Better known to the Pittsburgh Penguins internet community as "Stephen S," Stephen Slesinski is an illustrator working on the FX show "Archer" but he has always been a diehard Pens fan. He started around 2007 creating fan art for the popular blog "The Pensblog" and from there, he got his start working for Archer.
Catching Up With The 'Buckle Up Baby'It's a GIF that gets used for just about every kind of excited reaction on social meet and it was born right here in Pittsburgh! Tyler Avolia was just two-years-old when his reaction to a Penguins goal was caught on camera while he sat on his mom Hilary's lap at PPG Paints Arena!
Pittsburgh Sandwich Society: Penguins Poutine Smash BurgerIf there's one thing that defines Pittsburgh it's our sandwich culture! Let's meet the Andrzejewskis, the owners of the Pittsburgh Sandwich Society and check out their stacked Penguins Poutine Smash Burger!
Meet The Steel ArmyThe craziest and most passionate fan section in Pittsburgh isn't at Heinz Field, PPG Paints Arena or PNC Park, it's at Highmark Stadium. Let's meet The Steel Army, the diehards at Pittsburgh Riverhounds games!
412 Fanatics: Kassie BellWe travel all the way to Belfast, Ireland to meet Kassie Bell, a huge Penguins fan. The 16-year-old became a Pens fan thanks to her brother but now, she's got more Pens knowledge than you could believe!
412 Fanatics: Ben TschappatBen is a huge Steelers fan in West Virginia and he's also been trending on Twitter! He was in a video where he was announcing Steelers draft picks from home. Ben and his dad Bob joined Daisy Jade to talk about their love for the Steelers and so much more!
Black Girl Hockey ClubR. Renee Hess was an academic living in Pittsburgh and asked a bartender why the TVs were all showing hockey. From there, a love affair with the Penguins began. Now, Hess and a bunch of other Black women founded the Black Girl Hockey Club, which is working to combat racism in the sport of hockey.
Summer & Spirits Matchups: Pens PlayoffsThe Pens are back in the Stanley Cup Playoffs so we team up with our friends and Fine Wine & Good Spirits for some Penguins-themed cocktails!
Saturday On JP Roofing FAN N'ATION (MAY 15) – PROMOMeet this Pens expert from across the Pond. Plus, how to sharpen up your drink game before the Pens playoffs. And, the craziest Pittsburgh sports club you’ve never heard of. And we've got the "Buckle up Baby"...where is the Pens Baby now? And more! SATURDAYS at 7:30 PM ON KDKA/CBSN and 11 PM ON PGH CW
Lawrenceville Distilling: Pens Playoff CocktailsWe take a trip to Lawrenceville and check out Lawrenceville Distilling Company and the Yinzer-themed alcohol they have to offer. Then, they give us a Penguins-themed cocktail to get ready for the Stanley Cup Playoffs!
Fan Cave: A Mother And Son Pens CaveSay hello to Jody and Nathan Vater, a mother and son duo that has a love for the Penguins that went from having a few pieces of memorabilia to a full fan cave!
Tacos At Home With Doce TaqueriaLooking for a unique game day recipe? We've got some delicious tacos from Doce Taqueria that manager Michael Spoltore shows us how to make!
Summer And Spirits Matchups: Mother's DayIt's a day when mom and kick up her feet, do nothing, and get catered to but what would Mother's Day really be without the perfect drink pairing? Fan N'ATion's Daisy Jade and Fine Wine & Good Spirits' Jerry Metallo help you pick the drink that will take Mother's Day from good to great!
Cassius Marsh: Defensive End And Card CollectorYou might not expect to hear that a man that dishes out big hits on the gridiron spends his time in fantasy worlds like Pokemon, Dungeons and Dragons, and other games but for Steelers' DE Cassius Marsh, that's reality! He talked to Fan N'ATion's Daisy Jade and Rich Walsh about his "out of this world" hobby!
Steelers Draft ReactionThe 2021 NFL Draft is in the books and like they do every year - Steelers fans have their opinions on each and every pick! We welcomed back some familiar faces like Billy Gardell, Yinzer Studios, Pope Yinzer, and so many more to give us their thoughts on the newest Steelers!
Steelers Fan Of The Year: James BoldenFor the first time, the NFL is naming a Fan Of The Year for every single team. The Steelers' pick, James Bolden, was told he was their choice in a surprise call from Ramon Foster! He sat down with Fan N'ATion's Daisy Jade to talk about the experience.
412 Fanatics: Jeremy RaymerYou've seen the murals of Roberto Clemente, Mac Miller, and so many other Pittsburgh icons all across the city. Now, it's time to meet the man behind the paint - Jeremy Raymer. He told Fan N'ATion's Rich Walsh and Daisy Jade his story!
Saturday On JP Roofing FAN N'ATION (MAY 8) – PROMOWe've got just what you need for your Penguins Playoffs party, a Mother & Son Fan Cave, and meet this 412 Fan'atic living in Packers country...and MORE! SATURDAYS at 7:30 PM ON KDKA/CBSN and 9:30 PM ON PGH CW
412 Fanatics: Stephen SlesinskiBetter known to the Pittsburgh Penguins internet community as "Stephen S," Stephen Slesinski is an illustrator working on the FX show "Archer" but he has always been a diehard Pens fan. He started around 2007 creating fan art for the popular blog "The Pensblog" and from there, he got his start working for Archer.
The Cran-Mary CocktailLooking for a fun new drink to make at home? Melanie Luke from Quantum Spirits has you covered with the Cran-Mary Cocktail!
Where Yinz Been: Johan HedbergHe inspired a chant, a giveaway, and he will forever be remembered in Pittsburgh as "Moose." Rich and Daisy catchup with Penguins' goaltender Johan Hedberg.
From The Burgh To The DerbyEvery May, sports fans gather for the "Running Of The Roses" better known as the Kentucky Derby and for Joe Mujwit and Michael Allison and their friends, it's a yearly tradition.
Fan Cave: Curt CollinsIt takes up two rooms, has memorabilia wall-to-wall and it keeps growing! Meet Curt in Charleroi and check out one of the coolest Fan Caves in the Burgh!
Chasing The Checkered Flag: Pittsburgh International Race ComplexStart your engines and chase that checkered flag! It's the 171st Air Refueling Wing vs. JP Roofing Fan N'ATion hitting the pavement at Pittsburgh International Race Complex!
Franco's Italian ArmyIt's a fan club that lives forever in Steelers history: Franco's Italian Army! We sit down with Al Vento and Franco himself to hear all about the origins of the army.