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Chapter 3 -- JoRT #3 By Dan Howland
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Issue 3 of the Journal of Ride Theory. Covers Universal Studios Hollywood, including Jurassic Park, E.T. and Back to the Future.
Chapter 4 -- The Time Travelers' Guide to 20th Century World's Fairs By Dan Howland
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The 4th issue of the Journal of Ride Theory covers the World's Fairs of the 20th Century, and includes a long article on the 1939 New York Fair's "Futurama" ride.
Chapter 1 -- JoRT #1 By Dan Howland
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Download of the first issue of the Journal of Ride Theory. Rex Everything of Negativland on the Haunted Mansion, etc.
Chapter 7: The Psychogeography of Disneyland By Dan Howland
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The pre-Journal-of-Ride-Theory pamphlet which compares Disneyland to the ideal city of the Situationists.
Chapter 5 -- JoRT #5, The BAD IDEAS Issue By Dan Howland
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A reprint of the Journal of Ride Theory #5, The BAD IDEAS Issue. Includes Flying Saucers at Disneyland; the Cyclodial Chariot (a cross between a Ferris wheel and a roller coaster); submarine busses;... More > Freedomland and much more.< Less
PDF Chapter 2 -- JoRT #2 By Dan Howland
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The second issue of the Journal of Ride Theory. Tiger Balm Gardens; Power to the People Mover; the American Carwash; the Pep Boys; Ride Brut; Roger Rabbit's Car-Toon Spin; and a Toy Auto-Gyro.
Dome and Domer: The Increasingly Stupid Story of the Millennium Dome By Dan Howland
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This is a story of honest mistakes, bad design, hubris, stupidity, greed, corruption -- but above all, it’s a tale of something so monumentally awful that it takes on a sort of soggy grandeur. ... More > It's the story of the Dome, a World’s-Fair-like exposition in London, created to celebrate Britain and the new millennium. It was a disaster from start to finish, and almost everything that happened was funny. Designers of amusement parks and expositions can read "Dome and Domer" as a sort of "How-Not-To" guidebook. Everyone else can just sit back and enjoy reading about something going gradually and completely wrong.< Less
Journal of Ride Theory Omnibus By Dan Howland
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Trade Paperback Edition A compilation of issues 1 through 5 of the Journal of Ride Theory, the zine about amusement parks, rides and strange forms of transportation. WIRED magazine called it... More > "...Singularly charming and witty," and the Willamette Week named it one of Portland's "Best 'Zines for Inducing Bafflement and Awe." Articles include: Rex Everything of Negativland on the Haunted Mansion; Teresa Bergen on the Tiger Balm Gardens; "Power to the People Mover"; Jacques Bouchard on the American Carwash; the Pep Boys; Carl Houston on Ride Brut; Roger Rabbit's Car-Toon Spin; Universal Studios Hollywood; World's Fairs of the 20th Century; the 1939 "Futurama" ride; Flying Saucers at Disneyland; submarine busses; Freedomland; new introductions to each issue by the editor, and previously unpublished bonus material.< Less
Dome and Domer: The Increasingly Stupid Story of the Millennium Dome By Dan Howland
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(HARDBACK EDITION) This is a story of honest mistakes, bad design, hubris, stupidity, greed, corruption -- but above all, it’s a tale of something so monumentally awful that it takes on a sort... More > of soggy grandeur. It's the story of the Dome, a World’s-Fair-like exposition in London, created to celebrate Britain and the new millennium. It was a disaster from start to finish, and almost everything that happened was funny. Designers of amusement parks and expositions can read "Dome and Domer" as a sort of "How-Not-To" guidebook. Everyone else can just sit back and enjoy reading about something going gradually and completely wrong.< Less
Journal of Ride Theory Omnibus By Dan Howland
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Hardback A compilation of issues 1 through 5 of the Journal of Ride Theory, the zine about amusement parks, rides and strange forms of transportation. WIRED called it "...Singularly charming... More > and witty," the Willamette Week named it one of Portland's "Best 'Zines for Inducing Bafflement and Awe" and Cory Doctorow said it was "one of the best zines I ever subscribed to in the golden age of zinedom."Articles include: Rex Everything of Negativland on the Haunted Mansion; Teresa Bergen on the Tiger Balm Gardens; "Power to the People Mover"; Jacques Bouchard on the American Carwash; the Pep Boys; Carl Houston on Ride Brut; Roger Rabbit's Car-Toon Spin; Universal Studios Hollywood; World's Fairs of the 20th Century; the 1939 "Futurama" ride; Flying Saucers at Disneyland; submarine busses; Freedomland.< Less