Yesterworld is a place where we'll talk about entertainment subjects of the past, whether it be theme parks, movies, television, video games, or anything in between. The goal is to enlighten, entertain, and provide a mixture of objective/subjective views to create an overall well rounded experience.
Discussing the "officially" announced 3rd gate Universal Studios Florida theme park Epic Universe with Alicia Stella of Theme Park Stop! From the parks (lackluster) name, the signature attractions, possible future expansions and more!
Mark and Quinn discuss Universal Studio Hollywood's New Jurassic World attraction/makeover; the good, the bad and the ugly.
The conversation then turns toward the future of Universal Studio Hollywood: Will They eventually abandon filmmaking altogether and focus on just becoming a "Theme Park"?
In this week’s episode Mark & Quinn first take a deep dive into the last episode of Yesterworld: Adventure Thru Inner Space.
This leads to a discussion about the “Tomorrowland/Peoplemover problem”, how it can be fixed and improved, and what attractions (if any) could be replaced or updated.
Then we discuss the incredibly long wait times of Universal Studios Hagrid’s Motor Bike Coaster, along with its technical difficulties, and Mark rants about his disdain for people who cut in line.
Finally, Mark and Quinn address the recent rumors regarding Magic Kingdom’s Country Bear Jamboree closing to be replaced by a Woody’s Roundup animatronic show…in which Mark and Quinn have polar opposite opinions, where Mark offers his most controversial argument to date!
The Yesterworld Podcast returns for another episode!
Mark discusses his latest episode of Yesterworld with Quinn, where he covered the history of Disneyland's Alice in Wonderland!
Now that nearly park-goer has access to a high quality camera and the ability to capture every moment at theme parks, will the mystique of theme park history eventually go away?
Just how many incredible vintage theme park captures are out there, waiting to be found?
Quinn and Mark discuss the upcoming Toy Story 4... with very different opinions on the new Pixar sequel.
Which Pixar films should get a sequel? Which should be left alone?
In this week’s episode, Mark and Quinn bring you an episode filled to the brim with theme park talk! We introduce a handful of new segments to the podcast we’ll be including in the show from time-to-time.
Quinn discusses his latest episode of Yesterworld with Mark, this week covering the history of the beloved Country Bear Jamboree!
Why did the Country Bear Jamboree never resonate as well with theme park fans in Disneyland when compared to the Magic Kingdom?
Mark and Quinn briefly discuss the process of making a new episode of Yesterworld
We introduce a new segment: This Week in Theme Park History! In this episode we discuss Revenge of the Mummy - which first opened on May 21, 2004!
Is Revenge of the Mummy the BEST attraction in Universal Studios Florida? Was it a worthy replacement for Kongfrontation?
A second new segment we introduce this week, Short Lived has Mark and Quinn discussing attractions and other theme park ventures that only lasted for a short time. This week, we discuss Ice Station Cool.
Stay tuned to the end of the episode for a special trivia question!
This week, Mark and Quinn bring you what may be the greatest episode of the Yesterworld Podcast yet - it will make you laugh, it will make you cry… but more importantly, it will leave you wondering why there HASN’T yet been an Indiana Jones film set in the prehistoric era.
Mark and Quinn discuss the latest episode of Yesterworld - this week on the beloved Great Movie Ride!
Did Disney make the right decision removing the Great Movie Ride altogether?
Quinn and Mark discuss working at a theme park. Would it ruin the “magic” of Disney?
What is Disney’s endgame for Hollywood Studios’ theming? Do they have a plan at all?
Armchair Imagineering returns - this time with Animal Kingdom’s Dinosaur!
Mark and Quinn discuss the very controversial Sonic trailer… and the director’s vow to fix the beloved hedgehog’s design.
This week, Mark and Quinn start off by briefly discussing the latest episode of Yesterworld - covering the history of the Magic Kingdom’s Mickey Mouse Revue!
With the rapid rise of accessible technology, will we continue to see regular behind the scenes looks at demolished rides, or will Disney find a way to keep not safe for magic images private?
What sort of amazing Disney footage is still yet to be discovered? Could we someday see a high quality video of the Haunted Mansion’s Hatbox Ghost?
Universal Studios Hollywood released a short teaser for their new attraction - Jurassic World: The Ride.
We introduce a new segment - Backseat Imagineering - where Mark and Quinn take a theme park ride or attraction in limbo, and discuss how WE think Disney / Universal should move forward. This week, we take on Hollywood Studios’ Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster starring Aerosmith, which was recently replaced at Walt Disney Studios in Paris and is thought to be on the way out in Orlando as well.
Could the Lord of the Rings franchise ever be acquired for a fully realized theme park attraction?
Quinn and Mark attempt to introduce another new segment… which fails horribly. Maybe next time.
We’re back! After a short hiatus, the Yesterworld Podcast returns with the greatest episode in podcast history.
Quinn’s latest episode of Yesterworld (Jimmy Neutron’s Nicktoon Blast) originally featured a lot of content that was eventually cut - so we fill you in on what you missed!
Have we reached the timeless era of video game graphics and special effects, or will people of the future look back in embarrassment?
Which Nickelodeon cartoons are truly timeless? Which could have carried an attraction longer than Jimmy Neutron?
Fluffy was revealed for Hagrid’s Magical Creature Motorbike Adventure!
Can a ride truly be great when themed around mediocre source material? (i.e. The Mummy Returns)
Mark and Quinn debate the removal of Back to the Future: The Ride from Universal Studios. Did Universal make the right decision?
Mark and Quinn discuss the Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker trailer… don’t miss it!
Alicia Stella of OrlandoParkStop.com and ThemeParkStop joins us to discuss Fantastic Worlds and all the news and updates surrounding The Wizarding World of Harry Potter's new attraction!
What's the deal with Universal's new 3rd gate park(4th if you can't Volcano Bay).
What are the rumored (and confirmed) lands & Attractions of Fantastic Worlds?
Is Animal Kingdom getting a Lion King attraction?
What's new for Epcot's World Showcase?
Fellow theme park YouTuber Rob Plays joins the show this week as a special guest to discuss the recent Galaxy’s Edge news and more!
Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge finally has an official opening date… or two
Will opening Galaxy’s Edge in two separate phases help keep the number of guests manageable?
How can Disney ensure the Star Wars expansions feel at home in the Disney Parks for years to come?
What should Disney do with their existing Star Wars themed attractions and shops?
Realistically, how long does Muppet Vision 3D have within Hollywood Studios before a replacement or refurbishment becomes necessary?
What is Rob’s most controversial theme park opinion?
With easily accessible entertainment technology progressing at an ever increasing rate, do theme parks like Disney and Universal need to put in extra effort to keep guests impressed?
Why did the theming of Hollywood Studios, Epcot, and Disney’s California Adventure fall flat?
Mark, Quinn and Rob discuss the ups and downs of Disney CEOs Bob Iger and Michael Eisner
With Fox Merger, will Disney Finally release the Original Star Wars Trilogy without George Lucas's changes on Bluray?
What's the deal with Club 33, and has it lost it's exclusivity?
Are the Fantasyland Dark Rides at Disneyland Untouchable compared to Magic Kingdom?
Is Toon Town due for an overhaul?
Does Marvel align with Walt's original vision for the park? Would he be happy with the IPs today?
Universal Orlando has finally unveiled Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure
How long are you willing to wait in line to experience a new attraction?
Disney has announced some huge changes to Epcot, including a completely redesigned entrance and a replacement for the Wonders of Life Pavilion
What is Disney’s ultimate plan for parks in limbo like Hollywood Studios, Epcot and California Adventure?
Would Universal Studios ever consider relinquishing control of the Marvel characters in the Orlando area to Disney?
Mark and Quinn discuss their opinions on alcohol in Disney theme parks
New Lion King attraction rumored for the Magic Kingdom
Should Disney consider basing future attractions on live action remakes of animated classics?
Mark and Quinn review the Frozen 2 teaser trailer
Will photorealistic backgrounds in animation prove to be a problem in the future?
How well has hand drawn animation aged in comparison to computer animation?
The E.T. incident at Universal Studios Orlando - how will this affect the ride long-term?
Will E.T. The Ride survive an expansion to Universal Orlando? Is there any merit to the rumors surround Steven Spielberg’s insistence that the ride is left alone?
Aging intellectual properties in Universal theme parks - The Mummy, Men in Black, E.T., etc.
What should Disney’s next dark ride be?
The Yesterworld Podcast Episode #003, where my guest Alicia Stella and I talk about the latest Universal Studios Florida rumors including the under construction new Harry Potter coaster, possible Jurassic Park/World coaster, & More!
The Yesterworld Podcast Episode #002, where my guest Alicia Stella shares her experiences working on past Universal Studios Florida Attractions such as Jaws, Kongfrontation, Back to the Future and Hanna-Barbera! While sprinkling in a bit of theme park rumors, attraction opinions, movie talk, & More!