Stephanie Brea

Stephanie has been organizing events since 1998, starting with a series of motorcycle rides through the Arizona desert to support her father’s business. She’s probably crossed your name off a presale ticket list or served you a beer somewhere around town.

An undergrad degree in poetry means she has lots of unpractical knowledge about iambic pentameter, while a brief stint as a copy editor for Alternative Press taught her that twenty one pilots is stylized in all lowercase letters.

Wanna throw a party in a vacant parking lot? She’s interested.

At the onset of COVID-19, Stephanie took on the role of podcast producer for The Slaw. She’s pretty familiar with a microphone, thanks to that aforementioned poetry degree, and she’s got the wherewithal to ask Epicast Studios for help. She listens to too many true crime podcasts, and currently records from her bedroom.

If you know of someone who would be the perfect podcast guest, send her an email.

Everything you need to know about the Pittsburgh Underwear Bike Ride (Updated for 2022)

By Stephanie Brea / August 23, 2022

The monthly Pittsburgh Underwear Bike Ride promotes positive body image and safe cycling.

Guide to seeing all of the fall colors near Pittsburgh

By Stephanie Brea / September 19, 2021

Selfies required.

Groundhog Day

Ep. 60 – The guys behind Groundhog Day: Punxsutawney Phil’s Inner Circle

By Stephanie Brea / January 26, 2021

The Phil festivities are virtual this year. Enjoy this episode from our archives

Vietnamese Food in Pittsburgh

Ep. 59 – Restauranteur Ben Wong of Two Sisters & Banh Mi & Ti

By Stephanie Brea / January 12, 2021

Dig into some cozy food content from our archives

Ep. 58 – Tony Theil of Attic Records shares his love of vinyl

By Stephanie Brea / December 22, 2020

We take a spin through the history of the store, his personal record collection, and his advice for folks just starting their stacks

Pittsburgh Makers

ICYMI: Meet four local makers during Maker Month on our podcast

By Stephanie Brea / December 21, 2020

From graphic design to barbecue sauce, these folks embody Pittsburgh’s entrepreneurial work ethic and DIY spirit

uncle jammys sauces

Ep. 57 – Meet Jamal Etienne-Harrigan of Uncle Jammy’s sauces and seasonings

By Stephanie Brea / December 15, 2020

Uncle Jammy’s products pair with everything from meat to fish to jackfruit. Oh, and potato chips too

Darren Myers From These Woods

Ep. 55 – Maker Month with woodworker Darren Myers of From These Woods

By Stephanie Brea / December 1, 2020

From bottle openers to cutting boards to custom-made furniture, he’s making a living with his hands

Ep. 52 – Rick Sebak answers your Pittsburgh questions

By Stephanie Brea / November 3, 2020

To celebrate one year of podcasting, we interview one of our favorite Pittsburghers

Ep. 51 – Meet David Hood, aka Cinemonster

By Stephanie Brea / October 27, 2020

He celebrates horror films with Hooptober, a project named for notable director Tobe Hooper