Podcast

Podcast Episode 90: Computers at Walt Disney World

Welcome to Episode 90 of the RetroWDW Podcast: Computers at Walt Disney World – We appreciate your support and hope you have been enjoying each and every episode. Be sure to check out some of our previous shows from over the years. We have visited multiple parks, resorts, and just about everything else in between. Listener Mail We open the mailbag monthly and are ready to hear from you. Be sure to reach out with questions,...Read More...

Podcast

Podcast Episode 89.5: A Chat With Foxx Nolte

Welcome back to another episode and this time, we have a special guest for this 'half episode', Foxx Nolte. Foxx has been in the Disney community for years and has been a trailblazer in all things Disney history. For this episode, we are excited to have the 'Queen of Lake Buena Vista' joining us to talk all about her latest book, Hidden History of Walt Disney World. This book is filled with a treasure trove of…Read More...

Podcast

Podcast Episode 89: Pleasure Island Part IV

Welcome to Episode 89 of the RetroWDW Podcast: Pleasure Island Part IV – We appreciate your support and hope you have been enjoying each and every episode. Be sure to check out some of our previous shows from over the years. We have visited multiple parks, resorts, and just about everything else in between. Listener Mail We open the mailbag monthly and are ready to hear from you. Be sure to reach out with questions, stories,...Read More...

Podcast

Podcast Episode 88: Back to the Future – The Ride

Welcome to Episode 88 of the RetroWDW Podcast: Back to the Future – The Ride – We appreciate your support and hope you have been enjoying each and every episode. Be sure to check out some of our previous shows from over the years. We have visited multiple parks, resorts, and just about everything else in between. Listener Mail We open the mailbag monthly and are ready to hear from you. Be sure to reach out...Read More...

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Podcast Episode 87.5: Interview With Jim “Mr. Christmas” Heffelfinger

This mini-episode is a compliment to our 2022 holiday episode.  We promised we’d eventually track down the fellow responsible for bringing the Lights of Winter to EPCOT Center.  Brian and Todd talk to Jim Heffelfinger whose 20 year career with Walt Disney World began as stage manager at the Hoop Dee Doo Musical Review at Pioneer Hall (where he met and shares a great story about our friend Billy Flanigan). Over the next two decades he...Read More...

Podcast

Podcast Episode 87: Hungry For Hollywood

Welcome to Episode 87 of the RetroWDW Podcast: Hungry For Hollywood – We appreciate your support and hope you have been enjoying each and every episode. Be sure to check out some of our previous shows from over the years. We have visited multiple parks, resorts, and just about everything else in between. Listener Mail We open the mailbag monthly and are ready to hear from you. Be sure to reach out with questions, stories, memories,...Read More...

LBVHS

LBVHistory Announces 2023 Holiday Ornament: Horizons Butler Robot

The team at The Lake Buena Vista Historical Society has been hard at work creating a special holiday ornament or decor adornment, whatever you fancy, for 2023! We present The Horizons Butler Robot! Donate to Reserve your Horizon Butler Robot! EPCOT Center’s legendary Horizons attraction looked back at how people in the past imagined the future – complete with their own robot butler. While Neiman Marcus and Hammacher Schlemmer may not be selling robot butlers yet,...Read More...

Events

Mouse Adventure at RetroMagic!

Think you know everything about Epcot? MouseAdventure will challenge that knowledge and provide a new perspective on all of the details built into the park. It’s a scavenger hunt crossed with an escape room based in a Disney theme park. In conjunction with RetroWDW’s RetroMagic event for Epcot’s 40th anniversary, MouseAdventure is hosting a free, non-competitive “mini event.” We will have a few puzzles from past events at Epcot, reworked to the park’s current state. Players...Read More...