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    Disney Legends Remember 1964 World’s Fair At IAAPA

    Every year, my favorite panel of the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) trade show is the Disney Legends Panel hosted by Bob Rogers of BRC Imagination Arts. For those unfamiliar, Bob was inducted into the IAAPA Hall of Fame in 2010 and has worked on various projects, from Disney to Coca-Cola. Also […]

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    IAAPA 2014 Coverage Part Two

    Welcome back to our 2014 coverage of the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions expo! I got a chance to meet many of you in person over the past few days and just a quick thank you to those who stopped and took a moment to say hello. It means a lot. I got […]

  • Photo by Josh Young

    IAAPA Overview 2014 Part One

    After walking around the floor at the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions for two days, I’m exhausted.  IAAPA is the place where companies who design and build theme parks and attractions sell their wares to big dogs like Disney and Universal and the way down to small go-cart parks and arcades. It was […]

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    Marvel Universe Live Breaks New Ground For Arena Shows

    In an effort to try and ensure the Cosmic Cube (seen in the movie “Captain America” and “The Avengers”) doesn’t fall into the wrong hands, Thor decides to smash it into smithereens with his mighty hammer.  Considering the Cube is extremely powerful, Loki (Thor’s brother/nemesis) decides to try and clone it so he can keep […]

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    Knott’s Adding New Interactive Dark Ride in 2015: Voyage To The Iron Reef

    In a continued commitment to enhancing themed entertainment at Knott’s Berry Farm, today they announced their newest addition set to open in 2015, Voyage to the Iron Reef! Triotech will be creating this new ride, which also built Guardian of Wonder Mountain in Canada’s Wonderland, a park also owned by Knott’s parent company, Cedar Fair. […]

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    Mexico Will Be Home To World’s First Cirque Du Soleil Theme Park In 2018

    If there was ever a time to be a theme park fan, it’s right now. With so many amazing projects happening around the globe, I can’t even begin to take it all in lately. Then today the announcement finally happened that very well could be a game changer for the entire industry. IN 2018, Mexico […]

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    Did Universal Orlando Make The Wrong Call For Frequent Fear Passholders?

    I’ve seen enough ridiculousness on social media and other various websites that I figured I would jump in on this issue to bring in a dose of balance and a spoonful of reality. It’s what I do best.   Saturday, November 1 marked the last night of Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights event much to […]

  • Photo by Josh Young

    Easter Eggs: Finding Figment’s Signature In The Cement At Epcot

    Today I bring you an Easter egg from Walt Disney Word that is rarely seen by guests, Cast Members or frankly anyone. The Journey Into Imagination attraction, due to some technical complications and being green lit pretty late in the game, would not open with the rest of EPCOT Center on October 1, 1982. To […]

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