CoasterRadio.com: The Original Theme Park PodcastAuthor: CoasterRadio.com
21 Feb 2018

CoasterRadio.com: The Original Theme Park Podcast

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The podcast dedicated to roller coasters, theme parks and thrill rides.

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    CoasterRadio.com #1219 - Mike in Orlando...More! More! More!

    This week, we start things off with an in-depth discussion about some changes coming to Kings Dominion... most importantly, the new name of "Rebel Yell," the park's classic racing coaster.

    During our Quick Hits segment, the guys talk about several of this week's most interesting stories in the amusement industry, including:

     

     

     

    In our Park Hopper segment, we'll take a look at "Adventure City," a small park that is only a few miles away from Disneyland and Knott's Berry Farm!

    Mike will tell everyone all about his trip to Orlando and review rides at Fun Spot AmericaBusch Gardens TampaSea World FloridaMagic KingdomUniversal Orlando and more!


  • Posted on 16 Feb 2018

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    CoasterRadio.com #1218 - The Lives of Millions are at Stake

    This week's show starts off with a sad First Drop. We found out that Busch Gardens Williamsburg has permanently closed their "Curse of DarKastle" ride. The guys talk about why they think this happened and what could be happening in the future.

    During our Quick Hits segment, the guys talk about how Mickey Mouse might lose his voice at Disney World. They also discuss new seats on Diamondback at Kings Island, how Atari wants us to pay for RCT on Nitendo Switch, a cool new ride at Tivoli Gardens, a drone video of the new Dive Coaster at Canada's Wonderland and a looping go kart track!

    The guys also talk with Ann Irvine and Brian Ondrey of Irvine-Ondrey Engineering. They are the people who design the control systems for some of our favorite rides and attractions. We'll talk to them about the process of designing and installing control systems for roller coasters. We'll also hear about some of the fun they have behind the scenes.

    We'll also have the "State of the Union for CoasterRadio!"


  • Posted on 02 Feb 2018

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    CoasterRadio.com #1217 - 2018 Preview with Arthur Levine (Part 2)

    Once again this week, we're joined by theme park expert Arthur Levine to talk about the best new attractions coming to parks in 2018. Over the past two shows, we'll talk about attractions at 50 theme parks across the world!

    This week we cover parks like Cedar Point, Sea World San Diego, Six Flags Magic Mountain, Alton Towers and many, MANY MORE!


  • Posted on 26 Jan 2018

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    CoasterRadio.com #1216 - 2018 Preview with Arthur Levine (Part 1)

    We're just a few months away from the start of the 2018 theme park season!

    This week, we're joined by theme park expert Arthur Levine to talk about the best new attractions coming to parks in 2018. Over the next two weeks, we'll talk about attractions at 50 theme parks across the world!

    This week we cover parks like Knotts Berry Farm, Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, Sesame Place, Silver Dollar City, Walibi, Six Flags Great Adventure and many, MANY MORE!


  • Posted on 19 Jan 2018

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    CoasterRadio.com #1215 - "You Make Me Wish I Had Three Hands!"

    This week's show starts off by welcoming back an old friend! We're joined by Nancy Heard from Glenwood Caverns in Colorado. She joins us to accept the "Best New Attraction of 2017 Award" for the "Haunted Mine Drop."

    Our Quick Hits segment takes a look at four interesting news stories from the amusement industry. This week, we take a look at "The Wicker Man" coming to Alton Towers, someone teasing us at Kings Island, a lightsaber patent and the closure of a classic wooden wild maus.

    Then, we'll take some time to learn about Funtown Splashtown USA in Maine as part of our Park Hopper segment.

    After hearing some Live Trip Reports, we'll take a look at some new attraction trends coming to parks in 2018.


  • Posted on 12 Jan 2018

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