WDW Radio # 594 – The One with Walt, Part 1

By Lou Mongello
Tuesday, July 7th, 2020 Comments Off on WDW Radio # 594 – The One with Walt, Part 1

We’ve all asked ourselves, or have been asked questions that begin with “What would Walt think of…” And while it’s a question I’m not sure anyone is qualified to answer, […]

Walt Disney, America, and Us.

By Lou Mongello
Saturday, July 4th, 2020 Comments Off on Walt Disney, America, and Us.

“Actually, if you could see close in my eyes, the American flag is waving in both of them and up my spine is growing this red, white and blue stripe.” […]

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 […]

“The Dreamer” – I’ve Seen that Look Before

By Kendall Foreman
Monday, January 20th, 2020 Comments Off on “The Dreamer” – I’ve Seen that Look Before

When the concept art for “The Dreamer” was revealed many saw a beautiful representation of Walt overlooking his finished dream, others posited that the “EPCOT” he will sit amidst never was his dream. Who was right?

WDW Radio #560 – Gran Destino Tower Review

By Lou Mongello
Monday, July 15th, 2019 Comments Off on WDW Radio #560 – Gran Destino Tower Review

The Gran Destino Tower opened in Walt Disney World this past week, and will not only change the way you look at at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort, but the moderate […]

WDW Radio Show #558 – Unbuilt Disney Parks

By Lou Mongello
Monday, July 1st, 2019 Comments Off on WDW Radio Show #558 – Unbuilt Disney Parks

Did you know that in addition to Walt Disney World and Disneyland, there were plans… and lot of them… to build additional parks in the United States? From St. Louis […]

WDW Radio Show #556 – Finding Florida: Part 2 – Decisions, Deception, and Mystery

By Lou Mongello
Tuesday, June 18th, 2019 Comments Off on WDW Radio Show #556 – Finding Florida: Part 2 – Decisions, Deception, and Mystery

We recently discussed Finding Florida: Why, When, and How Walt Disney World Came to Orlando on WDW Radio Show # 553, and his week, I’ll share part 2 of our […]

WDW Radio Show #553 – Finding Florida: Why, When, and How Walt Disney World Came to Orlando

By Lou Mongello
Tuesday, May 21st, 2019 Comments Off on WDW Radio Show #553 – Finding Florida: Why, When, and How Walt Disney World Came to Orlando

Join me this week as we board our Walt Disney World Wayback Machine and go way way back… before Walt Disney World. Together, we’re going to look at how, when, […]

WDW Radio Show #552 – Disney and Space

By Lou Mongello
Sunday, May 5th, 2019 Comments Off on WDW Radio Show #552 – Disney and Space

Walt Disney was more than a pioneer in animation, moviemaking, theme parks and family entertainment. In fact, Walt Disney was a boy fascinated by futuristic tales of space travel, and […]