Thursday, December 18, 2014

PTPD: December 18, 2014

Holidays means Holi-Topics:

1. Prequels or Sequels
2. Screens
3. DJ Pauly D
4. Polynesian Money Bin
5. Black Fish, Red Slips


1. "Reboot"
2. Meals with Character
3. USF "history"
4. 21 Jumpstreet to the third power
5. Kong Colon

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Monday, December 8, 2014

PTPD: December 8, 2014

Took a little break. Now we're back. Topics.

1. Even the News-ers Get Lucky Sometimes
2. Great Movie Ride Goes Classic
3. Florida Loves Water
4. The Frozen Parade of Frozen Chistmas...Frozen
5. Eggs Lumiere


1. Awaken that Force
2. Worst Margaritaville Franchise
3. Too Merry?
4. Hot Butterbeer Takes
5. Queuing Up

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Thursday, November 20, 2014

PTPD: November 20, 2014

Skyrockets in are the delightful topics:

  1. You've been Lauered!  
  2. The Wheels on the Bus  
  3. Drop the Zero and Get With the Hero 6  
  4. Frozen Merch/Add-on #1  
  5. Frozen Merch/Add-on #2  

  1. Food Truckin'  
  2. The Maleficent Treatment  
  3. A Gooby Reference?  
  4. Citricos?  
  5. Mickey has a Birthday?  

Thursday, November 6, 2014

PTPD: November 6, 2014

We're back on the chain gang with topics:

  1. Hat's Off  
  2. Fly Away Sparrow  
  3. Spring(s) in Disney's Step  
  4. To Infinity (Gauntlet) and Beyond  
  5. New Fantasyland is Fire  


  1. More Woody  
  2. The Bathroom at CowFish  
  3. Disney Shops  
  4. Universal Shops  
  5. Avatarland "Construction?"  

Thursday, October 23, 2014

PTPD: October 23, 2014

The boys are back in town!!!!

  • This is the dawning of the age of Ultron  
  • Sublime  
  • Honey, you were Made With Magic  
  • Photos with Shamu  
  • Ticket Wars  
Then some ODDSMAKERS  

  • Luigi's Crashing Tires  
  • Gods and Monsters  
  • Sluts, Hookers, and Whores  
  • In the Oven  
  • More Avenging  

Thursday, October 16, 2014

PTPD: October 16, 2014

Brian's back (YAY), but no Derek (YAY AGAIN)...Topics:  

  1. Flamingo on then  
  2. 862  
  5. Puerto Rico Suave  


  1. Remember that you will die  
  2. Konging out  
  3. Old Hat  
  4. Sweet Emotion  
  5. THE BEES!  

Special thanks to Joe of, follow him on Twitter @parkscopejoe 

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

PTPD: October 8, 2014

No Brian this week means 100% more Derek and 200% less sense!

1. You Say Goodbye, I Say Let It Go  2. Gorillas in the Mist (not the game)  3. Emperor Iger  4. NASCAR.I.P.   5. Death Is Only The Beginning (OF SALES!)  

Yes, Because YOU Demanded It, we play a whole new game!

6. Diagon Alley: better than Carsland or 10 times better than Carsland?  7. Hogwarts Express, the train Walt would have built.    8. Eat My Shorts (taste better than a LeFou's Brew)  9. Be the next to sleep on Derek's bed...  

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Thursday, September 25, 2014

PTPD: September 25, 2014

My anaconda don't want none unless you got Topics, hun!

1. Bye, Bye, Backlot
2. Hello, Creepy Talking Toys?
3. Food and Whine
4. Anna and Elsa...NO LINE FOR YOU!
5. I Only Have Eyes...For Lou

Then we play FAIR or FOUL with Disney's new rules

6. Don't post that!
7. Adult begins at 14
8. E-cig break
9. Boys and their "large" tripods
10. Some new rules for you

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Wednesday, September 17, 2014

PTPD: September 17, 2014

We have chained these Topics to Maelstrom in protest:

1. Maelstrom
2. One Direction
3. SeaWorld
4. Busch
5. Maelstrom


6. Night Moves
7. Lucky Rabbits
8. iMoney
9. Signs
10. Frozen Fun

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Wednesday, September 10, 2014

PTPD: September 10, 2014

We took last week off so we could come back fresh and clean. Topics!

1. Late Nights CANCELED!
2. Sapphire!
3. No more Woody?
4. Let's open the Destination D-bag
5. The Power

Then a game of SOMETHING or NOTHING

6. There's food at DisneyQuest?!
7. Running Kong
8. Webcam of Joy
9. Howling
10. Whipping

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Thursday, August 28, 2014

PTPD: August 28, 2014


1. Sinister Pricetag
2. Droning on
3. The day the music dies
4. Spoiling the Horror
5. Villainous event


6. Six Flags, One Ride
7. Greased Lightning
8. Boredom at the Mansion
9. the walls!
10. Can't let it go

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Wednesday, August 20, 2014

PTPD: August 20, 2014

You come at these Topics you best not miss:

1. Derek Told Us So
2. Awesome Dance Vol. 1
3. Barking for Muggles
4. Giggles and Cannibals
5. #story


6. Legolandia
7. No Longer Bogged Down
8. One Jungle, Two Books
9. Late Fury
10. Film Geek Paradise

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Thursday, August 14, 2014

PTPD: August 14, 2014

Topics appearing as if by magic:

1. Cash, Money, Orcas
2. Universal Teases
3. No More Showcase
4. Videos...of Terror
5. Can't Seymour Clyde

Then some GOOD COP / BAD COP featuring all rumors from The Unofficial Guide Disney Dish Podcast with Jim Hill (featuring Len Testa):

6. Star Wars!!!!
7. Hollywood Studios Redo!!
8. Illuminations Replacement!
9. Avatarland Might be Good!!
10. Disney Vacation Club to Take Over Everything.

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Thursday, August 7, 2014

PTPD: August 7, 2014

We're spreading Topics around like a Jackson Pollock painting:

1. The Day the Magic Died
2. Who wants Tsum?
3. A Fish Called Wanda
4. I am Groot
5. Aliens v Predator v Good Taste


6. Villain clubbing
7. Jungle Love
8. KidGone?
9. Star Wars presents
10. The Gang issue

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Thursday, July 31, 2014

PTPD: July 31, 2014

This week we're cosplaying as competent hosts. Topics:

  • Skull Island
  • TNA
  • FASTPASS back
  • More Packages, More $$$
  • Going Downtown  

Then we hand out some REPORT CARDS:

  • Polynesian Blizzard
  • Duane is still Fast and Furious
  • Transformers: The Box
  • Kickstarting Progress
  • Disney at Comic Con

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Thursday, July 24, 2014

PTPD: July 24, 2014

Topics in yo' face:

  • Club life
  • Tribble life
  • Pool life
  • Survey life
  • Pirate life


  • Furious Falcon life
  • Dino-life
  • Fantasy life
  • Food and wine life
  • Pin life

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

PTPD: July 16, 2014


  • Unusual Seriousness
  • Hogwarts is actually an express
  • Eye-talian food
  • Norwegians
  • Why are dinosaurs extinct? Steven Spielberg.

Then some WHAT'S THE WORD:

  • Disney doesn't cost an arm and leg, but maybe a few fingers
  • Long waits to get coke
  • Dinosaur puns
  • New Escape from the Monorail attraction
  • Running Frozen

Thursday, July 10, 2014

PTPD: July 10, 2014

Diagon Alley. Diagon Alley. Diagon Alley. Diagon Alley. Diagon Alley. Diagon Alley. Diagon Alley. Diagon Alley. Diagon Alley. Diagon Alley. Diagon Alley. Diagon Alley. Topics:

  • Diagon Alley. Diagon Alley. Diagon Alley. Diagon Alley.
  • Frozen Hollywood
  • Wieners
  • A real flying elephant


  • Artsy cats
  • Sandwiches
  • Rocket Racoon
  • NBC spoilin'
  • Ducktales--woo-ooo

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

PTPD: July 2, 2014

Happy (almost) Independence Day America. Your present is two-fold: (1) No Derek and (2) Topics:

  • What do we want? Potter! When do we want it? Now!
  • Ring that one-percenter bell again
  • Maelstrom will forever lack warm hugs
  • Extra Messed-up Hours
  • Rats

Then a rousing round of WHAT'S THE WORD:

  • DVC in the place to be
  • Escaping from Escape from Gringotts
  • Comparing Apple and oranges
  • Lights, Motors, too much Action
  • Permitting Universal

The wonderful guest you heard this week was Dutch Lombrowski of the Mighty Men of Mouse Podcast

Thursday, June 26, 2014

PTPD: June 26, 2014

Let your ears relax because there's no Derek, but still topics:

  • Disney Hack writers
  • Articles to drink to
  • Royal-er Pacific Resort
  • People may go to DHS despite it being Frozen
  • Transformers not being transformed

Then we play some ODDSMAKERS:

  • LARPing in DLR
  • Major Epcot construction
  • No Newsies is good newsies
  • The Star Wars plan
  • Tatting up

Thanks to guest host Russ Shuttlesworth of the Mighty Men of Mouse podcast. Listen to them at or search for the show on iTunes.

To listen to this weeks Pardon the Pixie Dust click right here!

Thursday, June 19, 2014

PTPD: June 19, 2014

Catch that snitch-person...Topics!

  • Looking Diagonally
  • False Idol
  • Quaffles and Beaters
  • Alive Italian Kitchen
  • Wookies are from Staten Island

Then find out WHAT'S THE WORD

  • Yankee Trader Go Home
  • A Winged Encounter and a Prayer
  • No Pool for You!
  • No Check-In for You!
  • Accio Wallet!

Thursday, June 12, 2014

PTPD: June 12, 2014

This week the guys are as fragile as Harrison Ford's ankle. Topics:

  • Walls, or the complete lack thereof
  • Guardians of Drew Carey
  • Disney Coop
  • Tiers of a Clown
  • Harambe...Right?

Then it's SOMETHING or NOTHING with:

  • Star Wars Meekend
  • HHN ideas are Walking Dead
  • FastPass+ Range Life
  • Cooling down Universal
  • It is the most important meal

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Thursday, June 5, 2014

PTPD: June 5, 2014

Turn Down for Topics:

  • Come along on a Hawaiian Polercoaster ride
  • BREAKING: People go to theme parks...lots of 'em
  • Is Pandora's box really a boat?
  • Derek (the real villain) Unleashed
  • Talking Diagonally 

Then we play REPORT CARD where we grade:
  • Pixar's "Cars" inspired "driving" "experience"
  • De-Trolling Norway
  • Escape from Escape from Tomorrow
  • New Harambe, Old Festival

Thursday, May 29, 2014

PTPD: May 29, 2014

It's nothin' but a G thang baby. These low-down ninjas goin' crazy...with topics:

  • I've got a bad feeling about this
  • Derek is the mother of dragons
  • Chaos; dogs and cats living together; people standing on benches
  • $600 won't buy you a sidewalk
  • #CommissionerIgerWatch

Then a rousing round of OVER/UNDER:

  • Maleficent causing maleficence to reviewers
  • Inside The Big Dinosaur Hero review
  • Furious Falcons
  • Let me see that Kong...that Kong, K-K-K-Kong
  • 25 years of waterslide wedgies

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Thursday, May 22, 2014

PTPD: May 22, 2014

Another week, another show, another topic:

  • Ga-ga for Jar-Jar
  • (Social) Clubbing on the east coast
  • Looks like a SoCal party does stop
  • Disney Executive Overboard!
  • Universal Hipsters


  • The Tonight Show with Harry Potter
  • Is Potter Park near MGM Studios?
  • New* stuff at Downtown Disney (*not really)
  • Making things more Philharmagical
  • Rocking our Disney side

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Thursday, May 15, 2014

PTPD: May 15, 2014

Let's do this! Today's topics are:

  • March of the Princess-crazed
  • Escape from Gringott's...and into our hearts
  • Running (on) a private island
  • Eating and Beating
  • In the tank at SeaWorld

Then we find out what the word is for:

  • Rats in Epcot
  • More in Soarin'
  • A water park is not a pool
  • Late night tubbin'
  • Fake media, fake gold bar

Thursday, May 8, 2014

PTPD: May 8, 2014

Here's what our draft board looks like for today's show:

  1. Jadeveon (Disney Fake Media Are) Clowns-ey
  2. Greg (Delayed Mine Train and FP+ Fail feels like they) Robbed-my-son
  3. Blake Bortles-gin-and-Burke's
  4. Sammy Watkins-through-Gringott's
  5. Khalil Mack-daddy-of-nighttime-shows?

Then, are these prospects SOMETHING or NOTHING?

  1. Jake Matt-whos-excited-for-birds?
  2. Mike Evens-more-characters-on-FP+
  3. Justin-case-you-care-what-the-Poly's-official-name-is Gilbert
  4. Anthony (new) Barr (at the Poly)
  5. Eric Poly lobby...

[And yes, we realize this is the worst rundown ever. Feel free to contact us for a full refund] [But you have to admit it's kind of inventive right? The Barr pick worked out too well]

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Thursday, May 1, 2014

PTPD: May 1, 2014

Fun show, fun game...topics:

  • 7 Dwarfs, 1 World
  • Star Wars (not the Reagan defense program)
  • 1001 Harambe Nights
  • Buyus Wandus!
  • Anti-Orca inflatables

We created a new game for this one, where we judge the creepiness of:

  • Taking photos of kids...that you don't know
  • PJs
  • Boutique life
  • Diapers
  • Sing-a-longs
  • Plus a few suggestions from the listeners

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Thursday, April 24, 2014

PTPD: April 24, 2014

Oh boy, this one is something. Good stuff this week (although I'm biased). Topics are:

  • The Case of the Disappearing FastPass
  • V is for Velociraptor
  • Disney Springs has a concept?
  • Derek's with the band
  • Wanna wear dead Mufasa?

Then we discuss something...or nothing

  • Charging charge
  • No Kathy Lee!? No Hoda!?
  • Soarin' over Wal Mart
  • Straight cash money
  • runDisney is now spelled with all $$$

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Thursday, April 17, 2014

PTPD: April 17, 2014

Crap...Derek's back. Topics:

  • Is I-Drive 360 a 0?
  • Wanna touch my velociraptor?
  • We know how they're funding Star Wars VII
  • Are you lost? Are you a witch or wizard?
  • We also know how they're funding Spice Road Table.

Then, a very special treat as we welcome Florida attorney Ken Hesser to discuss SeaWorld v. OSHA and the complaint filed over Disney's new Disability Access Service. Ken actually makes sense, which is out of place on this show.

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Thursday, April 10, 2014

PTPD: April 9, 2014

There's something a little different about this episode, but I can't put my finger on it. Topics:

  • Diagon Alley will, in fact, open!
  • USF's KidZone will, in "fact," close!
  • Seven Dwarfs Mine Train may also open!
  • Hollywood Studios! Rumors say it is still open

  • Muppet's...again?
  • Innoventions paint job (is this what we've come to discussing)
  • Will Springfield get Springfieldier?
  • Figment goes badass
  • Captain America and all of the money
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Wednesday, April 2, 2014

PTPD: April 2, 2014

This week your caped crusaders discuss:

  • Cabana Bay
  • FastPass+
  • More FastPass+
  • Star Wars food
  • Kungalooshers
  • Frozen is the grossest
  • Defend your
  • Disney meets their Maker...Studios
  • Discovery of a fourth dimension
  • Buying magic

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Thursday, March 27, 2014

PTPD: March 27, 2014

In between completely shameful promotions, the boys get to discussing:

  • Muppets Kinda Wanted
  • Maleficent
  • Bye Bye Blackfish?
  • Iron Giant Cat Cora
  • Mardi Gras calendar suffers from blurred lines. 

Then we field some listener questions:

  • Are there restaurants that only cost your second born?
  • Do I need Express Pass if I'm a loner Dottie? A rebel?
  • Getting drunk on charm...and booze.
  • Necrophilia
  • Being high on life...and marajuana.  

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Thursday, March 20, 2014

PTPD: March 20, 2014

Today the guys blind you with science as they discuss:

  • Scorekeeping: Incredibles 2 - Cars 3
  • Animators who don't draw
  • Taylor Lautner
  • Anna and Elsa shacking up with Cinderella
  • Platform 9 3/4 (with a 9 3/4 hour wait)
  • Diagon will definitely open in May...or it won't
  • Been around the world and I..I..I. I can't find my Babycakes
  • What's your MagicBand worth?
  • T-Rex, the 4D experience

Thursday, March 13, 2014

PTPD: March 13, 2014

News! Notes! Opinions! Oddsmakers! Here's what nonsense is spilled forth:

  • Muppets Kinda Wanted
  • Refurb vs Build
  • Rip Ride Scam-it
  • SurveyMagic+
  • Gaston loses his seat
  • Will Festival of Fantasy stick?
  • Will Universal build a new new hotel?
  • Does WDW have a shot at a demigod?
  • Can Liberty keep its voice?
  • Will we find dreams in imagination again?

Thursday, March 6, 2014

PTPD: March 6, 2014

Slight connection problems this week, but we still managed to discuss some news:

  • Little Gold Statues
  • Throwing the Babycakes out with the bathwater
  • Merch-ing orders
  • Bangers
  • Norwegians have the longest...lines
  • Illuminations getting re-luminated
  • Transforming photo-ops
  • Six Flags...over
  • Is SeaWorld harassing poor Derek?
  • Getting a FastPass for a ride with no wait

Friday, February 28, 2014

PTPD: February 27, 2014

Today the forces of good and evil battle over:

  • The price of magic
  • Get a job
  • Amazing chats
  • Blank: Your mind after watching this movie
  • MK's got a big ol' hub
  • Oswald the walkaround rabbit
  • Robin's excuses get Thicke
  • Movies...anywhere?!
  • Andy's mom has got it going on


Thursday, February 20, 2014

PTPD: February 20, 2014

Back to the A-Team, which gets a C+ at best. Derek and Brian discuss:

  • Kongstruction
  • Mickey Jammin' Out
  • Does CityWalk suck less than DTD?
  • Casey gets a bigger corner
  • Ferry dust

Then it's time for What's the Word. Join us, won't you?

Saturday, February 15, 2014

PTPD: February 15, 2014

Remember how I said there was no new episode this week. I am a dirty rotten liar. Same great show, new, better hosts. Don't get used to the stand-ins folks, Derek and Brian will be returning, no matter how much you beg. Mighty Men of Mouse's Russ and Dutch discuss:

  • PUSH gets pushed
  • Netflixing Disney
  • "FastPass+ is awesome" - Iger
  • Festival of Fantasy?
  • Casey gets cornered
  • Less money, mo' problems
The Mighty Men then spend 5 Good Minutes talking about Derek's favorite subject...Derek. Specifically his experience with MyMagic+ and their frustrations with the system.

The show is closed with a wondrous round of Oddsmakers!

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Monday, February 10, 2014

PTPD: Released from the Vault, Volume 1

Some good news and bad news this week theme park fans. The bad news is that there will be no "current" show from Brian and Derek this week. The good news is that we managed to find a recording of this strange old episode hidden away in our vault.

This is a never before heard episode that we are sure you will find amusing if nothing else. Enjoy!

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Thursday, February 6, 2014

PTPD: February 6, 2014

What a show. What. A. Show. This week we talk:

  • Alvin and the Chipmunk...and Dale Rescue Rangers
  • Cheering or jeering the earring?
  • Peeping rampant at Universal
  • Creepy dolls and Mexican food
  • Princess+

We then play Fortune Tellers, which is just too weird to describe.

Also too weird to describe is this photo Derek took at Antojitos.

Thursday, January 30, 2014

PTPD: January 30, 2014

This week we've got a special guest! But first, news:

  • #IncrediblyStupidDancePartyName
  • Universal taxes
  • MyMagic is doing something's killing Derek
  • Warm Butterbeer, warm hearts
  • Even we are wrong sometimes
We then spend Five Magical Minutes with Disney community superstar Morgan Crutchfield of and @centralMorgan

Thursday, January 23, 2014

PTPD: January 23, 2014

What a

  • Diagon's a thing!!
  • Potter Weekend
  • Fastpass is plussing the length of lines
  • Disney's a thing?
  • Disability Access Service Card...remember when it was a thing?
Then we play a sexy game of Good Cop/Bad Cop where we discuss:
  • Star Wars: The Wall-E Wars?
  • Elsa and Anna: The hottest sisters since...I'll stop there
  • Snubbing Mr Banks
  • A coffee mug (we've come to this?)
  • Transformers no habla
Get in contact with us - Email PTPDshow at gmail dot com - Twitter @PTPDshow

Friday, January 17, 2014

PTPD: January 16, 2014

Look everyone...topics!
  • RapidFAIL
  • Spice Road MEHble
  • Blackfish? More like GREENfish!
  • FastPass-
  • You say Yet-ee, I say Yet-eye
  • No Smoking Please or No, Smoking Please
  • Should we hope for an Oscar or Let It Go
  • A new type of Marathon Feeding Station
  • Universal marketing loves Apples
  • The summer the music died

Thursday, January 9, 2014

PTPD: January 9, 2014

Not much real news, but the little we have is so crazy it makes for a pretty entertaining show, if I do say so myself. In this episode Derek and Brian discuss:

  • SeaWorld's gerrymandering
  • An Oscar winner smacking around a dead man
  • Kicks
  • The real Iron Man
  • Four Seasons, One World
The guys then dive into more news to figure out if these things are Something or Nothing:
  • No more Celebrating a Dream Come True
  • Annie's Art
  • Still Frozen
  • Amusements...Leaked
  • Iger on Food Stamps
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Thursday, January 2, 2014

PTPD: January 2, 2014

New year, same show. First a few "news" items including:

  • Universal Magic+?
  • Epcot's ridiculous holiday lines
  • New UOR Hotel
  • Hidden Mickey Guy is a hidden Mickey
  • Lots of new Magic Kingdom Phase Closings
Then we end by getting all hopeful about what we want to see in 2014.