All posts tagged - Louisville Arcade Expo
It’s taken us a bit to recover, but we’re back with a vengeance purpose now that we’ve gotten a few naps under our belt and tossed on some clean Superfriends Underoos!
This episode is a recording of the live show we streamed on Friday night, March 3rd 2017. We managed to rotate quite the number of guests in/out of the booth during the course of the livestream (list below) and what more can we say than “we had a blast, and it shows”.
- Brent’s niece & nephew – Emma and Logan, talking retro and console gaming at the Expo
- Tony Thomas and Corey Simms from Louisville’s RecBar
- Clint Hoskins and Jared Neible from Evansville’s Secret Headquarters
- Adam and JP from Pod Casserole
- Friend of the show Jim Hale (he traveled in all the way from Denver, CO!)
- And last – but certainly not least (technically, she’s first) we have the show intro by Whitney’s daughter Grace – she carried us when we were nowhere to be found…
It’s been a short month, but we packed February in classic style. We actually had a bit of performance anxiety.. it’s tough to follow-up a show like #50 (where we threw everything we could find at the kitchen sink) with anything that even pretends to come close. But you know what? We sat down at the mics and some magic happened. No notes, little prep and busy schedules and we still produced one heck of a good follow-on show – even if the birds and a Nip-It didn’t show up this month.
Join in as Whitney (kinda, sorta, maybe..OK) comes back to the show, we talk getting ready for the Louisville Arcade Expo, discuss some big Sky Skipper updates, what we worked on this month, the Atari “sense mod”, a really sweet item to spend some money on and some hilarious feedback.
Hey everyone, we will be back in force at the 2017 Louisville Arcade Expo and are planning two livestreaming shows direct from the show this year.
All live shows are broadcast on our MixLR channel – http://www.mixlr.com/brokentoken and can be streamed (via a browser or app) with no account signup or special equipment. If you have an iPhone/iPad or Android device, then enhance your listening experience with the MixLR app, available below:
Date & Time
|Live podcast broadcast from the show floor!||Friday - March 3rd @ 7:00 - 9:00 PM EST||Live from the show floor with expo discussion and interviews!||Listen Live @ http://www.mixlr.com/brokentoken|
|Live podcast broadcast from the show floor!||Saturday - March 4th @ 7:00 - 9:00 PM EST||Live from the show floor with expo discussion and interviews!||Listen Live @ http://www.mixlr.com/brokentoken|
We’ll also have available for purchase our podcast T-Shirts, so please consider supporting the show and wearing the BT logo loud and proud!
“Book ‘em Danno” – it’s the big ‘Five-O’ show!
There’s so much crammed into this month’s episode that we had to loosen the belt a bit and put on the stretchy pants, because I think we’ve hit an all-time high score when it comes to show length, commutes and long-distance runs…. seriously.
Still shaking off that eggnog induced funk from the Holidays? Yeah, so are we…slowly but surely the fog is lifting and 2016 is looking pretty good thus far…
The good thing about this past Holiday break is the sheer amount of “fun” we had over the past several weeks. We were fortunate to host quite a few activities and we’ve got some great guests lined up for this month’s show.
First up, Victor and Tori Marland (from the Tenpence Arcade podcast) paid us a visit over the break. They were vacationing here in the US and we finally got all the stars lined up for them to come over to Whitney’s house for an evening. We deep-fried turkey, talked shop and had a “grand old time”. We gave them each a microphone and asked them to do their best “American accents” and it was great. You can hear a recap of their trip in episode 52.5 – ‘Merica Trip
Next up, we feature Jeremy and Matt Fleitz from the Louisville Arcade Expo as they give us a run-down on this years’ show and what to expect (and what hasn’t been decided on yet) . Billy Mitchell, Walter Day, Joel West and Steve Ritchie are the headline guests (so far) and along with the PAPA circuit stop, tons of arcade, pinball and console games, this year promises to be great fun.
We then clear off on the monthly updates, spend a TON of Brent’s money, talk about the newly-announced Spiderman Vault Edition from Stern (way more pics are available on their Facebook Page) and even pull our own version of Siskel & Ebert by discussing our thoughts on Star Wars – The Force Awakens. The talk is FULL of spoilers, so we put it at the end of the episode, right after the outtakes – that way you don’t have to skip around to find it (or avoid it)!
I think the guys would be proud…