Episode 74 – Breaking the Magic (Interview w/ @BackDoorDisney and a former Disney Character Performer)

Episode: 074 – Breaking the Magic (Interview w/ @BackDoorDisney and a former Disney Character Performer)

//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/7832117/height/360/theme/legacy/thumbnail/yes/preload/no/direction/backward/


Show Notes:

Rich interviews @BackDoorDisney from Twitter live at Epcot about his urban exploration at Walt Disney World. Rich and Joey also interview a former Walt Disney World character performer about the in’s and out’s of the job!

Guest Links:
BackDoorDisney YouTube
BackDoorDisney Twitter

Joey McGirr:
The Disney Hack iTunes
The Disney Hack Facebook Page
The Disney Hack Website
The Disney Hack Instagram
The Disney Hack Twitter
The Disney Hack Email

Subscribe:

iTunes

Music Used:

  • Michael Picher – Michael’s Website – (Intro/Outro)
  • The Walt Disney Company – (Various Tracks)

Episode 73 – WDW in the next 10 years

Episode: 073 – WDW in the next 10 years

//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/7648556/height/360/theme/legacy/autoplay/no/autonext/no/thumbnail/yes/preload/no/no_addthis/no/direction/backward/


Show Notes:

This week on the show, Gabriel Montoya from the Theme Park Duo Podcast joins us for the news and a discussion about the current state of the parks at Walt Disney World and where we see them going in the next 10 years…

Joey McGirr:
The Disney Hack iTunes
The Disney Hack Facebook Page
The Disney Hack Website
The Disney Hack Instagram
The Disney Hack Twitter
The Disney Hack Email

Subscribe:

iTunes

Music Used:

  • Michael Picher – Michael’s Website – (Intro/Outro)
  • The Walt Disney Company – (Various Tracks)

Episode 72 – runDisney / Lunch with an Imagineer!

Episode: 072 – runDisney / Lunch with an Imagineer!

//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/7498244/height/360/theme/legacy/autoplay/no/autonext/no/thumbnail/yes/preload/no/no_addthis/no/direction/backward/

Show Notes:

This week on the show, Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway opening at Disneyland?, New meet and greets on both coasts, 2019 Festival of the Arts info, Guardians of the Galaxy Coaster news, and the latest in Disney Films. We also talk about my first runDisney experience as well as my lunch with an imagineer…

Joey McGirr:
The Disney Hack iTunes
The Disney Hack Facebook Page
The Disney Hack Website
The Disney Hack Instagram
The Disney Hack Twitter
The Disney Hack Email

Subscribe:

iTunes

Music Used:

  • Michael Picher – Michael’s Website – (Intro/Outro)
  • The Walt Disney Company – (Various Tracks)

Episode 71 – Happy Halloween 2018!

Episode: 071 –Happy Halloween 2018!

//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/7314164/height/360/theme/legacy/autoplay/no/autonext/no/thumbnail/yes/preload/no/no_addthis/no/direction/backward/


Show Notes:

Happy Halloween! This week on the show… Stitch’s demise, major overhaul rumors for Spaceship Earth, Guardians Coaster patents, the current state of Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway, Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge opening date, new offerings for kids at Hollywood Studios, budget cuts at Animal Kingdom, Gondola Job news, and rumors for the latest DVC resort. We also have a Halloween Surprise for you!

Joey McGirr:
The Disney Hack iTunes
The Disney Hack Facebook Page
The Disney Hack Website
The Disney Hack Instagram
The Disney Hack Twitter
The Disney Hack Email

Subscribe:

iTunes

Music Used:

  • Michael Picher – Michael’s Website – (Intro/Outro)
  • Barenaked Ladies – Grim Grinning Ghosts (Cover)
  • The Walt Disney Company – (Various Tracks)

Episode 70 – Welcome Foolish Mortals / Bad Experiences at WDW

Episode: 070 –Welcome Foolish Mortals / Bad Experiences at WDW

//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/7139553/height/360/theme/legacy/autoplay/no/autonext/no/thumbnail/yes/preload/no/no_addthis/no/direction/backward/


Show Notes:

This week on the show, we talk about bad experiences at WDW…

Joey McGirr:
The Disney Hack iTunes
The Disney Hack Facebook Page
The Disney Hack Website
The Disney Hack Instagram
The Disney Hack Twitter
The Disney Hack Email

Subscribe:

iTunes

Music Used:

  • Michael Picher – Michael’s Website – (Intro/Outro)
  • The Walt Disney Company – (Various Tracks)

Episode 069 – Disneyland Cast Member Joey – Part 2

Episode: 069 – Disneyland Cast Member Joey – Part 2

//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/7053270/height/360/width/640/theme/legacy/autonext/no/thumbnail/yes/autoplay/no/preload/no/no_addthis/no/direction/backward/

Show Notes:

This week on the show, one family’s tragedy turned tribute, possible new work at Hollywood Studios, an overhaul to a service at the Magic Kingdom, and new experiences coming to Disney Springs. We also enjoy part 2 of Joey’s stories as a Disneyland Cast Member…

Joey McGirr:
The Disney Hack iTunes
The Disney Hack Facebook Page
The Disney Hack Website
The Disney Hack Instagram
The Disney Hack Twitter
The Disney Hack Email

Subscribe:

iTunes

Music Used:

  • Michael Picher – Michael’s Website – (Intro/Outro)
  • Ne-Yo – Friend Like Me

  • The Walt Disney Company – (Various Tracks)

Episode 068 – Disneyland Cast Member Joey – Part 1

Episode: 068 – Disneyland Cast Member Joey

//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/7002781/height/360/width/640/theme/legacy/autonext/no/thumbnail/yes/autoplay/no/preload/no/no_addthis/no/direction/backward/

Show Notes:

This week on the show, union wins at Walt Disney World for cast member wages, long time available services on property discontinued, construction issues with the Space themed restaurant at Epcot, and rumors for a Spaceship Earth overhaul. We also delve deep into Joey’s time as a Disneyland Cast Member…

Joey McGirr:
The Disney Hack iTunes
The Disney Hack Facebook Page
The Disney Hack Website
The Disney Hack Instagram
The Disney Hack Twitter
The Disney Hack Email

Subscribe:

iTunes

Music Used:

  • Michael Picher – Michael’s Website – (Intro/Outro)
  • Scott and Ryceejo on Youtube

  • The Walt Disney Company – (Various Tracks)

Episode 067 – Go Informed! (With Guest Maven)

Episode: 067 – Go Informed! (With Guest Maven)

//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/6954136/height/360/width/640/theme/legacy/autonext/no/thumbnail/yes/autoplay/no/preload/no/no_addthis/no/direction/backward/

Show Notes:

This week on the show, we welcome Maven from the Go Informed Podcast to get to know her and talk about her top 10 tips of things to do before visiting Walt Disney World…

Joey McGirr:
The Disney Hack iTunes
The Disney Hack Facebook Page
The Disney Hack Website
The Disney Hack Instagram
The Disney Hack Twitter
The Disney Hack Email

Subscribe:

iTunes

Music Used:

  • Michael Picher – Michael’s Website – (Intro/Outro)
  • Chris Commisso – Good Morning (Cover)
  • Amy Turk – When You Wish Upon A Star
  • The Walt Disney Company – (Various Tracks)

Episode 066 – Armchair Imagineering – WDW’s Liberty Square

Episode: 066 – Armchair Imagineering – WDW’s Liberty Square

//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/6901151/height/360/width/640/theme/legacy/autonext/no/thumbnail/yes/autoplay/no/preload/no/no_addthis/no/direction/backward/

Show Notes:

This week on the show, Pets now allowed in select resort rooms, additional Minnie Van services off property, the loss of an instrumental figure in the acquisition of Walt Disney World back in the late 1960’s, Splash Mountain’s new Sponsor, conservation changes coming to property, another Disney cash grab?, 3 new Disney patents, and major changes coming to the tourism industry in central Florida… We also talk play Armchair Imagineers and chat about how we would reimagineer – Walt Disney World’s: Liberty Square…

Joey McGirr:
The Disney Hack iTunes
The Disney Hack Facebook Page
The Disney Hack Website
The Disney Hack Instagram
The Disney Hack Twitter
The Disney Hack Email

Subscribe:

iTunes

Music Used:

  • Michael Picher – Michael’s Website – (Intro/Outro)
  • Cake – Mahna Mahna
  • The Walt Disney Company – (Various Tracks)

Episode 065 – Summer Rumor Roundup 2018 (with guest Jonathan Johnson from Dizradio)

Episode: 065 – Summer Rumor Roundup 2018 (with guest Jonathan Johnson from Dizradio)

//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/6840066/height/360/width/640/theme/legacy/autonext/no/thumbnail/yes/autoplay/no/preload/no/no_addthis/no/direction/backward/

Show Notes:

This week on the show, Photopass Day is returning to the parks, a new free offering during this year’s Epcot’s International Food and Wine Festival, new cast member improvements at the Magic Kingdom, a new robot patent recently filed by Disney for use in the parks, new and updated holiday offerings in the parks and Disney Springs, and a Disco Yeti update. We’re also joined by Jonathan Johnson from Diz Radio for our annual Summer Rumor Roundup…

DizRadio Website
DizRadio Facebook

Joey McGirr:
The Disney Hack iTunes
The Disney Hack Facebook Page
The Disney Hack Website
The Disney Hack Instagram
The Disney Hack Twitter
The Disney Hack Email

Subscribe:

iTunes

Music Used: