The Attractions Podcast
The Attractions Podcast - Magic is happening and so are reboots!

The Attractions Podcast - Magic is happening and so are reboots!

February 17, 2020

Join hosts Brittani and Banks as they bring you news and discussion about all things theme parks, as well as their thoughts on the latest movies, television, and video games on The Attractions Podcast.

This week on The Attractions Podcast, Brittani and Banks discuss casting announcements for Disney's "The Mighty Ducks" and "Shrunk," more closings at Epcot, Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run adding FastPass and MaxPass at Disneyland park, a cast member preview announced for Mickey & Minnie's Runaway Railway, a multi-day Earth Day celebration at Disney's Animal Kingdom, and newly-announced details for Disneyland's new daytime parade,"Magic Happens."

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The Attractions Podcast - Star Wars hotel updates, post-Oscars thoughts

The Attractions Podcast - Star Wars hotel updates, post-Oscars thoughts

February 11, 2020

Join hosts Brittani and Banks as they bring you news and discussion about all things theme parks, as well as their thoughts on the latest movies, television, and video games on The Attractions Podcast.

This week on The Attractions Podcast, Brittani and Banks discuss "Star Wars: A Galaxy Far, Far Away" stage show closing at Disney's Hollywood Studios, Legoland Florida Resort's new all-inclusive vacation package, the opening of City Works Eatery & Pour House at Disney Springs, FastPasses added for Mickey & Minnie's Runaway Railway at Disney's Hollywood Studios, a recap of The 2020 Oscars and their thoughts, and the announcement of reservations opening for Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser later this year.

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The Attractions Podcast - New beginnings, D23 Expo 2019, and ‘The Rise of Skywalker’ theories

The Attractions Podcast - New beginnings, D23 Expo 2019, and ‘The Rise of Skywalker’ theories

September 30, 2019

Welcome to The Attractions Podcast! Join hosts Brittani and Banks as they bring you news and discussion about all things theme parks, as well as their thoughts on the latest movies, television, and video games.

This first episode will be free for all listeners; however, the second episode and all future episodes will be exclusive to Attractions Magazine Club and VIP subscribers only. You can learn more about subscribing here.

This week on The Attractions Podcast, Brittani and Banks kick off the podcast by discussing news from D23 Expo 2019, share their thoughts on the recent teaser for "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker," and welcome new listeners and subscribers to our brand-new podcast.

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88: The Final Episode - Top 5 Movies and Video Games of 2018

88: The Final Episode - Top 5 Movies and Video Games of 2018

December 12, 2018

It's the FINAL recorded episode of Expansion Drive!  Mike and Didi are joined by guests, Alyssa Daniels, Banks Lee, and Jonathan Rodriguez to talk about the final show and the great memories they've had.  Of course, it's also the end of 2018, so everyone runs down their favorite movies and video games of the year.

Be sure to tune in to YouTube.com/AttractionsMagazine next Tuesday, December 18th at 7am, and watch Mike and Didi play video games for 24 hours to help raise money for Give Kids the World Village.  Go to http://support.gktw.org/goto/ExpansionDrive to donate!

 

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87: ICE at Gaylord Palms and Top 3 Christmas Movies

87: ICE at Gaylord Palms and Top 3 Christmas Movies

December 5, 2018

This week on Expansion Drive Podcast, Mike and Didi are joined by Banks Lee to explore Gaylord Palms' ICE event. This year, ICE features the popular holiday movie, A Christmas Story.

After the guys explore the cold, they sit down to talk about their favorite Christmas movies (that aren't Die Hard).

 

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86: Lion King, Wreck It Ralph, and Busch Gardens Williamsburg

86: Lion King, Wreck It Ralph, and Busch Gardens Williamsburg

November 28, 2018

This week on Expansion Drive Podcast, Mike and Didi are joined by Banks Lee and Victoria Fox to discuss all the nerdy news of the week, including:

  • Lion King Teaser Trailer
  • Disneyland After Dark
  • Wreck It Ralph 2
  • Red Dead Online

And in the Topic of the Show, Banks gives the show the rundown of his trip to Busch Gardens Williamsburg.

 

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85: Star Wars Hotel, Galaxy’s Edge, Survivor Series, and PlayStation Skipping E3

85: Star Wars Hotel, Galaxy’s Edge, Survivor Series, and PlayStation Skipping E3

November 21, 2018

This week on Expansion Drive Podcast, Mike and Didi discuss all the nerdy news of the week, including:

  • Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill Opens at Disney Springs
  • Star Wars Themed Hotel at WDW
  • Star Wars Galaxy's Edge Rides Have Been Named
  • NXT Takeover / Survivor Series Thoughts
  • PlayStation Skipping E3 2019

And in the Topic of the Show, Mike and Didi discuss their Thanksgiving traditions.

 

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84: EDC Orlando, Detective Pikachu, Overlord Movie, and Stan Lee

84: EDC Orlando, Detective Pikachu, Overlord Movie, and Stan Lee

November 14, 2018

This week on Expansion Drive Podcast, Mike and Didi discuss all the nerdy news of the week, including:

  • EDC Orlando
  • Toy Story 4 Teasers
  • Detective Pikachu Trailer Exceeding Expectations
  • Overlord Movie Thoughts
  • Disney+ Announcement

And in the Topic of the Show, Mike and Didi discuss their the death of Stan Lee and what impact he had on their lives.  The guys also go into what Stan Lee cameos were the best.

 

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83: PG-13 Deadpool 2, Red Dead Redemption 2 thoughts and HHN rankings

83: PG-13 Deadpool 2, Red Dead Redemption 2 thoughts and HHN rankings

November 7, 2018

This week on Expansion Drive Podcast, Mike and Didi are joined by Banks Lee to discuss all the nerdy news of the week, including:
• SeaWorld's Craft Beer Festival
• Shrek Relaunch
• Deadpool 2 PG-13 Release

And in the Topic of the Show, Mike and Didi discuss their experience so far with Red Dead Redemption 2, and then everyone gives their final thoughts on Halloween Horror Nights 28 and their house rankings.

 

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82: Exorcism Drive Vol. 7: Happy Halloween from Halloween Horror Nights

82: Exorcism Drive Vol. 7: Happy Halloween from Halloween Horror Nights

October 31, 2018

This week, it's the final edition of our Exorcism Drive Halloween series!

Join Mike and Didi at Halloween Horror Nights 28 one last time for this week's Expansion Drive. The boys are joined by Mike's wife as they check out a few houses and discuss what's been happening since last week's show.

WARNING: There may be some uncensored language in the audio.

 

Each week, hosts Mike and Didi bring you news and discussion about everything fun, including theme parks, video games, television, movies, music and more.
 
 
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