To celebrate and give historical context to the upcoming American-joyride known as the Presidential Election, the National Constitution Center will be adding 30 new artifacts to it’s core collection. The 30 new president-themed items include, among others, Clinton‘s saxophone, FDR‘s fedora, Reagan‘s jellybean jar, Washington‘s personal pocket diary, and more. In addition, the center will [...]
Archive for June 25th, 2012
United States Attorney General Eric Holder was on hand with Mayor Nutter today, along with Bernard Melekian, Director of the Community Oriented Policing Services Office, or COPS, to announce, “The City of Philadelphia was one of more than 220 cities and counties to receive a COPS grant. The grant will partially fund the salary and [...]
Beginning on Tuesday, July 10, Bryn Mawr Film Institute (824 West Lancaster Avenue, Bryn Mawr) will host a four-part film series featuring some of Alfred Hitchcock’s “early favorites.” The series compliments a four-week course BMFI is offering this summer entitled “Hitchock: The Early Years.” Here’s the current schedule (all screenings begin at 7 PM): July [...]
Our source for all things Gov. Tom Corbett is doing to fuck with us, Daniel Denvir, has run down last week’s happenings in Harrisburg and … no bueno. We’ve got “school vouchers on steroids,” putting charter school oversight in the hands of the state, skyrocketing payday lending interest rates, voter ID laws put in place [...]
In the clip above, indie-folkers These United States celebrate the recent release of their new self-titled record by playing in the office at JB’s before their show there a little bit ago, as filmed by Out Of Town Films. You can check out more of their videos over here, including some “Polish Thuggz” action.
After working to get his knees back to playing-level health (and maybe taking some time to be the drummer for Nickelback), Chase Utley is back … kind of. He’s set to play for Lehigh Valley on Tuesday, with the plan being to activate him for the Phillies on Wednesday, according to CSN. He’ll likely start [...]
Because of this mess on Friday, wherein we wound up having to police more hate speech in one single day on Philebrity than the entire nearly eight years of everything else combined, we’ve made a change to our commenting policy. Realizing that people are less likely to spout hate when it can actually track back [...]
Author, stand-up, and co-founder of Vice Magazine; Gavin McInnes sure knows his target audience. On his current, Pabst-sponsored book tour, McInnes will be making an appearance at the Urban Outfitters on Walnut Street tomorrow. He will be doing a little stand-up, signing books, and giving out free beer as part of his 3-city tour behind [...]
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Although he is doing his best to avoid bottles to the face, it seems Meek Mill is unable to dodge criticism from North Philly Open Air Church Pastor Jomo K. Johnson, who has our new favorite name this week. Johnson is also an author who has written such Kindle books as Deadest Rapper Alive: The [...]