The International Authority on Everything Theme Park Related. Join a Cast of Experts and Fans Every Week On an Informative Immersive Experience into the World of Rides, Attractions and Parks. We cover Disney, Universal, Merlin, Herschend, SeaWorld, Six Flags, Cedar Fair, and More!!! Part of the MiceChat Podcast Network - MicePod.com.

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It’s time for the Podcasts of Scare LA 2015!  The First of THREE Scare LA Convention Podcasts recorded; this is the complete “Disembodied Spirits: Voice-Over Experts” panel discussion from the event.  Hosted by the LA Times, Brady MacDonald (http://www.latimes.com/travel/themeparks), it’s a conversation on the enhancement of themed experiences with merely the use of voice and dialogue.  On the panel is Peter Renaday,  Mark Silverman, and Corey Burton.  This is a Disney Park GEEK-FEST! A reenactment of the original Haunted Mansion record, with the original voice, Peter Renaday, follows the podcast, from Captured Aural Phantasy Theater.  Enjoy!

 

PREMIER PASS: Tony Baxter and the Disneyland that Never Was! Only $2.99!! Click on this link and Purchase it NOW! 

 

Links:

SCARE LA

LA Times Theme Parks

Captured Aural Phantasy Theater

Touring Plans

Walt Disney Birthplace 

MiceChat

Pixie Vacations

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

 

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The Season Pass is back at the Baxter Residence for another epic conversation with Disney Legend, Tony Baxter. Discussion on the new Paragon Award from the Thea Awards ceremony, Wizarding World of Harry Potter: Diagon Alley at Universal Studios Florida, the theatrics of Disneyland Paris, Phantom Manor, the mysterious Hatbox Ghost, MGM Studios, Fantasy Faire at Disneyland, Frozen at EPCOT, and much more! Plus, analyzing successful attractions with the “Baxter Arithmetic.” Theme Park designers and students, get your notepads out, time to “Design for the 20th ride.” Enjoy!

 

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Links:

D23 Expo

O-Zell Soda

Disneyland Paris

Universal Studios Florida

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:

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

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The Season Pass is back at the 2015 TEA Summit and Thea Awards for another award filled podcast!  Recorded in March, 2015, at the Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim, CA, this episode focuses on Museums and Educational Experiences; storytelling, interactivity, and immersive technology goes far beyond the theme park world.  Interviews with the creative teams behind the National September 11 Museum, New York - Amy Weisser and Bryan Abelwitz (Electrosonic); Nature Lab at the Natural History Museum, Los Angeles - Dr. Karen Wise and Jennifer Morgan; Wonderkamers at Gemeente Museum, The Hague Netherlands - Vera Carasso and Ellen Schindler (Kossmann.dejong); and Story Garden at AmorePacific Beauty Campus, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea - Christian Lachel (BRC) and Carmel Lewis (BRC). Enjoy!

 

Upcoming Events:

SCARE LA SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA HALLOWEEN CONVENTION

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**Use promo code HATBOX to receive 15% off your General Admission Purchase.

 

Links:

The National 9/11 Memorial Museum

Natural History Museum, Los Angeles

Wonderkamers - Gemeente Museum

Story Garden - AmorePacific Beauty Campus

TEA: Themed Entertainment Association

Electrosonic

BRC Imagination Arts

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

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Contact us:

doug@seasonpasspodcast.com

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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

 

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The Season Pass is at BRC Imagination Arts, Burbank, CA, for a great conversation with the Founder of BRC, Bob Rogers.  Discussion on his start at Disneyland, Walt Disney Imagineering, creating film for the industry, and ultimately creating one of the most successful companies operating in the themed entertainment industry today. Enjoy!

 

Upcoming Events:

SCARE LA SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA HALLOWEEN CONVENTION

BUY YOUR TICKETS HERE!

 USE PROMO CODE: "HATBOX" to receive 15% off your General Admission or Freak Tickets!

 

Links:

BRC Imagination Arts

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

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Contact us:

doug@seasonpasspodcast.com

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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. 

 

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Nick shares his thoughts with friend James Allgood on their experience making their way through this new multi-million pound attraction now open on London's Embankment (Merlinbankment).  

Nick also talks to Robert about an upcoming trip... 

Direct download: Nicks_ERT_28_Shreks_Adventure_London.mp3
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The Seasoned Pros List Show finally RETURNS, from a year and a half hiatus! This top 10 list…sorry…TOP 7 LIST is all about the best water rides in amusement and theme parks. Brady MacDonald, writer for the LA Times Theme Parks/Funland Blog, joins the group to discuss why we love (or loathe) water rides in parks all around the USA. See if your favorite water rides make the Pros lists. Enjoy!

 

Links:

LA Times: Theme Parks

About.com: Theme Parks

Coaster Critic

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

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Contact us:

doug@seasonpasspodcast.com

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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

 

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Nick Hutson sits down with CEO of Sudden Impact Entertainment Lynton Harris, and Worldwide Attraction Director Dominic McChesney to discuss the new Ghostbusters attraction they’ve created that’s now in Six Flags Mexico.  Nick’s personal involvement with the attraction is that of the composer - so the three of them get to share their thoughts on the creative process involved with the attraction.

Direct download: Nicks_ERT_27-_Lynton_V_Harris_GHOSTBUSTERS.mp3
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The Season Pass Podcast is back for another episode from the TEA (Themed Entertainment Association) Summit and Thea Awards of 2015 (recorded in March 2015, at the Disneyland Hotel, Anaheim, CA). This episode is all about the STUDIES that generate themed entertainment destinations. Researching and analyzing the economy, market, feasibility, competition, demand, culture, and all the BIG numbers that support the logistics of a new park, attraction, resort, or complex. This is the Industry by the Numbers & the Big Picture for theme park development. Interviews with AECOM (John Robinett, Chris Yoshii, Linda Cheu, & Brian Sands), Pro Forma Advisors (Mark Dvorchak), Entertainment + Culture Advisors (Matt Earnest), Strategic Leisure (Michael McCall), and Integrated Insight (Joni Newkirk). 

 

Mixed in with all the business and numbers talk is a discussion on the new interactive immersive theater attraction in Orlando, Florida, called THE REPUBLIC! Learn more about this mysterious, multi-sensory experience, with the Creator, “Dungeon Master” Sara Elger, and Technical Director, “Rogue” Ricky Brigante

 

Brent and Doug also discuss the 2014 TEA/AECOM Theme Park Index. Enjoy!

 

Links:

TEA Website

TEA/AECOM 2014 Theme Park/Museum Index 

The Republic Website

AECOM

Pro Forma Advisors

Entertainment + Culture Advisors

Strategic Leisure

Integrated Insight

Inside the Magic

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

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Contact us:

doug@seasonpasspodcast.com

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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.

 

 

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The Press Pass of 2015 for the TSPP audience. Access into Six Flags Magic Mountain for Twisted Colossus, Universal Studios Hollywood for the Simpsons Springfield land, Knott’s Berry Farm for Voyage to the Iron Reef, & Madame Tussauds for Star Wars in London. A huge number of guests jump on the show including Nick Hutson (Season Pass Podcast-ERT), Dusty Sage (MiceChat), Norm Gidney (MiceChat), Duane Marde (RCDB-Roller Coaster Database), Kurt Dahlin (the Coaster Guy blog), Tom Zeliff (No Limits Coaster Builder), Chris the Southern California American Coaster Enthusiasts representative (ACE SoCal), Jon Corfino (Universal Studios Hollywood Springfield, Project Director), Joe Kleiman (InPark Magazine), Jeff Tucker (Knott’s Berry Farm), Raffi Kaprelyan (Knott’s Berry Farm), Christian Martin (Triotech), and much more!! This Show Is PACKED!!! Enjoy!

 

Links:

Six Flags Magic Mountain

Universal Studios Hollywood

Knott’s Berry Farm

Madame Tussauds London

Roller Coaster Database (RCDB)

The Coaster Guy Blog

No Limits

Triotech

Rocky Mountain Construction

InPark Magazine

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

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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

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The Season Pass Podcast is back for another episode from the TEA (Themed Entertainment Association) Summit and Thea Awards of 2015! This episode includes interviews with Thea Award recipients Bistrot Chez Remy restaurant at Walt Disney Studios Park (Chrissie Allen of WDI & Amy Young of Amy Young Design), The Time Machine at Futuroscope (Futuroscope’s Jean-Pierre Joyaux & Olivier Heral), and The Grand Hall experience at the St. Louis Union Station (Shawn McCoy of Jack Rouse Associates & Drew Atienza of Technomedia). Also a conversation with Walt Disney Imagineer, Joe Lanzisero and Chris Conte of Electrosonic. We have French Rats, French Rabbits, and Living Halls that aren’t French…Sounds like a heck of a time! Enjoy!

 

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Links:

TEA Website

Walt Disney Studios Park Paris

The Grand Hall - Union Station St. Louis

Futuroscope

Electrosonic

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

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