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Quite the buzz about the new Titan Track finally making it's first true appearance this week. James and Timmy cover this along with a load of other stories that fill this weeks rundown. In the second half it is all about train aesthetics! Which coaster has the best? SHOW NOTES: Indonesian Waterslide Collapses Injuring 16 Coney Island Cincinnati Att…
 
While Doctor Strange may be fighting alternate universe demons this week, James and Timmy are fighting sleep deprevation. The news this week includes Bob getting his own bar at his favorite park chain, an investigation being launched into Cedar Point’s dorms, and Russia taking things a step even further. The second half quickly devolves into madnes…
 
This week it’s just James, Timmy, and a boat load of news from Kings Island. The guys cover Kings Island news, Reedy Creek developments, a ride closure, and questionable maintenance procedures. There’s no real cheerful news this week, unless you were not a fan of Da Vinci’s Cradle, but the merriment picks up in the second half when the guys discuss…
 
The guys have quite the news load before them this week! Listen as they hit the biggest stories of the week one after another. That's only the beggining of the fun this week, however. For it's the time of year again. The time of year where everyone cringes from each of the hosts' top 50 coaster list, each one receiving the strictest of scrutiny fro…
 
The guys are back and have some more to share about the Florida trip! In a more tradtional format this week, however, the show does start off with a news segment. The industry is a busy place these days, a lot to talk about this week! SHOW NOTES: Theme Park Ride Shut Down After Boy, 4, Is Left Unrestrained Allegedly seats on the Icon Drop Tower had…
 
Bob, James, and Timmy have Zach from Parkfans back on again! This week Carowinds and their potential retheme is discussed along with an array of other stories and topics. SHOW NOTES: Icon Tragedy Dollywood Closes Drop Line Out Of Abundance Of Caution Olympia Looping Tragedy Lost Island Site Up! Daddy Pig Supremacy Conneaut Lake Park Water Park Bein…
 
One wouldn't suspect something as tradtional and conventional as the log flume to be the subject of Intamin's newest restyling, but here we are. Listen in to James, Bob and Zach as they discuss what this all entails and speculate further on the project. Other news and happenings are discussed amoungst James and Bob as per usual. Later in the show w…
 
Everyone seems to be deadset on the removal of a certain (look in the title) B&M sitdown looping coaster. Is this accurate? Here what the guys and the park have to say about it! Other additions, news, and innovations discussed as well in the first half. In the second half, Holiwood Nights in the topic at hand. Did we get in? Did you? Did anyone? Th…
 
We are are treated to Zach of ParkFans.net as a guest-host with the dudes this week! Listen in as the the three run down a rather uneventful week of news before getting to spotlight the two newest Virginia attractions: Tumbili and Pantheon! Also, what coasters would they (and of course you, the audience) like to ride one more time if the world was …
 
Ton of news starts of this weeks show: from Pennsylvania all the way to China! Rides are being built, concepts created, and announcements made – we have it all covered here on this episode. Not only that but we get a trip report from two special guests pertaining to the brand new attraction "Pantheon", which just opened for passholder previews this…
 
Well it's that time of the week again, and boy oh boy is there fun in store for this one. Join the guy(s)? As they talk through the week's biggest stories, controversies, etc. with a few mintues of fun and sidetracking ;). SHOW NOTES: BGW's neighbor is building a multi-level go-kart track Polercoaster *cough not cough* opening in 3 years Build the …
 
Three hosts, 3 times the fun! Join in this week to hear some truly compelling news in the first half. This includes updates from the Bull, SeaWorld, and an androgynous sea-creature/dinosaur? If you think the first half sounds like a good time, you haven't seen anything yet. The second half is where the guys talk social media, Spring Break, and yes:…
 
Bob is out this week so Timmy fills in and somehow manages over an hour long show. The news this week includes new coaster openings and announcements, looping lasers, and laser shows alike. In the second half, Timmy and James argue over which massive franchise park is superior. Make sure to vote on this weeks weekly poll for which park you think is…
 
We're hit with quite an interesting array of stories this week. From closures, to land buying, to absurd rumors - the news of the week will not dissapoint any. ...The second half of the show also has some news. A news story to big to have included in the first half. SeaWorld has propsed a bid to buyout Cedar Fair and all of it's properties to form:…
 
On last show the three other SeaWorld Parks annoounced new attraction opeing dates, this week it was Busch Gardens Williamsburg's turn. Don't worry. SeaWorld didn't let this announcemnt come without a hidden drawback. James and Bob divulge into that and the other news of the week to start things off. Wait up for the second half – as 2022 prediction…
 
SEAS has done a chainwide annoucemnet regarding their new attractions 2021 (excluding BGW, of course, because it is Bob and James' home park). Hopefully this time the rides actually end up opening; unlike Wicked Twister, which the replacement of has been hinted at by Tony Clark. This as well as so much more fills this weeks first half. The second h…
 
Timmy once again takes the place of Bob this week – which makes for a short but enlivened show! Six Flags has had quite the week, as has Knott's Berry Farm. Discover what is so intersting about those two as well as quite a bit of others this week to top the show off! After news is chewed over, Todd joesph gets an evil backstory and a flywheel lauch…
 
Todd Jospeh has delt the final blow. Despite us knowing this was the likley fate of the ride, it's still a sucker punch to the gut to see Blue Streak get the ax. Listen in as the dudes talk the a**hole that is Todd, remember the Streak for it's amazing legacy and importance to the industry, and the examine convoluted way in which the ride is being …
 
BGWFans and Coaster Talk collaborated last week to bring together a live stream leak of Busch Gardens Williamsburg's newest project, the Darkoaster. If you were unable to catch the livestream and prefer audio only access to this content, do no fret, we have answered your promblem. This weeks episode is a directly derived of said livestream, so thos…
 
News from the infamous Adventureland accident has surfaced, along with some other shocking news from the Iowa park. This weeks episode is a short one – but don't let that fool you as there is definetly a quality show to be heard. The guys have trip reports, polls, and numerous other topics full of great discussion this week. SHOW NOTES: Palace Ente…
 
Timmy returns! James and him have a lot to cover this week as you'll never guess...there's more painting happening!!!!! If that unprecednted occurence isn't excting enough, do not worry, this show is full of some pretty major headline news stories occuring within the industry. Star Wars, yes it's DisneyWorld so it's within our right to talk about i…
 
This week delivers some of the best content we believe we have produced thus far! Zach from the amument park forum Park Fans, responsible for the BGW & KD Fans sites, joins us this week. These sites have been the masterminds behind numerous amusement park leaks; Zach is here to talk nothing less. Listen in as we talk BGW 2023 and beyond, SeaWorld O…
 
Hey guys! Long time no...hear. We're back this week after taking a unexpected but rewarding Thanksgiving break and are ready to provide you some stories and commentary on the last week(s) of amusement park news. Vietnam got a good woodie, Kangaroo returns with the wrong logo (love you Bob), and so much more excitement fills our industry this week. …
 
A GTX, RMC, Six Flags Invasion of Privacy bot, and so much more is discussed on this week – as IAAPA coverage and news fill this weeks episode. Also, a long-time disagreement has been voted on by the audience...listen in to find out if Candymonium is a front or back seat ride. SHOW NOTES: Silver Dollar City catches fire; some shops burnt to the gro…
 
This weeks episode gets a little lewd – and we couldn't be more happy about it! Marcus from the Drunk Riders joins the guys this week. With him, his charismatic, outgoing self elates James and Bob; providing for a great episode full of news, trip reports, and debate! SHOW NOTES: Six Flags Great Adventure no longer offering Season Memberships? Black…
 
Safety should always be first, however, we talk about it in our second half of the show...First we talk news, and boy oh boy is there news this week. New coaster concepts, land acquisitions, season passes and more – all with plenty of discussion (and arguments) as always. SHOW NOTES: Dollywood New for 2023 Coaster? Bell's Amusement Park Is Back SF …
 
Todd Joseph is back again (not surprisingly), and along with talk of him, reports of Top Thrill Dragster reopening are discussed. Listen in as we dive into those and other really interesting news this week – followed by the best Haunts of the year! SHOW NOTES: Attorney General finds Bankruptcy Court has no jurisdiction over Conneaut Purchase Agreem…
 
The news is back at it this week: among some of the stories are Cedar Fair, Conneaut Lake, and Smart Phones? Tune in a hear what crazy, important developments are taking place in the amusement industry this week. Then, in the second half, 2022 season passes are discussed, pros and cons are given for each, and what coasters painted you'll see with t…
 
Don't be afraid of the title this week. Despite the utter lack of news this week, there is still enough to work with to make a first half. Plus our second half is one you do not want to miss. We talk Knoebels, Halloween, and Dark Rides. SHOW NOTES: Another Arrow Bites the Dust :( Commision does not need to give OK for Conneaut to demolish Blue Stre…
 
James is back from the Vid, sadly meaning no Airtime Jimmy. Nonetheless Bob and he talk industry news spanning from Pennsylvania to California. Then, as if things weren't exciting enough, we get a call from Dan the Drunkman and Flatride Fred. The two end the show with talk of the best time of year, and whether or not it's Halloween. SHOW NOTES: LA …
 
The man, the myth, the legend Myke (also know by his alias Airtime Myke) joins Bob this week. James is out sick, but that doesn't mean the show is any less fun or fascinating this week. Join the guys as they talk fightn', rumors, protests, and more in the first half. Then tune in as the guys preform a Q&A in the second half of show, any questions a…
 
Bags, Bitcoin, and back to Florida. This episode is packed full of fun, wacky, and ~ghoulish~ news and stories. (And of course as always a few rants and tirades along the way). SHOW NOTES: Zamperla’s New ride: BlendeZ Tesla helped a Carousel go completely carbon neutral PortAventura World Becomes the First Theme Resort to Accept Bitcoin as Payment …
 
The guys have a short and sweet news segment this week. Don't let it's length fool you, some very riveting stories occurred and are discussed. In the second half - Bob visited New England, James Busch Gardens Williamsburg's Howl-O-Scream. They critique and praise where necessary the parks and their experiences. Weekly poll this week: What color sho…
 
That's right ladies and gentlemen, it's time again to talk about the "most sought-after awards in the Amusement Industry". Before getting to that blunder, the guys have a lot to discuss. Kennywood is doing something dumb, counteracted by something kinda cool (per usual). SeaWorld sucks as we're hopeful all aware of by now. Sadly, once again tragedy…
 
What a bizarre week it has been for the guys. No matter! It is still time for some great amusement park discussion. Documentaries, grand openings, new rides, so much news to cover this week. The second half of our show is quite fun too. It brings us to Bob's Conneaut rant numero dos; with talk of Top Thrill Dragster's fate. SHOW NOTES: How We Roll …
 
Tune into this weeks episode of the show, where the Conneaut Lake catastrophe continues, a miracle has occurred, Do-Dodonpa is seriously injuring people, and more! While the first half of the show is full of some great news content, the headlining segment of the show is easily the Photo Contest winner unveiling! We have our judges (Dan, Tim, and Ra…
 
James is back from California, with that comes a trip recap! While he had a great past week, it's been quite an egregious week for the amusement park industry. 2021 has had some bad incidents, and this weeks news brings about two more. Bob and James cover these dire occurrences, along with the rest of the news of the week, in the first half of the …
 
Intamins and COOs - they're all out of here. Listen in as James and Bob talk Wicked Twister's removal and SeaWorld's issue with sustaining those within the corporate positions at their company. Of course there is tons more news this week - the guys take a jab at those stories as well, giving there insight and thoughts. 'Defiance' at Glenwood Cavern…
 
Timmy is back; many of you won't be surprised at the lack of quarrels. However, James and Tim cover a vast amount of notable news stories first (making for a great first part of the show). The second half is a bit unorthodox, as the guys explore an area of amusement parks James and Bob typically don't stray towards. Halloween is the subject of the …
 
Two news stories this week actual surround individuals walking up lift hills, although in two completely different contexts. James and Bob break down these news stories as well as the others of the week (new rides, policy updates, etc.) all on the first part of the show this week. Later on it's time to finally discuss an upcoming trip for James, an…
 
Three news stories to kick of this week's show leave the guys in aw. Man, 2021 is really shaping up to be a strange year for the industry. Listen in as James and Bob try their *best* to relay these strange yet riveting stories to the audience. While nothing quite tops the abnormal exposés from the first half of the show, there is fun to be found in…
 
Yet another incident at an amusement park is one of the many news stories brought up on this weeks show. The guys start of the show discussing a girl who suffered a broken ankle from Full Throttle at Magic Mountain. 2021 is seemingly cursed. While the news segment is full of fascinating content, the second part of the show is where things get heate…
 
Adventureland, Charles Dinn, Big Bad Wolf, and more are all what's in store for this weeks episode...listen in as the guys commentate on amusement industry news as well as explore recent trips they made to parks - Kennywood and Six Flags America. Also canvassed in this episode is James's and Bob's favorite drop tower rides: find out their favorites…
 
It's time...this week James and Bob finally have the SeaWorld debate! The long anticipated conflict ensues in the second half of the show. The guys also talk news and there's a lot of...well let's say "interesting" subject matter this week to cover, from the derailment of a popular ride to fireworks during the day it's quite an episode this week. S…
 
You read the title right, James and Bob both went out and conquered the new for 2021 Intamin and RMC. And you don't want to miss the review of the rides theme selves and the parks their located as well as the rest of the parks the two went to this past week. Of course, it's not an episode of Coaster Talk without news, and boy was there some to catc…
 
This has been quite the week in the amusement industry. News this week has been of a substantial amount of issues with rides running properly (or at all, as one was on fire) at what feels like an unprecedented level. James and Bob are here to keep you up to date with that and so much more in the first half. In the second half the guys talk upcoming…
 
You're probably used to it by now, but it's that time of year again. Holiwood Nights recap initiating in 3...2...1... Show Notes: Project Gemini at WCUSA Arson at Silverwood Jersey Devil Coaster opened today and The Drunk Riders think it's awesome Storm Runner Opening June 11th Links For Dawn: Fox 8 Article | GoFundMe…
 
Aaaannnd Bob's mad again..but don't mistake this for his casual irritation with a park. Bob is furious. Tune in and listen to him and James go through quite a hefty news segment and finish of the show talking about some future park trips. SHOW NOTES: Conneaut Lake is a cluster (multiple links below): Will not open for Memorial Day Tumble Bug Murder…
 
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