Attytood Archive: October, 2010

Philly soul legend Solomon Burke, 1940-2010

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Solomon Burke -- preacher, funeral home director, father of 21 children, and one of the great, if chronically underrated, American soul... Read more

No blood in ants

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So it begins....ah. Needles and pins...ah. Somehow I suspect there's more to this story than the one paragraph that's been published so... Read more

Delaware's dark secret revealed

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I spent a fair amount of time in the great state of Delaware reporting for "The Backlash," and one of the things you learn is the... Read more

GOP recruits actors to play "hicky" West Virginians -- from South Philly!

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Filmed at the Oregon Diner, no less! A Republican ad that shows a couple of regular-looking guys commiserating in a diner about West... Read more

Breaking news: Obama breaks campaign promise

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This was actually one of my favorite campaign promises from President Obama back in 2008: Good policy in Washington depends on sound advice... Read more

PARTY OF "NO"!!!!

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Roy Halladay takes the mound for the first playoff start of his career -- and throws only the second post-season no-hitter in baseball history... Read more

Hollywood can't save Cincy this time

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Remember 1990? It was the year that the Cincinnati Reds seemed to come out of nowhere to win the World Series -- and the big Hollywood movie... Read more

No blood in...whoa!

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Yes, there've been some ups and downs here at the Philadelphia newspapers these last few years, but it could have been worse. Consider newspaper... Read more