Archive for December 11th, 2012

This Evening: Don’t Call It A Comeback

Tuesday, December 11th, 2012

>>> PhilaMOCA‘s Tuesday Tune-Out continues on with Katie Frank & The Pheromones, along with Thee, Idea Men each playing a set in front of a projected film of their choosing. >>> For fans of heavy metal and cartoons, the band from Metalocalypse, Dethklok, are playing The Electric Factory tonight in human form, in a show […]

Right Now In The People’s Republic Of Comcast: Any ‘Cock’ll Do!

Tuesday, December 11th, 2012

Dearest Komrades: In an effort to further illustrate how Komkast is Kabletown and Kabletown is NBC and NBC is Komkast and Komkast is Xfiniti and all of this is infinite and good, Komkast has added the new PA state bird to the flag of Komkastlevania. So please welcome: The Komkock.

And Now, Today’s GOOD NEWS: Here’s How You Can Make Sure Your Old Christmas Tree Gets … Uh … Treecycled

Tuesday, December 11th, 2012

We enjoy a good Christmas tree as much as the other guy (in fact, probably a whole lot more), but what do you do when Christmas comes and goes and that tree just ends up on the sidewalk? Well, why not treecycle it? The people at greenlimbs will be collecting Christmas trees at multiple locations […]

Recommended Reading: Jessica Chiu On The Reading Viaduct

Tuesday, December 11th, 2012

After already being pulled into her piece on friendship last month, Philadelphian and Paris Review contributor Jessica Chiu has done it again, this time talking about an idea near and dear to our hearts: The Reading Viaduct. Chiu discusses the possible plans for the viaduct’s future as she takes a walking tour: The Viaduct carries […]

Your Guide To The Philebrity Award Nominees For Breakout Music Artist Of The Year

Tuesday, December 11th, 2012

Certainly the flashiest of all Philebrity Awards, and the one that people seem to really rally people to vote for, is the award for New Music Artist of the Year. Last year’s race basically came down to Bleeding Rainbow (née Reading Rainbow) and Nothing, who have both had stellar years this year, but Nothing pulled […]

Press Release Of The Week: Mike Tyson… At The Academy Of Music?

Tuesday, December 11th, 2012

MIKE TYSON’S ONE-MAN SHOW TO HIT THE ROAD ON NATIONAL TOUR Spike Lee Directed “MIKE TYSON: UNDISPUTED TRUTH” To Launch February 2013 COMING TO PHILADELPHIA’S ACADEMY OF MUSIC THURSDAY, MAY 2, 2013 TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14 @ 10:00AM Philadelphia, PA (Dec. 7, 2012) – After a highly successful bout on Broadway, Mike Tyson […]

Noontime Nuggetz: The Spirit Of Christmas

Tuesday, December 11th, 2012

Produced by the Mabel and Les Beaton Marionettes for Bell Telephone in 1950, The Spirit Of Christmas is a local holiday television classic. It also, still, to this day, scares the living hell out of us.

When The Weather Gets Warmer, You Can Get Chased By Zombies In FDR Park

Tuesday, December 11th, 2012

As anyone who has ever lost a foot race will tell you, they would’ve run faster if something was chasing them. Well, now they can put their money where their legs are, with the Zombie Run at FDR Park. The 5k run takes place April 7, 2013, and is the brainchild of Wharton School student […]

PSA: Sandy Benefit Concert To Air Wednesday On Channel 57

Tuesday, December 11th, 2012

The CW Philly (WPSG-TV) will broadcast 121212: The Concert for Sandy Relief this Wednesday, December 12, 7:30 p.m. The show is expected to last more than four hours. A line-up of legendary artists — Bon Jovi, Eric Clapton, Dave Grohl, Billy Joel, Alicia Keys, Chris Martin, The Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen & the E Street […]

You Bastard! You Stole Fergie’s Bike!

Tuesday, December 11th, 2012

Philebrity has learned that, after 20 years of faithful service, Fergie‘s bike has been stolen. (Which is especially insane around this time year because who of us can really say that Fergie isn’t Santa Claus?) If you see it, as depicted above in a recent issue of Philly Beer Scene, do please ring up Fergie’s […]

Holiday Jams: Gang, “Little Drummer Boy”

Tuesday, December 11th, 2012

In which Gang, the city’s premiere lady singin’-rappin’ group in the general genre of WTF, take on the time-honored holiday classic and, yep, it’s totally nuts! Well done, kids. Previously: The Philebrity Call For Holiday Jams 2012

No, There Will Be No Corrections, Not For You Or Anyone Else

Tuesday, December 11th, 2012

We got excited, you got excited, lots of people around here got excited last year when it came to light that Noah Baumbach was set to direct a film adaptation of Jonathan Franzen‘s The Corrections — much of which takes place in and around the Philly area. This was less because of some shared major […]