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Archive: February, 2013

WATCH: Captain Janks pranks live news coverage of rogue cop shootout

Tuesday, February 12, 2013, 5:32 PM
North Wales' own Tom Cipriano, better known as Howard Stern's prank phone call obsessed buddy Captain Janks, just broke into live coverage by LA affiliate KCBS of the police shootout of rogue ex-cop Christopher Dorner. Janks pretends to be an employee of the U.S. Fish and Game Department, speaking... Read more

Lenny Dysktra is going to be a grandpa: Cutter and Jamie-Lynn Sigler expecting

Tuesday, February 12, 2013, 2:09 PM
Mazel tov to embattled former Phillie Lenny Dykstra who is going to be a grandfather. Dykstra's son, Cutter and new fiancee, "Sopranos" star Jamie-Lynn Sigler, are expecting their first child together, Sigler's rep confirmed. “She couldn’t be more excited!” a source told People... Read more

Just announced: 'Twilight' author comes to Philly

Monday, February 11, 2013, 11:57 AM
Stephenie Meyer, author of the mega-crazy best-selling Twilight series, will participate in a free book signing in Philly on February 22 at the Free Library's Central Branch. Each attendee can get only two books signed (so choose your favorites, teen girls and vamp-obsessed housewives). Meyer's appearance... Read more

Philly-shot 'Do No Harm' cancelled after two episodes

Friday, February 8, 2013, 6:41 PM
NBC cancelled Philly-set drama "Do No Harm" after only two episodes. The show was a modern take on Jekyll and Hyde in which a surgeon (Steven Pasquale) turns into a cruel-intentioned badboy each night night. The cast also featured Phylicia Rashad, Samm Levine and Alana De La Garza. The first episode... Read more

Aditi Roy moves west

Thursday, February 7, 2013, 5:50 PM
NBC10’s Aditi Roy is leaving Philly for the West Coast. We hear Roy has a new job already lined up, I've got a call into the former morning anchor to see where she'll be heading. According to PhillyChitChat's HughEDillon, Roy cites her engagement as the reason for moving away. She plans to wed... Read more

Bradley Cooper hangs with Joe Biden

Thursday, February 7, 2013, 2:12 PM
Rydal's pride and joy Bradley Cooper and David O. Russell, the director of the Delco-shot/set "Silver Linings Playbook," are meeting with Veep Joe Biden today, according to Politico. According to Biden's aide: “[T]he Vice President will meet with director David Russell and actor Bradley Cooper... Read more

Fans will be a part of Rob Zombie Flyers flick

Wednesday, February 6, 2013, 12:36 PM
In today's column, I told you about Rob Zombie's new Broad Street Bullies Flyers' flick, with hopeful fall start date in Philadelphia. But Zombie had more to say about fan involvement in the film. "A lot of the fan portions of the movie would revolve around [West Collingswood Heights, NJ bar and... Read more

Iverson out of house and home

Wednesday, February 6, 2013, 9:32 AM
Allen Iverson is having a no good, very bad week. The former Sixers No. 3 lost his Atlanta mansion at a foreclosure auction, according to TMZ. Foreclosure proceedings began in December after Iverson defaulted on his $1.2 million mortage. TMZ reported Iverson was able to stave off foreclosure in December... Read more

Philly gets 'Smash'-ed for premiere

Tuesday, February 5, 2013, 11:43 AM
On Monday, I told you that West Philly-born dancer Abdur-Rahim Jackson will appear on tonight's second season premiere of NBC's Broadway-themed "Smash," but Jackson isn't the only Philly name in the credits this week. Friend Central grad Benj Pasek and his writing partner Justin Paul have a song featured... Read more

Atlanta judge slams Allen Iverson's parenting skills

Sunday, February 3, 2013, 11:12 AM
An Atlanta judge put Allen Iverson in time out for his subpar parenting skills. Former Sixers great Iverson officially split from Tawanna Iverson a couple weeks ago, but TMZ has details on Iverson's custody agreement and the judge doesn't mince words when it comes to Iverson's parental history. From... Read more
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