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The YaJagoff! Podcast - All about 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. Host John Chamberlin (“Best Blogger” -PGH Magazine) talks with guests about food, entertainment, current events and, of course, Jagoffs! This weekly podcast is based on the Pittsburgh humor blog, YaJagoff.com
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Sep 25, 2017

Deciding between traditional cheese and sauerkraut pierogis or throwing back a few new deliciously stuffed dough balls while chatting it up with other pierogi tasters. We chatted pierogis with Kennywood’s PR Director Nick Paradise, the one and only Rick Sebak, Alyssa Donis from Jim’s Smokin’ Que, and Doors Open Pittsburgh Founder Bonnie Baxter. We welcomed Rachel Carlson, from YELP, back and we talked with Victoria Bradley from TABLE Magazine and Southside Barbecue’s Pat Joyce.

YaJagoff! Podcast - Show Notes: Episode Music: Western PA SNPJ Button Box Club Polka trio of Gregg, Jeff and Tom Palastro

SPONSOR: Total Sports Enterprises welcomes Antwan Randle El, Yancey Thigpen, Eli Rogers, Louis Lipps and Hines Ward on Saturday, October 7th at the Mall at Robinson. Presale items are available now by visiting tseshop.com. Plus, TSE presents the 3rd and Long Foundation Strikes Against Sickle Cell Bowlathon with Super Bowl MVP Santonio Holmes and his celeb friends October 10th. Visit the third and long foundation website for lane sponsorship or email rachael@totalsportsent.com

02:18 Discussed that even Hawaiian culture can spot jagoffery when parking and John’s good gesture handshake with Juju Smith Schuster last week may have brought the Steelers luck.

03:33 Nick Paradise, Kennywood Park Director of Public Relations, Kennywood and Rick Sebak, WQED, talk history of pierogis and the festival moving to Kennywood for a bigger space.

13:43 Alyssa Donnis of Jim’s Smokin’ Que talks about being in a family-run business and in the duration of her chat they ran out of product.

19:30 Doors Open Pittsburgh Founder Bonnie Baxter talks up year two for her non-profit historical tour of buildings in the Northside and Strip District, as well as downtown, and how to enjoy the structures Pittsburghers often take for granted.

27:40 Rachel Carlson of YELP Pittsburgh returns from maternity leave and offers the best places to eat pierogis and even suggests cocktails to wash them down. Victoria Bradley from Table Magazine www.tablemagazine.com weighed in on the people’s choice portion of Pierogi Fest and had to monitor the voting while on the podcast!

39:03 The Western PA SNPJ Polka Trio trio of Gregg, Jeff and Tom Palastro take a break to explain the different sectors of polka playing and their six degrees of Pittsburgh connection to Rick Sebak. You can get their CD on the YaJagoff.com store.

46:52 The final guest yelled ‘Pierogi cone’ as he made his way onto the podcast. We welcomed Pat Joyce to discuss the ingredients to the cone and the success of his food truck.

Thanks as always to Frank Murgia, Wayne Weil, and Hannah the Intern for everything.

SPONSOR: Total Sports Enterprises welcomes Antwan Randle El, Yancey Thigpen, Eli Rogers, Louis Lipps and Hines Ward on Saturday, October 7th at the Mall at Robinson. Presale items are available now by visiting tseshop.com. Plus, TSE presents the 3rd and Long Foundation Strikes Against Sickle Cell Bowlathon with Super Bowl MVP Santonio Holmes and his celeb friends October 10th. Visit the third and long foundation website for lane sponsorship or email rachael@totalsportsent.com

Find daily #Jagoffs posts at www.YaJagoff.com

NEW LISTENING PLATFORMS
* No Longer available IN the Pittsburgh Podcast Network Channel Feed.

How to Listen Regularly:

All shows are free and available to listen 24/7/365 nationwide. Audio-On-Demand in-your-hand, on smartphone, tablet, laptop and desktop computers.

– Available to APPLE users on the iTunes and Podcast app.
– Available to ANDROID users on Google Play Music,
– Available to ALL users via YaJagoff.com, Stitcher, or tunein
* SEARCH: YaJagoff Podcast *

Thanks, To:
• Photo Credits: The Pittsburgh Podcast Network
• Production: Frank Murgia and Wayne Weil

How to Follow Everyone on Twitter:
• Total Sports Enterprises @TotalSportsEnt
• John Chamberlin @YaJagoff
• John Knight @JKnight841
• Rick Sebak @rickaroundhere
• Nick Paradise @Kennywood_PR
• Jim’s Smokin’ Que @SmokinJimsBBQ1
• Bonnie Baxter/Doors Open @doorsopenpgh
• Rachel Carlson @YelpPittsburgh
• Victoria Bradley @TABLEMagazine


Produced at talent network, inc. @talentnetworktv
by the Pittsburgh Podcast Network @pghpodcast

#YaJagoffPodcast | Episode 87 | September 26, 2017

Sep 18, 2017

Hanging out at the mall with cool peeps like Missy Sorg of Podcamp Pittsburgh 2017, Jeff Rose of Pittsburgh magazine, Local, (cool event coming up), Joe and Brian from the Steel City Underground Podcast... keep reading… Jason Flores, 19-year U.S. Army Veteran who is about to see his first Steelers game at Heinz Field aaaaaaaand….. James Conner!

YaJagoff! Podcast - Show Notes: Episode Music: The Justin Wade Band new single, “Your Name.”

01:07 A busy show but we still have chance to talk about Kennywood eliminating the Log Jammer! C’mon! Are ya really THAT upset over it? We have some new Pittsburgh-themed rides that should replace it.

SPONSOR: Total Sports Enterprises typically operates under the tag line that Every Day Is Game Day, and though true, now every Saturday seems to be signing day! Get your latest signed items from JuJu Smith-Schuster, Sean Davis, James Conner and this coming Saturday will be the one and only Jay Hay. For authentic signed pieces only found at Total Sports Enterprises, visit tseshop.com or visit at the Mall at Robinson.

05:50 Jeff Rose, Owner/Publisher of Local-A Pittsburgh magazine has a great eating/drinking event Oct. 5. 18 restaurants for $25??? Get your ticket to Local on the Rocks. (Presented by Fame 15 Creative.)

13:56 What is PodCamp2017? When is PodCamp2017? Missy Sorg (Sorgatron Media), one of the organizers has it… and maybe some of her homemade cupcakes!

22:40 Joe Kuzma and Brian Roach came all the way in from Youngstown and New Jersey to meet up as the new podcast partners of Total Sports Enterprises. Tune in every day during Steelers season to their podcast, Steel City Underground.

35:32 Jason Flores, is a 19-year U.S. Army soldier who is in Pittsburgh to see his first Steelers game at Heinz Field after being a fan since he was 10. Originally from Guam, now from Fort Irwin, California, Jason is heading out for his 5th overseas deployment. But first, the folks at Total Sports Enterprises also tee’d him up to meet James Conner!

41:53 James Conner… Rachael is just about to adopt him! Now that he’s on the Steelers, what kind of locker room scoop can he give us? He sits next to Big Ben?

47:25 Thanks as always to Frank Murgia, Wayne Weil, Intern Hannah-Not-Amanda for everything.

Be sure you go download the new Justin Wade Band’s new single, “Your Name.”

SPONSOR: Total Sports Enterprises typically operates under the tag line that Every Day Is Game Day, and though true, now every Saturday seems to be signing day! Get your latest signed items from JuJu Smith Schuster, Sean Davis, James Conner and this coming Saturday will be the one and only Jay Hay. For authentic signed pieces only found at Total Sports Enterprises, visit tseshop.com or visit at the Mall at Robinson.

Find daily #Jagoffs posts at www.YaJagoff.com

NEW LISTENING PLATFORMS
* No Longer available IN the Pittsburgh Podcast Network Channel Feed.
How to Listen Regularly:
All shows are free and available to listen 24/7/365 nationwide. Audio-On-Demand in-your-hand, on smartphone, tablet, laptop and desktop computers.
– Available to APPLE users on the iTunes and Podcast app.
– Available to ANDROID users on Google Play Music,
– Available to ALL users via YaJagoff.com, Stitcher, or tunein
* SEARCH: YaJagoff Podcast *


Thanks, To:
• Photo Credits: The Pittsburgh Podcast Network
• Production: Frank Murgia and Wayne Weil

How to Follow Everyone on Twitter:
• Total Sports Enterprises @TotalSportsEnt
• John Chamberlin @YaJagoff
• John Knight @JKnight841
• Justin Wade Band @Jett724
• Local Pittsburgh Magazine @Local_Pgh
• Fame 15 Creative @Fame15Creative
• PodCamp Pittsburgh @PCPGH
• Missy Sorg @RebeliousFlaw
• Steel City Underground @SteelCityUnrGr
• James Conner @JamesConner_
• Pittsburgh Podcast Network @PghPodcast

Produced at talent network, inc. @talentnetworktv
by the Pittsburgh Podcast Network @pghpodcast


#YaJagoffPodcast | Episode 86 | September 19, 2017

Sep 11, 2017

Thanks to the Pittsburgh Irish Festival, we recorded this episode with a ton of fun Pittsburghers and some peeps from Ireland to whom we tried to teach Pittsburghese!  But wait!  We finally got Beaver County Times Editor, Kristen Doerschner, to come on and talk about life as a crime reporter!

YaJagoff! Podcast -  Show Notes: Episode Music: A combination of Katie Grennan from Gaelic Storm and Joan, Angela, Grainne and Marie Theresa of the Screaming Orphans.

01:07 We have a new regular co-host. She’s been with us before--Rachael Rennebeck is the new co-host. 

What was on the blog? The drunk guy that got in the wrong car, with the keys in it and running.

Our question of the day?  What Irish Proverb best defines you?

SPONSOR: Total Sports Enterprises is having signings galore this fall starting next Saturday with the Steeler rookies signing that includes: James Conner, Michael Hilton, JuJu Smith-Shuster,  Brian Allen and 2nd year fave Sean Davis.And YaJagoff has your chance to win 2 tickets to the September 16th rookie signing just by giving your suggestions! Starting Tuesday, watch for your chance to ask the right rookie questions and if yours is chosen, you could win 2 VIP passes to the signing at the Mall at Robinson starting around 1 p.m.! Be sure to check out TSEshop.com and listen to Ya Jagoff!Check tseshop.com for details.04:35 Mairin Petrone, Executive Director of the Pittsburgh Irish Festival talks about the over 20-year legacy of the event. Follow the Facebook page for updates, only 360 more days until it starts again.12:31 Wexford, PA native, Katie Grennan was a

And YaJagoff has your chance to win 2 tickets to the September 16th rookie signing just by giving your suggestions!

Starting Tuesday, watch for your chance to ask the right rookie questions and if yours is chosen, you could win 2 VIP passes to the signing at the Mall at Robinson starting around 1 p.m.! Be sure to check out TSEshop.com and listen to Ya Jagoff!Check tseshop.com for details.04:35 Mairin Petrone, Executive Director of the Pittsburgh Irish Festival talks about the over 20-year legacy of the event. Follow the Facebook page for updates, only 360 more days until it starts again.12:31 Wexford, PA native, Katie Grennan was a

Be sure to check out TSEshop.com and listen to Ya Jagoff!Check tseshop.com for details.04:35 Mairin Petrone, Executive Director of the Pittsburgh Irish Festival talks about the over 20-year legacy of the event. Follow the Facebook page for updates, only 360 more days until it starts again.12:31 Wexford, PA native, Katie Grennan was a

04:35 Mairin Petrone, Executive Director of the Pittsburgh Irish Festival talks about the over 20-year legacy of the event. Follow the Facebook page for updates, only 360 more days until it starts again.12:31 Wexford, PA native, Katie Grennan was a

12:31 Wexford, PA native, Katie Grennan was a huuuuge fan of the band Gaelic Storm.  In June, she became a fiddler in the band and is now touring with them. Plus, she explains the difference between a fiddle and a violin.26:55 Kristen Doerschner is an Editor at the Beaver County Times. Before becoming an editor, she lived the exciting life as a crime reporter. She has chased police cars and was even caught on TV news, by her mom, at a crime scene, in her pajamas.36:57   Joan and Grainne Diver of the Screaming Orphans are outright HYYYYYSTERICAL! 4 real-life sisters touring the world playing traditional Irish music and pop music.  But, can we teach them Pittsburghese?  

26:55 Kristen Doerschner is an Editor at the Beaver County Times. Before becoming an editor, she lived the exciting life as a crime reporter. She has chased police cars and was even caught on TV news, by her mom, at a crime scene, in her pajamas.36:57   Joan and Grainne Diver of the Screaming Orphans are outright HYYYYYSTERICAL! 4 real-life sisters touring the world playing traditional Irish music and pop music.  But, can we teach them Pittsburghese?  

36:57   Joan and Grainne Diver of the Screaming Orphans are outright HYYYYYSTERICAL! 4 real-life sisters touring the world playing traditional Irish music and pop music.  But, can we teach them Pittsburghese?

50:55 Thanks as always to Frank, Wayne and Hannah of the Pittsburgh Podcast Network and to Mairin and everyone at the Pittsburgh Irish Festival. We had a blast. 

Thoughts out to our producer Wayne Weil who was attending his father’s funeral. Death leaves a heartache: No one can heal;Love leaves a memory No one can steal.

Thanks to Justin Hunt for being on site as our producer!

SPONSOR: Total Sports Enterprises is having signings galore this fall starting next Saturday with the Steeler rookies signing that includes: James Conner, Michael Hilton, JuJu Smith-Shuster,  Brian Allen and 2nd year fave Sean Davis.

And YaJagoff has your chance to win 2 tickets to the September 16th rookie signing just by giving your suggestions! Starting Tuesday, watch for your chance to ask the right rookie questions and if yours is chosen, you could win 2 VIP passes to the signing at the Mall at Robinson starting around 1 p.m.!

Be sure to check out TSEshop.com and listen to Ya Jagoff!Check tseshop.com for details. Find daily #Jagoffs posts at www.YaJagoff.com


How to Listen Regularly: All shows are free and available to listen 24/7/365 nationwide. Audio-On-Demand in-your-hand, on smartphone, tablet, laptop and desktop computers.–

Available to APPLE users on the iTunes and Podcast app.– Available to ANDROID users on Google Play Music,– Available to ALL users via YaJagoff.com, Stitcher, or tunein* SEARCH: YaJagoff Podcast *• iTunes• Google Play Music• tunein• RSS• Libsyn• YaJagoff WebsiteVIEW the Episode MovieMix Video:

Thanks, To:

• Photo Credits: The Pittsburgh Podcast Network• Production: Frank Murgia and Wayne WeilHow to Follow Everyone on Twitter:• Total Sports Enterprises @TotalSportsEnt• John Chamberlin @YaJagoff• John Knight @JKnight841• Pittsburgh Irish Festival @PittsburghIrish• Gaelic Storm @GaelicStorm• Screaming Orphans @ScreamingOrphan• Kristen Doerschner @KrisDoerschner• Pittsburgh Podcast Network @PghPodcast

Produced at talent network, inc. @talentnetworktvby the Pittsburgh Podcast Network @pghpodcast

Episode #85 | September 11, 2017

Sep 4, 2017

This week’s podcast was recorded at the Little Italy Days in Bloomfield.  To summarize, the topics are peppers, Italian romance and fantasy novels, self-improvement and Olympic gold medal boxing.  Just as eclectic as the gnocchi, cannoli, storm windows, gutters, car insurance and pizza booths at the festival!  Thanks to Sal Richetti and the Little Italy Days gang for having us!

YaJagoff! Podcast -  Show Notes: Episode Music: Louis Prima, “Buona Sera”

01:07 We are stuffing our faces at Little Italy Days! Pittsburgh Podcast Network, Executive Producer, Frank Murgia sits in as co-host so that he can teach John how to be Italian for the day!

SPONSOR: Total Sports Enterprises is the leader in sports memorabilia and will have an overload of signed pieces as of this fall thanks to upcoming signings.  September 16th is JuJu Smith-Shuster, Sean Davis, Keion Adams, Brian Allen and James Conner! Don’t miss this new generation phenomena Saturday, September 16th at The Mall at Robinson.Check tseshop.com for details.

04:35 Bob Portogallo of Portogallo Peppers in Braddock has taken his giardiniera and Italian beef & sausage sandwiches from a single crockpot at a party, to local farmer’s markets to now supplying Giant Eagle and Eat n’ Park!  But what is Hunky Hump Day? 

12:31 Dana Faletti is a Pittsburgh author who writes Italian fiction novels including one inspired by her grandmother’s life in Italy.  She’s on her 5th book including women’s fiction for adults and a trilogy for young adults. She need’s your Nana recipes for an upcoming cook book! And she gives some tips for those of you who want to write books.

26:55 Jasa Johnson and Judi Vitale, from the Deep Dives Podcast (also on the Pittsburgh Podcast Network). Sole vacations?  Hell, John doesn’t even like to go to movies alone! Judi and Jasa talk about you feeling free to do what YOU need to do vs. what other want you to do!

36:57   Roberto Cammarelle is Italy's Boxing Gold Medal Winner from the Beijing Olympics and World Champion. He along with Michael Diven and Mike Manna (and Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini) are bringing Italy vs. Pittsburgh boxing to the Priory Hotel in October.  Roberto also is a dancer???   Email to PittsburghBoxingItaly@gmail.com 

50:55 Thanks as always to Frank, Wayne and Hannah of the Pittsburgh Podcast Network and special thanks to Sal Richetti for having us!

Find daily #Jagoffs posts at www.YaJagoff.com

NEW LISTENING PLATFORMS* No Longer available IN the Pittsburgh Podcast Network Channel Feed.How to Listen Regularly: All shows are free and available to listen 24/7/365 nationwide.

Audio-On-Demand in-your-hand, on smartphone, tablet, laptop and desktop computers.– Available to APPLE users on the iTunes and Podcast app.– Available to ANDROID users on Google Play Music,– Available to ALL users via YaJagoff.com, Stitcher, or tunein* SEARCH: YaJagoff Podcast *• iTunes• Google Play Music• tunein• RSS• Libsyn• YaJagoff WebsiteVIEW the Episode MovieMix Video:

Thanks, To:• Photo Credits: The Pittsburgh Podcast Network• Production: Frank Murgia and Wayne Weil

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