fried endorian yip tip: another review/probably a thinly veiled cry-for-help

Okay, yeah, I’m in Orlando right now. (Yeah, I know.) Look, this year has been unrepentant trash, so my best friend and I had a collective pixie dust-fueled anxiety attack and headed South. I am writing this from Universal’s Surfside Inn at the tail end of an epic three days. We are exhausted and sunburnedContinue reading “fried endorian yip tip: another review/probably a thinly veiled cry-for-help”

happy belated national roller coaster day

Apparently, August 16 was National Roller Coaster Day. My favorite roller coaster is The Hulk at Universal’s Islands of Adventure. I like how there’s barely any time to panic, because you get shot into the first drop so fast. This perhaps will not surprise you about me, but I enjoy not having time to panic.Continue reading “happy belated national roller coaster day”

you are enough, or: i still have a lot of feelings about theme park rides

Part of what I like so much about theme parks is that you spend the whole day succeeding. Oh, Optimus Prime needs your help getting the AllSpark? No problem. Spider-Man needs your help taking down the Sinister Six? Nailed it! Doctor Doom needs your help harvesting screams to power Latveria? ON IT, DOOM. (For real.Continue reading “you are enough, or: i still have a lot of feelings about theme park rides”

we’ll always have isla nublar, or saying good bye to jurassic park: the ride

    Universal Studios Hollywood just announced that September 3, 2018 will be guests’ last opportunity to ride Jurassic Park: The Ride, and I feel a lot of ways about it.     To be fair, I’ve never ridden Jurassic Park: The Ride at Universal Studios Hollywood. However, I am a devotee of Universal Islands of Adventure’s Jurassic ParkContinue reading “we’ll always have isla nublar, or saying good bye to jurassic park: the ride”

free time stresses me out, or how i learned to stop worrying & ride the movies

I hail from a family of theme park people. If given the opportunity to spend a week in any place on the planet, I feel confident that my clan and I would still end up in Orlando every single time. My dad worked in the amusement park business when my little brother and I wereContinue reading “free time stresses me out, or how i learned to stop worrying & ride the movies”