>>> The Found Footage Festival comes to Johnny Brenda’s tonight with all of the weird, wacky, unseen, and unknown footage you could ever want to feast your eyes on (plus, some unseen “K-Strass,” probably worth the price of admission alone). The early show is sold out, but late show seats are still available. >>> And [...]
Archive for September 5th, 2012
Emphasis throughout is ours, and mainly due to pure stupification. CLIFTON HEIGHTS, PA 09/05/12 — Pulling the dark shrouds off the funeral experience is the daily focus for Joe Lombardo, President-CEO of Williams Lombardo Funeral Home in Clifton-Heights, PA. Now Lombardo is aggressively moving away from the somber image in the competitive and tradition-bound funeral [...]
Spotted on Richmond near Lehigh.
To me, the sight of red pinstripes jogging out onto a green field is soothing, centering, grounding and a bunch of other adjectives usually bandied about by guys in ponytails who get into downward dog without appearing bovine or ironic. The summers of my youth are viscerally recalled when I look out onto those diamond [...]
In a post published today over on the Huffington Post as part of their convention coverage, Michael Nutter discussed the state of Philadelphia, focusing on the hospitality industry. He said: Philadelphia’s story is a tale of two cities. Its booming cultural, higher education, technology and medicine-related sectors attract families, empty nesters and college grads alike [...]
Brian Grazer is one of those Hollywood people whose quality of work is so hard to predict since he’s done so much on both sides of good and bad. The dude’s produced films such as Apollo 13, A Beautiful Mind, uh … Undercover Brother, and Tower Heist. But his collaborations with Ron Howard, who is [...]
After quite a long ramp-up indeed, 2011 Phoodie of the Year: Brian “Pizza Brain” Dwyer will finally see his life’s dream and work, the Pizza Brain Restaurant And Pizza Museum, open this Friday. We wish him well. Because, you know, what is better or more important than pizza? Nothing, that’s what. All you need is [...]
Another thing we lost in the shuffle last week: That Philly.com was doing some shuffling of its own. Longtime Daily News/Philly.com staffer Wendy Warren left her post as editorial site-runner at Philly.com for a new post at NBCWashington. Can we say a few words about Wendy here? In our dealings with anyone over at the [...]
Going through the ungodly amount of email from last week and the long weekend, we couldn’t help but be touched by this little missive from your friendly neighborhood Ben Franklin impersonator, delivered with the following quote: “All wealth is the product of labor.” ~John Locke So remember, kids, next time you’re booking a party: This [...]
Pay special attention in the background around 3:34 for Mike getting seriously down to the grooves of “All Around” last week at Penn’s Landing. Jerrick sure knows how to close out summer right: Gettin’ real loose dancing on stage in some cargo shorts. We should all be so lucky.
Mayor Nutter is scheduled to speak at around 8:30 – 9PM tonight at the Democratic National Convention. Nutter, as he did in Denver in 2008, is using campaign funds to pay for his own trip to the convention. But, according to The Inquirer, Nutter brought along two civilian aides and three Philadelphia Police Officers for [...]
>>>Former Eagles Safety Brian Dawkins will now make his living intimidating people on ESPN. [Rant Sports] >>>An architecture professor at Temple University is trying to save Joe Frazier’s North Philly gym. [New York Times] >>>And the Philadelphia Eagles‘ strange collaboration with Angry Birds has been unveiled, and it can be played over here. You’ll eventually [...]