CoasterRadio.com: The Original Theme Park PodcastAuthor: CoasterRadio.com
22 Feb 2019

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 #1319 - "The Legend" Behind Holiday World's Coasters

    EB is in the CoasterRadio.com studio alone this week and has a TON of great content!

    He'll unveil the Interactive Brackets that will help us decide the "Greatest Roller Coaster Name of All Time." He'll also read some letters from the Mailbag!

    After that, he'll interview Paula Werne from Holiday World to hear stories about how they decided upon the names for classic rides like The Voyage, The Legend, The Raven and Thunderbird.

    Finally, EB will read some letters from our female listeners. They have stories from dating at the parks too!


  • Posted on 21 Feb 2019

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    CoasterRadio.com #1318 - Heartbreak: Volcano

    The off-season is usually pretty quiet here at CoasterRadio.com. But this week, we're talking about one of the biggest theme park stories we have heard in awhile. Kings Dominion has announced that "Volcano: The Blast Coaster" will no longer be operating at the park. We'll talk all about this ride and the reaction to its removal.

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

     

    • Busch Gardens Williamsburg's Rumored Coaster for 2020
    • Disneyland Possibly Removing Classic Dark Rides
    • Carowinds' Copperhead Strike Trains
    • Park at OWA Adding in a Scooby Doo Blaster

     

    After our mailbag segment, we'll celebrate Valentines Day by hearing some of your dating horror stories from the parks. We'll also talk about whether a park is really a good place to take a date.


  • Posted on 15 Feb 2019

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    CoasterRadio.com #1317 - 2019 Season Preview with Arthur Levine - Part 2

    Last week, we had a fun time talking about many of the new attractions coming to parks in 2019! But there are STILL MORE to talk about!

    Once again, we are joined by our good friend, theme park expert Arthur Levine. Arthur writes about theme parks for USA Today, Trip Savvy, IAPPA and other companies. He says we are are currently living in a "golden age" of theme parks.

    On this week's show, we'll preview rides like the Harry Potter coaster at Islands of Adventure, West Coast Racers at Six Flags Magic Mountain, Kentucky Flyer at Kentucky Kingdom, Copperhead Strike at Carowinds and MORE!


  • Posted on 08 Feb 2019

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    CoasterRadio.com #1316 - 2019 Season Preview with Arthur Levine - Part 1

    2019 is shaping up to be one of the more amazing years in recent memory when it comes to theme park attractions.

    Sure, we're all excited by the amazing things we are hearing about Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge, but there are dozens of other new rides and attractions coming to parks across the world.

    This week, we are joined by our good friend, theme park expert Arthur Levine. Arthur writes about theme parks for USA Today, Trip Savvy, IAPPA and other companies. He says we are are currently living in a "golden age" of theme parks.

    On this week's show, we'll preview rides like Yukon Striker at Canada's Wonderland, Maxx Force at Six Flags Great America, Reese's Cupfusion at Hersheypark, Kind Heaven at the Linq in Las Vegas, Steel Curtain at Kennywood and much, much more!


  • Posted on 01 Feb 2019

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    CoasterRadio.com #1315 - Summer 2019 Meet-Up Announcement

    Universal Orlando is building a gigantic new multi-launch, special effects filled coaster themed to Harry Potter. But this week, plans were leaked for a SECOND COASTER at the same park themed to Jurassic World. We'll take a look at the layout and discuss the rumors.

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

     

     

     After that, we are joined by Dalton, the Senior Publicist at Silver Dollar City. He'll tell us about how the names were chosen for their different attractions. It's all part of our season-long quest to find the greatest roller coaster name of all-time.

    Then, it's time to announce the location and details for our Summer 2018 meet-up!


  • Posted on 25 Jan 2019

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