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tspp #337- TEA Summit Day 2 pt. 2- McQueen, Coca-Cola, Puy du Fou, & More! 12/21/16

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HAPPY HOLIDAYS! TSPP IS BACK!! We bring you the TEA Summit: DAY 2 with the Thea Award Recipients of 2016! This is part 2 of 2 episodes covering the event, based on the “Afternoon Sessions.” Contains conversations on Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty: Victoria & Albert Museum w/ Dr. Kate Bethune (Senior Researcher for Victoria & Albert Museum); Moments of Happiness: World of Coca-Cola w/ Craig Lovin (Creative Director for World of Coca-Cola) &  Christian Lachel (Executive Creative Director/VP of BRC Imagination Arts); Inspector Training Course: Discovery Cube LA w/ Janet Yamaguchi (VP Education for Discovery Science Foundation) & David Beaudry (Principal of Beaudry Interactive, LLC); Les Amoureux de Verdun: Puy du Fou w/  Phillippe de Villiers (Creator of Puy du Fou), Thierry Retif (Scenic Designer for Puy du Fou) & Stephan Villet (Co-Founder of Smart Monkeys Inc.—Interpreter); Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden: Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden w/ Mary Brinegar (President & CEO of the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Society, Inc.) & Andrea A. Rolleri (Founding Principal of Van Sickle & Rolleri, LLC); and Fountain of Dreams: Wuyishan w/ Jean-Christophe Canizares (Chairman & CEO - Show Producer at ECA2). InPark Magazine’s Martin Palicki and Joe Kleiman join in as well. Enjoy!

Links:

TEA Website

Victoria & Albert Museum

World of Coca-Cola

BRC Imagination Arts

Discovery Cube LA

Beaudry Interactive

Puy du Fou

Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden

ECA2

InPark Magazine

Walt Disney Birthplace 

MiceChat

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Direct download: The_Season_Pass_337.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:07pm PDT

Nick's ERT #38- Time Run London: The Celestial Chain

Join Nick and a few friends as they head to experience the biggest escape room in the UK - Time Run: The Celestial Chain.  Will they survive this multimedia filled, effects ridden, puzzle based, time travelling, mild-terror promising escape room? Of course they will! But is it actually an escape room? Listen to find out more!

Direct download: TimeRun--ERT.mp3
Category:Nick's ERT -- posted at: 9:08pm PDT

tspp #336- TEA Summit Day 2 pt. 1- One World, Henry Ford, Spongebob, LAX & More! 12/14/16

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HAPPY HOLIDAYS! TSPP IS BACK!! We finally bring to you, the TEA Summit: DAY 2 with the Thea Award Recipients of 2016! This is part 1 of 2 episodes covering the event, based on the “Morning Sessions.” Contains conversations on One World Observatory: New York w/ John Urban (VP/General Manager of Legends Attractions/One World Observatory) & Phil Hettema (President/CEO of The Hettema Group); Manufacturing Innovation: The Ford Rouge Factory Tour-The Henry Ford w/ Cynthia Jones (General Manager of Ford Rouge Factory Tour), Christian Overland (VP of The Henry Ford) & Christian Lachel (Executive Creative Director/VP of BRC Imagination Arts); Foresta Lumina: Parc de la Gorge de Coaticook, Quebec w/ Caroline Sage (General Manager of Parc de la Gorge de Coaticook) & Marie Belzil (Multimedia Director of Moment Factory); Spongebob SubPants Adventure: Moody Gardens w/  John A. Zendt (President and CEO of Moody Gardens), Zane Jensch (Director - Attractions & Exhibits at Nickelodeon) & Mark Cornell (Senior VP of Attractions Development for SimEx-Iwerks Entertainment); Geppetto Animation Control System w/ Brent Young (President/Creative Director of Super 78), John Kokum (Senior Producer of Super 78) & Michael “Oz” Smith (Technical Director of Super 78); Gantom Torch Technology w/ Quan Gan (President of Gantom Lighting & Controls); Integrated Environmental Media System: LAX, Tom Bradley Terminal w/ Michael Doucette (Deputy Executive Director at Los Angeles World Airports) & Stephan Villet (Co-Founder of Smart Monkeys Inc.). Joe Kleiman of InPark Magazine also crashes the podcast! Enjoy!!

Links:

TEA Website

One World Observatory

Legends Attractions

The Hettema Group 

Ford Rouge Factory Tour

BRC Imagination Arts

Foresta Lumina

Moody Gardens

Nickelodeon Attractions

SimEx-Iwerks

Super 78

Gantom Lighting & Controls

LAX-Tom Bradley International Terminal

Walt Disney Birthplace 

MiceChat

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

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

© 2016 Season Pass Podcast

Direct download: The_Season_Pass_336.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:10pm PDT

Nick's ERT 37- Creating Planet Coaster!

Nick chats with Bo and Zac from Frontier - the developers behind the hugely successful (and downright gorgeous) - Planet Coaster.  Hear how the game has broken new ground, stories from behind the scenes and how Planet Coaster is now a recognisable brand with its own food, music and characters! This game has been shaking up the theme park game design genre… and it’s easy to see why from any game footage you see! And it’s only been released for a week! 

Links:

Planet Coaster Website

 

Direct download: Nick_ERT_37-PlanetCoaster.mp3
Category:Nick's ERT -- posted at: 5:52pm PDT

tsp #335- California's Great America's Clayton Lawrence on Haunt & Winterfest! 11/11/16

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We are at California’s Great America to discuss creative stories and the future events of this amazing park, with Clayton Lawerence (Entertainment Manager of California’s Great America). Talk on the park, Haunt, and WinterFest! So much amazing info. Enjoy!

Links:

California’s Great America

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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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.

© 2016 Season Pass Podcast

Direct download: The_Season_Pass_335.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:38pm PDT

Nick's ERT #36- 139 Copeland Road Interview

The scare-season continues apace here in London as we talk to the cast and crew behind 139 Copeland Road - an immersive horror attraction that’s now playing at… 139 Copeland Road in London until the end of November.  Hear a bit about it in this fun interview that Nick did!

Direct download: ERT_36-_Copeland_Road_Interview.mp3
Category:Nick's ERT -- posted at: 5:40pm PDT

Nick's ERT #35- Southern Californian Magic Mountains, Magic Castles, Dark Harbours, Horror Nights and Disney!
Join Nick as he shares his Southern Californian trip with Robert Coker that he took in early October!  He and Robert did Disneyland, Universal Studios, Six Flags Magic Mountain, Escape Room LA along with amazing exclusives such as The Magic Castle and Club 33.  As if that’s not enough - they also share their thoughts on the halloween activities including Dark Harbour, Halloween Horror Nights and Six Flags Fright Fest.  Enjoy over three hours of amusing discussions from Nick and friends! 

 

Direct download: ERT_35-_A_Totally_Bodacious_SoCal_ERT_Trip_Report.mp3
Category:Nick's ERT -- posted at: 5:32pm PDT

tspp #334- Knott's Scary Farm 2016 w/ Jeff Tucker,Daniel Miller,Gus Krueger,Jon Cooke & John Asperin! 10/30/16

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Happy Halloween! TSPP is back to the official home park of the podcast, Knott’s Scary Farm for Haunt 2016. Knott’s own Jeff Tucker returns with the Season Pass crew (Doug Barnes, Robert Coker, and Nick Hutson) to discuss the newest season of Haunt, plus an interview with Gus Krueger. Plus, walk trough interviews in Shadowlands & Infected: Special Ops with Jon Cooke & John Asperin, as well as, Red Barn & Dead of Winter with Daniel Miller. Binaural Audio through Shadowlands, Red Barn, and Dead of Winter, follow the podcast, recorded by WindowToTheMagic.com’s Paul Barrie. Tons of horrifying and terrific audio ahead. Enjoy!

Links:

Knott’s Berry Farm

Window to the Magic

The Tim Tracker

91 Reasons

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

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Contact us:

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

© 2016 Season Pass Podcast

Direct download: The_Season_Pass_334.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:52pm PDT

tspp #333- Interviews & Reviews: Midsummer Scream + Winchester Mystery House! 9/26/16

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The Midsummer Scream Halloween Festival is the newest Haunt Celebration to frighten the Southern California convention community! TSPP was there to sit with the people who created it, as well, to cover the whole event. A full recorded walk through of the infamous “Hall of Shadows,” plus an interview with Walter Magnuson and Tim O’Day of the Winchester Mystery House, and so much more! Tons of interviews and reviews…a packed and HUGE HUGE episode of TSPP ahead! Enjoy!

Links:

Midsummer Scream

Theme Park Adventure

Creepy LA

TEA Website

Winchester Mystery House

Gorlesque

Dead Zone 805

West Coaster

Walt Disney Birthplace 

MiceChat

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@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.

© 2016 Season Pass Podcast

Direct download: The_Season_Pass_333.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:57pm PDT

Nick’s ERT 34- The SoCal Trip Begins (Disneyland Talk with Robert Coker and Seth Kubersky)

Join Nick as he has a pre-trip discussion with Robert Coker from Thrillride.com and Seth Kubersky from touringplans.com as they discuss everything from guiding a newbie through Disneyland for the first time to tackling Halloween Horror Nights. This is the first part of a series where Nick, Robert and others will share their thoughts on SoCal in the beginning of the haunt season! 

Direct download: Nicks_ERT_The_Trip_Begins.mp3
Category:Nick's ERT -- posted at: 6:45pm PDT