Joanna Kelley is the Founder and Owner of Cup Of Joe in Portsmouth, NH. Joanna was raised by her grandparents in Rochester, NH. She began working in a bar around 19 years old. She attended UNH for marketing and then entered the hospitality industry again at Uno's, a large chain restaurant. She eventually began working as a marketing manager at their Boston offices. Eventually she teamed up with Portsmouth restaurateur Joe Kelley (no relation) of Joe's New York Pizza, Fat Belley's, and The Thirsty Moose. With his financial investment, Joanna opened Cup of Joe, albeit with full creative control. Cup of Joe just celebrated 5 successful years serving downtown Portsmouth, NH. Joanna is also the Assistant Mayor of Portsmouth! Unstoppables! Please consider taking this survey about our listener demographics so that we can better determine how to best serve our listeners. Less than 10 simple questions. Here is the link: CLICK HERE Show notes… Calls to ACTION!!! 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On today's Best of 2 Pros and a Cup of Joe, the Panthers are ready to offer Sean Payton everything he wants but the guys believe he's more likely to return to broadcasting and wait for the perfect job. And Trey Lance sends a cryptic tweet bringing into question his future with Kyle Shanahan and the Niners.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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On today's Best of 2 Pros and a Cup of Joe, Aaron Rodgers waffles back and forth about his decision to return but how does it compare to Brett Favre? Jalen Hurts is off the injury report but expect the Giants to target his shoulder. The Old P, Petros Papadakis stops by to talk about problems with college football, Thailand and JT Daniels. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
On today's Best of 2 Pros and a Cup of Joe, Tom Brady is on his way out of Tampa Bay, but which team can convince him to keep playing? If the Cowboys can beat the Niners in the Divisional Round, they can win the whole thing. Jim Harbaugh is staying at Michigan but are we destined for speculation every offseason? And Cowboys' Brett Maher misses an NFL record 4 extra points.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
On today's Best of 2 Pros and a Cup of Joe, Jonas Knox and LaVar Arrington recap SUPER Wildcard Weekend where a Lamar Jackson-less Ravens fell short against the Bengals, the Brian Daboll led Giants upset the Vikings and the Chargers delivered an epic choke job vs the Jaguars.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
On today's Best of 2 Pros and a Cup of Joe, the guys boycott SUPER, Al Michael puts TNF on blast and Producer Lee watches the game at Whole Foods. Atlanta is chosen as the possible neutral site between the Bills and Chiefs but the guys foresee another matchup in the AFC Championship and they wonder why CJ Stroud hasn't yet declared for the NFL Draft.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
On today's Best of 2 Pros and a Cup of Joe, Tua is officially ruled out for the SUPER Wildcard round vs the Bills but more disappointment may lay with Teddy Bridgewater. Teams are lining up for Sean Payton but could he be waiting for the Chargers or Cowboys? Senior NFL Reporter for the MMQB Albert Breer joins the guys with an update on Lamar Jackson and much more.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
On today's Best of 2 Pros and a Cup of Joe, Jonas Knox, Brady Quinn and LaVar Arrington are pumped up after hearing Kirby Smart's profanity-laced pregame speech that went viral after Georgia's beatdown of TCU in the National Championship. A debate over Lincoln Logs and Legos. The Bears are in a tricky position with Justin Fields and the 1st overall pick. And the Old P, Petros Papadakis talks about the rainy day at SoFi Stadium for the National Championship and his new bearded dragon. Plus, more troubles withSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
On today's Best of 2 Pros and a Cup of Joe, Jonas Knox, Brady Quinn and LaVar Arrington relive their time at the National Championship where Georgia made quick work of TCU. Kliff Kingsbury is a victim of Black Monday but how much blame lies with Kyler Murray's video game addiction? Plus, beer prices, rainstorms and TD celebrations on ICYMI.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
On today's Best of 2 Pros and a Cup of Joe, Jonas Knox, Brady Quinn and LaVar Arrington believe the Packers brutal loss to the Lions spells the end for Aaron Rodgers in Green Bay and a new era in Detroit. Lovie Smith gets canned after the Texans beat the Colts and lost out on the 1st overall pick in the Draft. Mike McCarthy can't afford another one-and-done in the playoffs as the Cowboys gets ready for the Bucs and Mike Tomlin keeps his streak of winning seasons alive but misses out on the playoffs.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
On today's 2 Pros and a Cup of Joe, Jonas Knox, Brady Quinn and LaVar Arrington celebrate the good reports about Damar Hamlin waking up and asking about the game. Pro Football Doc, Dr. David Chao joins the guys with an expert analysis of Damar Hamlin's condition as well how the medical staff's saved his life. Plus, a look ahead to week 18 on Picks Against the Spread.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
On today's 2 Pros and a Cup of Joe, Joe Burrow lays out the reality of some players not being ready to return to play while others are anxious to get back into their routine. Speculation grows about the status of Lamar Jackson inside the Ravens organization as he continues to sit with an injury. Senior NFL Reporter Albert Breer has the latest news and notes from around the league as well as reaction to his Ohio State Buckeyes losing to Georgia in the CFP. A trip down wrestling memory lane and the Cardinals are in a bad way with the coach and quarterback situation.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Today on 2 Pros and a Cup of Joe, Jonas Knox, Brady Quinn and LaVar Arrington discuss how the NFL plans to handle the unfinished game between the Bills and Bengals. Following their Bowl games, the draft stock has changed for both CJ Stroud and Bryce Young. Plus, The Old P, Petros Papadakis stops by with a ‘Hard Ticket to Hawaii' to talk about the aftermath of Bowl season.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Today on 2 Pros and a Cup of Joe, Jonas Knox, Brady Quinn and LaVar Arrington react to Bills S Damar Hamlin being in critical condition after suffering cardiac arrest after a hit on MNF. Aaron Rodgers and the Packers ‘manifested' their win-and-in- status heading into week 18 and the guys recap a wild and controversial College Football Playoff.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Brian Noe and Jason Martin are in for the 2 Pros and a Cup of Joe crew and recap all of the NFL action from this past weekend. Brian and Jason go through the slate of games and give their predictions on what they think will happen in Week 18 of the NFL. The guys recap the TCU/Michigan & Ohio State/Georgia games, discussing the excitement that the College Football Playoffs have finally brought the fans & game. They continue to talk about the NFL playoffs /Steelers and the possibility of them getting into the post-season.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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It's a Football Friday on 2 Pros and a Cup of Joe, and Jonas Knox recaps Thursday Night Football that had no real upside for the Cowboys and hopefully kept the Titans out of the Playoffs. Broncos WR Jerry Jeudy defends his QB Russell Wilson, who might just be the worst starter in the league this year and the Giants have a chance to clinch the playoffs for the first time in 5 years, which should lock Brian Daboll in for Coach of the Year.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Today on 2 Pros and a Cup of Joe, the Raiders disrespect Derek Carr by making a business decision and benching him with two games left. Mike McDaniel deserves a lot of credit for recognizing concussion symptoms with Tua but a tougher decision needs to be made to sit him for the season. Senior NFL Reporter for The MMQB, Albert Breer explains how Derek Carr has a month head start on other QB's this offseason, he lays out the pluses and minuses for working with Russell Wilson, forecasts the future for Sean Payton and gives an update on the bidding for the Commanders. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Wednesday on 2 Pros and a Cup of Joe, Sean Payton knows how to build a market for himself as rumors of his return continue to heat up. Now that Nathaniel Hackett is gone, what is going into the Broncos coaching search? Plus, the weekly edition of the BQ News.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Tuesday on 2 Pros and a Cup of Joe, Nathaniel Hackett couldn't make it through his first year with the Broncos, Tua Tagovailoa lands in the concussion protocol once again and the Jets are finally moving on from Zach Wilson, but who comes in next season?See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Brian Noe and Geoff Schwartz are in for the 2 Pros and a Cup of Joe crew, and recap all of the NFL action from this past Christmas weekend. Brian and Geoff do some research and uncover some interesting info on goaltending in the NFL. The guys breakdown Tua Tagovailoa's rough performance against the Green Bay Packers, and discuss Russell Wilson's attitude this season, and how it has led to failure. Plus, the guys revel at how well Brock Purdy has played this year, and both make the case that the rookie played significantly better than Tom Brady. Can Brock Purdy actually lead the 49ers to wins when they matter in the playoffs?See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
A Nashville native, Tim's career path took him to Los Angeles then boomeranged and what a toss it has been! Giving it a go as a young comedian had some traction (I dare you not to have tears out of your eyes listening to the impression of his father) but joining the family cigar company led to years of business success in Nashville. Wanting to give back in a unique way, Tim launched OZ Arts Nashville, a non-profit highlighting innovative, contemporary art and performance experiences. Tim also explains why Nashville's growth isn't the end of the apocalypse. AMONG THE TOPICS: SCRATCHING HIS FUNNY BONE, THE PROPER WAY TO SMOKE A CIGAR, AND THESE AREN'T YOUR FATHER'S THEATRICAL PERFORMANCES.
Friday on 2 Pros and a Cup of Joe, Jonas tells you why Zach Wilson can never comeback from that awful performance on Thursday Night against the Jags. The NFL Sunday Ticket moves from DirecTV to YouTube TV, effectively changing everyone's lives and no matter the score between the Cowboys and Eagles this weekend, Dallas is screwed.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Thursday on 2 Pros and a Cup of Joe, LaVar continues to manifest on a holiday weekend and the guys preview Thursday Night Football between the Jaguars and Jets. NFL Insider Albert Breer lends insight on the Jets QB situation, speculation about the Cardinals and 1-and-dones for coaches around the league. Plus, reaction to National Signing Day, the Transfer Portal and how College Football is messing up the timetable.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Wednesday on 2 Pros and a Cup of Joe, LaVar takes times to reflect on the passing of his friend and fellow Nittany Lion, Franco Harris who passed away just before the 50th Anniversary of the Immaculate Reception. Big surprise, Matthew Stafford says he's not retiring and continuing to collect big checks. A debate over Santa versus the Grinch. The Old P, Petros Papadakis loves the Bowl season but laments the holidays.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Monday on 2 Pros and a Cup of Joe, the Packers take care of business vs the Rams BUT can they win out for a chance at the playoffs. The guys look forward to Minshew Mania in the case Jalen Hurts sits with a sprained shoulder which may hurt his odds in the race for MVP. Bill Belichick tries to answer for the lateral mess vs the Raiders. Never assume a game is over, Mad Dog 20/20 AND MUCH MORE!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Monday on 2 Pros and a Cup of Joe, Jonas Knox, Brady Quinn and LaVar Arrington recap crazy endings in Week 15 including the Raiders walk-off defensive TD vs the Pats, the Vikings record breaking comeback vs the Colts and the Cowboys crumbling against the Jags.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Friday on 2 Pros and a Cup of Joe, Jonas Knox, Brady Quinn and LaVar Arrington recap Brock Purdy taking care of business against the Seahawks on Thursday Night Football. Nick Bosa is the latest victim of awful Roughing the Passer calls as the NFL looks to review the penalty in the future. The worst parts of the NFL Combine. It's Tamale season as the guys preview a snow game between the Dolphins and Bills on Saturday and they discover some NFL doppelgängers.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Thursday on 2 Pros and a Cup of Joe, Jonas Knox, Brady Quinn and LaVar Arrington preview Thursday Night Football between the 49ers and Seahawks. They talk about the itch to play post-retirement. The Jets elevate Zach Wilson to the backup position but are still unwilling to admit they messed up by benching him in the first place. Senior NFL Reporter Albert Breer lends insight on OBJ, the Cardinals organization, the Baltimore QB situation, Sean Payton's interests, Jeff Saturday's status and the latest developments with the possible ousting of Dan Snyder.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Wednesday on 2 Pros and a Cup of Joe, Jonas Knox, Brady Quinn and LaVar Arrington share stories of their interactions with Coach Mike Leach who passed away this week. Tyreek Hill wanted more targets in Kansas City which is par for the course for all wide receivers and The Old P, Petros Papadakis stops by to talk about Mike Leach and Caleb Williams winning the Heisman.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Tuesday on 2 Pros and a Cup of Joe, the guys react to Kyler Murray going down with what's sure to be an ACL injury and defend Kliff Kingsbury's job, for now. It's all about “what's next” for Tom Brady and the options for Odell Beckham Jr. just got lessened. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Monday on 2 Pros and a Cup of Joe, the guys recap the biggest games from week 14 including the Chargers exposing the Dolphins on Sunday Night Football, Brock Purdy besting Tom Brady and the Cowboys struggling against the lowly Texans.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
It's another Football Friday on 2 Pros and a Cup of Joe! Brady Quinn, Jonas Knox and LaVar Arrington recap Baker Mayfield's epic debut and comeback for the LA Rams on Thursday Night Football. The guys analyze Lions QB Jared Goff's recent comments about him feeling that he's playing the best football of his career. Do you think Goff's comments are legit, or is this a slight shot at his former HC Sean McVay? The guys also discuss the Falcons intention to pivot to starting Desmond Ritter, and Brady reveals some incredible stats about the QBs drafted since 2015!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Thursday on 2 Pros and a Cup of Joe, LaVar Arrington relives the out of body experience he had being inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame this week. Senior NFL Reporter Albert Breer congratulates LaVar on his induction and gives an update on Chase Young and OBJ's injuries. Plus, a preview of Thursday Night Football where the Rams will be visitors in their own stadium against the Raiders.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Wednesday on 2 Pros and a Cup of Joe, Jonas Knox explains why Odell Beckham Jr. to the Cowboys never made sense from the jump. We called Baker Mayfield to the Rams, the most interesting thing that happened to them all season. Sean Payton says he wants to coach again sooner rather than later, but what teams are a good fit? Breaking News, Aaron Judge remains a Yankee. The Old P, Petros Papadakis talks about real animal mascots and much more!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.