Disney+ continues to struggle with service outages and now accounts being hacked while the stars of Frozen get their own stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. We find out why we can’t yet buy the adorable “Baby Yoda” from the new Mandalorian series and John Williams is back with his 71st Grammy nomination 58 years after his first.
In Entertainment News we hear from Aquaman’s Willem Dafoe on the state of superhero movies, Michael Jackson’s accusers are back in the news with their appeals and sad news that one of our favorite shows and past Insightful Pick of the Week Mindhunter won’t be coming back anytime soon.
We’ll finish up with our Insightful Picks of the Week, a programming note and a teaser for a special presentation we’re working on for the holidays. Another week and another great podcast.
Disney strives to save the ceremonial waters of the Epcot fountain while Freeform TV offers a behind the scenes look at Galaxy’s Edge some controversy over who the first Jewish Disney princess really is.
In entertainment news we’ll get a sneak peak at the new queen of The Crown, an update on the controversial HBO special on Michael Jackson, a tragic reveal for ‘Queer Eye’ alumn Jonathan Van Ness and Will Smith’s support for anti-bullying.
And of course we’ll wrap up with our Insightful Picks of the Week.
Disney Detective this week takes a look at some casting information regarding the new Live Action version of The Little Mermaid and Doctor Strange 2, we catch up with Aladdin and its performance a the box office. Then we take a look at changes coming to a favor magazine from years gone by, we talk about more news of the Michael Jackson documentary Leaving Neverland and we pay tribute to a former Laugh-In star who recently passed away. We finish up with a couple of great Insightful Picks of the Week and some weird after thoughts.
Michelle and Joe discuss the passing of former Monkey Peter Tork, the release of the HBO documentary Never Land about the Michael Jackson molestation allegations. We also explore whether Jason Reitman is sexist in his recent comments regarding the new Ghostbusters movie he’s slated to direct and we look at Ariana Grande’s record breaking album that shattered a Billboard Top 100 record held by the Beatles since 1964. We also introduce our new “Insightful Picks” segment for the benefit of the audience.