A weekly fun filled theme park and roller coaster podcast. With your host James Barber, Timmy Jung, and Bob Mertz you'll never miss out on the latest news, construction updates, and speculation on new and up and coming attractions coming to the amusement park industry!
In this week's episode, James and Timmy hold down the fort while Bob deals with work. The two of them discuss the latest news in the industry, including a big retheme at Universal Orlando, another big fight breaking out at a major park, and another wooden coaster receiving titan track. In the second half of the show, James and Timmy discuss their sporadic trip to Dollywood, which includes a review of the all-new Big Bear Mountain! ...
In this week's jam-packed episode, the hosts cover the weekly news, including some updates about some new parks, Six Flags park updates, and a teaser about Top Thrill Dragster. The second half of the show is a review of the brand-new DarKoaster at Busch Gardens Williamsburg. Strap in for this week's episode, it's filled with fun conversation!
In this week's episode, the hosts cover all of the political news out of Orlando and lots of industry announcements coming from all around the country. The second half topic this week is a discussion regarding year-round operation at regional parks. This week has some great arguments and feels just like a classic Coaster Talk Podcast episode so make sure to enjoy!
This week's news includes lots of coverage of the latest happenings in Florida, including news from both Disney World and Universal as well as some coverage of other parks such as Lagoon and Dollywood. The second half of the show includes some discussion of the latest (rumored) closure at Kentucky Kingdom. There's plenty of great conversation in this week's episode so make sure to enjoy!
We are back to our normally scheduled program with this week's show as we start our way into the two hundreds. This week has plenty of banter and arguments as we talk about some of life's most puzzling questions like the pronunciation of "BBQ." In the second half of the show the hosts discuss the latest RMC retrack and talk about last week's weekly poll. This week is a fun one so make sure to enjoy!
It's our 200th episode! Join us as we take a stroll down our archive, listening back to our 'best' and 'worst' moments.
In this week's show, the hosts cover some news from this last week that includes news from Disney, Kennywood, and several political topics that tie into the theme park industry. The second half of the show includes discourse on titan track and hybrid coasters. Make sure to sit back and enjoy this week's episode!
In this week's episode, nukes come up an odd amount of times...nonetheless it is an entertaining show this week without question. The first half contains a lot of catching up that we have to do, from missing a week with Florida. Then, the second half is time to tackle a huge controversy in the coaster community: trim brakes. Their purpose and the confirmation bias that seems to exist around them in the community are looked at exten...
There will be no “official” show released this week as the three hosts were at Universal Orlando together. Hopefully this quick update for you guys is just as entertaining to listen to as it was to record! Make sure to look out for next week, when we get return back to our normal recording schedule!
On this week’s show, it’s a battle of the soundboards and Bob fights for control of the show against James and Timmy! The hosts cover this week’s news topics including a Lake Compounce update, a Disney rumor, some changes to the Universal parks logos, and much more! In the second half of the show James, Bob, and Timmy discuss Bob’s latest trip to an event, CoasterBash, and also discuss their trip to Florida this upcom...
On this week's show, the three hosts cover the news that has occurred over the last week in the theme park industry, including all of the new additions to the Six Flags chain, lots of construction updates, and updates coming out of Winter Chill Out. In the second half, the guys have an interview with ChatGPT, which leads to many hilarious answers and fun discussion! Make sure to tune into this week's show as it is a fun one!
In this week's episode, the hosts cover this week's news, which includes some more changes to Velocicoaster's operations, some new patents from Intamin, and Bob goes on a furious rant while discussing some more Orlando Free Fall news. The second half of the show includes some discussion about the latest Horror Night Nightmares Speculation Map, which Bob is absolutely thrilled about! This week's show is a fun one so make sure to buc...
In this week's episode, things get back to normal as the hosts stay on topic (for the most part). This week's news includes some rides in Six Flags closing, a ride outside of Six Flags being closed, and a big update on Top Thrill Dragster. In the second half the guys talk about Bob's recent trip to Universal Orlando, and he actually has some complaints about the resort for once! This week is back to more of a normal ep...
This week's show is certainly "off the rails!" There's plenty of conversation that occurs about this week's news, which includes lots of news out of Cedar Fair, some Disney news, and a special event coming out of Six Flags Fiesta Texas. The second half topic this week is a recap of Bob's visit to the Eastcoaster event. This week was a fun episode, and just as off-topic as last week's show, so sit back and enjoy it!
In this week's trainwreck of an episode, Timmy is back, and some topics are very loosely discussed. Heavy emphasis on the "loosely." The hosts can't stay on topic for more than a few minutes for this episode, so the conversation derails very quickly and frequently. The second half of the show leads to talking about Timmy's California visit, at least for a short while. This episode is very chaotic, so make sure to buckle up and enjo...
In this week's episode, Timmy is out again so the classic duo of James and Bob cover this week's news. This week's news includes some changes to VelciCoaster's operations, some drama in Mack Rides, and a new coaster that looks familiar... In the second half Bob and James discuss the Friedman Doctrine and how it relates to the theme park industry. This episode is a fun one so make sure to enjoy!
Such a wacky episode of Coaster Talk ahead! The first half is the same as per the uge, but what's in store for the second? WE DON'T KNOW! That's right, the second half was miscellaneous discussion on everything roller coasters and anywhere between! It was good fun, so where ever you're listening at sit back and enjoy yet another fun episode of the show.
Welcome back to a new episode of Coaster Talk Podcast! On this week’s show, there is a TON of news that we have to cover, seeing that we missed almost a month’s worth of news! During the second half of the show, James and Timmy talk about their latest trip, which was to Texas, trip reports included! We hope that you guys enjoy this show as much as we enjoyed recording it, this was a fun one!
Discord tried to withhold the news from us this week, dont worry Bob and James got you covered. Despite Timmy running out this week, listen in as the two discuss Universal going through massive changes, rides opening (and closing), and Carowinds falling apart. There's a lot to unpack; buckle up and enjoy the ride!
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