Archive for February 4th, 2013

This Evening: Savior Of The Universe

Monday, February 4th, 2013

>>> Since both shows of The Music Tapes Present: The Traveling Imaginary have been postponed, your options are slim. You could hit Metal Monday at Kungfu Necktie if you wanna get heavy as shit, or you could drink some beers and eat some grilled cheese at World Cafe Live if you want your stomach to […]

Kathleen Kane Names Ex-Prosecutor As Head Of Investigation Into Corbett’s Investigation Of Sandusky, Corbett Sweats A Single Bead

Monday, February 4th, 2013

Going forward with her campaign promise of diving head first into Gov. Tom Corbett‘s investigation of Jerry Sandusky and its shortcomings (either intentional or not), Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane has appointed former federal prosecutor H. Geoffrey Moulton Jr. as a special deputy in charge of overseeing her office’s inquiry. According to MyFoxPhilly, “Moulton spent […]

UPDATE: Last Night’s Super Bowl Was The Highest Rated Locally Since The Eagles Were In It

Monday, February 4th, 2013

As if more people really needed to watch CBS: Last night’s local broadcast of the Super Bowl on CBS3 brought the affiliate its best rating for the big game since 2005, when the Eagles threw up all over the field and lost to New England. People who tuned into last night’s game were witness to […]

Music Rumblings: Don’t Cross The Streams

Monday, February 4th, 2013

>>> The new Pissed Jeans record, Honeys, is streaming over at Spin. The album comes out on Sub Pop on February 12th, and Pissed Jeans will be playing a record release show at Underground Arts on February 15th. [Spin] >>> Attn. Music Tapes ticket holders: Tonight’s shows at the First Unitarian Church (one at 7:30PM […]

Noontime Nuggetz: Let’s Do The Time-Lapse Again

Monday, February 4th, 2013

Time Lapse: Philadelphia from Angelo Leotta on Vimeo. You know, we here at the Philebs are suckers for a good time-lapse. We’ve seen construction, some clean up, art, running, and more construction. And what does today’s time-lapse bring us? A day in the life of Philadelphia. And it really makes us long for sunny, warmer […]

And Now, Here Are Some Pictures From Our First Friday In-Store With Nothing

Monday, February 4th, 2013

Downward Years To Come by Nothing After we closed up shop for the weekend on Friday, we moved our desks out of the way, welcomed in a packed-house of friends, and let Nothing loose. The result? A loud, fast, thrilling set that literally shook all of the dust off the walls. Did we mention it […]

R.I.P.: Arlene Ackerman, Former Superintendent Of The School District Of Philadelphia

Monday, February 4th, 2013

Arlene Ackerman, the controversial former leader of the School District of Philadelphia passed away this weekend after a battle with pancreatic cancer. During her three years as the district’s superintendent (and in her buyout-led departure), Ackerman was no stranger to controversy and strong opinions (both her own and ones she inspired). A simple search of […]

Motown Philly Moscow: Boyz II Men Are Performing In Russia

Monday, February 4th, 2013

In two days, Philly-legends Boyz II Men will be taking the stage in Moscow, Russia to perform, at the behest of Vladimir Putin. According to The Daily Mail, the show is part of Putin’s mission to have people create more Russian babies. Sound ridiculous? Well, according to The Boston Herald, “Back in 2007, there was […]

Bernie Parent Advises Us To “Stay Horny” And “Find Your Wolf,” Just Because

Monday, February 4th, 2013

Hi I’m Bernie and I am the former goalie of the Philadelphia Flyers. The fears I have faced and battled have allowed me to find the wolf inside. The wolf would not let my fear of the unknown hold me back, and I reaped the greatest benefits. Unleash your wolf, and do it together. You […]