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In the Loop

Summary: In the Loop podcast is the longest running amusement park podcast on the internet. Each week Clint Novak and the Legend talk about the big news stories of the week and interview industry professionals. Join us every week as we keep you In the Loop on the latest roller coaster and theme park news and commentary.

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 On The Go | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:27:32

The guys return after some adventures sharing thoughts on Runaway Railway and the Fan Zam, plus news and listener feedback.

 The Double EP Podcast | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:22:12

A 3 hour podcast this week covering all the crazy offseason news from sinking boats to overpriced waterparks. Hyde teamed up with Parkscope Joe since both Parkscope and In The Loop have been inactive lately… when they couldn’t decide which platform to put the podcast one they decided to split it in half. This is... Read more »

 Who Is Riding The Fan Zam? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:28:32

The guys share their thoughts on the closing of Indiana Beach and Fantasy Island, plus financial quarter reports and listener questions

 Deep In The Heart Of Texas | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:10:22

The podcast literally has nothing to do with Texas other than 5 seconds, but hopefully that title has you singing the song in your head now. You’re welcome. Longtime friend of the show Parkscope Joe comes on, using this as a platform to promote his latest shows before we dive into amusement park news from... Read more »

 Fart Noise | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:10:27

On the road to and from LEGOLAND Florida the guys discuss a whole lot of permit and rumors news, international park issues, more KD ride removals and more.

 The Return of “Mr. Lord of the Rings” | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:54:50

After catching up on the latest theme park news from the last month Mr. Lord of the Rings returns to give us an update on the business before tackling a bunch of great listener feedback questions.

 If Santa Liked Your Park | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:24:41

Legend is back with his review of Rise of the Resistance (no spoilers). What happens when Hyde and Legend play the role of Santa at your local park? We talk adding rides or changing policies at a bunch of parks across the country. Spoiler alert… sometimes we opted for more booze over more rides.

 No shame in admitting this is a filler episode | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:05:11

Don’t write this episode off just yet… some news is covered so regardless you’ll want to tune in for at least that. Otherwise, since there has been zero news Hyde invited his long-time friend Bryan (Twitter: @rockceratops) on the show to talk international coaster trips. No, don’t worry, this is not a trip report podcast,... Read more »

 The One Without Rise Of The Resistance | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:41:49

Legend is back and well the plan was to review Rise of the Resistance but that didn’t happen so naturally we talk about the next biggest topic – what happens when a major theme park fails to pay their power bill and got shut down. Hype level for Iron Gwazi is sky-high after Legend visited... Read more »

 IAAPA & Parkscope | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:18:03

Hyde dials up Parkscope Joe to talk a little bit about everything but also a lot about IAAPA. Naturally when you get the two of them together a lot is said about drinks, which begs the question what would the the In The Loop signature drink?

 The Great Six Flags Debate | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:29:22

With it being a slower news week – as in there was no real news – Kenny and Hyde turn the episode into one giant topic: ranking the Six Flags parks. While you might be able to guess how some of the list shakes out (spoiler alert: America is not #1) there are a few... Read more »

 Park of the Decade | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:37:17

With the slow news week, Legend and Hyde tackle the topic of what park wins for having the best decade. Lots of good rides were added in the last 10 years, plenty of rides removed, and even parks that closed and reopened making the decision harder than you might think.

 California, Mexico, & Jersey | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:31:36

Kenny is back from his big California trip and we unpack everything from the trip including his first-ever visit to Disneyland. Then tackle the closure of La Feria in Mexico and the opening of American Dream.

 Back To Europe Pt 2 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:50:04

Beard and Ranger are back with Hyde to talk about the second half of their big European trip. Does Expedition GeForce live up to the hype? What about Europa? Is it as good as people say? Listen to find out that and to hear Ranger pronounce all the strange German ride names. Who knew he... Read more »

 Everything From Six Flags To Defunct Coasters | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:40:14

If you haven’t been living under a rock this past week you can probably guess what was the big news we talked about. That’s right the new Hersheypark restaurant concept art! Doesn’t it look sweet? (Pun originally not intended). That and we touch on that little story about Six Flags trying to buy Cedar Fair.... Read more »


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