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Jim tells the story of the time in 1997 when Disney thought it would be a good idea to enter the "state fair" market by setting up a competing event across the street from the actual fair. They started at the Washington State Fair and ... well, there's a reason we titled the show this way.

Hear all about this epic disaster, plus some news about Walt Disney World, on this show.

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Very little material about Disney's Fun Fair Extraordinair is available online. Here's what we've been able to find:

http://articles.orlandosentinel.com/1996-04-18/business/9604170707_1_walt-disney-state-fairs-fun-fair

http://community.seattletimes.nwsource.com/archive/?date=19960905&slug=2347579

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released March 10, 2017
Produced fabulously by Aaron Adams

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The Disney Dish Podcast with Jim Hill Media

Jim Hill is a writer, blogger, and theme park historian, and he'll be the first to tell you all of the back-room deals and corporate gossip that happens inside the Walt Disney Company.

Len Testa co-authors the Unofficial Guide series of travel books, focusing on theme parks.
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