Yinzers and Jagoffs, Oh My #NaBloPoMo2019 #NaBloPoMoPgh

The Prompt – Do you identify as a ‘yinzer’ or ‘jagoff’ or some other Pittsburghese term altogether? How so? Is there anyone in your life that fits your perception of these terms? In my mind, jagoff is an insult and yinzer is a posture. I use both terms liberally, including variants like “a jag” and […]

Here’s Why I Think PA State Senator Daylin Leach is a Lying Jagoff

Pennsylvania State Senator Daylin Leach is under pressure to resign given multiples allegations of sexual misconduct, including one claim that he coerced a then-17-year-old young woman into performing oral sex. He was 30 at the time. Cara Taylor alleges Leach coerced her to perform oral sex in 1991 when she was 17 and he was […]

Trump Came To Pittsburgh: The One Must-See Photo

Trump Pittsburgh

Trump was in Pittsburgh for two campaign stops yesterday. He taped a segment for Fox and he held a rally at the Convention Center. Protestors took to the streets with witty signs, shirts and slogans. Trump promised to bring back the steel industry and resurrect Joe Paterno (??) neither of which seemed to perturb his […]

A Lexicon for Insulting: 2016 Pittsburgh Guest Blogger Event

Guest Blogger Event

Today’s post comes from John Chamberlin of Ya Jagoff, and is part of a special day of shenanigans from other Pittsburgh Bloggers. You can see my post over on MelissaFirman.com, where I explore the art of blogging. A Lexicon for Insulting  Disclaimer: for the most part, I suggest that you be considerate and nice to […]

Towanda in the Amtrak Parking Lot

Pittsburgh Parking

We often capture strangers in photos we take in public. Open your photo library, and stop at the first picture that features a person you don’t know. Now tell the story of that person.   Last week, I went to pick Ledcat up from the Amtrak station which is on Liberty Avenue in Downtown Pittsburgh. […]

More Facebook Style Homophobia – Facebook, Apparently, Likes Jags?

So if God Hates Jags and Facebook rejects a paid post that says so, does that mean Facebook does not hate jags or that they might even like jags? Could Facebook secretly be teaming up with the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette to redeem the jagoff? Do you think anyone at Facebook HQ knows what a jag is? […]

“God Hates Jags” Pittsburgh Allies Stand Up To Westboro Baptist Church

God Hates Fags

Pittsburgh based comedian Davon Magwood has caught the attention of professional haters Westboro Baptist Church who allege they will picket his August 10 performance at the Club Cafe in Pittsburgh. Magwood an ally and self-professed “fan” of the LGBTQ community loathes the WBC for their treatment of his friends so when an opportunity to poke […]