Archive for December 21st, 2012

This Weekend: Christmas Card From A Blog In Philadelphia

Friday, December 21st, 2012

FRIDAY: >>> Hot off of their stint as the Philebrity Awards house band, where they did an excellent job, Juston Stens & The Get Real Gang play Kung Fu Necktie tonight, with support from Conversations with Enemies and Glow in the Dark. >>> PhilaMOCA‘s End of the World symposium continues, with a panel called The […]

Sports Rumblings: Bad News First?

Friday, December 21st, 2012

>>>The Philadelphia 76ers have announced a 5:30 PM press conference this evening to talk about Andrew Bynum‘s visit to a knee specialist yesterday. The dread is spreading around the ‘net, and everyone seems to think this announcement has a “we need to talk” break-up conversation type of feel to it. [The700Level] >>>Scottie Hartnell, James van […]

Philly Loves Guns Too! Gun Sales Shoot Up 25% In Philadelphia

Friday, December 21st, 2012

We don’t need to remind you that the Sandy Hook Massacre was one week ago. Since then, President Obama’s call for stricter gun control has been echoed by both the left and the right. Apparently this has some people afraid, and while gun sales had already been rising since Obama’s reelection, gun sales across the […]

Film Sweat: To Chains

Friday, December 21st, 2012

RECOMMENDED IF YOU’VE GOT NOWHERE TO BE: Hey, did you guys see Lincoln? Wasn’t Lincoln great? Yeah, it was long, and felt a bit longer, but boy was it something. Do you guys want to see Django Unchained? We really enjoyed it, but MY GOD DID IT FEEL LONG. Just know that going in. Make […]

Press Release Of The Week: Doucheball Club In Miami Apologizes To DJ Shadow

Friday, December 21st, 2012

For Immediate Release: December 21, 2012 DJ Shadow Receives A Public Apology From Mansion Nightclub Miami, FL (Miami, FL – Dec. 21st, 2012) – This past Friday, December 14, DJ Shadow was asked to step down from the decks at Mansion Nightclub during the middle of his set. According to reports, the promoter said his […]

Philebrity Outlives Yet Another Dumb Blog That Was Supposed To Be Like Philebrity

Friday, December 21st, 2012

Goodbye Phrequency. And thank you for years of service in making us look, by comparison, like the New York Friggin’ Times.

This Moment In WIN: NRA Press Conference Interrupted By Huge Red “NRA KILLING OUR KIDS” Banner

Friday, December 21st, 2012

Because fuck these guys. Fuck them forever. Video after the jump.

Is The World Making You Lose Your Mind This Morning? Here Are Some Tiny Kittens

Friday, December 21st, 2012

With all of that Mayan Apocalypse nonsense, and the NRA’s “Quick! Everyone else is to blame” presser this morning, we felt like our heads were going to explode. That is, until we saw the picture above, of kittens at West Philly’s City Kitties Rescue, which got a shout out on Jezebel last night. Our heads […]

Since It Turns Out That There Is A Future After All, Philly Might As Well Plan For It

Friday, December 21st, 2012

Attention urban policy wonks, interested citizens and people with nothing better to do: As you may know, Philadelphia2035 is the name of the project begun in June 2011 to have this city, in ways big and small, to totally get its shit together by the year 2035. (It is a big job.) At any rate, […]

Rumblings: The Evil That Men (Un)Do

Friday, December 21st, 2012

>>> Can we get a what-what for Bob Casey fucking finally seeing the light on gun control (somewhat) and now fully supporting an assault weapons ban? “The power of the weapon, the number of bullets that hit each child, that was so, to me, just so chilling it haunts me. It should haunt every public […]

She Blinded Me With MAYANS!

Friday, December 21st, 2012

Oh look: We’re all still here. BUMMER. Oh well, let’s krump it out to the secret sounds of DJ Frosty.