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With current events, escape is more important than ever! On The Amusement Park Podcast, Chris Cox and Ian Casselberry discuss pop culture news and trends, along with their favorite diversions, including movies, TV shows, and comic books. Maybe some sports will be in the mix as well. You know, the things that make life fun. Why so serious?

With current events, escape is more important than ever! On The Amusement Park Podcast, Chris Cox and Ian Casselberry discuss pop culture news and trends, along with their favorite diversions, including movies, TV shows, and comic books. Maybe some sports will be in the mix as well. You know, the things that make life fun. Why so serious?

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With current events, escape is more important than ever! On The Amusement Park Podcast, Chris Cox and Ian Casselberry discuss pop culture news and trends, along with their favorite diversions, including movies, TV shows, and comic books. Maybe some sports will be in the mix as well. You know, the things that make life fun. Why so serious?

Language:

English


Episodes

Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee!

5/17/2019
What's our name? We're the Amusement Park Podcast! And we're talking about the new HBO Muhammad Ali documentary and Netflix's Ted Bundy movie. Also, should you name your children after TV characters? And what chance does The Big Bang Theory have to provide closure in its series finale?

Duration:01:04:50

Spider-Man: Far From Home, Long Shot, Chernobyl and so much more!

5/10/2019
There is more to watch than Endgame and Game of Thrones, it turns out! We discuss Long Shot and if people will pay for romantic comedies anymore. Also, a breakdown of the new Spider-Man: Far From Home trailer. And we review HBO’s Chernobyl miniseries.

Duration:00:56:30

Avengers Spoiler Review

5/3/2019
What else are we going to talk about but Avengers: Endgame? The blockbuster spectacle is taking over the world and vacuuming up all our money! We get into MAJOR SPOILERS, recapping what we loved (and maybe nitpicked) from the movie we’ve all been waiting for.

Duration:01:11:25

Game of Thrones plus the Rise of Skywalker!

4/19/2019
And we're back! On the latest Amusement Park Podcast, we react to the Game of Thrones Season 8 premiere and Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker trailer, along with the Disney+ launch, pricing and content offerings.

Duration:01:04:20

We Saw Everything! Shazam, Highwaymen, The Twilight Zone Oh My!

4/5/2019
Shazam! On the latest Amusement Park Podcast, we review DC's new superhero flick. Does it keep the fun train rolling? While waiting for Avengers: Endgame tickets (not really), we also talk about Netflix's The Highwaymen and the Twilight Zone reboot.

Duration:01:15:26

Avengers Endgame Madness! Plus James Gunn is back and more!

3/22/2019
And we're back! On the latest Amusement Park Podcast, we look at the final Avengers: Endgame trailer for clues, react to Disney re-hiring James Gunn for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, review Netflix's Triple Frontier, and wonder if "streaming fatigue" is real.

Duration:01:02:35

Captain Marvel Special Episode! Non-Spoilers/Spoilers

3/8/2019
Captain Marvel has arrived! Is the latest addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe possibly the greatest? We review the movie, with non-spoiler thoughts and hard spoiler discussion. We'll warn you before diving into spoilers, though. Higher! Further! Faster!

Duration:00:42:57

Arrowverse Crazyness, Plus Spielberg vs Netflix

3/8/2019
Oliver Queen is ready to become something else! CW and Stephen Amell announce Arrow's end after Season 8. We note the passing of Luke Perry, his cultural impact and role on Riverdale. Is Steven Spielberg right about Netflix movies? Chris rejoins MoviePass. And what are we enjoying this week?

Duration:01:01:40

Oscar Recap! Plus True Detective Doom Patrol and Trouble in Arrowverse

3/1/2019
We break out the tuxes and dresses on the latest Amusement Park Podcast for our reactions to the Oscars and the True Detective Season 3 finale. Also, thoughts on Doom Patrol, the Arrowverse’s future, an Aquaman sequel in 2022, and what we’re enjoying this week!

Duration:01:08:43

True Detective, Doom Patrol and We Mourn the Punisher

2/22/2019
The mind is the limit! On the latest Amusement Park Podcast, we try to make sense of True Detective before the Season 3 finale and the first episode of Doom Patrol. Also, Hulu is developing four intriguing Marvel shows and the inevitable end has come for The Punisher.

Duration:01:07:34

Cord Cutter or Streamer: The True Cost of Streaming and Mr Rogers still has the right idea.

2/15/2019
Won't you be our listener? On the latest Amusement Park Podcast, we discuss the Mr. Rogers documentary, Won't You Be My Neighbor, which is now on HBO and PBS. Also, getting the best value for your streaming bucks and a bunch of Quick Hits (including Robert Pattinson Batman rumors)!

Duration:01:05:44

Avengers Goes Dark, Hanna Grabs our Attention, and We Catch up with GOT. Plus So Much More!

2/8/2019
Episode 25! Or XXV, as the Super Bowl would do it. We react to the Avengers: Endgame and Toy Story 4 Super Bowl teasers, review Amazon’s Hanna pilot, look back at Game of Thrones Season 1, rant about Riverdale, and do some quick hits.

Duration:01:05:26

The Batman, Reign of the Supermen, plus a Punisher Recap

2/1/2019
Affleck’s leaving, but we’re still here! On the latest Amusement Park Podcast, we react to the new Batman movie news and recasting Bruce Wayne. We also review the full Season 2 of The Punisher and the animated Reign of the Superman movie, and share what we’re enjoying this week.

Duration:01:11:13

The Punisher, The Oscars, and Glass Misses the Mark

1/25/2019
Welcome back, Frank! On the latest Amusement Park Podcast, we react to the first half of The Punisher, Season 2. We also discuss the Oscar nominations (notably Black Panther’s Best Picture nod), Netflix joining the MPAA, and what we’re enjoying this week.

Duration:00:59:39

Spider-Man Far From Home, True Detective and Netflix. Get excited!

1/18/2019
The Amusement Park Podcast swings into your friendly neighborhood with reaction to the Spider-Man: Far From Home trailer! We also discuss the Season 3 premiere of True Detective, Netflix’s price increase and what we’re enjoying this week. It’s on Fyre!

Duration:01:03:35

Getting pumped for 2019! Marvel, DC, Comics, TV and Movies Oh My

1/11/2019
Avengers, Star Wars, Game of Thrones, DC Universe! On the latest Amusement Park Podcast, we each pick 10 things we’re most excited for in 2019. Also, thoughts on the Golden Globes and what we’re enjoying this week.

Duration:01:00:54

From Bandersnatch to the Bird Box

1/4/2019
It’s a Netflix night on the first Amusement Park Podcast of 2019! How deep did we fall into the hole with Black Mirror: Bandersnatch? What’s in the Bird Box? Plus, the culture we’re excited about in 2019 and what we enjoyed this week.

Duration:01:00:20

Best and Worst of 2018

12/28/2018
It’s our final show of 2018, so we’re picking our Best and Worst of the year! Movies, TV, music, books, etc. We also react to the Titans season finale and review some movies, including Chris’s thoughts on Aquaman. Happy New Year!

Duration:01:03:45

Aquaman Love

12/21/2018
On the latest Amusement Park Podcast, we review Aquaman! Did Jason Momoa sink or swim? We also discuss Mortal Engines’ disastrous box office, the new MoviePass plans that may pull Chris back in, and what we’re enjoying this week.

Duration:00:59:54

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Review!

12/14/2018
It’s a multiple universe thrill ride this week on the Amusement Park Podcast! We go Into the Spider-Verse to review the latest Spider-Man movie, then jump to the Arrowverse’s different Earths to cover the CW’s Elseworlds crossover. No Crisis here!

Duration:01:28:35