30 episodes

Welcome to the Fireworks Brigade podcast. The idle chit-chat and mischievous banter offered in this Pyromaniacs Forum are provided by Johnny Starr and Ron the Banker. Johnny Starr, owner of Starr Fireworks in Fargo, North Dakota, has been designing, importing and selling fireworks and pyrotechnic effects for over three decades. After listening to just the first few minutes of any episode, you will understand that John’s expertise in pyrotechnics is unquestionable. Ron the Banker, part time volunteer and collaborator, spends his Fourth of July with Johnny in the Fargo / Moorhead area selling fireworks to local consumers and national wholesalers. In addition, Ron knows how to use “Garage Band”, owns a couple of microphones and has friends capable of uploading the files to the internet.

Everyone from the casual backyard enthusiast to the serious pyrotechnician will be informed, enlightened and entertained. John’s frequent trips to China as an importer, Ron’s life as a commercial real estate banker, and their 30+ year friendship will undoubtedly become topics of discussion. Regular features such as “Pyro-Playhouse” and featured guests from the fireworks industry will also add variety to the show.

The show is sponsored by Starr Fireworks in Fargo North Dakota.

Fireworks Brigade - A Pyro Podcast Johnny Starr and Ron the Banker

    • Comedy
    • 4.4, 7 Ratings

Welcome to the Fireworks Brigade podcast. The idle chit-chat and mischievous banter offered in this Pyromaniacs Forum are provided by Johnny Starr and Ron the Banker. Johnny Starr, owner of Starr Fireworks in Fargo, North Dakota, has been designing, importing and selling fireworks and pyrotechnic effects for over three decades. After listening to just the first few minutes of any episode, you will understand that John’s expertise in pyrotechnics is unquestionable. Ron the Banker, part time volunteer and collaborator, spends his Fourth of July with Johnny in the Fargo / Moorhead area selling fireworks to local consumers and national wholesalers. In addition, Ron knows how to use “Garage Band”, owns a couple of microphones and has friends capable of uploading the files to the internet.

Everyone from the casual backyard enthusiast to the serious pyrotechnician will be informed, enlightened and entertained. John’s frequent trips to China as an importer, Ron’s life as a commercial real estate banker, and their 30+ year friendship will undoubtedly become topics of discussion. Regular features such as “Pyro-Playhouse” and featured guests from the fireworks industry will also add variety to the show.

The show is sponsored by Starr Fireworks in Fargo North Dakota.

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
7 Ratings

7 Ratings

Dan9754 ,

Pyro Passion

Johnny Starr and Ron have the passion for pyro. I enjoy each episode and learning about pyro. Check out the Starnac from a few episodes back. It's classic.

Slim shady#2 ,

Pyro Podcast

Very interesting and super informative! Just watched episode 73 with Cody B! Round of applause to Ron The Banker and Johnny Starr for providing this awesome podcast.

CaboDad ,

Pyro Passion

Johnny Starr sure knows Pyro. These guys travel all over the world to talk about fireworks. I love the show. It’s well produced, funny and interesting.

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