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Lynn Barron

Lynn Barron
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Lynn is a former Disneyland Custodial Cast Member, who the host of the podcast The Sweep Spot, and co author of the book Cleaning the Kingdom. Now lives in St. George, Utah.
If you're looking for a unique perspective on Disneyland, you've come to the right podcast! On today's episode of The Sweep Spot Podcast, we welcome back Imagineer Tom Morris and theme park researcher Rick West. Our conversation encompasses Disneyland's...
We welcome back author & MiceChat columnist David Koenig to discuss attendance patterns at Disneyland over the decades and promotions to drive attendance during “off seasons” like “Blast to the Past” and anniversary giveaways. There's a fascinating history to...
Ready for your bi-weekly dose of Disneyland history? In today's episode of The Sweep Spot, we welcome back Environmental Design expert Mel McGowan of Storyland Studios to chat about his work on the Neverland Pool at the Disneyland Hotel,...
Continuing our popular “year” series, we look at Disneyland as it was in 1993. Both of us were working there. Toontown was newly opened, and Aladdin was making his presence known in a couple of places. The Skyway and...
It's time for another episode of The Sweep Spot! In today's episode, we welcome John Bilka who worked as a Custodial Busser in Disneyland in the early 1970s. He shares some great stories about Disneyland's history and of working...
We welcome Imagineer Set Designer Greg Combs and chat about his work at Disneyland with Walt Disney Imagineering, including Roger Rabbit’s Car Toon Spin, the Indiana Jones Adventure, and the Twilight Zone Tower of Terror and more! Discount Theme Park...
As former Disneyland Foremen, we have a unique knowledge of Disneyland's Main Street, U.S.A. For today's episode, we talk about Main Street from both guest and Custodial cast member perspectives. This includes a discussion about how brilliant it was...
We welcome Tage and Erick from The Hub Crawl Podcast for a roundtable of Disneyland questions, like “If you could visit Disneyland in any year, what year would it be?” Discount Theme Park Tickets and Travel  Are you ready to get...
We welcome back Tom Morris, who was an Imagineer and is researching the origins and history of Disneyland and Walt Disney Imagineering for a series of books. His first appearance on the show was in Episode 262. He shares...
We welcome back author, historian, and special guest Jim Korkis to talk about Disneyland as it was under the direct supervision of Walt Disney. Discount Theme Park Tickets and Travel  Are you ready to get away? Our travel partners at Get...
We chat about what Disneyland was like in 1992, when both of us were working there. It was the year of the debut of the original Fantasmic! Toontown was preparing to open, and there was so much more happening. Discount...
We chat about what Disneyland was like in 1982, with Progress City Radio Hour’s Michael Crawford. It was a year of change as Fantasyland went under construction, while the company was focused on opening EPCOT Center and building Tokyo...
Welcome to another episode of The Sweep Spot! In today's episode, we chat with Kurt Curtis, a Disneyland musician for almost 40 years. In our discussion, Kurt talks about playing live music at the Disneyland Resort, starting with the...
Nathan Eick, a Disneyland Cast Member from December 2000 to January 2022, chats about his various roles, including staffing the Disney Gallery, being a Tour Guide, vetting prospects in Disneyland live entertainment, and more! Discount Theme Park Tickets and Travel  Are...
Author Jeff Baham of DoomBuggies.com joins the show to talk about Disneyland Haunted Mansion merchandise, books, and collecting. If you're a fan of the Haunted Mansion, you won't want to miss this episode! You can listen to our conversation...
Welcome to part two of this multi-part roundtable discussion! In today's episode, we continue our conversation with a group of former Disneyland Jungle Cruise Skippers to chat about their time with the backside of water, the movie based on...
A group of former Disneyland Jungle Cruise Skippers join us to chat about their time with the backside of water, the movie based on the attraction, and how being a skipper has stayed with them in life. Discount Theme Park...
We discuss Tomorrowland at Disneyland, including its history and how we kept it clean. There's a lot of fun discussion here, we hope you'll take a moment to press play and enjoy... Discount Theme Park Tickets and Travel  Are you ready...
We've got a special episode of The Sweep Spot for you today! In this episode, we welcome back one of our popular recurring guests, the author and historian Jim Korkis. In our chat with Jim, we cover a wide...
The time has come for another episode of The Sweep Spot! Today's podcast welcomes former Disneyland Custodial Lead Jennifer Furfaro Smith, our co-worker who we affectionately knew as “Foof.” She was one of the main Leads in the early...