Episode 74: A Trip to Orlan-D’oh!

In which Bart talks a little Disney food on both coasts, the new sign of spring –  Peeps donuts at Dunkin Donuts, pays tribute to the incredible Sam Simon, and then takes you on a tour of his new favorite Orlando suburb, Springfield USA!

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Cannot wait for Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto: http://www.tikimanpages.com/poly/the-resort/dining/item/205-trader-sams-grog-grotto

Any California listeners, go check out the new Smokejumpers Grill at DCA: http://disneyparks.disney.go.com/blog/galleries/2015/03/smokejumpers-grill-opens-today-at-disney-california-adventure-park/#photo-6

Those of you heading to Epcot, don’t pass up Sunshine Seasons if you want to grab a quick, good lunch: https://disneyworld.disney.go.com/dining/epcot/sunshine-seasons/menus/lunch/

The first sign of spring – the Peeps donut: http://news.dunkindonuts.com/news/dunkin-donuts-introduces-new-peepsR-donuts

Rest in Peace, Sam Simon – thanks for everything: http://www.samsimonfoundation.com/news.asp

iThemePark takes you on a walking tour of beautiful downtown Springfield USA: https://youtu.be/2DkvatLAnrc

An inside look at Springfield’s Fast Food Boulevard, also courtesy of iThemePark: https://youtu.be/Z5aOnoPgHPY

Come see me along with my Drunk on Disney co-host Guy Hutchinson and some amazing guests in Dubuque, IA at the Julien Film Festival on April 24th: http://julienfilmfest.com/events

Episode 73: Seuss/Off

In which the boys are back together talking about the Pixels trailer, Kevin Kline's mustache, Hagar the Horrible, Universal water rides, Seuss Landing, SyFy's FaceOff, and more!

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The debut trailer for Pixels: https://youtu.be/XAHprLW48no

Chris Columbus, Screenwriter & Director (not the explorer): http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001060/

"Evolution" trailer - shades of Pixels here?: https://youtu.be/qAiUZUHcEbQ

Kevin Kline's perfect hair & mustache for a French candelabra:

 

For those that don't remember Hagar the Horrible: http://comicskingdom.com/hagar-the-horrible

Everything you need to know about Islands of Adventure's Toon Lagoon: https://www.universalorlando.com/Shopping/Islands-of-Adventure/Toon-Lagoon-Shopping.aspx

Take a walking tour: https://youtu.be/g_o6yJ2kEWw

Why not stroll through Seuss Landing too?: https://youtu.be/_-PUg8sPXTA

I can probably get you a table at Circus McGurkus Café Stoo-pendous: https://www.universalorlando.com/Restaurants/Islands-of-Adventure/Seuss-Dining.aspx

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Episode 72: Back In Black (and Tan)

In which Ears of Steel: The Podcast is BACK! After a long hiatus hear a little about Bart's recent trip to Walt Disney World, hanging at Raglan Road with new old friends, struggling to acclimate back into regular life, and a few of the topics coming up in the coming episodes!

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Episode 71: Gone Fishin'

In which we discuss the big game, the new Jurassic World trailer, as well as Tomorrowland. Then stay tuned as we make an announcement about the immediate future of EoS: The Podcast.

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The Jurassic World Super Bowl spot: http://youtu.be/MaAZXbQs3SM

Tomorrowland: http://youtu.be/8TTgS1ew50c

Have you met The Robinsons?: http://movies.disney.com/meet-the-robinsons

Bart's new post on the Ears of Steel Blog: http://earsofsteel.com/blog/2015/2/2/maleficent-the-eos-review

Talk to you all in March!

Episode 70: Indiana Jones and the Quest for Gaston

In which we discuss a little more Agent Carter, the big casting news from Disney's Beauty and The Beast, and the latest rumor surrounding Indiana Jones!

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SPOILER ALERT! Information regarding this week's surprise twist on Agent Carter:  http://ign.com/articles/2015/01/28/marvels-agent-carter-dottie-black-widow

In case you've been under a rock, Emma Watson is Belle:  
http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/emma-watson-cast-disneys-live-767095

Who should play the Beast & Gaston: http://www.justjared.com/2015/01/26/beauty-the-beast-dream-casting-beast-gaston-edition/

Will Chris Pratt put on the hat & whip? http://pulpepic.com/posts/movies/disney-indiana-jones-reboot-chris-pratt/id=43289

Episode 69: Keep Bangin' On Your Drum

A solo show in which Bart explains The Drinkfinder, talks about being low, and tries to offer a hand down to other creatives (even if it's not a far reach).

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The blog of a starry-eyed optimist: http://earsofsteel.com/blog/2013/05/imagine-dragons.html

The Drinkfinder by Dick Kulpa:

Episode 68: Ant-Man Meets the Evil Dr. Claw (Machine!)

In which we lament the disappearance of the Disney claw machines, prepare for the coming of Ant-Man, praise the great Agent Carter, and finally ask where do you want your ashes?

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So long, claw machines: http://www.orlandosentinel.com/business/tourism/os-disney-claw-machines-20150110-story.html

First look at Ant-Man: http://youtu.be/xInh3VhAWs8

Marvel's Agent Carter, the show you should be watching: http://insidetv.ew.com/2015/01/14/abc-agent-carter-ratings/

Maybe Agent Carter could help The Rocketeer fly again: http://www.vulture.com/m/2012/08/disneys-the-rocketeer-being-reloaded.html

Spreading ashes at Walt Disney World: http://blog.touringplans.com/2014/06/10/honoring-loved-one-disney-world/

A reminder, Disney would rather you didn't: http://abcnews.go.com/US/story?id=3876673

Martin Short's forgotten classic, Clifford: http://youtu.be/JI-wapIgTeY

Episode 67: All About That Bass...Err, Mouse!

In which we start the new year back in the studio, offering a new way to reach us, discussing New Year's Eve, Xtina's alleged Disneyland tantrum, ABC's Galavant and more!

Episode 66: Christmas Watch List

In which we discuss sequels vs reboots, Pirates 5, Bart possibly being the only person who saw one particular Tom Cruise flick (yet never saw a certain Bill Murray classic), and give our recommendations for favorite Christmas movies!

Episode 65: Beasts and Broadway

In this solo show, Bart talks about (and drinks) Sam Adams winter beer selections, shares his own anecdote about meeting a Disney Broadway star, and compares the Disney Yetis!

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The 2014 Samuel Adams Winter selections: http://www.samueladams.com/variety-packs/winter-favorites-craft-beer-variety-pack

The grown-up puppet musical, Avenue Q: http://www.avenueq.com/

Tony Award winning director / choreographer Jeff Calhoun: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeff_Calhoun_(choreographer)

Imagineer Joe Rohde vows to fix Animal Kingdom's broken Yeti: http://thesocialmouse.com/2013/08/11/joe-rohde-i-will-fix-the-yeti-someday-i-swear/

Disneyland's Matterhorn Bobsleds POV feat. the Yeti: http://youtu.be/hucvFcEUpsg

The Archie McPhee Yeti Tiki Mug: http://mcphee.com/shop/yeti-tiki-mug.html

Episode 63: Jurassic World: Ridiculous & Amazing

In this very special Thanksgiving episode, we discuss the just released trailer for Jurassic World. And little else that has anything to do with Thanksgiving!

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Middle of Beyond, the site with the awesome Krampus and Yeti sweaters & Bigfoot scarves: http://middleofbeyond.com/

The park is open: http://youtu.be/RFinNxS5KN4

Full Jurassic World cast: http://imdb.com/title/tt0369610/fullcredits/cast?ref_=m_tt_cl_sc

For those wondering what that big ol' water Dino was: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mosasaur

One year ago: http://earsofsteel.com/podcast/2013/11/25/episode-19-tiaras-of-steel

Episode 62: Elephant Barbecue

A solo show in which Bart reviews Jon Favreau's CHEF, a Las Vegas culinary experience, Flame Tree BBQ news and the legend of Big Red.

Episode 61: Toys 4, Pirates 14

In which we discuss Toy Story 4, Pirates 5 (and beyond) and the need for sequels in general. We mention a possible Oscar hopeful's appearance in a Disney anniversary special. Plus we take a stroll to the EoS book shelf and discuss audio books and mispronunciations. 

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Toy Story 4 Announced: 
http://variety.com/2014/film/news/john-lasseter-to-direct-toy-story-4-out-in-2017-1201349848/

What we know so far about the next Pirates movie: http://www.latinospost.com/articles/40674/20141112/pirates-caribbean-5-release-date-cast-trailer-ansel-elgort-brenton.htm

Get ready for an ear worm "Fifteen years...we're havin' a party...": http://youtu.be/yh1xTvzCXq8

WDW 15th Anniversary Special w/ Bea Arthur & Betty White (and some fancy roller skaters right up top): http://youtu.be/kqq_R-EVFvw

Kraft presents WDW's 10th anniversary (feat Michael Keaton at 05:34): http://youtu.be/Kjo1IQbN5-4

The Men Who Would Be King: http://www.amazon.com/The-Men-Who-Would-King/dp/B005OLAL5E

The second book you should buy right now, Martin Short's "I Must Say": http://www.amazon.com/Must-Say-Humble-Comedy-Legend/dp/0062309528

Episode 60: Flavortown Springs

In which we discuss (painfully, for one of us) celebrity chefs, selling out, new restaurants for Disney Springs, Ernest P. Worrell and a fire on a Disney mountain!

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The Top 50 richest celebrity chefs: http://www.celebritynetworth.com/list/top-50-richest-celebrity-chefs/

Not ashamed to love this Guy: http://www.foodnetwork.com/chefs/guy-fieri/bio.html

Full Guy's Disneyland Christmas special (starts at 00:24 mark: http://youtu.be/D2RJz_w1Ddg

New restaurants coming to Downtown Disney / Disney Springs: http://www.orlandosentinel.com/travel/attractions/the-daily-disney/os-downtown-disney-springs-restaurants-20141027-story.html

Iron Chef Morimoto shoots the puck: http://youtu.be/-iEQBIFADI8

Matisyahu covers Disney's "Circle of Life": http://youtu.be/BgMnSFWkiWQ

Ernest Goes to Splash Mountain: http://youtu.be/NgliDOKoUK0

Michael Landon tours the Epcot construction site: http://youtu.be/sndgC2lVRXU

Fire on Mine Train Mountain (w/ video) : http://www.people.com/article/seven-dwarfs-train-ride-catches-fire-disney-world

Episode 59: Don't Fear the English

In which we return to discuss Halloween, why scare-industry workers feel the Brits are terrifying, the Hat: Part 2, the Marvel film slate & new music television!

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Bart's Halloween set-up:

That's that for the hat: http://www.orlandosentinel.com/travel/attractions/the-daily-disney/os-disneys-hollywood-studios-sorcerers-hat-20141024-story.html

A scene from the short-lived FX series Lucky:http://youtu.be/ftcigNUfrbs

The one man that might get me back to Gotham: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000445/?mode=desktop&ref_=m_ft_dsk

In case you've been on the moon since last week: http://marvel.com/news/movies/23547/marvel_studios_announces_full_phase_3_slate_at_special_event

The full Avengers: AOU trailer with bonus scene: http://youtu.be/aTN1DQQXNN4

George Clinton. You're welcome:

Episode 58: Lobster Rolls and Shark Tartare

In which Bart discusses mysterious maps and the DHS Hat, why Star Wars Rebels is great for girls, and a listener review from Epcot Food and Wine!

Episode 57: Live Podcast - October 3, 2014

In which Kurt Larson and Bart Scott record a Stay Cool, Geek Ears of Steel live mashup podcast just moments after screening Kurt's film, Son of Ghostman. Bart and Kurt discuss their respective creative pursuits, the fickleness of fandom, and field questions from the audience. (Recorded live on October 3, 2014 at Raue Center for the Arts in Crystal Lake, IL.)

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Picture yourself with us at the Raue Center for the Arts!

Episode 56: Beaters

In a strangely musical episode we discuss Family Ties as well the storied career of Billy Vera. Bart tells of an epic fail and why he's a terrible salesman. Plus we briefly give our thoughts on the long-awaited Gotham. All this and more!

Mentioned on the Show: 

Please buy your tickets now or consider a virtual ticket to support the show: 
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Is Paul Shaffer ok? Go to 3:15: http://youtu.be/9eERXsOmqC4 

Family Ties fans, this should take you right back: http://youtu.be/O2ur063fMhs

Who is Billy Vera? http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0893520/?mode=desktop&ref_=m_ft_dsk

You can catch the Gotham premiere here: www.fox.com/gotham

He'll always be that lovable troubled teen Ryan Atwood to me: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1360270/?mode=desktop&ref_=m_ft_dsk

Your assignment for next week - I Know That Voice: 

Is Keanu Reeves ready to ride the bus again? http://www.slashfilm.com/keanu-reeves-speed-3/

Episode 55: Let It Go Already!

In which we discuss the imminent closure of Maelstrom, the root cause of fan outrage, the "mission" of Epcot, Donald Duck in bubble wrap and how to find the Delete button in iTunes (it doesn't take a special tool!)

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TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE for our October 3 Chicago-land event:
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Like Stryper, we're back together as one: http://youtu.be/m2amKXUZThA

The official announcement from Disney, so long Maelstrom / hello girls from Arendale: http://disneyparks.disney.go.com/blog/2014/09/frozen-attraction-coming-to-epcot/

The Gran Fiesta Tour feat. The Three Caballeros (rec by the great Big Fat Panda!) http://youtu.be/4OPmHIqk4_Y

I mean, is it really that hard people? http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/apple-introduces-u2-album-removal-tool-but-you-cant-escape-bono-is-always-on-your-iphone-9735481.html

I'll never forget the Ho: http://www.lvstriphistory.com/ie/westward.htm

Episode 54: Mahaloweenie

In which Bart discusses the afterlife (no, really) as well as Halloween festivities at Disneyland's Trader Sam's and The Haunted Mansion. But not before sharing a sweet moment at the Disney Store. 

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The Disney Store Chicago: http://stores.disneystore.com/IL/CHICAGO/724/

A great spot at Disney for a good breakfast (and Winnie the Pooh too!): https://disneyworld.disney.go.com/dining/magic-kingdom/crystal-palace/

Rope Drop at Magic Kingdom: http://youtu.be/xHn3t5uMvdg

Mahaloween Luau coming to Trader Sam's (get your zombie glass...and get me one too!): http://disneyparks.disney.go.com/blog/2014/09/mahaloween-luau-coming-to-trader-sams-enchanted-tiki-bar-at-disneyland-hotel-september-29/