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tspp #220- The Peter Rummell Interview 12/30/12

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This week the Season Pass brings to you a very special 2012 finale episode.  Doug Barnes (Owner/Producer of Season Pass Podcast) and Brent Young (Creative Director/Co-Founder of Super 78) get the chance to sit with Private Investor and the Former Chairman of Walt Disney Imagineering Peter Rummell.  Peter discusses his path through the themed entertainment world and the strategies that took place during the Eisner years that ultimately created what Disney vacation destinations are today.  Easily one of the best TSPP episodes to date.  Enjoy!

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

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Direct download: The_Season_Pass_220.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:41pm PST

tspp #219-Creating Men In Black: Alien Attack at UniStudios Florida Part 2! 12/9/12

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This week we go behind the scenes of Men In Black: Alien Attack at Universal Studios Florida...AGAIN!!  Part two on our discussion about this industry changing attraction.  We talk with CCO of Thinkwell - Craig Hanna, Creative Director at Thinkwell - Dave Cobb, & Composer/Owner of Make it Cool - Andy Garfield about the creative process behind this hit attraction... Heavily demanded and heavily discussed.  Thanks to our supportive listener Derek! ;)  Enjoy!

Links:

Universal Studios Florida: Alien Attack

Make It Cool

Thinkwell Group

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Direct download: The_Season_Pass_219.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:37pm PST

tspp #218- Listener Feedback/VoiceMail & Chessington Report!! 12/2/12

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This week Doug Barnes and Brent Young respond to listener Voice Mail and iTunes reviews.  Also, we get an in-park report from Chessington World of Adventure park with Nick Hutson!! Great Stuff--Tons of Fun!! Enjoy!

Links:

Chessington World of Adventure

Musical Talk

Pixie Vacations

This Week's Closing Song - "We Come Running" by Youngblood Hawke (iTunes Link)

 

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Direct download: The_Season_Pass_218.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:38pm PST

tspp #217-Trapped at Knott's "REVEALED!" w/ Lara Hannemen & Maze Audio 11/16/12

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This week we reveal everything behind Trapped!  The “smash hit” new VIP maze for Knott’s Berry Farm’s 40th HAUNT!!  Lara Hannemen (Director of Entertainment Production for Knott’s Berry Farm), Jeff Tucker (Entertainment Supervisor for Knott’s Berry Farm), Chris Gore (Comedian, PodCrash w/ That Chris Gore, Attack of the Show, etc.), Jenna Busch (Writer, Cocktails with Stan, etc.), Doug Barnes (Owner/Producer/Co-Host of Season Pass Podcast), Brent Young (Creative Director of Super 78/Co-Host of Season Pass Podcast) and Robert Coker (Owner of ThrillRide.com/Co-Host of Season Pass Podcast) discuss this amazing journey.  From selling the idea to leadership, to creative process, design, execution, challenges, experience, and audio directly from the Trapped Maze.  The final Haunt episode for 2012!! Enjoy!

Links:

Knott’s Berry Farm

That Chris Gore Official Website

PodCrash with That Chris Gore

Jenna Busch Blog

Cocktails With Stan - Jenna Busch

AfterBuzz TV

Cedar Fair

ThrillRide.com

Pixie Vacations

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

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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.

 

© 2012 Season Pass Podcast 


Direct download: The_Season_Pass_217.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:38pm PST

tspp #216-More Halloween...Horror Nights at Universal Studios Hollywood! 11/5/12

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It’s the week after Halloween and we still have MORE Halloween for you!! It’s the Maze walk-throughs and review of Universal Studios Hollywood’s Halloween Horror Nights Event!     Also...You’ll hear Brent Young, for the first time, walking through haunted mazes...Can’t miss!  Josh Quillen from Theme Park Talk joins the TSPP crew for reviews.  Hear first hand scares and commentary through the Walking Dead Terror Tram and all six mazes (Alice Cooper’s Go To Hell, Walking Dead, La Llorona, Silent Hill, Monsters Remix and the “Amazing” Texas Chainsaw Massacre.  Headphones Recommended. ;) Enjoy!

Links:

Podcast Awards

Universal Studios Hollywood

Theme Park Talk

Cemetarium

ThrillRide.com

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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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.

 

© 2012 Season Pass Podcast 


Direct download: The_Season_Pass_216.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:08pm PST

tspp #215-Knott's Haunt 40th pt.2! w/Julie Owens,Rob Perez,Daniel Miller,Brooke Walters & More! 10/26/12

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This week it’s part TWO of our Halloween celebration from Knott’s Berry Farm -- 40th HAUNT!!  Chris Gore (Comedian, PodCrash w/ That Chris Gore, Attack of the Show, etc.), Jenna Busch (Writer, Cocktails with Stan, etc.) and Jeff Tucker (Entertainment Supervisor from Knott’s Berry Farm) return with Doug Barnes, Brent Young and Robert Coker for the second part from the huge night event.  Maze walk-throughs with Daniel Miller in "Pinocchio Unstrung" and Brooke Walters in "Trick-or-Treat."  Also, interviews with Julie Owens (Director of Live Entertainment for Knott’s Berry Farm) and Rob Perez (Media Specialist for Knott’s/Haunt).  Tons of Haunt!! Enjoy!

Links:

Knott’s Berry Farm

PodCrash with That Chris Gore

Cocktails With Stan - Jenna Busch

AfterBuzz TV

Cedar Fair

ThrillRide.com

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.

 

© 2012 Season Pass Podcast 


Direct download: The_Season_Pass_215.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:22pm PST

tspp #214- Fright Fest 2012 at SixFlags Discovery Kingdom 10/23/12

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It’s another week of Halloween in the Season Pass Discussion Room.  Once again we’re live from Six Flags Discovery Kingdom for FRIGHT FEST!! Urso Chappell of ExpoMuseum.com & Mike Marryman of EvilEpisodes.com join Doug Barnes and Robert Coker for a huge night event.  Interviews with Dale Kaetzel (Park President), Dave Miller (Park Manager), Nancy Chan (Communications Manager), and Craig Appel (Horror/Maze Veteran).  Walk through of the popular mazes and plenty more!  Tons of Fright Fest Fun!! Enjoy. ;)

Links:

Six Flags Discovery Kingdom

Expo Museum

Evil Episodes

ThrillRide.com

Pixie Vacations

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

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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.

 

© 2012 Season Pass Podcast 

Direct download: The_Season_Pass_214.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:49pm PST

tspp #213- Live! Knott's 40th Haunt-Schulz Family & Ed Alonzo! Part 1-10/12/12

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This week it’s Halloween in the Season Pass Discussion Room.  Once again we’re live from Knott’s Berry Farm for the 40th HAUNT!!  Chris Gore (Comedian, PodCrash w/ That Chris Gore, Attack of the Show, etc.), Jenna Busch (Actress, Cocktails with Stan, etc.) and Jeff Tucker (Entertainment Supervisor from Knott’s Berry Farm) join Doug Barnes, Brent Young and Robert Coker for part one of two podcasts from the huge night event.  Interviews with Jill Schulz, Craig Schulz, Tom Everhart and The Amazing Magical Ed Alonzo.  Tons of Haunt!! Enjoy!

Links:

Knott’s Berry Farm

PodCrash with That Chris Gore

Peanuts

Ed Alonzo

Cocktails With Stan - Jenna Busch

Cedar Fair

Podcast Awards

ThrillRide.com

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  

brent.young@seasonpasspodcast.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.

 

© 2012 Season Pass Podcast 


Direct download: The_Season_Pass_213.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:28pm PST

tspp #212-Live From Carowinds w/ EJ & Jerry Helms! 10/3/12

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This week the Season Pass is LITERALLY on the border of the Carolinas!!  It’s a podcast from Carowinds.  The crew enjoys another fantastic Cedar Fair park and you’ll hear the stories & journey of park leaders Craig “EJ” Randolph  (Director of Food & Beverage) and Jerry Helms (Vice President of Operations).  More inspirational discussions and plenty of amusement park fun on this special episode of the Season Pass Podcast.  Also... You can nominate TSPP for best Travel podcast at podcastawards.com.  Enjoy!

Links:

Carowinds

Cedar Fair

Podcast Awards

ThrillRide.com

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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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.

 

© 2012 Season Pass Podcast 


Direct download: The_Season_Pass_212.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:31pm PST

tspp #211-Live in SixFlags OverGeorgia:TPR's DeepSouthBash w/Melinda Ashcraft 9/19/12

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This week the Season Pass Discussion Room is in Six Flags Over Georgia for Theme Park Review’s Deep South Bash 2012.  Join Doug Barnes (Season Pass Podcast), Robert Coker (ThrillRide.com) & Robb Alvey (ThemeParkReview.com) as they discuss the Six Flags park, chain, inspirations behind the amusement industry, and the career stepping stones in the hectic world of theme parks with Melinda Ashcraft (Park President of Six Flags Over Georgia) and Brad Malone (SFOG Communications Manager).  Get ready to be inspired! ;) Enjoy. 

Links:

Theme Park Review

Six Flags Over Georgia

ThrillRide.com

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.

 

© 2012 Season Pass Podcast 


Direct download: The_Season_Pass_211.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:48pm PST