The Coaster Critic Comes to An End

Life’s just too short to do things half-hearted and not give them your all. The best creative works, movies, music, and yes, blogs, are created by those who are fully committed. Last month, news had come out about a new roller coaster so I went to YouTube to find some animated ride footage. I came across a video that had a detailed analysis of the ride and all of the park’s upcoming pl...[Read More]

Mascots & Logos Battled It Out in Coaster101's Attraction Awards

Coaster101 recently posted the results of their 2013 Attraction Awards. The categories were refreshingly different covering topics like amusement park Twitter accounts, logos, mascots, and more. While the results have already been announced, I thought it’d still be fun to look at the categories and contenders. I won’t give away the results, but there’s quite an upset in the Favor...[Read More]

10 Most Beautiful Theme Parks on The Seasoned Pros List Show

Recently I re-joined Doug Barnes from The Season Pass Podcast and Arthur Levine from the About.com Theme Parks Guide for another edition of the Seasoned Pros List Show. Each episode we list our top 10’s on a particular topic in the theme park world. For the latest edition our special guest was Lance from Screamscape.com as we listed what we deem to be the most beautiful theme parks we’...[Read More]

What Are Your Favorite Theme Park Websites?

For this addition of Coaster Questions, I thought I’d ask which theme park websites are your favorite. Below, I’ll list the sites that I frequent most often (in no particular order). There are a lot of good sites out there that I really like, but again, these are just the ones that I visit most often. Roller Coaster Database This one should be a no-brainer. But in case you’re new...[Read More]

Now Hiring for Hype

Theme Park Hype – Social Link & News Sharing Site I could use some help running Theme Park Hype. It’s a social link and news sharing site that I launched last year. At Hype, people can submit theme park-related news, links to sites, videos, and pretty much anything that they think other fans would be interested in. While it takes just a little work to manage  I still underestimated...[Read More]

Two New Projects Coming in June

I’ve been posting a little less often in the past couple of weeks because I’ve been working feverishly in the lab on a few new projects. I’m excited to say that they’re both nearing completion. I won’t give exact announcement dates or break out the good old countdown timer, but I may be announcing one of them within the next week or so. If you’re a long-time rea...[Read More]

Theme Park Geekly Issue 5 – Top Dark Rides, New Coaster Game, & More

Theme Park Geekly’s 5th Issue | Geekly-Ness Reaches New Levels Have you read Issue 5 of Theme Park Geekly? If you haven’t here’s a recap of this issue’s articles: Fun with Roller Coaster Data Nick (Coaster101) wrote an article comparing the key stats of roller coasters he’s ridden. He uncovered a neat take-away by analyzing the height, length, and speed of different t...[Read More]

Theme Park Geekly Launches with Lance from Screamscape & the Best Halloween Haunts

I’m sure that you’ve noticed that I haven’t been posted on the blog in quite some time. Tonight, you can finally see what I’ve been up to. My new theme park community magazine, Theme Park Geekly, is now live! It sounds weird to call it mine. While I created it, organized it, and edited the articles it has been my biggest joint project ever. The site is truly a community pro...[Read More]

This Fall, The Geeks Cometh….

Coming This Fall – Theme Park Geekly: Community Magazine Site As I was developing the idea for Theme Park Hype earlier this year, another idea was born during a Twitter discussion with Jake from Coasterdom. In another effort to provide something fresh and new, I’m going to launch an online community magazine for theme park fans called Theme Park Geekly. A Magazine Like actual print mag...[Read More]

Theme Park Hype is Live!

Theme Park Hype – Social Link & News Sharing for Theme Park Fans My new website Theme Park Hype has officially launched. If you’ve missed all of the hype that I’ve created around the project here’s a synopsis. Actually, I’m in such a silly, sleep deprived mood that I’m going to quote myself here: … it will be a social link sharing site (known as social...[Read More]

Theme Park Hype Is Coming to a Browser Near You

Theme Park Hype – Social Link & News Sharing for Theme Park Fans Today I’m announcing the details of my new site, Theme Park Hype. When it launches next month it will be a social link sharing site (known as social bookmarking) like digg or reddit. It’ll be an online community where you’ll be able to discover, share, discuss, and vote on theme park-related links. Not Jus...[Read More]

Mega Announcement Next Week!

UPDATE – The announcement has been made. Read all about Theme Park Hype Next week, look out for a massive announcement that I’m going to share on the blog. Like I said back in my 5 Year post, my upcoming projects won’t be shrouded in mystery and subterfuge like they have in the past. That’s mostly true as next week all (most everything) will be revealed. And in the coming w...[Read More]

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