Sunday, July 5, 2015

Bill Cosby to perform for Temple gymnastics team

Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 1:23 PM
Bill Cosby, a noted Temple University alum and booster, will host an intimate evening of stand up to support the Temple men's gymnastics team on Thursday, August 14. The team will now function as club team as of this month, relying on its own fundraising efforts, after the team was cut from Temple's... Read more

Hugh Douglas opens up about ESPN firing; says he wasn't drunk

Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 11:19 AM
Former Eagle Hugh Douglas was on the inaugural Cheap Shots, a new radio show from former Eagles tight end Luther Broughton and co-host Micah Warren. Among other things, they discussed the incident that led to Douglas' firing from ESPN in August last year. Listen to the episode here. Douglas allegedly... Read more

6ABC, Roots' Black Thought respond to Welcome America profanity

Tuesday, July 8, 2014, 11:57 AM
Many television watchers were left scandalized on Friday while watching the 6ABC broadcast of the Wawa Welcome America festivities on the Ben Franklin Parkway. "Fourth of July in Philadelphia needs to come with one of those 'Parental Warning: Explicit Lyrics' stickers," Philadelphia magazine's Victor... Read more

Tony Bruno resigns from 97.5 the Fanatic

Thursday, June 26, 2014, 1:36 PM
UPDATE: Tony Bruno posted the below message to his Facebook page: "Very disappointed my highly successful partnership with 97.5 The Fanatic is not going to continue long term beyond Sept 5th of this year. I chose to use accrued vacation time while my agent attempted to seek a resolution, but it became... Read more

Sarah Jessica Parker to star in show based on Daily News reporters

Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 1:46 PM
Busted, the memoir from the Daily News’ own Barbara Laker and Wendy Ruderman based on their experiences writing the Pulitzer Prize-winning series “Tainted Justice,” has been optioned for a television series from Sidney Kimmel Entertainment with Sarah Jessica Parker attached to star... Read more

'Good Day Philadelphia' names new co-anchor

Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 10:28 AM
Welcome Alex Holley to the "Good DayPhiladelphia" anchor desk. She'll sit beside Mike Jerrick at the morning anchor desk. She starts Sept. 2. Holley replaces Sheinelle Jones, who left the station in March to be with her family. Holley comes to Philly from WMBF in South Carolina, where she was a reporter... Read more

Awesome Fest opens Thursday's 'Karate Kid' screening to the public

Monday, June 16, 2014, 2:25 PM
In today's column, I interviewed "The Karate Kid" himself, Ralph Macchio, to discuss the 30th anniversary screening of his iconic '80s flick. Originally, the Thursday screening and Q&A were only open to Wizard World attendees. But the Awesome Fest just announced that the screening is now open... Read more

Philly comedian gets his chest waxed on the 'Tonight Show'

Thursday, June 12, 2014, 3:26 PM
Woe to Philly comedian Mike Rainey, who had his chest waxed on last nights "The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon." He took part in the game Wax on Wax Off, in which the fate of his chest hair was left in the hands of his buddy, fellow Philly comedian Tim Butterly. Butterly was charged with answering... Read more

Watch Philly's episode of 'Catfish'

Monday, June 9, 2014, 11:23 AM
Ardmore was the setting of some internet deception on MTV's "Catfish" last week. The highly addictive show, based on the 2010 documentary, seeks to unmask online-only relationships. In the Philly-centric episode, actress Tracie Thoms ("Rent," "Deathwish") wants to learn more about "super fan" Sammi... Read more

Taylor Swift gifts CHOP with $50,000

Tuesday, June 3, 2014, 10:26 AM
Seven-time Grammy winner Taylor Swift is donating $50,000 to Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. The money will pay for a music cart that will allow teens to create and produce their own tunes while at CHOP's Cancer Center. "[Swift's] gift will help lift the spirits of many CHOP patients during a... Read more
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