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tspp #320- TEA 2016! Plus TEA Summit/Theas 2015: Chimelong, Wilderness Explorers, Wings of Time, & More! 1/28/16

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TSPP IS BACK For 2016! You should listen to this episode and then check out the happenings at the TEA, aka, Themed Entertainment Association. This episode, the guys get excited about the future of the TEA, but also, release the remaining conversations and interviews from the TEA Summit/Thea Awards of 2015, including: 2015 Buzz Price Thea Award Honoree Ron Miziker, Walt Disney Imagineering’s Staci Schofield on Wilderness Explorers at Disney Animal Kingdom, Chimelong Ocean Kingdom, Haakon Lund on Graatassland “Land of the Little Tractor,” Sentosa’s Wings of Time with Jean-Christophe Canizares & Sam Lee, and Bryan Boehme of Christie Digital Systems. Enjoy!

Links:

TEA Website

Christie

Chimelong Ocean Kingdom

Kongeparken (Graatassland)

Touring Plans

Walt Disney Birthplace 

MiceChat

Season Pass Closing Song - Wheels by Enuff Z’nuff on iTunes

Check Out The Season Pass Podcast Website at:

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© 2016 Season Pass Podcast

Direct download: The_Season_Pass_320.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:40pm PST

tspp #319- Birth of the Unofficial Guide w/ Bob Sehlinger, plus Seth Kubersky --

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TSPP Did you know that the Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World was created from being pissed-off?  Well it’s true. The Unofficial Guide returns for its second TSPP in a row!  This time we have the creator of the Unofficial Guide, himself, Bob Sehlinger.  Seth Kubersky returns, as well, to discuss the creation and history of the Unofficial Guide and its many renditions, plus, the guys dig into their newest offering, The Unofficial Guide Beyond Disney.  Enjoy!

Links:

Touring Plans

Unofficial Guides Website

Walt Disney Birthplace 

MiceChat

Pixie Vacations

Season Pass Closing Song - Wheels by Enuff Z’nuff on iTunes

 

Check Out The Season Pass Podcast Website at:

www.seasonpasspodcast.com

 

Follow Us On Twitter! - www.twitter.com/theseasonpass

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Contact us:

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robert@robertcoker.com

Call the Hotline with Park Trip Reports, Podcast Comments, or Anything else you would like to announce. –1-916-248-5524 

Thanks to each one of you for listening to the show.  Your support is extremely appreciated.

© 2015 Season Pass Podcast

Direct download: The_Season_Pass_319.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:01pm PST

tspp #318- Unofficial Guide Universal Orlando & Disneyland 2016 w/ Seth Kubersky & Guy Selga Jr. 12/13/15

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TSPP is back with TouringPlans.com and the Unofficial Guide!  This episode we talk with authors Seth Kubersky and Guy Selga Jr., to discuss their careers in the industry and the newest compliments to the Unofficial Guide library The Unofficial Guide to Universal Orlando and the Unofficial Guide to Disneyland 2016!  Tons of Star Wars and Back to the Future talk included.  Enjoy!

Links:

Touring Plans

The Unofficial Guide Website

Walt Disney Birthplace  

MiceChat

Pixie Vacations

Season Pass Closing Song - Wheels by Enuff Z’nuff on iTunes

 

Check Out The Season Pass Podcast Website at:

www.seasonpasspodcast.com

Follow Us On Twitter! - www.twitter.com/theseasonpass

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Contact us:

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Call the Hotline with Park Trip Reports, Podcast Comments, or Anything else you would like to announce. –1-916-248-5524 

Thanks to each one of you for listening to the show.  Your support is extremely appreciated.

© 2015 Season Pass Podcast

Direct download: The_Season_Pass_318.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:09pm PST

tspp #317- Thunderbird of Holiday World w/ PGAV's April Neil & Mike Linenbroker! 11/26/15

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PGAV Returns to TSPP to discuss one of our favorite parks, Holiday World!  Mike Linenbroker (PGAV Senior Project Architect/Attraction Designer) and April Neil (PGAV Designer of Guest Experience) share their careers, PGAV Destinations, Past Projects, Holiday World, and their latest project Thunderbird!

Links:

PGAV Destinations

Holiday World

Touring Plans

Walt Disney Birthplace 

MiceChat

Pixie Vacations

Season Pass Closing Song - Wheels by Enuff Z’nuff on iTunes

Check Out The Season Pass Podcast Website at:

www.seasonpasspodcast.com

Follow Us On Twitter! - www.twitter.com/theseasonpass

Like the TSPP Facebook page! - www.facebook.com/theseasonpass

Contact us:

doug@seasonpasspodcast.com

brent@super78.com

robert@robertcoker.com

Call the Hotline with Park Trip Reports, Podcast Comments, or Anything else you would like to announce. –1-916-248-5524

Thanks to each one of you for listening to the show.  Your support is extremely appreciated.

© 2015 Season Pass Podcast

Direct download: The_Season_Pass_317.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:37pm PST

tspp #316- The Legend of Disneyland's Hatbox Ghost w/ Tony Baxter, Daniel Joseph, Kevin Kidney, & Jody Daily! From Scare LA 11/18/15

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The final podcast from Scare LA 2015—The Legend of Disneyland’s Hatbox Ghost! This presentation dives into the origin, creation, destruction, recreation and installation of the infamous ghoulish animatronic.  A panel conversation with Tony Baxter (Disney Legend/Imagineer), Daniel Joseph (Current Walt Disney Imagineer), and Fan Favorites Kevin Kidney & Jody Daily.  The presentation is moderated by TSPP’s Doug Barnes. Recorded August 9th, 2015.  Enjoy!

Links:

Scare LA

Theme Park Adventure

TEA Website

Touring Plans

Walt Disney Birthplace 

MiceChat

Pixie Vacations

Season Pass Closing Song - Wheels by Enuff Z’nuff on iTunes

Check Out The Season Pass Podcast Website at:

www.seasonpasspodcast.com 

Follow Us On Twitter! - www.twitter.com/theseasonpass

Like the TSPP Facebook page! - www.facebook.com/theseasonpass

Contact us:

doug@seasonpasspodcast.com

brent@super78.com

robert@robertcoker.com

Call the Hotline with Park Trip Reports, Podcast Comments, or Anything else you would like to announce. –1-916-248-5524 

Thanks to each one of you for listening to the show.  Your support is extremely appreciated.

© 2015 Season Pass Podcast

Direct download: The_Season_Pass_316.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:21pm PST

Nick Hutson and Robert Coker discuss the ERT (European Road Trip) that took place in August.  Join them for a three hour mega discussion! In a space of 7 days Nick and Robert visited 12 attractions across three different countries! They were, in no particular order, Madame Tussauds, Shrek's Adventure, Alton Towers, Chessington World of Adventures, Thorpe Park, The London Eye, Sea Life London. The London Dungeon, Brighton Pier, Efteling and Bobbejaanland! 

Direct download: Nick_and_Roberts_ERT_Epic_Road_Trip.mp3
Category:Nick's ERT -- posted at: 5:48pm PST

tspp 315- Knott's Haunt 2015: ELVIRA, Lisa Heath, Gus Krueger & John Cooke! 10/30/15

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TSPP Returns to the OFFICIAL HOME of The Season Pass Podcast, Knott’s Berry Farm.  Discussion on the 2015 version of Knott’s Scary Farm’s Haunt, Plus plenty o’ guests:

Elvira Returns for Elvira’s Asylum

Lisa Heath- Knott’s Stage Director

Gus Krueger- Designer of Dead of Winter

John Cooke- Designer of Paranormal Inc/Special Ops: Infected

HAPPY HALLOWEEN!!! Enjoy!

The New TSPP After Hours: Japan Theme Parks-Told by Robert Coker and Robb Alvey is now available for $4.99.  Almost 5 hours of audio! WARNING: there is Explicit Content in this special for purchase episode.

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Links:

Knott’s Berry Farm

91 Reasons

Touring Plans

Walt Disney Birthplace 

MiceChat

Pixie Vacations

Season Pass Closing Song - Wheels by Enuff Z’nuff on iTunes

 

Check Out The Season Pass Podcast Website at:

www.seasonpasspodcast.com

 

Follow Us On Twitter! - www.twitter.com/theseasonpass

Like the TSPP Facebook page! - www.facebook.com/theseasonpass

Contact us:

doug@seasonpasspodcast.com

brent@super78.com

robert@robertcoker.com 

Call the Hotline with Park Trip Reports, Podcast Comments, or Anything else you would like to announce. –1-916-248-5524

Thanks to each one of you for listening to the show.  Your support is extremely appreciated.

© 2015 Season Pass Podcast

Direct download: The_Season_Pass_315.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:03pm PST

tspp #314- Window to the Macabre 2! Knott's Haunt 10/30/15

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Window To The Magic returns to Knott’s Scary Farm’s Haunt for the Season Pass Podcast to “Surround Yourself With The Macabre!Binaural audio walk-throughs of Knott’s Haunt mazes (In Audio Order) w/ Skeleton Key Rooms

The Gunslinger’s Grave: A Blood Moon Rises

Pinocchio Unstrung

Forevermore

Paranormal Inc.

Tooth Fairy

Dead of Winter

Black Magic

My Bloody Clementine

Voyage to the Iron Reef (Bonus Track)

Please make sure you’re wearing HEADPHONES for the ultimate experience. Enjoy!

Links:

Window To The Magic

Knott’s Berry Farm

Touring Plans

Walt Disney Birthplace 

MiceChat

Pixie Vacations

Season Pass Closing Song - Wheels by Enuff Z’nuff on iTunes

 

Check Out The Season Pass Podcast Website at:

www.seasonpasspodcast.com

 

Follow Us On Twitter! - www.twitter.com/theseasonpass

Like the TSPP Facebook page! - www.facebook.com/theseasonpass

Contact us:

doug@seasonpasspodcast.com

brent@super78.com

robert@robertcoker.com

Call the Hotline with Park Trip Reports, Podcast Comments, or Anything else you would like to announce. –1-916-248-5524

Thanks to each one of you for listening to the show.  Your support is extremely appreciated.

© 2015 Season Pass Podcast

Direct download: The_Season_Pass_314.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:42pm PST

tspp #313- Scare LA 2015: The Experience! Haunts, Class, Floor & More! 10/27/15

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To celebrate Halloween, TSPP is at the biggest Halloween Convention in California, SCARE LA 2015!  Sounds from the floor, haunts, classes and more. Special appearances by David Markland (Co-Founder of Scare LA/Owner of Creepy LA), Ryan Batcheller (Owner/Lead Artist/Designer of Virtual Screams), Field of Screams’ Jeremy & Zach,  The Curse of Devil Swamp’s Lucas & Jose, Drunken Devil Production’s Matt Dorado, Spooky Hollow’s John & Chris, and Fear Station’s Dustin and Ed Maberry.  Also, a conversation with Evil Twin Studios’s Jennifer Bandich for the amazing Ward 13 haunted attraction.  Enjoy!

The New TSPP After Hours: Japan Theme Parks-Told by Robert Coker and Robb Alvey is now available for $4.99.  Almost 5 hours of audio! WARNING: there is Explicit Content in this special for purchase episode.

Buy It Here!

Links:

ScareLA

Virtual Screams

Drunken Devil

Fear Station

Field of Screams

Spooky Hollow

Curse of Devil Swamp

Evil Twin Studios

Touring Plans

Walt Disney Birthplace 

MiceChat

Pixie Vacations

Season Pass Closing Song - Wheels by Enuff Z’nuff on iTunes

 

Check Out The Season Pass Podcast Website at:

www.seasonpasspodcast.com

Follow Us On Twitter! - www.twitter.com/theseasonpass

Like the TSPP Facebook page! - www.facebook.com/theseasonpass

Contact us:

doug@seasonpasspodcast.com

brent@super78.com

robert@robertcoker.com

 

Call the Hotline with Park Trip Reports, Podcast Comments, or Anything else you would like to announce. –1-916-248-5524

Thanks to each one of you for listening to the show.  Your support is extremely appreciated.

© 2015 Season Pass Podcast

Direct download: The_Season_Pass_313.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:47pm PST

tspp #312- Fright Fest at Six Flags Magic Mountain w/ Scott Ramp & Mark West! 10/24/15

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It’s STILL Halloween! TSPP is at Six Flags Magic Mountain for the first ever episode based on Fright Fest at the super thrill park. Doug and Robert talk with the Scott Ramp, the head of Make-Up for Fright Fest & the owner of The Scream Team, and Mark Wing, the Creative Director for Six Flags Magic Mountain Entertainment, do discuss the event and their careers. There’s also a review of California’s Great America’s Haunt 2015. Enjoy!

The New TSPP After Hours: Japan Theme Parks-Told by Robert Coker and Robb Alvey is now available for $4.99.  Almost 5 hours of audio! WARNING: there is Explicit Content in this special for purchase episode.

Buy It Here!

Links:

Six Flags Magic Mountain

The Scream Team

California’s Great America

Touring Plans

Walt Disney Birthplace 

MiceChat

Pixie Vacations

Season Pass Closing Song - Wheels by Enuff Z’nuff on iTunes 

Check Out The Season Pass Podcast Website at:

www.seasonpasspodcast.com

Follow Us On Twitter! - www.twitter.com/theseasonpass

Like the TSPP Facebook page! - www.facebook.com/theseasonpass

Contact us:

doug@seasonpasspodcast.com

brent@super78.com

robert@robertcoker.com

Call the Hotline with Park Trip Reports, Podcast Comments, or Anything else you would like to announce. –1-916-248-5524 

Thanks to each one of you for listening to the show.  Your support is extremely appreciated.

© 2015 Season Pass Podcast

Direct download: The_Season_Pass_312.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:50pm PST