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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.
Our friend David Smith joins us as we discuss Disneyland as it was in 1981, 40 years ago! What was going on then? We reminisce and talk about how different it was from today. Plus, we'll catch up on...
We welcome back designer and former Imagineer Tim Delaney to discuss Disneyland memories, going all the way back to the 1950s! Plus, we catch up on current events at the Disneyland Resort, as always. Your Sweep Spot crew have authored...
Lynn and Ken discuss Critter Country at Disneyland, a unique area for the Disney Parks. We talk about some of its history, current attractions, stores, and dining. Plus we take a look back at what used to be there...
We welcome Michael Barry, who recently retired after a Disneyland career that started in 1970! We chat with him about Disneyland restaurants, and the adventures he had along the way. Plus, we catch up on current events at the...
In this episode, we welcome back Jim Korkis to chat about Disneyland as it was in 1991. Back then, Disneyland had a Peoplemover, something called Afternoon Avenue, and we had the promise of WestCOT as the 2nd theme park...
We welcome back former Disneyland ride operator Mason to talk about his time in Tomorrowland attractions like Submarine Voyage and the Monorail, and westside attractions like Pirates of the Caribbean from 1987 to 1995. Plus, we catch up on current...
In this episode, we discuss what Disneyland was like in 2001— which was 20 years ago! There was a lot going on going on around the Disneyland Resort, with expansions and various projects. Plus, we'll catch up on current...
We chat with Brian Collins, who was a Show Writer with Walt Disney Imagineering and is now with The Brainstorm Institute. Plus, we catch up on current events at the Disneyland Resort, as always. Your Sweep Spot crew have authored...
We chat with David Bossert and Alan Coats about the soon-to-be released book Claude Coats: Walt Disney’s Imagineer - The Making of Disneyland. Like Claude, David worked in Animation and has authored outstanding books related to Disneyland. Like his...
We chat with three ride operators from the earliest days of Splash Mountain at Disneyland. Plus, we catch up on current events at the Disneyland Resort, as always. We have authored two books: Cleaning The Kingdom: Insider Tales of Keeping...
We explore New Orleans Square at Disneyland, including its history, attractions, entertainment, shops, restaurants, and how we covered it for Custodial. Plus, we catch up on current events at the Disneyland Resort. Your Sweep Spot crew have authored two books: ...
We have a Disneyland double header for you today. First up we chat with Disneyland Ride Operator Caitlin Collins, who worked at Pirates of the Caribbean, Winnie the Pooh, and Space Mountain:  THERE'S MORE! In this mini episode of The...
Today we chat with Donna Baranyay, who worked with us in Disneyland Day Custodial. She started when she was just 17 and stayed with Disney for 16 years - including many years in “Dispatch”, also known as Custodial Central....
We discuss one of the original and ever-changing lands of Disneyland! What makes Adventureland so special? What was it like for us to keep Adventureland clean? Plus, we catch up on current events at the Disneyland Resort. We have authored...
We welcome back historian & author Jim Korkis to discuss what was happening at Disneyland in 1971. But that's not all, we'll also catch up on what’s happening at the newly reopened Disneyland! We have authored two books: Cleaning The...
We cover the grand re-opening of Disneyland and catch up on what’s new at the Disneyland Resort. We also welcome three Keel Boat drivers to reminisce about the former Disneyland Rivers of America attraction. We have authored two books: Cleaning...
Welcome former Jungle Cruise Skipper, historian and author David John Marley, to discuss his two stints as a skipper. Plus, we discuss current Disneyland Resort events as the park prepares to reopen! We have authored two books: Cleaning The...
In this episode, we welcome Seth Kubersky who is a co-author of the Unofficial Guide books for Disneyland, Walt Disney World, Universal Studios and Las Vegas. We talk all about how he got started writing Unofficial Guides, and we...
In this episode we talk all about Disneyland's Fantasyland. We discuss all the attractions, restaurants, music, entrances, theming that goes into the area. Plus some interesting facts, secrets and more. Plus the latest in Disneyland Resort Current Events.  For info...
In this episode we welcome back Disney Historian and Author Jim Korkis. We'll discuss some Disneyland extinct attractions, and more. Some of the attractions we chat about are Flight to the Moon, Mission to Mars, and The Mine Train....