Episode 036 – Kyle Crocker, Part 2

Kyle CrockerStories of the Magic, Episode 36


Interview Guest: Kyle Crocker


Sponsored by Leaving Conformity Coaching.


Welcome to Episode 36 of Stories of the Magic! I’m Randy, your host. Thank you for joining me!


In this episode, we’re back for part 2 of my interview with Kyle Crocker, a former skipper on the World Famous Jungle Cruise at Disneyland, and current host of the Tales from the Jungle Crews podcast.

In this episode, Kyle talks about…

  • The role he’d most like to have with the Disneyland Resort and why;
  • Working Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln…and a little bit of a soapbox;
  • A special memory of Walt’s daughter Diane;
  • More about Mr. Lincoln;
  • A bit of conversation about attractions before Walt Disney’s passing vs. after and preserving the legacy;
  • A question Kyle had for me: Is the Jungle Cruise still there in 2055 in its current form;
  • Another soapbox  🙂  ;
  • The first time he remembers feeling like he was part of something truly special at Disneyland;
  • Starting the Tales from the Jungle Crews podcast;
  • The SkipCast network;
  • Were Jungle Cruise skippers really the rebels?;
  • His favorite Jungle Cruise jokes;
  • His advice to guests;
  • The job he’d most like to have with Disney;
  • What he’d like to see for a 3rdAnaheim park;
  • What inspires him;
  • And his advice to you if you want to work for the Disney parks.


Stay tuned after the conclusion of the interview for a special announcement about Stories of the Magic and Disney’s D23 Expo. 


Find Kyle and Tales from the Jungle Crews:


Podcasts Spotlighted in this Episode:


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Music and voiceovers provided by Rick Moyer.

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