Show Notes for Episode 257

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Former Disneyland Jungle Cruise Skipper Freddy Martin

In this episode we welcome Freddy Martin. He worked on the Jungle Cruise at Disneyland, and Tiki Room, Big Thunder Mountain and more. Freddy worked there in the late 80s to early 90s, and has some great stories to tell. Also he is one of the hosts from the podcast Themed Attraction Podcast. Check out all of Freddy's stuff here.


Find the Themed Attraction Podcast on iTunes and stitcher.


Visit ThemedAttraction.com to read articles about theme park design.


Visit FreddyMartin.net for Freddy’s personal blog.


Follow on socials @SkipperFreddy

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Disneyland Resort Current Event

Docking Bay 7 Food and Cargo: Step inside an intergalactic food hall at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge in Disneyland 
By Brady MacDonald 
March 31, 2019

Orange County Register



Creature Stall: Step inside an alien pet store at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge in Disneyland 
By Brady MacDonald 
April 1, 2019 

Orange County Register



Kat Saka’s Kettle will sell space popcorn at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge in Disneyland 
By Brady MacDonald 
April 8, 2019

Orange County Register



You won’t be able to buy some Star Wars weapons at Galaxy’s Edge because of Disneyland’s ban on toy guns 
By Brady MacDonald 
April 9, 2019

Orange County Register



How Disney uses more than 7,000 props to make Galaxy’s Edge look and feel like a ‘Star Wars’ movie 
BY BRADY MACDONALD 
April 12, 2019

Orange County Register


Keep up on everything happening with Galaxy's Edge:

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Disney Draws Upon Real-World Inspirations for Otherworldly Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge 
By Brady MacDonald - April 9, 2019 

"Walt Disney Imagineering and Lucasfilm drew inspiration from locales in the Southwest United States, Eastern Europe, Western Asia, Northern Africa, and the Middle East to create the Black Spire Outpost village on the Star Wars planet of Batuu, the setting for the new 14-acre lands at the California and Florida theme parks."

MiceChat


Disneyland plans to demolish and replace iconic Adventureland entry sign to improve pedestrian traffic flow 
By Brady MacDonald 
April 10, 2019

Orange County Register



Disneyland wagon ban triggers online protests by families with kids with autism, special needs and medical issues 
By Brady MacDonald 
April 3, 2019

Orange County Register



Fri, April 5, 2019 
Jessie’s Critter Carousel Now Open for a Rootin’ Tootin’ Good Time at Pixar Pier in Disney California Adventure Park 

Disney Parks Blog



Kids race to climb aboard skunks, snakes and buzzards on Jessie’s Critter Carousel at Disney California Adventure 
By Brady MacDonald 
April 3, 2019
 
Orange County Register



Disneyland Storybook Land boat takes on water, prompting evacuation of ride 
By Brady MacDonald 
April 8, 2019 

Orange County Register



Tue, April 9, 2019 
Disney MaxPass Now Offers Disney FASTPASS for Select Entertainment Offerings at Disneyland Resort 

"Using the official Disneyland mobile app, guests who purchase Disney MaxPass can now make FASTPASS selections for the breathtaking nighttime water show, “World of Color,” at Disney California Adventure park and the dazzling “Fantasmic!” nighttime spectacular at Disneyland park. This new ability to make digital Disney FASTPASS selections for these entertainment offerings add to the other benefits of Disney MaxPass, which include the ability to make FASTPASS selections for select attractions right from your smartphone, as well as download an unlimited number of Disney PhotoPass photos from the day."

Disney Parks Blog


Disneyland adds 2 nighttime spectaculars to premium MaxPass system 
By Brady MacDonald 
April 9, 2019

Orange County Register



David Koenig Disneyland Rumor Update: Star Wars Sweeps 
By David Koenig - April 10, 2019 

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Disneyland News Update: Jessie Spins, Dumbo Soars and the Heat Begins to Rise 
By Dusty Sage - April 1, 2019 

Jessie’s Critter Carousel 
Dumbo Exhibit 
Everything Old is New Again – Mickey’s PhilharMagic on the Way! 
Project Stardust 

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Disneyland Update – New Star Wars Details, Stardust Expands, Springtime in the Parks 
By Nathan Villamor - April 8, 2019 

Carthay Circle Lounge Expansion 
Star Wars Land 
New Concept Art 
Project Stardust 

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Disneyland Merchandise Update: You Can Fly, You Can Fly, You Can Fly 
By Natalie Kipper - April 2, 2019 


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