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Archive: April, 2012

'Hurricane' Schwartz undergoes heart surgery

Wednesday, April 25, 2012, 7:28 AM
Best wishes to NBC10 meteorologist Glenn “Hurricane” Schwartz, who undergoes double-bypass surgery Wednesday morning. “99% of major artery blocked. Will be out a long time but will tweet some,” Schwartz tweeted late Tuesday night. On the bright side, as a few viewers have... Read more

Justin Guarini in world premiere of Stephen King musical

Tuesday, April 24, 2012, 3:28 PM
Doylestown-raised American Idol superstar Justin Guarini is taking Atlanta by storm as one of the stars of a stage musical written by Stephen King. A Stephen King musical? Yep, that’s right. The purveyor of putrefied gore, the master of the macabre has combined forces with John Mellencamp to... Read more

Jen Carroll takes over Meme for 'Life After Top Chef' shoot

Tuesday, April 24, 2012, 2:09 PM
Bravo cameras rolled Monday following Jennifer Carroll for “Life After Top Chef” as Carroll cooked for family and friends at Meme (22nd & Spruce) . Meme chef David Katz let his friend take over his kitchen for a preview tasting of her menu from the restaurant called Concrete Blonde... Read more

Anderson Cooper Cabbage Patch Kid Doll

Tuesday, April 24, 2012, 1:59 PM
There’s always been something so cuddly about Anderson Cooper. Even when he reports on disasters and hurricanes and other tragedies, the CNN newsman gives off a take-me-home-I’m-a-cute-cuddly-puppy aura. So it’s just as well that the people behind the Cabbage Patch Kids Doll brand... Read more

Barkley explains scratchy-voiced Weight Watchers spot

Tuesday, April 24, 2012, 7:43 AM
If you’ve seen Charles Barkley’s most recent Weight Watchers commercial and thought his normally unmistakable voice sounded very un-Barkley-esque, you’re not alone. Sir Charles tells us the spot was taped when he had the flu. To make matters worse, he had lost his voice the... Read more

Mendte to Make Radio Debut, The Gossip

Monday, April 23, 2012, 3:11 PM
New radio station WWIQ features some familiar voices. Read more

Ted Nugent plea deal on illegal Bear killing

Monday, April 23, 2012, 2:41 PM
Talk about a rebel. A nonconformist. A man who marches to the beat of his own drum. Ted Nugent, who was in hot water last week with the Secret Service for making alleged threats against President Obama’s life, has fessed up to doing naughty things of a different nature: Illegally killing a... Read more

Councilwoman Marian Tasco DROPs it like it's hot, wins Dancing with the Philadelphia Stars

Monday, April 23, 2012, 1:44 PM
Councilwoman Marian B. Tasco DROP-ped it like it’s hot and charmed the crowd and judges during her cha-cha to win Sunday’s Dancing with the Philadelphia Stars event at the Crystal Tea Room. Tasco and partner Nodari Tetruashvily were the crowd favorite at the Sickle Cell Disease Foundation... Read more

'The Simpsons' pay tribute to Fox News

Monday, April 23, 2012, 1:23 PM
Matt Groening’s naughty animated Fox satire The Simpsons celebrated the 25th anniversary of its network home, Fox, Sunday night with a star-studded episode. The show, however, will most likely be remembered for a naughty anti-Fox News message it delivered with this title card. As the New York... Read more

Dick Clark had prostate surgery before death

Monday, April 23, 2012, 1:06 PM
In a curious addendum to the Dick Clark story, TMZ reports that the TV icon had undergone prostate surgery the day before he suffered the massive heart attack which killed him April 18 at the age of 82. The revelation comes thanks to Clark’s death certificate, which TMZ has posted on its site... Read more
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