The YaJagoff Podcast - All about Pittsburgh-logo

The YaJagoff Podcast - All about Pittsburgh

Arts & Culture Podcasts >

More Information


#YaJagoffPodcast /J&D Waterproofing Porch Tour #2 The Halo Headquarters

Summary: The jagoffs and crew showed up to the steel pan set-up, some crooning halos, Pete Hewlett, Kenny Mitchell of the Marcels, Jackie Page-Heidelberg, chef extraordinaire, the ladies from CLA and Robin the Balloon Lady, who entertained Ms. Bella twirling in her poodle skirt. It only made sense to talk about the upcoming #UltimateLiverFunction and reveal a BIG announcement of a guest...Hey There Lonely Girl! Music: Barrels to Beethoven SPONSOR: Rohrich Honda is getting ready for...


#YaJagoffPodcast / A ‘lil Tiki to end the Weeky

Summary: YaJagoff Media boards Cruisin’ Tikis with Captain Dale to set sail along The Allegheny to enjoy the company of Heinz History hotshot Andy Masich to dive deeper into the B25 Bomber mystery and more. Sean Collier and Vannessa St. Clair discuss their ventures in immersive theater while John Altdorfer and wife Cathy bring their wit as a life jacket. Tiki time goes well with Mandolin music as The Faiellas play music along the shorelines. This makes the perfect getaway in true Pittsburgh...


#YaJagoffPodcast /The Picklesburgh Podcast

Summary: There is no bigger dill. Picklesburgh is the bread and butter of summer and the jagoffs hosted, emceed and camped out in the new jagoff tent for three days. From pickled pastries to a giant pickle on a stick, the duo was juiced to be part of the biggest dill in the ‘burgh. You will be green with envy if you miss this episode! The jagoffs have gone rogue to celebrate Picklesburgh with no intro or talk about what was on the blog. Music: Music replaced! Pardoned with...


#YaJagoffPodcast - The County Hop to Zelienople Horse Trader Days

Summary: It’s the 56th Horse Trading Day celebration in Zelienople BUT the first that John and Rachael knew about! All the more reason to continue our beyond Allegheny County quest! We learned about horse trading, the parade and tradition of the festival, Zelienople breweries, food and, of course the famous Strand Theater. Music: Harmony / Zelionople Jazz Band SPONSOR: Rohrich Honda has gotten acclimated to their Bloomfield community with visits to different businesses. The...


#YaJagoffPodcast / The Tar and Feather Treatment

Summary: Not sure if there were jagoffs in the 1700’s, but punishments were more severe! The almost 2020 jagoffs got a glimpse of tax collection gone wrong, a history lesson about the Whiskey Rebellion from Jeff Kotula and Trip Klein of Washington County and the significance at Providence Point. Kelly from Star dishes her own history and Kimberly McBane acclimates us to the medical progression in Washington County. Music: Ben Hunter and Joe Seamons SPONSOR: Rohrich Honda has gotten...


#YaJagoffPodcast / Rachael’s Roundup to Her 100th Podcast Episode Celebration!!!

Summary: Through the hysterical chaos and touching moments, Rachael achieves her milestone in jagoff history of reaching her 100th YaJagoff Podcast episode at Luke Wholey’s Wild Alaskan Grille. Pittsburgh icons and loveable friends & family gather to celebrate Rachael for her lasting “really good questions.” As many have said, congrats to this adorned achievement, and cheers to 100 more! Music: We substituted salutations to Rachael for this week’s music! SPONSOR: Rohrich Honda has...


#YaJagoffPodcast /J&D Waterproofing Porch Tour #1 2019--NASHville

Summary: It is officially summer since the Jagoffs are hitting the first J&D Waterproofing porch tour of 2019. Legendary WDVE DJ Sean McDowell talks about the radio industry and retirement, while funny guy meteorologist Ray Petelin of KDKA discusses his newest gig on KDKA. Host and musician, Byron Nash talks about his new contract deal and dedication to music. Plus, we talk Zack Packs with Zachary Mission’s Patricia Vince, and we learn about why J&D Waterproofing has been in business for...


#YaJagoffPodcast /The Hometown High Q

Summary: Nothing spells out high profile podcast like spending the day at the KDKA studios...during the Hometown Hi Q finale. We had the chance to chat it up with sponsor representative, Sheri Cramblit, from Williams--a natural gas distributor, Marty Rogers, TV studio floor manager and high-end clapper for Hometown HighQ, as well as host with the most, Rick Dayton. Music: Random game show music SPONSOR: We are so excited about our newest sponsor Rohrich Honda in Bloomfield. Pittsburgh...


#YaJagoffPodcast /The Flag Day Friday Fun at Sugar & Smoke

Summary: John and Rachael met Arthur Moats for an overdue Moats’ Notes Father’s Day style, and talk to comedian Collin Chamberlin about headlining the Improv, and travel blogger Sammi Travis on the furthest she has traveled. Plus, a visit from chef Claudie and Hal B. Klein about the food frenzy in the ‘Burgh and learn a little more about the sultry sounds of Jessica Lee. Thanks to Andrea at Sugar and Smoke for the multiple courses at the successful Bloomfield restaurant. Music:...


#YaJagoffPodcast / On TRAF!

Summary: TRAF is back! It is the third year for the jagoffs talking to festival artists including Sarah Aziz, the master of it all with participating artists Yusuph Ulomi and Jonathan Lenato. For music we get a real taste of looping thanks to Abby Adams and Dixie Duncan. Plus we welcomed podcast fave Bobby Cherry to learn his newest media endeavor and meteorologist Ron Smiley keeps us happy with weather at TRAF! Music: Part of PhillterMusic Festival, Dixie Duncan and CMU grad, Abby...


#YaJagoffPodcast / Steel Chef Challenge

Summary: An event near and dear to our hearts with heart and liver-friendly meals...count the jagoffs IN! We invited Olga George of KDKA & @OGCooking to update us on her healthy eats, a few liver disease survivors, plus we brought Mike Y to learn the art of looping—after all looping while cooking is even more of an art. Amazing chefs, Community Liver Alliance partners, the hostess with the mostess, Rachel Carlson from Yelp, and more joined the jagoffery. Music: Mike Why of...


#YaJagoffPodcast / Getting' Our Flava On’ at Klavon’s Ice Cream Parlor

Summary: Where better to kick-off Memorial Day weekend than Klavon’s Ice Cream Parlor for the unofficial start to summer? Jagoffs, Community Liver Alliance culinary reps Dean Gress, Paul Morrison, and Molly Sweet join to discuss their upcoming challenge, some sweet talk from Jacob Hanchar of Klavon’s, Doug Derda chats up summer barbecue and Tom Kurlander keeps us entertained with his soulful sounds. And this month’s edition of Moats’ Notes from Da Body, Arthur Moats! Music: Tom...


#YaJagoffPodcast / Taking Care of the Business Show

Summary: It sounds like a bad joke, but what do yo get when you plant two jagoffs at a business networking event for two days with multiple businesses? A really good podcast with its three-year host, finance tips and tell-tales, reasons hot tubs in the home are a must, and a visit about why the Three Rivers Arts Festival has been the best gig in town for 60 years....all at the Convention Center at a newer must-attend in Pittsburgh. Music: Orange Mammoth, Space and Time, “The Only...


#YaJagoffPodcast / Night at the Roxian

Summary: John and Rachael hit the night scene lottery! After 15 years of waiting, the 90-year-old Roxian Theater became new again and opened its doors to the New Mastersounds, a very excited crowd, and two anxious jagoffs. The duo welcomed legendary McKees Rocks native Pete Hewlett, Taris Vrcek, Community Development Corporation Executive Director, as well as New Mastersounds singer Lamar Williams Jr., and band originator Simon Allen. Music: The New Mastersounds with Lamar Williams,...


#YaJagoffPodcast / The KDYJ Broadcast Podcast

Summary: Two giddy and maybe starstruck Jagoffs found themselves awake earlier than usual to visit Entercom studios with the one and only team of Larry and John. Before getting the scoop on ‘Women Who Rock,’ thanks to Melinda Colaizzi, we ran into legendary Rick Sebak at the Entercom studio! Maybe this is the way to go for all podcasts? The earlier the better? Nah don’t be a Jagoff! Music: Melinda Colaizzi, “Trouble” - Question of the day: Favorite duo of all...


#YaJagoffPodcast/ Good Deeds and Fashion Needs Podcast

Summary: The jagoffs hit the runway at The Block Northway by hosting a ‘What Not to Wear’ jagoff version of a fashion show. Afterward, the new collections by fashion designers Kiya Tomlin and David Alan raised A-WEAR-ness at The Block Northway for charities Operation Underground Railroad (O.U.R.) and Cuddles for Kids. As an added bonus to the event, Emilio from Izzazu inserts his usual flare and charm while Wahlburgers Pittsburgh, Blaze Pizza and CoreLife Eatery serves up delicious...


#YaJagoffPodcast / The Podcast Where Magic Happens

Summary: The jagoff duo took Uncle Joey to Liberty Magic where the game Clue-like atmosphere set the scene for a “how’d that happen’ kinda podcast. Lee Terbosic talked about his Houdini connection and the importance of staying in Pittsburgh to make magic, and Venue Manager and Host, Graham Fandrei, a Belize-native, beamed with pride since Pittsburgh is one-in-a-million as a magic hub hosted by the Cultural Trust. Pittsburgh Business Show creators Bryan and Linda Jo Thornberg talked about...


#YaJagoffPodcast / An AXEllent Podcast

Summary: The jagoff team became lumberjaxes in Millvale and learned what a growing trend in entertainment and competition it has become. Owner, Jack Welsh, along with regular patrons Jake Knobeloch and Dave Alviso give us the inside scoop on axe throwing and its lure. Rob Rossi from The Athletic didn’t throw axes but he did throw down his order of jaggoffery for our bracket. We also welcomed Cousin Lisa of Sin Bin Kreations who has a new website to house all of her hot products, and...


#YaJagoffPodcast / There’s No Biz Like BizTown

Summary: The jagoff team ventured to Bridgeville for the ground breaking of Junior Achievement’s BizTown, the town bursting with economic, mathematical and governmental hands-on learning, The duo caught up with the President and CEO Of Junior Achievement, Dennis Gilfoyle, first female President thanks to Vector Security, Councilman Corey O’Connor and showing the humorous biz at the town, comedian Joey Welsh. Since it was an album release weekend, we have Chase and the Barons “Ask Me” as our...


#YaJagoffPodcast/ Road Trip Thinkin’...Visit Lincoln Podcast

Summary: The jagoffs are broadening horizons, getting to know more than Allegheny County. #ACE Rich Fitzgerald gave his blessing and they visited beautiful Beaver County. The famed Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center serves as the backdrop of ‘Singin’ In The Rain’ and the Ya Jagoff Podcast where we welcomed Beaver County Times entertainment delivery person, Scott Tady, LPPAS Artistic Producing Director Justin Fortunato and Arthur Moats is exploring with us and provides a little something...