Episodes

March 12, 2019

Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor Episode 28: Rob Marshall talks about Disney’s live-action “Little Mermaid”

Rob Marshall talks about Disney’s live-action “Little Mermaid”
March 4, 2019

Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor Episode 27: Is Epcot’s “Journey into Imagination” pavilion about to get Docter-ed?

Is Epcot’s “Journey into Imagination” pavilion about to get Docter-ed?
Feb. 26, 2019

Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor Episode 26: Who Anna and Elsa are searching for in that “Frozen 2” teaser trailer

Who Anna and Elsa are searching for in that “Frozen 2” teaser trailer
Feb. 19, 2019

Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor Episode 25: When Disney wanted Michael Jackson to co-star in its “Mary Poppins” sequel

The history of Epcot’s “Journey into Imagination” attraction and the role that Pixar may play in the future of this Future World pavilion
Feb. 11, 2019

Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor Episode 24: Animation News, SparkShort and Robin Williams was supposed to voice who?

Which character was Robin Williams supposed to voice in Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” ?
Feb. 4, 2019

Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor Episode 23: Why it took Disney 18 years to produce its animated “Peter Pan”

The role that John Lasseter & Co. wanted Mattel’s Barbie to play in the first “Toy Story” film
Jan. 28, 2019

Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor Episode 22: An animated discussion about this year’s Oscar nominations

Why picking “The Place Where Lost Things Go” as the song from “Mary Poppins Returns” ‘s score to push during awards season may have been a poor choice on Disney’s part
Jan. 24, 2019

Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor Episode 21: “Spy Jam,” “Race Jam,” & “Skate Jam”: Warners’ 20+ years effort to get a “Space Jam” sequel made

Since Michael Jordan hadn’t actually signed to do a sequel, studio execs then reportedly reimagined “Space Jam 2” as a starring vehicle for Tiger Woods
Jan. 15, 2019

Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor Episode 20: Controversy engulfs Lasseter’s arrival at Skydance

Warner’s allegedly incredibly quick push-back to WME’s overture as to whether John Lasseter could maybe find a new home at that animation studio
Jan. 1, 2019

Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor Episode 19: The Year in Review for Animation 2018

How the very best animated TV series of 2018 kept viewers hooked with storylines that stretched out over multiple episodes
Dec. 23, 2018

Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor Episode 18:Which animated films will come out on top for the 2018 holiday season?

How did John Lasseter’s slow motion departure from Disney & Pixar impact “The Incredibles 2” and “Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2”
Dec. 4, 2018

Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor Episode 17: Who actually did the animation for “Mary Poppins Returns” ?

The fun connection that Spider-Ham from “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” has to Mickey Mouse
Nov. 27, 2018

Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor Episode 16: Fine Tooning Q & A, recorded live at WDW

How Walt Disney Animation Studios isn't making the best use of legendary animators like Mark Henn & Eric Goldberg
Oct. 15, 2018

Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor Episode 13: "Cycles" breaks new ground for Walt Disney Animation Studios. Live-action "Lilo & Stitch" now in development

The two different "Stitch" -based animated series that were deliberately created for markets outside of the United States
Oct. 8, 2018

Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor Episode 12: Brad Bird's next project and Disney's aborted Mickey Mouse "Christopher Columbus" featurette

How Disney Feature Animation scuttled "Mickey's Arabian Adventure" featurette in the early 1990s to keep "Aladdin" special
Oct. 1, 2018

Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor Episode 11: Why does Disney princess Tiana look different in "Ralph Breaks the Internet"?

Tiana's look in "Ralph Breaks the Internet" gets retooled. Howard Ashman documentary gets screened in Indy, DC & LA
Sept. 18, 2018

Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor Episode 10: Return of the Last Airbender, Mary Poppins Returns trailer, Bojack Horseman & The Venture Brothers

Hand-drawn fans thrill to "Mary Poppins Returns" trailer. "Bojack Horseman" & "The Venture Brothers" serve up dark, dense delights to adult animation fans
Sept. 10, 2018

Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor Episode 9: Say farewell to Adventure Time. Look ahead to "Roger Rabbit" making-of book

The not one but two separate Pepe Le Pew movies put into development, The "Sugar Rush" attraction that WDI was designing for WDW's Magic Kingdom
Aug. 28, 2018

Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor Episode 8: Smallfoot Rugrats Duck Tales Disenchantment

Ralph prepares to break the Internet, Nickelodeon readies its "Rugrats" revival, Disney's "DuckTales" reboot comes to a spectacular close
Aug. 10, 2018

Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor Episode 7: Box Office News, the Medusa Project and Fox Deal Effects

Teen Titans Go to the Movies, Hotel Transylvania 3, Medusa, Blue Sky Studios
July 22, 2018

Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor Episode 6: Pixar Pier, Pete Docter,Gravity Falls and Hotel Transylvania 3

Drew walks listeners through Disney California Adventure's latest addition, Pixar Pier.
June 24, 2018

Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor Episode 5: What's Incredible About Incredibles 2

Whats incredible about Incredibles 2? Toon in to find out.