>>>It’s festival night at The Troc tonight and tomorrow, as films from this year’s Tribeca Film Festival are screening as part of Movie Monday, presented by Awesome Fest. Tonight’s films are The Giant Mechanical Man, which finally answers the age-old question: What would Topher Grace look like with long hair?; and Death Of A Superhero [...]
Archive for April 30th, 2012
Etsy Begins The Long, Slow Process Of Redeeming Itself With Papercraft Tribute To The Great Monk’s Bus Crash Of 2010Monday, April 30th, 2012
We cannot possibly be the only people around here for whom the very word “Etsy” has become code for just about everything wrong with our entire hopelessly coddled, Kickstarter-fied generation. (It also goes a long way in signifying most of the great societal crimes of Transplantadelphians, as well; same diff, really.) But then Etsy user [...]
After asking for a list of all of Allen Iverson’s sexual partners, and being refused that list because Allen said she was the most recent kiss on that list, Tawanna Iverson has slapped a restraining order on A.I., saying he is harassing her and her family. In a time when we’ve recently seen both Brian [...]
Perhaps inspired by this doc, the Environmental Protection Agency has awarded the city’s Green City, Clear Waters initiative a grant of $200,000 to help fund projects at and around South Philly’s George W. Nebinger School. The EPA grant (in addition to matching funding from the Philadelphia Water Department and Partnership for the Delaware Estuary) will [...]
Newest clip from the Be The Void LP, just premiered on Spin.
This Moment In Keeping Philly Weird: The South Philly Sunoco Refineries (Probably) Aren’t Going AnywhereMonday, April 30th, 2012
The big news in big money transactions around these parts today is that Sunoco is merging with Energy Transfer Partners. We know, we know, it means nothing to you… unless you consider the fate of the Sunoco refineries down off the super weird part of 76 in South Philly that, for some reason, only ever [...]
Many of you will remember photographer/former Philadelphian Bradley Maule from the late, great Phillyskyline.com. Bradley moved to Portland, City of Neverending Moustache Jokes And Rain, a few years back, but at least once a year, he comes back and shoots the shit out of Philly. He’s just posted his set, taken here just a week [...]
Too much. Too twee for twitter, or even this dimension. Even as the people behind eight years of the Belle & Sebastian Dance Party, we must agree.
Holy smokes that was fun; and truly, what a lovely innovative movie. Stay tuned, as we may be bringing back GIRL WALK//ALL DAY for an encore presentation this summer. In the meantime, there’s a quick photo recap of the party over at The Key. Thanks to everyone at WXPN and the Philadelphia Film Society as [...]
@philebrity you pretend to care about #OccupyPhilly sometimes; do this! facebook.com/events/2801824… unless you’re bourgeois swine… — Barclay Shields (@barclay_shields) April 29, 2012 To which we say, OK, we’re game. You can have all the local weather philadelphia, local weather philadelphia, local weather philadelphia you want, but so long as we can have all the Occupy [...]