Episode 269

posted on Aug 29, 2015 | Comments (1)

The Paunch Stevenson Show episode 269

In this episode:

  • Rob-view of Coffee Town (2013), starring Glenn Howerton and Josh Groban,
  • review of Jurassic World (2015), starring Bryce Dallas Howard and Chris Pratt,
  • Star Wars Battlepod,
  • NASA finally gets to Pluto with New Horizons probe,
  • Rob-view of Trainwreck (2015), starring Amy Schumer and Bill Hader,
  • the curiously weird Jason Segel,
  • meeting the great Michael Caine on set,
  • Monster Mania 31 convention meets (Malcolm McDowell, Neve Campbell, Nikolai Volkoff, George Wendt),
  • the Johnny Carson Tonight Show returns to the air on AntennaTV,
  • Yestercades and the Nanuet Arcade.

Monster Mania 31 Convention in Cherry Hill, NJ, August 1, 2015

surprisingly difficult to get Jason Segel in New York, August 4, 2015

surprisingly affable Michael Caine in New York, August 7, 2015

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Episode 197

posted on Jun 17, 2012 | Comments (7)

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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