57.5 - Dark Rides
90s Disney
by The Minotti Brothers
3w ago
AJ, Mike, and Chris take a journey on some of our favorite dark rides. From mild to (Mr. Toad’s) wild, we explore some of our favorite experiences across Disney, Universal, and beyond! --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/90sdisney/message Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/90sdisney/support ..read more
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57 - McDonald’s
90s Disney
by The Minotti Brothers
1M ago
Join AJ, Mike, and Chris as they delve into the intriguing relationship between Disney and McDonald's in the 90s. Early History The connection between Disney and McDonald's traces back to WW1 in 1918 when Walt Disney and Ray Kroc, both lying about their ages, joined the American Ambulance Corps. Ray Kroc, later the innovator behind McDonald's franchises, and Walt Disney crossed paths during their training. First Partnerships In the late 80s, the first Disney-McDonald's promotion was launched for the 50th anniversary of Snow White. Subsequent collaborations included Happy Meal toys like The Dis ..read more
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56.6 - Ranking the Best Park Entrances
90s Disney
by The Minotti Brothers
1M ago
AJ, Mike, and Chris go on the journey to rank the best park entrances of the 4 US Disney parks and 3 US Universal parks. Who has the best gateway? Which park's first "land" best sets the stage? What makes an entrance the best? It could be the views, an attraction, or even the food! Find out how we rank them in our latest bonus episode. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/90sdisney/message Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/90sdisney/support ..read more
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56 - Castle of Illusion
90s Disney
by The Minotti Brothers
2M ago
AJ, Mike, and Chris invite you to join Mickey Mouse as he journeys to save Minnie from the Castle of Illusion. Before there was Sonic the Hedgehog, Sega looked to Disney’s iconic mascot to help cement its new Genesis console as a contender to Nintendo. Learn how the game came to be, how it plays, and its legacy in our latest episode. Sega and Disney Detailing Sega's 16-bit Genesis/Mega Drive launch in 1989, the hosts discuss Sega's strategy of working with established names, resulting in games like Castle of Illusion. Emiko Yamamoto, serving as director, played a crucial role in this collabora ..read more
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55.5 - Ranking WDW Resorts by Theme
90s Disney
by The Minotti Brothers
3M ago
Join AJ, Mike, and Chris as we rank every Walt Disney World solely by their theming. Is the theme consistent? Appealing? Existent? We’re liking to have snubbed someone’s favorite. Perhaps you think we overrated a resort? Is all controversy and madness! --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/90sdisney/message Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/90sdisney/support ..read more
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55 - Dixie Landings
90s Disney
by The Minotti Brothers
3M ago
Join AJ, Mike, and Chris as we delve into the world of Dixie Landings, a Disney resort steeped in the charm of the Antebellum South during the late 19th century. Development and Opening: We explore the resort's development, opening nearly nine months after its sibling, Port Orleans. Dixie Landings boasts a unique thematic design with rustic buildings in Alligator Bayou and elegant mansions in Magnolia Bend. Daroff Design, Inc. of Philadelphia contributes to the resort's interior design, drawing inspiration from mid-1800s tidewater themes and the village's steamboat business. The Backstory: The ..read more
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54.5 - Attraction Overlays
90s Disney
by The Minotti Brothers
4M ago
Jack Skellington in the Haunted Mansion? A ghost in the galaxy? A jingle on a cruise? Join us as we discuss our favorite attraction overlays across the Disney Parks! --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/90sdisney/message Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/90sdisney/support ..read more
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54 - Candlelight Processional
90s Disney
by The Minotti Brothers
4M ago
Join AJ, Mike, and Chris for a beloved Disney holiday tradition that goes back much further than you think. Every year since 1994, the Candlelight Processional is performed at Epcot. This moving show features choirs, musicians, and a celebrity narrator. But did you know this show can trace its origins back to Walt Disney and Disneyland's first year? Early Disneyland Days In 1955, Disney initiated the Disney at Christmas Festival, precursor to Candlelight Processional. Dr. Charles C. Hirt of USC suggested expanding the event, leading to the first true Candlelight Processional in 1958. Walt Disn ..read more
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53.5 - Mike's Cruise and WDW Trip Report
90s Disney
by The Minotti Brothers
5M ago
Mikey is back from his first ever Disney Cruise along with a week spent at Walt Disney World. We ask all about the sights, sounds, and snacks! Mike tells us all about his time on the Disney Wish, Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party, and what is was light to look at Tron from afar. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/90sdisney/message Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/90sdisney/support ..read more
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53 - It's Tough to Be a Bug
90s Disney
by The Minotti Brothers
5M ago
It's a new 90s Disney Podcast! By special request, we're donning our bug eyes to experience the Animal Kingdom opening day attraction, It's Tough to Be a Bug! A Bug's Life Explore the origins of Pixar's second feature film, "A Bug's Life," based on Aesop's fable, "The Ant and the Grasshopper." Discover how the film's development team and star-studded voice cast came together, including Dave Foley as Flik, Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Princess Atta, and Kevin Spacey as Hopper. The Tree of Life Learn about the creation of Disney's iconic Tree of Life and the official story behind it. Delve into the in ..read more
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