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Disneyland Encyclopedia Book Review + Giveaway

If a university ever offered a “Disneyland 101” course, The Disneyland Encyclopedia by Chris Strodder would be a solid textbook candidate. Full disclosure: I’ve never visited Disneyland — only its younger sister in Orlando. While Florida’s Magic Kingdom was no...

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Book Review: Dick Kinzel Biography

Dick Kinzel: Roller Coaster King of Cedar Point Amusement Park is a new biography by Tim O’Brien about one of the most polarizing legends in the amusement industry. He is responsible for creating the first 200, 300, and 400 foot tall roller...

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Book Review: Theme Park Design

[Note: actual quotes from the book are in italics] I just finished reading Theme Park Design: Behind the Scenes with an Engineer by Steve Alcorn, a very smart book about designing theme park attractions. Have you ever looked at a...

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Book Review: Theme Park

[Note: actual quotes from the book are in italics and everything else is my own opinion] I just finished reading Theme Park by Scott A. Lukas, a very smart book about the amusement industry and the origins of the theme...