TDC #310: Unsanctioned Disney Themeing

Scoreboard at Princess Night, Burlington Lake Monsters

Scoreboard at Princess Night,Burlington Lake Monsters baseball 

Sometimes when organizations do unsanctioned Disney themeing, it works out just fine, like Princess Night at the Burlington Lake Monsters minor league baseball. And of course, pretty much any Disney fan podcast is an unsanctioned Disney themed thing! But sometimes, things don’t go so well, like Beijing Shijingshan Amusement Park.

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More unsanctioned themeing with other properties, both from the Maine Wild Blueberry Festival on August 23:

NOT the Madagascar penguins

NOT the Madagascar penguins

NOT the pirate from Spongebob Squarepants

NOT the pirate from Spongebob Squarepants


TDC #276: Gratitude

Jennifer and Lisa

At Disney’s Hollywood Studios, during MouseFest 2009

It’s December! Which means that one of the things Jennifer is grateful for is finally being able to use the Epcot Christmas background music on the podcast again! Plus we talk about lots of Disney things we’re grateful for. And ham, a little bit.

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TDC #264: Salute to Cast Members

cup of water in to-go cup

Sometimes little things go a long way

In celebration of Labor Day, we discuss our experiences with outstanding Cast Members, and talk about the importance of Cast Members both onstage and backstage.

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Jennifer’s written about quite a few Cast Members in her Jentasmic! column at Studios Central:

TDC #231: Hopes for 2013

Sign for many items, including "Frozen Drink."

In 2013, Jennifer hopes never to order something so vaguely-named as “Frozen Drink.”

We have lots of things we hope and plan to do in 2013! We discuss them.

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A couple related links:

  • The ConnectiCon convention, where you can meet Jim Cummings, the voice of Darkwing Duck and many others
  • That Guy with the Glasses, home of Nostalgia Critic and Nostalgia Chick, and many many other members of Team Awesome. They review Disney stuff here and there, but Jennifer’s personal favorite is the review of Baby Whatever.

TDC #209: Solo Trips

Mickey and Jennifer

Jennifer getting a little one-on-one time with the Mouse at Disneyland, January 2011.

If all goes as planned, by the time you’re reading this Jennifer will be at Walt Disney World for an impromptu, planned-on-short-notice solo trip! So of course we end up talking about chicken and waffles for at least 5 minutes.

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Jennifer’s looked at the waffle sandwiches posted on Andy’s blog, and thinks the fruit one looks kinda nice, but still can’t get past the whole syrup-on-chicken issue. Will she try one on this trip? Only time will tell.

And all that talk during the show about how Jennifer will have nobody to hang out with for her whole trip? Well yeah . . . as she’s writing these show notes, she’s already got plans to get together with a friend one evening, and might even record a podcast episode with her. Thank you, internets!

If you’re going to be at Disneyland August 3-5, 2012, check out the Friends of the Magic Meet! We can’t be there ourselves, but we’ve donated Mickey Mouse chocolate bars.

TDC #157: POTC 4, On Stranger Tides

DLRP Pirates

One of Jennifer's favorite Pirate locations, near Disneyland Paris' Pirates of the Caribbean

Stranger indeed! The Watchamacallit joins us for a review of the latest Pirates of the Caribbean movie, complete with discussion of Blandy McBlanderson and his fishy girlfriend.

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