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Episode 647 - San Diego Comic-Con Special Edition Part 1

November 29th, 2021

1:11:47

This time, we return to the San Diego Convention Center for the first time in 859 days, as Comic-Con International returns to the convention world.  It was emotional.  It was amazing.  And it was too much to fit in one …

Episode 646 - SFMM Holiday in the Park, Halloweekend, & Night of Lights OC

November 26th, 2021

55:16

This time, we have holidays colliding!  First, we talk about Night of Lights OC’s drive-thru Christmas light event.  Next, we get spooky and discuss …

Episode 645 - Reflecting on 2020 - 2021 at Knott’s Berry Farm, with Producer Eric Nix

November 24th, 2021

1:10:30

This time, we have a very unique episode, as we step behind the scenes with Knott’s Berry Farm Producer, Eric Nix.  From closure to tastings to 100th anniversary to stepping back into the fog, Knott’s has had an …

Episode 644 - Knott’s Merry Farm 2021

November 22nd, 2021

47:16

This time, we return to the mega holiday event that is Knott’s Merry Farm, at Knott's Berry Farm!  Listen in and enjoy!

 

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Episode 643 - Disneyland Resort Holidays 2021

November 17th, 2021

41:09

This time, we return to the holiday season at the Disneyland Resort.  After a 2020 that kept the parks dark, the season is back in, mostly, full …

Episode 642 - DesignerCon 2021

November 15th, 2021

58:15

This time, we return to the Anaheim Convention Center for DesignerCon 2021.  After 719 days away, DCon comes roaring back and delivers a fantastic weekend of toy art; and we’ll discuss our experiences.  Listen in and …

Episode 641 - The Halloween Wrap-Up Show 2021

November 12th, 2021

1:27:54

This time, we return to the conversation of Halloween in SoCal.  For the 24th time this season, we talk about some of the beautiful work we saw this …

Episode 640 - Previewing SDCC Special Edition, Spooky Art Walk, & Elf on the Shelf

November 8th, 2021

59:45

This time, we have three events to share.  First, we talk about the latest Spooky Art Walk, in Riverside.  Then, we preview all that we know about San Diego Comic-Con Special Edition.  Finally, we wrap up with a visit …

Episode 639 - Fillmore Graves, Circus of Nightmares, The Farm, Club Fear, & Much More Haunt Hopping

November 4th, 2021

1:15:42

This time, it’s our last big Haunt Hop episode of the 2021 season.  Van Nuys, Burbank, Santa Clarita, Anaheim, Riverside, and so much more!  Listen in and enjoy!

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Episode 638 - Cemetery Lane, Wolf Creek Island, Anton Haunt, Curse of the Raven, Secret Cemetery, & More Haunt Hopping

October 31st, 2021

54:35

This time, it’s another episode packed with Halloween goodness!  Listen in and enjoy!


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Episode 637 - Grimwood Hollow, Rotten Apple, Spooky Hollows, Reichland Asylum, & La Habra Haunt Hopping

October 29th, 2021

49:21

This time…again…we have another episode packed with Halloween goodness.  All home haunts this time!  Listen in and enjoy!

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Episode 636 - Haydenville Haunt, Maze of Mayhem, Gothic Hills, Hocus Pocus Movie Night, & More Haunt Hopping

October 26th, 2021

51:16

This time…well, you know…it’s that time of year, so we have another episode packed with Halloween goodness!  From home haunts to professional, this is yet another big dose of spooky.  Listen in and enjoy!

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Episode 635 - Samhain’s Lot, Hollywood & Vamp, Pirates Cave, Corona Haunt, & More Haunt Hopping

October 24th, 2021

1:04:34

This time, we have another episode packed with Halloween goodness.  From home haunts to professional, this is yet another big dose of spooky.  Big thanks to the special guest correspondent, Jackie Kreterfield, for …

Episode 634 - Haunt of Halloween, Holiday Fantasies Come to Life, Ghostwood Manor, Midwick Manor, & More Haunt Hopping

October 22nd, 2021

48:44

This time, we have another episode packed with Halloween goodness.  From home haunts to professional, this is yet another big dose of spooky.  Listen in and enjoy!

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Episode 633 - Creep LA’s I Know What You Did…, Spooky Expo, & Tons of Santa Clarita & Toluca Lake Home Haunts

October 20th, 2021

59:30

This time, we have an episode packed with Halloween goodness!  From home haunts to an Amazon activation, this is a big dose of spooky.  Listen in and enjoy!

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Episode 632 - Castle Dark, Cemetery on 9th, Jack’s Place, & More

October 15th, 2021

46:23

This time, we discuss the return of Castle Dark and some great home haunt yard displays.  Listen in and enjoy!

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Episode 631 - Fear in 3D, Into the Black, Hellsir's Bumpin’ Pumpkin Patch, & More Haunt Hopping

October 11th, 2021

41:44

This time, we discuss our first large haunt hop of the year.  Listen in and enjoy!

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Episode 630 - Behind the Scenes of Mesmer with Creator, Daniel Miller (Knott’s Scary Farm)

October 8th, 2021

35:02

This time, we have a surprise treat, as we take a behind-the-scenes tour of Knott’s Scary Farm's newest maze, Mesmer.  Creator, Daniel Miller, shares all the details and we are super happy to share them.  Listen in and …

Episode 629 - Temecula Terror & LA Haunted Hayride 2021

October 6th, 2021

1:07:55

This time, we have another Halloween double-decker.  First, we talk about the latest Haunt park to hit the scene, Temecula Terror.  Then, we head …

Episode 628 - Riverside Spooky Art Walk & Knott’s Spooky Farm 2021

October 1st, 2021

39:59

This time, we have a Halloween double-decker.  First, we talk about the latest SpooksieBoo event, the Riverside Spooky Art Walk.  Then, we head back to the Farm, for the return of Knott’s Spooky Farm.  Listen in and …

Episode 627 - Creep LA 2021 & Delusion: Reaper’s Remorse

September 29th, 2021

59:08

This time, we talk about some of our favorite immersive events.  First, we creep back into the world of Creep LA.  Next, we visit the latest …

Episode 626 - Six Flags Fright Fest 2021

September 27th, 2021

32:30

This time, we return to Six Flags Magic Mountain for the latest iteration of Fright Fest.  Listen in and enjoy!

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Episode 625 - Howl-O-Scream San Diego

September 25th, 2021

44:14

This time, we journey to San Diego for the opening night of the new Howl-O-Scream at SeaWorld San Diego.  Listen in and enjoy!

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Episode 624 - The Fog Returns: Knott’s Scary Farm 2021

September 23rd, 2021

1:01:13

This time, we get a taste of that sweet fog, as Knott’s Scary Farm returns for its 48th season.  We even have some thoughts from the man that wrote the book on the event, Ted Dougherty.  Listen in and enjoy!

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Episode 623 - Sesame Place Construction Tour, Creep It Real OC, PartyArt Signs, & More

September 20th, 2021

52:26
This time, we have a collection of topics, as we hop from one destination to the next.  Listen in and enjoy!

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Episode 622 - Oogie Boogie Bash 2021

September 17th, 2021

48:45

This time, the Disney villains return to Disney California Adventure to celebrate Halloween at Oogie Boogie’s Bash.  Listen in and enjoy!

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Episode 621 - Power-Con 2021

September 16th, 2021

58:29

This time, we return to the heat of Eternia, at Power-Con 2021.  Listen in and enjoy!

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Episode 620 - USH Halloween Horror Nights 2021

September 13th, 2021

1:07:06

This time, we talk all about the return of Universal Studios Hollywood’s Halloween Horror Nights!  Listen in and enjoy!

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Episode 619 - Disneyland Resort’s Halloween Time 2021

September 8th, 2021

46:58

This time, we talk Disneyland Resort (DLR) Halloween.  After a year off from the spooky season, most things return to their 2019 version, as Grim Grinning Ghosts, come out to socialize.  Listen in and enjoy!

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Episode 618 - FiGPiN Warehouse Awesome Party, Knott’s Scary Farm Merchandise, & "Into the Fog" Art Show

September 1st, 2021

32:23

This time, we have a twofer.  First, Carmelle shared her experience at the FiGPiN Warehouse Awesome Party.  Next, we return to The Farm for the …

Episode 617 - Horrorworld’s TCM & Spooksieboo’s Ghouls Night Out

August 23rd, 2021

41:24

This time, we have a double dose of Halloween.  First, we make our way to Rancho Cucamonga for a preview of Horrorworld’s latest, a Texas Chainsaw Massacre tribute maze.  Next, we journey to Los Angeles for the latest …

Episode 616 - Midsummer Scream’s "Awaken the Spirits!" 2021

August 19th, 2021

1:21:16

This time, we are back for a big, old-fashioned con!  Awaken the Spirits! brought back big convention and Halloween vibes, and we discuss it all …

Episode 615 - FunKon, Spooky Art Walk, Prestige Film Festival, & Robo Toy Fest 2021

August 12th, 2021

49:53

This time, we have four very unique stops on our world reopening tour!  Listen in and enjoy!

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Episode 614 - Animanga & Summer Fair of LA

August 5th, 2021

48:04

This time, we have two stops.  First, we return to a full convention center show, for the first time since the lockdown, as we hit Animanga.  Then, …

Episode 613 - TorpedoCon, Comic-Con@Home Weekend, & Spooky Expo

July 27th, 2021

59:33

This time, we have a triple header of con talk Listen in and enjoy!

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Episode 612 - Looking Ahead to SDCC Special Edition & Conventions in the Rest of 2021

July 23rd, 2021

49:14

This time, we look ahead at the potential 2021 SoCal convention calendar.  Listen in and enjoy!

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Episode 611 - OC Fair, SD Comic Show, "Kobey’s Cards, Comics & Toys," & "Simi Valley Toy & Comic Fest" 2021

July 20th, 2021

54:14

This time, we have four stops…it’s almost like the good old days.  First, we venture to the Orange County Fairgrounds for the opening night of the OC …

Episode 610 - Getting a San Diego Comic-Con Fix & Previewing Comic-Con@Home 2021

July 16th, 2021

42:14

This time, we talk about ways to get your SDCC fix, this July, and preview Comic-Con@Home 2021.  Listen in and enjoy!

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Episode 609 - Previewing "Delusion: Reaper’s Remorse" with Creator, Jon Braver

July 11th, 2021

32:29

This time, we have a special look at the latest iteration of Delusion.  Creator, Jon Braver, joins us to discuss, amongst other things, merging with Thirteenth Floor Entertainment Group, Reaper’s Remorse scare factor, …

Episode 608 - Mad Monster Party 2021

July 8th, 2021

1:01:06

This time, we return to a big two-day con, for the first time in 16 months, as we take on Mad Monster Party!  Listen in and enjoy!

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Episode 607 - LA Comic Art Show & Knott’s 100th Anniversary Time Capsule Event

July 1st, 2021

27:47

This time, we have two items to share.  First, we travel to Redondo Beach to experience a comic art show that has hall-of-fame original artwork, everywhere you look.  Then, we are back on the Farm for another …

Episode 606 - WB Studio Tour Hollywood Reopening

June 25th, 2021

41:01

This time, we discuss the reopening of the Warner Brothers Studio Tour Hollywood.  After 15 months closed, the tour returns better than ever, with …

Episode 605 - Knott’s 100 Acts of Kindness & the June 15th Theme Park Changes

June 18th, 2021

40:31

This time, we discuss two topics. First, we take a look at the 100 Acts of Kindness that Knott’s Berry Farm has committed to as part of its 100th anniversary. Then, we discuss major changes to the California theme park …

Episode 604 - San Fernando Valley Comic Con, IE Outdoor Toy Exchange, & Toyzilla Swap Meet

June 11th, 2021

25:38

This time, we discuss a trio of small con fixes!  Listen in and enjoy!

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Episode 603 - Avengers Campus at Disney California Adventure

June 4th, 2021

59:35

This time, we discuss the opening of Avengers Campus, after our preview of the newest land at the Disneyland Resort.  Listen in and enjoy!

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Episode 602 - "The LEGO Movie World" Opening at LEGOLAND California

May 31st, 2021

47:44

This time, we discuss the opening of "The LEGO Movie World" at LEGOLAND California.  Listen in and enjoy!

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Episode 601 - Knott’s Berry Farm 100th Anniversary

May 25th, 2021

53:25

This time, we discuss all of the festivities related to the 100th anniversary of Knott’s Berry Farm.  Listen in and enjoy!

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Episode 600 - Knott’s Berry Farm Reopens

May 15th, 2021

44:39

This time, we celebrate our 600th episode by returning to The Farm, for the reopening of the park to passholders.  Listen in and enjoy!

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Episode 599 - Spooky Swap Meet & May the 4th 2021

May 10th, 2021

35:32

This time, we have a double helping.  First, we experience a major haunt fix at the inaugural Spooky Swap Meet.  Then, we head to Downtown Disney for May the 4th.  Listen in and enjoy!

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Episode 598 - Disneyland Tips & Reopening Day

May 4th, 2021

1:16:07

This time, we talk about the reopening of Disneyland and share our top tips for those that may be returning to the park. Listen in and enjoy!

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Episode 597 - Knott's Bear-y Tales: Return To The Fair

April 30th, 2021

45:51

This time, we talk about the return of a beloved collection of Knott’s Berry Farm characters in the new 4-D attraction, Knott's Bear-y Tales: Return …

Episode 596 - Universal Studios Hollywood Reopening

April 23rd, 2021

42:08

This time, we dive into some Universal Studios Hollywood talk, as the park reopens to the public. Listen in and enjoy!

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Episode 595 - Castle Park Reopening & Toyzilla Swap Meet

April 17th, 2021

49:36

This time, we have two very different events again.  First, we travel to Castle Park, in Riverside, CA, for their first day open with rides, in over a year.  Next, we stop in at Toyzilla, in Alhambra, CA, for a …

Episode 594 - Six Flags Magic Mountain Reopening & 50 Years of the Disney Archive at Bowers Museum

April 12th, 2021

51:05

This time, we have two very different events.  First, we travel to Six Flags Magic Mountain for their first day open, in over a year.  Next, we finally get to the Bowers Museum for their exhibit, "Inside the Walt Disney …

Episode 593 - Animal Kingdom, Disney Springs, & WDW Park Hopping 2021

April 8th, 2021

41:37

This time, we have part three of a three-part series on our return to Orlando. Listen in and enjoy!

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Episode 592 - Acme Star Wars Mini-Con, Magic Kingdom, and Universal Studios Orlando 2021

April 6th, 2021

1:09:02

This time, we have part two of a three-part series on our return to Orlando.  Listen in and enjoy!

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Episode 591 - Disney’s Hollywood Studios & EPCOT 2021

April 4th, 2021

1:03:40

This time, we have part one of a three-part series, on our return to Orlando.  First up, Disney’s Hollywood Studios & EPCOT.  Listen in and enjoy!

Episode 590 - IE Outdoor Toy Exchange & Easter at the Cabazon Dinosaurs

March 28th, 2021

23:33

This time, we have a  double dose of innovative events.  First, we talk about the debut of the new Inland Empire Outdoor Toy Exchange.  Next, we travel back to Cabazon, for "Easter at the Cabazon Dinosaurs."  Listen in …

Episode 589 - A Touch of Disney

March 25th, 2021

52:15

This time, we have a look at Disneyland Resort’s "A Touch of Disney."  Listen in and enjoy!

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Episode 588 - LegoLand’s Build ‘N Play Days & Castle Park’s Springfest

March 18th, 2021

41:17

This time, we have a double dose of park talk with the latest additions to the event season. Listen in and enjoy!

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Episode 587 - Taste of Universal 2021

March 15th, 2021

58:16

This time, we return to Universal Studios Hollywood, for the first time in over a year.  Taste of Universal is the latest tasting event and we have …

Episode 586 - Knott’s Taste of Boysenberry Festival 2021

March 10th, 2021

52:24

This time, we return to the Farm for the first time, in a long time...and it was emotional.  Listen in and enjoy!

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Episode 585 - West Coast Customs "Cruis’n the Park Car Show" & Previewing "Taste of Universal"

March 7th, 2021

38:14

This time, we are taking a look back and forward.  First, we discuss our recent visit to Six Flags Magic Mountain’s latest event, West Coast Customs presents "Cruis’n the Park Car Show."  Then, we discuss the news from …

Episode 584 - Previewing March 2021 SoCal Theme Park Events

February 26th, 2021

47:37

This time, we are taking a look at some of the activities coming to SoCal parks in May.  The parks are returning, in a different format, and we preview what that means at each spot.  Listen in and enjoy!

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Episode 583 - Twilight Zone Mini Golf & Star Wars Trading Post

February 20th, 2021

35:09

This time, we are talking about two stops.  First, we journey to the 5th dimension, at Twilight Zone Mini Golf.  Next, we return to the Disneyland …

Episode 582 - Halloween Wishes 2021

February 12th, 2021

46:19

This time, we are back for our annual Halloween wishes episode!  Did you really think we’d skip this episode, this year?  Not a chance.  Listen in and enjoy!

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Episode 581 - SoCal Update for February 2021

February 4th, 2021

36:24

This time, we are running down what is reopening in SoCal, this month. Listen in and enjoy!

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Episode 580 - A Cabazon Dinosaurs Valentine, Torrance Antique Street Faire, & Long Beach Antique Mart

January 27th, 2021

28:49

This time, we have a trio of spots to share and they’re all things that are accessible now or will be returning in February.  Listen in and enjoy!

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Episode 579 - Sesame Street Parade of Lights & Oddities and Curiosities Expo 2021

January 20th, 2021

41:35

This time, we have a traditional (kinda) park and con episode.  First, we visit SeaWorld for their new drive-thru event, the "Sesame Street Parade of Lights."  Then, we return to the Del Mar Fairgrounds, for the closest …

Episode 578 - 2020’s Memorable Moments

January 13th, 2021

1:06:54

This time, we have our annual wrap-up show. It was a different type of year, so we used a different type of approach. Listen in and enjoy!

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Episode 577 - Jurassic Quest 2021

January 11th, 2021

33:28

This time, we have a new driving experience that’s coming to LA and Orange County.  Listen in and enjoy!

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Episode 575 - Corona Haunt Presents: Dark Magic, Holiday Fantasies Come to Life, Lilley Hall, & Much More

December 29th, 2020

37:55

This time, we have another show packed with holiday stops.  Listen in and enjoy!

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Episode 574 - OC Holiday Lights Tustin, Hellsir Studios Presents Santa’s Workshop, Samhain’s Lot’s Creepy Christmas, & Much More

December 23rd, 2020

49:06

This time, we have another show packed with holiday stops.  Listen in and enjoy!

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Episode 573 - Lights on Symphony Street, Drake Avenue Holiday Light Show, Christmas Train, Wolf Creek Cemetery, Knott’s Christmas Craft Village, & Much More

December 17th, 2020

59:13

This time, we have another show packed with holiday stops. Listen in and enjoy!

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Episode 571 - Holidays at LEGOLAND & Six Flags Magic Mountain’s Holiday in the Park Drive-Thru Experience

December 3rd, 2020

59:59

This time, we have a double dose of unconventional holiday events at the theme parks. Listen in and enjoy!

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Episode 570 - Knott’s Berry Farm’s "Taste of Merry Farm" 2020

November 24th, 2020

48:42

This time, we discuss "Taste of Merry Farm," the latest iteration of the tasting events, at Knott’s Berry Farm. Listen in and enjoy!

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Episode 569 - Buena Vista Street Reopening at Disneyland Resort

November 22nd, 2020

45:22

This time, we discuss the reopening of Disneyland Resort’s Buena Vista Street.  After 250 days, we return to a Disney park and it’s quite memorable. Listen in and enjoy!

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Episode 568 - Elf on the Shelf’s Magical Holiday Journey, Cabazon Dinosaur Christmas, & Roger’s Garden’s Christmas Boutique 

November 20th, 2020

34:40

This time, we kick off our holiday coverage with a trio of holiday events.  First, we take the drive into The Elf on the Shelf’s Magical Holiday …

Episode 567 - The Halloween Wrap-Up Show 2020

November 15th, 2020

1:09:16

This time, we have a different approach to our annual Halloween wrap-up show.  This reflective conversation shares a variety of topics from this year’s Haunt season.  Listen in and enjoy!

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Episode 563 - Wolf Creek Cemetery, Anton Haunt, Bloodshed Brother’s Vintage Halloween House, Hoover Street Haunt, & More

November 5th, 2020

46:09

This time, we have another packed haunt hunting hop!  Listen in and enjoy!

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Episode 562 - The Farm, Sombras Cemetery, ClownTown, Circus of Nightmares, Rotten Apple, & So Many More Home Haunts

November 2nd, 2020

56:15

This time, we have another packed haunt hunting hop!  This is one is a new record for us.  Listen in and enjoy!

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Episode 561 - Cemetery on 9th, Haunted Trails of Laguna Niguel, Haunted Mansion Haunt, & Pirates Cave Haunt

October 31st, 2020

34:29

This time, we have another packed haunt hunting hop!  Listen in and enjoy!

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Episode 560 - QM Sliders, Corona Haunt: Shadow Mountain, Pirates of Arbolita, The Halloween Display 2020, & More

October 29th, 2020

40:14

This time, we have a packed haunt hunting hop!  Listen in and enjoy!

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Episode 559 - A Riverside Home Haunt Hunt Featuring Reichland Asylum, Pirates of Magnolia, Ghostly Gourd Howlenshire, & More

October 27th, 2020

24:59

This time, we have a rarity for us, as we focus in on just one city for our home haunt hunting hop!  Listen in and enjoy!

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Episode 558 - Rotting Hill Cemetery, Clybourne Manor, The Curse of the Raven, & Many More Home Haunts

October 24th, 2020

38:52

This time, we have another big show!  This one concludes our personal record-tying night, in Burbank, and then we find two spots, new to us, in La Mirada.  Listen in and enjoy!

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Episode 557 - Tunnel of Terror: Haunted Car Wash, Wax Works, Grim Grinners Haunt, & Many More Home Haunts 

October 22nd, 2020

58:31

This time, we have another big show!  First up, we get a haunted car wash, at the Tunnel of Terror. Next, we get a taste of Knott’s at a Wax Works …

Episode 556 - Haunted Shack, Fairbrook Manor, Terror Trio, The Grey Phantom, Pandemic Nightmare, 8th Plague, Millmur Manor, & 1870 Haunt Manor 

October 19th, 2020

48:32

  This time, things are heating up!  October 13th, 2020 was the day when things really got busy on our haunt hunts.  This show discusses our finds in Torrance, Long Beach, La Habra, Brea, and Anaheim, on …

Episode 555 - LEGOLAND’s Halloween in Miniland, X-Treme Light Wizards, Drake Avenue Holiday Light Show, & Frosty’s Graveyard

October 17th, 2020

36:10

This time, we have another quadruple serving of Halloween joy!  First, we head out to LEGOLAND California to check out their "Halloween in Miniland" event.  Then, we travel to our closest stop of the year, X-Treme Light …

Episode 554 - Halloween at Descanso Gardens, Newhope Slaughter Yard, Prism, & Legends of Sleepy Hollow

October 14th, 2020

42:29

This time, we have a quadruple serving of Halloween joy!  First, we head out to Descanso Gardens to check out their Halloween event.  Then, we travel to Santa Ana for the bloody-good Newhope Slaughter Yard.  Next, we …

Episode 553 - Haunt'O'Ween, Midwick Manor, & Hull House Haunt

October 13th, 2020

44:57

This time, we have a triple serving of Halloween joy!  First, we head out to Woodland Hills for the brand new Haunt'O'Ween Drive-Thru experience.  Then, we travel to Altadena for the “slightly sinister pumpkin patch” …

Episode 552 - Stage 17 Backstage Premier Shop, "It’s the Great Pumpkin, Buena Park," "Pirates of Cindy Court," "The Bayou By You," & "Amity Island"

October 10th, 2020

40:08

This time, we have another big dose of Halloween to share!  First, we take a quick detour from the Haunt Hunt to stop in at the Disneyland Resort, where Stage 17 is home to a new shop.  Then, we return to the Halloween …

Episode 551 - Castle Park Happy Hauntings, Hellsir: The Purge, & Samhain’s Lot

October 8th, 2020

45:56

This time, we have another big dose of Halloween to share!  First, we return to Castle Park, for the newest adaptation, Happy Hauntings.  Next, we stop in at Hellsir, where it’s the furthest thing from an off-year, as …

Episode 550 - A Walk in the Park: Knott’s Berry Farm’s Taste of Fall-O-Ween in Ghost Town with Ted Dougherty

October 6th, 2020

33:35

This time, we have the next chapter in our “A Walk in the Park” series, a close-up look at a theme park land.  In this episode, Knott’s Scary Farm historian, Ted Dougherty talks Scary Farm love, with us, in this year’s …

Episode 549 - LA Haunted Hayride, Opechee’s The Tour, Coffinwood Cemetery, & Beware the Dark Realm

October 4th, 2020

1:07:03

This time, we have a big Haunt Hop to share!  First, we go to the drive-in with Monte Revolta and the Midnight Falls denizens, at this year’s LA …

Episode 548 - Knott’s Taste of Fall-O-Ween

September 28th, 2020

1:02:25

This time, we talk about the long-awaited return of Halloween to Knott’s Berry Farm.  Bringing more smiles than we’ve seen in 6 months, Taste of Fall-O-Ween is here. Listen in and enjoy!

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Episode 547 - ToyFest Swap Meet, Haunted Haddonfield, & Some Knott’s Scary Farm Thoughts

September 18th, 2020

45:59

This time, we have a triple serving.  First, we return to Glendale for the latest iteration of the ToyFest Swap Meet.  Then, we head out to South Pasadena for opening night of Haunted Haddonfield, at the Sugarmynt …

Episode 546 - Roger’s Gardens: A Pirate’s Life for Me & Previewing Knott’s Taste of Fall-O-Ween

September 11th, 2020

40:20

This time, we have a double dose of Halloween.  First, we return to Roger’s Gardens for the latest iteration of their Halloween Boutique, "A Pirate's Life for Me."  Then, we premiere the newly-announced tasting event at …

Episode 545 - Halloween Planning

September 4th, 2020

1:10:36

This time, we take a look at what we have planned for Halloween, so far.  Listen in and enjoy!

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Episode 544 - Sugarmynt Halloween Double Feature & Disneyland’s Limited Edition Merchandise Reservation System

September 1st, 2020

42:19

This time, we have a duo of topics!  First, we mainline Halloween at the Sugarmynt Gallery in South Pasadena.  Then, we test out the opening day at Downtown Disney’s new limited-edition merchandise system.  Listen in …

Episode 543 - Taste of Knott’s

August 24th, 2020

55:23

This time, we return to Knott's Berry Farm, for the opening weekend of the "Taste of Knott’s" event! Listen in and enjoy!

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Episode 542 - Spirit Halloween Returns, Patches and Pins Flea Market, & Taste of Knott’s Preview

August 13th, 2020

31:28

This time, we have another triple-header.  First, we head to Chino, CA for the return of Spirit Halloween.  Next, we make the drive to Santa Ana for a super-fast visit to Patches and Pins Flea Market.  Finally, we …

Episode 541 - Toy Fest Swap Meet, Pioneertown, & Halloween Reimagined

August 6th, 2020

57:24

This time, we have another triple-header.  First, we head to Glendale for the debut of the new Toy Fest Swap Meet.  Next, we make the drive to Pioneertown, for a super-fast visit.  Finally, we discuss the new look of …

Episode 540 - LEGOLAND Miniland, Open Market OC, & Funko Hollywood

August 3rd, 2020

53:03

This time, we have an escapism triple-header.  First, we head down to LEGOLAND for the reopening of Miniland.  Next, we head out to Laguna Hills, for the pure joy of Open Market OC.  Finally, we return to Funko …

Episode 539- San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) at Home Part 2

July 27th, 2020

38:52

This time, we wrap up our discussion of San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) 2020. Listen in and enjoy!

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Episode 538 - Our Favorite San Diego Comic-Con Offsites

July 25th, 2020

44:55

This time, we take a walk down memory lane and share our top five San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) offsites. Listen in and enjoy!

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Episode 537- San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) at Home, Part 1

July 24th, 2020

54:57

This time, we take a seat outside the Manchester Grand Hyatt to discuss our first two days of San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) 2020. Listen in and enjoy!

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Episode 536- San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) Memories

July 22nd, 2020

1:03:49

This time, we take a seat outside the Hilton Bayfront to reminisce about our history at San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC). Listen in and enjoy!

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Episode 535- Knott’s Taste of Calico 2020

July 20th, 2020

1:10:13

This time, we have all the details on Knott’s Berry Farm’s Taste of Calico. This food-centric event is the first time the park opened its turnstiles to guests, in over 120 days, and we were there to take it all in. …

Episode 534 - From Boot Hill: Time Traveling with Ted Season 1 Epilogue

July 18th, 2020

28:57

This time, we have an epilogue to our first season of shows featuring show writer and Haunt historian, Ted Dougherty.  In this episode, we put on masks and head to Knott’s Berry Farm’s Boot Hill to do a little …

Episode 533 - San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) at Home 2020 Preview

July 16th, 2020

51:20

This time, we discuss some of the offerings of the 2020 version of San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC).  Although it’s a different year, with this at-home version, there are still some great entertainment offerings to embrace.  …

Episode 532 - Downtown Disney Reopens 

July 9th, 2020

55:47

This time, we return to the Disneyland Resort for the first time, in a long time.  After well over 100 days, Downtown Disney reopens, in Anaheim, CA.  Listen in and enjoy!

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Episode 531 - SFVCBC, Live Music Returns to Knott’s, & a CityWalk Update 

July 7th, 2020

53:21

This time, we have a trio of topics.  First, we stop in at San Fernando Valley Comic Book Convention.  Next, we discuss the return of live entertainment to Knott’s Berry Farm.  Lastly, we talk about the latest …

Episode 530 - The Clown Motel, Las Vegas, & More on a Nevada Road Trip

July 1st, 2020

1:14:51

This time, we hit the road for a spooky visit to the World Famous Clown Motel.  While that’s the main goal of the trip, there’s a whole lot more in …

Episode 529 - LEGOLAND SEA LIFE, Road Trip Mysteries, Castle Park, & More

June 23rd, 2020

49:17

Once again, we have a collection of topics.  First, we attend the reopening of LEGOLAND SEA LIFE.  Next, we test out Road Trip Mysteries and share …

Episode 528- Road Trip Mysteries Announcement, with Ted Dougherty

June 18th, 2020

46:34

This time, we have a special episode, as show writer, creative director, and historian, Ted Dougherty joins us to discuss his latest work with Hollow …

Episode 527 - Star Wars Celebration Postponement, Toy Depot Pop Up, Jimmy’s Super Collectible Show, King Richard's Antique Vintage Center, & More

June 17th, 2020

45:09

This time, we have a collection of topics from mini-con happenings to antique malls reopening to international cons canceling to family fun centers …

Episode 526 - Calico Ghost Town, USH CityWalk Reopens, & Disneyland’s Reopening Plan

June 11th, 2020

1:00:19

This time, we have a trio of topics! First, we finally make it out to Calico Ghost Town and immediately regret how long it took us to do so. Next, we …

Episode 525 - Cabazon Dinosaurs, Haunted OC, Knott’s Marketplace, & Casino Morongo

June 9th, 2020

1:00:54

This time, we discuss four topics! First, we talk about our first visit, in many years, to Casino Morongo. Then, we scoot a bit down the I-10, to the Cabazon Dinosaurs. Next, we take on the haunted trails of Black Star …

Episode 524 - Universal Studios Hollywood’s Reopening Plan, Pechanga Casino, & Kelly’s Toy Stop

June 5th, 2020

50:05

This time, we have a trio of topics! Listen in and enjoy!

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Episode 523- Time Traveling with Ted Season 1 Finale

June 1st, 2020

1:17:10

This time, we present the tenth episode in our series, "Time Traveling with Ted," featuring show writer and Haunt historian, Ted Dougherty.  In this episode, we look back on the first season, take on trivia, and talk a …

Episode 522 - Walt Disney World’s Reopening Plan & Frank and Son Collectible Show Returns

May 30th, 2020

47:44

This time, we have a double dose of current events.  First, we talk about the latest news coming out of Florida.  Then, we talk about our experiences …

Episode 521 - Stories from the Floor: Outside the Con with Kim Twombly

May 28th, 2020

56:45

This time, we present the next chapter in our “Stories from the Floor” series.  This is our close-up look at the love of pop culture conventions, …

Episode 520 - San Diego Comic Shop Hop, May 2020

May 26th, 2020

44:20

This time, we have a big dose of hope, as we hop around San Diego to check out the re-openings of a few comic and toy shops. We talk safety …

Episode 519 - Time Traveling with Ted: A Walk in the Park - Knott’s Scary Farm Ghost Town, Part 3

May 24th, 2020

1:14:29

This time, we present the ninth episode in our "Time Traveling with Ted" series, featuring show writer and Haunt historian, Ted Dougherty.  In this episode, we add the third chapter to the “A Walk in the Park - Knott's …

Episode 518 - Convention Center Sanitation Accreditation, IAPPA Re-Opening Plan, & Updates on Disneyland, USH, Knott’s, SFMM, & More

May 22nd, 2020

59:42

This time, we have a big dose of current events. From cons to lots of parks, we share the latest on what is happening on the path to re-opening. Listen in and enjoy!

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Episode 517 - A Walk in the Park: Universal Studios Hollywood’s Castle Theater, with Jonathan Green

May 20th, 2020

1:20:16

This time, we present the next chapter in our “A Walk in the Park” series, our close-up look at a theme park land.  In this episode, Universal …

Episode 516 - Time Traveling with Ted: A Walk in the Park - Knott’s Scary Farm Ghost Town, Part 2

May 18th, 2020

1:02:34

This time, we present the eighth episode in our series of shows, "Time Traveling with Ted," featuring show writer and Haunt historian, Ted Dougherty.  In this episode, we add the second chapter to the “A Walk in the …

Episode 515 - Stories from the Floor: Celebrating Midsummer Scream with Rick West

May 15th, 2020

1:09:02

This time, we present the next chapter in our “Stories from the Floor” series.  This is our close-up look at the love of the pop culture convention …

Episode 514 - A Walk in the Park: Knott’s Berry Farm’s Ghost Town with Eric Lynxwiler

May 13th, 2020

1:43:59

This time, we present the next chapter in our new-ish series.  “A Walk in the Park” is our close-up look at a theme park land.  In this episode, Knott’s Berry Farm historian, Eric Lynxwiler, takes us on a tour of Ghost …

Episode 513 - Time Traveling with Ted: A Walk in the Park - Knott’s Scary Farm Ghost Town

May 8th, 2020

1:17:58

This time, we present the seventh episode in our series of shows, featuring show writer and Haunt historian, Ted Dougherty.  In this episode, we also add a chapter to our “A Walk in the Park” series, as we take a tour …

Episode 512 - Shanghai Disneyland Re-Opening & Top 3 Disneyland Activities We're Most Looking Forward To Doing

May 6th, 2020

36:56

This time, we have a dose of Disney talk. First, we discuss the specifics of the Shanghai Disneyland re-opening and what it might signal for our home parks. Then, we take a spontaneous turn to share three things we …

Episode 511 - Stories from the Floor: Camping Out with Kerry Dixon

May 4th, 2020

57:21

This time, we present the next chapter in our new series.  “Stories from the Floor” is our close-up look at the love of the pop culture convention, …

Episode 510 - Parks and Cons Presents: Time Traveling with Ted: Santa Clarita Halloween Home Haunts

May 1st, 2020

1:35:04

This time, we the sixth episode in our "Time Traveling with Ted" series of shows, featuring show writer and Haunt historian, Ted Dougherty.  In this episode, we discuss behind the scenes of a big night of Home Haunts. …

Episode 509 - A Walk in the Park: Streets of the World (AKA Illumination Area), at Universal Studios Hollywood, with Jonathan Green

April 29th, 2020

1:35:02

This time, we present the next chapter in our new-ish series.  “A Walk in the Park” is a close-up look at a theme park land.  In this episode, …

Episode 508 - Stories from the Floor: A Snapshot of James Riley

April 27th, 2020

52:08

This time, we kick off a brand new series.  “Stories from the Floor” is a close-up look at the love of pop culture conventions, through the eyes of …

Episode 507 - Parks and Cons Presents: Time Traveling with Ted - 7 Things You May Have Missed in "Origins: Curse of Calico," at Knott’s Scary Farm

April 24th, 2020

1:12:42

This time, we present the fifth episode in our series of shows featuring, show writer and Haunt historian, Ted Dougherty.  In this episode, we discuss seven things you may have missed in Origins: Curse of Calico, at …

Episode 506 - SDCC & AX Cancel, Rise of the Micro Cons, Knott’s Bear-y Tales Progress, & Halloween Hope

April 21st, 2020

49:14

This time, we discuss a variety of topics! First, we discuss the recent cancellations of Anime Expo and San Diego Comic-Con. Next, we talk about the potential rise of "micro cons." Then, we head over to Buena Park for a …

Episode 505 - Parks and Cons Presents: Time Traveling with Ted - Top 5 Knott’s Scary Farm Memories

April 17th, 2020

1:50:34

This time, we have the fourth episode in our series of shows featuring, show writer and Haunt historian, Ted Dougherty.  In this episode, we discuss our favorite Knott’s Scary Farm memories. Listen in and enjoy!

Please, …

Episode 504 - A Walk in the Park: Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge at the Disneyland Resort

April 14th, 2020

1:18:01

This time, we kick off a brand new series.  “A Walk in the Park” is our close-up look at a theme park land.  Up first, the new kid on the block: Disneyland’s Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge. Listen in and enjoy!

Please, …

Episode 503 - Parks and Cons Presents: Time Traveling with Ted - Top 5 Knott’s Scary Farm “Others”

April 11th, 2020

1:26:22

This time, we have the third episode in our series of shows featuring, show writer and Haunt historian, Ted Dougherty.  In this episode, we discuss our favorite Knott’s Scary Farm “Others.”  Listen in and enjoy!

Please, …

Episode 502 - The Changing Landscape of Theme Parks and Conventions

April 7th, 2020

1:30:30

This time, we share our thoughts on what is ahead, in the world of parks and cons. Brighter days are ahead, but there will be challenges and differences, and we discuss what we anticipate. Listen in and enjoy!

Please, …

Episode 501 - Parks and Cons Presents: Time Traveling with Ted - Top 5 Knott’s Scary Farm Shows & Scare Zones

April 4th, 2020

1:36:13

This time, we have the second episode in our series featuring, show writer and Haunt historian, Ted Dougherty.  In this episode, we discuss our favorite Knott’s Scary Farm shows and scare zones. Listen in and enjoy!

Episode 500 - Celebrating 500 Shows

April 2nd, 2020

1:27:31

This time, we are celebrating 500 of these things! Big thanks for the support and to the listeners that supplied the questions. Listen in and enjoy!

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Episode 499 - Comic Book Talk: March 2020 Edition

March 30th, 2020

37:11

This time, Shawn is flying solo to offer some suggestions on comic books, for all types of readers, and on some ways to support the struggling comic …

Episode 498 - Parks & Cons Presents: Time Travels with Ted - Top Knott’s Scary Farm Mazes

March 27th, 2020

1:25:23

This time, we are kicking off a new series of shows, featuring show writer and Haunt historian, Ted Dougherty.  In this first episode, we discuss our favorite Knott’s Scary Farm mazes. Listen in and enjoy!

Please, …

Episode 497 - Streaming Movies: March 2020 Edition

March 24th, 2020

52:10

This time, we continue to try new things with an episode of streaming movie talk (spoiler-fee). We share a bit of what we’ve been watching and what we recommend. Listen in and enjoy!

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Episode 496 - Halloween 2020 Planning

March 18th, 2020

39:21

This time, we do something a little different! We take a, previously released, Parks and Cons Crew exclusive show and share it with all. This podcast goes behind the scenes of our 2020 Halloween plans. Listen in and …

Episode 495 - Parks and Cons Changes, Spooky Expo, & Favorite Frank & Son Buys

March 15th, 2020

44:25

This time, we talk about a trio of items. First, we discuss some of the changes in the Parks and Cons world. Next, we talk about our quick visit to Spooky Expo. Lastly, we rundown some favorite Frank and Son …

Episode 494 - San Diego Comic Fest 2020

March 13th, 2020

1:24:36

This time, we talk all about this year’s San Diego Comic Fest. From Bill Sienkiewicz to Baby Yoda, this con packed in the guests and panels. Listen in and enjoy!

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Episode 493 - Disneyland’s "Magic Happens" Parade & DCA's 2020 Food and Wine Festival

March 10th, 2020

51:36

This time, we talk about the latest entertainment addition at Disneyland, the "Magic Happens" parade. Then, we discuss some of our favorites on the menu at this year’s Disney California Adventure Food and Wine Festival. …

Episode 492 - USH Secret Life of Pets: Off the Leash Preview 2020

March 5th, 2020

49:58

This time, we have a look behind the scenes of Universal Studios Hollywood’s latest addition, "The Secret Life of Pets: Off the Leash!" Listen in and …

Episode 491 - Haunt X 2020

March 3rd, 2020

1:01:52

This time, we return to the Fairplex for Haunt X. This DIY Halloween bonanza filled the weekend with memorable moments and we share some here. Listen in and enjoy!

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Episode 490 - Gallifrey One 2020

February 27th, 2020

1:14:25

This time, we return to the LAX Marriott, for the 31 Flavours of Gallifrey One! This Whovian bonanza filled the weekend with memorable moments and we share some here. Listen in and enjoy!

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Episode 489 - Walt Disney World 2020, Part 2

February 20th, 2020

45:30

This time, we wrap up our Orlando coverage with our last two days at WDW! Listen in and enjoy!

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Episode 488 - Universal Studios Orlando 2020

February 18th, 2020

53:11

This time, we make a mad dash around the Universal Studios Orlando parks and discuss it all! Listen in and enjoy!

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Episode 487 - Walt Disney World 2020, Part 1

February 15th, 2020

1:22:06

This time, we are talking Walt Disney World. We took 5 days for a vacation, but you know we had to podcast! Listen in and enjoy!

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Episode 486 - Halloween Wishes 2020

February 6th, 2020

41:21

This time, we are all in on Halloween 2020! What is on our wish list? Listen in and enjoy!

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Episode 485 - Universal Studios Hollywood Lunar New Year Celebration & Cal Comic Con 2020

February 4th, 2020

45:14

This time, we have a park and a con to discuss. First, Carmelle talks all things Lunar New Year at Universal Studios Hollywood. Then, Shawn shares …

Episode 484 - Peanuts Celebration 2020

February 1st, 2020

48:37

This time, we return to Knott's Berry Farm for the kick-off of Peanuts Celebration 2020. There’s art, food, merchandise, ride overlays, shows, and more! Listen in and enjoy!

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Episode 483 - Anime Impulse & Pasadena Comic Con 2020

January 28th, 2020

55:26

This time, we have a double dose of cons. First, we return to Fairplex, in Pomona, for the awesome party that is Anime Impulse. Then, we return to …

Episode 482 - Disneyland’s Rise of the Resistance Opening - Non-Spoiler & Spoiler Talk

January 26th, 2020

1:26:28

This time, we return to the land not-so-far-away, as we talk Rise of the Star Wars Resistance at Disneyland. The podcast has a very clear line where spoilers begin, so no fear, if you’re avoiding spoilers. Listen in and …

Episode 481 - Bricks LA & Long Beach Comic Expo 2020

January 24th, 2020

31:33

This time, we have another double dose of cons. First, we are back in Pasadena for the LEGO-centric Bricks LA. Then, we stop in at Long Beach for Long Beach Comic Expo. Listen in and enjoy!

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Episode 480 - Anime Los Angeles 16 (2020)

January 21st, 2020

55:19

This time, we are talking Anime Los Angeles 16. This big-time four-day show filled the weekend with a number of memorable moments. Listen in and enjoy!

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Episode 479 - Frank & Son Collectible Show & Rose Parade 2020

January 14th, 2020

59:44

This time, we about the big move of the iconic Frank and Son Collectible Show. Then, we discuss some of our experiences at this year’s Rose Parade. …

Episode 478 - Top Park Moments 2019

January 12th, 2020

58:30

This time, we have our look at some of the moments that transcended in our tour of theme parks in 2019. Listen in and enjoy!

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Episode 477 - Top Convention Moments 2019

January 10th, 2020

43:09

This time, we take a look at some of the moments that transcended, in our tour of 61 conventions/expos/shows in 2019. Listen in and enjoy!

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Episode 476 - Holiday Hop 2019

January 7th, 2020

40:04

This time, we have one last big helping of holiday talk. It’s a fast dash through our December, as we talk Riverside Festival of Lights, Heritage …

Episode 475 - West Coast Racers, Toy-Zilla, & Haunted Gift Shop 2019

January 1st, 2020

41:29

This time, we have a trio of items to share. First, we journey back to Six Flags Magic Mountain for the long-awaited opening of West Coast Racers. Next, we return to Toy-Zilla for another in their series of toy shows. …

Episode 474 - CharaExpo, SoCal Joe Show, Claremont Comic Show, and Patches & Pins Expo 2019

December 26th, 2019

40:40

This time, we have four cons to share. First, we cover the better-than-ever SoCal Joe Show. Next, we return to the comic-centric Claremont Comic Show. Then, we check out our first CharaExpo. Lastly, it’s all about flare …

Episode 473 - Star Wars Fan Convention: EmpireCon 2019

December 19th, 2019

1:34:28

This time, we have a big podcast on one of the biggest pleasant surprises of our 2019. You never know what two expect when a new ambitious con is announced, but this one delivered in every possible way. Listen in and …

Episode 472 - Six Flags Magic Mountain Holiday in the Park 2019

December 16th, 2019

29:22

This time, we are bringing you yet another dose of holiday cheer, as we share the latest holiday celebrations at Six Flags Magic Mountain. Listen in …

Episode 471 - Universal Studios Hollywood Holidays 2019

December 14th, 2019

33:35

This time, we are bringing you another dose of holiday cheer, as we share the latest iteration of holiday celebrations at Universal Studios …

Episode 470 - Winterfest at California’s Great America 2019

December 13th, 2019

45:19

This time, we make the long drive to California’s Great America to experience Winterfest, for the very first time. Listen in and enjoy!

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Episode 469 -  Best of Halloween 2019 Part 3

December 11th, 2019

1:18:44

This time, we are dropping part three of our three-part wrap-up of our 2019 Haunt series of podcasts. Listen in and enjoy!

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Episode 468 - DesignerCon 2019

December 9th, 2019

1:06:54

This time, we return to one of the most unique, and favorite, conventions of the year. DesignerCon 2019 was another big step forward for the show that keeps finding new ways to impress. Listen in and enjoy!

Please, …

Episode 467 - Knott’s Merry Farm 2019

December 4th, 2019

48:46

This time, we are all in on holiday cheer at Knott’s Merry Farm. Listen in and enjoy!

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Episode 466 - Toy-Zilla Swap Meet, VFW Toy Show, & Funko Hollywood Grand Opening

December 2nd, 2019

30:59

This time, we have three quick events. First, it’s a quick stop at Toy-Zilla for their latest toy show swap meet. Next, we make the drive to Chula …

Episode 465 - Toon-Con, Disney Parks Blog Holiday Event, Universal Day of Giving, & Jurassic Run 2019

November 27th, 2019

46:15

This time, we have a four-pack of offerings. First, we head out to Pasadena for the first annual Toon-Con. Next, we return to the Disneyland Resort for the latest Parks Blog event. Lastly, we cover a double-dose of …

Episode 464 - December 2019 Preview

November 24th, 2019

9:46

This time, we are back for our latest preview podcast. The goal is to quickly give listeners details on upcoming events, in the Parks and Cons world. This one is about all things, December 2019. The mentioned Countdown …

Episode 463 - Best of Halloween 2019 Part 2

November 21st, 2019

56:25

This time, we are dropping part two of our three-part wrap-up of our 2019 Haunt series of podcasts. Listen in and enjoy!

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Episode 462 -  Best of Halloween 2019 Part 1

November 19th, 2019

54:04

This time, we are beginning the wrap-up of our 2019 Haunt series of podcasts, with some discussion of our favorites out of the more than 100 stops we made. Listen in and enjoy!

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Episode 461 - Disneyland Resort Holidays 2019

November 15th, 2019

42:14

This time, we have a little something different, as we take a break from Halloween talk for a Disneyland Holiday detour. Although we have our top …

Episode 460 -  Corona Haunt, Pirates of Skipper Cove, House at Haunted Hill, Spooky Hollows, Rose Hill, Grimwood Hollow, & More

November 12th, 2019

1:11:46

This time, we wrap-up our haunt hunt series of podcasts with another show that has so many Halloween stops that can’t fit in the title:

Episode 457 - Van Oaks Cemetery, Nightmare on Hickory Lane, Hallowseve, Witches Curse, Reichland Asylum, & More

November 5th, 2019

1:07:55

We are kicking off several podcasts in a row that have so many haunts they don’t all fit in the title!  This time, we are discussing:

Episode 456 - November 2019 Preview

November 1st, 2019

13:48

This time, we are back for our latest preview podcast. The goal is to quickly give listeners details on upcoming events, in the Parks and Cons world. This one is about all things, November 2019. The mentioned Countdown …

Episode 455 - Coffin Creek, Drake Avenue Holiday Lights, Bride of Frankenstein VR, Antojitos & VIVO Tasting 2019

October 31st, 2019

1:10:30

This time, we have are bouncing from Corona to Beaumont to Hollywood. First, we journey into the dark woods for the creepy Coffin Creek. Next, we …

Episode 454 - Darkside in Riverside 2019

October 29th, 2019

41:37

This time, we have are in Riverside for the very first Darkside in Riverside. It was a weekend packed with entertainment and we share a slice of it here. Listen in and enjoy!

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Episode 452 - Pumpkin Night Fest, Howl-O-Ween, Turkey Boy: Harvest Night, Hull House, Frosty’s Graveyard, & A New Dia 2019

October 23rd, 2019

47:56

This time, we have six stops to share. First, we make our way to Fairplex, in Pomona, for the family-friendly Pumpkin Night Fest. Then, we go …

Episode 451 - Beware the Dark Realm, Castle Dark VIP Experience, Boot Hill, & Sleepy Hollow Eve 2019

October 19th, 2019

1:01:14

This time, we continue our Halloween adventures, with a quartet of experiences! First, we take a drive to Santa Clarita to experience the latest and, possibly, greatest version of Beware the Dark Realm. Then, we head to …

Episode 450 - LA Comic Con 2019

October 18th, 2019

1:05:44

This time, we venture out of the dark and fog to cover a convention that makes us feel like it’s summer. LA Comic Con has gone by many different names, but this year it felt like it defined itself clearly and we really …

Episode 449 - Sinister Valley’s Field of Screams The Haunted Stadium, Forces of Nature’s Salem, & Welcome Foolish Mortals 2019

October 16th, 2019

55:07

This time, we have a trio of Halloween events to share. First, we make our way out to Lake Elsinore for the latest installment in the Sinister Valley story, at The Haunted Stadium. Next, we make our first visit to Force …

Episode 448 - The Seance at Cross Roads Escape Games, Hellsir Cemetery, San Diego Comic Book Show, & JayDub’s Halloween House 2019

October 11th, 2019

52:55

This time, it must be Halloween season because we have four items for this show. First, we take a trip to San Diego the San Diego Comic Book Show. Next, we check out the fun at JayDub’s Halloween House. From there we …

Episode 447 - The Disturbance, The Scream Zone, & The Haunted Trail of Balboa Park 2019

October 10th, 2019

1:13:06

This time, we take a trip to San Diego for a trio of haunt stops. First, we visit three attractions at The Disturbance. Next, it’s double walkthroughs and a hayride at The Scream Zone. Lastly, we take on a true maze and …

Episode 446 - Freeform Halloween House, Terror in Train Town, & Force Friday 2019

October 9th, 2019

56:59

This time, we have a trio of experiences to share. First, we visit with Oogie and the crew, at Freeform’s Halloween House. Next, we visit with Otis and the wicked crew at the Bloodshed Brothers’ Terror in Train Town …

Episode 445 - NostalgiaCon 2019

October 7th, 2019

35:28

This time, we check out a brand new show, as we go totally 80s at NostalgiaCon. This inaugural show packed a whole lot more than exhibitors, …

Episode 444 - LA Haunted Hayride 2019

October 6th, 2019

48:36

This time, we have a very special episode, as we visit LA Haunted Hayride,  for the first time. It's a new era, at the Hayride, as Plague Productions introduce the denizens of Midnight Falls to So Cal Halloween fans. …

Episode 443 - Castle Dark & Knott’s Spooky Farm 2019

October 5th, 2019

36:39

This time, we have a double dose of theme park Halloween goodness. First, we return to Castle Park, in Riverside, California, and experience the best version of Castle Dark we’ve ever covered. Then, it’s back to Knott's …

Episode 442 - October 2019 Preview

October 2nd, 2019

19:41

This time, we are back for our latest preview podcast. The goal is to quickly give listeners details on upcoming events, in the Parks and Cons world. This one is about all things, October 2019. The mentioned Countdown …

Episode 441 - Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor 2019

October 1st, 2019

37:21

This time, we return to the Queen Mary for another year of Dark Harbor. Listen in and enjoy!

 

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Episode 440 - Creep LA’s Haus of Creep & Delusion’s Alt Delete 2019

September 28th, 2019

1:09:10

This time, we have a duo of events that take interaction to a whole new level. This podcast is a tough one because we stay as spoiler-free as …

Episode 439 - Nerd Expo, Spook Show's Biz-aar, & Riley Farm’s Legend of Sleepy Hollow 2019

September 25th, 2019

51:40

This time, we have a trio of events to share! First, we head out to Pasadena for the latest Nerd Expo. Next, we run over to the La Mirada Halloween Club for Spook Show's Biz-aar. Lastly, we take on interactive dinner …

Episode 438 - Knott’s Scary Farm 2019

September 24th, 2019

1:05:26

This time, we journey into the fog for the latest iteration of Knott’s Scary Farm! Origins! Wax Works! Puppet Up! And so much more to discuss. Listen in and enjoy!

 

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Episode 437 - Oogie Boogie Bash 2019

September 19th, 2019

52:49

This time, we are at the Disneyland Resort for the newest iteration of their Halloween party. Does Oogie Boogie Bash deliver? Listen in and enjoy!

 

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Episode 436 - Behind the Scenes Preview of Knott’s Scary Farm 2019

September 18th, 2019

40:34

This time, we are previewing Knott’s Scary Farm 2019! The Knott’s crew takes us behind the scenes to taste the food and see the sights of this year’s event. Listen in and enjoy!

 

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Episode 435 - Six Flags Magic Mountain Fright Fest 2019

September 17th, 2019

42:29

This time, we return to Six Flags Magic Mountain for Fright Fest 2019! Listen in and enjoy!

 

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Episode 434 - Son of Monsterpalooza 2019

September 16th, 2019

35:03

This time, we return to Son of Monsterpalooza, for the first time in a long time. Was it the perfect companion piece to the first big Haunt weekend of 2019 or were the ops too big a problem to overcome? Listen in and …

Episode 433 - Universal Studios Hollywood Halloween Horror Nights 2019

September 14th, 2019

1:22:28

This time, we return to Universal Studios Hollywood for Halloween Horror Nights 2019! Listen in and enjoy!

 

As mentioned in the podcast, we have …

Episode 432 - Halloween Time at the Disneyland Resort 2019

September 12th, 2019

39:43

This time, we return to the Disneyland Resort, for their 2019 Halloween season. Listen in and enjoy!

Episode 430 - Long Beach Comic Con 2019

September 9th, 2019

35:30

This time, we return to the Long Beach Convention Center for the 11th annual Long Beach Comic-Con.  Enjoy!

Episode 429 - Behind the Scenes of Ghostbusters, Killer Klowns, & Creepshow at USH Halloween Horror Nights (HHN) 2019

September 6th, 2019

57:12

This time, we have a very unique episode, as we go behind the scenes at Universal Studios Hollywood's (USH) Halloween Horror Nights (HHN) with …

Episode 428 - Knott’s Scary Farm Announcement Event 2019

September 4th, 2019

52:34

This time, we return to Knott's Berry Farm, as Jeff Tucker and the Knott's Scary Farm Team take the stage to share all ot the spooky details of the 2019 Haunt season.  We were impressed and are excited to talk about …

Episode 427 - D23 Expo 2019, Part 2

September 3rd, 2019

1:06:46

This time, we return to the Anaheim Convention Center for Disney’s D23 Expo. In part two, we discuss all of the happenings on Saturday and Sunday at the show. Listen in and enjoy!

Episode 426 - September 2019 Preview

August 30th, 2019

21:32

This time, we are back for our latest preview podcast. The goal is to quickly give listeners details on upcoming events, in the Parks and Cons world. This one is about all things, September 2019. The mentioned Countdown …

Episode 425 - D23 Expo 2019 Part 1

August 27th, 2019

1:03:56

This time, we return to the Anaheim Convention Center, for Disney’s D23 Expo. In part one, we discuss all of the happenings leading up to the con, as well as our Friday, at the show. Listen in and enjoy!

Episode 424 - Power-Con 2019

August 23rd, 2019

55:36

This time, we return to Power-Con. This con celebrates the greatest aspects of the Masters of the Universe and we hit the floor to share it all. Listen in and enjoy!

Episode 423 - Japan World Heroes 2019

August 22nd, 2019

31:46

This time, we return to the Pasadena Convention Center, for Japan World Heroes. This convention celebrated some of Japan’s greatest characters and we hit the floor, to share it all. Listen in and enjoy!

Episode 422 - Midsummer Scream 2019 Part 3

August 13th, 2019

1:24:35

This time, we return to the Long Beach Convention Center, for our third, and final, podcast in this series. This time, we are getting into the Tiki Terror of CalHauntS and all the spooky goodness of the Hall of Shadows. …

Episode 421 - Midsummer Scream 2019 Part 2: The Plague Productions Podcast Panel

August 9th, 2019

58:11

This time, we return to the Long Beach Convention Center, for our second podcast in this series. This is a special one, as we sit down with Jon Cooke and Ted Dougherty, of Plague Productions, in front of a live …

Episode 420 - Midsummer Scream 2019 Part 1

August 7th, 2019

48:42

This time, we return to the Long Beach Convention Center, for the 4th annual Midsummer Scream. In this episode, we discuss all of Saturday's happenings, at the convention. Listen in and enjoy!

Episode 419 - Scott Swenson’s "Follow the Story" & August 2019 Preview

August 3rd, 2019

24:47

This time, we are back for our latest preview podcast. The goal is to quickly give listeners details on upcoming events, in the Parks and Cons world. This one is about all things, August 2019.

But first, we take a look …

Episode 418 - "Jurassic World: The Ride" Opening Celebration 2019

August 1st, 2019

41:05

This time, we return to Universal Studios Hollywood to celebrate the opening of "Jurassic World: The Ride" and other additions to the area. It was a …

Episode 417 - SDCC (San Diego Comic-Con) 2019, Part 3

July 29th, 2019

1:19:07

This time, we're picking back up, in San Diego, for our final SDCC 2019 podcast. In this show we talk Peanuts, What We Do In The Shadows, American Horror Story, Conan, Batwoman, DC Universe, Pacey-Con, and much more. …

Episode 416 - SDCC (San Diego Comic-Con) 2019, Part 2

July 22nd, 2019

1:05:56

This time, we're picking back up in San Diego for part two of our coverage of SDCC 2019. In this show, we talk about The Orville Experience, Hasbro …

Episode 415 - SDCC (San Diego Comic-Con) 2019 Part 1

July 19th, 2019

56:07

This time, we're back in San Diego for part one of our coverage of SDCC 2019. In this show, we talk offsite builds, Amazon Prime Video activation, preview night, Hasbro, and much more. Listen in and enjoy!

Episode 414 - SDCC (San Diego Comic-Con) Panel & Floor Tips 2019

July 15th, 2019

1:03:11

This time, we're focused on two of the biggest topics at Comic-Con: panels and the floor.  This is the last in our, three part, SDCC preview podcast series for 2019. Listen in and enjoy!

Episode 413 - Anime Expo 2019

July 13th, 2019

1:25:22

This time, we return for another extra large dose of anime fun at Anime Expo 2019. Listen in and enjoy!

Episode 412 - Hollywood Show & "Spiderman: Far From Home" with Fatman Beyond at Scum & Villainy Cantina

July 10th, 2019

47:08

This time, we have another double dose of events. First, we return to the Hollywood Show. Then, we spend a day celebrating Spider-Man with Kevin …

Episode 411 - Big Bang Theory Joins the WB Hollywood Tour & Toy-Zilla Swap Meet

July 6th, 2019

38:16

This time, we have a double dose of events. First, we return to Warner Brothers (WB) Studios for a media night celebrating the inclusion of the Big …

Episode 410 - Outside SDCC (San Diego Comic-Con) Convention Tips 2019

July 2nd, 2019

53:06

This time, we're focused on life outside the convention center, during San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC). First, we take a look at the surrounding areas of the con. Then we run down a list of some of our favorite Tips related …

Episode 409 - July 2019 Preview

June 26th, 2019

10:07

This time, we are back for our latest preview podcast. The goal is to quickly give listeners details on upcoming events, in the Parks and Cons world. …

Episode 408 - SDCC (San Diego Comic-Con) General Tips 2019

June 24th, 2019

58:52

This time, we’ve returned to the Hall H area, at the San Diego Convention Center, for the beginning of another year of San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) tips. In this episode, we talk general items, things to do before you …

Episode 407 - Amazing Las Vegas Comic Con 2019

June 23rd, 2019

1:09:58

This time, we are back at the Las Vegas Convention Center, for the Amazing Las Vegas Comic Con. The 7th annual show brought a great mix of comic legends and media guests to entertain the Vegas crowds. We discuss all of …

Episode 406 - Knott’s Summer Nights

June 17th, 2019

35:05

This time, we are returning to the Farm to talk Knott's Summer Nights. This new addition to the calendar is an exciting mix of food and entertainment options, and we discuss them all here. Listen in and enjoy!

Episode 405 - Six Flags Discovery Kingdom

June 15th, 2019

46:09

This time, we experience our very first visit to Six Flags Discovery Kingdom. This eclectic park merges an interesting mix of entertainment options. Listen in, as we discuss this theme park's offerings. Enjoy!

Episode 404 - California’s Great America 2019 & the Cedar Fair Platinum Pass

June 12th, 2019

44:02

This time, we are back at California’s Great America (CGA) for a quick one-day visit, the weekend before the summer season officially begins. In addition to talking about the park, we share information on Cedar Fair’s …

Episode 403 - Disneyland’s Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge Opening 2019

June 1st, 2019

1:32:23

This time, we are back at Disneyland for opening day of Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge. It’s the most anticipated opening of a land in our lifetime and we do our best to supply our observations on the day, as well as our …

Episode 402 - June 2019 Preview

May 31st, 2019

14:37

This time, we are back with our latest preview podcast. The goal is to quickly give listeners details on upcoming events, in the Parks and Cons world. This one is about all things, June 2019.

 

The mentioned Countdown …

Episode 401 - Phoenix Fan Fusion 2019, Part 2

May 29th, 2019

1:00:08

This time, we are back in Phoenix, for the conclusion of Phoenix Fan Fusion 2019! This show shares experiences from Saturday and Sunday, at the convention. Listen in and enjoy!

Episode 400 - Phoenix Fan Fusion 2019, Part 1

May 28th, 2019

1:01:47

This time, we are at the Phoenix Convention Center, for Phoenix Fan Fusion (formerly Phoenix Comicon and Phoenix Comic Fest) 2019! It’s rare that we …

Episode 399 - Stories (and Strategies) from Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge

May 21st, 2019

47:34

This time, we have our first thoughts on Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge, at Disneyland! Included are tips to help you make the most of your visit. Listen in and enjoy!

 

Episode 398 - Comic Con Revolution Ontario 2019

May 21st, 2019

1:01:16

This time, we return to Ontario, California for the 3rd annual Comic Con Revolution Ontario. It was a weekend filled with pop culture fun, in the …

Episode 397 - Calico River Rapids Media Preview

May 18th, 2019

51:58

This time, it's all about the Farm, as Knott's Berry Farm welcomes a new attraction to the family. We talk all things Calico River Rapids media night. Listen in and enjoy!

Episode 396 - LegoLand Duplo Playtown, Running Universal, & Epic Home Haunts Screening

May 16th, 2019

47:17

This time, we have a trio of events for you. First, we journey to LegoLand California for the latest addition to the park, the new DUPLO Playtown. …

Episode 393 - Pop-Up Disney! A Mickey Celebration and Mickey’s Philharmagic

May 3rd, 2019

32:21

This time, we have a double dose of Disney. First, we cover the opening of Downtown Disney’s "Pop-Up Disney! A Mickey Celebration." Then, Disney California Adventure Park (DCA) gets a newish attraction in the addition …

Episode 392 - Anime Pasadena 2019

May 1st, 2019

32:44

This time, we return to Pasadena, but for anime rather than monsters. We were astounded at what we found at Anime Pasadena (AP). Listen in and enjoy!

Episode 391 - May 2019 PREVIEW

April 25th, 2019

19:00

This time, we are back for our latest preview podcast. The goal is to quickly give listeners details on upcoming events, in the Parks and Cons world. This one is about all things, May 2019.

The mentioned Countdown …

Episode 390 - Monsterpalooza 2019

April 23rd, 2019

1:09:39

This time, we return to the land of monsters, as we take on Monsterpalooza 2019.  Listen in and enjoy!

Episode 389 - The Dark Arts Premiere Event at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter

April 18th, 2019

34:50

This time, we have a highlight event, of the year, as we discuss our experiences at Universal Studios Hollywood’s Dark Arts premiere event! Listen in …

Episode 388 - Halloween Club’s Spook Show 2019 & Claremont Comic Show

April 16th, 2019

25:45

This time, we have a double dose of con talk. First, we head to La Mirada for a #HauntFix, at Spook Show 7. Then, we move over to Claremont for …

Episode 387 - Knott’s Boysenberry Festival 2019

April 8th, 2019

28:38

This time, we are back on the farm for part two of our look at the 2019 Knott’s Berry Farm Boysenberry Festival. Listen in and enjoy!

Episode 386 - WonderCon 2019

April 4th, 2019

1:10:32

This time, we are back at the Anaheim Convention Center for the 2019 version of WonderCon! We have lots to talk about, so listen in and enjoy!

Episode 385 - April 2019 PREVIEW

March 26th, 2019

16:40

This time, we are back for the latest preview podcast. The goal is to quickly give listeners details on upcoming events, in the Parks and Cons world. This one is about all things, April 2019.

 

The mentioned Countdown …

Episode 384 - Previewing Knott’s Berry Farm’s Boysenberry Festival 2019

March 21st, 2019

39:00

This time, we are at Knott’s Berry Farm to report on all of the happenings on-deck for the 2019 Boysenberry Festival. With new treats and great entertainment options, there’s much to look forward to, this season! Listen …

Episode 383 - San Diego Rocket Con 2019

March 19th, 2019

29:05

This time, we return to San Diego Rocket Con, for their 2nd annual show, filled with some of the best toy shopping we’ve seen.  Listen in and enjoy!

Episode 382 - San Diego Comic Fest 2019

March 14th, 2019

1:12:14

This time, we return to San Diego Comic Fest, for a weekend filled with some of our favorite panels of the year. Listen in and enjoy!

Episode 381 - Disneyland Resort’s Food & Wine Festival, WB’s Aquaman Exhibit, & The Great Train Show

March 7th, 2019

57:31

This time, we have a trio of events to share.  First, we try a variety of treats and entertainment at Disney California Adventure's Food and Wine Festival. Then, we return to The Great Train Show. Lastly, we dive into …

Episode 380 - HauntX 2019

March 4th, 2019

54:30

This time, we are celebrating Halloween, in February, as we check out this DIY haunt convention. Listen in and enjoy!

Episode 379 - Delusion: The Blue Blade Director’s Cut 2019

February 26th, 2019

51:35

This time, we are back at Delusion for a look at the Blue Blade Director’s Cut! We experience the play in a brand new way and listen in, as creator Jon Braver shares some of the behind the scenes. Listen in and enjoy!

Episode 378 - March 2019 PREVIEW

February 23rd, 2019

17:27

This time, we are back for the latest preview podcast. The goal is to quickly give listeners details on upcoming events, in the Parks and Cons world. This one is about all things, March 2019.

 

The mentioned Countdown …

Episode 377 - Long Beach Comic Expo 2019

February 22nd, 2019

38:58

This time, we are back in Long Beach, for Long Beach Comic Expo 2019. The show contained some spectacular comic shopping and cool surprises. Listen …

Episode 376 - Gallifrey One 2019

February 22nd, 2019

1:07:24

This time, we are getting wibbily-wobbly, timey-wimey, as we return to the show that made us fall in love with Doctor Who. It was a big weekend, as Gallifrey One celebrated its 30th year and proves it’s better than …

Episode 375 - Halloween Wishes 2019

February 14th, 2019

54:31

This time, we are getting our haunt fix in, as we discuss our hopes for the Southern California parks, in our 4th annual Halloween wishes episode. If we each had two wishes for Queen Mary's Dark Harbor, Six Flags Magic …

Episode 374 - Lunar New Year Universal Studios Hollywood 2019

February 11th, 2019

29:22

This time, we are talking all things Universal Studios Hollywood Lunar New Year! Great characters, food, shows, and more. Listen in and enjoy!

Episode 373 - The Hollywood Show and Charlie Brown Day 2019

February 6th, 2019

39:46

This time, we have a duo of events to share. First, we stop in at our ninth convention, of 2019, as we visit The Hollywood Show, at the Westin LAX …

Episode 372 - Knott’s Peanuts Celebration 2019

February 1st, 2019

37:08

This time, we are back at Knott's Berry Farm, for their 2nd annual Knott’s Peanuts Celebration. Bigger and better, we talk about the latest season of fun! Listen in and enjoy!

Episode 371 - Running Universal Preview, Disney Lunar New Year, Pasadena Comic Con, & Cal Comic Con 2019

January 29th, 2019

53:11

This time, we have a couple parks and a couple cons, to talk about. First, we discuss a recent media event to promote Universal Studios Hollywood’s …

Episode 370 - February 2019 PREVIEW

January 24th, 2019

15:43

This time, we are back for the latest preview podcast. The goal is to quickly give listeners details on upcoming events, in the Parks and Cons world. This one is about all things, February 2019.

The mentioned Countdown …

Episode 369 - Disneyland’s Get Your Ears On, Anime Impulse, & The Claremont Comic Show

January 23rd, 2019

1:02:54

This time, we have a trio of events. First, we make our way to the Disneyland Resort, to discuss their latest seasonal offering, #GetYourEarsOn. …

Episode 368 - Anime LA 2019

January 17th, 2019

57:29

This time, we are all in, on Anime Los Angeles 2019. This big time four-day show filled our weekend with a number of memorable moments. Listen in and enjoy!

Episode 367 - Bricks LA, Retro City Fest, & Toy Invasion 2019

January 15th, 2019

48:20

This time, we have a trio of cons to talk about, as we start 2019. First, it’s all about the build at Bricks LA. Next, we immerse ourselves in all the retro gaming we can handle at Retro City Fest. Finally, we talk …

Episode 366 - Top Convention Moments 2018

January 11th, 2019

47:12

This time, we look back at a year of conventions, to see where the top moments of 2018 came from. Having attended 34 shows, there’s a big list to choose from. Listen in and find out what we chose.

Episode 365 - Top Theme Park Moments 2018

January 8th, 2019

54:21

This time, we sit down to talk about our favorite moments, at theme parks, in 2018. What stood out when all the pixie dust of 2018 cleared?

Episode 364 - Mystic USA’s Journey to Polar Point, LegoLand Holidays, Crossroads Escape Room Game’s Funhouse, & Ralph Breaks VR

January 3rd, 2019

49:53

This time, we have several items to discuss. First, we head to Ladera Ranch, for the newest attraction in Mystic USA, as Adrenaline Attractions …

Episode 363 - January 2019 PREVIEW

December 29th, 2018

21:43

This time, we introduce the first in a new series of preview podcasts. The goal is to quickly give listeners details on upcoming events, in the Parks and Cons world. This one is about all things, January 2019.

The …

Episode 362 - SoCal Joe Show, Riverside Festival of Lights, & Six Flags Magic Mountain Holiday Food Festival 2018

December 27th, 2018

52:22

This time, we have a trio of items to discuss.  First, Shawn heads down to Temecula for the newest iteration of the SoCal Joe Show.  Next, we talk …

Episode 361 - Universal Studios Hollywood Holiday Season 2018

December 17th, 2018

40:32

This time, we go all in at Universal Studios Hollywood’s holiday season as we take in Grinchmas, Christmas in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, …

Episode 360 - Six Flags Holiday in the Park, Disneyland’s Mickey 90 Celebration, & LegoLand Tree Lighting 2018

December 14th, 2018

41:27

This time, we have three park events. First, we talk about the brilliant lights (and other details) of Six Flags Magic Mountain's Holiday in the …

Episode 359 - A Farewell to Stan Lee & DesignerCon 2018

December 12th, 2018

58:41

This time, we move from the parks, back to the convention scene, as we talk about the truly unique, DesignerCon 2018. Bigger and better than ever, …

Episode 358 - Knott's Merry Farm 2018

December 5th, 2018

39:35

This time, we keep the holiday season flowing as we return to the Farm for another opening night of Knott's Merry Farm. With immense entertainment …

Episode 357 - Disneyland Resort Holidays 2018

December 2nd, 2018

38:25

This time, we move from the beautiful darkness of the Halloween season to the bright lights of Christmas and the winter holidays, in the parks. No …

Episode 356 - Best of Halloween 2018 Part 2

November 29th, 2018

1:20:17

This time, we wrap-up of our 2018 Haunt series of podcasts, with some more of our favorites of the, more than 70, stops we made. Listen in and enjoy!

Episode 355 - Best of Halloween 2018 Part 1

November 26th, 2018

1:17:09

This time, we are beginning the wrap-up of our 2018 Haunt series of podcasts, with some of our favorites out of the more than 70 stops we made. Listen in and enjoy!

Episode 354 - Yardtastic Haunts, Maze of Mayhem, Reichland Asylum, & Mystic Motel 2018

November 23rd, 2018

38:30

This time, we are back on the haunt trail as we spend the Tuesday night before Halloween with an Inland Empire Haunt hop. Then, we tack on talk about the impressive, and extremely unique, home dark ride in Ladera Ranch …

Episode 353 - Walking Tree Cemetery, Van Oaks Cemetery, Shocktale Hour, House of Boos, Clown House on Oxnard, & More 2018

November 16th, 2018

43:43

This time, we are back on the haunt trail, as we spend the Monday night, before Halloween, with our biggest night of stops, yet. With a nine stop Haunt Hop, it was a very busy way to spend our 12th straight night on the …

Episode 352 - Wicked Pumpkin Hallow, Backwoods, Rotten Apple’s Kilpetto's Toy Shop, & Spooky Hollows 2018

November 14th, 2018

34:33

This time, we are back on the haunt trail, as we spend the Sunday night before Halloween with some all-star haunts. Listen in and enjoy!

Episode 351 - Restless Souls Manor, Opechee’s Donnie Darko Experience, Ghost Train, Boney Island, & The Farm 2018

November 13th, 2018

45:56

This time, we are back on the haunt trail, as we spend the Saturday night before Halloween with some big drives and some even bigger haunts. From family-friendly to scary and home to pro, this one is packed with treats. …

Episode 350 - L.A. Comic Con 2018

November 11th, 2018

1:07:54

This time, we are taking a break from the haunt tour to get back to our convention roots, at Los Angeles Comic Con 2018. Listen in and enjoy!

Episode 349 - Pageant of the Monsters, Corona Lights, Haunted Mansion Haunt, Perdition, Haunt at Hibiscus, Twisted Dreams, Pirates of Arbolita, Spiral Hill Cemetery, Emery Park Cemetery 2018

November 8th, 2018

1:14:37

Similar to the last one, this podcast is packed with haunt talk. First, we discuss the return of Pageant of the Monsters. It has been five years since the people, most commonly associated with Pageant of the Masters, …

Episode 348 - Haunted Adventure, Coffinwood Cemetery, Beware the Dark Realm, BootHill, Hull House, Hellsir Cemetery, & Bel Aire Yard Haunts 2018

November 3rd, 2018

42:04

This time, we have a few good, old fashioned Haunt Hops, as we hit some great Halloween spots! Listen in and enjoy.

Episode 347 - Delusion: The Blue Blade 2018

November 1st, 2018

47:35

This time, we do our best to share our experiences playing our role, at Delusion: The Blue Blade. This high powered dose of interactive theater took …

Episode 346 - Coffin Creek & Sinister Valley’s Field of Screams Haunted Stadium 2018

October 30th, 2018

1:10:12

This time, we talk about our visits to two haunt complexes. First, we explore one of the scariest spots we visit, as we discuss Corona’s Coffin Creek. Then, we take a look at Lake Elsinore’s Field of Screams Haunted …

Episode 345 - Disneyana, Salem’s Market, & Castle Dark 2018

October 25th, 2018

46:14

This time, we we have a double dose of Halloween with a side of Disney. Listen in and enjoy!

Episode 344 - Wicked Lit 2018

October 23rd, 2018

36:50

This time, we return to Wicked Lit, for another very unique and spooky theatrical event. With a number of changes in play for 2018, Unbound …

Episode 343 - Creep LA: Awake

October 17th, 2018

46:50

This time, we return to Creep LA, for one of the most unique experiences we've had in 2018. Creep LA specializes in producing some of the most unique …

Episode 342 - WB Studio Tour Hollywood Horror Made Here 2018

October 15th, 2018

1:07:50

This time, we return to the Warner Bros. backlot, as their newest iteration of Horror Made Here is shared with their biggest crowd yet. With headliners like Joker, Pennywise, Regan, Jason, Freddy, and more, …

Episode 341 - Knott’s Spooky Farm & Boo-uena Park Olde Tyme Fall Festival 2018

October 12th, 2018

34:41

This time, we have a duo of family-friendly Halloween events. First, we talk about the latest edition of Buena Park's Olde Tyme Fall Fest. Then, we head back to the Farm for the biggest, and best, Knott's Spooky Farm, …

Episode 340 - Queen Mary's Dark Harbor 2018

October 11th, 2018

1:00:49

This time, we return to the Queen Mary for the best version of Dark Harbor, we've experienced. With a new footprint, art direction, and sound design married to the phenomenal cast, it's a remarkable year for …

Episode 339 - Winchester Mystery House Hallowe'en Candlelight Tour 2018

October 7th, 2018

47:49

This time, we continue our coverage of Halloween in Northern California, with a visit to Winchester Mystery House for their Hallowe'en Candlelight Tour. Listen in and enjoy!

Episode 338 - Halloween Haunt at California's Great America 2018

October 3rd, 2018

48:11

This time, we take a road trip to the north as we take on opening night of California's Great America's Halloween Haunt! The Tooth Fairy has left Knott's to join the green witch in running Haunt! Listen as we share it …

Episode 337 - Knott's Scary Farm 2018

October 2nd, 2018

1:01:21

This time, we are back for the 2018 version of Knott's Scary Farm, at Knott's Berry Farm. Join us in the fog!

Episode 336 - Mickey's Halloween Party 2018

September 26th, 2018

45:24

This time, we are back for the 2018 version of Disneyland's nighttime Halloween party, Mickey's Halloween Party. Enjoy!

Episode 335 - TPA: End of Line, Jack the Ripper VR, SFVCBC, & Sci-Fi at Fry's Burbank 2018

September 25th, 2018

47:41

This time, we are taking on a variety of truly unique experiences that signal endings, beginnings, and everything in between. First, we celebrate an …

Episode 334 - Six Flags Magic Mountain Fright Fest 2018

September 18th, 2018

56:00

This time, we are taking on another opening night at Six Flags Magic Mountain's Fright Fest! It's a big year at Fright Fest, with several new mazes and scare zones. Listen in, as we talk all things Fright …

Episode 333 - Universal Studios Hollywood Halloween Horror Nights 2018

September 15th, 2018

1:14:36

This time, we are taking on another opening night at Universal Studios Hollywood's Halloween Horror Nights (HHN)! It's a big year at HHN with …

Episode 332 - Long Beach Comic-Con 2018

September 14th, 2018

48:02

This time, we return to the Long Beach Convention Center for the 10th annual Long Beach Comic-Con.  Enjoy!

Episode 331 - Disneyland Halloween Time 2018 & Roger's Gardens' Hocus Pocus Halloween Boutique

September 13th, 2018

45:29

This time, we have a Halloween duo, as we visit two early events. First, we make our first visit to the famous Roger's Gardens, where the Halloween Boutique is Harry Potter themed and open for business. Next, we return …

Episode 330 - Knott's Scary Farm Announcement Event 2018

September 12th, 2018

45:04

This time, we return to the Farm, as Jeff Tucker and the Knott's Scary Farm Team take the state to share all ot the spooky details of the 2018 Haunt season.  We were impressed and are excited to hear of just a little of …

Episode 329 - Behind the Scenes of Stranger Things & Trick ‘r Treat at USH Halloween Horror Nights (HHN) 2018

September 9th, 2018

53:16

This time, we have a very unique episode, as we go behind the scenes at Universal Studios Hollywood's (USH) Halloween Horror Nights (HHN) with …

Episode 328 - Six Flags Magic Mountain West Coast Racers Announcement

September 7th, 2018

28:32

This time, we're at Six Flags Magic Mountain (SFMM) for their big 2019 announcement event. With the team from West Coast Customs on-hand to assist, all is revealed on plans for a newly themed area and a one-of-kind …

Episode 327 - Power-Con 2018

September 3rd, 2018

52:55

This time, we're traveling to Eternia, for a weekend of Masters of the Universe (MOTU) fun! Listen in on all of the toyetic fun. Enjoy!

Episode 326 - Power Morphicon 2018

August 29th, 2018

59:48

This time, we're all in on Power Rangers, as we return to Power Morphicon. It's Morphin' time! Enjoy!

Episode 325 - LA Sci Fi & Comic Con, SoCal Halloween Talk, & R2C2

August 23rd, 2018

41:00

This time, we have a trio of topics. First, we head out to LA Mart for the return of the Los Angeles Sci-Fi and Comic Con. Next, we return to the topic of Halloween with a SoCal update. Finally, we attend the very first …

Episode 324 - Animanga 2018 & Haunted Hiking

August 13th, 2018

1:06:10

This time, we have a great combo - a brand new convention and a brand new haunt offering.  First, we take you to Pomona, for the brand new three-day Animanga (https://www.animangausa.com/).  Then, we go hiking in …

Episode 323 - Midsummer Scream 2018, Part 2

August 9th, 2018

1:06:43

This time, we're taking you back to the heart of the Southern California Halloween season as we close-out Midsummer Scream. In this episode, we talk MSS After Dark, Dark Harbor, Warner Bros. (WB) Studio Tour …

Episode 322 - Midsummer Scream 2018 Part 1

August 7th, 2018

1:00:30

This time, we're taking you back to the heart of the Southern California Halloween season, as Midsummer Scream brings the spooky to Long Beach. In this episode, we talk Hall of Shadows, Knott's Scary Farm, Six Flags …

Episode 321 - San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) Part 3

August 2nd, 2018

48:00

This time, we're taking you back to the heart of San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) for the last installment of this series. In this episode, we talk about Crimes of Grindelwald, the newest Lego movie, Godzilla, WW84, Shazam, …

Episode 320 - San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) Part 2

July 30th, 2018

58:53

This time, we're taking you back to the heart of San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) to talk about DC Universe, the MST3K Signing, Fandom Live Party, Lego, Halloween, Glass, Hot Wheels, Funko Fundays, and more! …

Episode 319 - San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) Part 1

July 28th, 2018

1:16:06

This time, we're taking you to the heart of San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) to talk about the lead-up to the show and some of our first experiences. Included in this show are offsite builds, Jack Ryan, Future Tech Live …

Episode 318 - New Additions to Wizarding World Hollywood & CraZanity Opens at Six Flags Magic Mountain

July 24th, 2018

43:17

This time, we've got a crazy duo, as we cover two park events in a span of a couple hours. First, we're at Universal Studios Hollywood …

Episode 317 - San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) Floor & Panel Tips 2018

July 15th, 2018

49:30

This is part three of our series of tips for this year's Comic-Con. Listen in, as we talk panels and the floor! Enjoy!

Episode 316 - Anime Expo 2018

July 14th, 2018

55:25

This time, we are returning to the LA Convention Center for one of the biggest conventions we cover, as Anime Expo unleashed a weekend full of …

Episode 315 - San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) Offsite Tips & Interview with Grandesign About "The Experience"

July 11th, 2018

58:03

This time, we're focused on SDCC offsites. First, we run down a list of some of our favorite Tips related to things outside Comic-Con. Then, we speak with Aaron Gaeir and Robert Ridgeway, of Grandesign, to …

Episode 314 - Amazing Las Vegas Comic Con (ALVCC) 2018

July 8th, 2018

38:56

This time, we return to Amazing Las Vegas Comic Con (ALVCC) for an eventful weekend.  It was the show where we recorded our first podcast …

Episode 313 - USH Nighttime Lights at Hogwarts Castle & Six Flags Magic Mountain July 4th Fest Preview

July 1st, 2018

37:59

This time, we've got a duo of events. First, we return to Universal Studios Hollywood for the return of Nighttime Lights at Hogwarts Castle. Next, we …

Episode 312 - Pixar Pier Opening at Disneyland Resort's DCA

June 30th, 2018

39:08

This time, we are at the, much talked about, Pixar Pier's opening. Some love it. Some hate it. We...talk about it all. Listen in!

Episode 311 - USH DreamWorks Theatre Opening & Jurassic World Event

June 28th, 2018

40:44

This time, it's all about Universal Studios Hollywood (USH), as we spend a day, and then some, taking it all in. First, we talk about all the latest …

Episode 310 - San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) 2018 General Tips

June 25th, 2018

41:42

This time, we’ve returned to the Gaslamp Quarter for the beginning of another year of San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) tips. In this episode, we talk general items, things to do before you leave for the con, and …

Episode 309 - Castle Park Celebrates Bud Hurlbut's 100th Birthday

June 25th, 2018

1:16:16

This time, we return to Riverside's Castle Park for the 100th birthday celebration of Bud Hurlbut. Garner Holt Productions joined the event to honor …

Episode 308 - Knott’s Berry Farm Summer Programming 2018

June 19th, 2018

31:51

This time, we return to the Farm for a heaping helping of summer entertainment.  From cowboys in Calico to a surfing beagle, the park is filled with summer options and we'll share our thoughts on it all. …

Episode 307 - Universal Studios Hollywood Christmas in Spring & Hollywood Tour

June 15th, 2018

35:13

This time, we've got a Los Angeles double. First up, we return to MEND in Pacoima, as Universal Studios Hollywood team members team up with the …

Episode 306 - Phoenix Comic Fest 2018 Part 2

June 8th, 2018

1:02:09

This time, we are returning for part two of our coverage of Phoenix Comic Fest! Listen in as we talk about all the happenings of Saturday and Sunday of the show. Enjoy!

Episode 305 - Phoenix Comic Fest 2018 Part 1

June 5th, 2018

1:02:26

This time, we are returning for another year of Phoenix Comicon (but with a new name!)! Listen, as we talk about all the happenings in our first two days at the convention. Enjoy!

Episode 304 - Comic Con Revolution Ontario 2018

May 27th, 2018

1:02:53

This time, we return to Ontario, California for the latest from our friends at Atomic Crush Events, as they bring Jason Aaron, Timothy Zahn, the Henry Danger crew, and many more to the newest iteration of Comic Con …

Episode 303 - Knott's HangTime Media Preview Party

May 22nd, 2018

44:10

This time, we are back at Knott's Berry Farm to celebrate the grand opening of the newest coaster to light up the theme park world, as HangTime bursts onto the scene in a major wave of excitement. Enjoy!

Episode 302 - San Diego Rocket-Con, Free Comic Book Day, and Robo Toy Fest 2018

May 15th, 2018

52:43

This time, we have a triple header for you. First, we talk about the newest con on the scene, San Diego Rocket-Con. Next, we take you on a tour of SoCal comic shops, as we share highlights from our FCBD Hop …

Episode 301 – Previewing Comic Con Revolution Ontario with Mike Scigliano and Drew Seldin

May 8th, 2018

1:18:32

This time, we are previewing Comic Con Revolution – Ontario (http://www.comicconrevolution.com/ontario/), with two of the creative forces behind it, …

Episode 300 – Behind the Scenes of Parks and Cons

May 1st, 2018

1:00:07

It has been 299 episodes of coverage and now we take a break…kinda. This episode, we answer your questions and share some behind the scenes of the site and show. Enjoy!

Episode 299 – San Diego Comic Fest 2018

April 27th, 2018

1:00:59

‪This time, we are talking about the 6th annual San Diego Comic Fest! We were excited to return to this fun show. We were, also, excited to see Karen Berger who founded Vertigo & helped shepherd Sandman, Y-the Last …

Episode 298 – Disneyland Resort’s Pixar Fest

April 24th, 2018

40:35

This time, we are at the Disneyland Resort to talk all things Pixar Fest. Pixar-inspired food, merch, character interactions, and more are all part of this five month Pixar invasion. Countdown to fun!

Episode 297 – Monsterpalooza 2018

April 19th, 2018

1:19:51

This time, we return to Monsterpalooza for three days filled with movie magic. From Planet of the Apes to It to Halloween Horror Nights, we have lots to talk about. Listen in and enjoy!

Episode 296 – Spook Show 6 & SoCal Joe Show

April 13th, 2018

40:16

This time, we’ve got an unlikely duo of cons that were total blasts! Listen in for the haunt and the toys. Enjoy!

Episode 295 – The Flintstones Bedrock City

April 10th, 2018

37:57

This time, we hit the road to visit the outskirts of Williams, Arizona, where Fred, Wilma, Barney, Betty and the rest of Hanna Barbera’s prehistoric friends reside, at The Flintstones Bedrock City. Enjoy!

Episode 294 – WonderCon 2018

March 28th, 2018

1:09:42

This time, we return to a favorite con, as WonderCon 2018 takes over Anaheim and our lives, for three big days. Signings, panels, and more! Listen in and enjoy!

Episode 293 – Knott’s Berry Farm Boysenberry Festival 2018

March 19th, 2018

45:55

This time, we are wrapping up our coverage of Knott’s Berry Farm’s 2018 Boysenberry Festival with talk about our two visits over opening weekend. Listen in and enjoy!

Episode 292 – Knott’s Berry Farm Boysenberry Festival Preview 2018

March 12th, 2018

32:02

This time, we are at Knott’s Berry Farm to report on all of the happenings on-deck for the 2018 Boysenberry Festival. With new treats, an art show, and great entertainment options, there’s much to look forward to, this …

Episode 291 – Knott’s HangTime Construction Tour, DCA Food & Wine Festival, & Westcoaster Toy Soldier Show 2018

March 9th, 2018

1:05:40

This time, we have a trio of stops. First up, we go behind the construction walls, at Knott’s Berry Farm, to get a preview of their newest coaster, HangTime. The construction tour video may be found at

Episode 290 – Long Beach Comic Expo 2018

March 4th, 2018

55:10

This time, we are returning to Long Beach for another Long Beach Comic Expo. Listen in and enjoy!

Episode 289 – Gallifrey One & OrcCon 2018

February 24th, 2018

1:08:19

This time, we’ve got a big weekend of Doctor Who with a side of gaming. Listen in and enjoy!

Episode 288 – Batman ’66 Exhibit & Universal Studios Hollywood Lunar New Year 2018

February 12th, 2018

44:56

This time, we’ve got an LA duo of fun. First, we make our first visit to the Hollywood Museum (http://thehollywoodmuseum.com/), where the Batman ’66 …

Episode 287 – Anime LA 2018

February 10th, 2018

1:00:28

This time we visit a con that keeps picking up steam and has grabbed our attention in a major way. Listen in as we talk all things related to our time at Anime LA 2018. Enjoy!

Episode 286 – Knott’s Peanuts Celebration 2018

February 3rd, 2018

56:36

This time, we return to Knott’s Berry Farm to experience opening day of Knott’s Peanuts Celebration. It was a day packed with entertainment! Listen in and enjoy, as we experience this all-new tradition!

Episode 285 – Retro City Fest 2018, “Making Fun – The Story of Funko” World Premiere, & Claremont Comic Show

January 29th, 2018

47:28

This time, it’s a triple feature. First, just a quick mention of our stop at January’s ​Claremont Packing House Comic Book & Collectible Show (

Episode 284 – Halloween Wishes 2018 for Disneyland, Knott’s Scary Farm, Queen Mary Dark Harbor, Six Flags Fright Fest, & USH Halloween Horror Nights

January 23rd, 2018

54:53

This time, we are getting a Haunt fix in as we rundown our wishes for the big boys and girls on the SoCal Halloween scene in our 3rd annual Halloween wishes episode. If we each had two wishes for Dark Harbor, Fright …

Episode 283 – Anime Impulse 2018

January 20th, 2018

30:47

This time, we are returning to the Pomona Fairplex for the third year of Anime Impulse. As one part of the Asian-American Expo, Anime Impulse packs …

Episode 282 – Star Wars Secrets of the Empire VR, LA Sci-Fi and Comic Con, and Bricks LA 2018

January 16th, 2018

1:04:56

This time, we’ve got a trio of events to kick-off 2018. First, we assist the rebellion in Downtown Disney’s newest attraction in the Void’s Secrets of the Empire,

Episode 281 – Top Convention Moments of 2017

January 9th, 2018

1:05:27

This time, we look back at a year of cons to see where the top moments of 2017 came from. With 44 shows to chooses from, there’s a big list to choose from. Listen in and find out what we chose.

Episode 280 – Top Theme Park Moments 2017

December 29th, 2017

59:35

This time, we sit down to talk about our favorite moments, at theme parks, in 2017. What stood out, when all of the pixie dust of 2017 cleared?

Episode 279 – Queen Mary’s Chill 2017

December 19th, 2017

57:22

This time, we are wrapping up our podcast stops for 2017 at The Queen Mary, with Chill. Listen in and enjoy!

Episode 278 – Universal Studios Hollywood’s Grinchmas, Riverside Festival of Lights, & Disney Parks Blog Festival of Holidays Event 2017

December 8th, 2017

38:56

This time, we’ve got a little Disney and a little Festival of Lights to go along with a serving of Grinchmas! Enjoy!

Episode 277 – Knott’s Merry Farm 2017

December 1st, 2017

46:02

This time, we return to the Farm for our 2nd favorite season of the year (can you guess our favorite?). It is a season packed with entertainment and we share it here. Enjoy!

Episode 276 – Six Flags Magic Mountain Holiday in the Park 2017

November 28th, 2017

42:35

This time, we return to one of the most beautiful holiday light displays in all of the SoCal theme park scene, as we take on another year of Six …

Episode 275 – LA Zoo Lights 2017

November 26th, 2017

32:07

This time, we return to the LA Zoo for another season of LA Zoo Lights! Enjoy!

Episode 274 – Christmas in Hogwarts Preview at Wizarding World of Harry Potter Universal Studios Hollywood

November 23rd, 2017

39:45

This time, we are returning to Universal Studios Hollywood (USH), but for something totally new. The Christmas in Hogwarts (

Episode 272 – DesignerCon 2017

November 21st, 2017

42:24

This time, we return to Pasadena for, what looks to be, our last big convention of 2017 – DesignerCon (http://www.designercon.com/)! Enjoy!

Episode 271 – Best of Halloween 2017

November 16th, 2017

2:02:50

This time, we’re reflecting on some favorite moments from our 55 Halloween stops. Listen in and start your 2018 list.

Episode 270 – Backwoods, Rosehill, Van Oaks, Spooky Saloma, Wicked Pumpkin Hallow, & Haunted Rose 2017

November 14th, 2017

43:39

This time, the podcast is packed with Haunt goodness as we talk about our biggest night of Haunt hopping ever: The Backwoods Maze (https://www.facebook.com/TheBackwoodsMaze/), Rosehill Haunt (

Episode 269 – Slashback Video, Rotten Apple, The Farm, The Haunt…With No Name Yet, & The House at Haunted Hill 2017

November 7th, 2017

41:45

This time, we’ve got a personal record-setting night of Haunt coverage for you. It was fast and furious, as we teamed up with Theme Park Adventure (http://themeparkadventure.com/), to visit 5 Halloween attractions: …

Episode 268 – Stan Lee’s Los Angeles Comic Con 2017

November 5th, 2017

1:01:55

This time, we return to the Los Angeles Convention Center to take on another year of Stan Lee’s LA Comic Con (formerly Stan Lee’s Comikaze Expo), http://www.stanleeslacomiccon.com/! Enjoy!

Episode 267 – Opechee, Spooky Hollows, Beware the Dark Realm, and Trick ‘r Treat

November 2nd, 2017

42:30

This time, it’s a four-pack of home haunts, as we go from spot to spot to hit some epic home haunts: The Opechee Haunt’s “Jack’s Halloween JamBOOree” …

Episode 266 – Perdition, Fleshyard, Haunted Stadium, and Hellsir Cemetary 2017

October 30th, 2017

51:20

This time, we’ve got a quadruple helping of Haunts on the menu. First, we head to Yorba Linda for Perdition Home’s Brujeria, http://www.perditionhome.com/. Next, we just travel a few miles down the road for The …

Episode 265 – Coffin Creek & Pinball Madness 2017

October 26th, 2017

1:00:08

This time, we’ve got a duo of Halloween stops. First, we head to Corona where all the creatures go bump in the night at Coffin Creek, http://www.coffincreek.com/. Then, we head over to Banning for the Museum of …

Episode 264 – Horror Made Here – A Festival of Frights, WB Studio Tour 2017

October 24th, 2017

1:09:53

This time, we visit an all-new haunt experience as Warner Bros. Studio Tour, Hollywood, kicks off Horror Made Here – A Festival of Frights. Listen …

Episode 263 – Into the Black, Boot Hill, Mable’s Motel 6 Feet Under, & Ghost Train 2017

October 22nd, 2017

1:01:46

This time, it’s a quadruple-feature of SoCal Haunts. First, we go solo at 2017’s most anticipated new haunt, Into the Black,

Episode 262 – Boo at the LA Zoo & Haunt at Heritage Hill 2017

October 20th, 2017

32:51

This time, we’ve got a duo of family-friendly Halloween events. First, we return to Lake Forest for another season of Haunt at Heritage Hill. Then, we’re at the LA Zoo for Boo at the Zoo. Enjoy!

Episode 261 – Castle Dark, Grave Harvest, & Autumn Harvest 2017

October 17th, 2017

51:37

This time, we’ve got a trio of Halloween items. First, we’re in Riverside for Castle Park’s Castle Dark. Next, we head out to the 2nd annual Halloween convention, Grave Harvest. Lastly, it’s all about the kids in Lake …

Episode 260 – Wicked Lit and Creep LA: Lore 2017

October 12th, 2017

1:12:39

This time, we return to two essential Halloween-season stops. First, we visit the latest masterpieces of moving theater from Unbound Productions: Wicked Lit. Then, we creep with our favorite creeps at Creep LA: Lore. …

Episode 259 – Knott’s Spooky Farm, Boo-uena Park Olde Tyme Fall Festival, & Disneyana Show 2017

October 10th, 2017

47:11

In this trilogy show, we are discussing three family-friendly events. First, we head to Boo-uena Park for the Olde Tyme Fall Festival. Next, we travel a couple blocks down the street to Knott’s Berry Farm, where the …

Episode 258 – Scream Zone & Nerdbot-Con 2017

October 6th, 2017

42:05

This time, we are pairing a Haunt and a con for a dynamic duo. First, we journey to San Diego for our first visit to Scream Zone. Next, we head to Pasadena for our first look at Nerdbot-Con. In a year crowded with …

Episode 257 – Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor 2017

October 3rd, 2017

1:04:22

This time, we return to one of America’s most haunted spots, for another year at Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor. Listen in, as we discuss another big year of scares at this big league Haunt. Enjoy!

Episode 256 – California’s Great America Halloween Haunt 2017

October 1st, 2017

1:01:29

This time, we make the trek north, to return to the beautiful California’s Great America (CGA) park for their 10th anniversary Halloween Haunt.  It …

Episode 255 – Knott’s Scary Farm 2017

September 29th, 2017

48:46

This time, we return to the fog to kick-off the 45th anniversary of Knott’s Scary Farm. Halloween Haunt is an event we look forward to all year and this year might be the best version we’ve seen yet. It was a hectic …

Episode 254 – Mickey’s Halloween Party at Disneyland 2017

September 26th, 2017

41:16

Episode 254 – Mickey’s Halloween Party at Disneyland We were at opening night of Mickey’s Halloween Party at Disneyland, in Anaheim, California. Listen in, as we discuss the ups and downs of the evening!

Episode 253 – Six Flags Magic Mountain Fright Fest 2017

September 21st, 2017

43:05

Episode 253 – Six Flags Magic Mountain Fright Fest 2017 This time, we are talking all things Six Flags Magic Mountain Fright Fest 2017. Listen in!

Episode 252 – Universal Studios Hollywood Halloween Horror Nights 2017

September 20th, 2017

39:12

Episode 252 – Universal Studios Hollywood Halloween Horror Nights 2017 This time, we’re kicking off our 2017 Halloween nights at Universal Studios …

Episode 251 – Disneyland Halloween 2017

September 16th, 2017

43:44

This time, we are at the Disneyland Resort (DLR) to talk all things Halloween. Disney California Adventure (DCA) has been added to the mix which has …

Episode 250 – Power-Con 2017

September 15th, 2017

49:21

This time, we are embracing all of the best in Eternia at Power-Con 2017! Enjoy!

Episode 249 – Knott’s Ghost Town Alive 2017 Finale

September 12th, 2017

41:30

Episode 249 – Knott’s Ghost Town Alive 2017 Finale This time, we’re in the Old West, as we take in the season 2 finale of Knott’s Berry Farm’s Ghost Town Alive. In a world where immersive entertainment is all the talk, …

Episode 248 – Long Beach Comic Con 2017

September 8th, 2017

1:02:10

Episode 248 – Long Beach Comic Con 2017 This time, we are back in Long Beach for Long Beach Comic Con (LBCC), 2017. Listen in, as we share a run-down of the event and talk about our observations on security changes at …

Episode 247 – Knott’s Scary Farm Announcement Event

September 5th, 2017

1:37:15

This time, we are at the Farm to learn what will be lurking in the fog this Haunt season. Classics return & new scares await!

Episode 246 – Japan World Heroes & SoCal ParkHop

August 29th, 2017

38:34

This time, we are hitting a very unique con & hopping around the parks.  First, we head over to Pasadena for the final day of Japan World Heroes.  Next, we take a quick spin around some beloved SoCal parks as we …

Episode 245 – IT Experience, LA Comic Book & Science Fiction Convention, Beetle House, & Scum & Villainy Cantina

August 25th, 2017

51:12

Episode 245 – IT Experience, LA Comic Book & Science Fiction Convention, Beetle House, & Scum & Villainy Cantina This time, we do a Los Angeles loop of themed entertainment experiences and a convention. …

Episode 244 – Knott’s Berry Farm HangTime Coaster Announcement

August 18th, 2017

1:00:30

This time, we’re taking you back to the Farm, as Knott’s makes a big coaster announcement for the 2018 season!  We share the entire announcement event, as well as our thoughts on the next big thing at Knott’s Berry Farm.

Episode 243 – Wonder Woman Exhibit at WB Hollywood Tour, Ripley’s Believe It Or Not, Guinness World Records, Hollywood Wax Museum, Yestercon, & Claremont Comic Show

August 11th, 2017

45:56

This time, it’s a rapid-fire trip from the Wonder Woman Exhibit at WB Hollywood Tour to Ripley’s Believe It Or Not to Guinness World Records to …

Episode 242 – Haunted Attraction Network Leadership Symposium 2017

August 4th, 2017

58:08

This time, we’re getting spooky at Knott’s Berry Farm, as we cover the Haunted Attraction Network Leadership Symposium. It was a day filled with great speakers, conversations, and networking and a night filled with …

Episode 241 – Midsummer Scream 2017

August 1st, 2017

1:31:30

This time, we are going full Halloween at Midsummer Scream, 2017!  Knott’s, Universal, Six Flags, Dark Harbor, and more give us reveals that will …

Episode 240 – San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) 2017 Part 2

July 25th, 2017

1:31:56

We’re back with the second part of our San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) coverage, which takes us to the conclusion of the con. It’s a mad dash that includes stops to see the cast of Legends of Tomorrow, Funko Fundays, Dave …

Episode 239 – San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) 2017 Part 1

July 21st, 2017

1:18:53

With just a few hours to do laundry between D23 Expo and San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC), we hit the ground running Monday morning to cover everything in the world of building SDCC. Eventually, the con opens its doors on …

Episode 238 – D23 Expo 2017

July 19th, 2017

1:29:37

This time, we are battling the crowds in Anaheim at the 2017 D23 Expo. There were lots of highs and lows and cover them all. Enjoy!

Episode 237 – Justice League: Battle for Metropolis Opening Six Flags Magic Mountain

July 17th, 2017

1:14:11

This time, we join the Justice League and Six Flags Magic Mountain staff in celebrating the park’s brand new addition. Enjoy!

Episode 236 – On the Floor Tips for San Diego Comic-Con 2017

July 14th, 2017

38:05

This time, we are wrapping up our 2017 tips with Shawn’s favorite topic: the San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) floor! Listen in and enjoy!

Episode 235 – Anime Expo 2017

July 13th, 2017

1:15:35

This time, Shawn’s at one of the busiest cons in America as he takes on Anime Expo 2017. Enjoy!

Episode 234 – SDCC Tips: Outside the Con & in the Panel Rooms, San Diego Comic-Con 2017

July 10th, 2017

50:26

We’re back with the second of three podcasts on our SDCC Tips for 2017. This time, we’re talking panel rooms and life outside the convention center. Enjoy!

Episode 233 – Amazing Las Vegas Comic Con 2017

July 7th, 2017

55:25

This time, we make the trek to Vegas for the 5th anniversary edition of Amazing Las Vegas Comic Con (ALVCC). Each year, ALVCC assembles the …

Episode 232 – A Visit to Walt Disney World 2017

July 2nd, 2017

56:55

This time, we wrap up the Florida #ParkHop talk by discussing a whirlwind visit to Disney World. Enjoy!

Episode 231 – Universal Studios Florida & Universal’s Islands of Adventure 2017

June 28th, 2017

45:53

This time, we keep the Florida #ParkHop going, with a trip to the Universal Studios Orlando Resort. Listen in and enjoy!

Episode 230 – Busch Gardens 2017

June 23rd, 2017

43:32

This time, we’re starting a three day ParkHop with a visit to a park that’s been on our must visit list for quite sometime. Listen in and enjoy!

Episode 229 – The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Nighttime Lights at Hogwarts Castle

June 20th, 2017

23:01

This time, we are talking about our new favorite nighttime show that is lighting up Universal Studios Hollywood! It’s a quick show, but we wanted …

Episode 228 – Knott’s Berry Farm Summer Media Day 2017

June 17th, 2017

42:40

This time, we return to the Farm to talk about all that is on-deck for their 2017 summer season. Enjoy!

Episode 227 – Citywalk’s Voodoo Doughnut Opening & Kid-Kon 2017

June 13th, 2017

48:44

This time, we’ve got two great new items to share. First, we talk about a tasting event to celebrate the opening of Voodoo Doughnut’s first …

Episode 226 – San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) 2017 Top 5 Tips & More

June 11th, 2017

1:07:13

This time, we’ve returned to the Gaslamp Quarter for the beginning of another year of San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) tips. In this episode, we talk general items, things to do before you leave for the con, and Shawn’s top 5 …

Episode 225 – Knott’s Berry Farm’s Ghost Town Alive 2017

June 8th, 2017

42:54

This time, we journey back to Calico to check in on opening weekend of season 2 of Ghost Town Alive at Knott’s Berry Farm. How has the story progressed from the season 1 cliffhanger? Is Mr. Fortune still looking for a …

Episode 224 – Phoenix Comicon 2017 Part 2

June 3rd, 2017

1:20:21

This time, we return for part twi of a two part show on all that was Phoenix Comicon 2017. In this portion, we talk Neal McDonough, Dick Van Dyke, Ciara Renee, Teddy Sears, Timothy Zahn, Gabriel Luna, Alan Tudyk, Karen …

Episode 223 – Phoenix Comicon 2017 Part 1

May 29th, 2017

1:00:48

This time, we’ve got part one of a two part show on all that was Phoenix Comicon 2017. In this portion, we talk Timothy Zahn, Danny Trejo, Kevin Conroy and a crazy security situation that added some unique challenges to …

Episode 222 – Disney’s Summer of Heroes & Guardians of the Galaxy: Mission – Breakout Preview

May 26th, 2017

42:54

This time, we preview Marvel’s first big step into an American theme park as Summer of Heroes kicks off in DCA at the Disneyland Resort. After three straight days of previewing a variety of its components, we’ve got …

Episode 221 – Knott’s Soak City Expansion & Opening 2017

May 24th, 2017

35:55

This time, we return for the first time in a few years to Knott’s Soak City. During this last off-season, Knott’s Berry Farm made some big investments in Soak City and we stop by for a construction tour, opening …

Episode 220 – WhedonCon 2017

May 22nd, 2017

50:43

This time, we are celebrating all things in the Whedonverse as we attend WhedonCon. The show was a big hit for us in 2016, so we expected a lot and it delivered. Listen in as we discuss all the best in the ‘verse!

Episode 219 – Tink Half Expo, Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT Update, & CurioCon

May 19th, 2017

28:03

This time, we’ve got some parks and cons. First, we take a brief look at this quarter’s version of the run Disney expo at the Disneyland Hotel. Then, …

Episode 218 – Comic Con Revolution 2017

May 16th, 2017

49:26

This time, we attend a brand new con in our own backyard, as we cover Comic Con Revolution. With just a little over four months of time, Atomic Crush …

Episode 217 – May the 4th at Disneyland, Free Comic Book Day (FCBD) Crawl, & Bats Day Black Market

May 10th, 2017

50:09

CORRECTION:  Noah, Founder/Executive Producer of Bats Day was kind enough to contact us and let us know that there were over 70 vendors at Bats Day Black Market.  The list of vendors may be found at 

Episode 216 – Midsummer Scream 2017 Preview with Rick West of Theme Park Adventure

May 7th, 2017

51:24

This time, we are talking all things Midsummer Scream Halloween Festival 2017 with Creative Director, Rick West. In 2016, David Markland (Creepy LA), Rick West (Theme Park Adventure), Johanna Atilano (Theme Park …

Episode 215 – Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2 Disney Parks Blog Event & Superman Comes to Six Flags Magic Mountain

May 3rd, 2017

44:11

This time, we’ve got two park related events that are all about the heroes. First, we attend the Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2 Disney Parks Blog …

Episode 214 – Universal Cinemas Event, Fathom Doctor Who Event, & Dapper Day Expo

April 24th, 2017

36:23

This time, we’ve got a trio of offerings for you. First, we check out the Fathom Events Doctor Who event. Then, we keep it at the movies as we cover the big reopening of Universal Cinemas at Universal Studios CityWalk …

Episode 213 – #ParkHop Disneyland, Knott’s Berry Farm, Universal Studios Hollywood, & More

April 17th, 2017

38:14

This time, we take a look at the latest in So Cal parks, as we #ParkHop from Six Flags Magic Mountain to Universal Studios Hollywood to Disneyland …

Episode 212 – Monsterpalooza 2017

April 12th, 2017

1:02:19

This time, we go full-on monster mode, as we spend three very full days at Monsterpalooza 2017. Listen in!

Episode 211 – Knott’s Berry Farm Auction & Boysenberry Festival 2017

April 5th, 2017

57:14

This time, we are all in on Knott’s as the 2017 Boysenberry Festival kicked off. We talk entertainment and treats, as the biggest year yet of Boysenberry Festival takes over the park. Additionally, we talk a bit about …

Episode 210 – WonderCon Anaheim, 2017

April 3rd, 2017

56:42

This time, we are back at the Anaheim Convention Center (ACC) for the first time in a long time. After a one year trip to Los Angeles due to ACC construction, WonderCon was back to the house next to the Mouse and we hit …

Episode 209 – Knott’s Berry Farm VR Showdown in Ghost Town Preview

March 29th, 2017

38:40

This time, we talk about the newest Knott’s Berry Farm attraction, VR Showdown in Ghost Town.  We got a behind the scenes look at the new venture into virtual reality at the Farm during a super fun media night of …

Episode 208 – WonderCon 2017 Preview

March 27th, 2017

53:18

This time, we are clearing out the inbox and taking listener questions as part of a preview of what will be one of the best cons of the year, WonderCon 2017. Enjoy!

Episode 207 – Arcade Expo 3.0, Pirates of the Caribbean 50th, & John Barrowman’s Garage Sale

March 25th, 2017

52:00

This time it’s an eclectic mix of events. First, we travel to the Museum of Pinball for Arcade Expo 3.0. Then, we partake in Disneyland’s Pirates of the Caribbean 50th anniversary. Lastly, we go to John Barrowman’s …

Episode 206 – Knott’s Berry Farm Boysenberry Festival Preview

March 22nd, 2017

1:03:08

This time, everything is coming up Boysenberry, as we taste test a number of amazing treats for this year’s Boysenberry Festival at Knott’s Berry Farm. Listen in as we preview this awesome event.

Episode 205 – Six Flags Magic Mountain Justice League Construction Tour, DCA Food & Wine Festival, & Spook Show 5

March 15th, 2017

50:03

This time, we’ve got a trio of events that spans the Parks and Cons universe. First, we get our #HauntFix in with a troop to the Halloween Club’s 5th annual Spook Show. Then, we talk about our behind the scenes look at …

Episode 204 – Behind the Scenes of a Disneyland Resort & Knott’s Berry Farm #ParkHop

March 8th, 2017

50:08

We’ve heard the requests and we’re finally delivering. Listen in as we walk you through one of our ParkHops. This time, we’re visiting Knott’s Berry Farm, Knott’s Marketplace, Disneyland, Downtown Disney and DCA. Enjoy!

Episode 203 – 2017 Con Calendar & Pasadena Comic Con

March 1st, 2017

1:15:19

This time, we return to Pasadena for a fun stop at Pasadena Comic Con. Then, we look at some highlights that we are looking forward to on our upcoming convention circuit. It’s a big list, with something for everyone. …

Episode 202 – Long Beach Comic Expo 2017 & Zombie Joe’s Underground Theater’s “Tortured Souls”

February 24th, 2017

48:41

This time, we’ve got two great events to discuss. First, we return to the Long Beach Convention Center to cover another fun Long Beach Comic Expo. Then, we make our first trip to Zombie Joe’s Underground Theater, where …

Episode 201 – The Magic Castle & Gallifrey One 2017

February 22nd, 2017

1:08:52

This time, we’re focusing on two big events. First, we talk about all of our experiences at the center of Whoverse as Gallifrey One takes over with another big three day show. Then, we reflect on our first visit to the …

Episode 200 – Bricks LA & Cal Comic Con 2017

February 10th, 2017

35:15

This time, we are celebrating our 200th show by not talking about it at all! It’s all about Lego and comics as we hit two favorite SoCal cons. Listen in and enjoy!

Episode 199 – Halloween Wishes 2017 for Disneyland, Knott’s, Queen Mary, Six Flags, & Universal Studios

February 4th, 2017

44:54

This time, we are getting a Haunt fix in as we rundown our wishes for the big boys and girls on the SoCal Halloween scene in our 2nd annual Halloween Wishes episode. If we each had two wishes for Dark Harbor, Fright …

Episode 198 – Universal Studios Hollywood Lunar New Year Celebration 2017

January 25th, 2017

24:23

This time, we talk Po, Tigress, a Mandarin Megatron, and more from the 2017 Lunar New Year Celebration! Listen in for more on this limited time event …

Episode 197 – Star Wars Half Expo, Anime Impulse, & Comic Excitement

January 21st, 2017

44:42

This time, we have a trio of shows as we hit the floor at three very different cons. First, we’re back at the Disneyland Hotel for another run Disney weekend as Star Wars takes over. Next, we return for our second Anime …

Episode 196 – 40th Anniversary LA Comic & Science Fiction Convention & Hallmark Anaheim 2016

January 12th, 2017

27:23

We’re starting off the 2017 con circuit with two shows. First, we make our way to the 18th annual Hallmark Anaheim show. Then, we return to the Reef, where the classic “Shrine Show” celebrates its 40th anniversary with …

Episode 193 – Star Wars and Fandom in the ’70s

December 25th, 2016

1:03:58

Episode 193 – Star Wars and Fandom in the ’70s This time, we are traveling back to the LA Convention Center for WonderCon 2016, where former Lucasfilm publicist and producer, Craig Miller, takes the stage to talk about …

Episode 192 – Batman Animated Series Reunion at Long Beach Comic Con 2016

December 14th, 2016

49:36

Episode 192 – Batman Animated Series Reunion at Long Beach Comic Con 2016 This time, we travel back in time to a packed panel room at the Long Beach Convention Center, where Kevin Conroy (Batman) and Loren Lester …

Episode 191 – Queen Mary’s Chill, USH’s Grinchmas, & Riverside Festival of Lights 2016

December 8th, 2016

54:13

This time, we have a trifecta of holiday fun. First, we visit with Alice in Winterland at Queen Mary’s Chill. Next, we celebrate the Who-lidays at …

Episode 190 – Knott’s Merry Farm 2016

December 2nd, 2016

43:12

Episode 190 – Knott’s Merry Farm 2016 Knott’s Berry Farm has been the leader in SoCal holiday entertainment for years and 2016 is even bigger than …

Episode 189 – Six Flags Magic Mountain Holiday in the Park 2016

November 30th, 2016

50:02

By combining a talented group of actors, thoughtful themes and endless lights, Six Flags Magic Mountain has built a must-see event in Holiday in the …

Episode 188 – DesignerCon 2016

November 29th, 2016

39:31

We return to a favorite show, as we take on our last large show of 2016, DesignerCon! It’s a show unlike any other and a great one to end the season. Listen in and start planning for 2017.

Episode 187 – LA Zoo Lights 2016

November 23rd, 2016

29:41

This time, Shawn and Carmelle are joined by special guest, Brianda Gasparini, at the LA Zoo for a festive night of lights, music, and entertainment at Zoo Lights. This family-friendly event delivers big on the fun and …

Episode 186 – Wicked Lit & Disneyland Holidays 2016

November 17th, 2016

1:02:20

In a twist of fate, the Disneyland Resort kicked off their holiday season on the same day we wrapped up our 2016 Haunt season, with our 53rd stop of …

Episode 185 – Best of Halloween 2016

November 9th, 2016

2:03:54

This time, we’re reflecting on some favorite moments from our 51 Halloween stops. Listen in and start your 2017 list.

Episode 183 – Stan Lee’s LA Comic Con 2016

November 2nd, 2016

53:41

This time, we return to a show that’s close to our heart and tied to our history. It was just years ago that a little show called Comikaze Expo was born and we watched as it took its first steps and has grown into what …

Episode 182 – Idyllwild Haunted Hotel, Motel 6 Feet Under, Boot Hill, Riverside Halloween House, & Higgins Manor

October 28th, 2016

55:15

This time, we’ve got 5 Haunts that are big on scares and big on heart. First, we journey to Idyllwild for our first look at 14 year Haunt veteran, Idyllwild Haunted Hotel. Next, we go back to Fleshyard for an update and …

Episode 181 – Castle Dark, Scream Kingdom, & Field of Screams Haunted Stadium

October 22nd, 2016

1:00:38

This time, it’s an Inland Empire trifecta as we wrap up 9 Haunts in 5 days with three Haunts that provide multiple attractions at their sites. First, …

Episode 180 – Coffin Creek, Fleshyard, Haunt at Heritage Hill, Knott’s Scary Farm Elvira Look-Alike Contest, & Sinister Pointe

October 20th, 2016

1:20:14

  This time, we continue a busy Haunt season with five more stops. First, we return to Coffin Creek in Norco, CA. Next, a good Midsummer Scream showing draws us to our first visit at Fleshyard. Then, we journey to Lake …

Episode 179 – California’s Great America Great Pumpkin Fest & Winchester Mystery House Halloween Candlelight Tours

October 17th, 2016

1:00:10

This time, we talk California’s Great America (CGA) Great Pumpkin Fest as well as discuss some of the highlights of a visit to CGA. Then, we visit with Winchester Mystery House for what we believe is the beginning of a …

Episode 178 – California’s Great America’s Halloween Haunt 2016

October 14th, 2016

1:10:24

This time, we experience a packed night of entertainment at California’s Great America’s (CGA) Halloween Haunt. With eight shows, five skeleton key rooms, four shows, three scare zones & a park filled with rides, …

Episode 177 – Hobb’s Grove 2016

October 11th, 2016

1:00:22

This time, we’re kicking off our Haunt road trip report with a visit to the much talked about Hobb’s Grover in Sanger, CA. The night was filled with a bevy of tricks and treats that had us surprised at how well Hobb’s …

Episode 176 – Knott’s Spooky Farm, Salem’s Market, Delusion, Boo at the LA Zoo, & Grave Harvest

October 7th, 2016

55:37

This time, we’ve got a major helping of Halloween fun. First, we head down to the Farm to see the newly expanded family-friendly, Knott’s Spooky Farm. Then, we make a quick stop at Salem’s Market. Next, we take part in …

Episode 175 – Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor & The Hyde Street Massacre

October 5th, 2016

49:41

This time, we have a scary twosome that are filled to the brim with interesting characters that are big on toying with their guests. First, we return to Long Beach to meet the Iron Master and the rest of the crew at …

Episode 174 – Mickey’s Halloween Party 2016 Disneyland Resort

October 3rd, 2016

1:00:22

Last year, Mickey’s Halloween Party took a dip but in 2016 it has come back with some important improvements. Listen in as we discuss one of the only kid-friendly nighttime events of the Halloween season.

Episode 173 – Knott’s Scary Farm 2016

September 29th, 2016

1:29:34

It’s the grandfather of them all and it’s our 20th year attending…its Knott’s Scary Farm. The fog has rolled in and brought with it a number of new …

Episode 172 – Long Beach Comic Con 2016 & Creep LA

September 27th, 2016

1:18:51

This is a combo of two of our favorite things, as we talk Long Beach Comic Con (LBCC) and Creep LA. We’ve attended LBCC since its first minutes and have watched as it has grown up in a very big way. Creep LA was a brand …

Episode 171 – Six Flags Magic Mountain Fright Fest 2016

September 22nd, 2016

41:22

This time, we make the trek back to Valencia to welcome America’s favorite villains to the Haunt world as the Suicide Squad headlines Fright Fest …

Episode 170 – Halloween Horror Nights 2016 at Universal Studios Hollywood

September 19th, 2016

52:55

This time, we take on the ultimate haunt intellectual property haven as Universal Studios Hollywood rolls out Jason, Freddy, Krampus, Michael, …

Episode 169 – SoCal Haunt Preview for the 2016 Halloween Season

September 14th, 2016

54:51

This time, we are doing a rapid fire look at the 2016 SoCal Haunt season. We made 29 unique stops during last year’s Halloween circuit and we share why we think these spots are must visits: Riverside Halloween House:, …

Episode 168 – Anime California 2016

September 11th, 2016

32:11

This time, we return to Anime California, but in an all new location as it takes up residency at the Long Beach Convention Center. This community-based con is big on quality interactions and an overall quality product. …

Episode 167 – Nerd Con 2016 & Knott’s Berry Farm’s Coaster Campout

September 7th, 2016

44:55

This time, we’re talking a con and a park. First, we travel to Escondido, where Nerd-Con 2016 brought a weekend packed with cosplay creativity on this campus of con. Next, we make our way back to the Farm, where Coaster …

Episode 166 – Knott’s Scary Farm Announcement Night 2016

August 28th, 2016

1:01:39

This time, we return to the streets of Ghost Town and the Charles M. Schultz Theater to talk 2016 announcements for Knott’s Scary Farm. Hollows, …

Episode 165 – Theme Park Halloween Updates, Del Toro LACMA Exhibit, AACS, & LA Comic Book & Sci-Fi Con

August 23rd, 2016

44:57

This time, we have a hodgepodge of parks and cons activities as we talk Guillermo Del Toro exhibit at LACMA, All-American Collector Show, LA Comic …

Episode 164 – Midsummer Scream’s Queen Mary Dark Harbor Panel

August 16th, 2016

43:28

This time, we return to Long Beach as Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor brought big fun to their Midsummer Scream panel. Listen in for an all-new character and other announcements!

Episode 163 – Super Toy Con 2016

August 8th, 2016

48:12

This time, we return to Vegas for another convention weekend. Despite the return to the city, this is a first time visit to a con that brought celebs, artists and the biggest toy selection and deals we’ve ever seen. …

Episode 162 – Midsummer Scream 2016

August 1st, 2016

1:16:18

This time, we return to the Long Beach Convention Center for another great con but this time it’s not Long Beach Comic-Con. Instead, a new con has …

Episode 161 – San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) 2016

July 27th, 2016

1:46:52

This time, we’re talking SDCC 2016! What else is there to say?

Episode 160 – DisneyanaMania, Pop Expo CCC, & Disneyland’s 61st Anniversary

July 21st, 2016

36:17

This time, we are bouncing around to three fun events. First, we hit the floor of DisneyanaMania for another year of Disney collecting fun. Then, we …

Episode 159 – LA Zoo Dinosaurs: Unextinct & USH’s The Walking Dead Attraction

July 19th, 2016

32:12

This time, we’ve got a haunt appetizer as we take on two fun attractions that thrill. First, we go to the LA Zoo, where dinosaurs have come alive with the all-new animatronic-heavy exhibit, Dinosaurs: Unextinct at the …

Episode 158 – San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) Tips 2016: On the Floor & General

July 17th, 2016

42:00

This time, we wrap up our three part series of SDCC tips by discussing tricks on the floor and some general tips. This is it. Final countdown. Good luck prepping and have an awesome Comic-Con!

Episode 157 – San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) Tips 2016: Offsites & Panels

July 14th, 2016

28:51

This time, we have part two of our three part series of tips for Comic-Con and we are talking about life outside the convention center and inside the panel room. Get your SDCC prep on with our next part in the series!

Episode 156 – Anime Expo 2016

July 13th, 2016

39:22

This time, we are back at the con that has the thickest crowds we see all year…no, not San Diego Comic-Con, but Anime Expo. With thousands of frenzied fans crowding the LA Convention Center, it’s a show that has so much …

Episode 155 – Walt Disney World 2016

July 10th, 2016

52:10

This time, we spend 5 big days immersed in Disney magic. Star Wars Season of the Force, Frozen Ever After, Soarin’, Animal Kingdom at night, and so much more. Enjoy!

Episode 154 – Universal Studios Florida & Islands of Adventure 2016

July 7th, 2016

1:21:32

This time, we make a big true to a couple of our favorite parks as we take on all sorts of excitement at Universal Studios Florida and Islands of Adventure. We get caught up with Diagon Alley, Gringotts, Hogwarts …

Episode 153 – San Diego Comic-Con Tips: Before You Leave to SDCC

July 5th, 2016

34:18

This time, we’re talking SDCC tips. In this first episode of our series,we talk about what you need to do before you leave home for the world famous Comic-Con. Keep calm and prepare for San Diego Comic-Con!

Episode 152 – Amazing Las Vegas Comic Con 2016 & Avenger’s S.T.A.T.I.O.N.

July 1st, 2016

1:01:39

This time, we are back in Vegas for our annual comic-filled weekend with Amazing Comic-Con’s Architect’s of Pop Culture! Comics, creators and cosplay …

Episode 151 – Knott’s Berry Farm Summer Media Day 2016

June 22nd, 2016

40:40

This time, we return to the Farm for the opening of GhostRider, the full launch of GhostTown Alive, special historical panels and much more as …

Episode 150 – Universal Studios Hollywood’s Walking Dead Walker Boot Camp with Nicotero & Murdy

June 14th, 2016

52:00

This time, we are at Universal Studios Hollywood to learn what it takes to be a walker with Walking Dead showrunner, Greg Nicotero and master of …

Episode 149 – Phoenix Comicon 2016

June 10th, 2016

1:26:09

This time, we take on the crowds and a Phoenix summer heatwave for four big days at Phoenix Comicon! Great panels, exhibitors and cosplay made it a memorable weekend. Listen in and find out why.

Episode 148 – Knott’s Ghost Town Alive & Raging Waters LA

May 31st, 2016

55:04

This time, we’ve got a fun summer duo. First, we are on the Farm for the debut of Ghost Town Alive as the citizens of Calico step out of history and immerse guests in interactive elements. Next, we make our way to San …

Episode 147 – Star Trek Beyond Fan Event & Robo Toy Fest / Brick Boutique

May 24th, 2016

35:22

This time, we have two very different events. First, we journey to Paramount Studios to celebrate 50 years of Star Trek with JJ Abrams, Jeremy Lin, Chris Pine and more in an epic fan celebration. Then, we’re back to the …

Episode 146 – Whedonopolis 2016

May 18th, 2016

48:08

This time, we journey to the edge of the Verse (Van Nuys) to spend three great days at Whedonopolis 2016. This is a show that explores the …

Episode 145 – Star Wars Day, Tink Half Marathon Expo, ToonCon, Christmas in Spring, & FCBD

May 11th, 2016

29:33

This time, we bounce around a number of topics: Disneyland’s Star Wars Day, Disneyland’s Tink Half Marathon Expo, DCA’s new “Alice Through the …

Episode 144 – Batman 66 Event, Dapper Day Expo, Bats Day, Midsummer Scream, & Mrs. Knott’s

May 5th, 2016

47:27

This time, we share one very packed day. First, we travel to Frank and Son Collectible Show for a celebration of Batman 66. Next, we go to the …

Episode 143 – NINJAGO World Opening at LegoLand California

May 1st, 2016

50:23

This time, we journey to LegoLand California for their NINJAGO World media preview. There was food, ninjas, Lego minifigures and a brand new ride …

Episode 142 – Monsterpalooza 2016

April 26th, 2016

47:56

Monsterpalooza moved to the Pasadena Convention Center for 2016 and brought an entirely different energy to its convention. Gone were the stuffy confines of the Burbank Marriott and instead an electric energy of …

Episode 141 – Jeremy Renner at Silicon Valley Comic Con

April 20th, 2016

54:40

This time, we return to Silicon Valley Comic Con (SVCC) and our panel series, as we give the mic to Hawkeye himself.  Jeremy Renner was charismatic …

Episode 140 – Days of the Dead, Knott’s Berry Farm FunPix, & Volume 2 – Marvel at Disneyland

April 13th, 2016

58:47

This time, we present a con, a park and a look back (and forward) at Marvel at the Disneyland Resort. First, we take you to Burbank for the awesome Day of the Dead horror con. Next, we go to Knott’s Berry Farm, where …

Episode 139 – Universal Studios Wizarding World of Harry Potter VIP Press Event

April 11th, 2016

1:01:39

This is it! This is the night we’ve been waiting on, for what feels like forever…Wizarding World of Harry Potter was introduced to the world in a …

Episode 138 – LegoLand NINJAGO World Preview, SDCC Preview, and Disney California Adventure (DCA) Food & Wine Festival

April 5th, 2016

48:48

This time, we’ve got a fun variety of topics from both the parks and cons world. First, we take you behind the scenes at LegoLand as we get a construction tour of the new NINJAGO World ride and land. Next, we travel to …

Episode 137 – WonderCon 2016

March 29th, 2016

1:09:07

This time, we take on another year of WonderCon with a few twists. New RFID badges and the LA Convention Center made for an interesting go but this was accompanied by some the best guests and programming the con has …

Episode 136 – Silicon Valley Comic Con 2016

March 21st, 2016

48:20

This time, we make the long drive to the land of silicon as Apple co founder, Steve Wozniak brings a team of tech and pop culture specialist together …

Episode 135 – Knott’s Berry Farm Boysenberry Festival 2016

March 17th, 2016

42:10

Episode 135 – Knott’s Berry Farm Boysenberry Festival 2016 This time, we make our way down to the farm to eat all the boysenberry treats and talk about 16 big days of entertainment (March 19 – April 3). Is the Fun Stick …

Episode 134 – WonderCon Los Angeles Tips & Preview

March 14th, 2016

1:00:31

This time, Shawn previews WonderCon Los Angeles and shares advice to help you and the show to its fullest. With a new venue and new security …

Episode 133 – Spook Show & Outbreak Expo

March 8th, 2016

28:12

This time, we hit two small SoCal shows. First, we return to Frank and Son Collectible Show for an eclectic Outbreak Expo. Next, we make our way to …

Episode 132 – Knott’s Ghost Town Construction, LA Comic Book & Sci-Fi Con, & Pasadena Comic Con

February 29th, 2016

58:27

This time, we get to the heart of Parks and Cons with lots of talk…about parks and cons! Listen in as we take you behind the scenes of all the new additions coming to Knott’s Berry Farm this summer. Then, travel with us …

Episode 130 – Wizarding World of Harry Potter Universal Studios Hollywood Preview

February 21st, 2016

36:54

On February 12th, 2016 the theme park scene in California changed forever as the most immersive land in the state opened for “technical rehearsals” …

Episode 129 – Gallifrey One 2016 & Strategicon’s OrcCon 2016

February 18th, 2016

44:09

This time, we are bouncing back and forth between two cons that put their foremost focus on community, relaxation and fun as we cover Gallifrey One and OrcCon.

Episode 128 – ParkHop Talk on Disneyland, LegoLand, Knott’s, & Universal Studios Hollywood

February 9th, 2016

49:12

This time, we get back to our roots as we take a massive ParkHop around four SoCal theme parks that have a lot going on this winter season.

Episode 127 – 2016 Convention Calendar with Shawn, @The_Con_Fluence

February 4th, 2016

48:27

This time, we’re talking 2016 conventions. From Phoenix to Vegas to LA and beyond, it’s another big year of options on the So Cal con circuit. Listen in and find your perfect fit.

Episode 126 – 2016 Halloween Wishes for Disneyland, Knott’s, Universal, Six Flags, & Queen Mary

January 24th, 2016

41:38

This time, we are getting a Haunt fix in as we rundown our wishes for the big boys and girls on the SoCal Halloween scene. If we each had one wish for Dark Harbor, Fright Fest, Horror Nights, Mickey’s Halloween Party, …

Episode 125 – Star Wars Half, Arcade Expo, AACS, Anime Impulse, TPA Mixer

January 20th, 2016

45:33

It’s another busy weekend on the SoCal convention scene with 5 big stops. We run from stop to stop in this big convention hop.

Episode 124 – Bricks LA, Hollywood Show, Hallmark Anaheim, and LA Sci-Fi & Comic-Con

January 15th, 2016

48:47

This time, we dash to four cons in two days as we go from Lego to Dick Van Dyke to ornament heaven Lando in this quintessential Parks and Cons convention podcast.

Episode 123 – Top Theme Park Moments of 2015

January 5th, 2016

54:39

This time, Shawn and Carmelle sit down to talk about the very best in themed entertainment in 2015. What stood out, when all the pixie dust of 2015 cleared? Listen in and find out.

Episode 122 – Top Convention Moments of 2015

December 30th, 2015

50:34

This time, Shawn and Carmelle slow down to look back at a 2015 where they covered 53 cons. SDCC, WonderCon, Amazing, Comikaze, LBCC, Gally, Scare LA, D23, Star Wars Celebration, Phoenix Comicon and so many more were …

Episode 121 – WinterFest OC 2015

December 26th, 2015

46:24

This time, we’re covering a brand-new holiday event that is taking over the Orange County Fairgrounds for 17 days of fun! Listen in as we talk about …

Episode 120 – Phoenix Fan Fest 2015 & Glendale Glitters 2015

December 14th, 2015

42:37

This time, we wrap up a year of conventions in one of our favorite cities! In addition to three days of Phoenix Fan Fest, we take a side trip to one of the nation’s largest light displays at Glendale Glitters.Enjoy a …

Episode 119 – LegoLand California’s Holiday Snow Days 2015

December 6th, 2015

17:46

It has been a long time since our last visit to LegoLand California and Holiday Snow Days is the perfect event to draw us back in. Listen in as we …

Episode 118 – Holiday in the Park Six Flags Magic Mountain & Riverside Festival of Lights 2015

December 3rd, 2015

37:22

This time, we have a holiday twofer. First, we talk about the spectacle (good and bad) of opening night at the 23rd annual Riverside Festival of …

Episode 117 – DesignerCon 2015

November 29th, 2015

29:26

This time, we are back at the Pasadena Convention Center for another year of DesignerCon. It was our 52nd con of the year and stood out as a highlight of the year. Was it the toys or the art? The answer is yes. Listen …

Episode 116 – Knott’s Merry Farm 2015

November 22nd, 2015

40:34

This time, we are back on the farm for one of the best holiday events around! Knott’s Berry Farm goes all out for Christmas and we detail some of the …

Episode 115 – Star Wars Season of the Force, Disney Holidays, Avengers Half, & Nuke the Fridge Con

November 19th, 2015

1:34:21

All sorts of forces collided on one big weekend at Disneyland with the Avengers Half Marathon weekend overlapping with the kick-off of Disney …

Episode 114 – Knott’s Peanuts Movie Event, Mystic Motel, Drunken Devil, Rotten Apple, & Beware the Dark Realm

November 9th, 2015

35:31

This is it! Some will be saddened, and some will rejoice, but this is the last of our Haunt podcasts for this season. Before we wrap things up on that front, we stop by Knott’s Berry Farm for their big Peanuts Movie …

Episode 113 – Stan Lee’s Comikaze Expo 2015

November 4th, 2015

53:57

This time, we return to one of our favorite cons! We’ve watched the Comikaze crew grow each year and we return for the 5th annual show that dominated Halloween weekend in LA. Listen in!

Episode 112 – Best of SoCal Halloween 2015

November 1st, 2015

2:07:22

With over 40 stops this Halloween season, we saw a lot…and we have opinions about the best of the best and the rest. Listen in!

Episode 111 – Backwoods, Opeechee, Ghost Train, Anaheim Halloween Parade, Motel 6 Feet Under, Perdition Home, Higgins Manor, & Boot Hill

October 27th, 2015

1:18:12

It’s the longest title we’ve had for a podcast and it was one of our busiest weekends yet. Listen in for all the Haunt goodness!

Episode 110 – Heritage Hill Haunt, Empty Grave, Haunted Stadium, Scandia, & So Cal Comic Con

October 23rd, 2015

55:38

This time, we’re back with a bevy of fun as we cover 4 Haunts and a con. First, we head to Lake Forest for the block party that is Heritage Hills Haunt. Next, we travel to Laguna Hills to work the graveyard shift at …

Episode 109 – Sinner’s Soirée, Ward 13, Reign of Terror, & 17th Door

October 19th, 2015

55:30

This time, it’s a podcast packed with Haunt goodness, as we take on 4 distinctly different experiences. First, we visit Think Tank Gallery in LA, where Drunken Devil Productions sets the Devil free at the Sinner’s …

Episode 108 – Knott’s Spooky Farm, LA Boo at the Zoo, & Robo Toy Fest

October 16th, 2015

52:45

This time, we are continuing the march into the madness of October with you right by our side. We follow up last shows Dark Harbor and Twin Galaxies …

Episode 107 – Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor & Twin Galaxies Entertainment Festival

October 10th, 2015

1:10:52

Buckle up for a double dose of entertainment, as we take our first trip to the phenomenal Dark Harbor and then make our return to the Museum of Pinball for the brand new Twin Galaxies Entertainment Festival!

Episode 106 – Fright Fest 2015 at Six Flags Magic Mountain

October 9th, 2015

45:05

It has been many years since we last attended Fright Fest and we’re happy to return as we spend a spooky evening walking the grounds with out good friends at Theme Park Adventure (TPA).

Episode 105 – Mickey’s Halloween Party Disneyland 2015

October 6th, 2015

30:17

This time, we travel back to Disneyland for our 3rd year of covering Mickey’s Halloween Party (MHP). This year MHP collides with the resort’s 60th …

Episode 104 – Knott’s Scary Farm 2015

September 27th, 2015

39:55

This time, we go deep into the fog for opening night of Knott’s Scary Farm. It’s our favorite night of the year and we bring it all to you.

Episode 103 – Halloween Horror Nights 2015 Universal Studios Hollywood

September 22nd, 2015

55:27

It was a busy night at HHN, but we’ve got lots to share as we break down the offerings of this year’s Universal Studios Hollywood Halloween Horror …

Episode 102 – Paranormal Inc Knott’s Scary Farm Preview with TPA’s Rick West

September 18th, 2015

38:01

It’s the Theme Park Adventure (TPA) Haunt crossover episode everyone has has been waiting for. Maze designer Jon Cooke provided a preview tour of Knott’s Scary Farm’s much anticipated Paranormal Inc and Rick West and …

Episode 101 – Long Beach Comic-Con (LBCC) 2015

September 17th, 2015

44:50

This time, we are on the floor at one of our favorite cons of the year…LBCC! Follow along as we talk about how this big show just got a lot bigger.

Episode 100 – USH Halloween Horror Nights Preview

September 13th, 2015

43:36

This time, Shawn goes behind the scenes at Universal Studio’s Halloween Horror Nights 2015 with a preview tour of the houses for Halloween and Insidious. Additionally, he talks about the rest of HHN as he runs down his …

Episode 99 – Force Friday, Disneyland 5K, Gateway 2015, & TPA Mixer

September 8th, 2015

52:08

This time, we’re running (literally in some cases) all over Orange County and LA to bring you parks and cons updates. First, we take on a busy …

Episode 98 – Knott’s Scary Farm 2015 Preview & LA Comic & Sci-Fi Convention

August 29th, 2015

48:11

This time, we talk a park and a con (surprised?) as we travel for an Agent Carter centered “Shrine Show” and talk shredded plush and deadly sins at Knott’s!

Episode 97 – D23 Expo 2015

August 21st, 2015

1:15:23

We’re back at it, with another huge convention weekend. D23 Expo had hot temperatures and even hotter exclusives and reveals. Listen in as we talk about our experiences at the biggest Disney convention on the US.

Episode 96 – Scare LA 2015

August 11th, 2015

1:10:56

This time, we go to a con that combines several of our favorite things as Scare LA filled the weekend with more entertainment than we could handle. …

Episode 95 – YesterCon, Hollywood Show, Claremont Comic Show

August 8th, 2015

42:29

This time, we go on a whirlwind tour of 3 cons in one day. First, we go comic crazy at the Claremont Comic Show. Next, we go Hollywood at the …

Episode 94 – Scare LA & D23 Expo 2015 Preview & Prep

August 3rd, 2015

1:22:05

This time, we preview two of the cons we’ve been looking most forward to in 2015. Before that, we talk a little con 101 for anyone that might not …

Episode 93 – Deadpool Talk & More at Rob Liefeld Spotlight Amazing Las Vegas Comic-Con 2015

July 27th, 2015

58:09

This time, we’re traveling back to Amazing Las Vegas Comic-Con (ALVCC) to listen in on Deadpool’s daddy talking the merc with the mouth and so much …

Episode 92 – Disneyland 60th, D23 Panel, DisneyanaMania & Scare LA Fun at TPA Mixer

July 21st, 2015

57:08

This time we cover a weekend full of themed entertainment fun. From Disneyland’s big birthday to tiki and haunt madness with Theme Park Adventure it …

Episode 91 – San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) 2015

July 14th, 2015

1:03:05

This time, we go into the heart of Comic-Con and do nothing but related activities for 8 straight days. How did it go? Listen in and find out.

Episode 90 – Anime Expo 2015

July 5th, 2015

48:33

This time, Shawn goes solo and takes on the crowds at one of the biggest cons of the year as Anime Expo 2015 takes over Los Angeles. It was a busy, …

Episode 89 – San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) 2015 Offsites, Panels & Other Tips

July 1st, 2015

50:09

This time, we close out our three part SDCC tips series by looking closely at tips on offsites, food, panels and much more. Finalize your SDCC planning with this podcast.

Episode 88 – Fast & Furious-Supercharged Grand Opening

June 26th, 2015

34:25

This time, we’re taking you to the world famous backlot of Universal Studios Hollywood for the Fast & Furious-Supercharged media event. Vin …

Episode 87 – Amazing Las Vegas Comic-Con 2015

June 25th, 2015

1:06:06

This time, it’s all about the Architects of Pop Culture as the Amazing Comic-Con team brings their comic-focused show to a new level of fun. George …

Episode 86 – Cat Con, Fast & the Furious Ride Preview & Cosplay Con

June 18th, 2015

49:07

This time, we’re splitting our time between a park and two cons. First, we cover “Comic-Con for cats” at CatCon. Next, we head over to Universal …

Episode 85 – San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) 2015 Con Floor Tips

June 16th, 2015

57:35

This time, we’re talking tips and trucks from the SDCC floor! We’ve got a couple great emails and some talk on upcoming videos to round the show out. It’s almost Comic-Con time…are you ready?

Episode 84 – San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) 2015 Prepping to Leave for the Con

June 8th, 2015

41:54

This time, we’re talking about some of the most important ways to prep for SDCC the weeks leading up to the show. Comic-Con is just a few weeks away as we record and we run down some of the things we think attendees …

Episode 83 – Phoenix Comicon 2015

June 3rd, 2015

1:24:35

This time, we’re at one of our very favorite cons each year…Phoenix Comicon! More than 80,000 attendees descended upon the Phoenix Convention Center to partake in hundreds of options of entertainment at this major …

Episode 82 – Disneyland Diamond Celebration Merchandise Event & Dreamers & Doers Panel

May 22nd, 2015

1:33:12

We’re back at Disneyland for more 60th anniversary happenings. This time, we’re talking about the merchandise event and then handing you over to the Dapper Dans, Imagineers & Mouseketeers for a discussion of …

Episode 81 – Disneyland Diamond Celebration: 50 Years of Disney Ambassadors Reflect

May 21st, 2015

1:02:01

This time, we take you to the heart of the action as representatives from the five decades of the Disneyland Ambassador program take the stage and share their thoughts on the program’s rich 50 year history. This panel …

Episode 80 – Grizzly Peak Airfield, Tomorrowland, Bricks L.A., & TPA Mixer

May 19th, 2015

38:21

This time, we bring you to a variety of fun SoCal spots/events to keep an eye on. First, we look at what has gone on behind the construction walls at …

Episode 79 – Knott’s Berry Farm’s Voyage to the Iron Reef

May 16th, 2015

1:50:21

We take you to the heart of the action of two days spent battling the Kraken Queen at the opening of Knott’s Berry Farm’s Voyage to the Iron Reef. Included in this podcast is an exclusive presentation from Triotech with …

Episode 78 – Disneyland’s 60th Anniversary Diamond Celebration Preview & Forecasting D23 Expo

May 12th, 2015

1:05:28

This time, we are talking about the craziness and fun that will be Disneyland’s 60th Anniversary Diamond Celebration. With improved attractions, new performances and hundreds of new things to spend money on, the …

Episode 77 – Universal Studios Christmas in Spring and A Free Comic Book Day Crawl

May 4th, 2015

45:31

This time, we visit Meeting Each Need with Dignity (MEND) as Universal Studios Hollywood teams with them for their 24th annual Christmas in Spring. …

Episode 76 – ParkHop Updates from Universal Studios, Knott’s, & Disneyland

April 29th, 2015

51:33

This time, we’re hopping across some of our favorite theme park spots. Follow along as we talk about all the latest at Universal Studios Hollywood, …

Episode 75 – Hollywood Show, ToonCon, TPA Mixer

April 27th, 2015

45:39

This time, we are taking you on a tour of parks and cons as we cover a weekend full of pop culture and themed entertainment. First, we head over to …

Episode 74 – Star Wars Celebration Anaheim Part 2 (Sat-Sun)

April 21st, 2015

48:39

This is part two of our coverage of the biggest Star Wars party in the galaxy! We talk celebrity autographs, Rogue One teaser footage, deals in the floor and Star Wars Celebration London in this wrap-up show!

Episode 73 – Star Wars Celebration Anaheim Part 1 (Mon-Fri)

April 18th, 2015

1:16:28

It’s the biggest Star Wars party in the galaxy! And we take you into the middle of it with this look at the con. We talk The Force Awakens, exclusives, parties, vintage toys, and much more as we give a run-down of the …

Episode 72 – Star Wars Celebration Anaheim Preview

April 13th, 2015

58:13

The biggest Star Wars fan gathering in the world is coming to Anaheim in this most anticipated year of Star Wars ever. Listen in, as Shawn previews the most epic intergalactic party this side of Kashyyyk!

Episode 71 – WonderCon Anaheim 2015

April 6th, 2015

55:14

This time, we take you to the floor of WinderCon Anaheim 2015 to discuss all the highlights of this major con. It was our 100th show of coverage, since we got serious about the business, so we’ll look at how this …

Episode 70 – Monsterpalooza, Claremont Comic Show, & Disneyland Trade Night

April 1st, 2015

49:50

This time, we’ve got a trio of cons to discuss, as we travel to the Disneyland Trade Night, the Claremont Comic and Collectibles Show, and …

Episode 69 – Knott’s Boysenberry Festival & Universal Studios Springfield Opening w/TPA (Theme Park Adventure)

March 30th, 2015

49:44

This time, we go to Universal Studios Hollywood to partake in all things Simpsons, as Springfield soft opens. While talk about Krusty Burgers and …

Episode 68 – WonderCon Anaheim 2015 Preview

March 27th, 2015

54:49

This time, we’re talking WonderCon Anaheim 2015! What must you do? How do you avoid a sucker punch? Where does this con fit in the hierarchy of cons? We get to the heart of one of our favorite cons and share all we can …

Episode 67 – Knott’s Berry Farm Media Tasting Event Boysenberry Festival Preview

March 21st, 2015

42:26

This time, it’s all about the almighty boysenberry as we travel to Knott’s Berry Farm for the media tasting preview. This prelude to the Boysenberry Festival was filled with food, drinks, history, entertainment and of …

Episode 66 – Knott’s Scary Farm March Madness, Tam O’ Shanter, Walt’s Barn & TPA Mixer

March 19th, 2015

36:38

This time, we take you on a quick spin around SoCal for for different themed entertainment events. First, we travel to Knott’s Berry Farm to …

Episode 65 – G.I. Joe Animation Panel at Long Beach Comic Expo 2015

March 18th, 2015

1:25:35

This time, we return to Long Beach Comic Expo 2015 to join in the fun at this very unique G.I. Joe voice actor reunion. Flint, Lady Jaye, Storm Shadow and the rest share a table read and talk about the Joe legacy. Yo, …

Episode 64 – Cinderella Preview and Ball, Superhero Classics Expo, and Spook Show 3

March 10th, 2015

39:16

This time, we go to three very different activities that share one big thing in common-they’re each free! First, we travel to Downtown Disneyland for the Disney Parks Blog’s Cinderella’s Royal Celebration. Next, we go …

Episode 63 – Long Beach Comic-Con: Arrow & Agent Carter Showrunners Panel

March 6th, 2015

1:06:19

This time, we return to Long Beach Comic Expo 2015 to bring you to one of the premiere panels of the con as power couple Marc Guggenheim and Tara Butters talk about the differences and similarities between their work in …

Episode 62 – Indiana Jones: 20 Years of Adventure at the Disneyland Resort

March 4th, 2015

55:40

This time, we go to the heart of adventure at the Disneyland Resort to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Indiana Jones in the park. On March 3rd, 1995, the great adventurer joined the park as its last true E-ticket ride …

Episode 61 – Long Beach Comic Expo 2015 & A Stay At The Queen Mary

March 3rd, 2015

49:56

This time, Shawn and Carmelle visit the newly expanded Long Beach Comic Expo at the Long Beach Convention Center. In it’s 6th year, the show has undergone a big transformation by more than tripling the number of vendors …

Episode 60 – Art of 101 Dalmatians, Reign of Terror & Theme Park Adventure February Mixer

February 21st, 2015

53:03

This time, Shawn and Carmelle bring us to Disneyland to hear animation legend, Andreas Deja talk 101 Dalmatians. Lots of fun secrets were shared and a surprise guest makes an appearance. Next, we go to Thousand Oaks to …

Episode 59 – Gallifrey One, 2015

February 18th, 2015

49:36

This time, Shawn and Carmelle report from the floor of Gallifrey One at the Los Angeles Airport Marriott. John Barrowman and several of his Torchwood teammates took over the con and made this very unique fun convention …

Episode 58 – Basement LA Escape Room, MiceChat Anniversary, Pasadena Comic and Toy Show

February 11th, 2015

52:22

This time, Shawn and Carmelle share three very different experiences. First up, they discuss the happenings at MiceChat’s Amazement Saturday at the …

Episode 57 – Disneyland 60th Anniversary Diamond Celebration Announcements

February 3rd, 2015

47:14

This time, Shawn and Carmelle are talking about Disneyland’s recent media night where they announced some of their 60th anniversary plans. It started with Frozen Fun and ended with a firework and mapping display that …

Episode 56 – Hollywood Show, Phat Con, Nuke the Fridge Con, Cal Comic-Con

January 27th, 2015

51:59

This time, we take a tour through four very different Southern California cons. First up, celebrities of the past fill the Westin LAX for the most …

Episode 55 – Arcade Expo, Star Wars Half-Marathon, TPA Mixer

January 22nd, 2015

59:25

This time, Shawn and Carmelle report on three very different adventures. First, they take us to Banning, CA for the inaugural Arcade Expo. Next, we travel to Anaheim for the newest run Disney event, the Star Wars Half …

Episode 54 – Long Beach Comic-Con (LBCC): Gargoyles Anniversary Panel

January 20th, 2015

1:02:43

This time, we return to the beautiful city of Long Beach to bring you the very rare Gargoyles Anniversary panel. 2014 was a big year for Gargoyles …

Episode 53 – Favorite Podcasts

January 16th, 2015

1:07:21

This time, Shawn opens up his library to share his favorite podcasts. What does a toy/comic/everything collector that spends thousands of hours at …

Episode 52 – Con Calendar 2015

January 7th, 2015

49:49

This time, Shawn breaks down their convention calendar for 2015. It’ll be a huge year with Star Wars Celebration, D23 Expo and the Pasadena Toy Show joining an already crowded calendar filled with con goodness from …

Episode 51 – Top Theme Park Moments 2014

January 5th, 2015

57:46

This time, Shawn and Carmelle sit down to talk about the very best in themed entertainment in 2014. Combined they walked into a theme park more than 700 times in 2014. What stood out when all the pixie dust of 2014 …

Episode 50 – Tales from the Con Floor: Top Comic & Pop Culture Convention Moments of 2014

December 30th, 2014

1:17:25

This time, Shawn and Carmelle slow down to look back at a 2014 where they covered 47 cons. SDCC, WonderCon, Amazing, Comikaze, LBCC, Gally, Stockton-Con, Phoenix Comicon and so many more we’re part of their year. Where …

Episode 49 – Spotlight on David Ramsey (Arrow’s John Diggle) Panel

December 28th, 2014

1:05:53

This time, we head back to the University of Phoenix stadium to listen in on the David Ramsey (AKA Arrow’s John Diggle) spotlight panel at Phoenix Comicon Fan Fest. Ramsey talks working out, casting & possible …

Episode 48 – Frozen Fun at Disney’s California Adventure (DCA)

December 23rd, 2014

52:49

This time, Shawn goes into the heart of Frozen fanaticism to share the opening of Frozen Fun at DCA. Olaf, Anna, Elsa and the rest have moved Muppets and Mad T Party aside. Does it work? Is it temporary? Listen in and …

Episode 47 – Phoenix Comicon’s Fan Fest 2014

December 18th, 2014

39:03

This time, Shawn and Carmelle travel to the desert to participate in the inaugural Phoenix Fan Fest. Phoenix Comicon is a perennial favorite of Parks and Cons, so when the announcement was made that the group was …

Episode 46 – Holiday in the Park at Six Flags Magic Mountain

December 16th, 2014

41:39

This time, Shawn and Carmelle return to a place they’ve not been to in quite some time…Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia, California. There’s been a few key moves by Six Flags in the last few months and it has made …

Episode 45 – Universal Studios Hollywood Grinchmas 2014

December 9th, 2014

44:34

This time, Shawn and Carmelle sit down to review all that’s available at Universal Studios Hollywood’s Grinchmas celebration. They discuss how the …

Episode 44 – LA Zoo Lights & Riverside Festival of Lights

December 3rd, 2014

27:59

This time, Shawn and Carmelle sit down for a quick rundown of two holiday celebrations that have theme park punch without being in a theme park. …

Episode 43 – Star Wars: The Force Awakens Teaser & LBCC Young Justice Reunion

December 2nd, 2014

1:31:53

This time, we’re traveling back to Long Beach Comic-Con to listen in on one of the biggest draws of the weekend-The Young Justice reunion. Greg Weissman and crew share insights and funny stories from life on the series, …

Episode 42 – Avengers Half-Marathon & Disney’s Holiday Fantasy

November 27th, 2014

1:02:08

This time, Shawn and Carmelle break down two very unique Disneyland events. First, they talk about the recent Holiday Fantasy party celebrating …

Episode 41 – Knott’s Merry Farm 2014

November 25th, 2014

1:01:59

This time, Shawn and Carmelle are joined by the photography stars of GeekShot Photo. Dynamic duo, James and Beth Riley join in on the conversation as …

Episode 40 – DesignerCon 2014

November 20th, 2014

52:29

This time Shawn, Carmelle, and Juan Chavez take to the DesignerCon floor to talk specifics about this show that celebrates the art of designer toys above all else. This year DesignerCon was bigger than ever, but was it …

Episode 39 – Holidays at the Disneyland Resort

November 18th, 2014

1:03:21

This time, Shawn takes us on a tour of Disney Holidays at the Disneyland Resort. What are some of the hidden gems of the season? What does Downtown …

Episode 38 – Park Hop: Disneyland, Universal Studios, Knott’s Berry Farm, Castle Park, and SeaWorld

November 10th, 2014

31:59

This time, Shawn looks back on what has been going on in some of our favorite theme parks. First, he looks at Disneyland and what has happened on the Annual Pass (AP) circuit. Also, Big Hero 6 and Christmas are coming! …

Episode 37 – Stan Lee’s Comikaze Expo 2014

November 5th, 2014

44:27

This time, Shawn and Carmelle immerse themselves in a weekend at Stan Lee’s Comikaze Expo 2014. How did this year measure up to the last three? What were the highlights? All this and more on this episode of Parks and …

Episode 36 – Top Halloween Shows, Mazes, Scare Zones, and Rides of 2014

October 31st, 2014

56:01

This time, Shawn and Carmelle give us their top Halloween experiences of 2014. Best show? Best maze? Best ride overlay? Best scare zone? This podcast …

Episode 35 – Mystic Motel, Coffin Creek, Castle Dark & Field of Screams

October 30th, 2014

49:36

This time, Shawn and Carmelle share their experiences at four very different haunts. First up is Castle Dark where Ghost Blasters wows them. Next, they travel to Lake Elsinore, CA to see some of the most charismatic …

Episode 34 – Stan Lee’s Comikaze Expo 2014 Preview

October 28th, 2014

1:03:59

This time, Shawn previews all the guests, panels, and entertainment scheduled for the 2014 version of Stan Lee’s Comikaze Expo in Los Angeles, CA. …

Episode 33 – Neal Adams and Family at San Diego Comic Fest 2014

October 23rd, 2014

53:10

This time, we listen in as Neal Adams and “family” tell stories of the past, comment on the present and look to the future on all things art. Why do some of the best artists prefer advertising over comics? What’s next …

Episode 32 – San Diego Comic Fest 2014

October 21st, 2014

43:15

This time, we are talking all things San Diego Comic Fest from our recording spot in the Twilight Zone Cafe (yes, we said Twilight Zone Cafe!!!)! There’s much to share as we talk about all of the special nuances that …

Episode 31 – Knott’s Scary Farm Historical Tour with Ted Dougherty

October 16th, 2014

27:04

This time, we listen-in on historian, Ted Dougherty, as he roams the streets of Calico at Knott’s Berry Farm and teaches is the significance of the “granddaddy of haunts” to theme park history. How were scare zones …

Episode 30 – San Diego Comic Fest & Marvel Experience Previews

October 14th, 2014

53:32

This time, we’re sharing a preview of two exciting events that are just around the corner. First, we talk all things San Diego Comic-Fest 2014. With over 100 panels, this con has a lot to offer and we’ll give you …

Episode 29 – Tony Baxter Sleeping Beauty Panel Disneyland

October 13th, 2014

49:30

This time, Shawn and Carmelle share all the highlights from the recent Sleeping Beauty anniversary event at Disneyland. Historian, Tim O’Day sits down with Disney Legend, Tony Baxter, to talk all things Sleeping Beauty. …

Episode 28 – Retro Toys

October 10th, 2014

51:22

This time, we dug through the archives and found a “lost” episode of toy talk. In September, Shawn sat down to give an overview on the growing trend …

Episode 27 – Club 33 Oktoberfest, Mickey’s Halloween Party, SeaWorld Spooktacular

October 7th, 2014

46:46

This time Shawn and Carmelle explore three very cool seasonal events. First, they talk about their second visit to Club 33’s Oktoberfest on September …

Episode 26 – Knott’s Scary Farm 2014

October 6th, 2014

48:59

This time, Shawn and Carmelle are talking about one of their favorite events of the year-Knott’s Scary Farm! They’ll highlight all new additions to the haunt experience like Special-Ops: Infected, the very immersive …

Episode 25 – Long Beach Comic Con 2014

September 30th, 2014

51:23

This time, Shawn and Carmelle are talking LBCC 14. It’s the sixth year for the show and much was in the plans to celebrate. What panels stood out? What were the standouts on the floor? How did Shawn and Carmelle last …

Episode 24 – Long Beach Comic-Con Preview and Panel Breakdown

September 25th, 2014

1:03:48

Shawn and Carmelle are prepping for one of their favorite cons of the year and they’re taking you along for the ride. This is the 6th year of LBCC and it looks to be its biggest. Listen in as they talk artists, cosplay, …

Episode 23 – Universal Studios Halloween Horror Nights Hollywood

September 24th, 2014

41:14

This time, Shawn and Carmelle take on all the horror that is Horror Nights! How does the king of intellectual properties match up with other haunt …

Episode 22 – Knott’s Scary Farm Scare School Media Preview

September 22nd, 2014

32:11

This time Shawn, takes us behind the scenes of the recent Knott’s Scary Farm media event. First, he got a front row seat at Scare School for the …

Episode 21 – Halloween and Oswald Come to Disneyland and We Go To Club 33

September 18th, 2014

55:47

This time, we’re talking nothing but Disney. First, we get as spooky as Disneyland allows as we detail all the Halloween fun that has taken over the park for the season. Jack Skellington has taken over the Haunted …

Episode 20 – G.I. Joe Fan Expo, SoCal Toy Report, and Park Hopping Disney, Universal, and Knott’s

September 9th, 2014

1:05:15

This time we’ve got three fun segments that cover three of our favorite things: cons, collecting and theme parks. First, Shawn makes a trip to Frank …

Episode 19 -Comic Talk for Newbies, Wednesday Warriors, and Lapsed Readers

September 3rd, 2014

1:02:36

This time, we’re taking a break from running around parks and cons, so that we can take some time to talk about America’s great past time-reading comics! This show is meant to help the uninitiated to comics find a good …

Episode 18 – Power Morphicon 2014

August 28th, 2014

32:58

This time Shawn hits the floor of Power Morphicon 2014 with Con-Panion, Juan Chavez, as they talk cosplay, generations of rangers and the Zillner brand of conventions. Plus, we hear about the convention from the …

Episode 17 – LA Sci-Fi & Comic-Con, Knott’s Summer Ends, SoCal Toy & Comic Collecting

August 25th, 2014

1:11:18

This time, Shawn and Carmelle talk cons, collecting, and theme parks. First, the duo talk about the LA Science Fiction and Comic Convention. Did …

Episode 16 – Haunted Mansion 45th Exhibit, Disney JuJu, and Halloween at Disneyland

August 19th, 2014

1:13:19

This time, Shawn and Carmelle are immersing themselves in Disney talk as they talk about all that’s been going on at Disneyland the last few weeks. …

Episode 15 – Collecting at Conventions Panel: StocktonCon 2014

August 16th, 2014

49:54

This time, we have the full audio of Shawn’s Collecting at Conventions panel from this year’s StocktonCon. The panel gives some background on …

Episode 14 – StocktonCon 2014

August 12th, 2014

50:27

This time, Shawn & Carmelle take a break from The StocktonCon Floor to talk about the highlights of the convention. Danny Glover, Mick Foley, and …

Episode 13 – Knott’s Scary Farm Preview

August 8th, 2014

1:03:45

This time, Shawn and Carmelle are talking Knott’s Scary Farm. In it’s 42nd season, this is by far Knott’s most ambitious Halloween season yet as they’ve announced a number of experiences that aren’t available anywhere …

Episode 12 – Disney’s Adventure Trading Company, Sakai Art Show & Claremont Comic Show

August 6th, 2014

49:08

This time We’re talking parks AND cons! First, Shawn talks Disney JuJu as he recaps the new interactive game in Adventureland. He also gets into some other temporary Disneyland experiences like Music of Nashville and …

Episode 11 – San Diego Comic-Con: SDCC – Wrap-Up Part 2

August 4th, 2014

1:07:05

This time, Carmelle and Shawn discuss the three biggest days of SDCC, as they recount all their adventures from Friday, Saturday, and Sunday of Comic-Con. What happens when WB DC takes over Hall H? What did they learn …

Episode 10 – San Diego Comic-Con: SDCC Wrap-Up Part 1

July 30th, 2014

1:07:58

This time, Carmelle and Shawn discuss all of the offsite activities coming to life pre SDCC & then jump into the craziness if preview night and …

Episode 9 – San Diego Comic-Con: SDCC Tips, Part 3 – Panels, Food, Off-sites, and Listener Questions

July 17th, 2014

1:15:59

This time, Carmelle and Shawn wrap-up their SDCC Tips series, with their biggest show yet.  They start off by answering several listener questions and then get into strategies for food, panels, and offsite events. …

Episode 8 – San Diego Comic-Con: SDCC Tips, Part 2 – Before the Con and On the Floor

July 14th, 2014

1:02:44

This time, Carmelle and Shawn talk about the most important secrets for prepping for SDCC, before leaving for the con.  Then, they discuss many …

Episode 7 – The History of Marvel in the Disneyland Resort

July 12th, 2014

1:05:13

This time, Shawn and Carmelle talk Marvel in the Disneyland Resort. Although it’s a brief history, the last year has had many milestones that have flown under the radar. Listen in as Shawn and Carmelle provide a …

Episode 6 – San Diego Comic Con: SDCC Tips, Part 1

July 11th, 2014

35:05

This time, we talk about some general tips for surviving SDCC and how to make it one of the most enjoyable weeks of the year.

Episode 5 – Anime Expo, 2014

July 7th, 2014

41:55

This time, we’re talking Anime Expo, 2014; from an outsider’s perspective. Is this con a good fit if you’re not passionate about anime? Listen in as we talk long lines, great deals, and crazy cosplay.

Episode 4 – Marvel Guardians of the Galaxy Magic Eye Tomorrowland Theater Sneak Preview

July 4th, 2014

29:20

This time, Shawn and Carmelle have just experienced the introduction of Guardians of the Galaxy to Disneyland Park. Listen in as they discuss the change from EO to GOTG and the footage itself. You’re welcome.

Episode 3 – Knott’s Berry Farm Summer, 2014

July 3rd, 2014

51:43

This time, Shawn and Carmelle talk Knott’s Berry Farm Summer fun. There’s a lot regarding all that’s going on at Knott’s, with the Calico Mine Ride …

Episode 2 – San Gabriel Valley Comic Book Expo and Anacon, 2014

July 2nd, 2014

42:41

This time, Andrew “@LA_Rabbit1” Sanford and Shawn sit down at the San Gabriel Valley Comic Book Expo to talk about it and Andrew’s experiences at Anacon. They mix in some general convention talk and give their thoughts …

Episode 1 – Amazing Las Vegas Comic Con 2014

July 1st, 2014

53:44

This time, Shawn & Carmelle take a break from the Amazing Las Vegas Comic Con floor to talk about all the highlights of the weekend. Jim Lee, George Perez, Rob Liefeld, & a number of other “architects of pop …

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