Episodes

The New Normal

June 15, 2021

Join Host Marc Valentine and Co-Host Duane Willey as they discuss the New Normal at Walt Disney World. It has been almost one year since we began the phased reopening of Walt Disney World in Orlando Florida. Each passing week brings new changes, but there are some procedures and practices that are …

Legends of the Magic Kingdom: 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

June 9, 2021

Join Marc, Duane and Special Guest Kirk from WalrusCarp as we reminisce over the now gone 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea Submarine Voyage from Walt Disney's Magic Kingdom Park. 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea: Submarine Voyage located at the Magic Kingdom theme park at Walt Disney World from 1971 throug…

Cruella Review

May 31, 2021

Marc and Duane offer their review of Disney's Live Action Cruella (May 21) starring Emma Stone with Mild Spoilers. Before she becomes Cruella de Vil, teenaged Estella dreamed of becoming a fashion designer. Gifted with talent, genius, and most of all ambition; catastrophe left Estella wandering the…

Animal Kingdom's Finest

May 25, 2021

Duane and Marc trade their must do's from Disney's Animal Kingdom and offer their suggestion for their favorite ride, dining experience, snack and show. Join us in the Tiki Room studio as we try and shift your paradigm on how to do the Animal Kingdom the right way. Do you feel like Animal Kingdom i…

DisLife and the Walrus

May 18, 2021

Today we welcome Kirk from the Walrus Carp Clothing Company to the show. Kirk has an incredible small shop where he sells Disney Graphic T-Shirts and other amazing merchandise. You can find his shop at WalrusCarp.com and over on instagram at @walruscarpclothing. Walrus Carp merchandise offers deep …

Touring the Riviera Resort with Jeff Marshall

May 12, 2021

Join Marc, Duane, and special guest Jeff Marshall as they take a tour of Disney's Riviera Resort. Jeff recently returned from his trip to WDW in Orlando Florida. During his stay he had a chance to review Disney’s Riviera Resort, so we asked him to come onto the show and share his thoughts and opini…

The Foodie Awards with RED Podcast

May 5, 2021

Aimee and Dana join the show for a LIVESTREAM of the first annual Run Eat Drink Foodie Awards show. In this episode we break down our favorite food and drink locations and dishes from across the four parks and Disney Springs. We love talking about Disney Dining, and this is a can't miss episode if…

Overcoming Post Disney Depression

April 28, 2021

On Today’s Episode we welcome Jared Welch to the show. Jared recently returned from a trip to WDW to celebrate an anniversary with his wife Amber. He reached out in a post asking how to cure PDD (Post Disney Depression). In today’s episode we’re going to talk about curing Post Disney Depression an…

Disney Dads: Part 2

April 20, 2021

James Williams and Duane Willey sit down and help Marc recap his Daddy/Daughter trip. We discuss and review the Grand Floridian Resort, Transportation, Pool Time, Park Days, and New Ride Experiences. Lots of laughter and heartwarming stories along the way in this two part episode. Join us for Part…

Disney Dads: Part 1

April 19, 2021

James Williams and Duane Willey sit down and help Marc recap his Daddy/Daughter trip. We discuss and review the Grand Floridian Resort, Transportation, Pool Time, Park Days, and New Ride Experiences. Lots of laughter and heartwarming stories along the way in this two part episode. Join us as I ask …

Imagineering a 5th Gate

April 14, 2021

The Wolf of Main Street, Ethan Rawson joins the Tiki Room studi o to break down some headlines as part of This DisNews with his co-anchor Duane Willey. We breakdown the return of club cool, the successor to Disney’s Magical Express, and take a look at crowd calendars through June of 2021. We also u…

Exploring Value Resorts with Guest Duane Willey

April 7, 2021

Hello everybody and welcome back to This DisLife Podcast. In this episode Marc Valentine, host of This DisLife Podcast, welcomes Duane Willey to the show to review Walt Disney World's Value Resort Offerings. We break down All Star Movies, Music, Sports, Art of Animation and Disney's Pop Century re…

The Best and Worst of the World Showcase

March 30, 2021

Join Marc and the DisLife Family as they break down their faves and flops from the World Showcase in EPCOT. Jon Hinson, Lori Willey, Melissa Echler and Duane Willey share their favorite food options, tips and hidden gems from across the World. We also reveal the TOP 3 Countries and Bottom 3 Countri…

The Best Ride in WDW with Duane Willey

March 24, 2021

Our Disney brother, Duane Willey joins the show to break down the 2021 March Madness Tournament hosted by This DisLife Facebook group. You can find us at www.facebook.com/groups/thisdislife . Of course we discuss Duane's revenge and the victory of Expedition Everest, but we also give you some behin…

Disney on Broadway: Part 2 Featuring Mark Adams from UWF

March 17, 2021

Mark Adams co-hosts the podcast for this second part of our Disney on Broadway Episode where we break down The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, Mary Poppins, Aladdin, Tarzan, Aida, and Newsies: The Musical. Will these musicals score big with the hosts, or are they destined to flop? Please enjo…

Disney on Broadway: Featuring Mark Adams of UWF (Part 1)

March 15, 2021

Mark Adams from United We Fan helps us Co-Host this episode as we share our love of Broadway and live theatre. In the keeping of United We Fan, we are sure to drop in a Random Rushmore somewhere and as always Mark isn't shy to share his true feelings on shows that underwhelm him. The episode has be…

More than Friends: Disney Family

March 10, 2021

Spend some time with Melissa Echler, Jon Hinson, Lori Willey, and Duane Willey as we break down the group trip from February 2021. The group offers a review of Grand Destino Tower at Coronado Springs. We also break down food offerings, family and friendship in this candid chat amongst friends. As a…

What would you Refurbish, Reimagine, and Remove?

March 2, 2021

Marc wasn't done when he said he would remove Monsters Inc Laugh Floor, so he invited James and Sarah to play along and tell us what rides they think needed refurbished, replaced, and removed. Listen along and tell us how we did over at www.facebook.com/groups/thisdislife . Follow us on Instagram @…