When You Wish Upon a Podcast
75 - The Jungle Book

75 - The Jungle Book

June 2, 2017

Put down your book, pick up your headphones, and join us on our Jungle Book adventure. This week we talk about underwear hats, incorrect definitions of phrases, the physics behind a tiger pulling a bear, and more. Follow along at wishpodcast.com

63 - Mary Poppins

63 - Mary Poppins

March 10, 2017

Less about the details but more about the details. Phil claims he’s a better babysitter than Mary Poppins. Amanda played Mary Poppins in multiple dance recitals. Julie Andrews is the best. Bert has so many jobs around town. Short nod to the book characters. Phil’s NYC street show experience plus Nick and Winston from New Girl. The mother is a trailblazing feminist. Did he change his name to work at a bank of did he work there because of his name. William and Madeline starred as Jane and Michael Banks and crushed it. Wind blows all of the nannies down the street. Almost too many fun facts about this movie. Stephen Colbert interview with Dame Julie Andrews. Never give references and just hire yourself. George Costanza hires himself and GOB’s references. This magic bag is the best. Spoonful of sugar - mix fun with something boring. Game - Song Lyric Questions. The original Mambo Number 5 (Lou Bega). Amanda and Phil are both Spelling Bee champions. Magic tape measure to size people up. It’s better than a finger in your eye. Phil’s tip jar advice. New crazy outfits and the penguin waiters. Amanda’s Poppins Penguins fridge magnet. Contesting Mary’s horse race win. When you don’t have anything to say, just say supercalifragilisticexpialidocious. Different colors of medicine. Mrs Banks throwing eggs at the Prime Minister. Stupid smart jokes. Phil and Amanda love a good graph and chart. Cash money. They’re not evil, they’re just responsible. Not enough dancing and no illustrations. Article about investing and saving. Step in time. I never explain anything. Rude firing. Flying good and bad kites. Poppins out. Work life balance. Navckid Keyd. Bert theories. Mary Poppins in EPCOT. Almost a Disneyland Mary Poppins ride. Large Academy Awards presence. The quickest of changes. Julie Andrews was not cast for My Fair Lady. Saving Mr Banks. Mary Poppins Returns. Long gap between original and sequel. I just value a good investment plan okay. Not really the word backwards. Cut the toddlers. Mrs Featherbottom. 100% on Rotten Tomatoes. Next episode - Emil and the Detectives

45 - Babes in Toyland

45 - Babes in Toyland

November 4, 2016

Waving hello from our guest - Sophia Bemiss. Who’s the creep? New release from the sixties. Mary Poppins scene stealer. Gremlins in Toyland? Tons of returners. Younger brother loser. Weinerville and hot dog trophies. Play made because of Wizard of Oz. Amanda loves musicals except Oklahoma. Broadway plays we’ve seen. Commitment lemonade and evil telescopes. Spend money to make money. Similar to Penn and Teller. Magical mallet. Never trust henchmen. Hand puppet rivalry. Threatening proposal. Champagne and cake diet. Bills bill bills vs basic math and interest rates song. Forest of No Return. You can outrun a tree. Tree logistics. “Come, let us lurk”. Pre-broken toys. Game – Which Toy is Better? Sorting K’NEX, braiding Betty Spaghetty’s hair, Lite-Brite disasters, Bop-It hogs, and eating Play-Doh. You alone are responsible! Inefficient assembly lines. Jack and Barnaby – Back At It! Sophia’s typed and thorough notes. Fun evil. Next episode - Moon Pilot