Disney History Institute Podcast

The process of creativity takes many paths.  In this episode, I explore the particular approach to creative development that Walt often used when exploring large projects and how Walt’s particular approach framed the later culture of Imagineering.

Direct download: DHI_075_-_Walt_and_Creativity_iTUNES.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:10pm PDT

AGD 6 – Backstage Tours – Part One

In this episode, I explore the history of backstage tours at Disneyland and Disney World, with stories going back to the year Disneyland opened.

This AGD episode focuses on the Backstage Magic tour at Disney World.  You can find more information and current pricing for Backstage Magic at: https://disneyworld.disney.go.com/events-tours/backstage-magic/

If you are attending the D23 Expo, on Sunday, August 25, from 5:30pm to 6:30pm, I will be presenting at the D23 Expo with Joe Campana on Disneyland ’59.  https://d23.com/d23-event/d23-expo-2019/

If you have a book I wrote and would like it signed at the D23 Expo or just want to stop by and chat, come by the Ryman Arts / HHA Table on Saturday, August 24 from 11:30PM to 12:30PM or Sunday, August 25 from 12:00PM to 1:00PM.  

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You can contact me through my personal website at www.toddjamespierce.com


Direct download: AGD_6_-_iTunes_-_Backstage_Tours_Part_One_mixdown.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:16pm PDT

The AGD sub-series is a guide designed to help frequent travelers find hidden gems at Disney World.  In the third episode of this new sub-series, we explore unique bars designed and built by Disney.

Direct download: AGD_-_Disney_Bars_Itunes_Sample_iTunes_mixdown.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm PDT

The story of how Disney World transformed American theme park culture to become a culinary destination. Part Two.

Direct download: DHI_ITUNES_Designing_Disney_World_-_The_Food_Part_2_mixdown.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:30am PDT