Thursday, May 5, 2016

Mighty Men of Mouse: Episode 0259 -- Houser-maufry


This week we tackle emails from one of our favorite listeners.  Topics include intellectual properties, child discipline, unfinished business, planning for large groups, food preferences, and our favorite episodes.  The show also features 3 Good Minutes from Jason about what Magic Kingdom will look on its 100th Birthday.  The end of the show features all the great #MMOMdraft moments.


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Thursday, April 28, 2016

MIghty Men of Mouse: Episode 0258 -- Moments Draft and Ken Storey


This week we are elated to be joined by Ken Storey of the Orlando Tourism Report to discuss being a local in Orlando as part of our lifestyler series.  We also have a draft where we take turns picking the best moments during a Walt Disney World trip.


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Thursday, April 21, 2016

Mighty Men of Mouse: Episode 0257 -- Would You Like Magic with That?


This week we discuss customer service and working at Walt Disney World using Would You Like Magic with That as a jumping off point.  After the show, Kip shares some details from a recent trip.


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Thursday, April 14, 2016

Mighty Men of Mouse: Episode 0256 -- Bid Limits, Newz Bitez and Mic Drop


Inspired by recent events and stuff going on in our real lives, this week we seek out to set what the max price "should be" for a bunch of stuff offered at WDW.  We also discuss some recent news items in the Newz Bitez section.  Most importantly, Elyssa and John join us to discuss their latest offering on the greatest site on the internet


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Tuesday, April 12, 2016

🍩DONUTCAST🍩

DONUTCAST!  Russ and Dutch tried every donut at Allie's Donuts in North Kingstown, RI and recorded it.

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Thursday, April 7, 2016

Mighty Men of Mouse: Episode 0255 -- Backside of Mighty


This week we are joined by Jeremy of the Backside of Magic.  We take a look at value from a couple different angles including flying and driving and ideas on free stuff.  Jeremy also shares details on an upcoming solo trip.  We even get to try our hand at a Preposterous Pondering.

Backside of Magic Podcast

Jeremy on Twitter

Ryan on Twitter

Their podcast on Twitter

Erin Foster's article on Free Stuff


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Tuesday, April 5, 2016

MMOM April 2016 Bonus Episode


Bonus episode! Listener Interaction Satchel features follow up and questions on jobs at Disney and how awful some folks can be, live entertainment we've lost, chain restaurants, hot takes, differences between Future World East and West, scavenger hunts, how to handle dangerous babies, additional ideas on how to spend eternity in WDW, sandwiches, FastPass + at Disney's Hollywood Studios, doing more shows, laxbros, whether Peter Pan is a BOATRIDE, FLOAT Scores, BOATRIDES that never were, stroller crimes, selfies, ride quoters, land drafts, and IP Power Rankz.

Thanks to the following folks for helping make the show better: Elyssa, Gosh, Cassie, Ben, Scott S., President Rutherford B. Hayes, Wes, Howie, James R., Lisa and Matt, Matt S., Jeff W., Lisa Green, Tom, Alicia, Todd, Scott G., Jeremy, Brian, James, John, Brian, and more.

Articles

Lumberjacks in peril

Food chains are ok

Disney World Hacks

 


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Thursday, March 31, 2016

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Mighty Men of Mouse: Episode 0252 -- Major announcement and Lifestyling


Major announcement this week about the show.  We are also joined by Elyssa and John Kivus to discuss their recent trip.  Russ Lipton stops by too.  We also interview Josh and Eric about lifestylin and profiling.  Also, please visit the best site on the internet.


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Thursday, March 10, 2016

Mighty Men of Mouse: Episode 0251 -- Properly Rated WDW and Newz Bitez


This week's main topic is things which the Walt Disney World fan community rates properly.  News Bitez include Rivers of Light info, changes to MyMagic+, Star Wars additions to the Studios, the rise of the Diamond Horseshoe Saloon, Zooptopia's success, Disney.....mopping up, and Disney Springs updates.  We close out the show with 3 Good Minutes on the prognosis for the next five years of parks fandom.  There's also a brief added on segment about the rumored resort fees.


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Thursday, February 25, 2016

Mighty Men of Mouse: Episode 0249 -- Star Wars Land Details


This week we are joined by Wes James to discuss additional details revealed on ABC's special celebrating Disneyland's 60th Anniversary.  Concept art discussed can be viewed here.  We also discuss the company's alleged financial struggles and it's effects on domestic parks.  Make sure to check out SaveTomorrowland.com.

VERY IMPORTANT REMINDER! Live show this Sunday night at 8pm!  MMOMlive.com!


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Thursday, February 18, 2016

Mighty Men of Mouse: Episode 0248 -- Reviewing reviews and Cruise Problems


This week the team takes a look at some, uh, interesting reviews on the internet of Walt Disney World.  We are also joined by Rick to talk about a recent mechanical problem on the Disney Cruise Line.  The show closes with a trio of 3 Good Minutes, including one from DisNeat.


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Thursday, February 11, 2016

Mighty Men of Mouse: Episode 0247 -- Romantic Travel Article and News


This week we get caught up on happenings in Walt Disney World and serve up some magna-hot takes.  Topics covered include parking, the DVC lounge in Epcot, the potential death of garbage pizza, the new dining offer, Boardwalk construction, the break-ins at Saratoga Springs, and the release date of Star Wars Episode 8 getting pushed back. We also discuss some garbage article from someone who didn't do any research.  Don't waste your time looking her up or her crappy article about couples who go to Walt Disney World.  Be sure to check out our friends at ROPEDROP dot NET and the Backside of Magic.


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Thursday, February 4, 2016

Mighty Men of Mouse: Episode 0246 -- IP Power Rankings


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FRANCHISE POWER RANKINGS IS HERE! Dutch presents his ranking of all the franchises in WDW and Universal Florida that are represented by attractions.  The show closes with a few 3 Good Minutes on PHASMA!, internal strife of MMOM, podcast demands, favorite spots and more.

MMOM IP Power Rankings Google Sheet


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Russ IP Power Rankings


Star Wars
Harry Potter
Toy Story
Cars
Pirates of the Carribean
Fab 5
Transformers
X-Men
Spiderman
Frozen
Despicable Me
Indiana Jones
Terminator
Jurassic Park
Simpsons
Muppets
The Little Mermaid
Beauty and the Beast
Hulk
Shrek
Finding Nemo
Cinderella
Winnie the Pooh
Dr. Seuss
Men in Black
Monsters Inc.
Lion King
The Incredibles
Alladin
Peter Pan
Alice in Wonderland
Tinkerbell/Fairies
The Mummy
Phineas and Ferb
Fantastic Four
Brave
Tomorrowland
Curious George
Straight Outta Compton
The Blues Brothers
ET
Twighlight Zone
Dumbo
Three Cabelleros
Haunted Mansion
Popeye
Country Bears
Swiss Family Robinson
Fear Factor
Honey I Shrunk the Kids
DINOSAUR
Tom Sawyer
Barney
Woody the Woodpecker
Dudley Do-Right
Fievel
Casey Junior
Song of the South

Dutch IP Power Rankings


Franchise
Star Wars
Harry Potter
Transformers
Toy Story
Frozen
Fab 5
Pirates of the Carribean
Spiderman
X-Men
Indiana Jones
Despicable Me
Jurassic Park
Terminator
The Little Mermaid
Beauty and the Beast
Hulk
Dr. Seuss
Simpsons
Shrek
Men in Black
Cinderella
Winnie the Pooh
The Mummy
Finding Nemo
The Incredibles
The Lion King
Alice in Wonderland
Monsters Inc
Peter Pan
Tinkerbell/Fairies
Aladdin
Muppets
Fantastic Four
Brave
Dumbo
Curious George
ET
Twilight Zone
Phineas and Ferb
Three Cabelleros
Tomorrowland
Haunted Mansion
Country Bears
Popeye
Straight Outta Compton
The Blues Brothers
Swiss Family Robinson
Fear Factor
Honey I Shrunk the Kids
DINOSAUR
Song of the South
Tom Sawyer
Barney
Woody the Woodpecker
Dudley Do-Right
Fievel
Casey Junior

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Mighty Men of Mouse: Drafting a Land, Worst People at WDW, Artisanal Touring


Adam Britten joins the show to challenge Kip. Their job this week is to draft a land. We also have a GALLIMAUFRY!  Topics include the worst people in Walt Disney World, custom touring plans, and What If....Disney had purchased Star Wars twenty years earlier.


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Thursday, January 21, 2016

Mighty Men of Mouse: Episode 0244 -- 2016 Attraction Royal Rumble


It's time to rumble.  It's time for the 2016 MMOM Attraction Royal Rumble.  Current attractions! Retired attractions! Go over the top.


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Thursday, January 7, 2016

Mighty Men of Mouse: Episode 0242 -- Cruise Cup and the Force Awakens Discussion


First half of the show is a discussion with Josh Gonzalez and Eric Laycock to discuss the Cruise Cup Challenge.  After that and the 39:55 mark of the show, we discuss Star Wars The Force Awakens with John Kivus, Elyssa Kivus, and Wes James

Since they were so generous with their time and energy, we ask that you support our guests' other projects:

Ropedrop DOT Net -- the best site on the internet

SAVE TOMORROWLAND! -- a site that I marvel at on a regular basis

Into the Briar Batch -- check out what Eric has to say about the Cruise Cup and more

Carye Gonzalez's blog -- learn about what she learns each day

LIVE STAR WARS CALL IN SHOW WITH JOSH AND LITEM

Dutch also listened to a lot of podcasts to get ready for this show.  Here's what he listened to:

The Incomparable Episode 277 -- listen to John Siracusa

Hello Internet Episode 54

Banished to the Pen Special Episode with Ben Lindbergh

WDWNT Nerd Alert

Podvocacy

Collider Jedi Council

/Filmcast

E-Ticket Report

 


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Thursday, December 31, 2015

Mighty Men of Mouse: Episode 0241 -- End of Year Satchel


Final episode of the 2015! This week we completely clean out the Listener Interaction Satchel to make way for the new year. 


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Thursday, December 24, 2015

Mighty Men of Mouse: Episode 0240 -- Santa Satchel


Donald Trump and the Muppets, Kenz Korner, Lake Buena Vista and it's residents (h/t Eric Laycock), backup show names, fixing ADRs, whether or not Disney cooked the books crowd levels, Modern Man followup, Uni vs. Disney, favorite podcasts, and the eternal question of whether or not Boathouse is a boatride.


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Thursday, December 17, 2015

Mighty Men of Mouse: Episode 0239 -- Dutch Trip and Post-Show Star Wars Talk


Two for the price of one! Dutch is back from a quick trip to WDW.  He shares his thoughts on the Poly Villas, his goodbye to the Osborne Lights, crazy crowd levels, Star Tours and more.  After the end of the show, Wes James joins the conversation to discuss the Force Awakens and their predictions.  SPOILER: They hype.


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Thursday, December 10, 2015

Mighty Men of Mouse: Episode 0238 -- GALLIMAUFRY


GALLIMAUFRY!  Topics this week include moving WDW lands, careers we would accept in the Disney Company, time travel (SAFETY NOT GUARANTEED), and buffet strategy.


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Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Unnamed Star Wars Podcast

Dutch was very luck to talk Star Wars with Wes James, John Kivus, and Elyssa Kivus.  Topics include why the series still resonates, why the prequels failed, whether or not the story should continue, and more.  Dutch hopes to release a prediction show and a show to breakdown Star Wars: The Force Awakens after its release.

NOTE:  The show will not appear in the iTunes Store.  You can copy and paste the RSS Feed URL below to pull the feed into the podcatcher of your choice.  As always, contact Dutch if you have any problems.

Direct Download Link: http://traffic.libsyn.com/mightymenofmouse/Unnamed_Star_Wars_Podcast.mp3

RSS Feed: https://huffduffer.com/porkins/rss

Ropedrop DOT net

SAVE TOMORROWLAND!

Kivus and Camera

Thursday, December 3, 2015

Mighty Men of Mouse: GALLIMAUFRY BANG BANG


GALLIMAUFRY! Fun hodgepodge of WDW discussion this week. We go on the record with some Walt Disney World news.  After that, we tackled whether or not a vlogger should have called for the firing of a Disneyland CM.  We close out the show by talking WDW BANG BANGS.

Forbes article on Star Wars: The Force Awakens box office outlook

Vlogger's video on Disneyland

Louis CK Bang Bang skit


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Thursday, November 26, 2015

Mighty Men of Mouse: Episode 0236 -- Gift Guide, Satchel and Killing Baby Hitler


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Happy Thanksgiving! This week we answer your listener questions which feature reactions to Howie's survey, favorite background music, comparing Disney prices to other attractions on a per hour basis, virtual reality, and what is a BOATRIDE.  Russ, Kip and Dutch also share what gifts they think folks would like to see under their Christmas tree.  After the formal end of the show, the team discusses the question of our time: would we kill Baby Hitler.

Link to Episode 234 with excellent comment from Chris W.

Josh's Personal Land Ranking

Fool.com article on virtual reality

Jeb Bush on Baby Hitler

 


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Thursday, November 19, 2015

Mighty Men of Mouse: Episode 0235 -- Epcot Food and Wine Report


This week we are joined by Scott Adams to discuss his experiences at Epcot's Food and Wine Festival and other thoughts from his annual trip to Walt Disney World.  Topics covered include restaurants, traveling with a toddler and more.


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Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Mighty Men of Mouse: Save Tomorrowland! Finale


This special edition of Mighty Men of Mouse features Wes James and his final vision for the the Save Tomorrowland! project. 


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Thursday, November 12, 2015

Mighty Men of Mouse: Episode 0234 -- Survey Results, Decision Points, and Disney Springs


Howie joins the conversation this week to share the results of the survey he posted about the best land in Walt Disney World.  He will also be going down to WDW in a few weeks and has some difficult choices to make about his trip.  Finally, he challenges Kip to $40 at Disney Springs.


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Thursday, November 5, 2015

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Mighty Men of Mouse: Episode 232 -- Unpopular Opinions and WDW News Bitez


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This week's show gets started with the team getting caught up on the latest news about Walt Disney World.  Bitez include magic bands, Soarin' closure, hard ticket events, the Star Wars trailer, a ridiculously terrible Business Insider piece, and 7 pieces of advice for going to WDW.

Thanks to AccioFirebolt29 and Jason W (@JayRW) for their kind reviews.


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Thursday, October 22, 2015

Mighty Men of Mouse: Episode 0231 -- Geekin, The Modern Man and Forty Bucks


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This week we are joined by Curtis Stone of Geekin on WDW.  After the questionnaire with Russ Liption, we tackle what the modern man would appreciate in Walt Disney World.  Curtis also challenges Kip to a $40 Challenge at the WDW Food and Wine Festival.


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Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Trip Outlines

A few months ago alert listener @MagicalDay44 asked what our trip outlines/excel sheets looked like.  We put out the call on the show and received back three helpful responses.  Big thanks to John Kivus, David Z. and Lisa T. for answering the call. The PDF of the outlines are available by clicking here.

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Mighty Men of Mouse: Episode 0230 -- October Listener Interaction Satchel


Satchel! Listener generated discussion this week on the source of happiness in travel, war zones and theming, domes, man buns, tickets, outrage over delicious booze, those who live on property, EGOT touring, Olive Garden (ugh), the middle class, thoughts on Wes' plan, the Mom's Panel, Brazil, Canadian food, Eater follow up, and more.


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Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Mighty Men of Mouse: Special Edition -- When Howie met Wesley


SPECIAL EDITION! Howie and Wes join us this week to share some of their adventures in Disneyland this past week.  Episode 230 comes out later this week.

SAVE TOMORROWLAND!

WDW Stroller Talk

 


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Thursday, October 8, 2015

Mighty Men of Mouse: Episode 0229 -- ROPEDROP DOT NET


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John Kivus, the mastermind behind internet sensation ROPEDROP DOT NET, joins us to discuss three different topics. First, we touch recent price changes to Walt Disney World's Annual Pass rates and Tables in Wonderland. Next up is a discussion on segmenting and our individual trip planning processes. Finally, we take a look at some of the interesting articles up on a site that has changed forever how we all consumer WDW information on the internet.  The show closes with the listener interaction satchel.

ROPEDROP DOT NET RUNDOWN

Brekkies ranked

Follow up on AP price increase

Interview with Sharla Manglass

ADRs and WDW Dining Scarcity

Follow John on Twitter dot com

 


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Thursday, October 1, 2015

Mighty Men of Mouse: Episode 0228 -- Federalist Article and Hacking Bob in Burbank


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The first topic this week is a Federalist article on the merit of Walt Disney World.  The second topic, inspired by the news, is what we would like to know if we had access to Bob in Burbank's private server.  We also tackle a 3 Good Minutes on Defending the Berm and the Patriots.  Here's the link to the Federalist article on Tangled.


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Thursday, September 24, 2015

Mighty Men of Mouse: Episode 0227 -- Listener Interaction Satchel


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This week we try to empty the Listener Interaction Satchel.  Topics include BBQing on vacation, how to prep kids for a trip, Josh Thoughtz, worst counter services in each park, rapid fire takes, China vs. America, bare minimum for advice, shortcuts, BOATRIDE power rankings, Minneapolis, Disney shame, advice for Disneylanders, what it would take for us to walk away, what a competitor would have to do to steal our business, and more!  We give away a Class Hat and also need your help. 

Howie's survey on WDW Land Rank is available here.

Thanks to all those below who helped us with this week's show!

@jenifurby

@houserpain

@joshgonz

@withinmco

@beastlykingdomm

@braindud92

@chad_reno13

@emilyrisely

@adambritten

@wesleymjames

@mkayo44

@chuckinthechat

@retrocotfan

@aengus

@jrtoastyman

@disneyoldsters

@john_potter_jr


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Thursday, September 17, 2015

Mighty Men of Mouse: Episode 0226 -- Ranking the WDW Lands


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This week's topic is a ranking of all lands in Walt Disney World. There's also a discussion about the planned finale for the Osborn Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights in WDW this year.


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Dutch WDW Land Rankings


Fantasyland
Africa
Adventureland
Frontierland
Asia
Sunset  Boulevard
Future World West
Tomorrowland
Future World East
Echo Lake
Streets of America
Mexico Pavillion
Liberty Square
Pixar Place
Main Street USA
Animation Courtyard
France Pavillion
Dinoland USA
Hollywood Boulevard
Japan Pavillion
Germany Pavillion
Italy Pavillion
American Pavillion
Rafiki's Planet Watch
United Kingdom Pavillion
Moroccan Pavillion
Norway Pavillion
Discovery Island
Canadian Pavillion
China Pavillion
Oasis
Africa Outpost

Kip WDW Land Rankings


1 Mexico Pavillion
2 Fantasyland
3 Frontierland
4 Adventureland
5 Asia
6 Future World West
7 Africa
8 Sunset Boulevard
9 Streets of America
10 Main Street USA
11 Tomorrowland
12 France Pavillion
13 Echo Lake
14 Moroccan Pavillion
15 Hollywood Boulevard
16 Future World East
17 Japan Pavillion
18 Liberty Square
19 Pixar Place
20 United Kingdom Pavillion
21 Germany Pavillion
22 Italy Pavillion
23 Canadian Pavillion
24 Norway Pavillion
25 Discovery Island
26 Animation Courtyard
27 Dinoland USA
28 American Pavillion
29 China Pavillion
30 Rafiki's Planet Watch
31 Oasis
32 Africa Outpost

Russ WDW Land Rankings


Fantasyland
Africa
Frontierland
Asia
Adventureland
Sunset Boulevard
Future World West
Tomorrowland
Future World East
Streets of America
Echo Lake
Liberty Square
Pixar Place
Animation Courtyard
France Pavilion 
Hollywood Boulevard
American Pavilion 
Mexico Pavilion
Italy Pavilion
Japan Pavilion
Germany Pavilion
Dinoland USA
Main Street USA
Canada Pavilion
United Kingdom Pavilion
Discovery Island
Moroccan Pavilion
Rafiki's Planet Watch
Norway Pavilion
Oasis
China Pavilion
Africa Outpost

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Mighty Men of Mouse: Episode 0225 -- Gallimaufry


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GALLIMAUFRY! Three GALLIMAUFRY topics this week.  Up first, we discuss an article that discusses what the TSA could learn from Disney. After that, we discuss Eater.com's attempt at helping people navigate the food of Walt Disney World.  Finally, we discuss Ken Storey's question of what chains we believe would fit in WDW.


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Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Mighty Men of Mouse: Special Edition -- Star Wars Dreaming with Wes


This is a bonus edition of Mighty Men of Mouse where we are joined by Wes James to discuss his vision of what Star Wars land should be in Anaheim and Orlando.  Check out theLINElab here.  NOTE: Wes' proposed site plan is all the way at the bottom of the page.


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Saturday, September 5, 2015

Action Movie Roster

After the jump is a list of all the action movies we could think of.  If we're missing something, give us a holler on Twitter.  The criteria: the movie must primarily be an action movie.  Criteria for ranking will be discussed on the show.

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Mighty Men of Mouse: Episode 0224 -- Post-Apocalyptic Interaction Satchel


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Listener Interaction Satchel to close out the summer.  Interactions include nostalgia and Future World, EGOT touring plan, industry restaurant rankings, no expiration options, long travel times, ranking ideas, The Middle Class and the cost of a vacation, the Boardwalk, why the Little Prince Hates Our Favorite Marylander, Olive Garden (yuck), World Showcase entertainment, when to play John Law, and the most that we would pay for a deluxe resort.  We also have details on how you can win a CLASS HAT.

ACSI restaurant survey results are here.

Article on Marvel movies is here.

Thanks to everyone who helped make the show better this week!

 @MagicalDay44

@kel_o_watt

@beastlykingdomm

@kivus

@kenkrotwit

@dpie

@houserpain

@_petenorris

@joshgonz

@hobaird

@jay_r_w

@pdxgrlgeek

@scottgunerman 

@redneckotaku

@timhatespeople

HOWIE FROM MARYLAND!

@withinMCO

@scottpshaw


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Thursday, August 27, 2015

Mighty Men of Mouse: Episode 0223 -- Value of the Disney Hollywood Studios and Annual Passes


This week we are joined by James Rosemergy to discuss a few of his recent blogs for TouringPlans.com.  First up, we discuss the current state of Disney's Hollywood Studios and what value it may offer to visitors.  We also discuss our thoughts on the value of an annual pass and how we decide whether or not to take the plunge.  The show closes out with a game of the Price is Guessed.


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Thursday, August 20, 2015