Fireworks Brigade Blog

Episode: #3

Date Recorded: Sunday June 29, 2014

Title: Grandpa Chucky Goes to the “Flame N’ Go”

Hosts: Johnny Starr with Ron the Banker

Special Guest Host: Keagan

Episode #3

Johnny Starr and Ron the Banker adjourn to John’s office at Starr Fireworks in Fargo, North Dakota. This podcast is recorded sometime after midnight after a long day of working at Starr Fireworks. Retail week has begun and the days just got longer. Keagan, a Long time Starr colleague, joins the guys in the studio. Some of the topics covered in this pyropodcast include:

 

~ Is it possible to cook a pork chop using a 4 foot sparkler?

~ The Fargo fireworks scene

~ Droughts in Sacramento and “linchpins” with an agenda against consumer fireworks

~ Are lasers better than smoke rockets?

~ Macy’s 4th of July fireworks show returns and people are paying lofty prices to get a bird’s eye view

~ Grandpa Chucky, herding kittens, and John’s responsibilities have finally come home to roost

~ APA facts and figures regarding the growing fireworks industry

~ A late night visit from John’s dad

~ Courtney and Justin play guess the fake firework

~ Savannah and Kris play guess the fake firework

~ What does a half mil get you in Las Vegas and how does it tie in to pyro?

~ Pyro Playhouse visits the Las Vegas strip on the 4th of July

~ Let’s all go to the Flame N’ Go

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Episode: #2

Date Recorded: Sunday – May 11, 2014

Title: Red and White Striped House of Death

Running Time: 58min 12 sec

Hosts: Johnny Starr with Ron the Banker

Episode #2

Your adored and esteemed hosts, Johnny Starr and Ron the Banker assemble for the second episode of Fireworks Brigade. This explosive, incendiary and flammable podcast is sure to inform and entertain.  Johnny Starr, owner of Starr Fireworks in Fargo, North Dakota, has been designing, importing and selling fireworks and pyrotechnic effects for over three decades. Ron the Banker, part time volunteer and collaborator, spends his Fourth of July with Johnny in the Fargo / Moorhead area selling fireworks to local consumers and wholesalers.

~ Useful tips that will help keep fireworks safe and dry on the day of a show

~ Different fuse types, how fast they burn and which is best

~ The best received 500 gram cakes from the dealer show

“Kiss of Death”                 “Hit Man Artillery”                            “Dark Knight”

“Alligator Alley”             “Protecting Lady Liberty”              “Tribute to USA”

“Fire in the Hole”            “Red Neck Mafia”                               “Insight”

 

~ The myth of “NEON” fireworks is debunked

~ How to budget your fireworks display

~ “Real Men of Genius” and the Red and White Striped House of Death

~ Most often injured body parts as reported by the U.S. Federal Government

~ “Pyro Playhouse

~ Can a Sucrets tin full of Vaseline be a sure fire cure for chapped lips?

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Episode: #1

Date Recorded: Monday – April 28, 2014

Title: Welcome to Fireworks Brigade / Cam Starr Tribute

Running Time: 49min 38 sec

Hosts: Johnny Starr with Ron the Banker

Episode #1

Your adored and esteemed hosts, Johnny Starr and Ron the Banker assemble for the foundational episode of Fireworks Brigade. This explosive, incendiary and flammable podcast is sure to inform and entertain.  Johnny Starr, owner of Starr Fireworks in Fargo, North Dakota, has been designing, importing and selling fireworks and pyrotechnic effects for over three decades. Ron the Banker, part time volunteer and collaborator, spends his Fourth of July with Johnny in the Fargo / Moorhead area selling fireworks to local consumers and wholesalers.

~ Introductions and qualifications

~ “Backdraft” and the fireworks packed van of doom

~ Puck Bunnies is not a good name for fireworks groupies

~ The late Cam Starr and his contributions to the fireworks industry

~ Recent trip to China and expectations of the 2014 fireworks season

~ Factories and the machines used to manufacture fireworks in China

~ Pizza man, toilet “habits” and what to do with your pants while pooping in China

~ Possible trips to India to purchase fireworks

~ “Pyro Playhouse”

Connect with the show:

Fireworksbrigade.com

Pyropodcast.com

Starr-Fireworks.com

Facebook – facebook.com/pyropodcast

Twitter- twitter.com/PyroPodcast

Email:

podcasting@fireworksbrigade.com

info@fireworksbrigade.com