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On Main Street with Aaron Wallace: An Unofficial Disney Fan Podcast

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On Main Street with Aaron Wallace: An Unofficial Disney Fan Podcast
On Main Street with Aaron Wallace: An Unofficial Disney Fan Podcast

On Main Street with Aaron Wallace: An Unofficial Disney Fan Podcast

Aaron Wallace

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The web's longest-running Disney podcast, from the creator of 'The Thinking Fan's Guide to Disney' book series. Fun and thoughtful discussion about theme parks (Walt Disney World, Disneyland, Tokyo, Shanghai, Hong Kong & Paris), movies, music, Broadway, corporate Mouse House, and beyond. Get ready for countdowns, trip reports, in-park audio, music montages, Disney history lessons, celebrity interviews, in-depth analysis, and much more. Host Aaron Wallace is a bestselling author, entertainment writer, and attorney with an interest in pop culture, 1980s/1990s nostalgia, and everything Disney.

Latest Episodes

Main Street Music Hall of Fame

Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Pod is back... with a brand-new show title, format, and more. In this Season 14 debut, Aaron walks through 70+ years of Disney music history, treatment one song from each decade to in-depth discussion.

75 MIN3 weeks ago
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Main Street Music Hall of Fame

The Great Movie Ride That Never Was and Always Will Be (ZADDP #82)

The Great Movie Ride is closing for good, and to pay tribute, Aaron recreates the entire attraction experience in audio form, using dialogue and score from the movies themselves and a "best of" script combining elements of all the ride versions since 1989. Come along for this magical journey into the movies...

33 MIN2017 AUG 14
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The Great Movie Ride That Never Was and Always Will Be (ZADDP #82)

Beauty and the Geeks - Even Deeper Look at Live-Action Beauty and the Beast (ZADDP #81)

Picking up where they left off in Episode 79: Beastly Kingdoms, special guest Albert Gutierrez joins Aaron for an even deeper look at the new, live-action Beauty and the Beast (2017)...

75 MIN2017 AUG 2
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Beauty and the Geeks - Even Deeper Look at Live-Action Beauty and the Beast (ZADDP #81)

Redheads Tell New Tales - Pirates of the Caribbean Changes (ZADDP #80)

Pirates of the Caribbean is changing, and it's quite the controversy. As the famous Wench Bride Auction is set to be replaced, Aaron looks at whether the original scene is actually offensive, whether it's appropriate for Disney to change it, and what the Imagineers' duties must be when tinkering with the sacred...

41 MIN2017 JUL 4
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Redheads Tell New Tales - Pirates of the Caribbean Changes (ZADDP #80)

Beastly Kingdoms - Pandora Review + Live-Action Beauty and the Beast (ZADDP #79)

Six years after releasing a rant against the whole idea of an "Avatar Land," yourhostreviews Pandora — The World of Avatar now that it's open at long last. AND Aaron is joined by special guest Albert Gutierrez (ofThe Three CommentEARS) to take a closer look at Disney's new live-actionBeauty and the Beast. Listeners also have a chance to win the movie on Blu-ray or its soundtrack on CD. Total runtime -52 minutes Download in iTunes|Direct Download Thanks for listening! Spread the word! Stay up to date with the show'sbrand-newnewsletter. Sign up atwww.aaronwallaceonline.com AS HEARD IN THE SHOW • Aaron's newest book,The Thinking Fan's Guide to Walt Disney World: Epcot, is now available!Get it on Amazonor order a signed copy (or book bundle)here! • Blake Taylor'sreview of Pandora - The World of Avatar at WDWRadio.com • "Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Podv.Avatar" (ZADDP Episode #61) • "Shanghai Disneyland Countdown & Park Review" (ZADDP Episode #78) • The Mad Chatters podcast (Episode #142) • DVD...

52 MIN2017 JUN 14
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Beastly Kingdoms - Pandora Review + Live-Action Beauty and the Beast (ZADDP #79)

Shanghai Disneyland Top 10 & Park Review (ZADDP #78)

Thebest and worst of Shanghai Disneyland, from bad guest behavior (public poo!) to E-ticket rides that blow the U.S. out of the water. Aaron looks back on his trip with a review of all 6 lands + a Top 10 Attractions Countdown... (NOTE: If you downloaded during the first threehours of availability, there was a small audio glitch at 1:23:00, affecting the #1 spot reveal. The issue has since been fixed. Apologies for the inconvenience!) Stay up to date with the show'sbrand-newnewsletter. Sign up atwww.aaronwallaceonline.com Total runtime - 1hour, 38minutes Download in iTunes|Direct Download Thanks for listening! Spread the word! AS HEARD IN THE SHOW • Aaron's newest book,The Thinking Fan's Guide to Walt Disney World: Epcot, is now available!Get it on Amazonor order a signed copy (or book bundle)here! •Dizney Coast to Coast(New format for Season 4) •Unlocking the MagicLive(On Facebook Live) SUPPORT THE SHOW Pleaseleave a written reviewforZip-A-Dee-Doo-Podon iTunes! Have you read one ...

98 MIN2017 JUN 1
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Shanghai Disneyland Top 10 & Park Review (ZADDP #78)

Announcement: Epcot Book + New Episodes

The Thinking Fan's Guide to Walt Disney World: Epcot is now available! Learn all about this exciting new Disney book. PLUS: New episodes of #ZADDP are on the way! • Buy the book on Amazon • Ordersigned (and discounted) bundlesof Aaron's three books Total runtime - 10 minutes Download in iTunes|Direct Download Thanks for listening! AS HEARD IN THE SHOW • Aaron's new book,Hocus Pocus in Focus: The Thinking Fan's Guide to Disney's Halloween Classic, isnow available as an eBook! • WEDWay Radiopodcast •Disney on Demandpodcast • The Disneyland Gazettepodcast Stay up to date with the show'sbrand-newnewsletter. Sign up atwww.aaronwallaceonline.com SUPPORT THE SHOW Please leave a written review forZip-A-Dee-Doo-Podon iTunes! Have you read one of Aaron's books? Please leave a review on Amazon! Please "like" the show's Facebook page!www.facebook.com/zipadeedoopod While you're there, "like"The Thinking Fan's Guideon Facebook too!www.facebook.com/thinkingdisney CONTACTTHE SHOW Send comment...

10 MIN2017 MAY 30
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Announcement: Epcot Book + New Episodes

#77: Ranking Christmas at Walt Disney World and Disneyland (Special Guest Jeff DePaoli of Dizney Coast to Coast)

The holidays are here, and no place celebrates like the Disney Parks. Join Aaron for a countdown of the Top Ten Christmas Offerings at Walt Disney World. Then, special guest Jeff DePaoli chimes in with a rundown of the best holiday entertainment and attraction overlays at Disneyland. (Audio corrected/re-uploaded 2017.) Total runtime - 2hours, 41 minutes Download in iTunes|Direct Download Thanks for listening! Be sure to leave a quick review on iTunes! AS HEARD IN THE SHOW • Aaron's new book,Hocus Pocus in Focus: The Thinking Fan's Guide to Disney's Halloween Classic, isnow available as an eBook! •Dizney Coast to Coast, hosted by Jeff DePaoli and Patrick Dougall •Daily Disney Decision, hosted by Jeff DePaoli •Unlocking the Magicpodcast-Episode 95 •The Mad Chatterspodcast-Episode 112 • Ordersigned (and discounted) bundlesof Aaron's three books • The closing song in this episode is"Let the Season Take Wing" by Amy Grant Stay up to date with the show'sbrand-newnewsletter. Sign up...

161 MIN2016 DEC 25
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#77: Ranking Christmas at Walt Disney World and Disneyland (Special Guest Jeff DePaoli of Dizney Coast to Coast)

#76: Eat to the Beat at Epcot with Delta Rae

How does Epcot’s Eat to the Beat concert series work? Special guest Mike McKee, drummer for the incredible band Delta Rae, explains the whole thing… and geeks out about all things Disney Parks too. Join as Mike and Aaron talk about: Eat to the Beat bookings How the bands pick the songs for such short sets The subtle ways in which Disney’s commitment to storytelling influences the band’s own projects Mike’s “Disney fan origin story” The current state of Disney theme parks Much more! Plus: Celebrate Halloween with an encore presentation ofZip-A-Dee-Doo-Pod‘s Disney Villains musical montage! Be sure to visit Epcot on November 4, 5, or6 and see Delta Rae rock the American Adventure! Order your copy of Aaron’s two brand-new books,HOCUS POCUS in Focus: The Thinking Fan’s Guide to Disney’s Halloween ClassicandThe Thinking Fan’s Guide to Walt Disney World: Epcot. Total runtime – 1 hour, 21 minutes Thanks for listening! Be sure to leave a quick review on iTunes! AS HEARD IN THE ...

80 MIN2016 OCT 28
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#76: Eat to the Beat at Epcot with Delta Rae

#75: Let's Talk About DCA 2.0 (Disney California Adventure)

Having been highly critical of Disney California Adventure in its first iteration, Aaron now takes a step back to reassess after a few years of Buena Vista Street & Carsland. Get a first-timer’s look at: Radiator Springs Racers, Mater’s Junkyard Jamboree, Carthay Circle, Five and Dime, Red Car Trolley News Boys, Grizzly Peak Airfield, World of Color — Celebrate, Heimlich’s Chew-Chew Train, turning 30 inside Grand Californian, ordering a custom birthday cake from Disneyland, D23 Expo 2015 & more!

77 MIN2016 OCT 19
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#75: Let's Talk About DCA 2.0 (Disney California Adventure)

Latest Episodes

Main Street Music Hall of Fame

Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Pod is back... with a brand-new show title, format, and more. In this Season 14 debut, Aaron walks through 70+ years of Disney music history, treatment one song from each decade to in-depth discussion.

75 MIN3 weeks ago
Comments
Main Street Music Hall of Fame

The Great Movie Ride That Never Was and Always Will Be (ZADDP #82)

The Great Movie Ride is closing for good, and to pay tribute, Aaron recreates the entire attraction experience in audio form, using dialogue and score from the movies themselves and a "best of" script combining elements of all the ride versions since 1989. Come along for this magical journey into the movies...

33 MIN2017 AUG 14
Comments
The Great Movie Ride That Never Was and Always Will Be (ZADDP #82)

Beauty and the Geeks - Even Deeper Look at Live-Action Beauty and the Beast (ZADDP #81)

Picking up where they left off in Episode 79: Beastly Kingdoms, special guest Albert Gutierrez joins Aaron for an even deeper look at the new, live-action Beauty and the Beast (2017)...

75 MIN2017 AUG 2
Comments
Beauty and the Geeks - Even Deeper Look at Live-Action Beauty and the Beast (ZADDP #81)

Redheads Tell New Tales - Pirates of the Caribbean Changes (ZADDP #80)

Pirates of the Caribbean is changing, and it's quite the controversy. As the famous Wench Bride Auction is set to be replaced, Aaron looks at whether the original scene is actually offensive, whether it's appropriate for Disney to change it, and what the Imagineers' duties must be when tinkering with the sacred...

41 MIN2017 JUL 4
Comments
Redheads Tell New Tales - Pirates of the Caribbean Changes (ZADDP #80)

Beastly Kingdoms - Pandora Review + Live-Action Beauty and the Beast (ZADDP #79)

Six years after releasing a rant against the whole idea of an "Avatar Land," yourhostreviews Pandora — The World of Avatar now that it's open at long last. AND Aaron is joined by special guest Albert Gutierrez (ofThe Three CommentEARS) to take a closer look at Disney's new live-actionBeauty and the Beast. Listeners also have a chance to win the movie on Blu-ray or its soundtrack on CD. Total runtime -52 minutes Download in iTunes|Direct Download Thanks for listening! Spread the word! Stay up to date with the show'sbrand-newnewsletter. Sign up atwww.aaronwallaceonline.com AS HEARD IN THE SHOW • Aaron's newest book,The Thinking Fan's Guide to Walt Disney World: Epcot, is now available!Get it on Amazonor order a signed copy (or book bundle)here! • Blake Taylor'sreview of Pandora - The World of Avatar at WDWRadio.com • "Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Podv.Avatar" (ZADDP Episode #61) • "Shanghai Disneyland Countdown & Park Review" (ZADDP Episode #78) • The Mad Chatters podcast (Episode #142) • DVD...

52 MIN2017 JUN 14
Comments
Beastly Kingdoms - Pandora Review + Live-Action Beauty and the Beast (ZADDP #79)

Shanghai Disneyland Top 10 & Park Review (ZADDP #78)

Thebest and worst of Shanghai Disneyland, from bad guest behavior (public poo!) to E-ticket rides that blow the U.S. out of the water. Aaron looks back on his trip with a review of all 6 lands + a Top 10 Attractions Countdown... (NOTE: If you downloaded during the first threehours of availability, there was a small audio glitch at 1:23:00, affecting the #1 spot reveal. The issue has since been fixed. Apologies for the inconvenience!) Stay up to date with the show'sbrand-newnewsletter. Sign up atwww.aaronwallaceonline.com Total runtime - 1hour, 38minutes Download in iTunes|Direct Download Thanks for listening! Spread the word! AS HEARD IN THE SHOW • Aaron's newest book,The Thinking Fan's Guide to Walt Disney World: Epcot, is now available!Get it on Amazonor order a signed copy (or book bundle)here! •Dizney Coast to Coast(New format for Season 4) •Unlocking the MagicLive(On Facebook Live) SUPPORT THE SHOW Pleaseleave a written reviewforZip-A-Dee-Doo-Podon iTunes! Have you read one ...

98 MIN2017 JUN 1
Comments
Shanghai Disneyland Top 10 & Park Review (ZADDP #78)

Announcement: Epcot Book + New Episodes

The Thinking Fan's Guide to Walt Disney World: Epcot is now available! Learn all about this exciting new Disney book. PLUS: New episodes of #ZADDP are on the way! • Buy the book on Amazon • Ordersigned (and discounted) bundlesof Aaron's three books Total runtime - 10 minutes Download in iTunes|Direct Download Thanks for listening! AS HEARD IN THE SHOW • Aaron's new book,Hocus Pocus in Focus: The Thinking Fan's Guide to Disney's Halloween Classic, isnow available as an eBook! • WEDWay Radiopodcast •Disney on Demandpodcast • The Disneyland Gazettepodcast Stay up to date with the show'sbrand-newnewsletter. Sign up atwww.aaronwallaceonline.com SUPPORT THE SHOW Please leave a written review forZip-A-Dee-Doo-Podon iTunes! Have you read one of Aaron's books? Please leave a review on Amazon! Please "like" the show's Facebook page!www.facebook.com/zipadeedoopod While you're there, "like"The Thinking Fan's Guideon Facebook too!www.facebook.com/thinkingdisney CONTACTTHE SHOW Send comment...

10 MIN2017 MAY 30
Comments
Announcement: Epcot Book + New Episodes

#77: Ranking Christmas at Walt Disney World and Disneyland (Special Guest Jeff DePaoli of Dizney Coast to Coast)

The holidays are here, and no place celebrates like the Disney Parks. Join Aaron for a countdown of the Top Ten Christmas Offerings at Walt Disney World. Then, special guest Jeff DePaoli chimes in with a rundown of the best holiday entertainment and attraction overlays at Disneyland. (Audio corrected/re-uploaded 2017.) Total runtime - 2hours, 41 minutes Download in iTunes|Direct Download Thanks for listening! Be sure to leave a quick review on iTunes! AS HEARD IN THE SHOW • Aaron's new book,Hocus Pocus in Focus: The Thinking Fan's Guide to Disney's Halloween Classic, isnow available as an eBook! •Dizney Coast to Coast, hosted by Jeff DePaoli and Patrick Dougall •Daily Disney Decision, hosted by Jeff DePaoli •Unlocking the Magicpodcast-Episode 95 •The Mad Chatterspodcast-Episode 112 • Ordersigned (and discounted) bundlesof Aaron's three books • The closing song in this episode is"Let the Season Take Wing" by Amy Grant Stay up to date with the show'sbrand-newnewsletter. Sign up...

161 MIN2016 DEC 25
Comments
#77: Ranking Christmas at Walt Disney World and Disneyland (Special Guest Jeff DePaoli of Dizney Coast to Coast)

#76: Eat to the Beat at Epcot with Delta Rae

How does Epcot’s Eat to the Beat concert series work? Special guest Mike McKee, drummer for the incredible band Delta Rae, explains the whole thing… and geeks out about all things Disney Parks too. Join as Mike and Aaron talk about: Eat to the Beat bookings How the bands pick the songs for such short sets The subtle ways in which Disney’s commitment to storytelling influences the band’s own projects Mike’s “Disney fan origin story” The current state of Disney theme parks Much more! Plus: Celebrate Halloween with an encore presentation ofZip-A-Dee-Doo-Pod‘s Disney Villains musical montage! Be sure to visit Epcot on November 4, 5, or6 and see Delta Rae rock the American Adventure! Order your copy of Aaron’s two brand-new books,HOCUS POCUS in Focus: The Thinking Fan’s Guide to Disney’s Halloween ClassicandThe Thinking Fan’s Guide to Walt Disney World: Epcot. Total runtime – 1 hour, 21 minutes Thanks for listening! Be sure to leave a quick review on iTunes! AS HEARD IN THE ...

80 MIN2016 OCT 28
Comments
#76: Eat to the Beat at Epcot with Delta Rae

#75: Let's Talk About DCA 2.0 (Disney California Adventure)

Having been highly critical of Disney California Adventure in its first iteration, Aaron now takes a step back to reassess after a few years of Buena Vista Street & Carsland. Get a first-timer’s look at: Radiator Springs Racers, Mater’s Junkyard Jamboree, Carthay Circle, Five and Dime, Red Car Trolley News Boys, Grizzly Peak Airfield, World of Color — Celebrate, Heimlich’s Chew-Chew Train, turning 30 inside Grand Californian, ordering a custom birthday cake from Disneyland, D23 Expo 2015 & more!

77 MIN2016 OCT 19
Comments
#75: Let's Talk About DCA 2.0 (Disney California Adventure)