We Interrupt the day’s outrage for some Todd Tuckey, Pinball (and a dash of Popeye)

On the way back from Lancaster PA and the 2018 Catholic Marketing Network DaWife and I took a Detour towards Philly to visit the Internet's premire Pinball/arcade machine salesman Todd Tuckey As you can see we gave no advance notice so we had no idea what would be going on or even if he would … Continue reading We Interrupt the day’s outrage for some Todd Tuckey, Pinball (and a dash of Popeye)

Pintastic NE 2018 Final Interview with Gabriel D’Annunzio and 10 quick thoughts

As always we closed Pintastic NE with a final interview with the founder, head man and provider of 20 count them 20 Pinball machines for people to play for free Gabriel D'Annunzio Gabriel's efforts bring the first of my ten thoughts about Pintastic into focus. The amount of work he puts in to bring this … Continue reading Pintastic NE 2018 Final Interview with Gabriel D’Annunzio and 10 quick thoughts

Pintastic NE 2018 Q & A Videos Jersey Jack and Todd Tuckey Seminars

With Pintastic NE 2018 over I wanted to get some stray videos from the Q & A seminars posted that you might have missed unless you viewed the entire playlist First from Jersey Jack's: Availability of parts for "Retired" games Given the playload of home based games that's a question that will be an issue … Continue reading Pintastic NE 2018 Q & A Videos Jersey Jack and Todd Tuckey Seminars

Pintastic NE Assorted Videos / Interviews (And Maggie the Clown in Disguise)

There was more to Pintastic than Todd Tuckey and Jersey Jack there were the vendors like Ben from Pinbox 3000 c his system has really grown since the first one Steve from Rock Fantasy store/arcade in NY who has been to every pintastic but one Clever to bring a machine that needs slight tweaking to … Continue reading Pintastic NE Assorted Videos / Interviews (And Maggie the Clown in Disguise)

Todd Tuckey, Electronic skills and the Future of the Pinball Hobby

Yesterday we highlighted Jersey Jack as one of the People who are driving the Pinball Hobby by his creation of brand new games designed more toward public purchase rather than arcades. Today I'd like to Focus on Todd Tuckey whose forte is the repair and restoration of the older games that were designed for a … Continue reading Todd Tuckey, Electronic skills and the Future of the Pinball Hobby

Pintastic 2018 Why Jersey Jack’s Success Matters

At Yesterday's Pintastic NE Jersey Jack of Jersey Jack Pinball held a seminar about his business that produces some of the best pinball machines on the market. These games are constantly in demand both on the market and at the show: During the seminar one of the attendees asked him an obvious question, why has … Continue reading Pintastic 2018 Why Jersey Jack’s Success Matters

The Games in the Pintastic NE Free Play room

It's 2 AM and the free play room is closed at Pintastic but it will be open at 9 am today so if you are thinking if it is worth your time to get a day pass today to play check out this video of the games you will gind Come on down and have … Continue reading The Games in the Pintastic NE Free Play room

Two Big Men at Pintastic NE Gabriel D’Annunzio and Tony

When you're talking Pintastic NE you're talking a lot of fun, such as the Batman 1966 game that has proved to be one of the most popular games in the Free play room. But before you can start playing games like that here is a lot of work from the setup of the vendor room … Continue reading Two Big Men at Pintastic NE Gabriel D’Annunzio and Tony

PinTastic NE 2018 Starts Today! Initial Video

As you are reading this I am in my hotel room in Sturbridge at day one of the 4th Annual Pintastic NE Pinball extravaganza. If you are unfamilar with it Pintastic  is four days of all things pinball with free play rooms, vendors seminars Tournaments and fun activities from the kids. There are machines on … Continue reading PinTastic NE 2018 Starts Today! Initial Video

The Silver Ball Museum in Asbury Park NJ Voices of the Trip Home from CPAC 2018

On the way home from CPAC 2018 we stopped at the Silver Ball Museum in Asbury Park NJ on the Boardwalk I also spoke to the manager. We got there a bit late because of taking Stacy McCain which meant our time was limited but it was a good time, worth the trip. Their web … Continue reading The Silver Ball Museum in Asbury Park NJ Voices of the Trip Home from CPAC 2018

CPAC 2018 / Don’t give a VUK Meet the Voter the Media Narrative says Does Exist

Yesterday I highlighted my short walking interview with Senator Ted Cruz before his speech, today as I wake up just before 9 AM after a very good 1:30 AM breakfast at Bob and Edith's Diner in Arlington VA I want to tell you a story about what, in my opinion is the most telling and … Continue reading CPAC 2018 / Don’t give a VUK Meet the Voter the Media Narrative says Does Exist

Yankee Candle, Mystic Pinball And a bit Pizza on the side

Two weeks ago DaWife, DaYoungest and myself took a day away from political coverage for a day trip to Western Massachusetts. The Primary Stop, Yankee Candle. There is the Museum The Mancave The Candy Store The Bavarian Castle The Chocolate: There are trains and of course a large selection of candles People come from all … Continue reading Yankee Candle, Mystic Pinball And a bit Pizza on the side

PintasticNE 2017 Final Interviews Todd Tuckey again and more

Here are the last Pintastic 2017 Videos and interviews from the show. I talked to Jessie who was at her first Pintastic and watched her play a little Wizard of Oz I talked to Sean who was waiting to play Dialed In I played a little of the new Star Wars Pinball (only got to … Continue reading PintasticNE 2017 Final Interviews Todd Tuckey again and more

PintasticNE 2017 The Vendors

Of course PintasticNE is more than just great pinball machines to play, it also has vendors who provides products that make play even better. Like the folks at Tilt Graphics and Pingraffix who demonstrated their wares on their own machine The folks at Pinbox 3000 who make cardboard pinball fun and affordable The Bit Bar … Continue reading PintasticNE 2017 The Vendors

Assorted Images PintasticNE 2017

Not much time for a full post so the rest of the interviews will have to wait a day or two but here are still images from PintasticNE 2017 The full gallery is below but we'll highlight a few Pinball giants Captain Pintastic and friend in the VIP room Men of the Internet together at … Continue reading Assorted Images PintasticNE 2017