Long Live Pinball | Southwest: The Magazinehttps://www.southwestmag.com/pinball-revival/The resurgence of pinball has allowed one lapsed fan to return to the classic arcade games of his youth—and the sense of euphoria they once inspired.
Pinball resurgence rolls along with passionate players in Akron, Cleveland and beyondhttps://www.ohio.com/akron/entertainment/pinball-resurgence-rolls-along-with-passionate-players-in-akron-cleveland-and-beyondIt used to be huddled in the corner. Its colors muted, its lights darkened, its calamitous noises silenced, a place to toss your coat or rest your drink, its scribbled “Out of Order” sign like an ominous headstone signifying […]
Warren Buffett’s Weirdest Investments That Helped Make Him a Billionairehttps://www.cheatsheet.com/money-career/warren-buffetts-weirdest-investments.html/?a=viewallWhen Warren Buffett invests, people pay attention. But it’s hard to explain these strange investments — even for Buffett.
Pinball Wars! The Long, Strange Legal Battle Over Pinball in Milwaukee – Shepherd Expresshttps://shepherdexpress.com/around-milwaukee/what-made-milwaukee-famous/pinball-wars-the-long-strange-legal-battle-over-pinball-in-m/Pinball was once thought to be so threatening to young people that it was the focus of a two-decade battle by city authorities to minimize its wicked influence.
Stern Pinball’s Gary Stern on the evolution of pinball since the 1930shttps://www.avclub.com/stern-pinball-s-gary-stern-on-the-evolution-of-pinball-1819703840Chicagoland’s Stern Pinball says that it’s the “oldest and largest designer and manufacturer of arcade-quality pinball games on the planet.” The A.V. Club took a trip to the company’s headquarters in Elk Grove Village, Illinois, and interviewed owner and […]
Looking Back: Pinball machines and syndicated crime in Marion historyhttp://www.dailyrepublicannews.com/lifestyle/20171011/looking-back-pinball-machines-and-syndicated-crime-in-marion-history-Sam Lattuca tells us about a less known bit of Marion criminal history: How a syndicated gang controlled our area at least into the 1960s, warring over control of slot machines, pinball machines and jukeboxes.