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Archive: August, 2012

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

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

Kelly Clarkson greets Let There Be Rock school kids before concert

Thursday, August 23, 2012, 10:13 AM
A lucky group of students from the Let There Be Rock School of Music in Delaware County were surprised with a backstage meet-and-greet with Kelly Clarkson before her concert last Thursday. The pop star was on the bill with the Fray at the Susquehanna Bank Center in Camden. Let There Be Rock owners... Read more

Former Flyer Riley Cote starts hemp charity, hosts Cypress Hill, Sublime concert.

Thursday, August 23, 2012, 9:43 AM
Former Flyers bruiser Riley Cote wants you to know that just because he founded an organization called Hemp Heals, that does not make him a pothead. Cote, whose foundation is sponsoring a Saturday concert at Festival Pier featuring Cypress Hill and Sublime, says he was inspired to launch a pro-hemp... Read more

Photos from 'Paranoia' set of Harrison Ford, Gary Oldman, Liam Hemsworth, Josh Holloway

Wednesday, August 22, 2012, 12:37 PM
Harrison Ford, Gary Oldman, Liam Hemsworth and Josh Holloway all took part in Tuesday's "Paranoia" shooting at 12th & Walnut in Center City. Most of the action featured the actors entering and leaving the giant corner building of The Beasley Firm which was renamed The Sutton Club for the shoot... Read more

Miley Cyrus tours Betsy Ross House, shops South Street

Tuesday, August 21, 2012, 6:24 PM
Miley Cyrus lined up like any other historically-minded tourist at the Betsy Ross House Tuesday afternoon and bought three tickets for her and friends. Cyrus and her male friends listened for a few minutes as Betsy Ross (Carol Spacht) talked about her work, then continued their self-guided... Read more
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