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    Nudity, Zombies And City Hall: An Interview With Shocktoberfest’s Patrick Konopelski

    In Fall 2013, Shocktoberfest, located West of Reading, in Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania, made international headlines by offering guests a chance to strip down to their birthday suit and walk through a haunted house. The Naked and Scared Challenge gave brave souls the chance to walk through The Unknown haunt in either a nude or prude […]

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    Top 4 Misconceptions About Frozen Replacing Maelstrom At Epcot

    If there is one thing the internet has taught me this past week, it’s that celebrities sure do like taking naked selfies. A close second lesson is that Disney theme park fans sure are passionate about the attractions and ideals they hold near and dear to their hearts. With the recent official announcement from the […]

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    Radley Haunted House Introduces Hands On Scares In 2014

    Last year, I ran dozens of stories on haunts around the country. My goal was to highlight ones that were unique, bizarre or even over the top. Most websites like mine highlight Halloween Horror Nights, Howl-O-Scream or Knott’s Scary Farm. If you’re looking for coverage on those events, which are all great in their own […]

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    An Interview With Mark Silverman, Voice of Rod Serling in Disney’s Tower of Terror

    If you’re like me, you have been on the Twilight Zone Tower of Terror at Disney’s Hollywood Studios dozens of times. Most theme park nerds, like myself, know that there never was an episode of “The Twilight Zone” featuring an elevator that went berserk, rather Walt Disney Imagineering created a ride around a fictitious “lost […]

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    The Untitled John Mayer Project Debuts This Weekend in California

    Those of you who are fans of Theme Park University know I am a huge fan of immersive theater. A huge trend in entertainment is slowly breaking down the barrier between audience and performers and blurs that line between their space and yours. For example, take The Untitled John Mayer Project opening Friday, September 12 […]

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    Six Flags To Brings Dark Rides Back With Justice League: Battle For Metropolis

    Six Flags, primarily known for thrill rides and roller coasters is finally bringing new dark rides back into Six Flags St. Louis and Six Flags Over Texas with Justice League: Battle For Metropolis. Instead of strolling in with a simple family fun attraction, they are kicking down the door with guns blazing. Seriously, I haven’t […]

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    Nightmares Fear Factory Uses Viral Image Capture To Promote Haunted House

    No doubt you have seen the dozens of pictures of people in a haunted house looking hilariously petrified over the past year or so. Most likely, those shots were taken at Nightmares Fear Factory in Niagara Falls, Canada. I recently got the chance to chat with Vee Popat, Founder of VPDM Digital, Nightmares digital marketing […]

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    Zombies 4D Debuts This Fall In Canada’s Wonderland As World’s First Interactive Halloween Themed Roller Coaster

    In the summer of 2014, Canada’s Wonderland opened one of the most anticipated attractions of the year, Wonder Mountain’s Guardian. The first-of-its-kind attraction is a hybrid of interactive shooting target dark ride and roller coaster. Built inside Wonder Mountain, which was created as the park’s “weenie” when it opened in 1981, this new roller coaster […]

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