Thursday, October 21, 2021

Ep 75. The One with World Showcase

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In the 75th episode of The Main Street Electrical Podcast, Jenn & Dave spend an hour on a number of topics, including more Disney trips and new Stacey shirts, Funko Schwarma pops and whether Fear is a Factor for Jenn.

Plus a special shoutout to a great listener.

They give the latest on the launch of Genie+ this week, what worked, what didn't, and what they are already changing. 

Then, Jenn & Dave take a long look at Epcot's World Showcase, doing a virtual walk through each country. Which has the best shops? Which ones have amazing restaurants? Which country tops (and bottoms) each list? 

Plus, what pavilion would host a Cars 2 ride, or feature the Muppets... and which country needs a Tigger ride (not the one you think!)

Thursday, October 14, 2021

Ep 074. The One with the Disney News & Disney Cruise

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In the 74th episode of The Main Street Electrical Podcast, Jenn & Dave finally move on past all the festivities of Oct 1 (WDW's 50th) and are ready to discuss the rest of the World, in this episode with just news, reviews, and conversation.

Jenn reveals her upcoming Star Wars stay, and both go over the latest with Genie+ and it's launch date, plus the demise of Shrek 4D.

Jenn then gives the overview of her recent cruise experience, from boarding to disembarking, then both go a little deeper into their experience into Space 220 at Epcot. 

Thursday, October 7, 2021

Ep 73. The One with the 50th Recap

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In the 73rd episode of The Main Street Electrical Podcast, Jenn & Dave have returned from the event 50 years in the making -- the 50th Anniversary of Walt Disney World!

They both were amongst some of their favorite people, two of which join the show to discuss the weekend, with quasi producer Heather, aka The Moana Mom, and fellow agent and Disney Mom, Disney Geek Kyla 

The foursome discuss a little quick news - the Star Wars Galactic Starcruiser news, new Magicbands, and other fun things, then dive right in to a full review of the weekend.

They give their thoughts on both Magic Kingdom's and Epcot's new nighttime fireworks shows... Space 220 dining... Remy's Ratatouille Adventure... plus a play by play recap of the 3a (we must be lonely) arrival at the Magic Kingdom line, complete with the Inflatable Chair Mafia blow up chairs, Kyla's popcorn regrets, Space 220, Heather's big D'Amaro moments, and so much more.

And Kyla's review of Animal Kingdom's KiteTails, which itself is worth the entire show. 

It's a longer show this time, but full of stories from four people who LOVE the Disney Magic.


Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Ep 72. The One with Our Absolute Faves

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In the 72nd episode of The Main Street Electrical Podcast, Jenn & Dave wrap up their list of the 50 Favorite Things about Walt Disney World, bringing back their friends and podcast compatriots of magic, Susie & Matt from The ImagineEar's Podcast!

The numbers get smaller and the hits get bigger, as the foursome discuss windows on Main Street... Mickey Waffles... transporation... Cast members... history... memories... and much more, all leading up to the WDW 50th Celebration!

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Thursday, September 23, 2021

Ep 071. The One with More 50 Faves

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In the 71st episode of The Main Street Electrical Podcast, Jenn & Dave welcome back Matt Appleby & Susie Bryan of the ImagineEars podcast to continue with our favorite things about Walt Disney World!


First, Jenn & Dave do some news quick hits -- Space 220 opens, the Confectionary re-opens, Rise queues close, and PhilharMagic and All Star Sports gets set for a refurb, much to Jenn's sadness. 

Then numbers 30 through 16 on each of the Top 50 lists -- from Matt's air conditioning to Susie's love of old people to Jenn's Star Wars Weekend fun to Dave's 24 hour MK night, plus so much more.

Make sure to listen to Ep 69 with the first part of the countdown, and grab next week's Ep 72, with the Top 15 Fave Things of WDW.

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Ep 070. The One with Our 50 Faves

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In the 70th episode of The Main Street Electrical Podcast, Jenn & Dave zip through the flood of announcements from Disney in the last few days, including Epcot fireworks, new dining, and Nemo returning. 

Then, Susie & Matt from The ImagineEars Podcast join the show as the Fantasmic Four begin a 3 episode long countdown of each of their 50 things they love most about Walt Disney World, all leading up to the 50th Anniversary coming soon! 

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Thursday, September 9, 2021

Ep 069. The One with the 50th Chat

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In the 69th episode of The Main Street Electrical Podcast, Jenn & Dave are looking ahead to the biggest celebration in Disney World history!!

First up, Jenn is tweaking some 50th plans, while Dave is making fireworks plans of his own. Some Disney news brings the Epcot merch... lamenting the loss of MouseGears... McDonald's latest WDW themed toys... and Jenn talks about getting the new WDW APs.

Then a look back with a quick review on how WDW came to be, then a look ahead at the upcoming Disney World 50th Anniversary, beginning October 1st. Jenn & Dave talk about their first park visits, about what truly hooked them on the magic, and what they are most looking forward to seeing during the big 50th kickoff.

Thursday, September 2, 2021

Ep 68. The One with Walt's Words

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In the 68th episode of The Main Street Electrical Podcast, Jenn & Dave start the show with their special guest, author, speaker, conference creator, Disney fan, and all around super dude Terry Weaver! 


The conversation goes from Disney medals to booking trips to packing for trips as well, then another chat about GENIE+, and finally, the updates on the new Annual Pass program just released by Disney World. 

Then, the crew gives discussed Walt Disney, and some of their favorite quotes, as given by good ol Uncle Walt -- quotes about life, uniqueness, work, ambition, and much more. 

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Thursday, August 26, 2021

Ep 067. The One with the Genie - LIVE

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 On the 67th episode of The Main Street Electrical Podcast, Jenn & Dave spend most of the show talking about the upcoming new Genie, Genie+, and Lightning Lane, as well as the Individual Selected Attractions... or whatever they are calling it nowadays.

After sharing a little Disney from their week - including new shirts and runDisney medals, they dive into the Fastpass replacement program... what it is... how to use it... where to use it... what attractions might be extra... the cost of all of it... the good & the bad of the whole thing... and so much more.

The Moana Mom, aka quasi-producer Heather also joins into the discussion for her thoughts as well! 

Thursday, August 19, 2021

Ep. 066: The One with Overlooked Hollywood Studios


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In the 66th episode of The Main Street Electrical Podcast, Jenn & Dave kick it off with news that wasn't available when they actually recorded the show - The Disney Genie is coming!

The show itself brings you some news, including ideas for filling where the NBA Experience used to be... the long life of The Main Street Electrical Parade... the new Epcot lots and Cirque show... Space 220 rumors... and more.

Then, the host of Travel Tips Tuesday podcast, John Rogers, joins the show to dig a little deeper into Hollywood Studios, to find those gems that are never seen by those guests who want the big stuff asap. Great convo about The Muppets... baby care centers... Roger Rabbit... the best treats and coffee... and some Tower trivia...