Archive for January 25th, 2013

This Weekend: Snow Jams

Friday, January 25th, 2013

FRIDAY: >>> In things we told you about earlier this week, there’s the Benjamin Britten fest going on at The Curtis all weekend, starting tonight with the Student Recital Series taking on Britten’s A Charm of Lullabies, On This Island, and the William Blake Songs. >>> You’re the bees kneees but so are they: Austin, […]

This Is Why We Did Not Run The Naked Man Attacking A SEPTA Bus Video That You People Have Been Sending Us All Week

Friday, January 25th, 2013

It is because we have souls, and we intend to keep them, and we took to heart the lessons learned in the People of SEPTA Trilogy: · Episode 1: For Every “I SEPTA Philly” There Is A “People Of SEPTA” · Episode 2: You’re Right: That People Of SEPTA Facebook Thing Is For Dicks · […]

Film Sweat: WHAT THE HELL IS HAPPENING

Friday, January 25th, 2013

NOT RECOMMENDED: The Farrely Brothers are the Weezer of filmmaking: They started out relatively strong, but since then have released the same lowest common denominator crap almost yearly, with no signs of switching that system up. That being said, the Peter Farrelly produced/partially-directed Film 43 has us very, very confused. Here is an incomplete list […]

Elvis Costello Is Making An Album With The Roots

Friday, January 25th, 2013

Allow us to once again throw you in this direction, as we lay some collabo-news on you: According to Billboard, The Roots and Elvis Costello will be releasing a collaborative album sometime this year. ?uestlove told Billboard that the impetus for the creative combination came from Mr. McManus’ appearances on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon; […]

Recommended Reading: Aliya Z. Khabir’s “True Liberation”

Friday, January 25th, 2013

When we first read Patty-Pat Kozlowski‘s Byko-esque call in the Daily News for Muslim women to uncover their faces so we can know if they are actually criminals in disguise or not (let that sink in for a second), we were all kinds of riled up. The ease with which some will offer to give […]

PSA: Here Are Mayor Nutter’s Remarks On Gun Control From Yesterday

Friday, January 25th, 2013

At a press conference in Washington D.C. yesterday, Mayor Nutter read prepared remarks on new gun control measures introduced to the Senate. His remarks are posted in full below: “Thank you Senator Feinstein. Again and again and again, Americans have been stunned by senseless acts of violence involving assault weapons and large-capacity magazines: Columbine (April […]

Dear Twitter, This Is Who The Stone Roses Are

Friday, January 25th, 2013

The Coachella lineup was announced yesterday, and among headliners (Side Note: How is Wu Tang Clan not a headliner?) are the reunited Blur and The Stone Roses. While this is big news for some (re: us), others are confused. And just like Bon Iver and Arcade Fire before them, The Stone Roses have earned their […]

Do No Harm, NBC’s Philly-Set Jekyll And Hyde Update Debuts Next Week

Friday, January 25th, 2013

Next Thursday will be Philadelphia day on NBC. First, the series finale of local Delco-hero Tina Fey‘s 30 Rock will air, and it will be followed by Do No Harm, that really terrible looking Jekyll and Hyde show set (and at least partially filmed) in Philadelphia. When we first heard about the show, we thought […]