FRIDAY: >>> Just as I was typing this, the part in “Beginning To See The Light” by The Velvet Underground came on where it’s like “HOW DOES IT FEEEEEEEEEEEEEEL TO BE LOOOOOOOOOOOOVEDDDDDDDDDD” came on, and I was like, wow, well, I guess it feels like this forecast. You can also address the spiritual vibe of [...]
Archive for May 11th, 2012
RECOMMENDED: Of the many things that have stuck in our craw about the vampire craze of the last five years — see Twilight, True Blood, et. al — perhaps the most insidious and egregious sin of the trend has been this: So much of this crap has been, at a very basic level, about assimilation. [...]
From all the sons and daughters of Philly to all the moms of Philly, both with us and those that have departed: We love you, Mom. Always.
Readers Cameraphone: Philly Cop Bike Ride from Philebrity on Vimeo. Spotted this morning in Center City, a bike parade of po-po’s! Seeing something around town of note? Cameraphone it to: tips[at]philebrity[dot]com.
File Under Things We Cannot Muster The Will To Get Indignant About: This “With Love, Philadelphia” BillboardFriday, May 11th, 2012
Now, a very Northampton, Mass view to take on this piece of advertising would be to say, “THIS WILL NOT STAND! THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA IS ENCOURAGING MEN TO LEER AT PRETTY WOMEN ON THE STREET! DON’T THEY KNOW THIS IS ONLY CULTURALLY ACCEPTABLE IN ITALY?!” Another way to look at it would be, “Man, [...]
Those lads in Modern Mothers aren’t just sweet lil’ mothers (who, we’re pretty sure, have never actually played a gig), they’re also loving sons. And so here is their annual Mothers’ Day single, which hits us in all of the best T. Rex/Flamin’ Groovies kinds of ways. Turn it up loud, put on your mama’s [...]
Well, they oughta. But if we had to guess, we’d say this will have a real presence at Penn and Temple, a smaller one at Drexel, and a very sad miniscule showing at schools like St. Joe’s, Lasalle and Villanova. But that’s just a guess. For more, go here.
Spotted yesterday at 13th and Bigler was this: A City services truck, well, parked, if you could call it that. What? “There were cops & city officials all over the place,” says our tipster, who happened to be walking by and grabbed the snapshot above. “Someone at the scene saw the driver emerge, and witnessed [...]