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Episode 49: Guests Aly Grauer and Drew Mierzejewski

Those Happy Places

This episode may contain explicit content.

In this luminous episode, join Alice and Buddy as they welcome two special guests. Aly Grauer and Drew Mierzejewski are Podcasters, Performers, Writers, and Builders of Worlds—they’ve also both worked in iconic shows and attractions at some of Orlando’s most famous theme parks. Listen in as they talk about their experiences as Human Interfaces for these attractions, and how their core philosophy of Including and Elevating guests extends into their current work in the Actual Play RPG Podcasting space.

Topics Include: Poseidon’s Fury: Escape from the Lost City, Jungle Cruise Skippers, the Velociraptor Encounter, the Hogwarts Express, the idea of the Human Interface, Animatronic Hosts, Sympathy and Empathy in Theme Park Interactions, the Jedi Training Academy, Renaissance Festivals, the Performance of Cast Members at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, and the Importance of Protecting Cast Members. Plus many, many more!

Find our Guests and their Projects:

Aly’s Twitter

Aly’s Instagram

Drew’s Twitter

Aly and Drew’s Patreon

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Those Happy Places is Produced by Alice White and Edited By Buddy Duquesne. Our theme song is Golden Gate by the California Feetwarmers, Featuring Phil Alvin.

Additional music comes from Kevin Macleod. All Tracks Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License. Tracks in this Episode:

Bummin on Tremelo by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/3464-bummin-on-tremelo

License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

Skye Cuillin by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4371-skye-cuillin

License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

New Hero In Town by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5742-new-hero-in-town

License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

Overworld by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4189-overworld

License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

Tango de Manzana by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/4460-tango-de-manzana

License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

Call to Adventure by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3470-call-to-adventure

License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

Pamgaea by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4193-pamgaea

License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

Backbay Lounge by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3408-backbay-lounge

License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

Teller of the Tales by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4467-teller-of-the-tales

License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

Fiddles McGinty by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3747-fiddles-mcginty

License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

Awesome Call by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3399-awesome-call

License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

Late Night Radio by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/7613-late-night-radio

License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

Apero Hour by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3375-apero-hour

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Del Rio Bravo by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5706-del-rio-bravo

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Achaidh Cheide by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3338-achaidh-cheide

License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

Folk Round by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3770-folk-round

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I Knew a Guy by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3895-i-knew-a-guy

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No Good Layabout by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4140-no-good-layabout

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Hard Boiled by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3857-hard-boiled

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Bossa Antigua by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/3454-bossa-antigua

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Crinoline Dreams by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/3560-crinoline-dreams

License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

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