We met dozens of new people, ate plenty of Ernie Ricci’s sausage, and most importantly collected massive amounts of items for Zachary’s Mission. Today we crown the first ever Zachary’s Mission collection drive champs! Four families packed packs and hosted podcasts just to get to this coveted day. To commemorate, John and Rachael interview media icon Mike Prisuta, Web series royalty Jonathan and Marianne, musician Hank the Businessman, GM extraordinaire Candice Craig from Wahlburgers, and the Zachary’s Mission posse including porch hosts.
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Total Sports Enterprises is black and gold ready. Pre-season is exciting, but it doesn’t compare to grid iron Sundays. Starting September 15, there will be signings before Steeler home games at the Mall at Robinson with Steeler greats past and present. Get your presale items, signing tickets, and VIP tickets at TSESHOP.com plus shop for perfect items to add to your black and gold man cave. Visit the new and improved website for all of your Steeler must haves.
Question of the Day
Are you still porch sitting and drinking sangria or are you mall walking with a latte?
7:00: Candice Craig
General Manager at Wahlburgers at The Block at Northway, Candice talks about Wahlburgers and how the Boston based restaurant has adapted to its new Pittsburgh location and dishes on why holding the fries from the sandwhich still packs in the people to dine.
15:27: Mike Prisuta
Sports Director at WDVE, Mike talks about his biggest Michigan themed pet peeve, playing hockey with the big shots, and the transition from the heart of the newspaper to radio. Mike talks about the history of WDVE and how it is so stable as a radio station in Pittsburgh. Ever wonder what it’s like to travel with the Steelers? Mike has you covered.
39:00: Jonathan and Marianne
The co-creators of the web series called “Killing It” both comedians and actors Jonathan Kaplan and Marianne Bayard. Season one screening on October 13, 7:30pm at Regent Square tickets are $10
ABOUT THE WEB SERIES: “Killing It,” follows the lives of two idiot besties,Mares and Kaps, as they follow their dreams driven by their delusions committed to their friendship till death do them part. Killing it is about following your heart no matter how hard or crazy or painful it may be. www.MaresnKaps.com
The series is shot on location in Long Island and Jonathon’s actual apartment. It was selected to be shown at the Carnegie screen writers script and screen festival in Sewickley, just this month.
56:30: Hank the Businessman
Rock/folk artist Hank The Businessman talks about how he got his name and his favorite venues to play in Pittsburgh. Discusses his experience with American Idol last season and what he likes to do in his spare time.
1:03:30: Zachary’s Mission
Natalie reveals how many Zack Packs were gathered and which porch won the contest!