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December 25 , 2007

We discuss the top news stories of 2007 and our picks for the "Best of" everything else this year. Kevin Klose has his review of Chefs de France at Epcot, and we'll announce the winner of our 7 night Disney Cruise Line vacation giveaway on this special Christmas edition of the DIS Unplugged.

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December 18 , 2007

In the news this week, we'll talk about the "Religion and Disney" college course being offered by one university in Canada. In our forum watch segment we'll tell you what threads we've been reading on DISBoards.com, and in her Store Tours series, Julie Martin takes us to the American and Italian pavilions at EPCOT - all that plus Roundtable rapid-fire and your emails on this edition of the DIS Unplugged.

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December 11 , 2007

In the news this week, we’ll tell you about the gun packin granny who was arrested at WDW this weekend. We’ll also tell you about our first podcast meet at the WDW Dolphin last week. Kevin Klose gives us a review of Wolfgang Puck Café at Downtown Disney West Side, We’ll also discuss the new 2009 sailings that Disney Cruise Line recently announced and Bob Varley tells us about his Yuletide Fantasy tour - All that plus Roundtable rapid-fire and your emails on this edition of the DIS Unplugged roundtable.

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December 4 , 2007

This week we’ll tell you about the top news stories on the DIS including why some area theme parks may be designated as high-target terrorist sites – and it’s not what you think.  Julie Martin has a special edition of her “Store Tours” series – this week she takes us to the Days of Christmas Store at Downtown Disney.   Kevin Klose has a review for us this week of the new Tusker House buffet at Animal Kingdom – all that plus Roundtable rapid-fire and your emails on this edition of the DIS Unplugged.

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November 20, 2007

In this week's show we'll talk about the top news stories on the DIS this week, including the lawsuit being filed against Disney over the use of Segway's in the park. Bob Varley tells us about this year's ICE exhibit at the Gaylord Palms Resort - and Kevin Klose has his review of the new Yak and Yeti Restaurant at Animal Kingdom. All that plus Roundtable rapid-fire on this week's edition of the DIS Unplugged. Starting this week, our email show will be going up on Wednesday's.

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Our email show is now released on Wednesdays. Please check back on Nov 21st for this week's show.

November 13 , 2007

This week we have a lot to tell you about including our report on the start of the Christmas season at Walt Disney World with information on Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party and this year’s Osborne Lights at the Disney MGM Studios – we also have some great video from the new castle lighting ceremony at the Magic Kingdom for you this week.   Kevin Klose has an advance look at the new Yak & Yeti Restaurant at Disney’s Animal Kingdom.   We’ll also give you a report on this year’s Festival of the Masters at Downtown Disney –we’ll also give away a prize package from the festival to one of our listeners, and Julie Martin has the next installment in her Store Tours series –this week she takes us thru the Japan pavilion at Epcot – all that plus Roundtable rapid-fire and your emails on this week’s edition of the DIS Unplugged roundtable.

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November 6 , 2007

In this week’s show we’ll discuss the top news stories on the DIS – including the robbery that took place on Halloween night at Downtown Disney. In their “Couple things to do” segment - Corey and Julie Martin talk to us about their day at Sea World’s Discovery Cove. Kevin Klose has a comparative review between 1900 Park Fare at Disney’s Grand Floridian and the Cape May Café at Disney’s Beach Club. All that ahead on this week’s edition of the DIS Unplugged.

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October 30, 2007

In this week’s show we’ll talk about the top news stories on the DIS including new information on who may have set off a pipe bomb at Downtown Disney back in July. Julie Martin has her next installment of “Store Tours” – this week she takes us back to Epcot’s world showcase with a shopping trip to Morocco. Pete Werner answers a listener email about Spa services in and around WDW. All that plus Roundtable rapid-fire on this week's edition of the DIS Unplugged.

NOTE: We apologize but our email show will not go up this week. The final recording became corrupt and was unusable. We'll be doing an extended email & voicemail show next week!

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October 23, 2007

In this week’s show we’ll discuss the top news stories on the DIS including the story about a new restaurant coming to Downtown Disney, Kevin Klose gives his review of the new Teppen Edo restaurant at Epcot – and Kevin also has a report on the Thomas Kinkade event he attended this weekend for one of our listeners.   In our Forum watch segment, we’ll tell you what discussions we’re watching on DISBoards.com – all that plus Roundtable rapid-fire and your voicemails on this week’s edition of the DIS Unplugged.

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October 19, 2007

Pete Werner interviews one of the creative forces behind Halloween Horror Nights.

October 16, 2007

In this week’s show we’ll discuss the top news stories on the DIS including the story about disabled advocates who are pressuring Disney to allow Segway’s inside the theme parks.  Julie Martin has her next installment of Store Tours – and Corey Martin will tell us more about the new dining options available in the recently revamped Japan pavilion at Epcot.  All that plus Roundtable rapid-fire and your emails on this week’s edition of the DIS Unplugged.

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  • October 9, 2007

    In this week's show we’ll discuss the top news stories on the DIS including the announcement that Disney will be opening a new resort in Hawaii.  The team discusses some of the more unusual spots around Disney property. Kevin Klose has a review for us this week of the new Tuto Italia restaurant at Epcot. Kevin also agrees to do a favor for one of listeners - and be sure to listen to the new rumors we uncover this week during our Roundtable rapid-fire segment. All that plus listener emails on this week's edition of the DIS Unplugged Roundtable.

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    October 2, 2007

    This week we’ll tell you about the start of Epcot’s Food & Wine festival – we’ll also have details on Epcot’s 25th anniversary celebration – the Martin’s were on board the Disney Wonder last week, and they’ll give us an update on that – plus Julie Martin will tell us about shopping on Castaway Cay in this week's installment of Store Tours. Also this week we have a special report on Universal Orlando's Halloween Horror Nights RIP Tours. Also, check out our video of the special Illuminations25 fireworks show.

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    September 25, 2007
    This week we’ll tell you about the top news stories on the DIS including the announcement by Disneyland that the Grand Californian will be undergoing an important expansion soon – The team reports this week on Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party,  Kevin Klose has a review of the Yachtsman Steakhouse, and in our ForumWatch Segment we’ll tell you what threads we’re following on DISBoards.com  All that plus you emails and roundtable rapid-fire on this week’s edition of the DIS Unplugged.

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    September 18, 2007
    This week we’ll tell you about the top news stories on the DIS including more about the ceremony at Epcot last week honoring the crew of the space shuttle endeavor. Also this week we’ll have LOTS of updates to cover including a report on the changes to the Haunted Mansion. Julie Martin has another installment in her very popular ‘store tours’ series, and Kevin Klose reviews the Columbia Harbor House restaurant at the Magic Kingdom - All that plus Roundtable rapid-fire and your emails on this week's edition of the DIS Unplugged Roundtable.

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    September 11, 2007 - Best of the DIS Unplugged - Part 2
    This week we’ll bring you part 2 of our “Best of” series.  The entire crew will be back next Tuesday with an all new show. In this week's best of series we’ll play Kevin Klose’s review of Ohanas at the Polynesian resort from our April 24th show.   From our Feb 27th show, we’ll  hear Corey and Julie’s suggestions for a romantic getaway at Fort Wilderness. Bob Varley does Star Wars Weekends at MGM on our show from June 5th.  We’ll also have a new review of the Kona Cafe.  All that on this week's special ‘best of’ edition of the DIS Unplugged Roundtable.

    September 4, 2007 - Best of the DIS Unplugged
    Hello and welcome to a special edition of the Best of the DIS Unplugged – I’m Pete Werner and this week we’re going to highlight some of my favorite segments from our show over the last year. We’ll hear the first dining review that Kevin Klose did on our Aug 8, 2006 show. John and Kevin had everyone wanting to go to Italy last year after their Adventures by Disney trip last October, we’ll play highlights from their report this week. Corey and Julie Martin provided a very memorable “Couple things to do” segment when they decided to brave the Sky Coaster in Kissimmee.  And, we’ll take a look at Bob Varley’s unique approach to the English language, and we’ll hear his first Send Bob to the Parks segment when he took us on a tour of Ft. Wilderness – and we have a little surprise for all you Bob fans out there. All that on this week's special edition of the DIS Unplugged Roundtable.

    **PLEASE NOTE** The video discussed in this show will be available later today.

    Universal Orlando logoAugust 31, 2007 - Universal Edition
    This month we tell you about what's new at Universal Orlando including more details about this years Halloween Horror Nights event. One of our listeners submitted his review of Blue Man Group - Bob Varley tells us his thoughts on Universal's "Meal Deal" program. Kevin Klose reviews Jimmy Buffet's Margaritaville and the team answers your questions on this months Universal edition of the DIS Unplugged.

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    August 28, 2007
    In this week's show we’ll tell you about the top news stories on the DIS including the latest on Disneyland’s battle to keep low income housing out of Anaheim.  I’ll tell you my thoughts on a recent visit to the Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique – we’ll also have a new edition of “Stump the Roundtable” where we’ll find out just how much our team knows about soap operas.  Julie Martin will debut her new segment this week entitled “Store Tours” – where she features some unique shopping opportunities around Walt Disney World and Kevin Klose will review the Portobello Yacht Club at Downtown Disney in one of the most surprising dining reviews we’ve had in a long time!  All that plus Roundtable rapid-fire and Listener Emails on this expanded edition of the DIS Unplugged roundtable.

    Disney News Stories in this week's podcast:

    • Susan Lucci headlines ABC Super Soap Weekend
    • Oklahoma to be featured at Food and Wine festival
    • Low income housing at Disneyland goes to voters

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    August 21, 2007
    In this week’s show we’ll discuss the top news stories on the DIS including the latest on rumors of a possible deal with George Lucas to expand his work with Disney. Bob Varley will tell us about the new space shuttle simulation attraction at the Kennedy Space center. John Magi will update us on some of the new discounts that are available in and around WDW and in this week’s dining review, Kevin Klose will tell us about his recent visit to Nine Dragons at the China Pavilion in Epcot – all that plus Roundtable rapid-fire and your emails (and voicemails) on this week's edition of the DIS Unplugged roundtable.

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    August 14, 2007
    In this week’s show we’ll discuss the top news stories on the DIS including Disney Cruise Line’s decision to reverse the $100 per person tax increase that we discussed a few week's ago. In their segment “A Couple things to do” Corey and Julie Martin will tell about the Segway tour at World showcase and Kevin Klose adds the Fifty’s PrimeTime Café to his list of dining reviews this week. All that plus roundtable rapid-fire, and listener email on this edition of the DIS Unplugged Roundtable.

    Disney News Stories in this week's podcast:

    • Universal raises ticket prices
    • Disney-MGM Studio name change
    • DCL reverses course on tax increase

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    August 07, 2007
    This week we’ll tell you about the top news stories on the DIS including Disney’s announcement about an increase in ticket prices.  In our Send Bob to the Parks segment, Bob Varley will tell us about the Backstage Safari tour that he took recently at Animal Kingdom – Corey and Julie Martin are back from their 2 week Celebrity cruise along the Mediterranean and will tell us a little about their trip.  Also, we’ll have updates on the new 2008 packages and changes to the Disney Dining Plan. All that plus Roundtable rapid-fire and listener emails on this week's edition of the DIS Unplugged Roundtable. 

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    July 31, 2007
    In this week’s show we’ll discuss the top news stories on the DIS, including the growing trouble that Disney Cruise Line is facing from some of its most vocal supporters. Kevin Klose gives us his review of the California Grill. For those of you using Disney’s dining plan on your upcoming vacation, we’ll discuss the best strategies for getting the most from it.  And it’s the last Tuesday of the month so we’ll be giving away a prize to one lucky listener – all that plus Roundtable rapid-fire and listener emails on this edition of the DIS Unplugged Roundtable. 

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    July 24, 2007
    This week we’ll tell you about the top news stories on the DIS including the story about the woman who got beaten up waiting in line for the Mad Tea Party at the Magic Kingdom. In our continuing “Christmas in July” series, we’ll talk about what there is to see at the various Disney resorts over the holidays. In our forum watch segment this week, we’ll tell you about the threads we’ve been following on DISBoards.com – all that plus Roundtable rapid-fire and Listener emails on this - the one year anniversary episode of the DIS Unplugged Roundtable.

    July 17, 2007

    This week we’ll tell you about the top news stories on the DIS including the story about the woman who got beaten up waiting in line for the Mad Tea Party at the Magic Kingdom. In our continuing “Christmas in July” series, we’ll talk about what there is to see at the various Disney resorts over the holidays. In our forum watch segment this week, we’ll tell you about the threads we’ve been following on DISBoards.com – all that plus Roundtable rapid-fire and Listener emails on this - the one year anniversary episode of the DIS Unplugged Roundtable.

    July 10, 2007
    This week we’ll tell you about the top news stories on the DIS this week including the announcement that the Epcot sign alongside Spaceship Earth is coming down.  Corey and Julie Martin give us an update after spending a week in the parks with a 10 year old girl – Kevin Klose has a review of Chef Mickey’s for us - In our continuing Christmas in July series, we’ll talk about holiday events on board the Disney Cruise Line.  All that, plus listener emails and roundtable rapid-fire on this week's edition of the DIS Unplugged roundtable.

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    July 3, 2007
    This week we’ll tell you about the top news stories on the DIS, including the story about the couple that was arrested at the Magic Kingdom last week for child endangerment.  In the first of our “Christmas in July” series, we’ll talk about holiday events happening around the various WDW theme parks.  In a special segment for DVC Members, we talk with Robert Machado from the Timeshare Store who will tell us a bit more about Disney Vacation Club and his work in the DVC Resale market – all that plus Roundtable rapid-fire and Listener Emails in this week's edition of the DIS Unplugged Roundtable

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    June 26, 2007
    In this week's episode, we talk about the top news stories including an update on the security at Downtown Disney. In our featured discussion this week, Kevin Klose reviews "The Complete Walt Disney World Guide". We also discuss a few threads that we're following in our Forum Watch segment. All that plus Roundtable rapid-fire and Listener emails this week on the DIS Unplugged Roundtable!

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    June 19, 2007

    In this week's episode, we talk about the top news stories this week, including an update on the Connecticut couple that claims to have been abducted outside Downtown Disney. In our featured discussion this week, we'll give you some tips regarding rainy day activities. Also, we unveil two new videos this week - details in this week's Roundtable rapid-fire. Plus we discuss the rest of our stay at the Walt Disney World Dolphin last week. All that plus Roundtable rapid-fire and Listener emails this week on the DIS Unplugged Roundtable!

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    June 12, 2007 - DIS 10th Anniversary Show
    The DIS team talks about their history with the DIS
    June 12, 2007
    In this week's episode, we’ll tell you about the top news stories on the DIS this week, including the story about the couple that was allegedly abducted at gunpoint outside Downtown Disney. Kevin Klose reviews 'Il Mulino', the pricey new Italian eatery at the Walt Disney World Swan. Also, we'll tell you some of the observations we've made while staying on property.


    Show Notes:

    News Stories in this week's podcast:

    - Blue Man Group opens at Universal Orlando
    - Unions sign contract with Disney
    - Connecticut couple abducted outside Downtown Disney.

    Links from the discussion topics:

    - Keeping Cool
    - Extra Magic Hours
    - Spoodles Restaurant
    - Grand Floridian Cafe
    - Walt Disney World Swan & Dolphin

    June 5, 2007
    In this week's episode, we’ll tell you about the top news stories on the DIS this week, including Universal’s announcement that it will be adding Harry Potter to Islands of Adventure.    In our featured discussion this week, we’ll give you some tips if you’re planning on traveling to Florida during Hurricane Season.   In our “Send Bob to the Parks” segment this week – Bob Varley went to check out the opening day of Star Wars weekends.  Also, Kevin Klose will have his review of Restaurant Akershus in the Norway pavilion at Epcot.  All that plus roundtable rapid-fire and your emails on this edition of the DIS Unplugged Roundtable.

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    News Stories in this week's podcast:

    - Six injured at Animal Kingdom
    - Two Orange County deputies shot outside Lake Buena Vista hotel
    - Harry Potter coming to Islands of Adventure

    Links from the discussion topics:

    - Upcoming launches at Kennedy Space Center
    - Discounts on DCL Mediterranean cruises
    - WDW Rehabs
    - Restaurant Akershus
    - Star Wars Weekends

    May 29, 2007
    In this episode, we’ll tell you about the top news stories on the DIS this week, including the story about the five New Yorkers that have been banned for life from Walt Disney World. Disney Cruise Line is doing its first cruise in the Mediterranean, and we’ll talk with Dreams agent Tracy Whipple who is currently on board the Magic with her report from the ship, and information on the parties being held on board for the DIS’ers and Dreams clients in attendance. Kevin Klose reviews one of his favorite off property dining spots – the Orlando Ale House in Lake Buena Vista. In Forum Watch this week, we’ll tell you about what we’re reading on the DISBoards –ALSO, stay tuned at the end of our show when we award the first of our monthly prizes to a lucky listener that sent us an email that we read on our show. All that plus roundtable rapid-fire and our expanded weekly listener email segment on this edition of the DIS Unplugged.

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    May 22, 2007
    This week the team discusses the top news stories on the DIS this week, including the latest on Disney's contract negotiations with six of its unions. In our Roundtable rapid-fire segment, we tell you about a new attraction opening at Kennedy Space Center on May 25th, information on the performers for Epcot's Food and Wine festival this year, and more discounts on Disney's Mediterranean cruises. We also introduce two new features this week - "Stump the Roundtable" where Pete asks the team to answer a question based on something discussed in this week's show and "Forum Watch", where we tell you about items of interest on our discussion boards. Also, starting this week, we'll be doing a separate email show each week in order to get to as many listener questions and comments as possible.

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    Read more about why DIS Radio (and many other internet radio stations) might be going off the air soon.

    Links from the discussion topics:

    - Food and Wine Festival "Eat to the Beat" info for 2007
    - Current discounts at Walt Disney World
    - Discounts on Disney Cruise Line Mediterranean Cruises
    - Disney's #1 Fan

    Links from the Email discussions:

    - Kingdom Hearts and Kingdom Hearts II for the Playstation
    - Disney Vacation Club info | DVC Discussion
    - Disney Vacation Club resales thru the Timeshare Store
    - DVC Rent/Trade Board (Rent DVC points)
    - Sheraton Park Hotel - Anaheim

    May 15, 2007

    The Update Show - In this week's episode, we discuss the top news stories on the DIS including the Beijing, China theme park that bears a striking (if unauthorized) resemblance to Disneyland. Also, we launch our first podcast dedicated to Universal Orlando. The team also shares a variety of updates and new offerings at Walt Disney World and the Disney Cruise Line. Also, we have a special extra segment this week featuring our discussion about Disney's Grand Gatherings. All that plus Roundtable rapid-fire and listener emails in this week's edition of the DIS Unplugged.

    Show Notes:

    Read more about why DIS Radio (and many other internet radio stations) might be going off the air soon.

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    Universal Orlando logoMay 15, 2007 - Episode 1
    Welcome to our new monthly Universal Podcast. A new show will be released the first Tuesday of each month starting on June 6, 2007. In this months edition, we discuss the upcoming events at Universal Orlando including the new Simpson's attraction at Universal Studios, and Blue Man Group on June 7th. We'll also tell you more about the rumors of Harry Potter coming to Universal. In our dining review segment, Kevin Klose shares his review of Lombard's Landing at Universal Studios. Pete Werner discusses some insights he gained on a recent family vacation to Universal and a stay at the Hard Rock Hotel.

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    May 8, 2007

    PLEASE NOTE: Our feature topic this week on Gay Day's at the Magic Kingdom may be inappropriate for some younger members of your family.

    In this week's show, we discuss the top news stories on the DIS, including Disney's announcement that its resorts will be going smoke free on June 1st. The team also discusses the upcoming Gay Days event at Disney World. Also find out why DIS Radio (and many other Internet radio stations) may be going off the air soon. All that plus listener emails and Roundtable rapid-fire.

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    May 1, 2007

    In this week's show, we discuss the top news stories on the DIS, including Universal's announcement about the new "Simpsons" attraction, and an update on the rumors about a new Disney theme park in Missouri. Also as we count down to the 10th anniversary of the DIS on June 1st, Pete Werner introduces part 2 in our history of the DIS segment. We also introduce a new contest this month - with a chance to win a 7 night Disney cruise! Plus listener emails and Roundtable rapid-fire.

    Show Notes:

    New 'Finding Nemo' attraction to debut at Disneyland

    Dates released for Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party, Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party and the Pirates and Princess party - tickets on sale May 1st.

    Blue Man Group opens at Universal June 7th

    Bibbidi Bobbity Boutique to open in Cinderella Castle Sept 10

    April 24, 2007

    Special Two-part show this week! In part one of our show, the team discusses the top news stories of the week, including news about the persistent rumors of Disney building new theme parks in Texas and Missouri. Kevin Klose reviews the Ohana restaurant at Disney's Polynesian Resort. Plus Roundtable rapid-fire. In part two of our show, we answer several listener emails, including our advice to a listener with only three days to spend at Walt Disney World, our suggestions on a Disneyland versus Walt Disney World vacation, our comments on the Disney Dining plan, our favorite attractions, and what we think of the Pirate and Princess party at the Magic Kingdom. Plus, a horror story from one listener who went to Disneyland Paris.

    Show Notes:

    - DIS Dining Database
    - Ohana Restaurant Information (Polynesian Resort)
    - Disney Cruise LIne Military/Florida Resident Discounts
    - Tower of Terror 13k Run
    - Trip planning services - TourGuideMike.com
    - Magic Kingdom Pirate and Princess Party
    - DIS Disneyland Info

    The DIS Unplugged™ - Disney Podcast (04/17/07)
    This week the team discusses the top news stories of the week, including news on the upcoming rehab of Spaceship Earth, and why Harry Potter fans may have something to cheer about soon. We continue our discussion on Epcot's Flower and Garden festival and the new Gran Fiesta Tour at the Mexico Pavilion. John Magi tells what special surprises Dreams Unlimited Travel has in store for DIS'ers sailing on the 1st Disney Cruise Line Mediterranean sailing on May 26. All that, plus Roundtable rapid-fire and listener emails!

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    The DIS Unplugged™ - Disney Podcast (04/10/07)
    This week the team discusses the top news stories of the week, including why Keith Richards won't be promoting the upcoming "Pirates of the Caribbean" movie. John Magi and Kevin Klose discuss a recent visit to the Disney Magic, and offer perspective on the handicapped accessibility of the ship. Bob Varley discusses the start of the Epcot Flower and Garden Festival. All that, plus Listener Emails and Roundtable rapid-fire!

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    The DIS Unplugged™ - Disney Podcast (04/03/07)
    This week the team discusses the top news stories of the week, including the latest in the ongoing battle over Winnie the Pooh, as well as an update on new security procedures at Orlando International Airport.  Corey and Julie Martin attended a taping of the Ellen DeGeneres Show at Universal Orlando, and give us a report on that.  As we close in on the 10 year anniversary of the DIS on June 1st, Pete Werner talks about the history of the DIS in the first of a three part series.  All that, plus Listener Emails and Roundtable rapid-fire!

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    The DIS Unplugged™ Podcast (03/27/07)
    This week the team discusses the top news stories of the week, including the controversy about Disneyland's possible expansion plans. Kevin gives his review of Narcoossee's at the Disney's Grand Floridian Resort. Corey and Julie tell us what they did in a segment entitled 'A Couple things to do'. All that, plus Roundtable rapid-fire and Listener Emails.

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    The DIS Unplugged™ Podcast (03/20/07)
    This week the team discusses the top news stories of the week, including security concerns at Orlando International Airport.  In our "Send Bob to the Parks" segment, Bob Varley tells us about the Disney Family Magic Tour.  The team discusses our favorite (and least favorite) restaurants on property.  All that, plus Roundtable rapid-fire and Listener Emails.

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    The DIS Unplugged™ -

    Disney Podcast

    (03/13/07)
    This week the team discusses Sea World's announcement of a new theme park, Aquatica - including interviews with two Sea World executives. Pete Werner reviews the Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando, Kevin Klose reviews two quick service restaurants at Disney's Magic Kingdom. Plus Roundtable rapid-fire and Listener Emails (plus an update on 'pig poop' at the very end of the show - don't miss it!).

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    Roundtable rapid-fire

    The DIS Unplugged™ -

    Disney Podcast

    (03/06/07)
    This week the team talks about Disney's recent announcement to add a new resort in Orlando in 2010. Kevin Klose reviews "Spinning Disney's World", a new book by Disney Legend Charles Ridgeway. We also give some touring advice for those traveling to WDW with older family members - Plus Roundtable rapid-fire (watch out for the pig poop!), and listener emails!

    Show Notes:

    In the news...

    Roundtable rapid-fire

    DIS Unplugged - Roundtable Discussion (2/27/07)

    This week, in our extended show, we cover the top news story of the week - Disney's announcement that they will be adding 2 new ships to its fleet. In a new segment entitled 'A Couple 'things to do', Corey and Julie Martin tell us about their suggestions for fun and romantic things for couples around Orlando. Plus Roundtable rapid-fire, and listener emails!

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    DIS Unplugged - Roundtable Discussion (2/20/07)

    This week we'll cover the top news stories on the DIS, including the latest on "Tigger-Gate".  In our Roundtable rapid-fire segment, we'll give you all the latest info you need if you're coming to Orlando in the next few week's, and we also introduce the first installment of "Send Bob to the Parks" - this week, a listener sent Bob to Ft. Wilderness to catch up on Disney's premier campground.  All that plus, listener emails (HELLO AUSTRALIA!!) on this week's edition of the DIS Unplugged!

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    DIS Unplugged - Roundtable Discussion (2/13/07)
    In this week's show, we discuss the most popular news stories on the DIS this week. We introduce a new segment called the Roundtable rapid-fire. Kevin Close reviews Artist Point at the Wilderness Lodge, and we'll read through some listener emails.

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    DIS Unplugged - Roundtable Discussion (1/30/07)
    In this week's show, we discuss the most popular news stories on the DIS this week. We report on the announcements made at Disney's recent Press Event, and we'll tell you about the Velvet Sessions reception at Universal's Hard Rock Hotel.

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    DIS Unplugged - Roundtable Discussion (1/23/07)
    In this week's show, we discuss the most popular news stories on the DIS this week. We also discuss the debut of the Pirate and Princess party at the Magic Kingdom, and we'll update you on some good discounts as well as upcoming special events.

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    DIS Unplugged - Roundtable Discussion (1/16/07)
    In this week's show, we discuss the most popular news stories on the DIS this week. We also announce some new enhancements to our discussion forums. John Magi gives us some advice on how to get the best price for your Disney Cruise vacation.

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    DIS Unplugged - Roundtable Discussion (1/1/07)
    In this Disney Podcast episode (our last show of the year), we talk about this week's top news stories, we'll also discuss some steps in planning your Walt Disney World Vacation. Kevin Klose gives up some rumors, and we announce the Dreams Unlimited Travel Video Trivia Challenge (begins on January 1st).

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