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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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Nov 20, 2017

John and Rachael scouted all of the hot locations to visit dahntahn for #LUN17 and didn't stop to eat, so Guinness and chocolate covered cashews fueled our interviewing efforts. From stage announcements to Fifth Avenue Place, back to the TSE tent with the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership, we certainly covered some ground. Plus, the final trek to the 63rd floor, and then a few more, to reach the roof of the US Steel Building for the view of a lifetime.

YaJagoff! Podcast - Show Notes: Episode Music: Random Holiday Music to fit the mood!

SPONSOR: Total Sports Enterprises is a sports enthusiast’s dream because it is Pittsburgh's exclusive supplier of signed memorabilia from the Steelers, Pirates and Penguins. TSE partners Play It Forward, have collaborated on a city-wide campaign bringing together the biggest names in Pittsburgh sports specifically to get every eligible Pittsburgher to become organ donors, raise funds to support the Starzl Center for Pediatric Transplantation excellence, and educate the whole city over the course of one season.

00:40 Opening: John and Rachael pregame for announcing entertainment and talk about the third year of the podcast and its significance to LUN!

04:08: Guys in Steelers suits from Pine Grove, PA attended the Steeler game the night before LUN and stuck around to check out the splendor of LUN.

06:17 YaJagoff shout out from stage and Jeff Jimmerson announcement about his longevity in Pittsburgh and recognition as the Pens voice.

09:03 Jeremy Delaney and Leigh of the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership talk about how everything was in full swing at the very start of the festivities and how LUN has evolved.

12:32 Kyle and Kathleen Conway take over the podcast! Where did the OJ's go? The Original Jagoffs! May not be needed anymore after their commentary.

15:31 Post-performance interview with Joe Grushecky and he chats up his new LP at PledgeMusic.com plus dishes on some crazy on the road stories during his decades of performing.

19:40 Dave DiCello takes a break from the long lines inside of his Fifth Avenue gallery to reminisce the first podcast ever and the crazy photo requests he receives regularly.

25:59 Rich Fosbrink of the Theatre Historical Society of America invites you to cross the threshold to 1905 Pittsburgh and the forerunner of the modern movie theater, the first Nickelodeon.

30:24 Lyndsey Smith was not born in Pittsburgh, but has certainly gotten Pittsburgh smitten by her sound. This Opera-trained performer adores the nineties and Nirvana. Check out her website, LyndseySmithMusic.com

37:33 Closing: John and Rachael have a sad it's over send off. The festivities wind down but it is off to the rooftop to enjoy the scenery and company. Happy LUN17!

SPONSOR: Total Sports Enterprises is a sports enthusiast’s dream because it is Pittsburgh's exclusive supplier of signed memorabilia from the Steelers, Pirates and Penguins. TSE partners Play It Forward, have collaborated on a city-wide campaign bringing together the biggest names in Pittsburgh sports specifically to get every eligible Pittsburgher to become organ donors, raise funds to support the Starzl Center for Pediatric Transplantation excellence, and educate the whole city over the course of one season.


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
• Rachael Rennebeck @RachaelRennebe3
• Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership @DowntownPitt
• Joe Grushecky @JoeGrushecky
• Dave DiCello @DaveDiCello
• Theater Historical Society @ThrHistSociety


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

Nov 13, 2017

Every podcast needs a theme! The YaJagoff podcast will certainly not under deliver! So consider this week’s a double theme with hijacking other people’s podcasts… and their name has to be Mike! Well, and we couldn’t miss John Knight being aggravated about something. Lucky for us, he is not aggravated about comedian Mike Wysocki‘s standup shows, successful Epicast podcast, or Dr. Mike’s tips on how to make holidays accommodating for pets. Even if your name isn’t Mike and you don’t have a podcast to hijack, listen in and don’t be aggravated!

Question of the Day: Favorite #LUN moment?

YaJagoff! Podcast -  Show Notes: Episode Music: Lindsey Smith and Reverbnation


SPONSOR: This Friday is the mother of all parties and Total Sports Enterprises is part of the hosting! Head to Light Up Night this Friday and enjoy a family night out that is sure to be the best party of 2017. Check out the Total Sports Rockin' stage, and stop at the TSE and Play It Forward booth near the Highmark Unity Tree and Play it Forward with organ donating plus score some black and gold holiday giftables. Celebrate LUN17 with TSE and Play It Forward!


01:05 Rachael and John are discussing the joy of hijacking OPP! Other People’s Podcasts, yo. The jagoffs met for the first time in months at the Podcast studio to prepare for #LUN17 and exchange previous Light Up Night stories.

What was on the blog?: A discussion of how jagoff was used in homes growing up and over 150 peeps weighed in!

09:34 Dr. Mike Hutchinson talks a good game but even he gives in to his multiple pets especially at holiday time when it comes to food and chilling on the furniture. Score other pet tips with this renowned vet who resides in Cranberry and has his own podcast on the Pittsburgh podcast network!

25:00 Mike Wysocki wraps up his episode 5 podcast with a couple of jagoffs and let’s the jagoffery continue while John and Rachael interview him about NOT being from Pittsburgh and Pittsburgh’s growing comedy scene.

34:44    The only guy not named Mike, but part of a podcast even though it can’t be hijacked because it’s our own, John Knight chats driving jagoffs, a stroll down Chamberlin lane and his wife’s bday! Plus, will he go near Comcast Light Up Night?

44:27: Closing the show thanks to our guests.

SPONSOR: This Friday is the mother of all parties and Total Sports Enterprises is part of the hosting! Head to Light Up Night this Friday and enjoy a family night out that is sure to be the best party of 2017. Check out the Total Sports Rockin' stage, and stop at the TSE and Play It Forward booth near the Highmark Unity Tree and Play it Forward with organ donating plus score some black and gold holiday giftables. Celebrate LUN17 with TSE and Play It Forward!


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
• Rachael Rennebeck @RachaelRennebe3
• Mike Wysocki @ItsMikeWysocki

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

 

#YaJagoffPodcast | Episode 94 | November 14, 2017

Nov 6, 2017

Where else do you laugh, cry (from laughter), jump in place, crawl through legs, sing and dance all before 9 a.m.? The grand opening of the new Arcade Theater, which is just a block from the old building that housed creative minds who simply grew out of their creative space. This troupe of improv specialists chat up their workshops, performances and cultural district love fest...ntaaaw!

Question of the Day: If you were in an old-time peep-show film, what would be the title of the film?

YaJagoff! Podcast -  Show Notes: Episode Music: Zack Keim Get his music: Get Hip Records

SPONSOR: It is official, Total Sports Enterprises and our partners PIF are Light Up Night bound!  Visit the TSE Rockin Stage on Nov. 17 where we will introduce Joe Grushecky and Pens voice Jeff Jimmerson. TSE and PIF will also be near the Highmark tree on LUN 17 with organ donor information and some unique giftables centered around LUN. Visit TSE: It is official, Total Sports Enterprises and our partners PIF are Light Up Night bound!  Visit the TSE Rockin Stage on Nov. 17 where we will introduce Joe Grushecky and Pens voice Jeff Jimmerson. TSE and PIF will also be near the Highmark tree on LUN 17 with organ donor information and some unique giftables centered around LUN> Visit TSELUN.com to donate to the auction leading up to LUN and support PIF.  See you at LUN17!


01:22 Rachael and John are hanging out in the corner of the 2nd floor of the brand-new Arcade Comedy Theater watching the door fly open and witnessing impromptu skits, random singing and overall excitement over the completion of the new building. The Arcade is such a great place for stand-up comedy, workshops and was even celebrated by Kevin McMahon of the Cultural Trust and Jeremy Waldrup of the PDP. That is the level of Arcade Theater coolness!

What was on the blog?: Some Jagoff stole a wallet inside of a local magistrate’s office and used the cash from it to pay his own fine! Who does that? See blog post at YaJagoff.com

06:20 Kevin McMahon, President and CEO of the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust. When will he take his first improv class? Can we get him to sing? He came to the premiere of the new building before overseeing all things cultural for the day!

09:27    Some members of the awesome improv group, Player One, crack us up. What does the new building mean to them? And what would be their peep-show film title? The three guys and one gal combo talk about how improv exercises break the ice at any time, the importance of workshops and how both help a person come into their own. Their smiles and jumping from excitement are contagious!

24:08 Kristy and Jethro (Jeff) Nolen are two of the founders of the Arcade Theater, who host the hilarious Dinner with the Nolen’s each month. They beam with pride about how their improv concept grew and even how they met—expect some spot-on yinzer talk while they chat up meeting in Chicago.

33:31    Abby Fudor and Mike Rubino are the other half of the Arcade Comedy Theater founding team. These two were bursting at the seams to discuss the importance of completing the improv practice phrase 'Yes and'... Plus they rejoice at the end of construction!

43:55 Zack Keim is a fantastic young Pittsburgh musician on Get Hip Records. He has been sneaking into open stages since he was 16 (He’s 20 now!) What’s his peep show title? Hear his off the cuff Ya Jagoff song too!


SPONSOR: It is official, Total Sports Enterprises and our partners PIF are Light Up Night bound!  Visit the TSE Rockin Stage on Nov. 17 where we will introduce Joe Grushecky and Pens voice Jeff Jimmerson. TSE and PIF will also be near the Highmark tree on LUN 17 with organ donor information and some unique giftables centered around LUN. Visit TSE: It is official, Total Sports Enterprises and our partners PIF are Light Up Night bound!  Visit the TSE Rockin Stage on Nov. 17 where we will introduce Joe Grushecky and Pens voice Jeff Jimmerson. TSE and PIF will also be near the Highmark tree on LUN 17 with organ donor information and some unique giftables centered around LUN> Visit TSELUN.com to donate to the auction leading up to LUN and support PIF.  See you at LUN17!


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
• Rachael Rennebeck @RachaelRennebe3
• Arcade Comedy Theater @ArcadeComedy
• Zack Keim @ZackKeim
• Pittsburgh Cultural Trust @CulturalTrust
• Dinner with the Nolens @NolenandNolen
• Kristy Nolen @KristyNolen
• Abby Fudor @abbyfewdoor
• Mike Rubino @MikeRubino

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

#YaJagoffPodcast | Episode 93 | November 7, 2017

Oct 30, 2017

School is full of students eager to learn, and teachers scared to face the man in the trench coat who has been seen in the library, gym, and halls for decades. Leslie Gray and John Schalcosky lead two days of tours explaining history and hauntings, and Ya Jagoff! podcast has teacher testimonies, some band member reactions, the famous tour guides and an aggravated comedian…John Knight.

YaJagoff! Podcast -  Show Notes: 

Episode Music: Fubar  Soundcloud: http://soundcloud.com/fubar-pgh

SPONSOR:  The holidays are coming! Get the shopping done even BEFORE Black Friday. TSE is Pittsburgh's exclusive supplier of signed memorabilia from the Steelers, Pirates and Penguins.  All of our autographed items come with a 100% money back guarantee!  We exclusively represent Le'Veon Bell, James Harrison, Hines Ward, James Conner, Sean Davis, Eli Rogers, Franco Harris, Bryan Rust and more.


Whether you are looking for signed jerseys or footballs from your favorite Pittsburgh Steelers player, signed pucks or mini helmets from your favorite Penguins players or a baseball or baseball bat signed by your favorite Pittsburgh Pirate - we are your one source for Pittsburgh memorabilia! visit tseshop.com or visit at the Mall at Robinson.

01:29 Opening: Rachael reluctantly probes John about the eerie tour he took part in with Fubar, Leslie Gray, John Schalcosky and more than a dozen other ‘ghoul’ students inside and outside of the supposed haunted Arsenal Middle School in Lawrenceville.  John heard some groans and saw some warning words on his orb app and still completed the tour.  Rachael, not so much.

05:59 Leslie Gray, Steel City Medium discusses her special gift of clairvoyance and how she is both the life of any party, and depended on through law enforcement for helping solve high profile crime and missing persons cases.

18:01 John Schalcosky, Founder – The Odd, Mysterious & Fascinating History of Pittsburgh talks being a Pittsburgh historian, Pittsburgh history centered around the paranormal, and how it is not to be feared, rather understood since it exists…YIKES!  Arsenal teachers past and present also share stories of spirits lingering around rooms in the school morning and night!

34:55     Dave, Jordan, Jake, Matt of the band FUBAR talk Youngwood jam sessions and Pittsburgh bars they have performed in.  Plus, the guys weigh in on what they would not want to know from the other side!  

43:54     John Knight recaps his trip to Japan, past experiences with Leslie Gray and is clearly annoyed that Rachael is the cohost!

SPONSOR: The holidays are coming! Get the shopping done even BEFORE Black Friday. TSE is Pittsburgh's exclusive supplier of signed memorabilia from the Steelers, Pirates and Penguins.  All of our autographed items come with a 100% money back guarantee!  We exclusively represent Le'Veon Bell, James Harrison, Hines Ward, James Conner, Sean Davis, Eli Rogers, Franco Harris, Bryan Rust and more.


Whether you are looking for signed jerseys or footballs from your favorite Pittsburgh Steelers player, signed pucks or mini helmets from your favorite Penguins players or a baseball or baseball bat signed by your favorite Pittsburgh Pirate - we are your one source for Pittsburgh memorabilia! 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 *• 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
How to Follow Everyone on Twitter:

• Total Sports Enterprises @TotalSportsEnt

• John Chamberlin @YaJagoff

• John Knight @JKnight841

• Rachael Rennebeck @RachaelRennebe3

• Fubar @FubarPGH • Leslie Gray/Steel City Medium @SteelCitymMediu

• John Schalcosky/Odd Pittsburgh @OddPittsburgh

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

#YaJagoffPodcast | Episode 92 | October 31, 2017

Oct 23, 2017

The Mall at Robinson hosted the podcast with a seventies football theme among other fun football, music and Halloween-friendly topics. We prepared for some famous '70s Steelers, chatted food court faves with current black and gold favorites, talked philanthropy with Play It Forward’s Theodora Polamalu, also a Steeler affiliate, Rachel Carlson stopped by to prep us all for her Halloween hoopla, and a Pittsburgh drummer told stories from the road in the '70s.

YaJagoff! Podcast -  Show Notes: Episode Music: Street Pigeons psychedelic rock and garage funk band with ‘In The Night.’

SPONSOR: Total Sports Enterprises has partnered with Play It Forward Pittsburgh which is a working relationship with Steelers part owners Cindy and Rob Citrone who are leading the charge to increase organ donor registration, fund research, and change policy surrounding organ donation and transplantation nationally but starting in Pittsburgh. TSE and Play It Forward will continue to make Pittsburgh an even better City of Champions through giving and awareness.

01:15 Opening: Rachael and John discuss airport etiquette, butchering the music guests’ unique name last week, and the importance of a themed podcast at The Mall at Robinson for the Lambert, Shake and Bake, Mean Joe Greene/Coca Cola Kid signing.

06:44 Rachel Carlson reveals spooky secrets about Yelp’s Haunted History at Heinz History Center and even dares a listener to dress like the one and only Rick Sebak Thursday evening.

17:58 Theodora Polamalu talks about the gratifying experience with Play It Forward Pittsburgh philanthropy in Pittsburgh, husband Troy’s commercial re-enactment and how Pittsburgh embraces it all.

29:12 Daniel Flora, new General Manager from the Foundry tempts us with the pastry that includes a Coca Cola drizzle for the first #75 people in line, new fall favorites and the upcoming Farm Dinner at Root Heart and Farm next Sunday!

33:55 Barry Kessler fills us in on some stories from the road when he was a drummer with Charlie Daniels Band, REO Speedwagon and more. Plus, he has some gold records and song lyric contributions to prove it!

48:15 Ryan Shazier and Vince Williams give John and Rachael the reason to relive Talladega Nights and fess up to food court indulgences while at The Mall at Robinson for the The Total Sports Enterprises black and gold signing.


SPONSOR: Total Sports Enterprises has partnered with Play It Forward Pittsburgh which is a working relationship with Steelers part owners Cindy and Rob Citrone who are leading the charge to increase organ donor registration, fund research, and change policy surrounding organ donation and transplantation nationally but starting in Pittsburgh. TSE and Play It Forward will continue to make Pittsburgh an even better City of Champions through giving and awareness.


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

Rachael Rennebeck @RachaelRennebe3

Rachel Carlson @YelpPittsburgh

Play It Forward @PlayItFwdPgh

The Foundry @thefoundrypgh1

Ryan Shazier @RyanShazier

Vince Williams @VinnyVidiVici98

Pittsburgh Podcast Network @PGHPodcast

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

 

#YaJagoffPodcast | Episode 91 | October 24, 2017

Oct 16, 2017

There was a podcast festival in downtown Butler, PA and we were part of it. Recorded at Reclamation Brewery on Main Street, our guests talked about the boon in breweries and why it’s not going to end any time soon. We talked about the importance of supporting farmers with Freedom Farms and, we’re pretty sure that you will be astounded with the attitude and drive of Aaron Watson. Thanks to Day Bracey of The Drinking Partners Podcast for inviting us to the party.

YaJagoff! Podcast - Show Notes: Episode Music: Molly Alphabet, “Lickin’ the Windows.” Molly Alphabet will be a part of a Real Men Wear Pink fundraiser at Jergel’s, Wednesday October 18th. Get tickets at the door.

SPONSOR: Shazier and Williams, better known as Shake and Bake, Jack Lambert, and Tommy Okon, better known as the Coca Cola kid from the vintage Steelers commercial, will join #75 himself Mean Joe Greene. Total Sports Enterprises will host this all star cast of athletes thanks to the Foundry this Saturday afternoon at the Mall at Robinson. Call 412 747-7703 or visit www.tseshop.com

01:07 Unlike most Pittsburghers, we crossed at least two bridges to get somewhere and drove to downtown Butler for this podcast. Part of it is because someone emailed an invite that included the phrase “free beer!”

02:32 Ben Smith, owner of Reclamation Brewery talks about the continued growth of local breweries AND did John show his ignorance by asking for a pale ale? Day Bracey, ½ of the Drinking Partners Podcast organized the Podcast Festival to dabble in beer and podcast tastes!

15:08 Cassandra Smiley of Freedom Farms stopped by to talk about all things farming. Farming ain’t just about dirt and seeds no more. Since the “Farm Kings” reality show, the King family has focused their efforts on helping all farmers raise the farming stakes.

28:25 Aaron Watson didn’t just sit around a wait for opportunities after his graduation from the University of Pittsburgh. He is making his own! Not only is he part of Pittsburgh’s Ultimate Disc League, Thunderbirds, but he’s running his own podcast, Going Deep, and prepping to hold a conference to celebrate local opportunities and personal development, the Going Deep Summit.

SPECIAL OFFER: Register for he Going Deep Summit, January 27, 2018 and use Jagoff for a $15 discount on the Registration Fee.

42:55 Thanks as always to Frank Murgia, Wayne Weil, Intern Hannah for everything.

Go eat pancakes at Pamela’s for PANDAS! Our friends Saul and Bonny Markowitz hosting an event to raise awareness about PANDAS via the “My Kid is Not Crazy” film on Thursday evening.
Details on their Facebook Event Page.

SPONSOR: Shazier and Williams, better known as Shake and Bake, Jack Lambert, and Tommy Okon, better known as the Coca Cola kid from the vintage Steelers commercial, will join #75 himself Mean Joe Greene. Total Sports Enterprises will host this all star cast of athletes thanks to the Foundry this Saturday afternoon at the Mall at Robinson. Call 412 747-7703 or visit www.tseshop.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
• Rachael Rennebeck @RachaelRennebe3
• Butler County Tourism @ButlerCountyPA
• Molly Alphabet @MollyAlphabet
• Day Bracey @DayBracey
• Drinking Partners Podcast @PartnersPod
• Reclamation Brewing @ReclamationBrew
• Freedom Farms @FarmKings
• Aaron Watson @AaronWatson59
• Pittsburgh Podcast Network @PGHPodcast

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

#YaJagoffPodcast | Episode 90 | October 17, 2017

Oct 9, 2017

We are eating, and looking for, some of the best hamburgers in Pittsburgh at the Pittsburgh Burger Bash thanks to Diana Rhua Media.  We have Chef Brian Duffy (Bar Rescue), Briana White, (BreeLiciousBites Blog), Dan and Mel from 412 Food Rescue, Mikhela and Gab from Play It Forward Pgh (a new organ donor awareness program) Mark from Bobby D’s Burgers and BBQ and “Mr. What Aggravates Me,” John Knight.  And, since we’re talkin’ burgers, we find out everyone’s “must have” hamburger topping?

YaJagoff! Podcast -  Show Notes: Episode Music: The Beagle Brothers

SPONSOR INFO: Total Sports Enterprises presents the 3rd and Long Foundation Strikes Against Sickle Cell Bowlathon with Superbowl MVP Santonio Holmes and his celeb friends.  Santonio welcomes current Steelers Keion Adams, Josh Dobbs, Arthur Moats, forever Steelers Mel Blount and Louis Lipps, as well as Pittsburgh celebs this Tuesday at AMF Noble Manor Lanes. Email bowlpgh@gmail.com  for ticket details.


01:26 We are at the South Side Works for the annual Pittsburgher Burger Bash competition!  But wait! What was on the blog this week?  Those jagoff parking meters in Dormont!  And we’re asking everyone about their fav “must have” hamburger topping.05:06 Chef Brian Duffy is in Pittsburgh for the Burger Bash.  He and Bree White, from

05:06 Chef Brian Duffy is in Pittsburgh for the Burger Bash.  He and Bree White, from BreeLiciousBites.com were judges at the event.  How did the chefs judge what was good?  But more importantly …. Chef Brian, used to vacation in Pittsburgh???22:29 Mark DiClemente of Bobby D’s Burgers and BBQ (Kennedy Township) talks burgers but didn’t mention the unbelievable asparagus-wrapped-in-prosciutto treats that they sell!   28:50 PlayItForwardPGH.org, a new organ donor awareness program in Pittsburgh, has partnered with Total Sports Enterprises. Gab and Mikhela join us. Allegheny County is 20% behind other

22:29 Mark DiClemente of Bobby D’s Burgers and BBQ (Kennedy Township) talks burgers but didn’t mention the unbelievable asparagus-wrapped-in-prosciutto treats that they sell!   28:50 PlayItForwardPGH.org, a new organ donor awareness program in Pittsburgh, has partnered with Total Sports Enterprises. Gab and Mikhela join us. Allegheny County is 20% behind other

28:50 PlayItForwardPGH.org, a new organ donor awareness program in Pittsburgh, has partnered with Total Sports Enterprises. Gab and Mikhela join us. Allegheny County is 20% behind other counties for organ donor registrations. Click their link to register to be a donor.33:16 Always great to have the 412 Food Rescue folks on! Dan, Mel and their on-site volunteers are ready to collect the appropriate leftover food to deliver to their nonprofit partners! Eliminate waste AND feed the hungry by having their truck come to your event to collect food.   43:20 John Knight is aggravated… about lots of things but ESPECIALLY about another “John Knight” who was flying to Heathrow Airport while OUR John Knight was trying to get to Pittsburgh. Thanks as always to Frank Murgia, Wayne Weil and Pittsburgh Podcast Network intern, Hanna L, for everything. And a special

33:16 Always great to have the 412 Food Rescue folks on! Dan, Mel and their on-site volunteers are ready to collect the appropriate leftover food to deliver to their nonprofit partners! Eliminate waste AND feed the hungry by having their truck come to your event to collect food.   

43:20 John Knight is aggravated… about lots of things but ESPECIALLY about another “John Knight” who was flying to Heathrow Airport while OUR John Knight was trying to get to Pittsburgh. Thanks as always to Frank Murgia, Wayne Weil and Pittsburgh Podcast Network intern, Hanna L, for everything. And a special


SPONSOR INFO: Total Sports Enterprises presents the 3rd and Long Foundation Strikes Against Sickle Cell Bowlathon with Superbowl MVP Santonio Holmes and his celeb friends.  Santonio welcomes current Steelers Keion Adams, Josh Dobbs, Arthur Moats, forever Steelers Mel Blount and Louis Lipps, as well as Pittsburgh celebs this Tuesday at AMF Noble Manor Lanes. Email bowlpgh@gmail.com  for ticket details.


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*

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Oct 2, 2017

Would you rather have a 1-hour flight delay or run an entire 5k with a pebble in your shoe? That’s the BIG question that we have all of our guests answer as we record at the Pittsburgh International Airport’s 2nd annual Fly By 5k! We are hanging with Jeremy from Discover the Burgh, Anthony from the Pittsburgher Burger Bash, Troy from the P3R and Alyson Walls of the Pittsburgh Airport.

YaJagoff! Podcast - Show Notes: Episode Music: The trio called Hear Tonight, who will be celebrating the release of their upcoming EP "Chasing the Rain" on October 6th.

SPONSOR: Total Sports Enterprises welcomes Antwan Randle El, Yancey Thigpen, Eli Rogers, Louis Lipps and Hines Ward next 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

01:21 Rachael wants to take one of the airport snowplow trucks home to her 137-foot driveway. And, we talked about parallel vs. perpendicular parking Jagoffs.

SPONSOR: Single and looking to meet people in an old fashioned way? Complete the registration form with a few basic questions and then expect to be paired up with a date, or a handful of others up to an 8—the magic #-- to socialize or in some cases to find love. No algorithms or computerized outcomes, it is a concentration on likeness and interests that result in good matches thanks to Divorce Coach Specialist Nan Cohen from KQV and as heard on KDKA Radio. www.dinnerfor8pgh.com

04:32 Troy Schooley from P3R .. about producing experiential 5Ks. Can we get a pizza 5k? Alyson Walls of the Pittsburgh International Airport … huge stuff happening at the airport including a greater than 80% increase in direct flights.

13:32 Anthony Renne, from Diana Rua Media is here to invite all of you to come taste AND vote for Pittsburgh’s Best Hamburger at the Twelve Whiskey BBQ Burger Bash & Cocktail Competition 2017. Chef Brian Duffy from Bar Rescue will be on hand.

25:53 Jeremy, from DiscoverTheBurgh.com, is here. He and his wife live in Pittsburgh and write about THEIR quest to post all that the Pittsburgh area has to offer. Everything within a 90-minute drive from the City of Pittsburgh. They have over 320 articles listed so far.

39:51 Evan, Shane, Steven, Nick from the band, Hear Tonight. Make sure you go to their EP release party at the Pittsburgh Hard Rock Café, October 6th.

47:47 Thanks to all of our guests and thanks to Dinnerfor8PGH.com… if you are single and looking to get yourself out in a group of 8 or as a pair, head over to Dinnerfor8PGH.com and get a consultation with Rachael or Nan!
Thanks as always to Frank Murgia, Wayne Weil, Intern Hannah not Amanda for everything.

SPONSOR: Total Sports Enterprises welcomes Antwan Randle El, Yancey Thigpen, Eli Rogers, Louis Lipps and Hines Ward next 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
• Hear Tonight @HearTonightBand
• Pittsburgh International Airport @PitAirport
• P3R @p3revents
• Discover the Burgh @DiscoverPitt
• Anthony Renne @AnthonyRenne
• Diana Rua Media @DianaRuaMedia
• Dinner for 8 @DinPghfor8
• Pittsburgh Podcast Network @PGHPodcast

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

#YaJagoffPodcast | Episode 88 | October 2, 2017

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

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