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 01-13-2013 - Oscar Nominations, Frankenweenie and the Disney News Archive

This week in The Mouse Castle Lounge, Tim Callaway takes a look at how Disney and Pixar scored in this year's Oscar nominations. He'll also review "Frankenweenie," now available on home video, and unlock the Disney News Archive from Spring 1996.

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MCL 12-20-2012 - It's Kind of a Cute Interview with Jeff Heimbuch

Rolly Crump spent decades with Disney as an animator, Imagineer, artist and designer. Examples of his work can be found in Disneyland attractions such as The Enchanted Tiki Room, It's a Small World and the Haunted Mansion, among many others. He co-wrote his new memoir, It's Kind of a Cute Story, with Jeff Heimbuch, telling colorful tales about how a talented kid with no formal artistic training made good working for Walt Disney. The Mouse Castle's Tim Callaway interviews Jeff, who talks about his experiences meeting and working with Rolly. WARNING: This episode of The Mouse Castle Lounge contains profanity--and we're sure Rolly will approve.

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MCL 12-12-2012 - Jeff Kurtti and the Church of Walt

With December being the month of Walt Disney's birth and death, Tim Callaway wraps up his three-part conversation with historian Jeff Kurtti by talking about Walt Disney's impact on society and culture.

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MCL 11-19-2012 - Snow White and the Walt Disney Family Museum

The Mouse Castle Lounge, your unofficial Disney happy hour, visits the Walt Disney Family Museum in San Francisco to preview the museum's new exhibition celebrating 75 years of "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs." Tim Callaway interviews museum co-founder Diane Disney Miller, CEO Gabriella Calicchio, exhibition curator and Walt Disney Animation Research Library creative director Lella Smith and film historian and author J.B. Kaufman.

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MCL 11-08-2012 - Wreck-It Ralph, Lucasfilm, Jeff Kurtti

The Mouse Castle Lounge, your unofficial Disney happy hour, takes a look at the Disney/Lucasfilm deal, reviews "Wreck-It Ralph" from Walt Disney Animation and presents part two of our conversation with Disney historian, author and film maker Jeff Kurtti.

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MCL 10-27-2012 - Premiere Episode

It's always happy hour at the coolest unofficial Disney podcast on the Internet. The Mouse Castle Lounge has Disney news, history, interviews...and cocktails. This week's premiere episode features a preview of "Wreck-It Ralph" with John C. Reilly and Sarah Silverman, a look at the 75th anniversary of "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" and an interview with Disney author, historian and documentary film maker Jeff Kurtti. 

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