>>>Deep, deep, down inside your soul. In a place you hide away all of your darkest secrets that you wouldn’t even tell your best friend, you have an unabashed love for ska music. Or maybe it’s even way out there in the open. Either way, you have to be at Underground Arts tonight for legendary [...]
Archive for June 27th, 2012
From the people who brought you the Washington Square Pillow Fight, and the feeling of shame and embarrassment for any attachment you have to the people in the Washington Square Pillow Fight, comes Where’s Waldo Compliment Assassin. The event, which is oddly exactly what it sounds like, is happening at the same time as the [...]
We can’t take it anymore: Because the 4th of July falls on a Wednesday this year, every person in America has some kind of different response about when they’ll be off work. We have no idea what days to post next week. And it’s making us crazy. HELP.
The thing about the future is that it is riddled with uncertainties. Who knows what the world, our country, our state, or our city will look like in 20 years? It could be beautiful, or it could be total mayhem. Luckily for us, Business Insider sees Philly’s future as pretty bright. As part of the [...]
U.S. Marhals in Texas arrested 22-year-old Steven Miller yesterday. Miller is the suspect in the Piazza shooting from earlier this month, and he will be extradited back to Philadelphia to face murder charges. Related: Statistics Show: If Hell Is Other (White) People, Then, Yes, Northern Liberties Is Hell
Ah, the crisp smell of summertime. It’s here: The heat, the sun, the shore. And what’s another sign of summertime? Someone notable getting into some trouble at the shore. And oh, how we wish it was John Bolaris. Lt. Ray Evers, spokesman for the PPD, found himself in a bit of a situation at The [...]
And Now, This Week’s First Person Arts Storyslam Winner: And Every Night She Would Cry Herself To SleepWednesday, June 27th, 2012
It can be tough when a husband’s passions are also his wife’s greatest fears. Will love prevail for George? Find out in his winning story from last night’s First Person Arts StorySlam. The theme was “Detours.” First Person Arts StorySlams take place every second Monday at World Cafe Live and fourth Tuesday at L’Etage. The [...]
As we speak, firefighters are battling a blaze at the legendary Lorenzo’s Pizza on South and 3rd. One firefighter has sustained injuries of an unknown extent, according to the Inquirer. We’ll have and update on this as we find out more. Let’s just hope that back room is okay.
Are you ready for this? We’re not sure if you’re ready for this: The video above is for the first release from guitarist/composer/Pew Fellow Chris Forsyth‘s upcoming album, Kenzo Deluxe. The clip, for the track “Boston Street Lullaby No. 2″ is pretty much the definition of trippy, with visuals provided by directors Nadia Hironaka & [...]
Remember that whole “Comcast overcharged us by $875 million because they killed all of the competition” antitrust lawsuit that’s been floating around? Well it’s about to be decided on by the highest court in the land … kind of. The whole class action suit accuses Comcast of, “wheeling and dealing to get a monopoly in [...]
Why? Because America, that’s why. The Wawa Welcome America events have been trickling out for a few days now, but today is the first day we really pay attention. Today, ladies and gents, is the day you can feast your eyes and your stomach on the behemoth we have all unleashed, the hero Philadelphia deserves, [...]
Grad School Is Not A Toaster, And Other Essential Things You Can Learn By Getting Your MFA From Hennessy YoungmanWednesday, June 27th, 2012
Have you ever thought to yourself, “Man, I really need my Masters in Fine Arts?” Have you looked at the financials and realized it doesn’t work out? Have you ever thought to yourself: “There’s got to be a better way?” Well now there is, with Hennessy Youngman‘s MFA DVD. The math is simple ($4.99 < [...]