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Archive: August, 2012

'Paranoia' shoots at ex-Advanta CEO's Fort Washington estate

Monday, August 13, 2012, 7:22 AM
Residents of Fort Washington are still experiencing "Paranoia." The film spent several days, through Monday, shooting at the estate of former Advanta CEO Dennis Alter. Alter's home, which has been up for sale and listed at more than $20 million, plays the home of Gary Oldman in the corporate-espionage... Read more

Bryn Mawr company thrilled Michael Phelps will appear on its golf show

Monday, August 13, 2012, 7:11 AM
Michael Phelps meant it when he said he wanted to take time off and relax. The swimming sensation will try to improve his golf game on the next season of the Golf Channel's "The Haney Project," produced by Tom Farrell and Steve Rotfeld of Bryn Mawr's The WorkShop. "I love the fact that a... Read more

NJ Assemblyman disputes DUI charge, The Gossip

Thursday, August 9, 2012, 4:40 PM
The Gossip with Marnie Hall: New Jersey Assemblyman Paul Moriarty disputes the DUI charge he received while driving in Washington Township, claiming it was an abuse of power. Read more

Howard Eskin named sports anchor at Fox 29

Wednesday, August 8, 2012, 3:59 PM
Listen up, nitwits, morons, losers and dopes. Howard Eskin has been named sports anchor at Fox 29. The veteran sportscaster and 94 WIP weekend host starts Sept. 4 as sports anchor for Fox 29's 5, 6 and 10 p.m. newscasts as well as Fox 29 Sports Sunday and Game Day Live. And just so you know, genius... Read more

Kevin Hart to host VMAs

Wednesday, August 8, 2012, 2:03 PM
North Philly's own Kevin Hart will host this year's MTV Video Music Awards. Hart was the best part of last year's VMAs, performing the opening monologue and various video skits (including our favorite with Wiz Khalifa and Rick Ross. "Pretty trees.") and he proved himself once again with the 2011 BET... Read more

Out and about: Speaker John Boehner, Dr. J., Alicia Keys, Beanie Sigel

Wednesday, August 8, 2012, 8:33 AM
U.S. House Speaker John Boehner stopped at the General Warren Inne in Malvern on Monday night. Boehner's large security detail was posted inside and outside the historic restaurant, which opened in 1745. Boehner shook a few hands at the restaurant and ate in a party of four seated in a private... Read more

Alleged figure in Bolaris bar scam has criminal past in MontCo

Wednesday, August 8, 2012, 7:17 AM
Turns out Alec Simchuk, the Miami club owner the FBI just arrested for his alleged involvement in a criminal organization that scammed tourists like former Fox 29 meteorologist John Bolaris, has a criminal history in Montgomery County. In 2002, Simchuk was sentenced to five years' probation... Read more

Bradley Cooper, local filmmakers, coming Aug. 27 for 'The Words' premiere

Tuesday, August 7, 2012, 6:25 AM
Nothing is confirmed yet, but it looks as if Bradley Cooper will be back in town Aug. 27 for an invite-only premiere of "The Words" at the Prince Music Theatre (1412 Chestnut St.). In the film, Cooper, a Rydal-raised graduate of Germantown Academy, plays an author who steals from an older writer... Read more

'RuPaul’s All Stars Drag Race' cast revealed, including a Philly queen

Monday, August 6, 2012, 2:53 PM
Our favorite reality show, "RuPaul's Drag Race," the ultimate drag queen competition, returns to TV this October with a new all stars season. Unfortunately, there will be only six one-hour episodes, a devastating blow for us "Drag Race-rs." Drag Empress RuPaul released a video announcing the full... Read more

VIDEO: Gina Gershon talks 'Killer Joe,' her career, new book

Sunday, August 5, 2012, 7:54 PM
Gina Gershon warned her mother that she may want to skip "Killer Joe," in which the actress has a few scenes sure to make any loved ones uncomfortable, but planned to bring ten friends to see her daughter in the dark, violent William Friedkin film which opens Friday. Gershon was recently in town to... Read more
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