Archive for February 5th, 2013

Captain Freeshit: Win A Pair Of Tickets For A Pre-Valentine’s Day Ride Aboard The SEPTA Love Train!

Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

For the third straight year, the Mural Arts program is teaming up with SEPTA to bring you the Love Train. A combination MFL-ride/tour of Steve Powers’ A Love Letter For You, will depart from SEPTA HQ on February 10th at 2:00 PM and take you on a visual tour of Powers’ murals, all as part […]

Rick Santorum Is On A Birther Website Whining About How The Boy Scouts Are Ruining America

Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

We told you how the Boy Scouts of America are begrudgingly joining the 20th Century and (probably) allowing gay scouts and scoutmasters into their fold. They may even be contemplating changing their motto from “Be Prepared” to “Better Late Than Never.” As you might guess, PA’s own Rick Santorum, God’s indefatigable culture warrior, spit Kool-Aid […]

Reminder: Whether You’re Single Or Just Future-Single, Join Us On Valentine’s Day!

Tuesday, February 5th, 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 […]

Recommended Reading: A Letter From A Woman In Nazi-Occupied Austria To A Doctor In Philadelphia

Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

Over at Slate‘s The Vault, their new history blog, you can see a scan of a letter from a 25-year old Viennese physician who was expelled from her medical school for being Jewish, after the Nazis had occupied Austria. In an attempt to emigrate from Austria to the U.S., though she had no family or […]

Get Married On Valentine’s Day … At The Piazza … With Tons Of Other People

Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

Depending on who you are (and likely your romantic situation) you probably think one of two things: Either Valentine’s Day is a day to show your love and affection for the ones you love, or it’s a bullshit piece of greeting card nonsense that can die a slow painful death. Or maybe you’re somewhere in […]

Noontime Nuggetz Special Audio Edition: Royal Shoals, “Surrounderer”

Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

Surrounderer by Royal Shoals Nearly two years ago, we took some time to rave about the debut EP from Royal Shoals, and would you look at what we’ve got here? It’s another Jeff Ziegler produced EP, Surrounderer +3, from that amalgam of pieces of the Ropers, Saturday People, Public Record, and Motor. And guess what? […]

Rumblings: Radio, Radio

Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

>>> The first artist announcement for this year’s XPoNential Music Festival has been made: The Saturday night show at the former Tweeter Center will be headlined by the inescapable Lumineers with support from Dr. Dog, who played the same role in last year’s festival, opening for Wilco. You can get lawn tickets for the show, […]

Then There Was The Time That Seth Williams Put Mark Zuckerberg On Blast

Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

And another thing: What the fuck is going on with my Timeline? In the future, when none of us use Facebook any longer, there will be those moments we remember, along the road, when you clearly just had to throw your arms up in the air and say, “Yeah, this is bullshit, this thing has […]

PhillyNORML, Hack Comedians Bond For Weed Peace

Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

This much we believe: That within our lifetimes, it shall come to pass in the United States that: A) eventually, anyone will be able to marry anyone else, so long as they are humans and past the age of consent, and B) marijuana will be decriminalized completely (and likely regulated and sold over the counter). […]

An Open Letter To Shorts-In-Winter-Time Guy

Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

Bro. We know. Bro. For as long as there has been winter and for as long as there have been shorts, there have been asshats like you. Bro. Who have somehow thought that this was OK. From Fishtown to Chestnut Hill, from Roxborough to Bensalem, there you are, bro. A little fashion shame-bomb that is […]