#123-The Daily Show – Pickleball Encore, Marvin is Marvelous, and Crowbar Arcade

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Could you imagine spiking a pickleball just as effortlessly as sipping a cocktail? That’s the vision we unpack in our latest chat where we explore the rise of pickleball as an anchor for nightlife. We’re shaking things up, comparing how this trend mirrors the classic roller skating rinks mixed with a bit of bar culture and looking at the ways social entertainment venues are evolving. From the nostalgia of arcades to the thrill of sports bars, we delve into how active experiences are becoming the heart of communal fun.

Today’s journey also wanders through a more personal tale, as we step into the world of a father’s dedication that turned a coin-op machine hobby into a generational touchstone. His legacy beats at the core of a Detroit museum and resonates in the eclectic vibe of a Binghamton arcade where the past is poured with a splash of the present. And the excitement crescendos with a sneak peek at Universal’s new horror attraction, promising to be a blockbuster of thrills. Join us—there’s a seat at the bar, a paddle at the ready, and a story to be told that’s guaranteed to inspire.

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