150 episodes

An original podcast by a husband and wife team of self professed pop-culture geeks. It is a discussion about all things entertainment from movies and music to television and pop culture. We examine some of the more obscure aspects of the entertainment industry and ask the questions that most mainstream media tends to gloss over or shy away from all together. We give you the insights into the entertainment happenings that you didn't even realize you wanted.

Insights into Entertainment Joseph and Michelle Whalen

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An original podcast by a husband and wife team of self professed pop-culture geeks. It is a discussion about all things entertainment from movies and music to television and pop culture. We examine some of the more obscure aspects of the entertainment industry and ask the questions that most mainstream media tends to gloss over or shy away from all together. We give you the insights into the entertainment happenings that you didn't even realize you wanted.

    Insights Into Entertainment: Episode 147 “Disney Dissected”

    Insights Into Entertainment: Episode 147 “Disney Dissected”

    As previously promised on the podcast, this week we bring you our review of the current state of Disney parks in Florida.  Having spent a week down in somewhat sunny, often rainy and oppressively hot Florida we’ve had a chance to see if Disney has been able to bring the magic back. We’ll take a look at the resort, the amenities offered and the service. Then we’ll take a look at the technology Disney is trying to throw at it’s guests to justify some of the drawbacks and costs. Finally we’ll talk about our experience at three of the four parks and where they stand compared to previous visits.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Insights Into Entertainment: Episode 146 “Help Me Obi-Wan Filoni”

    Insights Into Entertainment: Episode 146 “Help Me Obi-Wan Filoni”

    Today we’re continuing our discussion from our previous episode about the state of Star Wars 10 years into Disney’s stewardship of the franchise
    In today’s episode we’ll take a look at where the two men who have kept the franchise alive and given us A New Hope came from, of course I’m referring to Dave Filoni and Jon Favrau
    Then we’ll take a look at the future of the franchise based on recently discussed projects revealed at Star Wars Celebration 2022 in Anaheim

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Insights Into Entertainment: Episode 145 "Help Me Obi-Wan Kenobi"

    Insights Into Entertainment: Episode 145 "Help Me Obi-Wan Kenobi"

    So today we’re going to discuss the current state of Star Wars. We’ll take a look at how the franchise has progressed since Disney took ownership and what their stewardship looks like. Then we’ll take a dive into some of the properties that have come out recently and the trend towards streaming.
    We’ll give our thoughts and opinions on the recently completed Obi-Wan Series. Then we’ll take a look at what the current forecasted future of the franchise looks like and where we think it’s going.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Insights Into Entertainment: Episode 144 “Magic and Bounty Hunting”

    Insights Into Entertainment: Episode 144 “Magic and Bounty Hunting”

    Today in our Disney Detective we’ll take a look at MagicBand Plus and some of the exciting new things they can unlock coming to a Theme Park near you.
    Tales from the Edge of the Galaxy takes a look at an innovative new documentary coming out about famed special effects house ILM
    And then we’ll finish up with our review of Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

    • 46 min
    Insights Into Entertainment: Episode 143 “How Not to Cancel Disney”

    Insights Into Entertainment: Episode 143 “How Not to Cancel Disney”

    This week on our Disney Detective we’ll learn how NOT to cancel Disney. Then in our Entertainment news we have a disappointing update in the Walking Dead universe And in our Insightful Picks we’ll talk about Halo the Series

    • 49 min
    Insights Into Entertainment: Episode 142 “Racism, Slaps and Weird Star Wars”

    Insights Into Entertainment: Episode 142 “Racism, Slaps and Weird Star Wars”

    This week we take a look at how Disney manages to do it wrong yet again. We’ll also get a look at how Star Wars almost got very “Weird” on us.  Finally we’ll talk about the unavoidable news from this past weekend’s Academy Awards.

    • 49 min