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Archive: January, 2008

Tex Cobb among tomorrow's Temple grads

Thursday, January 24, 2008, 8:05 AM
We're pretty sure one face will be more famous and more grizzled than most among the graduates at Temple University tomorrow. Randall "Tex" Cobb, 54, the former boxer turned "Raising Arizona" star, has completed his Temple studies, where he majored in sports management. He'll march... Read more

Billy Joel ducks into Devon for lunch

Wednesday, January 23, 2008, 4:59 PM
Billy Joel was spied outside Rouge (205 S. 18th) looking at its menu this afternoon when a woman approached to ask the Piano Man if he needed a restaurant recommendation. Joel said he was meeting people at Devon (225 S. 18th) and indeed he did. Joel was seen there eating crab cakes and mahi-mahi clams... Read more

Bonaduce, Justice to battle again

Wednesday, January 23, 2008, 8:08 AM
Danny Bonaduce called into Howard Stern's Sirius Satellite Radio show yesterday morning and talked about defeating Wired 96.5's Justice Saturday at the Marple Sports Arena. Justice, on air with the Chio in the Morning show, called into Stern's show to say that he won. Chio and G-N Kang also weighed... Read more

Here we face "The Moment of Truth"

Tuesday, January 22, 2008, 8:03 PM
Monday morning we were strapped to a lie detector and interrogated by “The Moment of Truth” host Mark Walberg, not to be confused with actor Mark Wahlberg, and professional polygrapher Nick Savastano, a former Massachusetts cop, to see how hard it is to face a polygraph test while being... Read more

"Monster's Ball" producer Lee Daniels says Ledger was "one of the good guys"

Tuesday, January 22, 2008, 6:14 PM
“He was one of the good guys. A good friend,” says Wynnefield native filmmaker Lee Daniels about actor Heath Ledger, who was found dead in his New York apartment this afternoon. Ledger, whose body was reportedly surrounded by pills when found, played the suicidal son of Billy Bob Thornton’s... Read more

Diego Ramos reels in monster fish

Tuesday, January 22, 2008, 5:17 PM
Here's Q102's Diego Ramos with the 100-pound sailfish he caught while fishing in Costa Rica over the weekend. Ramos and Philly cop buddies Ron Scott, Rich Eberhart and John Rechner were attending the bachelor party of their friend Matt Zagaja, who lives in Florida and gets married in a few weeks. Ramos... Read more

Chris May to co-anchor CBS3 4 p.m. news with Angela Russell

Tuesday, January 22, 2008, 3:20 PM
CBS3 has announced that Chris May, who joined the station as weekend co-anchor in October, will join Angela Russell as co-anchor of Eyewitness News at 4 p.m. starting Monday. He replaces local legend Marc Howard who retired in November. In addition to weekend anchoring, May recently covered the Iowa... Read more

Philly mag offers "The Very Public Self-Destruction of Alycia Lane"

Tuesday, January 22, 2008, 12:40 PM
NFL Network anchor Rich Eisen is quoted for the first time in Vicki Glembocki's Philadelphia magazine profile, "The Very Public Self-Destruction of Alycia Lane," about the May report in the New York Post's Page Six that Lane had upset Eisen's wife by sending photos of herself in a bikini... Read more

Drexel prof is clueless about "Bonnie"

Tuesday, January 22, 2008, 9:43 AM
Drexel's campus is still abuzz with gossip about senior Jocelyn Kirsch, suspended from school after being arrested last month on charges of identity theft and burglary, but it seems at least one professor is unaware of Kirsch. Since she and boyfriend Edward K. Anderton appeared on the cover of the... Read more

Gardner gets tongue-tied over purported pursesnatcher

Tuesday, January 22, 2008, 8:54 AM
Action News anchor Jim Gardner had a little trouble last night believing that Sheldon Hart (pictured at right) accused of stealing and using credit cards out of purses at the Exton Square Mall, was actually a man while reading a report about Hart on last night's 11 o'clock newscast. "This is... Read more
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