Summary: John and Rachael host their own ‘Night at the Museum,’ except in the morning… and in the setting of American Spirits, the Rise and Fall of Prohibition. The jagoffery duo welcomed 97-year-old Marie Carcara, who gives lessons on the Charleston, and reminisces what made the 20’s roaring, Ole Smoky’s Chandler Carranza draws a prohibition comparison to modern day, and Leslie Przbylek from the Heinz History Center weighs in on how the 20’s was the real trend setting era.
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01:05 What was on the blog? Parking problems that annoy John and ode to the tax collector!
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QUESTION OF THE DAY: Favorite era in time?
03:05 Marie Carcara takes a long stroll down memory lane starting with her first date at West View Park, the low percentage of car owners in her day and admits to her current-day facetime fascination.
19:33 Chandler Carranza, Ole Smoky Distillery lends advice on longevity of drinks that have lived the test of time and explains what today’s no no indulgence is compared to the days of the prohibition.
32:51 Leslie Przbylek is the lead curator for the Heinz History Center and is personally fond of the American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition exhibit running until June 10 because of the era. She explains the research involved and is specifically excited that Pittsburgh is the final exhibit city.
44:24 Close. Don’t forget to register for the Be a Playa Billiards Tournament on May 5th. Big thanks to “cousin Lisa” for uber-ing Marie!
SPONSOR: Total Sports Enterprises will be at the Pittsburgh Business Show at the Convention Center with a multi-piece auction that will be available online at tseshop.com benefitting Junior Achievement this Wednesday and Thursday. Total Sports specializes in one-of-a-kind sports pieces, and auctions help perfect any event. Give TSE a call or visit the website for an auction option at your next event.
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