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A weekly fun filled theme park and roller coaster podcast. With your host James Barber you'll never miss the latest theme park news, construction updates, and new attractions coming to the theme park industry! Please enjoy the podcast and remember to share it with your other roller coaster loving friends!

A weekly fun filled theme park and roller coaster podcast. With your host James Barber you'll never miss the latest theme park news, construction updates, and new attractions coming to the theme park industry! Please enjoy the podcast and remember to share it with your other roller coaster loving friends!
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United States

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A weekly fun filled theme park and roller coaster podcast. With your host James Barber you'll never miss the latest theme park news, construction updates, and new attractions coming to the theme park industry! Please enjoy the podcast and remember to share it with your other roller coaster loving friends!

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode #52: The Golden WHAT Awards?

9/16/2019
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James talks Golden Ticket Awards this week, and as one of the largest polls in the enthusiast community, he will be the judge of them being correct or not.

Duration:01:15:07

Episode #51: Getting Caught Up!

9/6/2019
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James is back! The Podcast has had some technical difficulties these past weeks, but finally it makes its return. Listen in as James talks about all he's missed in the amusement industry.

Duration:01:12:58

Episode #50: Night Rides and the Media Sucks!

7/26/2019
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James counts down his top 15 all time favorite night rides and goes on a rant about how the media poorly portrays the Amusement Industry! He also fills you in on the weekly theme park news and discusses the wooden VS steel coasters.

Duration:00:32:38

Episode #49: Favorite Parks

7/19/2019
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James goes into depth on what he thinks about all the amusement parks and theme parks he's been to. Along the way he also discusses huge news in the industry and this weeks "Brake Run" weekly poll.

Duration:00:48:43

Episode #48: Our 30 Favorite Coasters!

7/14/2019
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Bob once again joins James, this time to discuss their top 30 favorite coasters! Also included in the podcast is amusement industry news, polls, and a discussion of the guys top 5 bucket list parks around the world!

Duration:02:15:23

Episode #47: Holiwood Nights 2019!

6/14/2019
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Special guests Timmy and Bob discuss the 2019 roller coaster event "Holiwood Nights!" They also talk about Funland of Fredericksburg and their 2019 addition of Thunder Speedway.

Duration:01:25:00

Episode #46: Up next, Holliwood Nights!

5/28/2019
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Again joining the show is Bob! Listen in as James and he discuss various theme park news story's, recent trips they both went on, and the upcoming trip they're going on, HOLLIWOOD NIGHTS!

Duration:01:20:03

Episode #45: Fight for Virginia

5/1/2019
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Topics on this weeks episode include Yukon Striker, my Carowinds trip, and the fight for the best park in Virginia.

Duration:00:26:37

Episode #44: Cedar Fair, Park Trips, and Japan!

4/20/2019
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Bob is back! Listen in as he and James discuss the big news in the amusement industry, discuss new for 2019 coasters, talk about their 2019 trips so far, and debate over the best Japanese theme park!

Duration:01:32:34

Episode #43: Harry from CoasterBot!

3/15/2019
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Harry Davies of the Youtube channel CoasterBot joins the show. Together James and he discuss amusment park news, play a game, and discuss RMC Gwazi Vs. Steel Vengeance!

Duration:00:32:21

Episode #42: An RMC, A Paint-job, and a Poll

3/11/2019
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An RMC is coming to Busch Gardens Tampa Bay! Listen in as James and Daniel talk about the new attraction, along with their 2019 trips, and what's better Airtime or Inversions!

Duration:00:45:31

Episode #41: Marathon Mayhem

3/6/2019
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Ever marathon a roller coaster? We have! Listen in as James and his friend Bob discuss their most marathoned coasters, along with industry news, and more.

Duration:00:56:02

Episode #40: Cedar Fair Sadness

2/25/2019
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Bob joins the show once again, this time to talk of Bobbejaanland and Canada's Wonderland. The highlight of the show for sure is when James and Bob discuss Cedar Fair's financial position, and what it could mean for the company. Along with that they talk about the better coaster, Steel Force or Phantom's Revenge. To close out the episode they leave listeners with the battle of independent parks vs. chains.

Duration:01:01:24

Episode #39: The Virginian Blues

2/17/2019
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Despite the Intamin launch coaster coming to Busch Gardens, Virginian enthusiasts are mad. Join James and Bob as they talk about amusment park news around the world. However, the highlight of the show is a depressing topic, VOLCANO IS NO MORE!

Duration:01:20:25

Episode #38: Theming Matters!

2/9/2019
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Did Nickelodeon do a good job at naming their rides? What's the better chain Cedar Fair or Six Flags? Does theming a ride or park really matter? ALL of these questions are answered on this episode of Coaster Talk!

Duration:00:34:06

Episode #37: Debate of the Credits!

2/1/2019
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Bob, a good friend of James's, comes on the show. Together they discuss some of the biggest news in the amusement industry, if Arrow or Schwarzkopf is the better manufacturer, and then they debate what determines a roller coaster a "new" credit.

Duration:01:31:35

Episode #36: A MAJOR Disagreement

1/26/2019
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James talks of the Jurassic Park coaster rumored for Universal Orlando, a recent rumor about Busch Garden's Gwazi, and his 2019 plans! However, the title of the podcast finally makes sense as the ending of the podcast comes. In the last few minutes. James discuses why floorless conversions of standup roller coaster are NOT new credits!

Duration:00:29:39

Episode #35: First Episode of 2019!

1/19/2019
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James has Alex, from ZeroGCoasters on the show. They discuss the big industry news, an ACE event James recently went to, and the 2019 attractions that most excite the Coaster Talk audience!

Duration:00:33:53

Episode #34: A Coaster Talk Christmas

12/29/2018
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James wishes you and your family a merry Christmas and a happy holidays! However, that's not really what the podcast is about, he discusses Elitch Gardens, Six Flags, and Carowinds news. Then goes on to a 2020 coaster confirmation. Ending the show he lists some of the BEST coaster elements, chosen by the audience!

Duration:00:25:07

Episode #33: IAAPA Innovation!

11/25/2018
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James gives us the run-down of some new attractions/products around the industry, then discuses the big products unveiled at IAAPA, and closes the show off debating who the greatest roller coaster engineer is!

Duration:00:47:53