Magic Our Way - Artistic Buffs Talkin' Disney Stuff

Walt Disney World announces its reopening. We discuss the policies and procedures that you can expect when visiting and what we can expect going forward.  

What are your thoughts about WDW’s plans for reopening? 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: 11:44pm CDT

The Florida parks are leading the way for theme park reopenings in the United States. We discuss the policies in place for Disney Springs and examine the policies implemented at Shanghai Disneyland and Universal City Walk, including the soon-to-reopen Universal Orlando Resort Parks. Plus, we discuss surveys sent out by Disney to its patrons. 

What are your thoughts about the reopening? 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: 12:20am CDT

We present a new series of shows in which we discuss Disney’s relationship with the City of New Orleans, our hometown. For this episode, we discuss the Dixie Landings resort, now known as Port Orleans Resort -Riverside, and the details of New Orleans contained within. This is the fourth show of a four-part series.

What did you think about our discussion? 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: 11:19pm CDT

We present a new series of shows in which we discuss Disney’s relationship with the City of New Orleans, our hometown. For this episode, we discuss the Port Orleans Resort, now known as French Quarter, and the details of New Orleans contained within. This is the third show of a four-part series.

What did you think about our discussion? 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: 11:12pm CDT

We present a new series of shows in which we discuss Walt’s relationship with the City of New Orleans, our hometown. For this episode, we discuss the never-built Lake Buena Vista New Orleans Square area that was planned for Walt Disney World. We also discuss the New Orleans area as a potential location for Walt Disney World. This is the second show of a three-part series.

What did you think about our discussion? 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: 10:30pm CDT

We present a new series of shows in which we discuss Walt’s relationship with the City of New Orleans, our hometown. For this episode, we discuss Walt’s visits to New Orleans and Disneyland’s New Orleans Square. We explore the history of and details that went in to recreating the best aspect of our beloved Crescent City. This is the first of a three-part series.

What did you think about our discussion? 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: 10:13pm CDT

We present a new exercise called This or That in which we are presented with two Disney things that we have to choose between. As a twist, we reached out to the MOWicans to create a This or That scenario to choose from and they were definitely interesting. Also, we discuss Iger back in charge.

What did you think about our choices? 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:Movie -- posted at: 11:03pm CDT

We present 10 MORE Minutes with a MOWican! We had so many MOWicans respond to our call, we had to do two shows for this. Here are more members of the MOWican tribe spending 10 minutes with the Magic Our Way podcast hosts and answering a variety of questions tailored to them. Be sure to check our MOW #316 for our first round of MOWicans. 

What are your thoughts on some of the topics we discussed? Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Your opinions are always welcome on our show. Seriously, every opinion is welcome. Also, let us know if you want to join us for the next one.

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Category:Disney -- posted at: 12:02am CDT

We present 10 Minutes with a MOWican! Last show we presented 6 or 8 Questions with a MOWican in which we conducted an in-person interview with a MOWican who had visited us in New Orleans. We wanted more MOWicans on the show. So, we called on the tribe to see who would like to spend 10 minutes with the Magic Our Way podcast hosts answering a variety of questions tailored to them.

What are your thoughts on some of the topics we discussed? Let us know at show@magicourway.com. Your opinions are always welcome on our show. Seriously, every opinion is welcome. Also, let us know if you want to join us for the next one.

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Category:Disney -- posted at: 11:13pm CDT

On this episode, we present a new segment called 6 or 8 Questions with a MOWican in which we get to conduct an in-person interview with a MOWican who has come to visit us in New Orleans. Our special guest MOWican for this episode is Mr. Potato Ed.  Plus, we discuss the latest news in Disney park closures.

What are your thoughts on what we discussed? 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: 11:39pm CDT

Jim Hill returns back to the Magic Our Way Podcast! On this episode, we discuss Disney-life after COVID-19 and some Disney history. It is always a pleasure to chat with this fixture of the Disney-fan community. 

What are your thoughts on what we discussed? 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: 9:48pm CDT

Avengers Campus, an entirely new land dedicated to discovering, recruiting and training the next generation of heroes, will open July 18, 2020 at the Disneyland Resort. In this episode, we will discuss the attractions, food, and merchandise you can expect to find and much, much more!

What are your thoughts on this new land? 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: 5:00am CDT

In this episode, we review Onward, the latest Disney Pixar motion picture offering to be released. As always, we start with a spoiler-free discussion and give you ample warning before we dive into the spoiler-filled section. 

What are your thoughts on this movie? 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:Movie -- posted at: 5:00am CDT

In this episode, we have a very special interview with longtime MOWican, Maggie, regarding her experience at Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway, the new attraction at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Plus, we discuss Bob Iger stepping down as CEO of the Walt Disney Company and Bob Chapek stepping up as CEO of the Walt Disney Company.

What are your thoughts on any of this? 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:Disney -- posted at: 5:00am CDT

In this episode, we discuss the possible changes coming to the Fastpass+ system and the Cinderella Castle makeover in Walt Disney World. Plus, we have yet another Magic Happens segment from Kevin. 

What are your thoughts on any of this? 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:general -- posted at: 6:53am CDT

In this episode, we discuss our Top 10 STATESIDE Ride Attractions of the Decade, 2010-2019. We go through a process to narrow down a list of all the ride attractions that opened in the past decade at Walt Disney World and Disneyland resorts. 

What are your thoughts on any of this? What is on your top 10 list? 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:general -- posted at: 5:00am CDT

In this episode, we discuss the latest movie released on Disney+, Timmy Failure. In addition, we discuss the availability of Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway on Fastpass+ and the Disney Wonder in the Port of New Orleans. 

What are your thoughts on any of this? 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:Movie -- posted at: 5:00am CDT

On this episode, we delve back into our creative element. We take some of our favorite Disney Animated Series and armchair-imagine them into an attraction. We will describe what the attraction looks like, the ride system, where it will be located, and much, much more!

What do you think of our attractions? 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:Disney -- posted at: 5:00am CDT

On this episode, we discuss some Disney-related news topics. Smugglers Run is now available on Fastpass+. What’s up with Obi Wan and Disney+? Pirates League will be closing Summer 2020. Shanghai Disneyland closes due to coronavirus.

What are your thoughts on any of these topics? 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:Disney -- posted at: 1:32am CDT

On this episode, we discuss some Disney-related news topics. Marvel states that they won’t CGI dead actors in their movies. There is reduced bus service at the Skyliner-serviced resorts. Do you call it: MGM or Hollywood Studios? Will you accept the Mulan live-action movie? Plus, we answer a text message that came in.

What are your thoughts on any of these topics? 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:Disney -- posted at: 5:00am CDT

We discuss our Top 10 Movies of the Decade released by the Walt Disney Company from 2010-2019.

What is in your top 10 list? 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:Movie -- posted at: 5:00am CDT

Star Wars is now setting! Now that it has ended, we discuss the first season of Star Wars: The Mandalorian, a Disney+ original series. We present a spoiler-free and a spoiler-filled review and give you ample warning before the spoilers begin.  

What do you think of this Disney+ series? 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:Disney -- posted at: 5:00am CDT

Star Wars keeps rising! On this episode, we discuss the latest immersive experience at the Disney Parks, Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance. Since it has only opened at Walt Disney World and not Disneyland at this time, we present a spoiler-free and a spoiler-filled review and give you ample warning before the spoilers begin.  

What do you think of this attraction? 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: 12:00am CDT

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