The Mouse Castle Lounge Podcast: Disney News and Interviews, Cocktails and Conversations
Disney news and interviews, cocktails and conversation. Join host Tim Callaway as he talks with Disney artists, Imagineers, animators, authors and even a few Disney Legends about Disney movies, music, books, television, theme parks and history. From Mickey Mouse to Moana, Disneyland to Walt Disney World, Pinocchio to Pixar, it's always good times and great conversations.
MCL 01-26-2014 - More 'Saving Mr. Banks' and Disney History Made Difficult with Jim Korkis

Author Jim Korkis is back in "The Mouse Castle Lounge" to talk about the real stories behind "Saving Mr. Banks," why "Mary Poppins" is such a stand out film, where you can hear the original story meeting sessions with P.L. Travers, and why it's not always easy being a Disney historian.

Direct download: TheMouseCastleLounge01-26-2014.mp3
Category:Entertainment -- posted at: 10:39pm PST

MCL 01-20-2014 - Jim Korkis, Mickey Mouse and the Tinker Bell Half-Marathon

Mickey Mouse is 85 years old, still going strong, and Disney historian/author Jim Korkis has written a biography about him, "The Book of Mouse: A Celebration of Walt Disney's Mickey Mouse." Tim Callaway chats with Korkis about the ubiquitous rodent and also spends time with Darrell Fry from RunDisney as they recap the events from this past weekend's Tinker Bell Half-Marathon.

Direct download: TheMouseCastleLounge01-20-2014.mp3
Category:Entertainment -- posted at: 12:48am PST

MCL 01-12-2014 - Didier, Meryl and Walt, Oh My!

Tim Callaway continues his conversation with Didier Ghez, author of "Disney's Grand Tour," an interesting look at Walt and Roy Disney's trip to Europe in 1935. Tim will also talk about the hubbub over Meryl Streep's insensitive and inaccurate comments about Walt Disney's attitudes towards women and minorities.

Direct download: TheMouseCastleLounge01-12-2014.mp3
Category:Entertainment -- posted at: 12:30am PST

MCL 01-06-2014 - 'Disney's Grand Tour' with Didier Ghez

"Disney's Grand Tour" is a detailed and fascinating book about Walt and Roy Disney's 1935 trip to Europe that would end up influencing their studio for decades. Author and historian Didier Ghez ("Walt's People") talks about his new book and the long, sometimes frustrating, but ultimately rewarding journey he took to make it happen.

Direct download: TheMouseCastleLounge01-06-2014.mp3
Category:Entertainment -- posted at: 8:06am PST