>>> As part of a new series at PhilaMOCA that pairs new bands with old films, Pet Milk plays alongside the creepy Orson Welles-narrated 1972 doc Future Shock. Totally worthy! >>> And over at the 700, our esteemed editor plays records from 10-2. Records of all kinds! With drinks! And air conditioning!
Archive for July 10th, 2012
Darrell Clarke is building a legacy. On top of his already loaded CV (raccoon business, saying no to DIY art space, stopping people who mess with his parking, the promoter’s bill), he is now adding the act of opposing bike parking at Johnny Brenda’s for all of the bikes. According to a post on JB’s [...]
EEEEEEEEEEAAAAAAAAAAGGGGGGGGHHHHHHHHHHHHH! Fuckers! It’s you again! It’s me again! IT’S THAT MOTHERFUCKING SIDEWALK AGAIN! Do you know what it’s like! Do you know what it’s like to walk these molten streets of shame, where once my very name was good enough for four, five Johnny Walker Blacks in any drinking establishment in this city, WHERE MY [...]
Hey, remember way back in March, when we asked you about those comics you draw and wondered if you might like to run them on Philebrity? We haven’t forgotten! It’s still something we want to do! Oh, you missed it the first time? Well, it’s news to you then! We’re going to do this, for [...]
The Only Dude In Last Night’s Celebrity Softball Game Wearing A Phillies Hat Was On The Winning Team, Which Counts As Good News This SeasonTuesday, July 10th, 2012
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition‘s Paul DiMeo, who is from Media, sported a Phils cap during the Taco Bell Celebrity and Legends Softball Game last night, as the National League team beat the AL team 21-8. Sadly, this counts as uplifting baseball news this season, since … well, you know. After tonight, when Chooch catches Mets [...]
And Now, This Week’s First Person Arts Storyslam Winner: The More You Need Approval, The Less Likely You Are To Get ItTuesday, July 10th, 2012
After 20 years of a boring marriage, wild woman Marjorie could really use a laugh. But when she busts into the North Philly stand-up comedy scene, she finds herself a misfit among misfits. Hear how Marjorie stands up for herself and her “post menopausal sisters” in her winning story from last night’s First Person Arts [...]
>>>Steve Volk takes an inside look (well, as inside as he can get without even learning what he does to stay in shape) at Bart Blatstein. [Philly Mag] >>>The old L.H. Parke Coffee and Tea Importer building that burned last night causing the El to be shut down was owned by the Blatstein-run Tower Investments. [...]
There’s something either sad or endearing about bands that are past their prime still riding around playing shows every year until they call it a day, depending on how you look at it. From one angle, there’s the image of the band on the road, playing same song after same song, night after night, to [...]
As part of the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training or, TAACCCT grant program, the Community College of Philadelphia is offering free job training for unemployed people in the fields of manufacturing, energy and health-care, according to the Daily News. The program will also, “help place workers with employers in the region … [...]
The Caravan Music Festival Takes Some Great Local Bands, Drives Them 7+ Hours, And Drops Them In The Woods In MaineTuesday, July 10th, 2012
Have you ever wanted to attend a Philadelphia music festival but didn’t really care for that pesky Philadelphia part? Well here’s your chance. The 4th annual Caravan Music Festival (no apparent relation to this, or this), from July 27th to the 29th, takes some great local bands and … well, you read the headline. Some [...]
If There Was One Small Part Of You That Thought Maybe, Just Maybe That M. Night Shyamalan/Will Smith Movie Wouldn’t Be Awful …Tuesday, July 10th, 2012
You should know Will plays a character named Cypher Raige. It’s all but guaranteed.