WDW Radio #588 – Top Ten Countries We Would Add to World Showcase, History, Concepts, Lost Pavilions, and What May Be Next

By Lou Mongello
Monday, May 18th, 2020 Comments Off on WDW Radio #588 – Top Ten Countries We Would Add to World Showcase, History, Concepts, Lost Pavilions, and What May Be Next

This week, we visit World Showcase… the one that never was, and the one that might be. We will first look at the early history of the idea of bringing […]

WDW Radio #585 – Untold Stories of Walt Disney World with Former VP Dan Cockerell

By Lou Mongello
Monday, April 27th, 2020 Comments Off on WDW Radio #585 – Untold Stories of Walt Disney World with Former VP Dan Cockerell

I am joined by former Walt Disney World Vice President Dan Cockerell, who, in his nearly two decades with the Disney Company, was Vice President of Epcot, Disney’s Hollywood Studios, […]

St. George and the Dragon – who was he, and why is he in Epcot’s Germany pavilion?

By Chris Fox
Tuesday, February 12th, 2019 Comments Off on St. George and the Dragon – who was he, and why is he in Epcot’s Germany pavilion?

Some of Epcot’s World Showcase pavilions were laid out to feel like the winding streets of the countries they represent. The Germany pavilion, however, was designed to resemble a town […]

WDW Radio Show #541 – Interview with Brian Crosby, Creative Director for Marvel Themed Entertainment

By Lou Mongello
Monday, January 21st, 2019 Comments Off on WDW Radio Show #541 – Interview with Brian Crosby, Creative Director for Marvel Themed Entertainment

I’m excited to be joined this week by my friend, and fellow Disney and Marvel geek Brian Crosby. Today, he is the Creative Director for Marvel Themed Entertainment, and he […]

WDW Radio Show #537 – Native American Culture in the Disney Parks and Movies

By Lou Mongello
Monday, November 12th, 2018 Comments Off on WDW Radio Show #537 – Native American Culture in the Disney Parks and Movies

November is Native American Heritage Month, and this week, we’ll look at references to Native Americans in Walt Disney World, including their earliest beginnings in Disneyland. We’ll explore the history […]

WDW Radio Show #528 – Italy in Epcot: Just How Close is The Pavilion to the Actual Country? 

By Lou Mongello
Monday, July 30th, 2018 Comments Off on WDW Radio Show #528 – Italy in Epcot: Just How Close is The Pavilion to the Actual Country? 

For decades, Epcot’s Word Showcase has allowed visitors to Walt Disney World to visit, explore, and learn about regions, cultures, and people from all over the world, and in many […]

WDW Radio Show #508 – LIVE Walkabout and Review of Epcot’s Festival of the Arts

By Lou Mongello
Monday, February 5th, 2018 Comments Off on WDW Radio Show #508 – LIVE Walkabout and Review of Epcot’s Festival of the Arts

Join us LIVE from the Epcot International Festival of the Arts, as we wander through Future World and World Showcase, highlighting some of many offerings in this celebration of the […]

WDW Radio Show #498 – Top Ten Things We Love About Spaceship Earth

By Lou Mongello
Tuesday, October 31st, 2017 Comments Off on WDW Radio Show #498 – Top Ten Things We Love About Spaceship Earth

Like a grand and miraculous disco ball, Spaceship Earth has stood as the icon of Epcot for more than 35 years. And while it has undergone changes, big and small, […]