Episode #87: That’s Not How Flow Charts Work

Hosts: Johnny Starr and Ron the Banker

Very Special Guests: Steve W. Houser, President of the National Fireworks Association

Contributing Guests: Cody B., Cody B. Pyrotechnics

John has returned from China and we go Festival Balls deep into November pyro. Just before carving the turkey and after a brief discussion of John’s purchasing trip in China we talk to Steve Houser, President of the NFA. Steve keeps us informed about the recent obstruction being applied by the APA regarding 87-1.

To round out the show, we talk to YouTube pyro sensation Cody B. In an episode of Master Class, we dissect and grade the 500-Gram cake called “Literally Lit”. This cake is produced by Boom Wow fireworks especially for Cody and his YouTube subscribers. Cody also shares some behind the scenes from his recent celebration for 40,000 YouTube subscribers.

Some of the topics covered during the discussion include
  • Pyro Purge & Recent Purchasing Trip to China
  • 2020 New Product Review
  • 87-1 Update from Steve Houser, President of the NFA
  • Fireworks Brigade Master Class – Literally Lit w/Cody B.Pyrotechnics
  • WWJD “Netflix” Story

To learn more about how to get involved with the NFA, go to the link below. The NFA provides a valuable service to pyros everywhere, please tell them how much you love what they do and donate to the cause.
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You can find Cody and his 40,000 subscribers at Cody B. Pyrotechnics on YouTube.
Cody B. Pyrotechnics

Many of the skits, segments and interviews heard here or on previous episodes are available on our YouTube channel. Please take a moment and check it out.

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Episode #85: Breaking News: We Saved Our Fireworks…For Now!

Hosts: Johnny Starr and Ron the Banker

Very Special Guests: Steve W. Houser – President of the National Fireworks Association & Larry Farnsworth – President of Gavel Public Affairs

Just hours after the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) voted down the staff pack-age on a proposed rule to amend current fireworks regulations, NFA representatives Steve Houser and Larry Farnsworth talk with John and Ron about the events of the day and where do we go from here. For a better understanding of the proposed rule changes, tune in to Episodes 68,71,82, and 84 of the program or check out our YouTube Channel under the hashtag #SAVEOURFIREWORKS.

Please contact the your local Congress representative or Senator and let them know your views on the proposed regulations change.

To learn more about how to get involved go to SAVEOURFIREWORKS.com or email the NFA at nfasafe-ty@gmail.com and tell them how the CPSC’s proposed rule change would affect you.
www.saveourfireworks.com

If you would like to keep up with the show you can do so at:

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Twitter – twitter.com/PyroPodcast
We are proud to announce we are now available on Android devices and Spotify!

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Episode #84: NFA Expo 2019, Afterglow Roundtable

Hosts: Johnny Starr and Ron the Banker

Very Special Guests: Steve W. Houser – Secretary of the National Fireworks Association & Larry Farnsworth – President of Gavel Public Affairs

Directly after the second night of demos, National Fireworks Association representatives Steve Houser and Larry Farnsworth sit with Johnny and Ron for an update and some long overdue fun. This special episode of Fireworks Brigade includes a further update on the proposed sweeping changes that could have a long term adverse effect on consumer fireworks. For a better understanding of the proposed rule changes, tune in to Episodes 68,71, and 82 of the program or check out our YouTube Channel under the hashtag #SAVEOURFIREWORKS. This episode of Fireworks Brigade was recorded around midnight during “Afterglow” on night 2 of the NFA’s Annual Expo in Branson, Missouri.

Some of the topics covered during the discussion include
  • Demo Recap
  • CPSC Update
  • NFA Organization Update
  • Lesser attended Seminars
  • Most Interesting Man
  • Sweet Pyro Time (Pyro Parody)

Google #SAVEOURFIREWORKS to learn more about the sweeping changes proposed by the CPSC and how to voice your concerns!
www.saveourfireworks.com | www.nationalfireworks.org

If you would like to keep up with the show you can do so at:

YouTube – Fireworks Brigade
Twitter – twitter.com/PyroPodcast
We are proud to announce we are now available on Android devices and Spotify!

In search of the best and widest variety of fireworks in North Dakota?

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Episode #83: #NFA Expo 2019

Hosts: Johnny Starr and Ron the Banker

Very Special Guests: Carson Lee, BoomWow Fireworks – Wilson, Chili Fireworks – Kathy, Arts Pyrotechnics

This very special episode of Fireworks Brigade was recorded live from the “AfterGlow” at the NFA Expo in Branson Missouri. The National Fireworks Association was formed in 1995 by the late Cameron Starr, the father of the 500 gram cake. The NFA provides a forum for manufacturers, distributors, exhibitors and the public who enjoy using fireworks, for the exchange and dissemination of knowledge and the positive pro-motion of the fireworks industry in a fair and equitable manner. Directly after the first night’s Demo, John and Ron sit down with some of the most respected and experienced pyros in the world. ENJOY!

To learn more about how to get involved go to SAVEOURFIREWORKS.com or email the NFA at nfasafe-ty@gmail.com and tell them how the CPSC’s proposed rule change would affect you. Also, please contact your local Congress representative or Senator and let them know your views on the proposed regulations change
www.saveourfireworks.com | www.nationalfireworks.org

If you would like to keep up with the show you can do so at:

YouTube – Fireworks Brigade
Twitter – twitter.com/PyroPodcast
We are proud to announce we are now available on Android devices and Spotify!

Stay up to date with us and our guests’ latest news and products.

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Episode #82: #SAVEOURFIREWORKS

Hosts: Johnny Starr and Ron the Banker

Very Special Guests: Steve W. Houser, Secretary of the National Fireworks Association & Larry Farnsworth, President of Gavel Public Affairs

Directly after sitting down with the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) regarding a compromise to the ban on metal powders in consumer fireworks, NFA representatives Steve Houser and Larry Farnsworth call with an update. This special episode of Fireworks Brigade is an update on the proposed sweeping changes that could have a long term adverse effect on consumer fireworks. For a better understanding of the proposed rule changes, tune in to Episodes 68 and 71 of the program. This episode of Fireworks Brigade was recorded at the Reeves Audio Recording in Evanston, Illinois.

To learn more about how to get involved go to SAVEOURFIREWORKS.com or email the NFA at nfasafe-ty@gmail.com and tell them how the CPSC’s proposed rule change would affect you. Also, please contact your local Congress representative or Senator and let them know your views on the proposed regulations change
www.saveourfireworks.com | www.nationalfireworks.org

If you would like to keep up with the show you can do so at:

YouTube – Fireworks Brigade
Twitter – twitter.com/PyroPodcast
We are proud to announce we are now available on Android devices and Spotify!

In search of the best and widest variety of fireworks in North Dakota?

STARR-FIREWORKS.COM

Get in touch with the Fireworks Brigade crew and our special guest at:

INFO@FIREWORKSBRIGADE.COM

Episode #81: Pyro’s Smilin’

Hosts: Johnny Starr and Ron the Banker

This episode of Fireworks Brigade was recorded at Starr Fireworks in Fargo, North Dakota. The selling season is over and all John wants to do is listen to Free Bird and dream about 2020.

Some of the topics covered in this episode include
  • Fun Lovin Criminals
  • Pyro Purge
  • Next Year
  • Pyro Playhouse Joe Dirt
  • Premier of Pyro’s Smilin

Google #SAVEOURFIREWORKS to learn more about the sweeping changes proposed by the CPSC and how to voice your concerns!
www.saveourfireworks.com | www.nationalfireworks.org

If you would like to keep up with the show you can do so at:

YouTube – Fireworks Brigade
Twitter – twitter.com/PyroPodcast
We are proud to announce we are now available on Android devices and Spotify!

In search of the best and widest variety of fireworks in North Dakota?

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Get in touch with the Fireworks Brigade crew and our special guest at:

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Episode #80: Sharing is Caring

Hosts: Johnny Starr and Ron the Banker

This episode of Fireworks Brigade was recorded at Starr Fireworks in Fargo, North Dakota. The selling season has started so John and Ron take some time away from the warehouse to discuss the pyro season.

Some of the topics covered in this episode include
  • Putting out fire with gasoline
  • Pyro Purge
  • Fireworks Judge
  • Fireworks News
  • Master Class “Chute Rooster”
  • Sand Diego Epic Fail

Google #SAVEOURFIREWORKS to learn more about the sweeping changes proposed by the CPSC and how to voice your concerns!
www.saveourfireworks.com | www.nationalfireworks.org

If you would like to keep up with the show you can do so at:

YouTube – Fireworks Brigade
Twitter – twitter.com/PyroPodcast
We are proud to announce we are now available on Android devices and Spotify!

In search of the best and widest variety of fireworks in North Dakota?

STARR-FIREWORKS.COM

Get in touch with the Fireworks Brigade crew and our special guest at:

INFO@FIREWORKSBRIGADE.COM

Episode #79: Pyro Pyramid

Hosts: Johnny Starr and Ron the Banker

This episode of Fireworks Brigade was recorded in the studios of MWC Radio in Fargo, North Dakota. The selling season has started and John, Ron and Dino take some time away from the warehouse to discuss the pyro season.

Some of the topics covered in this episode include
  • Best of 2019
  • Pyro Purge
  • CPSC Ruling
  • Pyro News
  • Pyro Pyramid
  • WWJD “Death Pact”

Google #SAVEOURFIREWORKS to learn more about the sweeping changes proposed by the CPSC and how to voice your concerns!
www.saveourfireworks.com | www.nationalfireworks.org

If you would like to keep up with the show you can do so at:

YouTube – Fireworks Brigade
Twitter – twitter.com/PyroPodcast
We are proud to announce we are now available on Android devices and Spotify!

In search of the best and widest variety of fireworks in North Dakota?

STARR-FIREWORKS.COM

Get in touch with the Fireworks Brigade crew and our special guest at:

INFO@FIREWORKSBRIGADE.COM

Episode #78: Boom Tax Discussion

Hosts: Johnny Starr and Ron the Banker

Very Special Guests: Steve W. Houser, Secretary of the National Fireworks Association

With: Larry Farnsworth, President Gavel Public Affairs

This very special episode of Fireworks Brigade tackles a very important issue that could have an adverse affect on anyone who enjoys fireworks. The escalating trade clash between the United States and China has sent thousands of U.S. companies scrambling to determine whether they could source goods from other countries to escape higher tariffs. But when President Trump threatened to tag large penalties on $300 billion in Chinese imports earlier this month, a sense of panic settled over the fireworks industry. It had nowhere else to go. Johnny Starr and Ron the Banker talk with NFA Secretary, Steve Houser about the potential fallout and what you can do.

Google #SAVEOURFIREWORKS to learn more about the sweeping changes proposed by the CPSC and how to voice your concerns!
www.saveourfireworks.com | www.nationalfireworks.org

If you would like to keep up with the show you can do so at:

YouTube – Fireworks Brigade
Twitter – twitter.com/PyroPodcast
We are proud to announce we are now available on Android devices and Spotify!

In search of the best and widest variety of fireworks in North Dakota?

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Get in touch with the Fireworks Brigade crew and our special guest at:

INFO@FIREWORKSBRIGADE.COM

Episode #77: Sympathy for the Demo

Hosts: Johnny Starr and Ron the Banker

This episode of Fireworks Brigade was recorded at the PyroPodcast Studios in Chicago, Illinois. The selling season is fast approaching and the guys are ready to help make your Independence Day celebration special. Johnny Starr and Ron the Banker are ready to talk pyro.

Some of the topics covered in this episode include
  • Pyro Purge
  • Starr Fireworks Demo Show Recap
  • Fireworks Brigade Master Class “Finale” w/Cody B. of Cody B. Pyrotechnics
  • Fireworks News
  • PGI Preview
  • ”Shootin 1.4” Pyro Parody Song
  • Pyro Playhouse “Starr Fireworks Demo Show Behind the Scenes”
    Be sure to check out the corresponding YouTube video on our YouTube channel.
    https://www.youtube.com/user/CodyBPyrotechnics/about
  • What Would Johnny Do?
  • The We Croak discussion
  • 500 Grams for 500th YouTube subscriber offer

Please Google search #SAVEOURFIREWORKS to learn more about the sweeping changes proposed by the CPSC and how to voice your concerns!

If you would like to keep up with the show you can do so at:

YouTube – Fireworks Brigade
Twitter – twitter.com/PyroPodcast
We are proud to announce we are now available on Android devices and Spotify!

In search of the best and widest variety of fireworks in North Dakota?

STARR-FIREWORKS.COM

Get in touch with the Fireworks Brigade crew and our special guest at:

INFO@FIREWORKSBRIGADE.COM