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Podcasts – Parks and Cons

Welcome to Parks and Cons, the companion podcast to the website and YouTube channel, where we discuss conventions, theme parks, collecting, and other fun stuff.

Aug 28, 2014

This time Shawn hits the floor of Power Morphicon 2014 with Con-Panion, Juan Chavez, as they talk cosplay, generations of rangers and the Zillner brand of conventions. Plus, we hear about the convention from the perspective of a first time con attendee as Juan details how his introduction to convention culture met...

Aug 25, 2014

This time, Shawn and Carmelle talk cons, collecting, and theme parks. First, the duo talk about the LA Science Fiction and Comic Convention. Did Edward James Olmos make this a convention to remember? Next, Shawn gives a play-by-play guide to toy and comic collecting in Anaheim. Where is the best place to find...

Aug 19, 2014

This time, Shawn and Carmelle are immersing themselves in Disney talk as they talk about all that’s been going on at Disneyland the last few weeks. First, we talk about all the haunted fun that’s involved in the Haunted Mansion 45th anniversary Ghostly Materials exhibit at Disneyana. From there, we re-visit the...

Aug 16, 2014

This time, we have the full audio of Shawn’s Collecting at Conventions panel from this year’s StocktonCon. The panel gives some background on personal collecting experiences, but focuses most on practical collecting tips for those looking to find the best that an exhibit floor of any size has to offer. Happy hunting!

Aug 12, 2014

This time, Shawn & Carmelle take a break from The StocktonCon Floor to talk about the highlights of the convention. Danny Glover, Mick Foley, and Denise Crosby were at StocktonCon, but it’s the floor that has our hosts most excited. Was expanding a one day show to two days a success? How did their their […]