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, the original Disney history show. This week, Matt is joined by Disney enthusiast and themed architect Wesley James to talk about this history of Tomorrowland and how Walt Disney Imagineering can use the existing infrastructure of the land to improve Disneyland.

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Direct download: WWR_S11E4_-_Reimagining_Disneylands_Tomorrowland.mp3
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"Enjoy Pirate Games and Fun Machines!!"

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This week, Matt and Nate dive into the short-lived but rich history of the Pirate Arcade Museum at Disneyland and the Caribbean Arcade at Walt Disney World.

Enjoy!

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Thank you for downloading WEDway Radio; this is the original Disney history show. This week, Matt is joined by Wesley James to pay tribute to the once heralded BetaMouse show...and they go full BetaMouse as they discuss the partnership between Disney and Nintendo prior to My Disney Experience and Fastpass+.

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Direct download: WWR_S11E2_-_BetaMouse_2.0_-_Disney_Magical_Connection_Project.mp3
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Thank you for downloading WEDway Radio, the ORIGINAL Disney history show. This week, Matt and Nate kick off the much anticipated Season 11 by looking at the first days of the then Disney-MGM Studios and a complimentary tour of Hollywood Boulevard 1.0.

Enjoy!

Direct download: WWR_S11E1_-_Hollywood_Boulevard_1.0_-_Part_1c.mp3
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Thank you for downloading WEDway Radio, the ORIGINAL Disney history show. This week, Matt and Nate look forward to and preview Season 11 of the show! Thank you for your listenership through the years as we plan what's next!

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Direct download: WWR_Season_11_Preview.mp3
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Thank you for downloading WEDway Radio The Hub, a show that goes in any Disney direction. This week, Matt looks at a pre-cursor to the Carousel of Progress in Edison Square and chats about Adventures By Disney with Pam Forrester and Jocelyn Martins from The Magic for Less Travel.

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Thank you for downloading WEDway NOW, the sister show and news companion to WEDway Radio. This week, we take a look at touring Walt Disney World during the age of Covid and we pay our respects to Chadwick Boseman.

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Direct download: NOW_133_-_Clean_Tables_in_Wonderland_and_other_Disney_Parks_news.mp3
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Thank you for downloading WWR The Hub, a show that takes you in any Disney direction. This week, Matt looks at the well and little known history of taverns around the Magic Kingdom(s) and checks in with Jocelyn Martins from The Magic for Less Travel to discuss Walt Disney World Around the Seasons.

ENJOY!

Direct download: WWR_The_Hub_4_-_Disney_Taverns_Then_and_Now__WDW_Around_the_Seasons.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 5:23am UTC

Thank you for downloading WEDway Radio; this is the ORIGINAL Disney history show from coast to coast. This week, Matt wraps up the long-promised Season 10 of the show by looking at the second half of the Disney Decade 2.0 which launched when Bob Iger was named company CEO.

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Direct download: WEDway_Radio_-_Season_10_Finale_-_Disney_Decade_2.0_Part_2.mp3
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Thank you for downloading WWR The Hub, a show that takes you in any Disney direction. This week, Matt explores the never-built Liberty Street in Disneyland and sits down with Jocelyn Martins from The Magic for Less Travel to discuss favorite attractions from childhood.

Enjoy!

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Thank you for downloading WWR The Hub, a show that takes you in any Disney direction. This week, Matt dives into the backstory of the forgotten Mary Blair Tomorrowland Mural at Disneyland and Jocelyn Martins from The Magic for Less Travel stops by to talk about the benefits of a stay at Disney's Yacht & Beach Club.

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Bring the smells and fragrances of your favorite resort to your home with any one of our 12 theme park inspired scents from marcelinesquare.com.

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For expert travel planning to Walt Disney World and other resorts, contact Jocelyn Martins at The Magic for Less Travel.

Enjoy!

Direct download: WWR_The_Hub_2_-_Mary_Blairs_Tomorrowland__Why_We_Heart_Yacht__Beach.mp3
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Thank you for downloading WEDway Radio, the original Disney history show. This week, Matt is joined by Chris Smith, author of The Walt Disney World That Never Was, to discuss Walt Disney World's Toontown that never was at the then Disney-MGM Studios.

It was all started by a rabbit!

Enjoy!

Direct download: WWR_S10-E24_-_The_Toontown_That_Never_Was.mp3
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Thank you for downloading WWR: The Hub, a show that can take you in any Disney direction. This week, Matt looks at the antecedent for Walt Disney World's never-built Main Street Theater announced in 2017. And he checks in with Jocelyn Martins from The Magic for Less Travel on Epcot for kids.

Enjoy!

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*Thanks to Cinema Treasures for the adapted script for the Willis Wood Theatre segment.  

Direct download: WWR_The_Hub_1_-_Main_Street_Theater__Epcot_for_Kids.mp3
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Thank you for downloading the WEDway NOW show! This week, Matt is joined by Kevin from the 3028 Disney podcast and the incomparable Turkey Leg Jeff to discuss Disney Plus One, Minus One. What is it? You'll have to find out.

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You can now support the show by taking home your favorite theme park and resort area scents at marcelinesquare.com. These candles are soy-based and non-carginogenic, so they are perfect for homes with pets and kids. Bring home all TWELVE!

Direct download: NOW_132_-_Disney_Attractions_-_Plus_One_Minus_One.mp3
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Thank you for downloading WEDway Radio; this is the Disney history show. This week, Matt is rejoined by Nate before discussing the rich history of the Sherman Brothers with Gregg and Jeff, sons of Richard and Robert (respectively). Gregg and Jeff directed and the film about their fathers and recounted their many years working together and on the Disney Studio lot.

Enjoy!

*Special thanks to Colleen Marie for setting up the interview!

Direct download: WWR_S10-E23_-_The_Boys_-_The_Sherman_Brothers_Story.mp3
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Thank you for downloading and streaming WEDway Radio; this is the Disney history show. This week, Matt takes a look at a casualty of the economic downturn following 9/11, the announced but never constructed Villas at Eagle Pines, inspired by famed architect Addison Mizner.

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Direct download: WWR_S10-E22_-_Lost_WDW_-_The_Villas_at_Eagle_Pines.mp3
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Thank you for downloading and streaming WEDway Radio; this is the original Disney history show. This week, Matt is joined by architect and Disney enthusiast Wesley James to look back at the Disney Decade 2.0. There was no proclamation, but as Michael Eisner's efficacy waned as the chairman of the Walt Disney Company, Bob Iger stepped in to take the Disney company in a new direction.

Enjoy!

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Direct download: WWR_S10-E21_-_Disney_Decade_2.0_part_1.mp3
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Thank you for downloading WEDway NOW!, the sister show and news companion to WEDway Radio. This week, Matt is joined by Rikki Niblett to discuss Rise of the Resistance headaches, new stuff at Epcot, Super Nintendo World at Universal, new eats at Disney Springs, and more!

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Thank you for downloading WEDway Radio; this is the original Disney history show! This week, Matt is joined by Disney Imagineer Josh Shaver-Moskowitz to discuss the design and detail that shaped Star Wars Galaxy's Edge at Disneyland and Walt Disney World.

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Direct download: WWR_S10-E20_-_Imagineering_Disney_-_Designing_Batuu.mp3
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Thank you for downloading the WEDway NOW! show. This week, Matt dives into the latest Disney theme park news with Bob Iger's new best friend, Kat at Disney.

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Direct download: NOW_131_-_Retro_Popcorn_Shades_of_Green_Epcot__Kat_at_Disney.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 5:22am UTC

Thank you for joining me for SEASON 10! of WEDway Radio; this is the Disney history show.

It's hard to believe over ten years has gone by since we embarked on this journey, but we appreciate your listenership, interaction, and support every day. Here's to another great year, 2020!

This week, Matt is rejoined by architect Wesley James to dive into how Imagineers use sound design and soundscaping to augment your experience both technically and emotionally throughout Disney theme parks.

Enjoy!

Direct download: WWR_S10-E19_-_Imagineering_Disney_-_Soundscaping.mp3
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