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Archive: October, 2008

Hamels hands out Crown Royal to teammates

Friday, October 31, 2008, 3:00 PM
World Series MVP Cole Hamels gave his teammates bottles of the Crown Royal XR Canadian whiskey wrapped in a red suede pouch embroidered with "World Series Champions." The left-hander presented the bottles yesterday at a private team meeting where we're told Hamels assured the guys that this... Read more

These Phillies fans can't make the parade

Friday, October 31, 2008, 9:21 AM
Army Colonel and communications consultant Kevin McAleese sent along this shot of Philadelphia Army Reserve's 304th Civil Affairs Brigade currently stationed in Camp Slayer, Baghdad celebrating the Phillies World Series win. The unit, whose reserve center is on Woodhaven Road, is having the name of the... Read more

Cole Hamels to read tonight's "Top Ten List" on Letterman

Thursday, October 30, 2008, 3:45 PM
World Series MVP Cole Hamels will be in New York this evening to present the "Top Ten Things that Went Through Cole Hamels' Mind After Winning the World Series," on CBS' "Late Show with David Letterman." UPDATE: The show's just been taped and here is the Top Ten List that Hamels... Read more

Rollins (Henry, not Jimmy) speaking here Sunday

Wednesday, October 29, 2008, 9:07 AM
"Back in the Black Flag days it was like 'OK, we're playing Philly; I'm gonna get hit in the face tonight,' " recalls Henry Rollins, who will speak at the First Unitarian Church (2125 Chestnut) Sunday night. There he'll be met with a more peaceful reception than the violent punks who saw... Read more

Angel Ortiz dressing "Ugly?"

Wednesday, October 29, 2008, 9:07 AM
The real father of "Ugly Betty" actress Ana Ortiz may have inspired the on-screen fashions of her TV father, Tony Plana. Former City Councilman Angel Ortiz says he wore a guayabera, a button-down shirt popular in Latin America, to the recent "Ugly Betty" premiere party in New York... Read more

Will Smith steps up for fallen officer's family

Tuesday, October 28, 2008, 7:51 AM
Will Smith has pledged a generous donation to the fund set up for the family of Police Officer Isabel Nazario, who was killed last month when a teenager rammed a stolen SUV into the patrol car in which Nazario was riding. Smith taped a brief video tribute to Nazario that was aired at a recent fundraiser... Read more

Injured DJ AM back in action

Monday, October 27, 2008, 4:38 PM
Philly-raised DJ AM is back on his feet and was back in town playing with Jay-Z at the Powerhouse show by Power 99 Friday at the Wachovia Center. Not much fanfare about AM, born Adam Goldstein, who was recently severely burned in a plane crash which killed four people. Boxing champ Bernard Hopkins was... Read more

'Apprentice' alum fired from Tropicana Field

Monday, October 27, 2008, 8:45 AM
"Apprentice" castmate and Jersey shore realtor Brian McDowell was ejected from Tropicana Field during the sixth inning of Game 2 of the World Series after having a few too many beers, reports Mike Phillips, Internet radio host at NowLive.com. Phillips knows a thing or two about beer consumption... Read more

Did Jay-Z bring extra security to Philly?

Monday, October 27, 2008, 8:44 AM
Did Jay-Z have a heavier security presence than usual for Friday's Powerhouse concert by Power 99 at Wachovia Center? Local hip-hop sources say that Jay-Z was concerned over some recent beef with Philly rapper Beanie Sigel, who was dropped from Jay-Z's Def Jam label. A Power 99 spokeswoman said that... Read more

AC/DC's "Thunderstruck" done Phillies style

Friday, October 24, 2008, 2:40 PM
94 WYSP Imaging Director Ed Bishop put together a mash-up of AC/DC's "Thunderstruck," which is Cole Hamels theme music, with audio of Phillies playoff highlights. 'YSP will play the song before every World Series game as well as in regular rotation throughout the weekend, but you can listen... Read more
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