Archive for November 9th, 2012

This Weekend: A Pirate’s Life For VHS

Friday, November 9th, 2012

FRIDAY: >>> Low Cut Connie, along with Adam and Dave’s Bloodline, bring local good-old-fashioned rock and roll to Johnny Brenda’s. The kind of rock and roll that you enjoy more fully with drink in hand. You know, rock and roll. >>> Reignwolf, will be doing the guitar-and-drums-at-the-same-time thing at Ortlieb’s tonight, which is just rubbing […]

Film Sweat: Blonde, James Blonde

Friday, November 9th, 2012

RECOMMENDED: Look, with Hurricane Sandy coming through last week, we were supposed to see screenings of both Lincoln (out this weekend in limited release, not in the area) and Skyfall. Both screenings were cancelled or moved or we just couldn’t get there anymore, so we haven’t seen either film. Luckily for everyone, Skyfall is the […]

You’ll Never Guess Where The Highest Concentration Of Racist Post-Election Tweets Came From

Friday, November 9th, 2012

Oh wait, OF COURSE YOU WILL. As Barack Obama was re-elected on Tuesday (and in the time since), Twitter exploded with victory comments from Obama supporters, respectful “Thanks for being our candidate” tweets from Romney supporters, and something else. What was it? Oh yeah, HORRIBLE RACIST NONSENSE. As a Jezebel post pointed out some of […]

Rumblings: Sportstalken

Friday, November 9th, 2012

>>> The NHL and the Players Association are in their 4th straight day of talks, but as of yet no deal has been made. So if you want to see Giroux or Briere any time soon, you better book those flights to Berlin. [ABC] >>> Could Jon Gruden be the next coach of the Philadelphia […]

And Now, This Week’s First Person Arts Storyslam Winner: The Best Storyteller In Philadelphia

Friday, November 9th, 2012

If the 90′s game “Bop It” is the closest thing to an instructional guide for your first hand job, you may not win. Learn the hard way with Diane, last night’s winner of the First Person Arts Grand Slam, part of the 11th Annual First Person Arts Festival. Last night’s win earns Diane the title […]

Now That The Philly.com Redesign Is Out Of The Way, Bring On The Inquirer And Daily News

Friday, November 9th, 2012

We’ve changed our logo on Twitter…ahead of a pretty major new design coming Monday. Stay tuned. — Philly Daily News (@PhillyDailyNews) November 7, 2012 The Philly.com redesign came and went last week and was, for the most part, a good thing. Also, snowflakes. But now that all of that is out of the way, it’s […]

Here’s A Look At Glasgow Philadelphia In Smoldering Ruin In The Wold War Z Trailer

Friday, November 9th, 2012

Philadelphia? Philadelphia. The first trailer for Brad Pitt‘s Philadelphia-set, Scotland-filmed World War Z hit the web today and … well … it looks like we don’t do too well when the zombie apocalypse comes. At least no one within ten blocks of Center City does, the rest of Philly actually seems pretty fine. Some traffic, […]

From The Desk Of Adam Brodsky: Reading Phillies Changing Their Name To …

Friday, November 9th, 2012

In the summer of 1967 on an unseasonably cool day, your dad pulled into the Esso station on Route 30, and filled up the tanks for $4.31. He then picked up your mom and the two of them drove to Reading Municipal Ballpark to take in a Reading Phillies game. It was the first time […]

And Now, A Few Words From The Editor About The Low Road (Or, The Sounds Of Year Zero In New Philadelphia)

Friday, November 9th, 2012

A View Of Camden by The Low Road It could be Bissinger’s reading from A Prayer For The City last week; it could be the gentle tug of 1990s nostalgia that has been in the air around here for a little while now. But for sure, with the occasion of the great Philly band of […]