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Thursday, August 17, 2017

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The Sweep Spot # 186 Virtual Tour of Disneyland in 1976

In this episode we take a virtual tour of Disneyland in the year 1976. We talk about each Land and their attractions in that year. 1976 seemed to be a great year at Disneyland...

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 Episode 159 – A Tour of Disneyland in 2005

In this episode we take a tour of Disneyland during the year 2005. This was a big year for the park because it also turned 50 years old. There was much to celebrate, and...

The Sweep Spot #207 Disneyland 1957 with Jim Korkis

In this episode we welcome back Disney Historian, and author Jim Korkis. We take a look at the year 1957 in Disneyland, and talk about what was new, what was gone and what may...

Cleaning the Kingdom

Please join all of us at MiceChat in congratulating Ken and Lynn of the Sweep Spot Podcast on the publication of their new book. It's a fascinating look at Disneyland from beyond the broom. ...

The Sweep Spot #175 History of Big Thunder Ranch Area

In this episode we take a look at an area of Disneyland that is no longer there. . . the Big Thunder Ranch. This rustic area, which opened in 1986, hosted a petting zoo,...

The Sweep Spot # 199 Talk with Former Disneyland Circle D Ranch Cast Member

In this episode we talk to friend, former Disneyland Custodian and Former Circle D Ranch Cast Member Hillary Jacobson. This is an amazing interview in which we learn behind the scenes stories of what...

The Sweep Spot Episode 170 Many Stories to Tell by Retired Custodian

In this episode we welcome Harry back to our show. Harry started at Disneyland in 1962, and stayed for over 40 years. He has seen, and done a lot over the years working in...

The Sweep Spot # 197 Disneyland Trip Report and Sam Gennawey

In this episode we take a look at the latest Disneyland Resort Current Events, an interview with author Sam Gennawey as we talk about his new book JayBangs.  Lynn and his family went to...

The Sweep Spot #178 A Tour of Disneyland in 1996

In this episode we take a virtual tour of Disneyland in the year 1996. We go through each land and discuss the attractions that were there during this time. Plus we talk about other...

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 Episode 156 History of Tomorrowland Part 2

In this episode we continue our History of Tomorrowland Series. In part 2 we go from the year 1967 to 1985. The Tomorrowland 1967 Refurb is probably the best Tomorrowland that we have seen...

The Sweep Spot # 196 Disneyland 1966 with Former Night Custodian Cast Member

In this episode we take a tour of Disneyland as if it were the year 1966 with former night Custodial Cast Member Rob Merritt. Rob worked there in the summer of 1966 and has...

The Sweep Spot Ep 166 Custodian who started in 1962 at Disneyland

In this episode we are super excited to talk to our friend and former Co Worker. His name is Harry and he worked at Disneyland from 1962 to 2004. He saw so many changes...

The Sweep Spot #190 Chat with Former Disneyland Custodian

In this episode we welcome a friend and former Disneyland Custodian to our show to talk all about his time working at Disneyland. Plus the latest in the Disneyland Resort Current Events. Get show notes...

The Sweep Spot Ep.165 History of the Haunted Mansion Part 1

In this episode we start to look at the history of the Haunted Mansion at Disneyland. This is not a complete history, but there was quite a bit of research put into this to...

The Sweep Spot Ep. 169 Virtual Tour of Disneyland in 1995

In this episode we take a look at Disneyland current events, then we welcome Jeff Tucker from the podcast 91 Reasons to our show. Jeff is here to help us walk around Disneyland as...

The Sweep Spot Ep. 140 – Tony Baxter Interview

In this episode we are very happy and luck to have such an amazing guest. He is former Vice President of Creative Development at Walt Disney Imagineering, he is Tony Baxter. Tony is responsible...

The Sweep Spot Takes On The Muppets

In this episode we talk with Chris Lyndon from disneychris.com He has a huge collection of Disneyland audio and loves sharing it with everyone from his website. Then we have our main topic of...

The Sweep Spot 153 Disneyland Book of Lists with Chris Strodder

In this episode we talk with author Chris Strodder about his newest book Disneyland Book of Lists. Chris is the author also of The Disneyland Encyclopedia. We discuss his book, Disneyland history and more....