Wilkes-Barre

Welcome to episode 39 of The Popko Project podcast where I’m joined by a member of the band Tigers Jaw. Tigers Jaw is from Northeastern, Pennsylvania who has had and continues to have national success and recognition and released a new album called I Won’t Care How You Remember Me a couple months ago. My […]

Welcome to episode 37 of The Popko Project podcast where I’m joined by Mitch Evans of Anytime Soon, a pop punk band out of Scranton, Pennsylvania. We discuss their brand new EP called Variables streaming everywhere RIGHT NOW. How it came together, the delays caused by covid-19, some of the clever marketing avenues taken to […]

Welcome to episode 35 of The Popko Project podcast where I’m joined AJ Jump and Joe Burke & Co.. AJ is a fantastic drummer who has played in countless bands and traveled all over the world doing what he loves. He also is the co-owner of Karl Hall, a venue in downtown Wilkes-Barre PA, making […]

Welcome to episode 34 of The Popko Project podcast where I’m joined by Dustin Douglas of Dustin Douglas & The Electric Gentlemen. I’ve had the pleasure of following Dustin from his early days up until now with the Electric Gentlemen who are a blues rock power trio. They have music available on all the streaming […]

Welcome to episode 30 of The Popko Project podcast where I’m joined by the band Spud, a progressive Americana rock band out of Lehman, Pennsylvania. They will be releasing a new album in the upcoming months so we got into a little bit about that as well as how they started, what their lineup is […]

Welcome to episode 29 of The Popko Project podcast where I’m joined by Damion Pick who served as the graphic designer for the Weekender from 2004-2006. For those of you who don’t know, the Weekender back in the day was THE BIBLE when it came to arts and entertainment in Northeastern, Pennsylvania. Not only was […]

Welcome to episode 27 of The Popko Project where I’m joined by Christina Romanchick aka Christina Dugan as I knew her at the Weekender. Christina served as the marketing associate for the Weekender from 2002 – 2005 (intern and full time). She was my boss when I was an intern and I’m thankful she left […]

***Disclaimer – none of the commentary in this podcast is in any way directed at the current staff or management team at the Times Leader Media Group*** Welcome to episode 25 of The Popko Project podcast where I’m joined by Rich Howells who served as staff writer and editor of the Weekender. I always felt […]

Welcome to episode 21 of The Popko Project podcast where I’m joined by Frank Marcinkowski of the band Mellifluous. We talk about the release of their upcoming EP titled “Just High Enough” which is their first bit of recorded material. That will drop on February 25th on all streaming services and they are planning an […]

Welcome to episode 16 of The Popko Project podcast where I’m joined by Jim Mirabelli, the man behind the wildly popular, informative, and successful NEPA Pizza Review. Jim is an NEPA native who has been doing pizza reviews under NEPA Pizza Review for 9 years now. One of his pizza review videos has recently surpassed […]


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