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tspp #238- PGAV Destinations w/ Al Cross, Jim Wible & Josh Rodriguez! 6/9/13

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This week Doug and Brent speak with three amazing architects from one of the most successful design firms in themed entertainment history--PGAV Destinations!  Al Cross (Vice President), Jim Wible (Senior Attraction Designer) and Josh Rodriguez (Architectural Designer) share their start, love, experience, and journey through the growing field of themed entertainment.  Discussion on the beginnings of PGAV, working on animal habitats and merging that concept into theme parks.  Working with Anheuser-Busch to SeaWorld Parks and Entertainment, and others.  The creation of industry changing attractions like Montu in Busch Gardens in Tampa and Manta in SeaWorld Orlando & San Diego, as well as Escape from Pompeii, Cheetah Hunt, Sheikra, Kumba, etc.  Tons of fun on theme parks, zoos, aquariums, science centers, location, location, attraction, attraction, info, info, INFO!!  This podcast was recorded in April of 2013, before the opening of Antarctica in SeaWorld Orlando and the Atlantis Space Shuttle at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.  Enjoy!

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