Archive for November 21st, 2012

And We’ll See You On Thanksgiving Night For BELLE & SEBASTIAN DANCE PARTY At National Mechanics!

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

Click here to invite friends on Facebook. Fellow B&S fans: Did you think we forgot about you? Did you think we could forget about this magical event — which, for the uninitiated, is so much more of a rager than you could ever know, so please just shut up already with your “Do people dance […]

Thanksgiving Eve: Your Handy Guide

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

Ah, yes: Thanksgiving Eve. Widely touted for the last few decades as the biggest party night of the year, mostly by people who have a vested interest in getting you drunk. (See: Beersgiving.) Is it a myth? It does not matter. Most of us do not need an excuse. Here, then, are your Thanksgiving Eve […]

Seriously, Travel + Leisure, Go Fuck Yourself.

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

No. 33 of 35 on your Most & Least Attractive People list? Ugh. This is out of all of America? Really? Have you SEEN America? Fuck you.

Taking A Crap On The Philly Thanksgiving Day Parade: A Philebrity Tradition Since 2005

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

Taking a walk back through the archives just now, we were not astounded to learn that we’ve been giving the gas face to the Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade since way back in 2005. Which is to say, we’ve been wishing this thing would go away almost since this site began. This year’s Parade, once again, […]

Dept. Of Christmas Culture Wars: WXPN’s Jingle Jams Vs. B101′s All-Xmas Manic Meltdown

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

For many years now, come the holiday season, entire swaths of the FM-radio listening public — indeed, the bag ladies and junkmen of the media age, us lot — would turn their crusty dials to B101 on Thanksgiving Day, and then leave it there until Orthodox Christmas (that’s January 6 for you heathens). And lo, […]

The Way We Live Now: The New Philly Crime “Heat” Map

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

Over at Technically Philly, there’s a pretty interesting piece about the Philadelphia Police’s new GIS — that’s “geographic information system” for all you POS’s out there walking the streets with your burners and your ATVs. The gist of it all is this: Since the mid-90s, the PoPo were using this thing that kind of looks […]

Rumblings: Old Chum

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

>>> I say, Old Chum! Quickly now: What is sadder than the line for lottery tickets at Fishtown Market, where ever sadsack punter’s dreams are deferred by a belief that It! Can! Happen! To! You? Answer: The fact that Tom Corbett, who I swear to you probably cannot even sneeze correctly these days, is poised […]