Magic Our Way - Artistic Buffs Talkin' Disney Stuff

For the Hub this week, we present the former Vice President of the Magic Kingdom, Dan Cockerell. After over a quarter of a century of making magic, Dan Cockerell has departed the Walt Disney Company in pursuit of the next step in his life.

We discuss his life before, with, and after Disney. We discuss Dan the VP, Dan the father, and Dan the husband. We discuss leadership, college majors, and careers. It was truly a pleasure to chat with Dan and we hope you enjoy listening to our interview as much as we did conducting it.

What did you think of our discussion?  Any comments? We would love to hear your thoughts. Share them at show@magicourway.com. Your opinions are always welcome on our show. Seriously, every opinion is welcome.

Direct download: MOW_220_MASTER.mp3
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For this trip report, Danny calls in from Disneyland in Anaheim, California, USA where he and his family are vacationing in the place where it all started. As of this call, he has only experienced about 2 days of fun.

Some of the topics discussed are Blue Bayou Restaurant, liquor laws, Hat-box ghost, Walk in Walt’s Footsteps tour, and much, much more! Danny will give us a full report when he returns. So, be sure to keep your eyes out for that episode.

In Guest Services, we respond to the following MOWicans: shELI Kardos, Austin Alvarez, and Courtney DeCaires.

What did you think of our discussion?  Any comments? We would love to hear your thoughts. Share them at show@magicourway.com. Your opinions are always welcome on our show. Seriously, every opinion is welcome.

Direct download: MOW_219_MASTER.mp3
Category:Places and Travel -- posted at: 5:00am CDT

For this trip report, we welcome long-time MOWican, Rick Suero, to the show. Rick travelled with his family aboard the Disney Magic out of Miami for a Marvel Day At Sea adventure.

WARNING: Possible Avengers: Infinity War spoilers.

Listen as Rick describes his experience with Marvel’s Avengers Academy, the Aqua Dunk, the Aqualab, and the Marvel Day at Sea. In addition, Rick discusses the Port of Miami experience as compared to the Port Canaveral experience, his unique rotational dining experience, and his itinerary for this sailing.

What did you think of our discussion?  Any comments? We would love to hear your thoughts. Share them at show@magicourway.com. Your opinions are always welcome on our show. Seriously, every opinion is welcome.

Direct download: MOW_218_MASTER.mp3
Category:Places and Travel -- posted at: 5:00am CDT

Is Marvel better since Disney purchased them or were they better before the purchase? On August 31, 2009, The Walt Disney Company announced a deal to acquire Marvel Entertainment for $4.24 billion and we want to know if Marvel is better today for having agreed to this.

To figure this out, we analyze Marvel Entertainment in three areas: the comics, the movies, and the theme parks and discuss the effect the Disney company has had on each category. Also, Eli provides provides us with a little backstory and a little exercise regarding storylines before we delve into the heart of our discussion.

What did you think of our discussion?  Any comments? We would love to hear your thoughts. Share them at show@magicourway.com. Your opinions are always welcome on our show. Seriously, every opinion is welcome.

Direct download: MOW_217_MASTER.mp3
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For this segment, we review the latest movie to come out of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Avengers: Infinity War. WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD!

The 2018 summer blockbuster movie season has begun with the release of Avengers: Infinity War on April 27, 2018 in the United States of America. The gang went a saw the movie and are very eager to discuss it. We look at both the positives and negatives and welcome your opinions and thoughts.

What did you think of the review?  Any comments? We would love to hear your thoughts. Share them at show@magicourway.com. Your opinions are always welcome on our show. Seriously, every opinion is welcome.

Direct download: MOW_216_MASTER.mp3
Category:Movie -- posted at: 5:00am CDT