The Mouse Castle Lounge Podcast: Disney News and Interviews, Cocktails and Conversations
Disney artists and Imagineers, animators and authors, even Disney Legends have visited with host Tim Callaway in The Mouse Castle Lounge. Join Tim as he delves into Disney movies, music, books, television, theme parks and history. From Mickey Mouse to Mulan, from Disneyland to Walt Disney World, from Pinocchio to Pixar, it's always good times and great conversations...and a few surprises. Welcome to the party. Come on in!
MCL 07-29-2013 - Talking 'Walt's People' with Didier Ghez

In a few weeks, author Didier Ghez will release Volume 13 of his epic compilation of personal interviews, "Walt's People." Like the 12 books before it, "Walt's People" will feature conversations by noted historians with many of the great names who knew, worked with, and were inspired by Walt Disney. The latest edition will include the likes of Roy E. Disney, Virginia Davis, Joe Grant, Fess Parker and Blaine Gibson. In The Mouse Castle Lounge, Tim Callaway talks with Didier not only about "Walt's People," but also about the other exciting book projects he has in the works.

Direct download: TheMouseCastleLounge07-29-2013.mp3
Category:Entertainment -- posted at: 10:31pm PST

MCL 07-23-2013 - The 1964-65 New York World's Fair and Disneyland's 2006 Pirates Premiere

Two great conversations in the Lounge today. First, filmmaker Matthew Silva talks about his efforts to preserve the New York Pavilion in Flushing Meadows, one of the last remnants of the 1964-65 New York World's Fair. It was at this fair that Walt Disney launched some of his most iconic attractions including It's a Small World, the Carousel of Progress and Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln. We also wrap up a conversation with Tim O'Day, who tells tales about what it was like to hold the world premiere of "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest" at Disneyland in 2006.

Direct download: TheMouseCastleLounge072313.mp3
Category:Entertainment -- posted at: 8:49pm PST

MCL 07-07-2013 - 'The Lone Ranger' and Tim O'Day Part 2

"The Lone Ranger" opened dismally for Disney this weekend, but is it really that bad? Tim has his review of the wild west epic plus comments from the cast and crew. Also, Tim presents part two of his conversation with Tim O'Day, who recalls many of the Disney Legends he's known including Marc Davis, Herb Ryman and John Hench.

Direct download: TheMouseCastleLounge07-07-2013.mp3
Category:Entertainment -- posted at: 7:17am PST