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Jimmy Kimmel Game Nights Recap: From Arcade to ‘Mini’ Basketball

By Andrew Gilstrap

ABC again ran half-hour Jimmy Kimmel Game Night specials revolving around each game of the NBA Finals. If you’re on the East Coast, you’d see the episodes before the Finals game; if on the West Coast, you could catch the Kimmel special after the game.

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‘You are going to slip on all those tickets’

By Andrew Gilstrap

Super Shots at GameWorks in Tempe

Skee Ball Super Shot machines at GameWorks

 

After a long day trip with my class to Tucson and Nogales — where we saw the Arizona-Mexico border fence — my classmates and I returned to Arizona State University’s downtown campus at 9:00 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 4. It had been a long day, but I still had a little left in me to make the night longer. So when I got back to ASU, I called my wife and asked her to meet me at Arizona Mills Mall in Tempe, Ariz. It was a good halfway point for her and for where I was.

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New Experience #1

By Andrew Gilstrap

This weekend, my wife Katie and I visited our parents for a day in Anthem, AZ. After watching Jon “Bones” Jones defeat Quinton “Rampage” Jackson in UFC 135 in the evening, I packed my things and headed back home to Chandler. Facing a 55-minute return home, Katie and I did what any rational couple would do to break up the long drive: We stopped for a few games of bowling.

Katie had bought a Groupon for bowling that was running close to its expiration. I made sure we stopped at a specific bowling alley so I could cross one other thing off my checklist. We went to AMF Deer Valley Lanes on Thunderbird Road in north Phoenix. We got inside and I immediately located the the Pop-A-Shot system that I’d played a handful of times before.

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