Backbox Pinball Podcast

A Podcast for Lady Pinballers and their Friends

About the show

A podcast focused on women in the sport and hobby of pinball. In each episode, we will sit down with a guest and chat about news and events related to the silver ball!


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    Charlotte Filmore-Handlon - North Star Pinball

    August 9th, 2021  |  55 mins 46 secs
    charlotte filmore-handlon, espn ocho, jjp, montreal, north star pinball, olympics, pinball, roger sharpe, stern pinball

    Bonjour Y'all! In this episode, we chat with co-owner and operator of North Star Pinball in Montreal, Charlotte Filmore-Handlon. We talk the Ocho, the Roger Sharpe movie, Hockey and Pinball Beer. We <3 Canada!

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    Pinfest Review with Beck Gallagher from HUP Challenge

    August 8th, 2021  |  36 mins 12 secs
    allentown, beck gallagher, fathom, hup challenge, pinball, pinfest, spooky pinball, ultraman, vest

    Beck stops by the show as our Pinfest Correspondent! We hear about all the fun that is Allentown and the $750 swap meet steal of the century. Also, hear how you can win a signed Mandalorian translite from HUP.

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    Northwest Pinball Summer Camp 2021

    August 3rd, 2021  |  1 hr 10 mins
    alyson rae, chase nunes, geekgamertv, northwest pinball summer camp, pinball, portland, seattle, tacoma

    Smores and Pinball y'all! The Northwest Pinball Summer Camp is back this weekend! Join us as we welcome back Alyson Rae and meet a new friend, Chase Nunes. Roll out your sleeping bags as we chat Pinball forts, the Price is Right and the amazing pin community that is the pacific northwest. You don't need a SASE for this show!

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    Pinball with a View - Bobbi Douthitt & Morgan Sherman

    July 26th, 2021  |  1 hr 26 mins
    bobbi, florida, memes, morgan, pinball, pinball with a view, streaming, twitch

    This is a mega Yacht-sized episode y'all! There was too much fun to be had and some very spicy takes as we chat with the hosts of the Twitch stream, Pinball with a View. Also, Lauren has given up getting a free Stern Insider press pass after this episode. We also chat about why makeup pinball tie-ins should be a thing, pinball memes, INDISC updates, and more! Anchors up!

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    Allysha Baca & Adam Jordan - Bite Me Cake Company

    July 13th, 2021  |  1 hr 9 mins
    bite me cake company, cakecade, colorado, halloween, heist, pinball, pueblo, spooky, ultraman

    It is a cake shop AND pinball arcade! In this episode, we meet the owner of Bite Me Cake Company, Allysha Baca, and the operator of the Flip a Coin arcade, Adam Jordan. We chat about the sell-out of Spooky's two new titles, boozy milkshakes, and pinball cake pairings....need I say more!

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    Episode 66: A New Host!

    June 28th, 2021  |  29 mins 10 secs
    co-host search, nudge out cancer, pinball, rebecca

    Meet Rebecca Salam the new co-host of the Backbox Pinball Podcast!

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    Special: Nudge Out Cancer

    June 18th, 2021  |  36 mins 43 secs
    charity, herrera family, leukemia, nudge out cancer, pinball

    Join us as we chat with Tina and Matt Rottman about our local charity event raising money to help a family battle Leukemia.

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    2020 TWIPY Recap

    April 2nd, 2021  |  1 hr 23 mins
    2020, awards, jen ruper, pinball, this week in pinball, twip, twipys

    On this episode, we are joined by Jen Ruper for a recap of the 2020 TWIPYs! The drama, the excitement, the "what the..." moments!!! Hear Lauren get super salty about what a mod is, give some love to lady creators, Hot Wheels and more!

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    Bonus Episode: Frieden Johnson

    April 1st, 2021  |  53 mins 58 secs
    4evertheflip, american pinball, chicago, diversity, frieden johnson, girl scouts, led zeppelin, lgbtq, pinball, pinball superfriends, puppy4ella, twip, zofia ryan

    In this episode we talk to the wonderful human, Frieden Johnson. She is the creator and organizer of the group, Pinball Superfriends. We chat pinball news, Led Zeppelin, awful memes, the #puppy4Ella turnout and why Pinball Superfriends should have chapters everywhere! (Recorded Feb 3, 2021)

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    The Hurry Up Challenge

    January 20th, 2021  |  1 hr 17 mins
    beck gallagher, hup challenge, hurry up challenge, jordan allen, pinball, pinball hall of fame, pittsburgh, twipys, women

    In this episode, we meet Beck Gallagher and Jordan Allen, hosts of the TWIPY nominated YouTube Channel "The Hurry Up Challenge". We learn about their picks for the TWIPYs, deep-dive on Guns 'N' Roses, and chat about new pin rental venture, Join us!

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    Laura Fraley

    January 18th, 2021  |  1 hr 7 mins
    belles and chimes, cookies, laura fraley, pinball, pinbalm, pinburgh, quarntopia selfie tournament, richmond pinball collective, twipys, women

    This week we have the organizer of the Quarantopia Selfie Tournament and a good friend of the show, Laura Fraley. We chat about her TWIPY nominated selfie event, how she could get a matching sequin jacket like mine, how she sold Jurassic Park for Avengers (the horror), and reminisce about the magic of Pinburgh. Also, I may have uttered the phrase "Songbird Multiball"...yes that is a Kenny G reference. Join us!

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    January 13th, 2021  |  1 hr 31 mins
    american pinball, austin, belles and chimes, buffalo billiards, fliptronic, hot wheels, houston, pinball, texas, twipys, women

    Rebecca Salam and Jordan Burgar are the hosts of the TWIPY nominated Pinball Stream, Fliptronic. In this super-sized episode, we chat TWIPYs, Hot Wheels, how Jordan outbid me on a part of pinball history, and an interesting connection between crafting and Roger Sharpe.

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    Little Flip - Ella Reese

    January 7th, 2021  |  29 mins 40 secs
    cookies, dog, ella, game of thrones, girl scouts, iron maiden, little flip, pinball, pomsky, the office

    Ella Reese is our newest little flip. She loves pinball, Girl Scouts, and dogs. Her dad, Taylor has challenged her to sell 100K boxes of Girl Scout Cookies. We chat cookies, dogs Game of Thrones, and more! Don't worry there is some pinball in there! #puppy4ella

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    Bonus Episode: Emily Cosson

    December 31st, 2020  |  37 mins 54 secs
    australia, emily cosson, guns n roses, pinball, pinball expo, women

    Join me as we chat with Emily Cosson, the #1 player in Australia! We talk about Guns n Roses, Pinball Expo, and more! Emily is a joy to chat with and so much fun. (Recorded in October 2020)

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    The BPP 2020 Dumpster Fire Holiday Extravaganza

    December 29th, 2020  |  47 mins 8 secs
    2020, elizabeth cromwell, holiday, kickback cafe, pinball, pinbalm, recap, upkick, women

    The Backbox Pinball Podcast is back to kick this year to the curb! Welcome to the 2020 Dumpster Fire Holiday Extravaganza with special guest Elizabeth Cromwell. We chat Zepplin, Avengers, Pinburg, and how happy we are to see 2020 in the rearview mirror! Happy Holidays y'all!

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    Battle of the Belles 2020!

    October 12th, 2020  |  1 hr 11 mins
    belles and chimes, pinball, pinball expo, pinball expo 2020, pinball tournament

    Don't stop believin' y'all!
    In this episode, we hear about the upcoming Battle of the Belles taking place during the virtual Pinball Expo. Our guests: Tish Edwards, Jen Ruper, Frieden Johnson, and special guests Deborah Tahlman and Phoebe Smith. Hear from this awesome group of ladies how you can be a part of this fun event!