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Archive: February, 2012

Whitney Houston's Philadelphia-recorded debut single "Hold Me."

Saturday, February 11, 2012, 10:26 PM
Whitney Houston recorded "Hold Me," a duet with Teddy Pendergrass, in 1984 in Philadelphia. The song was released as her first single on her debut album and was also released on Teddy's "Love Language" LP. Here it is... Read more

Fox 29's Sue Serio, husband Billy V. star in "Love Letters" in Media

Thursday, February 9, 2012, 8:04 AM
Fox 29 weather anchor Sue Serio and husband Bill Vargus, a former sportscaster at the station, co-star in "Love Letters" Feb. 29 - March 4 at the Media Theatre for the Performing Arts. The couple live near the theater and had been impressed with productions there. They were invited to perform... Read more

CNN suspends Roland Martin

Wednesday, February 8, 2012, 3:42 PM
CNN has suspended Roland Martin for making “regrettable and offensive” remarks demeaning gays on Super Bowl Sunday. Shocking, no? The cable news network actually acted after taking a demur three-day time-out. “Roland Martin’s tweets were regrettable and offensive,”... Read more

Kobe Bryant hangs at Delilah's after Monday's loss to Sixers

Tuesday, February 7, 2012, 7:48 PM
Kobe Bryant drowned his sorrows over his hometown loss to the Sixers Monday night at Delilah’s (100 Spring Garden). The newly-single Lower Merion raised Lakers superstar dropped by the gentleman’s club around 1 a.m. Tuesday with a few friends and was joined a little later by teammate Andrew... Read more

Elizabeth Banks weighs in on the 'war on cheesesteaks'

Tuesday, February 7, 2012, 6:31 PM
From Penn alum/actress Elizabeth Banks wrote a short post today on her blog about "The War on Cheesesteaks." While the title is misleading -- Banks isn't heading off some Christmas-level assault -- she does give some love to the Pat's and Geno's, as if they need more. Smart... Read more

Could Rick's Steaks return to the Reading Terminal Market?

Tuesday, February 7, 2012, 6:08 PM
Rick Olivieri wants to bring Rick’s Steaks back to the Reading Terminal Market. You may remember Olivieri publicly fueded with market management in 2007/2008 when the market didn’t renew his lease. He felt he had been targeted because he was making waves in his role as persident of the... Read more

Educators spurn donation from ex-porn star Sasha Grey

Tuesday, February 7, 2012, 4:46 PM
Public schools in America aren’t exactly rolling in dosh, given the economic meltdown and lawmakers’ ever-tightening purse strings when it comes to anything soft and girlie like education, the arts, social welfare. So, it was a shock to hear that gigantonormous teachers’ union the... Read more

Roland Martin's mea culpa: Hermeneutics of the self-erasing (non-)apology

Tuesday, February 7, 2012, 2:53 PM
Roland Martin has issued a mea culpa about remarks he made on Super Bowl Sunday which he acknowledges may have been construed as homophobic and which thus dismayed or distressed members of the public. GLAAD, in turn, has posted a counter-statement. (Read about it here.) Posted late last night, Martin’s... Read more

Brady or Bundchen

Tuesday, February 7, 2012, 6:51 PM
Don't hate them because they're pretty. Don't hate them because they're rich. And don't hate them because they're human. Or at least because Gisele is. Admittedly, Mrs. Brady was pushed at the wrong moment, and uttered words of frustration that landed like candy to those sourballs who love expose... Read more

Phillies baseball to broadcast on 94WIP as well as 1210 AM

Monday, February 6, 2012, 3:08 PM
Phillies games will broadcast on 94WIP as well as 1210 AM this season, Glen Macnow and Anthony Gargano just announced on WIP. Both stations are owned by CBS Radio so the simulcast certainly makes sense. The Daily News reported Nov. 23 that this would be happening. At the time, neither the Phillies... Read more
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