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Insights into Entertainment

Insights Into Entertainment: Episode 56 "Making Hollywood Magical"

With the opening of the new Mickie and Minnie ride in Disney’s Hollywood Studios we take a look at the history of what was once considered the sleepiest theme park in Disney’s collection. We’l explore how this “half day” park has been transformed into a premier destination attraction in just the last few years. From Toy Story Land to Star War’s: Galaxy’s Edge we’ll explore how Hollywood Studio’s has once again reinvented itself.

Star Wars Insights will take a quick look at a romantic proposal in Disneyland’s Galaxy Edge. A rainbow sea of iconic lightsabers lit the way for a special couple to share their love and passion for the Star Wars universe and for each other, culminating in a marriage proposal for the ages. It’s truly a sight to see and we’ve got the video for your convenience.

The Coronavirus infects our Entertainment News segment this week forcing the cancellation or postponement of several iconic entertainment related events. We take a look at how this world wide outbreak is effecting the entertainment industry in ways no one thought it would and we explore what the future impact on the entertainment industry might be.

We’ll finish up with our Insightful Picks of the Week, a quickly look at some upcoming events and close the show out with a fantastic performance by a friend of the show Dan Fooks.

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Insights Into Teens

Insights Into Teens: Episode 56 "Motivation and Inspiration"

What is the difference between motivation and inspiration? What does it take to motivate a teenager? How can you inspire your adolescent? We explore these questions and more this week on Insights Into Teens. We’ll explore hints and tips on how to both motivate and inspire and we’ll give examples of successful methodologies. You’re teens can accomplish so much more and been much more successful with the proper motivation. They can even inspire others to greatness through their own actions.

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Insights into Entertainment

Insights Into Entertainment: Episode 55 "Bobbing for CEOs"

Bob Iger is, Bob Chapek is in. Disney continues with it’s fascination for men named Bob at the top. We learn a little bit more about who the new head of Disney is and what makes him tick. We also look at a scary boat sinking on the Jungle Cruise…or was it just a publicity stunt for the new movie?

Star Wars Insights takes a look at how the new Star Wars: High Republic storylines might be able to correct the latest sequel trilogy mistakes made by Disney. Then we’ll take a look at some of the cutting edge filming techniques that give production of The Mandalorian a leg up on production costs and time.

Our Entertainment News investigates reports that Steven Spielberg has quit as the director of the as yet unnamed fifth edition to the Indiana Jones series, causing an uproar among fans. And Mulan is still stirring up controversy overseas with it’s pending release in Hong Kong and mainland China.

We’ll wrap up with our Insightful Picks of the Week and a look at some upcoming conventions and shows to keep an eye on.

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Insights Into Teens

Insights Into Teens: Episode 55 "Peer Acceptance"

What is Peer Acceptance? Why is it important? What impact does it have on our children? This week we’ll address these questions and talk about what exactly peer acceptance is. We’ll explore the importance of peer acceptance on the mental, social and moral development of our children. We’ll also look at what things affect peer acceptance. Why certain teens find it easier to gain acceptance than others. Why certain groups seem to naturally gather in their own groups and how to handle cliques and the lack of acceptance. We all yearn to be accepted. This week we discuss why, and why it benefits us.

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Insights Into Entertainment: Episode 54 "Odd Jobs, Make Overs and Baby Yoda"

What’s it like being a real Disney Princess? We talk details of what it’s like being a “face” character at the happiest place on Earth and the various challenges you might not realize one in such an outwardly prestigious position might encounter. We’ll also take a look at the upcoming make over of Cinderella Castle for the movie’s 70th anniversary before we talk about why Bob Iger things Tom Holland owes him a pint.

In our Star Wars Insights section we’ll explore talk of a new Star Wars movie in the works, discuss our thoughts on a recent fan petition for a director’s cut of Rise of Skywalker and get a first glimpse at the newest Baby Yoda animatronic doll premiering at Toy Fair in New York.

As always we’ll finish up with our Insightful Picks of the Week and a look ahead at some of the upcoming shows and conventions we’ll be looking to cover for the show.

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Insights Into Teens

Insights Into Teens: Episode 54 "Cheating in School"

This week we tackle the topic of cheating in school. You might be amazed at just how many kids cheat in school. Some do it deliberately while others may not even realize they are doing it. We’ll talk about some of the different ways that students tend to cheat in school and their motivation for cheating. We’ll also discuss both the short term and long term consequences of cheating and why ultimately it simply isn’t worth the risk or the consequences.