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Why This Guy’s Work Week Starts On Tuesday

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Kevin C. Brown
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90.5 WESA
John Spellman owns and operates “The Shady Dog,” a hot dog cart in Pittsburgh’s East End.";s:3:

John Spellman is all about customer service. As the owner and operator of The Shady Dog, a lunch cart in Pittsburgh’s East End, Spellman says he’s learned a lot about who people are and how they operate. Perhaps most tangibly, Spellman has arranged his schedule to sidestep the Monday blues.

“People are just miserable on Mondays,” he said.

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Margaret J. Krauss is WESA's development and transportation reporter. She previously worked for Keystone Crossroads, a statewide reporting initiative that covers problems facing Pennsylvania's cities and possible solutions. Before joining Keystone Crossroads, Margaret produced a 48-part radio series about Pittsburgh's lesser-known history, biking 2,000 miles around the region to do so.