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Archive: January, 2012

Wing Bowl hosts excited for Kobayashi's participation

Tuesday, January 24, 2012, 5:14 PM
“It’s almost surreal to me that he is part of our stupid wing eating contest,” said Sportsradio 94 WIP’s Angelo Cataldi about Japanese eating machine Takeru Kobayashi’s participation in Wing Bowl XX Feb. 3 at Wells Fargo Center. Kobayashi, a longtime champion of the... Read more

Natale mistress Ruthann Seccio tapes "I Married A Mobster"

Monday, January 23, 2012, 3:03 PM
Ruthann Seccio, the mistress, or "goomah," of former mob boss Ralph Natale, was just filmed for an upcoming episode of "I Married a Mobster," which airs on Discovery. Executive producer Dan Pearson contacted former longtime Daily News reporter Kitty Caparella looking for women in the mob for the show... Read more

David Beckham, Phillies fan?!

Monday, January 23, 2012, 2:59 PM
Courtesy of the Associated Press Soccer stud David Beckham stepped out to In-N-Out Burger recently. Before you dismiss us with a "Zzzzz" in the comments, the Daily Mail has pics of Beckham decked out in a familiar maroon and white combo. Turns out, Becks is a Phillies fan. Even if he's not... Read more

NBC10's Sheena Parveen was eager to cover snow

Monday, January 23, 2012, 1:17 PM
New NBC 10 meteorologist Sheena Parveen told us Friday that she was excited to report on snow for the first time over the weekend. The Tampa Bay native has worked only in Florida. Parveen said that growing up in the lightning capital of the world inspired her interest in the weather. Parveen,... Read more

Jenna Jameson joins Mary Carey as a Wing Bowl Wingette

Friday, January 20, 2012, 10:33 PM
Jenna Jameson will represent the World Famous Gold Club (1416 Chancellor) as a Wingette during Sportsradio 94 WIP's Wing Bowl 20 Feb. 3 at the Wells Fargo Center. Jameson, the retired porn queen turned actress, makes her first appearance at the city's most celebrated sporting event. She'll appear... Read more

VIDEO: Catching up with "Mob Wives" at the Phila. Home Show

Friday, January 20, 2012, 10:21 PM
Karen Gravano and Renee Graziano of VH1's "Mob Wives" stopped by the Philadelphia Home Show at the Pennsylvania Convention Center Thursday night to sign autographs in the Xfinity booth. The Home Show runs through Sunday. Read more

Elizabeth Banks gives Penn a shout out on 'The Daily Show'

Friday, January 20, 2012, 4:24 PM
Elizabeth Banks in "Man on a Ledge" Elizabeth Banks, one of our personal girl crushes ever since "Wet Hot American Summer," gave her alma mater, Penn, a shout out on "The Daily Show" last night. She and her hubs went to Penn and she graduated in 1996. Stewart calls Banks' husband out for... Read more

Sports talk host Tom Byrne apologizes for assaulting cab driver

Wednesday, January 18, 2012, 8:16 PM
Greater Media, parent company of 97.5 the Fanatic, has issued an apology on behalf of sports-talk host Tom Byrne. We reported Tuesday that Byrne was arrested early Monday morning after allegedly assaulting a cab driver whom he had first refused to pay a $5 fare, according to a police report. "Tom... Read more

Philadelphia Flower Show gets 'SNL' shout-out

Wednesday, January 18, 2012, 4:50 PM
The Philadelphia International Flower Show got a shout-out during an "SNL" sketch the other night featuring Jason Sudeikis playing Golden Globes host Ricky Gervais. See for yourself... The 2012 flower show runs March 4 to March 11 at the Pennyslvania Convention Center. Read more

Iranian girls upset about Barbie ban

Wednesday, January 18, 2012, 2:14 PM
Forget the U.S. fighter jets and Predator drones, the most potent weapon against Iran is a dainty lil’ plastic thing — Barbie. The Islamic nation’s morality police are yanking the Mattel doll off store shelves as part of its “soft war” against the West’s decadent... Read more
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