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tspp #151- Len Testa and the Unofficial Guide to British Parks Part 2! 12/24/10

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This week Len Testa returns to the Season Pass Discussion Room to finish conversation on The Unofficial Guide's soon to be released book on British Theme Parks.  Len, Brent and Doug talk Blackpool Pleasure Beach, Chessington World of Adventures, and Legoland Windsor.  Enjoy!

 

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Touring Plans

Unofficial Guide Series

Blackpool Pleasure Beach

Chessington World of Adventures

Legoland Windsor

 

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Direct download: The_Season_Pass_151.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:01pm PDT

tspp #150- 2010 Review: Most Memorable Moments-End Of Line! 12/17/10

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This week has a full house in the Discussion Room: Dave Cobb (The Thinkwell Group), David Kneupper (Kneupper Music), Martin Palicki (InPark Magazine) & Urso Chappell (ExpoMuseum.com) join Doug Barnes (Owner/Producer of The Season Pass) & Brent Young (Creative Director of Super 78) to discuss 2010's Most Memorable Moments. Universal Studios Singapore, Harry Potter, World of Color, Knott's Preserved, and more, plus the BIG Shanghai World's Fair debate!  Also a spoiler-free review of Tron: Legacy that you don't want to miss. ;)

 

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Dave's Review of Tron: Legacy

The Thinkwell Group

Kneupper Music

Expo Museum

InPark Magazine

World's Fair Podcast

Knott's Preserved Website

IOA's Wizarding World of Harry Potter

 

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Direct download: The_Season_Pass_150.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:40pm PDT

tspp # 149- Greg Maletic and Wishing Stars 12/8/10

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3 Years of The Season Pass Podcast! This week Greg Maletic (Theme Park Illustrator & Creator of the Wishing Stars app) joins Doug Barnes (Owner/Producer of The Season Pass), Brent Young (Creative Director of Super 78) and Rick West (Owner of Theme Park Adventure) to discuss his amazing interactive Disneyland app for the iPhone and the future of smartphone use in the theme park.  Enjoy!

 

Thanks to all the listeners - The Season Pass Podcast has been nominated for the "Best Travel Podcast" in the Podcast Awards (Second Year In A Row!!).  You can vote for the Season Pass EVERYDAY starting December 1st at www.podcastawards.com

 

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Wishing Stars App Website

Greg Maletic's Webite

Wishing Stars in iTunes

Theme Park Adventure

 

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Direct download: The_Season_Pass_149.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:42pm PDT

tspp #148- Reviews of IAAPA, The Theas, Wizarding World of Potter 11/30/10

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3 Years of The Season Pass Podcast! This week Doug Barnes (Owner/Producer of The Season Pass), Brent Young (Creative Director of Super 78) and Ryan Harmon (Founder of Zeitgeist) return to the Discussion Room to review the 2010 IAAPA Expo, The TEA's Thea Awards, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter and More!  Much fun and debate ahead - Enjoy!

 

Thanks to all the listeners - The Season Pass Podcast has been nominated for the "Best Travel Podcast" in the Podcast Awards (Second Year In A Row!!).  You can vote for the Season Pass EVERYDAY starting December 1st at www.podcastawards.com

 

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TEA Website

IAAPA Website

Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal's Islands of Adventure 

 

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Direct download: The_Season_Pass_148.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:52pm PDT

tspp #147- The London Bridge Experience w/ James Kislingbury 11/21/10

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3 Years of The Season Pass Podcast! This week Nick Hutson takes the stage and has a one-on-one conversation with James Kislingbury, the General Manager of The London Bridge Experience & London Tombs. Get the story behind the creation of this "one of a kind" scare attraction , the creative process of 'Scaring', behind the scenes info, and much more!  Enjoy this awesome audio archive of one London's most brilliant amusement attractions. 

 

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Direct download: The_Season_Pass_147.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:59pm PDT

tspp #146- The Bob Gurr Interview Part 2! 11/13/10

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It's the 3 Year Anniversary of The Season Pass Podcast and to celebrate we go to Disney Legend Bob Gurr's House to continue looking back at his amazing career in the Themed Entertainment Industry.  This time we change direction and discuss his projects in Universal Studios Hollywood including The Conan Stunt Show, 2010 Special Effects Show, and The King Kong Encounter.  We also dig into one of Bob's most famous Disneyland attractions - Tomorrowland's "legendary" Wedway People Mover.  Another Gurreat Show - Please Enjoy! ;)

  

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Direct download: The_Season_Pass_146.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:15am PDT

tspp # 145- Dissecting and Reviewing Halloween Events & Haunts 10/30/10

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It’s Halloween for the Season Pass!  This week Make-Up & Special Effects Engineer Darren Mosher joins Rick West (Theme Park Adventure) and Doug Barnes in the Season Pass Discussion Room to talk Haunts, Halloween Events and more!  They review all the top haunts in Southern California as well as discuss some of the process that goes into creating the haunt event atmosphere.  They'll also discuss the "Mickey's Halloweentime" up-charge debate!  Much Halloween Fun ahead - Please Enjoy! 

 

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Direct download: The_Season_Pass_145.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:47pm PDT

Nick Hutson is back with another Season Pass ERT!!  It's Halloween in the US and in the UK!!  Enjoy this October Spooktacular ERT Special.

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Direct download: Halloween_ERT.mp3
Category:Nick's ERT -- posted at: 11:54pm PDT

tspp #144- Knott's Haunt w/ Jeff Tucker & Daniel Miller  10/17/10

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It’s Halloween for the Season Pass!  This week we are in Knott’s Scary Farm for HAUNT 2010!!  Join Doug Barnes, Robert Coker, Ryan Harmon & Robb Alvey along with Haunt Creators Jeff Tucker and Daniel Miller as they discuss the origin of Haunt, the creative process behind the mazes, the inspiration behind the shows, the experience of ‘being’ a Haunt Monster, and the newest additions for the 2010 Haunt Event (Fallout Shelter & Virus Z).  We also hear about celebrities who visit the park... in fact one who is a regular listener of the Season Pass Podcast!!  Hmmmm... all I’ll say is Dr. Horrible has influenced some of the New Knott’s Attractions! ;)  Lot’s of Scary Fun Ahead - Enjoy!!  

 

-This Podcast was recorded during the Halloween Coaster Enthusiast Night on October 3rd, 2010.

 

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 www.themeparkreview.com

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Direct download: The_Season_Pass_144.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:25pm PDT

tspp #143- Testa Talks British Theme Park Unofficial Guide! 10/12/10

Len Testa of TouringPlans.com and the Co-Author of The Unofficial Guide To Walt Disney World returns to the Season Pass Discussion Room to talk his new adventure and project The Unofficial Guide To British Theme Parks.  Join Len along with Doug Barnes, Brent Young & Nick Hutson as they discuss Alton Towers, Thorpe Park, other UK park experiences, and the difference between British Parks & American Parks for the first part of this series.  The group also talks the best and worst of these destinations.  SPOILER ALERT!!!: Surprise moments in “The Saw Attractions” at Thorpe Park are ‘revealed’ during the podcast... other than that, Enjoy!! ;)


 

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www.touringplans.com

www.super78.com

www.musicaltalk.co.uk

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Direct download: The_Season_Pass_143.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:01pm PDT