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The YaJagoff! Podcast - All about Pittsburgh

All about the cool stuff going on in Pittsburgh! There are a lot of podcasts, or PAWDcasts as you might say in Pittsburghese, but none this focused on what’s happening in Pittsburgh. Co-hosts John Chamberlin and Rachael Rennebeck talk with guests about food, entertainment, current events and, of course, Jagoffs! This weekly podcast is based on the Pittsburgh humor blog,

Feb 27, 2017


We were right next to the Red Carpet at the Pittsburgh Film Office’s Lights! Glamour! Action! event.  Bonny Diver of Hair Peace Charities came along with us to talk about her upcoming celeb event and then we had a ran through the red carpet list of celebs…. Dawn Keezer, Lt. Governor Mike Stack, Bubba from 100.7 Star, David Haddad and Casey LaRocco.  After you listen, go check out this link of our Red Carpet interviews with Tom Savini and others on the Pittsburgh Film Office Facebook page.

YaJagoff! Podcast -  Show Notes:

00:40   We are in tuxes on the 550-foot red carpet at the Pittsburgh Film Office’s annual Lights! Glamour! Action! Event.  Look out!  By the way, you can see go see all of the interviews that we did on the red carpet AFTER this podcast on the Pittsburgh Film Office’s Facebook page.

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02:25   Bonny Diver,, was scheduled to be our guest on this episode. And when we got invited to be along the red carpet, she agreed to come with us!  She asked us to run the Pittsburgh Marathon and WE did NOT agree to that!  Hair Peace Charities is having its Recipe for Hope celeb food event on March 11th.

09:31     Music from “Craig’s Music List:” After the Fall, a 4-piece hard rock band, “Disappear”

10:36   Lori Schoonmaker, Honorary Co-Chair and Senior Vice-President, National Markets, Highmark   who has been a sponsor of the Lights! Glamour! Action! event for 7 years.

16:43   Bubba from 100.7 Star Bubba show, has been the host of Lights! Glamour! Action! for years. He stops by the podcast but didn’t bring any of those awesome Bubba Burgers!

19:55   Have ya ever seen the Haddad movie trucks around the Burgh?  We have the guy… David Haddad!  It all started with the movie Flash Dance!  He also explains the Pennsylvania Film Tax Credit Program.  Way less complicated than “Fuel Perks Math.”

29:30   Pennsylvania Lieutenant Governor, Mike Stack!  Seriously, a hilarious guy!  Film Tax Credits… Podcast Tax Credits and Geno’s and/or Pats??           

34:49   Dawn Keezer, the Director of the Pittsburgh Film Office talks about all the great things that her team has accomplished over the last 22 years.

41:44   Casey LaRocco, a member of the International Association of Theater and Stage Employees 489. He’s a nurse/paramedic on the film sets.  He sat in the Batman Tumbler! You will probably want to invite him to your next party because he has some great stories!

49:05   Wrap-up.  Can we get Dan Frankel from E.L.F Entertainment to sing another polka?

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