Category Archives: amusement parks

Natural Bridge Wax Museum: Old Wives Tales

About two weeks ago my family and I went to the Natural Bridge Wax Museum, and it may have been one of the trippiest places I have been to in this crazy ass state as of yet. I mean the … Continue reading

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I heard the news today, oh boy…

Image courtesy of eggman. Coney Island’s Astroland has officially closed this past Sunday, September 7th, 2008, after 46 years of operation. Seems it has been bought up by a developer for $30 million, and the times they are a changing … Continue reading

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Nostalgia, Killer Sharks, Amusement Parks, and the Sterile World We Live In

“If you blog it, it is no dream.” Last year at this time, while I was embedded deep in yet another bout of nostalgia, I posted about an old school video game called Killer Shark (1972). I had been lamenting … Continue reading

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Halloween Nostalgia: The Haunted Mansion of Long Branch

Ok, so besides the Toxic Avenger, New Jersey had one other amazing cultural treasure: The Haunted Mansion of Long Branch Anyone who lived in the New York/New Jersey area during the 70s and 80s probably has some memories of this … Continue reading

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