Archive for January 23rd, 2013

This Evening: Bundled Up

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

>>> The reverb-soaked western-flavored grooves of Widowspeak will be at Kungfu Necktie, with support from Philly-duo Lockets, trying their best to make you forget the temp is in the single digits outside. >>> The Growlers are playing Johnny Brenda’s behind their newest record, the cleverly-titled Hung At Heart, which came out yesterday. Support is provided […]

And Now, Today’s GOOD NEWS: Rep. Brian Sims Co-Sponsors Anti-Bullying Bill To PA House

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

Rep. Brian Sims, who many of you probably know is PA’s first openly gay legislator, is currently championing an anti-bullying bill in the PA State House, much like the superhero he is. The bill, which has the support of at least one member of the House’s Republican majority, seeks to train educators on the prevention […]

Bishop Accountability Has A Database Of All The Publicly Accused Priests In The U.S.

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

Accused of what? You know what. The watchdog group Bishop Accountability, according to NBC10, has uploaded 195 pages of documents regarding the case of Edward Avery. Many of the accusations against Avery came out in last year’s trial of Msgr. William J. Lynn, and a novel’s worth are now available for your perusal. On top […]

PIFA 2013 Adds Savion Glover, Robert Glasper, And Dan Deacon, Among Others

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

We’re getting closer and closer to the March opening of the 2013 edition of the Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts, or PIFA. Although, with this year’s theme of “If I Had A Time Machine,” it makes us think that maybe we’ve already been there. Or maybe we’re there now. Or maybe we’ll never be […]

Bleeding Rainbow’s New Full-Length, Yeah Right, Is Streaming Now

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

Pitchfork reviewed the local four-piece’s Kanine Records debut, but you can check it out and decide for yourself using their new Pitchfork Advance feature right here.

This Is What Young People Geeks In Philly Look Like, According To People Who Think Everyone Is A Geek

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

Did you know that you are most likely a geek? At least according to the Anatomy of a Philly Geek infographic on the left, from Temple Magazine, which points out the guy’s “no comb hairdo,” “blue jeans,” “button-down plaid shirt,” “lunch from Han Dynasty,” and “music from Spotify” among other things. The Technically Philly reader-submitted […]

Noontime Nuggetz: Nightlands, “I Fell In Love With A Feeling”

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

It doesn’t exactly give off any warmth, but “I Fell In Love With A Feeling” from Nightlands‘ newest, Oak Island, is bouncy and cheery enough to fool your body into thinking it’s at least early spring. And if not, well, we can’t help you.

Cinedelphia Film Festival To Debut April 4-27, Highlighting All Things Philly Film

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

We here at Philebrity are proud to announce that we’re the online media partner for the first-ever Cinedelphia Film Festival, slated to run from April 4 – 27, here in Philly. Curated by Eric Bresler of Cinedelphia.com — itself a fantastic resource for local film events and repertory film info, by the way — the […]

As You Freeze Your Ass Off, Know This: Jerry Seinfeld Is In Philadelphia, Working On A Rap Album

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

That is all.

Oh, Quit Whining, It’s Not Even Close To Being Our Coldest Day Ever

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

OK, we take it back: It is INSANE out there. But it’s not the worst we’ve seen, as far as low temperatures go. Digging back into the archives from a rather cold day last January at the (very excellent, by the way) PhillyWeather.net, we see that February 11th, 1934 kills it with high of 10/low […]

Byko Will Not Shut Up Because Byko Does Not Need To Shut Up So You Shut Up Because Suck On This, Punk, Byko Just Outlived You All

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

EHHHHRRRR, AH, HOY HOY, YOU SCUM-SUCKING, TOTE-BAG-TOKING, AL FRESCO FIXED GEAR NINNYS! FOR NOW IT CAN BE REVEALED: AS WE SPEAK, I, STUART “STU” “BYKO” BYKOFSKY, BORN OF STRONG EASTERN EUROPEAN STOCK INTO A WORLD YOU LITTLE QUEERS WOULD FIND COMPLETELY UNRECOGNIZABLE, I, ME, BYKO, MYSELF… I AM DANCING ON YOUR GRAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAVES! Did you ever […]