Episode Archive

74 episodes of Backbox Pinball Podcast since the first episode, which aired on June 3rd, 2019.

  • 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!

  • 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)

  • 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, pinswaprentals.com. Join us!

  • 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!

  • Episode 61: Fliptronic

    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.

  • 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

  • Episode 60: 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)

  • Episode 59: 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!

  • Episode 58: 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!

  • Pinball Expo 2020 Preview

    October 9th, 2020  |  1 hr 3 mins
    chicago, pinball, pinball expo 2020, rob berk

    BONUS EPISODE: Rob Berk and special guests David Fix and Jeff Ohler stop by to chat about Pinball Expo 2020. Hear about what you can expect from this amazing, virtual and FREE event! Join us!

  • Episode 57: Keri Wing & Solid State Pinball Supply

    October 2nd, 2020  |  50 mins 41 secs
    kansas city, keri wing, pinball, pinball parts, solid state pinball supply, women

    We welcome back to the show competitive pinball player, Kery Wing! She filled us in on her newest endeavor, Solid State Pinball Supply and we chat pinball news and desert island collections!

  • Deeproot Chat - The crossover episode with Krystle Gemnich

    September 24th, 2020  |  57 mins 39 secs
    deeproot, krystle gemnich, pinball, raza, robert muller, san antonio, twip

    Krystle and I went to deeproot last weekend and we have much to discuss! Join us as we comment on our adventure, the aftermath, and the expansive TWIP article.

  • BPP at the Movies - An Interview with Candace Fields

    September 13th, 2020  |  53 mins 41 secs
    babes in pinland, candace fields, documentary, film, pinball, seattle, women

    I'm back from hiatus, and we are going to the movies! We chat in this special episode with filmmaker, Candace Fields. She is the director and producer of the Babes in Pinland documentary released earlier this year.

  • Episode 56: Alyson Rae

    August 24th, 2020  |  1 hr 5 mins
    alyson rae, centaur, northwest, northwest pinball summer camp, pinball, pnw, summer camp

    Come join us with our guest Alyson Rae as we sing songs around the virtual campfire! Alyson was the founder and director for the 2020 Northwest Pinball Summer Camp. We get to hear about how this great idea came together. We also chat, Centaur, podcasts, and leggings! Smores for everybody!

  • Episode 55: Stephanie Traub

    August 24th, 2020  |  1 hr 6 mins
    belles and chimes, california extreme, indisc, maryland, one ipod one pinball, pinball, stephanie traub, streaming, twitch, virgina, washington dc, women

    In episode 55, we hang out with Stephanie Traub from Washington, DC. She is the co-host of One iPod One Pinball and the 2020 INDISC Women's Champ. We discuss snacks, the Karate Kid, virtual cons, and a whole lot more!

  • Episode 54: Hot Nudge - Anna Neal & Rebecca Hinsdale

    August 2nd, 2020  |  1 hr 3 mins
    anna neal, chicago, hot nudge, pinball, rebecca hinsdale, streaming, twitch, women

    In this episode of BPP, we chat with the new ladies on the streaming scene, Hot Nudge! Hosts Anna Neal and Rebecca Hinsdale talk about how their stream came together, the challenges and success of creating pinball content, and of course all the hot nugs goodness! We also chat about news (GnR = Jersey Jack after Dark, Wizard modes, and more). I can confirm there is some singing in the episode. #whosoesntloveforeigner #Hotnuggin #Iwannaknowwhatpinballis