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Welcome to Parks and Cons, the companion podcast to the ParksAndCons.com website and YouTube channel, where we discuss conventions, theme parks, collecting, and other fun stuff.

Welcome to Parks and Cons, the companion podcast to the ParksAndCons.com website and YouTube channel, where we discuss conventions, theme parks, collecting, and other fun stuff.
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Riverside, CA

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Welcome to Parks and Cons, the companion podcast to the ParksAndCons.com website and YouTube channel, where we discuss conventions, theme parks, collecting, and other fun stuff.

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English

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9516402778


Episodes

Episode 334 - Six Flags Magic Mountain Fright Fest 2018

9/18/2018
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This time, we are taking on another opening night at Six Flags Magic Mountain's Fright Fest! It's a big year at Fright Fest, with several new mazes and scare zones. Listen in, as we talk all things Fright Fest 2018! Enjoy!

Duration:00:55:59

Episode 333 - Universal Studios Hollywood Halloween Horror Nights 2018

9/15/2018
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This time, we are taking on another opening night at Universal Studios Hollywood's Halloween Horror Nights (HHN)! It's a big year at HHN with Dracula, Frank, Sam, Michael, the kids from Hawkins, and so many more shining through the night. Listen in, as we talk all things HHN 2018! Enjoy!

Duration:01:14:35

Episode 332 - Long Beach Comic-Con 2018

9/14/2018
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This time, we return to the Long Beach Convention Center for the 10th annual Long Beach Comic-Con. Enjoy!

Duration:00:48:00

Episode 331 - Disneyland Halloween Time 2018 & Roger's Gardens' Hocus Pocus Halloween Boutique

9/13/2018
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This time, we have a Halloween duo, as we visit two early events. First, we make our first visit to the famous Roger's Gardens, where the Halloween Boutique is Harry Potter themed and open for business. Next, we return to the Disneyland Resort to talk all things Halloween Time, that aren't part of Mickey's Halloween Party. Listen in and enjoy!

Duration:00:45:28

Episode 330 - Knott's Scary Farm Announcement Event 2018

9/12/2018
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This time, we return to the Farm, as Jeff Tucker and the Knott's Scary Farm Team take the state to share all ot the spooky details of the 2018 Haunt season. We were impressed and are excited to hear of just a little of what we'll find, in the fog, this year. Listen in and enjoy!

Duration:00:45:03

Episode 329 - Behind the Scenes of Stranger Things & Trick ‘r Treat at USH Halloween Horror Nights (HHN) 2018

9/9/2018
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This time, we have a very unique episode, as we go behind the scenes at Universal Studios Hollywood's (USH) Halloween Horror Nights (HHN) with creative director, John Murdy. First up, we tour "Stranger Things" and hear how the HHN team is bringing the Netflix hit to life. Next, we visit the HHN version of one of our favorite Halloween films, as we join Sam and friends in "Trick 'r Treat." Listen in and enjoy!

Duration:00:53:15

Episode 328 - Six Flags Magic Mountain West Coast Racers Announcement

9/7/2018
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This time, we're at Six Flags Magic Mountain (SFMM) for their big 2019 announcement event. With the team from West Coast Customs on-hand to assist, all is revealed on plans for a newly themed area and a one-of-kind racing experience. Enjoy!

Duration:00:28:31

Episode 327 - Power-Con 2018

9/3/2018
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This time, we're traveling to Eternia, for a weekend of Masters of the Universe (MOTU) fun! Listen in on all of the toyetic fun. Enjoy!

Duration:00:52:54

Episode 326 - Power Morphicon 2018

8/29/2018
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This time, we're all in on Power Rangers, as we return to Power Morphicon. It's Morphin' time! Enjoy!

Duration:00:59:47

Episode 325 - LA Sci Fi & Comic Con, SoCal Halloween Talk, & R2C2

8/23/2018
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This time, we have a trio of topics. First, we head out to LA Mart for the return of the Los Angeles Sci-Fi and Comic Con. Next, we return to the topic of Halloween with a SoCal update. Finally, we attend the very first Riverside Regional Comic Con (R2C2). Enjoy!

Duration:00:40:59

Episode 324 - Animanga 2018 & Haunted Hiking

8/13/2018
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This time, we have a great combo - a brand new convention and a brand new haunt offering. First, we take you to Pomona, for the brand new three-day Animanga (https://www.animangausa.com/). Then, we go hiking in Altadena with the Haunted Hiking (https://hauntedhiking.com/) crew. These were two brand new events that brightened our 2018. We're looking forward to the future of both. Enjoy!

Duration:01:06:09

Episode 323 - Midsummer Scream 2018, Part 2

8/9/2018
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This time, we're taking you back to the heart of the Southern California Halloween season as we close-out Midsummer Scream. In this episode, we talk MSS After Dark, Dark Harbor, Warner Bros. (WB) Studio Tour Hollywood - Horror Made Here: A Festival of Frights, Hocus Pocus, Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios (HHN), and much more. Enjoy!

Duration:01:06:42

Episode 322 - Midsummer Scream 2018 Part 1

8/7/2018
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This time, we're taking you back to the heart of the Southern California Halloween season, as Midsummer Scream brings the spooky to Long Beach. In this episode, we talk Hall of Shadows, Knott's Scary Farm, Six Flags Magic Mountain Fright Fest, Delusion (http://www.enterdelusion.com/), and much more. Enjoy!

Duration:01:00:29

Episode 321 - San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) Part 3

8/2/2018
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This time, we're taking you back to the heart of San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) for the last installment of this series. In this episode, we talk about Crimes of Grindelwald, the newest Lego movie, Godzilla, WW84, Shazam, Aquaman, Conan, Trek Mirror Universe, Kevin Smith, The Experience, and more! Enjoy!

Duration:00:47:58

Episode 320 - San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) Part 2

7/30/2018
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This time, we're taking you back to the heart of San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) to talk about DC Universe, the MST3K Signing, Fandom Live Party, Lego, Halloween, Glass, Hot Wheels, Funko Fundays, and more! Enjoy!

Duration:00:58:52

Episode 319 - San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) Part 1

7/28/2018
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This time, we're taking you to the heart of San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) to talk about the lead-up to the show and some of our first experiences. Included in this show are offsite builds, Jack Ryan, Future Tech Live Pavilion, Deadpool's band, Entertainment Earth (EE) Booth, Shazam costume, Laika Alive Party, the Hasbro Breakfast, Purge City, and more! Enjoy!

Duration:01:16:05

Episode 318 - New Additions to Wizarding World Hollywood & CraZanity Opens at Six Flags Magic Mountain

7/24/2018
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This time, we've got a crazy duo, as we cover two park events in a span of a couple hours. First, we're at Universal Studios Hollywood (USH) for a collection of new options at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Next, we've got a big opening at CraZanity, as Six Flags Magic Mountain opens their newest attraction. Enjoy!

Duration:00:43:16

Episode 317 - San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) Floor & Panel Tips 2018

7/15/2018
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This is part three of our series of tips for this year's Comic-Con. Listen in, as we talk panels and the floor! Enjoy!

Duration:00:49:29

Episode 316 - Anime Expo 2018

7/14/2018
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This time, we are returning to the LA Convention Center for one of the biggest conventions we cover, as Anime Expo unleashed a weekend full of action, for its attendees. Listen in and enjoy!

Duration:00:55:23

Episode 315 - San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) Offsite Tips & Interview with Grandesign About "The Experience"

7/11/2018
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This time, we're focused on SDCC offsites. First, we run down a list of some of our favorite Tips related to things outside Comic-Con. Then, we speak with Aaron Gaeir and Robert Ridgeway, of Grandesign, to hear about some of their SDCC plans. With a number of activations, they give us some insights into what to expect of "The Experience," and more, this year. Take a look at highlights from Grandesign's 2017 SDCC Activations, at https://vimeo.com/229194945 Listen in and...

Duration:00:58:02