Is Pittsburgh the weirdest, funniest city in the world?

Good gift for those who left Pittsburgh…but the ‘burgh never left them…The Immaculate Jagoffs of Pittsburgh hard cover, paperback and digital edition now available at Amazon. Perhaps the Pittsburghest novel ever written, this comical tale of three young adults at a “confluence” is set during the historic last week of 1972, bookended by Pittsburgh’s greatest, most stunning victory (Franco’s Immaculate Reception)–and most crushing, shocking loss (the Great One, Roberto…). Read this book to flash back to a world made up of: “Manteez”; Town Talk Bread commercial; Pie Traynor commercial; Bruno Sammartino; George “The Animal” Steele; Three Rivers Stadium; The Igloo; Myron; Bogut; Little Jimmy Roach; “The Sunshine Kid,” Bob Kudzma; Chilly Billy Cardille; Terminal Stare; The Gateway Clipper; Tic Toc Cafe; Kaufmann’s…


About Tom Scanlon

Tom Scanlon started his journalism career as a sports stringer with the Pittsburgh Press (RIP) and Post-Gazette, then moved on to the Seattle Times, Mesa Tribune etc. He is the author of plays including "The Superhumans" and novels including "Ocean Shores Tourist Killer," "Atlantis City," and, now, "The Immaculate Jagoffs of Pittsburgh."
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