By the time things enter the realm of legend, it can be difficult to divine what was true. To tell what actually happened.
If you grew up near Northern New Jersey, the chances are pretty strong that the mere sight of those words is flooding your brain with feelings of dread, doom and possibly the memories of at least a few scars.
For the rest of you, here’s the gist: In the years since it closed down in 1996, Action Park has earned a reputation as the most insane — and possibly the most dangerous — amusement park that ever existed. A lawless land that was ruled by drunk teenage employees, frequented by even drunker teenage guests, and filled with rides that seemed to defy even the most basic notions of physics and common sense Read more…