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Thursday, November 23, 2017

The Seasonpass Podcast

Season Pass Podcast – Universal’s Diagon Alley is Much More Than Butter Beer

This muggle hasn’t had the pleasure, yet, of experiencing Harry Potter Diagon Alley, but maybe you have? In preparation for summer theme park season (I can’t believe it’s basically already here! What happened to...

Voices of Disney Parks (from Scare LA 2015)

On the weekend of August 8 and 9, 2015, Scare LA, once again, graced Southern California with its spooky goodness and creepy enthusiasm, but this time in Pasadena, CA. The podcast below is the first of...

Oceaneering: Creating the Ride Systems that Changed Theme Parks

In 2013, SeaWorld Orlando's Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin introduced a ride system that has changed everything we know about motion based entertainment.  The Revolution Ride System finally showed the world that there are...

Season Pass Podcast: Remembering The Season Pass, A New Era?

The Season Pass has been pushing the envelope on theme park creative coverage for over six years with over 300 Creators, Directors, Leaders, Writers, Designers, Analyst, Imagineers, Content Providers, Cast Members, and Theme Park Fans.  The...

Season Pass Podcast: SeaWorld and Busch Gardens Designers PGAV

Please welcome back the Season Pass Podcast. This time around, the team speaks with a theme park design firm who has worked closely with SeaWorld and Busch Gardens on a number of high profile...

Season Pass Podcast: Inside the TEA’s SATE w/ Disney, Bezark and PGAV

The Ultimate Themed Entertainment Conference!  The Season Pass take a look into the TEA’s SATE, taking place at the Savannah College of Art & Design (SCAD), on October 3-4!  Doug Barnes and SATE Co-Chair Stefan Lawrence...

Season Pass Podcast: Halloween’13 at Universal, Discovery Kingdom and Great America!

TSPP is in FULL HAUNT MODE!  The Season Pass wants to take you behind the scenes of three major theme park Halloween celebration from the Golden State!  Starting with Universal Studios Hollywood's Halloween Horror...

The Season Pass Podcast #345 – Season Pass Renewal: The Joe Rohde Interviews

The latest Season Pass Podcast brings us a Renewal of some previous classic stories in a new, fresh way. What’s interesting about the Renewal episodes, is the opportunity to catch some great ideas and...

Season Pass Podcast- Rethink w/ Roberts, Lawrence, Kalbfeld & West!

Passion is one of the best parts about people who work in the themed entertainment industry. This drive to create incredible experiences is inspiring and so unique because of all the different pathways that...

Season Pass Podcast: Sally Dark Rides with Drew and Rich

During the 2013 International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions Exposition (IAAPA) in Orlando, Florida, the Season Pass Podcast sat down with the Creative Designers behind the amazing Sally Corporation, Drew Hunter (V.P. of Creative Design)...

From the Haunted Mansion to Knott’s Scary Farm: 11 Haunt Podcasts from Halloween 2014

For the past six years the Season Pass Podcast has been bringing Halloween and Haunt audio to thousands of listeners.  As for 2014, our coverage can only be explained as Gigantic!  Enormous!  Incredibly Packed!!  We went BIG for Halloween...

The Season Pass Podcast #343 – The Keith James Interview

Keith James has a fascinating history in the themed entertainment industry. To be honest, I had not heard of Mr. James before I listened to this latest episode. In my opinion, one of the...

A Season Pass to Scare LA Halloween Convention

The Season Pass Podcast looks into the Scare LA Halloween convention, August 9-10, 2014, in Downtown Los Angeles. Doug Barnes and Robert Coker had the chance to sit down with the creative team behind...

Season Pass Podcast: A Talk with Jim Seay, President of Premier Rides

It's the final report from the IAAPA Expo 2013 floor for the Season Pass and to close it out, we bring you the President of Premier Rides, Jim Seay.  Jim shares his beginnings in...

Season Pass Podcast: Inside Knott’s Trapped and Skeleton Key Rooms ’13

It's 2014.  So in typical TSPP fashion we yell "Let's continue Knott's Haunt coverage!"  It is time to finally reveal Knott’s Scary Farm’s 2013 VIP experiences, audio, discussion, and dissection of the 5 new Skeleton Key...

Season Pass Podcast: Prepare for Horror and Haunts

For the last five years, the Season Pass Podcast has recorded a plethora of in-park podcasts devoted to the people, haunts and screams of Halloween in theme parks, and over the last two years TSPP has...

Season Pass Podcast: The Matt Ouimet Interview

This week's Season Pass Podcast interviews the CEO of the Cedar Fair Entertainment Company - Matt Ouimet. Matt discusses his beginnings in the amusement and themed entertainment industry with Disney, the Disney Cruise Line,...

Season Pass Podcast: Give Kids The World with Neal McCord

The Season Pass Podcast is in Kissimmee, Florida to check out the unbelievable family-stay village Give Kids The World. Doug Barnes and Robert Coker are joined by Jeff Kober (Disney At Work) and Lon Smart (Disney) to...

Season Pass Podcast: The Ultimate Turn-Point for WDW?

Chad Emerson returns to the Season Pass Podcast for the 6th episode of EMERSON’S DISNEY FILES.  This episode we talk the BIG battle between Walt Disney World and Universal Studios Florida.  Conversation on immersive...

Season Pass Podcast: Behind Mystic Manor with Stephen Stanton and Jerry Rees

Let's take a trip back to the Anaheim Convention Center, August 2013, during the D23 Expo.  The Season Pass gang takes a look at Hong Kong Disneyland’s newest attraction (and immediate fan favorite) Mystic Manor. Doug and Brent...