Archive for January 31st, 2013

Announcing Philebrity and BITBY’s Valentine’s Day Special!

Thursday, January 31st, 2013

Invite friends on Facebook here. Valentine’s Day: Kind of a giant pain in the ass, no? Let us help you with that. Hot on the heels of this year’s Philebrity Awards — our most successful variety show yet — we’re teaming up with our pals at BITBY.TV and Underground Arts to bring you our first-ever […]

MindSpot Would Like To Teach You A Thing Or Two

Thursday, January 31st, 2013

Autodidactism is awesome, but it can only take you so far. There are some topics and skill sets that cannot be mastered alone in one’s basement. Enter MindSpot,¬†an “innovative learning experience for adults.” A few times a month, MindSpot offers classes on an eclectic array of topics. Between now and Valentine’s Day, for instance, you […]

Here Are Your First Friday Art Listings, And Do Please Visit Us!

Thursday, January 31st, 2013

Holy WAT, it’s First Friday again already? Click above to check out what’s new in local galleries, and if perchance you are in the Old City area tomorrow night, join us at AKA Music, where the dirty Kenzo shoegaze band known as Nothing will totally rock out.

On The Occasion Of His Saving The 2013 Manayunk Bike Race, We Present Bob Brady With This Expertly Rendered Photoshop Tribute

Thursday, January 31st, 2013

You know, so often, your U.S. Representative for Pennsylvania’s 1st congressional district, Bob Brady, is a totem of what’s wrong with Philly’s Democratic machine and how it has kept this city down through backroom deals and union goonery and the rest of it. But today is not the day to discuss that. Because Brady just […]

Noontime Nuggetz: Let Us Now Continue With Day Two Of The Patti Smith YouTube Wormhole

Thursday, January 31st, 2013

You will pardon us for revisiting Patti again, but honestly: We have discovered a wormhole in the YouTube-iverse where there is nothing but clips of Patti Smith saying and doing amazing things. Your mantra for today, should you choose to accept it: “I’d like to get as stoned as possible, I’d like to get as […]

Oh Gene Marks, You Shouldn’t Have. No, You Really Shouldn’t Have.

Thursday, January 31st, 2013

When history is no longer a mystery, how shall we remember Gene Marks, dickbag president of the Bala Cynwyd’s Marks Group? As the author of “If I Was A Poor Black Kid (But I’m Not So Now I’ll Just Say Some Horribly Offensive Shit To Other White Pricks Like The Editors At PhillyMag Who Will […]

Right Now In The People’s Republic Of Comcast: At This Point, Even Kabletown Is Making Fun Of Your Sad Hospital TV

Thursday, January 31st, 2013

Listen, we’re your friends and all, but there’s something we’ve been meaning to tell you: That old TV you have? You know, the old style jawn that is like three feet deep and sits in the hand-me-down “entertainment center” that you are entirely too young to own? Well, it’s embarrassing. And we know, we know: […]

CAN WE GET A SHOUT OUT FOR THE NOLIBS LOG CABIN?

Thursday, January 31st, 2013

View Larger Map Some days, it feels like the city is changing so rapidly, we can’t even keep up with it all, even after sitting at a computer day in and day out, taking in as much as we can and talking about it here. Years from now, we already know, we will look at […]

Meanwhile, Mark Segal Is Rewarded For Toxic Levels Of Fading Irrelevance With…

Thursday, January 31st, 2013

… a new column at The Inquirer, where toxic levels of fading irrelevance are continuously rewarded. It’s the only way we can really explain the installation of Segal at the Inky at this precise moment, when drums of doom from all corners seem to be tapping out the SOS for his ouster as The Voice […]

Eichel In, Gross Out At Daily News

Thursday, January 31st, 2013

In case you missed our tweet on the subject last night, Molly Eichel announced onstage at Writer’s Night In America (which was pretty fun, by the way) that, effective Monday, she’d be taking over Dan Gross‘ column at the Daily News. Gross, you may recall, recently announced that he’d be taking a buyout to leave […]