Arcade Expo 3.0 Impressions
Over the weekend in Banning California was the third event at the Museum of Pinball and this was the biggest event to date. While there are still some growing pains for the show this years event continued to build upon the previous shows. One thing that was very clear... Read more
Arcade Expo 3.0 Preview
Arcade Expo is back with its third outing that will be taking place in Banning California in just a week and a half on March 17th, 18th, & 19th. A few weeks ago I and a friend volunteered for tech days at the show to help get the machines... Read more
Walter Day Trading Card Museum Dedication
One of the great things to do at Arcade Expo 2.0 beyond playing over 850 pinball and arcade video games was the special events that were held during the show. One of the special events was the Dedication Ceremony of the Official Walter Day Trading Card Museum that was... Read more
Whoa Nellie Pinball Review
At Arcade Expo 2.0 pinball parts supplier Marco Specialties was on hand in the tent area and not only had pinball parts to buy but they brought six new Stern pinball machines set to free play. They included both versions of Game of Thrones, KISS, The Walking Dead, Wrestlemania... Read more
Arcade Expo 2.0 Impressions
Over the weekend the Pop Culture Maven crew set out to Banning California for the second annual Arcade Expo. The good news is that a number of the problems from the first show had been addressed and while there are still a few bumps in the road. The good... Read more
Arcade Expo 2016 Preview
This Weekend January 15-17 2016 at Arcade Expo in Banning California is going to be the mecca for those who love pinball and arcade video games. With over 850 pinball and video and mechanical arcade machines to play there is more than enough to keep you busy for the three-day... Read more
Pinball & Video Game Artwork Part 2
One of the things that makes both pinball and video game machines fascinating beyond the game play of the machine is the artwork. It is one of the most important parts of the machine because its sole job is to visually entice someone to spend money on playing the... Read more
Pinball & Video Game Artwork Part 1
When I was at the Twin Galaxies/Arcade Expo facility In Banning California a few weeks back I was taking pictures with my Nikon D3300 and was playing around with the 50mm f/1.8g and started to take pictures of some of the pinball back glass and thought it would be... Read more
Man VS. Snake: Film Review
At the Twin Galaxies Festival over the weekend one of the best things at the show (besides playing classic video games and pinball of course) was getting to see the first public screening of Man VS. Snake: The Long and Twisted Tale of Nibble. Here is the trailer for... Read more
Twin Galaxies Entertainment Festival 2015
October 2-4, 2015 celebrated the inaugural new home at the Museum of Pinball in Banning California and got off to a pretty good start. I was able to attend the show on Saturday and Sunday and will be covering events at the show in future post. Today I wanted... Read more