The YaJagoff Podcast | Valentine’s Day Advice and Monster Trucks

February 9, 2016
#YaJagoffPodcast – A 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. Co-hosts John Chamberlin and Craig Tumas talk with guests about food, entertainment, current events and, of course, Jagoffs! This weekly podcast is based on the Pittsburgh humor blog,

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Episode 8 line-up:

Episode Music: Corned Beef and Curry, “Need For Speed

  • 00:50 Opening, John and Craig talk about where to get the YaJagoff drink in Pittsburgh’s Market Square and then we take some phone messages from the Jagoff Message line
  • 04:53 John Knight lost a Super Bowl bet. He is reporting from the Strip District in a terrible Cupid outfit
  • 06:16 Tasha or Tori Segment. This episode, we have Amanda Narcisi (Bold Pittsburgh) representing The Food Tasters. What to do for Valentine’s Day special meals and stuff:
  • 14:51 John Knight checks in again from the Strip District (Yikes)
  • 15:43 P-G Seen and Advice Columnist, Natalie Bencivenga
    • Natalie gets to attend all of the cool gigs in Pittsburgh
    • Any juicy advice stories to share?
    • Somehow we end up with panties and KitKats from a vending machine
    • Valentine’s Day Tips and Fails
  • 24:49 Monster Jam is coming to Consol Energy Center! We talked with Zane Rettew, Rettew Motorsports, driver of Stinger
    • Standard question: How did he get started as a Monster Truck driver?
    • Non-Standard answer: His first rollover experience was when he was 8 years old
    • He built his first Monster Truck with his wife?
    • How much horsepower does Stinger have compared to a standard 18-Wheeler?
    • Can we use his truck at the Squirrel Hill Tunnel entrance to attack the Tunnel Monster?
    • How the competition works?
    • His pitch to come see him as a fellow Pennsylvanian!
    • Thanks to Markowitz Communications and Feld Entertainment
  • 34:48 John and Craig wrap-up.
    • Where you can find the YaJagoff drink in Market Square. Go get one!
    • We stuffed our faces with unbelievable food and drinks from Il Pizzaiolo. Wood-fired pizza and hand shaved prosciutto are all part of their new brunch menu! We know that it’s uncool to give a thumbs-up sign, but, we were so excited we gave it 29 thumbs up!
  • 38:35 John Knight final check-in. His situation gets worse.

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