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Episode 8, Valentine’s Day Advice and Monster Trucks

February 11, 2016

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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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. In this episode, we have Amanda Narcissi (Bold Pittsburgh) representing The Food Tasters. What to do for Valentine’s Day special meals and stuff:

Go out Sunday night… not Saturday!
Montana’s Rib & Chop House in Southpointe Town Center
Giveaway for a “Dinner for Two” at The Food Tasters running now through Thursday, February 11th at 8pm
Vallozzi’s, Downtown
Monterey Bay / Sakari (sushi lounge)
Nakama Sushi
NOLA on the Square
In Bed by Ten Dance Party

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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