Slap Save Pinball Podcast

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Two regular guys who just happen to love pinball and also own microphones. Join us on our journey!

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Ep. 25 Sammy I Am-y: Stern VS JJP Sword Deathmatch?
43:23

**The Slap Save Pinball Podcast is rated PG-13 by the MPAA (Misguided Pinball A-Holes of America), We are dropping a little early to accommodate a family vacation and our next show will be in 2 weeks (ha, see what I did there?) on or around June 3rd.**

In Episode 25 of the Slap Save Pinball Podcast.  Franchi is off this week due to his attendance of the Motor City Comic-Con.   Matt and Jason though pick up the "ornate, expensive, slow to get out" sword though and continue the battle.  Jason spills the beans on his love of the Big Mouth Billy Bass, sort of.  6XL G Strings, HUGE prize checks, birthday candles on pizza, in-laws, death in no wake zones, corn-holed by pinball.  All of this and more lay within these lewd, ridiculous halls of the show. We are glad you decided to join us! 

**Note, in our original posted recording, we erroneously called Richard Rhodes "Rodger".  That has been fixed and updated, but your podcast app may still have the original if it was downloaded.**

Episode Summary:

1.) Industry happenings

2.) Brief summary of What we have been up to!

3.) Who is Sammy Pinball?

4.) Twilight Review & New Fishtales Showdown

If you would like to show your support of our juvenile behavior that we call a podcast, our online store featuring T-Shirts and other ways you can show you are proud SSPP family is now LIVE! You can find the link on our facebook page, or here: Slap Save Pinball Podcast Merchandise

Need a new pinball machine, or perhaps an Escalera?  Make sure you give Zach Meny a call at Flip N' Out pinball, the Premiere Sponsor of the Slap Save Pinball Podcast.  The guy is absolutely wrecking it when it comes to service, selection and a willingness to go the extra mile. Contact Zach at 847.778.4876 or via email at zach@flipnoutpinball.com

As always, you can contact us via:

Email: slapsavepinballpodcast@gmail.com

Franchi's email: playfieldquestions@gmail.com

Facebook: Slap Save Pinball https://www.facebook.com/slapsavepinball/

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sdtminstl (Jason)

mskoenen (Matt)

Huge thanks to the incredible and ridiculously talented DJ Quads for the beats.  Check out his music here. https://soundcloud.com/aka-dj-quads

 
May 18, 2019
Ep. 24 Showdown
47:20

**The Slap Save Pinball Podcast is rated PG-13 by the MPAA (Misguided Pinball A-Holes of America)*** 

Episode 24 of the Slap Save Pinball Podcast, Silver Ball Showdown.  Where EVERY moon is a full moon.  Jason Fowler, Matt Koenen and THE Christopher Franchi (and his partner in crime Barlow) talk pinball, drop some opinions AND some inside tidbits (including EPIC art from Leonardo Da Franchi).  This episode rundown:

1.) Industry News (or at least what little there is) including a discussion of Cosmic Carnival's latest improvements.

2.) Summary of What is New with Jason and Matt.

3.) The SILVER BALL SHOWDOWN, a new segment that features Matt and Jason having a debate over a Pinball Machine, in this case Twilight Zone with a twist.  Gillian, the gorgeous, red-headed nymphomaniac who lives in Jason's phone, randomly assigns one host who has to defend it, and one host who has to trash it by a coin flip.  We have a BLAST defending/attacking the game... and attacking each other.   WHO WON?  You can decide by telling us on our facebook page, emailing us, or calling our voice comment line and we will tally them and let you know next week.   

4.) Around The Playfield w/ Chris Franchi & Barlow has what might be the best segment yet with his trademark humor AND he drops some art that he had completed as a mock up to try to entice an IP to be made.  You will NOT want to miss this.  Make sure you contact Chris with your comments, questions and suggestions at playfieldquestions@gmail.com.  Also, check out our Facebook page to see the art referenced starting at 9pm eastern on Monday, May 13th.       

5.) The Full Plunge: Online Connectivity Matt & Jason talk about the potential upside and downside of online connectivity.  

If you would like to show your support of our juvenile behavior that we call a podcast, our online store featuring T-Shirts and other ways you can show you are proud SSPP family is now LIVE! You can find the link on our facebook page, or here: Slap Save Pinball Podcast Merchandise

Need a new pinball machine, or perhaps an Escalera?  Make sure you give Zach Meny a call at Flip N' Out pinball, the Premiere Sponsor of the Slap Save Pinball Podcast.  The guy is absolutely wrecking it when it comes to service, selection and a willingness to go the extra mile. Contact Zach at 847.778.4876 or via email at zach@flipnoutpinball.com

As always, you can contact us via:

Email: slapsavepinballpodcast@gmail.com

Franchi's email: playfieldquestions@gmail.com

Facebook: Slap Save Pinball https://www.facebook.com/slapsavepinball/

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Instagram: Slapsavepodcast https://www.instagram.com/slapsavepodcast/

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sdtminstl (Jason)

mskoenen (Matt)

Huge thanks to the incredible and ridiculously talented DJ Quads for the beats.  Check out his music here. https://soundcloud.com/aka-dj-quads

 
 

  

May 13, 2019
Ep. 23 Endgame?
46:07

Episode 23 of the Slap Save Pinball Podcast!  Where we strive to beat our prior GC every show.  Thanks for the listens, the loyalty and the love!  This episode rundown:  

1.) Industry happenings

2.) Brief summary of what we have been up to

3.) Flip, Bolt or Torch 1981 edition  (Possibly the best year of early solid state pinball in our opinion)  

4.) Chris Franchi addresses rumors about his status in his segment

5.) Full Plunge: Some of Our Favorite Original Music Pins

6.) Sammy Pinball calls in and just makes the cut during final editing!

If you would like to show your support of our juvenile behavior that we call a podcast, our online store featuring T-Shirts and other ways you can show you are proud SSPP family is now LIVE! You can find the link on our facebook page, or here: Slap Save Pinball Podcast Merchandise

As always, you can contact us via:

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sdtminstl (Jason)

mskoenen (Matt)

Huge thanks to the incredible and ridiculously talented DJ Quads for the beats.  Check out his music here. https://soundcloud.com/aka-dj-quads

May 06, 2019
Ep. 22 Three Pinball Wishes
52:33

Episode 22 of the Slap Save Pinball Podcast weekly show!

A show recap and re-intro ver 2.0 so far for our newer listeners!

The boys weekly pinball recap

Christopher Franchi talks curb stomping.  

3 Wishes granted from a genie that looks a LOT like...Steve Ritchie!?!?

Mods.  Worthwhile?  Worthless?  Somewhere in between?

Thanks for joining us for the ride!  We sincerely appreciate each and every one of you that have listened, and especially those of you that take the time to connect with us via Facebook, email and Instagram among others. 

Want some free swag!?  Call our automated voicemail based comment line @ 314.529.1875 and read the line below  When you are finished, send us an email letting us know you sent it and simply provide your address and we will send some free crap that shows your niche devotion to something much... smaller than yourself.  Just read this line:  This is **insert name** from **your town** and you are listening to THE SLAP SAVE PINBALL PODCAST with your hosts Jason Fowler & Matt Koenen!  If you are comfortable with creating and emailing a higher quality recording with audacity, or your favorite audio editor of choice, your swag will be even BETTER!  Note: We are fresh out of Koenen's bulk purchased gas powered punishing purple penetrators that were extremely popular.  Swag now consists of more family friendly items like stickers, T-shirts, bad dating advice, high quality pinball leveling tools (sugar packets), finger handcuffs etc.  We reserve the right to change these prizes based on our mood, whimsy and couch change findings.   

If you would like to show your support of our juvenile behavior that we call a podcast, our online store featuring T-Shirts and other ways you can show you are proud SSPP family is now LIVE! You can find the link on our facebook page, or here: https://shop.spreadshirt.com/slap-save-pinball-podcast

As always, you can contact us via:

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Pinside:

sdtminstl (Jason)

mskoenen (Matt)

Huge thanks to the incredible and ridiculously talented DJ Quads for the beats.  Check out his music here. https://soundcloud.com/aka-dj-quads

 

Apr 29, 2019
Ep. 21 Franchi Joins Us, Our Top 3 Fav Modern Sterns, Sammy P Calls In Again!
49:28

Episode 21 of the Slap Save Pinball Podcast!

-We welcome artist extraordinaire, friend of the show, and all around mega personality of pinball, Christopher Franchi for his first segment in a planned ongoing series; "Around The Playfield with Franchi & Barlow."   

-Matt and I discuss our Top 3 modern Sterns which absolutely NO ONE will agree with. 

-Show favorite Sammy Pinball calls in and talks Willies & the Wonkas, Black Knight's feathers and its incredibly empowering affect on our hero among other deep takes on our favorite hobby! 

-An extra special intro reader steps in to kick off the show.

***Note: The views and opinions expressed by Christopher Franchi are not necessarily the opinions of Jason, Matt or the Slap Save Pinball Podcast.***

 

Thanks for joining us for the ride!  We sincerely appreciate each and every one of you that have listened, and especially those of you that take the time to connect with us via Facebook, email and Instagram among others. 

Want some free swag!?  Call our automated voicemail based comment line @ 314.529.1875 and read the line below  When you are finished, send us an email letting us know you sent it and simply provide your address and we will send some free crap that shows your niche devotion to something much... smaller than yourself.  Just read this line:  This is **insert name** from **your town** and you are listening to THE SLAP SAVE PINBALL PODCAST with your hosts Jason Fowler & Matt Koenen!  If you are comfortable with creating and emailing a higher quality recording with audacity, or your favorite audio editor of choice, your swag will be even BETTER!  Note: We are fresh out of Koenen's bulk purchased gas powered punishing purple penetrators that were extremely popular.  Swag now consists of more family friendly items like stickers, T-shirts, bad dating advice, high quality pinball leveling tools (sugar packets), finger handcuffs etc.  We reserve the right to change these prizes based on our mood, whimsy and couch change findings.   

If you would like to show your support of our juvenile behavior that we call a podcast, our online store featuring T-Shirts and other ways you can show you are proud SSPP family is now LIVE! You can find the link on our facebook page, or here: https://shop.spreadshirt.com/slap-save-pinball-podcast

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Pinside:

sdtminstl (Jason)

mskoenen (Matt)

Huge thanks to the incredible and ridiculously talented DJ Quads for the beats.  Check out his music here. https://soundcloud.com/aka-dj-quads

 

Apr 22, 2019
MGC, Black Knight SoR & Willy Wonka First Plays & Impressions
34:55

In episode 20 of the Slap Save Pinball Podcast, Matt and Jason update you on the road from MGC (Midwest Gaming Classic, despite the fact that Jason called it "convention" throughout the recording) in Milwaukee.  We setup an impromptu podcast recording session with our travel recorder while fueled by a few adult beverages.   We summarize our thoughts on our time with the two newest releases in the pinball hobby, Stern's Black Knight Sword of Rage and Jersey Jack Pinball's Willy Wonka!  We also discuss the pros and cons of streaming becoming the default choice for manufacturers to release a new game.  We hope that you enjoy this special episode that lacks some polish, but makes up for it in timely opinions on the games everyone is dying to know more about!  

If you would like to show your support of our juvenile behavior that we call a podcast, our online store featuring T-Shirts and other ways you can show you are proud SSPP family is now LIVE! You can find the link on our facebook page, or here: https://shop.spreadshirt.com/slap-save-pinball-podcast

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sdtminstl (Jason)

mskoenen (Matt)

Huge thanks to the incredible and ridiculously talented DJ Quads for the beats.  Check out his music here. https://soundcloud.com/aka-dj-quads

 

 

Apr 15, 2019
Ep. 19 Our New Host Checks In, Black Knight Stream Thoughts, Wonka Hype & A Huge Partnership Announcement
29:39

In Episode 19 of the Slap Save Pinball Podcast we welcome our new full time co-host Matt Koenen.  We discuss the Black Knight Sword of Rage stream and our thoughts on the game.  We also talk Wonka Hype reaching its boiling point, and last, but certainly not least, we announce a planned segment partnership with THE Christopher Franchi!  Thanks for joining us for the ride, and a huge thanks for letting us entertain and share our passion with all of you who are part of our crazy SSPP pinball family. 

-Jason and Matt

If you would like to show your support of our juvenile behavior that we call a podcast, our online store featuring T-Shirts and other ways you can show you are proud SSPP family is now LIVE! You can find the link on our facebook page, or here: https://shop.spreadshirt.com/slap-save-pinball-podcast

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sdtminstl (Jason)

mskoenen (Matt)

Huge thanks to the incredible and ridiculously talented DJ Quads for the beats.  Check out his music here. https://soundcloud.com/aka-dj-quads

 
 

  

Apr 10, 2019
Ep. 18 Changes & Starting Anew Plus Some Wonka Talk
30:31

In Episode 18 of the Slap Save Pinball Podcast we talk about some changes on the show that have already started.  We chat about Wonka, the tendencies of collectors, the aftermath of the April Fools gag that we were part of and discuss some big news next week; New machine reports and a new full time co-host is coming!  

If you would like to show your support of our juvenile behavior that we call a podcast, our online store featuring T-Shirts and other ways of showing your support of our podcast is now LIVE! You can find the link on our facebook page, or here: https://shop.spreadshirt.com/slap-save-pinball-podcast

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sdtminstl (Jason)

Huge thanks to the incredible and ridiculously talented DJ Quads for the beats.  Check out his music here. https://soundcloud.com/aka-dj-quads

Apr 06, 2019
Ep. 17 The Slap Save Pinball Podcast welcomes Zach Meny
49:21

***Our April Fools Episode***

In episode #17, published on April 1, 2019, we embark on a voyage with our new captain, the pope of pinball, the savior of the silver sphere, the fantastic phenom of the flippers...Zach Meny.  After some widely publicized shake ups in pinball podcasting due to drama, misguided ambition and simple convenience, Zach joins Chris for his first episode of this new chapter in his career.  Listen to find out all the details and to see WHO went WHERE, and WHY! 

Some things never change...

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sdtminstl (Jason)

Huge thanks to the incredible and ridiculously talented DJ Quads for the beats.  Check out his music here. https://soundcloud.com/aka-dj-quads

Apr 01, 2019
Ep. 16 Black Knight SoR Inital Impressions & Chunky Flakes!
38:09

In Episode 16 of the Slap Save Pinball Podcast Chris rejoins the podcast and we discuss our thoughts on early photos and footage of Black Knight Sword of Rage pinball.  We also take "chunky flakes" where it has never gone before, discuss our upcoming trip to beautiful Milwaukee Wisconsin for the Midwest Gaming Classic and discuss the odoriferous similarities between certain flowering trees in bloom and unkempt taxi cabs that service strip clubs.   Thanks for giving us a listen and don't forget to reach out and share a story or comment with us!

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kidchrisso (Chris)

sdtminstl (Jason)

Huge thanks to the incredible and ridiculously talented DJ Quads for the beats.  Check out his music here. https://soundcloud.com/aka-dj-quads

 

Mar 27, 2019
TPF 2019 Wrap-Up and the King's Black Knight
27:19

In this latest bonus episode of the Slap Save Pinball Podcast, Jason summarizes his experience at TPF 2019 and talks about the Black Knight trailer released for Stern Insiders that quickly went viral, as well as the photos that were leaked. Chris aims to return within the next few days so look for our next standard episode soon!

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Pinside:

kidchrisso (Chris)

sdtminstl (Jason)

Huge thanks to the incredible and ridiculously talented DJ Quads for the beats.  Check out his music here. https://soundcloud.com/aka-dj-quads

 

Mar 26, 2019
TPF 2019 Brief Audio Walkthrough...
14:36

In this special release of the Slap Save Pinball Podcast, Jason walks through TPF 2019 at 5pm on Friday just as they open the doors of the convention center.  I share my thoughts and observations with you.  Be sure to check out our other TPF upload featuring interviews with Franchi, Borg, Kerins, Jack Danger and some of the best podcast hosts in the biz!  Thanks for listening!

Our online store featuring T-Shirts and other ways of showing your support of our podcast is now LIVE! You can find the link on our facebook page, or here: https://shop.spreadshirt.com/slap-save-pinball-podcast

 

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kidchrisso (Chris)

sdtminstl (Jason)

Huge thanks to the incredible and ridiculously talented DJ Quads for the beats.  Check out his music here. https://soundcloud.com/aka-dj-quads

Mar 23, 2019
Texas Pinball Festival 2019 Interview-apalooza Franchi, Borg, Kerins, Danger and more...
39:07

In this special edition round table and interview extravaganza, a terrific trip to TPF '19 gets even better with interviews of some heavy hitters in pinball over a few drinks.  Bowen Kerins and Jack Danger even beatbox together with a quick improv!  Joining us, among others is...

Ken Cromwell

Bill Webb

Zach Meny

Christopher Franchi

John Borg

Bowen Kerins

Jack Danger

 

 

Our online store featuring T-Shirts and other ways of showing your support of our podcast is now LIVE! You can find the link on our facebook page, or here: https://shop.spreadshirt.com/slap-save-pinball-podcast

 

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kidchrisso (Chris)

sdtminstl (Jason)

Huge thanks to the incredible and ridiculously talented DJ Quads for the beats.  Check out his music here. https://soundcloud.com/aka-dj-quads

Mar 23, 2019
Ep. 15 Multi Guest Madness double length episode
57:35

In the 15th episode of the Slap Save Pinball Podcast we sit down with 4 other crazy pinheads near us for a round table of discussion, laughs, opinions and... flesh-light talk?.  We discuss powder coating, Data East, LED's in GI and Stern's relevance and value.  Our friend Sammy Pinball leaves a message that we have some fun with including Chris using it for his now infamous brickshot.  Run time is about 1 hour!  FYI, our audio quality isn't up to our usual standards due to the logistics of capturing everyone in a large area, but we will be back to our selves sound wise next episode!  Jason is heading to Texas and hopes to say hello and/or meet some of our listeners.   

Have a suggestion for the Fowler's new dog's name that is coming soon?  Drop us a line! Join in on the fun and get involved by sending an email with a question, talking with us on Facebook or calling our voiceline.  Who knows, you may just get your own intro/segment like Sammy Pinball! Ha.

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kidchrisso (Chris)

sdtminstl (Jason)

Huge thanks to the incredible and ridiculously talented DJ Quads for the beats.  Check out his music here. https://soundcloud.com/aka-dj-quads

 

 

Mar 18, 2019
Ep. 14 Extreme Theme Stunting Pinball Ideas & Bad Location Pinball
41:08

Welcome fellow addicts of the silver sphere!  In this 14th episode of the Slap Save Pinball Podcast we dive into our ideas for Extreme Theme Stunt Pinball (not entirely original, but like Lee Majors, we can do it better, stronger and faster). Chris loses his feces over the state of some location pinball, during which, his loss of $.50 almost causes an inter-dimensional black hole of anger that was thankfully saved by some guy who snapped his finger with a larger more blingy, Michael Jackson-esque glove.   We chime in on the JJP Pirates "debate" that is swirling around like a stale beef biscuit.  We talk pinball, we self medicate our colds the only way we know how, we have too many laughs, too much fun and Chris still hates my creative decisions.  :-D 

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PINHEADS UNITE.  JOIN US!  What the flip are you waiting for!?

Contact us via any of the following.  Oh, and for god sake, don't do anything stupid trying to impress anyone with dangerous pinball machine playing.  It won't work, and people will laugh at your stupidity.  We would only attempt anything with qualified personnel who are trained EMTs and Jedi masters. Given the Jedi shortage, we may have to settle for playing in our basements standing on one leg. 

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kidchrisso (Chris)

sdtminstl (Jason)

Huge thanks to the incredible and ridiculously talented DJ Quads for the beats.  Check out his music here. https://soundcloud.com/aka-dj-quads

 

Mar 06, 2019
Ep.13 No Fear of superstition here, just corporate paywalls and alligator clips!
36:27

In this Episode 13 of the Slap Save Pinball Podcast, we tear the roof off this mother$%#^@ and lay down the gauntlet on Corporate Paywalls and cheap Alligator Clips on mods.  We also pretend to be civil for a while and discuss the merits of Pinball Charities.  Chris then describes his Munster obsession, we tell you some great places to play pinball if you ever roll through St. Louis and all of this while running from the scary big green guy with the "huge organ."  (Frank from the Monster Bash band of course, where was your mind at?) 

While this episode kicks all kinds of posterior cheeks, WAIT THERE'S MORE!  If you sign up for the new SLAP SAVE PINBALL PODCAST Members Only Club for just $200 per year, you will get the following benefits!  

  • Exclusive access to our stream where we record the podcast in nothing but Mork and Mindy suspenders.
  • Receive a real vintage Member's Only jacket!  (Sorry, out of stock due to unanticipated demand)
  • Receive a Crown Royal Bag with 2 sugar packets for on the go table leveling.
  • Develop a ferocious rash that will burn like lava when you pee.*
  • Be super popular with female alpacas.    

*Do not wash or apply ointment, it only spreads

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Huge thanks to the incredible and ridiculously talented DJ Quads for the beats.  Check out his music here. https://soundcloud.com/aka-dj-quads

Feb 26, 2019
Ep. 12 A Guest Host, Jason's thoughts on Munsters after 40ish games and a TWIPY tantrum...
42:22

In this 12th episode of the Slap Save Pinball Podcast, we welcome a guest host, Matt Koenen who stands in for a sickly, or possibly federally detained Chris.  

We talk about some minor quibbles with a new Monster Bash LE, Jason's early thoughts on a Munster's Pro that he put several dozen games on, the absurdity and sour grapes that have surrounded the TWIPY vote, and Matt and I unanimously torch the same game from the wonderful year of 1993.  Will you agree with our Flip, Bolt and Torch '93 edition? Sit down, strap in and hold on. 

It's a HOBBY people.  ENJOY IT.  FOR F$^&# SAKES!  Haha

As always, you can contact us via:

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Huge thanks to the incredible and ridiculously talented DJ Quads for the beats.  Check out his music here. https://soundcloud.com/aka-dj-quads

Feb 21, 2019
Ep. 11 Valentines Day & Flip, Bolt or Torch: 1989 edition
38:43

In episode 11 of the Slap Save Pinball Podcast, Chris and Jason get back to being friendly after the senseless friction of 10 (with just a touch of liquor to encourage our creativity).  We have a blast and discuss some late week news, dive into our NEWEST SEGMENT, FBT 1989 edition where we pick the games we feel stuck out for a particular year.  Chris then drops some pinball term explanations with his trademark saltiness for those still working on their pinball degree.  Jason discusses his surprise love of the Merc with a mouth, and curses a particular game that uses a obscure mutated fruit for its main antagonist.  

Where else can you get this sort of pinball entertainment, news and useless info?  Well, damn near everywhere, but no one does US as well as... us.  Join us for the ride.  Pull up your podcatcher and strap in for 30mins of pinball pulpit time with a bonus meltdown of humor and ZERO class.     

Be sure you check out our go to source for all the news in pinball worth reading about and distilled into a perfect format over at This Week In Pinball!  It is the best way to keep up with news as it happens! 

As always, you can contact us via:

Email: slapsavepinballpodcast@gmail.com

Facebook: Slap Save Pinball https://www.facebook.com/slapsavepinball/

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Instagram: Slapsavepodcast https://www.instagram.com/slapsavepodcast/

Twitter: Slap Save Pinball Podcast https://twitter.com/slap_save_

Twitch (Chris streaming pinball in his ridiculous hats): slap_save_

Pinside:

kidchrisso (Chris)

sdtminstl (Jason)

Huge thanks to the incredible and ridiculously talented DJ Quads for the beats.  Check out his music here. https://soundcloud.com/aka-dj-quads

Feb 15, 2019
Ep.10 Is pinball a good investment?
45:58

In episode 10 of The Slap Save Pinball Podcast, we finally have a true showdown.  In the past, Chris has used "investment" in describing pinball machines, which was the equivalent of nails scraping down a chalkboard to Jason.  We throw down the gauntlet on the subject.  Voices raise, some of the points and arguments go so deep in the weeds that it pops out the other side, and generally speaking, nothing is accomplished.  It is entertaining, if nothing else. 

Who needs a brickshot when we are BOTH yelling!?  The show starts off well.  We talk about a pindig that Jason had last Friday, scream through the news, and play two voicemails from listeners with questions; One from a mysterious stranger and a second one from 'Sammy Pinballs," our new unofficial spokesperson and mascot. 

By the way, make sure you check out our go to source for all the news in pinball worth reading about and distilled into a perfect format over at This Week In Pinball!  It is the best way to keep up with news as it happens!

As always, you can contact us via:

Email: slapsavepinballpodcast@gmail.com

Facebook: Slap Save Pinball https://www.facebook.com/slapsavepinball/

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Twitter: Slap Save Pinball Podcast https://twitter.com/slap_save_

Twitch (Chris streaming pinball in his ridiculous hats): slap_save_

Pinside:

kidchrisso (Chris)

sdtminstl (Jason)

Huge thanks to the incredible and ridiculously talented DJ Quads for the beats.  Check out his music here. https://soundcloud.com/aka-dj-quads

Feb 06, 2019
Ep. 9 Pinball's Popularity/Longevity & Giveaway Winner Announced!
39:10

In episode #9 of the Slap Save Pinball Podcast we discuss the response to our last show and our BS we were tossing around, a gathering at Chris's house (he is somehow free to roam the building without a straight jacket or Hannibal Lector mask), we announce the winner of our PINSTADIUM giveaway, we deep dive in our opinions on the reason for pinball's skyrocketing popularity and Chris, due to heavy medication that prevents Hulk style rage, goes on a relatively benign instruction of a few pinball terms to help out newer folks to the hobby.  Surprise, he still somehow goes rogue.  Thanks for joining us on this ride and we would love to hear from you through any of the channels below!

By the way, make sure you check out our go to source for all the news in pinball worth reading about and distilled into a perfect format over at This Week In Pinball!  It is the best way to keep up with news as it happens!

 

As always, you can contact us via:

Email: slapsavepinballpodcast@gmail.com

Facebook: Slap Save Pinball https://www.facebook.com/slapsavepinball/

Automated Voice/comment line (Jason's note taking Mom?): 314.529.1875

Instagram: Slapsavepodcast https://www.instagram.com/slapsavepodcast/

Twitter: Slap Save Pinball Podcast https://twitter.com/slap_save_

Twitch (Chris streaming pinball in his ridiculous hats): slap_save_

Pinside:

kidchrisso (Chris)

sdtminstl (Jason)

 

Huge thanks to the incredible and ridiculously talented DJ Quads for the beats.  Check out his music here. https://soundcloud.com/aka-dj-quads

Jan 29, 2019
Ep. 8/60: Back to the Future
27:17

In episode 60 of the Slap Save Pinball Podcast we look back at 2019 and summarize the current state of pinball.  Chris has somehow still avoided a temper induced aneurysm, and this time goes off on a tangent about the announcement of a game he's not thrilled with.  We tackle Sterns Wifi updates and it's consequences, tournament hacks using the same system, the effect of last years Sales Tax and talk about A LOT of games that have hit the market since we started this jalopy just over *1 year ago.  We hope you enjoy this unique, special edition of our podcast and thanks for joining us on the ride. Sorry for the issues with Chris's sound quality.  We have it figured out and it will be fixed in the next episode. 

If you would like to be immortalized in the annals (not anals, one "N" makes a huge difference people) of our podcast, please consider contacting us via the Google Voice number below or send a clear audio file to our email account and leave an intro that we can use for the next show.  Just say your name, your general location and announce the podcast with the following line:

"Hi, I'm (insert name here) from (insert location here).  Welcome to the Slap Save Pinball Podcast with your hosts, Chris Hoeper and Jason Fowler!"

For a limited time, anyone who sends in a audio file of the intro, or calls in an intro, will receive a free magic SSPP sticker via mail that you can affix to your minivan or private jet that is guaranteed to make you irresistible to anyone or anything you desire, except blue eyed people and marsupials. We are currently working on a fix.     

**PLEASE NOTE** There is still time to enter our Pinstadium Giveaway and the Drawing will be held on episode #9 next week!  See below for entry instructions.

PINSTADIUM ENTRY INSTRUCTIONS: (U.S. Only)

1.) Like our facebook page share the contest post (worth 2 entries) 

2.) Follow us on instagram and LIKE the post (worth 1 entry)  https://www.instagram.com/p/BsrQ6ielhHj/

3.) Follow us on twitter and retweet the contest post https://twitter.com/slap_save_/status/1085342112739221504

4.) Send us an email with a request for the podcast (worth 1 entry) slapsavepinballpodcast@gmail.com

 

As always, you can contact us via:

Email: slapsavepinballpodcast@gmail.com

Facebook: Slap Save Pinball https://www.facebook.com/slapsavepinball/

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Instagram: Slapsavepodcast https://www.instagram.com/slapsavepodcast/

Twitter: Slap Save Pinball Podcast https://twitter.com/slap_save_

Twitch (Chris streaming pinball in his ridiculous hats): slap_save_

Pinside:

kidchrisso (Chris)

sdtminstl (Jason)

 

Huge thanks to the incredible and ridiculously talented DJ Quads for the beats.  Check out his music here. https://soundcloud.com/aka-dj-quads

*one year ago in time travel

Jan 23, 2019
Ep. 7: A Limited Edition Betrayal and Giveaway Announcement!!!
39:47

In episode 7 of the Slap Save Pinball Podcast, we talk slingers, announce our first giveaway(see below), Chris vents about 500, err 600 Munster LE's and we talk about what we look for in used games.  There may be a mention of Dutch hookers and Greg Bone's back problems, although we do not believe they are related. In this episode's easter egg, which may be a thing moving forward, there is a guest voice of a caller who thoughtfully called in to our voice line with his articulate review (edited for length and entertainment purposes.)  Houston... you have a problem.   

PINSTADIUM ENTRY INSTRUCTIONS: (U.S. Only)

1.) Like our facebook page share the contest post (worth 2 entries) 

2.) Follow us on instagram and LIKE the post (worth 1 entry)  https://www.instagram.com/p/BsrQ6ielhHj/

3.) Follow us on twitter and retweet the contest post https://twitter.com/slap_save_/status/1085342112739221504

4.) Send us an email with a request for the podcast (worth 1 entry) slapsavepinballpodcast@gmail.com

As always, you can contact us via:

Email: slapsavepinballpodcast@gmail.com

Facebook: Slap Save Pinball https://www.facebook.com/slapsavepinball/

Automated Voice/comment line (Jason's note taking Mom?): 314.529.1875

Instagram: Slapsavepodcast https://www.instagram.com/slapsavepodcast/

Twitter: Slap Save Pinball Podcast https://twitter.com/slap_save_

Twitch (Chris streaming pinball in his ridiculous hats): slap_save_

 

Huge thanks to the incredible and ridiculously talented DJ Quads for the beats.  Check out his music here. https://soundcloud.com/aka-dj-quads

Jan 16, 2019
Ep. 6: Munsters Reveal & Our Thoughts, Undercabinet Lighting & More Of The Usual Shenanigans...
33:06

In a slightly delayed episode 6 of The Slap Save Pinball Podcast we discuss the Stern reveal of the Munsters pinball.  Chris is in a great mood because of it, but is his expletive count less or more?  Hint: We have new record.  Chris thinks undercabinet lighting is "magically delicious"... kind of.  He also does a special edition version of "Marketplace Trends" made infamous by Zach at SDTM pinball show and the TWIP podcast.  If you haven't done so already, be sure to place your TWIPY vote at https://www.thisweekinpinball.com/twipy-2018-ballot/   Contact us at any of the links provided in the show notes!  Happy flippin'!

Contact us via:

Email: slapsavepinballpodcast@gmail.com

Facebook: Slap Save Pinball

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Twitter: Slap Save Pinball Podcast

Twitch (Chris streaming pinball in his ridiculous hats): slap_save_

 

Huge thanks to the incredible and ridiculously talented DJ Quads for the beats.  Check out his music here. https://soundcloud.com/aka-dj-quads

Jan 09, 2019
Ep. 5: Pinball Sale Deal Breakers, Awful Facebook Sellers and Steve Ritchie Digs One Of Our Wives!
31:39

In the 5th episode of the Slap Save Pinball Podcast we talk Stern and our tough love for them, speed read the news, and aimlessly complain about meaningless things like the "first world victims" we are.  Chris skewers bad facebook selllers, replacement legs and makes a mockery of one of the most famous lines in cartoon history.  Oh, and there is the saga of... his toilet seat.  Eeesh, good thing we are too late for a Twipy nomination!   Suit up and join two irreverent idiots talk about pinball for a half hour.  We have increased girth at the expense of length!   

 

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Huge thanks to the incredible and ridiculously talented DJ Quads for the beats.  Check out his music here. https://soundcloud.com/aka-dj-quads

Jan 03, 2019
Ep. 4: Quasi-Resolutions, the Consequences of Flipping in Pinball and Risky Bathrooms
29:39

In the 4th Episode of the Slap Save Pinball Podcast, we discuss our pinball happenings lately, some news that is too hard to gather on our own, resolutions (or at least Chris's idea of what that means), Flipping in Pinball and its consequences, and Chris once again goes on an expletive filled rant about... lockdown bars and shooter lane buttons?  My censor button finger has a blister.  I need a power-slushie.  Stay frosty fellow flippers!

 

Contact us via:

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Huge thanks to the incredible and ridiculously talented DJ Quads.  The songs played are "Your The Best" and "Guide To Life."  Check out his music here. https://soundcloud.com/aka-dj-quads

 

Dec 26, 2018
Ep.3: Xmas wishes for pinball
29:15

In our 3rd episode of the Slap Save Podcast we discuss our wishes and desires for every pinball manufacturer for the Christmas season.  We also get caught up with "Gout-aplooza," the crazy values of mods (at least by some sellers), opinions of black and white pinball machines and we play our first feedback left on OUR feedback line by the distinguished Mr. S. Johnson IV. Don't forget your rubbers, silicone or poly, whichever you "think" is best.  :-)

Contact us via:

Email: slapsavepinballpodcast@gmail.com

Facebook: Slap Save Pinball

Automated Voice/comment line (Jason's note taking Mom?): 314.529.1875

Instagram: Slapsavepodcast

 

Huge thanks to the incredible and ridiculously talented DJ Quads.  The songs played are "Your The Best" and "Guide To Life."  Check out his music here. https://soundcloud.com/aka-dj-quads

 

Dec 19, 2018
Ep.2: Rubbers, Gout and Laughs
26:31

In our 2nd episode of Pinball conversation, we talk preferred flipper rubber, run through the news like our $#@ is on fire, go on an expletive laden (but censored) tirade about a... Christmas ornament(?) and talk the "gout," with our resident lunch lady. Join us weekly!  We'd love to get your feedback, questions, or even general ramblings about the merits of processed cheese spread as a playfield polish. 

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Dec 11, 2018
Pilot Episode 1: An Introduction
28:44

"The beginning."  We are two guys with a pinball problem.  Join us for pinball conversations, thoughts, complaints, laughs and praise. 

Huge thanks to the incredible and ridiculously talented DJ Quads.  This song is "Your The Best."  Check out his music here. https://soundcloud.com/aka-dj-quads/your-the-best-vlog-music  

Dec 07, 2018