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Archive: August, 2012

Charles Barkley sings 'End of the Road' with Boyz II Men

Thursday, August 30, 2012, 12:13 PM
Philly legends unite! Sportsweek advice columnist Charles Barkley decided to try out a rendition of "End of the Road" at karaoke recently. Who showed up to help him out? None other than Boyz II Men. Thank god for cell phone cameras. Also, lord, Barkley is terrible singer. But next time you wanna... Read more

VIDEO: Talking 'The Words' with Bradley Cooper and filmmaker friends

Thursday, August 30, 2012, 7:28 AM
Bradley Cooper was surprised to see Howard Eskin at Fox 29 when the Rydal-raised actor stopped by "Good Day" Tuesday to promote "The Words." Cooper told Eskin, who starts on air as sports anchor at Fox 29 Sept. 4, that he grew up listening to his WIP radio show. The actor rode his Ducati motorcycle... Read more

Katie Couric felt "terrible" about how Ann Curry was booted from 'Today'

Wednesday, August 29, 2012, 8:23 AM
Katie Couric says the abrupt dismissal of Ann Curry from the "Today" show made her feel "terrible" for her former colleague. "I felt really bad for Ann. I still don't understand why they didn't give her sort of a proper send-off," Couric told us Tuesday morning at the Four Seasons, where she stopped... Read more

Chris Cornell bails on Made in America fest, playing Iowa with Obama

Tuesday, August 28, 2012, 8:57 PM
So much for that Temple of the Dog reunion some people were hoping for at Sunday's Made in America concert. Pearl Jam are still headlining, but Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell announced Tuesday night he is cancelling his set due to "A scheduling conflict." Cornell revealed Monday that he will... Read more

Lindsay Lohan in the clear in $100,000 jewel heist case

Tuesday, August 28, 2012, 12:58 PM
UPDATE: No jail for LiLo ... A most trying day it's been for LiLo. But it's finally over: TMZ says the D.A.'s office in Los Angeles has decided not to prosecute the actor for the jewelry theft, citing lack of evidence. First, Magid staunchly refuses to finger LiLo, a prosecution report states, and eyewitnesses... Read more

The world’s highest paid celebrities

Tuesday, August 28, 2012, 10:41 AM
How rich do you have to be to lose a staggering 43% of your income in a year, and still rank as the highest paid celebrity in the world? You’d have to ask Oprah Winfrey. Forbes.com just published a list of the highest paid celebrities and Ms. O was queen of the mountain as usual with $165 million... Read more

Arlen Specter confirms he is battling cancer, says he 'intends to win'

Monday, August 27, 2012, 5:19 PM
UPDATE: Arlen Specter's office confirmed Tuesday morning that the former U.S. Senator is once again fighting cancer. "I am battling cancer, and it's another battle I intend to win," Specter said in a statement issued by his office. "I am grateful for the well wishes I have received and I am looking... Read more

Bravo's 'Life After Top Chef,' featuring Jen Carroll, will premiere Oct. 3

Monday, August 27, 2012, 11:37 AM
Bravo has announced that “Life After Top Chef,” starring Somerton native and fan favorite Jennifer Carroll, will premiere at 10 p.m. Oct. 3. The show follows Carroll and three other “Top Chef” veterans as they work on opening their own restaurants. Carroll had planned to... Read more

Fox 29's union camera operators vote to authorize strike

Monday, August 27, 2012, 8:07 AM
Camera personnel at Fox 29 voted unanimously last week to authorize a strike if they are unable to reach a contract agreement with the television station. Sources familiar with the bargaining say the company proposed a three-year deal with no wage increase the first year and small upticks in... Read more

Hot Nights at HQ, The Gossip

Friday, August 24, 2012, 9:30 AM
The Gossip with Marnie Hall: While AC's newest casino Revel struggles to stay afloat, privately owned club HQ has managed to find success night after night. Read more
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