Out Of The Loop: Banshee roller coaster announced at Kings Island for 2014

By Andy Guinigundo Definition: The banshee: (in Irish legend) a female spirit whose wailing warns of an impending death, usually seen as an omen of death and a messenger from the Otherworld. I have seen countless attraction announcements over the years, but this one seemed special. Kings Island is the theme park of my youth.

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Photo Finds: Light-on look inside Spaceship Earth at Epcot – Oct. 30, 2012

By Kevin Yee A special tour arranged with Disney led to this unique perspective: a trip through Spaceship Earth with the work lights on! Come along for the journey of a lifetime as we have a look at what’s visible when the work lights come on.

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Attractions in Detail: Magic Kingdom’s Jungle Cruise

By Andrew Kiste Editor’s Note: This article is Andrew’s interpretation of the history behind different sections of the Jungle Cruise attraction. No one knows exactly what the inspiration behind the design was except the Disney Imagineers who built it, so this article shouldn’t be taken as Disney fact, but how one man interprets it through…


Still time to sign up for Ascendio, Harry Potter convention coming to Universal mid-July

If you love all things Harry Potter then the place to be in July is Ascendio, the follow-up to 2010’s Infinitus at Universal Orlando. They’re planning a full convention with costume experiences, theatrical shows, presentations, YA author readings/signings, meet and greets with Harry Potter film cast members and much more, including a private event in…

Cheetah and dog friends celebrate anniversary at Busch Gardens

It may seem like an unlikely pair, but it’s been a year since Busch Gardens Tampa park guests got to see an 8-week-old male cheetah cub and 16-week-old female yellow labrador puppy play together. They were first revealed to guests on Monday, April 16, 2011. Busch’s animal experts expect their friendship to last a lifetime.