Archive for January 4th, 2013

This Weekend: Stay Warm And Flu-Free

Friday, January 4th, 2013

FRIDAY: >>> Sonic Youth guitarist Lee Ranoldo is playing a whole weekend at the Philadelphia Museum of Art as part of their “Dancing Around the Bride” exhibit, showcasing the works of John Cage, Marcel Duchamp, Jasper Johns, and more. He’ll be playing interpretations of some Cage work, along with his own, on Friday from 4:30 […]

If You Live In Philadelphia, Or America, You Probably Have The Flu

Friday, January 4th, 2013

Well, it was good while it lasted everyone, and we now enter winter with eyes closed, head down, just hoping to get out alive. [Map via the CDC]

Film Sweat: Let’s Face It, This Will Win An Oscar

Friday, January 4th, 2013

RECOMMENDED: Already hailed as one of 2012′s best films (it spent some time in limited release before the calendar changed), Kathryn Bigelow‘s Zero Dark Thirty is about — in case you’ve been under a rock for the past year or so — the hunt for and subsequent killing of Osama Bin Laden. It’s been a […]

Charlie Manuel Is 69 Today

Friday, January 4th, 2013

Happy birthday skip. While you may or may not be the worlds most effective communicator (like that time you read tweets), there is no doubt that you are a hitting scholar. Here you are talking shop at MLB Network HQ, letting everyone know your semi-bumbled hitting tips. You’re a good guy, and we’re glad you’re […]

For Those Of You At Work But Not “Of” Work: Jack Rose Circa 2008

Friday, January 4th, 2013

Recently unearthed by Arthur Magazine, this clip of Philly’s late, great Jack Rose performing at an anti-Bush concert at what was then known as “The Compound” just tranced us straight back to whole other era.

Oi, Mum! Didja Know We Was In The Daily Mail! Properly Quotable And That, Innit!

Friday, January 4th, 2013

God bless us, everyone!

Right Now On Phoodie.info: Steak Fights

Friday, January 4th, 2013

>>> Poll: Would You Fight Someone Who Wants Ketchup On Their Cheesesteak? >>> NYT’s 36 Hours In Philly Mostly Stays On The Beaten Path, But Name Drops Two Of Our Hidden Favorites >>> Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation To Honor Philly Chefs Vetri, Michaud, and Benjamin >>> Cheu Noodle Bar Finds Stationary Location On Tenth Street

From Cheesesteaks To Barbecue: Andy Reid Is The New Head Coach Of The Kansas City Chiefs

Friday, January 4th, 2013

The deal is reportedly for five years, and with the first overall pick in the draft and five Pro Bowlers already on the roster, Reid looks to be in good shape. Well, figuratively.

Defense’s Closing Argument In Mob Trial Quotes The Godfather Because That’s How You Hammer Home That Your Client Is Innocent

Friday, January 4th, 2013

The racketeering case against Joseph “Mousie” Massimino is coming to a close, and while some fun facts about the mob have come out during the trial of Massimino (and other defendants), Massimino’s lawyer ended a mob-related trial in the only way he could find appropriate, “by paraphrasing what he said was a quote from one […]

The End Beginning Of The Road: Boyz II Men Will Do Weekend Residency In Vegas

Friday, January 4th, 2013

When Boyz II Men opened up the Valley Forge Casino, they must have really fallen in love with the vibe, because starting March 1st they will be playing weekend shows (78 in total) at the Terry Fator Theatre at The Mirage in Las Vegas. Following in the footsteps of Celine Dion, Bette Midler, and … […]

From The Desk Of Adam Brodsky: Upper Merion Police Department To Randomly Send Armed Patrolmen Into Upper Merion Schools

Friday, January 4th, 2013

Choosing not to wait for Wayne LaPierre’s pistol packing posse of volunteers to start patrolling the hallways and shooting those who would want to harm your precious lil’ guy, the Upper Merion Police Department has begun random foot patrols in Upper Merion Schools.  The township is understandably horrified and concerned after the Sandy Hook Elementary […]

Here Are Your First Friday Art Listings!

Friday, January 4th, 2013

It’s a new year, and the firstiest of all First Fridays. Check our updated listings and plan your route accordingly.