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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 62: The Philadelphia Flower Show

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This week’s episode of The Make Mine Magic Podcast includes discussion of The Philadelphia Flower Show, and the following:

intro / Philadelphia Flower Show / the set up / plus flowers / Nightmare Before Christmas / see through skulls / marquee / Cars with live chickens / Cinderella / Frozen / Ratatouille / Lawrence of Aladdin / what is the Phillie Phanatic? / other displays / Maleficent / art with plants / beauty and the beast / Gene London / his dress collection / Esther Williams and Busby Berkley / Michael Jackson / butterflies / cost / highlights / closing /

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Links:

The Philadelphia Flower Show

Gene London

Gene London Facebook Fan Page

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 58: Ticket to Ride

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

refrigerator magnets / letter tickets / F ticket / If You Had Wings / Hedwig and the Angry Owl / tickets are for kids / A on Main Street / mystery Carousel / Main Street Cinema / double the Dumbo / Mike Fink’s boats / Snowy interlude / Grand Prix Raceway / gone but not forgotten rides / water and insurance / Swiss Family Treehouse / beware of falling buckets / Admiral Joe Fowler / Tiki Room mismanagement / E for awesome / 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea / Country Bears / Hall of Presidents / Haunted Mansion updates / the mythical Friar’s Nook / non-authentic / rescheduled birthday trip / Chickenman closing /

Links:

Delta Dreamflight

Tomorrowland trailer

The GAR! Podcast on Action Park

Last episode on hopes for the new Great Movie Ride

Rich Voza

The mythical Friar’s Nook

Chickenman

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:

Delta Dreamflight

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

Make Mine Magic Podcast 56: Frozen on Ice

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This week’s episode of The Make Mine Magic Podcast includes discussion of Frozen on Ice, and the following:

2015 intro / Disney’s Frozen on Ice / Olaf’s frozen head / the merch / New England Black Wolves / the seats / Starlight Express / robot pre-pre-show commercial / the only adults / ice ice baby / Let It Go / Marshmallow / Finding Nemo / the Trolls / pre-show / love / the vendors / the prices / Chickie & Pete’s / three shows / lost shoe / wands / working the crowd / Big Hero 6 on ice / closing / Biff Bam Pop! / Jenn’s Twitter / Snow /

Links:

New England Black Wolves

Glenn’s review of Frozen on Ice

Multiple entries on Chickie & Pete’s at French Fry Diary

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

Videos:

Frozen – How It Should Have Ended

The Encore

 

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 45: Planning the Birthday Trip, Part 2

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

intro / what we’re about / birthday trip / Hamburger Mary’s / AAA Travel / luggage tags / Raglan Road / Teppan Edo / Japan / Yak & Yeti / Be Our Guest / Via Napoli / Cape May Café / SciFi Dine-In / Anna and Elsa / slow mail / how Frozen should have ended / Hoppers / Frozen festivities / MagicBands / flights / fun Disney prep / TCM Cruise / suggestions / closing / packing tips /

Links:

Planning the Birthday Trip part 1

Hamburger Mary’s in Orlando

Hamburger Mary’s at French Fry Diary

AAA Travel

Raglan Road at French Fry Diary

Gail on Twitter

Yak & Yeti

Be Our Guest

Via Napoli

Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater

The GAR! Podcast

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

Videos:

How It Should Have Ended – Frozen

 

Make Mine Magic Podcast 44: The Black Cauldron

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

Jenn’s own radio show / Princess Eilonwy / The Black Cauldron / animation changes / Lloyd Alexander’s The Chronicles of Prydain / dark dark film / The Horned King / spoiler alerts / the Black Cauldron / that’s some pig / plotholes / Gurgi / villains / bad parents / voice actors / Billie Hayes / mature content / the videotape cover legend / length / John Carter / ratings / dated / iffy Princess / Cinderella’s stepsisters * / wannabe princess dating service / closing /

* For the record, Cinderella’s stepsisters’ names are actually Anastasia and Drizella.

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Links:

Our Princess Episode

Glenn’s review of The Black Cauldron

Glenn’s review of John Carter

Our Maleficent Episode

Jennifer’s Twitter

Glenn’s Twitter

The Make Mine Magic Podcast on Pinterest

The GAR! Podcast Family on Facebook

The Make Mine Magic Facebook Page

 

Make Mine Magic Podcast 40: Planning the Birthday Trip

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

Disney stuff / happy places / TCM Cruise / Art of Animation / Free Dining Plan / quick service vs. snack / breakfast in EPCOT / slammers and bums / early character buffet / bring back the Adventurers Club / Downtown Disney / dining reservations / FastPass and Magic Bands / Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster / birthday / closing /

Links:

TCM Cruise

Art of Animation episode of MMM

AAA Travel

Adventurers Club on MMM

Rich Voza

The GAR! Podcast

Jennifer’s Twitter

Glenn’s Twitter

The GAR! Podcast Family on Facebook

 

Make Mine Magic Podcast 33: The 1964 New York World’s Fair

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This week’s episode of The Make Mine Magic Podcast includes discussion of the 1964 New York World’s Fair, and the following:

Memorial Day / 1964 New York World’s Fair / Jean Shepherd / It’s a Small World / WDW vs. Disneyland / 45 RPM / world unity / Jean Shepherd at It’s a Small World / Jenn’s notes / Carousel of Progress / “There’s a Great Big Beautiful Tomorrow” / ride news / Ford Magic Skyway / Dinoland / Spaceship Earth / closing /

Links:

1964 New York World’s Fair

Better Off Dead

Jean Shepherd

Jennifer’s Twitter

Glenn’s Twitter

The GAR! Podcast Family on Facebook

Videos:

The Carousel of Progress

Make Mine Magic Podcast 28: NJ DIS Meet Weekend 2014

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This week’s episode of The Make Mine Magic Podcast includes discussion of the NJ DIS Meet Weekend 2014, and the following:

intro / inspiration / NJ DIS Meet Weekend / Give Kids the World / the Tastykake eating competition / speed DIS-ing / Applebee’s / the auctions / the booty / GKTW redux / DIS Unplugged live / the power of Pete / fans / vacation planning / the buffet, but the fries / the games / DIS After Dark / Comedy On Demand / donations and generosity / podcast tips / who’s your favorite Princess? / closing / getting it /

Links:

The DIS Unplugged Podcast

In Memory of Bob Varley

The NJ DIS Meet Weekend 2013

The NJ DIS Meet Weekend 2014

Give Kids the World

Tastykake

Last year’s Tastykake eating competition

Hilton Breakfast at French Fry Diary

Elks buffet at French Fry Diary

The DIS Boards

All Things Fun!

Jellyrolls

Comedy On Demand

“Stay out of the damn lakes!”

Jennifer’s Twitter

Glenn’s Twitter

The GAR! Podcast Family on Facebook

Videos:

Jenn and Teresa with Comedy On Demand