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You Only Have 18 More Days To Not Contribute To The Kickstarter For Victor Fiorillo’s Cosby Play

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

We don’t feel like we absolutely need to voice our opinion about Victor Fiorillo‘s campaign to crowdfund his 2015 Fringe Festival piece about the Bill Cosby sexual assault scandal. The trailer above is bad enough that we won’t have to further convince you not to contribute any money to this thing. But while we’re here, […]

Right Now On The Internet Of Odious Things: The Bolaris/Byko/Fiorillo 3-Way Circle Jerk

Monday, November 3rd, 2014

It exists. I’m not reading it. You can if you want to. But I am not. No. Bad touch. Times three. No. Ew. No.

This Is Going To Be A Long Day: Of Course Victor Fiorillo Saw A Black Panther

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

Almost immediately after we hit “Publish” on that last post below, this fun little nugget came across our desk: The Black Panthers are back. According to the Washington Times: A reporter for Philadelphia Magazine said he found a “uniformed member of the New Black Panther Party” Tuesday morning at the entrance to a polling place […]

Curiously Missing From PhillyMag’s Hack-Ass-Facebook-Unfriend-This-Person-Now List: Victor Fiorillo

Monday, July 9th, 2012

You know, because in addition to folks such as “The Wannabe Politico” and “The Inappropriate Liker,” there is also “The Supposed Friend To You And The Arts Who Will Hijack Your Facebook Photos, Fart Out An Out-of-Context Story About Them, Titter And High-Five Himself Until He’s Blue In The Face And Then Take No Responsibility […]

And Now, A Personal Message To Victor Fiorillo

Friday, May 11th, 2012


Having Fixed SEPTA, Mr. President, Could You Now Quickly Fix All Of This Other Crap That’s Wrong With Philly?

Monday, June 16th, 2014

As you have no doubt heard, President Barack Obama issued some sort of presidential decree that was basically like, “SHUT UP, SEPTA,” thus ending the regional rail strike. (This is a gross oversimplification, but the takeaway is that you can still get a train while these idiots bang their shoes on the table with each […]

Four Matlock-Esque Plot Twists We’d Like To See In The Mayfair Swiss Cheese Pervert Trial Today

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

And so it comes to comes pass that the wheels of justice have come to assess the case — with pizza-delivery speed, actually — of one Christopher Pagano, known better to you and I as the Mayfair Swiss Cheese Pervert. (We now know that Pagano was technically the Norristown Swiss Cheese Pervert, but let Mayfair […]


Thursday, January 16th, 2014

Dateline: January 16, 2014. “Cops: Alleged ‘Swiss Cheese Pervert’ Under Arrest.” Ahem. They say pulling on that thing too much is bad for you, And if you can get off using Wawa Swiss, I suppose I’m glad for you, But it’s no kind of life for a Swiss Cheese Pervert, How the media loved you, […]


Monday, November 18th, 2013

Invite friends on Facebook here. Welcome to The 2012 Philebrity Awards! It’s our great pleasure to present our annual awards poll, which, as noted above, seeks to celebrate the people who make this city churn — the dreamers, the do-ers, the movers, the shakers. For years now, it’s been a point of honor to recognize […]

And Now, The Definitive KimYe At 15th Street Wendy’s Post

Monday, November 18th, 2013

Kanye and Kim at the Wendy in Philly on 15th and Chestnut on Friday. — North is 5 Months! (@KimYeUpdates) November 16, 2013 This post can and should be filed in our Someone Famous Went Somewhere Once category, and not least because together, Kim Kardashian and Kanye West constitute enough metaphysical matter to (barely) […]

New Black Panthers Voter Intimidation Lawsuit Not Dismissed For Political Reasons, Says Dept. With “Deep Idological Polarzations,” So That’s Settled

Tuesday, March 12th, 2013

Hey, remember when people accused some of the New Black Panther Party of voter intimidation for hanging out around a polling place? No, not that time, this time. Well, according to Bloomberg, a report filed on the U.S. Justice Department office that oversees voting laws, which characterized it as “politically polarized with an atmosphere of […]

This Moment In #philebrityawards: Darkness! End Of Days! Race To The Finish! Let’s Party!

Monday, December 17th, 2012

At the time of this posting, just over 48 hours remain to vote in The 2012 Philebrity Awards! So if you intend to vote, do please go ahead. What’s more, as promised, we’ve hidden the results of the polls! Which means that when we hand out awards at The Philebrity Awards Show & XMas Pageant […]

Great Work Everyone: Philly Lands On Fox News’ Front Page

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

Between mural-gate, the Democrat v. Republican battle this morning, and Fox doubling-down on the Black Panther story, we really couldn’t have asked for anything different. And bonus points to them for asking you to report voting “shenanigans” to them, instead of pointing you towards the proper authorities who can handle the situation. We need a […]

Update: “New Black Panther ” At Polls Is Actually Working The Polling Location, And There Is No Massive Conspiracy To Throw Out Republicans And Replace Them With Black Panthers

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

According to an updated report by Fox News, the New Black Panther party member who was spotted at the polls by Victor Fiorillo this morning is actually working the polls as a “designated poll watcher.” Committee of Seventy also confirmed to Fox that as of yet, that have received no complaints about his presence at […]

Rumblings: The Monday Morning Shit List

Monday, October 8th, 2012

>>> Perhaps, now, in the anxious gentle promise of Monday morning, as the good people of the world go about their business and you do, too, perhaps now you can admit that you have regrets. Regrets that run deep. Regrets for things you have done for which there is no conceivable excuse that logic can […]

The Sensible Person’s Guide To The Live Arts Festival & Philly Fringe

Friday, September 7th, 2012

Here’s Live Arts top-billers, New Paradise Laboratories, doing an awesome impression of YOU. We know, we know: This year’s Live Arts Festival & Philly Fringe guide (currently in a coffee shop near you) is a daunting, behemoth 122-page affair, and frankly, just thinking about going through it all is exhausting. We aim to help. For […]

Commentroversy: Experience Has Taught Us This Much At Least

Tuesday, July 24th, 2012

Reacting to yesterday’s admittedly cheeky and not-at-all serious headline about the current Free Library embezzlement scandal, one refreshingly irony-immune reader was moved to comment on our Facebook page today. Which produced the following completely un-spellchecked exchange: I mean, have you met Victor Fiorillo?

PhillyMag Website Crashes Yet Again

Thursday, June 28th, 2012

Hmmm. We wonder whose Facebook photos Victor Fiorillo stole and published out of context this time.

And Then There Was The Time PhillyMag Posted About Zoe Strauss’s Personal Photos And It Got Linked On Drudge And Then Crashed PhillyMag

Friday, June 22nd, 2012

So: Last week, Zoe Strauss and her spouse were invited to the White House for a special LGBT event. As you can imagine, it was a big deal for both. As you can also imagine, Strauss, being both a photographer and a person who does not get invited to jam with POTUS everyday, went snapshot […]

This Weekend: Everything We’ve Mentioned In The Last Month Is Happening

Friday, April 27th, 2012

FRIDAY: >>>Hit up the brand-spanking-new Underground Arts for The Spinning Leaves 7″ release party with perpetual Philebs favorite Juliet Hope Wayne. >>>French pop and psychedelia is on full display at The Trestle Inn‘s Ooh La La, a cornucopia of all things awesome. >>>Drag queen-Queen Martha Graham Cracker brings her “campy cultural commentary” to the PMA […]