Archive for January 14th, 2013

Right Now On Phoodie: Beer Lists, Dessert Drama, And Going Yard

Monday, January 14th, 2013

· Yuengling Traditional Lager Now Running With The Big Dogs ·

This Evening: Are You Not Entertained?

Monday, January 14th, 2013

>>> Mad Decent Mondays at Silk City this week features the LA Lakers-inspired gLAdiator, along with the usual Mad Decent Monday crew. If your goal is gettin’ sweaty on a Monday night, this is where it’ll happen. >>> Kungfu Necktie‘s got something called Metal Monday Mother Fucker, with DJ GORDDABOY and Dean Sykes going on, […]

The First “Make Music Philly” Day Is Coming In June

Monday, January 14th, 2013

June 21st, the day where the sun shines the longest, seems so far away, but this year there will be something a little extra to celebrate. To locally acknowledge National Music Day, groups in Philadelphia are looking to put together Make Music Philly day. Following in the steps of New York City, Chicago, Denver, LA, […]

If They Won’t Let Him (Or Anyone) In The Hall Of Fame, Pete Rose Might As Well Have A Reality Show

Monday, January 14th, 2013

Pete Rose‘s last major foray into the world of television was … well … interesting. And he’s never really been a person to hold back what is on his mind (hence the straight-talk to those poor, poor kids up there). So really, he’s the perfect candidate for his own reality show, and that’s what he’s […]

Musical Rumblings: Something For Everyone

Monday, January 14th, 2013

>>> Pissed Jeans has released the second song from their upcoming Sub Pop full-length, Honeys. It’s called “Cathouse,” it’s a jam for all of those who suffer from feline allergies, and it sounds exactly how you wanted/expected it to sound. Honeys comes out February 12th, and Pissed Jeans play a record release show February 15th […]

Noontime Nuggetz: “My Name Is Mitch Lee! I’m A Dreamer! Are You A Nice Person?”

Monday, January 14th, 2013

We love that Philadelphia is still the kind of place where a commercial like this can be aired.

Philebrity Would Like To Remind You That Old City, North Of Market And In Other Little Spaces South Of It, Isn’t Stupid Or Crazy

Monday, January 14th, 2013

Indeed: Another weekend, another fucking dumbass street-clearing brawl in Old City. (And just on the back of the sentencing of one of these guys, too: Have we learned nothing?) Douchebrawls are certainly nothing new in the area, but they do seem to be ramping up in terms of severity and media coverage. Which is a […]

Knight Arts Challenge Announces 69 Finalists

Monday, January 14th, 2013

There are only a few groups/events/happenings that earn a post with nearly everything they do, and the Knight Arts Challenge is one of them. For those of you who don’t know what’s up, the Knight Arts Challenge awards grants each year to “the best ideas for engaging and enriching Philadelphia through the arts.” In the […]

There’s An App For That: PHL Crime Mapper

Monday, January 14th, 2013

Local techie Dave Walk just rolled out PHLCrimeMapper, which allows you to quickly and easily get a glimpse of recent serious crime in whatever part of town you’d like. It’s a handy tool in the same way that WebMD is also a handy tool for ramping up dread and paranoia; but then again, your body […]

If There Is A God, He Is Totally Playing Mind Games With Inquirer/DN Employees

Monday, January 14th, 2013

For, you see, it was not enough that the fates had chased the Inky and DN from their old home on Broad Street, only to have the new owner, Bart Blatstein, eye up the location as a potential casino destination. But now, in their new home at 8th and Market, there exists the possibility that […]

Dept. Of Awful Stats: Young Black Males In Philadelphia Would Be Safer In Afghanistan

Monday, January 14th, 2013

In an already difficult-to-take CNN piece on gun violence in Philly, Scott Charles of Temple’s Cradle To Grave program drops this bomb: “Statistics suggest that as a young, black man, you have a greater chance of being shot and killed in Philadelphia than you would have if you were a soldier serving in the conflicts […]

Talking Points: Dem Golden Philly Globes

Monday, January 14th, 2013

In the biz, we call them “local hooks,” and hey, look: Last night’s Golden Globe awards had them: · Tina Fey, of course, co-hosted with Amy Poehler, but, as many have noted, were on nowhere near enough, as the pair were fairly killin’ it. · The degree to which you can seriously mope that The […]