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Dave's Disney View - a look at Walt Disney World... I have a lot to say about Disney, having been a regular visitor since WDW opened...I was a one-time CM, and found a great love for the imagination and wonder of it all....heck its why I studied engineering. My goal is to provide short podcasts (they are all between 15-30 minutes) covering topics that I find interesting that I fins interesting from around "the world."

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In part 2 of my camping "expedition" in Fort Wilderness, I decide to take a day trip over to the Kennedy Space Center. But not to worry! I make it back in plenty of time to catch the campfire movie and fireworks.

Back in early April, I took a camping trip up to Disney's Fort Wilderness. And believe it or not, I didn't go into a themepark. But I had a great time anyway! This is part 1 of a 4 part series. Follow me along as I went out to see the Braves... more

This week, I have a guest! Joining me is another long-time Disney lover - Brent Pope. Brent once wrote an iPhone app to share wait times. He and I explore how technology has evolved - and may continue to evolve - and how that impacts... more

This week I explore a comedy troupe known as SAK and their relationship to WDW. One of the "big names" to come from their ranks was Wayne Brady, but they also contributed shows you know and love at EPCOT, and one of their... more

This week, I review the latest Disney news. I've got information on the new Art of Disney hotel, the proposed bullet train in Florida, talking Mickey, queueless waiting, captain EO, and the Main Street Electrical Parade. Plus, I have some... more

I wrap up the series about being a Cast Member in this episode. I share a few more stories about specific times, and explain why I ultimately left. Also, I ponder the obvious question: What if I had stayed?

In this episode, I explore the day-to-day of being a Cast Member, and working in the Emporium. I also talk about how my role grew and changed over time.

During the holidays of 1992, I decided that I wanted to be a Cast Member. So, I went over to the casting department at WDW and signed up. I tell my story about the experience, and share what it was like. In a nutshell: it was great!

This week, I pose the question "What is EPCOT?" and look back into history about what it was (maybe?) supposed to be, what it opened as, and I give some thoughts on what it has become today.

In mid-February, I took a day trip to the Magic Kingdom. I brought my mp3 recorder, so that means you get to come along and spend the day with me as I make my way around the park! Listen in as I ride some attractions, and tell... more