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By John Alois

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Episode 126: Our Disney Wishlist
Episode 126: Our Disney Wishlist
We’re discussing our Disney Wishlist. Everything from what we’d love to see in the parks, to Disney+ and more! We’re also talking about the Disney beloved tradition of the Candlelight Processional and some of the big names narrating this year. Shawn and John A were on Coffee with Kenobi with Dan Zehr this past week. Check out Episode 585 to hear our thoughts on the season finale of Star Wars: Andor. We'd love to hear from you. You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com. Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion. The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.  facebook.com/The-Hyperion-Hub-103502041266061/
27:08
November 30, 2022
Episode 125: Live Stream Host Pete Carney from Adventures By CARNEY
Episode 125: Live Stream Host Pete Carney from Adventures By CARNEY
We're on an adventure this week with live streamer Pete Carney. Ever since this former New Yorker moved to Orlando a few years ago, he's enjoyed bringing his live audience with him to Walt Disney World. You can catch Pete live from Disney and other spots around the country on his YouTube channel, Adventures by CARNEY. Check it outl https://www.youtube.com/@AdventuresByCARNEY. We had a blast with this conversation as Pete is pure energy. He also has a wonderful message.  Plus, there's a new CEO at the Disney Company and a new cruise ship on the way. We'd love to hear from you. You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com. Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion. The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.  facebook.com/The-Hyperion-Hub-103502041266061/
34:43
November 23, 2022
Episode 124: Disney Details
Episode 124: Disney Details
When it comes to details, not many entertainment companies do it better than Disney. We’re talking about the finer points of storytelling on attractions in the parks to classic backgrounds in animated films. From hidden Mickeys to not so easily spotted Easter eggs, Disney doesn’t overlook the little things. Plus we pay tribute to Disney Legend Alice Davis. You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com. Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion. The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.  facebook.com/The-Hyperion-Hub-103502041266061/
18:11
November 16, 2022
Episode 123: Walt Disney and the House Un-American Activities Committee
Episode 123: Walt Disney and the House Un-American Activities Committee
The Cold War was heating up in 1947 and the red scare had taken hold of America. The House Un-American Activities Committee was assembled to seek out possible suspects with ties to the communist party. As a prominent filmmaker in Hollywood Walt Disney was called to testify. John Redlingshafer takes a deep dive into this unique moment in Disney history. Plus, recent headlines indicating Disney's upcoming live-action Hercules will be "more experimental" and "inspired by TikTok" have some of us wondering what that means exactly. We'd love to hear from you. You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com. Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion. The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.  facebook.com/The-Hyperion-Hub-103502041266061/
25:54
November 09, 2022
Episode 122 Author-Historian Didier Ghez
Episode 122 Author-Historian Didier Ghez
With over thirty titles to his credit, Didier Ghez is a prolific historian in the world of Disney. His latest book, The Origins of Walt Disney's True-Life Adventures takes a deep look into Walt's award winning documentary series from the 1940s and 1950s. Didier's thirst for knowledge began at an early age in his native country of France and it's lead him to the position of board president of the Hyperion Historical Alliance, a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of Disney history. In Our Disney Views, we'll talk about EPCOT's nighttime show, Harmoneous. Are the big barges going away? We'd love to hear from you. You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com. Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion. The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.  facebook.com/The-Hyperion-Hub-103502041266061/
37:39
November 02, 2022
Episode 121 Jeff Baham from Doombuggies.com
Episode 121 Jeff Baham from Doombuggies.com
For a quarter of a century, Haunted Mansion fans have had a chilling corner of the internet to call their own. Doombuggies.com is celebrating it's 25th anniversary this Halloween and we're frightfully happy to have the website's creator on the show. Jeff Baham returns to talk about the site's early days and share some of his favorite memories. Now, heed this warning: The Hyperion Hub will materialize only if you remain safely seated with your hands, arms, feet and legs inside. We'd love to hear from you. You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com. Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion. The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.  facebook.com/The-Hyperion-Hub-103502041266061/
38:54
October 26, 2022
Episode 120: Catching Up with Our Views On Disney News
Episode 120: Catching Up with Our Views On Disney News
Several topics to talk about this week. We're covering fun at the parks, Marvel, Star Wars, rumors, price hikes, all-time favorite Disney Halloween costumes and more. We'd love to hear from you. You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com. Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion. The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.  facebook.com/The-Hyperion-Hub-103502041266061/
25:04
October 19, 2022
Episode 119 Founder of the Voices of Liberty Derric Johnson Part 2
Episode 119 Founder of the Voices of Liberty Derric Johnson Part 2
Founding father of the Voices of Liberty, Derric Johnson is back with us for the second half of our conversation with him. He shares what it was like performing at the American Adventure in the early days of EPCOT (Center).  Plus, the bold renegade who carves a "Z" with his blade has appeared on Disney+. Zorro, the 1950's TV show is now streaming! Does that mean we'll see more classic content added to service? Let's hope so! Wild adventures await on this week's exciting episode of The Hyperion Hub! We'd love to hear from you. You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com. Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion. The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.  facebook.com/The-Hyperion-Hub-103502041266061/
26:49
October 12, 2022
Episode 118 Founder of the Voices of Liberty Derric Johnson Part 1
Episode 118 Founder of the Voices of Liberty Derric Johnson Part 1
In honor of EPCOT (Center’s) 40th anniversary we’re talking with the founder of one of the park’s greatest treasures. Derric Johnson helped form The Voices of Liberty in 1982. The a cappella group still performs in The American Adventure pavilion in the park’s World Showcase area. His Disney story actually stretches back even further to the early days of Walt Disney World. Plus we’re asking the question among the hosts. What’s the one attraction you never rode or don’t remember riding you wished could have experienced in any of the Disney parks? We'd love to hear from you. You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com. Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion. The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.  facebook.com/The-Hyperion-Hub-103502041266061/
32:18
October 05, 2022
Episode 117: Joseph Zakrzewski and The D23 Expo Part 2
Episode 117: Joseph Zakrzewski and The D23 Expo Part 2
In the second half of our conversation with Joseph Zakrzewski, we’ll share of thoughts about the parks presentation from the recent D23 Expo in Anaheim. There were some intriguing blue sky ideas that sound exciting. Plus the Walt Disney Family is hosting a fun Halloween event called the Happy Haunts Tour: The Disney Villains and Haunted Mansion. We'd love to hear from you. You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com. Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion. The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.  facebook.com/The-Hyperion-Hub-103502041266061/
25:01
September 28, 2022
Episode 116: Joseph Zakrzewski and The D23 Expo Part 1
Episode 116: Joseph Zakrzewski and The D23 Expo Part 1
You've heard his awesome reports from various events but now it's time to finally meet giant Disney fan Joseph Zakrzewski. We'll hear all about his recent trip to the D23 Expo in Anaheim. Plus Jodi Benson, the voice of the animated classic, The Little Mermaid has a new book called Part of My World. That and more, this week on The Hyperion Hub. We'd love to hear from you. You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com. Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion. The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.  facebook.com/The-Hyperion-Hub-103502041266061/
36:02
September 21, 2022
Episode 115: Producer/Director Jeffery Sherman's Q&A Session with Disney Fans in Peoria, IL
Episode 115: Producer/Director Jeffery Sherman's Q&A Session with Disney Fans in Peoria, IL
Recently Producer/Director Jeff Sherman made an appearance at the Peoria Riverfront Museum in Peoria, IL at a special screening of the documentary he and his cousin Greg produced about their fathers, the song writing duo known as the Sherman Brothers. Following the screening Jeff took questions from the audience. We have that session if you weren't able to join us in-person. Jeff shares more stories about making the movie and about his father and uncle. Also, the world is mourning the passing of Queen Elizabeth II. We'll share our thoughts. We'd love to hear from you. You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com. Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion. The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.  facebook.com/The-Hyperion-Hub-103502041266061/
18:25
September 14, 2022
Bonus Episode: 2022 D23 Day 3 Recap
Bonus Episode: 2022 D23 Day 3 Recap
Hyperion Hub Correspondent Joseph Zakrzewski files his final report from the 2022 D23 Expo. He's recapping Day 3 of the event. The biggest news came from the theme parks presentation. We'd love to hear from you. You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com. Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion. The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.  facebook.com/The-Hyperion-Hub-103502041266061/
17:10
September 12, 2022
Bonus Episode: 2022 D23 Expo Day 2 Recap
Bonus Episode: 2022 D23 Expo Day 2 Recap
Hyperion Hub Correspondent Joseph Zakrzewski files another report from the 2022 D23 Expo. He's recapping Day 2 of the event. There were so many incredible moments yesterday involving Marvel, Indiana Jones, Star Wars, the Muppets and more.  We'd love to hear from you. You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com. Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion. The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.  facebook.com/The-Hyperion-Hub-103502041266061/
20:39
September 11, 2022
Bonus Episode: 2022 D23 Expo Day 1 Recap
Bonus Episode: 2022 D23 Expo Day 1 Recap
We're recapping the first day of the 2022 D23 Expo going on in Anaheim. Highlights include the Legends Ceremony and Disney and PIXAR announcements and trailers.  We'd love to hear from you. You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com. Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion. The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.  facebook.com/The-Hyperion-Hub-103502041266061/
14:17
September 10, 2022
Bonus Episode: 2022 D23 Expo Day 1 Episode 2
Bonus Episode: 2022 D23 Expo Day 1 Episode 2
Friend of show, Joseph Zakrzewski is in Anaheim and has his second report from the 2022 D23 Expo! We'd love to hear from you. You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com. Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion. The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.  facebook.com/The-Hyperion-Hub-103502041266061/
02:55
September 09, 2022
Bonus Episode: 2022 D23 Expo Day 1 Episode 1
Bonus Episode: 2022 D23 Expo Day 1 Episode 1
Friend of show, Joseph Zakrzewski is in Anaheim for the D23 Expo and has a report from the showroom floor! We'd love to hear from you. You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com. Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion. The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.  facebook.com/The-Hyperion-Hub-103502041266061/
04:00
September 09, 2022
Episode 114: Producer/Director Jefferey Sherman in Peoria, Il
Episode 114: Producer/Director Jefferey Sherman in Peoria, Il
Producer, Director Jeff Sherman is back on the show! This time he’s visiting the hometown of The Hyperion Hub, Peoria, Il. at the Peoria Riverfront Museum where there was a special screening of The Boys: The Sherman Brothers’ Story. Jeff co-directed and produced the wonderful documentary with his cousin Gregg. Jeff shares stories of what it was like creating a film about a side of his family he didn’t know much about. Do you have a topic for us? We'd love to hear from you. You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com. Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion. The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.  facebook.com/The-Hyperion-Hub-103502041266061/
22:28
September 07, 2022
Episode 113: Jake Friedman, Author of The Disney Revolt Part 2
Episode 113: Jake Friedman, Author of The Disney Revolt Part 2
In the second half of our conversation with Jake Freeman the author of the book The Disney Revolt: The Great Labor War of Animation's Golden Age we find out how the Disney Studio strike had lasting effects on Walt and the company. We’ll also hear about the author who spent over a decade researching this book. Walt and Roy were added to a nighttime show in the Magic Kingdom! We’ll give our views on the addition. We're days away from the special screening of The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story at The Peoria Riverfront Museum on Saturday September 3rd. Co-director and producer Jeffery Sherman will present the documentary. He'll also give insight into the making of the movie. The Hyperion Hub is a proud sponsor. Peoriariverfrontmuseum.org for tickets. Later on Saturday September 3rd, Jeff will attend a local performance of Mary Poppins which our very own Shawn Degenhart is music directing. Mary Poppins is playing at Corn Stock Theatre in Peoria, Illinois from now till September 3rd. Purchase tickets at cornstocktheatre.com. Email us or send a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com. Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion. The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.  facebook.com/The-Hyperion-Hub-103502041266061/
30:19
August 31, 2022
Bonus! One Week Away From The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story Special Event
Bonus! One Week Away From The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story Special Event
We're one week out from the special screening of The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story at The Peoria Riverfront Museum on Saturday September 3rd. Co-director and producer Jeffery Sherman will present the documentary. He'll also give insight into the making of the movie. The Hyperion Hub is a proud sponsor. Peoriariverfrontmuseum.org for tickets. Later on Saturday September 3rd, Jeff will attend a local performance of Mary Poppins which our very own Shawn Degenhart is music directing. Mary Poppins is playing at Corn Stock Theatre in Peoria, Illinois from now till September 3rd. Purchase tickets at cornstocktheatre.com. Email us or send a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com. Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion. The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.  facebook.com/The-Hyperion-Hub-103502041266061/
20:20
August 27, 2022
Episode 112: Jake Friedman, Author of The Disney Revolt Part 1
Episode 112: Jake Friedman, Author of The Disney Revolt Part 1
The 1941 Disney Studio strike was pivotal moment in the history of the company. It unionized Disney employees for the first time but it also created division for some. The Disney Revolt: The Great Labor War of Animation's Golden Age is the first book to dive deep into this essential era in Disney history and look at all sides. We're excited to talk with author Jake Friedman in the first part of a two part conversation. Shawn has the final installment in our summer series as he talks with Chip Joyce who's directing Mary Poppins at Corn Stock Theatre in Peoria, Il August 26th-September 3rd. Shawn is music directing the show. Purchase tickets at cornstocktheatre.com. Jeff Sherman will be at the performance. He'll also make an appearance at The Peoria Riverfront Museum earlier in the day presenting the documentary The Boys: Sherman Brothers' Story he and his cousin Greg co-directed. The Hyperion Hub is a proud sponsor. peoriariverfrontmuseum.org for tickets. All this plus, we'll reveal our favorite sidekicks. We'd love to hear from you. You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com. Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion. The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.  facebook.com/The-Hyperion-Hub-103502041266061/
34:59
August 24, 2022
Episode 111: A Few of Our New Experiences at Walt Disney World
Episode 111: A Few of Our New Experiences at Walt Disney World
Nighttime shows, Harmonious and Enchantment are just a couple of new experiences from our most recent Walt Disney World Trip. We’ll share our thoughts on each. We'll also talk about Dancing with the Stars moving to Disney+ and what that could mean for the future of live TV on the steaming service. Plus Shawn has the next installment of our summer series. Don't forget Mary Poppins is playing at Corn Stock Theatre in Peoria, Il August 26th-September 3rd. Shawn is music directing. Purchase tickets at cornstocktheatre.com. We'd love to hear from you. You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com. Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion. The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.  facebook.com/The-Hyperion-Hub-103502041266061/
30:21
August 17, 2022
Episode 110: Our Experience with Genie+ in the Parks
Episode 110: Our Experience with Genie+ in the Parks
Genie+ has intimidated the most experienced Disney park fan. John Alois and his wife Jolie picked up tips from their recent trip to Walt Disney World. They’ll share honest thoughts along with the best ways to maximize the new service. Shawn has his next installment on our summer series. He’s the music director for Mary Poppins playing in Peoria, Il. This week he’s chatting with the lead chimney sweeps. David Snook, Rachel Feather, Aaron Comte, and Ricky Hawkins join us on the show. Mary Poppins is playing at Corn Stock Theatre in Peoria, Il August 26th-September 3rd. Purchase tickets at cornstocktheatre.com. We also have a big announcement in our Disney Views! We'd love to hear from you. You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com. Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion. The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.  facebook.com/The-Hyperion-Hub-103502041266061/
25:37
August 10, 2022
Episode 109: John Redlingshafer's Trip Reports
Episode 109: John Redlingshafer's Trip Reports
John Redlingshafer and his family made their way east a few times the last few weeks and he's ready with few trip reports. From their World tour to Vero Beach, to Hilton Head, the Redlingshafers are having a Disney packed summer. Their trip to Walt Disney World was 2-years in the making so John's eager to share their experiences.  The world of Disney is mourning the loss of a couple of legendary performers this week with the losses of Pat Carroll and Nichelle Nichols. We'll share our thoughts. Shawn Degenhart has the second installment of his summer series about a local production of Mary Poppins playing at Corn Stock Theatre in Peoria, Illinois August 26th-September 3rd. He interviewed Brittany Smile (Mrs. Banks) and Andrew Harrison (Mr. Banks) this week. Purchase your tickets at cornstocktheatre.com. We'd love to hear from you. You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com. Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion. The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.  facebook.com/The-Hyperion-Hub-103502041266061/
35:16
August 03, 2022
Episode 108: Walt Disney World 2022 Part 2
Episode 108: Walt Disney World 2022 Part 2
The Aloises are wrapping up their Walt Disney World trip "live" from the parks and resorts. We're checking in from Space 220 Restaurant inside EPCOT. We'll let you know what we think. We're also taking in a classic attraction or two from The Magic Kingdom. That and more from Walt Disney World. We'd love to hear from you. You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com. Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion. The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.  facebook.com/The-Hyperion-Hub-103502041266061/
38:27
July 27, 2022
Episode 107: Walt Disney World 2022 Part 1
Episode 107: Walt Disney World 2022 Part 1
The Aloises are back in Walt Disney World and we're "live" from the parks. We're checking in from Moonlight Magic in Disney's Hollywood Studios, Adventureland in The Magic Kingdom and Guardians of the Galaxy from EPCOT. Do you have a topic for us? We'd love to hear from you. You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com. Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion. The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.  facebook.com/The-Hyperion-Hub-103502041266061/
20:30
July 20, 2022
Episode 106: Star Wars Author/Podcaster Dan Zehr
Episode 106: Star Wars Author/Podcaster Dan Zehr
We have a packed show! Dan Z from Coffee with Kenobi joins us appropriately enough, to talk about the latest Star Wars series on Disney+ called Obi-Wan Kenobi. We'll hear the first installment of Shawn's summer series about a local production of Mary Poppins playing at Corn Stock Theater in Peoria, Illinois August 26th - September 3rd. He interviewed Chip Joyce who’s directing, Kelsey Crotz who’s playing Mary, and Clay Frankel who’s playing Bert. Shawn is music directing by the way! Listener and former guest Steve Spain has a report from his recent Adventures by Disney Disneyland Resort and Southern California Escape trip. Plus we'll talk about The Beauty and the Beast live special coming to ABC this December. Do you have a topic for us? We'd love to hear from you. You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com. Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion. The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.  facebook.com/The-Hyperion-Hub-103502041266061/
47:39
July 13, 2022
Episode 105: Animator Randy Cartwright Part 2
Episode 105: Animator Randy Cartwright Part 2
In the second half of our conversation with Randy Cartwright, he talks about some of the iconic characters he helped to create and animate which includes Belle from Beauty and the Beast. We’ll also hear what it was like to work for the studio during the famed “Disney Renaissance” era. Plus there’s a new exhibit at the Walt Disney Family Museum dedicated to The Jungle Book. Do you have a topic for us? We'd love to hear from you. You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com. Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion. The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.  facebook.com/The-Hyperion-Hub-103502041266061/
26:32
July 06, 2022
Episode 104: Animator Randy Cartwright Part 1
Episode 104: Animator Randy Cartwright Part 1
Randy Cartwright has spent the better part of six decades in Disney Animation. He worked with legends in the 1970s, through the renaissance period, all the way to today. He shares his stories of what it was like helping to create most of the major films at the studio over that time. He also talks about what the studio was like during that '80s reimagining phase. Plus Disney is offering a trip around the world to all their them parks in a Private Jet Adventure. Save those pennies! In the meantime, do you have a topic for us? We'd love to hear from you. You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com. Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion. The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.  facebook.com/The-Hyperion-Hub-103502041266061/
26:36
June 29, 2022
Episode 103: Dayton Disneyana Report from Joseph Zakrzewski
Episode 103: Dayton Disneyana Report from Joseph Zakrzewski
Loyal listener Joseph Zakrzewski has a detailed trip report about the recent Dayton Disneyana event in Dayton, Ohio. There were Disney celebrities and plenty of merchandise on hand. Proceeds of the event went towards Pirate Packs which is a non profit organization helping to meet the nutritional needs of children. We'll also discus Disney Imagineering delaying their move to Lake Nona, Florida. Do you have a topic for us? We'd love to hear from you. You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com. Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion. The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.  facebook.com/The-Hyperion-Hub-103502041266061/
28:51
June 22, 2022
Episode 102: Walt's Pilgrimage
Episode 102: Walt's Pilgrimage
Dr. Christopher Tremblay is back on our show to talk about Walt’s Pilgrimage, the course he teaches through Lee Honors College at Western Michigan University. This week, we’re meeting up with Dr. Tremblay and his students as they travel across country studying the life of Walt Disney. For more information on Dr. Tremblay, listen to episode 16 of The Hyperion Hub. https://anchor.fm/johnalois/episodes/Episode-16-AuthorEducator-Dr--Christopher-Tremblay-ejbgmr Do you have a topic for us? We'd love to hear from you. You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com. Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion. The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.  facebook.com/The-Hyperion-Hub-103502041266061/
15:06
June 15, 2022
Episode 101: Catching Up On Our Disney Views
Episode 101: Catching Up On Our Disney Views
We're catching up on news from the parks including a Lion King show coming to Disneyland and a tweak to the one in Walt Disney World. She-Hulk: Attorney at Law is heading to Disney+ and our own courtroom expert, John R offers his judgment. We'll talk about Star Wars Celebration in Anaheim and summer season trip planning. That and more this week! Do you have a topic for us? We'd love to hear from you. You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com. Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion. The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.  facebook.com/The-Hyperion-Hub-103502041266061/
20:02
June 08, 2022
Episode 100: 100(ish) Things We Love About Disney
Episode 100: 100(ish) Things We Love About Disney
We’re celebrating our 100th episode by listing the top 100, or so, things we love about Disney. From our favorite movies to our top podcasts and all points in between. Let us know if we missed some of your favorites. Thanks to all who've met up with us at The Hub over the past 99 episodes! Here's to many more! Do you have a topic for us? We'd love to hear from you. You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com. Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion. The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.  facebook.com/The-Hyperion-Hub-103502041266061/
38:36
June 01, 2022
Episode 99: Shawn's Special Project
Episode 99: Shawn's Special Project
Shawn Degenhart shares details of his big Disney project! He started working on study score book from the animated classic, Cinderella back in 2015 and now he's finalizing plans and ready to publish. He'll share the backstory of what it's taken to get to this point. Plus we'll look ahead at the upcoming theatrical releases from Disney in 2022. Do you have a topic for us? We'd love to hear from you. You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com. Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion. The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.  facebook.com/The-Hyperion-Hub-103502041266061/
24:46
May 25, 2022
Episode 98: Producer/Author Greg Ehrbar Part 2
Episode 98: Producer/Author Greg Ehrbar Part 2
In the second half of our conversation with Greg Ehrbar, we'll hear all about Mouse Tracks: The Story of Walt Disney Records which is one of the more popular Disney books in the last twenty years. As one of the authors, Greg shares unique backstage stories of what it was like in the early days of Disney records. He'll also talk about how many of those voices we know from the films and parks were heard in other cartoons and on other storybook records. Plus we'll discuss Marvel Studios' newest hit, Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness. Do you have a topic for us? We'd love to hear from you. You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com. Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion. The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.  facebook.com/The-Hyperion-Hub-103502041266061/
25:11
May 18, 2022
Episode 97: Producer/Author Greg Ehrbar Part 1
Episode 97: Producer/Author Greg Ehrbar Part 1
Prolific writer and producer Greg Ehrbar meets up with us this week to talk about his amazing and very busy career. Greg has worked in more areas of the Disney company than he can list. He's a two-time Grammy-nominated and Addy-winning freelance writer with over three decades of stories to share. Plus John R - self proclaimed germaphobe - is thrilled with the new touchless drink dispensers in WDW! Do you have a topic for us? We'd love to hear from you. You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com. Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion. The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.  facebook.com/The-Hyperion-Hub-103502041266061/
39:30
May 11, 2022
Episode 96: Genie+ with Vacation Planner David Zanolla Part 2
Episode 96: Genie+ with Vacation Planner David Zanolla Part 2
Time for the second half of our conversation with David Zanolla from Out the Door Travel. We'll talk about the benefits of Genie+. We'll also discuss if we think it'll change at all in the next few months or year. Also Disney+ has a new show called Sketchbook for animation fans everywhere. Do you have a topic for us? We'd love to hear from you. You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com. Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion. The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.  facebook.com/The-Hyperion-Hub-103502041266061/
22:14
May 04, 2022
Episode 95: Genie+ with Vacation Planner David Zanolla Part 1
Episode 95: Genie+ with Vacation Planner David Zanolla Part 1
With the summer travel season on the horizon, it's time to learn all about Genie, Genie+ and Lightning Lane. We've invited vacation planner, David Zanolla from Out the Door Travel to teach us about the new system for the American Disney theme parks. We'll look at the process, the prices, the benefits, and the hiccups that are associated with it. We also pay tribute to actress Estelle Harris who was the iconic voice of Mrs. Potato Head from Disney/PIXAR'S Toy Story series. Do you have a topic for us? We'd love to hear from you. You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com. Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion. The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.  facebook.com/The-Hyperion-Hub-103502041266061/  instagram.com/hyperion_hub/?hl=en  https://twitter.com/hubhyperion?lang=en
26:02
April 27, 2022
Episode 94: Author JB Kaufman and The Art of Disney Film Festival
Episode 94: Author JB Kaufman and The Art of Disney Film Festival
Acclaimed author JB Kaufman joins us on location this week from The Art of Disney Film Festival at the Peoria Riverfront Museum in Peoria, IL. We'll talk about the movies shown at the recent film fest which included Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Pinocchio, and Cinderella. We'll also hear JB's story on what inspired him to become a Disney author and historian. Disney art collector Steve Spain, museum president and CEO John Morris and Clara Degenhart also join in on the conversations. Do you have a topic for us? We'd love to hear from you. You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com. Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion. The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.  facebook.com/The-Hyperion-Hub-103502041266061/  instagram.com/hyperion_hub/?hl=en  https://twitter.com/hubhyperion?lang=en
29:51
April 20, 2022
Episode 93: Disney Songwriter Joshua Spacht Part 2
Episode 93: Disney Songwriter Joshua Spacht Part 2
In the second half of our conversation with Disney songwriter, Joshua Spacht, we'll hear about his most recent work in The Magic Kingdom. Plus we'll discuss what Disney properties would make the next great stage musical! Do you have a topic for us? We'd love to hear from you. You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com. Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion. The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.  facebook.com/The-Hyperion-Hub-103502041266061/  instagram.com/hyperion_hub/?hl=en  https://twitter.com/hubhyperion?lang=en
26:54
April 13, 2022
Episode 92: Disney Songwriter Joshua Spacht Part 1
Episode 92: Disney Songwriter Joshua Spacht Part 1
Disney songwriter Joshua Spacht meets us at the Hyperion Hub to talk about his fantastic career which includes producing music heard in the parks. He also shares his great advice for young artists. In our Disney View, we'll talk about the Marvel shows added to Disney+ and the new parental controls that along with them. Also, what is canon in the MCU? Do you have a topic for us? We'd love to hear from you. You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com. Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion. The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.  facebook.com/The-Hyperion-Hub-103502041266061/  instagram.com/hyperion_hub/?hl=en  https://twitter.com/hubhyperion?lang=en
36:59
April 06, 2022
Episode 91: Collector Steve Spain and the Art of Disney Film Festival
Episode 91: Collector Steve Spain and the Art of Disney Film Festival
Disney art collector, Steve Spain is back on the show to talk about a new exhibit he's curating at the Peoria Riverfront Museum in Peoria, IL. It's all part of an upcoming film fest at the museum hosted by acclaimed author JB Kaufman. Snow White, Pinocchio, and Cinderella will all be shown on the largest screen in the state of Illinois and JB will share stories and answer questions about each film. The Art of Disney Film Fest is April 9 and 10 at the Peoria Riverfront Museum. For tickets contact Visionary Society Concierge at 309-863-3019 or visit peoriariverfrontmuseum.org/giant-screen-theater/art-of-disney-film-festival Plus, an old familiar favorite is returning to Walt Disney World! Do you have a topic for us? We'd love to hear from you. You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com. Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion. The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.  facebook.com/The-Hyperion-Hub-103502041266061/  instagram.com/hyperion_hub/?hl=en  https://twitter.com/hubhyperion?lang=en
27:50
March 30, 2022
Episode 90: Author/Professor Dr. Jeff Barnes
Episode 90: Author/Professor Dr. Jeff Barnes
Best selling author and Disney keynote speaker Dr. Jeff Barnes has faced many obstacles in life but he hasn't let them stop him from realizing his visions, goals and dreams. Jeff's books are filled with lessons inspired by Walt's rags-to-riches story and his leadership. On this episode, he joins us LIVE FROM DISNEYLAND! You can learn more about Jeff at Wisdomofwalt.com. Plus, Disney's Polynesian Village Resort is expanding. Do you have a topic for us? We'd love to hear from you. You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com. Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion. The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.  facebook.com/The-Hyperion-Hub-103502041266061/  instagram.com/hyperion_hub/?hl=en  https://twitter.com/hubhyperion?lang=en
42:00
March 23, 2022
Episode 89: Disney Madness Tournament
Episode 89: Disney Madness Tournament
We have thirty-two teams competing in our March tournament, "madness style" to determine our top dog or mouse. Our regions include Resorts, Snacks, Attraction Rides, and Attraction Shows from all the American parks and resorts. We could see The Disneyland Hotel matching up with The Carousel of Progress or Peter Pan's Flight going up against Dole Whip Floats. Anything goes in our March tourney! Plus, the Main Street Electrical Parade makes its return. Let the madness begin! Do you have a topic for us? We'd love to hear from you. You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com. Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion. The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.  facebook.com/The-Hyperion-Hub-103502041266061/  instagram.com/hyperion_hub/?hl=en  https://twitter.com/hubhyperion?lang=en
46:38
March 16, 2022
Episode 88: The Black Hole (1979)
Episode 88: The Black Hole (1979)
The 1970s were a transitional time for the Walt Disney Company. Both Walt and Roy had recently passed away and the studio struggled to produce many box office hits. By the end the decade, Disney knew things had to change. It needed to take bigger risks. The Black Hole was an incredibly ambitious film that set a new prosperous course for the company as it entered the 1980s. We’ll talk about the production of the film and it’s lasting impact. We’ll also finally talk about Bruno. Do you have a topic for us? We'd love to hear from you. You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com. Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion. The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.  facebook.com/The-Hyperion-Hub-103502041266061/  instagram.com/hyperion_hub/?hl=en  https://twitter.com/hubhyperion?lang=en
23:41
March 09, 2022
Episode 87: Galactic Starcruising Passenger Dan Zehr
Episode 87: Galactic Starcruising Passenger Dan Zehr
Fresh off the Halcyon, Dan Zehr joins us to talk about his voyage on the new Star Wars Galactic Starcruiser in Walt Disney World. Is it a great adventure? How's the food? Is it worth the price? The Coffee with Kenobi host answers those questions and more. Do you have a topic for us? We'd love to hear from you. You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com. Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion. The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.  facebook.com/The-Hyperion-Hub-103502041266061/  instagram.com/hyperion_hub/?hl=en  https://twitter.com/hubhyperion?lang=en
45:07
March 02, 2022
Episode 86: Catching Up With Our Disney Views
Episode 86: Catching Up With Our Disney Views
We're catching up with our views on Disney news. John R tells us about the new Storyliving Community Disney is planning. Shawn is taking an online Disneyland history class and John A was able to hear a Disney Legend sing in concert. That and more on The Hyperion Hub! Do you have a topic for us? We'd love to hear from you. You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com. Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion. The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries. facebook.com/The-Hyperion-Hub-103502041266061/ instagram.com/hyperion_hub/?hl=en https://twitter.com/hubhyperion?lang=en
31:47
February 23, 2022
Episode 85: Concept Artist and Illustrator Tao Nguyen
Episode 85: Concept Artist and Illustrator Tao Nguyen
Former Disney Studios character artist Tao Nguyen joins us. He worked on feature films such as The Lion King, Fantasia 2000, Treasure Planet, and The Princess and the Frog. He didn't let rejection stop him from getting into art school or achieving his goal of working in animation. He kept his infectious, positive outlook and was eventually able to work at Disney and he shares the story of his journey. You can see his artwork and learn more about him at taonguyenarts.com. Plus, Disney honors the late archivist Dave Smith with a window on Main Street. Do you have a topic for us? We'd love to hear from you. You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com. Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion. The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries. facebook.com/The-Hyperion-Hub-103502041266061/ instagram.com/hyperion_hub/?hl=en https://twitter.com/hubhyperion?lang=en
34:34
February 16, 2022
Episode 84: Dan Zehr from Coffee with Kenobi Part 2
Episode 84: Dan Zehr from Coffee with Kenobi Part 2
Dan Z is back with us to talk about the world of Star Wars. We're talking about the new Galactic Starcruiser coming to Walt Disney World and more Force-filled fun with the host of Coffee with Kenobi. Plus we pay tribute to Disney Legend Betty White on The Hyperion Hub. Do you have a topic for us? We'd love to hear from you. You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com. Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion. The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries. facebook.com/The-Hyperion-Hub-103502041266061/ instagram.com/hyperion_hub/?hl=en https://twitter.com/hubhyperion?lang=en
31:57
February 09, 2022
Episode 83: Dan Zehr from Coffee with Kenobi Part 1
Episode 83: Dan Zehr from Coffee with Kenobi Part 1
We’re sitting down for a full cup of Star Wars as Coffee with Kenobi’s Dan Zehr joins us. We’ll get a taste of all the Star Wars shows on Disney+ including the newest, Book of Boba Fett. How does it compare to The Mandalorian? Plus Will Smith faces his fears on his National Geographic docuseries, Welcome to Earth. Do you have a topic for us? We'd love to hear from you. You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com. Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion. The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries. facebook.com/The-Hyperion-Hub-103502041266061/ instagram.com/hyperion_hub/?hl=en https://twitter.com/hubhyperion?lang=en
27:40
February 02, 2022
Episode 82: Author/Historian Bill Cotter Part 2
Episode 82: Author/Historian Bill Cotter Part 2
Bill Cotter lends his knowledge about Disney, to Disney. He's contributed to documentaries and books. Most recently he's appeared on the Disney+ series, Behind the Attraction. In the second half of our conversation, we'll hear how Bill became a historian for the company and why it's important to preserve the past. Plus, would you wait in a seven hour line for popcorn buckets? That story and more this week on the Hyperion Hub! Do you have a topic for us? We'd love to hear from you. You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com. Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion. The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries. facebook.com/The-Hyperion-Hub-103502041266061/ instagram.com/hyperion_hub/?hl=en https://twitter.com/hubhyperion?lang=en
29:46
January 26, 2022
Episode 81: Author/Historian Bill Cotter Part 1
Episode 81: Author/Historian Bill Cotter Part 1
Respected author and historian Bill Cotter has worn many hats for the Disney company. Most recently you may have seen him on the Disney+ show, Behind the Attraction. This week he shares his unusual story about how his career began. Plus we’ll talk about some of our favorite Disney gifts we received last month. Do you have a topic for us? We'd love to hear from you. You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com. Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion. The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries. facebook.com/The-Hyperion-Hub-103502041266061/ instagram.com/hyperion_hub/?hl=en https://twitter.com/hubhyperion?lang=en
22:04
January 19, 2022
Episode 80: 2021 Year In Review
Episode 80: 2021 Year In Review
What a year at the Hyperion Hub! We were fortunate to interview so many talented and interesting guests. Before we close out the year, we thought we’d revisit some of the amazing stories we heard in 2021. We’ll also play some of our bloopers and no John Alois (me) wasn’t the only one to contribute to the less than stellar moments. A big thanks to my co-hosts, Shawn and John and to all of you! Thanks again for a wonderful year! We’ll return in 2022! Do you have a topic for us?  We'd love to hear from you.  You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com.  Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion.  The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries. facebook.com/The-Hyperion-Hub-103502041266061/ instagram.com/hyperion_hub/?hl=en https://twitter.com/hubhyperion?lang=en
02:02:00
December 15, 2021
Episode 79: Holiday Time in the Parks
Episode 79: Holiday Time in the Parks
Tis the season for decked out Disney! We’re talking all about the holidays in the parks. Plus what we’re looking forward to in 2022. Spreading lots of seasonal cheer this week on The Hyperion Hub! Do you have a topic for us?  We'd love to hear from you.  You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com.  Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion.  The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries. facebook.com/The-Hyperion-Hub-103502041266061/ instagram.com/hyperion_hub/?hl=en https://twitter.com/hubhyperion?lang=en
20:37
December 08, 2021
Episode 78: Disneyland Resort Report
Episode 78: Disneyland Resort Report
Disneyland is decked out for the holidays and John Alois reports from the resort. Plus Destination D23 gave us a lot to talk about. Do you have a topic for us?  We'd love to hear from you.  You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com.  Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion.  The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries. facebook.com/The-Hyperion-Hub-103502041266061/ instagram.com/hyperion_hub/?hl=en https://twitter.com/hubhyperion?lang=en
31:17
December 01, 2021
Episode 77: Director/Producer/Actor Kirk Thatcher Part 2
Episode 77: Director/Producer/Actor Kirk Thatcher Part 2
Director Kirk Thatcher joins us for the second half of our conversation and we're talking all about the Muppets and their latest project, Muppets Haunted Mansion on Disney+.  He'll also share his personal stories about what it was like to work with the master, Jim Henson.  Also, the Hub team is looking at upcoming announced Disney+ projects.  Do you have a topic for us?  We'd love to hear from you.  You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com.  Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion.  The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries. facebook.com/The-Hyperion-Hub-103502041266061/ instagram.com/hyperion_hub/?hl=en https://twitter.com/hubhyperion?lang=en
37:04
November 24, 2021
Episode 76: Director/Producer/Actor Kirk Thatcher Part 1
Episode 76: Director/Producer/Actor Kirk Thatcher Part 1
Kirk Thatcher has worked in just about every area of filmmaking. From special effects, to writing, to directing the latest Muppets project on Disney+. Kirk joins us to share his Hollywood story which includes receiving the Vulcan Neck Pinch in Star Trek IV. Plus when is it too early for Christmas decorations?  We’ll discuss.  Do you have a topic for us?  We'd love to hear from you.  You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com.  Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion.  The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries. facebook.com/The-Hyperion-Hub-103502041266061/ instagram.com/hyperion_hub/?hl=en https://twitter.com/hubhyperion?lang=en
37:29
November 17, 2021
Episode 75: The Beatles!
Episode 75: The Beatles!
The Beatles and Disney aren’t usually paired up topics but the most famous band in history has actually crossed paths with the most famous mouse a few times. We’ll share those stories plus we’re getting ready for Peter Jackson’s new three-part docuseries, “The Beatles: Get Back” coming to Disney+. Do you have a topic for us?  We'd love to hear from you.  You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com.  Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion.  The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries. facebook.com/The-Hyperion-Hub-103502041266061/ instagram.com/hyperion_hub/?hl=en https://twitter.com/hubhyperion?lang=en
18:19
November 10, 2021
Episode 74: More Disney Views
Episode 74: More Disney Views
We're catching up on our Disney Views and talking about a whole slew of topics including the latest PIXAR trailer, Cruise Line, and our favorite baseball movies made by the Mouse.  Do you have a topic for us?  We'd love to hear from you.  You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com.  Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion.  The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries. facebook.com/The-Hyperion-Hub-103502041266061/ instagram.com/hyperion_hub/?hl=en https://twitter.com/hubhyperion?lang=en
25:01
November 03, 2021
Episode 73: Podcaster, Author Jeff Baham Part 2
Episode 73: Podcaster, Author Jeff Baham Part 2
Jeff Baham is back with us and he shares his thoughts on what would make a great Haunted Mansion movie plus we’ll get his opinion of the Muppets haunting the Mansion on Disney+. Also, we’re saying goodbye to a Disney Legend.  Do you have a topic for us?  We'd love to hear from you.  You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com.  Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion.  The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries. facebook.com/The-Hyperion-Hub-103502041266061/ instagram.com/hyperion_hub/?hl=en https://twitter.com/hubhyperion?lang=en
28:08
October 27, 2021
Episode 72: Podcaster/Author Jeff Baham Part 1
Episode 72: Podcaster/Author Jeff Baham Part 1
It’s the scary season so we’ve asked for Disney resident expert in all things Haunted Mansion to join us once again. Jeff Baham is back! The creator of Doombuggies.com and author of The Unauthorized Story of Disney’s Haunted Mansion joins us to talk about what some consider the greatest Disney attraction ever built. Plus William Shatner (Captain Kirk) goes to space! We’ll talk about his Disney ties. Do you have a topic for us?  We'd love to hear from you.  You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com.  Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion.  The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries. facebook.com/The-Hyperion-Hub-103502041266061/ instagram.com/hyperion_hub/?hl=en https://twitter.com/hubhyperion?lang=en
33:23
October 20, 2021
Episode 71: Spark of Hope Podcast Host Megan Cullinan
Episode 71: Spark of Hope Podcast Host Megan Cullinan
We're inspired by our passions and at times we're also inspired by the people who share those same passions with us.  Joining us is the host of the Spark of Hope Podcast, Megan Cullinan.  It's a show highlighting amazing people who deal with difficult obstacles in their lives and have found hope and inspiration through Star Wars.  She also created the show to chronicle her own personal journey in her fight against cancer.  We're glad to have Megan talk with us this week. We're also taking a look at Disney Legend Haley Mills' new book called Forever Young: A Memoir.  Find out how you can have a chance to win a signed copy!  Do you have a topic for us?  We'd love to hear from you.  You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com.  Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion.  The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries. facebook.com/The-Hyperion-Hub-103502041266061/ instagram.com/hyperion_hub/?hl=en https://twitter.com/hubhyperion?lang=en
34:60
October 13, 2021
Episode 70: Retired Executive Dan Cockerell
Episode 70: Retired Executive Dan Cockerell
Dan Cockerell began his career parking cars at the Magic Kingdom.  Taking inspiration from the castle's namesake, he would work his way up to vice president of that same park in a pure Cinderella story.  This week, he joins us at the Hub to share his story and to pass along leadership advice.  Plus we look back at Disney Legend Tommy Kirk's wonderful career.  Do you have a topic for us?  We'd love to hear from you.  You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com.  Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion.  The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.
36:11
October 06, 2021
Episode 69: Walt Disney World's 50th Anniversary Part 2
Episode 69: Walt Disney World's 50th Anniversary Part 2
Walt Disney World is celebrating it's 50th anniversary and we're looking back and ahead!  In the second part of our two-part series, we're talking about at the resort from the 1980s-to-today and beyond.  Do you have a topic for us?  We'd love to hear from you.  You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com.  Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion.  The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.
28:57
September 29, 2021
Episode 68: Walt Disney World's 50th Anniversary Part 1
Episode 68: Walt Disney World's 50th Anniversary Part 1
Walt Disney World is celebrating it's 50th anniversary and we're looking back!  Do you have a topic for us?  We'd love to hear from you.  You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com.  Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion.  The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.
21:09
September 22, 2021
Episode 67: Genie+ And The State of Disney
Episode 67: Genie+ And The State of Disney
This week we're having a healthy discussion about the state of Disney following recent headlines involving the parks and Genie+ which is the new paid FastPass system.  We're also sharing what we still love about the Mouse.  Do you have a topic for us?  We'd love to hear from you.  You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com.  Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion.  The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.
35:01
September 15, 2021
Episode 66: Author Dave Bossert and Retired Imagineer Alan Coats Part 2
Episode 66: Author Dave Bossert and Retired Imagineer Alan Coats Part 2
In the second half of our conversation with Dave Bossert and Alan Coats, we'll hear how Claude Coats was given the prestigious role of lead Imagineer on Pirates of the Caribbean.  Also, the Haunted Mansion has two distinct approaches between the scary first half and the light hearted second half.  We'll find out how Claude and fellow Imagineer Marc Davis worked together on the perfectly unbalanced attraction.  You can read more stories about Claude in Dave Bossert's upcoming book, Claude Coats: Walt Disney's Imagineer: The Making of Disneyland from Toad Hall to the Haunted Mansion and Beyond.  Plus the NBA Experience in Disney Springs at Walt Disney World has closed permanently.  What happened?  Why didn't it work?  We'll share our thoughts.  Do you have a topic for us?  We'd love to hear from you.  You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com.  Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion.  The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.
32:51
September 08, 2021
Episode 65: Author Dave Bossert and Retired Imagineer Alan Coats Part 1
Episode 65: Author Dave Bossert and Retired Imagineer Alan Coats Part 1
Among the projects Disney Legend Claude Coats oversaw were Mr. Toad's Wild Ride, Pirates of the Caribbean, The Haunted Mansion and EPCOT'S Horizons.  But his 50-year career actually began in animation where he created immersive backgrounds on such films as Pinocchio and Dumbo.  Author Dave Bossert along with retired Imagineer Alan Coats, Claude's son, joins us this week to talk about Dave's new book, Claude Coats: Walt Disney's Imagineer: The Making of Disneyland From Toad Hall to The Haunted Mansion and Beyond.  You can pre-order the book at theoldmillpress.com or wherever you purchase books.  Plus the Galactic Starcruiser is getting ready to launch.  You'll hear our thoughts on the new concept.  Do you have a topic for us?  We'd love to hear from you.  You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com.  Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion.  The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.
27:07
September 01, 2021
Episode 64: Disney's Hilton Head Island Resort Trip Report
Episode 64: Disney's Hilton Head Island Resort Trip Report
We have a nontraditional trip report this week from Disney’s Hilton Head Island Resort.  John Redlingshafer and his crew spent a few days on the South Carolina sand and he shares some of their vacation highlights.  Plus Donald encounters a new scene in Mickey's PhilharMagic in the Disney Parks.  Do you have a topic for us?  We'd love to hear from you.  You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com.  Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion.  The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.
19:20
August 25, 2021
Episode 63: WWII Historian and Walt Disney Family Museum Curator Kent Ramsey
Episode 63: WWII Historian and Walt Disney Family Museum Curator Kent Ramsey
On December 8, 1941 U.S. Army troops arrived at the Disney Studio Lot in Burbank, CA and requisitioned over half the property.  From that moment till the end of the war, majority of the work Disney put out was in service to the war effort.  The Walt Disney Studios and World War II - The Special exhibit featured at The Walt Disney Family Museum in San Francisco looks at many aspects from those years and the contributions from the Studio.  Exhibit curator, Kent Ramsey joins us this week with his unique perspective on what it took to create such a tribute.  The Museum has upcoming many events on the calendar you'll want to check out at waltdisney.org.  Do you have a topic for us?  We'd love to hear from you.  You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com.  Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion.  The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.
30:50
August 18, 2021
Episode 62: Live from Downtown Disney and the Disneyland Resort
Episode 62: Live from Downtown Disney and the Disneyland Resort
We're taking a quick trip to the Disneyland Resort!  John Alois reports from Downtown Disney and the hotels on property.  It's a beautiful day at Disneyland!  Do you have a topic for us?  We'd love to hear from you.  You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com.  Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion.  The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.
15:00
August 11, 2021
Episode 61: Movies Based On Attractions
Episode 61: Movies Based On Attractions
We love it when the rides come to life!  This week we're talking about all the Disney films based on theme park attractions.  Some are among our favorite movies and some are simply better when experienced in the parks.  Plus Scarlett Johansson is suing Disney because of the option to watch Black Widow on Disney+.  What could this mean for the direct to streaming platform moving forward?  Do you have a topic for us?  We'd love to hear from you.  You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com.  Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion.  The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.
21:43
August 04, 2021
Episode 60: Retired Imagineer Jim Sarno Part 2
Episode 60: Retired Imagineer Jim Sarno Part 2
In the second half of our conversation with former Imagineer Jim Sarno, we hear stories about his great friend, fellow Imagineer and legend Harriet Burns.  Jim also recalls what it was like to work on the 1983 redesign of Disneyland's Fantasyland and much more.  Do you have a topic for us?  We'd love to hear from you.  You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com.  Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion.  The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.
24:58
July 28, 2021
Episode 59: Retired Imagineer Jim Sarno Part 1
Episode 59: Retired Imagineer Jim Sarno Part 1
In the mid 1970s Disney was looking towards new horizons in their theme parks.  A new world's fair concept was in development for Walt Disney World with the unique EPCOT Center and Fantasyland in Disneyland was getting reimagined.  Jim Sarno was in the middle of it all and shares his Imagineering stories with us in part one of this two part series.  Plus the Monsters are back at work on Disney+!  Do you have a topic for us?  We'd love to hear from you.  You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com.  Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion.  The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.
31:18
July 21, 2021
Episode 58: Documentary Director, Producer Ted Thomas Part 2
Episode 58: Documentary Director, Producer Ted Thomas Part 2
How do you lead a creative life?  Filmmaker and producer Ted Thomas tries to answer that question every time he approaches his documentary subjects.  It just so happens many of his subjects are among the most creative artists Disney has ever had.  In the second part of our two part conversion, Ted talks about his filmmaking process.  He also shares more stories of his his father Frank and his legacy as an incredible Disney storyteller.  Plus, it's Disneyland's birthday.  The guys ponder what the Disney company would be today without it and it's not good.   Do you have a topic for us?  We'd love to hear from you.  You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com.  Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion.  The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.
25:15
July 14, 2021
Episode 57: Documentary Director, Producer Ted Thomas Part 1
Episode 57: Documentary Director, Producer Ted Thomas Part 1
Ted Thomas is an accomplished documentary director and producer of such films as Frank and Ollie and Walt and El Grupo.  He's also the son of Disney Legend Frank Thomas and this week he joins us at The Hub to share stories about growing up in Southern California with a Dad who worked for Walt Disney and how that influenced his career.  We'll also talk about the famous animation group Frank was a part of called "Disney's Nine Old Men".  Do you have a topic for us?  We'd love to hear from you.  You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com.  Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion.  The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.
29:33
July 07, 2021
Episode 56: Trip Report Part 2
Episode 56: Trip Report Part 2
We're closing out John Alois' trip report from Walt Disney World this week.  You'll hear his take on the Disney Skyliner, Riviera, and those big metal structures sticking out of the World Showcase Lagoon.  We'll talk about the hits and misses.  Plus, as we get ready for the 4th of July, we're discussing The American Adventure. Do you have a topic for us?  We'd love to hear from you.  You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com.  Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion.  The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.
26:46
June 30, 2021
Episode 55: Trip Report Part 1
Episode 55: Trip Report Part 1
We're looking back at John Alois' family trip to Walt Disney World from a couple of weeks ago.  This was their first time inside Galaxy's Edge and Mickey and Minnie's Runaway Railway and you'll hear his first impressions.  What's the mood of the Cast Members and guests as restrictions are lifted in the parks?  We have a firsthand account.  Plus the fireworks are returning on both coasts!  Do you have a topic for us?  We'd love to hear from you.  You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com.  Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion.  The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.
28:40
June 23, 2021
Episode 54: Live From Walt Disney World 2021
Episode 54: Live From Walt Disney World 2021
We're in Walt Disney World!  We have reports from The Hub in the Magic Kingdom, and One Man's Dream at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.  We have an interview with Realty World Florida real estate agent brothers, Joe and Jason Pavich about what Disney means to area. We also have couple of surprise guests who just so happened to get engaged during one of our segments!  All that plus a couple of dining reviews.  John Alois and family explore Walt Disney World on this week's Hyperion Hub!  Do you have a topic for us?  We'd love to hear from you.  You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com.  Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion.  The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.
32:17
June 16, 2021
Episode 53: Tiffany Coburn from Voices of Liberty
Episode 53: Tiffany Coburn from Voices of Liberty
The Voices of Liberty is the iconic a cappella singing group that graces the American Adventure in EPCOT.  We're pleased to welcome veteran performer Tiffany Coburn on the show this week.  She'll share her story that actually started at Disneyland. Today she amazes fans at Walt Disney World where she sings American folk songs. You can also catch her in various gospel groups.  Plus the team discusses what popular film and TV properties are underrepresented in the parks.  Got a topic for us?  We'd love to hear from you.  You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com.  Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion.  The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.
40:10
June 09, 2021
Episode 52: Preparing For A Trip
Episode 52: Preparing For A Trip
When it comes to Disney vacations, one of the most fun aspects for some of us is actually planning the trip.  This week we're talking trip prep.  When to book, what to pack, how to decide everything to do.  We'll cover our tips and tricks for preparing for a Disney trip.  Plus Broadway’s coming back. Got a topic for us?  We'd love to hear from you.  You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com.  Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion.  The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.
23:57
June 02, 2021
Episode 51: Our Disney Views
Episode 51: Our Disney Views
We like to start our show off with "Our Disney Views.” Well this week, we're filling the show with "Our Disney Views".  What are we watching on Disney+ and what would we like to see?  We'll talk about Disney Vacation Club expansion news, Boo Bash, our favorite Dad moments in the parks, and a whole lot more.  Got a topic for us?  We'd love to hear from you.  You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com.  Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion.  The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.
29:17
May 26, 2021
Episode 50: Disney Studio Tour Guide Drew Hayashida Part 2
Episode 50: Disney Studio Tour Guide Drew Hayashida Part 2
Welcome to The Hyperion Hub, your meeting place for all things Disney!  In this, our 50th episode, Drew Hayashida joins us for the second of our two part conversation about his role as a Disney Studio Tour Guide.  Drew shares more of his great stories from the lot.  Plus we're excited about the new Disney Cruise Ship, the Disney Wish.  Thanks for meeting up with us at The Hyperion Hub!  We'd love to hear from you.  You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com.  Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion.  The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.
27:25
May 19, 2021
Episode 49: Disney Studio Tour Guide Drew Hayashida Part 1
Episode 49: Disney Studio Tour Guide Drew Hayashida Part 1
He's spent much of his adult life enjoying the Disney story from the inside.  Former Disneyland Cast Member Drew Hayashida moved from the Happiest Place on Earth to the heart of Disney movie magic as a Studio Tour Guide.  Drew joins us this week at The Hub.  Plus Disneyland reopens after 412 days!  Thanks for meeting up with us at The Hyperion Hub for our one year anniversary!  We'd love to hear from you.  You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com.  Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion.  The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.
32:24
May 12, 2021
Episode 48 Mother's Day Show
Episode 48 Mother's Day Show
In honor of Mother's Day, the ladies take over the show and share their Disney stories, tips and tricks for navigating through the parks with little ones, and favorite Disney memories.  We've heard enough of the Hyperion Hubs, now it's time for the Hyperion Wives to have their say.  We'd love to hear from you.  You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com.  Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion.  The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.
29:17
May 05, 2021
Episode 47: Podcast Producer Aaron Adams
Episode 47: Podcast Producer Aaron Adams
Podcast producer Aaron Adams of Jim Hill Media joins us this week.  Along with his producing duties, he is also a co-host of Marvel Us Disney.  We'll talk about his love of comics and the Disney shows he's a part of with podcaster Jim Hill.  Plus we'll discuss the changes to Disney's dress code and we have a listener trip report.  We'd love to hear from you.  You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com.  Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion.  The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.
35:59
April 28, 2021
Episode 46: Marvel 101 Part 2
Episode 46: Marvel 101 Part 2
Marvel at the movies -  not always a guaranteed success. From a duck named Howard to cheering on the Avengers in packed theater aisles, mighty Marvel has seen it all. This week, we're finishing our Marvel 101 series. We'll hear the real story why Disney purchased the entertainment company and preview its future as part of a new destination at Disneyland. Are you a Marvel fan? Let us know your favorite moment? We'd love to hear from you. You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com. Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion. The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.
32:00
April 21, 2021
Episode 45: Marvel 101 Part 1
Episode 45: Marvel 101 Part 1
Marvel characters have infiltrated pop culture for over 80-years. How did this small publishing company go from a few comic book magazines produced in Manhattan to a billion dollar world wide entity? This week we're taking a deep dive into one of the most successful divisions at Disney in the first part of our Marvel 101 series. Plus John Alois talks about a Marvel exhibit you don't want to miss currently running at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago.  Also, we'll talk about the link between this museum and Walt. We'd love to hear from you. You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com.  Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion. The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.
25:33
April 14, 2021
Episode 44: Would You Rather
Episode 44: Would You Rather
This week we’re playing “Would You Rather” - Disney style.  What snacks would you rather eat?  Where would you rather stay?  Would you rather float on the Seven Seas Lagoon or fly in the highway in the sky?  Play along with us.  Plus, start stretching!  We’ll tell you about the 2021 runDisney Virtual Series.  We'd love to hear from you.  You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com.  Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion.  The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.
23:04
April 07, 2021
Episode 43: Author/Creator Jason Surrell
Episode 43: Author/Creator Jason Surrell
Jason Surrell’s career truly is a Cinderella story.  From The Disney College Program all the way to Imagineering, Jason has worked on some of our favorite attractions.  He joins us this week to share some of his best memories at Disney and to talk about his current role as Executive Creative Director at Storyland Studios.  Plus we’ll tell you about the Ear For Each Other Facebook group that’s helping furloughed Cast Members.  Have a topic for us?  We'd love to hear from you.  You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com.  Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion.  The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.
29:57
March 31, 2021
Episode 42: Sarah Ashman Gillespie
Episode 42: Sarah Ashman Gillespie
Disney Legend Howard Ashman was destined to created memorable musicals.  As a child, he never passed up a chance to entertain his family in his homemade Baltimore theater.  One of those audience members from his early stage days joins us this week.  Fresh off the Don Hahn documentary, "Howard," Sarah Ashman Gillespie shares stories about her brother and his amazing accomplishments as the lyricist on such classics as The Little Mermaid and Beauty and the Beast.  The team reveals their favorite Howard Ashman songs as well.  Have a topic for us?  We'd love to hear from you.  You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com.  Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion.  The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.
27:53
March 24, 2021
Episode 41: The History of Disney Video Games
Episode 41: The History of Disney Video Games
Disney extends their stories and allows us to experience new adventures through their video games.  This week we relive our childhood as we look at the history of Disney gaming.  We're also talking about the big news to come out of the recent shareholder's meeting.  Have a favorite Disney video game or any topic for us?  We'd love to hear from you.  You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com.  Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion.  The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.
21:54
March 17, 2021
Episode 40: Disney Films Through the Decades with Tim Sandifer
Episode 40: Disney Films Through the Decades with Tim Sandifer
Disney fan Tim Sandifer has decided to watch every theatrically released film and blog about it.  He joins us this week with a recap of the 1930s through the 1970s and shares his highlights, and surprises.  Also, Disney is working on a new anthology series that has us excited.  Have a topic for us?  We'd love to hear from you.  You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com.  Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion.  The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.
47:18
March 10, 2021
Episode 39: Disneyland vs Walt Disney World Attractions
Episode 39: Disneyland vs Walt Disney World Attractions
This week we compare similar attractions from both coasts.  Find out who we think has the better Haunted Mansion, Space, and Splash Mountains and all points in between.  Plus we'll tell you how you can sweat to the Disney oldies.  Have a topic for us?  We'd love to hear from you.  You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com.  Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion.  The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.
23:55
March 03, 2021
Episode 38: An Introvert's Guide to the Parks with Tom Weber
Episode 38: An Introvert's Guide to the Parks with Tom Weber
Disney theme parks are notoriously crowded, a fact that can make some people uncomfortable.  This week we talk with self-proclaimed introvert, Tom Weber, who shares some secrets that help him enjoy the parks with his family.  Also, John Alois talks about the recent Walt Family Museum virtual event he attended.  Have a topic for us?  We'd love to hear from you.  You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com.  Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion.  The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.
29:03
February 24, 2021
Episode 37: Disney Legend Rolly Crump and Wife Marie
Episode 37: Disney Legend Rolly Crump and Wife Marie
Walt Disney had a knack for shifting talented people into roles they didn't even know they could do.  Enter Disney Legend Rolly Crump who was pulled from animation and pushed into theme park Imagineering.  Rolly spent more than forty-years at the company, working on some of Disney's most iconic attractions including The Haunted Mansion and It's a Small World.  He and his lovely wife, Marie join the show this week.  The team also discusses their favorite Small World countries.  We'd love to hear from you.  You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com.  Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion.  The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.
21:33
February 17, 2021
Episode 36: December WDW Trip Report
Episode 36: December WDW Trip Report
Co-host John Redlingshafer and his family share a trip report from their recent visit to Walt Disney World.  Plus the team discusses their top animated and live action Disney films.  Got a show idea?  We'd love to hear from you.  You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com.  Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion.  The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.
28:29
February 10, 2021
Episode 35: Podcaster Deni Sunderly From The Dis
Episode 35: Podcaster Deni Sunderly From The Dis
Where are the best places to eat in the Walt Disney World theme parks?  We’re calling in foodie expert Deni Sunderly from The Dis and its popular podcasting network of shows to give us tips on where to find the best food in the parks.  Hope you’re hungry!  It’s an epic show stuffed with delicious info.  Plus the team dreams of the best place to sleep one night in WDW.  Got a show idea?  We'd love to hear from you.  You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com.  Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion.  The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.
49:38
February 03, 2021
Episode 34: Producer/Director/Author Don Hahn Part 2
Episode 34: Producer/Director/Author Don Hahn Part 2
In the second half of our two part series with Producer Don Hahn, he shares his creative process and has some great advice. Also, we’re excited the original Muppet Show is coming to Disney+!  We'd love to hear from you.  You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com.  Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion.  The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.
20:09
January 27, 2021
Episode 33: Producer/Director/Author Don Hahn Part 1
Episode 33: Producer/Director/Author Don Hahn Part 1
Producer/director/author Don Hahn joins us on The Hyperion Hub.  Don produced such Disney classics as The Lion King and Beauty and the Beast.  He witnessed Disney’s Renaissance from the late 1980s to the late ‘90s which was inspiration for him to create the award winning documentary Waking Sleeping Beauty.  Don shares those stories and more in the first of a two part conversation.  We'd love to hear from you.  You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com.  Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion.  The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.
41:03
January 20, 2021
Episode 32: 2020 Year in Review
Episode 32: 2020 Year in Review
As we close out the year, we're listening back to some of our highlights (and lowlights).  On this show, you'll hear clips from all of the outstanding guests we interviewed.  You'll also hear some less than stellar moments in our best bloopers segment.  We want to thank you all for listening and subscribing.  You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com.  Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter @HubHyperion.  Thanks for meeting up with us  at The Hub!   The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.
01:10:19
December 30, 2020
Episode 31: Christmas
Episode 31: Christmas
We're sharing our favorite Disney holiday traditions, movies, and shows.  What are some of your favorite Disney things to see and do during the season?  Let us know.  You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com.  Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.  The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.
25:01
December 23, 2020
Episode 30: Dave Breiland from MouseVinyl and Mousetalgia
Episode 30: Dave Breiland from MouseVinyl and Mousetalgia
For some of us, our introductions to many of Disney's greatest stories came from their old story book and record collection.  Dave Breiland runs MouseVinyl.com where you can relive those stories and more.  He's also a co-host on the popular Mousetalgia podcast and joins us this week.  We'd love to hear from you.  You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com.  Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.  The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.
27:41
December 16, 2020
Episode 29: Writer/Producer/Director Jeff Sherman Part 2
Episode 29: Writer/Producer/Director Jeff Sherman Part 2
In the second half of our conversation with Jeff Sherman, he talks about the documentary he co-directed with his cousin, Gregg called The Boys: The Sherman Brothers Story.  It's a fascinating look at his father, Bob and his Uncle Richard's forty-year partnership and their numerous accomplishments despite their seemingly endless disagreements.  In the end, the Sherman Brothers created lasting melodies and memories.  We'd love to hear from you.  You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com.  Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.  The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.
32:06
December 09, 2020
Episode 28: Writer/Producer/Director Jeff Sherman Part 1
Episode 28: Writer/Producer/Director Jeff Sherman Part 1
From early childhood days spent on the studio lot, to writing, producing, and directing for the Mouse House, Jeff Sherman virtually has Disney in his DNA.  Jeff is the son of the late composer Bob Sherman of the famous Sherman Brothers who worked on such projects as the Jungle Book, It's a Small World, and Mary Poppins.  In this first half of a two part conversation, he shares memories of his father including the story of how Jeff was the inspiration for one of the most popular songs from Mary Poppins.  We'd love to hear from you.  You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com.  Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.  The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.
20:58
December 02, 2020
Episode 27: A Walk Around The World Showcase Part 2
Episode 27: A Walk Around The World Showcase Part 2
We complete our loop around Epcot's World Showcase and once again share our favorite areas from each pavilion.  What are some of your top spots?  Also, Shawn takes a deep dive into the Disney holiday classic, Mickey's Christmas Carol.  Have a topic for us?  We'd love to hear from you.  You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com.  Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.  The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.
20:40
November 25, 2020
Episode 26: A Walk Around The World Showcase Part 1
Episode 26: A Walk Around The World Showcase Part 1
Join us as we stroll around EPCOT'S World Showcase.  We share our favorite spots in each pavilion.  But where do we start?  Some of us (John R) thinks there's a right way and a wrong way to go.  Do you agree with him?  If so, find out if you share his thoughts on the proper starting point.  Have a topic for us?  We'd love to hear from you.  You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com.  Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.  The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.
19:60
November 18, 2020
Episode 25: The Hall of Presidents
Episode 25: The Hall of Presidents
It's an original and completely unique concept to the world of theme parks.  The Hall of Presidents features every commander in chief on a stage in Liberty Square.  Natural movement and gestures help create the illusion of life.  This is a Walt Disney World opening day attraction but its roots go back to concepts for Disneyland.  We'll look at its history of this this week.  Have a topic for us?  We'd love to hear from you.  You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com.  Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.  The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.
22:20
November 11, 2020
Episode 24: Michael Bowling from the Connecting with Walt Podcast
Episode 24: Michael Bowling from the Connecting with Walt Podcast
On this episode, we're talking with Disney historian, Michael Bowling.  Each week, Michael along with Craig Williams, hosts the Connecting with Walt Podcast where they look at all aspects of the Disney company and remind their listeners how everything gets linked back to Walt and his inspiring ideas.  Have a topic for us?  We'd love to hear from you.  You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com.  Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.  The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.
37:02
November 04, 2020
Episode 23: Halloween
Episode 23: Halloween
Welcome foolish mortals to our Halloween treat. This week we’re talking about the ghosts and goblins who take over Disney this time of year. You can bet we’re exploring the Haunted Mansion and with a little hocus pocus, we’ll escape the headless horseman. What are some of your favorite Disney Halloween moments? Let us know. You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com.  Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.  The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.
27:40
October 28, 2020
Episode 22: Composer Carl Stalling
Episode 22: Composer Carl Stalling
Known for its innovations, the Disney Studio blazed a trail in animation with help from people like composer, Carl Stalling.  This week, we go back to the early days and Shawn Degenhart takes a close look at the man who helped create the Silly Symphonies.  Side note: We talk about comic book shops in this show and John Alois mentions two local shops. We are based out of Central Illinois. Have a topic for the show?  You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com.  Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.  The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.
17:38
October 21, 2020
Episode 21: Walt Disney Hometown Museum Creative Director Peter Whitehead
Episode 21: Walt Disney Hometown Museum Creative Director Peter Whitehead
Marceline, Missouri is a magical destination for Disney fans.  There, in the old Santa Fe Railroad Station, you'll find a museum dedicated to the time young Walt Disney spent his most important childhood years.  Walt Disney Hometown Museum Creative Director, Peter Whitehead joins us to talk about the museum and the town Walt would remember the rest of his life.  You can find more information on the museum at waltdisneymuseum.org.  Have a topic for the show?  You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com.  Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.  The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.
25:19
October 14, 2020
Episode 20: Director Robert Stevenson
Episode 20: Director Robert Stevenson
We're taking a close look at someone you may not know much about.  Director, Robert Stevenson helped shape the Disney company in the 1950s, '60s and '70s and he left a lasting impression.  He directed such classics as Mary Poppins and Old Yeller along with many others and was Walt's top choice for the studio's biggest projects.  Have a topic you'd like to hear us talk about?  You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com.  Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.  The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.
22:22
October 07, 2020
Episode 19: Vacation Planner Stephanie Reed and Annual Pass Holder David Burke
Episode 19: Vacation Planner Stephanie Reed and Annual Pass Holder David Burke
This week we're checking in on the parks and visiting with Stephanie Reed from Magical Moments Vacations and annual pass holder, David Burke.  They've both toured the parks recently and share their thoughts on the current Walt Disney World vibe.  Have you visited recently?  What did you think?  We’d love to hear from you.  You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com.  Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.  The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.
22:37
September 30, 2020
Episode 18: Our Disney Fix
Episode 18: Our Disney Fix
Disneyland is closed and Walt Disney World is operating at low capacity with limitations.  But we fans are still getting our Disney fix.  We'll tell you what we're doing to keep the magic going this week on The Hyperion Hub.  We’d love to hear from you.  You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com.  Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.  The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.
17:23
September 23, 2020
Episode 17: Our Favorite Disney Resorts
Episode 17: Our Favorite Disney Resorts
Disney has created some of the best themed resorts in the world.  On this week's show we share our favorites from coast to coast and all points in between.  Got a hotel at the top of your list?  We’d love to hear about it.  You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com.  Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.  The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.
15:49
September 16, 2020
Episode 16: Author/Educator Dr. Christopher Tremblay
Episode 16: Author/Educator Dr. Christopher Tremblay
Author/educator Dr. Christopher Tremblay joins us this week.  Dr. Tremblay teaches a course called Walt's Pilgrimage where he and his students take a cross country trip starting at Walt Disney's Birthplace in Chicago and ending at his gravesite in Los Angeles.  He shares details plus talks about the accompanying book dedicated to various locations important in Walt's life.  We’d love to heard from you.  You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com.  Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.  The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.
24:16
September 09, 2020
Episode 15: Star Wars Podcaster and Author Dan Zehr
Episode 15: Star Wars Podcaster and Author Dan Zehr
Today on a podcast very close by.... we bring Star Wars to the Hyperion Hub!  Dan Zehr from Coffee with Kenobi and starwars.com joins us to share his favorite Star Wars memories.  Dan is also a high school English teacher.  Find out how he uses lessons from Star Wars in the classroom.  The force is strong this week!  We’d love to heard from you.  You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com.  Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.  The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.
21:03
September 02, 2020
Episode 14: Expedition Everest - Legend of the Forbidden Mountain
Episode 14: Expedition Everest - Legend of the Forbidden Mountain
It's the tallest and most expensive attraction at Walt Disney World.  It's also one of the most thrilling, some would call, scariest Disney coasters ever built.  This week, we go for a ride on Expedition Everest at Disney's Animal Kingdom and learn about its history and rich story.  So keep your hands and arms inside the vehicle at all times, and hold on tight as we wiz past Disco Yeti.  You can email us at podcast@thehyperionhub.com.  Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.  The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.
21:10
August 26, 2020
Episode 13: Podcaster Jeff Baham of Mousetalgia and Doombuggies Fame
Episode 13: Podcaster Jeff Baham of Mousetalgia and Doombuggies Fame
Early childhood visits to Disneyland made Jeff Baham a lifelong fan.  He would go on to create a website, podcast, and write a book dedicated to his favorite attraction, The Haunted Mansion.  Now he hosts several shows including the very popular, Mousetalgia. He shares his story along with his top Disney moment this week on The Hyperion Hub.  We'd love to hear from you.  You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com.  Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.  The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.
32:44
August 19, 2020
Episode 12: Walt Disney World 1985
Episode 12: Walt Disney World 1985
We jump in the way back machine this week.  Little did I know when I used my tape recorded diary to capture my family trip in 1985, I would one day share it with the world. We'll listen to what it was like to walk around The Magic Kingdom and EPCOT Center 35 years ago through the voice of 11-year-old John Alois.  Find out how different Walt Disney World was back in the magical year of 1985.  Have a few favorite Disney memories you'd like to share?  Feel free to write us or leave a voice recorded message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com.  Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.  The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.
20:47
August 12, 2020
Episode 11: Podcast Host and Producer Jody Maberry
Episode 11: Podcast Host and Producer Jody Maberry
He hosts several shows featuring former Disney executives sharing their expertise on leadership and customer service and this week WE get to host HIM!  Join us as we welcome podcaster, Jody Maberry to The Hyperion Hub.  We'd love to hear from you.  You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com.  Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.  The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.
30:11
August 05, 2020
Episode 10: Re-Themed Attractions
Episode 10: Re-Themed Attractions
Splash Mountain will undergo an extensive change as it gets re-themed. This happens to Disney attractions every so often and this week we look back at other re-themed rides. You’ll hear our opinions this week. We'd love to hear from you. You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com.  Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.
19:23
July 29, 2020
Episode 9: What's On Disney+?
Episode 9: What's On Disney+?
Disney+ launched in November 0f 2019 and our lives were changed.  John, John, and Shawn are glued to the streaming service and on this week's episode, they talk about some of their favorite shows.  What are you watching?  Let us know.  You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com.  Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.  The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.
18:09
July 22, 2020
Bonus! Disneyland Celebrates 65 Years
Bonus! Disneyland Celebrates 65 Years
Walt's Magic Kingdom opened on July 17, 1955.  Here's a small tribute we put together to celebrate.
02:32
July 17, 2020
Episode 8: Disney Animation Art Collector Steve Spain
Episode 8: Disney Animation Art Collector Steve Spain
Peoria, Illinois native Steve Spain is enthralled with Disney Animation.  But he takes his passion a step further than most movie goers.  He collects and displays hand drawn frames of art from the earliest days of the studio.  The Hyperion Hub's John Alois toured Steve's display before the pandemic and sat down with him to hear his story.  We'd love to hear your story.  You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com.  Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.  The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.
18:30
July 15, 2020
Episode 7: Learn About the Disney Parks in the Classroom from David Zanolla
Episode 7: Learn About the Disney Parks in the Classroom from David Zanolla
Imagine it, a college class where you learn about the Disney theme parks.  Western Illinois University instructor, David Zanolla not only imagined it, but made his Disney Communication Culture Course a reality.  Also, a trip report from Walt Disney World.  We'd love to hear from you.  You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com.  Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.  The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.
32:53
July 08, 2020
Episode 6: Disney Destinations Beyond the Parks Part 2
Episode 6: Disney Destinations Beyond the Parks Part 2
This week we continue our look at Disney trips that don't include theme parks.  In our last episode, we told you about some bucket list locations for diehard Disney fans and now we look at more traditional, relaxing vacation spots around the U.S. We'd love to hear from you.  You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com.  Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.  The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.
15:49
July 01, 2020
Episode 5: Disney Destinations Beyond the Parks
Episode 5: Disney Destinations Beyond the Parks
Not every Disney trip needs to include theme parks.  On this episode, we'll talk about Disney destinations you may not know about and share our stories away from the resorts.  Go on a trek with us at The Hyperion Hub!  We'd love to hear from you.  You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com.  Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.  The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.
21:36
June 24, 2020
Episode 4: Maria Massad from The Walt Disney Birthplace
Episode 4: Maria Massad from The Walt Disney Birthplace
This week on The Hyperion Hub, we go back to where it all began, literally. We're heading to the Northside of Chicago to visit the Walt Disney Birthplace. Maria Massad will tell you why the refurbishment of this historic site almost didn't happen, and how you can reserve your spot for the first-of-it's-kind virtual tour. Let's all meet up at The Hyperion Hub! We'd love to hear from you. You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com. Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.
21:15
June 17, 2020
Episode 3: Touring with Large Groups
Episode 3: Touring with Large Groups
Planning a vacation can be intimidating, especially a Disney vacation. Adding twenty of your closest family members and friends can add plenty of stress. But it can also provide life changing memories. On this week's Hyperion Hub, we share our stories, tips and tricks for taking a Disney trip with a large group. We also introduce a new weekly segment. We'd love to hear from you. You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com. Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.
18:54
June 09, 2020
Episode 2: Doing Disney Without Kids
Episode 2: Doing Disney Without Kids
Have you ever taken a Disney trip without kids? Well, we have and we'll share our stories from land and sea on this week's Hyperion Hub. We'd love to hear from you. You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com. Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.  The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.
22:12
June 01, 2020
Episode 1: Meet Us at The Hub
Episode 1: Meet Us at The Hub
Welcome to The Hyperion Hub, your meeting place for all things Disney!  John Alois, Shawn Degenhart, and John Redlingshafer are your hosts.  Join them as they explore the world of Disney from parks, to films, and everywhere in between.  We'd love to hear from you.  You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com.  Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.  The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.
12:12
May 17, 2020