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Archive: January, 2009

Willingboro songwriter, partner, sue over Mary J. Blige song

Thursday, January 15, 2009, 9:36 AM
Two New Jersey songwriters have filed a copyright-infringement suit against mega-producer Rodney Jerkins, singer Mary J. Blige, rapper Jay-Z, Universal Music Group and a dozen other defendants in U.S. District Court in South Jersey. The songwriters, Jermaine Jumpp, of Willingboro, and Michael C. Adams... Read more

"Gossip Girl" namedrops South Philly woman's record label

Tuesday, January 13, 2009, 4:23 PM
South Philly’s Kristin Thomson received a flurry of texts Monday night from friends telling her that her old record label Simple Machines was just namedropped on “Gossip Girl.” Dan (Penn Badgley) asked Vanessa (Jessica Szohr) to “swear on your Simple Machines 7-inches,”... Read more

McNabb's magic hoagie inspires lucky Akers steak

Tuesday, January 13, 2009, 9:07 AM
Thankfully Donovan McNabb picked up his regular chicken-cheesesteak hoagie from Talk of the Town (3020 S. Broad) Saturday afternoon before the Iggles rolled up to East Rutherford to dwarf the Giants Sunday. We told you last week how the Birds were victorious several times on the road when D-Mac stopped... Read more

Jamie Foxx lunching at Parc

Monday, January 12, 2009, 12:41 PM
Jamie Foxx is lunching now on mussels at Stephen Starr's Parc on Rittenhouse Square where he also ate this weekend. The Oscar-winning actor is in town getting ready to start shooting "Law Abiding Citizen," in which he plays a district attorney. His lunch companion is the film's director F... Read more

Jamie Foxx surprises Ludacris crowd

Sunday, January 11, 2009, 4:43 PM
Jamie Foxx made a surprise appearance Saturday night to perform with Ludacris at the Electric Factory in a show presented by Wired 96.5. Foxx later hung out at G (111 S. 17th) partying with Wired's G-N Kang and friends. The actor/musician is here for "Law Abiding Citizen" co-starring Gerard... Read more

"Ugly Betty" actress Ana Ortiz is pregnant.

Friday, January 9, 2009, 9:13 AM
"I am ecstatic. I am the happiest guy in the world right now," says Angel Ortiz about the news that his daughter "Ugly Betty" actress Ana Ortiz and her guitarist husband Noah Lebenzon, both 37, are expecting their first child. "She and Noah came over a couple of weeks ago and... Read more

Jimmy Rollins makes a good call

Thursday, January 8, 2009, 8:40 AM
Jimmy Rollins is a stand-up guy. He proved it again Tuesday afternoon, when a ballsy high-school student knocked on the door of his South Jersey mansion to ask the Phillies shortstop if he would place a call to Wired 96.5. The radio station is giving away a pair of Eagles/Giants tickets to the listener... Read more

Local pros feel slighted by all amateur Wing Bowl

Wednesday, January 7, 2009, 8:06 AM
Drexel Hill's Micah "Wing Kong" Collins is upset that he can't compete in Wing Bowl 17 (Jan. 30 at Wachovia Center) because he's a pro eater and this year's event is open only to amateurs. "I genuinely respect they want to bring it back to Philly, but there are a few local, terrific pro... Read more

Big boobs stomp big boobed Giants fan's car at Mummers Parade

Tuesday, January 6, 2009, 8:42 AM
Busty blonde Sondra Fortunato is miffed that her beloved New York Giants asked her to tone down her cleavage-baring antics which she was famous for at home games. Now she's also bummed that some face-painted wenches stomped on her Cadillac as she drove near the Mummers Parade. While she recently toyed... Read more

Mario Lopez psyched to run the "Rocky" steps

Tuesday, January 6, 2009, 8:15 AM
Mario Lopez was up at 6:30 yesterday morning to run the Art Museum steps before starting a day of interviews promoting "Extra," the celeb news show he co-hosts weekdays (7 p.m., NBC 10). The actor, who had stayed at the Four Seasons, told us that the "Rocky" statue belongs at the... Read more
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