Podcast Episodes

Dave Goelz | 50 Years with The Muppets

Performing as Gonzo the Great, Dr. Bunsen Honeydew, Waldorf, Beauregard, and countless other Muppets for over 50 years, Dave Goelz has been working on this franchise since the beginning. He’s one of two Muppet performers to have worked on all 8 Muppet theatrical releases, and his experience includes time with working other Muppets legends like…

Disney Jollywood Nights | Opening Night Review

Disney Jollywood Nights debuted November 11, 2023 at Walt Disney World, and I was there (on a paid ticket, not by invitation) to experience the event for myself. With two live stage show performances (Disney Holidays In Hollywood and What’s This? Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas Sing-Along), live street performances (Twilight Soiree at the Tip Top…

it’s a small world | Disneyland | 1964-1965 World’s Fair

Perhaps the most iconic ride of all time, “it’s a small world” opened at the 1964-1965 World’s Fair in New York at the UNICEF pavilion sponsored by Pepsi-Cola and was later moved to Disneyland, opening there in May 1966. Imagineers Mary Blair, Rolly Crump, Blaine Gibson, Marc Davis, Alice Davis, Harriet Burns and Claude Coats…

Oogie Boogie Bash | Disney California Adventure | Disneyland

In this episode, we recap our experience at Oogie Boogie Bash at the Disneyland Resort, which takes place in September and October at Disney California Adventure. We discuss the villain treat trails (especially Ernesto de la Cruz, Judge Doom, and Agatha Harkness), the character meet-and-greets, the parade, the crowds, dining options and beyond. Oogie Boogie…


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Matthew Krul

Matthew Krul, the founder and host of Imagineer Podcast, is a lifelong fan and historian of all things Disney (since his first trip to Walt Disney World as an infant) and a former Cast Member of the Walt Disney Company. After working at the Disney Store in 2006, Matt went on to complete an internship at Kilimanjaro Safaris at Disney’s Animal Kingdom in 2007 as part of the Disney College Program. Matt also participated in a Disney Professional Internship in 2014, working with the Marketing Strategy team at Disney Vacation Club. Matt now lives in the New York City area with his wife and family as a Digital Marketing Manager. As an annual passholder, he makes frequent trips to Walt Disney World and the occasional pilgrimage to Disneyland. Matt has also visited Disneyland Paris and has stayed at almost every Walt Disney World Resort hotel. He founded the Imagineer Podcast in 2017 to share his love for all things Disney and to inspire generations to go after their dreams. Matt’s goal is to create happiness and build a positive community of Disney fans.

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