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The Hyperion Hub

By John Alois

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Episode 113: Jake Friedman, Author of The Disney Revolt Part 2

The Hyperion HubAug 31, 2022

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Episode 174: Catching Up On Our Disney Views
Nov 29, 202323:15
Episode 173: Guest Host Chip Joyce's Guided Disneyland Tour

Episode 173: Guest Host Chip Joyce's Guided Disneyland Tour

Imagine a private tour of Walt's Park. Guest host and huge Disney fan, Chip Joyce recently experienced a VIP tour of Disneyland and shares his experience with us this week! We'll also compare attractions between Disneyland and Walt Disney World. Plus we're marching along talking about our favorite Disney Park Parades.

We're thankful you're joining us on The Hyperion Hub! We'd love to hear from you! You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com. Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion. The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.  facebook.com/The-Hyperion-Hub-103502041266061/


Nov 22, 202338:35
Episode 172: Disney Through The Decades - The 1930s
Nov 15, 202315:55
Episode 171: Disney Lorcana with Gamer Palmer Snell
Nov 08, 202322:18
Episode 170: Catching Up On Our Disney Views
Nov 01, 202321:26
Episode 169: Author-Artist
Dave Bossert Part 2
Oct 25, 202321:52
Episode 168: Disney Through The Decades - The 1920s
Oct 18, 202334:06
Bonus Episode: Disney 100

Bonus Episode: Disney 100

The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries. 

Oct 16, 202321:50
Episode 167: Author-Artist Dave Bossert Part 1

Episode 167: Author-Artist Dave Bossert Part 1

Dave Bossert in an accomplished writer having produced over 10-books about the Disney company. He’s also worked on some of the biggest Disney films of all-time. He shares his story this week. Plus he talks about his most recent book, The House of the Future: Walt Disney, MIT, and Monsanto's Vision of Tomorrow from Old Mill Press. It’s a deep dive into one of Walt's most unique attractions from Disneyland.

It's almost time to celebrate 100-years of the Disney Company. We'll discuss Disney's upcoming special.

Stick around to the end of the show where we'll introduce our next contest! Find out what you can win and how. Thanks for joining us on The Hyperion Hub!

The Hyperion Hub and its representatives are not responsible or liable for any claims, damages, losses arising from or in any way related to this contest. The winner’s acceptance of the prize constitutes their permission for the Hyperion Hub to use their name, city, and state on our social media, promotional materials, and a podcast episode, without any additional compensation. All decisions by the Hyperion Hub regarding the contest are final. By entering, contestants agree to be bound to all decisions.

The Hyperion Hub and its representatives are not responsible or liable for any claims, damages, losses arising from or in any way related to this contest. The winner’s acceptance of the prize constitutes their permission for the Hyperion Hub to use their name, city, and state on our social media, promotional materials, and a podcast episode, without any additional compensation. All decisions by the Hyperion Hub regarding the contest are final. By entering, contestants agree to be bound to all decisions.

We'd love to hear from you! You can email or send us a recorded audio message at
podcast@thehyperionhub.com. Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion. The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries. facebook.com/The-Hyperion-Hub-103502041266061/
Oct 11, 202340:42
Episode 166: Actress-Voice Over Artist Margret Kerry
Oct 04, 202335:05
Episode: 165 Author-Historian Mindy Johnson Part 2

Episode: 165 Author-Historian Mindy Johnson Part 2

Author and historian Mindy Johnson has uncovered some amazing stories when it comes to the early days of the Disney Studio. She shares many of those stories in her book, Ink & Paint: The Women of Walt Disney's Animation (Disney Editions Deluxe) and she also shares more with us in the second half of our conversation with her.

Plus Destination D23 gave us some things to talk about. We'll have the latest from Disney Parks and Disney Cruise Line.

We'd love to hear from you! You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com. Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion. The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.  facebook.com/The-Hyperion-Hub-103502041266061/

Sep 27, 202340:16
Episode 164: Author-Historian Mindy Johnson Part 1

Episode 164: Author-Historian Mindy Johnson Part 1

We're thrilled to have Mindy Johnson join us on The Hyperion Hub. Mindy has a background in network TV and film production but more recently, she's become an accomplished author. When she began researching her book Ink & Paint - The Women of Walt Disney's Animation from Disney Editions, there was little information. She's since become THE expert on the subject producing a 384 page coffee table sized, extremely detailed book about early pioneers of Disney animation. Plus Disney100: The Exhibition is on the move heading to the midwest! We'd love to hear from you! You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com. Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion. The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.  facebook.com/The-Hyperion-Hub-103502041266061/
Sep 20, 202339:21
Episode 163: Producer-Author Bambi Moé
Sep 13, 202339:48
Episode 162: Our Disney Summer Part 2

Episode 162: Our Disney Summer Part 2

In the second half of our look back at our Disney summers John Redlingshafer recaps his cruise and John Alois talks about his day at the Magic Kingdom. We'll hit the highs and a couple not so high moments. We'll also talk about the virtual walk-thru for the newest Disney ship in the fleet. That and more as always this week.

We'd love to hear from you! You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com. Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion. The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.  facebook.com/The-Hyperion-Hub-103502041266061/


Sep 06, 202327:21
Episode 161: Our Disney Summer Part 1

Episode 161: Our Disney Summer Part 1

Collectively, the Hyperion Hub crew visited Disney sites all over the country this summer and we're looking back at our highlights. Shawn starts us off with his SoCal trip. On his vacation, John Redlingshafer got to witness the slowest race in nature and shares his Hilton Head story. That and more this week.

We'd love to hear from you! You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com. Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion. The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.  facebook.com/The-Hyperion-Hub-103502041266061/


Aug 30, 202325:13
Episode 160: Live From Walt Disney World 2023 Part 2
Aug 23, 202326:08
Episode 159: Live From Walt Disney World 2023 Part 1

Episode 159: Live From Walt Disney World 2023 Part 1

The Aloises are taking a quick trip to Walt Disney World and you're coming along. Join them as they enter the grid for the first time on Tron Lightcycle Run. Plus sing along with tiki birds, ride the highway in the sky and hear from a concept designer who has worked on projects with LucasFilm. All this week on The Hyperion Hub!

We'd love to hear from you! You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com. Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion. The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.  facebook.com/The-Hyperion-Hub-103502041266061/

Aug 16, 202331:18
Episode 158: Butch Rigby From Thank You Walt Disney
Aug 09, 202337:51
Episode 157: Disney Cruise Line 2023 Vacation Report

Episode 157: Disney Cruise Line 2023 Vacation Report

John Redlingshafer and his family set sail aboard the Disney Fantasy! But before they launch, they spend 20-hours in Walt Disney World. John shares his thoughts on his (almost full) day on property and goes into details about his family's cruise. Lot's of tips and tricks from the open seas on this episode. Thanks for joining us at The Hub!

We'd love to hear from you! You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com. Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion. The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.  facebook.com/The-Hyperion-Hub-103502041266061/

Aug 02, 202330:35
Episode 156: Southern California and Disneyland Part 2
Jul 26, 202321:55
Episode 155: Southern California and Disneyland 2023 Part 1

Episode 155: Southern California and Disneyland 2023 Part 1

Heading out west this week as Shawn and his daughter Clara are taking in the Southern California sites and sounds. In the first part of their trip we'll hear all about their Hollywood adventures just before visiting Disneyland.

We'd love to hear from you! You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com. Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion. The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.  facebook.com/The-Hyperion-Hub-103502041266061/

Jul 19, 202313:17
Episode 154: Catching Up On Our Disney Views
Jul 12, 202322:47
Episode 153: Indiana Jones Part 2

Episode 153: Indiana Jones Part 2

We're looking at Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade and and Kingdom of the Crystal Skull as we prepare for Indy's final adventure. We're also sharing some of our memories of the great doctor. Plus D23 recently hosted a day in Walt's childhood hometown of Marceline, MO.

We'd love to hear from you! You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com. Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion. The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.  facebook.com/The-Hyperion-Hub-103502041266061/

Jul 05, 202324:43
Episode 152: Indiana Jones Part 1
Jun 28, 202327:36
Episode 151: Author-Composer-Professor James Bohn Part 2
Jun 21, 202320:03
Episode: 150: Author/Composer/Professor James Bohn Part 1
Jun 14, 202326:30
Episode 149: Disney+ Update
Jun 07, 202306:38
Episode 148: The Halcyon Is Closing

Episode 148: The Halcyon Is Closing

The Halcyon in Walt Disney World will have its final voyage but what would we like to see happen to the ship after docking one last time. We'd love to hear from you! You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com. Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion. The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.  facebook.com/The-Hyperion-Hub-103502041266061/


May 31, 202305:03
Episode 147: Author/Historian JB Kaufman

Episode 147: Author/Historian JB Kaufman

Author and historian JB Kaufman joins us to talk about the recent film fest in Peoria, IL. We'll breakdown Disney classics Bambi, Sleeping Beauty and several early Mickey Mouse cartoon shorts. Among the serval books JB has written is Walt Disney's Mickey Mouse: The Ultimate History which you can find on Amazon.

Plus Disney's Animal Kingdom is celebrating it's a quarter century and the company opens the time capsule placed there back in 1998.

We'd love to hear from you! You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com. Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion. The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.  facebook.com/The-Hyperion-Hub-103502041266061/

May 24, 202329:03
Episode 146: Artist-Speaker Laurie Algar

Episode 146: Artist-Speaker Laurie Algar

Laurie Algar travels the country sharing her unique Disney story. She is the daughter of Disney Legend James Algar who spent 4-decades with the company as an animator, director and producer. Laurie is also an artist working primarily in mosaic. We caught up with her at the 2nd annual Disney Film Fest at the Peoria Riverfront Museum in Peoria, Il.

We'd love to hear from you! You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com. Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion. The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.  facebook.com/The-Hyperion-Hub-103502041266061/

May 17, 202330:23
Episode 145: Star Wars Author-Podcaster Dan Zehr Part 2
May 10, 202328:31
Episode 144: Star Wars Author/Podcaster Dan Zehr
May 03, 202341:08
Episode 143: runDisney's Dopey Challenge Participant Joshua Zilm
Apr 26, 202348:18
Episode 142: Tron (1982)
Apr 19, 202322:32
Episode 141: Catching Up With Our Disney Views
Apr 12, 202329:45
Episode 140: Orchestrator and Conductor Tim Davies Part 2
Apr 05, 202329:48
Episode 139 Orchestrator/Conductor Tim Davies Part 1
Mar 29, 202333:48
Episode 138: 2023 Disney Madness Tournament

Episode 138: 2023 Disney Madness Tournament

It’s time for our 2nd annual Disney Madness Tournament! Find the bracket on our social media pages and follow along! Feel free to make your picks. We have 4-regions with categories ranging from rides, to snacks, to shows and resorts. Find out who will have their one shinning moment!

We're also talking about the late great Disney Legend, Rolly Crump. We had the pleasure of speaking with Rolly and his wonderful wife Marie back on Episode 37. He was an inspirational Imagineer and artist.

We'd love to hear from you! You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com. Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion. The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.  facebook.com/The-Hyperion-Hub-103502041266061/

Mar 22, 202342:47
Episode 137: Animator Philo Barnhart
Mar 15, 202329:30
Episode 136: Disney Legend Burny Mattinson

Episode 136: Disney Legend Burny Mattinson

We're celebrating the life of Disney Legend Burny Mattinson who passed away recently. He spent 70-years at the company starting in 1953! He was beloved by many. We'll share what friends and co-workers had to say about this Legend.

Disney is bringing Rogers The Musical to the stage! We'll let you know all about it. Plus we'll preview the upcoming shareholder's meeting and the 2nd Annual Disney Film Fest coming to Peoria, Illinois!

We'd love to hear from you! You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com. Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion. The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.  facebook.com/The-Hyperion-Hub-103502041266061/

Mar 08, 202315:35
Episode 135: Character Dining
Mar 01, 202330:10
Episode 134: Thrilling Attractions
Feb 22, 202316:35
Episode 133: Valentines Day Special Part 2

Episode 133: Valentines Day Special Part 2

In the second half of our conversation with our Disney couples, Kristen and Kurt Pfeifer and Julia Locus-Baham and Jeff Baham we hear about the biggest highlights from their big Disney wedding days.

Plus the team finds their rhythm in time to discuss Disney Love Songs. That and more on this week’s Hyperion Hub! We'd love to hear from you! You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com. Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion. The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.  facebook.com/The-Hyperion-Hub-103502041266061/

Feb 14, 202323:46
Episode 132: Valentines Day Special Part 1
Feb 08, 202333:49
Episode 131: Catching Up On Our Disney Views
Feb 01, 202326:20
Episode 130: S.T.E.A.M. Into Star Wars Vendor Interviews

Episode 130: S.T.E.A.M. Into Star Wars Vendor Interviews

John Alois had the pleasure of talking with many of the vendors at the recent S.T.E.A.M. Into Star Wars event at Washington Community High School in Washington, Illinois. He spoke with creative artists, writers and local businesses. We encourage you to look up the folks below and consider supporting their work. Palmer Snell - Zeek’s Comics and Games https://www.zeekscomicsandgames.com/ Christa Kuster - Hearts Adorned Designs https://www.heartsadorned.com/contact-jaunt Ross Hollebon - fanthatracks.com Camron Johnson - Author/Illustrator http://www.camronjohnson.com/ Jeremy Berkley - Pop Culture Artist http://www.berkleycc.com/?mibextid=Zxz2cZ Olivia J Bennett - Author https://www.amazon.com/stores/Olivia-J-Bennett/author/B077625K5X?ref=ap_rdr&store_ref=ap_rdr&isDramIntegrated=true&shoppingPortalEnabled=true J. Lawson - Author https://authorjlawson.com/ Martin Mathews - Author https://martinmatthewswrites.com/ Andy Zach - Author https://www.andyzach.net/ Plus, it’s the end of an era as Splash Mountain in Walt Disney World has takes its final ride. We'd love to hear from you! You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com. Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion. The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.  facebook.com/The-Hyperion-Hub-103502041266061/
Jan 25, 202329:26
Episode 129: S.T.E.A.M. Into Star Wars Live Event

Episode 129: S.T.E.A.M. Into Star Wars Live Event

S.T.E.A.M. Into Star Wars is an annual event in Washington, Il focused on the areas of science, technology, engineering, the arts, and mathematics. We were proud to be a part of S.T.E.A.M. Into Star Wars 2023! We recorded this episode in front of a live audience at Washington Community High School. Our guests included lead organizer Tom Gross, Coffee With Kenobi's Dan Zehr and special drawing winner Wyatt Briney. 

We'd love to hear from you! You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com. Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion. The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.  facebook.com/The-Hyperion-Hub-103502041266061/

Jan 18, 202340:23
Episode 128: 2022 Year In Review

Episode 128: 2022 Year In Review

It's our year in review episode! Let's look back at a fantastic 2022 at The Hyperion Hub by hearing clips from all of our guests listed below. We met a large number of wonderful Disney fans, authors, artists and contributors and learned so much from them all this year. We're happy you've joined us! We'll also share some laughs with our annual blooper reel. We'd like to say a special thank you to our wonderful audience. We'll return in 2023 and hope to meet back up with you at The Hyperion Hub!
Our Guests in Order of Appearance: Bill Cotter, Tao Nguyen, Dan Zehr, Dr. Jeff Barnes, Steve Spain, Joshua Spacht, JB Kaufman, John Morris, Clara Degenhart, David Zanolla, Greg Ehrbar, Dr. Christopher Tremblay, Anthony Helms, Grace Filpi, Brian Hagenbarth, Randy Cartwright, Jolie Alois, Evan Alois, Tara Alois, Family from North Carolina we met in Walt Disney World, Jake Friedman, Kelsey Crotz, Clayton Frankel, Brittany Smile, Andrew Harrison, Jenny Morris and Sydney Abdnour, Aaron Wargo, Rachel Feather, Ricky Hawkins, David Snook, Jeffrey Sherman, Joseph Zakrzewski, Derric Johnson, Jeff Baham, Didier Ghez, and Pete Carney
This episode is dedicated to Spencer Bacus (1994-2018) #shinelikespencer Be a bright light in the world. Shine with your gifts, talent, heart.
We'd love to hear from you. You can email or send us a recorded audio message at
podcast@thehyperionhub.com. Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion. The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries. facebook.com/The-Hyperion-Hub-103502041266061/
Dec 14, 202202:05:25
Episode 127: A Very Disney Christmas
Dec 07, 202223:03
Episode 126: Our Disney Wishlist
Nov 30, 202227:08