The Pittsburgh Oddcast

The Pittsburgh Oddcast

The Pittsburgh Oddcast

CATEGORY: Society & Culture
The Pittsburgh Oddcast is dedicated to exploring all of the odd, mysterious & forgotten history of Pittsburgh lost to time. With intriguing & curious discoveries into Pittsburgh lore, this show is bound to entertain.
  1. March 19, 2020
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    A Quick Update - Looking For The Helpers
    EPISODE XLVIII of the #PittsburghOddcastInspiration and update When the world we live in can change so quickly, I seek out inspiration from the words of Fred Rogers. Enjoy this quick update on the status of the…
  2. March 12, 2020
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    The Spanish Flu of 1918 And Looking Toward The Futur…
    In this episode, we discuss Pittsburgh’s reaction to the 1918 Influenza Pandemic that encapsulated the city by something only seen before in the medieval days of the Black Death!Many moves are being taken now b…
  3. March 05, 2020
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    Tetralogy Of Tales - The Meteor That Nearly Destroye…
    This week we decided to add an extra story to our Trilogy of Tales and added a fourth one.Learn about the meteor that nearly destroyed Pittsburgh, The FBI’s file on Roberto Clemente, the “Strange Genius” who co…
  4. February 27, 2020
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    Tales Of Olde Allegheny City
    In this episode, we looked at the unusual and unique history of our former neighbor, Allegheny City. We talk about why it is home to so many bizarre legends and share tales of some the most unusual characters t…
  5. February 20, 2020
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    Odds And Ends
    In this episode, we decided to dive deep into some bizarre legends of “Hell Town”, tell tales of a cursed idol that lives within the walls of the Carnegie, and all other types of Pittsburgh odds and ends, bits…
  6. February 13, 2020
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    Pittsburgh’s African American History with guest JaQ…
    In celebration of #BlackHistoryMonth, we invited the founder of the Greater Hazelwood Historical Society, JaQuay Edward Carter on to discuss the importance & legacy of Pittsburgh’s African American legacy.See o…
  7. February 06, 2020
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    KDKA Radio March To 100 With Program Director Jim Gr…
    KDKA’s March to 100 & more with special guest - program director of both KDKA & 93.7 The Fan, Jim Graci. In this third episode of what is an ongoing saga leading up to the 100th Anniversary of KDKA Radio on Nov…
  8. January 30, 2020
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    Raising the Jolly Roger with special guest Greg Brow…
    In this sports-themed episode of the #PittsburghOddcast, the 26-year veteran Pirates play-by-play announcer, Greg Brown joins us once again to talk all things baseball, football and more!Since 1882, the Pirates…
  9. January 23, 2020
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    KDKA Radio March To 100 With Robert Mangino
    KDKA’s “March To 100” with guest Robert ManginoIn addition to the #PittsburghOddcast, Robert & I have a segment that we do LIVE every other Saturday called “This Week in Pittsburgh History”. We have talked in d…
  10. January 16, 2020
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    Pittsburgh’s Romeo & Juliet – The Most Infamous Jail…
    Passion, murder, sensational, infamous – these are all words that could be said about Kate Soffel and the notorious Biddle Boys.From their sensational escape from jail with the assistance of the Warden’s wife t…
  11. January 09, 2020
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    Trilogy of Tales: Forgotten Pittsburghers
    Pittsburgh has been the home to hundreds of thousands of unique individuals over the course of its history. There are many who came before us whose stories have begun to fade from our consciousness. These are t…
  12. January 02, 2020
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    An Odd Thank You : Looking Ahead To 2020
    “Happy New Year!” We here at the #PittsburghOddcast wanted to share a few hints at what’s to come in 2020 including possible LIVE shows, events, more Celebrity guests and our buildup to some of our most epic sh…
  13. December 20, 2019
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    A Trilogy Of Christmas Tales
    There are so many wonderful tales in Pittsburgh’s holiday past, it was hard to pick just three of them to share. Nonetheless, what we uncovered about a man named Gusky, was one of the most fascinating and heart…
  14. December 12, 2019
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    The Magic of Pittsburgh with Lee Terbosic
    In this magical episode of the Pittsburgh Oddcast, fresh from filming his Discovery Science Channel show “Houdini’s Last Secrets”, the nationally touring magician, escape artist and entertainer, Lee Terbosic jo…
  15. December 05, 2019
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    A Visit From Santa!
    In this special holiday episode of the #PittsburghOddcast, we invited a very special guest from the North Pole, Pittsburgh’s very own Santa Claus!Many people have donned the suit throughout Pittsburgh’s history…
  16. November 27, 2019
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    The Street Art of Pittsburgh With Jeremy Raymer
    “Jeremy Raymer – The Maestro of Pittsburgh’s Murals”Public art stirs the imagination & encourages people to perceive more deeply the City they live in.Walking around Pittsburgh, chances are you’ve almost certai…
  17. November 21, 2019
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    The Islands Of Pittsburgh
    The history behind our Rivers and the events that have taken place along its shores have been widely known however, the Islands of Pittsburgh have many fascinating & forgotten tales to be told.In this episode o…
  18. November 14, 2019
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    A Trilogy Of Tales
    There are thousands of tales from Pittsburgh's past that become lost to time.From heroes on the Monongahela to a disaster in the Liberty Tunnels, these are some of the many tales that need to be told.In this fi…
  19. November 07, 2019
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    KDKA Radio: The March To 100 Begins - With Guest Lar…
    KDKA Radio: The March To 100The Saga of KDKA and the Birth of Radio – Part 1In this first episode of what will be an ongoing saga leading up to the 100th Anniversary of KDKA Radio on November 2, 1010, KDKA Radi…
  20. October 31, 2019
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    2019 Odd Halloween Spooktacular
    From tales of ghostbusting, to horrors along a haunted road, what makes a “ghost story” so fascinating?In this final “Halloween-themed” episode in our “Trilogy of Terror” we invited special guest Thomas White,…