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Archive: December, 2007

POSTED: Thursday, December 27, 2007, 11:38 AM
Filed Under: Music

I'm off this week, a stay-at-home holiday. Watching sublime stuff like this, from 1958, Miles Davis playing "So What." At about two minutes, Coltrane starts in. Those watching from the wings are so entranced that they almost stop smoking.

POSTED: Sunday, December 23, 2007, 1:09 PM
Filed Under: Travel

PlaneEver get the sense that arriving in Philadelphia International Airport in the early evening gives you a very good chance of finding your dinner cold?

The Avoid Delays web site confirms. The hour between 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. is Philly's worst for late arrivals.

Using U.S. Department of Transportation data from October 2007, the site selects the 7 p.m. hour as the worst time of the day to fly into Philadelphia International Airport.

POSTED: Saturday, December 22, 2007, 10:21 AM
Filed Under: Media

Go ahead, click the snowfall. If only I could get this Chumby to work like this in the paper. The beauty of the blog ....

Here's Thursday's column:

POSTED: Thursday, December 6, 2007, 7:20 AM
Filed Under: Health

Maybe you read today's column about the Neti Pot and wondered, 'just what was that video like?'

Posted 12/06/2007 02:49:06 PM
Drew, in the video above is a strange cat, but he has a funny Web site:

Posted 12/11/2007 07:04:41 AM
POSTED: Tuesday, December 4, 2007, 6:37 PM
Filed Under: Faith


Courtesy of The Consumerist, whose shooter found this at a Balducci's market in Washington, D.C. and files this under the Dept. of Monumental Cluelessness, Well-Meaning Division.

POSTED: Sunday, December 2, 2007, 6:45 PM
Filed Under: Sports

Williampennhead798755 Not sure how a singer-software engineer from Flatwoods, Ky., could understand our suffering so well, but Ryan Parker posted a painful Philly sports ditty on his blog last night, exactly 12 hours before A.J. Feeley found Seattle's Lofa Tatupu for the first time.

Parker calls his song and accompanying video, "The Curse of Billy Penn."

The old Quaker, famously offended because developers were allowed to build buildings taller than he stands on City Hall, is the one who sucked the life out of D-Mac during his end-of-Super Bowl reverse peristalsis, according to Parker's reading.  Yes, closer inspection reveals a quill from Billy's pen stuck to Joe Carter's fateful bat.

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