Latest Episode - April 25, 2023: The Grand Finale has arrived! NYMG heads for the showers, but not before checking out The Price Is Right, Three Blind Mice, Old King Cole and our biggest Rapunzel's Jukebox song ever, American Pie!
Ohana Wins Tournament of Disney Dining!
The Tournament of Disney Dining officially has a champ: Ohana! After trailing to Le Cellier early during the appetizers, Ohana roared back during the main course to hold on for the title with 56% of the final vote. In our Bonus Vote, few will be surprised to hear that Dole Whip won the crown as Top Park Snack, crushing Mickey Bars with nearly 70% of the final tally.
"Plate Eight" Results:
Parks: #2 Le Cellier (56%) def. #1 Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater (44%)
Quick Service: #5 Flame Tree Barbecue (55%) def. #2 Pecos Bill's (45%)
Resorts: #1 Ohana (68%) def. #7 Whispering Canyon Cafe (32%)
Disney Springs: #1 The Boathouse (55%) def. #2 Chef Art Smith's Homecomin' (45%)
"Feastly Four" Semifinals Results:
#2 (Parks) Le Cellier (59%) def #5 (Quick Service) Flame Tree Barbecue (41%)
#1 (Resorts) Ohana (71%) vs. #1 (Disney Springs) The Boathouse (29%)
#1 (Resorts) Ohana (56%) def. #2 (Parks) Le Cellier (44%)
Tournament of Disney Sidekicks - CHAMP!
We've got a winner! After over 3,000 votes, the Tournament of Disney Villains has crowned its champ ... Genie! With a 73%-27% win over Olaf in the finals, Genie had completed his steamrolling of the field to claim the crown. Check out the final bracket below!
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Having passed second grade (on the very first try), Topher Goggin is highly qualified to write a fairy tale book like Not Your Mother's Goose. He now works as a small town lawyer in Central Michigan, and announces football and basketball. More info.
Owner of Cunningham's, Rick Cunningham is an award-winning design/illustration studio specializing in marketing support systems, Rick has been seriously devoting more time to fun projects (like Not Your Mother's Goose).
Eric Martin is the Earphones and Audie Award winning narrator of nearly 200 audiobooks, including Pulitzer Prize winners and #1 NY Times Bestsellers. He has performed works for The New Yorker and The Atlantic by Michael Chabon, Kurt Vonnegut, and David Foster Wallace. Eric is also the co-creator and writer of original audio series like Bad Reception and Hoot Gibson: Vegas Cowboy, and produced and narrated the full-cast production of the NY Times Monthly Bestseller Stinker Lets Loose! He recently directed and co-starred in the narration of Heads Will Roll, alongside the likes of Kate McKinnon, Tim Gunn, Peter Dinklage, and some lady named Meryl Streep. www.ericjasonmartin.com
Rapunzel's Jukebox Singer
A college bookstore operator in Boston in "real life," Andrew Mitchell lends us his musical talent when not performing with his funk/soul band, The Othership, and as a new member of the Shittons. Andrew has handled the vocals for most Rapunzel's Jukebox songs, often devising fun arrangements spanning everything from guitar to trombone to kazoo (the third of those being a tribute to his late father, who used to perform as "King Kazoo").