Archive for January 28th, 2013

This Friday: Philebrity + AKA Music Present NOTHING!

Monday, January 28th, 2013

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Nutter And Ramsey Still Going Hard On Gun Control

Monday, January 28th, 2013

After the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary, two of the city’s top officials were thrust into important positions on the gun control issue. As President of the U.S. Conference of Mayors, Mayor Michael Nutter found himself leading a group who pledged to work to reduce gun violence, and Philly’s top cop Charles Ramsey was appointed […]

Tonight At Kelly Writers House: Philly Love Notes, Gretchen Lohse, Good Times

Monday, January 28th, 2013

LIVE at the Writers House, a collaborative event series between WXPN and the Kelly Writers House, is a six-times-a-year, one-hour broadcast/live event featuring poetry, music, and spoken-word, along with a musical guest. You can listen back to previous archived editions over here, or you can head to Kelly Writers House tonight to catch the latest […]

MP3 of The Moment: Steven A. Clark, “Bounty”

Monday, January 28th, 2013

Bounty by Steven A. Clark Please accept our apologies: Frank Ocean just didn’t do it for us when it came to serving the very real and very present need for a more modern soul music. We still you miss you so, Amy, but the reality is that neo-Motown has quickly become a new albatross (or, […]

Boy Scouts Of America This Close To Ending Gay Ban, Joining Us In Modern America

Monday, January 28th, 2013

The Boy Scouts of America, who for years have upheld a ban on both gay scouts and scout leaders, are reportedly very close to ending that ban. According to NBC News, the scouts are “actively considering an end” to the policy that made many consider them both a laughing stock and a hate group (and […]

Noontime Nuggetz: Our Gal Sal

Monday, January 28th, 2013

Philly’s beloved Sally Starr was the kind of broadcast personality they just don’t make anymore — and we’re not just talking spurs. Over a career that spanned at least three mediums, Sally was a fave to kids and adults alike, while also unwittingly paving the way for God only knows how many rockabilly girls. Like […]

Can Angry Middle-Aged Philly Sports Fans Support Two Morning Sports-Talk Shows?

Monday, January 28th, 2013

Yes. Yes, they can. And the Twitter account PhlDeservesMore strives to make that happen by demanding 97.5 The Phanatic create their own original AM content to go head-to-head against WIP‘s gluttony-enabling, “let’s drink all night and puke all day”-encouraging morning show. Because when things like this happen, there is no limit to the number of […]

Got Nothing Going On Feb. 23rd? Why Not Head To Neshaminy To Watch All Nine Best Picture Nominees In A Row

Monday, January 28th, 2013

If you’re like us, you make a pledge every year to check out all of the Academy Award nominees for Best Picture before the Oscar is handed out. And if you’re like us, you’ve never followed through on this pledge. But this year is your chance to finally make good on that, if you’ve got […]

Rumblings: Cool Story Bro

Monday, January 28th, 2013

>>> This weekend’s gun show up in Norfeast Philly did brisk business. Because of course it did. On the bright side, this does show that perhaps they’re taking seceding from Philly seriously. [NBC10] >>> Wait, who is LeSean McCoy? Oh right, he plays for the Philadelphia Piecesofshit. [Deadspin] >>> And finally, this is the kind […]

Join Your Fellow Pennsylvanians In Petitioning Asshat Tom Corbett To Stop Trying To Cheat On All Future Elections

Monday, January 28th, 2013

On the off chance that you missed Adam Brodsky’s post about it last week, or the voluminous news coverage that it’s now getting nationwide, Corbett, along with other GOP governors around the country, already have gerrymandering fever in a pre-emptive strike in the 2016 elections. We know: It’s Monday, you can’t even think about this. […]

At This Time, We’d Like To Say To Seth Meyers What We Say To All Of Our Friends In NYC

Monday, January 28th, 2013

While yes, sure, you may have been yukking it up about the PYT Bacon Taco, with the punchline “You’re still in Philadelphia,” the fact does remain that you’re repping what was once one of the greatest cities in the world during its dead worst era of cultural import, and one that it may in fact […]