Archive for November 29th, 2012

POLLS ARE OFFICIALLY OPEN FOR THE 2012 PHILEBRITY AWARDS!

Thursday, November 29th, 2012

Voting is officially open for The 2012 Philebrity Awards! It’s our great pleasure to present our annual awards poll, which, as noted above, seeks to celebrate the people who make this city churn — the dreamers, the do-ers, the movers, the shakers. For years now, it’s been a point of honor to recognize the valuable […]

Philebrity Supports West Chester Pastafarians; For Indeed, JAH PASTAFARI

Thursday, November 29th, 2012

Reacting to perceived discrimination in West Chester, Pastafarian Minister Tracy and parishioner Tommy R addressed the Pennsylvania County Commissioners recently and spoke thus: I became a Pastafarian three years ago when I felt my Lord speak to me. I answered him — Ramen — and have followed him ever since. As a Pastafarian, I believe […]

And Now, Today’s GOOD NEWS: Philly Tops In LGBT Equality!

Thursday, November 29th, 2012

TESTIFY, MAYOR’S OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS: Philadelphia, November 29, 2012– The City of Philadelphia was ranked as the number two city overall for LGBT equality in the inaugural edition of the Municipal Equality Index, a new measure designed by the Human Rights Campaign, the largest civil rights organization working to achieve equality for LGBT Americans. Philadelphia […]

Rumor Mill: Why Are Area Non-Profit Folks Doing A Goddamn Jig Over Jeremy Nowak Leaving William Penn Foundation?

Thursday, November 29th, 2012

As news broke late yesterday that the controversial Jeremy Nowak was stepping down from his post as president of the William Penn Foundation just a year and a half into his tenure, cries of “Hallelujiah!” and “Don’t let the door hit you in the ass!” were issued, quietly, and into NPR coffee mugs, at many […]

Dept. Of Lovely Minimalists: Einstein Medical Center Acquires Totally Rad Sol LeWitt Wall Piece

Thursday, November 29th, 2012

Wall Drawing #972, Sol LeWitt, Einstein Medical Center Montgomery © 2012 The LeWitt Estate / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York Area design nerds may have a new hospital of choice: The brand spankin’ new Einstein Medical Center Montgomery in East Norriton, which is itself a festival of pleasing lines. But the cherry on top […]

DO YOU DOUBT THAT THE BRIAN TIERNEY PENTAGRAM OF DOOM STILL POSSESSES A LIVING MOLTEN CORE?

Thursday, November 29th, 2012

I AM THE GOD OF HELLFIRE AND I BRING YOU… FIRE! In today’s episode, Tierney Communications sues Brian Tierney because they thought they bought his name BUT YOU CAN’T DO THAT, JUST LIKE YOU CAN’T STOP BRIAN TIERNEY FROM BEING BRIAN TIERNEY, YOU SILLY HACK PR FIRM! Now quit all this jibber jabber and JUMP […]

This Just In: Neil Young To Do Sandy Relief Show In AC

Thursday, November 29th, 2012

November 29, 2012 – (Atlantic City, NJ) — Neil Young & Crazy Horse have announced that they will perform a special benefit concert on December 6th, 2012, at Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City, NJ, with proceeds going to aid victims of Superstorm Sandy. Devastated by the damage and displacement caused by hurricane, […]

Recommended Required Reading: Jessica Chiu On Friendship

Thursday, November 29th, 2012

Wanna feel good about something? Check out “The Art Of Friendship,” an essay by past and present Philadelphian Jessica Chiu, posted on The Paris Review last week. It begins like this: Philia, the root of Philadelphia, roughly translates to “friendship” in Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics, an enduring source for understanding the ethics of friendship. Aristotle identifies […]