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The DHI Podcast is an audio-book-style podcast dedicated to the history of Walt Disney, the Disney Studio, and the Disney Parks. Only on Bandcamp will you have access to all 160+ episodes, including EXCLUSIVE series, not available elsewhere, and EARLY access to many episodes months before they are available on any other platform. Exclusive multi-episode series include.

* the Unbuilt Disneyland series (featuring stories of never-built attractions, such as Liberty Street and Edison Square)
* the ongoing Long History of Leota series (which explores the early history of the Haunted Mansion)
* Walt's First Park (the little-known story of an entertainment complex Walt tried to build in the late 1930s)
* The Water, the Wavemaker, and the Secret Hotel (the story of the development of Walt Disney World)
* the full ongoing AGD series
* and many others.

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Todd James Pierce is the author of nine books, including Three Years in Wonderland (2016) and The Life and Times of Ward Kimball: Maverick of Disney Animation (2019). His work has appeared in over 70 magazines and journals. He lives in California’s Central Coast and co-directs the creative writing program at Cal Poly University.

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Welcome to the DHI Bandcamp site. And thank you for supporting the podcast.

On the DHI Bandcamp site, you'll find exclusive episodes of our podcast not found anywhere else and episodes released months before they're available elsewhere. You'll have immediate access to dozens and dozens of podcast episodes, many arranged as magazine-style audio articles and others presented as multi-chapter audio books. You'll even find interviews with artists who helped create Disneyland in the 1950s and artists who helped create early animated films, such as Snow White, in the 1930s. Over decades, I've interviewed nearly 200 key individuals who have worked in animation and outdoor amusements, with some whose work goes back to the 1920s. I've also spent decades creating a unique database, with hundreds of thousands of pages scanned and indexed. Out of these materials--which are still growing--I've been able to create the DHI episodes.

Here are some of the unique series available on Bandcamp...(and for those new here, this may be a good place to begin your exploration):

* the Unbuilt Disneyland series (featuring stories of never-built attractions, such as Liberty Street, Edison Square, and Chinatown at Disneyland)
* the ongoing Long History of Leota series (which explores the early history of the Haunted Mansion)
* Walt's First Park (the little-known story of an entertainment complex Walt tried to build in the late 1930s)
* The Water, the Wavemaker, and the Secret Hotel (the story of the development of Walt Disney World)
* the full ongoing AGD series
* and many others.

And in the pipeline for Bandcamp is a ten-part series on Riverfront Square and other parks that Walt, himself, planned but never built in the 1960s.

I hope you enjoy the podcast and that the information here deepens your enjoyment and appreciation of Walt Disney, the Disney Studio, the world of animation, and the world of cinematic theme parks.

Again, thank you for helping to support my efforts here. And welcome to the expanded podcast and podcast archives inside Bandcamp,

Todd James Pierce

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Todd James Pierce is the author of nine books, including Three Years in Wonderland (2016) and The Life and Times of Ward Kimball: Maverick of Disney Animation (2019). His work has appeared in over 70 magazines and journals. He lives in California’s Central Coast and co-directs the creative writing program at Cal Poly University.