Podcast Episodes

Tower of Terror (Imagineering Details)

Tower of Terror opened at Walt Disney World in 1994, and its success prompted Disney to construct similar versions at Disneyland Paris, Disney California Adventure, and Tokyo Disney Sea. Part of the attraction’s popularity has much to do with the level of detail the Imagineers infused into the experience, creating far more than a basic […]

Tony Baxter (Disney Legend, Imagineer, IAAPA Hall of Fame)

Tony Baxter’s career as a Disney Imagineer defined the second generation of Disney Park experiences. Tony’s legacy includes Big Thunder Mountain Railroad, Indiana Jones Adventure, Star Tours, Journey Into Imagination, and Disneyland Paris. As a lifelong Disney fan who grew up down the street from Disneyland, Tony always dreamed of becoming an Imagineer. He started […]

Growing Up With Disney (Disney Baby to Disney Parent)

I grew up with a Disney family. We were lucky enough to travel to Walt Disney World just about every year, and we visited Disneyland a few times during my childhood. My family not only instilled in me a love for Disney but also encouraged me to pursue my dream of becoming a Cast Member. […]

Simple Disney Moments (Part 2)

On Disney vacations, we often find ourselves running from one item on our itinerary to the next. From attractions to restaurants and even shows, we pack as much value into our trips as possible, which often means we miss the simple moments in between. I often find my favorite moments at the Disney Parks and […]


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Matthew Krul

Matthew Krul, the founder and host of Imagineer Podcast, is a lifelong fan and historian of all things Disney (since his first trip to Walt Disney World as an infant) and a former Cast Member of the Walt Disney Company. After working at the Disney Store in 2006, Matt went on to complete an internship at Kilimanjaro Safaris at Disney’s Animal Kingdom in 2007 as part of the Disney College Program. Matt also participated in a Disney Professional Internship in 2014, working with the Marketing Strategy team at Disney Vacation Club. Matt now lives in the New York City area with his wife and family as a Digital Marketing Manager. As an annual passholder, he makes frequent trips to Walt Disney World and the occasional pilgrimage to Disneyland. Matt has also visited Disneyland Paris and has stayed at almost every Walt Disney World Resort hotel. He founded the Imagineer Podcast in 2017 to share his love for all things Disney and to inspire generations to go after their dreams. Matt’s goal is to create happiness and build a positive community of Disney fans.

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