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‘Pittsburgh Dad’ book to include best Yinzer rants

Heidi Murrin | trib total media
'Pittsburgh Dad' Curt Wootton, left, and Co-Writer/Director Chris Preksta Friday, May 4, 2012 in Mowry Park in Pleasant Hills. Heidi Murrin Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

The creators of the popular web series “Pittsburgh Dad” have found another way to bring the beloved character into Yinzer homes.

Chris Preksta and Curt Wootton have written a book called, “Pittsburgh Dad: Everything Your Dad Has Said to You,” which will be released in April through Penguin Books/Plume.

The YouTube sitcom has received more than 16 million views, turning their blue-collar Everyman into a nationally known figure. Illustrated with hilarious black-and-white photos, the book will share the best of the best, from rants about swimming pool rules to reflections on coaching Little League to curmudgeonly movie reviews.

The book will cost $14. Pre-ordering is available online.


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