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  • Theme park podcast (with yours truly) touches on new rides, past favorites

    Theme park podcast (with yours truly) touches on new rides, past favorites
    I was honored and thrilled to be a guest on the most recent edition of the Season Pass Podcast, a weekly discussion about theme parks and roller coasters. I spoke with co-hosts Doug Barnes and Brent Young for more than an hour about past, present and...
  • Five 'new' coasters coming to Six Flags Magic Mountain? Not so fast

    Five 'new' coasters coming to Six Flags Magic Mountain? Not so fast
    You're going to need a cheat sheet to keep track of all the new roller coaster names at Six Flags Magic Mountain in 2011. That's not to say that Magic Mountain is actually getting five new coasters this year. The Valencia amusement park is adding only...
  • Orlando Thrill Park unveils 14 rides for planned Florida amusement park

    Orlando Thrill Park unveils 14 rides for planned Florida amusement park
    With 14 rides, including eight roller coasters, the proposed Orlando Thrill Park hopes to cater to enthusiasts underserved by Florida's theme parks. Photo gallery: View the 14 proposed Orlando Thrill Park rides Scheduled to open in summer 2013, the...
  • Book review: 'What Is Left the Daughter' by Howard Norman

    Book review: 'What Is Left the Daughter' by Howard Norman
    What Is Left the Daughter A Novel Howard Norman Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: 244 pp., $25 "What Is Left the Daughter," Howard Norman's 10th book, is an epistolary novel about death, survival and legacy. As with most of his fiction and nonfiction, this...
  • Theme Parks: 10 favorite Top 10 photo galleries of 2010

    Theme Parks: 10 favorite Top 10 photo galleries of 2010
    What better way to ring out the old year than with 10 of my favorite theme park "Top 10s"  of 2010? This collection of photo galleries covers roller coasters, thrill rides and new attractions at theme parks across the U.S.. So without further ado, here's...
  • Six Flags Magic Mountain pushes back debut of Green Lantern coaster

    Six Flags Magic Mountain pushes back debut of Green Lantern coaster
    It looks like we'll have to wait a little longer for what I've dubbed the "most anticipated new roller coaster of the summer." Photos: Green Lantern coaster takes shape atSix Flags Magic Mountain For the second time in as many months, Six Flags Magic...
  • Knott's Berry Farm hopes to open Windseeker thrill ride in July

    Knott's Berry Farm hopes to open Windseeker thrill ride in July
    Knott's Berry Farm has tentatively penciled in a mid-July premiere for its new 301-foot-tall WindSeeker spinning swing ride after watching Memorial Day weekend and Fourth of July debuts slip out of reach. Knott's recently topped off the new $5 million...
  • Top 10 roller coasters at Six Flags Great Adventure

    Top 10 roller coasters at Six Flags Great Adventure
    Reporting from Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, New Jersey-- Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, N.J., has a long and winding roller coaster history that's filled with as many twists and turns as the amusement park's many record-breaking rides....
  • A thrilling ride through America's oldest amusement parks

    A thrilling ride through America's oldest amusement parks
    Reporting from Dorney Park in Allentown, Pa.-- The campgrounds, picnic groves and trolley parks that proliferated in Pennsylvania and Ohio in the late 19th century have survived through lean times and changing tastes to become some of the oldest...
  • Top 10 roller coasters at Cedar Point

    Top 10 roller coasters at Cedar Point
    Known as "America's Roller Coast," Cedar Point has been home to many record-breaking rides over the years and boasts a towering skyline of steel unmatched by any other amusement park. Photos: View the Top 10 Cedar Point roller coasters With 17 coasters,...
  • Book review: 'The Breaking of Eggs' by Jim Powell

    Book review: 'The Breaking of Eggs' by Jim Powell
    The Breaking of Eggs A Novel Jim Powell Penguin: 342 pp., $15 paper In his debut novel, "The Breaking of Eggs," British writer Jim Powell surveys an impressive breadth of time — and trains his focus on a small slice. The book's historical...