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The Episodes

Episode 16 (Rel. Dec.31,2012) In Steve’s absence, the Craig Brothers jump in to share their juvenile pinball adventures including a look at CP Pinball.   1:11 hrs. 128K MP3 66.5 Meg.

 

Episode 15c (Rel. Dec.23,2011) Chiny lives on, Pinball news, show follow-ups, and senseless chatter, I remember when it was 1986 (Music, Movies, Video Games, Pinball), OMGRGP, I Saw it on eBay (Sorry for the background noise)     2:56 hrs. 128K MP3 169 Meg.

 

Episode 15b (Rel. Sept.19,2011) We welcome Jack Guarnieri in an interview about his past, Jersey Jack Pinball, and his business philosophy heading into pinball manufacturing.      1:01 hrs. 128K MP3 56 Meg.

 

Episode 15a (Rel. Sept. 1, 2011)  A very un-edited intro (Spuds!), Music from ‘Campus Life’ Pinball,  the Babe and Pin of 1990 that we missed last time, Facebook Questions (220V Conversion, LED’s in Pinball), Pinball Industry News, What’s in the Shop (Haunted House, Comet, RCT), RCT vs. Monopoly.     2:04hrs. 128K MP3 119 Meg.

 

Episode 14c (Rel. July 1, 2011)  I Remember When it was 1990! Movies, Music, Pinball and Video. Also, I saw it on eBay AND Craigslist! 1:30hrs. 128K MP3 87 Meg.

Episode 14b (Rel. June 10, 2011)  Interview with John Borg, engineer and designer for Data East, Sega, and Stern. We discuss his pinography and focus on TRON. 2:15hrs. 128K MP3 130 Meg.

 

Episode 14a (Rel. June 6, 2011)  Old Theater Memories (Video Games / Movies); A Real Archeological Warehouse Find; Pinball News and Philosophy - Stern licensing over the last decade, pricing, and newcomer Jersey Jack.

1:52hrs. 128K MP3 94 Meg.

 

Episode 13 (Rec.Dec 22, 2009)  FaceBook and other mailbag feedback; why the delay (and future delays) in the show; The Supershow 2009, Expo 2009, and Pacific Pinball Expo reports.   2:00hrs. 128K MP3 115 Meg.

 

Episode 12b (Rec.May 25, 2009)  Pinball of 1980; 37:45 Arcade Games of 1980;  1:13:00 Music of 1980; 1:31:50 Movies of 1980; 1:45:15 Events of 1980; 2:04:05 Pin-Babe of the Show; 2:07:22 I Saw it on eBay

2:47hrs. 128K MP3 153 Meg.  

 

Episode 12a (Rec.May 25, 2009)  Intro; 8:45 Listener e-mail, Steve Wiebe at E3, news; 20:38 The sale of IL Pinball parts; 37:30 Chuck Hess / NuCore interview; 1:41:00 Bally Strange Science; 1:51:50 What’s in the shop? / Tech Tips  

2:04hrs. 128K MP3 114 Meg.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Episode 11b (Rec.Mar 17 - Apr 4,2009)  Intro and Chris Hibler Interview; 1:34 I Saw It on eBay   2:08 hrs. 128K MP3 117Meg                 

 

Episode 11a (Rec.Mar 17 - Apr 4,2009)  Intro; 3:23 Texas Pinball Festival discussion; 14:00 Coin-op & GameRoom news; 26:35 Pinball Life Terry, NuCore, etc.; 34:00 The Silverball Awards follow-up; 38:30 Show Calendar; 43:30 Interview with Mike Gaspar of The Chicago Pinball Mafia   2:19 hrs. 128K MP3 131Meg.

 

Episode 10b (Rec.Jan 15,2009)  Intro and News of 89; 21:30 Movies of 89; 28:00 Music of 89; 38:30 Video Game of 89; 41:00 Sports of 89; 42:30 Pinball of 89; 1:03:50 Darren Sheldon Expo Interview; 1:14:20 eBay Fun 1:41 hrs. 128K MP3 93 Meg.

 

Episode 10a (Rec.Jan 15,2009)  Intro 3:06 - News, New Future Pinball releases, Show Calendar; 25:00 - The 1st Annual SILVERBALL Awards; 57:30 - The Life of a Pinball Tech Intern - Discussion with Rob and Intern Aaron Gross 1:53 hrs. 128K MP3 106 Meg.

 

Episode 9b (Rec.Nov 15,2008)  Pinball of 82; 15:35 - Video Arcade Games of 82; 21:18 - Consoles of 82 (Atari 5200, Colecovision); 29:09 - PinBabe, Pinball Machine, Pin-Dud of the show; 35:30 - Coin-op Parts Treasure Hunt; 49:40 - Expo 2008 and misc. Ramblings; 1:05:03 - Mailbag, I Saw it on eBay, conclusion. 1:35 hrs. 128K MP3 86 Meg.

 

Episode 9a (Rec.Nov 15,2008)  Intro 13:04 - The Stern Pinball Layoff; 36:00 - What we would buy to open a 10K sq. ft. Family Entertainment Center (and make money); 53:30 - I Remember When it was 1982; 57:30 - the movies of 82; 1:05:00 - the News of 82; 1:14:00 - the Music of 82 1:24 hrs. 128K MP3 79 Meg.

 

Episode 8b (Oct 10,2008)  Supershow interview with Rob Anthony (Borygard), 14:41 - Supershow wrap-up, 30:00 - Tech Tips - Result of a clean and polished playfield, repopulating the under playfield stuff during a full-on restoration, 48:45 - I Saw it on eBay.  1:14 hrs. 128K MP3 71 Meg.

 

Episode 8a (Oct 20,2008)  Intro, 5:36 - 1.25 Anniversary of the Silverball Podcast, Survey Results and MP3 player winner announced, 26:50 - The Halloween Special - themed machines, music and sounds from the games, etc., 1:03:22 - The Scariest pinball machine, best playing machine of the theme, Pin-Babe of the show., 1:09:30 - 4th Annual Supershow Wrap-up, 1:22:35 - Supershow interview with Terry DeZwarte of Pinball Life. 1:36 hrs. 128K MP3 93 Meg.

 

Episode 7b (Oct 10,2008)  “I Remember when” - The music, movies, video games, pinball and more of 1987, 49:16 PinBabe of the show,53:44 pin-dud of the week & video games of 87,  1:03:50 Tech Tips on buying parts for the first time, simple mechanical problems and fixes, 1:33:20. 1:45 hrs. 128K MP3 98 Meg.  

 

Episode 7a (July 15,2008)  Intro with CONTEST, 3:48 Pinball News and examination of Indiana Jones and Shrek by Stern Pinball, 21:12 Future Pinball in a cabinet, 34:16 Upcoming shows, 36:55 Silverball interview with Warehouse Raider Lindsey Rupertus. 1:41 hrs. 128K MP3 93 Meg.   

 

Episode 6 (June 11,2008)  LAD3 Compatibility, Show Calendar, 7:00 - MP3 Jukebox & Pinball Emulation in a Cabinet, 17:30 - Other pinball news, 19:00 - Interview with collector Mark Czarnowski, 56:00 - Pinball & Video of 1977, 64:00 - Gaming/Technology news of ‘77, 71:00 - Music of ‘77, 81:30 Movies and other news of ‘77, 85:30: I saw it on eBay, 109:00 - Pinbabes of the show, 112:00 - Feature Pinball & Video Game of the show, 117:00 - Silverball Survey Giveaway info. 120:00 - Ending

2:01 hrs. 128K MP3 113 Meg.

 

Episode 5 (Mar. 7, 2008) - MaxBadazz Bang for the Buck index, Life After Death 3, the 10,000 and over MVP designer club, When it was 1979, pinball cleaning tools, Pin-Babe, pinball, video game and more “of the week” items.  1:27 hrs. 128K MP3     81 Meg

 

Episode 4 (Jan. 25, 2008) - Supershow 2007 report, When it was 1988, other pinball news, favorite pinball tools, Pin-Babe of the week. 1:19 hrs. 128K MP3     74 Meg

 

Episode 3 (Aug. 30, 2007) - Selling: When it was 1981, Pin-Babe & Pin-dud of the week, eBay, Featured games Lights Camera Action & Route 16. 1:31 hrs. 128K MP3     86 Meg                             

 

Episode 2 (July 2, 07) - Buying Pinball the Smart way: When it was 1984, eBay, Games of the week are Indiana Jones and Robotron. 1:21 hrs.  128K MP3      71 Meg    

 

Episode 1 (June 20,07) - How we became  collectors and why; When it was 1978, Pin/Vid’s of the week, Tech tips, more. 1:13 hrs. 128K MP3   68 Meg