WEDway Radio - Walt Disney World and Disneyland Examined with some Disney History
Nate Parrish discusses the history of Disney theme parks and the Walt Disney Co. In examining we look at influences that shaped the company including projects and eras. Take a look at attractions and themed lands including the architectural styles and inspiration behind many of the decisions that the Walt Disney Co has made over the years.

Happy New Year!

Thanks for downloading WEDWay NOW!, the companion news to WEDWay Radio and your window to the Disney community.  This is episode #80 - Polynesian, Frozen's storybook land & Sunglass Hut.

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Thanks for downloading WEDWay Radio, YOUR show about Disney Parks and Disney History.  This is Season 6 - Episode 9: Exploring the early Shops of Liberty Square.

 

On this episode we explore the early shops of Liberty Square including…

 - Make your own scent in the Parfumerie

 - Visit Old World Antiques

 - Explore Johnny Tremain's Silversmith Shop

 - Find the Crickle Crackle Wall

 - Check out the Yankee Pedler

 

Enjoy!

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NOW! #079 - Mojo and Michael and Destination D

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NOW! #78

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WWR S6:E8

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WEDWay NOW! on the Big Screen #25

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WEDWay NOW! #77 - News of November 2014

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S6:E7

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WWR S6:E5

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NOW! #076

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S6:E6

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The news of WDW and Disneyland

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Thanks for downloading WEDWay Radio, your show about Disney History and the Disney Parks.  This is Season 6, Episode 4: 64 Worlds Fair Part I

This show is sponsored for The Magic For Less Travel.  If you're planning a trip to WDW, Disneyland or The Disney Cruise, go to TheMagicForLess.com and a get a free quote.

On this episode we begin our 2014 Summer Series celebrating the 1964

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Thanks for downloading WEDWay NOW! on the Big Screen. This is YOUR show about the films and film news of Walt Disney Pictures, Animation, Marvel, Pixar and Lucasfilm.  This is episode #23

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Thanks for downloading WEDWay Radio, your show about Disney History and the Disney Parks.  This is Season 6, Episode 3: Westcot.  This show is sponsored for The Magic For Less Travel.  If you're planning a trip to WDW, Disneyland or The Disney Cruise, go to TheMagicForLess.com and a get a free quote.

On this episode we're going to look at a planned theme park that never came to be, a second gate for Disneyland.  Enjoy this show, it was a lot of fun to create. 

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Thanks for downloading WEDWay NOW!, the companion theme park news show to WEDWay Radio, and your window to the Disney community.  This is episode #74 - The Progress City Primer

On this episode we discuss:

 - Disneyland 60th Plans

 - The Adventureland Trading Company

 - 2014 CEO of the Year

And more….

Plus Michael Crawford of the ProgressCityUSA.com

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Thanks for downloading WEDWay Radio - YOUR show about exploring the Disnet Parks and Disney History.  This is Season 6: Episode 2 - Future World 1.0

On this episode we return to take a look at Epcot Center's Future World as it was when the park first opened, mores specifically The World of Motion and Communicore.

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Thanks for downloading WEDWay Radio, your show about Disney History and the Disney Parks.  This is Season 6, Episode 1: The Backstage Tour.  This show is sponsored for The Magic For Less Travel.  If you're planning a trip to WDW, Disneyland or The Disney Cruise, go to TheMagicForLess.com and a get a free quote.

This show is our first for Season 6, and we're going back to where WEDWay Radio all started - The Disney MGM Studios.  On this episode we bring you the second half of the Backlot Tour, the Backstage portion showing you more of how movie magic makes it to the big and small screen.

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Disneyland TV Show Companion episode #2

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Thanks for downloading WEDWay Radio, your show about Exploring the Disney Parks and Disney History.  This our 5th Anniversary Show.

We apologize in advance

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Thanks for downloading WEDWay Radio, YOUR show about Exploring the Disney Parks, Disney History and The Walt Disney Company. This is a special release episode looking specifically The Disneyland TV episodes.

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Thanks for downloading WEDWay Radio, YOUR show about Exploring the Disney Parks, Disney History and The Walt Disney Company. This is Season 5: Episode 35 -MRHS 4: Three Tomorrowlands

On this, the SEASON FINALE of Season 5, we are joined by Michael Crawford for the fourth installment of our Metro Historical Society, our roundtable series discussing different aspects of Disney history and Disney theme parks.  

The subject of this installment is the changing look, theme and experience of WDW's Tomorrowland. 

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Thanks for downloading WEDWay Radio, YOUR show about Exploring the Disney Parks, Disney History and The Walt Disney Company. This is Season 5: Episode 34 - Peco's Bill, The Western Superman

On this episode we take a look at the 1948 Disney Animated Feature - Melody Time, more specifically the short feature - Pecos Bill.

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Thanks for downloading WEDWay Radio, YOUR show about Exploring the Disney Parks, Disney History and The Walt Disney Company. This is Season 5: Episode 33 - DCA 1.0 Part I

On this episode we explore Opening Day DCA.  More specifically, the entrance area, including:

 - The California Letters

 - The Tile Mosaic

 - The Golden Gate Bridge

 - Greetings from California Store

 - The Candy Shoppe

 - Sunshine Plaza

 - The California Zephyr

 - Burrrrbank Ice Cream

 - Bakers Field Bakery

 - Engine Ears Toys

Enjoy!

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Thanks for downloading WEDWay Radio, YOUR show about Exploring the Disney Parks, Disney History and The Walt Disney Company. This is Season 5: Episode 32 - 100 Years of Magic

On this episode we remember the 100 Years of Magic Celebration at Walt Disney World, celebrating the 100th birthday of Walt Disney.

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Thanks for downloading WEDWay Radio, YOUR show about Exploring the Disney Parks, Disney History and The Walt Disney Company. This is Season 5: Episode 31 - One Great Year: 1986

On this episode we take a look at a historic year for the Walt Disney Company - 1986. This is the third installment in an our annual Year in Review series. On this episode we take a thematic view of the year that was, looking at the film news, theme park news and overall company news, including:

 - WED changes to Imagineering

 - Captain EO opens

 - The Living Sea's opens

 - The Disney MGM Studios begins construction

 - The first R rated film for the company: Down and Out in Beverly Hills

And much more.

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