Archive for November 6th, 2012

Come Join Us Over On Twitter As We Break Down And React To The Election Results

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

We’ll be tweeting live from the 700 starting very soon, where we will be reacting to the results as they come in, and hopefully maintain our right and sane mental state. See you over there.

This Evening: Tonight, It Ends

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

>>> Join us at the 700 for your Election Results drink-along where we will all slowly lose our minds before either regaining them or just falling into some real-deal bummed out stuff. Plus, political themed drinks! You really can’t beat it. >>> Or, drink along to the results while giving some money to Hurricane Sandy […]

Recommended Viewing: The Philadelphia Polling Project

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

Because for every gym and high school auditorium that serves as a polling location, there is someone’s basement, a bar, and a barber shop.

Great Work Everyone: Philly Lands On Fox News’ Front Page

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

Between mural-gate, the Democrat v. Republican battle this morning, and Fox doubling-down on the Black Panther story, we really couldn’t have asked for anything different. And bonus points to them for asking you to report voting “shenanigans” to them, instead of pointing you towards the proper authorities who can handle the situation. We need a […]

Obama Mural At Voting Location Covered Up In Least Convincing Way Possible

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

It looks like the last step before they reveal the answer in one of those “Guess the Phillie” between-inning games at Citizens Bank Park.

Here Is Who Your Favorite (Not Really) Philly Athletes Are Voting For

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

Deadspin pulled together the tweets of some pro athletes to see who is supporting who in this election, and the outspoken Philly athlete vote favors Gov. Mitt Romney. Mittens has got the support of the Eagles’ Jason Babin, the Sixers’ Spencer Hawes, and the Flyers’ Tom Sesito. The two outspoken-athlete votes for our current President […]

Note: It Is Partially Illegal To Photograph Your Vote In PA, But Your Vote Still Counts

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

There’s a rumor flying around the interwebs today that photographing and Instagramming your vote will discount it. We couldn’t find any rule that says a photographed vote will be voided, but the Citizen Media Law Center tells us this: 25 Pa. Stat. ยง 3530 prohibits a voter from revealing a “ballot or the face of […]

If We Can’t Agree On A President, Maybe We Can Agree On A Playlist

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

Songza, the streaming music service which caters playlists to you based on time of day, mood, and genre, released two playlists for Election Day today. Both are company-created playlists, featuring the favorite songs and artists of each candidate. You can listen to Romney’s playlist here, and Obama’s over here, and decide which one you like […]

Update: “New Black Panther ” At Polls Is Actually Working The Polling Location, And There Is No Massive Conspiracy To Throw Out Republicans And Replace Them With Black Panthers

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

According to an updated report by Fox News, the New Black Panther party member who was spotted at the polls by Victor Fiorillo this morning is actually working the polls as a “designated poll watcher.” Committee of Seventy also confirmed to Fox that as of yet, that have received no complaints about his presence at […]

Philebrity Election Predictions: Cheri Honkala Will Not Be Our Next Vice President

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

With all of the hubbub about Mitt Romney and Barack Obama, it’s understandable that some of the 3rd Party Candidates fall through the cracks. For example, we haven’t mentioned the Jill Stein/Cheri Honkala Green Party ticket since Honaka was announced at Stein’s running mate. Well, we did once, when Stein and Honkala were arrested for […]

If You Are Using A Touchscreen Voting Machine, Don’t Leave The Booth Until You Make Sure Your Vote Is Right

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

The video above, which is currently blowing up on Reddit, was recorded while in a voting booth in Perry County, in the Harrisburg area. The person who recorded the video said this, in the description on YouTube: I’m the guy who shot the video, hopefully this doesn’t get buried. You guys have questions, I have […]

Need Other Humans With Whom You Can Watch The Election Results Tonight? Join Us At The 700!

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

In case you missed our post about it yesterday, we’ll be at the 700 tonight, shouting at the television and playing loud rock music during the commercials. Join us, for there will also be the World Debut of a drink called “The Chappaquiddick,” and others. According to our barman, Tracy Stanton, it is “a Cape […]

Readers Write: Philly.com Wants To Know If You Support Obama Or Romney, Suggests Romney

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

I couldn’t help but notice that Philly.com’s Voter Guide features various ads for Mitt Romney alongside their sorry excuse for non-partisan candidate information intended to help voters make their critical election decisions. Various ads for Mitt Romney are featured on every page of the guide. There are no ads for any other candidates. There shouldn’t […]

Captain Freeshit: Win A Pair Of Tickets To See The Wallflowers At The Troc This Thursday Night!

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

The Wallflowers, who will (for better or worse) always be known as Bob Dylan’s son’s band, just released their first album in seven years, Glad All Over. Dylan took some of those last seven years to release a few well-received solo records, but is now back with the band that topped the charts and pulled […]

Readers Cameraphone: Last Night’s Party

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

I pulled a press pass for last night’s party, Bill was amazing! Uncle Eddie sounded like he knocked back a few before his speech. Sharp as ever! Seeing something around town of note? Cameraphone it to tips[at]philebrity[dot]com. [Submitted by: A Well Respected Man]

This Is Going To Be A Long Day: Of Course Victor Fiorillo Saw A Black Panther

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

Almost immediately after we hit “Publish” on that last post below, this fun little nugget came across our desk: The Black Panthers are back. According to the Washington Times: A reporter for Philadelphia Magazine said he found a “uniformed member of the New Black Panther Party” Tuesday morning at the entrance to a polling place […]

Readers Cameraphone: Hallowed Be Thy Vote

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

Spotted at my polling place in Kensington: Oh, Lordy. As they say. By the way, folks, keep those cameraphones ready at your polling places today, and do feel free to share what you see with us. For nothing sheds light upon the truth like an Instagram of two self-proclaimed Black Panthers standing around a poll, […]