Imagineer Podcast
Imagineer Adventures: Slinky Dog Dash and Toy Story Mania

Imagineer Adventures: Slinky Dog Dash and Toy Story Mania

May 10, 2020

In light of the Disney Parks temporarily closing this spring, I have created a spin-off series to provide you with a daily dose of Disney Magic. Unlike our regular Imagineer Podcast episodes, this series focuses exclusively on binaural audio, helping to transport you back to Walt Disney World or Disneyland. These spin-off episodes are only temporary and will be discontinued and archived once the parks reopen. Be sure to tune in to our regularly scheduled Imagineer Podcast episodes for deeper discussions and analysis of all things Disney.

In today's episode, we'll journey to Disney's Hollywood Studios to experience Slinky Dog Dash and Toy Story Mania, both found in Toy Story Land.

What's your favorite Disney attraction? Send me your feedback via email or through direct or public message at any of the following and [with your permission] I'll include your message in a future show:

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How to Support the Show

Special thanks to our Imagineer Society "Hero" Members:
  • Jesse Park
  • Jessica Entwistle

Enjoy the show!

Imagineer Adventures: The Seas with Nemo and Friends

Imagineer Adventures: The Seas with Nemo and Friends

May 8, 2020

In light of the Disney Parks temporarily closing this spring, I have created a spin-off series to provide you with a daily dose of Disney Magic. Unlike our regular Imagineer Podcast episodes, this series focuses exclusively on binaural audio, helping to transport you back to Walt Disney World or Disneyland. These spin-off episodes are only temporary and will be discontinued and archived once the parks reopen. Be sure to tune in to our regularly scheduled Imagineer Podcast episodes for deeper discussions and analysis of all things Disney.

In today's episode, we'll journey to Epcot to experience The Seas with Nemo and Friends.

What's your favorite Disney attraction? Send me your feedback via email or through direct or public message at any of the following and [with your permission] I'll include your message in a future show:

Disney news and travel tips: Be sure to visit our Disney news partner, The Kingdom Insider:

Vacation Planning: Planning a trip to Walt Disney World, Disneyland, Disney Cruise Line, Adventures by Disney, or another Disney destination? Visit our trusted partner, Academy Travel: 

How to Support the Show

Special thanks to our Imagineer Society "Hero" Members:
  • Jesse Park
  • Jessica Entwistle

Enjoy the show!

Imagineer Adventures: Fantasmic

Imagineer Adventures: Fantasmic

May 6, 2020

In light of the Disney Parks temporarily closing this spring, I have created a spin-off series to provide you with a daily dose of Disney Magic. Unlike our regular Imagineer Podcast episodes, this series focuses exclusively on binaural audio, helping to transport you back to Walt Disney World or Disneyland. These spin-off episodes are only temporary and will be discontinued and archived once the parks reopen. Be sure to tune in to our regularly scheduled Imagineer Podcast episodes for deeper discussions and analysis of all things Disney.

In today's episode, we'll journey to Disney's Hollywood Studios to experience Fantasmic.

What's your favorite Disney attraction? Send me your feedback via email or through direct or public message at any of the following and [with your permission] I'll include your message in a future show:

Disney news and travel tips: Be sure to visit our Disney news partner, The Kingdom Insider:

Vacation Planning: Planning a trip to Walt Disney World, Disneyland, Disney Cruise Line, Adventures by Disney, or another Disney destination? Visit our trusted partner, Academy Travel: 

How to Support the Show

Special thanks to our Imagineer Society "Hero" Members:
  • Jesse Park
  • Jessica Entwistle

Enjoy the show!

Imagineer Adventures: it’s a small world

Imagineer Adventures: it’s a small world

May 4, 2020

In light of the Disney Parks temporarily closing this spring, I have created a spin-off series to provide you with a daily dose of Disney Magic. Unlike our regular Imagineer Podcast episodes, this series focuses exclusively on binaural audio, helping to transport you back to Walt Disney World or Disneyland. These spin-off episodes are only temporary and will be discontinued and archived once the parks reopen. Be sure to tune in to our regularly scheduled Imagineer Podcast episodes for deeper discussions and analysis of all things Disney.

In today's episode, we'll journey to the Magic Kingdom to experience it's a small world.

What's your favorite Disney attraction? Send me your feedback via email or through direct or public message at any of the following and [with your permission] I'll include your message in a future show:

Disney news and travel tips: Be sure to visit our Disney news partner, The Kingdom Insider:

Vacation Planning: Planning a trip to Walt Disney World, Disneyland, Disney Cruise Line, Adventures by Disney, or another Disney destination? Visit our trusted partner, Academy Travel: 

How to Support the Show

Special thanks to our Imagineer Society "Hero" Members:
  • Jesse Park
  • Jessica Entwistle

Enjoy the show!

Imagineer Podcast - Episode 75 - Marvel Moments

Imagineer Podcast - Episode 75 - Marvel Moments

May 2, 2020

We're kicking off our "Marvel-ous May" series by counting down our favorite moments from the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Whether these moments make us laugh, cry, cheer, or simply watch our childhood heroes come to life on the big screen, there's no doubting the impact that Marvel Entertainment has had on box office audiences for more than a decade. From Iron Man to Captain America, Thor to Doctor Strange, Black Widow to Spider-Man, Avengers to Guardians of the Galaxy, and more, this fun discussion is the best way to kick off a truly Marvelous month.

Special thanks to Matthew and Jeff from the MCU Podcast for lending their time and opinions to this episode. Be sure to follow their podcast and social media profiles below:

Which moments from the Marvel Cinematic Universe do you love most? Send me your feedback via email or through direct or public message at any of the following and [with your permission] I'll include your message in a future show:

Disney news and travel tips: Be sure to visit our Disney news partner, The Kingdom Insider:

Vacation Planning: Planning a trip to Walt Disney World, Disneyland, Disney Cruise Line, Adventures by Disney, or another Disney destination? Visit our trusted partner, Academy Travel: 

How to Support the Show

Special thanks to our Imagineer Society "Hero" Members:
  • Jesse Park
  • Jessica Entwistle

Enjoy the show!

Imagineer Tours: Main Street USA [Premium Version]

Imagineer Tours: Main Street USA [Premium Version]

May 1, 2020

This two-hour tour of Main Street USA at the Magic Kingdom in Walt Disney World (Orlando, Florida) includes in-depth analysis and history of this historic land at Disney. In this entertaining and informative tour, we discuss the history of Walt Disney World and the Magic Kingdom, the design of Main Street USA, hidden details you might not have noticed in the parks, and the stories of the people who helped develop the parks.

Imagineer Tours is a premium podcast series that can be enjoyed as a walking tour in the park or streamed virtually at home or on the go. You can stream this episode for free with advertisements, or you can stream a premium, ad-free version for a one-time fee of $23 USD.

Matthew Krul, the writer and narrator of this series, is the founder and host of Imagineer Podcast and a lifelong Disney historian. Matt is also a former Cast Member of The Walt Disney Company who has spent thousands of hours exploring the Disney Parks and Resorts.

Important Disclaimers:

  • Imagineer Tours is not affiliated with The Walt Disney Company or any of its subsidiaries.
  • Park admission is not included in the cost of this tour.
  • Products and experiences mentioned are not included in the cost of this tour.
  • Attractions are subject to availability. Available attractions, park hours, and experiences can be found at the official Walt Disney World website (https://disneyworld.disney.go.com).
  • Park features and attractions are subject to change.
  • All sales are final. No refunds or exchanges.
  • Questions should be sent to imagineerpodcast@gmail.com.

Tour Credits:

  • Producer: Matthew Krul
  • Narrator: Matthew Krul
  • Writer: Matthew Krul

Additional credits available at ImagineerTours.com.

Imagineer Adventures: Festival of the Lion King

Imagineer Adventures: Festival of the Lion King

April 30, 2020

In light of the Disney Parks temporarily closing this spring, I have created a spin-off series to provide you with a daily dose of Disney Magic. Unlike our regular Imagineer Podcast episodes, this series focuses exclusively on binaural audio, helping to transport you back to Walt Disney World or Disneyland. These spin-off episodes are only temporary and will be discontinued and archived once the parks reopen. Be sure to tune in to our regularly scheduled Imagineer Podcast episodes for deeper discussions and analysis of all things Disney.

In today's episode, we'll journey to Disney's Animal Kingdom to experience Festival of the Lion King.

What's your favorite Disney attraction? Send me your feedback via email or through direct or public message at any of the following and [with your permission] I'll include your message in a future show:

Disney news and travel tips: Be sure to visit our Disney news partner, The Kingdom Insider:

Vacation Planning: Planning a trip to Walt Disney World, Disneyland, Disney Cruise Line, Adventures by Disney, or another Disney destination? Visit our trusted partner, Academy Travel: 

How to Support the Show

Special thanks to our Imagineer Society "Hero" Members:
  • Jesse Park
  • Jessica Entwistle

Enjoy the show!

Imagineer Adventures: Tower of Terror

Imagineer Adventures: Tower of Terror

April 28, 2020

In light of the Disney Parks temporarily closing this spring, I have created a spin-off series to provide you with a daily dose of Disney Magic. Unlike our regular Imagineer Podcast episodes, this series focuses exclusively on binaural audio, helping to transport you back to Walt Disney World or Disneyland. These spin-off episodes are only temporary and will be discontinued and archived once the parks reopen. Be sure to tune in to our regularly scheduled Imagineer Podcast episodes for deeper discussions and analysis of all things Disney.

In today's episode, we'll journey to Disney's Hollywood Studios to experience The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror.

What's your favorite Disney attraction? Send me your feedback via email or through direct or public message at any of the following and [with your permission] I'll include your message in a future show:

Disney news and travel tips: Be sure to visit our Disney news partner, The Kingdom Insider:

Vacation Planning: Planning a trip to Walt Disney World, Disneyland, Disney Cruise Line, Adventures by Disney, or another Disney destination? Visit our trusted partner, Academy Travel: 

How to Support the Show

Special thanks to our Imagineer Society "Hero" Members:
  • Jesse Park
  • Jessica Entwistle

Enjoy the show!

Imagineer Adventures: Impressions de France

Imagineer Adventures: Impressions de France

April 26, 2020

In light of the Disney Parks temporarily closing this spring, I have created a spin-off series to provide you with a daily dose of Disney Magic. Unlike our regular Imagineer Podcast episodes, this series focuses exclusively on binaural audio, helping to transport you back to Walt Disney World or Disneyland. These spin-off episodes are only temporary and will be discontinued and archived once the parks reopen. Be sure to tune in to our regularly scheduled Imagineer Podcast episodes for deeper discussions and analysis of all things Disney.

In today's episode, we'll journey to Epcot to experience Impressions de France.

What's your favorite Disney attraction? Send me your feedback via email or through direct or public message at any of the following and [with your permission] I'll include your message in a future show:

Disney news and travel tips: Be sure to visit our Disney news partner, The Kingdom Insider:

Vacation Planning: Planning a trip to Walt Disney World, Disneyland, Disney Cruise Line, Adventures by Disney, or another Disney destination? Visit our trusted partner, Academy Travel: 

How to Support the Show

Special thanks to our Imagineer Society "Hero" Members:
  • Jesse Park
  • Jessica Entwistle

Enjoy the show!

Imagineer Podcast - Episode 74 - Leslie Iwerks

Imagineer Podcast - Episode 74 - Leslie Iwerks

April 25, 2020

Leslie Iwerks is an Academy Award® and Emmy® nominated director and producer and the founder of Iwerks and Co. Over a span of more than 10 years, Leslie has produced films that include The Hand Behind the Mouse: The Ub Iwerks StoryThe Pixar StoryIndustrial Light and Magic: Creating the Impossible, League of Legends Origins, and most recently, The Imagineering Story, which is now available to stream on Disney+. Leslie is also the granddaughter of Ub Iwerks and the daughter of Don Iwerks, two legendary icons in Disney history.

In this episode, we'll discuss Leslie's filmmaking career with a particular focus on The Imagineering Story, her advice for aspiring Imagineers, and her family history. Thanks again to Leslie for taking the time to chat with me!

Which of Leslie Iwerks's films do you love most, and what is your favorite episode of The Imagineering Story? Send me your feedback via email or through direct or public message at any of the following and [with your permission] I'll include your message in a future show:

Also be sure to connect with Iwerks & Co. online:

 

Disney news and travel tips: Be sure to visit our Disney news partner, The Kingdom Insider:

Vacation Planning: Planning a trip to Walt Disney World, Disneyland, Disney Cruise Line, Adventures by Disney, or another Disney destination? Visit our trusted partner, Academy Travel: 

How to Support the Show

Special thanks to our Imagineer Society "Hero" Members:
  • Jesse Park
  • Jessica Entwistle

Enjoy the show!