Thursday, November 30, 2023

Ep 182. The One with All the Things We Did


In the 182nd episode of the Main Street Electrical Podcast, Jenn and Dave is a little different this week, as Jenn is currently sailing on a Norwegian Cruise line... so joining the show as co-host this week, fan favorite and frequent guest, #KylaKylaKyla, aka Kyla Melberg, from Upon a Star Travel!

First, they lament this misery of post-trip laundry, then discuss the new Walt statue in Epcot, and the sad case of the guy in the water at Small World. 

Then, Dave gives his overall review of Disney's new film "Wish", as well as thoughts on the direction of Disney Animation.

Finally, Dave and Kyla were part of a larger group that hit Disney World recently, and they give their thoughts and reviews on the big events in the trip - the Wild Africa Trek in Animal Kingdom... Disney's Jollywood Nights in Hollywood Studios... the Epcot Fireworks Cruise in the pouring rain... plus, quick dining reviews on various places like The Edison, Trader Sam's, Boma and more!  

Plus, the most rare Hidden Mickey at Disney World! 

Thursday, November 23, 2023

Ep 181. The One with the Best Thing in the Magic Kingdom


In the 181st Episode of The Main Street Electrical Podcast, Jenn & Dave say HAPPY THANKSGIVING! 

To celebrate, they decided to figure out what is the best thing in the Magic Kingdom... Is it the food, like Dole Whip or Crystal Palace? Is it a ride, like Space Mountain or Tron or Peter Pan's Flight? Or maybe something different, like Cinderella Castle? Main Street USA? An event or parade?

Such tough questions that cannot be answered with just two people... so returning to the show, Sarah Harper, aka, Sarah Goes Bananas, to help the discussion and determine what wins! 

It's a fun conversation to figure out what truly is the best thing about the Magic Kingdom! 

The Bracket!
The Big Rides

Tron vs Space Mountain
Pirates of the Caribbean vs Haunted Mansion
Seven Dwarfs Mine Train vs Regal Carousel
People Mover vs It's a Small World

The Classics
Under the Sea with The Little Mermaid vs Barnstormer
Country Bears Jamboree vs Peter Pan's Flight
The Enchanted Tiki Room vs Jungle Cruise
Dumbo's Circus vs Mad Tea Party

The Experiences
WDW Railway vs Carousel of Progress
Cinderella Castle vs Happily Ever After
Main Street USA vs Festival of Fantasy Parade
Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party vs Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party

The Food
Dole Whip vs Turkey Legs
Be Our Guest vs Liberty Tree Tavern
Tony's Town Square Restaurant vs Crystal Palace
Casey Corner vs Columbia Harbour House
Main Street Confectionary vs Sleepy Hollow Nutella Waffles

Thursday, November 16, 2023

Ep 180. The One with Magical Random Chatter


In the 180th episode of The Main Street Electrical Podcast, Jenn & Dave make it a free-for-all conversation.  A slow news week in the world of magic means the chat goes a little all over the place.

First, Jenn and Dave are both getting ready for trips to The Most Magical Place on Earth, as Dave is also headed to Universal Studios as well.  Dave also gives a review on the newest MCU film, "The Marvels."

Then, a quick look at the resorts of Universal, with d$ staying in Cabana Bay, and some talk about both of their upcoming trips.

There is a new promo that Jenn breaks down for everyone, there is a new character on property, and at some point, they even discuss the William Tell Overture.  Because of course they do.

Thursday, November 9, 2023

Ep 179. The One with Disneyland Paris


In the 179th episode of The Main Street Electrical Podcast, Jenn & Dave invite back in frequent show contributor Kyla, aka #KylaKylaKyla, to chat all things Disney once again.

First up, d$ talks a little old school Cirque music, while both Jenn and Kyla are getting ready for the big trip coming up. 

The news checks out the Skyliner refurbishment... the Frozen Holiday Surprise show... details about Epcot's new fireworks show, Luminous... then, an unbelievable story about guests behaving badly.

Finally, Kyla and Jenn give their first hand report from their day at Disneyland Paris - the attractions, the similarities and differences in the Paris park and the Magic Kingdom in Disney World, some of the food (and drinks) and the vibe overall.

If you've ever been interested in checking out the park formerly known as EuroDisney, then Kyla and Jenn are who you need to listen to! 

Thursday, November 2, 2023

Ep 178. The One with Jenn & Dave's Holiday Preview


In the 178th episode of The Main Street Electrical Podcast, Jenn & Dave are ready for Christmas!  And Jenn's travels continues as she has just returned from WDW and is headed to the Caribbean for a few days. It's decent work if you can get it, amma right?

Jenn shares her thoughts on her first experience with the Journey of Water in Epcot, while Dave gives a fairly detailed review on the newly released book, "MCU: The Reign of Marvel", then they hop on the news, chatting about the upcoming After Hours Events... the Haunted Mansion lounge on the upcoming Disney Treasure... new runDisney events announced... the Epcot Festival of the Arts... 

And they share both their favorite scary films, and then fave Christmas films. 

Finally, a preview of the Disney World holiday season -- with the Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party, the new Disney Jollywood Nights, the Disney Springs Christmas Tree Trail, visiting the parks over the Thanksgiving and Christmas weeks, tips on getting seats at the Candlelight Processional, and where to find all the Deluxe Resort Gingerbread and Chocolate displays!

Its a fun look at the next two months, all the things to see and do, and what we are all looking forward to!