Episode #150 - Live from the Grand Opening of Expedition Everest

Mike is Live at the Walt Disney World Resort and checks out their innovative new ride!

April 9, 2006 1hr 20 minutes Download (MP3)

Show Notes

It's a week of celebration here at!

First of all, we're celebrating our 50th episode. But more importantly, we're celebrating the Grand Opening of Expedition Everest by podcasting from Disney's Animal Kingdom at the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida.

Expedition Everest features a perilous journey aboard a runaway train through the Himalayan mountains. Adventurous riders push deep into the lair of the feared yeti, guardian of the forbidden mountain.

Along the way, they encounter torn tracks, spiral backwards through the fog into an ice cavern and dart into and out of the mountain in a high-speed adventure. was on hand for all of the Grand Opening festivities. This week's show features:

Our review of Expedition Everest along with on-ride audio
An interview with Disney Imagineer and Expedition Everest Project Manager Mike Lentz
An interview with Walt Disney World's Vice President of Operations, Lee Cockrell
An interview with Disney World Creative Writer and Trivia Master Greg Ehrbar
Reviews of Lights, Motors, Action Extreme Stunt Show, Soarin' and Mission: Space
And behind the scenes stories about what it's like attending a Disney media event.