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In this episode we welcome author Marcy Carriker Smothers to the show to discuss her book Eat Like Walt. Her book is an amazing book all about Walt Disney and food. Walt ate just like everyone else and we have a wonderful conversation with Marcy about her book and food. This episode will make you hungry. Plus the latest in the Disneyland Resort current events.
Disneyland Resort Current Event
Anaheim Election Results Analysis:
"With Sidhu, Brandman, and O’Neil wins, Disney will once again have a favorable majority on the Anaheim City Council. They will join pro-Disney councilmembers Kring and Faessel to bring their votes to 5 while Moreno will rejoin Barnes in the minority with 2 votes.
But while Anaheim and Disneyland look to reset their relationship, they may be limited to what sort of economic assistance the city would provide due to Measure L. While the initiative to increase the minimum wage for certain business that receive economic assistance from Anaheim is leading by 422 votes, it is still too early to call as there are provisional ballots as well as mail-in ballots that need to be counted.
While Anaheim believes the measure does not currently apply to the Disneyland Resort, expect labor unions to challenge that interpretation. They outspent the Disneyland Resort in campaign contributions to support candidates and the measure having spent $1.9 million compared to the Disneyland Resort’s $1.6 million."
Luxo lamp finally shines atop Pixar Pier marquee in Disney California Adventure — better late than never
Ralph Breaks VR in Downtown Disney will take you on a tour from one virtual world to By Brady Macdonald
"The new Ralph Breaks VR adventure journeys from the Fix-It Felix video game universe of “Wreck-It Ralph” to the world wide web adventure of the upcoming “Ralph Breaks the Internet” animated sequel. Players join video game bad guy Wreck-It Ralph and race car driver/princess Vanellope von Schweetz as they explore the brightest and darkest corners of the internet and online gaming.
The new VR experience begins Nov. 21 at The Void at the Disneyland shopping district.
The Void VR experience lets up to a dozen players at a time interact with virtual objects and special effects in a controlled physical environment using VR headsets and backpacks filled with PC computers and motion-tracking technology."
Orange County Register
Tickets Now Available for ‘Ralph Breaks VR’ Hyper-Reality Experience at Disney Springs, Downtown Disney District
Disney Parks Blog
Foodie Guide for 2018 Holiday treats at Disneyland
The Disney Blog
Disneyland Resort Update: Christmas and Projects About to Unwrap
Star Wars construction
Disneyland Resort Update – It’s Festival Time
November 9, 2018
Festival of Holidays
Marvel land construction
World of Color Season of Light?
Warming Huts at Grizzly
Blue Sky Cellar Star Wars preview
Disneyland Resort Update: Return of the Holiday Crush
Disney’s Holiday Parade/Show Filming
Tropical Hideaway Construction
Small World Holiday
The Holidays Begin Here at the Disneyland Resort
New Christmas Tree
Disney ¡Viva Navidad! Street Party
Parkwide Food Offerings
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Show Notes for Episode 248
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