Charlie Deitch is the editor and publisher of Pittsburgh Current. He has been working in the newspaper industry for more than 25 years. He was at the Pittsburgh City Paper for 15 years, and their editor from 1994 until he and management parted ways when Charlie refused to stop covering a controversial politician. He is a multi-award-winning journalist who always dreamed of being a reporter and views the ethical responsibilities of the job as one of the most important aspects.
March 14th, 2019 | 42 mins 16 secs
burning bridges comedy, comedy, derek minto, pittsburgh
Derek Minto joins us talking about the Burning Bridges Festival, self image, turning to comedy, Chris Farley and more.
February 28th, 2019 | 45 mins 19 secs
barebones productions, braddock, patrick jordan, pittsburgh theater
Patrick Jordan of Barebones Productions discusses his newest show, The Legend of Georgia McBride, the evolution of their production company, their space in Braddock and more!
February 21st, 2019 | 43 mins 26 secs
addiction, bethany hallam, opioids, pittsburgh, politics
Bethany Hallam is the a Demacratic Candidate for Allegheny County Council, At Large, and sits down with us this week to discuss her history with opioid addiction, jail reform, the state of city council, fracking and the environment.
February 14th, 2019 | 36 mins
black bottom film festival, black film, pittsburgh, row house cinema
Cydney Nunn and Joseph Lewis of the August Wilson Cultural Center discuss Black Bottom Music Festival in associate with Row House Cinema.
February 7th, 2019 | 44 mins 59 secs
manyvids, michele james, pittsburgh, porn, porn industry, pornhub, snapchat, social media
Adult Film Star Michele James joins Pittsburgh Current Podcast to talk about getting started with ManyVids, what her career does for her sex life, meeting fans, and leaving the porn industry a better place.
January 31st, 2019 | 32 mins 37 secs
hamilton, in the heights, lin-manuel miranda, pittsburgh musical theater
Colleen Doyno, Executive Artistic Director of Pittsburgh Musical Theater and Brady Patsy, currently appearing in PMT's production of "In the Heights".
January 24th, 2019 | 32 mins 52 secs
healthcare, highmark, pittsburgh, upmc
Allegheny County Controller Chelsa Wagner discusses the UPMC and Highmark “divorce” and what can still be done, her candidacy for a third term, and more.
January 10th, 2019 | 28 mins 59 secs
boarder security, donald trump, mike doyle, net neutrality, online privacy, politics, terms of service, the wall
US Representative Mike Doyle joins us for a discussion about the 2019 Government Shutdown, the facts behind the wall and border security, and his work with net neutrality and online privacy in the coming session.
December 20th, 2018 | 41 mins 27 secs
gun control, pittsburgh current, year in review
Charlie Deitch and Bethany Ruhe are ending the year with a year in review and a look at the first few months of Pittsburgh Current.
December 13th, 2018 | 20 mins 6 secs
christmas, lawyer, lgbtq, pittsburgh, pittsburgh steelers, super donut
We talk with F. Dok Harris about Christmas on Mexican War Streets and the LGBTQ Giving Guide.
December 6th, 2018 | 44 mins 14 secs
la chargers, lgbtq, pittsburgh, pittsburgh current, pittsburgh steelers, sue kerr
Pittsburgh Current Podcast welcomes LGBTQ columnist Sue Kerr to the show to discuss her LGBTQ Gift Guide, as well as follow up with the latest breaking story from the Pittsburgh Steelers game where a Chargers fan was photographed being choked by another fan.
November 29th, 2018 | 49 mins 12 secs
bobby o, indy wrestling, jj dillon, kswa, national wrestling alliance, nick aldis, nwa, pittsburgh, sam adonis
Bobby O from the Keystone State Wrestling Alliance joins us to talk about KSWA Fan Fest and Toy Drive December 1 at Spirit Lounge featuring NWA Heavyweight Champion Nick Aldis.
November 21st, 2018 | 55 mins 42 secs
lemieux foundation, mario lemieux, pittsburgh penguins, pittsburgh steelers
Brian’s recent article about the Lemieux Foundation and Mario Lemieux’s impact on Pittsburgh, what happened to the gold tournament, the current state of the floundering Pittsburgh Penguins, and the state of the NFL from the Browns, the Kansas City Chiefs, and can we forgive Ben Roethlisberger?
November 8th, 2018 | 56 mins 15 secs
Contributing writer Day Bracey of Drinking Partners Podcast talks with us about politics, being pulled over by the cops, immigration and opportunity, changing the face of craft beer, Fresh Fest, and more!
November 7th, 2018 | 57 mins 46 secs
Pittsburgh Current teams up with The Incline for an Election Night Watch Party at Local Bar + Kitchen and broadcasting live including chats with Chelsa Wagner, Aryanna Berringer, Lexi Belculfine and more through the night!
November 1st, 2018 | 30 mins 3 secs
chelsa wagner, election, pittsburgh, taxes