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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Part Two of our Two Part Series talking with the great Dana Morgan. Conversation on growing up in the amusement industry with his father and amusement rides pioneer Ed Morgan (Arrow Development), getting to know Walt Disney, starting in the industry on the floor at Disneyland, engineering for Arrow, managing the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, and starting his own company, D.H. Morgan Manufacturing. Tales on the start of the thrill park world and building the tallest fastest roller coasters. Joining Dana is Doug Barnes, Brent Young, Robert Coker, and special guest Nicholas Laschkewitsch (Director of the documentary film The Legacy of Arrow Development, American Coaster Enthusiast representative, & current Themed Entertainment Engineer). Enjoy.

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The LEGACY of Arrow Development

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Part One of our Two Part Series talking with the great Dana Morgan. Conversation on growing up in the amusement industry with his father and amusement rides pioneer Ed Morgan (Arrow Development), getting to know Walt Disney, starting in the industry on the floor at Disneyland, engineering for Arrow, managing the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, and starting his own company, D.H. Morgan Manufacturing. Tales on the start of the thrill park world and building the tallest fastest roller coasters. Joining Dana is Doug Barnes, Brent Young, Robert Coker, and special guest Nicholas Laschkewitsch (Director of the documentary film The Legacy of Arrow Development, American Coaster Enthusiast representative, & current Themed Entertainment Engineer). Enjoy.

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The Legacy of Arrow Development

Walt Disney Birthplace 

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

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Direct download: The_Season_Pass_388.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:48pm PDT

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TSPP looks into the true, deep, reality…that is the future of Theme Park Business. Veteran Theme Park Journalist, Christian Sylt, joins Doug, Brent, & Robert for a conversation on the Pandemic’s hex on the industry, plus the driving force behind parks in the Middle East. Fun, Sad, Scary, & Exhilarating! Enjoy.

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Walt Disney Birthplace 

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Direct download: The_Season_Pass_387.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:31pm PDT

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TSPP is back to discuss the cancelation of Midsummer Scream with Creative Director, Rick West. Also discussion on Disney Parks opening back up with Window to the Magic’s Paul Barrie. More COVID-19 Talk…Bleep!! Enjoy.

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Midsummer Scream

A Window To The Magic

Walt Disney Birthplace 

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Direct download: The_Season_Pass_386.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:53pm PDT

Join Nick as he talks to Theme Park World Wide’s Alex Crump!  This free-flowing discussion covers everything from hidden coasters at Phantasialand to Paulton’s Park future as well as reminiscing about Drayton Manor and the American Adventure - to what parks can do to carry on!

Direct download: Nicks-ERT-68-Lets-Alex-Crump-it.mp3
Category:Nick's ERT -- posted at: 9:52pm PDT

Join Nick as he talks to Lee, Rosie and James (from Faceless Ventures) as they discuss their brand new online experience - The Pandora Network.  We talk about the history of the attraction and what you can expect if you take part! Think X Files meets Miss Marple…

Direct download: Nicks_ERT_67-_The_Pandora_Network.mp3
Category:Nick's ERT -- posted at: 4:21pm PDT

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TSPP gets a man we’ve been wanting for years…Eddie Sotto. Conversation on his start in the industry, from Knott’s to Disney; Hello Dolly, Wacky Soap Box Racers, Landmark, Walt Disney Imagineering, Disneyland Paris, Indiana Jones, George Lucas, Mars, and more! Amazing. Enjoy the voice over king of themed entertainment!

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Sotto Studios

Dinosaur Music Video

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Direct download: The_Season_Pass_385.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:05pm PDT

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TSPP Returns: Quarantined and Dreaming! Zach Briggs (Actor, Writer, Producer, and Man of too many talents) & Peter Overstreet (Creative Director, Writer, Performer, Haunt Veteran, and man of many more talents), joins Doug, Brent and Robert to discuss, the new future of theme parks & themed entertainment, live interaction, the virtual reality world, post COVID-19, the unfortunate business of AB-5, Harry Potter & Star Wars with sanitation, and more uncharacteristic events we’ve never dreamt about before the Pandemic. Fun, Fear, Hopes, Scares, Immersion, Recession, and Redemption…We Got It All. Enjoy!

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Walt Disney Birthplace 

MiceChat

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Direct download: The_Season_Pass_384.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:42pm PDT

Nick's ERT 66: Liam Findlay of AromaPrime
 
Nick talks to Liam Findlay of AromaPrime - one of the world’s leading spell specialist companies.  Hear about the tech used behind smells, what attractions they’ve worked on how theme park fans can take advantage of some of the greatest UK theme park smells.
Direct download: Nicks_ERT_66_Liam_Findlay_from_Aroma_Prime.mp3
Category:Nick's ERT -- posted at: 11:30pm PDT

Nick talks to Brian Yessian of Yessian music about sound design in parks, what tech lets us do with story telling and what the future holds for the parks’ use of music. 

Direct download: Nicks_ERT_65_Brian_Yessian.mp3
Category:Nick's ERT -- posted at: 11:00pm PDT

Nick's ERT 64: From Europa to Dubai with Jordan Middleton

Nick joins blogger Jordan Middleton (from Cupcakes and Coasters) to discuss her views on why Europa park isn’t the greatest park in ther world along with memories from her trip to Dubai.  

Direct download: Nicks_ERT_64-_From_Europa_to_Dubai_w__Jordan_Middleton.mp3
Category:Nick's ERT -- posted at: 4:19pm PDT

Nick talks to illusion designer, mentalist, broadway performer and theme park geek - Chris Cox!

Direct download: Nicks_ERT_63-_Chris_Cox_in_Conversation.mp3
Category:Nick's ERT -- posted at: 4:17pm PDT

Nick’s ERT 62: Moving Forward with Arthur Levine:
 
Nick talks to Arthur Levine from TripSavvy.com about how parks can recover from the worldwide situation, what positive actions may come out of it and what we’re looking forward to once the parks open again! 
Direct download: Nicks_ERT_62-_Moving_Forward_w__Arthur_Levine.mp3
Category:Nick's ERT -- posted at: 5:18pm PDT

Nick talks to Shawn Sanbrooke, from Theme Park Worldwide, about the season, the situation and many, many other topics!

Direct download: Nicks_ERT_61-_Shawn_Sanbrooke.mp3
Category:Nick's ERT -- posted at: 5:12pm PDT

Nick's ERT: Andy Porter and Michelle Hicks: Join Nick as he talks to ride designer Andrew Porter and engineer/project Manager Michelle Hicks about their work on Chessington’s Gruffalo River Adventure, Tiger Rock, Room on the Broom, Gardaland’s Oblivion: The Black Hole and how to get into the themed entertainment industry.  

Direct download: Nicks_ERT_60-_Andy_Porter_and_Michelle_Hicks.mp3
Category:Nick's ERT -- posted at: 5:10pm PDT

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TSPP returns to the house of Baxter for 2020. Actually recorded in October 2019, we shoot the $#!+ with our favorite Imagineer and good friend, Tony Baxter! Talk on Harry Potter and the future of Disney (yes…Star Wars). Doug with Brent, Robert and our buddy Bennett Yellin. Enjoy!

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Walt Disney Birthplace 

MiceChat

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Direct download: The_Season_Pass_383.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:45pm PDT

Nick’s ERT: Building Mockery Manor and starting the season. 
 
Nick is joined by Ryan Nixon to discuss the start of the UK season and what goes in Blackpool to celebrate this event!  Nick also talks to Lawrence Owen and Lindsay Sharman - who are the creatives behind the new wonderful podcast/drama serial set in a creepy theme park called Mockery Manor - that you all should listen to!   Nick and Ryan also talk about future trips and hear Nick get confused between Energylandia, Mirabilandia and Legendia… and what’s making Poland so appealing for any “theme park fan”!  All will be explained in this mysterious (and very British) episode! 
Direct download: Nicks_ERT_59-_Building_Mockery_Manor_and_Starting_the_Season.mp3
Category:Nick's ERT -- posted at: 6:26pm PDT

“Nick’s ERT: Harry Potter, the Cursed Child and Studio Tour.  
Join Nick, Ruby and Julian as they delve into 2 London Harry Potter “attractions”.  Whilst not strictly theme park based - they share a lot of their presentation with theme parks… we explore why - and why Harry Potter continues to inspire the theme park world with its story telling and magic”
Direct download: Nicks_ERT_58-_Harry_Potter_the_Cursed_Child_and_the_Studio_Tour.mp3
Category:Nick's ERT -- posted at: 6:56pm PDT

Nick’s ERT: The Decade of the Dark Ride. 
 
Nick joins theme park creative Julian Sylva to discuss the top 10 dark rides of the last decade.  Our thanks go to BLOOLoop for the list! 
Direct download: Nicks_ERT_57-_The_Decade_of_the_Dark_Ride.mp3
Category:Nick's ERT -- posted at: 6:49pm PDT

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TSPP returns for 2020 with a huge history lesson on Disneyland’s birth and a special character…many don’t know about. Our guest is the famous Disney Historian and Cal Poly Professor, Todd James Pierce. Discussion on Disneyland, WDW, Todd’s books and podcast (DHI Podcast), and the amazing biography of C.V. Wood, Three Years In Wonderland. Enjoy!

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Todd James Pierce Website

Walt Disney Birthplace 

MiceChat

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

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Direct download: The_Season_Pass_382.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:36pm PDT