Archive for February 22nd, 2013

This Weekend: Light Blood

Friday, February 22nd, 2013

2×2 EP by adam & dave's bloodline FRIDAY: >>> Go ahead and laugh at another man’s crippling stress when Lewis Black plays the Academy of Music as part of his aptly-titled The Rant is Due tour. >>> It’s a good old fashioned record release show over at Johnny Brenda’s as Adam and Dave’s Bloodline releases […]

Right Now On Phoodie: Bacon And Beards

Friday, February 22nd, 2013

· Six Degrees Of Kevin Bacon: Check Out Philly’s Best Bacon Spots On A Channel You Might Not Have · Dept. Of Why Can’t Us: Philly Widely Represented At The James Beard Awards · Brewer’s Plate 2013: Where Local Food And Local Beer Come Together To Make You Very, Very Happy

Right Now In The People’s Republic Of Comcast: Pay In Advance And Get Your Gun Ads Elsewhere

Friday, February 22nd, 2013

Fresh off of their moves to take full ownership of NBCUniversal, Comcast is making some other changes, starting with some burner internet. According to CBS3, Comcast is beginning to offer prepaid internet service for those with bad credit, no credit, or what have you. The Xfinity Internet Prepaid Service gives you a week of surfing […]

We Should All Carry Orchestra Schedules In Our Pockets Like They’re The Phillies

Friday, February 22nd, 2013

It’s still a little while before it kicks off, but the Philadelphia Orchestra‘s second season under the guidance of Yannick “YANNICK!” Nézet-Séguin has been announced. The orchestra’s home opener takes place on, September 25, 2013, featuring an all Tchaikovsky program, and the season continues with some away games at Carnegie Hall, a celebration to commemorate […]

Music Rumblings: Summertime Blues

Friday, February 22nd, 2013

>>> In support of Justin Timberlake‘s new album, and because Jay Z just does whatever he wants, the Legends of the Summer Tour will bring both of those men to Citizens Bank Park on August 13th. Good luck pulling off that sepia tone live fellas. [Ticketmaster] >>> Sting and the Police Bruno Mars, that artist […]

Progressively Marching Into The 21st Century, Philly Diocese Bans Girls From Playing Football

Friday, February 22nd, 2013

According to Forbes, a panel assembled by the Archdiocese of Philadelphia (also known as the He-Man Woman Haters Club) voted to uphold a ban on females in grades 5 to 8 from playing Catholic Youth Organization (CYO) contact football. This all arose when “the Archdiocese decided to enforce a boys-only rule after an opposing team […]

Jayson Musson Has Got A Billboard #1, Kind Of

Friday, February 22nd, 2013

This week, after Billboard decided to include YouTube views in their formula for ranking the Hot 100, Baauer‘s “Harlem Shake” has taken the #1 spot. Thought the song isn’t really played on radio, and the YouTube hits it accumulates have more to do with people dancing for about 30 seconds than the song itself, it […]