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Archive: February, 2008

Tom Hanks, Paul Giamatti coming for "John Adams" premiere

Friday, February 29, 2008, 5:53 PM
Tom Hanks, Paul Giamatti and author David McCullough are among special guests who'll attend a private premiere screening of the upcoming HBO Films mini-series "John Adams," on March 11 at the National Constitution Center. Giamatti, who filmed M.Night Shyamalan's "Lady in the Water"... Read more

If Nutter still rapped like this he never would have been elected Mayor

Thursday, February 28, 2008, 10:11 PM
"Mixmaster Mike" Nutter couldn't always bust a rhyme as well as he handled the Sugarhill Gang's "Rapper's Delight" at his inaugural bash. Here's a 1989 clip of a pre-City Council Nutter, complete with hair, along with future Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown and future Common... Read more

Cherry Hill's "Big Brother" makes another big blunder

Thursday, February 28, 2008, 6:45 PM
For somebody who works in public relations Adam Jasinski sure says a lot of dumb sh--. The Cherry Hill native castmate of CBS reality show "Big Brother" is in hot water after calling a gay castmate a "faggot" who should "go back to the gay bar," on the live Internet stream... Read more

Geator back in action after heart surgery

Thursday, February 28, 2008, 6:31 AM
The Geator never quits. Two days after having a hole in his heart repaired by Dr. Shelly Goldberg at Hahnemann University Hospital, Jerry Blavat was back in action working a gig last night at the Philadelphia Park Casino. Blavat, who'll be 68 in July, knew he had a hole in his heart for years, but... Read more

Terry Gross to be heard on Sunday's "Simpsons"

Wednesday, February 27, 2008, 10:32 AM
WHYY 91FM's Terry Gross will be heard, but sadly, not pictured in animated form, on Sunday's episode of "The Simpsons," airing at 8 p.m on Fox 29. The "Fresh Air" host will be heard in a scene in which Marge and Lisa Simpson are listening to her on the radio. Actor Topher Grace... Read more

Rob Guarino writing weather-mystery novel

Wednesday, February 27, 2008, 8:23 AM
Alycia Lane isn't the only former Philly news personality who's writing a book. Recently departed Fox 29 meteorologist Rob Guarino told readers of his weather blog Monday that he was off to a Baltimore meeting with Diamond Book Distributors to discuss "writing a weather murder-mystery novel... Read more

Double your pleasure: Accused burglar brothers are also gay porn stars

Tuesday, February 26, 2008, 12:10 PM
Updated with new information It turns out twins Taleon and Keyontyli Goffney, who were arrested last week for a burglary at a South Philly beauty shop, also have a past working together in hardcore gay porn videos online where they are known as Keyon and Teyon. While Taleon Goffney is suspected... Read more

Booker's friend Howard Stern approves of Alycia

Tuesday, February 26, 2008, 8:14 AM
Steven M. Falk/Philadelphia Daily News Radio legend Howard Stern revealed on his Sirius Satellite Radio show yesterday that he and girlfriend Beth Ostrosky had dinner last week with Stern's pal, Q102 morning man Chris Booker, and his girlfriend Alycia Lane. The couple's dined at Atlantic City's... Read more

Alycia gets her day in court

Monday, February 25, 2008, 10:00 AM
"I just want to say I'm so glad this is over," said former CBS anchor Alycia Lane, as she left a New York City courthouse this morning. "And I want to thank all of those who supported me and believed in me. And I just look forward to moving on with my life now." At the hearing... Read more

Stay tuned here for Alycia hearing outcome

Sunday, February 24, 2008, 11:50 PM
We're off to New York to cover the criminal hearing of Alycia Lane. We'll report the outcome as soon as there is one. We expect, as we reported Feb. 8, and as the Inqwaster masqueraded as breaking news yesterday (Yes, 16 days later), that Lane's attorney David Smith and the Manhattan District Attorney's... Read more
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