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Book of the Mouse Club

May 10, 2024

Many are familiar with Disney’s theme parks, cruise ships, resorts, and broader media empire, but did you know Disney tried to build a ski resort in Mineral King, California in the 1960s? Courtney and Emily are joined by authors Greg Glasgow and Kathryn Mayer to discuss how this resort never broke ground despite over...

Apr 23, 2024

Only one book is appropriate for episode #101 and that is Dodie Smith’s 1956 novel, The Hundred and One Dalmatians. Join Courtney and Emily as they compare the original source material to Disney’s 1961 animated feature and 1996 live action film. 

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Mar 15, 2024

We got ears, it's time for cheers! Like the Walt Disney Company, Courtney and Emily are celebrating their own hundredth milestone - 100 episodes! During the Book of the Mouse Club 100 celebration, your hosts will recap their reading “wrapped” with data from the 104 books they’ve read since episode 1 and...

Feb 16, 2024

The Most Magical Place on Earth is sometimes more than meets the eye…so let’s meet our magical private eye! When mischievous magical mysteries arise, that is when Miles Mitchell, private eye, takes the case. Courtney and Emily are joined by Aaron Forringer to discuss his collection of short stories, “The...

Jan 23, 2024

The Walt Disney Company has been wishing on stars since 1923 and Disney’s Wish is a tribute to the 100 years of animation from the studio. Courtney and Emily kick off season 7 with “The Art of Wish” celebrating Disney Animation Studios’ 62nd film. Its unique “moving painting” animation pays tribute to...