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    Disney Dish Episode 85: The history of Disney's walk-around characters

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    Scariest costume ever Listen to this podcast now by clicking on the link below.
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    Marvel Us Disney Episode 8: Marvel News Round​-​up for March 2018

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    Marvel News Round​-​up for March 2018 Jim Hill and Aaron Adams discuss the latest Marvel Entertainment-related headlines, including when James Gunn will be shooting the live-action footage for EPCOT's new "Guardians of the Galaxy" indoor coaster as well as when we may be seeing a "Black Panther" sequel released to theaters.
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    Unofficial Guide's Disney Dish Episode 79: Hippies Invade Disneyland!

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    Jim reviews Disneyland's hiustory from 1967 to 1970. The company is in turmoil after Walt's death, as Roy tries to get Walt Disney World built, keep the studio running, and run Disneyland. But there are challenges in the company and in America, which culminate in the day a large group of yippie radicals invades Disneyland. Listen now by clicking on the link below.
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    Disney Dish Episode 80: Live from Disneyland! The Storybook Land Canal Boats History

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    Jim and Len are live in Disneyland, riding and telling the story of the Storybook Land Canal Boats. Listen to this podcast now by clicking on the link below.
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    Disney Dish Episode 81: Jim's Stories for the 2016 Unofficial Guide, part 1

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    Get a behind-the-scenes listen as Jim and Len figure out the next Disney Dish stories to appear in the next Unofficial Guide! Listen to this podcast now by clicking on the link below.
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    Disney Dish Episode 82: Part 2 of Jim's Stories for the 2016 Unofficial Guide - DHS And Animal Kingdom

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    What the heck is going on at Disney's Hollywood Studios? And what will we finally get for Avatarland? Jim looks in to his crystal ball for stories and rumors for the upcoming 2016 Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World! Listen to this podcast now by clicking on the link below.
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    Disney Dish Episode 83: We brought parades to a roller coaster party: Disneyland 1971 to 1975

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    After the 1971 opening of Walt Disney World, it was time to turn the Disney company's focus back to Disneyland and build something new. What got built were parades, just around the time other California parks started opening thrill rides. It's an uh-oh moment for Disneyland in this podcast. Listen to this podcast now by clicking on the link below.
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    Disney Dish Episode 84: America on Parade! Disney celebrates the 1976 American Bicentennial

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    Hear the story of Disney's greatest ever fireworks display, for America's 200th birthday and the parade that followed. IF we ever seen anything like this again, I'll be surprised. Listen to this podcast now by clicking on the link below.
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    Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor - Episode 1: Three Animated Disney Movies That Never Got Made

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    Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor Episode 1: Three Animated Disney Films That Never Got Made In the first installment of this new podcast series, Drew Taylor & Jim Hill use John Musker's recent retirement from Walt Disney Animation Studios as an excuse to discuss "Fraidy Cat." This Alfred Hitchcock-inspired comic mystery was supposed to have been Ron & John's first CG film but wound up being cancelled by overly cautious studio execs. Drew & Jim also shine a spotlight on...
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    Looking at Lucasfilm Podcast Episode 1: The Saga Begins (Audio)

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    Looking at Lucasfilm Episde 1: The Saga Begins (Audio) In the introductory episode of this new podcast series, Dan Zehr of "Coffee with Kenobi" and Jim Hill talk about the latest news out of the land of Lucas. Among the topics discussed is Frank Oz's terrific interview with Mark Hamill at the 92nd Street Y, the preview of Batuu that will be included in "Thrawn: Alliances," as well as John Boyega bulking up as he gets ready to shoot Episode 9. Released April 13, 2018 Hosts...
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    Universal Joint Podcast Episode 1: A Look Back at What Was and Forward at What Will Be

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    In the debut episode of this brand-new podcast series, Jim Hill & Dustin Fuhs discuss Universal Orlando's Endless Summer Resort as well as look back at when the Bates Motel was the only structure you could see out on the Universal Studios Florida construction site. These two also share some Universal Studios Escape-related stories and pass along some Dragon Challenge-related info. Now available on DisneyDish.Bandcamp.com credits released April 20, 2018 Hosts: Jim Hill and Dustin Fuhs Fabulously...
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    Marvel Us Disney Episode 9: "Avengers: Infinity War" Looks Like a Smash Hit. Why Hulk No Smash?

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    With the release of "Avengers: Infinity Wars" less than a week away, Jim Hill & Aaron Adams talk about all of the fan events Walt Disney Studios has been staging around the world to help raise awareness of this Marvel Cinematic Universe film. Aaron & Jim also discuss the Stan Lee situation and wrap up their making-of-the-Hulk-movies series.
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    Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor Episode 2: Incredibles 2 and Brad Bird's 1906

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    Drew Taylor returns from Emeryville and shares what he's just learned about Pixar's "Incredibles II." Drew & Jim then look back over Brad Bird's career. In particular, "1906," the film that was supposed have been his live-action debut which would have had Warner Bros. & Disney joining forces to recreate the Great San Francisco Earthquake.
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    Universal Joint Podcast Episode 2: Hooray for (Universal Studios) Hollywood

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    I t's a "Hooray for (Universal Studios) Hollywood" edition of this new podcast. Dustin Fuhs & Jim Hill talk about next month's Jurassic Park 25th Anniversary Celebration as well as how this theme park's Upper Lot has been transformed over the past years. Join these two as they explore Unive r sal Plaza, the Animation Studio Store as well as the soon-to-open DreamWorks Theatre.
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    Looking at Lucasfilm Episode 2: Recon on Solo & Does Recasting Always Work?

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    In the second installment of their new series, Dan Zehr & Jim Hill cast an eye on the tricky topic of recasting. Why -- for example -- replacing Richard Harris with Michael Gambon as Dumbledore did work on the "Harry Potter" films but why having Meryl Streep replace Carrie Fisher as General Organa in the "Star Wars" movies probably wouldn't work at this point-in-time. Zehr also talks about his recent trip to LA, where Denny's execs revealed what was in the cards for...
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    Marvel Us Disney Episode 10: Spoiler Heavy Look at Avengers: Infinity War

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    After chatting about Feld Entertainment's "Marvel Live ! Age of Heroes" arena show, Jim Hill and Aaron Adams launch into a spoiler-heavy discussion of "Avengers: Infinity Wars." Among the topics these two touch on are how the next couple of Marvel Cinematic Universe movies will help properly set the stage for "Avengers 4." Plus Jim & Aaron review which now-dead characters are obviously going to be resurrected.
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    Fine Tooning With Drew Taylor Episode 3: CinemaCon and Tribeca

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    On this episode of "Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor," Jim Hill & Drew Taylor talk about all of the animation-related news that came out of CinemaCon & Tribeca this year. Among the topics they touch on are Don Hahn's new documentary about Howard Ashman, the murderous matriarch that "How to Train Your Dragon 2" almost had, and the "Black Cauldron" -inspired ride that the Imagineers wanted to build at Disneyland Park.
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    Looking at Lucasfilm Episode 3: Going Solo

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    On the latest "Looking at Lucasfilm," Dan Zehr talks about the out-of-this-world experience he had at the Hollywood premiere of "Solo: A Star Wars." More importantly, who he encountered on the red carpet. Meanwhile, Jim Hill wonders where those two "Ewok" TV movies fit in the overall "Star Wars" chronology as well as shares stories about lessons that Ron Howard learned on the sets of "The Andy Griffith Show" & "Happy Days" that Howard...
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    Universal Joint Episode 3: A Night of Joy, Horror and Raptors

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    It's a night full of joy, horror and raptors, as Dustin Fuhs & Jim Hill talk about hard ticket events that have been held at the Universal Parks & Resorts. On the latest "Universal Joint" podcast, these two also talk about USF's still-under-construction new nighttime lagoon show as well as the changes that are coming to USH's "Jurassic Park -- The Ride."
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    Marvel Us Disney Episode 11: Deadpool 2, Avengers: Infinity War and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

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    Aaron Adams & Jim Hill get into a lively discussion when it comes to the topic of "Deadpool 2" on this Marvel Us Disney podcast. Aaron & Jim also wonder why Marvel Studios had suddenly gone mum when it comes to the fate of certain characters last seen in "Infinity War." Adams & Hill additionally talk about ABC's decision to schedule the final season of "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." for the Summer of 2019.
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    Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor Episode 4: What's Old is New - Duck Tales, Thundercats, Wildthings, Toasters and Even Gravity Falls

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    In a "Fine Tooning" that's sure to be controversial, Drew Taylor & Jim Hill wonder why animation fans were so quick to embrace Disney's "DuckTales" reboot but then rejected Cartoon Network's new take on "Thundercats." These two also talk about John Lasseter's attempts to get Walt Disney Animation Studios to produce CG versions of "Where the Wild Things Are" & "The Brave Little Toaster" back in the early 1980s.
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    Disney Dish Episode 165: Is Epcot Building a Drone Landing Strip?

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    Jim thinks recent land clearing behind the Japan pavilion is a landing pad for drones for Epcot's next nighttime show. Len and Jim talk about the latest patent showing Disney's work on actual lightsabers. And Jim and Len talk about how Galaxy's Edge crowd control might work. Click here or on the graphic above for a link to Episode 165 on Bandcamp.com. The Disney Dish Podcast is part of the Jim Hill Media Podcast Network.
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    The Disney Dish Podcast with Jim Hill Episode 166: Visiting the Animal Kingdom

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    Len visits the Animal Kingdom to see the new Up! bird show, and to check out Pandora on its one-year anniversary. In the main segment, Len and Jim talk about Disney extending on-site benefits like FastPass+ and the Disney Dining Plan to non-Disney hotels in the Disney Springs area. <a href="http://disneydish.bandcamp.com/track/ep-166-visiting-the-animal-kingdom" mce_href="http://disneydish.bandcamp.com/track/ep-166-visiting-the-animal-kingdom">Ep...
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    The Disney Dish Podcast Episode 167: Harry Potter Coaster Details

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    Jim goes over newly-discovered details about the Harry Potter coaster Universal is building over at Islands of Adventure. Len talks about the new Donald's Dino-Bash at Animal Kingdom, visiting the Magic Kingdom on Gay Days weekend, and more. Cover art by @bioreconstruct. <a href="http://disneydish.bandcamp.com/track/ep-167-new-harry-potter-coaster-details?campaign=jhm-blogpost" mce_href="http://disneydish.bandcamp.com/track/ep-167-new-harry-potter-coaster-details...
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    Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor Ep. 5 - What's Incredible About "Incredibles 2" (Audio)

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    In the fifth installment of this podcast series, Jim Hill & Drew Taylor discuss how "Incredibles 2" has been doing at the box office. More importantly, how Pixar's latest sequel stacks up against the original "Incredibles" from 2004. Jim & Drew also talk about Warner Bros' new Looney Tunes initiative and why Illuminations Entertainment's "Grinch" teaser trailer deliberately steers around the topic of Christmas. Click here or on the graphic above for...
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