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Friends Central grad nominated for Tony Award

Tuesday, April 30, 2013, 3:52 PM
Benj Pasek, who grew up in Ardmore, is having a really good day. The 2003 Friends Central grad is nominated for a Tony, along with writing partner Justin Paul, for Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre for their work on "A Christmas Story," the musical adaptation of the... Read more

Susan Barnett leaves CBS3

Monday, April 29, 2013, 3:28 PM
Eyewitness News anchor Susan Barnett is leaving CBS3 and the CW Philly. Barnett has been at CBS since 2006, anchoring the evening newscasts since 2008. Barnett anchored the 5, 6 and 11 p.m. on CBS, and the 10 p.m. broadcast at the CW Philly. Her contract expired in March. "I have decided to not renew... Read more

La Salle grad Matt DeLucia joins NBC10

Monday, April 29, 2013, 1:12 PM
Matt DeLucia, who graduated from La Salle ('07), is coming home to roost. He's the newest hire at NBC10, returning to Philly from the Fox affiliate in Las Vegas, where he called home since 2009. DeLucia was a reporter and fill-in anchor. DeLucia grew up in Cherry Hill and is an alum of Camden Catholic... Read more

Photos: Michael Jordan's massive wedding reception tent was larger than his home

Monday, April 29, 2013, 8:54 AM
Yeah, yeah, he's loaded, we know. NBA legend and Charlotte Bobcats owner Michael Jordan, 50, wed his girlfriend of five years, Yvette Prieto, 35, in Palm Beach on Saturday. The reception was held under a massive 40,000-square-foot tent at the Bear's Club in Jupiter, a private golf club near where... Read more

Ben Affleck to 'Live Below the Line' with $1.50 a day food budget

Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 9:44 AM
For five days starting next Monday, Ben Affleck will live on a food budget of $1.50 a day. And he wants his fans and followers to join him. Affleck tweeted this week, "1.4 billion people live on less the $1.50/day. I'm joining Live #BelowTheLine on behalf of @easterncongo. Will you?" The actor... Read more

People names its 2013 'Most Beautiful Woman'

Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 8:40 AM
All hail Gwyneth Paltrow, dubbed by People Magazine as the "World's Most Beautiful Woman for 2013." She may have been listed as "the most-hated celebrity" last week, but the 40-year-old star was announced Wednesday as the publication's top pick for its annual list of the "Most Beautiful." The actress... Read more

Katy Perry parody made South Philly shop owner YouTube sensation

Tuesday, April 23, 2013, 2:36 PM
The Passyunk Post alerted me to the alter ego of Kelli Mandruk, owner of South Philly's new Hip & Thrifty women's boutique. Before Mandruk was selling chic, she was pretending to be Katy Perry in a video that garnered 43 million views since it was posted in 2010. My favorite part, for the record... Read more

Kendra Wilkinson 'in shock' after car accident

Monday, April 22, 2013, 1:01 PM
Kendra Wilkinson -- the former Playboy poser and ex-denizen of Center City – survived a Sunday car accident in Los Angeles that left her ‘in shock’ and ‘really sore,’ according to US Magazine. The star of We TV’s Kendra on Top checked herself into a Tarzana hospital... Read more

Watch Mike Jerrick and Sheinelle Jones lose it after terrible Ryan Lochte interview

Thursday, April 18, 2013, 11:49 AM
As someone who has interviewed my fair share of difficult subjects, I totally feel for Mike Jerrick and Sheinelle Jones on this one. The "Good Day Philadelphia" hosts sat down with Olympic swimmer/major bro-wad Ryan Lochte, who is promoting his new E! reality show "What Would Ryan Lochte Do?" Lochte... Read more

Jay-Z and Beyonce make TIME's '100 Most Influential People' list

Thursday, April 18, 2013, 9:28 AM
Hova has finally landed - on the cover of TIME Magazine. Artist, entrepreneur Shawn "Jay-Z" Carter is one of seven public figures to grace the publication's April 29 issue, which includes its annual list of the "100 Most Influential People In the World." As it's been done in previous years, each... Read more
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