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.
November 14th, 2019 | 35 mins 49 secs
bar-jutsu, beer pong, pittsburgh, television show, video game
Found of Bar-jutsu James Porco joins us to discuss the start of his company as a bar martial arts, his new video game, televised beer poing, and little bit about his pro wrestling career.
November 7th, 2019 | 35 mins 49 secs
brian crawford, museums, pittsburgh
We talk with Brian Crawford of PGH Museums about the web site that helps catalog museums around southwestern Pennsylvania and the upcoming launch party.
October 31st, 2019 | 41 mins 23 secs
beaver county, bill peduto, lisa middleman, pittsburgh, politics
We talk with Pittsburgh Current political Analyst Kieran Young to discuss the November 5th general election.
October 17th, 2019 | 37 mins 15 secs
city parks, pittsburgh, pittsburgh parks conservancy, politics, tax levy
We talk with Jayne Miller of the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy about the needs of the organization for the city parks.
October 10th, 2019 | 41 mins 32 secs
haunted attraction, haunted house, pittsburgh, pittsburgh permits, scream district, stalked by a killer, the basement, the scarehouse, zombies
Scott Simmons and Katie Dudas from The ScareHouse Scream District are taking about the new The Basement and Stalked by a Killer attractions in the Strip District, moving away from Etna and their recent ordeal with permits in the city that have kept them from opening.
October 3rd, 2019 | 42 mins 28 secs
allegheny county, district attorney, lisa middleman, politics
Independent candidate for Allegheny County District Attorny, Lisa Middleman discusses her upcoming race.
September 26th, 2019 | 42 mins 28 secs
accessibility, autistism, lgbt, pittsburgh, politics
This week we chat with Jessica Benham community organizer & cofounder of the Pittsburgh Center for Autistic Advocacy has announced her candidacy to take on 25-year incumbent Harry Readshaw next spring.
September 12th, 2019 | 36 mins 31 secs
bethany ruhe, charlie deitch, newspaper, pittsburgh
Bethany Ruhe and Charlie Deitch sit down to look at their first year in existance with the highs and lows of the year.
September 5th, 2019 | 34 mins 53 secs
antonio brown, ben roethlisberger, bob pompeani, pittsburgh steelers
We talk with Bob Pompeani to preview the Pittsburgh Steelers season, Antonio Brown, Ben Roethlisberger and more sports talk!
August 29th, 2019 | 33 mins 58 secs
addiction, pittsburgh recovery walk, recovery
We talk with Kyle Harder, Director of Business Development at Gateway Rehab and Jessica Williams, Director of Communication at the Institue for Research, Education and Training in Addictions to discuss the Pittsburgh Recovery Walk.
August 22nd, 2019 | 42 mins 20 secs
casa san jose, immigration, latino, mexicans, trump
Laura Perkins joins us from Casa San Jose, a Latino Community Resource group, talking about immigration raids and the impact on our community.
August 8th, 2019 | 40 mins 6 secs
bullying, comedy, corporate comedy, gun violence, mental health, pittsburgh, shark week, sharks
Gab Bonesso joins us to talk about her article about mental health and gun violence, her entrance into comedy, corporate comedy, love of sharks, and more!
August 1st, 2019 | 43 mins 8 secs
donald trump, editorial cartoons, kickstarter, pittsburgh, trump
Editorial Cartoonist Rob Rogers returns to talk about the return of Brewed on Grant to the Pittsburgh Current, decisions in depicting certain characters and political figures, the current state of editorial cartoons at major newspapers, and his new Kickstarter campaign!
July 25th, 2019 | 37 mins 7 secs
american pie, pittsburgh, rookie of the year, wizard world
We chat with Thomas Ian Nicholas about his upcoming appearance at Wizard World Pittsburgh, Rookie of the Year, American Pie, his band, Pittsburgh and much more!
July 18th, 2019 | 40 mins 59 secs
chef, cooking, keto diet, masterchef
Michael Silverstein is a Pittsburgh based Keto chef who is joining us to talk about his experience on Fox tv’s MasterChef tv show.
July 3rd, 2019 | 47 mins 47 secs
2020 congressional race, affordable housing, campaign fundraising, congressional campaign, donald trump, immigration, pennsylvania
Jerry Dickinson joins us to talk about his 2020 Congressional race and his $100,000 in campaign fundraising.