By the time this article releases, we’ll be one day away from the D23 Parks, Experiences and Products panel. That’s because we’re hastily throwing this article together on Saturday, September 10th!
The Art of the Coaster Count (Is Counting Coasters Dumb?)
Over the years I’ve attempted to explain my healthy obsession with theme parks and roller coasters to almost everyone that I know. The conversations always
OPINION: What Will Happen to the Roller Coasters of Indiana Beach – February 2020
Yesterday, we received the upsetting news that Indiana Beach amusement park would be permanently closed. The park had operated for almost 100 years, and it
Slinky Dog Dash Review – New for 2018 Mack Multi-Launch Family Coaster
On June 30th, Disney opened their latest addition to their Hollywood Studios theme park: Toy Story Land. The area features a new queue for the dark shooter ride Toy Story Midway Mania, a spinning attraction named Alien Swirling Saucers, tons of Toy Story Meet n Greets, and a counter service restaurant known as Woody’s Toy Box. The most important addition of all, however, is the new roller coaster named Slinky Dog Dash. This new Mack Rides family launch coaster is drawing in crowds from all over Walt Disney World resort, causing wait times to reach 2 hours. In other words, unless you have a fastpass or are doing rope drop, you’re going to be waiting a while to ride this thing. Is it worth it? Well, I’ve ridden it 3 times, and I’d say it is. Here’s why:
Mardi Gras Hangover Review – It’s a Super Loop
Back in 2017, Six Flags announced that my home park, Six Flags Great America, would be receiving Mardi Gras Hangover, the world’s largest Larson super loop.
Happily Ever After Review – The Magic Kingdom’s Newest Nighttime Spectacular
Fireworks over Cinderella Castle: an image that has become synonymous with Disney Parks and the Disney company as a whole. From 2003 to 2017, Wishes: A Magical Gathering of Disney Dreams, was the nighttime fireworks show that would wow guests every night in the Magic Kingdom. I loved this show. I have many good memories of watching it, and was sad to see it go. When it was announced that Wishes would be retired, I had a very high standard for the show that would replace it. Does Happily Ever After meet this standard? Did we the fans get an upgrade or a downgrade? Here are my thoughts: