This week on the Universal NOW! Podcast, Chris and Ryan kick the show off with the top news stories from this week at Universal Orlando. Main news stories include one-day park ticket price increases and Cold Stone and Starbucks opening soon. The main topic for this week's show is another Disney vs. Universal debate. This week, Chris and Ryan debate which is better: Main Street, USA or Port of Entry?
Here's close photos of the parade floats for this year's Mardi Gras parade. Photos taken by Brandon Glover.
This week on the Universal NOW! Podcast, we catch up with Chris and why he was out the past couple weeks. Next we sort of just go off and talk about random topics theme park related like Robin Thicke canceling his performance, and Walt Disney World ticket prices increasing.
This week on the Universal NOW! Podcast, we are joined by Tim Grassey of WDWThemeParks.com. We kick off the show with some discussion of Brandon's visit to Universal this past week and a review of a show that he saw for the first time. Following that, we have some news and then our main topic. This week we discuss if we only had one full day at Universal Orlando, how we would spend it. After the main topic we end the show with some talk about the Animal Kingdom (I know).
This week's photo report comes from week 2 of Mardi Gras! Starting off, we take a look at the cool Mardi Gras character costumes:
Cool lighting on the Transformers: The Ride-3D building:
Over at the French Quarter Courtyard, Soul Project(?) was performing:
Ending this week's quick photo report on a high note, KING CAKE is here!
This week on the Universal NOW! Podcast, we celebrate one full year as a podcast! We give you everything that's happened at Universal this past week in the news, including a new Beetlejuice show, and the first night of Mardi Gras. Following the news we answer a few listener questions to end the show. Thanks for being with us for a full year, here's to another happy and safe one!
This week's photo report comes from the first night of Mardi Gras!
This week on the Universal NOW! Podcast, we are joined by Seth Kubersky (@skubersky) as we run through every counter service restaurant at Islands of Adventure. We highlight unique menu items and rate each dining location.
This week on the Universal NOW! Podcast, it's all about Harry Potter! We start off with a report from Brandon who attended A Celebration of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando on Friday and Saturday. He shares with us what was presented at the Harry Potter Expo, a first taste of a new treat at Hog's Head, and what it was like to learn different styles of wand combat with Paul Harris. Following this report, we talk in-depth about The Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Diagon Alley. At the end of the show, we answer your listener questions about Diagon Alley.
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