Archive for November 27th, 2012

Proving That Absolutely Nothing Good Came Out Of Last Year’s Phillies Season, Carlos Ruiz Will Miss The First 25 Games Of Next Season

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

Why? Because he failed two drug tests because he was using Adderall. Kratz/Joseph 2013.

Attn. Fellow Christmas Crazies: Rittenhouse Square Tree To Be Lit At 5pm Tomorrow

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

The Weds. Nov. 28th extravaganza will include: Pennsylvania Ballet’s Nutcracker Mouse King, Santa Claus, complimentary hot chocolate from Parc, and a toy drive for the Salvation Army’s Joy of Sharing Campaign (please bring new unwrapped toys). City Council President Darrell Clarke, State Senator Larry Farnese, and IBEW President John Dougherty will also be on hand, […]

Dan Gross’ Column About John Bolaris’ Fiancee Tweeting For Him Was Accompanied By A Picture Of Her Boob

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

For any of you out there who made the unfortunate choice to follow either John Bolaris or Dan Gross on Twitter, Sunday night was a weird, Kanye West-esque circus of 140 characters or less. Bolaris’ fiancee Erica Smitheman took over his twitter account, and was drunk-tweeting that she would post a topless picture while cursing […]

POTUS To Come To Suburbs, Get Us Riled Up, Make Us Want To Fist-Fight Congress

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

President Barack Obama will be coming to Hatfield, PA this Friday to tour the Rodon Group and deliver remarks, according to NBC10, “to rally the public to pressure Congress to support his agenda,” which we’re sure is somewhere in his job description. The pressure he is asking for is for Congress to pass his plan […]

Captain Freeshit: Win A Pair Of Tickets To See Blowfly At Ortlieb’s Lounge This Thursday!

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

The original dirty rapper, Blowfly, has been entertaining crowds and putting out records since 1970, both parodying songs and making his own, while dropping F’s and P’s and C’s and D’s and everything in between. Though his previous life as Clarence Reid, a songwriter and producer who saw a bunch of success in the 70s, […]

Today Is #GivingTuesday And Here Are Some Places That Are Participating

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

The first annual Giving Tuesday, a day on which you can give back to people who need it after spending a few days shelling out some dough on holiday gifts, is today. Today, according to the GT website, “charities, families, businesses and individuals are coming together to transform the way people think about, talk about […]

And The PA Guv Race Is On: Good Luck To You, John Hanger

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

To most of us here in Philadelphistan, the very name Tom Corbett is a poisonous GOP punchline; the man himself, a living illustration of the talking-points-gone-horribly-wrong that is today’s Republican Party. And where in more prosperous, less politically fractured eras, we might have been able to ignore the man, today, he’s a walking knife edge […]

This Is The Last Week You Can Ask Septa For A Nice Rack

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

The Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia, SEPTA, NJ Transit, PATCO,DVRPC, and Open Plans have been collaborating to determine how transit stations can better accommodate bicyclists. Right now, like any good task force, they’re in the information gathering stage. They want to put up a rack, and they want you to tell them where to stick it. So if your personal SEPTA, […]

Eagles Fire Tim McDermott, Chief Marketing Officer, For Failure To Polish Turd

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

It’s very tough to blame Andy Reid for this skid mark of a season. As you well know, Andy has repeatedly accepted blame for not putting his players in a better position, and he may have indicated that he had to do a better job, in that regard. It cannot be said that the team’s […]