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Month: May 2015

Ep 32 – Rich News of Sharks, Snakes and Giant Apes

Today we play catch up on all the recent news. Richie stops by and surprises everyone by showing excitement over theme park news. Jay talks about Thursday’s BGT announcement and Jake joins the call right before everyone hangs up. Las Vegas, Atlanta, New York and Miami are all mentioned…oh yeah, and Orlando.

Show Info

Recording Date
  • May 24, 2015


Show Notes


Jay’s pics of the AP line

BGT 2016 Project

Dragonfire Grill

SeaWorld’s new coaster



Skull Island: Reign of Kong

Nintendo & Universal

Ken’s shameless plug to his Marvel summary article

UUOP Top 5 Worst Attractions podcast



Tomorrowland’s box office results

Pandora (Avatarland) at DAK visible from surrounding roads now


I-Drive and Surrounding Tourism

Mr Brian in Orlando’s sad trip to I-Drive 360 (Broken exhibits at SEALife One | Views from The Orlando Eye One, Two)

Orlando Eye shuts down and NO ONE was aboard at the time

Megamall now two buildings

Miami Wilds megamall

Water park proposed south of Tampa Bay

Ken- “I wouldn’t be surprised to see a megamall project being a partnership with Universal.”

Spectro Radio

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Celebration of Women in Paleontology Day is Tomorrow at Orlando Science Center

Jurassic World, with its living dinosaurs, is hitting theaters next month but if you want to know what’s really going on with dinos (and other long dead creatures) then you’ll need to head over to the Orlando Science Center this Saturday for their “Celebration of Women in Paleontology” Day.

The day will include live lectures from numerous female paleontologists. All of the lectures and paleontologist themed events are included in regular admission.   General Admission to Orlando Science Center is $19 for adults and $13 for youth (ages 3 – 11). Tickets include access to all four floors of exhibits, giant screen and 3-D educational films, one Hollywood feature-length film, and live programming.


Celebration of Women in Paleontology
  • 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
    • View various fossil collections and exhibits
  • 11 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
  • Sharon E.Holte | Ph.D. Candidate in Biology | University of Florida
    • “The Thomas Farm Fossil Site: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow”
  • 11:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
  • Natasha S.Vitek | Ph.D. Student in Paleontology | University of Florida
    • “What About the Fossils Too Small to See?”
  • 12:30 p.m. – 1 p.m.
  • JuliaTejada | Peruvian Paleontologist
    • “The 10 Most Extreme Recent Paleontological Discoveries in Peru”
  • 1:15 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
  • Lisa Lundgren | Ph.D. Student in Science Education | University of Florida
    • “The FOSSIL Project: Connecting Amateur and Professional Paleontologists”
  • 2 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
  • Ann Spellman | Ph.D. in Marine Biology
    • “What Lies Beneath? A Presentation of What Fossil Ancestors and Modern Day Marine Life Tell Us About Life on Earth and in the Sea, Both Then and Now”
  • 2:45 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
  • Shelley Zimmerman | High School Geology Teacher
    • “Rock Head or Bone Head? The Connection Between Geology and Paleontology”
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Ep 31 – Building Furniture and Not Dying With Dutch Lombrowski

Today Dutch Lombrowski of the Mighty Men of Mouse stops by to chat with the guys. He shares his thoughts on recent Disney news, what he would like to see at Walt Disney World and his overall impressions on Orlando. Casinos, lawsuits, Publix and Taco Bell are all brought up (we’ll let you guess who mentioned the last one).

Show Info

Recorded on April 28, 2015


Show Notes

Might Men of Mouse Draft episode

Dutch Wants These at WDW = Coffee Milk, Eataly

Morimoto Asia at Disney Springs

Dutch- “I don’t see a Publix coming to Disney Springs.”

Ken then reminds us he’s a couch surfer. Go ahead, crash on his couch.

Density in Orlando

Wesley M James on Might Men of Mouse

Mystic Aquarium

Ken Recommends- Altamonte Picture Show

Mote Marine Aquarium

Kyle has yet to finish his IKEA furniture

WDW News Today Marvel article


Tomorrowland’s trashcan

Dutch Recommends- Save Tomorrowland | Ep 202 of MMOM

Hong Kong Political Unrest

Shanghai Disneyland delays

Tokyo Disneyland expansion plans

Miami Wilds Theme Park

Miami Megamall plans

All Aboard Florida

Ken Recommends- OBJ’s recent article with Maglev

Kennedy Space Center

Dutch Recommends- The Yacht and Beach Club

Artegon Marketplace’s Xmas Eve Accident

Boathouse’s Manager Lawsuit

Ken is sad because handkerchiefs weren’t dropped in Tallahassee

Dutch Recommends- Married to the Mouse

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SideChat 10 – Dutch, Sharks and Blockbusters

On today’s SideChat Banks Lee joins Jay and Ken to geek out this summer’s upcoming blockbuster movies including Sharknado 3 (which Banks makes a cameo in). Disney Spring’s The Boathouse, the summer dance party at Typhoon Lagoon and Dutch Lombrowski all come up in conversation.

Show Info

Recording Dates

Show Notes

Sharknado 3 (July 22)

Banks- “I’m willing to bet that half of [Sharknado 3] will be set in Universal Orlando.”

Bruce the Shark will be in the movie!

Dutch’s 2 hour drive to MK- How far are you willing to drive for an hour in Magic Kingdom?

Tomorrowland (May 22)

Brad Bird’s tweet regarding the trashcan

Jurassic World (June 12)

Teen Beach 2: Beach Party at Typhoon Lagoon

Boathouse on Attractions – The Show

Ken Recommends- Do the Swan Boats at Lake Eola

Banks- The Boathouse is a place where you go once in a while, it’s not for regular dining at.

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