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Utterly Ridiculous, Totally Cheesy Pizza Podcast

WFMU's Best Show Gems with Tom Scharpling from 6/14/2010 My friend Dave sent me this ridiculous radio podcast from The Best Show with Tom Scharpling on WFMU, an independent free form station broadcasting at 91.1 FM in New York, at 90.1 FM in the Hudson Valley, and online at wfmu.org A dude calls the show from (the fake) Pizza Aficionado magazine. He dubs all pizza fans 'Zabras and awkwardly engages the host in a conversation about ridiculous pizza shenanigans. Oddly they mention the United States of Pizza series. Then talk about all this other weird stuff like pizza gang... More

Dom DeMarco in Pizza Hall of Fame

PMQ, a trade magazine for pizzerias, will induct Di Fara's Dom DeMarco into its Pizza Hall of Fame tomorrow. From the Daily News: "Dom [DeMarco] has been at his ovens every day for decades," said [PMQ publisher Steve] Green. "He's so picky about everything—he'll have the place filled with customers waiting 20 minutes for him to make their pie, but he's oblivious to all that. They'll wait." The announcement was made at the 2009 International Restaurant and Foodservice Show at Javits Center this past weekend. Obviously Steve Green has never been to Di Fara. It would be nice if... More

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