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Tuesday, January 16, 2018

The Sweep Spot

The Sweep Spot # 219 Audio Animatronics, Authors, and more!

In this episode we talk about Audio Animatronics at Disneyland, we talk briefly about the history and what attractions at Disneyland has them, plus a discussion about our recent tour of Garner Holt Productions,...

The Sweep Spot # 223 Live Music at Disneyland 50’s to 70’s

In this episode we welcome Chris Lyndon from Jiminy Cricket podcast and Disneychris.com to talk with us about live music at Disneyland from 1955 to 1979. Enjoy this look at many of the groups...

The Sweep Spot #209 Disneyland Attractions Cast Member

In this episode we welcome Former Disneyland attractions cast member Alex Stewart to our show to talk about his time working on Westside attractions at Disneyland, from The Jungle Cruise, Tiki Room, Big Thunder...

The Sweep Spot #220 Epcot Discussion with Aaron Wallace

In this jam packed episode we have the latest in Disneyland Resort Current Events, we talk with Eric from Trader Sam's Coffee, and for the main topic we welcome author and podcaster Aaron Wallace...

The Sweep Spot # 185 Interview with Dusty Sage of MiceChat

In this episode we welcome special guest Dusty Sage to our show. We have an interesting conversation about how and why Dusty became a Disney fan, and theme park fan. We talk to him...

The Sweep Spot 210 Part 2 Conversation with Former Disneyland Attractions Cast member

In this episode we continue our conversation with Alex Stewart who worked at Disneyland on the Jungle Cruise, Big Thunder Mountain, and other attractions. He has some great stories we think you will enjoy.     Show...

The Sweep Spot #221 Haunted Mansion Talk with Jeff Baham

In this episode we welcome back podcaster, author, and friend Jeff Baham. Jeff has written a book on the Haunted Mansion, has a website called Doombuggies.com, and a podcast Mousetalgia. We get into some...

The Sweep Spot 200th Episode Celebration

EDITOR NOTE: Our heartiest congratulations to the Sweep Spot crew on their epic achievement. Our best wishes for the next 200! In this episode we celebrate our 200th episode. We have worked hard over the...

The Sweep Spot # 211 Disneyland Custodian Ralph Apel

In this episode we welcome Ralph Apel to our show. Ralph worked in Disneyland Day Custodial with both Ken and Lynn, then years later went back to work at DCA, but in Night Custodial....

The Sweep Spot #222 Disneyland 1977

In this episode we take a look at Disneyland in the year 1977. We discover some attractions that opened that year, and some closed, plus many other interesting facts. This is a fun way...

The Sweep Spot # 201 Disneyland 1967 with Jim Korkis

In this episode we welcome back Disney historian and author Jim Korkis. We discuss the new offerings Disneyland had in the year 1967, including the new Tomorrowland, and Pirates of the Caribbean. This is...

The Sweep Spot #212 Retired Disneyland Band Drummer Joe Shaw

In this episode we are very excited to have had the chance to talk with retired Disneyland Band drummer Joe Shaw. Joe started playing drums at Disneyland in June of 1973, and Retired in...

The Sweep Spot #225 Discussion On Disneyland Fandom Over the Years

In this episode we have an interview on Disneyland Fandom and social media in the early days. Plus latest in Disneyland Resort Current Events. Get our book and more info at www.thesweepspot.com

The Sweep Spot #202 Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln

In this episode we celebrate presidents Day by talking about an attraction at Disneyland that is dedicated to our former president Abraham Lincoln, Great Moments. We discuss the start of this historic attraction at...

The Sweep Spot #213 Former Top Custodial Manager Ray Sidejas Part 2

In this episode we continue our discussion with Top Jani, and former Disneyland Custodial Manager Ray Sidejas. Ray was only the second Custodial Manager, and had a big role in opening many other Disney...

The Sweep Spot 224 Longest Flying Tinker Bell at Disneyland

In this episode we welcome Gina Rock. During the Fantasy in the Sky firework show at Disneyland it would kick off with Tinker Bell flying high above Sleeping Beauty's Castle and Gina did that...

The Sweep Spot # 203 Interview with Former Disneyland Tour Guide

In this episode we welcome former Disneyland Tour Guide Andrea Keech to the show to talk about her time working at Disneyland in 1969. She had the honor of taking guests on tours of...

The Sweep Spot #214 D23 Expo Announcements with Doug Barnes

In this episode we are back from D23 Expo 2017, and we have plenty to discuss and so we asked our friend from Season Pass Podcast Doug Barnes to join us. We have some...

The Sweep Spot # 226 Live Music at Disneyland 80’s to Present

In this episode we welcome back Chris Lyndon, known as Disney Chris to help us explore live music at Disneyland. In episode 223 we talked about live music at Disneyland through the 70's, and...

The Sweep Spot 204 Pirates of the Caribbean with Rick West

In this episode we talk with Rick West, who is a former Disneyland Attractions Cast Member and founder of Theme Park Adventure. We talk about his time working at Disneyland on Pirates of the...