Michael Borruto

Revisiting the Spook-A-Rama and Wonder Wheel of his boyhood

Michael Borruto
Interview Date:
August 27, 2016


Michael Borruto shared his memories of riding Spook-A-Rama and the Wonder Wheel as a 10-year-old. On an August 2016 visit to Coney Island with his wife and friends, he wanted to revisit and ride Spook-A-Rama. "I didn't even know it was still there," he said. "I loved it. It's so kitschy. How much stuff from your childhood can you still go ontoday as an adult?" As for Coney Island then and now: "I liked waht it used to be and I like what it tries to be."