>>> Tonight at the 700, Philebrity Salon returns with Aaron Luis Levinson and Joey Sweeney, playing the above record (and others), loudly, from 10PM-2AM. >>> Or go on pretending it’s 1993 and check out Sebadoh at the Union Transfer. We could not and would not hold it against you.
Archive for August 7th, 2012
That Frothy Mixture From PA is on tap to be one of the headliner speakers at the GOP Convention later this month, where he’ll be stumping for Mitt Romney and hopefully, cribbing from his previous statements regarding Mittens. [h/t PhillyClout]
Legendary composer and EGOT-winner (he’s also got a Pulitzer) Marvin Hamlisch has passed away suddenly. Hamlisch is most known for his scores for The Sting, The Spy Who Loved Me, Sophie’s Choice, A Chorus Line, and more. Hamlisch was set to guest conduct with the Philly Pops in April for the Bond And Beyond Concert [...]
Hyperspace Clusterfuck: Point Breeze Vs. The Naked Philly Guy, Pt. 2: Russians, Dead Dogs, And Empty LotsTuesday, August 7th, 2012
Over on frequent Philebs contributor Christopher Sawyer‘s site Philadelinquency, he’s taken a look at the whole Ori Feibush/Point Breeze/Gentrification thing we talked about a while ago. Here’s the quick summary: Ori Feibush (developer, owner of OCF Realty, and runner of NakedPhilly.com) wants to gentrify Point Breeze. People in Point Breeze don’t want gentrification and think [...]
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Going way back to December, we told you about the Milton Hershey School denying attendance to a 13-year old HIV positive student. The school claimed they should be able to deny admission because the Hershey School is, “a unique home-like environment, a pre-K -12 residential school where children live in homes with 10-12 other students [...]
For all of you video producers out there, here is convincing evidence against the second take. Philly Gentrification Project from Urban Society Class at Temple University, we salute you.
Last week, we rejoiced as the Internet finally gave us what has proved that most elusive piece of local ephemera: The old TV commercial for Ideal Manufacturing Company of Hammonton, NJ. If you are of a certain age, both the imagery of that ad and, in particular, the jingle that went with it are a [...]
God knows why, but I checked out Finnegan’s Wake website today… I was curious about the balconies. But this picture from their website really sums up the whole FW experience, doesn’t it? How old are those kids on the left? We honestly cannot say, but look on the bright side: That kid in the red [...]
Click to enlarge. Pretty damned gorgeous, no? Still, though: No Han Dynasty.
After going completely viral last week, it was only a matter of time before the Internet began its highest form of praise for Little Baby’s Ice Cream and their weird-ass commercials. In the above, Philly’s own El Malito observes… from space! Previously: Q&A: Malcolm Of Little Baby’s Video Fame
I’m sorry what? Did I miss something besides the fact that they hate the mayor? There may be no braver souls among us than our own Philadelphia Firefighters. But boy, their social media game sucks. Over the last few days, a, uh, firestorm of controversy has erupted after the Philadelphia Fire Fighters’ Union — aka [...]