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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    Jessica Thaxton

    January 14th, 2023  |  1 hr 10 mins
    belles & chimes, jackson, jessica thaxton, missippi, pinball, south

    In this episode, we speak with Jessica Thaxton, founder of the Jackson, MS Belles & Chimes chapter and 2022 Texas Takedown winner. We get to chat about the pinball scene in Mississippi and have an amazing time!

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    Happy 100th Episode!

    December 11th, 2022  |  53 mins 29 secs
    backbox pinball podcast, pinball

    We've only just begun! It's the 100th episode and Rebecca and I talk about where we started and where we're going. Thank you to all our listeners and supporters. WE LOVE Y'ALL!!!

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    CC Castaneda

    December 11th, 2022  |  59 mins 55 secs
    belles and chimes, california, capitans arcade warehouse, cc castaneda, orange county, pinball

    With over 20 years in the Pinball industry, join us as we chat with CC Castaneda. She shares stories of her adventures as a TD, Player, organizer, Tech, and more.

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    Lynn Crouch

    December 11th, 2022  |  1 hr 3 mins
    lynn crouch, pinball, twitch, virtual pinball

    Join us as we talk to Lynn Crouch and her amazing journey in Virtual Pinball.

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    Pintastic New England

    August 28th, 2022  |  1 hr 22 mins
    american pinball, belles and chimes, jersey jack pinball, new england, pinball, pintastic, rush pinball, toy story pinball

    We are so fancy from Texas to Massachusetts - join us as we break down our trip to the Pintastic Expo in Sturbridge, MA. We saw friends, played some Toy Story, lost IDs, went to a cheese party, saw John Borg sing some Rush.....and we answered the question, did Lauren get a lobster roll?

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    Barcelona Pinball Club

    August 28th, 2022  |  1 hr 9 mins
    arcadescat, barcelona, europe, pinball, spain

    Join us as we learn about the Barcelona pinball scene with Esther Montero and Raul Hernandez. Spain is a must-visit on our pinball travels and we hope yours is too!

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    May was the worst

    June 19th, 2022  |  1 hr 4 mins
    juanna summers, lobster rolls, may 2022, npr, pinball, rebecca hinsdale, stern, taylor bancroft

    We are back y'all! We missed you SO MUCH!
    We talk about the amazing new hires at Stern and NPR #teamladybosses
    Then we get a bit personal - more us, less pinball (19:00 - 45:00)

    Also, are Lobster Rolls the Tamales of the North?

    Trigger Warning: Violence, Uvalde Shooting, divorce

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    Midwest Gaming Classic Recap

    June 19th, 2022  |  48 mins 10 secs
    chicago, galloping ghost arcade, midwest gaming classic, milwaukee, pinball, pinball life

    Rebecca talks about her birthday getaway to Milwaukee for the Midwest Gaming classic. She also made a quick trip to the windy city and met up with some friends of the show!

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    Sammie Bacon

    June 19th, 2022  |  57 mins 42 secs
    north carolina, pinball, sammie bacon, triad pinball, twitch

    In this episode, we talk to the amazing Sammie Bacon. She shares her journey through pinball with us and the fun things she is working on with her twitch stream, Triad Pinball.

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    The Hangout Pinball Lounge

    April 29th, 2022  |  1 hr 6 mins
    arcade, arcade owners, austin, hangout pinball lounge, old taylor high, pinball, taylor, texas

    In this episode we chat with Jorge and Eloisa Mesa, who had an idea to open a Pinball arcade in an old high school. It worked and became The Hangout Pinball Lounge! They share with us their journey of being arcade owners and what they are up to next. They have a billboard now, y'all!

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    Outpost Kodelia: Kaydee and Olivia Helm

    April 20th, 2022  |  1 hr 8 mins
    dukes of hazard, game design, home brew, kaydee helm, olivia helm, outpost kodelia, pinball

    In this episode we speak with Kaydee and Olivia Helm, the creative forces behind Outpost Kodelia. They are passionate about Home Brews and game design. Listen as they talk about their most recent project, Dukes of Hazard and what they have planned next.

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    TPF 2022 Recap

    April 4th, 2022  |  1 hr 7 mins
    award shows, pinball, pinball show, tpf, twipy, womens pinball

    In this episode Lauren and Rebecca give a recap of their experience at the Texas Pinball Festival in Frisco Texas. There was pinball, sequins, cats and more! The pinball hangover is real!

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    Taylor Bancroft

    March 24th, 2022  |  1 hr 28 mins
    pinball, stern pinball, taylor bancroft

    We sit down with one of Stern's newest employees and Austin Belle, Taylor Bancroft. We chat about her journey into pinball and her experience getting hired by the world's largest pinball company.

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    Stephanie Lesser

    March 11th, 2022  |  45 mins 52 secs
    district cutlery, pinball, puzzle book, stephanie lesser, weird al

    In this episode we talk with puzzle creator and author, Stephanie Lesser. She is the creator of "101 Pinball Puzzles" available through Amazon. We talk Weird Al, our new sponsor, and the big question for crossword enthusiasts!

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    Weird Al Deep Dive

    March 5th, 2022  |  44 mins 20 secs
    multimorphic, p3, pinball, tracy abrahams, weird al

    If anyone was going to have a pinball theme it should be Weird Al. The team at Multimorphic have created one of the coolest pins about a musical icon. Join us as we break down the Weird Al's Museum of Natural Hilarity with super fan and pinball friend, Tracy Abrahams.

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    INDISC 2022 Recap

    February 10th, 2022  |  48 mins 38 secs
    ie pinball, indisc, julie dorssers, pinball, yeg pin

    We have a fun INDISC recap with our corespondent, Julie Dorssers! We chat about her experience at INDISC, the new venue in Riverside and other fun things. Team Canada for the win!

Backbox Pinball Podcast | Listen Notes