The Memory Machine #52 – The Era of the Penny Arcade w/ Ethan Johnson

Arcade and video game historian Ethan Johnson joins Nate on this episode of the podcast to talk all about the penny arcades of the 1890’s to the 1920’s. That’s right, even before pinball! In the era of gaslight, vaudeville and the cylinder phonograph, automation came to public entertainment in the penny arcade. These establishments offered… Read More The Memory Machine #52 – The Era of the Penny Arcade w/ Ethan Johnson

The Memory Machine #51 – A Conversation With Kevin Bunch (Atari Archive)

On this week’s grand relaunch of the Memory Machine podcast, Nate has on video game historian Kevin Bunch to talk about his work with the Atari Archive video series on YouTube, along with his other research projects involving the RCA Studio II and the Bally Professional Arcade (aka Astrocade). Check out Kevin’s incredible video series… Read More The Memory Machine #51 – A Conversation With Kevin Bunch (Atari Archive)