The 602 Club: A Geekery Speakeasy
31: The Imagination of Hope


In 1955 Walt Disney opened the Tomorrowland park at Disneyland in California. It was meant to be a beacon of hope for generations to come by showing how far our imaginations and ingenuity can take us.

In this episode of The 602 Club host Matthew Rushing is joined by Mike Schindler and new recruit Bruce Gibson to talk about Brad Bird's Tomorrowland. We discuss our first impressions, Disney's imagination station, fighting cynicism, pulling the heart strings, Hugh Laurie, why we invite, originality problems and our final thoughts.



Matthew Rushing



Bruce Gibson

Mike Schindler


Editor and Producer

Matthew Rushing

Richard Marquez


Executive Producers

Norman C. Lao and C Bryan Jones


Associate Producers

Norman C. Lao

Ken Tripp


Production Manager

Richard Marquez


Content Manager

Will Nguyen



First Impressions (00:02:53)

Disney's Imagination Station (00:08:55)

Fighting Cynicism (00:19:00)

Pulling the Heart Strings (00:27:17)

Hugh Laurie (00:30:23)

Why We Invent (00:34:08)

Originality Problem (0041:14:)

Final Thoughts (00:51:18)

Closing (00:57:18)


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