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Episode 22: Closing, Opening, Building, Retheming, Remembering, Riding

Description Closing credits roll on an opening day attraction, three is better than two, Orange and the New Green, “Pier”ing into Pixar, a touching tribute, and seeing spots all over the Walt Disney World Resort. Audio Download: http://traffic.libsyn.com/earsnewsnet/gr-episode22.mp3 Episode Cast Parker Byrd – Chris Laning Erin Dole – Paige Laning “It’s true!” – Jon Laning Intro […]

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Disney to Leave Guests Hanging By a String

This news item originally appeared on Episode 21 of the Disney news SATIRE podcast, “Guest Room” on the Ears News Network with Parker Byrd and Erin Dole. PARKER: Also at the D23 convention a few weeks back Disney announced a new transportation system coming to the Walt Disney World resort in Orlando.  The new system, called the […]

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“Guest Room” Episode 21: Guardians, Gondolas, MinnieVans and Cents

Description Groot gives Ellen the boot, Disney planning to string along guests, an Uber great idea from Disney gives guests a Minnie lift, and a lack of cents in the Guardians of the Galaxy attraction. Audio Download: http://traffic.libsyn.com/earsnewsnet/gr-episode21.mp3 Episode Cast Parker Byrd – Chris Laning Erin Dole – Paige Laning “It’s true!” – Jon Laning Intro […]

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“Guest Room” Episode 20: Sponsorless, Carless, Brideless, Countryless and Windowless

No baker’s dozen for Spaceship Earth, entire Tomorrowland Speedway to be recycled, red becomes black at Pirates of the Caribbean, three card monte for DVC members, and a new all inclusive resort of sorts from a galaxy far, far away. Video Audio Download: http://traffic.libsyn.com/earsnewsnet/gr-episode20.mp3   Episode Cast: Parker Byrd – Chris Laning Erin Dole – Paige […]

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Three Caballeros in 3D

On December 4th, a set of animatronic figures returned to Walt Disney World after being gone for 35 years! The figures, representing the Three Caballeros, Panchito Pistoles, José Carioca, and Donald Duck, originally debuted at Walt Disney World on its opening day, October 1st, 1971, as part of the Mickey Mouse Review. They left there […]

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“Guest Room” Episode 15: The Prodigal Hijos return, Parking is no longer a fruitless endeavor, Orange is the new Green, Dory’s Energy Adventure, Grilling Jedi Style, and Christmas Wishes Denied.

In this episode of “Guest Room” on ENN, the Ears News Network, we talk about the renaming of the Disney Springs parking lots, the return of the Three Caballeros animatronics to Walt Disney World and the recent changes to Mission Space. We also talk about the Finding Dory trailer and the Star Wars Galactic Grill in Disneyland. Finally, we wrap up […]

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“Guest Room” Episode 14: Star Wars , Star Tours, and Star Source…code, Hondas, Hyenas, and Holiday

In this episode of “Guest Room” on ENN, the Ears News Network, we talk about the Star Wars “Season of the Force” event at both Disneyland and Disney’s Hollywood Studios.  We also talk about the update to “Star Tours” and a new Star Wars theme for a website that teaches programming to students. On a non-Star Wars front we […]