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Brian

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Just your friendly neighborhood fan of tropical hideaways, Victorian boardwalks, mid-century tomorrows, ancient temples, and cursed forests! In between dreaming of Dole Whips, I'm a museum experience developer. I'm also the researcher behind Theme Park Tourist's Legend Library – filled with stories of Lost Legends, Modern Marvels, Declassified Disasters, and more.

Articles by Brian:

California Dreamin': A Fan-Made, Armchair-Imagineered Reimagining of California Adventure

Thursday, December 1, 2022
Today we’ll step through my own, hand-drawn “built-out” version of Disney California Adventure. I hope you’ll enjoy my vision for what could’ve been…

The Ultimate Coaster Wars Challenge: How Many of These Industry-Changing Thrill Rides Have You Conquered?

Wednesday, November 30, 2022
Here's our suggested Bucket List for roadtrip-ready ride warriors who want to ride through history and experience landmarks of the Coaster Wars firsthand...

Want to Write, Podcast, or Blog About Theme Parks? Here’s Our Advice on How To Get Started!

Sunday, November 27, 2022
Becoming a writer, podcaster, blogger, YouTuber or other “content creator” who can make some money on the side – or even as a primary income – while thinking, writing, and talking about theme parks is a dream job for many. But how do you get started?

Do You Know MCO? 6 Stories, Secrets, and Surprises From The Orlando International Airport

Saturday, November 26, 2022
Today, we'll take a look at a few of the surprising stories you may not know about Orlando International Airport, as well as dig into the oddities and features of this airport that you know and love. Take your seats; place tray-tables in their upright and locked position, please, as we take off into the true stories of MCO...

The Year That Theme Came Back: How Cedar Fair Is Going Big on More Than Just Coasters for 2023

Friday, November 25, 2022
We can't wait for these immersive areas to bring a little theme back into our local, regional parks. Do you like this model, or do you wish these parks would stick to coasters?

A Brand New, World-Class Dark Ride Quietly Opened in the U.S. This Summer... Here's What Awaits Inside...

Wednesday, November 23, 2022
Today, we’ll explore VOLKANU: Quest for the Golden Idol at Lost Island Theme Park to discover the incredible mythology and impressive moments you’ll find in this brand new, multi-sensory dark ride adventure! So button up your khakis, pull on your boots, and get ready for an adventure into the unknown…

THE CHAPEK YEARS ARE OVER: Four Essential Reflections on Disney's Most Divisive CEO and Where It All Went Wrong

Tuesday, November 22, 2022
It happened. The unthinkable, the unimaginable, the unprecedented... In a late-evening announcement on Sunday, November 20 2022, it was made official: beleaguered and bemoaned CEO of The Walt Disney Company Bob Chapek was gone...

The KidZone Mystery: What Could Be Heading to Universal Studios Florida's Outdated Family Area?!

Friday, November 18, 2022
With seemingly so many options available, here are a few ideas that sound "just right" for a proper, large-scale reimagining of Universal Studios Florida's kids area...

"A KIDDIE COASTER?" You May Be Surprised At The FIRST Coaster Built By Your Favorite Ride Manufacturers...

Monday, November 14, 2022
We’re taking a whirlwind tour of seven of the most fabled modern coaster manufacturers to see how they got their start. Trust us: you might be surprised…

The Universal Wars: Why Disney Doesn't Seem Worried About Epic Universe... And Why They Probably Should Be!

Monday, November 7, 2022
Why doesn’t Disney seem worried about the massive new project miles from its de facto headquarters, developed by its only serious competitor at the top of their game? Let’s get caught up. The story of Epic Universe – and Disney’s response to it – is as old as the story of Universal’s plans for a park in Central Florida…

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