Episode 273

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The Paunch Stevenson Show episode 273

In this episode:

  • old Budweiser beer commercials,
  • the “Yes I Am” guy Eddie Jemison,
  • 10 years of Paunch Stevenson Show memories including past Overnightscape appearances,
  • the Russian who wants to launch a space probe to look for moon landing equipment,
  • the Digital Press Podcast meeting Billy Mitchell at AVGC (link),
  • our Super Mario: How Nintendo Conqurerd America and Console Wars book reviews,
  • the Retro VGS debacle,
  • the Atari Jaguar,
  • The Resurrection of Jake the Snake Roberts (2015) movie (website),
  • Greg meeting Mel Brooks,
  • and our Transformers: Devastation (2015) video game thoughts.

An Evening with Mel Brooks in Newark, NJ, October 16, 2015

Resurrection of Jake the Snake Screening, Yonkers, NY, October 2, 2015

AVGC featuring Billy Mitchell in Parsippany, NJ, September 19, 2015

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Episode 224

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The Paunch Stevenson Show episode 224

Special guest Frank Nora from The Overnightscape on a record-breaking marathon episode!

In this episode:

  • newest mammal is the Olinguito,
  • podfading,
  • The Overnightscape, The Rampler, The Frank Nora Show,
  • the Talkboy voice recorder from Home Alone 2,
  • cassette-based telephone answering machines,
  • our useless first computer systems,
  • early world wide web and email stunk,
  • Napster, mp3.com, and the Schwarzenegger prank calls,
  • Fuzzy Daupner, Guitari, and Cowboy Krueger,
  • overbearing elementary school principal and her prison-like rules,
  • demolition soccer and the fake stock market brawl,
  • freezing a car’s windshield and doors as a prank,
  • PAPA TV pinball tournament Kickstarter,
  • crazy podcaster parties from years ago,
  • future of podcasting is Google Glass?,
  • Oculus Rift conspiracy?,
  • return of Fruit Brute and Yummy Mummy cereals (news),
  • corporate raiders and Hostess Twinkies,
  • Drake’s Cakes, Entenmann’s, Krispy Kreme,
  • doughnuts made with human hair,
  • bread company chain cafes (Panera, Corner, Atlanta Bread),
  • parking problems,
  • Rowe-Manse Emporium in Clifton, NJ,
  • Bankrupt by Beanies movie,
  • the Atari landfill, E.T., and Pac-Man debates,
  • the magic of early video games,
  • collecting hobbies and the craziness involved,
  • celebrity deaths (Karen Black, Eileen Brennan),
  • review of Clear History (2013) with Larry David and Kate Hudson,
  • Woody Allen,
  • how come musical geniuses are so dumb?,
  • was classic rock killed off by technology, bean counters, aliens, or Moby?,
  • Later… with Jools Holland on Palladia HD,
  • how we discover good new music now,
  • Frank’s music for night driving in VR,
  • freemusicarchive.org,
  • and Cowboy Krueger songs by Guitari.

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Episode 197

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The Paunch Stevenson Show episode 197

In this episode:

  • the thrilling conclusion to Episode 196,
  • a Yestercades theme song?,
  • our review of the Silverball Pinball Museum in Asbury Park, NJ,
  • playing old and rare pinball games,
  • comparison to Austin, Texas, pinball arcade by The Overnightscape‘s Frank Nora,
  • interview with Jim of Silverball (origin of the arcade, where the games come from, what regular customers think?, etc.),
  • our visit to Jay and Silent Bob’s Secret Stash comic book store in Red Bank, NJ,
  • our interview with Michael Zapcic @michaelzapcic– star of Comic Book Men,
  • cooky customers and the background history of the store,
  • how are comic books valued?,
  • future of the comic book business,
  • the upcoming second season of Comic Book Men on AMC,
  • listen to Mike and Ming every Thursday on the “I Sell Comics!” podcast, part of the Smodcast Network,
  • our visit to the Yestercades @yestercades classic arcade in Red Bank, NJ,
  • a quick rundown of the games including Baby Pac-Man!,
  • our interview with Ken, owner and founder of Yestercades (75+ arcade games, 16 pinball games, and almost every home video game console),
  • hourly freeplay pricing vs. quarters,
  • background history of the arcade,
  • children love to play old arcade games,
  • where do Ken’s games come from?,
  • extensive maintenance of arcade and pinball games,
  • the social aspect of playing old console games,
  • the popularity of board games at Yestercades,
  • Ken’s favorite arcade games and home game console,
  • Ken’s thoughts about the Sega Genesis and Sega CD,
  • and Ken’s video game trivia every Thursday on “I Sell Comics!”

Pictures and Videos taken from Yestercades Arcade in Red Bank, NJ:
Flickr – Yestercades, Red Bank, NJ 5/25/2012
Ken, Rob, and Greg at YesterCades



Pictures and Videos taken from Silverball Museum in Asbury Park, NJ:
Flickr – Silverball Museum, Asbury Park, NJ 5/25/2012
Elvis at Silverball Museum

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Episode 131: Sunday, May 10, 2009

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The Paunch Stevenson Show episode 131 - our Star Trek review

Our big Star Trek (2009) review! (includes spoilers)

In this episode:

  • big upcoming summer movies,
  • Land of the Lost (2009) starring Will Ferrell,
  • Year One (2009) starring Jack Black and Michael Cera,
  • our movie review of Role Models (2008) starring Paul Rudd,
  • G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (2009) starring Dennis Quaid,
  • Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009) starring Shia LaBeouf,
  • our movie review of Star Trek (2009) starring Chris Pine,
  • Greg’s veteran fan perspective and Rob’s newbie perspective,
  • Frank from The Overnightscape and his Twitter posts about Star Trek,
  • canon vs. reboot,
  • Zachary Quinto as Spock,
  • the rest of the cast (Chris Pine, Simon Pegg, Leonard Nimoy, Eric Bana, etc.),
  • the annoying shaky camera technique,
  • ways J.J. Abrams could’ve included William Shatner in the movie,
  • Captain Pike’s wheelchair,
  • Star Trek vs. the Star Wars prequels,
  • rescuing Romulans,
  • Nicholas Cage’s car crash,
  • and forgetting the movie Cloverfield (2008).

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Episode 90: Monday, November 12, 2007

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The Paunch Stevenson Show episode 090

We talk with special guest Frank Edward Nora from The Overnightscape podcast (www.theovernightscape.com)!

In this episode:

  • the end of analog broadcast TV on February 17, 2009,
  • 2008 U.S. Presidential candidate Ron Paul,
  • the Republican Party’s obsession with terrorism,
  • $100 per barrel of oil,
  • 24 minute podcast episodes,
  • old 74 minute CD-R discs,
  • transferring old VHS video tapes to DVDs,
  • the ridiculous Beanie Babies fad in the late 1990s,
  • storing photos,
  • history in the future,
  • albums being released on USB flash drives in England,
  • iTunes digital release cards at Starbucks,
  • the loudness war and horrible audio CD mastering,
  • a get-rich-quick scheme for record companies,
  • the Fun N Games arcade in Willowbrook Mall in Wayne, NJ, shutting down,
  • Multiple Arcade Machine Emulator (MAME) computer software,
  • the video game Red Earth (known as Warzard in Japan) by Capcom,
  • reading bad novels in high school (The Good Earth, The Chocolate War, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, etc.),
  • David Copperfield’s current FBI investigation,
  • Frank’s review of Bee Movie (2007) starring Jerry Seinfeld,
  • the Writers Guild of America strike,
  • Late Show with David Letterman,
  • TV interviews via satellite,
  • Heroes season 2,
  • the online video revolution,
  • podcasting and online audio,
  • Frank’s attempt at a premium podcast (Anything But Monday),
  • and Frank’s upcoming secret project.

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