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An Unorthodox Look at the Best State in the USA - Pennsylvania. Bill & Anastas speak on the history and culture of the Commonwealth, from Allentown to Zelienople, and everything in between!

An Unorthodox Look at the Best State in the USA - Pennsylvania. Bill & Anastas speak on the history and culture of the Commonwealth, from Allentown to Zelienople, and everything in between!
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An Unorthodox Look at the Best State in the USA - Pennsylvania. Bill & Anastas speak on the history and culture of the Commonwealth, from Allentown to Zelienople, and everything in between!

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English


Episodes

Episode 20 - Yuengling

12/10/2018
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On today's episode Bill & Anastas drink that sweet, sweet PA nectar - Yuengling! Keep an eye out for a taste testing session and some of Bill's drinking stories.

Duration:01:03:44

Episode 19 - Jimmy Stewart Pt. II: Military Service

12/3/2018
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On today's episode, Bill & Anastas discuss Jimmy Stewart's decorated military career. This wraps up a two-part series on Stewart.

Duration:00:47:34

Episode 18 - Jimmy Stewart Pt. I: Acting Career

11/26/2018
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On today's episode Bill & Anastas discuss Jimmy Stewart, a true PA icon. The first of a two-part series, this episode focuses on Stewart's incredible acting career. Keep an eye out for Bill's thoughts on Rhinestone Cowboy and Anastas' incredible lack of classic movie knowledge.

Duration:00:55:54

Episode 17 - Westinghouse

11/19/2018
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On today's episode Bill & Anastas discuss one of the most important companies of the 20th century, Pittsburgh's own Westinghouse! Keep an eye our for Bill's thoughts on pigeons and Anastas' views on Siemens AG.

Duration:00:55:38

Episode 16 - The Molly Maguires

11/12/2018
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On today's episode Bill & Anastas discuss the Molly Maguires! Keep an eye out for Bill's tongue reference and Anastas' thoughts on spelling.

Duration:00:52:37

Episode 15 - Eastern State Penitentiary Pt. II: Philadelphia's Most Famous Prison

11/5/2018
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On today's episode Bill & Anastas discuss the past and present of Philadelphia's own Eastern State Penitentiary. Keep an eye out for Bill's rendition of the Duck Tales theme song and Anastas' views on Steve Buscemi.

Duration:00:51:18

Episode 14 - Eastern State Penitentiary Pt. I: Haunted History

10/30/2018
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On today's episode Bill & Anastas discuss the haunted history of Eastern State Penitentiary, Philadelphia's most famous prison. Keep an eye out for Bill's thoughts on ghosts and Anastas' disgust with Bill.

Duration:00:46:57

Episode 13 - Centralia

10/23/2018
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On today's episode Bill & Anastas discuss PA's spookiest abandoned town, Centralia! Keep an eye out for Bill's thoughts on Dan Aykroyd and Anastas' thoughts on instant mashed potatoes.

Duration:00:45:49

Episode 12 - Three Mile Island

10/16/2018
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On today's episode Bill & Anastas discuss PA's most famous nuclear power plant, Three Mile Island! Keep an eye out for Bill's lesson on Lyndon B. Johnson and Anastas' inability to pronounce "nuclear."

Duration:00:37:43

Episode 11 - Joan Jett

10/9/2018
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On today's episode Bill & Anastas discuss a PA rock icon - Joan Jett! Keep an eye out for Bill's views on punk rock and Anastas' views on Jett's musical prowess.

Duration:00:44:03

Episode 10 - PA Snacks

10/2/2018
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For their 10th episode Bill & Anastas dive into the sweet & salty history of PA snacks - as voted by you, the listener! Keep an eye out for meat pancakes and braided pudding! This episode also features Anastas' dogs in the background, so listen closely!

Duration:01:08:56

Episode 9 - The Foxcatcher Farm Murder

9/25/2018
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On today's episode, Bill & Anastas discuss the murder of Olympic gold medalist Dave Schultz by multi-millionaire John du Pont. Keep an eye out for badly pronounced names and Bill's Villanova pride!

Duration:00:54:31

Episode 8 - Andy Warhol

9/18/2018
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On today's episode, Bill & Anastas discuss a Pennsylvania pop icon... Andy Wahol! Keep an eye out for Bill's views on ancient Egyptian artifacts and Anastas' temper tantrum.

Duration:00:58:30

Episode 7 - Betsy Ross: 50 Shades of Red, White & Blue

9/11/2018
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On today's episode, Bill & Anastas discuss one of the Revolution's most famous figures... Betsy Ross! Keep an eye out for Anastas' thoughts on Hessians and Bill's attraction to flags.

Duration:00:38:13

Episode 6 - PSU Football

9/4/2018
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On this edition of The Uncommonwealth Podcast, Bill & Anastas discuss the history behind Bill's favorite college football team - Penn State! Keep an eye out for a bonus phone interview with a very special game day correspondent after our outro music.

Duration:01:15:22

Episode 5 - LLWS: PA's Home Run

8/28/2018
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On today's episode, Bill & Anastas discuss the history of Little League Baseball and the World Series that calls Williamsport home. Keep an eye out for Bill's impression of a Little League parent and Anastas' thoughts on North Korean baseball!

Duration:00:45:04

Episode 4 - The Penn's Creek Massacre

8/21/2018
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On today's episode, Bill & Anastas discuss the Penn's Creek Massacre. It's a darker episode, where PA doesn't look too good. Keep an eye out for Bill's horrific screen goofs and Anastas' thoughts on Ohio!

Duration:00:45:23

Episode 3 - Fred Rogers, Pittsburgh's Favorite Neighbor

8/14/2018
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On today's episode, Bill & Anastas discuss Fred Rogers of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood fame. Keep an eye out for Bill's thoughts on rabbits as well as Anastas' views on tattoos.

Duration:00:37:14

Episode 2 - The Amish

8/6/2018
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On this edition of The Uncommonwealth Podcast, Bill & Anastas discuss one of the more... interesting groups in Pennsylvania - the Amish! Make sure to keep an eye out for some horribly mispronounced German words as well as Bill's burning rage towards Anastas' childhood Lancaster field trip.

Duration:00:39:39

Episode 1 - Wawa vs. Sheetz

8/6/2018
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On the first episode of The Uncommonwealth Podcast, Bill & Anastas discuss one of Pennsylvania's most contentious rivalries - Wawa vs. Sheetz!

Duration:00:42:07