The WDW Radio Show - Your Walt Disney World Information Station

by Lou Mongello - Disney Expert, Host, Author, and Speaker

WDW Radio is the award-winning podcast dedicated to celebrating the magic of Walt Disney World, Disneyland, Disney Cruise Line, Marvel, and Star Wars. Tune in and subscribe for Disney news, vacation planning, trivia, contests, history, interviews, as well as attraction, dining, and resort reviews.

Hosted by Disney expert, author, and speaker Lou Mongello, this family-friendly show has been named Best Travel Podcast for 9 consecutive years, and also features a blog, videos, LIVE broadcasts, welcoming community, and special events. It is also home to Lou Mongello's Walt Disney World Trivia Books, "102 Ways to Save Money For and At Walt Disney World," and Audio Guides to Walt Disney World.

Learn more at http://WDWRadio.com

  

Latest Episodes

WDW Radio # 543 - Top Ten Things to Do in Walt Disney World When It’s Cold Outside

WDW Radio # 543 - Top Ten Things to Do in Walt Disney World When It’s Cold Outside

Believe it or not… it’s not always 117 degrees with 97% humidity in Orlando. In fact, it can get downright cold…. Dare I say near freezing! So… what DO you do when you’re on vacation in Walt Disney World and baby it’s cold outside? This week, we’ll share with you not just one answer, but a few of our favorites in our Top Ten Things to Do in Walt Disney World When It’s Cold Outside. From where to go (and when) to what to do, see, explore, and (of course) eat, we’ll help you make the most out of those chilly days in the parks and resorts.

New Walt Disney World Trivia Contest

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Save money on your next Disney vacation with my book 102 Ways to Save Money For And At Walt Disney World, AND get 40 FREE things to do, eat, collect and enjoy as well. http://Disney102.com

Sit back, relax, and enjoy this week's episode of the WDW Radio show. Thanks for listening! Be sure to tune in next week!

- Lou Mongello
Let me help you turn what you love into what you do, and speak at your event!
http://LouMongello.com
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THANK YOU for your support by voting WDW Radio Best Travel Podcast for 9 consecutive years!

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Posted on 6 February 2019 | 4:02 am


WDW Radio # 542 - Marvel Day at Sea on Disney Cruise Line Review

WDW Radio # 542 - Marvel Day at Sea on Disney Cruise Line Review

Join me aboard the Disney Magic on Disney Cruise Line, as we recap and review Marvel Day at Sea. We’ll look at all of the special activities, events, characters, dining, merchandise, and surprises that make this cruise something that’s not to be missed for any Marvel fan… even if you’re not one yet.

New Walt Disney World Trivia Contest

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EVENTS - Upcoming WDW Radio Disney meets, On the Road events and more! https://Facebook/pg/wdwradio/events

Save money on your next Disney vacation with my book 102 Ways to Save Money For And At Walt Disney World, AND get 40 FREE things to do, eat, collect and enjoy as well. http://Disney102.com

Sit back, relax, and enjoy this week's episode of the WDW Radio show. Thanks for listening! Be sure to tune in next week!

- Lou Mongello
Let me help you turn what you love into what you do, and speak at your event!
http://LouMongello.com
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Show Notes, Links and Comments: http://WDWRadio.com/podcasts

Call the Voicemail with a question, comment or "Hello!" from the parks - 407-900-9391

THANK YOU for your support by voting WDW Radio Best Travel Podcast for 9 consecutive years!

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Posted on 29 January 2019 | 3:37 am


WDW Radio # 541 - Interview with Brian Crosby, Creative Director of Marvel Themed Entertainment

WDW Radio # 541 - Interview with Brian Crosby, Creative Director of Marvel Themed Entertainment

I’m excited to be joined this week by my friend, and fellow Disney and Marvel geek Brian Crosby. Today, he is the Creative Director for Marvel Themed Entertainment, and he will share his story back from when he was a comic-loving kid with a dream, and how it led him to his roles as a Disney artist, helping to launch the Disney Kingdoms line of comic books, and the many projects he worked on at Walt Disney Imagineering. Brian will share how he came to work for Marvel, and his current role in the Marvel universe. We will also talk about some of the many projects he and others at Marvel are working on, such as stage shows, walk-through attractions, exhibits, at sea on the Disney Cruise Line, attractions in Disneyland, Walt Disney World, and Hong Kong, as well as what the future holds for Marvel in the Disney theme parks around the world. Our nerd-fest continues as we also talk about some of the characters in the Marvel Universe and their future roles in the parks, including Spider-Man, The Avengers, Captain Marvel, and what the Fox acquisition might bring going forward.

New Walt Disney World Trivia Contest

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EVENTS - Upcoming WDW Radio Disney meets, On the Road events and more! https://Facebook/pg/wdwradio/events

Save money on your next Disney vacation with my book 102 Ways to Save Money For And At Walt Disney World, AND get 40 FREE things to do, eat, collect and enjoy as well. http://Disney102.com

Sit back, relax, and enjoy this week's episode of the WDW Radio show. Thanks for listening! Be sure to tune in next week!

- Lou Mongello
Let me help you turn what you love into what you do, and speak at your event!
http://LouMongello.com
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Show Notes, Links and Comments: http://WDWRadio.com/podcasts

Call the Voicemail with a question, comment or "Hello!" from the parks - 407-900-9391

THANK YOU for your support by voting WDW Radio Best Travel Podcast for 9 consecutive years!

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Visit http://WDWRadio.com for our Disney blog, videos, events and more!

Twitter: http://Twitter.com/LouMongello
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Posted on 21 January 2019 | 5:09 pm


WDW Radio # 540 - 2018 Disney Year in Review

WDW Radio # 540 - 2018 Disney Year in Review

They say that time flies when you’re having fun, and it must be true, because I can’t believe 2018 has come and gone. But along the way, we were “Making Memories,” and had fun, and a lot of it - in Walt Disney World, Disneyland, the international Disney Parks, at sea on the Disney Cruise Line, and in the movies as well. This week, we will gather around the table and reflect back on the 2018 Disney year that was, as we look at the what was new, what was announced, what we did, what we loved, and what (and who) we lost along the way. And of course, I’ll ask you to share your memories of 2018 as well!

New Walt Disney World Trivia Contest

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EVENTS - Upcoming WDW Radio Disney meets, On the Road events and more! https://Facebook/pg/wdwradio/events

Save money on your next Disney vacation with my book 102 Ways to Save Money For And At Walt Disney World, AND get 40 FREE things to do, eat, collect and enjoy as well. http://Disney102.com

Sit back, relax, and enjoy this week's episode of the WDW Radio show. Thanks for listening! Be sure to tune in next week!

- Lou Mongello
Let me help you turn what you love into what you do, and speak at your event!
http://LouMongello.com
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Show Notes, Links and Comments: http://WDWRadio.com/podcasts

Call the Voicemail with a question, comment or "Hello!" from the parks - 407-900-9391

THANK YOU for your support by voting WDW Radio Best Travel Podcast for 9 consecutive years!

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Visit http://WDWRadio.com for our Disney blog, videos, events and more!

Twitter: http://Twitter.com/LouMongello
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Posted on 2 January 2019 | 2:18 am


WDW Radio # 539 - Mary Poppins Returns Interviews

WDW Radio # 539 - Mary Poppins Returns Interviews

In 1964, Walt Disney, along with a remarkable team of songwriters, actors, directors, artists, designers, and so many others on screen and behind the scenes, created and shared a film that was, and remains, practically perfect in every way. Mary Poppins Returns is a sequel to the original, timeless classic that comes at just the right time. This week, I sit down for one-on-one interviews with songwriters Marc Shaiman and Scott Whitman, and Director Rob Marshall. We’ll discuss timing, history, legacy, characters, cast, music, message, and more. And as a special bonus, I’ll share a conversation between the Mary Poppins Returns songwriters, and Disney Legend Richard M. Sherman, as they discuss the challenges of writing the score for the sequel, Sherman’s songwriting process, and thoughts on Mark and Scott’s favorite songs form Mary Poppins Returns, “Where the Lost Things Go."

New Walt Disney World Trivia Contest

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EVENTS - Upcoming WDW Radio Disney meets, On the Road events and more! https://Facebook/pg/wdwradio/events

Save money on your next Disney vacation with my book 102 Ways to Save Money For And At Walt Disney World, AND get 40 FREE things to do, eat, collect and enjoy as well. http://Disney102.com

Sit back, relax, and enjoy this week's episode of the WDW Radio show. Thanks for listening! Be sure to tune in next week!

- Lou Mongello
Let me help you turn what you love into what you do, and speak at your event!
http://LouMongello.com
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Show Notes, Links and Comments: http://WDWRadio.com/podcasts

Call the Voicemail with a question, comment or "Hello!" from the parks - 407-900-9391

THANK YOU for your support by voting WDW Radio Best Travel Podcast for 9 consecutive years!

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Visit http://WDWRadio.com for our Disney blog, videos, events and more!

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Posted on 17 December 2018 | 4:41 am


WDW Radio # 538 - Raglan Road LIVE Restaurant Review

WDW Radio # 538 - Raglan Road LIVE Restaurant Review

Join me at the table at Raglan Road Irish Pub in Disney Springs for a LIVE dining review. We’ll not just sample the extensive menu, but also chat with one of the live performers, and some of the staff about the history and details of the location as well as the cuisine… and just how authentic it really is.

New Walt Disney World Trivia Contest

Join WDW Radio NATION, get monthly rewards, and help support the show! http://WDWRadio.com/support

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EVENTS - Upcoming WDW Radio Disney meets, On the Road events and more! https://Facebook/pg/wdwradio/events

Save money on your next Disney vacation with my book 102 Ways to Save Money For And At Walt Disney World, AND get 40 FREE things to do, eat, collect and enjoy as well. http://Disney102.com

Sit back, relax, and enjoy this week's episode of the WDW Radio show. Thanks for listening! Be sure to tune in next week!

- Lou Mongello
Let me help you turn what you love into what you do, and speak at your event!
http://LouMongello.com
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Show Notes, Links and Comments: http://WDWRadio.com/podcasts

Call the Voicemail with a question, comment or "Hello!" from the parks - 407-900-9391

THANK YOU for your support by voting WDW Radio Best Travel Podcast for 9 consecutive years!

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Posted on 3 December 2018 | 3:49 am


WDW Radio # 537 - Native American Culture in the Disney Parks and Movies

WDW Radio # 537 - Native American Culture in the Disney Parks and Movies

November is Native American Heritage Month, and this week, we’ll look at references to Native Americans in Walt Disney World, including their earliest beginnings in Disneyland. We’ll explore the history of the references, tribes, artwork, and culture, as well as trace back and discuss their presence in Disney feature films, and connection to Walt Disney himself. We’ll look back at not only some extinct references in the parks, but also discuss some unrealized concepts, attractions, and lands. We’ll explore everywhere you can currently find Native American inspiration, art, and stories in Walt Disney World, including the new “Creating Tradition: Innovation and Change in American Indian Art” in the American Adventure pavilion in Epcot.

New Walt Disney World Trivia Contest

Join WDW Radio NATION, get monthly rewards, and help support the show! http://WDWRadio.com/support

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EVENTS - Upcoming WDW Radio Disney meets, On the Road events and more! https://Facebook/pg/wdwradio/events

Save money on your next Disney vacation with my book 102 Ways to Save Money For And At Walt Disney World, AND get 40 FREE things to do, eat, collect and enjoy as well. http://Disney102.com

Sit back, relax, and enjoy this week's episode of the WDW Radio show. Thanks for listening! Be sure to tune in next week!

- Lou Mongello
Let me help you turn what you love into what you do, and speak at your event!
http://LouMongello.com
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Show Notes, Links and Comments: http://WDWRadio.com/podcasts

Call the Voicemail with a question, comment or "Hello!" from the parks - 407-900-9391

THANK YOU for your support by voting WDW Radio Best Travel Podcast for 9 consecutive years!

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Visit http://WDWRadio.com for our Disney blog, videos, events and more!

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Posted on 13 November 2018 | 12:43 am


WDW Radio # 536 - Adventures by Disney Backstage Magic Recap and Review

WDW Radio # 536 - Adventures by Disney Backstage Magic Recap and Review

Adventure is out there… and sometimes it’s found in places we’ve visited before, and others we can only dream of seeing. Well, thanks to Adventures by Disney, we were recently able to do both, as members of our WDW Radio family gathered together in Southern California for not just an adventure, but the making of dreams come true. Together, we experienced a very special unique tour of classic Hollywood, one of Walt Disney’s personal favorite restaurants, as well as his studio, private offices, Imagineering, the Jim Henson studios, the Walt Disney Archives, his actual apartment, onstage and backstage at the Disneyland and Disney California Adventures parks, and a continuing list of surprises. This week, we’ll share our recent trip, and invite YOU to come on future Adventures with us!

New Walt Disney World Trivia Contest

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EVENTS - Upcoming WDW Radio Disney meets, On the Road events and more! https://Facebook/pg/wdwradio/events

Save money on your next Disney vacation with my book 102 Ways to Save Money For And At Walt Disney World, AND get 40 FREE things to do, eat, collect and enjoy as well. http://Disney102.com

Sit back, relax, and enjoy this week's episode of the WDW Radio show. Thanks for listening! Be sure to tune in next week!

- Lou Mongello
Let me help you turn what you love into what you do, and speak at your event!
http://LouMongello.com
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Show Notes, Links and Comments: http://WDWRadio.com/podcasts

Call the Voicemail with a question, comment or "Hello!" from the parks - 407-900-9391

THANK YOU for your support by voting WDW Radio Best Travel Podcast for 9 consecutive years!

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Visit http://WDWRadio.com for our Disney blog, videos, events and more!

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Posted on 6 November 2018 | 12:59 am


WDW Radio # 535 - Top Ten Things We Love About Main Street, USA

WDW Radio # 535 - Top Ten Things We Love About Main Street, USA

For me, nothing in Walt Disney World evokes as warm, sentimental, and nostalgic feeling for me than walking right down the middle of Main Street, USA. There are so many reasons why this is my favorite land in Magic Kingdom as well as reasons to appreciate this land, where the main attraction is the land itself. This week, we’ll share our Top Ten Things We Love About Main Street, USA in Walt Disney World, and ask you to share yours as well

New Walt Disney World Trivia Contest

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EVENTS - Upcoming WDW Radio Disney meets, On the Road events and more! https://Facebook/pg/wdwradio/events

Save money on your next Disney vacation with my book 102 Ways to Save Money For And At Walt Disney World, AND get 40 FREE things to do, eat, collect and enjoy as well. http://Disney102.com

Sit back, relax, and enjoy this week's episode of the WDW Radio show. Thanks for listening! Be sure to tune in next week!

- Lou Mongello
Let me help you turn what you love into what you do, and speak at your event!
http://LouMongello.com
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Show Notes, Links and Comments: http://WDWRadio.com/podcasts

Call the Voicemail with a question, comment or "Hello!" from the parks - 407-900-9391

THANK YOU for your support by voting WDW Radio Best Travel Podcast for 9 consecutive years!

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Visit http://WDWRadio.com for our Disney blog, videos, events and more!

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Posted on 30 October 2018 | 2:18 am