Archive for November 8th, 2012

This Evening: Fests And Cons And Famous Sons

Thursday, November 8th, 2012

>>> Australia’s Tame Impala bring the BNM’d Lonerism to a sold out Union Transfer with The Amazing. >>> Dylan the younger and The Wallflowers are playing The Troc, with support from My Jerusalem. We gave out some freebies, but if you didn’t win, tickets are still available. >>> The First Person Arts Festival presents the […]

Now That The Romney/Ryan Ticket Lost, Here Is Some Sweet Discount Merch You Can Get

Thursday, November 8th, 2012

There’s a whole industry driven by Presidential Election merchandise. There’s t-shirts, mugs, bumper stickers, and just about anything you can imagine. And now that the election is over, all of that stuff has to go. And for the products supporting the Romney/Ryan campaign, it’ll be a long, lonely time in the storage room, so here […]

Misery Loves Company: Here Is A Whole Bunch Of Very Sad Romney Supporters

Thursday, November 8th, 2012

Our favorite Tumblr of the day, White People Mourning Mitt Romney, is a palpable and sane look at how some reacted to Sir Mittens’ loss to Barack Obama on Tuesday. A far less sane look at that loss is happening as we speak over here. It’s like Rick Santorum’s daughter’s face vs. the actual Rick […]

And Because It’s Fishtown Day On Philebs…

Thursday, November 8th, 2012

Take a peek over at the pride of Flushing, NY, Fishtown, USA. To which we say: Fuckin’ Yankees fans.

The Casino License Application Deadline Is Coming Up, So Now Everyone Wants To Build Their Own Casino

Thursday, November 8th, 2012

And the number of proposals vying for Philadelphia’s second casino license is now three: In addition to the Bart Blatstein proposal, there is now one from the owners of Parx for a casino by the sports complex, and one from kind-of-dick Steve Wynn for the Fishtown riverfront. Wynn, who apparently did not have enough fun […]

Noontime Nuggetz: Here Is The Guy From Death Cab For Cutie Singing The Dead Milkmen

Thursday, November 8th, 2012

We’ll just leave this here, from Ben Gibbard‘s solo show at the Keswick Theater last night.

Rumblings: The Post-Election Blues

Thursday, November 8th, 2012

>>> Voter turnout was high in Philadelphia this Election Day, and speaker of the state House Sam Smith thinks it was a little too high, because the guy he didn’t want to win won. Also, bonus points for the extremely racist and anti-semitic comment over there. Those dudes are still hanging on. [CBS3] >>> Post-election, […]

Great Moments In Da Great Norfeast: Yeowe Due Eye Hafta Tell Dem Boud De Ghowest?

Thursday, November 8th, 2012

No, my sweet child: You do not have to disclose to your buyer that your home in Holmesburg is, in fact, haunted by ghosts. For it is a matter of general knowledge that all homes in this part of the city are, in a manner of speaking, haunted. Caveat emptor.

Fishtown To Reality TV Producers: Sorry, No.

Thursday, November 8th, 2012

To the holders of those taken tickets: FOR SHAME. There’s a pilled-out hovel in Juniata with your name on it. In our heads, the casting call held last Friday at Les & Doreen’s Happy Tap for “Fishtown Class Wars: The Reality Show” was something straight out of Martin Amis: The craven, rat-eyed producers sizing up […]

Aaaand…The March to 2016 Began Yesterday

Thursday, November 8th, 2012

Right wing talk radio’s ability to infuriate is a near constant in the world we inhabit. Rare are the days when a lefty can use the AM dial as a soothing balm. Shadenfreude Enthusiasts, today is your day. The events of Tuesday night are pretty much having the same affect as that miracle fruit that […]