Doctor Stephanie Grace, Attorney at Law, pt 2; S04 E17

April 14th, 2015

Boy, it must be like your Birthday, or something. Two episodes in the same week? Crazy!

We sit down this week again with Skipper Stephanie Grace, as she shares more stories of her time at the Jungle. This episode we even get into the details of her famed "24 Shot" incident. Lots of super-exciting stories with a super fun lady-Skip. She's one of my favorites, and she is just as charming on a microphone as she was in a boat.
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Working For The Mouse; S04 E18

April 10th, 2015


Ok, so a couple of days ago, I was alerted to a really cool one man show that is premiering in Los Angeles on Friday, April 10th, open until April 19th. I saw a bit of it, and I knew I had to have this guy on the show. It's a bit strange, because he is a non-Skipper, but his spirit is as much at home in the Jungle as it is wherever the costumed characters hang out... 
The show information is at, and if you are in the LA or Orange County area, I genuinely can endorse this show and recommend that you go see it.
Also, today was the launch day of Merchandise From The Jungle Crews. Art that is designed by Skippers, and is for anyone... We start off with 9 t-shirt designs that are a must have for any fashionable fan's collection. The shirts can be found here, at Merchandise From The Jungle Crews. We'll be adding new shirts and products as time goes on. This will help support the podcast, as well, so swing over and take a peek!
Thanks, everyone, and we'll see you soon.
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RERUN: A Piece of Pie and some Coffee, S03 E10

April 6th, 2015

Happy Tuesday! This week is another "off week" for us, so here's the replay of the day...

Back just over a year ago, I got to go hang out with about 20 retired Skips at a private BBQ. I got a chance to sit down and do some really fun interviews, and this one was one of my favorites. Skippers Ed Cunningham and Dave Champagne were a blast to talk to, and this episode gets into a lot of fun Jungle trivia. I hope you guys are enjoying it. We're getting geared up here for a big announcement, hopefully coming soon...

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Doctor Stephanie Grace, Attorney at Law; S04 E16

March 31st, 2015

It's that time again, Adventurers!

This week we have the incredible Skipper Stephanie Grace with us for the first of her two part visit. I worked with the lovely Doctor starting back in 2006, and she was always a delight on the docks. I knew she had some great stories to tell, and after the last episode going so far back in time, I thought we could use a trip back to the future.
We'll see you back here in 2 weeks!
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RERUN: Tim and Sue’s Great Adventure, S03 E05

March 24th, 2015

Today on the Rerun-a-matic 3000, we present the first part of our interview with Skippers Sue Barnaby and Tim Meltreger. Sue B is a legend on the Westside, and was among the very first female Skips to ever drive a boat. Tim Meltreger also left a big mark on the park, as well as bringing subtle Jungle humor to his other projects. Have a fun listen, and we'll see you next week with another new episode.

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First Around The River; S04 E15

March 17th, 2015

What a strange and wonderful journey around the River that this podcast has been, my friends. Well, today, it gets even more strange and wonderful.

When I started this back in 2011, I never expected that eventually I would be interviewing a Skipper from the 1950's, let alone a Skipper like Warren Asa. Warren's first day in a bote was July 17, 1955, on the opening day of Disneyland. He was among the first of his kind, helping create both the adventure of Disneyland, and the adventures in the Jungle. I was really lucky to get to spend an hour chatting with him about what brought him to Disneyland, his time as a Skipper, and a bit about his life. It was a wonderful interview, and I hope that you guys enjoy it as much as I did.
Skipper Kyle
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RERUN: Pretzels, Beer, and Two Hams; S02 E21

March 10th, 2015

It's our off-week again, and this week I wanted to go back and revisit one of the most fun episodes I had the chance to tape. Skipper Matt Nerrie was the perpetual "Boy of Summer" during the time I was at Jungle in the early 00's, and besides being an incredibly charming and fun interview, he's also recently(ish) become a father. I was going through some old episodes deciding what to put up this week, and listening to the first few minutes really brought home to me how much fun I was having with the podcast 2 years ago. (I still am, it was just good nostalgia...) 

So, next week is a huge episode for us, so stay tuned for the biggest surprise we could give you... A trip back to the birth of the Jungle Cruise.
Skipper Kyle
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The Coach, pt 2; S04 E14

March 2nd, 2015

Hey, everyone... So, the good news is that we've started building up a decent catalog of recorded episodes, and for this week we're putting up a new episode instead of our every-other week re-run. We're rejoining the second half of our interview with Skipper Kerry Iannazzo, and rejoin his history of working at Disneyland from 1976 to 1985.

Next week we'll have a re-run, but the week after that, we've got a very special treat in store, so stay tuned.
Skipper Kyle
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The Coach, pt1; S04 E13

February 24th, 2015

When I started sitting down with my friends and recording our Jungle stories, I never imagined I would some day venture back to the 1970's and hear stories of Disneyland around the Bicentennial and going into the early 80's. This week's episode is the first of two episodes with Skipper Kerry Iannazzo, who graced the docks from 1976-1985. When speaking with all of the other early 80's Skips, every one of them told me I needed to talk to Kerry. Not only does he have a great way with telling stories, but he just is an incredibly nice guy who I would have loved to have worked with. 30 years after he has left the park, and nearly 40 years after he hired in, this guy still has the Jungle Water flowing through his veins. 

See you guys in 2 weeks for the next part of the interview!
Skipper Kyle
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A Well Traveled Rhoads, Pt 1; S03, E08 Rerun

February 17th, 2015

Hey everyone! In between our twice monthly new episodes, we like to republish an older episode to feature interviews that might be buried a little deeper in our catalog. This one was a lot of fun. Skipper Jeff Rhoads and I chat the late 70's and early 80's at Disneyland, as well as the opening of Tokyo Disneyland. He is one of those people who knew everyone at the time, and his memory for things that happened 40 years ago is better than my memory of what happened 40 days ago. I had a lot of fun with this one, and I can't wait until we come back next week with an all new episode!

Keep sharing the Jungle Fever with your friends! We're loving all the new listeners, and the great feedback we get from you. I'm glad you found us!
Skipper Kyle
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