This week the gang discusses Spoons thoughts on the latest from RMC, The Legends California Adventure and two wacky international news items.
With a coaster count of over 1400, Martin Lewison joins us to talk about some of his adventures and to explain overseas travels. He also gives us some insight in to some of his favorite rides and parks from around the world. We also talk about Kings Island opens with signs teasing a 2017 attraction, Tidal Wave closed forever at BGT, Indiana Beach adding a Larson Looper, Bar coming to WDW Tower of Terror, Texas Chainsaw Massacre is first house announced for HHN, Six Flags Magic Mountain offering an all season flash pass.
Clint moves in to his new house and talks about his nerd room (office). Legend and Drew talk about there theme park visits, and we go over the news. Jim Reid Anderson steps down as Six Flags CEO, New Star Wars Fireworks coming to DHS with projection mapping & giant flamethrowers, News from Cedar Point Winter Chillout Go Karts & Skyscraper going away, Disneyland 60th TV Special shares new Star Wars Land concept art, and more!
Clint is back on the show this week and talks a little bit about the Central Park Fun-Land Laser Tag Project he has been working on. Drew is on his way out the door to Yellowstone, and Legend is hung over!
The guys are back (and the show doesn’t cut out for a half hour) to talk all about HHN 25, 4D rides coming to Cedar Fair parks and prices going up while things close down at Disney Parks.
Legend and Drew share this weeks childish adventures, the disney ban on selfie sticks, possibly the craziest flat ride ever and take some questions
This week the guys discuss the future of Cedar Fair dark rides, a really exciting rumor at Sea World and both coasts of Trader Sams
Guest that attended Disney parks in California during the month were exposed to Measles. According to data from the CDC measles was irradiated from the US in 2000. The 7 individuals that have come down with measles all visited Disney in December the CDC believes they caught he virus from a foreign visitor as measles outbreaks occur in several European countries.
A Colorado woman who convinced her son and the community that he had leukemia was sentenced to jail. Sandy Nguyen pleaded guilty to charitable fraud and child abuse and was sentenced to 90 days of jail on work release and five years’ probation. Nguyen raised $25,000 as part of her scheme. The family spent a portion of the money for a trip to Disneyland. Investigators recovered $23,000 from the family in the course of their investigation.
Disneyland is now in the middle of a PR nightmare today as riders on the Mickey’s Fun Wheel were stranded on the ride for more then 2 hours. Multiple LA stations are reporting that everyone is okay after being stuck in 90 degree weather. One stranded riders reported being a little hot, and his kids slept most of the time.
The wheel was manually moved so passengers could be removed from the ride. They were given wet towels, water, ice cream, and free tickets.
In other Disneyland news riders on the Its a Small World reported they were on the ride for what seemed like 2 hours. No wet towels, water, ice cream, or tickets were waiting when they exited the ride.