Monthly Archives: October 2014

Knott’s Berry Farm being sued over Sexual Battery

A female guest is suing Knott’s Berry Farm claiming she was inappropriately touch and talked to inside a maze room.  In the second room she is claiming an employee grabbed her hands slamming her into a metal pole injuring her wrist. She also claims in the third room a male employee wearing just a diaper fondled her and intertwined his hands in hers even though she told him to stop.  She is suing claiming assault, sexual battery, negligence, intentional infliction of emotional distress and false imprisonment. The suit does not specify a monetary  amount at this time.

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The One With Drews Trip

The guys discuss Drew’s trip to get one last ride on Mantis and visit phantom fright nights and they talk a lot about some of the bad press lately from haunt events

20th Century Fox seeks 13.5 Million in public funds for Miami Wild Project

20th Century Fox asked Miami-Dade for 13.5 million in public funds to pay to replicate several Coast Guard communication towers so it can start to develop its Miami Park. 20th Century Fox is in the process of developing a 950million dollar project at the Miami zoo. The project will feature theme park rides, a water park retail and a 400 room hotel with a music venue. The project is expected to bring in 67.1 million in rent payment to the city of Miami over the first 20 years as the project is being constructed on land leased from Miami-Dade.

Sheriff’s sale of Conneaut Lake Park Postponed

The pending November 7th sale of Conneaut lake has once again been delayed on Monday the attorney general asked for a delay of until at least December. The state is objecting to the sale of the park due to it being held by a charitable trust and exempted from taxes. The state is arguing that taxes have been incorrectly calculated and do not take into account the portion of the park that is tax exempt. Currently the park owes more than $925,000 in back taxes and fees.

Six Flags Discovery Kingdom’s Giraffe Dies

Six Flags Discovery Kingdom euthanized Nairobi a 25 year old female reticulated giraffe. The park euthanized the giraffe after they determined her quality of life at diminished considerably. Nairobi was one of the original animals that opened with the park. Nairobi was 18 feet tall and weighed 1,600 pounds.

Disney Evacuates Swan Hotel for Suspicious Device

Constructions worker working on the ongoing renovations to Swam Resort found a suspicious device on the 7th floor. The Orange County bomb squad respond around 10am on October 21,2014 and determined that the device was a hoax and not a real bomb. Disney is currently renovating 200 room on the 2-12th floors so there was minimal disturbance to hotel guest.

Universal Beijing to get Help from Spielberg

It was just announced that Steven Spielberg is coming on board to assist with the opening of Universal Studios £2 billion park. Spielberg’s involvement in the project helps to solidify Universal Commitment to the park scheduled to open in 2019.

Kings Island’s The Beast to hit 50 Million Riders

This coming Friday October 24,2014 Kings Islands famous coaster The Beast will host its 50 millionth rider. The beast opened in 1979 and was the longest and fast coaster when it opened. Currently the Beast is the longest wooden rollercoaster at 7,359 feet. The beats packs a speed of 65 mph during is 4 minute and 10 second length.

Apple Pay coming to Disney World

Good news if you have an IPhone 6 you can now use it to make purchases at Disney World. With the release of Apples IOS 8.1 users can now use Apple pay. Disney World is excited to be the first Theme park to use this technology. Apple pay uses NFC(near field communication) to transmit a selected payment card to the merchant. NFC is the same technology that My Magic bands use so Disney world had the technology and infrastructure in place to support it.

Teens called sluts and whores at Universal Studios Hollywood

Multiple news sites have picked up a story about 2 teenage girls being called “sluts” and “whores” while at Halloween Horror Nights. It happened during The Purge: Anarchy live stage show. The mothers of the 2 teens have taken their complaint to Gloria Allred who is a well known attorney for high profile, feminist issue cases. You can read the full story at the link below. Now you tell us: Is this another case of the general public being over sensitive at a haunt event or does this case have any ground to stand on?