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Make Mine Magic!

Jenn and Glenn Walker talk about all things Disney!

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The Make Mine Magic Podcast 111: Animal Kingdom Trip Report 2017

This week's episode of The Make Mine Magic Podcast includes discussion of our August 2017 trip to Animal Kingdom, and the following: Dino-Land, Dinosaur (the ride and the movie), Tusker House, Jungle Juice, the Tam Tam Drummers of Harambe, cooling towels, Pocahontas, It's Tough to Be a Bug!, Flights of Wonder, the Harambe Market, the Kilimanjaro Safari, and the Wild Africa Trek. The Make Mine Magic Podcast features Jenn and Glenn Walker talking about Disney, parks, movies, travel advice, characters, Marvel, Star Wars, Studio Ghibli, etc., if it’s Disney, it’s fair game. Links: Jennifer's Twitter Glenn's Twitter Jennifer's Blog The GAR! Podcast Family on Facebook Biff Bam Pop! The Biff Bam Pop! Podcast Network The Make Mine Magic Podcast on Pinterest The Make Mine Magic Podcast on Instagram The Make Mine Magic Podcast on Apple Podcasts The Make Mine Magic Facebook Page Videos: Animal Kingdom commercial

33mins

30 Aug 2017

Rank #1

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The Make Mine Magic Podcast 108: The Lion Guard

This week's episode of The Make Mine Magic Podcast includes discussion of "The Lion Guard," including the show, the characters, the origins, the actors, the music, crocodiles, zuka zama, lion super powers, Return of the Roar, "It's Unbungalievable," the circle of life, and being a kid again. The Make Mine Magic Podcast features Jenn and Glenn Walker talking about Disney, parks, movies, travel advice, characters, Marvel, Star Wars, Studio Ghibli, etc., if it’s Disney, it’s fair game. Links: "The Lion Guard" on Disney Junior The GAR! Podcast Glenn's "Young Justice" reviews Glenn's reviews of "Guardians of the Galaxy" Glenn's reviews of "Rocket and Groot Jennifer's Twitter Glenn's Twitter Jennifer's Blog The GAR! Podcast Family on Facebook Biff Bam Pop! The Biff Bam Pop! Podcast Network The Make Mine Magic Podcast on Pinterest The Make Mine Magic Podcast on Instagram The Make Mine Magic Podcast on Apple Podcasts The Make Mine Magic Facebook Page Videos:

15mins

26 Jul 2017

Rank #2

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The Make Mine Magic Podcast 107: Don't Stop the Omni-Mover!

This week's episode of The Make Mine Magic Podcast includes discussion of the omni-mover rides and where you might want them to stop, if they have to stop, featuring Journey the band, the Journey of the Little Mermaid, the Haunted Mansion, Peter Pan's Flight, the Tomorrowland Transit Authority, the Great Movie Ride, Kilimanjaro Safari, Spaceship Earth, The Seas with Nemo and Friends, Frozen, Journey into Imagination, and more. The Make Mine Magic Podcast features Jenn and Glenn Walker talking about Disney, parks, movies, travel advice, characters, Marvel, Star Wars, Studio Ghibli, etc., if it’s Disney, it’s fair game. Links: DIS Unplugged Enchanted Tiki Talk Jennifer's Twitter Glenn's Twitter Jennifer's Blog The GAR! Podcast Family on Facebook Biff Bam Pop! The Biff Bam Pop! Podcast Network The Make Mine Magic Podcast on Pinterest The Make Mine Magic Podcast on Instagram The Make Mine Magic Podcast on Apple Podcasts The Make Mine Magic Facebook Page

35mins

5 Jun 2017

Rank #3

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The Make Mine Magic Podcast 106: Fireworks Dessert Party

< This week's episode of The Make Mine Magic Podcast includes discussion of the new Happily Ever After fireworks show, the Tomorrowland Terrace Fireworks Dessert Party, bathroom ice cream, the Ferrytale Cruise, Tinker Bell, FastPasses, and The Journey of the Little Mermaid. The Make Mine Magic Podcast features Jenn and Glenn Walker talking about Disney, parks, movies, travel advice, characters, Marvel, Star Wars, Studio Ghibli, etc., if it’s Disney, it’s fair game. Links: DIS Unplugged Peter David's Disney Heroines Roundtable Jennifer's Twitter Glenn's Twitter Jennifer's Blog The GAR! Podcast Family on Facebook Biff Bam Pop! The Biff Bam Pop! Podcast Network The Make Mine Magic Podcast on Pinterest The Make Mine Magic Podcast on Instagram The Make Mine Magic Podcast on iTunes The Make Mine Magic Facebook Page Categories: parks, magic kingdom, fireworks, dining, florida, film, rides, podcasts, stage, princesses, star wars, /p>

26mins

23 May 2017

Rank #4

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The Make Mine Magic Podcast 105: Florida!

This week's episode of The Make Mine Magic Podcast includes discussion of Florida, our journey to the Sunshine State, the whole shebang of moving closer to Disney, and how it's different living so close to Disney, including parking and transportation. The Make Mine Magic Podcast features Jenn and Glenn Walker talking about Disney, parks, movies, travel advice, characters, Marvel, Star Wars, Studio Ghibli, etc., if it’s Disney, it’s fair game. Links: Jennifer's Twitter Glenn's Twitter Jennifer's Blog The GAR! Podcast Family on Facebook Biff Bam Pop! The Biff Bam Pop! Podcast Network The Make Mine Magic Podcast on Pinterest The Make Mine Magic Podcast on Instagram The Make Mine Magic Podcast on iTunes The Make Mine Magic Facebook Page

15mins

22 Apr 2017

Rank #5

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The Make Mine Magic Podcast 104: Moana

This week's episode of The Make Mine Magic Podcast includes discussion of the animated feature film Moana, and the following: You're Welcome / Oscar music / intro / hip hop and rap / the Hamilton connection / official spoiler warning / Florida hiatus / Moana / Oscar noms / Disney Princess / the story / Gramma Tala / Maui and mythology / the visuals / mini-Maui and other ink / sidekicks / The Rock / the rest of the cast / whole lotta pig / the music / monsters / formulas / mark of anticipation / ratings / the cruise test / closing / Links: Glenn's review of Moana "Supervillain" by Nicole Scherzinger "You're Welcome" by The Rock Jennifer's Twitter Glenn's Twitter Jennifer's Blog The GAR! Podcast Family on Facebook Biff Bam Pop! The Biff Bam Pop! Podcast Network The Make Mine Magic Podcast on Pinterest The Make Mine Magic Podcast on Instagram The Make Mine Magic Podcast on iTunes The Make Mine Magic Facebook Page

24mins

12 Feb 2017

Rank #6

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The Make Mine Magic Podcast 98: Walt Disney on American Experience 2

This week's episode of The Make Mine Magic Podcast includes discussion of the following: American Experience / late intro / cliffhanger / the strike / product of his time / Roy Disney / grudges / the first five and house style / UPA / Song of the South / friendly witness / live action and nature films / trains / Disneyland / Davy Crockett / park disaster / branding / Mary Poppins / EPCOT / cancer / rating / more American Experience / engineering / closing / Links: MMM on American Experience: Walt Disney 1 MMM on Saving Mr. Banks Jennifer's Twitter Glenn's Twitter Jennifer's Blog The GAR! Podcast Family on Facebook Biff Bam Pop! The Biff Bam Pop! Podcast Network The Make Mine Magic Podcast on Pinterest The Make Mine Magic Podcast on Instagram The Make Mine Magic Podcast on iTunes The Make Mine Magic Facebook Page

27mins

17 May 2016

Rank #7

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The Make Mine Magic Podcast 99: Captain America: Civil War

This week's episode of The Make Mine Magic Podcast includes discussion of the film Captain America: Civil War, and the following: War intro / Captain America: Civil War / spoiler warning / Civil War the comic series / battle lines / Clor / heroes out of control / Crossbones / Black Widow kicks ass / frenetic 3D / Black Widow solo film / the Scarlet Witch / Wakanda / the Black Panther / Falcon and Redwing / why Black Panther is cool / the Sokovia Accords / Bucky and Winter Soldier / Agent Carter / choosing sides / hot Aunt May / Spider-Man / GIANT MAN! / Baron Zemo and the final conflict / resolution / Thanos / end credit sequences / Homecoming / pros and cons and ratings / where was Thor and the Hulk? / guns and roses / juggling characters / closing / Links: Glenn's reviews of "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." Glenn's reviews of "Marvel's Agent Carter" Glenn's reviews of "Jessica Jones" Jennifer's Twitter Glenn's Twitter Jennifer's Blog The GAR! Podcast Family on Facebook Biff Bam Pop! The Biff Bam Pop! Podcast Network The Make Mine Magic Podcast on Pinterest The Make Mine Magic Podcast on Instagram The Make Mine Magic Podcast on iTunes The Make Mine Magic Facebook Page

52mins

7 May 2016

Rank #8

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The Make Mine Magic Podcast 95: Walt Disney on American Experience 1

This week's episode of The Make Mine Magic Podcast includes discussion of the following: drab intro / American Experience / One Man's Dream / Hall of Presidents / trivia / Elias Disney / Laugh-O-Gram / Alice / Oswald the Lucky Rabbit / Mickey Mouse / Steamboat Willie / Felix the Cat / breakdowns and boats / Silly Symphonies / Snow White / Disney's folly / the difference between cartoons and art / dead women in the woods / the Oscars / Fantasia / Song of the South / political correctness / product of its time / conversation to educate / strike! / Walt and the unions / mean Mickey / closing / Links: Make Mine Magic on Saving Mr. Banks Make Mine Magic on Disney and the Oscars Nerdfect Strangers Jennifer's Twitter Glenn's Twitter The GAR! Podcast Family on Facebook Biff Bam Pop! The Biff Bam Pop! Podcast Network The Make Mine Magic Podcast on Pinterest The Make Mine Magic Podcast on Instagram The Make Mine Magic Podcast on iTunes The Make Mine Magic Facebook Page

30mins

17 Mar 2016

Rank #9

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The Make Mine Magic Podcast 81: The New Mickey Mouse Cartoons

This week's episode of The Make Mine Magic Podcast includes discussion of the new Mickey Mouse cartoons, and the following: musical intro / déjà vu intro / honeymoon memories / Disney Channel / Mickey Mouse 2013 / Paul Rudish / availability / gradual introduction / spoiler warning / Snow White / accessibility / international feel / for everyone / wish list / Potatoland / the voice actors / the colors / flavor / comparison to the classics / Goofy How To / situational / The Adorable Couple / Dog Show / Flipperboobootosis / closing / plans for the hundredth episode / Links: Mickey Shorts on YouTube "Potatoland" at French Fry Diary Chris Diamantopoulos Rabbititis Health Warning Jennifer's Twitter Glenn's Twitter The GAR! Podcast Family on Facebook Biff Bam Pop! The Make Mine Magic Podcast on Pinterest The Make Mine Magic Podcast on iTunes The Make Mine Magic Facebook Page

20mins

25 Aug 2015

Rank #10

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Make Mine Magic Podcast 78: Ant-Man

This week's episode of The Make Mine Magic Podcast includes discussion of the film Ant-Man, and the following: Antmusic / intro / business / spoiler alert / no cellphones! / Saturday Night Live superheroes / the history of Ant-Man / original Avengers / more powers, more names / Doctor Who? / Scott Lang / Agents of SHIELD / Edgar Wright / overview / heist film / the cast / Yellowjacket / Ant-Man vs. the Falcon / after-credits / previews / Fantastic Four / Batman V. Superman / Wonder Woman / The Finest Hours / Mission Impossible / continuity / rating / don't go to Regal Moorestown / closing / Links: Glenn's Ant-Man Primer at Biff Bam Pop! Ant-Man on "Saturday Night Live" Glenn's "Agents of SHIELD" reviews Glenn's "Agent Carter" reviews Ray watches the Fantastic Four trailer on The GAR! Podcast Fantastic Four trailer Batman V. Superman: Dawn of Justice trailer Jennifer's Twitter Glenn's Twitter The GAR! Podcast Family on Facebook The Make Mine Magic Podcast on Pinterest The Make Mine Magic Podcast on iTunes The Make Mine Magic Facebook Page

24mins

20 Jul 2015

Rank #11

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Make Mine Magic Podcast 77: Inside Out

This week's episode of The Make Mine Magic Podcast includes discussion of the film Inside Out, and the following: intro / spoiler warning / the previews / Lava / Pete Docter's intro / Cranium Command / Inside Out / the cast / the premise / no emotions / Sadness / Chekhov's rules / little people in our heads / puberty sequel / score and surprises / length / highlights / 2D or 3D / kitty intrusion / ratings / closing / Links: Inside Out trailer MMM on Tomorrowland The GAR! Podcast The Gobbledygeek Podcast Jennifer's Twitter Glenn's Twitter The GAR! Podcast Family on Facebook The Make Mine Magic Podcast on Pinterest The Make Mine Magic Podcast on iTunes The Make Mine Magic Facebook Page

19mins

24 Jun 2015

Rank #12

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Make Mine Magic Podcast 74: Mary Poppins on Stage

This week's episode of The Make Mine Magic Podcast includes discussion of Mary Poppins on stage, and the following: intro / Mary Poppins on stage / the nephew / children's ensemble / Holy Terror / the frog trick / Saving Mr. Banks / nanny specs / double cast / high school production / Broadway / dancing on the ceiling / behind the scenes bonus / Disney on Broadway / back to school / Miss Andrew / the songs / the beauty of theater / rating the show / closing / Links: MMM on Saving Mr. Banks Playbill.com TKTS Jennifer's Twitter Glenn's Twitter The GAR! Podcast Family on Facebook The Make Mine Magic Podcast on Pinterest The Make Mine Magic Podcast on iTunes The Make Mine Magic Facebook Page Videos: Backstage at Mary Poppins on Broadway

19mins

16 Jun 2015

Rank #13

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Make Mine Magic Podcast 68: New Fantasyland

This week's episode of The Make Mine Magic Podcast includes discussion of the new Fantasyland, and the following: new opening and intro / Be Your Guest? / first impressions / Swarming Disney / Seven Dwarfs Mine Train / Big Thunder Mountain / Peter Pan's Flight / Princess Fairytale Hall / Carousel of Progress / Small World / Kat's omni-mover curse / Jungle Cruise / snark / Tiki Room / Country Bears / another castle / Be Our Guest / baby angels in the ceiling / the dinner, especially the fries / the grey stuff / Haunted Mansion / spooky endings / Hall of Presidents / A Man and His Dream / Baymax / fireworks / hesitant closing / Links: MMM on the 1964 World's Fair French Fry Diary Jennifer's Twitter Glenn's Twitter The GAR! Podcast Family on Facebook The Make Mine Magic Podcast on Pinterest The Make Mine Magic Podcast on iTunes The Make Mine Magic Facebook Page

26mins

23 Apr 2015

Rank #14

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Make Mine Magic Podcast 64: Cinderella 2015

This week's episode of The Make Mine Magic Podcast includes discussion of the new Cinderella film, and the following: intro / spoiler alert / Cinderella / cellphone rules in the theater / previews / Frozen Fever / Disney's live action remakes / not pretty enough / the rest of the cast / Nonso Anozie / Into the Woods ending / glass slipper / origin story / Cate Blanchett / Helena Bonham Carter / blame the director / narration or not? / the secret to life / the music / period and diversity / animal transformations / ratings / Links: "Spoiler Alert" by MC Frontalot The GAR! Podcast MMM on Maleficent Glenn's reviews of "Agent Carter" Jennifer's Twitter Glenn's Twitter The GAR! Podcast Family on Facebook The Make Mine Magic Podcast on Pinterest The Make Mine Magic Podcast on iTunes The Make Mine Magic Facebook Page Videos: Inside Out trailer #2

25mins

17 Mar 2015

Rank #15

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Make Mine Magic Podcast 38: More Disney Villains

This week's episode of The Make Mine Magic Podcast includes more discussion of the Disney Villains, and the following: evil Glenn Walker / the 'other' villains / Gaston / Cinderella's family / McLeach / Prince Hans in Frozen / Madame Medusa / Mother Gothel and Orange Is the New Black / Villains Unleashed / Oogie Boogie vs. Batman / Jungle Book gang villains / Pinocchio / Heffalumps and Woozles / Madam Mim / Ratatouille / Robin Hood / Headless Horseman / The Horned King / scaring children / 'man' / too many villains / next / Big Bad Wolf / odds and ends / what is Pete? / Stitch / Pixar villains / the Phantom Blot / who's your favorite villain? / closing / Links: The first part of our Villains discussion Disney Villains List of Disney Villains Our Frozen episode Villains Unleashed Our Pixar Theory discussion The GAR! Podcast Jennifer's Twitter Glenn's Twitter The GAR! Podcast Family on Facebook Videos: What the hell is Goofy?

30mins

8 Jul 2014

Rank #16

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Make Mine Magic Podcast 33: The 1964 New York World's Fair

This week's episode of The Make Mine Magic Podcast includes discussion of the 1964 New York World's Fair, and the following: Memorial Day / 1964 New York World's Fair / Jean Shepherd / It's a Small World / WDW vs. Disneyland / 45 RPM / world unity / Jean Shepherd at It's a Small World / Jenn's notes / Carousel of Progress / "There's a Great Big Beautiful Tomorrow" / ride news / Ford Magic Skyway / Dinoland / Spaceship Earth / closing / Links: 1964 New York World's Fair Better Off Dead Jean Shepherd Jennifer's Twitter Glenn's Twitter The GAR! Podcast Family on Facebook Videos: The Carousel of Progress

26mins

2 Jun 2014

Rank #17

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Make Mine Magic Podcast 32: X-Men: Days of Future Past

This week's episode of The Make Mine Magic Podcast includes discussion of the film X-Men: Days of Future Past, and the following: Hugh Jackman's butt / X-Men #141-142 / guest-starring Superman / comics to film / official spoiler warning / Marvel licensing / the Byrne/Claremont era / spin-offs / comics ads of 1980 / the plot / X-Men as history / the psychology of Magneto / Quicksilver / coolest commercial / power shortage / Jennifer Lawrence as Mystique / the action / happy endings / Stryker? / anti-origins / Mickey-heads / the Apocalypse afterburner / Links: Days of Future Past on Wikipedia Glenn's spoiler-filled Godzilla review The Princess Episode "The Flash" trailer at Biff Bam Pop! Glenn's X-Men: Days of Future Past review Jennifer's Twitter Glenn's Twitter The GAR! Podcast Family on Facebook Videos: The Quicksilver Carl's Jr. (not Jack in the Box) commercial

28mins

28 May 2014

Rank #18

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Make Mine Magic Podcast 31: The Lost Pilots

This week's episode of The Make Mine Magic Podcast includes discussion of the following: intro / pilot #1 / other podcasts / squeaky / love-hate / pilot #2 / Adventureland / Pirates of Caribbean / the influence of the movies / hidden Johnny Depps / dark ride / new vs. old / first impression / the drop / the big room / air conditioning / lines / family fun / we wants the redhead / pilot #3 / Swiss Family Treehouse / Florida weather / Magic Carpets of Aladdin / watch the camels / Jungle Cruise / accessibility / lines / Enchanted Tiki Room / revolving door management / tradition / improvement / closing / what's next / Links: Jennifer's Twitter Glenn's Twitter The GAR! Podcast Family on Facebook Videos: "Skipper Dan" by 'Weird Al' Yankovic

23mins

19 May 2014

Rank #19

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Make Mine Magic Podcast 30: What Is Wrong with Beauty and the Beast?

This week's episode of The Make Mine Magic Podcast includes discussion of Beauty and the Beast, its 'problems,' and the following: Beauty and the Beast / who is this guy? / the time problem / the enchantress / Belle likes jerks / it's magic… we don't have to explain it / the portrait / the rose / Chip / whose clothes? / the monster next door / Le Fou / Gaston / enchanted household items / the town / the mirror / "Be Our Guest" / snowball fight / King Adam? / the B word / Monsieur D'Arque / the hunter / magic cures all / the ugly prince / unnecessary analysis / Links: BuzzFeed's 12 Questions Disney Forgot to Answer The Pineland Players Beauty and the Beast by The Pineland Players 30 Things You Didn't Know 17 Curious and Unsettling Questions 10 Things That Still Bother Me Answers to the 12 Questions Jennifer's Twitter Glenn's Twitter The GAR! Podcast Family on Facebook Videos: "Be Our Guest"

32mins

12 May 2014

Rank #20