WEDway Radio - Walt Disney World and Disneyland Examined with some Disney History
Brothers, Matt and Nate Parrish discuss 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, attractions and themed lands, including architectural styles, and inspiration behind many of the decisions that the Walt Disney Co. has made over the years.

Thank you for downloading WEDway Radio; this is the original Disney history show. This week, Matt is joined by Safari Mike from Radio Harambe as they relaunch WEDway NOW, the companion news show to WEDway Radio, and evaluate the latest from Disney theme parks with Buy, Sell, or Hold.

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Thank you for downloading WEDway Radio; this is the Disney history show. This week, Matt is joined by former Imagineer and themed designer Andy Sinclair Harris to discuss Tony Baxter's vision for The Land pavilion at the Epcot Theme Center.

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Thank you for downloading WEDway Radio; this is the Disney history show. This week, Matt is joined by Wesley from Reverse Imagineering as they dive into the evolution of Disney lands. From a loose coupling of attractions under generic umbrella themes to fully immersive lands based on single IP, Matt and Wesley look at the past, present, and possible future of lands inside Disney theme parks.

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Thank you for downloading WEDway Radio; this is the Disney history show! This week, Matt is joined by Disney News Insider Rikki Niblett to discuss the latest from Walt Disney World and Disneyland, including Epcot Construction, Skyliner and Galaxy's Edge controversies, and the newly themed lounge inside the Grand Floridian Resort.

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Thank you for downloading WEDway Radio. This is the Disney history show. This week, Matt is joined by Thirty20Eight cohost Kevin Quigley to dive into how the Walt Disney Company both reflected and set trends in the Atomic Age on TV, with attractions, and film.

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Thank you for downloading WEDway Radio; this is the Disney history show. This week, Matt is joined by Mike and Rikki from the Be Our Guest Podcast to detail all of the announcements from the D23 Parks, Resorts, and Products panel. Yeah...it's a lot.

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Thank you for downloading Wedway Radio. This week, we dive into our immediate reactions from the D23 Parks and Resorts Announcements

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Thank you for downloading WEDway Radio; this is the Disney history show. This week, Matt is joined by designer Rob Yeo to deconstruct the backstory of Disney's Animal Kingdom and, more specifically, the rich background of DinoLand USA.

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Thank you for downloading WEDway Radio; this is the Disney history show. On this bonus Headlines show, I reveal where you can meet me during D23 Expo weekend at Disneyland and how you can save money on theme park inspired scents at marcelinesquare.com. Plus, we dive into news from around the Disney theme parks.

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Thank you for downloading WEDway Radio; this is the Disney history show. This week, Matt visits with Disney Imagineering Executive Producer Jeffrey Shaver-Moskowitz about his journey from Walt Disney World castmember to current Imagineer and his work in the newly redesigned Pixar Pier area at Disney's California Adventure.

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Thank you for downloading WEDway Radio; this is the Disney history show. This week, Matt looks at a never built Haunted Mansion-style attraction designed for the St Louis Riverfront Square complex.

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Thank you for downloading WEDway Radio; this is the Disney history show. This week, Nate returns to the show to discuss his latest trip to the Disneyland Resort, and Matt describes the Disney influences from his trip to Chicago.

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Thank you for downloading WEDway Radio; this is the Disney history show. This week, we jump back into news around the Disney property and discuss updates coming to Epcot's Future World, the new tower and lobby area at Coronado Springs, new restaurants in World Showcase, opening dates for Rise of the Resistance at two parks and more.

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Thank you for downloading Wedway Radio; this is the Disney history show! This week, Matt is joined by famed designer Rob Yeo to discuss the glory and evolution of the Epcot Theme Center's Life and Health pavilion as it became the Wonders of Life. 

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Thank you for downloading WEDway Radio; this is the Disney history show! This week, Matt and Rikki take a look at the latest from Disney parks and resorts, including a look at Toy Story 4, the latest from Disney's Riviera Resort, an unpopular Disney price increase, and more.

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Thank you for downloading WEDway Radio; this is the Disney history show. This week, Matt is joined by Mike from the long-running Be Our Guest Podcast to discuss the best after dark attractions, plazas, food spots, and more at Walt Disney World.

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Thank you for celebrating TEN YEARS of WEDway Radio; this is the Disney history show. This week, we look at some recent Disney history as we explore the first ever D23 Expo in Anaheim back in 2009.

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Thank you for downloading WEDway Radio; this is the Disney history show! This week, we take our first steps in Disneyland's Star Wars:Galaxy's Edge to share what you can expect as you tour Disneyland's newest land in decades.

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Thank you for helping to celebrate TEN years of WEDway Radio; this is the Disney history show. This week, we take a look at Disney headlines, including the debut of Star Wars:Galaxy's Edge at Disneyland, a NEW Bathroom of Tomorrow, a Magic Band Fiasco, and more!

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Thank you for downloading WEDway Radio; this is the Disney history show! This week, Matt discusses listener comments from Facebook after the Disney-MGM Studiostravaganza show. He also popped a question about Walt Disney World moderate resorts and dives into listener responses.

Don't forget, you can join Matt every Sunday night on the WEDway Radio Facebook page for a LIVE show where your comments, questions, and thoughts take center stage.

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Thank you for downloading Wedway Radio; this is the Disney history show! This week, we celebrate the 30th anniversary of Disney's Hollywood/MGM Studios by looking at the first days of the Disney-MGM Studios theme park.

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Thank you for downloading Wedway Radio; this is the Disney history show! This week, I'm joined by Rikki Niblett to discuss Epcot Forever details, Beauty and the Beast Lounge at Grand Floridian, Mickey and Minnie Runaway Railway coming to Toontown at Disneyland, and More!

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Thank you for downloading Wedway Radio. This is the Disney history show. This week, Matt is joined by Kevin Quigley of the Thirty20Eight podcast to discuss 2000s refurbishments at Walt Disney World.

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This week, Matt and author Jeff Ryan look at the relationship between Walt Disney, Ub Iwerks, and Mickey Mouse, and they discuss some of the unknown contributions of Ub to Disney animation, film SFX, and Disney theme parks.

You can find Jeff's book, A Mouse Divided, on Amazon!

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Thank you for downloading Wedway Radio; this is the Disney history show! The Tencennial continues with a look at opening dates for Galaxy's Edge at Walt Disney World and Disneyland, new characters at Disney's Hollywood Studios, the Disney Plus service, & more.

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Thank you for downloading Wedway Radio; this is the TENTH season of the Disney history show. This week, I'm joined by Kory and Adam from Theme Park Pulse and Unpacked as we dive into the greatness (and awkwardness) that was the first TEN years of Disneyland, including a look at the Tencennial celebration and plans for the future of the theme park.

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Thank you for downloading Wedway Radio; this is the Disney history show. This week, we talk about the latest developments from Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge at Disney's Hollywood Studios and Disneyland, including new details from Smuggler's Run, the Rise of the Resistance attraction, character meets, restaurants, and more.

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Thank you for downloading WEDway Radio, this is the Disney history show. This week, we bring you a bonus show, featuring Rikki from the Be Our Guest Podcast, where we discuss the latest news from Epcot, the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, and the Disney Skyliner. We also remember Disney Legends Ron Miller and Dave Smith.

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Thank you for downloading Wedway Wednesday, the Wedway Radio after show with Disney parks news, your thoughts and opinions, and more! This week, I give you a sneak peek into our upcoming spring and summer series on Wedway Radio, Disneyland's Discovery Bay.

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Thank you for downloading WEDway Radio; this is the Disney history show! On this episode, we celebrate our TENCENNIAL anniversary with an exploration of a defunct attraction from Walt Disney World during a time of transition for Epcot.

We hope you find time to join us on our Facebook page AFTER you listen to the show to share your thoughts and opinions on Journey Into YOUR Imagination and the current Journey Into Imagination with Figment.

Thank you, again, for TEN great years!

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