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CoasterRadio.com #1242 - LIVE from Silver Dollar City

8/9/2018
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It's Day Two of the 2018 CoasterRadio.com Listener Meet-up in Branson, MO! This week, Mike and EB are on stage at the Dockside Theater inside Silver Dollar City in front of a LIVE audience of CoasterRadio.com Listeners! The guys will review the park and all of its major attractions...including Outlaw Run, Wildfire, Powderkeg and the all-new, recording breaking attraction for 2018: Time Traveler! There will also be special guests...like Brad Thomas, President of Silver Dollar City...

Duration:00:52:01

CoasterRadio.com #1241 - LIVE from Bigfoot Fun Park and The Gravity Bomb

8/2/2018
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It's Day One of the 2018 CoasterRadio.com Listener Meet-up in Branson, MO! Mike and EB kick-off the first of two on-location shows at Bigfoot Fun Park on the famous strip in Branson. They'll learn all about the many attractions at the park, including the infamous Bigfoot Action Tower and the Bigfoot Discovery Expedition! Then, you'll come along as Mike and EB brave the Gravity Bomb... a 200-foot drop ride with only a seatbelt to secure you!

Duration:00:42:16

CoasterRadio.com #1240 - Before They Raise The "Steel Curtain"

7/26/2018
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EB and his family continue their EPIC road trip across the country. This week, they are podcasting from Kennywood in West Mifflin, PA! They're joined by the gang from "Theme Park Families" and tell us all about the rides, attractions (and food) that make this such a special and historical park. During our Quick Hits segment, the guys talk about several of this week's most interesting stories in the amusement industry, including: "Steel Curtain"A punk teenager"Escape from Pompeii"...

Duration:01:04:15

CoasterRadio.com #1239 - We Don't Want To Talk About Theme Parks

7/19/2018
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EB was at Kings Island this week and is making his way across the country to get to Kennywood for next week's show. So, instead of taking the week off, we decided that we would play a few segments from our Exclusive "Off-Topic" Podcasts that we do for subscribers at Patreon.com/CoasterRadio. The guys will talk dozens of topics... but not one of them will be about theme parks or roller coasters!

Duration:01:01:39

CoasterRadio.com #1238 - EB Conquers Kings Island

7/12/2018
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This week, EB is at Kings Island in Ohio! He's there with his whole family and they not only review the park itself, but also all of the major rides and attractions. During our Quick Hits segment, the guys talk about several of this week's most interesting stories in the amusement industry, including: Expedition Everest's YetiImagineer Joe RohdeInfinity Falls at Sea World Orlandojust opened "Fenix We also have some announcements about upcoming CoasterRadio.com events and some fantastic...

Duration:01:06:31

CoasterRadio.com #1237 - 2019 Rumors and EB Almost Burns Down His House

7/5/2018
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Kennywood had been releasing numeric clues related to their 2019 attraction. Mike and EB take a look at nine of the numbers and attempt to decipher the code! During our Quick Hits segment, the guys talk about several of this week's most interesting stories in the amusement industry, including: Then, it's time for a CoasterRadio.com tradition! The "2018 Sparktacular Exploosioloosa!"

Duration:00:42:25

CoasterRadio.com #1236 - The Worst Ten Best and The Summer of ICEE

6/28/2018
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USA Today 10Best released their Top 10 Parks and Top 10 Roller Coasters list. We'll take a look at both and see if they are based in reality. Plus, is there a better way to decide what are the top parks and attractions? During our Quick Hits segment, the guys talk about several of this week's most interesting stories in the amusement industry, including: After some interesting Live Trip Reports, we'll talk with Natalie Peterson, the Senior Director of Marketing from The ICEE Company....

Duration:01:08:12

CoasterRadio.com #1235 - Tomorrowland: The Future of Theme Parks

6/21/2018
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A roller coaster derailment at a park in Daytona Beach, FL was the talk of the amusement industry this week. We'll take a look at the details and talk about what might happen next. During our Quick Hits segment, the guys talk about several of this week's most interesting stories in the amusement industry, including: After some interesting Live Trip Reports, we'll talk with Madison Kelley, author of the new book Tomorrowland: The Future of Theme Parks. We'll have an in-depth...

Duration:01:04:02

CoasterRadio.com #1234 - A Bus Full of Brits

6/14/2018
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The team over at BGW Fans might have unveiled what the park is planning for 2019. We'll take a look and give our opinion! During our Quick Hits segment, the guys talk about several of this week's most interesting stories in the amusement industry, including: After some fantastic Live Trip Reports, we'll hop aboard the bus of the Roller Coaster Club of Great Britain and get an update on how week 2 of their US trip is going!

Duration:00:40:25

CoasterRadio.com #1233 - The Roller Coaster Club of Great Britain and HoliWood Nights

6/7/2018
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The summer of 2018 seems to be the summer of recurring news stories.... fires and trains bumping. This week's first drop focuses on a train bump on T3 at Kentucky Kingdom. During our Quick Hits segment, the guys talk about several of this week's most interesting stories in the amusement industry, including: After some fantastic Live Trip Reports, talk with our friends at the Roller Coaster Club of Great Britain! They are on a two week tour of American parks! Then we talk with Kevin,...

Duration:01:03:16

CoasterRadio.com #1232 - Making Fun of Roller Coasters

5/31/2018
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Europa Park in Germany had a MAJOR fire this past weekend that engulfed an entire section of their park. We'll talk about what happened and hear from a German listener who was there. During our Quick Hits segment, the guys talk about several of this week's most interesting stories in the amusement industry, including: Twisted CycloneTantrumOscar’s Wacky Taxi After some fantastic Live Trip Reports, we take a look at some of the most interesting (and hilarious) Social Media accounts out...

Duration:01:07:16

CoasterRadio.com #1231 - Parks Play the Numbers Game

5/24/2018
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Six Flags made a somewhat surprise announcement this week by signaling an agreement to add five more parks to its US Portfolio. We'll talk about what that means for the company. During our Quick Hits segment, the guys talk about several of this week's most interesting stories in the amusement industry, including: Hangtime at Knotts Berry Farmhas installed footers in the lagoonA new roller coaster After some fantastic Live Trip Reports, we take a look at the 2017 Theme Park Attendance...

Duration:01:05:12

CoasterRadio.com #1230 - The Price of Fun

5/17/2018
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Odds are, you are planning your summertime theme park trips. But how much will it actually cost you to visit parks across the country? We'll talk about it in our First Drop segment. During our Quick Hits segment, the guys talk about several of this week's most interesting stories in the amusement industry, including: Ghost Town in the Sky Then, our Interactive Topic takes a look at the idea of a park charging a special fee to give people access to new lands or hotly anticipated new...

Duration:00:58:30

CoasterRadio.com #1229 - What Kind of Question is That?

5/10/2018
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Cedar Point opened "Steel Vengeance" to the public this week, but opening day didn't go as they had hoped. We'll talk all about it. During our Quick Hits segment, the guys talk about several of this week's most interesting stories in the amusement industry, including: Then, it's time for us to turn the show over to YOU! We take your on-topic and off-topic Listener Questions!

Duration:01:16:22

CoasterRadio.com #1228 - Pressing Questions

5/3/2018
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Six Flags made some news this week by announcing that they are interested in buying existing parks. Which ones could they be talking about? During our Quick Hits segment, the guys talk about several of this week's most interesting stories in the amusement industry, including: "Hagrid Roller Coaster."“Force Jacket” Then, it's time for us to turn the show over to YOU! We take your on-topic and off-topic Listener Questions!

Duration:01:04:01

CoasterRadio.com #1227 - The World Premiere of Steel Vengeance

4/26/2018
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It's a special episode of CoasterRadio.com this week! We drop our regular format to bring you coverage from Media Day for Cedar Point's Steel Vengeance! Kevin and Cincinnati Jon were on-hand at Cedar Point as the park unveiled the most anticipated ride of 2018. They'll tell us if it lives up to the hype! They will also have TONS of interviews with Park Officials, Fred Grubb from RMC and other dignitaries! You won't want to miss this episode!

Duration:01:36:01

CoasterRadio.com #1226 - The Theme Park Price is Right!

4/19/2018
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After a "TWO WEEK" Spring Break... Mike and EB are back and ready for new episodes of The Original Theme Park Podcast. First up, our First Drop segment takes a look at how Universal Orlando has bought up more land for a rumored 4th Gate. But there's a really interesting story behind the land itself. During our Quick Hits segment, the guys talk about several of this week's most interesting stories in the amusement industry, including: Some test footage from the Millennium Falcon...

Duration:01:00:59

CoasterRadio.com #1225 - Twisted Tales and Twisted Timbers

3/29/2018
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The big news in the amusement industry this week was the 47-page indictment that was handed down over a horrific amusement park accident from a few years ago. Arrests have been made. We'll talk about the story and what it means for the industry. During our Quick Hits segment, the guys talk about several of this week's most interesting stories in the amusement industry, including: Then, we are joined by James Barber from the Coaster Talk Podcast. James is an eighth grader from...

Duration:00:36:10

CoasterRadio.com #1224 - Cornell Theme Park Group. Ever heard of it?

3/22/2018
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EB spent part of his Spring Break visiting OWA, the new theme park in Alabama. He gives us a full trip report, including reviews of the rides. During our Quick Hits segment, the guys talk about several of this week's most interesting stories in the amusement industry, including: Avengers LandFirst Rider Charity Fundraisera new VR ConceptDisney is charging for parkingan Aquaticar! Then we hear from Nick Hutson, who attended a VIP event at Alton Towers for Wicker Man! He gives us a...

Duration:01:11:57

CoasterRadio.com #1223 - No Lockers Needed to Time Travel

3/15/2018
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Silver Dollar City just opened their new "Time Traveller" roller coaster. Slater from Ride This Onewas on-site and calls in with a report. During our Quick Hits segment, the guys talk about several of this week's most interesting stories in the amusement industry, including: Busch Gardens TampaWonder Woman Lasso of TruthLakemont Park During our "Park Hopper" segment, we take a close look at Frontier City in Ohlahoma City. Then, Mike has a plea for the 40th Anniversary of Busch...

Duration:01:05:50