Magic Our Way - Artistic Buffs Talkin' Disney Stuff

Creative minds attempt to understand business minds as we explore the Nelson Peltz versus the Disney Board of Directors situation. We examine the ask as well as Peltz’s criticisms.     What do you think of this Peltz situation? Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Every opinion is welcome. Seriously, every opinion is welcome.

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Category:Disney -- posted at: 10:00pm CST

Crazy news week! On the Disney side, we discuss park-hopping, parking fees, Genie+ ride photos, Tron, Tianas!, Happily Ever After, and Epcot Forever. On the Universal side, we discuss the Area 15 expansion in Las Vegas and the new park in Frisco, TX.  What do you think of all this news? Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Every opinion is welcome. Seriously, every opinion is welcome.

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Category:Places and Travel -- posted at: 9:57pm CST

In this show, Lee discusses the latest Walt Disney World vacation offer called Play, Stay, & Dine, Find out what’s included, what’s not included, what the cost is, and much, much more. What do you think of Play, Stay, & Dine? Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Every opinion is welcome. Seriously, every opinion is welcome.

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Category:Places and Travel -- posted at: 9:46pm CST

Happy New Year, everyone!  In light of everything happening in the Walt Disney Company as of late, we decided to focus on something positive and discuss ways to rekindle, reignite, and reinvigorate your love for Disney. We present our top 5 list of how to rekindle that love that originally brought you to the world of Disney. How do you rekindle your Disney love? Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Every opinion is welcome. Seriously, every opinion is welcome.

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Category:Disney -- posted at: 10:10pm CST

It’s time for a Magical a-Musings episode. On show #445, we discussed things that Disney could bring back; on this show, we discuss things that Disney could eliminate. These things could go away, and we would be ok with it. What were some of your Disney discards? Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Every opinion is welcome. Seriously, every opinion is welcome.

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Category:Disney -- posted at: 10:41pm CST

It’s a MOWican game night: Geek Out! Disney. Listen as we take you through our gameplay and offer our thoughts on this board game. What were some of your answers? Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Every opinion is welcome. Seriously, every opinion is welcome.

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Category:games -- posted at: 10:15pm CST

We discuss all the price and policy changes that took place recently: Disney+, Genie+, Space Mountain, and the price hikes for one-day tickets. What are your thoughts? Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Every opinion is welcome. Seriously, every opinion is welcome.

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Category:Places and Travel -- posted at: 10:30pm CST

For this show, we look at Bob Iger’s first two weeks as CEO of The Walt Disney Company, from Sunday, November 20, 2022, to Saturday, December 3, 2022. What are your thoughts? Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Every opinion is welcome. Seriously, every opinion is welcome.

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Category:Places and Travel -- posted at: 10:06pm CST

For this show, we present even more examples of bad behavior on Disney property. We have Mr. Baica No Bother, The Animal Kingdom Asia Slapdown, The Philharmagic Brawl, and Finding Quashon. What are your thoughts? Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Every opinion is welcome. Seriously, every opinion is welcome.

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Category:Places and Travel -- posted at: 10:00pm CST

We discuss the big news that hit during Thanksgiving Week 2022: Bob Chapek was removed as CEO, and Bob Iger retook control of the Walt Disney Company on Sunday, November 20, 2022. What did you think about all of this? Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Your opinions are always welcome in our show. Seriously, every opinion is welcome.

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Category:Disney -- posted at: 10:00pm CST

Welcome to this special edition of the Magic Our Way podcast. In preparation for our thoughts on MOW #448 where we discuss Chapek’s removal and Iger’s reinstallment, we wanted to revisit MOW #238 where we hosted a very special guest to explain what was going on with the company. This will give you more perspective on how we feel about this person. Travel back to 2018 and let’s hear what we had to say.

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Category:Disney -- posted at: 4:07pm CST

Welcome to this special edition of the Magic Our Way podcast. In preparation for our thoughts on MOW #448 where we discuss Chapek’s removal and Iger’s reinstallment, we wanted to revisit MOW #311 where we discussed the exact opposite. It wasn’t that long ago that Iger stepped down and Chapek took over. Travel back in time to 2020 and let’s hear what we had to say. 

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Category:Disney -- posted at: 1:32pm CST

We discuss the latest movie of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. The first half is the non-spoiler discussion and the second half is the spoiler-filled discussion (we give you a good warning before we transition). What did you think of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever? Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Your opinions are always welcome in our show. Seriously, every opinion is welcome.

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Category:Marvel -- posted at: 10:51pm CST

We discuss Kevin’s recent jaunt to Walt Disney World over Halloween weekend. Plus, we have some announcements, and we honor Alice Davis. What do you think about Boma? What is your favorite Alice Davis costume? Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Your opinions are always welcome in our show. Seriously, every opinion is welcome.

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Category:Places and Travel -- posted at: 10:00pm CST

We discuss things we wish The Walt Disney Company would bring back. It’s a Magical a-Musings show! What do you wish Disney would bring back? Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Your opinions are always welcome in our show. Seriously, every opinion is welcome.

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Category:Places and Travel -- posted at: 10:16pm CST

We discuss Ray Bradbury's relationship with Walt Disney and Disneyland’s Halloween Tree. It’s our 2022 Halloween Show! Have you seen the Halloween Tree? What about the trees on the Disney Cruise ships? Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Your opinions are always welcome in our show. Seriously, every opinion is welcome.

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Category:general -- posted at: 10:12pm CST

We discuss the latest Disney price hikes and Marvel’s She-Hulk season finale. Will you pay for Genie+ now? How did you feel about the She-Hulk finale? Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Your opinions are always welcome in our show. Seriously, every opinion is welcome.

 

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Category:Places and Travel -- posted at: 9:57pm CST

We discuss the things we hate doing after we have returned from a Disney vacation. Plus, we discuss the recent menu changes at The Hollywood Brown Derby at Walt Disney World. What things do you hate doing? What are your thoughts on the new Brown Derby menu? Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Your opinions are always welcome in our show. Seriously, every opinion is welcome.

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Category:Places and Travel -- posted at: 10:00pm CST

Lee discusses his experience with a Disney plaid during his VIP tour at Walt Disney World. Have you ever done one of these tours with the plaids? Thoughts? Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Your opinions are always welcome in our show. Seriously, every opinion is welcome.

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Category:Places and Travel -- posted at: 10:11pm CST

Do you have to love Figment to be considered a Disney fan? Why do people love Figment? We continue a discussion of a question posed by Lee in the Magic Our Way Facebook group. We discuss our love for Figment and whether that love is a necessary criterion for being a Disney fan. Thoughts? Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Your opinions are always welcome in our show. Seriously, every opinion is welcome.

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Category:Places and Travel -- posted at: 10:54pm CST

We continue to help a long-time MOWican and Disneyland veteran plan her family’s trip to WDW. Listen to part 1 on show #437. What suggestions would you have made? Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Your opinions are always welcome in our show. Seriously, every opinion is welcome.

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Category:Places and Travel -- posted at: 10:00pm CST

We discuss all stateside announcements revealed during the A Boundless Future: Disney Parks, Experiences and Products presentation at the D23 Expo 2022 on Sunday, September 11th. What did you think about the announcements? What did you think about our thoughts? Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Your opinions are always welcome in our show. Seriously, every opinion is welcome.

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Category:Places and Travel -- posted at: 10:28pm CST

We help a long-time MOWican and Disneyland veteran plan her family’s trip to WDW. What suggestions would you have made? Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Your opinions are always welcome in our show. Seriously, every opinion is welcome.

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Category:Places and Travel -- posted at: 10:00pm CST

Inspired by Disneyland Paris, we discuss our thoughts on retheming Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster in Walt Disney World.  How would you retheme Walt Disney World’s Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster? Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Your opinions are always welcome in our show. Seriously, every opinion is welcome.

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Category:Places and Travel -- posted at: 10:17pm CST

Downs on the Grounds (Stephen and Sarah) discuss their trip to Disneyland Paris. Listen to what they ate, drank, and experienced. Have you ever visited Disneyland Paris? Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Your opinions are always welcome in our show. Seriously, every opinion is welcome.

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Category:Places and Travel -- posted at: 10:00pm CST

Kevin discusses some Disney magic that his family encountered and the crisis in the Seas with Nemo and Friends bathroom. This is Kevin's July 2022 Walt Disney World trip report: part 3 of 3! Have you ever had an issue with a Disney parks bathroom? Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Your opinions are always welcome in our show. Seriously, every opinion is welcome.

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Category:Places and Travel -- posted at: 9:57pm CST

Kevin discusses his first experiences at some new restaurants and his first experience at Typhoon Lagoon. This is Kevin's July 2022 Walt Disney World trip report: part 2 of 3! What are your thoughts on Typhoon Lagoon? What questions do you have about his dining experiences? Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Your opinions are always welcome in our show. Seriously, every opinion is welcome.

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Category:Places and Travel -- posted at: 10:42pm CST

Kevin discusses his first experience riding Cosmic Rewind and using the Disney Genie/Lightning Lane system. This is Kevin's July 2022 Walt Disney World trip report: part 1 of 3! What are your thoughts on Cosmic Rewind and the Disney Genie/Lightning Lane system? Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Your opinions are always welcome in our show. Seriously, every opinion is welcome.

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Category:Places and Travel -- posted at: 10:00pm CST

We discuss all the Disney/Marvel announcements that were made during the 2022 San Diego Comic-Con. What are your thoughts on Phase 5 and beyond? Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Your opinions are always welcome in our show. Seriously, every opinion is welcome.

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Category:Marvel -- posted at: 10:24pm CST

It’s time for another Magic Our Way HOT TAKE! Each of us presents three Disney characters that we can’t stand. What characters can you not stand? Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Your opinions are always welcome in our show. Seriously, every opinion is welcome.

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Category:Disney -- posted at: 10:20pm CST

We discuss Thor: Love and Thunder, the latest installment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, which was released on July 8, 2022, in the United States of America. What are your thoughts on this film? Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Your opinions are always welcome in our show. Seriously, every opinion is welcome.

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:01pm CST

For this episode, we discuss Disney’s Hollywood Studios: Sunset Boulevard – The Right Side. This show is part of the Did You Know-tice series where we give you some details to look for while in the parks along with a little history about it. This multi-part show is presented by our very own Lee. 

How many did you notice? Or, did you know this already? Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Your opinions are always welcome in our show. Seriously, every opinion is welcome.

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Category:Places and Travel -- posted at: 10:33pm CST

For this episode, we each give 3 things that we refuse to do in the parks regardless of the fact that everyone else is doing it. What did you think about our discussion? What are some of your refusals? Let us know your thoughts at show@magicourway.com. Every opinion is welcome on this show.

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Category:Places and Travel -- posted at: 10:00pm CST

For this episode, Kevin gives us a better understanding of the Star Wars Inquisitors. Plus, we discuss the news of Guy Ritchie directing Hercules and the Buzz Lightyear face character in Disneyland. What did you think about our discussion? What facts did Kevin miss about the Inquisitors? Let us know your thoughts about this change at show@magicourway.com. Every opinion is welcome on this show.

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Category:Television -- posted at: 10:00pm CST

Eli describes to us 5 things to know about Ms. Marvel from the comics to help us prepare for the Disney+ series that begins on June 8, 2022. What did you think about our discussion?  Let us know your thoughts about this change at show@magicourway.com. Every opinion is welcome on this show.

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Category:Places and Travel -- posted at: 10:00pm CST

Eli describes to us 5 things to know about Ms. Marvel from the comics to help us prepare for the Disney+ series that begins on June 8, 2022. What did you think about our discussion?  Let us know your thoughts about this change at show@magicourway.com. Every opinion is welcome on this show.

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Category:Television -- posted at: 8:00pm CST

We discuss the upcoming change to Genie+: advanced purchase is no longer available beginning on June 8, 2022. What does this change mean for you? Why make this change now?  Let us know your thoughts about this change at show@magicourway.com. Every opinion is welcome on this show.

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:09pm CST

We present a tale of two Walt Disney World trips: Danny’s trip with his family and Lee’s return trip with Magical Moments Vacations travel agents. Find out how their trips ended in this final of a 3-episode series. Let us know your thoughts at show@magicourway.com. Every opinion is welcome on this show.

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Category:Places and Travel -- posted at: 10:57pm CST

We present a tale of two Walt Disney World trips: Danny’s trip with his family and Lee’s return trip with Magical Moments Vacations travel agents. Find out how Danny ended up at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort pool by himself. Let us know your thoughts at show@magicourway.com. Every opinion is welcome on this show.

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:21am CST

We present a tale of two Walt Disney World trips: Danny’s trip with his family and Lee’s return trip with Magical Moments Vacations travel agents. One trip started well and the other..well, you’ll have to listen to find out. How do you feel about customer service as of late? Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Every opinion is welcome on this show.

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Category:Places and Travel -- posted at: 10:15pm CST

Danny discusses his first Disney Cruise Line experience aboard the Disney Dream. This is a trip report. Have you been on a Disney Cruise Line ship? What questions or comments do you have? Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Every opinion is welcome on this show.
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Category:Places and Travel -- posted at: 10:00pm CST

We respond to some of the listener email that has been sent to us in the previous months. What questions or comments do you have for us? Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Every opinion is welcome on this show.

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Category:Places and Travel -- posted at: 8:35am CST

We assembled the Magic Our Way top 10 list of our favorite Walt Disney World cast member costumes. Which cast member costumes made your list? Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Every opinion is welcome on this show.

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Category:general -- posted at: 10:00pm CST

Lee traveled to Walt Disney World with his family in March 2022. For this show, we discuss his first-time experience with the Genie, Genie+, and Lightning Lane system. This is part 2 of 2 of Lee’s trip report. Check out show #415 for part 1. How was your experience with the Genie? Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Every opinion is welcome on this show.

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Category:Places and Travel -- posted at: 10:00pm CST

Lee traveled to Walt Disney World with his family in March 2022. For this show, we find out whether Lee actually did his must-dos during this trip. This is part 1 of 2 of Lee’s trip report. Do you think Lee did them all? Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Every opinion is welcome on this show.

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Category:Places and Travel -- posted at: 10:00pm CST

We present another Magical A-Musings episode. For this show, we discuss our three “Must-Dos” outside of the main Walt Disney World parks. We consider eateries, attractions, shopping, etc…pretty much anything that can be done in the parks. What are some of your Must-Dos outside of the main parks? Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Every opinion is welcome on this show.

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Category:Places and Travel -- posted at: 10:00pm CST

We present another Magical A-Musings episode. For this show, we discuss our three “Must-Dos” at Animal Kingdom in Walt Disney World. We consider eateries, attractions, shopping, etc…pretty much anything that can be done in the parks. What are some of your Must-Dos at Animal Kingdom? Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Every opinion is welcome on this show.

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Category:Places and Travel -- posted at: 10:00pm CST

We present another Magical A-Musings episode. For this show, we discuss our three “Must-Dos” at Hollywood Studios in Walt Disney World. We consider eateries, attractions, shopping, etc…pretty much anything that can be done in the parks. What are some of your Must-Dos at Hollywood Studios? Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Every opinion is welcome on this show.

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Category:Places and Travel -- posted at: 10:09pm CST

We present another Magical A-Musings episode. For this show, we discuss our three “Must-Dos” at Epcot in Walt Disney World. We consider eateries, attractions, shopping, etc…pretty much anything that can be done in the parks. What are some of your Must-Dos at Epcot? Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Every opinion is welcome on this show.

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Category:Places and Travel -- posted at: 10:00pm CST

We continue our academic exploration as we try to answer the question, “has Walt Disney World’s 50th-anniversary celebration fallen flat as of late?” For this episode, we make our decision based on this criterion: a comparison with previous promotions. What is your response to our question? Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Every opinion is welcome on this show.

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Category:Places and Travel -- posted at: 10:38pm CST

We get a little academic as we try to answer the question, “has Walt Disney World’s 50th-anniversary celebration fallen flat as of late?” For this episode, we make our decision based on this criterion: a comparison of what was announced and what was delivered for the 50th. What is your response to our question? Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Every opinion is welcome on this show.

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Category:Places and Travel -- posted at: 10:00pm CST

We present another Magical A-Musings episode. For this show, we discuss our three “Must-Dos” at the Magic Kingdom in Walt Disney World. We consider eateries, attractions, shopping, etc…pretty much anything that can be done in the parks. What are some of your Must-Dos at the Magic Kingdom? Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Every opinion is welcome on this show.

 

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Category:Places and Travel -- posted at: 10:00pm CST

For this episode, we discuss what our favorite drinks, both alcoholic and non-alcoholic, are at the U.S. Disney Parks. We finally have them all documented on one show. What are some of your favorite beverages at Disney parks? Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Every opinion is welcome on this show.

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Category:Places and Travel -- posted at: 10:00pm CST

For this episode, each of us lists the 3 attractions in Walt Disney World’s Animal Kingdom that we are comfortable skipping. This is a Magical a-Musings episode, a short-form segment for the many small discussion topics we create. What are your thoughts on these new stories? Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Every opinion is welcome on this show.
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Category:Places and Travel -- posted at: 10:00pm CST

For this episode, we discuss some recent Disney news: plastic bags for lightsabers, prices hikes on food, and popcorn bucket craziness. What are your thoughts on these new stories? Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Every opinion is welcome on this show.

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Category:Places and Travel -- posted at: 10:56pm CST

In honor of Walt Disney World’s 50th, Professor X joins us to discuss extinct modes of conveyances, which either could have been used for transportation or entertainment. It’s transportainment if you will. What are your thoughts on this topic? Which modes of trnasportainment did you experience? Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Your opinions are always welcome in our show. Seriously, every opinion is welcome.

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Category:Places and Travel -- posted at: 9:54pm CST

For this episode, each of us lists the 3 attractions in Walt Disney World’s Hollywood Studios that we are comfortable skipping.

Welcome to Magical a-Musings, a short-form podcast to house the many small discussion topics we create. This show will be offered on the same feed as our long-form show, so no new subscription is needed. 

As always, your opinions are always welcome on our show. Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Seriously, every opinion is welcome.

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Category:Places and Travel -- posted at: 10:00pm CST

For this episode, each of us lists the 3 attractions in Epcot that we are comfortable skipping.

Welcome to Magical a-Musings, a short-form podcast to house the many small discussion topics we create. This show will be offered on the same feed as our long-form show, so no new subscription is needed. 

As always, your opinions are always welcome on our show. Let us know what you think about this show by leaving a comment down below or at show@magicourway.com. Seriously, every opinion is welcome.

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Category:Places and Travel -- posted at: 10:00pm CST

For this episode, we review Spider-Man: No Way Home, the Marvel holiday movie offering which was released in the United States in theaters on December 17, 2021. What are your thoughts on this movie? Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Your opinions are always welcome in our show. Seriously, every opinion is welcome.

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Category:Movie -- posted at: 11:07pm CST

In this episode, we discuss recent Disney news. We talk about the Galactic Starcruiser promo that was promptly taken down by Disney amid backlash. Then, we discuss the reopening of Roger Rabbit’s Car Toon Spin featuring a very modest Jessica Rabbit clothed in a trenchcoat. 

What are your thoughts on these news stories? Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Your opinions are always welcome in our show. Seriously, every opinion is welcome.

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Category:Places and Travel -- posted at: 10:00pm CST

For this episode, each of us lists the 3 attractions in the Magic Kingdom that we are comfortable skipping.

Welcome to Magical a-Musings, a short-form podcast to house the many small discussion topics we create. This show will be offered on the same feed as our long-form show, so no new subscription is needed. 

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Category:Places and Travel -- posted at: 10:00pm CST

This episode is all about us, the Magic Our Way podcast. We are celebrating our 400th show and our 9 year anniversary. We answer listener emails, discuss some of our favorite moments, and relay background stories for some of our running gags. Plus, we hear from some special guests.

What are some of your favorite moments of the show? Why do you listen to this podcast? Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Your opinions are always welcome in our show. Seriously, every opinion is welcome.

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Category:Disney -- posted at: 10:00pm CST

For this episode, we come up with a list of Disney characters who we perceive to have the funkiest feet around...as in “you don’t want any part of that” funky. 

Welcome to the debut of our new podcast format! We are calling this show, Magical a-Musings, a short-form podcast to house the many small discussion topics we create. This show will be offered on the same feed as our long-form show, so no new subscription is needed. 

As always, your opinions are always welcome on our show. Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Seriously, every opinion is welcome.

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Category:general -- posted at: 10:03pm CST

For this episode, we discuss Disney’s Hollywood Studios: Animation Courtyard/Center Stage area. This show is part of the Did You Know-tice series where we give you some details to look for while in the parks along with a little history about it. This multi-part show is presented by our very own Lee. 

How many details did you notice? Or, did you know this already? Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Your opinions are always welcome in our show. Seriously, every opinion is welcome.

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Category:Places and Travel -- posted at: 4:10pm CST

We discuss our tips for having a relaxing, stress-free Disney Parks vacation. What tips do you have? Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Your opinions are always welcome in our show. Seriously, every opinion is welcome.

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Category:Places and Travel -- posted at: 10:35pm CST

We present the last of three episodes dedicated to our WDW Trip during the 50th Anniversary weekend. In this episode, we discuss Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure, Harmonious, Steakhouse 71, and much more! What did you think? Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Your opinions are always welcome in our show. Seriously, every opinion is welcome.

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Category:Places and Travel -- posted at: 2:17pm CST

We present the second of three episodes dedicated to our WDW Trip during the 50th Anniversary weekend. In this episode, we discuss Space 220, Enchantment, and our experiences on Anniversary Day. What did you think? Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Your opinions are always welcome in our show. Seriously, every opinion is welcome.

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Category:Places and Travel -- posted at: 10:00pm CST

We present the first of three episodes dedicated to WDW Trip during the 50th Anniversary weekend. In this episode, we discuss the BIG SURPRISE, plus respond to listener comments and emails. What did you think? Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Your opinions are always welcome in our show. Seriously, every opinion is welcome.

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Category:Places and Travel -- posted at: 10:00pm CST

We present an encore of the very first Halloween episode that we ever did. This episode was released as part of MOW #026 in February 2014. Not in October, weird, right? Because life is full of surprises, we are afforded the opportunity to release this Halloween special in October, giving it the respect it deserves. 

We present myths about the Haunted Mansion, a list of the top 5 scariest Disney attractions, and armchair imagineer Halloween overlays on existing attractions. What are your thoughts and ideas? Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Your opinions are always welcome in our show. Seriously, every opinion is welcome.

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Category:Places and Travel -- posted at: 10:17pm CST

Danny and Eli recount their Disneyland trip back in September 2021. We discuss their stay at a Good Neighbor hotel, their visit to Universal Studios Hollywood, their thoughts about Avengers Campus, and much more! What are your thoughts about this? Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Your opinions are always welcome in our show. Seriously, every opinion is welcome.

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Category:general -- posted at: 10:26pm CST

We go on a quest to figure out which land in the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World is the best. We compare each of the lands: Main Street USA, Adventureland, Frontierland, Liberty Square, Fantasyland, and Tomorrowland. And, we use the following criteria: attractions/entertainment, dining, shopping, and theming/area music. 

What did you think of our findings? Who was your winner? Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Your opinions are always welcome in our show. Seriously, every opinion is welcome.

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Category:Places and Travel -- posted at: 10:10pm CST

We discuss some recent Disney News: Rise of the Resistance virtual queue is paused; a man books ride reservations with a stolen Disney iPad; and Space 220 finally releases their opening menu. What are your thoughts on these news stories? Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Your opinions are always welcome in our show. Seriously, every opinion is welcome.

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Category:Places and Travel -- posted at: 9:33pm CST

With Walt Disney World’s 50th Anniversary just around the corner, we discuss which unbuilt attractions and which extinct attractions we would like to see in each of the parks. Which attractions would you like to see built or return for the 50th? Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Your opinions are always welcome in our show. Seriously, every opinion is welcome.

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Category:Places and Travel -- posted at: 9:52pm CST

For this episode, we discuss our Top 5 rides that we would be not want to be stuck on...as in the ride stopped for either a long or short period of time possibly resulting in evacuation. Which rides would you not want to be stuck on? Which rides have you been stuck on? Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Your opinions are always welcome in our show. Seriously, every opinion is welcome.

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Category:Places and Travel -- posted at: 10:51pm CST

For this episode, we discuss Disney’s Hollywood Studios: Toy Story Land. This show is part of the Did You Know-tice series where we give you some details to look for while in the parks along with a little history about it. This multi-part show is presented by our very own Lee. 

How many details did you notice? Or, did you know this already? Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Your opinions are always welcome in our show. Seriously, every opinion is welcome.

Direct download: MOW_389_MASTER.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:00am CST

For this show, we discuss the big announcement regarding the Disney Genie system: Disney Genie, Disney Genie+, Individually Selected Attractions, and Lightning Lane. Plus, we examine this against the system it’s replacing, Fastpass+. What are your thoughts? Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Every opinion is welcome.

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Category:general -- posted at: 10:00pm CST

For this show, we present more examples of bad behavior on Disney property. We have Discovery Island Camping Man, Mr. DEA BB Gun, Animal Kingdom One-Punch, Dinoland Headlock, and Twitter Threatener. What are your thoughts? Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Every opinion is welcome.

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Category:news -- posted at: 10:00pm CST

Disney released more information regarding the Galactic Starcruiser hotel in Walt Disney World, setting sail in 2022. Lee, of Magical Moments Vacations, leads us in a discussion regarding the starting costs, dining, experiences, and the sample itinerary provided on their website.  What are your thoughts? Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Every opinion is welcome.

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Category:general -- posted at: 10:00pm CST

We discuss the latest Disney live-action movie based on a Disney Parks attraction, Jungle Cruise. This was released in the United States on July 30, 2021. What did you think of this movie? Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Every opinion is welcome.

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Category:Movie -- posted at: 11:13pm CST

We discuss three recent pieces of Disney News. First, Joe Biden gets into the Hall of Presidents. Then, Coco gets into Mickey’s Philharmagic. Finally, Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto gets into cultural sensitivity. What are your thoughts on these news stories? Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Every opinion is welcome.

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Category:Disney -- posted at: 10:00pm CST

We pay tribute to Stacey J. Aswad, host of Resort TV’s Top 7 Must Sees and Must Do Disney programs at Walt Disney World. It wasn’t a Walt Disney World vacation for any of us until we turned on the television in our rooms and watched Stacey give us a rundown of everything we had to do. Eli and Lee are contestants for a game consisting of genuine “Stacey-isms.” How did you do? Could you have beaten Eli or Lee? Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Every opinion is welcome.

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Category:Places and Travel -- posted at: 10:00pm CST

For this episode, we review Black Widow, the Disney Marvel summer movie offering which was released in the United States in theaters and on Disney+ via premium access on July 9, 2021. This is the newest installment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. What did you think of this movie? What did we miss? Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Every opinion is welcome.

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Category:general -- posted at: 10:00pm CST

For this episode, Professor X joins us to discuss our experiences, the history, and the backstory of Disney’s Wilderness Lodge. Have you ever stayed there? If so, what did you think? Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Your opinions are always welcome in our show. Seriously, every opinion is welcome.

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Category:Places and Travel -- posted at: 1:21pm CST

For this episode, we ponder the question of what Disney should offer Universal to get the entire Marvel franchise. This is an exercise in which Danny plays a Universal executive who is willing to hear offers from three Disney executives, Eli, Kevin, and Lee. 

If you were the Disney executive, what would you have offered? Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Your opinions are always welcome in our show. Seriously, every opinion is welcome.

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Category:Places and Travel -- posted at: 10:39pm CST

For this episode, we review Luca, the Disney Pixar summer movie offering which was released in the United States on June 18, 2021. Plus, we discuss the return of fireworks to the parks. What did you think about this? Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Your opinions are always welcome in our show. Seriously, every opinion is welcome.

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Category:Movie -- posted at: 4:19pm CST

For this episode, we discuss Disney’s Hollywood Studios: Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge. This show is part of the Did You Know-tice series where we give you some details to look for while in the parks along with a little history about it. This multi-part show is presented by our very own Lee. 

How many details did you notice? Or, did you know this already? Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Your opinions are always welcome in our show. Seriously, every opinion is welcome.

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Category:Places and Travel -- posted at: 10:58pm CST

For this episode, we welcome one of our West Coast MOWicans, “JP,” onto the show to discuss his experience in the recently opened Avengers Campus in Disney California Adventure at the Disneyland Resort. JP reviews the WEB SLINGERS: A Spider-Man Adventure attraction plus the food and the land itself. 

What are your thoughts on this? Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Your opinions are always welcome in our show. Seriously, every view is welcome.

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Category:Places and Travel -- posted at: 11:14pm CST

For this episode, Lee discusses his recent trip to Universal Studios- Florida and Walt Disney World. Lee talks about his various experiences on this trip and provides us some tips gleaned from those experiences. 

What are your thoughts on this? Do you have any tips that you would like to share? Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Your opinions are always welcome in our show. Seriously, every view is welcome.

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Category:Places and Travel -- posted at: 11:05pm CST

For this episode, Lee discusses his recent trip to Universal Studios- Florida and Walt Disney World. Lee talks about his various experiences on this trip and provides us some tips gleaned from those experiences. 

What are your thoughts on this? Do you have any tips that you would like to share? Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Your opinions are always welcome in our show. Seriously, every view is welcome.

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Category:Places and Travel -- posted at: 11:04pm CST

For this episode, we are discussing some Marvel news! First, we discuss an apology for a whitewashed Ancient One. Then, we discuss an impending pay-for-play situation at Avengers Campus for the Spider-Man ride. To end, we check out the food options in Avengers Campus.   

What are your thoughts on this? What are you looking forward to experiencing in Avengers Camps?  Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Your opinions are always welcome in our show. Seriously, every opinion is welcome.

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Category:Places and Travel -- posted at: 9:59pm CST

For this episode, we discuss Disney’s Hollywood Studios: Grand Avenue and Commissary Lane. This show is part of the Did You Know-tice series where we give you some details to look for while in the parks along with a little history about it. This multi-part show is presented by our very own Lee. 

How many details did you notice? Or, did you know this already? Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Your opinions are always welcome in our show. Seriously, every opinion is welcome.

Direct download: MOW_374_MASTER.mp3
Category:Places and Travel -- posted at: 10:27pm CST

For this episode, we discuss the review of Snow White’s Enchanted Wish ride in Disneyland which took issue with the True Love’s Kiss final scene. Also, we check out the latest news regarding the Galactic Starcruiser hotel in Walt Disney World. 

What are your thoughts on all of this? What did we miss? Your opinions are always welcome in our show. Seriously, every opinion is welcome. Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Give us a listen, ya’ heard! We appreciate your support. 

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Category:Places and Travel -- posted at: 9:49pm CST

For this episode, we discuss the news ship to join the Disney Cruise Line fleet, the Disney Wish. Also, we discuss the new final scene coming to the Jungle Cruise, Trader Sam’s Gift Shop. 

What are your thoughts on all of this? What are you excited to see? Your opinions are always welcome in our show. Seriously, every opinion is welcome. Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Give us a listen, ya’ heard! We appreciate your support.

Direct download: MOW_372_MASTER.mp3
Category:Places and Travel -- posted at: 9:29pm CST

“Judge me by my title, do you?” - Not Yoda

For this episode, we present an objective take on the Orlando Sentinel opinion article that has taken the Disney fan universe by storm regarding Disney’s wokeness. Plus, we discuss one of the reactionary opinion pieces published a few days later. 

How do you feel about this? What did we get right/wrong? Your opinions are always welcome in our show. Seriously, every opinion is welcome. Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Your opinions are always welcome on our show. Seriously, every opinion is welcome.

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Category:Places and Travel -- posted at: 10:58pm CST

We discuss the latest blog post by Disney regarding updates to their policies about the expected “look” for their cast members. What are your thoughts on this new initiative? Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Your opinions are always welcome on our show. Seriously, every opinion is welcome.

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Category:Places and Travel -- posted at: 10:28pm CST

We discuss some of the latest Disney news. Trader Sam goes bye bye. Morocco loses its member. WDW updates its facemask policy. Avengers Campus has an opening date.  

What are your thoughts on these news stories? Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Your opinions are always welcome in our show. Seriously, every opinion is welcome.

Direct download: MOW_369_MASTER.mp3
Category:Places and Travel -- posted at: 11:05pm CST

For this episode, we discuss Disney’s Hollywood Studios: Pizzerizzo, plus a little bit on Mama Melrose. This show is part of the Did You Know-tice series where we give you some details to look for while in the parks along with a little history about it. This multi-part show is presented by our very own Lee. 

How many details did you notice? Or, did you know this already? Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Your opinions are always welcome in our show. Seriously, every opinion is welcome.

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Category:Places and Travel -- posted at: 9:32pm CST

For this episode, we discuss the second episode of The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, the latest Marvel Cinematic Universe offering on Disney+. Also, we discuss the facial recognition technology being tested at Walt Disney World. 

How do you feel about this Marvel series? What are your thoughts regarding facial recognition technology? Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Your opinions are always welcome in our show. Seriously, every opinion is welcome.

Direct download: MOW_367_MASTER.mp3
Category:Television -- posted at: 10:09pm CST

For this episode, we discuss the latest offering on Disney+ and the next chapter in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier. These are our thoughts after having seen the first episode in this series. 

How do you feel about this Marvel series? Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Your opinions are always welcome in our show. Seriously, every opinion is welcome.

Direct download: MOW_366_MASTER.mp3
Category:Movie -- posted at: 10:04pm CST

For this episode, we discuss how the Disney Parks stimulate your 5 senses: sight, sound, smell, taste, and touch. We welcome back Professor X, Keith, to enlighten us with his knowledge. 

How does the Disney Parks stimulate your senses? Which is your favorite? Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Your opinions are always welcome in our show. Seriously, every opinion is welcome.

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Category:Places and Travel -- posted at: 9:54pm CST