Launch the Ball Podcast

001: John Weeks – How He Collected 1100 Pins and Vids

Welcome to the Launch the Ball Podcast where we take you on a behind-the-scenes journey of producing the first feature film centering on the culture of pinball and video arcades since the 1980s. Hosted by Imoto Harney and David Trotter, the show features interviews with cast members, legends of retro gaming, arcade owners and enthusiasts, and film updates.

EPISODE 001: JOHN WEEKS (MUSEUM OF PINBALL & ARCADE EXPO)

John WeeksIn this episode, Imoto and David interview John Weeks, the founder of Museum of Pinball and Arcade Expo, about his first experience playing pinball in 1975, why he closed his arcade in the 1980s, and how he collected over 1,100 pinball machines and video games.

SHOW NOTES

Museum of Pinball – Banning, California
Arcade Expo
PinballMap.com
Coast 2 Coast Pinball Podcast hosted by Nate Shivers
Pinheadz Podcast hosted by Rod Cuddihy, Gaz Christiansen, and Stevie Hyde
Broken Token Podcast hosted by Brent Griffith and Whitney Roberts
Gameroom Junkies Podcast hosted by Preston Burt
Dead Flip – livestream on Twitch
Pinball Tutorials

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