Geauga Lake is a Disaster: 5/24/2020

I had this crazy idea to drive out to Geauga Lake for the longest time. Today, I finally acted on that idea. I just wanted to drive around without trespassing onto property at all, because that’s not only illegal, it is also extremely dangerous. I wasn’t expecting to see much, maybe just some trees and […]

A Legacy Like No Other: Book Review

Recently, I finished the book “Always Cedar Point: A Memoir of the Midway.” This wasn’t just a book, however. This was an experience. The book was written by a former General Manager of Cedar Point, John Hildebrandt. John worked as a marketer at Cedar Point, eventually being promoted to Director of Marketing, GM of Dorney […]

#ThisForkIsForSV

It is no secret that many different companies, departments, engineering experts, and managers are involved with the creation of a new roller coaster such as Steel Vengeance at Cedar Point in Sandusky, Ohio. There are many possible ways in which roller coaster layouts can be originally thought of, but here is one speculation for how […]

Coaster of the Week: The Beast

Park: Kings Island (Mason, Ohio) Height: 110 ft. Speed: 65 mph. Length: 7,359 ft. Inversions: 0 Year opened: 1979 Type: Wooden, terrain-hugging layout Manufacturer: Kings Island Fun facts: *The Beast remains the world’s longest wooden roller coaster. *There are 2 books based off of the ride by R.L. Stein. *The Beast has 2 lift hills.

Cedar Point-7/26/16

Rides Ridden: Valravn, Millennium Force, Maverick, Magnum XL 200 (X2), Witches’ Wheel (X2), Gemini, Mean Streak, Rougarou, Wicked Twister, Power Tower (drop side-X2), Power Tower (shot side), Corkcrew, Gatekeeper, Blue Streak, Raptor, Sky Ride, CP & LE Railroad, Windseeker Look at this fake-looking picture I took of Lake Erie from Wicked Twister’s queue. So photoshop-esque. […]

Kings Island-7/19/16

Rides Ridden: Banshee (X5), The Bat, Drop Tower (X2), Adventure Express, The Racer, Flight of Fear, Firehawk, Windseeker, Vortex (X2), Backlot Stunt Coaster, The Beast (X2), Diamondback (X3) I love Kings Island, and I love Kings Island almost as much as Cedar Point. International Street sends your brain to Disney. The long walk to The […]