Archive for January 8th, 2013

Alex Jones Asks The Familiar Question: Who The Fuck Is Buzz Bissinger?

Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

Who is this guy he just called for my death on CNN! Segment ended need name! twitter.com/RealAlexJones/… — Alex Jones (@RealAlexJones) January 9, 2013 … as Bissinger shoots, and scores, and Twitter explodes. Oh, Buzzy. Oh, brother. You are a human miracle. Love. Yes.

Right Now On Phoodie: Golabki, Molcajete, TV!

Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

· Suggested Field Trip: Krakus Market · You Wish You Had This Dish: Xochitl’s Molcajete · What? David Chang Has Been On Channel 12 For The Last Two Months And Nobody Told Us?

This Evening: Songbook

Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

>>> The newest album from Beck, Song Reader, comes in a peculiar form. Rather than being a CD, or an album, or any form of audio recording at all, the release comes in a hardcover book of sheet music. The idea is that you can hear the songs if you want, but you’ve got to […]

New “Death Of Newspapers” Doc Takes An In Depth Look At The Daily News

Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

TRAILER: Black & White and Dead All Over from Lenny Feinberg on Vimeo. Black And White And Dead All Over, a new documentary from Lenny Feinberg and Chris Foster, takes a look at America’s thinning newspaper industry through the lens of Philadelphia. In the trailer above, you can see some words from Bob Woodward interspersed […]

Amazon Plans First Of Two Warehouses In New Jersey

Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

The online book (and music and movies and everything else) selling giant, Amazon, will be adding a warehouse in everyone’s favorite neighboring state. The Robbinsville, N.J. “fulfillment center” will open in 2014 and, according to Biz Journal, create about 700 jobs and $22 million in tax revenue (and presumably cut down on some delivery times […]

Eve’s New Video Is All About Her

Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

If you ever doubted that Eve was bad bad, she just dropped a track to correct you, son. Sometime in 2013, Eve will release that album that she and Interscope have been threatening since the Bush administration. Y’know, Here I am, Flirt, Lip Lock. The official release date is “soon” but today she letting us […]

New Plan For Philly: Tear It Up And Start Again

Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

Philadelphia Beach at last. There’s no hiding the fact that like many of her residents, the city of Philadelphia is short on cash. The mayor has closed fire companies. The new superintendent of schools says we need to close three dozen schools and start again with fewer. It makes sense. In a recession you want […]

NYT Floats Ed Rendell As Possible NYC Mayor, Is Apparently Not Kidding

Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

Former Mayor and Governor Ed Rendell, whose local legacy is doused in … well … something, has been suggested by people within New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg‘s team as a possible heir to his seat. Rendell’s name, which could have been floated as a half-joke, is alongside NYC’s City Council Speaker Christine C. Quinn […]

Rumblings: Skeeves

Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

>>> A suspect in the face-slashing of a woman in South Philly in November (you may have seen the reward flyers) has been arrested. Cory Harley is in custody, charged with slashing the face of Ashley Hackett and then stealing her purse. A reward of $12,500 will be doled out to the tipster who led […]

Help Save PA’s Endangered Artifacts By Telling People What They Are

Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

Like a few states before it, Pennsylvania is looking to find out what the Top Ten Endangered Artifacts in the state are, in order to protect them. The Conservation Center for Art and Historical Artifacts, as part of the Save Pennsylvania’s Past initiative, is currently seeking nominations for the state’s most endangered artifacts in need […]

Noontime Nuggetz: Cosby Kills On Fallon

Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

Spiritual father to every Philadelphian ever Bill Cosby went on Late Nite With Jimmy Fallon on Friday, and guess what? He slayed. He clowned The Roots (called Black Thought “Ty-reek Trot-Trotter,” dropped a quarter in Tuba Gooding Jr.’s tuba, etc.), kept Fallon on his toes with long bits of actually pretty edgy weirdo comedy riffs […]

From The Desk Of Adam Brodsky: Indie Rock Is Dead? I Didn’t Even Know It Was Sick.

Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

Hours Of Fun: Pennsylvania Wolf PERSONAL ADS

Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

Hi I’m Galahad and I am the Alpha male of my pack. I am less shy and love I love love love attention, but usually on my own terms. What do you expect I am wolf hear me howl! Oh and I also love raw meat. When you stop by my enclosure I will show […]

Captain Freeshit: Win A Pair Of Tickets To See The Walkmen At Union Transfer This Friday!

Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

The Walkmen are touring — still — behind last year’s pretty damn good Heaven. They had a Philly show cancelled a while back, and this Friday’s show at Union Transfer is making up for it in a way (including spaghetti and beer, but more on that here and here). But the show’s focus will, of […]

Marky Mark To Receive “Special Proclamation” From Mayor Tonight As Funky Bunch Continues To Sigh From Afar

Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

Actor/late ’80s house music fitness rapper/friend to animals Mark Wahlberg will be in town tonight at the Prince Theater for a pseudo-premiere (read: not premiere at all) of his latest film, Broken City, which was not shot here and has nothing to do with anything here but nevertheless: Mayor Michael Nutter and Greater Philadelphia Film […]

And Now, Today’s GOOD NEWS: PAWS 2012 Numbers Show High Rescue Rates For Much Of The Internet’s Source Material

Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

From the PAWS Facebook page: In related news, the season premiere of HBO’s Girls airs this Sunday. So there you have it: The world is not totally made of shit. Have you got some good news? If so, send it to tips[at]philebrity[dot]com with “GOOD MOTHERFUCKING NEWS!” in the subject header — we’d love to hear […]