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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.

Language:

English

Contact:

9516402778


Episodes

Episode 307 - Universal Studios Hollywood Christmas in Spring & Hollywood Tour

6/15/2018
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This time, we've got a Los Angeles double. First up, we return to MEND in Pacoima, as Universal Studios Hollywood team members team up with the facility to bring joy to needy families. Then, we continue our series of "Touristy LA" with a Hollywood tour and a few other stops. Enjoy!

Duration:00:35:12

Episode 306 - Phoenix Comic Fest 2018 Part 2

6/8/2018
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This time, we are returning for part two of our coverage of Phoenix Comic Fest! Listen in as we talk about all the happenings of Saturday and Sunday of the show. Enjoy!

Duration:01:02:07

Episode 305 - Phoenix Comic Fest 2018 Part 1

6/5/2018
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This time, we are returning for another year of Phoenix Comicon (but with a new name!)! Listen, as we talk about all the happenings in our first two days at the convention. Enjoy!

Duration:01:02:24

Episode 304 - Comic Con Revolution Ontario 2018

5/27/2018
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This time, we return to Ontario, California for the latest from our friends at Atomic Crush Events, as they bring Jason Aaron, Timothy Zahn, the Henry Danger crew, and many more to the newest iteration of Comic Con Revolution. It was a weekend packed with highlights, so listen in and enjoy!

Duration:01:02:52

Episode 303 - Knott's HangTime Media Preview Party

5/22/2018
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This time, we are back at Knott's Berry Farm to celebrate the grand opening of the newest coaster to light up the theme park world, as HangTime bursts onto the scene in a major wave of excitement. Enjoy!

Duration:00:44:09

Episode 302 - San Diego Rocket-Con, Free Comic Book Day, and Robo Toy Fest 2018

5/15/2018
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This time, we have a triple header for you. First, we talk about the newest con on the scene, San Diego Rocket-Con. Next, we take you on a tour of SoCal comic shops, as we share highlights from our FCBD Hop of 9 shops. Lastly, we hit the newest iteration of Robo Toy Fest / The GI Joe Show / Protoculture Con. Enjoy!

Duration:00:52:42

Episode 301 – Previewing Comic Con Revolution Ontario with Mike Scigliano and Drew Seldin

5/8/2018
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This time, we are previewing Comic Con Revolution – Ontario (http://www.comicconrevolution.com/ontario/), with two of the creative forces behind it, from Atomic Crush Events, Mike Scigliano and Drew Seldin. It’s a big sophomore year, on-deck, for the crew at CCR. Listen in and find out more!

Duration:01:18:31

Episode 300 – Behind the Scenes of Parks and Cons

5/1/2018
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It has been 299 episodes of coverage and now we take a break…kinda. This episode, we answer your questions and share some behind the scenes of the site and show. Enjoy!

Duration:01:00:06

Episode 299 – San Diego Comic Fest 2018

4/27/2018
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‪This time, we are talking about the 6th annual San Diego Comic Fest! We were excited to return to this fun show. We were, also, excited to see Karen Berger who founded Vertigo & helped shepherd Sandman, Y-the Last Man, V for Vendetta, Preacher, Swamp Thing, Fables, Hellblazer, & more into existence. Enjoy!‬

Duration:01:00:58

Episode 298 – Disneyland Resort’s Pixar Fest

4/24/2018
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This time, we are at the Disneyland Resort to talk all things Pixar Fest. Pixar-inspired food, merch, character interactions, and more are all part of this five month Pixar invasion. Countdown to fun!

Duration:00:40:33

Episode 297 – Monsterpalooza 2018

4/18/2018
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This time, we return to Monsterpalooza for three days filled with movie magic. From Planet of the Apes to It to Halloween Horror Nights, we have lots to talk about. Listen in and enjoy!

Duration:01:19:50

Episode 296 – Spook Show 6 & SoCal Joe Show

4/13/2018
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This time, we’ve got an unlikely duo of cons that were total blasts! Listen in for the haunt and the toys. Enjoy!

Duration:00:40:15

Episode 295 – The Flintstones Bedrock City

4/10/2018
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This time, we hit the road to visit the outskirts of Williams, Arizona, where Fred, Wilma, Barney, Betty and the rest of Hanna Barbera’s prehistoric friends reside, at The Flintstones Bedrock City. Enjoy!

Duration:00:37:56

Episode 294 – WonderCon 2018

3/28/2018
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This time, we return to a favorite con, as WonderCon 2018 takes over Anaheim and our lives, for three big days. Signings, panels, and more! Listen in and enjoy!

Duration:01:09:40

Episode 293 – Knott’s Berry Farm Boysenberry Festival 2018

3/19/2018
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This time, we are wrapping up our coverage of Knott’s Berry Farm’s 2018 Boysenberry Festival with talk about our two visits over opening weekend. Listen in and enjoy!

Duration:00:45:54

Episode 292 – Knott’s Berry Farm Boysenberry Festival Preview 2018

3/12/2018
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This time, we are at Knott’s Berry Farm to report on all of the happenings on-deck for the 2018 Boysenberry Festival. With new treats, an art show, and great entertainment options, there’s much to look forward to, this season. Listen in for some of our favorite picks.

Duration:00:32:01

Episode 291 – Knott’s HangTime Construction Tour, DCA Food & Wine Festival, & Westcoaster Toy Soldier Show 2018

3/9/2018
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This time, we have a trio of stops. First up, we go behind the construction walls, at Knott’s Berry Farm, to get a preview of their newest coaster, HangTime. The construction tour video may be found at https://youtu.be/aP5_FbD-T8s. Next, we head over to the Disneyland Resort where Disney California Adventure Park has kicked off its […]

Duration:01:05:39

Episode 290 – Long Beach Comic Expo 2018

3/4/2018
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This time, we are returning to Long Beach for another Long Beach Comic Expo. Listen in and enjoy!

Duration:00:55:08

Episode 289 – Gallifrey One & OrcCon 2018

2/24/2018
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This time, we’ve got a big weekend of Doctor Who with a side of gaming. Listen in and enjoy!

Duration:01:08:18

Episode 288 – Batman ’66 Exhibit & Universal Studios Hollywood Lunar New Year 2018

2/12/2018
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This time, we’ve got an LA duo of fun. First, we make our first visit to the Hollywood Museum (http://thehollywoodmuseum.com/), where the Batman ’66 exhibit (http://thehollywoodmuseum.com/exhibit/holy-hollywood-history/) is just one piece of a great collection of movie and TV history, featured at the museum. Then, we return to Universal Studios Hollywood, where we are treated to […]

Duration:00:44:55