Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast

On this episode we bring you the audio from the recent

Entertainment Designers Forum.

This is the edited down, Universal specific, first Q&A session which featured:

Mike Aiello (Director of Entertainment - Creative Development Universal Orlando Resort - ‎Universal Orlando,

Michael Burnett (Makeup Designer for Universal Orlando)

And Actors

James Keaton (Jack the Clown, The Shrunken Head, Mystic Fountain)

and Erin Cline (Chance).

We hope you enjoy a little glimpse behind the scenes of the people that bring Universal Orlando Resort to life.

 

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 See you next week.

Direct download: UUOPodcastEpisode194.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:00pm UTC

On this episode we some Producers Club birthdays and then move on to Florean Fortescue's Ice-Cream Debate from Rebecca and Gabe.

We still want you to join in with the Great Florean Fortescue's Ice-Cream Debate.

If you want to be part of the debate, all you have to do is record us a message letting us know WHO you are, WHERE you are and which is your favorite Ice-Cream from the Diagon Alley flavor

- email them to us at podcast@uuopodcast.com 

or

go to SPEAKPIPE and leave them there.

In the news we discuss some recent Skull Island : Reign of Kong updates, Universal Orlando annual pass price rises, Halloween Horror Nights 26 house announcements, Rock the Universe details and the first quarter injury report.

We then head over to Islands of Adventure with Maureen for another Autism at the Park and our last visit to Toon Lagoon

Planning a trip to Orlando?

Then why not let our sponsor, Fairy Godmother Travel take care of it for you. 

Head over to their WEBSITE to find out more and let them know you heard about them from us, every UUOP referral helps us continue to bring you the best coverage of the Universal Orlando Resort.

We answer an email from Nicola about spending a week on site at Universal Orlando Resort, some S.P.E.W stories from Mack and a first trip report from Jonathan and wrap up the show with this months Universal Orlando attraction audio which was voted for by you from the choices of The Simpson's, Transformers The Ride 3D and The Frog Choir in Hogmseade.

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Direct download: UUOPodcastEpisode193.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:56pm UTC

On this episode we count down our Top 5 attraction queues at Universal Orlando Resort.

Will our number 1 be Transformers, Gringotts, Dragon Challenge?

Tune in to find out  and email us in your top 5 - podcast@uuopodcast.com 

ENJOY!

Planning a trip to Orlando?

Then why not let our sponsor, Fairy Godmother Travel take care of it for you.

 

Head over to their WEBSITE to find out more and let them know you heard about them from us, every UUOP referral helps us continue to bring you the best coverage of the Universal Orlando Resort.

ALSO

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Don't forget to check out our friends DISAFTERDARK.

 

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Music: Dubstep - Bensound.com

 

 

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Direct download: UUOPodcastEpisode192.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:30pm UTC

On this episode we begin with some housekeeping which includes details of The Producers Club, if you are interested in joining, email us at podcast@uuopodcast.com.

We then hear from Holly Cotter on her families favorite Florean Fortescue's Ice-Cream.

We still want you to join in with the Great Florean Fortescue's Ice-Cream Debate.

If you want to be part of the debate, all you have to do is record us a message letting us know WHO you are, WHERE you are and which is your favorite Ice-Cream from the Diagon Alley flavor

- email them to us at podcast@uuopodcast.com 

or

go to SPEAKPIPE and leave them there.

In the news we talk about the media preview date for Skull Island : Reign of Kong, Hello Kitty and Forbidden Journey's 3D conversion.

We head over to Islands of Adventure with Maureen for another Autism at the Park, this time from Toon Lagoon.

Planning a trip to Orlando?

Then why not let our sponsor, Fairy Godmother Travel take care of it for you.

 

Head over to their WEBSITE to find out more and let them know you heard about them from us, every UUOP referral helps us continue to bring you the best coverage of the Universal Orlando Resort.

After the break we go through a listener Q&A with Producers Club member, Matt Tucker. 

ENJOY!

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Don't forget to check out our friends DISAFTERDARK.

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Music: Dubstep - Bensound.com

 

 

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See you next week...

Direct download: UUOPOdcastEpisode191.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:30pm UTC

On this episode we celebrate the 5th anniversary of the Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast  by welcoming composer Howard Drossin on to the show.

Howard talks to us about the music he composed for Marvel Superhero Island at Universal's Islands of Adventure.

 

Howard discusses his background, the process of getting the job at Universal and the influences he used to create the music for the Marvel themed land.

Head over and like Howards' Facebook Page and leave him a message.

Also please check out his WEBSITE.

ENJOY!

Planning a trip to Orlando?

Then why not let our sponsor, Fairy Godmother Travel take care of it for you.

 

Head over to their WEBSITE to find out more and let them know you heard about them from us, every UUOP referral helps us continue to bring you the best coverage of the Universal Orlando Resort.

ALSO

We would really appreciate it if you would head over to Itunes and subscribe to the show and leave us a review.

Even if you don't use Itunes, it will really help us build up the awareness of the podcast.

 

 or if you listen on Stitcher Radio, please leave us a review there too.

STITCHER

 

Don't forget to check out our friends DISAFTERDARK.

 

Sound Effects by www.freesfx.com

Music: Dubstep - Bensound.com

 

 

Don't forget to follow us on twitter - @Uuopodcast

 

Like our  Facebook page  - Facebook.com/Uuopodcast

 

And subscribe to our YouTube channel - YouTube.com/uuopodcast

  Email us at podcast@uuopodcast.com 

 

See you next week...

 

 

Direct download: UUOPodcastEpisode190.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00pm UTC

On this episode we begin with some housekeeping which includes details of The Producers Club, if you are interested in joining, email us at podcast@uuopodcast.com.

We still want you to join in with the Great Florean Fortescue's Ice-Cream Debate.

If you want to be part of the debate, all you have to do is record us a message letting us know WHO you are, WHERE you are and which is your favorite Ice-Cream from the Diagon Alley flavor

- email them to us at podcast@uuopodcast.com 

or

go to SPEAKPIPE and leave them there.

In the news Universal Orlando have released a lot more details of Skull Island : Reign of Kong.

We hear back from Tyler York after his batchelor party and of course go over to Islands of Adventure with Maureen for another Autism at the Park, this time from Toon Lagoon.

Planning a trip to Orlando?

Then why not let our sponsor, Fairy Godmother Travel take care of it for you.

 

Head over to their WEBSITE to find out more and let them know you heard about them from us, every UUOP referral helps us continue to bring you the best coverage of the Universal Orlando Resort.

After the break we have emails from Rebecca and Kelly and we wrap up with this months ride audio from the parks.

ENJOY!

We would really appreciate it if you would head over to Itunes and subscribe to the show and leave us a review.

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 or if you listen on Stitcher Radio, please leave us a review there too.

 

Don't forget to check out our friends DISAFTERDARK.

Sound Effects by www.freesfx.com

Music: Dubstep - Bensound.com

 

 

Don't forget to follow us on twitter - @Uuopodcast

 

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And subscribe to our YouTube channel - YouTube.com/uuopodcast

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See you next week...

 

Direct download: UUOPodcastEpisode189.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:57pm UTC

On this episode we take a look back at the Universal Orlando Resort attraction Disaster : A Motion Picture Ride Starring You!, as well as it's first iteration, Earthquake: The Big One.

To take a posthumous look at the attraction, we are joined by returning guest, Extended Queue's Stephen Krstulich.

Stephen takes us through his time working as a Video Technician on the attraction and gives us some backstage insight in to the show.

We wrap up by sharing the thoughts of our listeners.

ENJOY!!

Planning a trip to Orlando?

Then why not let our sponsor, Fairy Godmother Travel take care of it for you.

 

Head over to their WEBSITE to find out more and let them know you heard about them from us, every UUOP referral helps us continue to bring you the best coverage of the Universal Orlando Resort.

ALSO

We would really appreciate it if you would head over to Itunes and subscribe to the show and leave us a review.

Even if you don't use Itunes, it will really help us build up the awareness of the podcast.

 

 or if you listen on Stitcher Radio, please leave us a review there too.

STITCHER

 

Don't forget to check out our friends DISAFTERDARK.

 

Sound Effects by www.freesfx.com

Music: Dubstep - Bensound.com

 

 

Don't forget to follow us on twitter - @Uuopodcast

 

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And subscribe to our YouTube channel - YouTube.com/uuopodcast

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See you next week...

 

 

Direct download: UUOPodcastEpisode188.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:00pm UTC

On this episode we begin with another  Florean Fortescue's Ice-Cream debate entry from Chris.

We still want you to join in with the Great Florean Fortescue's Ice-Cream Debate.

If you want to be part of the debate, all you have to do is record us a message letting us know WHO you are, WHERE you are and which is your favorite Ice-Cream from the Diagon Alley flavor

- email them to us at podcast@uuopodcast.com 

or

go to SPEAKPIPE and leave them there.

In the news, we discuss some details about the Universal/Nintendo deal, Upcoming Mardi Gras concerts and the replacement eatery for Universal Orlando's NBA City restaurant. 

We then head in to Jurassic Park with Maureen for another Autism at the Park, followed by a voicemail question from Tyler.

 

Planning a trip to Orlando?

Then why not let our sponsor, Fairy Godmother Travel take care of it for you.

 

Head over to their WEBSITE to find out more and let them know you heard about them from us, every UUOP referral helps us continue to bring you the best coverage of the Universal Orlando Resort.

 

After the break we hear from Dr. Ian Malcolm from Universal Studios Hollywood, as he recently attended a preview of the West Coasts Wizarding World of Harry Potter.
To see the pics he took at the park go to our BLOG.

ENJOY!

We would really appreciate it if you would head over to Itunes and subscribe to the show and leave us a review.

Even if you don't use Itunes, it will really help us build up the awareness of the podcast.

 

 or if you listen on Stitcher Radio, please leave us a review there too.

 

Don't forget to check out our friends DISAFTERDARK.

Sound Effects by www.freesfx.com

Music: Dubstep - Bensound.com

 

 

Don't forget to follow us on twitter - @Uuopodcast

 

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And subscribe to our YouTube channel - YouTube.com/uuopodcast

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See you next week...

Direct download: UUOPodcastEpisode187.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:16pm UTC

On this episode we present the 2016 Universal Orlando Oscars ( Wassermans).

The theme park categories are:

Best Park Area Music

Best Attraction Storyline

Best 3D Attraction

Best Show

Best Meet and Greet

Best in Park Restaurant

Best CityWalk Restaurant

Best in Park Store

Best Water Ride

Best Dark Ride 

and

Best Coaster.

Please go to the blog and find Episode 186 post and comment with your thoughts.

ENJOY!!

Planning a trip to Orlando?

Then why not let our sponsor, Fairy Godmother Travel take care of it for you.

 

Head over to their WEBSITE to find out more and let them know you heard about them from us, every UUOP referral helps us continue to bring you the best coverage of the Universal Orlando Resort.

ALSO

We would really appreciate it if you would head over to Itunes and subscribe to the show and leave us a review.

Even if you don't use Itunes, it will really help us build up the awareness of the podcast.

 

 or if you listen on Stitcher Radio, please leave us a review there too.

STITCHER

 

Don't forget to check out our friends DISAFTERDARK.

 

Sound Effects by www.freesfx.com

Music: Dubstep - Bensound.com

 

 

Don't forget to follow us on twitter - @Uuopodcast

 

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And subscribe to our YouTube channel - YouTube.com/uuopodcast

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See you next week...

 

 

Direct download: UUOPodcastEpisode186.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:30am UTC

On this episode we begin with a voicemail from Nina Thompson about wearing birthday buttons at Universal Orlando Resort.

Pete then gives us his Ice-Cream debate entry.

We still want you to join in with the Great Florean Fortescue's Ice-Cream Debate.

If you want to be part of the debate, all you have to do is record us a message letting us know WHO you are, WHERE you are and which is your favorite Ice-Cream from the Diagon Alley flavor

- email them to us at podcast@uuopodcast.com 

or

go to SPEAKPIPE and leave them there.

In the news, we discuss the recent Skull Island : Reign of Kong announcement, Myth Explorer's first episode, The Hello Kitty store opening and the relocation of the Nickelodeon time capsule.

We then head in to Jurassic Park with Maureen for another Autism at the Park.

 

Planning a trip to Orlando?

Then why not let our sponsor, Fairy Godmother Travel take care of it for you.

 

Head over to their WEBSITE to find out more and let them know you heard about them from us, every UUOP referral helps us continue to bring you the best coverage of the Universal Orlando Resort.

We are then joined by Hunter's friend Pete as they discuss there recent visit to the parks for Mardi Gras.

Stay tuned after the outro to hear some LIVE reports from the parks from Hunter.

ENJOY!

We would really appreciate it if you would head over to Itunes and subscribe to the show and leave us a review.

Even if you don't use Itunes, it will really help us build up the awareness of the podcast.

 

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Sound Effects by www.freesfx.com

Music: Dubstep - Bensound.com

 

 

Don't forget to follow us on twitter - @Uuopodcast

 

Like our  Facebook page  - Facebook.com/Uuopodcast

 

And subscribe to our YouTube channel - YouTube.com/uuopodcast

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See you next week...

Direct download: UUOPodcastEpisode185.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:07pm UTC