Disney Discussions Podcast

We talk to Dan Cockerell, former Vice President of Magic Kingdom plus the latest Disney News

October 15, 2018

We have a great interview with Dan Cockerell, the former Vice-President of Magic Kingdom. We also have the latest Disney news and more on episode 36 of Disney Discussions.

[00:12] Introductions - Favorite version of Mickey Mouse
[00:45] Welcome!
[01:40] We saw Aladdin on broadway
[04:39] Going to see harry potter on broadway
[05:30] NYCC see Royden Lepp's art of Stitch as Iron Man - https://twitter.com/Disney_Discuss/status/1049040836816773121

[07:00] News
[07:11] Disney Media News:

  • VIDEO: “Vader Immortal: A Star Wars VR Series” Trailer Released - Source
  • 'Star Wars': Jon Favreau's TV Series Details Revealed The Mandalorian First Image, Directors Revealed - Source

[10:16] Disneyland News

  • Looking Ahead: Sights, Sounds and Flavors of the Holidays at the Disneyland Resort - Source
  • RUMOR: Disneyland’s Jedi Training Show to Close - Source

[15:15] Walt Disney World News:

  • Walt Disney World Resort Introduces New Online Destination For Vacation Planning, Date-Based Tickets - Source
  • “My Disney Experience” Updated Ahead of Date-Based Ticket Pricing - Source
  • Jake from ‘Jake and the Never Land Pirates’ Meet and Greet at Hollywood Studios Ending October 7th - Source
  • Rafiki’s Planet Watch at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Will Reopen Spring 2019 - Source
  • Stitch’s Great Escape at the Magic Kingdom Will Not Return, Attraction Already Dismantled - Source
  • PizzeRizzo at Disney’s Hollywood Studios Entering Seasonal Operation Until Galaxy’s Edge opens - Source
  • Walt Disney World Raises Fountain & Bottled Drink, Popcorn, Pretzel, and Other Snack Item Prices Exponentially - Source
  • Peter Pan’s Flight, Tomorrowland Speedway Closure Dates Announced for 2019 Refurbishments at Magic Kingdom - Source
  • New Details Emerge for the Millennium Falcon Ride, Possible Hard-Ticket Preview Events for Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge - Source
  • Jack Sparrow Meet and Greet Has Replaced Defunct Pirate Tutorial Show at the Magic Kingdom - Source
  • New Candlelight Processional Narrators, Food & Merchandise Set for 2018 Epcot International
  • Festival of the Holidays - Source
  • Double the Attractions, Double the Fun at the Newly Expanded Early Morning Magic - Source

[30:12] Main Topic - We have a great interview with Dan Cockerell, the former Vice-President of Magic Kingdom!
WWW: https://dancockerell.com/
Dan's Podcast: https://dancockerell.com/blog/podcast/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/DanCockerell

[01:17:13]Disney Character Trivia - Brought to you by teepublic shop.disneydiscussions.com
Aladdin character trivia

[01:19:27] Disney Media Pick of the Week:
Disney's Who's Who 
Amazon: Amazon

[01:21:14] Question of the week:
Last week's question:
What's your song in a Disney Animated Movie?

[01:25:24] This week’s question:
What's your Favorite version of Mickey Mouse?

[01:25:37] Goodbye

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