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Book of the Mouse Club

May 21, 2020

Ready to journey into another bibbidi-bobbidi-book? Courtney and Emily’s “Fairytale Favorites” series returns with the classic tale of Cinderella. From its ancient origins to Charles Perrault’s classic tale to the pages of Grimm’s Fairy Tales to the 1950 cinema screens, your hosts will discuss how the original...


May 6, 2020

Hosts Courtney and Emily return to the show to discuss Kevin Rafferty’s memoir, Magic Journey: My Fantastical Walt Disney Imagineering Career, with guest reader and podcast host of Notably Disney, Brett Nachman. Kevin Rafferty is part of the second generation of Imagineers and his work includes fan favorites such as...


Apr 16, 2020

Hosts Courtney and Emily are joined by film historian and author, J.B.Kaufman, to discuss his book, The Making of Walt Disney’s Fun and Fancy Free. Take a trip back to 1947 for one of Walt Disney’s legendary package films featuring “Bongo” and “Mickey and the Beanstalk”. Both features were in extensive...


Apr 4, 2020

“It’s kind of a cute story” how this podcast episode came together. What started as a #DisTwitter tweet from @SuperWeenieHtJr turned into a Twitter discussion with @WEDReads then a podcast and author interview. Hosts Courtney and Emily are joined by not one, not two, but five guests throughout the episode to talk...


Mar 27, 2020

Hosts Courtney and Emily interview author, editor, and historian Didier Ghez about his animation series, They Drew as They Pleased, specifically volume 5 The Hidden Art of Disney's Early Renaissance: The 1970s and 1980s. This volume features concept artists Ken Anderson and Mel Shaw who developed art for films such as...