Archive for December 19th, 2012

Dear Philadelphia, We Love You And We Made You This Crazy Awesome FREE Christmas Show At Johnny Brenda’s Tonight

Wednesday, December 19th, 2012

Well, polls have just closed for The 2012 Philebrity Awards, and suffice it to say we are stoked! Not just to celebrate the winners and nominees, but also to present what we humbly submit to be our finest Awards Show/Xmas Pageant lineup ever. I mean, look at it: And it’s FREE TO ATTEND, and at […]

And Now, Here Is That Kurt Vile Album Cover Mural We Told You About

Wednesday, December 19th, 2012

We told you last week that Kurt Vile‘s new album, set for 2013, will have for its cover at a mural painted by Steve Powers/Espo at Front and Master. The Key’s got your first look at the mural, and it looks pretty sweet. Also, it looks like the album, which Vile called his Tusk could […]

That’s Great It Starts With An Earthquake: PhilaMOCA’s Three-Day End Of The World Symposium Begins Tonight

Wednesday, December 19th, 2012

Well, this is it. The end of the world. It’s here. And how do you plan on spending your last three nights on Earth: Knocking off the last few items on your bucket list? Getting drunk? Watching movies about the end of the world? Oh, you’re doing none of those, because the world isn’t ending? […]

If You Would Like Your Head To Explode, Do Please Watch This CBS3 Report On The Instagram Mess

Wednesday, December 19th, 2012

Now, a few things about this: Though it’s very true that Action News (RIP) has long had the market cornered on fear-mongering, anti-news, sheer stupidity, we have still contended for years that CBS3 is the very worst local television news available in the Philly market. Why CBS3 and not Action News? Because with Action News, […]

Community Groups And Teachers Union Try To Halt School Closures, Say It’s All Corbett’s Fault

Wednesday, December 19th, 2012

According to Newsworks, the Philadelphia Coalition Advocating for Public Schools, a coalition of community groups that includes the teacher’s union, is trying to temporarily halt the School District’s plan to close 37 schools. Newsworks says, “PCAPS members believe that the district’s budget woes are the result of a deliberate campaign by Governor Tom Corbett to […]

And Now, This Week’s First Person Arts Storyslam Winner: A Baby For Christmas

Wednesday, December 19th, 2012

The Christmas of 1961, Megan got a family promotion. She was about to become a big sister. But a long line of past baby doll mishaps left Megan unsure about whether she was ready for the real deal. Will Megan’s new baby sister join the ranks of dilapidated dollies? Find out in the video of […]

Charles Ramsey is On President Obama’s Gun Violence Panel, Is Not Confident Changes Will Be Made

Wednesday, December 19th, 2012

Only days after calling for a ban on assault weapons and help for the mentally ill, and on the day he is set to attend a summit on gun violence at St. Joe’s University, Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey announced that he has been selected to serve on the President’s newly formed gun violence panel. According […]

Polls For The #philebrityawards Close At 3PM! There Is Still Time To Change The Outcome!

Wednesday, December 19th, 2012

Invite friends on Facebook here. While we here at the Philebs are getting ready for the big show tonight, we’d like to remind all of you that polls close at 3PM for all of this year’s awards. Since the results went dark, many races have gotten closer, some runner-ups have pulled ahead, and still some […]

Holiday Jams: Juston Stens & The Get Real Gang, “Christmas Don’t Be Late”

Wednesday, December 19th, 2012

Christmas Don’t Be Late by The Get Real Gang Philebrity Awards House Band and all around good dudes Juston Stens and the Get Real Gang took time this holiday season to take a crack at another of Christmas’ most divisive tunes. The original version of “Christmas Don’t Be Late” of course, features The Chipmunks in […]