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Mass Mouse Fans

Mass Mouse Fans

By Chris Rose
This podcast is for Disney fans living in the northeast, who can't always make their way down to the happiest place on earth. We'll discuss all the tools that we use to stay in touch with the Disney Theme Parks, as well as have in-depth discussions about our favorite attractions, resorts, restaurants, transportation options and so much more.
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Ranking the Epcot World Showcase Pavilions
We attempt to tackle the job of ranking each pavilion within the Word Showcase. Tune in as Chris and Matt, along with outside help from Carson, Westley and Stacie, rank each country and see if their rankings match with how you would rank them. 
01:35:04
March 25, 2021
February 2021 Trip Report
In our first episode of 2021, Chris and Matt discuss Chris's recent trip to WDW in February. It was a long weekend trip, but Chris managed to visit two parks, several resorts and shopped at Disney Springs. Find out what it's like visiting WDW during COVID, and what changes have been made to accommodate social distancing, what the crowds are like, and what dining options are available. 
01:45:41
February 11, 2021
A Conversation about the Layoffs
On this episode, Chris is joined by Matt, as well as returning guest, Westley, to have a frank and open discussion about Disney's announcement of laying off 28,000 cast members. We discuss the impact of COVID-19 on not just the Disney parks, but the country as well. We also discuss ongoing projects in the Disney parks and whether they should continue with their progress, or halt work until everything is sorted out.  Interested in planning your next Disney vacation? Visit our partner, Danielle Elliott, to help with all of your trip planning needs. Here's how you can contact Danielle: Email: danielle.elliott@marvelousmousetravels.com Or her Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/DanielleEMMT/
01:16:51
October 26, 2020
The Wilderness Lodge Episode
Want to explore the great Pacific Northwest, but in Florida? You should check out Disney's Wilderness Lodge, with its majestic greenery, stunning views and Native American décor. Join Chris and Matt in this week's episode as they discuss this fascinating and luxurious resort located in the Magic Kingdom area of Walt Disney World.  Interested in planning your next Disney vacation? Visit our partner, Danielle Elliott, to help with all of your trip planning needs. Here's how you can contact Danielle: Email: danielle.elliott@marvelousmousetravels.com Or her Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/DanielleEMMT/
58:15
September 27, 2020
Remembering Alien Encounter! (with WDW News Discussion)
Did you ever go on Alien Encounter when it was open at the Magic Kingdom? Did it terrify you? Did you walk out of the attraction, thinking to yourself, How could Disney ever think that this would be fun for the whole family? Chris and Matt talk about their experiences on this extinct attraction, and offer some facts and opinions about one of Disney's most thrilling attractions. We also discuss some of the latest news coming out of the WDW parks.  Interested in planning your next Disney vacation? Visit our partner, Danielle Elliott, to help with all of your trip planning needs. Here's how you can contact Danielle: Email: danielle.elliott@marvelousmousetravels.com Or her Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/DanielleEMMT/
01:13:41
September 9, 2020
The Fort Wilderness Resort and Campsite Episode
Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort and Campsite is a rare gem. You get the experience of vacationing in the great outdoors while only a few (hundred) steps away from a major theme park. Join Chris and Matt as the talk about this resort, as they discover new things that they hadn't known about.  Interested in planning your next Disney vacation? Visit our partner, Danielle Elliott, to help with all of your trip planning needs. Here's how you can contact Danielle: Email: danielle.elliott@marvelousmousetravels.com Or her Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/DanielleEMMT/
01:07:57
August 29, 2020
Drinking Around World Showcase
Do you have one of those friends who has never been to a Disney park because they don't know what there is to do for adults? Well, Chris's friend Brien is one of those people. Brien enjoys food and beverages, so Chris tries to convince him that the World Showcase at EPCOT is the perfect park for him. Join Chris, Brien and eventually their friend Johnny C as they discuss all 11 pavilions, the Food & WIne Festival and a few other locations to enjoy some adult festivities.  Interested in planning your next Disney vacation? Visit our partner, Danielle Elliott, to help with all of your trip planning needs. Here's how you can contact Danielle: Email: danielle.elliott@marvelousmousetravels.com Or her Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/DanielleEMMT/
01:04:25
August 20, 2020
Grand Floridian Resort and Spa, and some News!
Chris and Matt discuss their love of the Grand Floridian Resort and Spa, and Matt recalls his experience of taking his wife to the Senses Spa. They discuss facts about the resort, how some of the holidays are celebrated, and how they can't afford it on their salaries. Also, we start the show off with a little WDW news. Interested in planning your next Disney vacation? Visit our partner, Danielle Elliott, to help with all of your trip planning needs. Here's how you can contact Danielle: Email: danielle.elliott@marvelousmousetravels.com Or her Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/DanielleEMMT/
01:31:21
August 1, 2020
Let's talk about some WDW News - 7/12/20
There's been a whole lot of news coming out of WDW; Parks reopening, a Splash Mountain re-theme, the NBA staying in the Disney "bubble", COVID-19 guidelines, long lines at Guest Services and much more. Chris and Matt discuss each topic and share their thoughts. Interested in planning your next Disney vacation? Visit our partner, Danielle Elliott, to help with all of your trip planning needs. Here's how you can contact Danielle: Email: danielle.elliott@marvelousmousetravels.com Or her Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/DanielleEMMT/
01:12:47
July 14, 2020
Cast Member Preview of MK with Carson!
On Tuesday, 7/7/20, our On-the-scene correspondent Carson visited the Magic Kingdom as part of Disney's Cast Member Preview day. She sits down with Chris and Matt to share her thoughts, experiences and a plethora of notes she took during her visit. Get the full insight into what the parks will look like when they reopen to the public. 
02:02:09
July 11, 2020
The Pop Century Episode
Chris and Matt talk about their love of the Pop Century Resort. Hear the reasons why they rank this as one of their top resorts when staying at WDW.  Interested in planning your next Disney vacation? Visit our partner, Danielle Elliott, to help with all of your trip planning needs. Here's how you can contact Danielle: Email: danielle.elliott@marvelousmousetravels.com Or her Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/DanielleEMMT/
01:05:35
June 29, 2020
The Caribbean Beach Resort Episode
On this episode, Chris interviews Matt about his time staying at the Disney Caribbean Beach Resort. Hear all the details from dining, lodging, recreation and more!  Interested in planning your next Disney vacation? Visit our partner, Danielle Elliott, to help with all of your trip planning needs. Here's how you can contact Danielle: Email: danielle.elliott@marvelousmousetravels.com Or her Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/DanielleEMMT/
01:00:19
June 19, 2020
It's the Live FB Chat Episode of 5/27/20!
Chris opened up the Mass Mouse Fans FB Chatroom to talk with the fans about the World of Disney Store reopening to 3+ hour wait times, the Disney Co. announcing their plans for reopening WDW, resorts reopening and Spaceship Earth closing. There's also a discussion about the lingering effects of COVID19 and the parks. Sorry if the sound is a little distorted. This was recorded to FB and then re-recorded to a sound mixer.
01:09:33
June 6, 2020
A Perfect Day in Epcot - Part 2
As Chris and Matt continue their perfect day at Epcot, they leave Future World and venture into World Showcase. They will visit all 11 country pavilions and discuss how they would spend the day (and night) exploring each country. 
58:38
June 1, 2020
A Perfect Day in Epcot - Part 1
Chris and Matt discuss their perfect day at Epcot. Technically, it's their perfect day if it were the end of 2019, before Future World began its renovations. Join us, as we take a walk around Future World, with Club Cool, Mouse Gear and the Fountain of Nations still in tack. And then, stay tuned for Episode 15 in which we explore World Showcase.
48:46
May 26, 2020
Reconnecting with Matt after Hiatus
Chris reconnects with Matt after a brief recording hiatus. We talk about the current status of the Disney parks, how COVID19 may affect the parks going forward, and somehow Matt convinces Chris to play his Mass Mouse Fan demo. 
51:58
May 17, 2020
Going to Disney with kids
Continuing our discussion of traveling to WDW as adults, Chris and Matt talk about which attractions, events and restaurants do they think kids would appreciate.
01:48:48
March 18, 2020
Going to Disney without kids
With Matt becoming a father recently, he and Chris discuss attractions and events at WDW that would be better enjoyed without the kiddos. Take a listen and find out if any of your picks made the list.
01:44:05
March 8, 2020
A perfect day at the Magic Kingdom Part 2
Chris and Matt continue their conversation about how they would describe their perfect day at the Magic Kingdom. 
01:01:14
March 1, 2020
A perfect day at the Magic Kingdom Part 1
How would you describe your perfect day at the Magic Kingdom? Great weather? No lines? Unlimited Fast Passes? Tune in to today's episode to found out how Chris and Matt describer their perfect day at MK.
56:52
February 24, 2020
Planning out a trip with Trish! Part 2
On today's episode, I continue my conversation with Trish as she plans out a trip for her and her family. 
43:38
February 7, 2020
Planning out a trip with Trish! Part 1
On this episode, I'm joined by my friend Trish, and I help her plan a trip to WDW for her and her family. Part 1 of 2.
58:30
January 31, 2020
Looking Forward to 2020 - Part 2
On this episode, Matt and I continue our conversation about the things coming to the WDW parks in 2020 that we're looking forward to. We also discuss all of the construction that is going on around the parks, and what that means for the future of the parks.
01:08:13
January 24, 2020
Looking forward to 2020 - Part 1
On this episode, Matt joins me as we discuss all the things coming to the WDW parks on 2020 that we're excited for. This is part 1 of a 2-part conversation.
01:07:50
January 17, 2020
These are a few of my favorite Podcasts
Matt and I continue talking about the various multi-media tools that we use to stay in touch with WDW. In this episode, we talk about our list of favorite WDW-related podcasts.
01:17:50
January 6, 2020
These are a few of my favorite YouTubers
In this episode, I'm joined by my friend Matt as we discuss our favorite Disney-related YouTube channels, and how they keep us connected to the parks. 
01:10:11
December 25, 2019
A Newbie's Guide to Visiting WDW - Part 2
We continue our conversation with Westley, who describes his first time visiting WDW in 2017. 
01:03:49
December 11, 2019
A Newbie's Guide To Visiting WDW
On our first episode, I talk with Westley, a newbie to the WDW parks, as he describes his first trip to WDW in 2017. He shares tips for first timers, as well as some of the experiences he had while traveling with Chris. This is Part 1 of a two-part episode. 
59:13
November 28, 2019
MMFP Preview Episode
Just a brief intro into what the Mass Mouse Fans Podcast is all about. If you're a resident of the northeast, like I am, and can't make it down to WDW as often as you'd like, we'll be discussing the different ways that we stay in touch with WDW news and events, as well as discuss some of our favorite attractions, restaurants, resorts, transportation options, shopping, and whatever else we can come up with.
02:24
November 2, 2019