn on Avengers Academy

Glenn on Night of Noir

The Hot Sardines

Jennifer’s Twitter

Glenn’s Twitter

The GAR! Podcast Family on Facebook

The Make Mine Magic Podcast on Pinterest

The Make Mine Magic Facebook Page