Insights into Entertainment

Insights Into Entertainment: Episode 107 “I am Kiwi”

In our Disney Detective, Disney Imagineering’s Project Kiwi in the Works & A Disney fan complained and the responses are great

Then in our Tales from the Edge of the Galaxy, Anakin is being voiced Again For A New ‘Star Wars’ Animation Project & Ewan McGregor felt ‘humiliated’ by idea of Disney casting someone else for Star Wars series

And for our Entertainment News, New Jersey’s largest arcade planned for Showboat & Some Captain America News

And then we’ll finish up with our Insightful Picks of the week….

Insights Into Teens

Insights Into Teens: Episode 107 “Perspectives Part II”

I part two of our “Perspectives” series we’re asking Madison’s thoughts on another set of interesting questions. This week we’ll talk about parenting, relationships and technology related questions.

In our first segment we’ll get her perspectives on fathers taking paternity leave, should companies market to children, whether or not there’s too much of an attitude of entitlement in today’s youth and more.

Our second segment will find out of age matters in relationships, is it ok for girls to ask out boys, can you just be friends after breaking up with someone, whether it’s ok to date the ex-partner of you friend and more.

We’ll wrap up with technology when we find out if we’re too dependent on computers, are cell phones dangerous, is technology a convenience or a burden, is technology a threat to privacy and more.

Insights into Entertainment

Insights Into Entertainment: Episode 106 “What Is Thy Bidding My Master?”

In our Disney Detective, What Happened To The People Who Waited Hours For Disneyland Tickets and Disneyland releases sneak a peek of the Haunted Mansion ride changes

Then in our Tales from the Edge of the Galaxy, the man behind the mask of Darth Vader’s items are up for auction and Disney is finally settling a controversy with an iconic ‘Star Wars’ Writer

And for our Entertainment News, Lizzo’s ‘drunk DM’ to Chris Evans turned out … pretty great, actually and Superman Comics Will No Longer Be Published By DC

And then we’ll finish up with our Insightful Picks of the week….

Insights Into Teens

Insights Into Teens: Episode 106 “Perspectives Part I”

This week the podcast goes back to it’s roots to ask a series of questions to Madison and get the perspective of a teenager on a number of topics. First we talk academics and find teen perspectives on how much emphasis colleges place on standardized test scores to whether or not the cost of college tuition is too high.

Then we’ll delve into the realm of politics. We’ll find out if our election process is fair, is our tax system fair, should the government provide free healthcare, should there be term limits on all political offices, do campaign contributions distort our political system and much more.

Finally we’ll address some “Big Picture” questions like is global climate change man-made, is the death penalty effective, should smoking be banned, do we have a throw-away society, are professional athletes paid to much and more.

Insights into Entertainment

Insights Into Entertainment: Episode 105 “Detours Through The Tiki Room”

In our Disney Detective, we’ll take a look at concept art for updates to Enchanted Tiki Room and we’ll talk about A Place Where Everyone is Welcome

Then in our Tales from the Edge of the Galaxy, ‘Star Wars Detours’ Might Finally See The Light Of Day, and heads up fans of Wedge Antilles there’s a new collectible on the way

And for our Entertainment News, Tony Stark may be returning to the MCU in some form and and official companion podcast for Amazon’s The Boys may be launching

And then we’ll finish up with our Insightful Picks of the week….

Insights Into Teens

Insights Into Teens: Episode 105 “Creativity: D&D Role Playing”

This week we’re talking about the benefits of the creative entertainment efforts that go into playing Dungeons and Dragons Role Playing. From sparking creative and imagination to learning about problem solving the fun of Role Playing games can have real benefits to the development of the teenage mind.

We’ll also discuss our most recent D&D sessions, what they were like, how we interacted in them and what some of our character development efforts were like. We’ll relive some of the most entertaining moments of our role playing sessions and give a little taste of how much fun you can have while taking advantage of so many of the benefits from such a creative activity as role playing.

Finally we’ll take a look at what the future of role playing looks like for us. We’ll discuss the new campaign which we just recently started, talk about some of the efforts that go in to building a dungeons and dragon campaign and take a look behind the scenes at some of the tools and tricks we use to make a successful and immersive gaming session.