Wine Coolin’ (Beach Version) from SWEATHEART on Vimeo. >>>Radiohead is playing the Susquehanna Bank Center in Camden tonight, and if you go, try not to stare at Thom Yorke’s new ponytail too much. We know it’s confusing, but don’t be rude. >>>Creator of so-called dream-folk, Marissa Nadler will be gently picking her way into your [...]
Archive for June 13th, 2012
And Here Is Every Local Band You Like Singing “I Shall Be Released” At Last Night’s Levon Helm TributeWednesday, June 13th, 2012
If you weren’t at World Cafe Live last night for the Commemorative Tribute to Levon Helm, here is the brilliance that you missed. For the closing number, a bunch of local musicians (including Hoots & Hellmouth, Toy Soldiers, Eric Slick (of Dr. Dog) and friends, Levee Drivers, Kalob Griffin Band, Up the Chain, Brad Hinton, [...]
According to Bloomberg, the U.S. Justice Department is looking into whether Comcast broke anti-trust laws by encouraging users (read: creating incentives) to watch programming through its own services over streaming websites such as Hulu and Netflix. Not wanting to be left out of the fun, Time Warner Cable is being investigated for the same charge, [...]
Captain Freeshit: Win A Party Pack Of Guest List Spots For Friday Night’s Pool Party With Les Professionnels!Wednesday, June 13th, 2012
Backstory on this over at Open Culture.
ACT UP is at it again: The Philadelphia chapter of the AIDS activist group, which has been campaigning for nearly three years to force the City into increasing housing for people with AIDS, showed up at a local political event to get their message across. But unlike the last time, when they attended Nutter’s budget [...]
Back in November when Occupy Philly marched on Comcast HQ and locked arms in the lobby (video above), nine arrests were made. On Monday, seven of the nine were acquitted of the charge of defiant trespass, while two chose an, “Accelerated Misdemeanor Program in exchange for not going to trial,” according to Philly.com. So what [...]
Noontime Nuggetz: Who Are We, As A People, If We Cannot Complain In Thick Accents, With Great Entitlement, About Parking?Wednesday, June 13th, 2012
su1208northern-fishtownnewmarketparking from Philadelphia Neighborhoods on Vimeo. Preach it, sister!
It would appear that this would be a bad week to be the publicist for the 19123 zip code. Even not counting the unpleasantness at PYT/the Piazza the other night — which is now resulting in the Piazza’s first-ever bout of white flight — there comes solidly uncomfortable facts reminding us that, hey, this is [...]
It looks like having a star on the back of your jersey instead of a number doesn’t exempt you from the Phillies’ woes this year: The Phillie Phanatic is being sued by an Abington woman claiming he caused her serious bodily harm by throwing her into a pool. According to the Daily News, Suzanne Peirce [...]
Quick, think of Philadelphia’s rival city. Did you say Detroit? Don’t lie. No one said Detroit. But over at CNN’s Destination America, they have set up a face-off between Philly and Detroit (both considered “underdog” cities) as part of a series of “city smackdowns.” The goal? To decide what the best city in the country [...]
Vote for Chooch. He’s our only hope.