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The Official Holiday World Podcast

The official podcast of Holiday World & Splashin' Safari theme park & water park in Santa Claus, Indiana. #HoWoPo
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Feb 16, 2018

What does it take to drone on and on? The #PodSquad learns from our FAA-licensed drone operator. Leah is back for this episode - with her oboe and purple hair! Dippin' Dot flavor ideas (including bacon, of course) and sweepstakes, a Cornelius Van Snoodle clone, and a wedding like none other. Recorded 2/16/18 #HoWoPo

Hosted by: Paula Werne, Matt Eckert, Lauren Crosby & Leah Koch

Special Guest: Stephen Rutherford

00:00 – Intro and Welcome the #PodSquad
01:30 - The Drone Man
29:41 - Amusings
48:02 - Upcoming Holidays
56:54 - #HoWoPo Feedback
1:11:06 - Give Me a Number!
1:25:10 - 25 Degrees of Separation

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Feb 2, 2018

The Holiday World #PodSquad gets the ultimate sweet talk from The Dippin' Dots Gal, who spills the D on Dots' past, present, and future. Hear why we launched Thunderbird just once in January, a sad birthday for June, and a long-awaited Twitter War. Plus bacon. Recorded 2/2/18 #HoWoPo

Hosted by: Paula Werne, Matt Eckert, Lauren Crosby & Eric Rentz

Special Guest: Billie Stuber

00:00 – Intro and Welcome the #PodSquad
04:02 - The Dippin' Dots Gal
35:09 - Amusings
52:17 - Give Me a Number!
54:44 - Upcoming Holidays
59:54 - #HoWoPo Feedback
1:24:55 - 25 Degrees of Separation

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Jan 20, 2018

The Holiday World #PodSquad welcomes Paint Shop Manager Tommy Johnson, who talks about all the projects his crew has in store during the winter months, including repainting the Legend trains and the new tubs for the Scarecrow Scrambler. Next, the topic is weather - with a snow-laden park producing beautiful photography and drone footage. Plus, it's Edgar Allan Poe's birthday! Recorded 1/19/18 #HoWoPo

Hosted by: Paula Werne, Matt Eckert, Lauren Crosby & Eric Rentz

Special Guest: Tommy Johnson

00:00 – Intro and Welcome the #PodSquad
04:21 - Today's Colorful Guest
20:51 - Amusings
37:26 - Give Me a Number!
42:59 - Upcoming Holidays
57:09 - #HoWoPo Feedback
1:29:32 - 25 Degrees of Separation

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Jan 5, 2018

The Holiday World #PodSquad kicks off the new year with a look at Safety School for Ride Operators. Cindee Huddy from International Ride Training explains how iROC training makes a difference. A Lifetime Movie comes to town (sort of), pun appreciation, Voyage track-work update, and a new game! Recorded 1/5/18 #HoWoPo

Hosted by: Paula Werne, Matt Eckert, Lauren Crosby & Eric Rentz

Special Guest: Cindee Huddy

00:00 – Intro and Welcome the #PodSquad
02:13 - iROC'n Interview
24:14 - Amusings
46:58 - 2018 Hiring
55:33 - Upcoming Holidays
1:08:08 - #HoWoPo Feedback
1:27:46 - Are you game?

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Dec 15, 2017

It's nearly Christmas and the Holiday World #Podsquad has loads of stories about favorite Christmas gifts, oddly familiar Christmas-movie characters, and a very wary Christmas parade participant. We also get a Voyage track-work update, and complete the final 33 Degrees of Separation challenge ever. Recorded 12/15/17 #HoWoPo

Hosted by: Paula Werne, Matt Eckert, Lauren Crosby & Eric Rentz

Special Guest: Jon Robbins

00:00 – Intro and Welcome the #PodSquad
04:50 - Amusings
33:42 - Talk to the Foot
43:24 - Christmas Countdown
55:30 - Upcoming Holidays
1:27:33 - #HoWoPo Feedback
1:50:16 - 33 Degrees of Separation

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Dec 1, 2017

VP James joins the #PodSquad to talk through off-season track improvements for The Voyage, plus other roller coaster news. Matt and Leah turn us green with envy talking about their IAAPA Expo experience, plus the group learns about yak hair. Recorded 12/1/17 #HoWoPo

Hosted by: Paula Werne, Matt Eckert, Leah Koch, Lauren Crosby & Eric Rentz

Special Guest: James Olliver

00:00 – Intro and Welcome the #PodSquad
01:36 - Coaster Tracker
29:36 - Amusings
34:23 - Welcome Back
1:04:54 - Upcoming Holidays
1:13:25 - #HoWoPo Feedback
1:31:41 – 33 Degrees of Separation

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Nov 10, 2017

Holiday World's #PodSquad celebrates topping 1/4 million listens on the park's podcast with the reveal of 2018's chosen theme for HoliWood Nights. Matt makes a tasty "tentative, not definitive" announcement and the group takes a call from a coaster enthusiast who decided to step it up during his last visit. Recorded 11/10/17 #HoWoPo

Hosted by: Paula Werne, Matt Eckert, Leah Koch & Eric Rentz

00:00 – Intro and Welcome the #PodSquad
02:45 - Amusings
22:26 - #WhatsInTheShack
42:47 - Upcoming Holidays
1:12:00 - Troubleshooting Twitter with Matt Eckert (AKA #HoWoPo Feedback)
1:29:34 – 33 Degrees of Separation

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Oct 27, 2017

WWE Hall-of-Famer Mick Foley joins Holiday World's podcast with stories from his new memoir, "Saint Mick." The podsquad then talks Halloween, candy, pumpkin carving, the Mountain Dew Defense Plan, and bacon breath. Recorded 10/27/17 #HoWoPo

Hosted by: Paula Werne, Matt Eckert, Lauren Crosby, Leah Koch & Eric Rentz

Special Guest: Mick Foley

00:00 – Intro and Welcome the #PodSquad
02:13 – Saint Mick
38:49 - Amusings
51:02 - From the Archives
55:01 - Upcoming Holidays
1:04:44 - #HoWoPo Feedback
1:23:58 – 33 Degrees of Separation

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Oct 13, 2017

This episode, Holiday World's #PodSquad takes a look inward with a SWOT analysis of the podcast, then outward to share top picks for Happy Halloween Weekend must-dos. Recorded 10/13/17 #HoWoPo

Hosted by: Paula Werne, Matt Eckert, Lauren Crosby & Eric Rentz

00:00 – Intro and Welcome the #PodSquad
02:27 – Amusings
18:28 - Boost or Bust
26:56 - SWOT Team
54:34 - Being Punctual!
36:53 - Sweepstakes, Take 2
1:01:16 - Upcoming Holidays
1:18:47 - #HoWoPo Feedback
1:41:29 – 33 Degrees of Separation

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Sep 29, 2017

It's all things Halloween on this episode of Holiday World's podcast, plus memories of Will's Colbert Report interview, and our original roller coaster from Santa Claus Land days. Recorded 9/29/17 #HoWoPo

Hosted by: Paula Werne, Matt Eckert, Lauren Crosby, Leah Koch & Eric Rentz

00:00 – Intro and Welcome the #PodSquad
09:22 – HoWo History
20:19 - Halloween
25:43 - Treats
38:59 - Important ACE Info
36:53 - Sweepstakes, Take 2
40:33 - Believe in Santa Claus
45:45 - Matt-gazine Article
48:45 - Congratulations Are In Order
1:00:10 - Upcoming Holidays
1:10:49 - #HoWoPo Feedback
1:36:58 – 33 Degrees of Separation

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